Special Events & Programs
THIS MONTH'S FEATURE:
WILD CHILD YOGA FOR KIDS! Every Tuesday
Wild Child Kids Yoga brings music, movement and meditation into the lives of little yogis. A platform to inspire kids to move, relax, create and connect to each other with kindness and to their own true amazing selves while learning the science of yoga.
Weekly classes held at the Adele Grage Cultural Center Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 pm for ages 4-8 & 6:30-7:30 pm for ages 8-12.
Summer camps, scouting events and much more also available.
Contact Lindsay Strohecker at 904-377-3402 or
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THIS SUNDAY: PADDLE/KAYAK TOUR TIDEVIEWS PARK TO DUTTON ISLAND
Sunday, June 26 take the family, grab a friend and experience a Paddle/Kayak Tour from Tideviews Park to Dutton Island from 4-5 pm.
Jax Surf and Paddle's instructors will guide the tour. Rental equipment available.
$15 tour only
$35 tour w/ rental equipment
More Dates coming!
COMMUNITY YOGA AT BULL PARK - FREE EVERY THURSDAY
Kristen Huth brings Yoga to BULL PARK every Thursday @ 7 pm - FREE!!
Wind down the day, clear your mind, and spend some time on YOU at the Community Seaside Yoga. Yoga is for everyone! Bring your mat, a friend or meet new ones this Thursday. See you there!
Every Thursday through August 25th all levels yoga
SUNRISE OVER ATLANTIC BEACH PHOTO CONTEST
Your photo and name could be on the 2017 cover.
Enjoy morning sunrises at Atlantic Beach? Get the camera ready and take some Atlantic Beach sunrise photos; submit the sunrise photos in our first ever Sunrise Photo Contest between July 1 - August 1, 2016.
The winning photo will be used on the 2017 Calendar of Events Brochure. The photographer will get recognition on the brochure that is publicized throughout the city. The photo will be cropped to 3"x8" 300 dpi. Submit photos with contact information (name, phone, email and location of photo taken) to
One winner only. Entries automatically constitute the contestants acceptance of all conditions set forth, granting the City of Atlantic Beach the right to use the entry as publication in print and online. Photo credit will always be recognized as submitted. Photos will not be accepted without contact & locality information.
STARTING THIS SUNDAY: YOGA EVERY SUNDAY @ ADELE GRAGE CENTER
VINYASA YOGA - ALL LEVELS
Beginning June 26, Yoga will be held every Sunday at The Adele Grage Cultural Center from 3:30-4:45 pm. Kristen Huth instructs Vinyasa Style Yoga w/ occasional Therapeutic sessions. PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE
Start the week relaxed and refreshed with Kristen.
Contact Kristen Huth at 904-660-8155
KEEP UP TO DATE ON CITY EVENTS!
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SURF CAMP FOR KIDS GOING ON NOW!
JAX SURF CAMP,
hosted by Jax Surf & Paddle, is a great way for the future surfers to learn, grow and have fun this summer. Camp is for swimmers ages 6-16,
and consists of learning how to surf and improve current surfing skill sets. Lessons and demonstrations as well as lots of practice. Instructors are First Aid & CPR Certified. It's not too late to sign up.
Receive $10 off full week of camp w/ discount code: COAB16
CAMP DATES: June 13 - August 12
Monday - Friday
9am - 3pm full day includes lunch
9 am - 12p or 12-3 pm 1/2 day
Full Week of Full Days $335 (10 sessions w/ lunch)
Full Week of 1/2 Days $210 (5 sessions M-F)
Single 1/2 day drop in $50
Single Full Day Drop in $100 (lunch included)
Contact Tiffany Layton Oliser 904-463-0901
for further information
WILD WONDERS - Thank you!
Mike Rossi with Wild Wonders and the City of Atlantic Beach thank you for your support attending the "Brazilian Adventure" this season. Mike and his friends will be joining us on Family Fun Day/Campout on October 22. Be sure to watch for him then.
NORTH BEACHES ART WALK
Thursday, July 21 from 5-9 pm. The Beaches Town Center & The Adele Grage Cultural Center fill the streets and center with artists (local and northeast Florida) of many mediums. Come gather around Atlantic Blvd. /First Street & Ocean Blvd/7th Street. More than 20 locations feature artists and provide refreshments and music to the public.
Make Adele Grage in Bull Park your first/last stop on the monthly North Beaches Art Walk at 716 Ocean Blvd. and meet July's featured award winning artist, Marsha Hatcher during the artist's reception, free and open to the public 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Rain or shine.
FEATURED ARTIST: DONNA SNIDER
Photographer, Donna Snider, exhibits her wildlife, birds, flowers and seascapes photography that has captured locally in our own backyard. Since retirement, Donna discovered she could go back to her passion of photography that she had started many years ago.
Walking the halls of the Adele Grage Cultural Center will delight you as the capture of her photos stare back at you.
'Sharing my world as a photographer with others is the icing on the camera.' "Thanks to all who inspire and believe in my world"
Coming in July: Award Winning Artist returns to Adele Grage Center, Marsha Hatcher!
