The Heart of Florida Regional Coalition which works to promote local collaboration, will host a summit at Santa Fe College this Monday. Santa Fe College President Jackson Sasser says, he hopes participants will walk away with a tangible plan of innovation and entrepreneurship within the community. The event will begin at 8 a.m. Monday and run through 2 p.m. in the Fine Arts Hall of the college.
Gainesville children will soon have new industrial-themed playground and park where they can play while they learn about the local environment and history. Depot Park, which features a 50-foot customized train playground with a 14-foot-tall smokestack, is expected to attract adventure-seeking kids from more than just the Gainesville area. The park has a soft opening Aug. 1 and a grand opening Aug. 20.