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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/16/2018
The qualifying for the upcoming City of Gainesville elections begins at 12 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29 and continues through 12 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2. The two seats up for election in the March 2018 election are the District 1 Commissioner and the At-Large 1 Commissioner. Qualifying information for those seats is as follows:
The Thomas Center Galleries announce the opening of the exhibition INTO THE LIGHT - The Rediscovered Paintings and Prints of Louise Leak on Friday, Jan. 26 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. as part of Artwalk Gainesville.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/11/2018
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/11/2018
City offices will be closed to observe the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday Monday, Jan. 15. There will be a one day delay all week in curbside waste collection this week. RTS will run its holiday service Jan. 15 between 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on routes 1, 2, 5, 8, 10, 13, 15, 16, 20, 26, 35, 43, 75 and 711. Please visit www.Go-RTS.com for up-to-date route information.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/10/2018

The City Beautification Board, the City of Gainesville Department of Doing, and the City of Gainesville - Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs (PRCA), together with the Matheson History Museum and the Gainesville Garden Club cordially invite the community to celebrate Florida Arbor Day Friday, Jan. 19 from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Matheson History Museum, which is located at 513 E. University Ave.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/4/2018

The Communications Office is pleased to announce the winners of the Ninth Annual Gainesville Photography Contest. A total of 24 finalists were selected from almost 250 submissions. Congratulations to each of the finalists! The winners and finalists are as follows:

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/4/2018
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/4/2018
The 2018 calendar (pdf) is now available for downloading. Photographs in the calendar are finalists of the Ninth Annual Gainesville Photography Contest, which was held in fall 2017. The pages are 8.5"x14" and a lightweight cardstock is recommended. Please note, the size of the file is large (15MB) since it is a printable, hi-resolution calendar. To download the pdf, please click here.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/4/2018

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) is providing an opportunity for interested residents to give their feedback on future plans for the Clarence R. Kelly Community Center (Blue Center) and Park, which is located at 1700 NE Eighth Ave. and Duval Park, located at 520 NE 21st St. in Gainesville.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/2/2018

With the freezing temperatures predicted this week, the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department will continuously run its backflow preventers throughout the parks and facilities system. This means that the irrigation systems continuously drip in order to prevent freezing, which can damage the irrigation components. The backflow preventers are set to drip from the evening of Tuesday, Jan.2 through the morning of Monday, Jan. 8.

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