Jim Abbott to Speak at Brooks Rehabilitation’s Celebrate Independence Event Saturday

Jim Abbott to Speak at Brooks Rehabilitation’s Celebrate Independence Event Saturday

Brooks Rehabilitation invites you to join us as we Celebrate Independence on Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 9:00 am – 2:30 pm. This FREE event will feature insightful speakers, exciting demonstrations, exhibits, health screenings, and refreshments.  Our keynote speaker will be Jim Abbott, the famed one-handed Major League Baseball player who overcame the birth defect of having only one hand to become an amazing professional pitcher and ball player.

MOSH Valentine Event SOLD OUT

The Museum of Science & History’s annual Valentine’s event, Bella Luna: Dessert Under the Stars, is SOLD OUT.  

4th Annual Autism Symposium Presented by Wolfson Children’s Hospital


Two national experts on autism will speak in Jacksonville at the Fourth Annual Autism Symposium: Current Medical Evidence and Interventions Regarding Autism. The public is invited to attend the symposium, set for Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 9 am – 5 pm, at the University Center at the University of North Florida.

The symposium will address medical evidence about the causes of autism as well as strategies in treating children with the disorder. Guest lecturers are:

MOSH January Calendar of Events




Fridays – $5 Fridays – Every Friday, come to MOSH to enjoy $5 admission and extended hours. The museum will be open late every Friday until 8 p.m. (Note: Additional discounts or coupons are not permitted.)


Fridays – Cosmic Concerts – Experience total-sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images and digital sound collide to create a Cosmic Concert!  The Bryan-Gooding Planetarium rocks every Friday night with Cosmic Concert laser light shows at 5, 6, 7 and 8 p.m. Tickets are available at  or at the door.  Tickets are $5 per person per show; laser glasses cost $1. 

MS Awareness Week and Walk MS Coming this Spring


The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, North Florida Chapter announced in November open registration for Walk MS 2012, the rallying point of the MS movement. Walk MS takes place every Spring in several locations in the North Florida area. This year, MS Awareness Week will enhance MS awareness during Walk MS season.

Jax Ice Offers Free Clinics

Jax Ice Offers Free Clinics

The New Year is the perfect time for young people to try out a fun, new activity. Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex invites kids, teens and parents to visit the ice rink for a FREE day of ice hockey and ice skating clinics.

What:     FREE learn to play hockey and learn to skate clinics

When:    Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012.

·         8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. – FREE learn to play hockey clinics, equipment included

·         10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. – FREE learn to skate clinics, equipment included

Where:   3605 Philips Highway