Amelia Island’s Best Family-Friendly Events: July 28-Aug. 3

Mamamelia's Events Newsletter Features Family-Friendly Events in and near Amelia Island.

This week you can paint Jaguar paws in the streets in downtown Jacksonville, see incredible acrobatics at Cirque du Soleil: OVO, go to the zoo at night for a Hawaiian party or attend a back-to-school festival in St. Marys. Learn about all these and more fun events in our Top 10 list below. You can also […]

Florida Back to School Tax Free Weekend Aug. 4-6, 2017

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Get ready to stock up on back-to-school supplies during Florida’s tax free weekend Aug. 4-6. The special tax holiday allows tax-free shopping on select items considered school supplies. Floridians still get their holiday, but for the first time in many years, Georgia is not offering a tax free weekend before school resumes. Florida’s 2017 Back-to-School Sales […]

Villa Villekulla Toy Store to Hosts “Toy Store After Dark” Event Aug. 11

Have your stuffed animal spend the night at Villa Villekulla's sleepover!

Put on your favorite PJs and bring a favorite stuffed animal to Villa Villekulla Toy Store for a special “Toy Store After Dark” party at the special Fernandina Beach store August 11, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Kids can enjoy a craft time and bedtime story, then — if you want — you can leave […]

Amelia Island’s Best Family-Friendly Events: July 21-27

Mamamelia's Events Newsletter Features Family-Friendly Events in and near Amelia Island.

This week you can see Santa and Mrs. Claus at a special Christmas in July event, take your toddler to a fun painting session at Paisley Grace Designs, or attend an expo for homeschoolers. Learn about all these and more fun events in our Top 10 list below. You can also check out our larger […]

Jazzercise offers kids’ fitness class in Fernandina Beach Aug. 15-Oct. 31

Jr. superheroes show off how tough they are at a recent Jazzercise kids' camp.

Jazzercise is offering special kids’ classes this fall! Kids at Jr. Jazzercise will have a blast dancing to new music mixes and playing fitness games created just for them. It’s a great introduction to fitness, coordination, strength, nutrition, and confidence all while having fun! The 12-week session runs Aug. 15 –  Oct. 31 with a costume party […]

Amelia Island’s Best Family-Friendly Events: July 14-20

Mamamelia's Events Newsletter Features Family-Friendly Events in and near Amelia Island.

This week you can attend a birthday party for a massive turtle who comes out of the water just once a year for his birthday weigh-in. You can also enjoy a “musical explosion” at Summer Fest 2017 in Fernandina, enjoy a special nighttime event at the zoo in Jax or step back in time at Pioneer Day […]

Amelia Island’s Best Family-Friendly Events: July 7-13

Mamamelia's Events Newsletter Features Family-Friendly Events in and near Amelia Island.

This week you can see the story of Annie come to life while enjoying a fabulous feast at Alhambra Dinner Theatre in Jax. Closer to home, you can go to a fun family game night TONIGHT at Monkey Barrel, sing and dance along with music in the street at Sounds on Centre in downtown Fernandina […]

Accomplished Music Professor Offers Piano Lessons in Fernandina Beach

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A Nationally Certified Master Teacher is accepting piano students in the Fernandina Beach/Amelia Island area. Dr. Anita Boyle Renfroe’s studio is open to all ages and all experience levels. She conducts a free “interview lesson” before enrollment to assess a student’s musical aptitude, level and readiness for lessons. Renfroe, the recently retired Director of Keyboard […]

Amelia Island Area’s Best Family-Friendly Events: Fourth of July Edition

Mamamelia's Events Newsletter Features Family-Friendly Events in and near Amelia Island.

This week we’re focusing in on the many local Independence Day celebrations happening in our region, from train rides to festivals to — of course — a multitude of fireworks shows. (Don’t worry, we have some other event highlights for this week packed into this special edition of our newsletter, too! You can see even more […]

Amelia Island Area’s Best Family-Friendly Events: June 23-29, 2017

Mamamelia's Events Newsletter Features Family-Friendly Events in and near Amelia Island.

This week you can check out the zoo — and how much livelier the animals are — at nighttime; play paintball while supporting Relay for Life; attend a free family fun day in Callahan; or go to camp to become a chocolatier. Read about these events and more in this week’s Top 10 list of local family-friendly […]