Two Great Events to Benefit the Sanctuary on 8th Street

Buy your SHINDIG ticket now!

You get to enter the amount on the next page. SHINDIG Tickets are $50/person and you can optionally donate to our “$25 For The 25th” Campaign as well.


SHINDIG 2017, the Sanctuary on 8th Street’s annual fundraiser, will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 at the Garden Club of Jacksonville. The Sanctuary is celebrating 25 years of service to the children and families of Springfield. Live music from Junco Royals. Silent Auction. Original works of art from students and local artists. Offerings from our Pallets with a Purpose program. Tickets are $50 per person. Casual attire.

For reservations and information, visit or call 904.356.3588.

Avondale 5k Classic

NEW DATE: Sat Oct 7th

The Avondale Merchant Association is hosting the 9th Annual Avondale 5K Classic Empowered by FIS Saturday, Oct 7th. The race, benefitting the Sanctuary on 8th Street,  is conducted by 1st Place Sports and will include the 5K at 8:30 a.m. and a 1 Mile Fun Run at 8 a.m. Entry fee is $30 for 5K; $10 for Fun Run through Aug. 31. Walkers welcome. Registration and information at