West African “Drum Circles” of Saint Augustine

 

Event Details

Date:

Thursday 12/18/2014

Time:

6:30 pm

Location:

Saint Augustine Beach “PIER”

West African “Drum Circles” of Saint Augustine is a FREE community EVENT with Rhythm & Danced used as tool for “Unity”. This is NOT a Drum Class. A community “Drum Circle” in the United States is a FUN, Family-Friendly event, where people empower each other in the act of celebrating community and life through rhythm and music. People of ALL levels of musical expertise come together and share there rhythmical spirit with whatever Drums or Percussion they choose. They don’t have to be a drummer to participate. Everyone has something to offer the circle, ANYONE is WELCOME! Held EVERY 3rd Thur. of EVERY month at the Saint Augustine Beach “Pier’ 6:30pm-9:30pm (Listen for the DRUMS) Extra Drums and Hand Percussion are available, However Please bring a chair along with your Open-Heart and Spirit! We are Dancer-Hooper and Spinner friendly ! Contact Info. Michael Scott Tomas (Drum Facilitator) 904-392-4707 (LIKE US ON FACEBOOK) for ALL events…..as always, Please continue to support your local Musicians and Artisans…God Bless !

Paws for a Cause x-ray fundraiser

 

Event Details

Date:

Thursday 12/18/2014

Time:

5:00 pm

Location:

Mulligans Pub, 45 PGA TOUR Blvd, Ponte Vedra, FL 32082

Link:

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Come out and help us raise funds to purchase an X-Ray machine for Jacksonville Animal Care and Protective Services. We will have raffle prizes and silent auction items as well as a portion of the food and beverage going to the cause #3030XRAYS. For more information go to www.thejedfund.org

Live Nativity @ First Christian Church of Orange Park

 

Event Details

Date:

Friday 12/19/2014

Time:

6:00 pm

Location:

2876 Moody Ave

Live Nativity at First Christian Church of Orange Park.
2876 Moody Ave, Orange Park, Florida
Event is from 6-8pm and is FREE to all who attend.

Join us as we celebrate the real Reason for the Season. You will walk through the storyline as you meet people from all over who have gathered to view the arrival of baby Jesus. As the story draws to a close, please join us around the fire pit for hot chocolate and other goodies. Bring your family, friends, and neignore and celebrate this joyous time with us.

Women of Power and Purpose Christmas

 

Event Details

Date:

Saturday 12/20/2014

Time:

9:30 am

Location:

Hilton Garden Inn Jacksonville Airport

Dr. Deborah Bernard and the ladies of Believers in Christ Christian Center would like to extend an invitation to the women of Jacksonville for part II of our 2014 women’s conference. In this part II session we hope to further encourage and inspire you as well as fellowship with you in the Christmas spirit. The conference will be held on Saturday, December 20th, starting at 9:30 am. The location of the conference is the Hilton Garden Inn Jacksonville Airport 13503 Ranch Rd, Jacksonville, Fl 32218. The conference is free to attend, a continental breakfast will also be provided free of charge.
For questions or additional information please call (904) 412-3904, log onto
www.BelieversinJacksonville.org or email BICJ@bellsouth.net

Longest Night Service

 

Event Details

Date:

Sunday 12/21/2014

Time:

6:00 pm

Location:

Advent Lutheran Church, 2156 Loch Rane Boulevard, Orange Park, Florida

We recognize that the Christmas season is not always a joyous time for everyone. Facing our first Christmas following the death of a loved one, separation or divorce, loss of employment, empty nest, health issues, etc. can be very difficult. This worship opportunity allows us to be open to the working of the Holy Spirit to offer healing and hope to those who have feelings of sadness, loss or brokenness. The Stephen Ministers of Advent and Pastor Jerry will offer a meal at 6:00 p.m. and lead this inspiring service at 7:00 p.m. Transportation will be provided if needed.

