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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