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Historic Springfield Tour of Homes

The 37th annual Historic Springfield Tour of Homes will be held June 6 and 7 from 12 to 5 p.m. each day, showcasing homes and businesses in Jacksonville’s oldest neighborhood. This year’s tour highlights eight venues, featuring the classic architecture and character of the Springfield Historic District: Four turn-of-the-century beautifully restored homes A grand Victorian in progress of renovation A charming new construction bungalow A gorgeously renovated commercial space The , the historic mansion built by founder “Before” photos will be on display at several historic venues so visitors can see the transformations. “Springfield has some of the most unique, …

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Jacksonville Cannons, Professional Ultimate Frisbee Makes it to Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Cannons, Professional Ultimate Frisbee Makes it to Jacksonville

After winning three weeks in a row at home, The Cannons are now 4-3 Jacksonville — Last Saturday, the beat The Atlanta Hustle 26-22 increasing their overall record to 4-3. The Cannons now sit only one game out of the playoffs and control their own destiny, as the first place Raleigh Flyers come to town this Saturday – 6pm at . The team is represented through the , otherwise known as the AUDL. Although the franchise was bought nearly three years ago, The AUDL South Division was not set for expansion until this year. For those who don’t know much about the sport of , the …

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Beach Boys

Starry Nights: The Beach Boys perform with Symphony at Metro Park

Event: The Beach Boys perform with Symphony at Metro Park Venue: Metropolitan Park Date: May 16, Gates open at 6pm, Concert begins at 8:15pm Tickets: Prices start at $29 advance for lawn seating ($9 for children, lawn seating) Contact: www.jaxsymphony.org or (904) 354-5547 The  is aiming for the stars with new leadership, an exciting spring program, and a long term goal to widen their audience appeal outside the concert hall. The  program featuring the  with the symphony orchestra May 16th at  is sure to expose the symphony to a diverse crowd. Just three months into his new appointment, Symphony president …

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Native Sun

Native Sun Natural Foods Market announces new Jacksonville Beach store

, North Florida’s leading organic grocery retailer, has selected  as the general contractor for its newest store to be located at the corner of 3rd Street and 15th Avenue North in Jacksonville Beach. The beaches store, slated to open in mid to late August, will introduce Native Sun shoppers to a fresh new store design. The new store design will feature an intuitive store layout, mural artwork, living signage, and other flourishes that will create a unique shopping experience. In addition, expanded indoor and outdoor seating will give shoppers more room to enjoy the store’s breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. …

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Museum of Science & History – Springs Eternal

The Year of the River is an initiative bringing together over 50 institutions to raise awareness of the St. Johns River as the “cultural current” of our city and an important driver for economic development, recreation, tourism and quality of life throughout Northeast Florida. @CulturalFusionJax  #yotr The Museum of Science & History (MOSH) was thrilled to learn that Cultural Fusion chose “Year of the River” as the 2015 initiative. With prime real estate along the St. Johns, MOSH not only has a great view, but also a commitment to educating the community about the science of water. One thing that many …

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Jacksonville Downtown Art Walk

May 2015 Art Walk: Fiesta de Mayo

Produced by  and held each month from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.—rain or shine—the monthly  spans more than 15 blocks that includes more than 40 galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars and businesses, plus dozens of artists in , street performers and live music. http://jacksonvilleartwalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/MAY-Final-Flyer-WEB.pdf THIS MONTH’S Don’t Miss Venues ‘Nacho’ average fiesta! Grab your sombrero for an art-tastic twist on Cinco de Mayo. Get into the spirit(s) with tequila, piña coladas and cerveza while you shake your maracas to live music by The Chris Thomas Band. The Jalapeño Truck and Latin Soul Grille bring the heat with spicy bites, and Dance …

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Art in the Park + MOSH + RAM

Hemming Park is exploding with art all over the park on Saturday, May 2, sponsored by . From 10 am to 3 pm, children and adults are invited to a free day of fun with the best of the city’s cultural organizations offering live performances, participatory events and even a water spirit emerging thanks to artist . Come along any way you wish – by bicycle, skyway, river taxi or walk the bridges. Just be there for a jammed pack day of exciting events over at , too, where the  at  or around the bend at  for more food, fun …

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World of Nations 2015

World of Nations 2015, May 2nd & 3rd at Metro Park

World of Nations 2015 Guide Book Metropolitan Park 1410 Gator Bowl Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32202 $5 Buy Tickets As you travel through the World of Nations Celebration, experience the cuisine, artistry and customs from lands near and far. Admission is $5 (One Day Ticket) or $8 (Two Day Ticket). Children ages 3 and under are free. Grab your passport and join us for a great trip! April 30 – May 3, 2015 at Metropolitan Park Have you ever wanted to visit a foreign country? We have your passport ready! The  and local multicultural friends will bring the world to you with this fascinating cultural destination that …

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FREE PARKING – Centuries of History in Ortega’s Parks

  The is known for its giant oak trees, waterfront views, and historic homes. Nestled between the St. Johns and Ortega rivers, the area was designated as a US historic district in 2004. The peninsula is a mostly residential area with abundant green spaces and a wealth of parks. On any given weekend, you can see Ortega residents and tourists riding bikes, tossing a frisbee, walking their dogs, or playing flag football in one of these green spaces: 4021 Ortega Blvd A gilded iron entryway introduces this park, named after , president of the Ortega Company and the resident responsible …

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EASTER EVENTS – Hop Opps

April 4 ADVENTURE LANDING EGG HUNT Adventure Landing hosts their Annual Easter Egg Hunt on the Mini Golf Courses with a visit by the Easter Bunny at the Jacksonville Beach, St. Augustine and Blanding Blvd locations. There will be two Egg Hunts: 9am and 11am. Egg Hunt registration begins at 8:15am. There are three age-groups for each hunt: Ages 4 & Under, 5-8, and 9-12. A $3 per child donation will benefit the Betty Griffin House. Each hunt is followed by a charity raffle. There will also be stay and play specials. From 9am-2pm, enjoy Unlimited Mini Golf and Go-Karts. $10–Guests under 56″ tall or $15–Guests 56″ tall and …

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