Events

Father's Day Pet Adoption Specials at Animal Care & Protective Services

Father's Day Pet Adoption Specials at Animal Care & Protective Services

In honor of all the great dads across Jacksonville, the city's Animal Care & Protective Services Division is offering pet adoption specials for male dogs and cats throughout June. All male pets will be available for adoption for only $20, which covers the license fee.  That could mean a savings of up to $80 off regular adoption fees.  All animals adopted from Animal Care & Protective Services have been screened for heartworms, spayed/neutered, microchipped and given an initial checkup and shots, including the rabies vaccine.

Shredding for Miracles

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - On June 18, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Food Lion and Cintas Document Management are partnering to host two "Shredding for Miracles" events in the greater Jacksonville area.

For a $10 donation, participants can bring personal and business documents to have them securely shredded by certified Cintas employees.

All donations will directly benefit the local Children's Miracle Network Hospital to support research and pay for equipment and uncompensated care.

Cintas will have mobile shredding trucks on-site to destroy documents using its SmartShred process.

License-free Saltwater Fishing Father's Day Weekend

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and one great way to celebrate is by planning a fishing trip off of the waters of Florida.  So if it has been awhile since you last wet a hook, or if it is something you’ve always wanted to try, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has provided a great opportunity to get dads and their families out on the water. You won’t need a saltwater fishing license anywhere in Florida during the weekend of June 18-19.

Anti-violence Program Offers At-Risk Youth and Families Safe Activities on Friday and Saturday Night

 

The City of Jacksonville’s Recreation and Community Services Department (JaxParks), in partnership with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, local media and nonprofit and community-based organizations, announces the return of JaxParks Summer Night Lights (JaxSNL). This is the second summer for the anti-violence program that targets at-risk youth. This year, JaxSNL will be offered in eight neighborhoods designated as high crime areas by The Jacksonville Journey.  The program will run eight consecutive Friday and Saturday nights, beginning June 24.

Britney Spears Tickets on Sale Tomorrow, June 11

Britney Spears Tickets on Sale Tomorrow, June 11

Pop music trendsetter Britney Spears, who has continually captivated crowds around the world with her live music events, has prepared an extraordinary show in support of her North American tour and will be making a stop at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on Saturday July 23rd

American Legion Post 137 & Legion Riders Chapter 137 Poker Run

American Legion Post 137 & Legion Riders Chapter 137 Poker Run

The American Legion Riders Chapter 137 is proud to announce it will sponsor a “Poker Run” on Saturday, June 18.  Activities will start at the Lakeshore Post 137 Home at 10:00 am.  Registration for the ride will kick off a full day of activities and fun with a fully planned 100-mile motorcycle run, ending back at the Post no later than 4:00pm.

Ask-A-Lawyer Project, June 18th

The Jacksonville Bar Association, Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, and the Northwest Jacksonville Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) are offering an "Ask-A-Lawyer" event on Saturday, June 18th, 9:00-12:00, at the Faust Temple Church of God in Christ, 3328 Moncrief Road.  Ask-A-Lawyer is one of many free services that will be available to the public during the annual HAND event.