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  1. An African American History of Alachua County

    We are honored to welcome author and historian Lizzie P.R.B. Jenkins on Thursday, February 7, 2019, to share about the storied history of African Americans in Alachua County. Attendees must register for free via Eventbrite.com (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-african-american-history-of-alachua-county-tickets-54427499115). Alachua County’s African American ancestry contributed significantly to the…

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  2. 352Creates: Create in Place

    Join 352Creates to help demonstrate that creativity can engage and promote healthy communities. You are invited to be part of the Create in Place movement — the second Friday of every month. Make a craft, cook a meal, record a song or do whatever it…

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  3. Cypress Gardens: America’s Tropical Wonderland

    When Dick Pope transformed the swampland on the edge of Lake Eloise in Winter Haven into Cypress Gardens, he created an attraction that would become world famous, and in the process, cemented Florida’s reputation as the land of sun and fun. He achieved these feats…

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  4. Arts Family Market @ High Dive

    Sat August 19th  —–  Every Third Saturday ——  Please check that the Bands/charity have been updated!  Always a good time! FREE Saturday Arts Market 6p – 10pm — An ‘Arts Market Family’ show of local artists, craftsmen, and musicians sharing their passion and love for…

  5. Carillon Recital

    The Sunday Afternoon Concert Series offers listeners the chance to hear the UF Carillon performed in a 50-minute recital. Programs are distributed at the south base of the tower and listeners are encouraged to find a location at least 100 feet from the tower for…

  6. Kinetic Derby Build Workshop

    Gainesville Hackerspace derby build members, as well as other derby builders, will be on hand to help brainstorm new builds, trouble shoot issues your team might have, and help with use of tools. So come join us and chat with seasoned Makers of human-powered folly….

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  7. Third Thursday at Thornebrook Music Series

    Produced by:   Enjoy (Western) Alachua County / Anne Bello Productions, LLC Winter Break:  January (February takes place on Valentines Day) Restaurants: Formaggio’s Italian Restaurant Closes 9 PM Chopstix Bistro Closes 9 PM Bageland Closes 6 PM Thornebrook Chocolates Closes 7 PM Third Thursday At…

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  8. Oh, Florida!

    To some people, Florida is a paradise; to others, a punch line. As “Oh, Florida!” shows, it’s both of these and, more important, it’s a Petri dish, producing trends that end up influencing the rest of the country. To outsiders, Florida seems baffling. It’s a…

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