Events

Cummer’s 50th Anniversary Community Celebration

 

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is celebrating 50 years of art, gardens and education by hosting the 50th Anniversary Community Celebration in honor of the Museum and its legacy. The event is Friday, November 11, 2011, from Noon to 8 p.m. and will feature fun and exciting things to do, including art-making, artist demonstrations, gallery activities, musical concerts, live radio broadcast and surprises all day. Admission is free all day and there will be Anniversary toasts at Noon and 6 p.m., followed by an evening concert in the gardens at 6:30 p.m. with the University of North Florida Jazz Ensemble 1 under the direction of J.B. Scott. They will play music ranging from the 40s to today’s hits. Guests are welcome to bring chairs and blankets for the garden concert. The Community Celebration will be a wonderful grand finale to the 50th Anniversary Year.

Boorito is Back: Chipotle Hosts Halloween Fundraiser & Launches Short Film to Benefit Farm Aid

Boorito is Back: Chipotle Hosts Halloween Fundraiser & Launches Short Film to Benefit Farm Aid

 

Chipotle Mexican Grill  will raise up to $1 million to benefit family farmers through its annual “Boorito” Halloween fundraiser. Customers visiting any Chipotle restaurant in the US, Canada and the UK on Monday, October 31st from 6 p.m. to close dressed in a costume inspired by the family farm will be treated to a burrito, order of tacos, salad, or burrito bowl for only $2, and Chipotle will donate proceeds (up to $1 million) to Farm Aid and the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation.

Shred Cancer For Good to benefit Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk

Shred Cancer For Good to benefit Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk

Norville Realty, Inc. will celebrate 25 years serving the Real Estate needs of Northeast Florida with a free shredding event,  SHRED CANCER FOR GOOD!

On October 14 from 11am to 2pm, the public is invited to bring documents and files to be shredded to Norville’s offices at 1938 Hamilton Street in Jacksonville.  Participants may deposit their sensitive documents in secure, locked bins, inside a shredding truck, and they are then securely transported to Shred for Good*  where they are destroyed.

The Second Annual Northeast Florida Veg Fest

The Second Annual Northeast Florida Veg Fest

JACKSONVILLE, Fla --  The Girls Gone Green will present the Second Annual Northeast Florida Veg Fest hosted by Northeast Florida Vegetarian Society on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at the beautiful Riverside Park located next to Historic Five Points from 10:00AM to 5:00PM.

The day-long event will feature various healthy and sustainable foods available locally year-round. The best of organic, green, animal-friendly and wellness businesses along with non-profits will come together to celebrate this planet and all of its inhabitants. We invite everyone interested in becoming leaner, greener, or cleaner to join us for a day of family fun and positive action.

Think Pink at Riverside Arts Market, Oct 8th

 

This weekend is Health Awareness Week at RAM. While there is so much that we should be aware of, October is most notably known as Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Please join RAM and participate by wearing pink to recognize and appreciate the women and men who have had to endure this hardship. The North Florida affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will be at the Market to celebrate breast cancer survivors. Additionally, representatives from UF & Shand’s clinics will be on hand providing free basic health tests such as blood sugar, blood pressure, and body mass index.