Weekend Roundup for June 9, 2016


Bocce Ball Tournament

Atlantic Beach’s inaugural Bocce Ball Tournament will be held Saturday, June 11 on the beach between 18th and 19th Streets. Individuals and teams will compete in the City of Atlantic Beach’s first ever Bocce Ball Tournament. Teams will be placed in brackets of four and play by elimination. Each team is guaranteed a minimum of two games. The cost is $50 per person or $175 for a team of four. Register online at https://coab.sportngin.com/register/form/996221656. For more information, call the recreation department at (904) 247-5828.

Tai Chi For Health workshop

A Tai Chi for Health workshop hosted by Sheri Nicholson will be held Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. to noon at Balanced Physician Care, 115 Professional Drive, Suite 104, Ponte Vedra Beach. The cost is $20 for the two-hour workshop; limited space is available. Call (904) 930-4774 to RSVP. Visit www.sherinicholson.com for more details.

12th annual Putt N’ Crawl

The 12th annual Putt N’ Crawl will be held Saturday, June 11 from 1 to 7 p.m. Official participants will play miniature golf, enjoy drink specials, win prizes and support local businesses and charities. The 18-hole course is made of hand-built putting greens hosted at several local restaurants and bars on First Street at Jacksonville Beach. Play as a team of four or sign up individually. Official players are also invited to the after party and to compete in the costume contest. Tickets are available at www.puttncrawl.com or can be purchased the day of the event for $25 at selected participating venues. Putt N’ Crawl is an exclusive event; participants must be 21 years of age or older to purchase a ticket and take part.

Charity dog wash event

A charity dog wash to benefit First Coast No More Homeless Pets will be held Saturday, June 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Native Sun Natural Foods Market Jacksonville Beach and Mandarin locations. A $10 donation is suggested, and there will also be a raffle. 

Native Sun Natural Foods Market- Jacksonville Beach
1585 Third St. N.
Jacksonville Beach, FL 

Native Sun Natural Foods Market – Mandarin
10000 San Jose Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 

Bow-Wow-Meow adoption event

The Bow-Wow-Meow luau-themed pet adoption event sponsored by Best Friends Animal Society will take place Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, June 12 from noon to 4 p.m. at The Jacksonville Humane Society, 8464 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville and Animal Care & Protective Services, 2020 Forest St., Jacksonville. Dog, cat, kitten and puppy adoptions will be free; additional fees may apply. For more information, visit www. jaxhumane.org/aloha. 

A Celebration of Music in Worship

Palms Presbyterian Church will host Music Sunday June 12 at both morning services – held at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. – in the sanctuary. Music Sunday will feature The Chancel Choir, The CAMP Choir, organist Cathy Fortson, violinist Matthew Hakkarainen, 26 members of The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and conductor Dr. Ronn Cummings. Music Sunday is open to the public; nursery care is provided. Palms Presbyterian is located at 3410 Third St. S., Jacksonville Beach. For more information, call (904) 246-6427 or visit www.palmschurch.org.

15th annual Summer Jazz Series

The 15th annual Summer Jazz Series will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. June 12 at the Seawalk Pavilion in Jacksonville Beach. Presented by the City of Jacksonville Beach in partnership with local media, the two-concert event is free and open to the public. Concert-goers may wish to bring blankets or lawn chairs. Refreshments will be available for purchase from local vendors.

The concert lineup is as follows:

Opening act: The Groov at 5 p.m.

Second act: J.J. Sansaverino at 6:15 p.m.

Headliner: Brian Simpson, Marion Meadows & Elan Trotman as The Jazz All Starts at 7:30 p.m.

‘Shipwrecked! An Entertainment’

Players by the Sea Theatre presents: “Shipwrecked! An Entertainment: The Amazing Adventure of Louis De Rougemont (As Told By Himself)” on the Studio Stage June 3-18. General admission is $23; admission for seniors, students or military is $20. Tickets for children under 12 are $10. Players by the Sea is located at 106 Sixth St. N., Jacksonville Beach. For more information, call (904) 249-0289 or visit www.playersbythesea.org.

‘Laundry & Bourbon’

Limelight Theatre presents “Laundry & Bourbon,” two one-act comedies June 3-26. Act one will be on the Matuza Main Stage and act two will be on the Koger-Gamache Studio Stage. Tickets are $26 for adults, $24 for seniors, and $20 for military and students. The theatre is located at 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine. For more information, call (904) 825-1164 or visit www.limelight-theatre.org.