PRCA News

Posted by: Katharine Forbes
12/31/2015

Starting January 9, 2016, Dwight H. Hunter (Northeast) Pool, located at 1100 NE 14th St., will be closed for a period of approximately 6 weeks to repair the vinyl liner. Updates on the status of this repair/replacement project will be posted on the city’s website. For additional information, or for any questions or comments, please contact Recreation Supervisor Jeff Moffitt at (352) 393-8732, or email at moffittjc@cityofgainesville.org.

Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
12/30/2015

The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is preparing for a second phase of development at Hogtown Creek Headwaters Nature Park and we are seeking citizen input. 

Posted by: Katharine Forbes
12/14/2015
Please join the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department in welcoming its new Tourism Marketing Technician, Jeremiah Stanley, a full-time position funded by the partnership with Visit Gainesville. Stanley will help the City of Gainesville maintain its presence with current tourism partners, as well as help establish new relationships. He’ll also help in the creation and distribution of marketing materials and the collecting of tourism data.
Posted by: Katharine Forbes
12/10/2015
The newly formed Gainesville Arts & Parks (GAP) Foundation, Inc. is having its community launch Friday, Jan 8 from 6-8 p.m. at the Historic Thomas Center, which is located at 302 NE Sixth Ave. The community is invited to an evening of live music by Expressions Learning Arts Academy students and Weeds of Eden, a silent auction, tree giveaways, refreshments and much more! The event will also feature a book signing by Chef Bert Gill of his new book, "Pickled, Fried and Fresh". The community kick-off celebration will highlight the many cultural, recreational and nature activities in Gainesville.
Posted by: Katharine Forbes
12/10/2015

The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs is hosting a public meeting Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 6:30 p.m. about the Hogtown Creek Headwaters Nature Park. The meeting is at the Baha'i Center of Gainesville, which is located at 4451 NW 19th St., and provides interested citizens an opportunity to learn about future plans for the development of the 70-acre Hogtown Creek Headwaters Nature Park, located at 1500 NW 45th Ave.

Posted by: Katharine Forbes
12/10/2015
The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department hosts Downtown Countdown, an outdoors New Year’s Eve celebration concert, in downtown Gainesville Thursday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. Headlining the concert is Heavy Petty. Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Famer Tom Petty is one of the most famous musicians to hail from Gainesville, Florida. Heavy Petty is Gainesville’s own Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers tribute band. The band first played on Valentine's night in 2010 at Common Grounds in downtown Gainesville. Since then, the five-piece rock ‘n’ roll band has played many different events and venues in and around Gainesville. Heavy Petty prides itself in playing Tom Petty songs with attention paid to strict interpretation, but also in being able to rock out, have a lot of fun and get the crowd involved.
Posted by: Katharine Forbes
12/9/2015
The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department, in cooperation with Shakerag Culture Center, Inc., is pleased to announce the next upcoming Jewel Box Concert at the Historic Thomas Center, Dec. 22 at 7 p.m. featuring audience favorite The Currys for this year’s annual holiday concert. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the concert starts at 7 p.m. Admission is $15 at the door - cash or check only, please.
 


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