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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/15/2019

We are starting an innovative approach to the management and conservation of trees and woodlands within its boundary. A clear understanding of how you feel about your urban forest is critical for the successful development of a plan that meets the needs of city residents and businesses.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/14/2019

The Gainesville Arts & Parks Foundation (GAP) is looking for people who love the links and want to help local kids succeed! GAP is holding its third annual Charity Golf Scramble Friday, March 8, with a 1 p.m. shotgun start at Ironwood Golf Course (2100 NE 39th Ave.).

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/14/2019

The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is accepting Special Event Additional Support (SEAS) Grant applications for the Fiscal Year 2020 grant period. The purpose of the SEAS grant is to provide support to non-profit organizations for outdoor community events through in-kind services from the City of Gainesville.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/13/2019

The City of Gainesville has scheduled the first community engagement workshop on local housing needs for Wednesday, Feb. 20 at the Thelma Boltin Center (516 NE Second Ave.) between 6-9 p.m. The free event features presentation and break-out sessions for collaboration and idea sharing.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/13/2019

We want your feedback on future park improvements at Unity Park (formerly NE 31st Avenue Park), which is located at 1710 NE 31st Ave., east of NE 15th Street, and adjacent to the Flatwoods Conservation area.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/12/2019

The City of Gainesville and Students Demand Action Gainesville (SDA) are partnering to plant a tree at City Hall as a memorial to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy in Parkland, FL on its one-year anniversary.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/12/2019

City of Gainesville officials anticipate severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Wednesday, Feb. 13. The anticipated temperatures will lead to the activation of the city's Cold Night Shelter (CNS) Program, and it is expected to remain in effect until overnight low temperatures rise above 45 F. The CNS program normally runs from Nov. 1 through March 31.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/11/2019

H. Spurgeon Cherry (Westside) Pool will be temporarily closed for scheduled maintenance and improvements on the dive tower from Monday, Feb. 11-Friday, Feb. 15. Due to safety considerations, the pool must also be closed during this work. If there is any delay in work, the pool closure may be extended into the weekend of Feb. 16-17. 

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/11/2019

The A. Quinn Jones Museum & Cultural Center announces their 2019 Black History Month schedule of events for “Celebrating the American Black Experience.” Events include free programs for all ages, with prose and poetry, guest lectures, panel discussions and a film screening.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/6/2019

Help us improve internet accessibility and speed! We are exploring broadband internet availability, affordability, performance and development opportunities within our community. Residents with broadband services can participate by taking a speed test that will provide data for improving connectability in our community.

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