Gift Give-away Sunday

 

Event Details

Date:

Sunday 12/21/2014

Time:

11:00 am

Location:

Glorious Bethlehem Temple 2210 Wister St.

As we are coming down to the end of yet another year and what a blessed year it’s been.
A year in which we prospered and were very fortune and blessed to be able to reach out to help in our community, and yet look forward to greater coming. As we have down throughout the year, on this last Sunday before the celebration of our Lord and Savior’s birth. Maybe you have fell a little short of perhaps that last gift for a special someone or that ham or roast to make your Christmas dinner complete.
Come join us in service, as we give every praise to our God. After the conclusion of our service, we will be handing out twenty gift cards to our visitors. One per family please, some exceptions may occur. Look for o seeing you in the temple.

Christmas Around the World

 

Event Details

Date:

Sunday 12/21/2014

Time:

6:00 pm

Location:

Isle of Faith UMC

Link:

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Christmas Around the World

Sunday December 21

6:00 pm

Children’s Christmas Play

Christmas Carols

Christmas Cookie Bake-Off with Prizes

Wear Christmas attire from your heritage

904-221-1700

Christmas Village Winter Wonderland

 

Event Details

Date:

Tuesday 12/23/2014

Time:

4:00 pm

Location:

Isle of Faith UMC

Link:

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Christmas Village Winter Wonderland

Nov. 28-Dec. 23

Children’s Activities include Noah’s Ark Climbing toy

Hay mountain

Christmas Photo Ops

Crafts Fridays 4-7pm, Saturdays 12-7 pm and Sundays 12-4 pm

Christmas trees available from a vendor on site

Christmas Eve Service

 

Event Details

Date:

Wednesday 12/24/2014

Time:

4:30 pm

Location:

190 S. Roscoe Blvd. Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

Link:

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Christ the Redeemer Church invites you to our annual Christmas Eve Service. There will be singing, candles, a great message, cookies and more. We are having 2 Christmas Eve Services this year. 4:30pm and 7:00pm

Christmas Eve Services

 

Event Details

Date:

Wednesday 12/24/2014

Time:

6:00 pm

Location:

Isle of Faith UMC

Link:

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Christmas Eve Services

December 24

6:00 pm Livin It! Contemporary Praise & Worship with Candlelight

8:00 pm Traditional Carols and Candlelight

11:00 pm Communion, Hymns and Candlelight

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

 

Event Details

Date:

Wednesday 12/24/2014

Time:

7:00 pm

Location:

4651 Kernan Blvd S Jackonsville FL 32224

Link:

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To You Come Tidings of Comfort and Joy. Join us in the celebration on Christmas Eve.

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.

Interested in Becoming a Foster Parent?

 

Event Details

Date:

Monday 01/05/2015

Time:

6:00 pm

Location:

Family Support Services of North Florida

Link:

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*****Updated****
Are you interested in becoming a foster parent, now is the time to do it!

Our FREE foster parent training classes start January 5, 2015. You still have time to sign up for classes! Contact us TODAY 904-421-5684 to sign up!

Family Support Services of North Florida is the lead agency for foster care, adoption and family preservation in Duval and Nassau counties. We are seeking individuals and couples to enrich the lives of our children and give back to their community by becoming foster parents.

• A monthly stipend will also be provided for the child’s care while in your home.
• Medicaid covers all medical care for foster children.
• Free Daycare vouchers available.

Qualifications:
• Be at least 21 years of age
• Can be married or single (Unmarried couples cohabiting may also apply)
• Have sufficient space to accommodate a foster child(ren)
• Have a reliable vehicle and a valid driver’s license
• Complete full background screening
• Attend FREE training classes

Make a difference in a child’s life!

• Our next weekday training class starts Jan. 5, 2015
• Our next Saturday training class starts Jan. 10, 2015

*** Please note that you MUST call our intake number 904-421-5684 to register for classes and start the process to become a foster parent, before attending any classes.

