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THIS MONTH'S FEATURE - Tideviews Park to Dutton Island Tour
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THIS SUNDAY....Experience a Paddle/Kayak Tour from Tideviews Park to Dutton Island from 5-6 pm on the Intracoastal Waterway enjoying the marsh views, nature and wildlife.

Jax Surf and Paddle's instructors serve as our tour guides.  Rental equipment available by clicking the link below.

$15 tour only
$35 tour w/ rental equipment

Contact 904-463-0901/904-372-4653

Reserve:http://jacksonvillesurfandpaddle.com/pages/jax-surf-and-paddle-on-line-reservation-portal

Tour Dates:
Saturday  7/30

FOR THE KIDS....
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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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NEW TO ATLANTIC BEACH & FREE......
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WELLBEING WEDNESDAY JOINS ATLANTIC BEACH MIDWEEK MARKET!

CARAC event provides wellbeing classes of all kinds the second Wednesday of each month.  Wellbeing classes will be scheduled inside  the Adele Grage Cultural Center @ 4 p.m. & 6:15 p.m. 716 Ocean Blvd.  FREE.....FREE.....FREE!!!

Classes will be of community education provided by guest speakers, as well as physical awareness taught by licensed instructors.  Classes will include: Tai Chi, Yoga, women's self defense, counseling, animal awareness, environmental awareness and so much more.  Have an idea? Want to participate? More information to be an instructor or be a guest speaker?  Contact Chris Lester at 904-303-8658


COMMUNITY YOGA AT BULL PARK - FREE EVERY THURSDAY
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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 welcome.


SUNRISE OVER ATLANTIC BEACH PHOTO CONTEST JULY 1 - AUGUST 15
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Your photo and name could be on the 2017 cover.
Enjoy morning sunrises in Atlantic Beach, FL?  Submit sunrise photos in our first ever Sunrise Photo Contest between July 1 - August 15, 2016.  Photos must be taken in Atlantic Beach, FL.

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 will be announced on October 1. 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.

Photos will be judged on depth & perception, focal point, lines, lighting & balance.

YOGA EVERY SUNDAY @ ADELE GRAGE CENTER
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VINYASA YOGA - ALL LEVELS

Yoga is now available every Sunday at The Adele Grage Cultural Center from 3:30-4:30 pm.  Kristen Huth instructs Vinyasa Style Yoga w/ occasional Therapeutic sessions.  Donations of $5 recommended.

Start the week relaxed and refreshed with Kristen.

Contact Kristen Huth at 904-660-8155 
or email:  
website:  kristenhuthyoga@toes2thesky



KEEP UP TO DATE ON CITY EVENTS!
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SURF CAMP FOR KIDS GOING ON NOW!
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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:  Now through August 12
Monday - Friday  
9am - 3pm full day includes lunch
9 am - 12p or 12-3 pm 1/2 day

COST:     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
http://www.jaxsurfandpaddle.com    

NORTH BEACHES ART WALK

Thursday, August 18 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 the featured artist for August, Emily Cheek during the artist's reception, free and open to the public 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Rain or shine.





JULY FEATURED ARTIST: MARSHA HATCHER
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"Dream Realized"
Last week to stop by the gallery to view the work of renowned national and international artist, Marsha Hatcher's incredible work. 

First glance of Marsha's paintings reveals an exciting diversity in style and execution, which is the hallmark of her artwork.  She approaches each piece with an emotional openness that allows the subject and the medium of the art to dictate the final form.

Marsha is a founding member of The Art Center Cooperative, Inc and JCDC. and has received grants, awards and many recognitions. 

Visit the gallery at 716 Ocean Blvd. Atlantic Beach from 8 am - 4:30  pm




SONGWRITERS' CONCERT
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Sunday, August 7
Adele Grage Theater
716 Ocean Blvd at 7th Street

Come in from the heat to enjoy a 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 
August 7
September 4
October 9
November 20
December 18

 

 


Acoustic Night - with Food Truck
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Local acoustic music fills the air in Bull Park on Sunday, August 28 from 6-8 pm.  Grab the chairs, blankets, friends and family as you relax and wind down from the heat. 

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.  COME HUNGRY, LEAVE FULL!!

