Upcoming Events

Award-winning author of You Know When the Men are Gone, Siobhan Fallon, will be at The BookMark on Monday, July 10 at 7pm to talk about and sign copies of her new novel The Confusion of Languages.  Here Fallon writes about the unpredictable path of friendship and the secrets kept in marriage, all set within the U.S. military community in Jordan during the rise of the Arab Spring.

Siobhan Fallon is the author of the 2015 PEN Center USA Literary Award winner You Know When the Men are Gone.  Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post Magazine, The Huffington Post, Good Housekeeping, and NPR’s Morning Edition.  She graduated from Providence College and spent a year at Cambridge University in England.  After teaching English in Japan, she earned an MFA at the New School in New York City.  She and her family moved to Jordan in 2011, and they currently live in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.  Fallon draws on her experience in the Middle East in writing this novel.

Put your dancin’ shoes on and join Dance Trance for their annual Groove Tour July 27-30th! This year, the tour takes Miami by storm on a four day excursion sure to be filled with food, fun, and of course—dancing! All Dance Trance students and the general public is invited to attend this event. This year’s tour will feature an exceptional guest choreographer line-up. You can do as little or as much with the group as you like, so there’s something for everyone!

The tour fills up fast—so click here to start planning! to start planning!

Spice up your wardrobe just in time for summer with warm-weather essentials at a great price. Swing by Jaffi’s to shop select styles from all of your favorite brands at 20 - 50% OFF! Snag a Lisa Kaminski swimsuit for adventures abroad, or a cute pair of sandals for soaking up the sun in. Whatever you need, the girls at Jaffi’s can help you find it!

May 25 – July 4, 2017; Opening reception Friday 5/26 7-9pm

Local, regional and national artists create sea turtle themed art with a portion of the proceeds going to The Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol. This is the Patrol’s largest fund-raiser with First Street Gallery’s donation last year was over $500!  A few of this year’s artists include Liz Lind, Susan Fitzgerald, Will Dickey and Maureen Buik. Sea Turtles created in glass, clay, jewelry, paintings, photography and metal will be on display and available for purchase. Members of the Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol will be available at the opening to answer questions and discuss how important this group is to the wellbeing of these wonderful sea creatures.  

For more information please contact:
First Street Gallery
216-B First Street
Neptune Beach, FL 32266
www firststreetgalleryart.com

Clear your mind and get your body ready for the New Year with a little bit of Tai Chi! Learn the principles and benefits of this slow meditation in motion with Sheri Nicholson on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30a.m. to 7:30 a.m. in the Courtyard at 200 First St.

Sponsored by Southern Grounds, Boutique Unique, First Street Gallery and Red Daisy. For more info, call (904) 234-0038 or click here.

The North Beaches Artwalk is held every third Thursday each month from 5pm-9pm. With over 55 participating artists, this event is a diverse art destination & shopping experience that features visual thrills and energetic live performers. Bring the whole family for free and enjoy what the locals have to offer!
Click here for more information.

Free Public Parking

Parking is FREE until 11am daily in the lot at the corner of Second and Lemon Street and after 11 am the lot is available for $2.00 per hour for the first 3 hours and $5.00 per hour thereafter. Free Public Parking is also available along the street on Atlantic Blvd, First, and Second Street.

Pay to Park Parking after banking hours is available at Bank of America for $5 courtesy of the Beaches Town Center Agency and the Merchants Association!

Pay to Park Parking at the Sea Horse Oceanfront hotel is always available.

Beachside Buggies

Text Beachside Buggies at 904-887-4441 for a FREE Ride! Beachside Buggies is a new and exciting way for people to get around the Jacksonville Beaches. Vehicles are fun, safe and environmentally friendly.

Community Valet

Valet Parking is available every night starting at 4:30PM and Saturday/Sunday Starting at 11:00AM between First and Second Street between Lemon Street and Atlantic Blvd. Valet parking is $15 for area visitors and is complimentary for customers of the following businesses (ticket validation is required): Flying Iguana, North Beach Fish Camp, Ragtime Tavern, Mezza, Mshack, Island Girl, Doro, Hawkers and Jaffis & Kyds

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