Social Events

Many of the top social events in the area.

Rotary celebrates attendance, welcomes Jags President

Rotary celebrates  attendance, welcomes Jags President

The South Jacksonville Rotary Club welcomed Jaguars President Mark Lamping and honored members who have served the club with outstanding attendance. Rotary clubs in District 6970 have once again partnered with The Jaguars in order to heighten attendance for the home game. Purchased tickets for the matchup against the Buffalo Bills at 1 p.m. on […]

A reunion for the ages

Towers family a pillar of community By Victoria Register Freeman Resident Community News “Babies to Eighties” was the theme of the Towers’ family reunion on Independence Day. The patriarch, 89-year-old Charlie Towers, lawyer and well-known civic leader, was surrounded by 81 members of his clan, many of whom reside in or near Jacksonville. The event […]

Blue Jeans ‘n Bar-B-Q Shabbat

Congregation Ahavath Chesed, The Temple, celebrated Shabbat and the opening of school with a Blue Jeans ‘n Bar-B-Q Shabbat on Aug. 16.  The Friday Night Live Band, a group of 16 Temple members who are musicians and vocalists, provided the music for the worship service and had everyone clapping and tapping their toes. Cara Jackson […]

Residents support cause for affordable housing

San Marco residents gathered to support the Habitat for Humanity of Jacksonville (HabiJax) fundraiser on Aug. 14. Firehouse Subs on the Square donated 20 percent of proceeds to the worthy cause. “We are thrilled that Firehouse Subs chose to partner with us,” said HabiJax president and CEO Mary Kay O’Rourke. “We are so grateful for […]

Toast to the Animals ‘Paw’-sitively Fun

The 5th annual Toast to the Animals was the perfect soiree for soft-hearted lovers of dogs and cats. Donors, volunteers and friends of the furry were on hand Aug. 16 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront to raise a glass of wine or beer for the purr-fect cause and beg for treats from Sweet Pete’s, […]

Women’s Center celebrates women, suffrage

It was an evening dedicated to the 93rd anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, a major victory for women’s rights. The 18th Annual Celebration of Women held a fitting tribute, as The Women’s Center of Jacksonville recognized those who continue to improve the lives of women through advocacy, support and […]

Sock Hop at Cummer celebrates with dancing to the oldies

Sock Hop  at Cummer  celebrates with dancing to the oldies

Residents enjoyed a night of oldies spinning at The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens on July 12. Some patrons went all out, dressed in ‘50s and ‘60s sock hop garb, as they twisted, turned and bebopped to the spins of DJ Earl Yeomans. The Cummer hosted the sock hop as part of the excitement […]

Fast cars, fine wine – brought to you by Terra

Fast cars, fine wine – brought to you by Terra

Driving, then drinking was a great mix for an evening of fun on July 15 at Terra Restaurant in Fairfax as owner Michael Thomas hosted an opportunity for patrons to first test drive one of two 2014 Maserati Quattroportes, courtesy of Maserati of Jacksonville, and then to partake in a wine tasting event sponsored by […]