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Calendar of Events 2014 is available!

Artist Exhibit - John Miller
Get on the Right Path

The Adele Grage Cultural Center is proud to exhibit the series of work called, "Our World" by John Miller, www.eyecbeauty.com.  He is a multi-purpose photographer, who photographs everything: weddings, sports, models, landscapes, food, furniture, news reporting, and other artist’s artwork.  John is, also, multi-talented; he has published two books with some of his favorite images and sayings.  His books will be available during the Artist Reception on 18 September.
The Adele Grage Cultural Center will host our monthly Artist Reception for John on 18 September, 5:00-9:00pm.

 

Photo titled, “Get on the Right Path”


ATLANTIC BEACH'S FALL FESTIVAL - OCTOBER 11
Fall Festival

OCTOBER 11 Starts @ 12 noon
  Donner Park - George St. & Dutton Island Rd. W
   
Family Fun for All Ages! 
    Free Fish fry 

    Games & Crafts for Kids
    Bring your chairs and blankets
    Great Music
    Community Information & Exhibits

For more information, please call Dee Davis at 247-4038.



FALL FLAG FOOTBALL REGISTRATION BEGINS ON AUGUST 15

Register your players for co-ed Teams!
$10 per player
Age groups 5-7 & 8-12
Saturday morning games in October and November, with playoff games in December.
Players will receive t-shirts and awards!
Interested in coaching, being a lineman, or volunteering your time during the football season?  Please contact Dee Davis at 247-4038 or 247-5851. 


 

 


RESCHEDULE OF SEPTEMBER'S TWILIGHT MOVIE IN THE PARK - "THE LEGO MOVIE"
THE RECREATION DEPT HAS RESCHEDULED THE SHOWING OF THE LEGO MOVIE TO OCTOBER 10TH @ 8:00PM IN DONNER PARK.
Donner Park, October 10, 8 pm

 
 “The 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. Don’t forget the bug spray!  Free and open to the Public. 
**Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult. 



NORTH BEACHES ART WALK - OCTOBER 16

Third Thursday of each month! 
October 16, 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 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.




FAMILY FUN DAY & CAMPOUT UNDER THE STARS - OCTOBER 18

The City of Atlantic Beach Family Fun Day and Campout under the Stars returns to Jack Russell Park, Saturday, October 18, 2- 10 p.m.  Our 21st Annual Campout is one of the City’s most popular events!  Reserve your campsite early before they sell out!  Campers can reserve a 10 x 10 campsite for a $10 fee starting on September 1st through October 1st, and $15 thereafter.    
This year continues the Saturday Family Fun Day activities and performances for kids of all ages!  Afternoon and evening events, including the Twilight Movie, Frozen, and popcorn are all free and open to the public.  Bring your blanket and chairs and spend time with family and friends at Russell Park field, located on Plaza Dr., west of Atlantic Beach City Hall on Seminole Rd.  Fill out Registration forms for camping and choose your campsite at the Recreation Office, 716 Ocean Blvd, weekdays 8-11:30 a.m. and 1-4:30 p.m.  Or we can e-mail you the Registration Form and you can mail in the completed form with payment to our office. Call 247-5828 for more information.


 


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

Upcoming Concert Dates

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



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

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