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Get Back on Track with Youfit Health Clubs @ Youfit- All Participating Locations
Aug 21 all-day

Youfit Health Clubs knows that everyone needs a break every now and again! If you’re ready to get your healthy routine back into swing, join Youfit August 20 for FREE workouts, plus FREE group exercise classes during YouGX “Back on Track” week, August 20-24. From Zumba to yoga, Youfit offers something for every fitness level and need.

Throughout the week, clubs nationwide will be featuring raffles, prizes, fun games and sample workouts with YouCoach personal trainers. Members and guests can also learn more about Countdown to Change — Youfit’s healthy living challenge that offers cash prizes for those wanting to change up their wellness regimen. To find your nearest Youfit location, visit www.youfit.com.

Strengthening Career Pathways @ Florida State College at Jacksonville - Advanced Technology Center
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 am

Are you 22-55 years young, and looking for a career change or an opportunity to rediscover other talents and careers?  It’s never too late!  Join the Northeast Florida Community and Economic Development Roundtable and Workforce Development Organizations for a Career Fair, Friday or Saturday.  Join us to learn how you can: Increase your personal income Earn while you learn Enhance your skills and learn new technologies Access new opportunities

CLIMB CommUNITY Fest by Generation @ Weaver Center for Community Outreach
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

CommUNITY Fest kicks-off CLIMB, Community Leaders Igniting Mobility, a community project connecting leaders across our downtown Jacksonville neighborhoods: students and parents; educators and service providers; employers and civic leaders. CLIMB aims to bring the whole community of leaders together to identify, understand, and disrupt the roadblocks to mobility for citizens of Jacksonville.

FREE! Free Admission • Free Food Trucks • Free Giveaways • Music • Kids Activities

Kids at Play: The Importance of Creativity in Child Development @ Museum Of Contemporary Art Jacksonville
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Play is essential to development because it contributes to the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional well-being of children. It has been recognized by the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights as a right of every child. Over the past several years, we’ve seen the arts cuts from school curriculum as well as from state and city funding. The arts don’t merely develop a child’s creativity — the skills they learn from the arts spill over into academic achievement. Join us as we hear from local leaders on play and its impact on a child’s development.  Thanks to the experts joining us to discuss child development:  • Jackie Cornelius, retired principal for Douglas Anderson School of the Arts • Caitlin Doherty, Director for MOCA Jacksonville• Jenny Lee Corvo, Researcher with specialties in neuroscience and psychology • Allison Galloway-Gonzalez, Chief Program Officer for Cathedral Arts Project • Jason Peoples, Executive Director for the Jacksonville Arts & Music School • Joseph Peppers, CEO for Kids Hope Alliance • Moderated by Karen Feagins, Vice President for Client and Community Relations for PNC Bank 

Nonpoint @ 1904 Music Hall
Aug 26 @ 6:30 pm – 6:30 pm
8/27: Eyelash Extension Training & Certification Classes – $597 (Jacksonville) @ Jacksonville
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 am

