#DTJax Weekly Update: January 28 – February 3, 2020

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We love this photo of CJ Rench’s sculpture captured by a rad photographer: @jax_black_white 📸
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Ten Things To Do Downtown This Week:

Bartenders Brawl: Tournament of Champions

1/28 @ The Volstead

Pasta and Wine Immersion Dinner

1/29 @ Bellwether

MOSH After Dark presents Bacardi “Do What Moves You” Workshop

1/30 @ MOSH

La Traviata

1/30 @ Times-Union Center

Barnett Bank Building Talk & Tour

1/30 @ Barnett Building

The Growing Trend of Caregivers in the Workplace

1/30 @ The River Club

Community Wellness Summit

1/31 @ FSCJ Downtown

Jacksonville Symphony Presents: Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony

1/30-2/1 @ Times-Union Center

Kansas: Point of Know Return Tour

2/1 @ The Florida Theatre

2nd Annual Puppy Bowl

2/2 @ Kanine Social

Future Event Highlights

The First Art Walk of 2020!

February 5, 2020
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Downtown Jacksonville

#ArtWalkJax is starting 2020 off with a great lineup! As an homage to the “Nonprofits for the Arts” theme, enjoy spoken word poetry, dance and musical performances from local Jacksonville nonprofits in Hemming Park.

Join the Jesse Ball duPont Center for the opening of a new public art installation on Ocean & Adams Street! Enjoy live music from The Band Be Easy and #ShopSmall with 25+ local artists and makers.


Save the Date!

February 28, 2020
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
One Enterprise Center

Find tickets and more info on our website

Join the American Institute of Architects and the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville to create a plan for incorporating public art into the Duval County Courthouse that best represents the desires of the community and celebrates Jacksonville’s rich history and heritage.

February 5th at MOCA Theater – (Art Walk night) – 5:00pm – 6:00pm: Public Community Engagement Meeting

April 1st at MOCA Theater – (Art Walk night) – 5:00-6:00pm: 3rd Stakeholders Meeting with the Public Community Engagement Meeting – Present renderings to the public from the AIA Design Charrette

Contact for more information.

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Every Tuesday @ The Corkscrew

We’ve partnered with the Winston Family YMCA and the City of Jacksonville to bring you FREE YMCA Group Workout Classes at Corkscrew Park.

These certified trainer-led classes take place each Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. at The Corkscrew, an outdoor public gym located on the Northbank Riverwalk in the shade of the Acosta Bridge. Bring yourself and a friend and get your sweat on. (Bathrooms & water fountain on site.)

Yoga On the Courthouse Lawn

JBA’s Mental Health & Wellness Committee is proud to announce that our Yoga on the Courthouse Lawn series with Judge Derke is back!

Upcoming Dates: 2/5, 3/4, 4/1, 5/6 & 6/3 from 12-1 p.m.

View the list of Jacksonville Bar Association events here and register for the events you would like to attend by visiting the link in each event description.

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Updates From Downtown Vision

A warm welcome to our new Director of Experience, Eduardo Santos. Before joining the Downtown Vision team he was the Community Engagement Manager at the Museum of Science & History. Eduardo works to engage all DTJax residents and stakeholders to make downtown a more vibrant community by applying best practices in placemaking and public space activation.


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