Brian Jose, director of University of Florida Performing Arts (UFPA), recently announced the 2016-17 season, featuring more than 40 events from September through April. Jose said the celebration of UFPA’s 25th anniversary season is a reflection of both UFPA’s storied past and its future.
Friday nights, July 8-29, the Florida Museum of Natural History and Creative B will host free movie screenings and explore the balance between science and art with an expert panel. “Wicked Plants” and the “Butterfly Rainforest” will be open to the public for extended hours until 7 p.m.
Florida Sea Grant and Beneath the Waves will host an entirely ocean-related film festival, titled "Living on the Edge: Striking a Balance Between the Economy and the Environment," July 16 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the J.W. Reitz Union Auditorium.
The Brown Center for Leadership and Service is offering an opportunity to serve the Gainesville community through its annual Summer Plunge Day of Service. Summer Plunge is a day when volunteers provide services to a variety of organization sites throughout the Gainesville community.