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Today is May 31, 2016 - Jacksonville, FL 32210  

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Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - June 1-30. The ASPCA sponsors this important observance to promote adopting cats from local shelters. For information visit http://www.spca.org
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 2009, the 100-year-old automaker filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In response the US federal government invested $57 billion in the company, making the US Treasury GM's majority shareholder, owning a 60 percent stake.
     
           

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded in 1938 by the Salvation Army for fundraising during the Great Depression. During WWI, doughnuts were served to doughboys by the Salvation Army. This day now celebrates the donut itself annually the first Friday in June. For information visit donutdayusa.com
     
           

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

  • | 9:00am - 10:00am | Sports and Recreation, yoga, fitness, family, outdoors, fun, health, workout, community, Jesus, faith
    - Find us on Facebook! Jax Yoga for Christ
    We meet weekly at 9am at Oakleaf Athletic Park on 370 Oakleaf Village Pkwy.
    ALL Levels Welcome! Only $3
    We meet next to the pool and playground. Bring the kids and let them play while you start your weekend off right!
    Modifications offered, all poses demonstrated and no sanskrit or confusing terms.
    Outdoors
    370 Oakleaf Village Pkwy Orange Park FL 32065
    Micki 317.989.6968 mickiw02@Yahoo.com
  • | 1:00pm - 6:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser, Pets, pet adoption, animal adoption, dog, cat, rescued animal, animal shelter
    - Saturday, June 4 at 1pm-6pm

    It is that time of year again for the FRIENDS OF JACKSONVILLE ANIMALS "Pup Crawl". Come join us on June 4th from 1pm-6pm in Jacksonville Beach. Below is a list of the bar lineup this year:

    THE PIER CANTINA: 1pm-2pm
    WRECK TIKI LOUNGE: 2pm-3pm
    HOPTINGER: 3pm-4pm
    BRIX: 4pm-5pm
    LYNCHES: 5pm-6pm

    Tickets purchased will include a special event t-shirt, goodie/doggie bag, and drink specials at each bar.

    The pre-event t-shirt pickup will be Thursday, June 2 from 5:30pm-8:30pm at Green Room Brewing. Green Room Brewing is located at 228 3rd St North, Jax Beach.

    The event day t-shirt pickup and late registration will be from 12pm-1pm at THE PIER CANTINA (412 1st St. N., Jacksonville Beach, FL 3225). Tickets will be $30 day of the event.

    *** Must be 21 or older to participate with proper ID. Not all bars in the pup crawl are pet-friendly. Please leave the pooches at home.

    Tickets available:
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ales-for-tails-pup-crawl-tickets-25164292075
    FOJA’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1676190425977650/permalink/1684928968437129/
    FOJA, an all volunteer organization, was formed in 2008, and is dedicated to the well-being of homeless animals received by Animal Care and Protective Services. Each year, the shelter takes in thousands of unwanted, abused, and neglected animals. Our focus is to end unnecessary euthanasia, educate the public about responsible pet ownership, and enrich the lives of the shelter animals. All funds donated to FOJA go directly toward achieving these goals. http://www.friendsofjaxanimals.com
    Will be at various bars in Jax Beach, but will start at The Pier Cantina & Sandb
    412 1st St. N. Jacksonville Beach FL 32250
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 11PM, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Historical
    - World War II naval battle, fought almost entirely with aircraft, in which the United States destroyed Japan’s first-line carrier strength and most of its best trained naval pilots. Together with the Battle of Guadalcanal, the Battle of Midway ended the threat of further Japanese invasion in the Pacific.
     
           

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - National Cancer Survivors Day® is an annual worldwide Celebration of Life that is held on the first Sunday in June. It is the one day each year that people around the world come together to recognize the cancer survivors in their community, to raise awareness of the challenges these survivors face, and, most importantly, to celebrate life.
     
           

Monday, June 6th, 2016

  • | 7:30pm - 10:30pm | Charity, Fundraiser, Dogs, cats, pets, pet adoption, animal shelter
    - Monday, June 6 at 7:30pm

    Hamburger Mary’s at 3333-1 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207

    It's always a fun time at Hamburger Mary's! Bring cash! $5 per bingo card and a 50/50 Raffle.
    Call to make your reservations at 904-551-2038.

