Sports & Recreation

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. 

Suns 2011 Ticket Campaign has Kicked Off!

Suns Fans! The Jacksonville Suns have officially kicked off the 2011 campaign for season tickets. The Suns are champions again and are welcoming any new season ticket holders to join us in the celebration. If you purchase a full season or weekender package and pay in full by December 22nd you will receive a Suns Back-to-Back Championship Hat for FREE. Be sure to get in on the all the fun and the chance to watch the Suns go for the rare 3 peat.

Jaguars trade safety Anthony Smith to Green Bay; sign cornerback Chevis Jackson

The Jacksonville Jaguars and the Green Bay Packers finalized a trade today with safety Anthony Smith going to the Packers in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick.  In addition, the Jaguars signed third-year cornerback Chevis Jackson.

Louise Suggs Four Ball Championship Golf Tournament Oct 15

Please join Home Instead Senior Care for the first annual Louise Suggs Four Ball Championship Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Jacksonville and Orange Park offices of Home Instead Senior Care. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Mayo Research Center for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

The event provides an opportunity for the community to come together to support the local Mayo Research Center. Home Instead Senior Care organized the event, with the support of the LPGA, to bring attention to the continued need for research and funding for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.

Please contact Mary Beth Johnson at the Jacksonville office of Home Instead Senior Care, 904-233-1005, or visit the Country Club of Orange Park website if you have any questions.


City Encourages Participation in "Teal Monday" Events, Offers Free Parking at Select Facilities

Mayor John Peyton has proclaimed Monday, Oct. 18, 2010 as “Teal Monday” in support of the Jacksonville Jaguars’ Monday Night Football game against divisional rivals, the Tennessee Titans. To create a fun environment for all to enjoy, the Jaguars and others will host festivities at various locations throughout downtown. 

Little Gator Bowl Pop Warner Youth Championships Oct 31

October 31, 2010, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at EverBank Field. Admission is free.

Jinglebells ProAm December 7th, 2010

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children is hosting its annual Jinglebells ProAm golf tournament
on Tuesday, December 7th, at The Golf Club at South Hampton in St. Augustine.