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Calendar of Events 2014 is available!

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK @ JOHANSEN PARK
The University of North Florida English Department, in conjunction with the City of Atlantic Beach, will present "Romeo and Juliet," its fifth annual Shakespeare in the Park, outdoors and under the starts at Johansen Park (1300 Seminole Road in Atlantic Beach) on April 11 and April 12, weather permitting.  All performances begin at 8:00 pm with music beginning at 7:30 pm.  Guests are invited to bring chairs and a picnic supper for the outdoor performances.  Atlantic Beach performances are free and open to the public.        

SPRING EGG HUNT @ JORDAN PARK
Come help the Easter Bunny find all the eggs he hid at Jordan Park in Atlantic Beach, FL.  The Easter Bunny will be ready to search the Park on April 19 at 10:00am and he hopes kids from the ages of 2 to 10 years old will want to help him.  There will also be refreshments, games and bounce houses for those who help out.  Bring a decorated Egg Basket and your camera for pictures with the Bunny.  For more information, please contact D. Davis at 904-247-4038.

APRIL'S FEATURED ARTIST - MARIANA MANCILLA-PITTMAN
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The Adele Grage Cultural Center welcomes Mariana Mancilla-Pittman as our April Featured Artist.  The public is welcome to visit the Adele Grage Center to view Mariana's Art, Monday - Friday, 8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:30pm. 
A reception will be held for the public to meet Mariana on April 17, 5:00pm - 9:00pm @ the Adele Grage Cultural Center, 716 Ocean Blvd. 

NORTH BEACHES ART WALK
Third Thursday of each month! 
April 17, 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/First Streets. 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.

ARTS IN THE PARK!2014

Come join us at the Eleventh Annual ARTS IN THE PARK! 2014, on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the gorgeous palm and oak tree-lined Johansen Park just blocks from the ocean.

Please contact the Adele Grage Cultural Center at 904-247-5828 with questions or email us at .


BOWL BASH #9
BOWL BASH #9 will be held at Oceanside Rotary Skate Park, Jack Russell Park on May 10th.  Registration starts on April 9th at the Adele Grage Cultural Center, 716 Ocean Blvd or go on-line at www.coab.us/recreation and download a registration form.  Please call 904-247-5828 if you have any questions or concerns.  All skaters under the age of 18 years old require a waiver signed by their parents to participate.

YOGA - EVERY SUNDAY
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.

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
January 12
February 9
March 9
April 13
May 4
June 8
July 6
August 10

ACOUSTIC NIGHTS
Come hear 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 playground area with live music.

    Where: Bull Park
    When: Sundays (6pm-8pm)
              March 30, April 27, May 25, June 22, July 20, August 24 

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 DIGZ Local at 904-853-6033 for information.

SAVE THE DATE
Wild Wonders - May 10, May 24, June 7 and June 21
Dancin' in the Streets 2014 - May 17



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800 Seminole Road • Atlantic Beach, Florida 32233 • Ph. (904) 247-5800 • Fx. (904) 247-5805