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