A representative of National Policy Institute (NPI) is scheduled to speak at the University of Florida’s (UF) Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19. To assist law enforcement with ensuring public safety in the downtown Gainesville business district, the Bo Diddley Plaza will close to the public immediately following the Union Street Famer’s Market event scheduled from 4–7 p.m. this evening (Wednesday, Oct. 18).
Work crews will install construction fencing around the plaza perimeter on Wednesday evening, and the facility will reopen for regular operating hours Friday, Oct. 20
. City Hall Plaza will remain open to the public while Bo Diddley Community Plaza is closed.