Arts & Culture

Hubbard House Announces Winner in Youth Art Contest

Mariah Blanton, an 8-year-old from Glen St. Mary, Florida, is the grand prize winner in Hubbard House’s first-ever Domestic Violence Awareness Month Youth Art Contest. She will receive a party for 10 at Jungle Quest, an indoor facility for kids that offers rock climbing, zip lines, tree houses and more.

OZZY OSBOURNE With special guest Slash in Jax Feb. 22nd

Tickets for the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena show on February 22 go on sale

Saturday, November 6th at 10AM at LiveNation.com, Ticketmaster, the Arena box office or

charge by phone 800-745-3000. All dates, acts and ticket prices are subject to change without

notice. All tickets are subject to applicable taxes, parking and service and handling charges.

For the most up-to-date on sale information please visit Ozzy.com or LiveNation.com.

Coach Bobby Bowden at the Books-a-Million at Orange Park Mall Oct 29th

Coach Bobby Bowden, former Coach of the Florida State Seminoles and now New York Times bestselling author, will sign his new book Called to Coach beginning at 6 PM on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29 at the Books-a-Million at Orange Park Mall. 

The signing was originally scheduled for Saturday, October 30 at 1 pm. 

The Books-a Million telephone number is 904-215-2300.  The store will issue line numbers with the purchase of a book beginning on Thursday evening at 5 PM. 

Christian Recording Artist Eva Pike To Record Music Video At Florida Baptist Children’s Homes

On Friday, October 15, 2010, up and coming Christian recording artist Eva Kroon Pike will be recording her music video “Grace That Chose Me” at Huguenot Park and also at Florida Baptist Children’s Homes. Her video will feature adoptive families and also foster children living at Florida Baptist Children’s Homes. 

“Grace That Chose Me” is a song about adoption. Eva has chosen adoption as her platform, since she herself was adopted at 10 weeks of age. The music video will also feature Eva with her adopted mother. She has chosen Florida Baptist Children’s Homes as her charity of choice.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Youth Art Contest

Hubbard House announced September 20th the launch of its first-ever Domestic Violence Awareness Month Youth Art Contest in an effort to raise awareness about domestic violence among youth.

The contest, open to youth ages 5-12 living in Northeast Florida, runs from Sept. 20 through Oct. 21 and highlights Hubbard House’s newest prevention program WAVE (Working Against Violence Every day, Everywhere, Every time). The program teaches youth healthy relationship skills before abuse occurs, how to identify and prevent bullying and helps them gain a better understanding of how violence affects their lives.

New TV Season Brings New Hits and Duds

Highlights:

DOA. Every season brings a couple of clunkers. Last week brought four: Fox's Lone Star (4.1 million viewers) was the weakest of the bunch — and became the season's first casualty Tuesday, to be replaced by Lie to Me starting next week. But ABC's The Whole Truth and My Generation and NBC's Outlaw, in Friday's time-slot debut, are all on life support.

Artist Rodney Atkins to Play Free Show at Jacksonville Landing on October 8

Country music star Rodney Atkins is coming to Jacksonville, FL to perform a FREE show for the 99.9 Gator County Fall Concert Series on Friday, October 8.