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Calendar of Events 2014 is available!

Twilight Movies in the Park - "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs II"
Russell Park, August 15, 8 pm

BACK TO SCHOOL TWILIGHT MOVIE IN THE PARK - "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs II"
Come out and watch what happens next when Inventor Flint Lockwood and his friends plunge into a foodilicious adventure to stop his “most infamous invention” from taking over their town of Swallow Falls. 
Free and open to the Public at Jack Russell Park.  Bring your chairs, blankets, most favorite movie food and non-alcoholic beverages. There will be free popcorn starting at 8 pm.  Movie starts at dusk. **Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.



Twilight Movies in the Park - "Lego Movie"
Donner Park, September 19, 8 pm

END OF SUMMER TWILIGHT MOVIE IN THE PARK - “Lego Movie”

Emmet is an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average Lego mini-figure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world.  
Bring your chairs, blankets, most favorite movie food and non-alcoholic beverages.  There will be free popcorn starting at 8 pm.  Movie starts at dusk. **Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.  Don’t forget the bug spray!  Free and open to the Public


JULY'S FEATURED ARTIST - RONNIE BURAK
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The Adele Grage Cultural Center welcomes Dr. Ronnie Burak as our July Featured Artist.  Dr. Burak won 1st place in the COAB's Arts in the Park! 2014.  Dr. Burak's subjects are taken from the natural world and urban life.  There will be a reception to meet and greet Ronnie on July 17, 5pm - 9pm at the Adele Grage Cultural Center.

 

 



NORTH BEACHES ART WALK - AUGUST 21
Third Thursday of each month! 
August 21, 2014, 5 to 9 p.m.
Beaches Town Center & Adele Grage Cultural Center

Artists (local and northeast Florida) gather around the Beaches Town Center at Atlantic Blvd. and Ocean Blvd/First Street. More than twenty locations feature artists and provide refreshments and music to the public.       

Make Adele Grage your first/last stop on the monthly North Beaches Art Walk at 716 Ocean Blvd. and meet the featured artist at a reception, free and open to the public.



DOG TRAINING CLASSES GOING ON NOW!
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Northern Professional dog trainer, Ronald White, is offering dog obedience classes for your pet friends every Saturday & Sunday from 8-10 a.m. at Jack Russell Park in the parking lot. Watch the drama unfold as Coach White solves seemingly impossible pet behavior problems.  Contact Coach White at 904-813-1636 or 904-992-6780 or visit him on the web at http://www.npdtrainers.com

SONGWRITERS' CONCERT
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Songwriters' Concert
6-8 pm
Adele Grage Theater
716 Ocean Blvd at 7th Street

Brought to you by the City of Atlantic Beach Cultural Arts and Recreation Advisory Committee, join us inside the historical theater to enjoy this free concert!  Doors open at 5:45 p.m.

Whether you write, sing, play or simply enjoy good music, plan on being with us. Our musical host, Mike Shackelford and his fellow talented performers from our region will transform the Atlantic Beach Theater into a magical space for two hours of original musical creations by neighbors and friends. Seating is first come-first served for this admission-free-alcohol free event.  Bring a friend...or three! 

Performers should email or call host Mike Shackelford at (904)610-7461. Prepare two original songs of 7-8 minutes combined maximum. 

Upcoming Concert Dates
August 10
September 7
October 12
November 16
December 21

ACOUSTIC NIGHTS
Enjoy local musicians performing popular music solos or play with a small band on the lawn at Bull Memorial Park with family and friends. Bring a picnic, visit with neighbors, and enjoy the outdoors and playground area with live music.

    Where: Bull Park
    When: Sundays (6pm-8pm)
        Upcoming Concert Dates
        August 24
        September 21
        October 26

WEDNESDAY MID-WEEK MARKET
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HAPPY WEDNESDAY! Join us at the market for some great local offerings at Bull Park every Wednesday from 3-6 p.m.  Veggies, fruit, bread, sweets and more; get it all right in your own backyard!

Interested in adding a booth?  Contact Beaches Local Food Network, Devon Ritch, 710-2022, e-mail: , website: www.beacheslocalfoodnetwork.org



YOGA - JULY 27
Join us at the Adele Grage Cultural Center in the back room from 4-5 pm, for a gentle "Hatha Style" yoga class suitable for all levels. 

Yoga is an ancient discipline that unites the body, mind and spirit. On the physical side, the class increases strength, balance and flexibility.  For the mind, it creates a greater sense of well-being, sharpens the intellect, improves memory and concentration, and steadies the emotions for a richer and more fulfilled life.  On a spiritual level, the practice of yoga leads to self-awareness and inner peace.

Anyone can practice yoga no matter what age, fitness level, weight or religion.  Cost is $10 per class.  Bring your own mat.
  

SAVE THE DATE
Twilight Movies in the Parks
Jack Russell Park - October 18 - Frozen

October Festival - Donner Park/Ms. Gail's Community Center - October 11

Family Fun Day & Camp Out Under the Stars - Russell Park - October 18 (reserve a campsite for $10 at the Recreation Office)

Holiday Artisans' Faire - Adele Grage Cultural Center - November 20

Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting - Beaches Town Center, AB/NB, December 6, 2014

Arts in the Park!2015 applications will be accepted starting in October, 2014.



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