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4 Questions with a Florida Fire Ecologist and Jacksonville Mom

4 Questions with a Florida Fire Ecologist and Jacksonville Mom
Being a second generation Florida native and a Florida fire ecologist by trade, I thought it would be helpful to shed some light on the #WestMimsFire and why there is so much fire in Florida. The #WestMimsFire started in Georgia by lightning strike on April 6 in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge and has spread into Florida and onto ...
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5 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Swim

5 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Swim
Swimming season starts EARLY in Jacksonville with children getting in the water as early as March! If you're like us and have young kids who are extremely nervous about swimming lessons and don't even like to get a drop of water in their eyes or anywhere near their face, the idea of swimming lessons can be a nightmare. My daughter becomes anxious a...
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Experience Science Summer Camp with Dinosaurs!

Experience Science Summer Camp with Dinosaurs!
STEM summer camps (science, technology, engineering, and math) are hugely popular in Jacksonville! There are now many unique ways to teach science that are fun and challenging, but also incorporate summer activities like field trips, water play, and more. Well, one local camp is taking STEM fun to the next level! Museum of Science an...
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Nickelodeon Coming to THE PLAYERS Championship May 9 - 14, 2017

Nickelodeon Coming to THE PLAYERS Championship May 9 - 14, 2017
It is spring in Jacksonville and that means it is time for THE PLAYERS Championship! During May 9 - 14, 2017, our city will turn into all things golf as the nation looks upon THE PLAYERS Championship at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach and that infamous 17th hole. We grew up going to the TPC with our dad and with our high school golf team la...
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Fun4FirstCoastKids.com Best of the First Coast for Kids 2017 Edition!

Fun4FirstCoastKids.com Best of the First Coast for Kids 2017 Edition!
‚ÄčEach year we ask for the input of parents, grandparents, caregivers and more to determine the Best of the First Coast...For Kids!! We want to know not only Jacksonville's current favorites, but to provide this as a yearly guide of top picks to help other families and visitors navigate choices and fun when it comes to families. Goodness knows, we&n...
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