Events

Save Our Sports in Duval County Telethon

The Save Our Sports In Duval County Campaign is designed to raise the funds needed to re-implement the high school sports that have been cut due to budget constraints by the Duval County Public School (DCPS) system for the next school year.

Thursday’s Sugar Ray Concert Moved Indoors to Whisky River

Thursday’s Sugar Ray Concert Moved Indoors to Whisky River

Due to potentially poor air quality stemming from the Honey Prairie Fire and other area wildfires, this Thursday night’s concert with multi-platinum recording artist Sugar Ray, originally scheduled as an open-air show, has been moved inside to Whisky River.

“Save High School Golf Open” in Response to Duval County Budget Cuts

“Save High School Golf Open” in Response to  Duval County Budget Cuts

Signs-N-Motion, a Jacksonville-based sign design and development company, is hosting a golf tournament on Saturday, July 30, 2011 at Windsor Parke Golf Club in an effort to raise funds to save high school golf in Duval County.

Education budget cuts recently approved by the State of Florida will likely mean the end of several sports in Duval County schools, including golf, cross country, lacrosse, and several others, according to the chairman of the Duval County School Board. The county must raise $70,000.00 by August 1st in order to take high school golf off the chopping block.

Father's Day Pet Adoption Specials at Animal Care & Protective Services

Father's Day Pet Adoption Specials at Animal Care & Protective Services

In honor of all the great dads across Jacksonville, the city's Animal Care & Protective Services Division is offering pet adoption specials for male dogs and cats throughout June. All male pets will be available for adoption for only $20, which covers the license fee.  That could mean a savings of up to $80 off regular adoption fees.  All animals adopted from Animal Care & Protective Services have been screened for heartworms, spayed/neutered, microchipped and given an initial checkup and shots, including the rabies vaccine.

License-free Saltwater Fishing Father's Day Weekend

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and one great way to celebrate is by planning a fishing trip off of the waters of Florida.  So if it has been awhile since you last wet a hook, or if it is something you’ve always wanted to try, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has provided a great opportunity to get dads and their families out on the water. You won’t need a saltwater fishing license anywhere in Florida during the weekend of June 18-19.

Jaguars Assistant Coach Hosts Free Football Camp for Area High Schoolers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jaguars defensive line coach Joe Cullen is hosting a free two-day football camp for high school football offensive and defensive linemen this week.

The camp is being held on Monday and Tuesday at Atlantic Coast High School.  Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio spoke to the campers on Monday evening, and a few other professional and college coaches are on hand to help with the camp.  There are some former NFL players at the camp as well.

Cullen is in his second season with the Jaguars.  This is the first time he has hosted a free football camp in Jacksonville.  He spent three years with the Lions in Detroit, and that's where started hosting his "Big Men Camp."

During the 2010 season, the Jaguars defense got 26 sacks compared to 14 the year before. 

Britney Spears Tickets on Sale Tomorrow, June 11

Britney Spears Tickets on Sale Tomorrow, June 11

Pop music trendsetter Britney Spears, who has continually captivated crowds around the world with her live music events, has prepared an extraordinary show in support of her North American tour and will be making a stop at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on Saturday July 23rd