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One Spark Pro Tips

Some helpful hints from a previous One Spark creator So, you’re all ready for . You have your grand project ready, you’ve attended the creator acadamy, your juices are flowing, and you’re registered–at least, hopefully you’re registered, since the deadline was February 25th (which also happens to be my birthday). Now that you’re ready to send your dream rover down from the clouds for a little exploration on the surface of planet reality, perhaps I can give you a little heads up on what to expect once you’re there. Bear in mind, I’m not just writing this as a journalist …

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Veg Fest – March 7 in Riverside Park

Veg Fest, Jacksonville, FL

There are lots of fun events and festivals going on in Jacksonville this spring, but make sure you add the Northeast Florida Veg Fest to your calendar. This festival is more than a great food and beer selection. Veg Fest, presented by , a Jacksonville-based nonprofit focused on animal, health and environmental issues, connects people to local businesses that prove profits and principles can go hand-in-hand. Come relax at the park and enjoy gourmet popsicles, innovative nachos, stonecore pizzas and Jamaican specialties from  out of Gainesville, Florida. Sit in the  beer garden and listen to live music from  and the …

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Retr-O-Rama Collectibles Show

Sunday, February 8 is the Day of the Walking Dead in Jacksonville! It’s not the end of days but it may look like it on February 8, when the returns to the Ramada Convention Center in Mandarin at 3130 Hartley Road.  The Retrorama gang is planning their biggest event yet and a big part of that involves actor who played Axel on the hit television series, .  According to show promoter , “this will be the first time that an actor from the main cast of the series The Walking Dead has appeared at a show in North Florida and …

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10 Reasons to Get Your Ticket to the One Spark Speaker Summit

One Spark Speaker Summit, Downtown Jacksonville

The Speaker Summit presented by  is one of the best events for entrepreneurs, CEOs, small business folks, marketers, and creators in the Southeast! We know you already know that. But, we thought we’d give you 10 more reasons why you should get your ticket today! – From our friends at One Spark

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Treasures of the First Coast at MOSH

Treasures of the First Coast  Odyssey’s “Shipwreck Pirates and Treasures,” exhibit currently open at is simply massive! The largest exhibit in the 73-year history of our beloved Museum of Science and History strikes the perfect chord between the two disciplines. Over 500 artifacts discovered and reclaimed from various seas from all parts of the globe, ranging from the beautiful Blue China recovered just 70 miles off the “First Coast” of Jacksonville, to gold and silver and just about anything worth enough for someone to ship, but fated to disaster, are on display. Odyssey Inc., far and away the industry leader …

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Grow Your Own – November 2014

Are you familiar with how the  was created, and when? This is a good time to learn because statewide networks of Extension Services all over the United States are celebrating their 100th anniversary this year. In the mid-19th century the US Government established land grant colleges in each state. These colleges, focusing on agriculture and mechanical arts, were funded by endowments established by the sale of large amounts of land. Florida’s first land grant college, , was established in Lake City in 1884. About 20 years later the Florida Legislature combined the Florida Agricultural College with three other state schools …

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Peace of Blue: Water Journeys

Event: Peace of Blue: book group discussion where: St. Johns Riverkeeper offices, Jacksonville University when: November 18, 6pm info: www.stjohnsriverkeeper.org/events/river-reads-bookgroup-peace-of-blue-water-journeys-by-bill-belleville When it comes to celebrating Florida’s wild places, author  has become an authority. From documentaries of deep underground cave explorations to articles and books about journeys through Florida’s remaining natural havens, Belleville uniquely speaks to Florida waters. Belleville’s latest book, , allows readers to follow along on journeys that most will never be able to take themselves. Peace is a collection of narrative essays in which the author describes his experiences hiking, paddling, snorkeling, and diving throughout Florida and the …

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