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May 2021

Emancipation Celebration Day

May 20 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
James Weldon Johnson Park, 135 W. Monroe St.
Jacksonville,FL32202United States
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Councilwoman Ju’Coby Pittman, James Weldon Johnson Park and the City of Jacksonville are excited to announce the first annual Jacksonville Emancipation Celebration. The festival will take place on Thursday, May 20, 2021 in an effort to educate the community about the historical significance of Florida’s observed Emancipation Day. “Emancipation was proclaimed in Florida on May 20, 1865 and the City of Jacksonville recognizes the significance that has made for our community,” said Mayor Lenny Curry. “We’re excited and humbled to…

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Jumbo Shrimp Bingo Night

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
121 Financial Ballpark, 301 A Philip Randolph Blvd
Jacksonville,FL32202United States
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The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp’s socially-distanced and cashless Bingo Night returns to 121 Financial Ballpark at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 20. For just $10, fans will receive one beer and 10 Bingo cards - one card for each game played. Additional Bingo card books may be purchased on-site for $5 while supplies last. Gates open at 6 p.m., with the first Bingo game beginning at 7 p.m. To purchase entry in advance, fans may call the Jumbo Shrimp at (904)…

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Sunshine Happy Hour

May 21 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
James Weldon Johnson Park, 135 W. Monroe St.
Jacksonville,FL32202United States
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Join us for Sunshine Happy Hour to benefit the James Weldon Johnson Sculpture Project! Our Sunshine Happy Hour will feature live music by Big Papa Fish, delicious cocktails and food trucks, plus the UNF Sculpture Team will be on hand to answer questions about the artwork! Friends of James Weldon Johnson Park has made great strides over the last five years to make the park clean, safe and hospitable for our entire community. In addition to the lunchtime programming and…

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Sunset Garden Picnics

May 21 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cummer Museum, 829 Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville,32204United States
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This weekly event allows for an opportunity to relax in the beautiful riverfront gardens and enjoy a picnic provided by the Cummer Café. Picnics can be created for one ($25) or two guests ($40), and must be ordered in advance. Admission is free, but advance reservations are required to ensure capacity limits and social distancing.

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Jacksonville Pub Walks

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bold City Downtown, 109 E Bay St
Jacksonville,FL32202United States
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“Legends & Liars” pub walk. 13 stories, 1 lie; try to guess the lie to win a prize. Each week a different theme. Meet at a pub, stop mid-way at a pub, end at a pub. Meet at Bold City Brewery Downtown (109 E Bay St) for the 7pm start. $20/p. Text or call to register, 904-599-0019. Free street parking after 6pm.

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The Late Romantics

May 21 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, 300 Water Street
Jacksonville,FL32202United States
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On Christmas morning 1870, Richard Wagner’s new wife, Cosima, awakened to quite the surprise: 15 musicians on the staircase outside of her bedroom performing a new piece Richard had written for her birthday. In this instrumental pastorale Wagner lovers will hear many favorite horn calls and bird songs from the composer’s Ring-Cycle opera, Siegfried. Richard Strauss’ Le bourgeois gentilhomme Suite – a stark departure from the composer’s traditionally High Romantic work – is a Neoclassical gem with lively material compiled…

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America’s Largest Interactive Mystery Dinner Show

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Omni Jacksonville Hotel, 245 Water St
Jacksonville,FL32202United States
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$69.95

At The Dinner Detective, you’ll tackle a hilarious and challenging crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The culprit is hiding in plain sight somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime Suspect before you know it! Unlike a typical murder mystery dinner theatre performance, you won’t be watching a handful of actors stiffly reciting lines in front of the room. The action happens all around you, and any person in the audience…

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Jumbo Shrimp Family Movie Night – “The Croods: A New Age”

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
121 Financial Ballpark, 301 A Philip Randolph Blvd
Jacksonville,FL32202United States
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TICKETS Tickets for Family Movie Night must be either printed in advance or displayed on a mobile device. There will be no Will Call. In order to access the ballpark, guests will need to present their ticket at their designated entry point and have all members of their party together at time of entry. Tickets will not be available for purchase at the Jumbo Shrimp Box Office, and must be purchased online. PARKING & ENTRY Parking Lot P has been…

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The Late Romantics

May 22 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, 300 Water Street
Jacksonville,FL32202United States
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On Christmas morning 1870, Richard Wagner’s new wife, Cosima, awakened to quite the surprise: 15 musicians on the staircase outside of her bedroom performing a new piece Richard had written for her birthday. In this instrumental pastorale Wagner lovers will hear many favorite horn calls and bird songs from the composer’s Ring-Cycle opera, Siegfried. Richard Strauss’ Le bourgeois gentilhomme Suite – a stark departure from the composer’s traditionally High Romantic work – is a Neoclassical gem with lively material compiled…

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Pre-Summer Sauce!: Afro-Dance Class in the Park

May 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
James Weldon Johnson Park, 135 W. Monroe St.
Jacksonville,FL32202United States
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Join members of Nan Nkama and sister company Kreative Kids and Beyond, Inc., in collaboration with James Weldon Johnson Park for another family-friendly event to learn Afro-Diaspora dance styles and celebrate the coming of Summer. The event will open with libations for those lost in 2020 and any ancestors you want to recognize. The first dance class will focus on West African (Mandingue) dance and feature live drumming from professional African percussionists. (All dance levels welcomed) Next, learn about fun…

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