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Calendar of Events 2015 is available!



ARTS IN THE PARK!2015 - APRIL 25, 2015
Arts in the Park 2013
April 25, 10:00am-6:00pm
Johansen Park            

One Saturday every spring, over 60 artists gather in the beautiful Johansen Park to display their unique, original art for residents and visitors of Atlantic Beach to view and purchase at their leisure. This event also brings in local food vendors and acoustic musicians to help make a walk in the park a day to remember.  



NORTH BEACHES ART WALK - APRIL 16, 5PM-9PM

Third Thursday of each month! 
April 16, 2015, 5:00 to 9:00 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 20 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.




WILD WONDERS PRESENTS ANIMAL ADVENTURES WITH MIKE ROSSI
Wild Wonders 2015
Dutton Island Preserve Pavilion
April 11, 25, 1:00pm-2:00pm
May 9, 23 and June 6, 20, 11:00am-noon

Animal Adventures show with 17 small mammals and reptiles. The children are encouraged to hold and participate in this updated program that includes stories, humor and animals never been used before.  Free and Open to 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
6:00pm-8:00pm
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 call host Mike Shackelford at (904)610-7461. Prepare two original songs of 7-8 minutes combined maximum.

Upcoming Concert Dates
April 12
May 3

 

 


ACOUSTICS NIGHT
Enjoy local musicians perform 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 area playground with live music.
Bull Park at Adele Grage Cultural Center @ 6:00-8:00 pm

 Upcoming Dates:
April 26
May 24
June 28
July 26
August 30



EGG HUNT - JORDAN PARK
Egg Hunt 2014

April 4, 10:00am-1:00pm
Jordan Park
Bring the little ones for a classic Egg Hunt at beautiful Jordan Park.  Enjoy time with your neighbors, meet the Bunny, ride the train and enjoy the festivities with the family.



SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK - "TWELFTH NIGHT"
Twelfth Night
April 10 and 11, Play starts at 8:00pm
Johansen Park
The University of North Florida’s Department of English, in conjunction with Atlantic Beach, will present “Twelfth Night,” outdoors and under the stars at Johansen Park (1300 Seminole Road in Atlantic Beach) on Friday, April 10th and Saturday, April 11th, weather permitting. All performances begin at 8:00 p.m. however, this year there will be Backstreets Catering Food Truck that will begin serving dinner for attendees to purchase around 6:00 p.m. Participants are invited to bring chairs and enjoy their supper for the outdoor performances. Performances in Atlantic Beach are free and open to the public. For more information about Atlantic Beach performances contact Linda Ginsberg at 904/246-4061 or UNF’s Department of English. Catering Food Truck (from Jacksonville Beach area) that will begin serving dinner for attendees to purchase around 6:00 p.m. Participants are invited to bring chairs and enjoy their supper for the outdoor performances. Performances in Atlantic Beach are free and open to the public. For more information about Atlantic Beach performances contact Linda Ginsberg at 904/246-4061 or UNF’s Department of English. Catering Food Truck (from Jacksonville Beach area) that will begin serving dinner for attendees to purchase around 6:00 p.m. Participants are invited to bring chairs and enjoy their supper for the outdoor performances. Performances in Atlantic Beach are free and open to the public. For more information about Atlantic Beach performances contact Linda Ginsberg at 904/246-4061 or UNF’s Department of English. Catering Food Truck (from Jacksonville Beach area) that will begin serving dinner for attendees to purchase around 6:00 p.m. Participants are invited to bring chairs and enjoy their supper for the outdoor performances. Performances in Atlantic Beach are free and open to the public. For more information about Atlantic Beach performances contact Linda Ginsberg at 904/246-4061 or UNF’s Department of English.Catering Food Truck (from Jacksonville Beach area) that will begin serving dinner for attendees to purchase around 6:00 p.m. Participants are invited to bring chairs and enjoy their supper for the outdoor performances. Performances in Atlantic Beach are free and open to the public. For more information about Atlantic Beach performances contact Linda Ginsberg at 904/246-4061 or UNF’s Department of English.


BOWL BASH - REGISTRATION STARTS APRIL 6 @ ADELE GRAGE CENTER
Bowl Bash

Skater registration begins April 6th for the City of Atlantic Beach’s 10th Annual Bowl Bash competition, held Saturday, May 16th, at the Oceanside Rotary Skate Park, Jack Russell Park.  Competition age groups will be 8 & under, 9-12, and sponsored.  Early registration fee is $20 by May 15th or $25 day of the event.  Sponsored group fee is $40 early registration or $45 day of the event. Top contestants will receive awards and prizes and all contestants will receive Bowl Bash t-shirts.  The event is free and open to the public. 


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 Dutton Island Gardeners at
www.diglocal.org/markets/atlantic-beach-mid-week-market/



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