Patrons of the Hearts gala moves to St. Nicholas

Patrons of the Hearts, a local nonprofit offering heart care to children from underdeveloped countries, has selected a new venue for its annual Artscapade fundraising gala. For the past six years, the party has been held at Riverside’s Daryl Bunn Studio with only one exception. This year, the fundraiser crosses the river to St. Nicholas […]

Interfaith forum addresses faith, politics

“Faith’s Role in Politics” is the timely topic of discussion for the upcoming “Promoting Peace Through Understanding Interfaith Forum” at All Saints Episcopal Church. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 in the sanctuary. The forum brings together a diverse, politically experienced panel of local lay people from the Anglican, Muslim, Jewish, Episcopal, […]

Chefs to care for children

Northeast Florida’s Annual Caring Chefs event will return to The Avenues Mall on Sunday, October 14, for its 29th edition. The occasion features chefs from more than 50 of the best First Coast restaurants, as well as caterers and wine vendors, each offering their tastiest and most well-known dishes and libations. Tickets are $60. Proceeds […]

Up with music for the First Coast

Executive Director of the Northeast Florida Conservatory, Richard Dickson, and Nashville vocal coach, Lorna Greenwood, have decided to join forces to develop “The Song Café.” The program is designed to offer First Coast kids of all ages the opportunity to participate in ongoing musical variety shows. Musical production and planning are under way and performances […]

Local charity walk makes strides against heart disease

The 2012 Heart Walk will be held Saturday, September 22, at Metropolitan Park. Heart disease and strokes represent the number 1 and number 4 health threats to American men and women, and the 2012 Heart Walk will raise money to support critical research, as well as education and community programs to help combat these devastating […]

Musical to help homeless

A Jacksonville Beach charity, Mission House, will present the musical Another Sign at the Wilson Center at the Florida State College, South Campus, on Thursday, September 27. Proceeds will help raise money and awareness for their cause.   Mission House is a day facility, which provides basic needs and medical care to the homeless. In addition, […]

Group planning kids fall festival

Organizers from San Marco Preservation are planning a Kids Fall Festival at the San Marco Preservation Hall in Fletcher Park on Saturday, September 22, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  The new neighborhood event is expected to be fun for all ages. Local author Angela Atkins will be reading from her latest book, “I Don’t […]

San Marco society announces 5th season

  The San Marco Chamber Music Society is gearing up for its 2012-13 season. The series kicks off Sunday, September 9, with a concert featuring the music of Herzogenberg, Clarke, Eccles, and Bach.  This event will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. All concerts are free admission with a free will offering taken. The concerts […]