Events

A Day of Free Smiles

Local dentist offers a day of free dentistry this holiday season.

 

Saturday, December 10 beginning at 8:00 a.m., Riverside Dental will be hosting Jacksonville’s first ever ‘The Gift of a Smile’, a day of free dentistry. This is the first time a private dental office in the Jacksonville area will be providing a day of free dentistry to the public. The first 75 people to arrive at Riverside Dental will receive their choice of a free cleaning, filling or extraction.

‘The Gift of a Smile’ will be held in hopes to give back to the Jacksonville community and provide dental care for those who are truly in need. There are no qualifications to be met in order to receive care. The event is first come first serve so be sure to arrive early. Riverside Dental is located at 1061 Riverside Avenue, Suite 101 Jacksonville, Fl 32204. The office can be reached for questions at (904) 355-5531.  

Striking a Chord Against Homelessness Benefits City Rescue Mission and the Homeless

Striking a Chord Against Homelessness Benefits City Rescue Mission and the Homeless

 

Ever wanted to be a part in writing the next great musical? Here’s your chance. The Jacksonville BUZZ Magazine is partnering with Jacksonville’s City Rescue Mission to announce the third round of the Musicians Against Homelessness competition in which musicians can win cash and prizes, all while raising awareness of the plight of many in our community who find themselves homeless.

Enter to Win: Unwrap a Year of Disney Memories!

Enter to Win: Unwrap a Year of Disney Memories!

First Coast News wants to give you the gift of four Disney Florida Resident Premium Annual Passes! Begin a year of Disney magic with the joy of the holidays at all four Disney Theme Parks. See a world of wondrous sights... and a castle wrapped in shimmering ice. Be inspired by songs of the season from a candlelit choir. Wrap yourself in a symphony of dancing lights. Then join in a wild parade that'll have you jumping & jiving for joy.

Tobacco Free Jacksonville Coalition and Tobacco Free Florida

Today marks the 36th Great American Smokeout, sponsored by the American Cancer Society. The Tobacco Free Jacksonville Coalition with the Duval County Health Department, the Florida Department of Health and Tobacco Free Florida are celebrating this event by encouraging Floridians to commit to being tobacco-free for 24 hours on Thursday.

St. Vincent’s HealthCare to Kick off Holidays at Town Center

St. Vincent’s HealthCare to Kick off Holidays at Town Center

It’s beginning to look and feel a lot like the Holidays.  St. Vincent’s HealthCare will help usher in the season as the presenting sponsor of the St. Johns Town Center Holiday Spectacular, Nov. 19.

“This marks a special time of year. Not only is this a time to celebrate with friends and family but it’s a time to reflect on our many blessings and to give back to our community,” said Moody Chisholm, President of St. Vincent’s HealthCare. “We are honored to once again be a part of this family-friendly festive and joyous tradition.”

St. Vincent’s HealthCare will provide free cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure screenings from 12-9pm as well as free holiday photos. Shoppers will also have the opportunity to tour our mobile mammography unit, the only one in the city. 

Other activities include:

Do you “Believe in Heroes”?

Do you “Believe in Heroes”?

 

Believe in Heroes is a Wounded Warrior Project™ initiative that calls on Americans to recognize the enormous sacrifices made by our newest generation of veterans and to honor the service of these individual over a two-month campaign leading up to Veterans Day. The Believe in Heroes campaign will provide the American public with an opportunity to show their support and appreciation of our veterans in their communities, and across the nation