Things to do: Family Edition

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JACKSONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY Closed September 7 for Labor Day.

Main Library: Children’s Department

  • Portuguese Storytime: September 9 @ 10:30 am. All ages welcome, but geared towards 4-6 year olds.

  • Cook-a-Book: September 9 @ 3:30 pm. This month’s book is Ritzy Snack. Kids ages 8-13.

  • Saturday Surprise!: with Mr. Josh. September 12 @ 2pm. Kids ages 6-12.

    ***For more Children’s department events at the Main Library, including regular weekly programs for infants and toddlers, please check out the September calendar (with detailed info here).

    Main Library: Teen Department

  • ‘What the River Means to Me’ Photo Contest, through September 30. Ages 12-18 may enter.

  • Movie Madness: Coraline. September 9 @ 3pm

  • Guitar Lessons. September 10 @ 5pm. Beginning lessons. Pre-registration required.

  • Anime Club: September 12 @ 3pm.

    ***For more Teen department events at the Main Library, please check out the September calendar (with detailed info here).

    MAYOR PEYTON’S BOOK CLUB GREAT OUTDOOR ADVENTURE September’s theme is ‘Getting to Know Your Park’. See the link for details.

    HORSE SHOWS IN THE PARK @ JACKSONVILLE EQUESTRIAN CENTER September 12 & 13 8am.

    DAYTIME OPEN HOUSE @ THE CATTY SHACK RANCH September 12 & 13, 1:30-5pm.

    ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH 50TH BIRTHDAY FESTIVAL September 12, 8am-5pm.

    SAFE KIDS CAR INSPECTION @ BABIES R’ US Argyle store, September 12, 9-11:30am

    LITERACY BUTTERFLY TALES:STORY TIME WITH A BUTTERFLY THEME @ WASHINGTON OAKS STATE PARK September 12, 9:30-11am

    KIDS IN THE KITCHEN @ WHOLE FOODS ‘The Art of Sandwich Building,’ September 12, 1pm.

    TUNES & TALENT @ JORDAN PARK IN ATLANTIC BEACH September 12, 6-8pm.

    NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS DAY @ JACKSONVILLE ZOO & GARDENS September 13.

    NATURE HIKE @ LITTLE TALBOT ISLAND September 13 @ 10am at the Ribault Club on Fort George Island Cultural State Park.

    RIVERSIDE ARTS MARKET 10am-4pm.

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

    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 Closed September 6 & 7 for Labor Day.

    Main Library: Children’s Department

  • French Storytime: September 2 @ 10:30 am. All ages welcome, but geared towards 4-6 year olds.

  • Saturday Surprise!: Back to School Party. September 5 @ 2pm. Kids ages 6-12.

    ***For more Children’s department events at the Main Library, including regular weekly programs for infants and toddlers, please check out the September calendar (with detailed info here).

    Main Library: Teen Department

  • Gaming Night. August 31 @ 5:30pm-7:30pm

  • Guitar Lessons. September 3 @ 5pm. Beginning lessons. Pre-registration required.

  • Teen Poetry Club: September 5 @ 2pm.

    ***For more Teen department events at the Main Library, please check out the September calendar (with detailed info here).

    NATURESCOPE: JAXPARKS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS

  • Nature Tales @ Ribault River Preserve. August 31, 10-11am

  • Trail Walks @ Reddie Point Preserve. August 31, 1-2pm

  • Wildflower Search @ Reddie Point Preserve. August 31, 2-3pm

    MAYOR PEYTON’S BOOK CLUB GREAT OUTDOOR ADVENTURE September’s theme is ‘Getting to Know Your Park’. See the link for details.

    JACKSONVILLE SUNS HOME GAMES

    August 31 @ 7:05pm: Clay County Night & Belly Buster Monday

    September 1 @ 7:05pm: Fan Appreciation Night & Fifty-Cent Family Feast

    ST. AUGUSTINE’S 444TH BIRTHDAY COMMEMORATION September 3-5.

    NIGHT FEEDING FUNDRAISER EVENT @ THE CATTY SHACK RANCH September 4, 6:30pm-8:30pm.

    FLORIDA SEA TURTLES @ LITTLE TALBOT ISLAND September 5 @ 2pm at Pavillion Two.

