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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
11/15/2017

The Mid-Century Survey kick-off was incredibly successful Black Acres on Saturday, Nov. 4. There were 16 volunteers who documented close to 200 houses! Join us for our next volunteer days: 

  • Dec. 2 in Woodland Terrace
  • Dec. 16 in Libby Height/ Skyline Heights
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
11/8/2017
City offices will be closed Friday, Nov. 10 in observance of Veterans Day. Residential curbside collection of refuse will not be affected by this holiday. RTS will provide holiday bus service on Nov. 10. Only routes 1, 2, 5, 8, 10, 13, 15, 16, 20, 26, 35, 43, 75 and 711 will run from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. depending on the route. Please plan accordingly.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
11/8/2017

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department and 352arts is pleased to announce Gainesville’s first 3-D mural, created by local multidisciplinary artist Daniel Vélez-Climent. This weekend on Saturday, Nov. 11 and Sunday, Nov. 12, Vélez-Climent will paint the mural titled "Shackles," at 200 NE First St., while the Downtown Festival & Art Show is occurring nearby.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
11/6/2017

The 5th Annual Survivors of Suicide Candlelight Vigil is Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Survivors of Suicide Memory Garden in Cofrin Nature Park, located at 4810 NW Eighth Ave. Activities start at 4 p.m., with the ceremony beginning at 5:45 p.m. This event is free and open to the community, and refreshments will be provided. Those wishing to attend are asked to park at the University City Church of Christ parking lot, due east of Cofrin Nature Park at 4626 NW Eighth Avenue.  Disabled parking is available at the park for those with a placard.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
11/2/2017

Join the conversation at Gainesville's Second Annual Longest Table event! The Longest Table is all about engaging with your community - your neighbors, your peers and new friends - to build and strengthen relationships in our community.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
11/1/2017

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) invites residents to give their feedback on conceptual designs for Kiwanis/Girl Scout Park (Northwest Eighth Street and Eighth Place) at an upcoming open house. The open house is scheduled Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 5-7 p.m. at the park building, located at 810 NW Eighth St. Light refreshments will be served.

Municipal Minutes is an electronic newsletter for the community. The monthly e-newsletter provides information about upcoming activities, projects and events in the City of Gainesville. For more information about this e-newsletter, please contact the Communications Office at 334-5017.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
10/31/2017

The City of Gainesville is now one of five new cities to participate in the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ “What Works Cities” initiative – one of the largest philanthropic efforts to enhance the use of data and evidence in the public sector.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
10/26/2017

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department 352walls/Gainesville Urban Art Initiative, in collaboration with Santa Fe College’s Department of Fine Arts, will host acclaimed urban artist Maser from Sunday, Nov. 12-Monday, Nov. 20 at their Northwest Campus, located at 3000 NW 83rd St.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
10/26/2017

City of Gainesville officials anticipate that severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, will occur Sunday, Oct. 29-Monday, Oct. 30. The anticipated temperatures will lead to the activation of the city's Cold Night Shelter (CNS) Program, and it is expected to remain in effect until overnight low temperatures rise above 45 F. The CNS program normally runs from Nov. 1 through March 31.

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