Happenings for APRIL 2014


Spring Break Gymnastics Camp
Apr. 4, 14-18, 21
Gyminators, 4603 Shirley Ave.
Activities for boys and girls, up to age 17; call (904) 638-3712 for details.

CAP 2nd Annual Run Your
HeART Out 5K
Sat., Apr. 5, 8 a.m., starts/ends at
The Shoppes of Avondale

Blooms Galore & More
Sat., Apr. 5, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Garden Club of Jacksonville, 1005 Riverside Ave.
Annual sale of plants, garden, design items, art, and gift iems.

Spring in Swing Fashion Show
Sun., Apr. 6, 2 p.m., Willie’s for Kids,
3567 St. Johns Ave.

One Spark, World
Crowd-funding Festival
April 9 to 13, Downtown Jacksonville

Passport to Fashion
Thurs., Apr. 10, 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
How to pack it. How to wear it. Featuring Stein Mart Fashions; $20 includes lunch. Contact Robin at (904) 355-4224 or robin@gardenclubofjacksonville.org

Interfaith Passover Seder
Thurs., Apr. 10, 6 p.m., Congregation
Ahavath Chesed, 8727 San Jose Blvd.
No charge courtesy of the Rabbi Lefkowitz Institute on Judaism Fund,
but reservations required.
Call (904) 733-7078 or email RSVP@TheTempleJacksonville.org

15th Annual San Marco Art Festival
Sat., Apr. 12 and Sun., Apr. 13,
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., San Marco Square

Blessing of the Fleet
Sun., Apr. 13, 2 p.m., Hogan Street Gazebo on the Northbank Riverwalk
Boaters, tune in to VHF Channels 16 and 72, staging at Metropolitan Park Marina at
1:30 p.m. Register at (904) 630-3690.

Holy Week at Riverside
Presbyterian Church
849 Park Street
– Sun., Apr. 13, 11 a.m.
Palm Sunday worship, followed by Easter Egg Hunt and Lunch
– Thurs., Apr. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Maundy Thursday worship
– Fri., Apr. 18, Noon, Good Friday service
– Sun., Apr. 20, 8:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Easter worship

Holy Week at St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 4275 Herschel Street
– Sun., Apr. 13, 8:45 & 11 a.m.
Palm Sunday worship service
– Fri., Apr. 18, 7 p.m., Good Friday service
– Sun., Apr. 20, 6:30 a.m. Easter Sunrise at Stockton Park, 8:45 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Easter worship at church

Passover Seder
Mon., Apr. 14, 6 p.m., Congregation
Ahavath Chesed, 8727 San Jose Blvd.
Child-friendly and vegetarian options
available; adults $35, children $20
Call (904) 733-7078 for reservation.

Women’s Center Speaker Series: Women Words & Wisdom: Audrey Moran
Tues., Apr. 15, 5:30 p.m. reception, 6:30 p.m. lecture, Junior League Riverside House,
2165 Park Street; call (904) 722-3000 or visit womenscenterofjax.org for details.

City Rescue Mission Easter Event
Thurs., Apr. 17, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
New Life Inn, 234 W. State Street
Volunteers are needed to serve the
homeless and the needy an Easter meal. Contact Sherry Warren at (904) 421-5149
or email swarren@crmjax.org

Library Humor Festival
Thurs., Apr. 17, 6 p.m., San Marco
Branch Library, 1513 LaSalle Street
San Marco branch staff will share their favorite family humor movies; all ages.

Lake Shore Community Building
Event and Block Party
Sat., Apr. 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
Lake Shore United Methodist Church, 2246 Blanding Blvd.Help build a new storefront for Ben’s Place, then enjoy food and entertainment, a car show, an egg hunt and other kids’ activities, and more.

The Great Spring Egg Hunt
Sat., Apr. 19, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. Free with zoo admission

Annual Backyard BBQ
(Daniel Foundation fundraiser)
Sat., Apr. 19, Noon to 5 p.m.,
EverBank Field

The Bloody Original Launch Event
Sat., Apr. 19, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
Tom Bush Mini, 9881 Atlantic Blvd.
Introducing the new Mini, music, food, prizes and more. RSVP at tombushmini.com/event

Hippity Hoppity Easter Picnic
Sat., Apr. 19, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Riverside Park. Sponsored by Riverside Park United Methodist Church, includes egg hunt,popcorn, prizes and picnic lunch for $2. (904) 355-5492 for info.

Dignity U Wear 2014
National Undie Campaign
– Fashion for Undies, IIDA Cocktail Couture and Fashion Event Wed., Apr. 16, 6-10 p.m.,
Garden Club of Jacksonville; buy tickets online at www.iida-nfc.org/events/
– Runners for Undies, Undie Dash and Bash, Fri., Apr. 25, The Jacksonville Landing
– Undie Sunday, Undie Monday
May 18-19, Collection Day, Dignity Warehouse, 126 N. Myrtle Ave.

Dining Out for Life
Thur., Apr. 24, Northeast Florida AIDS Network’s 9th annual fundraiser Participating restaurants include Carmine’s Pie House, Lola’s Burrito Joint, Biscottis and Espeto Brazilian Steakhouse

11th Annual Arts in the Park
Sat., Apr. 26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
Park Terrace East & West, Atlantic Beach
For information: coab.us/artsinthepark
or (904) 247-5828

Rose Show
Sat., Apr. 26, 1 to 4 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Day School, 4114 Oxford Ave.
Roses for sale, free admission
Consultants on site. For more info. visit www.jacksonvillerosesociety.org

2014 RAP Tour of Homes
Sat., Apr. 26 – Sun., Apr. 27; purchase tickets at riversideavondale.org

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