Things to do: Family Edition

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JACKSONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Main Library: Children’s Department – Find their new Facebook page here!

  • Florida Library Youth Program: Zoo. July 7 @ 11am, kids ages 6-12.
  • French Storytime: July 8 @ 10:30am. All ages welcome, but geared toward kids 4-6.
  • Preschool at the Library: July 8 @ 11:00am. Join Ms. Jaime for music, movement, stories and activities for kids ages 3-5.
  • Preschool Project: July 8 @ 11:45 am. Learn and explore through art and other “making” activities with Ms. Marie. Kids ages 3-5.
  • Cook-a-book: July 8 @ 3:30pm. For kids ages 5-12.
  • Saturday Surprise!: Summer Carnival. July 11 @ 2pm. Kids ages 6-12.
    ***For more Children’s department events at the Main Library, please check out the July calendar (with detailed info here).
    Main Library: Teen Department
  • Teen Book Club: July 7 @ 2pm. This week’s book is Runaway Girl.
  • Movie Madness! Bedtime Stories July 7 @ 3pm
  • WTF!: Design a Graphic Novel. July 8 @ 3pm
  • Tween Thing: Altered Journals. July 9 @ 2pm, for kids ages 10-14.
    ***For more Teen department events at the Main Library, please check out the July calendar (with detailed info here).

    JACKSONVILLE SUNS HOME GAMES

  • Friday Family Fireworks – July 10 @ 7:05pm
  • Clayton Kershaw Bobblehead Giveaway – July 11 @ 7:05pm

    NATURESCOPE: JAXPARKS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS Click the link for more Jaxpark events.

  • Trail Walks @ McGirts Creek Regional Park. July 6, 9-10am
  • Bones and Skulls @ Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park. July 11, 2-3pm

    SUMMER MOVIE EVENTS. Click the link for more.

  • July 6, 2pm: Wall-E, free @ Neptune Beach Library.
  • July 7 & 8, 10am: Horton Hears A Who and Nim’s Island @ Regal Cinemas Beach Boulevard
  • July 7, 8 & 9, 10am: Curious George and Spiderwick Chronicles @ Regal Cinemas Avenues
  • July 7, 10am: Shrek The Third, $1 admission @ Carmike Fleming Island.
  • July 8, 10am: Tale of Despereaux, $1 admission @ AMC Orange Park & Regency.

    FAMILY NIGHT AT THE CUMMER. July 7, 4pm-9pm

    CHICKEN LITTLE – AN APPALACHIAN MUSICAL JAMBOREE, PRESENTED BY THEATREWORKS @ MAIN LIBRARY July 8, 9 & 10, 11am and 1pm each day. Free admission

    BEAUTY AND THE BEAST JR. PRESENTED BY BROADWAY KID STARZ @ THUNDERBOLT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL July 10 & 11 at 7pm, and July 12 at 2pm

    SHARK TEETH @ FORT GEORGE ISLAND CULTURAL STATE PARK Ribault Club, July 11 at 2pm

    TONCA’S BIRTHDAY PARTY @ MOSH Birthday party for Tonca, MOSH’s alligator snapping turtle, to include Tonca’s annual weigh-in, party games and birthday cake. July 11, 10am-2pm

    NATIVE SUN KIDS PUZZLE. Complete the puzzle at the link and bring it in to your local Native Sun for a free prize. Through July 31. Kids under 12 only.

    RIVERSIDE ARTS MARKET Saturdays 10am-4pm

    FAMILY SATURDAYS AT TREE HILL NATURE CENTER Saturdays @ 10am. $5 per family.

    MOCA JACKSONVILLE: SUNDAY FAMILY DAYS
    Sunday, 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m.
    Children and accompanying adults are free.

    More great kids and family events can be found at Jax4kids.com and Experience Jax.
    Please comment if you have more events to add.

  • Things to do Family Edition

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    JACKSONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY May is Bike Month!
    Main Library: Children’s Department – Find their new Facebook page here!
    Portuguese Storytime: May 13 @ 10:30am. Open to all ages, but geared toward kids ages 3-6.
    Zoo for Toddlers with the Jacksonville Zoo: May 15 @ 10 am, toddlers ages 18-36 months and their caregivers. (Be on time, no admittance once animals are out of their cages)
    Zoo for Families with the Jacksonville Zoo: May 15 @ 11 am, kids ages 0-5 and their caregivers. (Be on time, no admittance once animals are out of their cages)
    Saturday Surprise: Lego Building Contest. May 16 @ 2pm. Kids ages 6-12. Contact the Children’s Department for entry information and rules.
    ***For more Children’s department events at the Main Library, please check out the May calendar (with detailed info here).
    Main Library: Teen Department
    Teen Resume and Job Search Workshop May 16, 3pm-4pm. Ages 12-18.
    4th Annual JPL Teen Battle of the Bands Sign-up begins May 1.
    **Teen programs can be found here.

