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Saturday, December 10th from 3pm-7pm in the Sun Center, Downtown Gainesville. The purpose of the Winter Gift Fair is to educate our North Central Florida community about the importance of “buying local” and to encourage our community to keep its holiday gift and goodie dollars circulating among local artisans, farmers, food entrepreneurs, and vendors.  Think […]

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The Jean Dorney Memorial Wildflower Walks take place every Saturday in October and start at 9:00 am at Morningside Nature Center. On October 8th, the walk starts at 11:30 am, as part of the Native Plant Sale, please meet at the Pavilion. Wildflower walks at Morningside Nature Center, 3540 E. University Ave., are offered free […]

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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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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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Paynes Prairie Tour

Paynes Prairie is a totally cool place – wild horses and bison roam the land, as well as gators and thousands of sandhill cranes, and we love visiting them! Gentle Walk and Talk through the prairie to the Alachua Sink with a guide, 9 a.m. Thursdays, Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, 100 Savannah Blvd., Micanopy. […]

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FOOD, Inc. will be featured at the Hippodrome State Theatre, September 25th – October 1st Green Drinks and GoGreenNation.org will co-host the opening night with a Happy Hour at the Hippodrome, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25 Just mention GoGreenNation Green Drinks for a discount of $1 off the house beer or wine of your […]

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Green Drinks at Ti Amo Tomorrow

Wednesday (May 4): Gainesville Green Drinks meets at Ti Amo (12 SE 2nd Ave) from 6 to 8 p.m. Discuss environmental issues in Gainesville and learn about what local community and business leaders are doing to help the environment. Every first Wednesday of the month. Free.

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Earth Day Gift for You!

Get Free LED lights – but be quick! Get Your Free LED Lights! JACKSON, MI—HolidayLEDs.com, an e-commerce retailer of energy-efficient LED decorative lighting, is giving away free LED Christmas lights for Earth Day for the second year in a row. Beginning on April 22, 2009 at 10 a.m. EST HolidayLEDs.com will give away 1 free […]

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During the next two weeks, the Alachua County Extension Office will host several free classes during the week: Tuesday (April 14): Annual Canning Workshop. Learn how to can your own food and make jellies and jams. 6 p.m. Thursday (April 16): Raised Bed Vegetable Gardening. 7:30 p.m. Friday (April 17): Getting to Green. Make gardening […]

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Horticulture expert Wendy Wilber is holding a series of spring gardening classes through the Alachua County Extension Office. Learn how to grow your own veggies in “Vegetable Gardening Basics” from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Feb. 10 at the Newberry Branch Library. In other classes, learn how to grow your own fruit and attract caterpillars and butterflies […]

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