Events / Workshops

Upcoming Events

Halloween Festival: Friday, October 18th

Mark your calendars for our annual Halloween Festival from 5-8pm at the Aquatics Complex. We'll have food trucks, a costume contest, a pet costume contest, live entertainment with MagnetiX DJ Services, magicians, games, prizes, candy and more! Huge thank you to our sponsor Drs. Setzer, Cochran, Soares and Hubbard Pediatric Dentistry!

Food Trucks: Mama's, Taylor's Tacos, Son of a Butcher, Blazin Buffalo, Funkadelic, Kaboom, Nitrogen Creamery & Pet Wants

Trivia Night: Friday, October 25th

Mark your calendars for a fun-filled and challenging evening of trivia at the Rec Center starting at 6:30pm. More info to follow. 

Farmers Market: Saturday, November 9th

Our farmers market will take place at the Aquatics Complex from 10am-2pm. We'll have 30 local vendors ranging from produce, organic foods, hand-crafted goods, natural beauty products and more! We'll also have live music with John Citrone Duo & food trucks: The Fried Egg and Taylor's Tacos. If you are interested in becoming a vendor or a sponsor please contact our Lifestyle Director Maddie at! #ShopLocal

Food Truck Fridays

Subject to change due to weather. Check Facebook for final truck listing.  All Food Truck Fridays are 5pm to 8pm at the Aquatics Complex.

2019 Schedule

  • October 18th Halloween Festival Food Trucks: Mama's, Taylor's Tacos, Son of a Butcher, Blazin Buffalo, Funkadelic, Kaboom, Nitrogen Creamery & Pet Wants. Live entertainment with DJ Mike.

  • November 1st Food Trucks: Twisted Okie, Island Girl Seafood, Muzzi's, Sweeto Burrito, Pie Daddy, Guanabana & Icebusters. Live music with Deron Baker. 

  • November 15th Movie Night w/ Food Trucks: Mama's, Happy Grilled Cheese, Fusion, Cajun Cravings, Balu's Surf Shack, Chubby Burrito, Auntie Anne's & Tikiz


Tai Chi - 4 Week workshop with Alison Cacella: Tai Chi will be adding another 4 classes starting Tuesday 10/15. Please reserve your spot today by signing up at the front desk by 10/14. Classes will be held on Tuesdays 10/15, 10/22, 10/29 & 11/5 from 6pm - 7pm in the Rec Center Banquet Rooms for $100. Please direct all questions to Alison at  

Red Cross Babysitting Workshop:  October 19th, 2019 9am – 1pm at the Rec Center. $55.00 PER PERSON, SIGN UP AT THE FRONT DESK! Developed by experts in the industry, courses are available to those ages 11 and older and include topics such as choosing age-appropriate activities, basic child care, bottle feeding, child behavior, leadership, professionalism, safety, starting a business and more. Participants must bring: your own lunch, snack and drinks. 

Essential Etiquette Dinner Workshop: Friday October 25th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Ages 5-15, $30 per child (includes meal). Recreation Center Banquet Rooms. This CLASSY CLASS will teach table manners, social etiquette, good hygiene, common courtesies and more! Please register with the front desk. For questions regarding the course please contact 

Kat Dance: Ballet! Jazz! Creative Dance Adventures!:  WEDNESDAYS AT THE REC CENTER. Kittens - Ages 3-5 - 4:15-5:00, Kubs/Kats - Ages 6-up - 5:00-6:00 & Kittens - Ages 3-5 - 6:15-7:00. Secure Your Spot Now at:

Mary Time Music:  August 21st - October 23rd Wednesdays 9:30-10:15 am Ages 1-5 years  

  • Caregiver/child class $100/child, $80/sibling, siblings under 12 months are free.  Contact Mary Mollit at to register!

Mary Time Music - Music and Movement: November 6th-December 18th (no class November 27th or December 4th) Wednesdays 9:30-10:15 am Ages 1-5 years  

  • Caregiver/child class $100/child, $80/sibling, siblings under 12 months are free.  Contact Mary Mollit at to register!

Aware NOT Afraid Martial Arts Classes:

Smart SELF-DEFENSE for kids. Your child will learn realistic smart self DEFENSE & awareness through ancient martial arts techniques and wisdom, that has never been taught in America.   

 Your child will learn confidence, self-discipline and respect for themselves and others. Training in weapons, nunchucks and bow staff, by a state champion ranked 3rd in the world in weapons. Simple & effective KICKS & STRIKES. PRESSURE POINTS self-defense that will instantly stop a kidnapper or bully in his tracks. Learn how to control and work with your energy through simple meditation exercises. Prevent, Prepare, Protect. Presented by: Aware NOT Afraid Martial Arts

Classes will start in November. More information and pricing to follow. For immediate questions about this program please contact Grandmaster Willis at 904-742-9048 or 

Hip Hop Basics Dance Session 5 with TJ: If you are interested in taking a hip hop class and would like to be contacted about a future date, please e-mail our Lifestyle Director Maddie at

Social Clubs

The following events are subject to change:

  • Mahjong Mondays: 12:30pm to 3:30pm in the Recreation Center banquet rooms
  • Senior Breakfast: 8:30am to 10:00am in the Recreation Center banquet rooms.
    • Please join us at the Recreation Center on Friday mornings for coffee and light pastries and fruit and get to know your neighbors. This time is set aside for the seniors in our community to socialize and meet new friends
  • Landscaping Club: 10:00am to 11:30am in the Recreation Center banquet rooms.
    • Learn some tips on how to landscape in Florida while following proper POA guidelines. Club meets Saturday mornings on the following dates: October 19th and November 23rd.
  • Book Club: 12:00pm to 2:00pm in the Recreation Center banquet rooms. 
    • Join your fellow JCP residents on Wednesday afternoon on the following dates: October 9th, November 13th, December 11th, January 8th, February 12th, March 11th, April 8th, and May 13th.