Community First Saturdays Are Back

September 05, 2013 4:52 pm EDT

Who:   Community First Credit Union and the JAX Chamber

What:   Launch of the second season of Community First Saturdays, the dynamic outdoor health and wellness and lifestyle focused festival in downtown Jacksonville

When:   Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.    

10 a.m. – Riverwalk and bridge walk with Shannon Miller Lifestyle – a brisk four mile walk with  water, snacks and prizes afterwards.
11 a.m., Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. – mini paint classes with Wine & Canvas. Twenty minutes to masterpiece; non-alcoholic fun for the kids, too!
Noon – Watch the kick-off of the Florida Gators vs. Miami Hurricanes in the shade on the river on the huge screen with surround-like sound, lawn chairs welcome.

All day events include community interest tents and giveaways, food trucks, craft beer, a Skyway scavenger hunt, free bike valet, and free Wi-Fi  from MacTechPro

Where:   On the Riverwalk behind The Times-Union Center next to The Jacksonville Landing Community First Saturdays is just a short walk through The Landing from the former courthouse parking lot on the east end of the Riverwalk, open for free parking on the east end of the Riverwalk. Through our partnership with JTA the Skyway runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. during Community First Saturdays. Use the Skyway to explore more Downtown.

Why:   Community First Saturdays are held on the first Saturday of each month from September to June. The event offers family-friendly activities outdoors along the beautiful St. Johns River. The event is designed to connect attendees with downtown and the outdoors. Community First Saturdays is made possible by Community First Credit Union and many more sponsors.

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