River City Roundup

Think Boldfest

The Think Bold Festival & Conference will take place Friday and Saturday at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront Hotel and Think Bold After Dark along the Elbow entertainment district. Find out more at www.ThinkBoldFest.com

One Love “Furry Friends” Donations

One Love Project recently launched their “Furry Friends Supplies Drive” event, benefiting The Jacksonville Humane Society. This is a month-long donation collection to help all animals in need throughout our community.

“One Love Project promotes wellness within the LGBTQ+ community by offering help to those in need. They collaborate with other organizations in our community to bring individuals of all backgrounds together while providing resources to those suffering.”

One Love Project is collecting donations until Sunday, April 30th, 2023. All donations collected throughout this time will be provided back to The Jacksonville Humane Society. We are coming into the months where they are needing more supplies to help the high volume of animals that come into their facility. Donations that are most in need are unopened dry/canned food items, kitten and puppy food, pet treats, pet beds, pet toys, pet blankets and cat litter.

For drop off arrangements, you can email One Love Project at oneloveprjct@gmail.com. You can also find the group on Facebook at One Love Project or Instagram @oneloveproject20.

Monetary donations will be also be accepted directly at WWW.JAXHUMANE.ORG.


Hubbard House invites you to join in the fun at the 14th Annual Stand Up & Stride Domestic Violence Awareness Walk, presented by Pajcic & Pajcic! This free, family-friendly event raises awareness about Hubbard House’s life-saving, life-changing resources, while showing survivors of domestic violence that their community is here to support them. Event t-shirts boldly display the message “I Save Lives” to highlight every person’s crucial role in the achieving Hubbard House’s vision of “Every Relationship Violence-Free”.  The event opens Saturday at 8am with family friendly games, the walk is at 9am at Riverfront Plaza...on the lawn closest to Main st. Bridge...  Find out more at   www.hubbardhousewalk.com

Portraits of Pace Luncheon

Pace Center for Girls, Jacksonville will host their annual Portraits of Pace Luncheon on Thursday, April 20 at the Florida Blue Conference Center. This community event is complementary and will feature remarkable

stories from several Pace girls and graduates.

The girls and young women Pace supports receive academic instruction and work closely with counselors and therapists trained in gender-responsive and trauma-based therapy. They also receive life coaching to learn basic life skills, such as personal hygiene, shopping for groceries and how to land their first job. These resources are made available to girls at no cost to them.

Networking opens at 11:30am with program starting at noon.  Find out more at www.pacecenter.org/jaxpop