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Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
10/19/2020
The City of Gainesville has opened computer labs at two of its facilities complete with new laptops and Wi-Fi to support remote learning for school-aged children and parents. Up to 20 Chromebooks are available at each location for use on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations or registrations are required.
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
10/16/2020
Out of an abundance of caution for the health and well-being of our neighbors, the City of Gainesville kept its playgrounds closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. A phase III reopening plan for city playgrounds has been thoughtfully prepared by staff, and is ready for implementation by Friday, Oct. 16.
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
9/14/2020
What: The City of Gainesville 352walls Community Artist Program invites local artists to participate in its newly launched Gainesville Social Justice Mural Project. Where: City parks and public spaces throughout the community Details: The City of Gainesville 352walls Community Artist Program seeks 12 regional artists or artist crews to create a total of 12 temporary 8 feet x 8 feet murals with social justice as the theme. The murals will be located in City of Gainesville parks and public spaces. The murals will be painted on prepared plywood panels affixed to wooden posts, enabling them to be relocated during the two- to three-year lifespan of the project.
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
9/3/2020
Park, Recreations and Cultural Affairs is excited to announce that as of Sat., September 5, 2020, cash payment will again be an option at Sweetwater Wetlands Park.
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
8/17/2020
The Loblolly Boardwalk north of 8th Avenue in Loblolly Woods Nature Park is closed due to unsafe conditions.
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
6/30/2020
As part of the Nature Operation Division’s routine land management practices, a prescribed burn is scheduled for today, weather and site conditions permitting, at Morningside Nature Center, 3540 E. University Ave., beginning at 10 a.m. and ending before 5 p.m. This is an ecological fuel reduction burn, which will be conducted with support from the Florida Forest Service. All public access to the park and living history farm will be prohibited during the burn.
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
6/17/2020
All Sweetwater Wetlands Park passholders who had a valid annual pass in March 2020, received a two-month extension. Passholders may receive the extra two months at their renewal time or display their pass two months after the original expiration date.
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
6/12/2020
Pre-registration is open online until June 17 and in-person registration is available on June 11-12 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the MLK Multipurpose Center.
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
6/5/2020
The City of Gainesville’s department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs has scheduled a phased reopening of the city’s pools beginning Monday, June 8.
Posted by: Weaver, Ludovica
5/13/2020
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