    NATURESCOPE: JAXPARKS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS Click the link for more Jaxparks events.
    Beach Walks and Talks @ Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park – May 11, 9:30am-10:30am, and 11am-12pm
    Trail Walks @ Blue Cypress Park – May 13, 2:30pm-3:30pm
    Owl Encounter @ Tillie Fowler Regional Park – May 14, 3pm-4pm

    JACKSONVILLE SUNS HOME GAMES
    Celebration of Reading Day #3 – May 11 @ 11:05am
    PTA Night, Disabled Citizens Night and Fifty-Cent Family Feast Night – May 12 @ 7:05pm
    Friday Family Fireworks – May 15 @ 7:05pm

    MAGIC TREE HOUSE @ THE FLORIDA THEATRE Presented by Theatreworks Jax. May 11, 10am

    ENDANGERED ANIMALS DAY @ JACKSONVILLE ZOO May 15 11am-3pm

    DINO-ROAR EXHIBIT @ MOSH Opens May 16

    JUNKANOO ISLAND & MUSIC FESTIVAL @ PLAZA DE LA CONSTITUCION IN ST. AUGUSTINE May 16, 1pm-7pm

    8th ANNUAL VERIZON WIRELESS KIDS 4 KIDS CARNIVAL @ MALIVAI WASHINGTON FOUNDATION May 16, 10am-2pm

    NATURE HIKE @ FORT GEORGE ISLAND CULTURAL STATE PARK at the Ribault Club. May 16, 1pm & May 17, 10am

    BEACH WALK @ LITTLE TALBOT ISLAND STATE PARK at Pavillion one. May 16, 10am & May 17, 1pm

    TEDDY BEAR AFFAIR @ JACKSONVILLE ZOO May 16, 10am-4pm. Kids who bring their injured teddy bears receive free admission and teddy bear check-ups to be performed by Nemours’ Children’s Clinic skilled staff.

    STARRY NIGHTS @ METRO PARK May 16, gates open at 5:30pm, music starts at 7:30pm. See the link for ticket and event information. This event has been cancelled. More information here.

    RIVERSIDE ARTS MARKET Saturdays 10am- 4pm

    FAMILY SATURDAYS AT TREE HILL NATURE CENTER Saturdays @ 10am. $5 per family.

    KIDS PUZZLE @ NATIVE SUN Through May 31. Print out and color, then bring in to your local Native Sun Natural Foods Market for a free surprise. Kids 12 and under only.

    MOCA JACKSONVILLE: SUNDAY FAMILY DAYS
    Sunday, 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m.
    Children and accompanying adults are free.

    More great kids and family events can be found at Jax4kids.com and Experience Jax.
    Please comment if you have more events to add.earth

    Things to do: Family Edition

    Click on the links for more info:

    JACKSONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY May is Bike Month!
    Main Library: Children’s Department – Find their new Facebook page here!
    French Storytime: May 6 @ 10:30am. Open to all ages, but geared toward kids ages 4-6.
    Saturday Surprise: French Tea Party with Ms. Marie. May 9 @ 2pm. Kids ages 6-12.
    ***For more Children’s department events at the Main Library, please check out the May calendar (with detailed info here).
    Main Library: Teen Department
    6th Annual Amateur Film Contest May 9, 11am-1pm.
    4th Annual JPL Teen Battle of the Bands Sign-up begins May 1.
    **Teen programs can be found here.

    NATURESCOPE: JAXPARKS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS Click the link for more Jaxparks events.
    Bike Hikes @ Camp Milton Historic Preserve – May 4, 9:30am-10:30am, and 11am-12pm
    Wee Workshop: Butterflies and Moths @ Camp Tomahawk – May 4, 10:30am-11:30am (kids 7 and under)
    Beach Walks and Talks @ Huguenot Memorial Park – May 7, 12:30pm-1:30pm and 2pm-3pm

    JACKSONVILLE SUNS HOME GAMES
    Celebration of Reading Day – May 4 @ 11:05am

    MOVIES IN THE PARK @ TREATY OAK May 8, 8pm. Free parking in Suddath garage, gates open at 5:30pm. The last movie in the series will be Beetlejuice.

