Families

Enjoy Family Time While Swapping Valentines with Your Favorite Characters

Enjoy Family Time While Swapping Valentines with Your Favorite Characters

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your family’s favorite Sesame Street friends on Saturday, Feb. 12 at Busch Gardens’ Sesame Street Safari of Fun.

Free Taffy Pull with Renowned Local Candy Maker

Free Taffy Pull with Renowned Local Candy Maker

Peter Behringer, the "Peter" of Peterbrooke Chocolatier and founder of Sweet Pete's candy shoppe is a candy expert.

Peter loves making confections and sharing his love of candy with children and adults. Tomorrow Peter will teach children to make taffy at his old fashioned candy shoppe located in Springfield.

2011 VPK Kick-Off

Early Learning Coalition of Duval will have the 7th annual Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) Kick-Off on Saturday, Jan. 29, at three locations around Jacksonville- FSCJ (Advanced Tech Center @ the Downtown Campus), Fletcher High School and Ed White High School. Each location will enroll eligible 4-year-olds into Florida’s FREE VPK program from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Learning Disabilities Conference Offers Information and Research from Experts in the Field

?The 48th International Conference of the Learning Disabilities Association (LDA) will be held in Jacksonville, FL, February 23-26, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront hotel.  The LDA conference is the largest in the country focusing on all aspects of learning disabilities.  

FREE Day at MOSH!

Parents looking for ways to stretch a dollar in this challenging economy are in luck.  On Saturday, February 5, the Museum of Science & History will partner with St. Johns River Water Management District and the City of Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board to host the annual Water Education Festival, a free admission day. 

Register Now for the Daddy Daughter Dance Feb. 5, 2011

Once again, Girls Inc. of Jacksonville’s is hosting another Daddy Daughter Dance in the spring on February 5, 2011. This remarkable event has been a great success for many years and has become a growing tradition in the Jacksonville area.

Duval County Public Schools Provides Winter Packets for Continued Learning over the Holiday Break

Duval County Public Schools Provides Winter Packets for Continued Learning over the Holiday Break

Duval County Public Schools is providing winter packets to the community to continue enriching the academic success of all students.

All K-12 students, parents and community members are encouraged to log onto www.duvalschools.org and print out grade appropriate materials for students during the winter break. Math, reading and science worksheets are available, as well as links to online assistance for all students.

Duval County Public Schools, the nation's 21st largest school district, serves approximately 123,000 students. The school district is committed to providing high quality educational opportunities that will inspire all students to acquire and use the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in a global economy, and culturally diverse world.