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Shop for the Holidays at RAM

Riverside Arts Market is will close out the 2012 season with plenty of holiday shopping on the river.  Come out to the plaza under the Fuller Warren Bridge at 10 a.m. for live entertainment, crafts, artists, gourmet packaged foods and onsite refreshments. Definitely make it a point to stop at the food court. The free fun goes on from until 4 p.m.


Free Laughs and Movies

Perk up your mood at the monthly meeting of the “Leave ’em Laughing Tent,” Jacksonville’s chapter of The International Laurel & Hardy Appreciation Society (a/k/a Sons of the Desert).  The group meets the second Sunday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Pablo Creek Branch Library on Beach Boulevard between Kernan and Hodges.  Anyone can attend and… Read more »


Free Homebuyer Seminar

A free first-time homebuyer seminar is set for October 24 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Exit Real Estate Gallery on Beach Boulevard in Jacksonville Beach.  The seminar includes input from real estate agents, mortgage brokers, insurance agents and financial advisors, all geared for fist-time home buyers.  Plus, those attending the seminar become eligible for a free one-year home… Read more »

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Look! Up in the Sky! And it’s Free!

The 2012 Sea & Sky Spectacular Air Show zooms into Jacksonville Beach on October 19-21, with free shows by the U.S. Navy’s famed Blue Angels, plus other military demonstrations, live entertainment, a street festival, food and other activities.  The activities take place along the ocean between Beach Boulevard and N. 6th Avenue in Jacksonville Beach, although the swooping planes will be visible all along… Read more »

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Free Halloween Skating

Skate Station Funworks in Mandarin and Orange Park is offering free skating, plus costume contests, cookie decorating and more on Halloween night from 6:30 to 9 p.m.


Dogtoberfest Fun

Oh sure, there’s a fundraising walk involved.  But think of the free entertainment value!  Dress up your pooch and stroll over to Metropolitan Park Saturday, October 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Dogtoberfest.  In addition to the First Coast No More Homeless Pets benefit walk–which has a $25 admission fee and includes lots of goodies–there are free activities including… Read more »