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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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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Tonight is Gainesville’s monthly Artwalk: more than a dozen art galleries, studios and shops stay open late and offer free drinks, live music and a chance to meet artists. Walk around downtown to see the newest art exhibitions in Gainesville. Artwalk is from 7 to 10 p.m. George’s Meet and Produce (corner of SW 5th […]