Events

Adoption . . . A Perfect Fit Fashion Show, Nov 13th

In celebration of National Adoption Month, Family Support Services of North Florida (FSS) is shining the spotlight on adopting children from foster care by hosting a fashion show, Adoption . . . A Perfect Fit, on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 1 p.m. in the Avenues Mall, 10300 Southside Blvd. More than 20 local foster children available for adoption will model fall fashions on the lower level of the mall, in front of Sears.

Alhambra Plans New Year's Eve Party With Patsy Cline

The new Alhambra Theatre will usher in 2011 with a New Year’s Eve Party like none other in Jacksonville.  This one-time-only event will feature the hit show, “A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline” starring Gail Bliss.  Prior to the show, guests will enjoy a cocktail reception with hors d’oeuvres.  A special dinner will be prepared my Executive Chef Matthew Medure.  Following the performance, guests will enjoy dancing to live music and a New Year’s champagne toast.  For those who have worked up an appetite, The Alhambra will also roll out a breakfast buffet at about 11:00 PM.

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Native Sun Natural Foods Market Hosts FREE Fall Food Festival Nov. 20

Jacksonville’s organic grocer Native Sun Natural Foods Market is hosting a FREE Fall Food Festival on Saturday, November 20. From 12pm – 5pm, both Native Sun locations will have delicious fall dishes, sides and snacks for customers to sample while Native Sun kids can enjoy face painting, crafts and other fun activities. From 5 – 7pm, Native Sun’s Baymeadows location will offer live music and a free all-natural and organic beer, wine and hors d’ oeuvre tasting for customers 21 and older.  These events are free and open to the public.

Tickets for the Mayor’s Holiday Festival for Senior Citizens are Now on Sale

Tickets for the Mayor’s Holiday Festival for Senior Citizens are now on sale.  Tickets are available for $8 each at the Mary L. Singleton Senior Center, 150 E. First St., and at City Hall at St. James, 117 W. Duval St., Suite 280 on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The event will be held Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Prime Osborn Convention Center,1000 Water St., from 2 - 5 p.m.

New Holiday Show at the Alhambra!

If part of the magic of live theater is creating different worlds for audiences to explore, then audiences are in for a new Christmas thrill this year. For the cast and crew of “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play,” the magic of theater also includes the magic of radio. The Alhambra Theatre & Dining announces its first-ever production of the beloved holiday classic, It's a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play adapted from Frank Capra's film and directed by Tod Booth.   The production will run December 1 -December 24, 2010.

Community Conversation About School Reform in Jacksonville

As a follow-up to the recent release of education-reform documentary Waiting for Superman, the Jacksonville Public Education Fund is hosting a panel discussion with education leaders, followed by a community conversation to identify education reform priorities for the city.

The event will be held on Tuesday, November 9 at 6:00 p.m. in the conference center of the main branch of the Jacksonville Public Library, 303 N. Laura Street.