FOOD & DRINK
Full Circle Gardening: A Sustainable Approach to Minimizing Environmental Impact in Alachua County
The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is offering a program on Full Circle Gardening for Beginners on June 15 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Alachua County Ag Auditorium.
Newberry Watermelon Festival crowns new queen
The annual Newberry Watermelon Festival crowned a new Watermelon Queen on Saturday. Tori Mills was crowned as the beauty pageant winner for 2023 Newberry Watermelon Festival. For a year, she will perform duties in the community. The annual agricultural event was held for the 78th year and is one of...
Beaker & Flask launches Saturday Sessions with jazz musician Cathy DeWitt
Beaker & Flask Fine Wines & Craft Cocktails is excited to announce the launch of Saturday Sessions, featuring live music performances every Saturday. The first performances feature renowned jazz musicians Cathy DeWitt, Edward White, and Rafael Abdalla. The post Beaker & Flask launches Saturday Sessions with jazz musician Cathy DeWitt appeared first on Alachua Chronicle.
Cuscowilla Nature and Retreat Center Announces Weekend Pool Opening for Public Use
The Cuscowilla Nature and Retreat Center in Micanopy will open its pool to the public from May 27, 2023. The pool will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Labor Day weekend.
Gainesville-based fitness, child care facility to open in city of Alachua soon
Okito America, a family fitness and child care facility with two locations in Gainesville, is expanding to the city of Alachua this fall. The company announced plans to open in August in San Felasco Tech City, 13900 Tech City Circle, and will primarily serve families in Alachua, High Springs, La Crosse, Lake Butler and north Gainesville, according to a news release.
Santa Fe teaching zoo hosts world tree kangaroo day celebration
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Some people may here ‘World Tree Kangaroo day’ and think it’s just another silly holiday, but for workers at the Santa Fe Teaching Zoo, they say it’s vitally important to conservation efforts. “Most tree kangaroos are actually endangered or critically endangered.” said...
Don't Miss Out on the Upcoming Alachua County Planning Commission Meeting - Exotic Animal Raising on the Agenda!
The Alachua County Planning Commission will meet on May 17, 2023, at the Alachua County Administration Building in Gainesville. Masks are recommended for vulnerable citizens and public comment will be taken in person only.
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