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Calendar of Events 2014 is available!

FEATURED ARTIST - SUSAN BOLENBAUGH
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The Adele Grage Cultural Center would like to welcome Susan Bolenbaugh as our Featured Artist for August.  Susan Bolenbaugh is a Neptune Beach, Florida artist, who began drawing in January 2006.  She enjoys art journaling on trips with written text supported by sketches.  Other subject ideas come from beach and marsh areas close to her home. She does have some original poetry included in her work.  There will be a Reception for the Artist on August 21, 5:00pm-9:00pm at the Adele Grage Cultural Center.


FALL FLAG FOOTBALL REGISTRATION BEGINS ON AUGUST 15

Register your players for co-ed Teams!
$10 per player
Age groups 5-7 & 8-12
Saturday morning games in October and November, with playoff games in December.
Players will receive t-shirts and awards!
Interested in coaching, being a lineman, or volunteering your time during the football season?  Please contact Dee Davis at 247-4038 or 247-5851. 

 


TWILIGHT MOVIE IN THE PARK - "LEGO MOVIE"
Donner Park, September 19, 8 pm
 
 “Lego Movie”
Emmet is an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average Lego mini-figure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world.  
Bring your chairs, blankets, most favorite movie food and non-alcoholic beverages.  There will be free popcorn starting at 8 pm. Movie starts at dusk. Don’t forget the bug spray!  Free and open to the Public. 
**Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult. 


NORTH BEACHES ART WALK - AUGUST 21

Third Thursday of each month! 
August 21, 2014, 5 to 9 p.m.
Beaches Town Center & Adele Grage Cultural Center
Artists (local and northeast Florida) gather around the Beaches Town Center at Atlantic Blvd. and Ocean Blvd/First Street. More than 20 locations feature artists and provide refreshments and music to the public.       
Make Adele Grage your first/last stop on the monthly North Beaches Art Walk at 716 Ocean Blvd. and meet the featured artist at a reception, free and open to the public.




DOG TRAINING CLASSES GOING ON NOW!
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Northern Professional dog trainer, Ronald White, is offering dog obedience classes for your pet friends every Saturday & Sunday from 8-10 a.m. at Jack Russell Park in the parking lot. Watch the drama unfold as Coach White solves seemingly impossible pet behavior problems.  Contact Coach White at 904-813-1636 or 904-992-6780 or visit him on the web at http://www.npdtrainers.com

SONGWRITERS' CONCERT
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Songwriters' Concert
6-8 pm
Adele Grage Theater
716 Ocean Blvd at 7th Street
Brought to you by the City of Atlantic Beach Cultural Arts and Recreation Advisory Committee, join us inside the historical theater to enjoy this free concert!  Doors open at 5:45 p.m.
Whether you write, sing, play or simply enjoy good music, plan on being with us. Our musical host, Mike Shackelford and his fellow talented performers from our region will transform the Atlantic Beach Theater into a magical space for two hours of original musical creations by neighbors and friends. Seating is first come-first served for this admission-free-alcohol free event.  Bring a friend...or three! 
Performers should 
call host Mike Shackelford at (904)610-7461. Prepare two original songs of 7-8 minutes combined maximum. 

Upcoming Concert Dates

September 7
October 12
November 16
December 21


 


ACOUSTIC NIGHTS

Enjoy local musicians performing popular music solos or play with a small band on the lawn at Bull Memorial Park with family and friends. Bring a picnic, visit with neighbors, and enjoy the outdoors and playground area with live music.

    Where: Bull Park
    When: Sundays (6pm-8pm)

        Upcoming Concert Dates

        August 24
        September 21
        October 26




WEDNESDAY MID-WEEK MARKET
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HAPPY WEDNESDAY! Join us at the market for some great local offerings at Bull Park every Wednesday from 3-6 p.m.  Veggies, fruit, bread, sweets and more; get it all right in your own backyard!

Interested in adding a booth?  Contact Dutton Island Gardeners at www.diglocal.org/markets/atlantic-beach-mid-week-market/



FAMILY FUN DAY & CAMPOUT UNDER THE STARS - REGISTRATION BEGINS SEPTEMBER 2

Mark your calendars!  You will not want to miss this popular event scheduled for Saturday, October 18th at Jack Russell Park.  This year’s Family Fun Day begins at noon and will feature activities for the whole family to enjoy.  The day concludes with a bonfire and the showing of the movie “Frozen” at dusk.  All afternoon and evening events are free and open to the public.  For anyone wishing to camp out, reserve your campsite early before they sell out.  The cost of each campsite if $10 and pre-registration is required.  A free pancake breakfast is served in the a.m. for overnight campers.    
To register stop by the Recreation Office located in the Adele Grage Cultural Center, 716 Ocean Blvd.  For more information call 247-5828 or visit www.coab.us/events.    

 


YOGA

Join us at the Adele Grage Cultural Center in the back room from 4-5 pm, for a gentle "Hatha Style" yoga class suitable for all levels. 
Yoga is an ancient discipline that unites the body, mind and spirit. On the physical side, the class increases strength, balance and flexibility.  For the mind, it creates a greater sense of well-being, sharpens the intellect, improves memory and concentration, and steadies the emotions for a richer and more fulfilled life.  On a spiritual level, the practice of yoga leads to self-awareness and inner peace.
Anyone can practice yoga no matter what age, fitness level, weight or religion.  Cost is $10 per class.  Bring your own mat.
  




SAVE THE DATE
Twilight Movies in the Parks
Jack Russell Park - October 18 - Frozen

October Festival - Donner Park/Baker Community Center - October 11

Holiday Artisans' Faire - Adele Grage Cultural Center - November 20

Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting - Beaches Town Center, AB/NB, December 6, 2014

Arts in the Park!2015 applications will be accepted starting in October, 2014.



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