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EVENT: UF Medical Guild Request for Grant Proposals 2018

DATE: Submit applications now through June 30th

INFORMATION: Funding for health-related projects from non-profit organizations. $50,000 available with a maximum of $8,000 per grant. The average grant last year was $3,000

If your grant relates to healthcare, benefits people in Gainesville/Alachua County, and can be completed in one year, email to request an application

EVENT: Bat Exhibit

DATE: Opens Saturday, May 19th

TIME: 10 am -5 pm

LOCATION: Florida Museum of Natural History


EVENT: Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention Opening Weekend

DATE: Opens Saturday, May 19th

TIME: See Website for Hours

LOCATION: 811 S Main Street


EVENT: Florida Museum to host ‘Bats & Brew’

DATES: Thursday, May 24th

TIME: 7pm-9 pm

LOCATION: Florida Museum of Natural History


EVENT: Working: A Musical

DATE: May 24th, 25th, 31st and June 1st and 2nd

TIME: 7:30pm each day with an additional 2pm matinee on June 2nd

LOCATION: Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall


EVENT: Breaking Legs - A Laugh Out Loud Comedy

DATE: May 25th - June 10th

TIME: See Website for Times

LOCATION: Gainesville Community Playhouse


EVENT: Celebrating Heroes - A Memorial Day Event

DATE: Monday, May 28th

TIME: 11am-2pm

LOCATION: Celebration Pointe


EVENT: Newberry Lions Club Rodeo

DATE: Friday, June 1st and Saturday, June 2nd

TIME: 8pm - 10pm both nights

LOCATION: Country Way Town Square, 1739 SW 248th Drive, Newberry

CONTACT: To purchase tickets- Ken McIntosh at (352) 359-3095 or Darryl Bowdoin at (352) 317-7125 or purchase at the gate

EVENT: Birds and Bird Photography: An Introduction

DATE: Saturday, June 2nd

TIME: 2pm

LOCATION: Williston Library - corner of E. Noble & SE 1st St.

CONTACT: Call or text Lisa Posteraro at 352-339-1201

EVENT: 2018 Gainesville Food Truck Festival

DATE: Saturday, June 2nd

TIME: 11am-3pm

LOCATION: Peanut Patch & Corn Maze - 8214 SW 89th Ave


EVENT: NCFAA's Charity Bowl to Strike Out Hunger

DATE: Tuesday, June 5th

TIME: 5:30pm -8:30pm

LOCATION: Splitz Bowling Alley


EVENT: Food Ministry

DATE: Tuesday, June 12th

TIME: 6pm-7pm - Everyone Welcome!

LOCATION: Santa Fe Baptist Church, 7505 NW CR 236 Alachua, FL 32615

CONTACT: Rob 386-984-2219

EVENT: STEM Summer Camp - Hosted by Santa Fe College (for Fall Incoming 9th Graders in Alachua & Bradford Counties)

DATE: Monday, June 25th - Friday, June 29th - Applications due by Friday, May 25th

LOCATION: Santa Fe’s Perry Center for Emerging Technologies in Alachua


EVENT: Columbia County Senior Services Inc. Bowl-A-Thon to support Home Delivered Meals

DATE: Saturday, July 14th

TIME: Session 1 1:30am -12noon Session 2 12:30pm -2pm

LOCATION: Lake City Bowl - 347 South Hwy 247, Lake City

CONTACT: or 386.755.0235, x108

EVENT: 2nd Annual Fort White Crafts & BBQ Cook-Off Festival

DATE: Saturday, September 1st

TIME: 10am - 4pm

LOCATION: 17579 SW State Road 47 Fort White


EVENT: LifeSouth Blood Donations

DATE: Ongoing

CONTACT: 888-795-2707

LOCATION: LifeSouth Donor Center or Bloodmobile- see Website


EVENT: Alachua County Foster Grandparent Program

DATE: Ongoing

CONTACT: 352-264-6757


EVENT: Food 4 Kids Backpack Program

DATE: Ongoing



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