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 […]

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 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 […]

Amelia Island Area’s Best Family-Friendly Events: June 16-22, 2017

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

This week you can take your dad for a free tour of the World Golf Hall of Fame or take your tot to a special painting session at Paisley Grace Designs just in time for Father’s Day. You can also catch a minor league ballgame, a Broadway show visiting Jax (Cinderella!) or check out an […]

Amelia Island Area’s Best Family-Friendly Events: June 9-15, 2017

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

This week you can enjoy the kickoff of kids’ summer matinees at the movies, when you can get out of the heat and see favorite kids’ movies at a kid-friendly hour for just a couple dollars. You can also see a Broadway version of Cinderella in Jax, attend a free family fun day in Callahan, or […]

CHEAP Kid-Friendly Summer Movie Matinees Return to Amelia Island, Jacksonville and St. Marys!

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When the heat gets a little too hot during summer break, you can step into the cool air conditioning of a local movie theatre to watch a super-affordable kid-approved movie. Every year, local theatres open their doors for these special matinees. Here’s our roundup of movie times throughout the summer on Amelia Island, Jacksonville and […]

Kids Bowl FREE now through August 1 at Nassau Bowling Center

Kids Bowl Free all of summer 2012 at Nassau Bowling Center in Yulee.

Bowling alleys throughout the nation — including Yulee’s Nassau Bowling Center — are participating in a summer program that lets kids bowl two games per day FREE all summer long. Kids ages 15 and under are eligible. All you have to do is use the online form to register your children, and you’ll receive coupons […]

Amelia Island Area’s Best Family-Friendly Events: May 12-18, 2017

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

It’s Mother’s Day weekend and there are lots of great ways to enjoy the Amelia Island and Jacksonville region with your family! Go to a FREE kids’ fishing clinic, get your kids in free to TPC Sawgrass, or go play at a special event at Conner’s A-Maize-Ing Acres. You can even dress up as your favorite superheroes […]

Amelia Island Area’s Best Family-Friendly Events: May 4-11, 2017

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

It’s a great week to be on Amelia Island! TODAY is the beloved Pirate Parade in downtown Fernandina Beach, followed by the Shrimp Fest for the rest of the weekend. There’s also the Union Garrison at Fort Clinch, opening day at St. Marys Aquatic Center and Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp games at the Jax ballfield. Read […]

Amelia Island Area’s Best Family-Friendly Events: April 21-27, 2017

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

This week you can enjoy the fun of an old-fashioned festival and parade celebrating railroad days gone by in Callahan; see a race featuring 100 go-karts; help with Earth Day cleanup efforts; or adopt a pet at Nassau County’s first-ever Adopt-A-Palooza. Read about these events and more in this week’s Top 10 list of local […]