Events

St. Vincent’s HealthCare to Break Ground on New Clay County Facility

St. Vincent’s HealthCare to Break Ground on New Clay County Facility

St. Vincent’s HealthCare is growing its ministry and expanding into Clay County. The public is invited to attend the official ground breaking of our new Ambulatory Pavilion and Hospital at the corner of Blanding Boulevard and Branan Field Road in Orange Park on June 23 at 10 a.m.

“St. Vincent’s is thrilled to be expanding into Clay County. The community has welcomed us with open arms, sharing their excitement about the construction of our new campus,” said Moody Chisholm, CEO of St. Vincent’s HealthCare. “The need for increased access to healthcare has grown substantially in Clay County. This facility will expand the options available and enhance access to the quality care the citizens there want and deserve.”

“Save High School Golf Open” in Response to Duval County Budget Cuts

“Save High School Golf Open” in Response to  Duval County Budget Cuts

Signs-N-Motion, a Jacksonville-based sign design and development company, is hosting a golf tournament on Saturday, July 30, 2011 at Windsor Parke Golf Club in an effort to raise funds to save high school golf in Duval County.

Education budget cuts recently approved by the State of Florida will likely mean the end of several sports in Duval County schools, including golf, cross country, lacrosse, and several others, according to the chairman of the Duval County School Board. The county must raise $70,000.00 by August 1st in order to take high school golf off the chopping block.

Jacksonville Roller Girls at RAM, June 18

Jacksonville Roller Girls  at RAM, June 18

Riverside Arts Market’s (RAM) and Jacksonville Roller Girls (JRG) are partnering this Saturday, June 18, 2011, for some rolling fun under the bridge.  The JRG will demonstrate rollerderby techniques in the middle of the Market at 11:15AM and again at 1:45PM. The JRG skaters will be signing autographs, taking pictures with fans and providing JRG schedule and organizational information throughout the event.

Father's Day Pet Adoption Specials at Animal Care & Protective Services

Father's Day Pet Adoption Specials at Animal Care & Protective Services

In honor of all the great dads across Jacksonville, the city's Animal Care & Protective Services Division is offering pet adoption specials for male dogs and cats throughout June. All male pets will be available for adoption for only $20, which covers the license fee.  That could mean a savings of up to $80 off regular adoption fees.  All animals adopted from Animal Care & Protective Services have been screened for heartworms, spayed/neutered, microchipped and given an initial checkup and shots, including the rabies vaccine.

License-free Saltwater Fishing Father's Day Weekend

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and one great way to celebrate is by planning a fishing trip off of the waters of Florida.  So if it has been awhile since you last wet a hook, or if it is something you’ve always wanted to try, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has provided a great opportunity to get dads and their families out on the water. You won’t need a saltwater fishing license anywhere in Florida during the weekend of June 18-19.

Jacksonville RollerGirls Double-Header

Jacksonville RollerGirls Double-Header

The Jacksonville RollerGirls (JRG) presents a Florida duel! JRG home team River City Rat Pack will battle the Lakeland Derby Dames followed by JRG’s home team First Coast Fatales vs. Ocala Cannibals. A portion of proceeds will go to benefit the Girl Power 2 Cure foundation to research Rett Syndrome, a neurological disorder that affects only girls. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the first bout will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the second at 7:30. Tickets are $10.00 in advance or $12.00 at the door. Tickets can be purchased in advance from Skate Bomb in Jacksonville Beach, www.BrownPaperTickets.com, or from one of your local roller derby girls.

Britney Spears Tickets on Sale Tomorrow, June 11

Britney Spears Tickets on Sale Tomorrow, June 11

Pop music trendsetter Britney Spears, who has continually captivated crowds around the world with her live music events, has prepared an extraordinary show in support of her North American tour and will be making a stop at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on Saturday July 23rd