Thanksgiving Eve Worship Service

 

Event Details

Date:

Wednesday 11/26/2014

Time:

7:00 pm

Location:

Advent Lutheran Church, 2156 Loch Rane Boulevard, Orange Park, FL 32073

Bring family and friends and begin your Thanksgiving festivities with a special worship service on Wednesday, November 26th at 7:00 p.m. This service offers us the opportunity to give thanks to God for the many blessings we share. We encourage everyone to bring a non-perishable food item in addition to regular offerings to place at the foot of the altar as a part of our worship.

Family in town? Great! Guests are always welcome.

12th Annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner

 

Event Details

Date:

Thursday 11/27/2014

Time:

10:00 am

Location:

60 Orange St., St. Augustine, Fl

Hope & Deliverance Ministries, Inc. along with other special friends will be hosting its 12th Annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner, Thursday November 27, 10am-2pm. The event will be held at The Ketterlinus Gym, 60 Orange St., St. Augustine, Fl
Donations are currently being received of cooked turkeys or hams, vegetables, mashed potatoes and gravy, canned drinks, bottled water. Other donations needed are essential hygiene products such as body wash, lotion, shampoo & conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrush, etc.. Clothing (gently used or new) for men, women and children, jackets, gloves, scarves, shoes (no summer shoes) work boots.
For more information to volunteer or donate items email Shaun at hdministries@live.com

Thanksgiving Feast of Plenty

 

Event Details

Date:

Thursday 11/27/2014

Time:

10:00 am

Location:

First Baptist Church of Orange Park, 1140 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073

November 27, 2014 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Where:

First Baptist Church of Orange Park
1140 Kingsley Avenue
Orange Park, FL 32073

All are welcome. Free for those who might not be near family on Thanksgiving, people who might not have the wherewithal to provide their own family feast, and those who enjoy the community of others. Hosted by Advent Lutheran Church, First Baptist Church of Orange Park and Celebration Church.

If you would like to support this effort, please consider volunteering or donating food items.

Coordinators: Ruth: 214-5120, Linda 502-6848 and Debbi 610-1159

28th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

 

Event Details

Date:

Friday 11/28/2014

Time:

7:00 pm

Location:

Jacksonville Landing, 2 Independent Dr, Jacksonville FL 32202

Link:

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This event is a Jacksonville Holiday tradition and the tree lighting will take place in The Landing’s Courtyard. Music for the Lighting Ceremony will begin at 7pm and include local performances. The 56-foot-tall energy efficient tree features over 78,000 L.E.D. lights and more than 100 ornaments. All new light synchronization and music will highlight the 2014 show season. There will be a fireworks display over the St. Johns River to conclude the event. The light shows will begin on the night of the Tree Lighting Ceremony and will continue daily until New Year’s Eve. The Landing Courtyard will be standing-room-only for the Three Lighting Ceremony. Therefore, the public is asked not to bring chairs. This event is free.

The Durochers Live

 

Event Details

Date:

Saturday 11/29/2014

Time:

7:00 pm

Location:

Lakeside Community Church

Link:

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Come for a fun time of inspiring worship and great family entertainment! Teens and youth will love this energetic young band featuring creative originals and great covers. Spirited, passionate, and demonstrating a robust musical creativity that is both rare and remarkable, this is one band you will not want to miss. The Durochers Live at Lakeside Community Church, 564 Tara Farms Drive, in Middleburg. For more information call 272-3302.

2014 Holiday On The River Dance and Concert Series

 

Event Details

Date:

Monday 12/01/2014

Time:

12:00 pm

Location:

Jacksonville Landing, 2 Independent Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32202

Link:

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The 2014 Holiday On the River Dance and Concert Series kicks off on Monday, December 1 and will continue through Sunday, December 21. Local schools, churches and dance groups perform in front of the 56-foot tall Christmas Tree in the Courtyard. Performances take place during lunch and in the evenings. This is a free event.

Frozen Party

 

Event Details

Date:

Monday 12/01/2014

Time:

5:00 pm

Location:

1895 Town Center Blvd. Fleming Island, FL 32003

Link:

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The Fleming Island Library is hosting a Frozen themed party where there will be pictures with Elsa and Olaf,a sing-a-long, winter crafts and more. Kids are welcome to come in costume and parents are encouraged to bring their cameras. This event is for ages 4-10. Click on the link for more details.

