Weekend Overview July 7th-10th
Friday July 7th, 2017
MONSTER TRUCK JAM EXPERIENCE! – 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
FREE to the public! Come see a full size GRAVE DIGGER MONSTER truck! FREE interactive displays! FREE hamburgers and hot dogs!
SIX-WEEK VIDEO CHALLENGE – 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Attention future Spielbergs! Do you have what it takes to Build A Better World At Your Library? Join us to learn the basics of digital film production, from storyboarding to shooting to editing, as you help us produce a short video that promotes the library, literacy, & teens!
BUILD A BETTER BOT – 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Love robotics, or want to find out more about it? Then come take part in robot obstacle courses, races, mazes, dance moves and more! Each week, you and your robot will compete to conquer a new challenge. Who will win?
ST. AUGUSTINE’S FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK – 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
On the first Friday of every month, St. Augustine’s art galleries welcome visitors to browse the latest art exhibits and enjoy refreshments and live entertainment at more than 25 participating galleries. Many of the Galleries introduce their featured artist for the month and they are often on hand to answer questions about their work.
MAD COWFORD IMPROV COMEDY SHOW – 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Mad Cowford Improv presents and entirely unscripted, entirely improvised comedy show! All our games this week will be inspired by your suggestions, so be ready to yell out objects, places, quotes, text messages, and more! Mad Cowford has been Jacksonville’s home for improv comedy since 2006.
Saturday July 8th, 2017
2017 BFAST SPRINT & OLYMPIC TRIATHLONS – 7:00 am to 11:00 am
Beaches Fine Arts Series is proud to present the 31st Annual BFAST Sprint & Olympic Distance Triathlons at Mickler’s Landing Beach Park in Ponte Vedra Beach on Saturday, July 8th. This triathlon supports the free concert series and educational outreach programs of BFAS, now on its 45th season.
AUTOMOTIVE ADDICTS CARS & COFFEE – 7:00 am to 10:00 am
Automotive Addicts Cars & Coffee at The Avenues Mall, July 8th, 2017 at 7am until 10am! Remember our show time, which starts at 7am and goes until 10am!!!! Bathrooms are located inside of the mall through the food court entrance and will all be open at 8am.
DONNA MARATHON: KICK OFF TO 2017-2018 GALLOWAY TRAINING – 7:00 am to 11:00 am
Join us for the kick off of the 2017-2018 Training season. Marathon will target the 2018 26.2 with Donna and Disney Marathon weekend. Half Marathon Training will target the Marine Corp Half Marathon in October, Disney Wine and Dine and Savannah Rock and Roll.
FREE BEACH PILATES CLASS – 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Saturday Morning Sweat Sesh: Hey Gorgeous! Group Fitness Studio is hosting a FREE pilates class and EVERYONE is invited. The class will be held on the beach right off of 25th Avenue South. Pilates focuses on controlled movements and deep breathing.
REGENCY FOOD TRUCK TAKEOVER! – 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hey Regency, we’ve missed you so we’re coming back! Save the date for our next Regency Food Truck Takeover with our amazing food trucks, a cash bar, local vendors, live entertainment, and more! Below is our premiere food truck lineup for the event!
FREE INTRO TO YOGA CLASS – 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Curious about trying yoga for the first time? Looking for clear instruction on the basic yoga postures? Want to learn more about what yoga is? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, this class is for you!
LEARN UKULELE FOR FREE! – 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Come join us for a fun, interactive, and educational workshop on a great instrument – the ukulele! Whether you’re a budding uke enthusiast or a guitar player just looking for something different this class is for you. It’s way easier than you think!
BEGINNER SURF CLASS – 2:00 pm to 1:30 pm
90 Minute Surf Lesson for Beginners: This is an informative session with a mixed group of beginner surfers. All ages, all stages. There will be a certified surf instructor leading the session. It’s always fun! Learn to surf here and work your way up to our Intermediate Surf Session. -Session is $50
TEEN MOVIE MATINEE – 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Join us each month for a Saturday afternoon movie! Bring your own blanket/pillow and a snack, so you can get comfortable and enjoy the show.
GO NATIVE – 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Tired of the same old art activities? Need reminding that creativity can exist outside of paper and canvas? Then join us for Go Native!, a six-part art adventure that will be sure to inspire.
ASIAN FOOD FESTIVAL – 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Our Third Annual Asian Food Festival returns Saturday, July 8 from 5 – 9 p.m. in Hemming Park. Enjoy authentic Asian and Asian-inspired dishes from Cely’s Filipino Food, Fusion Food Truck, Hapa Li & Blazin Azn.
FREE! GOJO PAINT NIGHT! – 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
FREE Paint Night! It’s time to add more tiles to our walls! Paint night!!! We supply the canvas, paint, brushes etc. We invite you to bring the FUN and artistic flow! Every one is an artist in their own way!
WHITEY’S FISH CAMP: BACK TO THE 80’S – 7:00 pm to 1:00 am
Have you found yourself reminiscing on old times? Back when you didn’t have a care in the world, you spent all of your money at the arcade, and the bands on the radio had ridiculously big hair? At Whitey’s Fish Camp, we are bringing those happy memories back to you for one night!
Sunday July 9th, 2017
Beacon College offers a three-week summer educational experience for students entering their senior year of high school. The program is designed to teach the participants useful learning strategies that can be used during their senior year in high school and help them overcome the fear of going to college.
GUIDED MEDITATION & PAINTING – 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Ready to try something new with us? Come join us in a zen like atmosphere as you get recharged and centered for the week ahead. 30 minute guided meditation followed by some peaceful painting. No experience necessary!
SUNDAY FUN DAY AT AQUA GRILL – 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm
SECOND SUNDAYS IN SPRINGFIELD – CELEBRATE AMERICANA IN JULY 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Enjoy a slice of Americana at Klutho Park on July 9th for a celebration of great American music featuring Rebecca Day at 5pm and Cain’t Never Could from 6- 8pm. Food trucks, local market, craft beer, and fun and games for the whole family.
JACKSONVILLE ROLLER DERBY JULY DOUBLEHEADER! – 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Come inside and cool off from the sizzling summer heat with roller derby! The Gainesville Roller Rebels will be in town to take on the River City Rat Pack, plus home team action between the Bold City Bombshells and the Duval Derby Dames! Come support your favorite skater/official/referee!
SONGWRITERS’ CONCERT – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Wind down after the holiday weekend and enjoy local talent as they entertain with original Acoustic Music in the Adele Grage Theater. Join host, Mike Shackelford this evening and enjoy the talent we have in our own back yard. Musicians have grown before our eyes in Atlantic Beach. FREE! FREE! FREE!