    Event page:
    https://www.facebook.com/events/1690168667912551/
    FOJA’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1676190425977650/permalink/1684928968437129/
    FOJA, an all volunteer organization, was formed in 2008, and is dedicated to the well-being of homeless animals received by Animal Care and Protective Services. Each year, the shelter takes in thousands of unwanted, abused, and neglected animals. Our focus is to end unnecessary euthanasia, educate the public about responsible pet ownership, and enrich the lives of the shelter animals. All funds donated to FOJA go directly toward achieving these goals. http://www.friendsofjaxanimals.com
    Hamburger Mary's
    3333 Beach Blvd. Jacksonville FL 32207
  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1944, Allied Forces landed in Normandy the north coast of France.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this day in 1933 Richard Hollingshead opened America's first drive-in movie theater in Camden NJ. At the height of their popularity there were more than 4,000 drive-ins across the US.
     
           

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

  • | 8:30am - 4:00pm | Schools and Education, Cosmetology Schools, Beauty School
    - The cosmetology program at our Jacksonville beauty school prepares students to pass the Florida State Board exam and be salon-ready upon graduation. Schedule a free tour of our cosmetology school today!
    TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy
    8206 Philips Hwy, Unit 33 Jacksonville FL 32256

Friday, June 10th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded in 1935 by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith in Akron, Ohio, AA's stated "primary purpose" is to help alcoholics "stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety". With other early members Bill Wilson and Bob Smith developed AA's Twelve Step program of spiritual and character development.
     
           

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

  • | 9:00am - 10:00am | Sports and Recreation, yoga, fitness, family, outdoors, fun, health, workout, community, Jesus, faith
    - Find us on Facebook! Jax Yoga for Christ
    We meet weekly at 9am at Oakleaf Athletic Park on 370 Oakleaf Village Pkwy.
    ALL Levels Welcome! Only $3
    We meet next to the pool and playground. Bring the kids and let them play while you start your weekend off right!
    Modifications offered, all poses demonstrated and no sanskrit or confusing terms.
    Outdoors
    370 Oakleaf Village Pkwy Orange Park FL 32065
    Micki 317.989.6968 mickiw02@Yahoo.com
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Final race of the "Triple Crown". Traditionally run on the 5th Saturday after the Kentucky Derby. For information visit http://www.nyra.com
     
           

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - In 1987 standing at the Brandenburg Gate and the Berlin Wall, US President Ronald Reagan gave one of the most powerful speeches of his career. The wall was finally opened in 1989.
     
           

Monday, June 13th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 1966 the US Supreme Court rendered a 5-4 decision in the case of 'Miranda v Arizona', holding that the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution "required warning before valid statements could be taken by police."
    The decision has been described as "providing basic legal protections to persons who might otherwise not be aware of their rights."
     
           

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on that day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date; Congress adopted "the American continental army" after reaching a consensus position in the Committee of the Whole on June 14, 1775.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to share folklore, legends and myths that connect us with our family history. For information visit http://www.wellcat.com
     
           

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day that focuses on the art of nature photography as a medium for inspiration, nature appreciation and environmental protection. For info visit http://www.nanpa.org
     
           
  • - For those individuals whose fiscal year is the calendar year and who make quarterly estimated federal income tax payments, today is one of the due dates.
     
           

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - June 16-19, Oakmont Country Club. Established in 1895 the best golfers have competed at this major world championship. For information visit http://www.usga.org
     
           

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

  • | 9:00am - 10:00am | Sports and Recreation, yoga, fitness, family, outdoors, fun, health, workout, community, Jesus, faith
    - Find us on Facebook! Jax Yoga for Christ
    We meet weekly at 9am at Oakleaf Athletic Park on 370 Oakleaf Village Pkwy.
    ALL Levels Welcome! Only $3
    We meet next to the pool and playground. Bring the kids and let them play while you start your weekend off right!
    Modifications offered, all poses demonstrated and no sanskrit or confusing terms.
    Outdoors
    370 Oakleaf Village Pkwy Orange Park FL 32065
    Micki 317.989.6968 mickiw02@Yahoo.com
  • | 10:00am - 6:00pm | Shopping, comics, comic books, super hero, family, kids, toys, action figures, collectible
    - GRAND DOOR PRIZE! (CAPTAIN AMERICA ELECTRIC GUITAR!)
    ***********************************************************
    ===OCALA / CBC "1 DAY" COMIC BOOK & TOY SHOW===
    "WHERE COMIC BOOK FANS & COLLECTORS COME TOGETHER!"
    == SATURDAY - JUNE 18th = 10am To 6pm==