Luminary Night

 

Event Details

Date:

Wednesday 12/03/2014

Time:

6:00 pm

Location:

100 Red Cox Road, St. Augustine, FL 32086

Link:

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Ring in the holiday season at the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum. Visitors and community members are invited to enter the lighthouse grounds for an evening of children’s holiday crafts, warm refreshments, live musical performances (including a string quartet inside the lighthouse tower) and photo opportunities with Santa. This event is free and is from 6pm to 9pm.

Gingerbread House Extravaganza

 

Event Details

Date:

Wednesday 12/03/2014

Time:

11:00 am

Location:

St. Andrew’s Church, 317 A Philip Randolph Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32202

Link:

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The Jacksonville Historical Society presents the annual Gingerbread House Extravaganza in the Old St. Andrew’s Church located across the street from the Veteran’s Memorial Arena. Gingerbread houses of every size and kind will be on display. The event is open from 11am to 5pm on weekdays, and 10am to 6pm on Saturdays. Closed Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children 3 to 16. The proceeds of this event will go towards children’s programs of the Jacksonville Historical Society.

Free Parenting Workshop: Conscious Discipline

 

Event Details

Date:

Wednesday 12/03/2014

Time:

7:00 pm

Location:

8505 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32217

Link:

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Parents are invited for a special evening presentation by parenting expert and certified Loving Guidance Associate Katja von Elbe. Conscious Discipline provides a proven and comprehensive approach that will improve both your life and the lives of your children. It empowers you with self-awareness and developmental skills that will create a safe and connected household. this is a free event and coffee and light refreshments will be served.

Live Nativity at Fleming Island

 

Event Details

Date:

Friday 12/05/2014

Time:

5:30 pm

Location:

Christ’s Church Fleming Island – 5900 US 17 South, Fleming Island, 32003

Link:

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Join us for a FREE community LIVE NATIVITY at the Christ’s Church Fleming Island campus on Friday, December 5 and Saturday, December 6 from 5:30pm – 9:30pm daily. You’ll experience the Days of Bethlehem on a Shepherd Guided Journey to the Birth of Christ, Interactive Family Entertainment, Petting Zoo, Refreshments, And More!

O Little Town

 

Event Details

Date:

Friday 12/05/2014

Time:

6:30 pm

Location:

Orange Park United Methodist Church

Link:

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A beautiful way to start this Christmas season for every family! Come join us for a walk through the streets of Bethlehem. Celebrate the birth of Jesus surrounded by lively streets filled with the sounds of the villagers and visitors from near and far. Stroll through and talk with the shopkeepers and resident families, the blacksmith, the carpenter, see gypsies and visit the Inn. Make your way to the stable petting the live animals and see a manger with the Christ Child, Mary, Joseph and the Wise Men. A truly remarkable and meaningful way to begin the Christmas Season! Visit Orange Park United Methodist Church on Friday, December 5th & Saturday, December 6th from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 2060 Astor Street, 3 blocks east of Hwy 17. For more information call 264-2241 or visit www.opumc.net. Admission & Parking are Free; canned food donations are welcome for Good Samaritan Ministries.

Christmas Concert

 

Event Details

Date:

Friday 12/05/2014

Time:

7:00 pm

Location:

Beaches Museum Chapel, 505 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach

Link:

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Church of Our Savior kicks off the Christmas Season with a Christmas Concert performed by the Church of Our Savior Choir and music team on Friday, December 5th at 7 PM. Enjoy celebrating the true meaning of Christmas with friends and family at this free community concert in the beautiful, historic Beaches Museum Chapel. Festive dessert reception following the concert. For more information contact Church of Our Savior at 821-8558
or www.church-savior.com.

Holiday Hearts Gift & Craft Fair

 

Event Details

Date:

Saturday 12/06/2014

Time:

9:00 am

Location:

Old Plank Road Baptist Church

Link:

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LADY VENDORS WELCOME TO APPLY! A great shopping venue…gifts for everyone on your Christmas list! We’ll have 60 lady vendors offering everything from jewelry to home décor to apparel, home fragrances, fashion accessories, and incredible edibles! Concessions will be available too! Mark your calendars and plan to join us…and tell your friends! See our website for vendor applications, image galleries, etc. This event is an outreach project of the OPRBC Women’s Ministry.

