Events

June 2022

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Jazz in the Park with Joe Watts
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Food trucks and a #LiveAtLunch musical performance by Joe Watts every Wednesday at Charlie’s Café in James Weldon Johnson Park during lunchtime [11am – 2pm].

Sponsored by Conviva Care Center

Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

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The June Art Walk Beer Garten at JWJ Park
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

First Wednesday Art Walk in Downtown Jacksonville returns on Wednesday, June 1st featuring Let’s Ride Brass Band!!

As a featured curated art hub, James Weldon Johnson Park will transform into a European-style beer garden – a communal gathering place featuring festive music and convivial atmosphere. Join

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Lunch Today at JWJ Park!
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us *DAILY for lunch at Charlie’s Cafe in James Weldon Johnson Park from 11am to 2pm! Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

* weather permitting

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Live at Lunch with Kalani Rose Music
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Food trucks and a #LiveAtLunch musical performance by Kalani Rose Music at Charlie’s Cafe in James Weldon Johnson Park during lunchtime [11am – 2pm]

Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

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Live at Lunch with Ace Winn
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Food trucks and a #LiveAtLunch musical performance by Ace Winn at Charlie’s Cafe in James Weldon Johnson Park during lunchtime [11am – 2pm]

Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

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Lunch Today at JWJ Park!
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us *DAILY for lunch at Charlie’s Cafe in James Weldon Johnson Park from 11am to 2pm! Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

* weather permitting

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Jazz in the Park with Joe Watts
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Food trucks and a #LiveAtLunch musical performance by Joe Watts every Wednesday at Charlie’s Café in James Weldon Johnson Park during lunchtime [11am – 2pm].

Sponsored by Conviva Care Center

Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

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Lunch Today at JWJ Park!
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us *DAILY for lunch at Charlie’s Cafe in James Weldon Johnson Park from 11am to 2pm! Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

* weather permitting

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Live at Lunch with The Groove Coalition
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Food trucks and a #LiveAtLunch musical performance by The Groove Coalition at Charlie’s Café in James Weldon Johnson Park during lunchtime [11am – 2pm]

Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

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Jacksonville Bicentennial Celebration
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join us in celebrating Jacksonville’s 200th Birthday! Beginning at noon, enjoy music and performing arts in James Weldon Johnson Park, with breaks to enjoy the Laura Street experience:
Commemorate. Celebrate, Elevate.
As you meander down Laura Street, peruse the Bicentennial Gallery featuring artists and artisa
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Live at Lunch with Kalani Rose Music
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Food trucks and a #LiveAtLunch musical performance by Kalani Rose Music at Charlie’s Cafe in James Weldon Johnson Park during lunchtime [11am – 2pm]

Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

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Lunch Today at JWJ Park!
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us *DAILY for lunch at Charlie’s Cafe in James Weldon Johnson Park from 11am to 2pm! Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

* weather permitting

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Jazz in the Park with Joe Watts
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Food trucks and a #LiveAtLunch musical performance by Joe Watts every Wednesday at Charlie’s Café in James Weldon Johnson Park during lunchtime [11am – 2pm].

Sponsored by Conviva Care Center

Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

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James Weldon Johnson’s Young Writer’s Festival
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
CALLING ALL YOUTH POETS!!
The James Weldon Johnson Young Writer’s Festival returns June 15th – 19th! $6,400 in cash and scholarship prizes are available to students in grades 3 through 12! Orientation for students and parents will be held at the Main Library Conference Center in Downtown Jacksonville on
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James Weldon Johnson’s Young Writer’s Festival
All Day
CALLING ALL YOUTH POETS!!
The James Weldon Johnson Young Writer’s Festival returns June 15th – 19th! $6,400 in cash and scholarship prizes are available to students in grades 3 through 12! Orientation for students and parents will be held at the Main Library Conference Center in Downtown Jacksonville on
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Lunch Today at JWJ Park!
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us *DAILY for lunch at Charlie’s Cafe in James Weldon Johnson Park from 11am to 2pm! Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