1-Day Semi Permanent Eyelash Extension Certified Training Classes in Florida with Brite Spa Academy International! Be a part of this fast-growing field and earn exponentially. Make up to $2K/week as a Lash Artist! Please visit:www.BriteSpaAcademy.comOR call 844-LASHBSAwith any questions you may have and reserve your spot today! Class dates and locations are listed below or at www.BriteSpaAcademy.com FLORIDA: JULY TAMPA, FL – SUNDAY 07/29/18 (1 Day Class)TBD ORLANDO, FL – MONDAY 07/30/18 (1 Day Class)TBD AUGUST JACKSONVILLE, FL – MONDAY 08/27/18(1 Day Class)TBD SEPTEMBER MIAMI, FL – SUNDAY 09/16/18 (1 Day Class)TBD BOCA RATON, FL – MONDAY 09/17/18 (1 Day Class)TBD ——————————————————————————————————————————————————SUMMER SALE ON NOW! 40% OFF = $597.00 VALID THROUGH 07/31/2018 (*REGULARLY $999.00)—————————————————————————————————————————————————— Originally founded in the UK, Brite Spa Academy is now expanding across North America with bases in California, Arizona, Florida and Georgia. Brite Spa Academy is a premier training hub for the newest, most exclusive innovations in the beauty industry today. We offer the latest and greatest techniques and procedures that will catapult you and your business into the elite. Our forte is bringing you the most comprehensive hands-on training, making you the BEST in your specialized field. This one-day intensive course will cover everything you need to know about the eyelash extension business. You will gain the utmost knowledge in quality care, eye health and safety. Most importantly, we will show you how to apply eyelash extensions flawlessly and beautifully. Your success is our number one priority. Brite Spa Academy will give you intimate hands on training that is not only state of the art, but it will leave you feeling completely confident and ready to set out on your career as a lash stylist. At BSA our motto is “small and sweet,” meaning we keep our class sizes small and exclusive to ensure the very best training and education. Whether you’re an aspiring lash artist or are broadening your career in cosmetology, BSA will give you the quality training and options to do so. BSA provides a tailored program to fit you and your individual needs. Our 1-day certified training course includes:• Comprehensive training manual• Full eyelash extension work kit• Certificate of completion• Pictures for your portfolio• Access to advice and coaching• Certificate of excellence option (*post-class)• Job referrals to clients in your area• Job opportunities with Brite Spa Academy• Additional styling/reference guides: a wide scope knowledge on all products and companies (good, bad & ugly)• Discounts with select product retailers• Access to exclusive wholesale stores and suppliers for eyelash extension products/materials• Discounts to all upcoming BSA courses (i.e. Advanced Eyelash Extensions, Eyebrow Extensions, Organic Spray Tan, Teeth Whitening, Beauty Makeup and MORE) *Class will last a duration of up to 8 hours with a short lunch break, so please come prepared. 2018 CLASSES ARE BOOKING UP FAST. CALL FOR INFO & TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT! SUMMER SALE COURSE RATE OFFER of $597 (REGULARY $999) **PLEASE NOTE** SUMMER SALE COURSE RATE is only valid through JULY 31, 2018 (This promotion can be revoked at any time by BSA.) Check us out on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest for the latest news, student reviews and updates! *Brite Spa Academy was recently awarded “2016 & 2017 BEST COSMETOLOGY SCHOOLS, BEVERLY HILLS”* Please visit:www.BriteSpaAcademy.comOR call 844-LASHBSAwith any questions you may have and reserve your spot today! There is no licensed required to take this course. For questions regarding the laws/legalities in your area, please call for more information. BSA is an equal opportunity company to freelance artists, established cosmetologists and the aspiring alike. BSA is a licensed and insured company both in the UK and North America. Our academy has many years of experience in the beauty Industry.

Free Speed Reading Class – Jacksonville @ Jacksonville
Aug 27 @ 3:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This is a free online speed-reading class provided by IrisReading.com. You can view more info and RSVP directly for this class here:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/2226051842373445889?source=eventbrite Can’t make it? Get the Recording… The recorded video will be distributed to all registrants within 24 hours of the webinar.

