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Friday Nite Flick at Splash Zone

Friday Nite Flick at Splash Zone

Splash Zone & a Friday Nite Flick

Pleasure Park, 201 Martin St., Jacksonville

Friday, June 3, 2011 – Night Swim at SZ 6-830p, Movie @ Sundown

SZ admission $4-slides $1, Movie is free

Grab your swim suits, & towels and head to Splash Zone for an extended evening swim. Then stay and dry off while watching a family-friendly movie in the park at sundown: "Shrek Forever After."

Shrek signs a deal with Rumpelstiltskin to get his roar back, but turns his world upside down in the process. Donkey can't remember his best friend and Fiona is now a warrior princess. Together, they have just 24 hours to reverse the contract. Concession available until 9 pm.

Splash Zone Water Park opening

Splash Zone Water Park opening

Splash Zone Water Park Opening

Pleasure Park

201 W. Martin Street, Jacksonville

Saturday, May 28, 2011 – 12p – 6p

Summer fun starts this weekend at Splash Zone. Jacksonville’s newest and wildest water adventure features a plunge pool with two water slides, a water tunnel, the umbrella-shaped Rain Drop and Dew Drop water showers and the kids-only Tea Cup. Concessions available. Handicap accessible. Hours are Monday – Friday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday and holidays Noon – 6 p.m.  Park admission is $4, $1 for slides.

Hershey track and field games

Hershey track and field games

Hershey Track & Field Games

Jacksonville High School

2400 Linda Lane, Jacksonville

Thursday, May 5, 2011 – 4:30 p.m.

If you are a kid between 9 and 14 who loves to run, jump and throw, these games are for you! Come on out and join in the fun by competing in basic track and field events and have a chance of a lifetime to receive an all expense paid trip to compete in the annual North American Final Meet held in Hershey, PA each year. Beginners and track enthusiasts all welcome. In case of rain, the Track & Field Games will be moved to May 12, 2011.

City to dedicate new scoreboard Saturday

City to dedicate new scoreboard Saturday

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. -- First Arkansas Bank & Trust will be holding a dedication ceremony in partnership with Jacksonville Parks & Recreation on Saturday, March 5, at 2:30 p.m. to unveil the new scoreboard on Field #1 at Dupree Park.

The scoreboard, to read “Welcome to Hickingbotham Field – Bill Gwatney Stadium,” was donated by First Arkansas Bank & Trust. The scoreboard is 20’ x 6’6”, fully digital and remote with LED lighting.

Field #1 is home of the Jacksonville High School baseball programs, baseball tournaments, and some American Legion games. The public is invited to attend.

Last day to register for softball is Saturday

Last day to register for softball is Saturday

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. - Youth Softball registration will be held at the Jacksonville Community Center 10 am - 2 pm Saturday, Feb. 26. For more information regarding Youth Softball call the Jacksonville Community Center at 501-982-4171.

Youth baseball registration begins

Youth baseball registration begins

JACKSONVILLE, AR - Youth baseball registration for the upcoming season will be held at the Jacksonville Middle School fieldhouse on Jan. 29, Feb. 5, Feb. 12, and Feb 19. Registration begins at 8:30 am each day and goes until 3:30 pm. For more information call Coach Hick at (501) 258-3413 or Jacksonville Community Center at (501) 982-4171.

Youth softball registration begins soon

Youth softball registration begins soon

Youth Softball registration will be held at the Jacksonville Community Center 10:00am – 2:00pm – January 29th, February 5th, February 12th, February 26th. For more information regarding Youth Softball call the Jacksonville Community Center at 501-982-4171.