Scavenger Hunt for Honduras

 

Event Details

Date:

Saturday 12/06/2014

Time:

9:00 am

Location:

Chuck Rogers Park

Grab your friends and family for some sleuthing, fun and prizes on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 from 9a-12p beginning and ending at Chuck Rogers Park (11950 San Jose Blvd., 32223). Registration ($60 for 1-5 person team) will begin at 8a at the park or you can pre-register on-line. All proceeds and donations go to supporting the February, 2015 Medical Mission trip to Honduras. Contact Dawn Miller at cdak4mill@att.net for more information about the Scavenger Hunt and/or registration info and forms. This event is sponsored by Across the Globe to benefit Healing Hands Global. For more information about these organizations, please visit goacrosstheglobe.org and junglehospital.com

Julington Creek Lighted Boat Parade

 

Event Details

Date:

Saturday 12/06/2014

Time:

7:00 pm

Location:

Julington Creek Marina

Link:

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The Julington Creek Prop Club will present the 2014 version of “Holiday on the Creek” lighted boat parade on December 6th, 2014 at 7pm. On that very special night, Julington Creek will come alive with the color, lights, and sounds of the season. We invite you to decorate your boats, homes, docks and invite your friends to celebrate the season with us on the creek.

The parade will begin at 7pm by passing under the Julington Creek Bridge and winding its way down into Bull’s Bay and crossing the creek just before Mandarin Point. The parade will return along the south side of Julington Creek, motoring under the bridge and continuing into Durbin Creek before heading to the marina.

Entrance in the parade is free to all boaters. A link to the registration page and additional details can be found at our website; https://www.facebook.com/events/260029527522313/

O Little Town

 

Event Details

Date:

Saturday 12/06/2014

Time:

6:30 pm

Location:

Orange Park United Methodist Church

Link:

Click for Event Website

A beautiful way to start this Christmas season for every family! Come join us for a walk through the streets of Bethlehem. Celebrate the birth of Jesus surrounded by lively streets filled with the sounds of the villagers and visitors from near and far. Stroll through and talk with the shopkeepers and resident families, the blacksmith, the carpenter, see gypsies and visit the Inn. Make your way to the stable petting the live animals and see a manger with the Christ Child, Mary, Joseph and the Wise Men. A truly remarkable and meaningful way to begin the Christmas Season! Visit Orange Park United Methodist Church on Friday, December 5th & Saturday, December 6th from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 2060 Astor Street, 3 blocks east of Hwy 17. For more information call 264-2241 or visit www.opumc.net. Admission & Parking are Free; canned food donations are welcome for Good Samaritan Ministries.

Community Rummage Sale/Craft Fair

 

Event Details

Date:

Saturday 12/06/2014

Time:

8:00 am

Location:

3813 Old Jennings Road

Good Samaritan Church is hosting a rummage sale on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, from 8am-1pm!

There will be a variety of crafts for sale as well as used items and FOOD! The address is 3813 Old Jennings Road, Middleburg, FL, 32068

The church is raising money to help feed the hungry in our community, so come out to support a great cause AND find your own treasure!

If you are interested in having a space to sell things, please contact Susan at show contact info or Alis at show contact info The cost is $15 (two parking spaces, bring your own table or rent one for $5).

Christmas in the Park

 

Event Details

Date:

Saturday 12/06/2014

Time:

10:00 am

Location:

Victory Park

Please join us for Christmas in the Park. Join us for a great day with Santa, Train Rides, Games, Obstacle Course, Hot Cocoa, Face Painting, Christmas Story, Crafts and much more. This free event is open to the public.

Holiday Hearts Gift & Craft Fair

 

Event Details

Date:

Saturday 12/06/2014

Time:

9:00 am

Location:

8964 Old Plank Road, Jacksonville 32220

Link:

Click for Event Website

A great shopping venue…gifts for everyone on your Christmas list! We’ll have 60 vendor tables offering everything from jewelry to home décor to apparel, home fragrances, fashion accessories, and incredible edibles! Concessions will be available too! Mark your calendars and plan to join us…and tell your friends! See our website for a list of vendors/merchandise, map to our location, and more. This event is an outreach project of the OPRBC Women’s Ministry.

