Community Calendar

Our community is known for it's neighborhood activities, both planned and impromptu. The Community Calendar highlights some of the larger events, but there are many others as well.

Reoccurring monthly meetings include the SPAR Council Board of Directors meetings, which are open to the public and held every 3rd Monday of the month @ 6pm at the SPAR office, 1321 N. Main Street. Guests enter through the back door and go up to the 2nd floor. And also Sheriff's Watch meetings, held every 4th Tuesday of the month @ 6pm at the Kennedy Community Center at 1133 Ionia Street, on the 2nd floor.

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Pre-July 4th Park Clean Up

Monday, July 03, 2017 at 06:00 PM · 6 rsvps
Henry J Klutho Park in Jacksonville, FL


Join your friends and neighbors in helping to clean up Klutho Park prior to the big July 4th Throwback Baseball Game the next day. Gloves, bags and trash grabbers will be provided - just show up and spend a little time making the park a little bit nicer! Join the Event Page here.

July 4th Throwback Baseball Game 2017

Tuesday, July 04, 2017 at 04:00 PM
Klutho Park in Jacksonville, FL


The Springfield tradition carries on into 2017, as the Westside and Eastside (of the Springfield Historic District) battle it out on the baseball field for bragging rights, complete with turn-of-the-century old school uniforms, equipment, umpires, announcer, food trucks and fanfare. The unique family friendly, community event is truly one of kind & all are welcome! Join the Event Page here.

Picnics & tailgating encouraged. Game begins @ 4pm, but get there early for a good seat.

*FREE* and presented by VyStar Credit Union, new branch at the corner of 7th & Main in the Springfield Historic District.

Second Sundays in Springfield - July 9th

Sunday, July 09, 2017 at 05:00 PM · 131 rsvps
Henry J Klutho Park in Jacksonville, FL


Enjoy a slice of Americana at Klutho Park on July 9th for a celebration of great American music featuring Rebecca Day at 5pm and Cain't Never Could from 6- 8pm. Food trucks, local market, craft beer, and fun and games for the whole family, too, thanks to JaxParks and our sponsors TerraWise Homes and Watson Realty Corp - Southside Office. Join the Event Page here.

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy an evening in the park!


Second Sundays presents the China Cat Sunflower Festival

Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 05:00 PM · 116 rsvps
Henry J Klutho Park in Jacksonville, FL


Experience peace, music, joy, love and light when Second Sundays in Springfield presents the 22nd Annual China Cat Sunflower Festival in beautiful Henry J. Klutho Park! Join the Event page here.

In celebration of Jerry Garcia's spirit and the Grateful Dead, featured musicians include the Ouija Brothers, Dancing Bear, and 
Hadley Parrish-Cotton Get ready to dance, hula hoop, drum circle and create a psychedelic art project in Jacksonville's hippie-est 'hood. Food trucks, market, local beer and fun for the whole family presented by Springfield Preservation and Revitalization (SPAR), JAX Parks, TerraWise Homes and Watson Realty Corp - Southside Office.

Jacksonville Porchfest 2017

Saturday, November 04, 2017 at 12:00 PM
Springfield Historic District in Jacksonville, FL


Jacksonville's premier neighborhood music festival will return to the porches and parks of Historic Springfield on Saturday, November 4th, 2017. Join us at this free event for more than 20 bands on porches in the afternoon and an evening concert in beautiful Klutho Park. Enjoy beer, wine and some of Jacksonville's best food trucks. Proceeds support continued arts programming in the Springfield Historic District. Join the event page here.

More information to be announced.



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