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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Teen Field Trip to Hunt Library @ NC State University

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Teen Field Trip to Hunt Library @ NC State University

Join us as we tour the famous James B Hunt Library at NC State University.  Home of the bookBot, it is capable to storing 2 million items.  This library is a state of the art facility ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Spring & Summer Program Brochure

Spring & Summer Brochure

Spring & Summer Program Brochure

For information about our upcoming programs and events, be sure to browse through our brochure.

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Summer Camp Registration

Summer Camp

Summer camp offers a fun and safe environment for kids age 4-15.  With a staff ration of 1:16, participants will have the opportunity to make new friendships and learn new things during their Summer break.

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Posted on: February 23, 2019

Boys' Night Out

Young Men

Boys' Night Out

A program encouraging young men to become leaders in their community and prepare for a bright future. Dinner will be served.

  • Friday, March 22
  • 6-9PM at the Jacksonville Youth Center (804 New Bridge St)
  • Ages 11-18 are encouraged to attend.
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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Jamboree Car, Truck & Motorcycle Display

Jamboree Car Display 2019

Jamboree Car, Truck & Motorcycle Display

Do you have a car, truck or motorcycle you would like to show off during the Jamboree?  Then this is the event for you.

  • Entry is free
  • Awards presented for 
    • People's Choice: Best Overall & Most...
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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Annual Easter Egg Hunts

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Annual Easter Egg Hunts

Flashlight Egg Hunt

Enjoy an adventure of hunting eggs in the park with a flashlight!

  • Friday, April 12
  • Northeast Creek Park (910 Corbin St)
  • Ages 7-12
  • Registration opens at 7PM-must have an adult present
  • Egg hunt starts at 8PM
  • Be sure to br...
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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Jacksonville Pet Parade

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Jacksonville Pet Parade  

Saturday, March 23 @ Georgetown Park

Dress up your pet and let it show off for a chance to win!

  • Best Dressed
  • Best Trick
  • Best in Show
  • Most Unique

All pets welcome!

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Jacksonville's Got Talent

Jacksonville's Got Talent

Jacksonville's Got Talent Auditions

Cash prizes awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners at the Jamboree on May 4, 2019!

Register to audition by calling 910 938-5312. 

  • Auditions are held at the Jacksonville Youth Center, 804 New Bridge St
  • March 30,...
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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Eastern NC Barbecue Tour

NC BBQ

Join us as we embark on the Ultimate North Carolina Barbecue Road Trip!

Each Friday in May we will visit a different Eastern North Carolina barbecue establishment.

  • May 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31
  • Bus will depart from the Jacksonville Commons Adult Center at 10AM...
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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Small Group Fitness

Small group fitness

Small Group Fitness

Reach your fitness goals, improve your health and get into the best shape of your life with our personal trainer.   Be a part of a small team, all working to accomplish the same goal.  Program includes assessments and ...

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