    GOLDEN DRAGON ACROBATS PERFORM CIRQUE D’OR @ THE ST. AUGUSTINE AMPITHEATRE September 5 & 6 @ 7:30pm

    RIVERSIDE ARTS MARKET 10am-4pm.

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

    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
    Main Library: Children’s Department

  • Magic Tree House Book Club: This month’s book is Lions at Lunchtime. August 26 @ 4pm. Kids ages 6-12.
  • Saturday Surprise!: My Gym. August 29 @ 2pm. Kids ages 6-12.
    ***For more Children’s department events at the Main Library, including regular weekly programs for infants and toddlers, please check out the August calendar (with detailed info here).
    Main Library: Teen Department
  • Pizza and the Pursuit of Resources. August 25 @ 6:30pm.
  • Anime Club: August 29 @ 3pm.
    ***For more Teen department events at the Main Library, please check out the August calendar (with detailed info here).

    NATURESCOPE: JAXPARKS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS

  • Trail Walks @ McGirts Creek Park. August 24, 9-10am
  • Mayor Peyton’s Great Outdoor Adventure @ McGirts Creek Park. August 24, 10-11am
  • Mayor Peyton’s Great Outdoor Adventure @ Beach and Urban Park. August 24, 1-2pm
  • Trail Walks @ Beach and Urban Park. August 24, 2-3pm
  • Trail Walks @ McGirts Creek Park. August 25, 9-10am
  • Nature Tales @ McGirts Creek Park. August 25, 10-11am

    JACKSONVILLE SUNS HOME GAMES
    August 28 @ 7:05pm: Friday Family Fireworks (Last of the season)
    August 29 @ 7:05pm: Blackout Night!
    August 30 @ 5:05pm: Bark in the Park & Kids Run the Bases

    RIVERSIDE ARTS MARKET – NATIONAL DOG DAY 10am-4pm.

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

    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

    Click on the links for more info:

    JACKSONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    Main Library: Children’s Department

  • French Storytime: August 19 @ 10:30am, all ages welcome, but geared towards kids 4-6.
  • Storybook Theatre: Goldilocks and the Three Martians. August 19 @ 3:30pm. Kids ages 5-12.
  • Saturday Surprise!: Russian Tea Party. August 22 @ 2pm. Kids ages 6-12.
    ***For more Children’s department events at the Main Library, including regular weekly programs for infants and toddlers, please check out the August calendar (with detailed info here).
    Main Library: Teen Department
  • Summer Book Club: Separate Fountains. August 18 @ 2pm.
  • Movie Madness! The Express. August 18 @ 3pm.
  • Teen Poetry Club: August 22 @ 3pm.
    ***For more Teen department events at the Main Library, please check out the August calendar (with detailed info here).

    NATURESCOPE: JAXPARKS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS

  • Trail Walks @ Reddie Point Preserve. August 17, 9-10am
  • Wildflower Search @ Blue Cypress Park. August 17, 10:30-11:30am
  • Trail Walks @ Cedar Point Preserve. August 17, 2-3pm
  • Trail Walks @ Sal Taylor Creek Preserve. August 18, 9-10am
  • Wildflower Search @ Sal Taylor Creek Preserve. August 18, 10-11am
  • Bones and Skulls @ Tillie Fowler Regional Park. August 22, 2-3pm

    JACKSONVILLE SUNS HOME GAMES
    August 17 @ 7:05pm: Nassau County Night & Belly Buster Monday!
    August 18 @ 7:05pm: Fifty-Cent Family Feast Night
    August 19 @ 7:05pm: Christmas in August!
    August 21 @ 7:05pm: Used Car Giveaway Night & Friday Family Fireworks

    JAZOO’S BIRTHDAY BASH AT JACKSONVILLE ZOO & GARDENS August 22 & 23, 11am-3pm in the Play Park. Discounted admission for a donation of one or more new or gently used children’s books. More info at the link.

    KIDS CELEBRATION DAY @ WHOLE FOODS MARKET Back to School Celebration. Free, August 22 @ 1:00.

    RIVERSIDE ARTS MARKET Saturdays, 10am-4pm.

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

    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.