Gainesville Greenway Challenge

Join Greenway Challenge and help pull invasive Caesar’s Weed and Coral Ardisia at this week’s Give Back Thursday!

Starts at 9:00 am.

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Cinema Verde 9th Year Anniversary Party

Come to Cinema Verde’s 9th anniversary celebration! There will be a water party/picnic on Santa Fe River followed by cocktails and a film screening at the art gallery. Located near Rum Island.


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Green Drinks at Swamphead Brewery

Green Drinks is happy to partner with Cinema Verde International Environmental Film and Arts Festival!

Green Drinks creates an environment to network with individuals who are passionate about taking care of our planet while also enjoying drinks during happy hour. Cinema Verde’s mission is to provide environmental education to the public through film, arts, workshops, events, […]

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How the Soil and Water Conservation District Works

The elected body serves as an advisory council to USDA and others.
Source: The Gainesville Sun

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Alachua County Talks – Solar Cooperative

The program focuses on the League’s partnership with the non-profit organization FL SUN to form the Alachua County Solar Co-Op, with the goal of making it easier to save money on the purchase of solar panels, while building a community of local solar supporters.
Source: Alachua County Talks – Solar Cooperative

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“Lost Springs” Film Screening and Panel Discussion

“Lost Springs” Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Friday, June 23, 2017 at 6:00pm and FREE!
Matheson Museum 513 E University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601

Matt Keene’s new documentary, “Lost Springs,” chronicles the Ocklawaha River’s hidden springs that return to life every three to five years when there is a drawdown at Rodman Reservoir, which–along with the George Kirkpatrick […]

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Help Keep Alachua County Beautiful

Keep Alachua County Beautiful needs volunteers for the Great American Cleanup. Together with our fellow Keep America Beautiful Affiliates in other cities and states, we will engage community volunteers in a half day of picking up litter, renewing parks, planting trees and flowers, beautifying neighborhoods, and removing debris from waterways. Your organization can make a […]

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8th Annual Cinema Verde Environmental Film Festival Feb. 9-12

Contact: Trish Riley
Cell phone: 352.327.3560
Cinema Verde International Environmental Film and Arts Festival will be held February 9-12 at the historic Hippodrome in downtown Gainesville, Florida. The eighth annual festival will feature 45 films from all over the world […]

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Potluck, Awards, and BOBO Auction

December 1st, 2016 – 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Annual Awards Potluck Dinner
and Buy One Bring One Auction

Plus, a brief but important PSA from Alachua County
Commissioner Mike Byerly on Upcoming Stormwater Issues

Bring a dish to share, wine or beer if you wish, and your own eating and drinking utensils.  We will supply non-alcoholic drinks and desserts. This year, […]

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Nov 10-19 Come Hear Veterans Tell Their Stories

Telling: Gainesville

Five veterans come together to tell their stories and openly discuss what it means to have served their country and to now live as veterans in the USA.

With first hand accounts of a soldier’s life in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan, in-depth insights into the difficulties of returning home, and a post-show discussion, this project […]

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Tour the UF Architecture Archives with Gainesville Modern!

Tour the UF Architecture Archives!

Sunday November 6th
UF Library East, next to Smathers Library
Gainesville Modern and Docomomo-Florida invite you to tour the University of Florida Architecture Archives that now houses a Gainesville Modern collection. Participants will have the opportunity to view drawings and other materials on local residences and buildings by Alfred Browning Parker, William Morgan, […]

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Meet the Filmmaker July 6!!!!

Green Drinks Meets Cinema Verde

Hello, Friends
Happy Summer! At our May meeting many members said they’d be traveling over the summer, so we agreed to pause with our monthly screenings for a few months, so we have NOT planned a Green Drinks meeting for June… then along came a film we just can’t pass up, so: […]

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Stand By Our Plan Rally and Picnic

StandByOurPlan Rally and Picnic Sunday, May 22nd, 3-6p.m.
Food and drinks will be provided at outdoor picnic.
Seating is limited so please bring a chair.
via Stand By Our Plan Rally and Picnic.

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Bat Fest 2015!

Bat Fest 2015!

Lubee Bat Conservancy is excited to welcome everyone to our 11th Annual Florida Bat Festival held Saturday, October 24 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The festival is an opportunity for attendees to view giant fruit bats, tour the conservancy grounds and enjoy the great outdoors. This free festival is a fun, relaxing and recreational […]

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LOCAL AUTHOR U.R. BOWIE Thursday @ Millhopper Library


Are you interested in:
·        Creative writing and literary fiction?
·        Promoting gun education, safety and legislation?
·        The challenges of youth in the 21st century?
·        Meeting a prolific author with an extensive career in both America and Russia?
Bowie’s novella OWN is a cautionary tale exhibiting strong creative writing skills with a dramatic and provocative story […]

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More Than a Day at the Movies: Cinema Verde Film Festival

Romance wasn’t the only amore in the Alachua air on February 14th this year. At the Paramount Plaza Hotel and Suites, film fans and environmental enthusiasts gathered to celebrate a different kind of love: a passion for sustainability.
The sixth annual three-day Cinema Verde Festival offered audiences the chance to experience 40 different short and full-length […]

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Join Sustainable UF for H2Oh! A Water Awareness Event

Tomorrow – Wednesday, April 15
10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Reitz Union North Lawn

Join us for an afternoon of tabling, activities, games, and visual displays on water use. We’ll also be giving away 20 free passes to Ginnie Springs!

Come out and learn about the importance of water conservation and how you can make simple lifestyle changes […]

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Celebrate Earth Day 2015 at these Events!

April Springtime is a great time to remember why we Need a Pristine Planet!!!
Join us April 21 at Green Drinks Meets Cinema Verde!
April 11th and 12th
9:00am – 2:00pm
Explore Santa Fe Teaching Zoo! Visit with animals, speak with zookeepers, and participate in fun activities for the whole family!
April 17th – 19th
10:00am – 5:00pm
Florida Museum entrance – […]

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Green Drinks Meets Cinema Verde Celebrates Earth Day!

Green Drinks Meets Cinema Verde is back!
Join Us!
Start your ‪#‎EarthDay‬ celebration a day early with a special Green Drinks Gainesville presentation of the film Earth Days at the Matheson History Museum on Tuesday, April 21.

The event starts with drinks and refreshments in the Matheson botanical gardens at 6 p.m., followed by a screening of […]

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Celebrate Earth Day with We Are Neutral!

By Kelsey Pena

April 22nd marks one of the most important days in environmental sustainability, promotion, and awareness, and this Earth Day, Gainesville based We Are Neutral is hosting its first annual Earth Day Celebration at First Magnitude Brewing Company. With programs that now span the globe, including the “Women Who Plant” initiative, a program which […]

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