Events

Whole Foods First Friday Wine & Beer Tasting

Whole Foods invites you join us on the First Friday of every month for a free organic wine and beer tasting and networking event. For our November Mixer, we are meeting on Friday, November 5 at the Lifestyle Center which is located inside the Whole Foods Market in Mandarin.

Santa Arrives at The Avenues, Nov. 5th

Families are invited to welcome Santa from the North Pole as he arrives at The Avenues.

After traveling all the way from the North Pole, Santa will make his home-away-from-home at The Avenues. He will be posing for photos and listening to holiday wishes in his winter wonderland through Christmas Eve.                

FREE and open to the public

Friday, November 5 from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

The Avenues – Center Court

10300 Southside Boulevard

Jacksonville, FL 32256

"Ask-A-Lawyer" event on Saturday, November 6th

The JBA Ask-A-Lawyer Project Will Be at Gateway Town Center, 5000 Norwood Avenue, Saturday, November 6th, 9:00-12:00.

The Jacksonville Bar Association and the Grace and Truth Community Development Corporation are offering an "Ask-A-Lawyer" event on Saturday, November 6th, 9:00-12:00, at Gateway Town Center, 5000 Norwood Avenue.  The service is free-of-charge.  Attorneys will conduct individual, 10-to-15-minute consultations.  The attorneys have expertise in many areas of law and can provide guidance regarding family law matters, employment, landlord/tenant, wills and estates, criminal law, bankruptcy, and foreclosures to name a few.  The event on November 6th is offered in conjunction with Grace and Truth’s Empowerment Fair.  Persons who participate in Ask-A-Lawyer must sign statements verifying that they understand that the interviewing attorney will not be opening a case, but is simply there to provide some legal guidance and information on additional community resources.  For matters that may require full representation, persons may be referred to Jacksonville Area Legal Aid or to the Jacksonville Lawyer Referral Service.  If you need legal assistance, come to Ask-A-Lawyer on November 6th and get your questions answered.

Hubbard House Announces Winner in Youth Art Contest

Mariah Blanton, an 8-year-old from Glen St. Mary, Florida, is the grand prize winner in Hubbard House’s first-ever Domestic Violence Awareness Month Youth Art Contest. She will receive a party for 10 at Jungle Quest, an indoor facility for kids that offers rock climbing, zip lines, tree houses and more.

Dance Marathon at the University of North Florida, November 20-21

University of North Florida students will gather together on November 20-21, 2010 to raise funds and awareness for Children’s Miracle Network.

October 20, 2010– If you were in college, wouldn’t you want to participate in the University of North Florida’s largest all night party for a cause?  November 20-21, 2010 will mark the third year that Dance Marathon at the University of North Florida has taken place on the First Coast.

MOSH: Bryan-Gooding Planetarium, Nov. 11

The wait is almost over!  The Grand Opening Celebration of the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium is set for November 11th through 14th.  The opening will begin a new chapter in the Museum of Science & History’s 59-year history of space science programming.  

Jacksonville RollerGirls November Charity Bout

Jacksonville RollerGirls home teams First Coast Fatales and River City Rat Pack will battle it out in the name of justice. JRG held our first CrimeStoppers bout last year in memory of Somer Thompson and have since committed to an annual partnership with the organization with the goal of keeping our community safe. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the first bout will begin at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $10.00 in advance or $12.00 at the door. Tickets can be purchased in advance from Skate Bomb in Jacksonville Beach, www.BrownPaperTickets.com, or from one of your local roller derby girls.