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Super Dad Pinewood Derby

Join us for the Super Dad Pinewood Derby, hosted by Southside Baptist Church, on Saturday June 19, from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., in Balis Park. You can bring a car you have already made (even if it is 20 years old), make a new car, or paint a wedged car during the event.  Wedges are available for purchase at HEYDAY! across the street from us.

*Shop below for books on how to make your car the best, books for dads and great books to read together.

 

Schedule for the event:

9:00 a.m. | Story Time in the Gazebo

9:30 a.m. | Races start 

10:45 a.m. | Awards

 

Pinewood Derby Car Building Rules:

1. Width shall not exceed 2-3/4 inches.

2. Length shall not exceed 7 inches.

4. Weight shall not exceed 5 ounces.

5. Axles, wheels, and body shall be from the materials provided in the kit. Additional wheels can be purchased separately.

4. Wheel bearings, washers, and bushings are prohibited.

6. No lubricating oil may be used. Axles may be lubricated with powdered graphite or silicone.

7. The car shall not ride on any kind of spring.

8. The car must be free-wheeling, with no starting devices.

9. No loose materials of any kind are allowed in the car.

Event date: 
Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Event address: 
1999 San Marco Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32207-3211
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Henry Heckelbeck and the Race Car Derby Cover Image
By Wanda Coven, Priscilla Burris (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781534486300
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Published: Little Simon - January 26th, 2021

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The Ultimate Pinewood Derby Experience: Making the Most of Four Wheels, Four Nails, a Block of Wood, and Your Kid Cover Image
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Published: Surrogate Press - January 22nd, 2018

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Scout Pinewood Derby Cars and Real Cars: Dad, Sir Isaac Newton, and Me Cover Image
$25.13
ISBN: 9780578852607
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Published: Personal - January 31st, 2021

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Finnegan and the Pinewood Derby Car Race Cover Image
$14.30
ISBN: 9781981309931
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - November 30th, 2017

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Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices, & Priorities of a Winning Life Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781414318028
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Published: Tyndale Momentum - June 1st, 2008

When Tony Dungy led the Indianapolis Colts to victory in Super Bowl XLI-- the first African American coach to win the big game--millions wondered, amazed by the success of his quiet, authoritative leadership style: how does he get it done? In this memoir, Dungy reveals the secrets to his success--principles, practices, and priorities that have kept him on track despite overwhelming personal and professional obstacles, including firings, stereotypes, and the tragic loss of a child. In the face of so much adversity, Tony has not only survived but risen to the top of his profession in a way that's won the respect of fans, players, and even his competitors. His thoughts on leading, succeeding, and attaining true significance may inspire you to take a long, hard look at the things that really matter in your own life.


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Wild Things: The Art of Nurturing Boys Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781414322278
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Published: Tyndale House Publishers - February 1st, 2009

Playing off the themes in the Caldecott Medal-winning children's book Where the Wild Things Are, this informative, practical, and encouraging guide will help parents guide boys down the path to healthy and authentic manhood. Wild Things addresses the physical, emotional, and spiritual parts of a boy, written by two therapists who are currently engaged in clinical work with boys and their parents and who are also fathers raising five sons. Contains chapters such as "Sit Still! Pay Attention!" "Deficits and Disappointments," and "Rituals, Ceremonies, and Rites of Passage."


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Shepherding a Child's Heart Cover Image
By Tedd Tripp, David Powlison (Foreword by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780966378603
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Published: Shepherd Press - September 1st, 1998

Shepherding a Child's Heart' is about how to speak to the heart of your child. The things your child does and says flow from the heart. Luke 6:45 puts it this way: "]¬‚¬]out of the overflow of the heart the mouth speaks." Written for parents with children of any age, this insightful book provides perspectives and procedures for shepherding your child's heart into the paths of life.

In this revised edition, Dr. Tedd Tripp not only draws on his thirty years experience as a pastor, counselor, school administrator, and father, but he also shares insights gained in many years of teaching this material in conferences worldwide, providing more valuable help for parents.


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Dad, I Want to Hear Your Story: 101 Father's Guided & Keepsake Journal To Share His Life and His Love Cover Image
$26.59
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ISBN: 9781952663116
Published: Made in Colors Publishers - May 20th, 2020

Dad, I Want to Hear Your Story will guide your father with questions, assisting him in sharing the stories .

of his childhood, his teens, and his adult years. With Father's Day right around the corner, now is the perfect time to sit down with the dad in your life and talk about him. .

Not every dad is very forthcoming with stories about himself or his life. Why not take this opportunity to get him talking and record his answers; You can write them, record them, or even make a video of dad talking all about himself. Better still: have your kids do the interviewing!


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I Love Dad with The Very Hungry Caterpillar (The World of Eric Carle) Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781524785895
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Published: World of Eric Carle - February 27th, 2018

Celebrate Dad's special day by saying "I Love You"--with a little help from The Very Hungry Caterpillar. This bright and colorful book is the ideal gift for Father's Day, Dad's birthday, or any day that to show Dad how much he's loved.


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Why a Daughter Needs a Dad Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781492667834
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Published: Sourcebooks Wonderland - May 7th, 2019

In this rhyming adaptation for children of "Why a Daughter Needs a Dad: 100 Reasons" by Gregory E. Lang and Susanna Leonard Hill, a father holds his newborn daughter and lists all the ways he will help her grow, reminding her to be artistic, thoughtful, honest, and smart, and, most important, true to herself.


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Why a Son Needs a Dad Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781728235875
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Published: Sourcebooks Wonderland - April 1st, 2021

In this rhyming adaptation for children of "Why a Son Needs a Dad: 100 Reasons" by Gregory E. Lang, a father holds his newborn son and lists all the ways he will help him grow, reminding him to be independent, upstanding, humble, and, most important, true to himself.


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Just Me and My Dad (Little Critter) (Look-Look) Cover Image
By Mercer Mayer, Mercer Mayer (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780307118394
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - March 2nd, 2001

Father and son go camping, but who is really taking care of whom?