• Jax in Action: upcoming events

    By: Karlyn McKell

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    Check out these upcoming events in our area for the weekend!

     

    Event: Home Steps Home Buyer Seminar

    Date: Saturday, July 8th at 11:00 a.m. at Embassy Fellowship

    Details: This is a free event for families and veterans seeking home ownership. Tour Jacksonville’s best brand new homes with a leading nonprofit broker firm.

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    Event: Wolfson Christmas in July

    Date: Now through Tuesday, July 25th

    Details: Help our area's only children's hospital by participating in Christmas in July. You can buy toys directly online through the website or by dropping off toys at any local Jersey Mike’s Subs location.

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    Event: Katt Williams

    Date: Friday, July 7 and Saturday, July 8 at the Florida Theatre

    Details: Don’t miss Katt Williams Great American Comedy Tour this Friday and Saturday night.

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    Event: Congaree and Penn Open Farm Day

    Date: Saturday, July 8

    Details: Admission is $10 per car. Come out to the farm and explore by foot or bike. You can see rice paddies, acres of Mawhaw orchards, honeybees, the Congaree Creek Chickens and an olive orchard.

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    Event: Asian Food Festival

    Date: Saturday, July 8 from 5 p.m. tp 9 p.m. in Hemming Park

    Details: The third annual Asian Food Festival will have authentic Asian dishes, live music, vendor artists and much more. This event is free and open to the public.

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    Event: The Big Chill at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

    Date: Saturday, July 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Details: Come chill out this Saturday at the zoo. There will be cool zones set up to keep you frosty and your kids entertained with water play stations. There will also be free Dippin Dots for kids 12 and under while supplies last. The event is free with standard zoo admission.

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    Event: The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

    Date: Saturday and Sunday at the Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre

    Details: St. Augustine actress Anne Kraft will be performing Joan Didion’s powerful memoir “The Year of Magical Thinking”.

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    Event: Mauli Ola Foundation Talk Series

    Date: Saturday, July 8 at 5 p.m. at Surfer the Bar

    Details: There will be a talk series about the Mauli Ola Foundation and their mission, live music and a silent auction. Come learn about natural therapies for individuals living with genetic diseases.

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    Event: Rick Ross

    Date: Saturday, July 8 at 8 p.m.at the Times-Union Center

    Details: Don’t miss Rick Ross live in Jacksonville.

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    Event: Annie the Musical

    Date: Now through August 18th at the Alhambra Dinner Theatre

    Details: Catch dinner and a musical this Saturday and Sunday at the Alhambra Theatre. You’ll see a performance of the classic Annie. Ticket prices include dinner.

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    Event: Dancing Stars of St. Johns County

    Date: Saturday, July 8 at Flagler College Lewis Auditorium

    Details: This annual fundraiser benefits the St. Augustine Community School of Performing Arts. Local celebrities pair up with professional dance instructors and perform in front of a panel of judges.

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    Event: Second Sundays in Springfield

    Date: Sunday, July 9 at the Henry J. Klutho Park

    Details: This celebration is held the second Sunday of every month. There will be live music, food trucks, craft brews, a produce market and more. This is a free event.

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    Event: Summer Movie Classic Series: Casino Royale

    Date: Sunday, July 9 at 2 p.m. at the Florida Theatre

    Details: Do you love James Bond? If so, catch the Casino Royale 50th Anniversary Screening this Sunday afternoon.

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    Event: Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp vs. Biloxi Shuckers

    Date: Sunday, July 9 at 6:35 p.m.

    Details: Celebrate Christmas in July with the Jakcsonville Jumbo Shrimp. The team will be playing in ugly Christmas Sweater Jerseys.

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    Event: Incubus with special guests Jimmy Eat World and Judah the Lion

    Date: Monday, July 10 at Daily’s Place

    Details: Multi-platinum rock icons Incubus will take the stage this Monday joined by special guests.

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