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Volunteers get more than they bargain for.
Wild Wonders has a new program called "Little Brazil".  Join Wild Wonders Saturday, May 7 @ 11 am under the entrance pavilion of Dutton Island to meet the creatures and prehistoric pals that will be entertaining with Mike Rossi for this program.

Join in with dance, storytelling and humor; touch the creatures as he intertwines all of this into a delightful presentation.  Free and open to the public.

Upcoming Schedule:
May 7 @ 11 am
May 21 @ 11 am
June 4 @ 11 am
June 18 @ 11 am (last one for this year)


The Beaches Town Center & The Adele Grage Cultural Center fill the streets and center with artists (local and northeast Florida).  Come gather around Atlantic Blvd. and Ocean Blvd/First Street. More than 20 locations feature artists and provide refreshments and music to the public.       

Make Adele Grage in Bull Park your first/last stop on the monthly North Beaches Art Walk at 716 Ocean Blvd. and meet May's featured artists, Winners from ARTS IN THE PARK during the artist's reception, free and open to the public 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

FEATURED ARTISTS: Bunny Morgan & Tom Huber last week.
Tom Huber's "Along the Nile"
Tom Huber captures the feel and colors of the environment.  He only exhibits his work on occasion so don't miss this rare opportunity to appreciate his acrylic artistry. 

Bunny Morgan, whose work is one of 35 artists in the exhibit "Liquid Muse: Paintings of the St. Johns River Region".  She is a member of the Jacksonville Watercolor Society.  She was introduced to watercolors at the Ringling School of Arts in Sarasota. 

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Young Artist Clay Brewer

Sunday, May 15th
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 transforms the Atlantic Beach Theater into a magical space for two hours of original music 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 

June 5
July 3
August 7



Acoustic Night is Back this Sunday!
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Michael Burns adds some international music
If you missed the kick off on March 20, no fret as Acoustic Night is back for the spring and summer.  Join Mike Shackelford and local acoustic talent outside in Bull Park.  Enjoy our Chamber weather with the acoustic sounds as you relax in your chairs or blankets.

Bring your snacks and refreshments, grab a friend and head to Bull Park.  You'll be glad you did. Next concert will be Sunday, April 24th from 6 - 8 pm.

Upcoming Schedule 6-8 pm:
April 24
May 29
June 26
July 24
Aug 28

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Atlantic Beach loves our Senior Citizens!
Gail Baker Community Center:
Senior Aerobics - Every Wednesday & Friday 10 - 11 am
B I N G O - April 26 10 - 11 am
Fishing at Dutton Island - April 25th

Transportation available by calling 904-247-5851 (please call 2 days in advance)
Call LaTrenia for further information about the senior programs at 247-5251.


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!

Produce from Alvarez Farm, Palmetto Organics, & Urban Folk Farm; Cindy's Bakery with amazing baked goodies; Eden's Leaf offers natural body care products; InJOY Herbal & Wellness Co, an herbalist and licensed massage therapist offering chair massages and more; Kate Jogs Your Dogs has dog treats and offers pet care services; & Steephill's Syrup the 3rd Wednesday of the month through the winter, offering pure grade "A" maple syrup, dark maple cream and NEW maple sugar - available in farmer markets in North Florida only.

Interested in adding a booth?  Contact Dutton Island Gardeners at

24  Acoustic Night - 6-8 pm @ Bull Park
26  CARAC Meeting - 6-7 pm @ Adele Grage Cultural Center

7   Wild Wonders - 11 am @ Dutton Island entrance pavilion
15  Songwriters' Concert - 6-8 pm @ Adele Grage Cultural Center
19  Art Walk & Reception 5 -9 pm
           Featured Artists: ARTS IN THE PARK WINNERS: Susan Carr, Linda Bobinger,                Marcia Siany
21  Dancin' in the Streets
24  CARAC Meeting - 6-7 pm @ Adele Grage Cultural Center
29  Acoustic Night 6-8 pm @ Bull Park

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