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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/31/2018

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) is pleased to announce its partnership with the University of Florida (UF) African Studies Center and the Sequential Artists Workshop (SAW) to host workshops for students at Eastside High School on Wednesday, Feb. 7. The workshops will be facilitated by SAW, and feature two artists from the African countries of Benin and Congo. The following evening is a public installation at SAW featuring the students’ artwork, as well as work and words of three internationally-known African artists: visual artist Didier Viodé, comic artist Papa Mfumu’eto and writer Fiston Mwanza.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/31/2018

City of Gainesville officials anticipate that severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Wednesday, Jan. 31 and Friday, Feb. 2. 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
1/29/2018

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is accepting applications for the Fiscal Years 2019 and 2020 grant periods.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/27/2018

City of Gainesville officials anticipate that severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Monday, Jan. 29-Tuesday, Jan. 30. 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
1/25/2018

The City of Gainesville offers a variety of programs to adjust the assessments for fire services. Applications for the programs for the 2018-2019 fiscal year are due by May 1, 2018.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/24/2018

Join us for the 2018 State of the City Address Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 12:30 p.m. in the Hall of Heroes at the Gainesville Police Department, which is located at 545 NW Eighth Avenue in Gainesville.

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department, in cooperation with Shake Rag Cultural Center, Inc., welcomes Grammy-nominated duo Kenny and Amanda Smith to the next Jewel Box Concert at the Thomas Center held Thursday, Feb. 8.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/23/2018

City of Gainesville officials anticipate that severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Tuesday, Jan. 23-Thursday, Jan. 25. 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
1/22/2018

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) and CHW Professional Consultants are providing an opportunity for interested residents to refine and finalize a design for Reserve Park, which is located at 1125 NE Eighth Ave. A community workshop will be held Tuesday, Jan. 30 from 6:15-8 p.m. in the Historic Thomas Center’s Long Gallery (302 NE Sixth Ave.).

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/22/2018

The City of Gainesville celebrates Black History Month with a double bill concert at Bo Diddley Plaza Sunday, Feb. 11 at 2 p.m. The concert features the bands Dr. Neu & BluJaFunk, featuring renowned trumpeter Longineu Parsons plus Billy Buchanan & his Rock 'n Soul Revue. The public is invited to bring their blankets and lawn chairs to the beautiful downtown amphitheater and enjoy this free world-class concert that celebrates many of the great pioneer artists of Black music.

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