Sep 302011
 

Bring the kids to the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens  Saturday for a free event, Words of Art: A Children’s Book Fair and Family Literacy Day.  The event is from noon to 4 p.m. and includes storytelling, readings, art activities, a scavenger hunt and book signings.  More than 30 children’s authors, including artist and writer Rick Cannizzaro will be on hand.  Musician and storyteller Ajamu Mutima also will be performing.

Sep 292011
 

Bring the kids to the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens this Saturday for a free event, Words of Art: A Children’s Book Fair and Family Literacy Day.  The event is from noon to 4 p.m. and includes storytelling, readings, art activities, a scavenger hunt and book signings.  More than 30 children’s authors, including artist and writer Rick Cannizzaro will be on hand.  Musician and storyteller Ajamu Mutima also will be performing.

Apr 152011
 

Sample Turkish foods, enjoy Turkish music and dancing, and peruse Turkish arts and crafts at the Jacksonville Turkish Festival, Sunday April 17 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Amity Turkish Cultural Center on Southside Boulevard. Activities for children will be part of the mix.  Tickets are $2 per person.

Feb 092011
 

When is $300 for a kid’s birthday party a good deal?  When it includes a two-hour room rental, “shaggy dog” cake, pizzas, cups and plates, craft activities, goody bags and an official party host.  And, since the party is at the Jacksonville Humane Society, the fee also includes a visit by a JHS doggie ambassador and a tour of the adoption center.  Suitable for children 6 to 12; $50 deposit required.  Contact the education department at education@jaxhumane.org.

Jacksonville Humane Society, 8464 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, (904) 725-8766