Contact Family Support Services of North Florida at 904-421-5684 or http://Foster-Now.org/ TODAY to become a foster parent!

Interested in becoming a Foster Parent? Classes Start Soon!

 

Event Details

Date:

Monday 01/05/2015

Time:

6:00 pm

Location:

1300 Riverplace Blvd. Suite 700

Link:

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Are you interested in becoming a foster parent, now is the time to do it!

Our FREE foster parent training classes start this January 5. You still have time to sign up for classes! Contact us TODAY show contact info to sign up!

Family Support Services of North Florida is the lead agency for foster care, adoption and family preservation in Duval and Nassau counties. We are seeking individuals and couples to enrich the lives of our children and give back to their community by becoming foster parents.

• A monthly stipend will also be provided for the child’s care while in your home.
• Medicaid covers all medical care for foster children.
• Free Daycare vouchers available.

Qualifications:
• Be at least 21 years of age
• Can be married or single (Unmarried couples cohabiting may also apply)
• Have sufficient space to accommodate a foster child(ren)
• Have reliable vehicle and a valid driver’s license
• Complete full background screening
• Attend FREE training classes

Make a difference in a child’s life!

• Our next weekday training class starts Jan. 5, 2015
• Our next Saturday training class starts Jan. 10, 2015

Contact Family Support Services of North Florida at show contact info or http://Foster-Now.org TODAY to become foster parent!

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.

Carnival Okoa

 

Event Details

Date:

Saturday 01/10/2015

Time:

10:00 am

Location:

Beach Church, Jacksonville Beach

Link:

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Come one! Come ALL ages to the Second Annual Carnival Okoa! This family friendly fun event will be held from 10am-3pm at Beach Church (old Beach United Methodist Church) at 325 7th Avenue North. We will have carnival style games, bounce houses galore, train rides, face painting, caricature artist, local artists, African boutique, food from TacoLu and Happy Grilled Cheese, cake walks, a cool raffle and much more. Tickets are just $5.00 per person with a $20 max per family. You can purchase tickets at the event or online at www.okoarefuge.org. All proceeds go to capital improvements at Okoa Refuge orphanage, in Uganda, Africa. Okoa Refuge was started by locals Tyler and Liv Workman. Please go to the website to learn more about the mission and vision for Okoa and come join us as we support KIDS HELPING KIDS !

Jazz at the Hill featuring the Crescendo Amelia Big Band

 

Event Details

Date:

Friday 01/16/2015

Time:

8:00 pm

Location:

Murray Hill Theatre

Link:

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Murray Hill Theatre together with MusiConnect present a unique series of concerts called “Jazz at the Hill.” A different local band will be featured each month January-April. We will be starting January 16 with Crescendo Amelia Big Band. Get the series ticket now and save money. You can enjoy a night of excellent big band music and swing dancing at the historic Murray Hill Theatre.

Communities In Schools 25th Anniversary Gala

 

Event Details

Date:

Thursday 02/05/2015

Time:

7:00 pm

Location:

Hyatt Regency Downtown Jacksonville

Link:

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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

“He Knows My Name” All City Girls Conference

 

Event Details

Date:

Saturday 02/28/2015

Time:

3:00 pm

Location:

Southside United Methodist Church, 3120 Hendricks Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Link:

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ThouArtExalted (www.thouartexalted.com) is excited to present the 2015 “He Knows My Name” conference for girls age 11-14. Featuring Annie Pajcic speaking and Lex Buckley leading worship. It will be a wonderful event with God’s Word, great worship and a fun art project. The event is Saturday, February 28th from 3:00pm-7:00pm at Southside United Methodist Church. Registration is $20 and includes a t-shirt, snacks, giveaways and an art project. We can’t wait for these 11-14 year old girls to hear all about how God Knows THEIR name. You can register here: https://southsidemethodist.wufoo.com/forms/m1kvr6xh0o158zu/