26/02/2024

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Community attends Let’s Move Jax in Springfield, Jacksonville

Community attends Let’s Move Jax in Springfield, Jacksonville

Hundreds were at Klutho Park to participate in the healthy food & fitness festival, which included outdoor activities, stage performances, and food demonstrations.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Members of the community attended the 11th annual Let’s Move Jacksonville event held by the I’m a Star Foundation in Springfield on Saturday.

Hundreds were at Klutho Park in Springfield from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to participate in the event, which included tons of outdoor activities, stage performances, and healthy snacks for attendees to enjoy.

The Let’s Move Jacksonville event highlighted healthy eating and activities that people of all ages can participate in. Some of the activities at the event included: kickball, flag football, basketball, golf, soccer, tennis, cheerleading, face painting, hula hooping, and much more.

Several groups took turns performing on-stage routines like Zumba, line dancing, square dancing, yoga, and martial arts. There were healthy cooking demonstrations and healthy snacks. Families were also offered fresh fruits and vegetables from a free farmers market.

The event was organized by STAR students from across Duval County who volunteer over weekends to help figure out ways to better their communities.

The nonprofit Communities in Schools claimed the grand prize of $1,000 for bringing the most attendees to the event. First Coast News Anchor Keitha Nelson was one of the hosts for the event, and First Coast News Sports Director Chris Porter also stopped by.