Events

National Day of Prayer Community Celebration 05/05/2016

Arlington Family YMCA, Baker County Family YMCA, Barco-Newton Family YMCA, Brooks Family YMCA, Camp Immokalee, Dye Clay Family YMCA, Flagler Center Family YMCA, Johnson Family YMCA, McArthur Family YMCA, Offsite Events, Ponte Vedra Family YMCA, St. Augustine Family YMCA, Williams Family YMCA, Yates Family YMCA, YMCA at the Bank of America Tower

The entire community is invited to join us on Thursday, May 5 for a day of prayer that brings business and community leaders, from all ages, background, ethnicities and faiths, together to pray for our community, our youth and our health. By coming together in spiritual unity and embracing our diversity, we are helping to strengthen our community and move it forward. This is a free event and lunch is provided. Unity Plaza 220 Riverside Avenue | Jacksonville, FL 32202 12:00pm Program featuring Bishop Rudolph W. McKissick, Jr, The Bethel Church 1:00pm Grab-n-go Lunch Community Prayer Leaders Rabbi Joshua B. Lief, Congregation Ahavath Chesed, Jacksonville Dr. Parvez Ahmed, Associate Professor, University of North Florida Rev. Andre’ VanHeerdon, CREATION Holistic Health Educator Please RSVP for this free event by calling Susie Chapman at 904.355.1436, ext. 229 or e-mail at schapman@firstcoastymca.org.

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Brooks YMCA Jamathon 05/06/2016

Brooks Family YMCA

FRIDAY, MAY 6 6:30PM – 8:30pm Brooks Family YMCA Bring a friend and join us at the Brooks Family YMCA for 2 hours of BODYJAM, including the LAUNCH OF BODYJAM 76. One hundred percent of proceeds will go towards building a new playground at the Brooks Y and to better serve our community. Tickets • $10 in advance • $15 at the door • $25 VIP (entry at 5:45pm with special gift, raffle, and instructor tips) To purchase tickets, please visit the Welcome Center or call 904.854.2000.

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Dye Clay Y Mom & Son Dance 05/07/2016

Dye Clay Family YMCA

Hey, moms! Join us for a night out at the Dye Clay Family YMCA to dance with your son. We’ll have snacks, a DJ and photographs to remember the evening. The cost is $25 per family. Dye Clay Family YMCA May 7, 2016 6:00pm-8:00pm

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Kentucky Derby Party 05/07/2016

Arlington Family YMCA, Brooks Family YMCA, Flagler Center Family YMCA, Ponte Vedra Family YMCA, Winston Family YMCA, Yates Family YMCA, YMCA at the Bank of America Tower

Join us for at the 4th Annual Kentucky Derby Party on May 7 at Ovinte! Tickets include Spanish Street Fare, Complimentary Cocktail, & a Raffle Ticket. We will have a Best Dressed Contest, a Raffle, and an Auction. Live Music on the Patio and we will be watching the Run for the Roses and cheering on the race! A portion of ticket sales will be donated to the Arlington Family YMCA. Tickets are $40.00 online and will be $50.00 at the door.* *All ticket sales are final.

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The After Partee 05/12/2016

Purchase your tickets through EventBrite. » In the spirit of THE PLAYERS Championship, we are pleased to announce our event “The After Partee” will be Thursday, May 12, 2016 – the night of the first official day of tournament play. This year, the concert will take place in Unity Plaza and feature The Yacht Rock Revue™, “the Greatest Show on Surf” and the finest tribute to 70s and 80s light rock. Our special guest host is Joy Purdy from WJXT Channel 4. The opening act is Jacksonville’s own Pierre Kendrick, of Pierre & Co. The Cause Teaching children how to be safe around water is not a luxury; it is a necessity. YMCA’s Safety Around Water Program focuses on ensuring children learn essential water safety skills, which can open up a world of possibilities for them to satisfy their curiosity safely. Details THURSDAY, MAY 12 Gate opens at 5:30pm – Concert begins at 7:30pm Unity Plaza 220…

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Teach Me Tech 05/14/2016

Brooks Family YMCA

Join the Pre-Physical Therapy students from the University of North Florida for our TEACH-ME-TECH Sessions at the Brooks Family YMCA (10423 Centurion Parkway North).  On the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month, you can learn how to use the latest technology to communicate with family, friends or colleagues. There will also be sessions that will allow for “Question & Answers” to your most troubling technology issues. The Spring 2016 sessions will run from January 23rd through May 28th from 9:00am to 10:00am. Upcoming Sessions May 14 – Smartphone and Tablet Data Plans: How to Save Money and Understanding Your Data Plan Purchase May 28 – Open Q&A Session: How do yo…? Each session is limited to 20 members of the Y and are FREE of charge. To reserve your seat, please email Sheri Nash, Healthy Aging Coordinator at snash@firstcoastymca.org or call 904.854.2068.

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AARP CAREversations: A free and fun event for family caregivers 06/04/2016

Arlington Family YMCA, Baker County Family YMCA, Barco-Newton Family YMCA, Brooks Family YMCA, Camp Immokalee, Dye Clay Family YMCA, Flagler Center Family YMCA, Johnson Family YMCA, McArthur Family YMCA, Ponte Vedra Family YMCA, St. Augustine Family YMCA, Williams Family YMCA, Winston Family YMCA, Yates Family YMCA, YMCA at the Bank of America Tower

Join AARP Jacksonville for an engaging, interactive conversation about family caregiving. Connect with other family caregivers around your table as you enjoy complimentary food and drinks.  You’ll learn how to build a caregiver support network, tips to care for yourself and where to find local resources.  Seats are limited to the first 40 RSVPs-so reserve your spot today! Saturday, June 4th Brooks Family YMCA 10423 Centurion Parkway North 10:30 AM – 12 Noon Reserve your seat today!  Call 1-800-278-1045 or click here to register.    

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AOA at Sea 09/12/2016

Arlington Family YMCA, Baker County Family YMCA, Barco-Newton Family YMCA, Brooks Family YMCA, Dye Clay Family YMCA, Flagler Center Family YMCA, Johnson Family YMCA, McArthur Family YMCA, Ponte Vedra Family YMCA, St. Augustine Family YMCA, Williams Family YMCA, Yates Family YMCA, YMCA at the Bank of America Tower

Are you an active older adult (AOA) age 50 or better?  If so, then we’re cruisin’ to the Bahamas!  Join Y members from the Florida’s First Coast for a 5 day/4 night cruise to the Cococay and Nassau, Bahamas on the Royal Caribbean Majesty of the Seas. Your cruise experience includes: Cabin accommodations (double occupancy) including taxes and gratuity All onboard meals and non-alcoholic beverages Onboard entertainment Roundtrip charter bus transportation to Port Canaveral* Pre-Cruise Prep Party Y Cruisin’ 2016 T-shirt ITINERARY Departing Port Canaveral on Monday, September 12 at 4:00pm – Returning on Friday September 16 at 7:00am. Monday, September 12 – Depart Port Canaveral Tuesday, September 13 – Cococay Bahamas Wednesday, September 14 – Nassau Bahamas Thursday, September 15 – Cruising at Sea Friday, September 16 – Arrive Port Canaveral Cost: $450 per person (double occupancy) Deposit due: $250 due February 14 Balance due: June 28 Only 30 cabins available! Reserve yours today. *Transportation provided…

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