* weather permitting

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James Weldon Johnson’s Young Writer’s Festival
All Day
CALLING ALL YOUTH POETS!!
The James Weldon Johnson Young Writer’s Festival returns June 15th – 19th! $6,400 in cash and scholarship prizes are available to students in grades 3 through 12! Orientation for students and parents will be held at the Main Library Conference Center in Downtown Jacksonville on
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Happy Birthday, James Weldon Johnson!
All Day
Happy Birthday, James Weldon Johnson!!
On June 17, 1871, right here in Jacksonville, Florida, James Weldon Johnson was born. He was the son of Helen Louise Dillet, a native of Nassau, Bahamas, and James Johnson. His maternal great-grandmother, Hester Argo, had escaped from Saint-Domingue (today Haiti) during the rev
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Live at Lunch with 77d’s
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Food trucks and a #LiveAtLunch musical performance by 77d’s at Charlie’s Café in James Weldon Johnson Park during lunchtime [11am – 2pm]

Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

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James Weldon Johnson’s Young Writer’s Festival
All Day
CALLING ALL YOUTH POETS!!
The James Weldon Johnson Young Writer’s Festival returns June 15th – 19th! $6,400 in cash and scholarship prizes are available to students in grades 3 through 12! Orientation for students and parents will be held at the Main Library Conference Center in Downtown Jacksonville on
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James Weldon Johnson’s Young Writer’s Festival
12:00 am - 5:00 pm
CALLING ALL YOUTH POETS!!
The James Weldon Johnson Young Writer’s Festival returns June 15th – 19th! $6,400 in cash and scholarship prizes are available to students in grades 3 through 12! Orientation for students and parents will be held at the Main Library Conference Center in Downtown Jacksonville on
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Juneteenth
All Day

No #LiveAtLunch musical performance or Food Trucks in the Park in observation of Juneteenth.

Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

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MLK Jr. Memorial Foundation Juneteenth Jazz Concert
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
This is the finishing concert for a series of Juneteenth celebration events produced by the MLK Jr. Memorial Foundation. The event will include community service-related vendors, a list of speakers, a prayer, and musical from local artists.
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Lunch Today at JWJ Park!
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us *DAILY for lunch at Charlie’s Cafe in James Weldon Johnson Park from 11am to 2pm! Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

* weather permitting

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Jazz in the Park with Joe Watts
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Food trucks and a #LiveAtLunch musical performance by Joe Watts every Wednesday at Charlie’s Café in James Weldon Johnson Park during lunchtime [11am – 2pm].

Sponsored by Conviva Care Center

Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

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Lunch Today at JWJ Park!
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us *DAILY for lunch at Charlie’s Cafe in James Weldon Johnson Park from 11am to 2pm! Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

* weather permitting

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Live at Lunch with The Rip Currents
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Food trucks and a #LiveAtLunch musical performance by The Rip Currents at Charlie’s Café in James Weldon Johnson Park during lunchtime [11am – 2pm]

Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

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Run for the Pies 5k
7:00 pm
Championship 5k at 7pm · Open 5k at 7:30pm
Moisture wicking tank tops to all entrants.
Large custom designed medals to all finishers.
Mini Moon Pies in all race goodie bags.
Mini Moon Pie eating contest.
Prize money in Championship 5K
Post-race Beerfest , ...
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Live at Lunch with Soliloquy
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Food trucks and a #LiveAtLunch musical performance by Soliloquy at Charlie’s Café in James Weldon Johnson Park during lunchtime [11am – 2pm]

Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

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Lunch Today at JWJ Park!
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us *DAILY for lunch at Charlie’s Cafe in James Weldon Johnson Park from 11am to 2pm! Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

* weather permitting

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Jazz in the Park with Joe Watts
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Food trucks and a #LiveAtLunch musical performance by Joe Watts every Wednesday at Charlie’s Café in James Weldon Johnson Park during lunchtime [11am – 2pm].

Sponsored by Conviva Care Center

Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

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Lunch Today at JWJ Park!
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us *DAILY for lunch at Charlie’s Cafe in James Weldon Johnson Park from 11am to 2pm! Check our social media for daily updates on our food truck line up and more!

* weather permitting

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