"An Affair With Flair" this Thursday in San Marco Square


Fashion Show

Boutiques from San Marco will be featured in a fashion show in Balis Park.  The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. and showcase this holiday season's must-haves!


Wine Tasting 

Don't worry!  It's still an Affair for everyone!  For those of you that just want to enjoy a glass of wine, the shops and boutiques will be featuring sparkling wines this month to compliment the fashions!  Get your passports at the shops or outside the San Marco Theater!



Event Sound will be rockin' the Square live from Balis Park!


Gift Basket Prize

Complete your passport for a chance to win the San Marco gift basket!  Turn it in at Taverna or The Grotto. 


Book Signings

Halloween Candy Smackdown

High Honors for Ad Agency

At the American Advertising Federation’s National ADDY competition, one small multicultural agency truly shined. Playing in the big leagues, Brunet-García Advertising won three gold and one silver national awards – the most of any agency in Florida and the Caribbean. Only one other multicultural/Hispanic agency received an award at the national level. The winners were selected from 1,382 entries from a full range of advertising agencies around the country.

BG received Gold ADDY awards for the Block x Block Illustrations, the Players by the Sea “The Full Monty” poster and the Players by the Sea poster series. A Silver ADDY was also awarded for the Players by the Sea building design.

Belk Charity Event and a Good Reason to Go Shopping!

Belk Spring Charity Sale - Belk will hold its annual Spring Charity Sale this Saturday morning at 6:00 a.m. to benefit local charities, schools and nonprofit organizations throughout the company’s 16-state market area.

A $5 charitable donation gains customers admission to a private sale with merchandise discounts ranging from an extra 20 to 70 percent off on items throughout the store, including special savings on rarely discounted brands. Customers will also receive $5 off their first purchase of $5 or more at the event, and Belk cardholders will receive double Rewards points (and Belk Elite cardholders, triple Rewards points) for card purchases.

Set Sail with Blessing of the Fleet on Sunday, April 17

Calling all boaters!  The City of Jacksonville and Captains’ Club present the 27th annual Blessing of the Fleet, Sunday, April 17 at 2 p.m.  This annual event will feature the blessing of vessels on the Northbank Riverfront of the St. Johns River.

The Blessing of the Fleet is a ceremony similar to those held in the Iberian and Mediterranean regions. The purpose of this annual event is to bless the armada in asking for good weather and safe boating conditions for the upcoming navigational season.

Great Cloth Diaper Change Event, April 23

Great Cloth Diaper Change Event, April 23

Cloth diapers have come a long way in the past ten years. An event, called the Great Cloth Diaper Change 2011, already creating a buzz not only in North America, but all over the world, will take place on Saturday, April 23, 2011 in locations all around the globe. The Great Cloth Diaper Change ( will set a world record for the most cloth diapers ever changed simultaneously.