Events

MS Awareness Week and Walk MS Coming this Spring

 

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, North Florida Chapter announced in November open registration for Walk MS 2012, the rallying point of the MS movement. Walk MS takes place every Spring in several locations in the North Florida area. This year, MS Awareness Week will enhance MS awareness during Walk MS season.

JCA Events and Activities for January 2012

 

The Jewish Community Alliance announces the following upcoming programs and activities for January 2012. Unless otherwise noted, all events and programs will be held at the JCA, 8505 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, Florida 32217 (on the corner of San Jose and San Clerc, one traffic light north of Baymeadows Road). For more information on these or other programs at the JCA, please call 904-730-2100 ext. 221.

Jax Ice Offers Free Clinics

Jax Ice Offers Free Clinics

The New Year is the perfect time for young people to try out a fun, new activity. Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex invites kids, teens and parents to visit the ice rink for a FREE day of ice hockey and ice skating clinics.

What:     FREE learn to play hockey and learn to skate clinics

When:    Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012.

·         8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. – FREE learn to play hockey clinics, equipment included

·         10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. – FREE learn to skate clinics, equipment included

Where:   3605 Philips Highway

 

The Coolest Way to Work Off Your Holiday Meal & Kick Start Your New Year’s Resolution

The Coolest Way to Work Off Your Holiday Meal & Kick Start Your New Year’s Resolution

 

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – This year, when you experience the satisfied, yet suffocating feeling following your holiday meal, don’t let it confine you to the couch. Instead, come skate off the food and kick-start your New Year’s resolution to live a healthy lifestyle at Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex’s Annual Christmas Day and New Year’s Family Skates.

Both skating events are open to the public. The Christmas Day Family Skate is on Sunday, Dec. 25 from 7:00-9:30 p.m. Admission is $10 and includes skate rental, hot cocoa and a holiday cookie.

The New Year’s Family Skate is on Sunday, Jan.1 from 7:00-9:30 p.m.  Admission is $10 and includes skate rental. The Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex is located at 3605 Philips Highway.

Couples Sought for Ultimate Wedding Package Giveaway

Couples Sought for Ultimate Wedding Package Giveaway

 

Twelve Jacksonville companies are teaming up to pet and pamper one lucky Northeast Florida bride and groom on their wedding day.

Before you make plans to walk down your red carpet to wedded bliss, you have to register to win. “The Ultimate Wedding Package Giveaway” provides $20,000 worth of donated services. Couples can register to win at http://www.moneypages.com/Contests/Register.aspx?ContestID=144204. Registration ends on Dec. 23, 2011 and voting for the winning couple begins in January 2012.

One Lucky Winner Unwraps a Year of Disney Memories!

One Lucky Winner Unwraps a Year of Disney Memories!

Aubrey Hemingway, from the North side, won four Disney Florida Resident Premium Annual Passes! The Hemingways begin a year of Disney magic with the joy of the holidays at all four Disney Theme Parks.

Local Authors of Children’s Books Will Sign Their Books and Meet With Young Readers

 

Christ’s Church Academy invites community children and their parents to its Second Annual “Author Extravaganza” on Monday, Dec. 12, where they can meet local authors, see them bring their stories to life through special presentations, purchase books and have them signed.