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The City of Gainesville celebrates a new 352arts mural created by Gainesville artist Yvonne Ferguson. The project celebrates the memory of Gainesville Fire Rescue District Chief Donald J. King, who died in 2006 at the age of 49. A colorful, new mural now adorns the façade of the historic Wilhelmina Johnson Resource Center, longtime home of the Cultural Arts Coalition and formerly Gainesville’s Fire Station No. 2, located at 321 NW 10th Street.
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Schedule change Aqua Yoga: Friday, November 22, 2019 will be the last session of the season. Please check back in spring to see the new schedule.
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The City of Gainesville with Friends of the Crisis Center is hosting the 7th Annual Survivors of Suicide Candlelight Vigil will be held on Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Judy Broward Survivors of Suicide Memory Garden in Cofrin Nature Park, located at 4810 N.W. Eighth Ave.
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Due to severe weather predicted for Friday afternoon and Saturday, the following events have been cancelled: Members Fall Native Plant Sale, Fall Native Plant Sale, Wildflower Guided Walk, Spider Guided Walk, October Big Day Guided Bird Walk,and October Big Day Craft Station.
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Trail danger at Morningside Nature Center is cleared now! 

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The band Other Voices and Friends will present California Dreaming, a tribute to the early Laurel County music scene on Friday, July 19 as part of the Free Fridays concert series.
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Downtown Gainesville will be transformed into a party atmosphere for an evening of non-stop dancing on Saturday, July 27 from 8-10 p.m. in front of the Hippodrome Theatre. Summer in the City is a free, family-friendly block party with DJ-spun music provided by Genius Entertainment.
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Closed for today, June 24, 2019.

The splash pad at Depot Park
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The Gainesville community is invited to attend the Barbara Higgins Park Dedication Ceremony, at 11 a.m. on Sat., June 8. The park is located at 1352 SE 2nd St.
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The Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department has announced a limited amount of free scholarships for summer camp.  Registration for elementary and middle school summer camps will open on Monday, April 22nd but there is a deadline to enter the scholarship lottery.  Applications for the free tuition to summer camp will be accepted until 5:00 pm on Thursday, April 18th.  Winners will be announced and results will be posted on Friday, April 19th after 1:00 pm. 

Gainesville offers summer camp for children entering 1st through 5th grade at four locations, Albert Ray Massey, Clarence R Kelly, Porters and Eastside Recreation Centers.  For young adults entering 6th through 8th grade, Teen Life Camp will be held at TB McPherson Recreation Center.  The cost of camp is $52.20 per week for city residents and $78.50 per week for non-city residents.  The cost of camp includes meals, snacks, swimming lessons and all field trips.  Scholarships for a 50% reduction are available any time for those who qualify based on the requirements of the City Scholarship Application.  The Gainesville Arts and Parks Foundation will provide funding for free summer camp tuition at each site for those who qualify.  Due to high demand and donation limits, there are a limited amount of spaces available for free tuition and in order to ensure equal distribution and fairness, those applications will be chosen by lottery.  The non-resident fee is not subject to scholarship and certain guidelines apply.

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