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Thomas Center Wins Couples' Choice Award GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Historic Thomas Center is pleased to announce it has been selected as a 2019 winner of’s Couples’ Choice Award. This is the sixth consecutive year that the venue has been recognized.
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During construction, the Ring Park trail at 16th Avenue will be closed. Visitors can still visit Ring Park using the entrance at NW 23rd Blvd., but visitors will NOT be able to enter the park from 16th Ave. or get to 16th Ave. from the park.
The Galleries at the Historic Thomas Center is pleased to announce the opening of iNTIMATE STATES – Works on paper by Eduardo Sarmiento, which will run Friday, Jan. 25 – Saturday, May 4, 2019.

Join the conversation at Gainesville's Third Annual Longest Table event! The Longest Table is all about engaging with your community - your neighbors, your peers and new friends - to build and strengthen relationships in our community.


 In observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, city offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 21.


 The City of Gainesville’s contractors have finished replacing the decking on the bridge between wetland cells 1 and 2 at Sweetwater Wetlands Park. The original pine decking has been replaced by naturally rot-resistant hardwood. Once the protective oil that has been applied to the wood has been allowed to dry completely, the bridge will be reopened. All of the park’s trails will be open to visitors on Thursday, January 17.

We appreciate everyone’s patience during this process, and are excited to welcome visitors to once again enjoy all that the park has to offer. 
For technical questions about the redecking project, please call (352) 318-8202. For questions about the park and facility access, call (352) 334-5067.
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The 5th Annual Great Invader Raider Rally Registration is now open. Formerly known as The Great Air Potato Round-Up, The Great Invader Raider Rally is an annual, one-day, volunteer powered work party to remove trash and invasive plant species growing within our city’s parks and natural areas. Registration is required to participate in this event. Interested volunteers may register at Once registered, groups or individual volunteers will be assigned to work to remove invasive plants and trash in pre-selected natural areas from 9 am to around 11 am.
Gainesville’s public tennis facilities are getting a fresh new look and a wealth of new programs for the new year, as USTA Florida and the City of Gainesville bring “Play Tennis Gainesville” to town. A meet and greet will be held on January 17, with a grand re-opening of the Joyce Oransky Tennis Center at Albert Ray Massey (Westside) Park on February 2.
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) and Wild Spaces & Public Places (WSPP) are hosting a workshop to discuss the proposed right-of-way vacation in the center of Kiwanis Girl Scout Park

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