Adventure Landing Hosting a “Be Water Aware” Water Safety Day

Adventure Landing Hosting a “Be Water Aware” Water Safety Day

Adventure Landing’s Shipwreck Island Waterpark is on a mission to make Northeast Florida “water-aware.”  May has been designated National Water Safety Month by the World Waterpark Association, the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals and the National Recreation & Parks Association.  As a WWA member, Adventure Landing is taking action to educate the public on how to prevent drownings, recreational water-related injuries and sun damage by offering educational information to the media during National Water Safety Month.

Protect Pets From Heat Stress and Stroke

Like humans, pets are susceptible to overheating. Older dogs, flat-faced dogs, overweight dogs and puppies have the highest risk of heat stroke or heat stress, but owners should make sure that all pets have plenty of cool water and a source of continuous shade when outdoors as temperatures rise across Jacksonville.

Youth Win Immunization PSA Contest

Each year in the United States, we lose 1,070 people to meningitis and 4,590 people to cervical cancer caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). In an effort to spread the word about these vaccine-preventable diseases and raise awareness among teens, Brunet-García Advertising sponsored the Florida Bureau of Immunization’s You Call the Shots public service announcement (PSA) contest; inviting youth ages 11 to 18 to produce and enter a 30-second  PSA highlighting the importance of HPV and meningitis vaccinations.

JaxParks Summer Camp Lineup

The City of Jacksonville Recreation and Community Programming Division (JaxParks) summer camp program registration period will open Tuesday, May 17.  Registration for all camps will be conducted online only unless indicated otherwise. It will remain open until all seats are filled.  Free public online access is available at all Jacksonville Public Libraries.

Bowling for Breath Charity Event for Cystic Fibrosis, May 14th

Register for the 2nd annual Bowling for Breath event benefiting sunny shores sea camp. Registration deadline is April 17th.

Where: Cassat Batt Bowl 1838 Cassat Ave

When: May 14th Check in is at 10:30

How Much: 15 dollars per person and it includes 2 games of bowling,shoes a event t-shirt and a goody bag

Click here to register

1st Easter Egg Drop at Westside Presbyterian Church

Join Westside Presbyterian Church on Saturday April 23, 2011 for Easter Egg Drop from 10am to 1pm.

Westside Presbyterian Church plans to drop 10,000 Easter eggs from a helicopter onto the Westside Presbyterian Church parking lot. There will be an egg hunt, bounce houses, face painting, raffles and concessions. The event will also feature live music from the Kurt Johnson Band.

Jacksonville Special Events July 2011

Freedom, Fanfare & Fireworks

July 4

Independence Day celebration, festivities include a majestic fireworks show over the St. Johns River in Downtown Jacksonville and other special engagements.