JMB Park Hop: Jack Russell

Join us at Jack Russell Park for a final summer send off at our last park hop of the season on Wednesday, August 1 from 9-11am! Located in Atlantic Beach, Jack Russell Park is a beach favorite, featuring two playgrounds, basketball courts, a skate park and plenty of shaded space to run around. We are excited to welcome these local vendors to join in on the park hop fun!
Fishman Pediatric Dentistry will be joining us with tips and giveaways to keep those little teeth healthy as we head back into the school year! Located in Jacksonville Beach, Fishman Pediatric Dentistry specializes in the dental care of infants, children, and teens. As a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist, Dr. Fishman has the knowledge and ability to provide your child with the highest level of dental care.
Creative Grain Studio will have a fun craft for the budding little artists! Located in San Marco and Jacksonville Beach, Creative Grain Studio is owned and operated by a mother-daughter duo, created to provide Jacksonville with a comfortable, creative space away from home to get crafty with their favorite people. With workshops for girls’ nights out, couples night, mom + me, private workshops and more Creative Grain is the place to get the creative juices flowing!
Bumble and Bee Babysitting will also be joining us with a fun kids activity! At Bumble and Bee, each sitter has been formally interviewed, has at least 3 years of childcare experience, is CPR certified, and has been background checked for extra clearance. Choose Bumble & Bee to help with all your childcare needs and never worry about finding someone caring and reliable for your family!
Surf’s up! Jacksonville Surf and Paddle will also be joining in the park hop fun. Located in Neptune Beach, Jacksonville Surf and Paddle is North Florida’s premier Surf and Stand Up Paddleboard school, Surf Camp, and Beach Rental provider. They offer a wide variety of surf, stand up paddleboard (SUP), and fitness classes specifically designed to meet your individual needs. Jax Surf Camp is still in session with Full Day, Half Day and Daily drop-in spots available!
The Tour Championship will also be at the park hop providing golf fun and tips for the family to enjoy the upcoming events throughout the week and tournament held at Atlantic Beach Country Club September 17 – 23rd.
Massage Envy – Jacksonville Beach and Massage Envy – Harbour Village will be also be joining us for the kids to make their own aromatherapy bottles and moms will enjoy a mini-relaxation demo!
We will welcome the Boy Scouts of America, BSA, North Florida Council to this park hop with an activity from Cub Scout Pack 40 Neptune Beach. Scouting is adventure, family, fun, character, leadership and so much more. In Scouting, boys and girls start with their best right now selves and grow into their very best future selves. It’s fun, hands-on learning and achievement that puts kids in the middle of the action and prepares them for today – and for life.
The Little Mermaid from Girly-Girl Partea’s will also make a guest appearance! This exciting guest will be there at 10 AM in the 2nd hour to meet & greet families. Girly-Girl Partea’s specializes in themed kids birthday party and event planning in North Florida and Southern Georgia. Offering a wide variety of services including fully customized birthday party packages for children of all ages, complete with decor, catering, character entertainment, and hosted activities. Every party is designed specifically with the client’s vision in mind, let Girly-Girl Partea’s plan a Spa Party, Princess Party, Tea Party, Diva Dance Party, or Superhero Party for you! They’ve celebrated over 1,000 birthdays since inception in 2008 and have a true passion for making kids smile and creating lasting memories for you and your child. As the industry leader in birthday party and special event entertainment, they have characters available for hire including princesses, mermaids, fairies, superheroes, and more. Contact Girly-Girl Partea’s today to make your next event SPECTACULAR at 
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers Jacksonville, FL, Beach Blvd will be providing a free sample of frozen custard to help the kids cool off, while supplies last!
Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Company will also be providing free juice samples, first come, first serve, while supplies last!
Bring lots of drinking water, sunscreen, and a camera to catch some cool pictures of your little ones. Be sure to tag JMB using #jmbparkhop on Facebook and Instagram!

Click HERE to RSVP for the Jack Russell Park Hop

Thank you to Community First Credit Union of Florida for sponsoring our summer Park Hop series for the 5th year in a row! Founded in 1935, Community First Credit Union is one of largest credit unions in the state. As a not-for-profit, full-service financial institution it’s their goal to improve the quality of life for consumers and businesses throughout the First Coast.
DISCLAIMER: Unfortunately, we cannot control the weather for these outdoor events. In the case of bad weather, please make sure you RSVP to the event page so you receive updates and check our Facebook page in case the event is canceled. Photos will be taken at the event and of attendees for use on the blog and on social media by the Jacksonville Moms Blog and sponsors.
Jessica is a North Carolina girl, who after living in New York City for eight years, is loving being back in the south since moving to Jacksonville in 2008. She is a stay at home mom to Linda Claire (3) and Liam (2). Prior to filling her days with parks and play doh, Jessica worked in event planning and marketing for financial and media companies, including This Old House. A graduate of UNC Chapel Hill, she is a passionate Tarheel fan, and college basketball season is her favorite time of year. Jessica spends her free time on the tennis court, training for races with her running buddies, or drinking wine her husband, Trevor. Her favorite things include snuggling with her sweet dog at the end of the day, hearing her kids laugh together, and pink cupcakes with sprinkles.


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