FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 3, 2020
Contact: Savannah Hebert
Hemming Park Announces Events and Programming for February 2020
Celebrate African American Culture in Hemming Park
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.﹣ February 3, 2020 – Friends of Hemming Park is proud to host 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.
Wednesday Live Music sponsored by Jax Vision Care
Monday – Friday: Food Trucks at Charlie’s Café, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Monday – Sunday: Hemming Park Kids Zone, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
ArtWalk: Nonprofit for the Arts
Wednesday, February 5 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Join Downtown Vision and Friends of Hemming Park for the first ArtWalk of 2020. “Nonprofits for the Arts” theme, enjoy spoken word poetry, dance and musical performances from local Jacksonville nonprofits.
ArtWalk is presented by Downtown Vision on the first Wednesday of every month, rain or shine. More than 60 ArtWalk venues stretch across Downtown Jacksonville’s core and include galleries, museums, businesses and more. Hemming Park serves as ArtWalk headquarters and hosts a variety of artists and live performances every month.
Get Down (town)!
Saturday, February 15 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Mark your calendars for February 15th because we’re celebrating African American culture with Hemming Park’s third annual Get Down (town)! hosted by Henny and Gene Dot Com presented in conjunction with the Jacksonville Public Library, Ritz Theatre and Museum, MOCA Jacksonville, 93.3 The Beat Jamz and V101.5.
We’ll have the African Village Market and food trucks from 11 am until 9 pm.
Our food trucks include:
11 am – 4 pm
4 pm – 9 pm
Soul Food Bistro
Entertainment is from 2:30 pm to 9 pm and includes:
Ritz Voices Jacksonville
Jacksonville Arts & Music School
Nan Nkama Pan-African Drum and Dance Ensemble
The Groove Coalition
Let’s Ride Brass Band
Click here for all of the details: https://www.facebook.com/events/651564195385335/
Friends of Hemming Park hosts live music from 11:30 to 2 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Wednesday music is sponsored by Jax Vision Care.
Here is the full line up of musicians for February:
February 3: Paul Ivey
February 5: Joe Watts
February 7: The Rip Currents
February 10: Ace Winn
February 12: Joe Watts
February 14: The Suedes
February 19: Joe Watts
February 21: The 77ds
February 24: Paul Ivey
February 26: Joe Watts
February 28: The Groove Coalition
About Friends of Hemming Park (FOHP)
Friends of Hemming Park is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming Jacksonville’s oldest public park into a modern, urban space that engages diverse communities and brings vitality to our city’s public square. To learn more about the park and upcoming events, visit hemmingpark.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.