    THE GREAT ALPHABET ADVENTURE @ THE FLORIDA THEATRE Presented by Theatreworks Jax. May 6, 10am and 12pm.

    HEALTH FAIR @ MOSH May 9, 10am-4pm. Students get in for 1/2 price, and a giveaway to the first 100 guests.

    MAGIC TREE HOUSE: THE MUSICAL @ THE FLORIDA THEATRE May 10, 3pm.

    RIVERSIDE ARTS MARKET Saturdays 10am- 4pm

    FAMILY SATURDAYS AT TREE HILL NATURE CENTER Saturdays @ 10am. $5 per family.

    KIDS PUZZLE @ NATIVE SUN Through May 31. Print out and color, then bring in to your local Native Sun Natural Foods Market for a free surprise. Kids 12 and under only.

    MOCA JACKSONVILLE: SUNDAY FAMILY DAYS
    Sunday, 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m.
    Children and accompanying adults are free.

    More great kids and family events can be found at Jax4kids.com and Experience Jax.
    Please comment if you have more events to add.earth

    Things to do: Family Edition

    Click on the links for more info:

    JACKSONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    Main Library: Children’s Department
    French Storytime: April 15 @ 10:30am. All ages welcome, but geared toward kids 4-6. Songs and stories to help kids learn french.
    Cook-a-Book: April 15 @ 3:30pm. Prepare a tasty treat and share books. Kids ages 5-12.
    Saturday Surprise: Survival Skills. April 18 @ 2pm. Kids 6-12.
    ***For more Children’s department events at the Main Library, please check out the April calendar (with detailed info here).
    Main Library: Teen Department
    Dog Photo Contest April 1-30, ages 12-18.
    Movie Madness – April 15 @ 3pm: National Treasure
    **More teen programs can be found here.

    EARTH DAY @ MOSH See the link for activity details, including information on the special admission discount when you bring in five recyclables (see the link for list of items) through the month of April.

    NATURESCOPE: JAXPARKS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS Click the link for more Jaxpark events.
    Beach Walk & Talks @ Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park – April 13, 9:30am – 10:30am, and 11am-12pm
    Outdoor Explorations Great Outdoor Adventure @ Reddie Point Preserve – April 15, 2pm-3pm
    Animal Skull Sketching @ Castaway Island Preserve – April 17, 1:30pm-2:30pm
    Animal Detective @ Tillie Fowler Regional Park – April 18, 2:30pm-3:30pm

    JACKSONVILLE SUNS HOME GAMES Click the link for the full week’s schedule.
    Celebration of Reading Day – April 13 @ 11:05am
    50 cent Family Feast – April 14 @ 7:05pm
    Friday Family Fireworks – April 17 @ 7:05pm
    Bucket Hat Giveaway – April 18 @ 7:05pm

    MOVIES IN THE PARK @ TREATY OAK April 17, 8pm. Free parking in Suddath garage, gates open at 5:30pm. This week’s movie is Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom.

    BEAUTY AND THE BEAST AUDITIONS @ FCCJ April 17 at 7pm, and April 18 at 1pm. Rising 10th grade students through 12th grade students for the 2009-2010 school year.

    EARTH DAY JAX ECOLOGY FAIR @ THE LANDING April 18, 10am-4pm.

    THE INSIDE OUT EARTH DAY AFFAIR @ NATIVE SUN April 18 12noon-4pm, Mandarin location.

    WALK MS: FIRST COAST @ JACKSONVILLE VETERANS MEMORIAL ARENA April 18, registration/check-in 9am, walk begins at 10am; and WING AND ROCK FEST 12noon-8pm.

    CECIL FIELD AIR SHOW April 18 & 19, 10am-5pm

    RIVERSIDE ARTS MARKET SATURDAYS 10AM – 4PM

    FAMILY SATURDAYS AT TREE HILL NATURE CENTER Saturdays @ 10:00am. $5 per family.

    KIDS PUZZLE @ NATIVE SUN Through April 30, print out and color, then bring in to your local Native Sun Natural Foods Market for a free surprise. Kids 12 and under only.

    MOCA JACKSONVILLE: SUNDAY FAMILY DAYS
    Sunday, 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m.
    Children and accompanying adults are free.

    More great kids and family events can be found at Jax4kids.com and Experience Jax.
    Please comment if you have more events to add.