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This year, it is being held on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 5-8 p.m. at Kiwanis Safety City. This is a great opportunity for kids to trick or treat, participate in a costume contest, meet firefighters and more! Gainesville Fire Rescue. Kiwanis Safety City. 1025 NE 13th Street.

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The 23rd Annual Family Literacy Festival is presented by The Gainesville Sun and the Alachua County Literacy Network. The purpose of the festival is to raise awareness about literacy and to reward students for their participation in the Million Minutes of Reading, a program that encourages elementary and middle school students to read. Special Guests: […]

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…meets in more than 700 cities around the world…Green Drinks Gainesville is a networking opportunity for those interested in sustainability.  JOIN US THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH at different locations in town to showcase sustainable businesses and to connect those who are engaged in creating a healthy future for our community and the planet. […]

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One of the largest university-affiliated art museums in the United States, the Harn Museum has an 86,800-square-foot facility, which includes 32,800 square feet of exhibition space, a 250-seat auditorium, study center, museum store, café, spacious areas for art storage and staff offices for work and research. In 2009, the museum broke ground on a new […]

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United Downtown is the place to be on Friday nights before a Gator Home Football Game. Food, friends and fun highlight this free, family-oriented street festival scheduled for September 2, 9, 16, and 30 and November 4, 18, and 25, 2011. http://www.unitedwayncfl.org/ud/index.html

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Let’s Go Downtown “Free Fridays” Plaza Series From May to October, the Bo Diddley Community Plaza comes alive every Friday night  from 8-10 pm as our local and regional bands and performing arts are showcased under the stars. http://www.gvlculturalaffairs.org/website/programs_events/plaza_series/plaza.html

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Gator fans, are you excited for the start of the Florida football season? Are you crossing off the days on your calendar in anticipation for the first game in the Swamp? The 4th annual Gator Charity Challenge is your chance to see members of the 2011 team in action before the season starts. http://www.gatorzone.com/story.php?id=21020

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Artwalk Gainesville is a free event on the last Friday of each month for connecting with art, artists, and community in a vibrant downtown. http://artwalk.ning.com/

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The Hippodrome State Theatre is offering free admission for youngsters to a popular holiday production. Almost free.   For many shows, the theater is admitting kids for free in exchange for a new unwrapped toy or a non-perishable food item. The youngsters need to accompany an adult with a regular ticket. The productions of “A Christmas […]

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The Conservation Trust of Florida has provided two free tickets to this event: Let us know if you’d like to attend! Conservation Trust of Florida will host an awards event at Whitehurst Ranch in Archer on Sunday…. see you there! Whitehurst Horse Prairie Ranch 9820 SW Cr 346, Archer, FL, 32618 (352) 466-1178 – Venue […]

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