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) 4-days Classroom in Jacksonville @ 841 Prudential Drive
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) is an entry-level certification for Project Management that validates individual’s knowledge of the profession’s preeminent global standard. CAPM certification will make the individual stands out from the crowd to employers. Certification Planner’s Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification program is aligned with PMBOK 6th edition and PMI certification exam. With our CAPM training, you will gain hands-on knowledge on an overview of core project management philosophies and knowledge of the five process groups and ten knowledge areas prescribed by the PMI. Our instructors with over 20 years of experience offer a high-quality training program to assist you to learn a broad range of project management skillsets. Choose our training program just for yourself or for your team to gain in-depth knowledge of five process groups and 10 knowledge areas.   Want to know more? Chat with CP Champ now!   With the inclusion of Agile in the PMBOK Guide 6th edition, the demand for CAPM certification increases among the employers from different industries. Our 4 days training program comes with high-quality course material, simulation exams, 100% pass guarantee, 23 contact hours certificate and much more. We offer a blended training program to meet every individual learning requirement.   Key Features as follows: 4 Days intense workshop by PMI certified CAPM/PMP instructors High-quality learning material based on PMBOK Guide 6th edition A hard copy of PMBOK V6 Simulation exams, webinars, and learning resources End to end feedback session (pre and post-workshop) 23 PMI contact hours certificate CAPM exam application assistance 100% pass assurance* Premium access to Job Planner*, a CP initiative   Who should attend CAPM training? Professionals who would like to manage larger projects and gain extra responsibility or add project management skills to your current job, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) is right for you.   Why choose Certification Planner? Trusted by fortune 500 companies The highest passing rate in the industry High-quality course material Supported by 200+ well-experienced instructors 24/7 dedicated support Job Planner, an online recruitment portal to enhance your career Highly experienced management from the training industry End to end feedback system to support your learning process   About Certification Planner, LLC:   Certification planner is world’s leading training and certification provider with 100% pass rate in all LSS online and in-person classes, and 96.24% overall pass rate. We offer customized learning and development solutions in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia and the United Kingdom.   We also offer training for Dual LSS certifications, Black Belt, Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), PMI Professional Business Analyst (PMI-PBA), PMI Risk Management Professional, ITIL Foundation, CISSP, DevOps, Digital Marketing, Big Data and Hadoop, Data scientist, Python, AWS, Microsoft Project, MS Excel and many more.   Head office: 2150 South 1300 East Suite 500, Salt Lake City, UT Phone: +1855.322.1201 Timings: 05.00 AM to 04.00 PM MDT   To know more about our Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) training program, email us at [email protected] or call us at +1855.322.1201.   *To know more about the discount and money back, get connected to our champ.  

PMP Training in Jacksonville, FL @ Regus Business Centre
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am

Key Features 32 hours of Interactive Class 100% Money Back Guarantee PMBOK® Guide latest Edition from PMI PMP® Mock Exams and Mock Projects Group Activities for better reinforcement Free Webinars Real world examples from various industries Industry based case studies Life time access to classroom recordings* Trainers’ Notes, Sample Question Paper & Case Studies Free additional 45 PDUs Offered 35 Contact hours certificate PMP exam application assistance 24/7 customer support About the Course Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification is the top professional certifications for project managers offered by the Project Management Institute, USA. PMI’s latest salary survey confirms what businesses, job boards and the media have been proclaiming for the past two years: Project management is one of the hottest professions out there. Your PMI credential — specifically, the Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential — also positively impacts your salary, according to the survey responses of more than 30,000 practitioners in 29 countries. The positive impact is not exclusive to the U.S. PMP credential holders in all countries surveyed noted higher median salaries than non-credential holders — some upwards of 50 percent more. Who needs to attend? Associate project managers, project managers, IT project managers, project coordinators, project analysts, project leaders, senior project managers, team leaders, product managers, program managers, project sponsors, and project team members seeking the PMP or CAPM certification. What is this course about? PMP training from Trainerkart is a unique, power packed, career-ready package and one of a kind in the industry. Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification is the topmost professional certification for project managers offered by the Project Management Institute. What learning benefits do you get from Trainerkart’s training? Establish a common vocabulary and understanding of basic Project Management terms and concepts such as PMBOK®, project, Project management, operations, programs, stakeholders, earned value, scheduling techniques, and project managers’ responsibilities and competencies. Describe the purpose, inputs, and outputs of the processes in each of the five Process Groups: Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring & Controlling, and Closing Define the 10 Project Management Knowledge areas & the processes in each. Define & explain the relationship of process groups, Knowledge areas, project phases, project &product life cycle Demonstrate a clear understanding of what activities, tools, & techniques, are necessary in each phase of a project & understand the PMP® examination nuances Understand, acknowledge & appreciate importance of risk management. Learn tools and techniques for managing the risks in projects Overview of Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) & discussion on concept of Buffer Management. Help the participants to understand one, understand others, and manage the interface more efficiently & effectively. Understanding the impact of organizational structures on projects Discussion on project manager’s professional responsibilities. With the help of case studies, motivating the participants to use the principles of Project Management in their own Work area discussed with the help of case studies. Why Trainerkart? Trainerkart’s training is the best and value for time & money invested. We stand out because our customers Get trained at the best price compared to other training providers. Get trained by the best trainer in the industry. Get access to course specific learning videos. Get 100% Money back guarantee.

Behind the Line of Scrimmage: Inside the Front Office of the NFL @ Barnes & Noble Booksellers St Johns Town Center
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm