#DTJax Weekly Update: Mar. 1- Mar. 7

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DVI Updates 


First Wednesday Art Walk: Shamrockin’ Downtown:
Get lucky this Art Walk with live music by the JFRD Pipes and Drums, dance performances by The Legacy Irish Dance Academy and Dynamics Dance on the main stage in Hemming Park. Enjoy the grand opening of Peterbrooke Chocolatier Downtown with live music, free chocolate and Jaxson De Ville photo opportunity! Plus, don’t miss The Front Porch at The Landing. Full Art Walk details at the official website.
We’re also still looking for volunteers so sign up today and give back at #DTJax’s First Wednesday Art Walk!

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One Spark Updates: 


In the spirit of innovation and collaboration, One Spark is joining forces with community partners and will be comprised of two days, two events.
On Wednesday, April 6, we will celebrate Creators on the streets of Downtown Jacksonville with a First Wednesday Spark Walk from noon to 10 p.m.
Thursday, April 7, will be Creator Innovation Day which provides Creators and Entrepreneurs with information, tools and local resources to move ideas from concept to company.
The deadline to apply to be a Creator has been extended until 11:59 p.m. March 1. Apply here now!


DTJax’s Urban Oasis Gala is Right Around the Corner:

Tickets and sponsorships are going fast! You don’t want to miss this celebration of Downtown Jacksonville at DVI’s Urban Oasis Gala Saturday, March 19! Join us for a night of cocktails, local food and dancing – including live music by the Chris Thomas Band – silent auctions and MOSH animal encounters. This inaugural gala will benefit the Downtown Parklet Program to better activate and energize #DTJax. Safari and jungle attire is encouraged, so make sure to get your ticket today and join us on March 19at 100 North Laura from 6:00-10:30 p.m.! Register here.

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DVI Annual Report Available:
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