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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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Saturday October 22, 2011, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at the Morningside Nature Center Come with family and friends for a night hike to the Morningside Living History Farm where you will meet rural Florida “ghosts” from the latter half of the nineteenth century. Pre-registration for this event is required. Admission is one non-perishable food […]

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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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…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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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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Tomorrow (April 9): Free University is a Gainesville-area movement to bring University-quality education to residents for free. Teachers and students — meaning anybody who wants to go — meet voluntarily to learn in weekly seminars. This week, the topic is Human Sexuality. 7 p.m. at the Civic Media Center (433 N. Main St.).

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Today (Feb. 12): A multimedia show takes a lighthearted look at the famous evolutionary theorist’s life and work through song at 7 p.m. tonight at the Florida Museum of Natural History.  Professor Betty Smocovitis will explore the controversy and impact of Darwin’s ideas at “Singing His Praises: Darwin and His Theory in Song and Musical […]

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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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Explore the Universe

Study the Origins of the Earth: Clues from Our Solar System and from Distant Worlds. Dr. Andrew Youdin, Canadian Center for Theoretical Astrophysics, will provide a presentation at 7:20 p.m this Friday (1/30) followed by a telescope viewing at Florida Gym 270, University of Florida. Free and open to the public. Dr. Youdin’s lecture is […]

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