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Weekend Events


6:30: Kedi -- OPENING NIGHT -- Hippodrome Cinema, 25 SE 2nd Place, various days, time. Hundreds of thousands of Turkish cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. Claiming no owners, the cats of Istanbul live between two worlds, neither wild nor tame — and they bring joy and purpose to those people they choose to adopt.



6:30: DJ Jonathan, Friday DJ, Depot Park, SE Depot Park Ave. This event is free and open to the public. DJ Jonathan, not spins all the dance hits with dance moves to back them up. You can join him on the dance floor!

042817ArtwalkB7:00: Artwalk Gainesville, Downtown Gainesville. Gainesville's free monthly self-guided tour that combining visual art, live performance, and events in downtown Gainesville. Held the last Friday of each month from 7 – 10:00 pm with local galleries, eateries and businesses participating. FOLLOW THIS LINK for this month's Artwalk venue's'.



8:00: The Detours, Free Friday Concerts, Bo Diddley Comminity Plaza. Focusing on modern, adult pop music Detours has a wide range of performing experience, including working as opening acts for top-named artists. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.



8:00: Pierce Pettis Benefit Concert, Civic Media Center, M.A.M.A's Club. Pierce Pettis' songs have been recorded by artists including Susan Ashton, Dar Williams, Garth Brooks and Art Garfunkel. Opening Artist for the event is Becca Pieters to perform various compositions in addition to Pierce Pettis. All proceeds go toward Supporting Civic Media Center programs. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.



8:00; Tropix, Tioga Concert Series, Square at Tioga Town Center. Based in Gainesville, Tropix performs a variety of Latin music from Merengue, Salsa, Cumbia, Bachata, Bolero, Cha-cha some American classics.



10:00: Tom Muff Memorial car show, 17353 NE hwy 27Alt, Williston. 2nd Annual car show Honoring Tom Muff will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, Sponsored by the Corvette Club of Marion County.


1:00: Earth Day Seed Program, Alachua County Library Headquarters Branch. Forage Farm co-founders Anna Prizzia and Melissa DeSa and artist Katerie Gladdys UF Fine Arts. "Seed Cabinet" is an interactive exhibition of images, stories and seeds, and a live performance/workshop on seed saving, food sovereignty, and community food systems. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.



3:00: People's Climate March, Bo Diddley Plaza. Our Gainesville solidarity People's Climate March will begin at Bo Diddley. Come early if you're bringing props for the March. Marchers will walk through downtown to the Depot Park SE Depot Park Ave. Speakers will begin at 4 pm on the "hill" at Depot Park. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.



4:00: River of Lakes: A Journey on Florida's St. Johns River, Matheson Museum, 513 E. University Ave. Florida Book Award-winning author Bill Belleville gives a multimedia presentation about the St. John's river first explored by naturalist William Bartram in the 1760s, the St. Johns River stretches 310 miles along Florida's east coast, making it the longest river in the state.



3:00: Gypsy Star, Sunday Concert, Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Park Ave. Free concert with Gypsy Star uniquely blending musical styles of folk, rock, pop with a bit of classical, jazz sounds and rhythms from around the world.

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