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Tag Archives: Bo Diddley Community Plaza
A new Gainesville homeless shelter is requesting other local services to stop catering to the homeless in the downtown area.
By Megan Reeves and Nickelle Smith on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 23, 2014 at 10:11 am
Members of the Gainesville community celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a march and gospel event.
By Colette DuChanois on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 4:13 pm
This weekend’s 32nd annual Downtown Festival and Art Show in Gainesville climbed into the number-10 spot on Sunshine Artist magazine’s “200 Best” list of fine arts festivals, moving up three spaces from last year.
By Melissa Walpole on October 29th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 7:31 pm
As temperatures drop in North Central Florida, Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry advises the community not to drop donations downtown, but rather bring them to the shelters accepting donations.
By Leanna Scachetti on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:20 am
Jest Fest!, a monthlong event featuring jugglers, jokesters, magicians and acrobats, will begin April 6. Gainesville’s Parks and Recreation Cultural Affairs Department is bringing a host of variety acts to Bo Diddley Community Plaza for the entire month of April. All events are free and open to the public from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
By Shaneece Dixon on March 25th, 2013 | Last updated: March 25, 2013 at 5:02 pm
Europe comes to Gainesville with the second annual “Viva Europe!” festival held in Bo Diddley Community Plaza over the weekend.
By Michal Higdon on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 12, 2013 at 12:18 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: texting while driving, homeless donations, Northeast snow storm, French troops in Mali, Lunar New Year migration.