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Things To Do Downtown
Arts & Culture
- Downtown Wine Down at Cowford Chophouse
- FSCJ Artist Series Presents: Kinky Boots at Times-Union Center
- Mad Cowford at The Living Room
- FSCJ Artist Series Presents: Cruel Intentions at Times-Union Center. Runs through Saturday, May 18.
- Third Thursday Tour: Project Atrium – Evan Roth at MOCA Jacksonville
- Studio Practice Workshop Series: Ceramics with Mark Lester at MOCA Jacksonville
- An Evening of Kander & Ebb at The 5 & Dime, A Theatre Company. Runs through Sunday, May 19.
- Jacksonville 48-Hour Film Project Kick Off/Drop Off at Hemming Park. Runs through Sunday, May 19.
- Jacksonville Symphony Presents: Brahms Symphony No. 1 at Times-Union Center. Runs through Sunday, May 19.
- The John Lumpkin Institute Jazz Combo at Friday Musicale
- 80’s on Forsyth at The Florida Theatre
- All Kinds of Art: Notan Paper Art at Jax Makerspace
- Bold City Circuit at The Living Room
- Coffee with a Curator at MOCA Jacksonville
- The History of Folk Music in Northeast Florida at Jacksonville Main Library
- Auditions for 2019-2020 Season at Jacksonville Children’s Chorus. Runs through Friday, May 17.
- FREE Tour for First Responders at Sweet Pete’s Candy. Runs through Thursday, May 16.
- Cookie Decorating Class at Maddy D’s
- Kidpreneur Fest at Hemming Park
- Minecraft Build Challenge at MOSH
- Riverside Arts Market
- Science and History Boat Tours at MOSH
- Toddler Time: Pete the Cat at Sweet Pete’s Candy
Live Music & Nightlife
- Gary Starling Quartet at Hemming Park
- Garfield Birthday Bash at De Real Ting Cafe
- The Grass Is Dead at 1904 Music Hall
- The Groove Coalition at The Volstead
- Hip Hop and Hookah Presents: T.W.A.N. at Spliff’s Gastropub
- Regular Rotation with DJ Re:Son at The Justice Pub
- We The Plug Presents: Lucii at Myth Nightclub
- Beats And Brews 2 at 1904 Music Hall
- Elevate Presents: ALX at Myth Nightclub
- The Final Girls Night Out at Mavericks Live
- RHJ 4TET at Breezy Jazz Club
- The Short Box & Straight Chilling Podcasts LIVE at The Justice Pub
- Afton at Myth Nightclub
- Local Brews and Hair Do’s at 1904 Music Hall
- The Session: Patio Flows at Spliff’s Gastropub
- Swing Dance Sunday at The Volstead
Sports, Health + Fitness
- Hemming Park Walking Club.
- Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp vs. Biloxi Shuckers at Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. Runs through Wednesday, May 15.
- Yoga at St. John’s Cathedral
- Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp vs. Montgomery Biscuits at Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.Runs through Monday, May 20.
- Starlight Sangha: Rooftop Yoga at MOSH
- Jacksonville Sharks vs. Orlando Predators at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
- Morning Yoga at Riverside Arts Market
- Shipping container project, Brooklyn apartments pass first round at DDRB
- VyStar wants to start interior demolition at 100 W. Bay St.
- Shipping containers could become downtown apartments
- Jacksonville council member among finalists for top downtown job
- Aqua Jax pushes for aquarium in Downtown Jacksonville
- Photos: Vintage Photos of Prudential Building on Jacksonville’s Southbank
- Wednesday Letters: Views on JaxPort, Maxwell House, the Landing and more
Downtown Vision Updates:
YMCA Group Workout Classes at Corkscrew Park Start Today!
Just in time for the summer fitness crunch, we’re partnering with the Winston Family YMCA and City of Jacksonville to bring you FREE group workouts at The Corkscrew – #DTJax’s new outdoor public gym located on the Northbank Riverwalk in the shade of the Acosta Bridge.
These certified personal trainer-led classes take place each Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. so bring yourself and a friend and get your sweat on. (Bathrooms & water fountain on site.)
The Oasis @ Art Walk Coming Soon!
We’re excited to bring you a little something extra special to kick off Summer at the June 5th Art Walk. Details coming soon!
In the meantime, check out everything going on at June’s Art Walk here.
Downtown Vision’s VP of District Services recognized as one of Void Magazine’s 35 Under 35!
Congratulations to our VP of District Services, Eric Miller, on being recognized by Void Magazine as one of 2019’s 35 Under 35!
He’s played a vital role in growing our Downtown Ambassador program & developing our LABS (Lively And Beautiful Sidewalks) initiative.
We also want to give a shoutout to our previous Events Manager, Elizabeth Grebe, who was also recognized. Liz, we’re super proud of all you did for DVI and what you do for #DTJax everyday!
Read the latest issue here.
DVI’s Social Services Outreach Specialist Honored at State of Homelessness last week!
Thanks to Changing Homelessness for recognizing our Social Services Outreach Specialist, Cindy Ray, at the State of Homelessness Breakfast!
We’re proud of all that Cindy does, going above & beyond to serve the homeless community in Downtown Jacksonville.
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