First Coast Happenings – Florida Times

April 9, 2013 by  
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WEDNESDAY

Pre-K Day, 9-11 a.m., Museum of Science and History, 1025 Museum Circle. Features programming for preschool-aged children and their caregivers. Includes a planetarium show and reading circles in conjunction with the exhibit “Race: Are We So Different?” (904) 396-6674, ext. 240, or email specialevents@themosh.org.

Semi-Annual Book Sale, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday; bag day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; Ponte Vedra Beach branch, 101 Library Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach. (904) 273-0495.

Measuring Home Energy with JEA for children 10 and older, 3 p.m., Bartram Trail Library, 60 Davis Pond Blvd. Learn how to measure energy used in the home and use calculations to see where changes can be made to save money and help save the earth. Adults welcome. Free. Registration, (904) 827-6960.

The Clay County Fair, 4-11 p.m. Wednesday, noon-11 p.m. Thursday, 3-midnight Friday, 10 a.m.-midnight Saturday, Clay County Fairgrounds, Florida 16, Green Cove Springs. $8 adults, $5 seniors 65 and older and children 6-12; concerts reserved seating, $10-$15, stadium seats free. Discount tickets available. claycountyfair.org.

“Crazy For You,” a George and Ira Gershwin musical comedy, meal 6:30 p.m., show 8 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; meal 11:15 a.m., show 1:15 Saturdays; meal 12:15 p.m., show 2 p.m. Sundays; Alhambra Theatre Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd. Show runs through May 5. Tickets start at $38. Reservations, (904) 641-1212 or alhambrajax.com.

“The Reputation of Christians,” 7 p.m., Hope Lutheran Church Lifetree Cafe, 9000 Cypress Green Drive. Program on “What People Really Think of Christians … and Why” features a filmed interview with Gabe Lyons, author of “UnChristian: What a New Generation Really Thinks About Christianity and Why it Matters.” Free. (904) 731-0731 or email gtreiber.hopejax@gmail.com.

Mock Rape Trial, 7 p.m., University of North Florida’s Robinson Theater, Building 14A. Trial deals with his words against hers. Free. (904) 620-2528 or email womenctr@unf.edu.

The Tournees Festival: “White Material,” 7 p.m. Wednesday; “Le Havre,” 2 p.m. Saturday; “A Screaming Man,” 7 p.m. April 19; “The Class,” 2 p.m. April 20; “Potiche,” 2 p.m. April 27; Edward Waters College, Milne Chapel auditorium, Lee-Cousins Building, 1658 Kings Road. Free. (212) 439-1451 or facecouncil.org/tournees.

“Hair,” 7:30 p.m., Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, 300 W. Water St. $32-$102. (904) 442-2929 or artistseriesjax.org.

Spring Orchestra Concert, 7:30 p.m., University of North Florida’s Lazzara Performance Hall. Free. (904) 620-2961.

“Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody,” 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 4:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, 300 W. Water St. $49.50. (904) 442-2929 or artistseriesjax.org.

 

THURSDAY

Women of Distinction Luncheon, presented by Girl Scouts of Gateway Council, noon-1:30 p.m., Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, 225 E. Coast Line Drive. $65. (904) 421-3487 or girlscouts-gateway.org.

College Fair Plus, 5-7 p.m., Ponte Vedra High School gymnasium, 460 Davis Parkway, Ponte Vedra Beach. (904) 547-7350 or email lisa423@comcast.net.

Adamec Bike Night, 6-10 p.m., The Jacksonville Landing. Includes free bike parking, vendors, prizes and live music by Spanky the Band. (904) 353-1188 or jacksonvillelanding.com.

Dinner and a Concert, Indian dinner, 6 p.m.; Maestros in Concert, 7:30 p.m.; Church of the Good Shepherd, 1100 Stockton St. Concert features Indian musicians Pandit Shivkumar Sharma and Zakir Hussain. Visual art by David Montgomery. Buffet dinner, $20, reservations required; concert, $25 adults, $10 students with valid ID. (904) 389-6222.

Faith and Violence interfaith panel discussion, 6:30-8 p.m., All Saints Episcopal Church sanctuary, 4171 Hendricks Ave. Features Sheriff John Rutherford, State Attorney Angela Corey, Parvez Ahmed of the University of North Florida, Father Tom Deppe of All Saints and Rabbi Joshua Lief of Congregation Ahaveth Chesed. Program followed by a reception. Questions only accepted prior to event; email to jess@allsaintsjax.org.

Piano Studio Recital, 7:30 p.m., University of North Florida’s Recital Hall. Features the students of Erin K. Bennett and Gary Smart. Free. (904) 620-2961.

“The Secret Affairs of Mildred Wild,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Wilson Center, 11901 Beach Blvd. Parental guidance suggested. $10; $5 FSCJ students and employees. (904) 646-2222.

“Lend Me a Tenor,” 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Amelia Community Theatre, 209 Cedar St., Fernandina Beach. Show continues 8 p.m. April 18-20, 2 p.m. April 21, 8 p.m. April 25-27. $20 adults, $10 students. (904) 261-6749 or ameliacommunitytheatre.org.

 

FRIDAY

Southeast U.S. Boat Show, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday,10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; Metropolitan Park and Marina, across from EverBank Field. Includes the Oyster Jam Music Festival Saturday-Sunday, Bikini Contest 2 p.m. Saturday, the Shuck’N Contest 3 p.m. Sunday, a Poker Run on Sunday, boat clinics, an oyster roast, live entertainment, seminars and demonstrations. $10 adults. southeastusboatshow.com and theoysterjammusicfestival.com.

