Category: Community

Gainesville certified as an official “bee city”

Recently, the City of Gainesville was certified as an official Bee City USA®, joining cities and campuses throughout the country united to improve landscapes for pollinators.

Harn Museum introduces Art After Dark

Thanks to a private grant of $300,000, the Harn Museum of Art is now open to the public until 9 p.m. every Thursday.

Ring in the New Year with local fireworks

Sparks in the Park is back for another year at Depot Park to celebrate New Year’s Eve. The free event is open to the public and starts at 5 p.m. with a 20-minute fireworks show over the main pond starting at 6:30 p.m.

Following the fireworks show, head over to Bo Diddley Plaza for the Downtown Countdown from 9:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. to enjoy live music and entertainment.

Support seniors in need through the ElderCare Holiday Drive

Now through Dec. 2, you can participate in the ElderCare Holiday Drive by donating much needed items.

Get into the Halloween spirit

Get into the Halloween spirit with these upcoming events taking place at UF and in the Gainesville community.

Celebrating campus and community relations

A new award to honor and celebrate the connections between UF and the greater Gainesville community will soon be open for nominations.

Early voting for primary elections starts Aug. 13

UF faculty, staff, students and other Alachua County registered voters may cast an early vote for the 2022 Primary and City of Gainesville elections at the Career Connections Center.

Find fresh local produce, handmade crafts and more at your local farmers market

Visit our Worklife at UF website to explore farmers markets in Gainesville and the surrounding area.

Celebrate July Fourth with fireworks, food and loved ones

July Fourth is just around the corner, with celebrations throughout the long weekend. Here are a few upcoming events you and your loved ones can enjoy in Gainesville and the surrounding area. 

Interested in participating in a virtual primary election candidate forum?

The League of Women Voters of Alachua County and the Bob Graham Center for Public Service will host a virtual primary election candidate forum on Sunday, June 26, at 1:30 p.m.

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