Garden Club of Jacksonville

Peace Park Labyrinth will increase mindfulness in Riverside

Peace Park Labyrinth will increase mindfulness in Riverside

A group of Riverside residents hopes the installation of a classic labyrinth will turn a neglected corner of their neighborhood into a space for introspection and education. The Friends of the Peace Park Labyrinth unveiled their plan to revitalize the Peace Memorial Rose Garden Park during the 2022 Riverside Avondale Garden Tour. The site sits […]

RAP unveils plans for Riverside Avondale Cultural Trail

RAP unveils plans for Riverside Avondale Cultural Trail

Treasure maps don’t always come scrawled on a weather-beaten scroll with a painted dotted line leading to a giant black X marking the spot — and treasure isn’t always a chest full of golden doubloons and precious gems. Treasure can be cultural, historical, musical, architectural. And sometimes, the markers guiding a treasure hunter to these […]

Riverfront access to Riverside a reality

Riverfront access to Riverside a reality

Boaters, water taxi will enhance visits to historic district via St. Johns River The Post Street Day Dock, located at the end of Post Street, near the Cummer Museum, is now open to recreational boaters. There are four slips that allow boaters to tie off to the dock, which also features an ADA accessible gangway. […]

Tampa’s Bob Buckhorn to speak at Scenic Jacksonville’s 2022 Great Cities Symposium

Tampa’s Bob Buckhorn to speak at Scenic Jacksonville’s 2022 Great Cities Symposium

Scenic Jacksonville is pleased to announce that former Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn will be its guest speaker at the 2022 Great Cities Symposium on Wednesday, October 12th from 5 until 8 p.m. at the Garden Club of Jacksonville, 1005 Riverside Avenue. Tickets are $100 per person and available for purchase at www.scenicjax.org. Buckhorn presided over […]

Second-hand items get new life during Garden Club flea market

Second-hand items get new life during Garden Club flea market

Thrifty Jacksonville residents teamed up with green-thumbed members of the Garden Club of Jacksonville to raise money for the club’s garden circle projects. There were tons of second-hand treasures to choose from both inside and outside during the Feb 29 event, from kitchenware to workwear, plates, electronics, artwork, jewelry and thousands of other items. Meanwhile, […]