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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Parents' Night Out-National Space Day Celebration

National Space Day

Parents' Night Out-National Space Day Celebration

A program providing parents with some time to themselves, while leaving their children in a fun and safe environment.  Fun activities and games.

Come and celebrate National Space Day with us!

  • Friday,...
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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Teens' Night Out-Dangers of Social Media

Social-Media-Danger

Teens' Night Out - Dangers of Social Media

A program providing teens with important information they can use to protect themselves when using Social Media.  Parents are also invited to attend.

  • Friday, May 10, 6-9PM
  • Jacksonville Youth Center, 804 New...
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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Family Camp Out

Family camping

Family Camp Out

Enjoy the great outdoors with friends and family!  There will be fun, food, games and s'mores.

  • Friday, May 17 at 6PM until Saturday, May 18 at 9AM
  • Jacksonville Commons Recreation Center
  • Ages 2 and up
  • Free program
  • Registration is require...
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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: April 17, 2019

Movies in the Park-Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2 Movie in the Park

Movies in the Park

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy an evening with family and friends!  Concessions will have items available for purchase.

  • Friday, May 17 - Incredibles 2
  • Fun activities start at 7PM
  • Movie begins at Sunset
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Posted on: April 14, 2019

Sounds of Summer presents 120 Minutes Band

120 Minutes Band

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

Join us for the first 2019 presentation of the Sounds of Summer Concert Series featuring the band 120 Minutes, a '90s Alternative/Pop Rock tribute band based out of North Carolina's Triangle area.

  • Friday, June 14
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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 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, April 26
  • 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

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: 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: 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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