SONGWRITERS' CONCERT! DATE CHANGE
Sunday, July 10
Adele Grage Theater
716 Ocean Blvd at 7th Street
Come in from the heat this holiday weekend to enjoy this free indoor concert by local talent. Brought to you by the City of Atlantic Beach Cultural Arts and Recreation Advisory Committee. 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 transforms the Atlantic Beach Theater into a magical space for two hours of original music 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
Acoustic Night - with WRAP IT UP IN JAX Food Truck!
Join Mike Shackelford and local acoustic talent outdoors in Bull Park to enjoy our Chamber weather with the acoustic sounds as you relax in your chairs or blankets.
Acoustic Nights will have a featured Food Truck every month.
Take a break from cooking and purchase dinner at the park as you enjoy the music. Food truck begins at 5 pm on 7th Street between Ocean Blvd & East Coast Drive. Concert starts @ 6 pm.
This month's Food Truck: Wrap It Up In Jax
- Made to order wraps from vegan, chicken and beef options hot with Panini Press, salad bowls, sweet potato chips and lots more. Reviews say not to miss the Moroccan Rolls. WARNING - you'll get addicted.
Grab a friend and head to Bull Park. You'll be glad you did.
Upcoming Schedule 6-8 pm:
SENIOR PROGRAMS GOING ON NOW!
Atlantic Beach loves our Senior Citizens!
Jordan Community Center:
Senior Aerobics - Every Wednesday & Friday 10:30 - noon
July 5 & 19 BINGO
11 & 18 Crocheting
25 Sensational Samplers
All programs listed are from 10:30 am - 12 noon
Transportation is available by calling 904-247-5851
(please call 2 days in advance)
Call LaTrenia for further information about the senior programs at 247-5251
WEDNESDAY MID-WEEK MARKET @ Bull Park
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!
Produce from Alvarez Farm, Palmetto Organics, & Urban Folk Farm; Cindy's Bakery with amazing baked goodies; Eden's Leaf offers natural body care products; InJOY Herbal & Wellness Co, an herbalist and licensed massage therapist offering chair massages and more; Kate Jogs Your Dogs has dog treats and offers pet care services; & Steephill's Syrup the 3rd Wednesday of the month through the winter, offering pure grade "A" maple syrup, dark maple cream and NEW maple sugar - available in farmer markets in North Florida only.
Interested in adding a booth? Contact Dutton Island Gardeners at www.diglocal.org/markets/atlantic-beach-mid-week-market/
ABET - Creative Summer Camp for Kids
Creative Drama Summer Camp
June 20 - Jul 1; July 11-22 or Aug 1-12 for completed grades 4 & up from 9am - 1 pm
July 5 - 9; Jul 25-29 for completed 2nd & 3rd grades from 9am - 1pm
The perfect camps for kids who already love theatre and those who want to try out for the first time. Camps will provide your child with the opportunity to explore their dramatic side through the use of age-appropriate Theatre Games, Music, Dance, Improvisation and Story-telling using their imaginations and creating characters using costumes and props.
Every camp culminates in a play for friends and family, complete with music, singing, lights, costumes and props. Line-learning and preparation for the play is required. Play presentation will be held the last day of camp @ 12 noon.
Fee: $160 per camper per week
$50 deposit due at time of registration to secure spot
Make checks payable to ABET Theatre
Contact Aine Healy Richardson, owner of The First Act at 904-509-1472
ABET Adult/Teen Acting & Improvisation Workshops
Adult/Teen Acting Workshop
Join instructor, Gary Baker, in this 2 hour workshop as he takes you on a journey creating believable characters. Learn how to use emotion effectively and understand how bold choices can bring out aspects of your character that you would never thought possible.
Improvisation Workshop w/ Gary Baker
Sunday, July 10 from 5-7 pm
Participants will learn how to effectively use improve on the stage. This workshop wil help with quick decision making, working as a team to reach one goal and expanding the imagination to make the impossible, possible.
23 Community Yoga @ Bull Park 7 pm FREE
26 Vinyasa Yoga @ Adele Grage 3:30 pm
26 Acoustic Night @ Bull Park 6-8 pm with Wrap It Up In Jax Food Truck
28 CARAC meeting @ Adele Grage @6 pm
30 Community Yoga @ Bull Park 7 pm FREE
3 Vinyasa Yoga @ Adele Grage Center 3:30 pm FREE
4 Offices Closed
5 Wild Child Yoga for Kids - every Tuesday @ Adele Grage Cultural Center
7 Community Yoga @ Bull Park 7 pm FREE
10 Vinyasa Yoga @ Adele Grage Center 3:30 pm
10 Songwriters' Concert @ Adele Grage Theater 6-8 pm
14 Community Yoga @ Bull Park 7 pm FREE
17 Vinyasa Yoga @ Adele Grage Center 3:30 pm
21 Art Walk @ North Beaches Town Center 5-9 pm
21 Artist Reception @ Adele Grage Gallery 5-8 pm during Art Walk
Featured Winning Artist, Marsha Hatcher
Community Yoga @ Bull Park 7 pm FREE
24 Vinyasa Yoga @ Adele Grage Center 3:30 pm
24 Acoustic Night w/ Muzzis Madhouse Food Truck 6-8 pm @ Bull Park
26 CARAC Meeting @ Adele Grage Center 6-7 pm
31 Vinyasa Yoga @ Adele Grage Center 3:30 pm