Events

Jax Ice Offers Free Clinics

Jax Ice Offers Free Clinics

The New Year is the perfect time for young people to try out a fun, new activity. Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex invites kids, teens and parents to visit the ice rink for a FREE day of ice hockey and ice skating clinics.

What:     FREE learn to play hockey and learn to skate clinics

When:    Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012.

·         8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. – FREE learn to play hockey clinics, equipment included

·         10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. – FREE learn to skate clinics, equipment included

Where:   3605 Philips Highway

 

The Coolest Way to Work Off Your Holiday Meal & Kick Start Your New Year’s Resolution

The Coolest Way to Work Off Your Holiday Meal & Kick Start Your New Year’s Resolution

 

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – This year, when you experience the satisfied, yet suffocating feeling following your holiday meal, don’t let it confine you to the couch. Instead, come skate off the food and kick-start your New Year’s resolution to live a healthy lifestyle at Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex’s Annual Christmas Day and New Year’s Family Skates.

Both skating events are open to the public. The Christmas Day Family Skate is on Sunday, Dec. 25 from 7:00-9:30 p.m. Admission is $10 and includes skate rental, hot cocoa and a holiday cookie.

The New Year’s Family Skate is on Sunday, Jan.1 from 7:00-9:30 p.m.  Admission is $10 and includes skate rental. The Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex is located at 3605 Philips Highway.

Couples Sought for Ultimate Wedding Package Giveaway

Couples Sought for Ultimate Wedding Package Giveaway

 

Twelve Jacksonville companies are teaming up to pet and pamper one lucky Northeast Florida bride and groom on their wedding day.

Before you make plans to walk down your red carpet to wedded bliss, you have to register to win. “The Ultimate Wedding Package Giveaway” provides $20,000 worth of donated services. Couples can register to win at http://www.moneypages.com/Contests/Register.aspx?ContestID=144204. Registration ends on Dec. 23, 2011 and voting for the winning couple begins in January 2012.

One Lucky Winner Unwraps a Year of Disney Memories!

One Lucky Winner Unwraps a Year of Disney Memories!

Aubrey Hemingway, from the North side, won four Disney Florida Resident Premium Annual Passes! The Hemingways begin a year of Disney magic with the joy of the holidays at all four Disney Theme Parks.

Ortega Elementary Kicks off Arts Festival Week Monday

 

Ortega Elementary plans to celebrate the arts during the school’s annual Arts Festival Week. The week’s activities will begin on Monday, December 12 with a visit from Kevin O’Malley, author of Testing Miss Malarkey as he speaks with students to encourage their participation in the arts.

Striking a Chord Against Homelessness Benefits City Rescue Mission and the Homeless

Striking a Chord Against Homelessness Benefits City Rescue Mission and the Homeless

 

Ever wanted to be a part in writing the next great musical? Here’s your chance. The Jacksonville BUZZ Magazine is partnering with Jacksonville’s City Rescue Mission to announce the third round of the Musicians Against Homelessness competition in which musicians can win cash and prizes, all while raising awareness of the plight of many in our community who find themselves homeless.