Featured Food Truck:
August 28:  Son of a Butcher
September 25: Nitrogen Dreamery
October 23 - TBA - Last of the Season




MOVIES IN THE PARK SCHEDULE ANNOUNCEMENT
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"RIO" opens Movie in the Park
The parks of Atlantic Beach will be lit at night, once the sun goes down!

Twilight Movies in the Parks will entertain families free w/ free popcorn at Jack Russell Park & Donner Parks.  All movies begin at dusk.  Grab your chairs, blankets, and don't forget the kids....

August 26 @ Russell Park  (corner of Seminole Road & Plaza Drive)  
Celebrate back to school & the Olympics with the movie, "RIO"
September 30 @ Donner Park (corner of George Street & Dutton Island Drive)
Invasion of "Star Wars - The Force Awakens"
October 22 @ Russell Park
(ending Family Fun Day/Campout in style)
The gang is back & on the big screen "Peanuts the Movie"

SENIOR PROGRAMS GOING ON NOW!
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Atlantic Beach loves our Senior Citizens!
 
Jordan Community Center:
Senior Aerobics - Every Wednesday & Friday 10:30 - noon

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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
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FARM TO TABLE...  Join us at the market for some great local offerings at Bull Park every Wednesday from 3-6 p.m.  Natural foods of all kinds, shop in your own backyard and support our local farmers!

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/




ABAA BASEBALL for kids
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WINNERS!!!!
Congratulations 12u SunS on your Southeast Regional Championship.

Good Luck at the Cal Ripken World Series.

For the first time ever, AB is the first North Florida team that will represent the Southeast Region at the Cal Ripken World Series in Aberdeen,  MD!  They will have the opportunity to play teams from around the United States and 8 foreign countries. 
Donations are being accepted to help fund this opportunity of a lifetime.  To help support the team, go to http://www.gofundme.com/abworldseries

Registrations for the 2017 season is under way.  Click here for more information.
https://active.leagueone.com/Olr/Pages/Welcome.aspx?ClubId=15161


ABET - Creative Summer Camp for Kids
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Creative Drama Summer Camp
Aug 1-12 for completed grades 4 & up from 9am - 1 pm
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 or 


UPCOMING EVENTS:
JULY
26  Wild Child Kids Yoga - Bull Park - CANCELLED
26  CARAC Meeting @ Adele Grage Center 6-7 pm
28  Community Yoga in Bull Park 7 pm
30  Paddle/Kayak Guided Tour Tideviews Park to Dutton Island 5 pm
31  Vinyasa Yoga @ Adele Grage Center 3:30 pm

AUGUST
2   Wild Child Kids Yoga - Adele Grage Center
3   Mid-Week Market - Bull Park  3-6 pm
4   Community Yoga - Bull Park  7 pm
7   Vinyasa Yoga - Adele Grage Center 3:30 pm
     Songwriters' Concert - Adele Grage Theater  6-8 pm
9   Wild Child Kids Yoga - Adele Grage Center
10 Mid-week Market - Bull Park 3-6 pm
     Wellbeing Wednesday - Adele Grage Center 4 pm & 6:15 pm
11  Community Yoga - Bull Park 7 pm
14  Vinyasa Yoga - Adele Grage Center 3:30 pm
16  Wild Child Kids Yoga - Adele Grage Center
18  Featured Artist Reception during ArtWalk - Adele Grage Center 5-8 pm
      NORTH BEACHES ARTWALK - Beaches Town Center  5-9 pm
      Community Yoga - Bull Park 7 pm
21  Vinyasa Yoga - Adele Grage Center 3:30 pm
23  Wild Child Kids Yoga - Bull Park
      CARAC monthly meeting - Adele Grage Center 6 pm
25  Community Yoga - LAST OF THE SEASON 7 pm
26  MOVIES IN THE PARK - "RIO" - Russell Park  8 pm
28  Vinyasa Yoga - Adele Grage Center 3:30 pm
      Acoustic Night w/ Food Truck - Bull Park  Concert 6 pm/Food 5 pm
30  Wild Child Kids Yoga - Adele Grage Center






City of Atlantic Beach, FL - Official Seal
800 Seminole Road • Atlantic Beach, Florida 32233 • Ph. (904) 247-5800 • Fx. (904) 247-5805