Social Events

Many of the top social events in the area.

Honoring the past while looking forward

Honoring the past while looking forward

River Garden Hebrew Home’s past and present board members, administrators and community leaders toasted the senior living facility’s 30th anniversary at its Mandarin location Dec. 10. As a slide show honoring the Jewish facility’s former location in Riverside and its move to Mandarin played in the background, senior facility officials reviewed the progress made since […]

Turnout high for Paris in Full Bloom

Turnout high for Paris in Full Bloom

Nearly 1,000 people supported The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital black-tie opening night party gala, “Paris in Full Bloom,” at the Prime Osbourne Center Dec. 6-8. The three-day event included a French flower market, and a full shopping experience with jewelry, collectibles, furniture and art. Jim, Phoebe, and Andrew Howard, owners of Mrs. Howard, […]

NEFBA celebrates in style at the Big Sky Gala

NEFBA celebrates in style at the Big Sky Gala

It was an evening of high-style Western wear, as home building industry leaders from Northeast Florida and their affiliates raised funds for charity at the Big Sky Gala 2019. The big night brought out the big guns from the Northeast Florida Builder’s Association. Partygoers broke out their biggest bids on silent auction items, danced to […]

Oyster Roast calls river lovers, outdoor enthusiasts

Oyster Roast calls river lovers, outdoor enthusiasts

The St. Johns RIVERKEEPER called on loyalists, newcomers and anyone looking to support the St. Johns River to enjoy oysters, craft beer and spirits, silent and live auction prizes as well as stage performances by The Firewater Tent Revival.   The casual affair is a shuckin’ good time that gives patrons an opportunity to dive […]

Best Buddies selects annual champion

Best Buddies selects annual champion

As 450 guests gathered to select Best Buddies Champion of the Year, the folks with intellectual and developmental disabilities that the nonprofit serves were the real champions during its Havana Nights Gala Nov. 8 at TPC Sawgrass. Scott Goldstein was eventually deemed the winner. He raised $69, 205 with first runner up Shimi Meir at […]

Ruby shoes and big-hearted donors

Ruby shoes and big-hearted donors

Generous donors adorned in a variety of ruby-colored shoes clicked their heels in a show of support for those who are the voice of vulnerable children going through the Duval County Court system during the Guardian ad Litem Wizard of Oz-themed fundraiser, There’s No Place Like Home, Nov. 15. The magical evening, which took place […]

Night in Shanghai transports guests to Far East

Night in Shanghai transports guests to Far East

Guests were transported to “Oriental Paris,” as they enjoyed a Far Eastern evening complete with Asian cuisine, Chinese music, colorful dancing Chinese dragons and a large golden Buddha during River Garden’s 27th Annual Foundation Gala – A Night in Shanghai. Headlining the event as Gala Co-Chairs were Rebekah Selevan and Talie Zaifert. This year River […]

Annual Artscapade helps pediatric heart patients

Annual Artscapade helps pediatric heart patients

The Glass Factory on Myrtle Ave. pulsated with life the evening of Oct. 25, as supporters gathered for Patrons of the Hearts’ 15 annual Artscapade, an event to help raise money for pediatric heart patients.  Splashes of colorful art throughout the venue engaged the eyes of the attendees, while they  listened to live music, shared […]

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