Midtown Foundation sponsors free family festival

The 5th annual Midtown Centre Festival will be held Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Midtown Office Park, 4417 Beach Boulevard, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free family festival is open to the public and features free healthcare screening, free Child ID, a Kids Zone with climbing wall, bounce house, chalk art, games, crafts […]

Through Our Eyes 2012: 20/20 Perfect Vision

To mark the twenty year milestone of Jacksonville’s longest running visual arts exhibit showcasing new works by African American artists, Through Our Eyes 2012 features 20 artists, including San Marco resident Gil Mayers, in the exhibit “20/20 Perfect Vision.” The show will run through Jun. 30 in the gallery of the Ritz Theatre and Museum […]

For the love of fitness… and finance!

San Marco resident and Regions Bank branch team lead Martha Short is flanked by co-workers Ray Beeson, financial services specialist, and Brian Pavek, bank manager as they welcome customers to Financial Fitness Friday. Bank staff distributed free personal financial information, healthy treats and free health and fitness training information late last month. Short will speak […]

Women, Words and Wisdom focus of 3rd annual speaker series

The 2013 Speaker Series of the Women’s Center of Jacksonville kicks off Tuesday, Mar. 5 at 5:30 p.m. with a lecture by Anne M. Butler, Ph.D. at Theatre Jacksonville in San Marco. Women, Words and Wisdom is this year’s theme for the events which benefit the Women’s Center’s Expanded Horizons Adult Literacy Program for Women. […]

February a great month to shop local

San Marco Square shops have something for your sweetheart By Kate A. Hallock Resident Community News This month offers one of those perfect reasons to kiss two birds with one set of lips. Shop locally for that Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetheart and you’ll be thanked more than once: the shop owner or restaurateur […]

San Marco resident to exhibit new work at the Karpeles

Exciting new wood sculptures from local artist David Engdahl will be exhibited in March at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum. Engdahl, who is inspired by nature and, through the application of his signature lamination technique, produces pieces in quiet, sensuous, organic forms. His work will be joined by pieces from Barbara Holmes-Fryefield, the Florida Proton […]

Local Civitan Diane Young truly young at heart

By Julie Kerns GarmendiaResident Community News   Her smile is joyous, welcoming and nearly bigger than this tiny woman, but Diane Young, 76, has a heart to match and a lifelong desire to help others. A charter member of the local Uptown Civitan Club, which celebrates its 30th anniversary during 2013, Young is always happy […]

MOSH opens award-winning exhibit on race

What better time and place to release the Jacksonville Community Council Inc.’s (JCCI) progress report on race relations in Jacksonville than at the Museum of Science & History (MOSH) the day before the award-winning traveling exhibit on the story of race opened to the public on Jan. 26. The exhibit, RACE: Are We So Different?, […]

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