Annual River Blessing at Alpine Groves Park

Nearby Areas
January 26, 2019
2060 S.R. 13
St. Johns, FL 32259

What You Need To Know

Join St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department and the Stetson Kennedy Foundation for the Annual River Blessing at Alpine Groves Park, 2060 S.R. 13 in Fruit Cove, from 9-11 a.m. Gather at the riverfront next to the historic Bennett House for a selection of speakers from the St. Johns Riverkeeper, Matanzas Riverkeeper and various spiritual leaders followed by a silent, non-denominational ceremony of passing the bowl of water guided by a heartbeat drum by First Nations. Participants are welcome to bring their own drums for the ceremony. In addition, following the blessing, attendees are welcome to tour Beluthahatchee Park, 1501 S.R. 13 in Fruit Cove, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Beluthahatchee Park was dedicated as the only National Literary Landmark honoring two writers: Stetson Kennedy and Woody Guthrie, friend and folk singer. Call or email for more information. 


Full List of Dates

SaturdayJanuary 26, 2019