Breakfast with Santa

 

Event Details

Date:

Saturday 12/06/2014

Time:

8:00 am

Location:

3450 CR 210 W., St. Johns, FL 32259

Link:

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Breakfast with Santa presented by Faith Community Church
December 6th, 2014 Doors open at 8 am.
Breakfast Served at 8:00 am
Santa arrives at 9:00 am
Join us for an enchanting time of stories and songs with the big guy and his lovely wife! Refreshments will be available for all and a breakfast of fresh waffles will be served to the first 200 children.
breakfast provided by: Waffle House
8:00-10:00 am
3450 CR 210 W
St. Johns, FL 32259

Christmas Craft Show

 

Event Details

Date:

Sunday 12/07/2014

Time:

12:00 pm

Location:

8510 Ft Caroline Road, Jacksonville FL 32277

Craft Show Sunday Dec 7th, 12 noon until 4 pm, with a great variety of homemade items. Don’t miss this one. Wonderful last minute Christmas gifts. Free admission. Food will also be available to purchase also. (904) 744 1058 for more information from 10 am till 6pm

Pastoral/ Outreach Sunday

 

Event Details

Date:

Sunday 12/07/2014

Time:

11:00 am

Location:

Glorious Bethlehem Temple 2210 Wister St. Jax. Fl. 32207

Praise the Lord my friends, brothers and sisters. Once again we request your presence to come and join in with us in a great praise and worship service. Feel the move of God as he moves through the temple. The joy of the Lord is our strength. Hear the word of the Lord. Refreshments served immediately after service.

Sing! Tenore (Christmas With You Tour) Free concert!

 

Event Details

Date:

Friday 12/12/2014

Time:

7:00 pm

Location:

6225 Lake Gray Blvd, Jacksonville, FL, 32244

Link:

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Come for a night of wonderful Christmas music at JourneyChurch.org
Tenore, a trio of powerful voices, with rock star charisma, who invite audiences to participate, captivating audiences from 8 to 80 years old. With sales in the 10′s of thousands and hundreds of concerts, Tenore has established themselves as a fan favorite.
* GMA 2011 Covenant Award Winner, “Blessings Fan Choice of the Year”
* GMA 2011 Covenant Award Winner, “Traditional/Classical Album of the Year”
* GMA 2011 Covenant Award Winner, “Traditional/Classical Song of the Year”

Zoo Lights

 

Event Details

Date:

Friday 12/12/2014

Time:

6:00 pm

Location:

370 Zoo Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32218

Link:

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Thousands of LED lights will transform the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens into a luminous winter wonderland filled with moving sculptures, forests of lighted trees and animal silhouettes. Guests will have the opportunity to view sculptures and performances from local artists including students from UNF and JU, yarn bombing by Yarn Bomb Jax, and a train display by the First Coast Model Railroad Society in our Discovery Play Park. Even the Train will be lighted! Guests can also enjoy carousel rides, marshmallow roasting, warm waether “ice” skating and the 4-D Theater Ride featuring The Polar Express. Cost: (for non-members) $10, (for members) $8. CLOSED ON CHRISTMAS DAY. / December 12-14 & December 18-January 3. / Monday – Thursday: 6:00pm to 9:30pm / Friday – Sunday: 6:00pm to 10:00pm / PLEASE NOTE: The Zoo will close a 5pm and will re-open for ZOOlights at 6pm.

Mandarin handmade craft fair

 

Event Details

Date:

Saturday 12/13/2014

Time:

10:00 am

Location:

12148 San Jose Blvd

Antiques, handmade arts and crafts fair located at the Harriett Beecher Stowe Community Center . This event will benefit children without parents. Come have fun with us and enjoy holiday music and entertainment under our old oak trees on the corner of San Jose and Orange Pickers Road. 25 to 30 vendors outside and 10 to 15 vendors inside.
Vendor applicants contact:Mandarincorner@yahoo.com or call Barbara @ 904 252-1533

Annual Regatta of Lights

 

Event Details

Date:

Saturday 12/13/2014

Time:

6:00 pm

Location:

St. Augustine Bayfront, Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Link:

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The Annual Regatta of Lights features a parade of sailboats, trawlers, shrimp boats and many other vessels all decorated with brilliant lighted displays ranging from patriotic to whimsical. Awards will be given for the best theme, most colorful, best in class and best overall. Beginning at 6pm, the boats will light up St. Augustine’s Matanzas Bay between the Bridge of Lions and Castillo de San Marcos.

