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The Ul Ansar Mosque is a city location for Muslim worship and other services. People come here to worship, as there is prayer held five times a day, and for different services and meetings. Worshipers come here to bond with each other and the youngsters get acquainted with their religion.
The University of North Florida Arena, also known as UNF Arena functions under the department of Athletics, Recreation & Intramural Sports for students, staff, faculty and alumni of the University of North Florida. The sole objective of UNF Arena is to provide the best of recreational-mode for a better and sporty university life. It is a multi-purpose venue that holds sports events like basketball, concerts and graduation ceremonies. The huge complex can seat up to 6,300 for bigger events. There's aquatic center, fitness center, stadium and lots more at UNF Arena.
Locals know all about the Morocco Shrine Auditorium as it is home to some of their favorite events and get-togethers. Located across the street from the University of North Florida off St Johns Bluff and Butler Boulevards, it is easily accessible from any part of town. A number of local events occur here including beer festivals, computer expos, craft shows and assorted club meetings open to the public. More than 28,000 square feet of rent space includes a dance floor or stage, if needed. The auditorium is home of the local chapter of the Shriners organization. Call for timings and more information on upcoming events.
Popularly known as the Alfred I. duPont Estate, the Epping Forest is spread over 53 acres of land. This site features an estate where a luxurious mansion that overlooks the river is seen. The house in it's Spanish Revival is a beauty to watch, this mansion houses the Epping Forest Yacht Club. Today, the Club is a museum that showcases an amalgamation of the beauty of yesterday and the happening lifestyle today. This mansion is said to be the most grand beauty that exhibits the tradition and beauty of yesterday.
Wat Khmer Savy Rattanaram is a Cambodian Buddhist temple in Jacksonville. Although it is tucked among homes on Clinton Avenue, the temple is one of the largest such temples in the United States. The large Buddha statue inside and many building materials were brought in from Cambodia. The size and shape of the temple is similar to the ones in Cambodia and has been built strictly according to Buddhist rules.
The Mandarin Museum & Historical Society manages the Walter Jones Store and Post Office Museum. The building served as a general store till the mid-1960s and is included in the National Register of Historic Places. Here, you can browse through the store's original fixtured as well as objects pertaining to that era.
All Saints dates back to 1895, constructed with the help from the Florida East Coast Railroad. Located near the historic San Marco Square area, it is a short drive from downtown. All Saints Early Learning and Community Care Center provides a safe, friendly place for both young children and seniors in need. Funeral services are also provided to those particular needs, as well.
Founded by a religious couple Bishop Wiley and Dr. Jeana, New Covenant Ministries believes firmly in the teachings of the Bible. The Ministry runs a monthly newsletter called the 'Covenant Connection' which is also available to visitors. Strongly believing in the power of prayer, the ministry is focused on spreading the same. You can also shop for the Bible, books, gifts from the 'Faith Factor Bookstore'. There are care groups, children's church, marriage ministry and creative ministry which takes care of dance and drama revolving around the life of Jesus. Various classes are also conducted to teach the Bible.
Mandarin Park has acres of space and plenty of activities for the whole family. There are tennis courts, nature and bike trails, picnic shelters, three playgrounds and open spots to throw down a blanket and soak up some rays. Try your hand at fishing off the small pier, or stop by the Visitors Center to browse interesting natural history exhibits. The park is right off the I-295 on San Jose Boulevard and Westburry Road.
Touted as the longest continuously running community theatre in the United States, Theatre Jacksonville brightens the historic San Marco District with its funky, art-deco facade of cool purples and neon lights. Since 1919, Jacksonville Theatre has been engaging audiences with live plays and musicals. Today's current troupe, consisting primarily of volunteer talent, has recently performed such plays as "Once Upon a Mattress" and "Spinning into Butter."
Welcome to Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park, Jacksonville's largest city-maintained park, which stretches across more than 500 acres, featuring a nature education center, walking and biking trails and a wildlife watchtower. There is a year-round nature program for children, and adults can join in the outdoor classroom's educational and entertaining pastimes. Picnic areas are scattered throughout the park, with pavilions, grills, archery range and kiddy playground. The entrance is located on Roosevelt Boulevard, across from the main entrance to Jacksonville Naval Air Station southwest of downtown. There is no charge for entry into the park.
Jungle Quest is an indoor rock climbing and zip lining adventure center for children. There are rope bridges, jungle slides, tree houses, climbing walls, zip lines, and party rooms to make for a high activity, confidence building party for kids. Jungle Quest specializes in birthday parties for children ages 5 to 12, but can also host private parties for youth groups, sports teams and more for both children and adults. The zip lines and climbing wall are safe and fun for children and adults. Parents can watch from the viewing area while their kids play on zip lines and climbing wall under the supervision of their trained staff.