Author Archives: Jamie Marie Keller, JD, MLIS

Weekend Doings – June 1-3

All weekend –

If you have any tips on things to do in Jacksonville and surrounding areas, feel free to send them to me to be included in future posts.
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Friday, June 1st –

Saturday, June 2nd –

Sunday, June 3rd – 

Holiday Weekend May 25 – 28

If you have any tips on things to do in Jacksonville and surrounding areas, feel free to send them to me to be included in future posts.

Memorial day weekend and the unofficial start to summer! Be sure to check the library hours, as we will be closed on Monday!

All weekend –

  • Theater your thing? After Ashley, a dark comedy produced by the Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre, is at the Adele Grage Cultural Center Friday and Saturday nights at 8 t. $15 cash or check only.
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Friday, May 25th –

Saturday, May 26th –

  • Sweet Pete’s Bee Palooza is all about the honey! From sustainable bee gardens to honey marshmallows, Sweet Pete’s has bees covered!

Sunday, May 27th – 

Monday, May 28th –

  • The Jacksonville Suns Baseball team is playing the Mobile BayBears (no, that’s not a typo, they are the BayBears, one word) Monday at 6:05 pm. Check the schedule for times, prices, and specials for the rest of the week.

Weekend Happenings May 18-20

If you have any tips on things to do in Jacksonville and surrounding areas, feel free to send them to me to be included in future posts.

All weekend –

  • Theater your thing? After Ashley, a dark comedy produced by the Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre, is at the Adele Grage Cultural Center Friday and Saturday nights at 8 through the end of the month. $15 cash or check only.
To see daily events, click on the Continue Reading link.

Finals Finally Finished! Here’s What’s Going on May 11-13

Of course, the library hours will change, so be sure to check before coming in.

If you have any tips on things to do in Jacksonville and surrounding areas, feel free to send them to me to be included in future posts.

All weekend –

  • Local Bluegrass band Grandpa’s Cough Medicine is playing Friday night at Fly’s Tie Irish Pub in Atlantic Beach at 10 pm. They’ll also play Saturday with Fusebox Funk at Mojo Kitchen in Jacksonville Beach at 10 pm.
  • With headliners Erykah Badu and Doug E. Fresh (I think I just dated myself), Funk Fest looks to be an exciting place to be this weekend! Tickets are $65 for both Friday and Saturday, at Metropolitan Park at 6 pm on Friday and 5 pm Saturday.
  • Theatre your thing? After Ashley, a dark comedy produced by the Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre, is at the Adele Grage Cultural Center Friday and Saturday nights at 8 through the end of the month. $15 cash or check only.

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What are you doing this weekend?

If you’re working on an ALWR or studying for finals, take a look at the library hours and reference hours.

If you’re headed out, here are some things to see and do:

The Agony and the Ecstasy!!

Guts and Glory; or Blood, Sweat, and Tears? With sports, it always depends on if your side is winning or losing, or the level of violence involved. This is the perfect weekend to experience the highs and lows of organized sports; there is something for everyone! Some of the options are the Stanley Cup playoffs (Go Canucks!!), UFC, and the Roller Derby

If you are not into the agony and ecstasy of organized sports, maybe you want to check out all things Turkish at the Turkish Festival, or visit the Tour de Farm event, which showcases Northeast Florida farmers, free food, and more.

Whatever you choose to do, make sure you enjoy the penultimate weekend before finals.

The Government Attic and Other Government Information

What do you get when you start sending FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) requests to various federal agencies? The Government Attic. With information ranging from a collection of U.S. Supreme Court Legal Maxims compiled by the Department of Justice to a list of CIA Inspector General completed investigations to a report about the use of iPads by the Department of Transportation, the Government Attic is a great way to spend a few hours seeing what administrative agencies do.

See two more sources of equally intriguing government information after the jump…

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The Lighter side of Research!

Hope you enjoyed your spring break and are ready to get back into the swing of things!

Still working on your ALWRs, MSJs, or other legal research projects? Next week, we are offering Workshops in low cost legal research because sometimes Westlaw and LexisNexis do not provide all the answers.

Here is a fun look at legal research: Research tips; Why you should take breaks!; Westlaw vs.LexisNexis

MPRE and Spring Break

Are you taking the MPRE this weekend? Then check out the materials we have available for your last minute studying.

Not sure what to do over spring break? The librarians will be here all week, ready to help you with your ALWR and LP research. If you’re looking to get out of the library and do something around town, check out Goby, a search engine designed specifically for finding things to do, no matter where you are!

 

Mid-Term Exams, Daytona or Orlando?

Many of you have mid-term exams next week, so it might be a good idea to buckle down and hit the books this weekend!  Remember that study aids from the Academic Success Collection can be checked out for 3 days at a time.  Also, try to get some rest in between those marathon study sessions.

However, for those of you who are fortunate enough not to have mid-term exams and would like a fun, action-filled weekend, there are a couple of options! You could head to Daytona for the Daytona 500, or catch the NBA All-Stars in action in Orlando.