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 […]

MOSH exhibit to wrap up this month

The “most ferocious dinosaur that ever lived” will be moving on from MOSH this month. The exhibit, A T. rex Named Sue, features 42-feet long, 12-feet tall, 3,500 pound Sue—the largest, most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered. Visitors can also take part in a dig pit, video footage, and free-standing interactive exhibits as a part […]

SMPS plans Concert in Park

San Marco Preservation Society is hosting a Concert in the Park from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Fletcher Park, 1652 Atlantic Boulevard. Musical entertainment will be provided by Klob, a local band.

Jones, Jones-Drew teaming up for kids

The Lead Block Foundation by Greg Jones and the Maurice-Drew Foundation will host a star-studded fundraising event, on Monday, September 24, at Latitude 30 to raise money for local children’s charities, including Nemours Children’s Clinic.       The evening is entitled,”Be A Kid Again…For The Kids”. Event guests will have the private use of the entertainment […]

Community to launch San Marco by Design

The Duval County Health Department and the Health Planning Council NE Florida are hosting a community celebration to officially release the details of the San Marco by Design (SMBD) project. With the help of the community, the project will work to shape the future looks of the neighborhoods. Keynote speaker Dan Burden, executive director the […]