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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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December 08, 2011     6 – 9 p.m. This is a free event! Join us for a wonderful evening of fun, hands-on art activities, performances and free food. Enjoy winter holiday-themed activities, which include an ice sculpting demonstration by Celeste Forron, live holiday music by the all-female a cappella group The Sedoctaves, and a scavenger hunt […]

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Gaze at the stars and learn about the sky through presentations and other family-friendly activities. See a portable planetarium show, view a moonscape in 3-D and much more! Hosted by: Florida Museum of Natural History Starry Night Schedule Don’t forget to pick up your Passport to the Universe! Keep track the activities you participate in. […]

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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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