PRCA News

Posted by: Katharine Forbes
11/21/2017
Enrich your Thanksgiving holiday with merriment among the piney woods of Morningside Nature Center at the annual Cane Boil & FiddleFest! The festival is presented at no charge by the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department and the Friends of Nature Parks Saturday, Nov. 25 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Posted by: Katharine Forbes
11/6/2017

The Living History Farm at Morningside Nature Center (3540 E University Ave.) will be closed Tuesday, November 7, 2017 for fencing construction.   We apologize for the inconvenience.  The farm will resume normal hours on Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

Posted by: Katharine Forbes
10/26/2017
The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department 352walls/Gainesville Urban Art Initiative, in collaboration with Santa Fe College’s Department of Fine Arts, will host acclaimed urban artist Maser from Sunday, Nov. 12-Monday, Nov. 20 at their Northwest Campus, located at 3000 NW 83rd St.
Posted by: Katharine Forbes
10/25/2017
Gainesville will transform into a masterful blend of art, music and entertainment during the 36th Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show, one of the nation’s premier outdoor fine arts festivals. Presented by the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA), the festival draws a crowd of 90,000 visitors each year. On Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., visitors can meet the exhibiting artists, enjoy live music and sample international cuisine.
Posted by: Katharine Forbes
10/13/2017
The general purpose of the Commission shall be to assist the Gainesville City Commission to manage designated nature centers, nature parks, greenways, and other natural areas throughout the city to preserve the native character and function of their natural systems for the enjoyment and education of the people in the community.
Posted by: Katharine Forbes
10/3/2017
The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Gainesville Pickleball. Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports across the country, and PRCA is happy to offer a free, drop-in league at the Martin Luther King Jr. Multipurpose Center.
Posted by: Katharine Forbes
9/28/2017
Palm Point Park is closed, it was badly impacted by the storm and subsequent flooding.
Posted by: Katharine Forbes
9/21/2017
The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) would like to advise citizens about how to address trees on their property in the wake of Hurricane Irma. When replacing damaged trees, it is important to recognize that not all are the same, especially when it comes to storm damage.
Posted by: Katharine Forbes
9/20/2017
The Thomas Center Galleries are proud to announce the new exhibition CROSS CREEK RISING The Consciousness of Land and Water. Presented in conjunction with the Friends of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Farm, the exhibition is part of the “Year of Cross Creek” celebration, which commemorates the 75th anniversary of the publication of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings’ “Cross Creek” and “Cross Creek Cookery.” An opening reception is Friday, Sept. 29 from 7-10 p.m. as part of Artwalk Gainesville.
Posted by: Katharine Forbes
8/28/2017
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs (PRCA) Department is excited to announce that new recreational amenities are planned for construction at Hogtown Creek Headwaters Nature Park, located at 1500 NW 45th Ave. New facilities will include a picnic pavilion, outdoor fitness circuit and a new playground. Traditional playground favorites are included, such as swings, slides and climbers. Additionally, unique and exciting playground features will be added, such as rope climbers, an oval swing, a zip line and outdoor musical instruments. Once complete, much of the playground will be covered by a shade sail. Adults will have access to a fitness circuit designed to provide a complete workout when users finish the fitness loop. PRCA staff anticipates that the facilities will open by this fall.
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