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03-30-2017
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  • Hemming Park Announces July 2016 Programming & Events

    The nonprofit organization Friends of Hemming Park will host the following programs and events in Hemming Park located at 135 W. Monroe Street in the heart of Downtown Jacksonville. The programs and events listed below are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. WEEKLY PROGRAMMING Monday – Friday: […]

    Humans of Hemming: Tommie Lewis

    Tommie Lewis moved to Jacksonville in 1990 when his father and mother relocated their family here for the Navy. His mother bought him his first Kodak instant camera when he was 13 years old and he’s been hooked on photography ever since.   “Shutter Buggin” is the term he uses […]

    Humans of Hemming: Denise Dermody

    Denise Dermody, originally from Georgia, came to Jacksonville in 2015 after her husband passed away. She was able to stay with a friend for a few months, but eventually found herself at Trinity Rescue Mission. Determined to get her own place, she saved her money and in less than five months […]

    Behind the Scenes: Prince Tribute in Hemming Park

    On Thursday, June 2 – just days after the 2016 Jacksonville Jazz Festival and First Wednesday Art Walk – thousands of people were back in Hemming Park for a free community concert celebrating the life and music of Prince Rogers Nelson, the unparalleled musician and cultural icon, who passed away unexpectedly […]