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JU Baseball vs Missouri State

Jacksonville University

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  • Sunday, March 29, 2015
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    UNF Baseball vs Florida Gulf Coast

    For more information, please visit: www.unfospreys.com

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  • Sunday, March 29, 2015
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    Floral Arranging

    Instructor Ann Evans with Cypress Creative Floral Design will host two afternoon flower arranging workshops. Each workshop will include all arrangement supplies,…

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  • Sunday, March 29, 2015
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    A Happening - Love and Information

    ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY!! "the STORY of…" presents LOVE and INFORMATION, a profoundly witty play by Obie award winning English playwright Caryl Churchill, on Sunday, March…

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  • Sunday, March 29, 2015
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    Bravo. A Savory Experience for the Senses

    Come join the Florida Ballet for its 1st Annual Fundraiser; Bravo. A Savory Experience for the Senses on Sunday, March 29th from 4 pm - 7 pm. We will be partnering with…

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  • Saturday, March 28, 2015
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    Dressage on the First Coast

    Great American/USDF Regional Qualifying Show-USDF/Dover Adult Amateur Medal Program / USEF Dressage Level 3 Competition. Dressage is the largest FEI discipline within the…

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  • Sunday, March 29, 2015
    Visit Jacksonville

    Miss International Show

    Miss International Show. Please call for more details.

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  • Monday, March 30, 2015
    Visit Jacksonville

    Music of Florida & the St. Johns River with Al Poindexter – March 30

    It’s Florida folklore set to music! Learn about some interesting sunshine state legends, the St. Johns River, colorful characters and backwater places as Al Poindexter,…

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  • Monday, March 30, 2015
    Visit Jacksonville

    Music of Florida & the St. Johns River with Al Poindexter – March 30

    It’s Florida folklore set to music! Learn about some interesting sunshine state legends, the St. Johns River, colorful characters and backwater places as Al Poindexter,…

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  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015
    Visit Jacksonville

    Edward Waters Baseball vs Albany State University

    Game 1 - 1:00 pm Game 2 - 4:00 pm For more information, please visit: www.ewc.edu/index.php/athletics

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  • Holiday Festivals surrounded by History

    December 01, 2014 11:47 am EST

    The local historical societies celebrate the holidays and offer fun activities. It is also a chance to buy unique gifts for the lovers of history.

  • Maritime Museum Jacksonville

    History That’s Free in Jacksonville

    November 05, 2014 3:12 pm EST

    We call it the “First Coast”, home of the first European settlements and a region steeped in history.

  • Pioneers of Aviation – Still Flying High

    October 10, 2014 2:56 pm EDT

    The most spectacular annual air show is right here in Jacksonville.

  • Main production building - photo courtesy of Norman Studios

    Jacksonville in the Movies

    August 13, 2014 11:05 am EDT

    “On location in Jacksonville”, has been part of movie production history for over one hundred years. From the silent movie era to today’s modern films, it is entertaining to watch scenes with Jacksonville in the background.

  • Lifesaving Landmark at the Beach

    July 16, 2014 5:24 pm EDT

    Where can you find the best volunteer lifeguards in the world? Just go to Jacksonville Beach and look for the iconic white tower (a.k.a. “The Peg”) along the ocean. This is home for the American Red Cross Life Saving Corps.

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  • Don’t Miss Jacksonville’s Spring Line-Up of Festivals

    March 27, 2015 1:22 pm EDT

    Whether you’re looking for a family friendly spring-break destination, or the ideal spot for a quick fun getaway, Jacksonville has the perfect mix of Florida Flair, Southern Hospitality, and exciting festivals to put a spring in your step this new season!

  • I RUN this city

    March 10, 2015 1:22 pm EDT

    Running. You either love it or you hate it, but sometimes you hate a little less and get the inspiration you need from a city and its running paths.

  • Top 5 Romantic Things to do In Jacksonville

    February 06, 2015 7:01 pm EST

    Every day can be Valentine's Day, create your perfect romantic getaway to Jacksonville, the “River City by the Sea.” Whether you’re looking for romantic strolls on the beach, candlelit dinners, or an eco-adventure for two, couples can craft a picture-perfect time together in Jax!

  • Five Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Jax

    October 20, 2014 10:17 am EDT

    Unless you’re an expert on our fine city (and who knows? You might be, it is pretty awesome here) here are some things you probably didn’t know about Jacksonville, Florida.

  • 6 Tips when planning your kid-friendly vacation

    August 08, 2014 1:10 pm EDT

    Planning a getaway with your fam? Be sure you are prepared prior to departure!

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  • Think pink!

    July 30, 2014 5:02 pm EDT

    When you think of a pink bird, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? For most people, it would be a flamingo. The flamingo is a very beautiful (and very pink) bird, but it is not a local species to say the least. Lucky for us, we have our own species of pink bird wading in our North Florida waters!

  • Fort Clinch Offers ‘Step into the Past,’ Great Eco-Adventure

    May 29, 2014 4:56 pm EDT

    “What a strange looking bird!” exclaimed the bearded man as we looked up at the helicopter flying overhead. It was a beautiful day in July and we were standing outside. I was wearing a sundress that came down to my knees and he was decked out in a woolen long-sleeved uniform. In JULY… In Florida. This was right after he called me a “jezebel,” no less.

Blogs by Jacksonville Moms Blog
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    Things on Tracks In & Around Jacksonville

    February 19, 2015 9:24 am EST

    Trains to Ride, See, and Explore, Choo Chooo… Jacksonville trains are coming through!

  • Best Date Night Restaurants in Jacksonville

    February 03, 2015 9:25 am EST

    Since Valentines day is just around the corner, I thought I would touch on some of the best date night restaurants Jacksonville has to offer.

  • Explore Our Forts of the First Coast

    January 15, 2015 11:58 am EST

    Are you looking for places you can take your kids that you don’t need to constantly say “no, no…don’t do that, don’t climb on that, don’t go over there, don’t touch that… don’t, don’t, don’t…”? Would you rather say… “What’s under there? Can you you climb this? What does that feel like? Can you guess what that does?”

  • Mom’s Guide to Jacksonville’s Kid-Friendly Hiking Trails

    November 18, 2014 8:55 am EST

    Have I mentioned that I love the fall? Yes, I think I have! Besides all the fun activities like visiting pumpkin patches and enjoying great family traditions, the beautiful weather in the fall makes it the perfect time of year to enjoy many outdoor activities that can be limited by the heat and humidity of our Florida summers.

  • The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Events in Jacksonville 2014

    November 15, 2014 10:33 am EST

    There is always something exciting to see and do in Jacksonville and the holidays are no exception!


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