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EVENT: Food 4 Kids Backpack Program



EVENT: Haile's Angels Pet Rescue Needs Volunteers!

LOCATION: Haile's Angels Pet Rescue (go to the website to sign up)



EVENT: The Tempest

DATE: Now - May 4

LOCATION: Hippodrome Theatre



EVENT: Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

DATE: Now - April 16 (Hours vary - see website)

LOCATION: 430 North Main Street, Gainesville



EVENT: Spring Book Sale - A. F. Knotts Library

DATE: Now - April 17 (regular library hours)

LOCATION: A. F. Knotts Public Library - 11 56th Street, Yankeetown



EVENT: National Library Week

DATE: April 13 - 19


MORE INFORMATION: see the website for a full list of services, programs and events.



EVENT: Gainesville Woman's Club Game Day

DATE: April 16, 1:00 PM

LOCATION: Gainesville Woman's Club, 2809 West University Ave

CONTACT: Call 352.376.3901 between 9:30 AM and 1:00 PM to make reservations.



EVENT: Stick & Stones

DATE: April 17 - 19, 7:30 PM

LOCATION: Santa Fe College - Building E Auditorium, NW Campus

MORE INFORMATION: Bullying is the central theme of this performance. The positive message is that there is support to live through bullying. Admission is free, however, the students request donations of personal items ie: toothpaste, deodorant, shaving cream, etc. Donated items will be given to the TREE program of Gainesville.

CONTACT: Terry Klenk - 352.395.5092


EVENT: Butterfly Friendly Plant Sale

DATE: April 18 - 20, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

LOCATION: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road - UF Campus



EVENT: 7th Florida Infantry Regiment Muster

DATE: April 18 & 19

LOCATION: Dudley Farm Historic State Park, 18730 W. Newberry Rd., Newberry



EVENT: Earth Day Fest on the Plaza

DATE: April 19, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Easter Egg Hunt - 11:00 AM

LOCATION: Bo Diddley Plaza - Downtown Gainesville

MORE INFORMATION: Solar and sustainable living demonstrations, organic gardening and beekeeping and other ecological displays, Kids' Corner, egg coloring and more.




EVENT: Free Public CPR Class - Gilchrist County

DATE: April 19, 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

LOCATION: Gilchrist County Emergency Operations Center, 3250 N. US Hwy. 129, Bell

MORE INFORMATION: Limited to 30 students

CONTACT: RSVP to: David Peaton 386.935.5400 or 866.751.1728 or


EVENT: Earth Day at the Farm and Forest Festival 2014

DATE: April 19, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

LOCATION: Morningside Nature Center, 3540 E. University Ave., Gainesville



EVENT: Earth Day Exploration Event

DATE: April 19, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

LOCATION: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road - UF Campus



EVENT: Enable Fair

DATE: April 19, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

LOCATION: ARC of Alachua County, 3303 NW 83rd St., Gainesville



EVENT: Easter Egg Hunt

DATE: April 19, 11:00 AM

LOCATION: Kanapaha Botanical Gardens



EVENT: Mary Wise Scramble (Benefit for PACE)

DATE: April 25, 7:00 AM Registration, 8:00 AM Shotgun Start

LOCATION: UF's Mark Bostick Golf Course



EVENT: Spend the Day With John Spence

DATE: April 25, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM; 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Mix-n-mingle with John Spence

MORE INFORMATION: A fundraiser for United Way of North Central Florida. Leadership workshop.

LOCATION: The Best Western Plus Gateway Grand, 4200 NW 97th Blvd., Gainesville



EVENT: The Bob Rose Golf Scramble 2014 (Benefiting ARC of Alachua County)

DATE: April 25, 1:00 PM  Tee Off

LOCATION: Haile Plantation Golf & Country Club



EVENT: Ride To Remember Pedal Off Party - Benefit for Al'z Place

DATE: April 25, 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

LOCATION: Alachua County Senior Center, 5701 NW 34th St., Gainesville



EVENT: ACS Relay For Life of Newberry Jonesville Archer

DATE: April 25, 6:00 PM

LOCATION: DCC Destiny Community Church Property, 20820 West Newberry Rd., Newberry



EVENT: Passport to Discovery: Raiders of the Lost Ark Gala

DATE: April 25, 7:00 PM

LOCATION: Florida Museum of Natural History



EVENT: Ride To Remember - Benefit for Al'z Place

DATE: April 26, Registration 7:00 AM, Both Rides start at 8:00 AM

LOCATION: Ride #1: Boulware Springs Park, 3300 SE 15th St., Gainesville;                          Ride #2 Flemington Community Park, Flemington, FL



EVENT: YMCA's Healthy Kids Day

DATE: April 26, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

LOCATION: Northwood YMCA, 5201 NW 34th Blvd., Gainesville

CONTACT: 352.374.9622


EVENT: Dancin' Thru the Decades

DATE: April 26, 6:00 PM

MORE INFORMATION: Benefit for American Red Cross of North Central Florida

LOCATION: WWII Mustang Hanger @ The University Air Center

CONTACT: For ticket information call 352.376.4669 or


EVENT: High Springs Pioneer Days

DATE: April 26 & 27 - 4/26: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, 4/27:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

LOCATION: Downtown High Springs


















































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