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WUFT Weekender: Robin Hood, Great Cloth Diaper Change, Farm and Forest Festival

By and on April 19th, 2013

Here’s a preview of events for the upcoming weekend:

Robin Hood

The Hippodrome presents a play depicting the classic story of the Prince of Thieves and his Merry Men stealing from the rich, giving to the poor and doing all the wrong things for all the right reasons.

Audiences can expect a theatrical experience filled with music, song and dance.

When: April 19 – May 5 at 8 p.m.
Where: Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE 2nd Place, Gainesville
Admission: $15-$32

The Great Cloth Diaper Change

In an international attempt, organizers and participants hope to break the Guinness World Record of 8,251 cloth diapers changed by changing more than 10,000.

Must be 18 or over, have a baby under 39” (3.25 feet) tall and bring commercially-available 100% reusable cloth diaper. One adult per baby.

When: Saturday, April 20 from 10:30 a.m. to noon
Where: Westside Park, 1001 NW 34th St., Gainesville
Admission: Free

Farm & Forest Festival 

In honor of Earth Day, the Morningside Nature Center is hosting the Farm & Forest Festival. The event will focus on sustainable opportunities we have in our community, neighborhood and home with special emphasis on historical people and practices that help balance modern trappings

Enjoy food, music, demonstrations, environmental displays and activities, live animals, guided walks and talks and horse-drawn wagon rides in a relaxed family friendly atmosphere.

When: Saturday, April 20 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Morningside Nature Center, 3540 E. University Ave., Gainesville
Admission: $3-$5


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