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Things To Do Downtown
Arts & Culture
- 32nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast at Prime F. Osborn
- FSCJ Artist Series Presents Tosca: The Opera at Times-Union Center
- Jacksonville Symphony Presents: Amadeus at Times-Union Center
- Masters of Illusion at The Florida Theatre
- Mike Epps: Funny As Ish Tour at Veterans Memorial Arena
- SHOWSTOPPERS at The 5 & Dime, A Theatre Company.Runs through Sunday, Jan. 20.
Saturday, January 19
- Spring 2018-2019 Auditions at Jacksonville Children’s Chorus. Runs through Thursday, Jan. 17.
- Girl Scout Workshop: Daisies Space Science Explorer at MOSH
- Public Opening of Backyard Adventures at MOSH
- Riverside Arts Market
Live Music & Nightlife
- Ashlee Haze live at The Cypher Jax at De Real Ting Cafe
- Bartolo at River City Brewing Company
- Southern Culture on The Skids and Mudtown at 1904 Music Hall
- Thursday Trivia at Burrito Gallery Downtown
Sports, Health + Fitness
- Championship Nights: Jacksonville Giants vs. Austin Bats at Veterans Memorial Arena
- Community Yoga at Intuition Ale Works
- Health and Fitness Expo 2019 at Jacksonville Landing
- Winter Yoga at Hemming Park. Runs through Sunday, Feb. 24.
Friends of Hemming Park: Quarterly Community Meeting
Join Friends of Hemming Park for a Quarterly Meeting to hear a year-in-review and a look ahead at plans for the park and scheduled events for the upcoming year.
When: Thursday, January 31, 5-6:30 p.m.
Where: Friends of Hemming Park Office, Main Library (1st Floor), 303 N. Laura St.
Complete a short survey prior to the meeting for a chance to win a $50 gift card! Details.
City Council Meeting
Join the City of Jacksonville for a City Council Meeting. Details.
When: Tuesday, January 22, 5 p.m.
Where: City Council Chamber, City Hall, 117 W. Duval St.
- The Florida Times-Union approved to move Downtown
- Jacksonville transportation hub project moving along
- The Cawton Report: Boyer says she’s interested in DIA CEO job; Scott, DeSantis sworn in
- International leaders say what it takes to sell Jacksonville
- Business Brief: JEA Receives 6 Bids To Build Utility’s Next Headquarters
- The Mathis Report: SunTrust’s Downtown build-out tops $1 million
- This week in restaurant news: new Jumpin’ Jax location, more downtown sweets
- Look Ahead: With new chief exec, Visit Jax eyes growth
- VyStar’s Downtown Jacksonville Signs Move Closer To Approval
- The Jackson: Jacksonville Could Get Train Route To Other Florida Cities
- MLG a reason to visit downtown Jacksonville
- Jacksonville #4 on Forbes’ Where The Jobs Will Be In 2019 list
New businesses in #DTJax:
Stories From BlogDTJax.com
- Downtown Ambassador Spotlight: David Vasquez
- 2018 #DTJax Awards: Michael Ryan, Downtown Ambassador of the Year
- 7 Hidden #DTJax Hotel Restaurants
- #DTJaxSalutes Veteran Ambassadors
- Downtown Ambassador Spotlight: Cindy Ray
- National Outdoors Month in #DTJax
- Celebrating the St. Johns River in #DTJax
- Street Art in #DTJax
- Found in #DTJax: FORGE 3D Printing Studio