Jan
17
Tue
Parallel Journeys: World War II and the Holocaust Through the Eyes of Teens @ FSCJ
Jan 17 – Feb 24 all-day

A traveling exhibit about40 teenagers who were witnesses, participants or victims of WWII and the Holocaust. Location: Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ). Free admission. For more information, call Beth Harvey at 904-646-2349. Sponsored by FSCJ and Kennesaw State University.

Feb
3
Fri
Canvas, Clay, Collage & Cutting Edge
Feb 3 – Feb 26 all-day

This juried art exhibit pushes the boundaries of materials and ideas using three art mediums. Visit the opening reception during First Friday Art Walk, Feb 3, from 5-9 p.m. Location: St. Augustine Art Association, 22 Marine Street, St. Augustine, 32084. For more information, visit www.staaa.org/.

Canvas, Clay, Collage & Cutting Edge
Feb 3 – Feb 26 all-day

This juried art exhibit pushes the boundaries of materials and ideas using three art mediums. Visit the opening reception during First Friday Art Walk, Feb 3, from 5-9 p.m. Location: St. Augustine Art Association, 22 Marine Street, St. Augustine, 32084. For more information, visit www.staaa.org/.

Feb
24
Fri
Winter Concerts at the St. Augustine Amphitheater
Feb 24 all-day

Featured performances at the eco-friendly venue include Foreigner with Kansas on Feb. 24, St. Pauli on Feb. 25, and Willie Nelson on March 7. Location: St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340C A1A South, St. Augustine Beach, 32080. For more information, call (904) 209-0367 or visit http://staugamp.sjcvenues.com.

$5 Fridays at MOSH @ Museum of Science and History
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

moshCome out for an educational night of fun at the museum! Fun for all ages! MOSH will be open extended hours until 8pm on Fridays.

Equity and Justice Will Not Be Silenced: How the Voice of Technology Has Evolved for At-Risk and Under-Served Teens and Young Adults @ Jacksonville Marine Science Research Institute
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

An exhibit and discussion about how young role models who have suffered hardship and discrimination spread their message of equity and social justice. Location: Jacksonville Marine Science Research Institute. Free admission. For more information, go to www.jacksonvillesciencefestival.org or call Tia Unthank at 904-493-3535. Sponsored by the Jacksonville Science Festival in collaboration with Teens Go Green, the Cathedral Arts Project and the Jax Kids Mural Festival.

Feb
25
Sat
Winter Concerts at the St. Augustine Amphitheater
Feb 25 all-day

Featured performances at the eco-friendly venue include Foreigner with Kansas on Feb. 24, St. Pauli on Feb. 25, and Willie Nelson on March 7. Location: St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340C A1A South, St. Augustine Beach, 32080. For more information, call (904) 209-0367 or visit http://staugamp.sjcvenues.com.

Race Films as a Voice of Hope Against Discrimination and Stereotypes @ Norman Studios Silent Film Museum
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm

Ed Safer’s presentation about the Holocaust, a documentary, exhibit and panel discussion about the use of “race films” to combat stereotypes and discrimination, and to break down racial barriers. Location: Norman Studios Silent Film Museum, Inc., Tickets: Adults $5; students free. For more information, contact Rita Reagan at 904-716-0706 or ritareagan@comcast.net.

#DTJax Gala: River of Dreams @ Friendship Fountain
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Buy your tickets for a celebration of the St. Johns River and Downtown Jacksonville now to receive early bird pricing! The evening includes:

Dinner by DTJax restaurants, including Black Sheep and Cowford Chophouse

Open bar with local craft selections and spirits by Manifest Distilling

#DTJax Awards Reveal

Demonstrations by MOSH

River Taxi tours

Silent auction

Courtesy valet

Aquatic attire (from nautical glam to boating casual) encouraged. Remember that breeze off the St. Johns! Proceeds will benefit riverfront activation initiatives in Downtown Jacksonville. Call 904.634.0303 x221 for more information.

Website: http://dtjaxgala.com

Feb
26
Sun
Lessons from the Holocaust: Standing up to Anti-Semitism and Hate Today @ Etz Chaim Synagogue
Feb 26 @ 9:15 am

A community breakfast and discussion highlighting practical tools and resources to empower individuals and communities to stand up to modern forms of anti-Semitism and hate. Location: Etz Chaim Synagogue. Free admission. For more information, call 904-262-3565.