Fitness in the Plaza, 11 a.m. Fridays through Oct. 26, Hemming Plaza. Includes two Zumba classes and a nutrition workshop. Weekly schedule: fitnessintheplaza.com.

Boardwalk Bash, 5-8 p.m. Fridays, Marche Burette, Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Fernandina Beach. Includes children’s activities food and live music. (904) 491-4834 or ameliacommunitytheatre.org.

Mike Epps Live, 7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Arena. $45-$75. (904) 633-6110.

Springtime Fantasy Concert, featuring the Island Chamber Singers, 7 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Amelia Plantation Chapel, 36 Bowman Road, Fernandina Beach. $15, students get in free. (904) 225-0575 or islandchambersingers.com.

“The Belle of Amherst,” 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Monday, Fernandina Little Theatre, 1014 Beech St., Fernandina Beach. Program features Sinda Nichols with a one-woman play based on the writings of Emily Dickinson. A portion of the proceeds to benefit the Fernandina Friends of the Library. $15. (904) 206-2607 or belleofamherst.org.

Concert Series, 8:30 p.m., The Jacksonville Landing. Features free performances by national Country recording artists Joe Nichols with Rachel Farley. (904) 353-1188 or jacksonvillelanding.com.

 

SATURDAY

Shannon Miller Lifestyle Women’s 5K Run/Walk, 1-mile fun run, 8 a.m.; 5K, 8:30 a.m., The Jacksonville Landing. Program followed by a health fair and free health screenings. (904) 353-1188 or jacksonvillelanding.com.

The 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament to assist financially deserving students who want to attend the school, 8 a.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday, Faith Christian Academy of Fernandina Beach, Front and Centre streets. (904) 321-2137 or fca3on3.org.

Book Sale to support the library programs, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Bartram Trail Library, 60 Davis Pond Blvd. Includes DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes and audiobooks. (904) 287-4929.

Riverside Arts Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, 715 Riverside Ave. Includes arts and crafts, fresh fruits and vegetables and live entertainment. riversideartsmarket.com.

Cosmic Concerts, Laser Holiday, noon and 5 p.m. Saturdays, Museum of Science and History, 1025 Museum Circle. $5 a person, laser glasses $1. (904) 396-6674.

Top Five Tips for Being Your Best You, 2 p.m., Anastasia Island branch library, 124 Sea Grove Main St., St Augustine Beach. Features certified nutritional health coach Marion Thompson with a presentation about five basic steps to improve your health and to learn about gluten free diets. (904) 209-3730.

Artrageous Artwalk, 5:30-8:30 p.m., downtown Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island. Free. (800) 226-3542 or ameliaisland.com.

Guns N’ Hoses Charity Boxing Match to benefit police and firefighter charities, 6:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Arena. $15 general admission, $20-$40 reserved, $60 club seats; children 16 and younger get in free with a paying adult (ticket required). (904) 398-7010.

“Black and White Gala of Giving” to benefit Catholic Charities, 6:30-11:30 p.m., Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel. Includes a cocktail reception, silent auction, seated dinner and dancing to The Mystery Band. $150 a person, $100 for those younger than 35. (904) 354-4846, ext. 227.

Neil Sedaka with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, 300 W. Water St. Includes a food drive to benefit Downtown Ecumenical Services Council. Bring non-perishable food donations to the concert or drop off at the Symphony box office 10 a.m.-4 p.m. through April 26. $25-70. (904) 354-5547 or jaxsymphony.org.

Live music by The Ride, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., The Jacksonville Landing. (904) 353-1188 or jacksonvillelanding.com.

 

SUNDAY

Pet reunion and 90th birthday party for Jean Motley, co-founder of St. Augustine-based Safe Pet Rescue, dog walk, 11 a.m.; party, noon-4 p.m.; Safe Office/Thrift Store, 1250 County Road A1A, St. Augustine. safe-pet-rescue-fl.com.

Spring Masterworks Concert, 6 p.m., Church of the Good Shepherd, 1100 Stockton St. (904) 620-2961.

 

MONDAY

Great Decisions, 4-6 p.m., Ponte Vedra Beach branch, 101 Library Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach. Topic focuses on “Iran.” (904) 285-6096 or email bonimoro2601b@aol.com.

Invitational Band Festival, 7:30 p.m., University of North Florida’s Lazzara Performance Hall. Guests include Rhonda Cassano and Guy Yehuda with James Stephenson’s “Double Concerto for Flute, Clarinet and Wind Ensemble.” $10 adults, students get in free with ID. (904) 620-2878.

 

TUESDAY

Nemours BrightStart screenings for children 3-5, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Ponte Vedra Beach branch, 101 Library Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach. Features a 10-minute free Early Literacy Screening by Nemours BrightStart. First-come, first served. Screenings repeat monthly. (904) 273-0495.

Nutrition in the Golden Years, 10:30 a.m., Main Library, 303 N. Laura St. Features nutrition expert and health coach, Marian Thompson, with a discussion of the warning signs of poor nutrition, how lifestyle affects nutritional health, daily nutritional needs for seniors, and how to develop healthy habits. Free. (904) 630-2665.

Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Lane Wiley Senior Citizens Center, 6710 Wiley Road. Features a live 2-piece dance band. $5. (904) 260-8061.

 

Fax to (904) 359-4478 or email events@jacksonville.com. Complete listing at jacksonville.com/calendars. To put your event in the free online calendar, go to events.jacksonville.com.

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