Lowfive Designs 1st Annual Toys for Tots Car Show

 

Event Details

Date:

Saturday 12/13/2014

Time:

10:00 am

Location:

J-Tech Institute, 8813 Western Way, Jacksonville FL 32256

Link:

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Lowfive Designs proud to present the Lowfive Designs 1st Annual Toys for Tots Car Show.
Saturday December 13th, 2014 10:00 at 4:00 pm

There will be vehicles of all types, food, music, trophies, a Kids Corner, and more.
Vehicle registration is available on line and on the day of the show.

Frozen-The Winter Recital

 

Event Details

Date:

Saturday 12/13/2014

Time:

5:00 pm

Location:

3605 Philips Highway Jacksonville, FL 32207

Link:

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The Winter Recital is a celebration of the accomplishments of skaters. Enjoy a Frozen themed production from an array of skaters. General admission tickets are $10 and VIP tickets are $15. Click on the link for more details.

Christmas Bake Sale

 

Event Details

Date:

Saturday 12/13/2014

Time:

9:00 am

Location:

Ponte Vedra United Methodist Church, 76 S Roscoe Blvd, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

Eliminate the Stress of Christmas baking; come to the Ponte Vedra United Methodist Women’s Christmas Cookie and Bake Sale. You will find decorated cookies, breads, pies and other seasonal favorites as well as pecans and mistletoe. Proceeds support local and international missions.

Eirinn Abu Christmas Concert

 

Event Details

Date:

Sunday 12/14/2014

Time:

5:00 pm

Location:

Murray Hill United Methodist Church 4101 College Street Jacksonville, Florida

Enjoy a night of Christmas Celebration
With
Eirinn Abu
performing songs featured
from his Album
A Saxy Christmas
December 14th 5:00 P.M.

Glowing Hands For God

 

Event Details

Date:

Sunday 12/14/2014

Time:

10:00 am

Location:

2876 Moody Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073

Please come and join us for a Glowing Hands performance where we give praise to God through lifting our hands and hearts to Him. Join us at First Christian Church of Orange Park. All are welcome.

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Noon Year’s Eve

 

Event Details

Date:

Wednesday 12/31/2014

Time:

10:00 am

Location:

370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32218

Link:

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Join Jax4Kids.com at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens for Noon Year’s Eve, a family-friendly New Year’s Celebration with an apple juice toast at Noon and Jacksonville’s own Dalton Cyr performing on stage. There will be entertainment throughout the Zoo, goody bags for the first 500, party hats and noisemakers for everyone and giveaways including a ski trip to Cataloochee Ski Area, located in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Noon Year’s Eve is free with Zoo admission.

Beach Blast Off 2015

 

Event Details

Date:

Wednesday 12/31/2014

Time:

4:00 pm

Location:

St. Augustine Beach Pier, 350 A1A Beach Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080

Link:

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The City of St. Augustine Beach hosts their annual Beach Blast Off at the St. Augustine Beach Pier Park. There will be food, live music, ice sculptures, chili cookoff, and Kids Zone with multiple inflatables, face painting and more.

YouthQuake Live “Circa 1995″

 

Event Details

Date:

Friday 01/09/2015

Time:

8:00 pm

Location:

New Life Christian Fellowship

YouthQuake Live exists to partner with our community to inspire young people to fulfill their God-given destiny through life-changing entertainment.

Communities In Schools 25th Anniversary Gala

 

Event Details

Date:

Thursday 02/05/2015

Time:

7:00 pm

Location:

Hyatt Regency Downtown Jacksonville

Link:

Click for Event Website

On February 5th, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Jacksonville, Communities In Schools of Jacksonville will be celebrating 25 years of serving students in Duval County Public Schools through our Case Management, Mentoring, After School, and Literacy divisions. The gala will consist of live music from Crescendo Amelia, a silent auction, and special presentations. To purchase tickets, visit www.cisjax.org/25years/.

E3 Xpo

 

Event Details

Date:

Friday 02/20/2015

Time:

9:00 am

Location:

303 N Laura Street

Free community event that will feature a number of dialogues, workshops, resources and presentations.

8K River Day

 

Event Details

Date:

Saturday 02/21/2015

Time:

8:00 am

Location:

156 Kingsley Ave Orange Park 32073

Link:

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A family fun 8K 5K 1mile and Diaper Dash! Food and entertainment will also be available. Come run! Come for the fun!
Proceeds benefit Grace Episcopal Day School