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HELP MANNA FILL THE MAYFLOWER
Coastal Moving & Storage, an agent of Mayflower Transit, and MANNA invite you to help Fill the Mayflower with healthy food in anticipation of the holiday season. On Monday, November 23 from 5AM - 7PM and Tuesday, November 24 from 7AM - 7PM, MANNA will collect food and monetary donations at the Mayflower trucks located at Cordova Mall 9th Avenue, between Village Inn and Red Lobster.
YOUR HELP IS NEEDED to fill as many Mayflower trailers as possible. The need for MANNA in our community continues to grow, and we invite everyone to participate during this season of giving, no matter how big or small.
Food donations and monetary donations will be accepted. A $5.00 helps provide food for a day for someone in need and a $30.00 donation supports 1 week of groceries for a hungry person. Most needed food items include Peanut Butter (16 oz. >), canned chicken and tuna, canned fruit, cereal, oatmeal and dry beans (1 lb. bag).
For more information, call MANNA at 850-432-2053 or visit our website MannaFoodPantries.org.
2015 PENSACOLA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT RUNWAY RUN 5K
Mark your calendars for the 3rd Annual Runway Run 5k at Pensacola International Airport, benefiting the USO in Northwest Florida, on December 5. Pensacola International Airport and the City of Pensacola are excited to welcome thousands of runners and walkers to get a view of the Airport that many have never seen before! Participants will make their way around 3.1 miles of Airport ground, consisting of two separate loops on Runway 17/35 and Taxiway A.
“We are thrilled to bring this event back to the Airport,” said Interim Airport Director Dan Flynn. “The past two years have been a great success and we hope this event continues to grow year after year. We proudly support the USO and we look forward to another successful run at the Airport.”
“The Pensacola International Airport Runway Run was recently mentioned as 1 of 10 Runway Run events across two countries by AirlineReporter.com,” said Mayor Hayward. “Pensacola is a vibrant and active community and I am very excited to see such a unique concept return to our area for a third year.”
“The USO and the Pensacola International Airport have consistently looked for ways to support our nation’s heroes,” said USO Northwest Florida Director Heidi Blair. “This family friendly event benefits the USO and is such a fun way to show our troops that we are there for them every step of the way. ‘Takeoff’ is at 10 a.m. so bring your kids, friends, and neighbors to the 2015 Runway Run 5k!”
Registration is now open! Visit www.runway5k.com for event details. Contact Dana Cervantes with USO Northwest Florida for sponsorship opportunities at 850-485-6279.
PIRATES AND SANTAS AND POLAR BEARS, OH MY!
From pirate ships to surfing Santas, Pensacola Beach is jam-packed with unique “island style” holiday activities this winter. Any traveler looking for a unique winter wonderland will find it on award-winning Pensacola Beach, along with our snow-white sands.
The Lighted Boat Parade, taking place the first weekend in December, is the official kick-off to Christmas season on Pensacola Beach. And nothing says Christmas like a pirate ship, right? Arghhh! For the first time ever, Santa Claus will sail into Pensacola Beach aboard a pirate ship, the Good Fortune, commanded by Capt. Jack.
• Lighted Boat Parade - Saturday, Dec. 5., at 6:30 p.m. A kid’s pre-show party will kick off the night’s festivities from 4 to 6 p.m. at Shaggy’s Pensacola Beach waterfront restaurant on Little Sabine Bay. The Lighted Boat Parade will set sail at 6:30 p.m. from Sabine Marina and make its way around the Santa Rosa Sound to the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk.The Good Fortune pirate ship will close out the lighted boat parade and dock at the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk. Once docked, little pirates and princesses will be welcomed aboard - at their own peril - to take pictures with Santa Claus and Capt. Jack. Directly following the boat parade, a dazzling firework display will take place from the boardwalk at about 8 p.m.
• Surfing Santa Beach Parade - Sunday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. Thousands of children, parents and other spectators make their way to Pensacola Beach on Sunday to see Santa Claus atop a fire truck at the annual Surfing Santa Beach Parade. Starting at 2 p.m. from Avenida 10, the parade will make its way down Via De Luna toward Casino Beach and end at the Gulfside Pavilion, where kids will be able to meet and greet with Santa until 3 p.m.
• New Year’s Eve Firework Displays - Thursday, Dec. 31, at 8 p.m. and Midnight. Keep your eyes focused on the Pensacola Beach skies this New Year’s Eve for not just one, but two, firework displays along the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk. For those who miss the 8 p.m. show, be sure to get back to the Boardwalk to ring in the New Year with the second dazzling light display.
• Polar Bear Plunge - Friday, Jan. 1, at 2 p.m. Need an exhilarating rush to help kick off your new year? Head to Pensacola Beach and plunge headfirst into the Gulf of Mexico at the annual Polar Bear Plunge. Hosted by Paradise Bar & Grill, hundreds of dippers and spectators - many dressed in costume - flock to the beach to participate in this long-established tradition. Registration begins at noon and the fee is $15 per person. Cub Club participants - those in fifth-grade or younger - can register for $5. Participants will receive a Polar Bear Plunge t-shirt. All proceeds go to the Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce.
For those wanting to participate and compete in the Lighted Boat Parade, the deadline to register will be December 2. The entry fee is $35 per boat. Compete for cash prizes and bragging rights.
A Captain’s meeting will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 6 p.m. at the Sandshaker Lounge on Pensacola Beach for all boat parade participants. For more information, go to www.pensacolabeachchamber.com or contact Nicole Stacey at 850-932-1500.
All event times are subject to change based on weather conditions. For weather updates, check the Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce Facebook page for the latest news.
MUCHA: MASTER OF ART NOUVEAU
The Pensacola Museum of Art is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition Mucha: Master Artist of Art Nouveau (Selections from the Rowe Collection), on display now through January 2.
The works of Czech-born graphic artist Alphonse Mucha are icons of the Art Nouveau period. Mucha’s designs for various objects (such as posters, menus, book and magazine covers, folder covers, and postcards) exemplify the organic and ornate character of his style. The works in the exhibition are primarily from the private collection of Pensacola resident Dr. Patrick M. Rowe.Supplementing these works are prints on loan from the private collection of Jack Rennert (published Mucha scholar and New York City gallery owner), the Tampa Museum of Art, and the Boca Raton Museum of Art.
Walking Tour: The Evolution of Alphonse Mucha's Art Nouveau Style, with Dr. Patrick M. Rowe, Thursday, November 5, 5:30pm, FREE and open to the public.
Museum hours are Tuesday-Saturday 10am - 5pm. The Museum is closed on Sunday and Monday. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 children 17 & under, military, and seniors. Admission is FREE for Museum members.
For more information about the Museum, call (850) 432-6247, visit the website at pensacolamuseum.org or log on to Facebook at facebook.com/pensacolamuseum.
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06:00PM Monopoly Millionaire's Club
06:30PM Celebrity Name Game
08:00PM Rizzoli & Isles
09:00PM Ring of Honor Wrestling
10:00PM Jerry Springer - weekend
11:00PM Cheaters - weekend
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