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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/23/2018

On Friday, March 2, from 3 to 4 p.m., the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) is participating in Read Across America Day, a national literacy event started by the National Education Association (NEA). The event celebrates the birthday of Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel) and the joys of reading, and it is expected that more than 45 million readers, both young and old, will pick up a book and read together.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/21/2018

Join us at Morningside Nature Center’s Living History Farm for the Spring 2018 Old Florida Seed and Story Swap Saturday, March 3, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., presented by the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department in partnership with Working Food. Help us preserve our precious agricultural heritage, and diversify your own garden by bringing your seeds to swap with others in our gardening community. Please, no live plants, seeds older than five years or seeds from invasive exotics. No seeds to swap? Come on down anyway and meet fellow gardeners, while enjoying Morningside’s historic farm.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/21/2018

The City of Gainesville is recognizing Black History Month and the contributions African-Americans have made to make Gainesville an all inclusive city. The public is invited to hear a proclamation on the steps of the Gainesville City Hall (200 E. University Ave.) Thursday, Feb. 22 at 5 p.m.

The Thomas Center Associates are pleased to present the first “Swing Into Spring” in the Spanish Court at the Historic Thomas Center Friday, March 2 from 7-10 p.m.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/20/2018

On Thursday, March 1, the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department, in cooperation with the Gainesville Cultural Affairs Board, the Gainesville Art in Public Places Trust, the Nature Centers Commission, the Tree Advisory Board and the Public Recreation and Parks Board, will present the Arts Awards, the Public Art Award, the Star Awards, the “Friends of our Urban Forest” Lifetime Achievement Award and the Albert “Ray” Massey Citizen Volunteer Award. They will be presented at the Citizen Awards reception for citizens who made outstanding efforts to promote cultural and arts activities, environmental awareness and recreational activities in 2017.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/19/2018

The third annual Gainesville Arts and Parks Foundation Charity Golf Scramble has been rescheduled to Friday, Nov. 9 due to unforeseen circumstances. It was originally scheduled for March 9. More information about the rescheduled date will be made available in the months before the event.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/12/2018

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) invites residents to give feedback on conceptual designs for the Clarence R. Kelly Community Center (Blue Center), located at 1701 NE Eighth Ave., and Duval Park, located at 520 NE 21st St. Please join us to share your feedback Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 4-6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Duval Early Learning Academy, which is located at 2106 NE Eighth Ave. Light refreshments will be served.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/8/2018

Feb. 19 UPDATE: The third annual Gainesville Arts and Parks Foundation Charity Golf Scramble has been rescheduled to Friday, Nov. 9 due to unforeseen circumstances.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/5/2018
City of Gainesville officials anticipate that severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Monday, Feb. 5. 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.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/1/2018
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.
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