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The Coolest Way to Work Off Your Holiday Meal & Kick Start Your New Year’s Resolution

The Coolest Way to Work Off Your Holiday Meal & Kick Start Your New Year’s Resolution

 

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – This year, when you experience the satisfied, yet suffocating feeling following your holiday meal, don’t let it confine you to the couch. Instead, come skate off the food and kick-start your New Year’s resolution to live a healthy lifestyle at Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex’s Annual Christmas Day and New Year’s Family Skates.

Both skating events are open to the public. The Christmas Day Family Skate is on Sunday, Dec. 25 from 7:00-9:30 p.m. Admission is $10 and includes skate rental, hot cocoa and a holiday cookie.

The New Year’s Family Skate is on Sunday, Jan.1 from 7:00-9:30 p.m.  Admission is $10 and includes skate rental. The Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex is located at 3605 Philips Highway.

Jacksonville Giants Treat DCPS Students

Jacksonville Giants Treat DCPS Students

Jacksonville Giants Treat DCPS Students

William Jackson, Andrew Robinson Elementary

Jacksonville Giants Vouchers for ARE Students

Jacksonville Giants Vouchers for ARE Students

Jacksonville Giants Vouchers for ARE Students

Andrew Robinson Elementary School students and parents.
The JACKSONVILLE GIANTS have formed a partnership with
Andrew Robinson Elementary School.

Raines Vs Ribault; The Duality of athletics and academics

Raines vs. Ribault

Raines Vs Ribault; The Duality of athletics and academics

The Vikings of Raines High School take on the Trojans of Ribault High School.
The atmosphere is building to an electrified level at Raines and Ribault, the stands will
be overflowing to capacity. Alumni will remember clashes of past football glory days.
The smell of hotdogs, hamburgers, chili, popcorn and even crabs will permeate the air.

There will be pep rallies, banners of encouragement, school fight songs sung, the band
will be ready to perform at half time and all supporting persons are in their
respectable places.

Coaches will refine their speeches and players will put on their game faces well before
the Saturday evening event. The media will be ready to digitally catch every play and
display every statistic about player performance and coaches play calling. Even Sam

HOMECOMING FAMU STYLE

HOMECOMING FAMU STYLE

HOMECOMING FAMU STYLE

There is nothing that compares
to a HBCU Homecoming. It is
more than just a football game;
it is a family gathering, soul food
extravaganza, community fellowship,
youth inspiration for the excitement
of college, Battle of the Bands
showdown and in some ways a
spiritual experience
covering generations of families.

FWC Urges Caution for Labor Day Boaters

FWC Urges Caution for Labor Day Boaters

Labor Day marks the end of the traditional summer boating season in many places, even though Florida weather is perfect for getting out on the water most of the year.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) urges boaters to have fun by boating safely, and to be careful over the upcoming busy holiday weekend.

Hundreds Greet Jacksonville Sharks at JIA

Hundreds Greet Jacksonville Sharks at JIA

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sharks are back in the River City as ArenaBowl XXIV champions. The team landed at the Jacksonville International Airport around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Hundreds of fans waited to greet them at the gate and erupted in cheers and applause when the team came into the terminal shortly before midnight.   

Jacksonville Sharks Head Coach Les Moss tells First Coast News he was blown away by the show of support. "This is great," said Moss. "This is great for Jacksonville and obviously our franchise. These fans are the best in the league."