Events

August 27-28: First Coast Beach Series: (Saturday Divisions COED; Sunday All Juniors Divisions)

August 27-28:  First Coast Beach Series:  (Saturday Divisions COED; Sunday All Juniors Divisions)

 

August 27-28:  First Coast Beach Series:  (Saturday Divisions TBA; Sunday All Juniors Divisions) http://www.fcva1.com/  

It was another hot one for the 100 degree temperatures right along with the on the freshly re-nourished Jacksonville Beach.

City Animal Shelter Needs Community Support to Win $100K, Offers $20 Adoptions

City Animal Shelter Needs Community Support to Win $100K, Offers $20 Adoptions

Thanks to more than 8,700 local animal lovers who voted for Animal Care & Protective Services (ACPS) during an online qualifying phase earlier this year, the city has won a spot in the 2011 ASPCA $100K Challenge, competing for grants from ASPCA totaling $300,000, including a top prize of $100,000.

The 2011 ASPCA $100K Challenge is a nationwide competition for animal shelters and their communities aiming to get more animals adopted or returned to their homes than ever before. Taking place from Aug. 1 to Oct. 31, ACPS will compete to find homes for more cats and dogs than it did during the same time period in 2011. Competing against 49 other shelters, ACPS’ goal is to save at least 300 more animals than last year.

TOMORROW: Jacksonville RollerGirls VS. Tallahassee August 13

TOMORROW: Jacksonville RollerGirls VS. Tallahassee August 13

The Jacksonville RollerGirls (JRG) presents a double-header against the Tallahassee Roller Girls (TRG). Two of only three Florida Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) teams, JRG and TRG will compete in what is sure to be two fast-paced, exhilarating bouts.

TOMORROW: Serve an Ace for High School Tennis Players

TOMORROW: Serve an Ace for High School Tennis Players

Come and enjoy a day of tennis clinics and play followed by an exhibition with former top ATP touring professionals Brian Gottfried, Todd Martin, and Mal Washington along with Amer Delic, a Wolfson High School Tennis standout and current touring pro.

Tickets on Sale TODAY: Sesame Street Live "Elmo's Super Heroes" in Jacksonville Sept. 16 - 18

Calling all super heroes! Super Grover needs your help – and it’s Elmo and the Fabulous Five to the rescue when this fantastic musical production zooms into Jacksonville. Join Elmo, Zoe, Abby Cadabby, Telly Monster and Zoe’s pet rock Rocco for Sesame Street Live “Elmo’s Super Heroes” at Times Union Center for Performing Arts (Moran Theater) from Friday, Sept. 16 through Sunday, Sept. 18. Tickets for all five performances go on sale Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 10 a.m.

When Super Grover loses his superness, Sesame Street needs a hero! Never fear, Elmo and his team of super heroes are here. Teaching lessons of healthy habits through song and dance, Elmo, Abby Cadabby and your favorite Sesame Street friends will explore exercise, nutrition, sleep/energy and hygiene – all in a quest to put the “super” back in Super Grover. It’s Elmo’s Super Heroes to the rescue!

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals of Northeast Florida/ Southeast Georgia Officially Launches New

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals of Northeast Florida/ Southeast Georgia Officially Launches New

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals of Northeast Florida/ Southeast Georgia Officially Launches New Website

 

The New Website was unveiled today at www.CMNJax.com

Saturday: "Save Jax High School Tennis" Fundraiser Features Clinics with Pros

Saturday: "Save Jax High School Tennis" Fundraiser Features Clinics with Pros

A full day of tennis play and exhibitions are scheduled for Saturday, August 13, 2011 at the San Jose Country Club when Jacksonville-area former touring ATP pros Brian Gottfried, Todd Martin and MaliVai Washington, along with Amer Delic, Wolfson High School tennis standout and current touring ATP pro, donate their time in a fundraising effort to “Save Jax High School Tennis.”