@ The Yoga Collective
Feb 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Race Films as a Voice of Hope Against Discrimination and Stereotypes @ Norman Studios Silent Film Museum
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm

Ed Safer’s presentation about the Holocaust, a documentary, exhibit and panel discussion about the use of “race films” to combat stereotypes and discrimination, and to break down racial barriers. Location: Norman Studios Silent Film Museum, Inc., Tickets: Adults $5; students free. For more information, contact Rita Reagan at 904-716-0706 or ritareagan@comcast.net.

Mar
1
Wed
Lightner Museum Curator Tours
Mar 1 all-day

The Lightner Museum offers special behind-the-scenes Curator Tours at 10 a.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. The themed, interactive tours give participants an opportunity to see artifacts that aren’t on public display. The tour offers guests an intimate encounter with a select few of the Lightner’s eclectic relics. Location: Lightner Museum, 75 King Street, St. Augustine, FL. For more information, call (904) 824-2874 or visit www.lightnermuseum.org.

First Wednesday Art Walk @ Downtown Jacksonville
Mar 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Produced by Downtown Vision, Inc. (DVI), Art Walk is on the first Wednesday of every month from 5 – 9 p.m., rain or shine. More than 60 Art Walk venues stretch across Downtown Jacksonville’s core and include Hemming Park, galleries, museums, cultural and educational venues, restaurants and bars, Downtown businesses and more. The First Wednesday Art Walk is a great way to meet fellow artists, buy and appreciate their work, and be part of the rapidly growing art scene in Jacksonville, Florida. We estimate that, on average, 10,000 art enthusiasts attend each month to see more than 250 artists exhibiting at Art Walk.

Website: http://iloveartwalk.com/

Mar
3
Fri
Miniature Marks Art Exhibit
Mar 3 – Apr 2 all-day

The miniatures in this juried exhibit pack a big punch! The exhibit features 2D and 3D pieces that are no larger than 12”. Visit the opening reception during First Friday Art Walk on March 3 from 5-9 p.m. Location: St. Augustine Art Association, 22 Marine Street, St. Augustine, 32084. For more information, call (904) 824-2310 or visit www.staaa.org.

$5 Fridays at MOSH @ Museum of Science and History
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

moshCome out for an educational night of fun at the museum! Fun for all ages! MOSH will be open extended hours until 8pm on Fridays.

St. Augustine First Friday Art Walk @ Downtown St. Augustine
Mar 3 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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The Art Walk is a free, fun, and educational event.

Mar
4
Sat
Menorcan Cultural Celebration
Mar 4 all-day

In 1768, over 1,400 people left the Mediterranean and set sail for British East Florida. Among this group were Menorcans, who brought their cultural and culinary traditions to St. Augustine. At this cultural celebration, sample pilau, a signature Menorcan rice dish, spicy Menorcan chowder, and traditional music, dancing at the gardens of the historic Llambias House. Location: Llambias House, 31 St. Francis Street, St. Augustine, 32084. For more information, call (904) 826-3388 or visit www.menorcansociety.net.

Menorcan Cultural Celebration
Mar 4 all-day

In 1768, over 1,400 people left the Mediterranean and set sail for British East Florida. Among this group were Menorcans, who brought their cultural and culinary traditions to St. Augustine. At this cultural celebration, sample pilau, a signature Menorcan rice dish, spicy Menorcan chowder, and traditional music, dancing at the gardens of the historic Llambias House. Location: Llambias House, 31 St. Francis Street, St. Augustine, 32084. For more information, call (904) 826-3388 or visit www.menorcansociety.net.

Searching for Identity Through the Lens of the Second Generation Holocaust Survivor @ Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church
Mar 4 – Apr 28 all-day

A multi-media exhibit that highlights essays authored by Jacksonville second generation Holocaust survivors in collaboration with maquettes hand built by the Bolles School AP art students and portraiture by Jacksonville photographer Chad Dennis. Location: Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church. Free admission. Sponsored by Searching for Identity and Jewish Family & Community Services.