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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.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/1/2018

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is accepting applications for the Fiscal Year 2019 grant period for the Special Event Additional Support (SEAS) grant. The purpose of the SEAS grant (formerly known as the Support Services grant) is to provide support to non-profit organizations for outdoor community events through in-kind services from the City of Gainesville.