Upcoming Events

Memorial Park Association Speaker Series: Diane LaFond, Sculptor Memorial Park Eagles

Memorial Park Jacksonville

During the centennial of the Great War (1914-18), the Memorial Park Association will host a series of special programs and events to commemorate the first global war in history. See the Association’s Upcoming Events for a full list of programs. The third Speaker Series will feature Diane LaFond of sculptor of the Memorial Park Eagles. She will speak about the inspiration and creation of the Eagles. After her talk, please join the Association for the Memorial Park Walking Tour. The Speaker Series and Memorial Park Walking Tour are FREE!

Free

Memorial Park Association Speaker Series: Christopher D. Flagg and Eric Lycke, Haskell

Memorial Park Jacksonville

During the centennial of the Great War (1914-18), the Memorial Park Association will host a series of special programs and events to commemorate the first global war in history. See the Association’s Upcoming Events for a full list of programs. The fourth Speaker Series will feature Christopher D. Flagg and Eric Lycke of Haskell. They will speak about Elevating Design & Design Thinking: Memorial Park Then & Now”. After their talk, please join the Association for the Memorial Park Walking Tour. The Speaker Series and Memorial Park Walking our are FREE!

Free

Memorial Park Association Speaker Series: Jimmy Orth, St. Johns Riverkeeper

Memorial Park Jacksonville

During the centennial of the Great War (1914-18), the Memorial Park Association will host a series of special programs and events to commemorate the first global war in history. See the Association’s Upcoming Events for a full list of programs. This Speaker Series will feature Jimmy Orth of St. Johns Riverkeeper. He will speak about the rising river and our river’s future. After his talk, please join the Association for the Memorial Park Walking Tour. The Speaker Series and Memorial Park Walking Tour are FREE!

Free

Memorial Park Association Speaker Series: Rory Diamond, K9s for Warriors

Memorial Park Jacksonville

During the centennial of the Great War (1914-18), the Memorial Park Association will host a series of special programs and events to commemorate the first global war in history. See the Association's Upcoming Events for a full list of programs. The fifth Speaker Series will feature Rory Diamond of K9s for Warriors. He will speak about how K9s For Warriors Research is changing the service dog world for warriors and long-term effects for the civilian population. After his talk, please join the Association for the Memorial Park Walking Tour. The Speaker Series and Memorial Park Walking Tour are FREE!

Free

Memorial Park Association Speaker Series: Holly Keris, Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

Memorial Park Jacksonville

During the centennial of the Great War (1914-18), the Memorial Park Association will host a series of special programs and events to commemorate the first global war in history. See the Association’s Upcoming Events for a full list of programs. The seventh Speaker Series will feature Holly Keris, Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. She will speak about Ninah Cummer and the Creation of Memorial Park. After her talk, please join the Association for the Memorial Park Walking Tour. The Speaker Series and Memorial Park Walking Tour are FREE!

Free

Memorial Park Association Speaker Series: Alan Bliss, Jacksonville Historical Society

Memorial Park Jacksonville

During the centennial of the Great War (1914-18), the Memorial Park Association will host a series of special programs and events to commemorate the first global war in history. See the Association's Upcoming Events for a full list of programs. The eighth Speaker Series will feature Alan Bliss of the Jacksonville Historical Society. He will speak about the legacy of Memorial Park in Jacksonville history. After his talk, please join the Association for the Memorial Park Walking Tour. The Speaker Series and Memorial Park Walking Tour are FREE!

Free

Memorial Park Association Speaker Series: Dr. R.B. Rosenburg, Clayton State University

Garden Club of Jacksonville 1005 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville

During the centennial of the Great War (1914-18), the Memorial Park Association will host a series of special programs and events to commemorate the first global war in history. See the Association’s Upcoming Events for a full list of programs. The final Speaker Series will feature Dr. R.B. Rosenburg of Clayton State University. He will speak about the Florida WWI Memorial Database: Uncovering Military-related Deaths during the Great War. After his talk, please join the Association for the Memorial Park Walking Tour. The Speaker Series and Memorial Park Walking Tour are FREE! PLEASE NOTE: This talk will be held at the Garden Club of Jacksonville, 1005 Riverside Avenue.

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National Piping: Sleep in Peace, Now the Battle is Over

Memorial Park Jacksonville

During the centennial of the Great War (1914-18), the Memorial Park Association will host a series of special programs and events to commemorate the first global war in history. See the Association’s Upcoming Events for a full list of programs. Please join the Memorial Park Association for Bagpipe & Bagels (at sunrise). Doug Russell, Bagpiper will perform as part of the National Piping: Sleep in Peace, Now the Battle is Over" event. The event is FREE.

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Veterans Day Sounds of Victory Concert featuring the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra

Memorial Park Jacksonville

During the centennial of the Great War (1914-18), the Memorial Park Association will host a series of special programs and events to commemorate the first global war in history. In Collaboration with the City of Jacksonville the Memorial Park Association Presents: Veterans Day Sounds of Victory Concert featuring the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra   November 11, 2018 @ 5PM Memorial Park, 1620 Riverside Avenue The Concert is FREE! The event is FREE.

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Luminaria in Memorial Park

Memorial Park 1620 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville

Help light up Memorial Park for RAP's annual Luminaria event! Activities begin at 1pm with setting up the luminaries. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be stopping by, West Riverside Elementary Chorus will be performing, train rides, and more! Schedule of Events: 1 PM - 3 PM: Luminaria Set Up (volunteers needed, kids welcome to help, too) 3 PM - 5 PM: JFRD Fire Engine Holiday Music (featuring West Riverside Elementary School Chorus and violin ensemble) 4 PM - 6 PM: Santa and Mrs. Claus (photo opportunities will be available) Train Rides (ride the trackless train around Memorial Park) After the activities, walk around the historic district and enjoy Riverside Avondale Preservation’s 35th Annual Luminaria.

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