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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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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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Saturday (May 9): Get free health screenings, bicycle helmet checks and educational information at the UF and Shands Family Health Fair and Treasure Hunt. There’s face painting, a bounce house and games and prizes for kids too. 10 a.m. – noon. Magnolia Parke at 4740 NW 39th Place.

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Thousands of kids from around the world wrote and illustrated their hopes for President Obama in a free e-book called “Dear Mr. President.” The book, organized by the National Education Association, will be sent in a hard copy to the White House for Obama to see later this year. Children from age 5 to 12 […]

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