    HOLIDAY INN / I-75 & 200
    ( Behind Cracker Barrel)
    3600 SW 38th Avenue Ocala Fl. 34474

    Brought to you by: (CBC) THE COMIC BOOK CONNECTION
    INFO: theComicBookConnection.Com or Facebook: The Comic Book Connection

    ADMISSION $10
    1 Child Under 12 FREE with each paid ADULT!
    10 FREE COMIC BOOKS with paid ADMISSION (1000's to Choice From)
    =============================================================
    (DON'T FORGET) CBC GOLD CARD MEMBERS GET IN 45 MINUTES EARLY!
    PLUS: $1 OFF ADMISSION!

    DOOR PRIZES ALL DAY LONG (Every Hour!). GRAND DOOR PRIZE 3pm!

    LOTS of SILVER- AGE & GOLD-AGE SPIDER-MAN / BATMAN
    / FLASH & MANY MORE TITLES ****25% OFF!*************

    100's NEW SHRINK & MYLAR WRAP SETS 25% to 50% OFF!
    125 (ALL NEW) 50 CENT COMIC BOXES!
    120 NEW- TITLE ISSUE IN ORDER $1. BOXES
    250- $2, $3 & $5 & UP BOXES ( GREAT COMICS)
    PLUS 1000's OF SILVER & BRONZE AGE COMICS BOOKS
    AT BEST PRICES ANYWHERE!
    100's & 100's OF TOYS & ACTION FIGURES!
    LOTS OF STAR WARS BOXED & CARDED TOYS!
    ====================================================================
    WANTING TO SELL YOUR COMIC BOOK COLLECTION? BRING IT TO SHOW
    ASK FOR JOE / CAN"T COME TO SHOW? WE COME TO YOU while in town!
    E-MAIL US FROM OUR WEB SITE.
    *********************************************************************
    BE SURE TO GET THERE EARLY FOR BEST SELECTIONS
    Holiday Inn
    3600 SW 38th Avenue Ocala FL 34477
  • | 11:00am - 3:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser, Dogs, cats, pets, pet adoption, animal shelter
    - Saturday, June 18 at 11am-3pm

    Blackfinn Ameripub at 4840 Big Island Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32246

    Blackfinn Ameripub presents Mutts & Mimosas benefiting Friends of Jacksonville Animals Saturday, June 18th 11am - 3pm! Enjoy a breakfast buffet and mimosas all while helping a great cause!

    Friends of Jacksonville Animals works directly with Jacksonville's Animal Care and Protective Services to benefit the lives of shelter animals by focusing on fundraising to assist with medical care, enrich the shelter environment, and promote adoptions to reduce euthanasia.

    Brunch will be served between 11:30am-1:30 pm on the patio.

    Brunch Sampler includes Fresh Fruit Platter, Scrambled Eggs with cheddar, French Toast, Hash Browns & Bacon, Bacon, Egg & Cheese Quesadilla and Mini Breakfast Balboa on English Muffin.

    $25 tickets include Brunch Buffet and 1 Mimosa or $30 at the door
    $35 tickets include Brunch Buffet and bottomless Mimosas or $40 at the door

    A portion of ticket sales to benefit the Friends of Jacksonville Animals. There will also be a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle will be held.

    Friends of Jacksonville Animals will be also accepting donations of wet dog food, wet cat food, spray cheese, large Nylabone Dura Chew, Pup-Peroni soft dog treats, Large KONGs, and slow feed dog bowls.

    Tickets available: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mutts-mimosas-tickets-24191116280
    Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/542465282599474/
    FOJA’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1676190425977650/permalink/1684928968437129/
    FOJA, an all volunteer organization, was formed in 2008, and is dedicated to the well-being of homeless animals received by Animal Care and Protective Services. Each year, the shelter takes in thousands of unwanted, abused, and neglected animals. Our focus is to end unnecessary euthanasia, educate the public about responsible pet ownership, and enrich the lives of the shelter animals. All funds donated to FOJA go directly toward achieving these goals. http://www.friendsofjaxanimals.com
    Blackfinn Ameripub
    4840 Big Island Drive Jacksonville FL 32246

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