Calendar

Oct
1
Mon
Southside United Methodist Pumpkin Patch @ Southside United Methodist Church
Oct 1 @ 12:00 PM – Oct 31 @ 8:00 PM

Starting Saturday, 9/29 the front lawn of Jacksonville’s Southside United Methodist Church (SUMC), AKA “The Point”’ will be covered with pumpkins. The patch officially opens on Monday, 10/1 and continues through 10/31.  It is open weekdays from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturdays from 10:00 am to 8:00 p.m. and closed on Sunday.

All proceeds support The Point Youth ministries including, H.A.P.I. (Hendricks Avenue Partnership Initiative), Madison Youth Ranch, Mission2Guatemala, and so much more. Youth earn $ toward their youth accounts to pay for mission trips and retreats throughout the year.

Oct
18
Thu
5th Annual See the Girl Summit @ Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center
Oct 18 @ 8:00 AM – Oct 19 @ 5:00 PM

The purpose of the See the Girl Summit is to challenge participants to see how they can shift and shape the ways in which girls are treated, elevate the voices of girls, and those who identify as female, through research, advocacy and programming. Participants include juvenile justice professionals, mental health professionals, advocates, education system, child welfare system, students, health care professionals, researchers, philanthropists, parents/caregivers, volunteers, and concerned citizens.  The summit is building community through highlighting innovative programming, advocacy, and research that challenges individuals to shift how they respond to girls.

Oct
19
Fri
Art Exhibition: Princess Simpson Rashid at The Vault at 1930 @ The Vault at 1930
Oct 19 @ 10:00 AM – Oct 31 @ 5:00 PM

Show Opening Cocktail Reception: Friday, October 19, 5:30–7:30 p.m.

Public Invited – Request RSVP to [email protected] or by calling The Vault at 904-398-2890.

Princess Simpson Rashid is currently a resident artist of CoRK Arts District (CoRK) in Riverside. She has previously served as Studio Director and President of the Art Center Cooperative (TAC) in Jacksonville, FL; Studio Director of the Ybor Art Colony (YAC), Curator of the Ybor Artists Association (YAA), and Co-Gallery Director of the Wandering Eye Gallery (WEG) in Ybor City-Tampa. Her museum and public collections include The Museum of Science and History (MOSH); The Spencer Museum of Art in Lawrence, KS; the Lake Eustis Museum of Art in Eustis, FL; Baptist Hospital-North and Baptist/MD Anderson Cancer Center.

 

 

Pastel Drawing Class @ Murray Hill Art Class
Oct 19 @ 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

This is an ongoing class that meets every Friday for all artists levels. The class will focus on pastels, materials and techniques.

Students will work from a live model and still life setups on a rotating basis using various types of soft pastels and supports. Check our website for the recommended supply list.

Questions can be directed to Kevin Arthur @ 904-327-7439

East of the Sun and West of the Moon: DA School Performance @ Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Black Box Theatre
Oct 19 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Theatre Department presents their first show of the season with East of the Sun and West of the Moon, a Norwegian fairy tale based on the
original story of the same name by Peter Christian Asbjornsen and Jorgen Engebretsen
Moe. East of the Sun and West of the Moon is a tale of a poor girl who must make a
perilous journey to break the spell placed upon her beloved, a prince who has been
transformed into a polar bear. To bring this story to life, Strangemen Theatre (Company)
has been brought to DASOTA as an Artist-in-residence. The Company worked with the
DASOTA students to create an original take of the story complete with puppets, masks
and movement.

Tickets for all shows can be purchased prior to each show through the DASOTA
Theatre Boosters website or at the DASOTA Theatre Box Office one hour before show
begins, if tickets are still available. For more information about the theatre season and
to order tickets, visit the DASOTA Theatre Boosters website at
www.datheatreboosters.org.

Theatre: East of the Sun, West of the Moon @ Douglas Anderson Blackbox Theatre
Oct 19 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

New York City theatre troupe, Strangemen and Company, visited the theatre students at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts in August to create an original stage play, complete with puppets, masks, life-size costumes and improvisational movement. The play, “East of the Sun, West of the Moon,” will run in the Douglas Anderson Blackbox Theatre on Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 11–13, and Wednesday through Saturday, Oct. 17–20. Tickets are available by calling the school, (904) 346-5620.

Oct
20
Sat
Tree Giveaway @ San Marco Square Balis Park
Oct 20 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Greenscape will give away free trees, sponsored by CSX. Trees, in 3-gallon containers, include Bald Cypress, Live Oak, American Elm, Dahoon Holly and Red Bud

Riverside Arts Market @ Under Fuller Warren Bridge
Oct 20 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

About Riverside Arts Market

A Program of Riverside Avondale Preservation (RAP) the Riverside Arts Market celebrates the arts and our Northeast Florida community. The weekly market features live music, food, art, fresh produce under the canopy of the Fuller Warren Bridge. For more information, including directions and a calendar of events, visit riversideartsmarket.com.

East of the Sun and West of the Moon: DA School Performance @ Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Black Box Theatre
Oct 20 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Theatre Department presents their first show of the season with East of the Sun and West of the Moon, a Norwegian fairy tale based on the
original story of the same name by Peter Christian Asbjornsen and Jorgen Engebretsen
Moe. East of the Sun and West of the Moon is a tale of a poor girl who must make a
perilous journey to break the spell placed upon her beloved, a prince who has been
transformed into a polar bear. To bring this story to life, Strangemen Theatre (Company)
has been brought to DASOTA as an Artist-in-residence. The Company worked with the
DASOTA students to create an original take of the story complete with puppets, masks
and movement.

Tickets for all shows can be purchased prior to each show through the DASOTA
Theatre Boosters website or at the DASOTA Theatre Box Office one hour before show
begins, if tickets are still available. For more information about the theatre season and
to order tickets, visit the DASOTA Theatre Boosters website at
www.datheatreboosters.org.

Theatre: East of the Sun, West of the Moon @ Douglas Anderson Blackbox Theatre
Oct 20 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

New York City theatre troupe, Strangemen and Company, visited the theatre students at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts in August to create an original stage play, complete with puppets, masks, life-size costumes and improvisational movement. The play, “East of the Sun, West of the Moon,” will run in the Douglas Anderson Blackbox Theatre on Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 11–13, and Wednesday through Saturday, Oct. 17–20. Tickets are available by calling the school, (904) 346-5620.