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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/19/2018
City of Gainesville officials anticipate that severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours Saturday, Jan. 20. The anticipated temperatures will continue the activation of the city’s Cold Night Shelter (CNS) Program, and it is expected until overnight low temperatures rise above 45 F. The CNS program normally runs from Nov. 1-March 31. 
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/18/2018

The Gainesville Woman’s Club is hosting an entertaining afternoon of theatre and socializing for a good cause - the Gainesville Arts and Parks (GAP) Foundation, Inc. The event is Sunday, Feb. 11 at 12 p.m. at the Gainesville Woman’s Club, which is located at 2809 W. University Ave.

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) is pleased to announce the Gainesville Arts & Parks Foundation (GAP), a 501(c)3, which was founded in 2015 to support the department, has received a $50,000 endowment gift from the Arts Association of Alachua County (AAAC) honoring the late arts leader Doris Bardon. In recognition of this generous donation, the current Historic Thomas Center’s Mezzanine Gallery will be re-named “The Doris Bardon Gallery” at a ceremony held Friday, Jan.26 at 6:30 p.m.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/17/2018

The Thomas Center is pleased to announce it has been selected as a 2018 winner of WeddingWire.com’s Couples’ Choice Award.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/17/2018

With the freezing temperatures predicted this week, the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department will continuously run its backflow preventers throughout the parks and facilities system. This means that the irrigation systems continuously drip in order to prevent freezing, which can damage the irrigation components. The backflow preventers are set to drip from the evening of Wednesday, Jan.17 through the morning of Friday, Jan. 19.

Due to this procedure, the department typically receives calls referencing "leaking pipes and faucets." Please help us inform the general public of this practice. For any questions, please contact Nathaniel Davis at davisnr@cityofgainesville.org or 352-393-8179.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/16/2018

City of Gainesville officials anticipate that severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours Wednesday, Jan. 17-Friday, Jan. 19. The anticipated temperatures will continue the activation of the city’s Cold Night Shelter (CNS) Program, and it is expected until overnight low temperatures rise above 45 F. The CNS program normally runs from Nov. 1-March 31.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/16/2018
The qualifying for the upcoming City of Gainesville elections begins at 12 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29 and continues through 12 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2. The two seats up for election in the March 2018 election are the District 1 Commissioner and the At-Large 1 Commissioner. Qualifying information for those seats is as follows:
The Thomas Center Galleries announce the opening of the exhibition INTO THE LIGHT - The Rediscovered Paintings and Prints of Louise Leak on Friday, Jan. 26 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. as part of Artwalk Gainesville.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/11/2018
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/11/2018
City offices will be closed to observe the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday Monday, Jan. 15. There will be a one day delay all week in curbside waste collection this week. RTS will run its holiday service Jan. 15 between 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on routes 1, 2, 5, 8, 10, 13, 15, 16, 20, 26, 35, 43, 75 and 711. Please visit www.Go-RTS.com for up-to-date route information.
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