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11-24-2017
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  • Hemming Park Announces Events for October 2017

    Friends of Hemming Park is proud to host the following programs and events in Hemming Park located at 135 W. Monroe Street in the heart of Downtown Jacksonville. All activities listed below are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. WEEKLY PROGRAMMING Monday – Friday: Food Trucks & […]

    Hurricane Irma

    Friends of Hemming Park – Hurricane Irma Advisory 09.07.2017 (2:30pm update) Based on recent forecasts and our communication with local authorities, the City of Jacksonville, the Governor’s Office, Jacksonville Public Library and the National Weather Service, the Friends of Hemming Park office will be closed Friday, Sept. 8, through Sunday, […]

    First Classic Car Cruise-In Comes to Hemming Park

    First Classic Car Cruise-In Comes to Hemming Park JACKSONVILLE, Fla., August 24, 2017 – Friends of Hemming Park and Sunshine State Chevelles join forces to bring the first Classic Car Cruise-In to Hemming Park in Downtown Jacksonville on Friday, September 22 from 5 – 8 p.m. Hundreds of classic car […]

    Hemming Park Announces Events for September 2017

    Hemming Park Announces Events for September 2017  Food Trucks & Live Music Every Weekday in Hemming Park  JACKSONVILLE, Fla., August 22, 2017 – Friends of Hemming Park is proud to host the following programs and events in Hemming Park located at 135 W. Monroe Street in the heart of Downtown Jacksonville. […]

    Hemming Park to Host Burger, Beer and Barbecue Fest This Weekend

    Hemming Park to Host Burger, Beer and Barbecue Fest This Weekend Brings the community together with food trucks, kids activities, magic and music. JACKSONVILLE, Fla., August 17, 2017 – This Saturday, August 19, Friends of Hemming Park is proud to host the free one-day family-friendly Burger, Beer and Barbeque Fest […]

    Pardon our dust – Hemming Park is being refurbished!

    On April 11, 2017, Jacksonville City Council voted unanimously in favor of a 6-month contract extension and $175,000 earmarked for capital improvements for Hemming Park. These capital improvements – also made possible grants, private donations and community support – will to enable to Hemming Park to preserve the character of […]

    Jacksonville’s Oldest Public Park Gets A New Facelift During a Collaborative Beautification Project

    IMPROVEMENTS CONTINUE Friends of Hemming Park, a nonprofit organization, was contracted by the City of Jacksonville in 2017 to manage its oldest public park. Since inception, placemaking projects were implemented along with scheduled amenities and programming. Significant improvements continue to be made, including friendly and visible ambassadors and dedicated security, […]

    Third Annual Asian Food Festival Returns to Hemming Park

    Third Annual Asian Food Festival Returns to Hemming Park  Brings the Best Asian Cuisine Together for a Tasty Community Event JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 26, 2017 – Our Third Annual Asian Food Festival returns Saturday, July 8 from 5 – 9 p.m. in Hemming Park in Downtown Jacksonville.Enjoy authentic Asian and […]

    Citi and the National Recreation and Park Association Brings Global Community Day to Hemming Park

    Citi and the National Recreation and Park Association Brings Global Community Day to Hemming Park With help from NRPA, Friends of Hemming Park and Citi employees will revitalize Hemming Park in Jacksonville, Florida through a community service day. JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 31, 2017 – On Saturday, June 24, Friends of […]

    NOTICE: Friends of Hemming Park Quarterly Stakeholders Meeting – June 15, 2017

    QUARTERLY STAKEHOLDERS MEETING Please mark your calendar to join Friends of Hemming Park for the next Quarterly Stakeholders Meeting. Friends of Hemming Park will be hosting its Quarterly Stakeholders meeting which will provide updates for upcoming park plans, performance standards, financials, and scheduled events from June through September 2017.  Community […]