Swing Dancing Lessons at Depot Park
Aug
20
7:00 PM19:00

Swing Dancing Lessons at Depot Park

Get in the swing of things this summer at Depot Park! Join the Florida Swing Dancing Club on Mondays from 7 pm to 8 pm, May 21 to August 6 to learn swing dancing!

No experience and no partner needed, family friendly, bring water and be prepared to have fun! 

Fee: $5 per person/per class.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Game On! at Depot Park
Aug
24
6:00 PM18:00

Game On! at Depot Park

GAME ON! Every Friday & Saturday from 6-8pm @ Depot Park.
Join us in the center of the park for Chess, Checkers, Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4 …and maybe even more. If you have a board game, please bring it to play with your friends, or come out and make some new ones.

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Game On! at Depot Park
Aug
25
6:00 PM18:00

Game On! at Depot Park

GAME ON! Every Friday & Saturday from 6-8pm @ Depot Park.
Join us in the center of the park for Chess, Checkers, Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4 …and maybe even more. If you have a board game, please bring it to play with your friends, or come out and make some new ones.

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Reggae Sundays at The Boxcar
Aug
26
2:00 PM14:00

Reggae Sundays at The Boxcar

The Easy Crew brings the finest Roots Reggae, Rocksteady, Rub A Dub, & Dancehall Music to The Boxcar @ Depot Park every Sunday. Come enjoy the (usually) beautiful weather, quality local taps, delicious pizza & bar snacks, good people, & always proper positive vibes!

 

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Game On! at Depot Park
Aug
31
6:00 PM18:00

Game On! at Depot Park

GAME ON! Every Friday & Saturday from 6-8pm @ Depot Park.
Join us in the center of the park for Chess, Checkers, Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4 …and maybe even more. If you have a board game, please bring it to play with your friends, or come out and make some new ones.

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Game On! at Depot Park
Sep
1
6:00 PM18:00

Game On! at Depot Park

GAME ON! Every Friday & Saturday from 6-8pm @ Depot Park.
Join us in the center of the park for Chess, Checkers, Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4 …and maybe even more. If you have a board game, please bring it to play with your friends, or come out and make some new ones.

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Birds and Brews - Guided Bird Walk
Sep
2
6:45 PM18:45

Birds and Brews - Guided Bird Walk

First Magnitude Brewing Company  is teaming up with the Alachua Audubon Society to host monthly bird walks!

We will meet the first Sunday of each month at 6:45 in front of the metal Maggie sign by the entrance to The Source. The group, led by volunteers from the Alachua Audubon society will head for Depot park at 7:00 PM. Once at Depot, there will be an hour long guided tour identifying all of our lovely aerial pals!

The tour should return to the brewery around 8:00 PM, giving you plenty of time to have a nighthawk...er...nightcap!

The Audubon Society will provide some binoculars and bird guides, but feel free to bring any other equipment you wish!

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Family Friendly Bike Ride
Sep
15
9:00 AM09:00

Family Friendly Bike Ride

Join the Gainesville Cycling Club for our monthly Family Friendly Ride from Depot Park down the Gainesville Hawthorne Trail to the Lake Alachua Overlook for a 9 mile round trip. A shorter option is to ride to the Sweetwater Overlook, which is a 6 mile round trip. Parents and helmets required. Tag-alongs and bike trailers welcome, but no training wheels. We will meet at the far end of the Depot Park parking lot. Don't forget your water bottles!

Website: www.gccfla.org
Contact Name: Jeanie West
Contact Phone: 352-318-9727
Contact Email: jeanie_west@yahoo.com

This event is FREE and you do not have to be a member of the Gainesville Cycling Club to ride with us. This event repeats the third Saturday of every month.

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Tom Petty Birthday Bash '18
Oct
19
5:00 PM17:00

Tom Petty Birthday Bash '18

A music festival celebrating the life and legacy of Tom Petty. 
Curated by HEDGES. 

18+ Bands. 2 + Stages. 2 Days of Gainesville

The Tom Petty Birthday Bash is a music festival celebrating the life and legacy of Tom Petty through diverse musical performances, art and community engagement to share his music for generations to come.

Celebrating on the weekend of Tom Petty's birthday, this one of a kind music festival showcases top-notch local and national bands. Make some noise at multiple stages and venues while bands perform their versions of Petty tunes and give you a taste of their original music. Rock out to Tom Petty’s catalog for the entire weekend in Hogtown and give back to a local nonprofit that heals with music and art.

ARTISTS ANNOUNCEMENTS
Heavy Petty Gainesville's Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Tribte Band
The High Divers
The Artisanals
Edan Archer Howland-Cook
Jake Thistle Music
Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones
and more to come!!

Tickets on sale soon.

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Family Friendly Bike Ride
Oct
20
9:00 AM09:00

Family Friendly Bike Ride

Join the Gainesville Cycling Club for our monthly Family Friendly Ride from Depot Park down the Gainesville Hawthorne Trail to the Lake Alachua Overlook for a 9 mile round trip. A shorter option is to ride to the Sweetwater Overlook, which is a 6 mile round trip. Parents and helmets required. Tag-alongs and bike trailers welcome, but no training wheels. We will meet at the far end of the Depot Park parking lot. Don't forget your water bottles!

Website: www.gccfla.org
Contact Name: Jeanie West
Contact Phone: 352-318-9727
Contact Email: jeanie_west@yahoo.com

This event is FREE and you do not have to be a member of the Gainesville Cycling Club to ride with us. This event repeats the third Saturday of every month.

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Tom Petty Birthday Bash '18
Oct
20
2:00 PM14:00

Tom Petty Birthday Bash '18

A music festival celebrating the life and legacy of Tom Petty. 
Curated by HEDGES. 

18+ Bands. 2 + Stages. 2 Days of Gainesville

The Tom Petty Birthday Bash is a music festival celebrating the life and legacy of Tom Petty through diverse musical performances, art and community engagement to share his music for generations to come.

Celebrating on the weekend of Tom Petty's birthday, this one of a kind music festival showcases top-notch local and national bands. Make some noise at multiple stages and venues while bands perform their versions of Petty tunes and give you a taste of their original music. Rock out to Tom Petty’s catalog for the entire weekend in Hogtown and give back to a local nonprofit that heals with music and art.

ARTISTS ANNOUNCEMENTS
Heavy Petty Gainesville's Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Tribte Band
The High Divers
The Artisanals
Edan Archer Howland-Cook
Jake Thistle Music
Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones
and more to come!!

Tickets on sale soon.

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Family Friendly Bike Ride
Nov
17
9:00 AM09:00

Family Friendly Bike Ride

Join the Gainesville Cycling Club for our monthly Family Friendly Ride from Depot Park down the Gainesville Hawthorne Trail to the Lake Alachua Overlook for a 9 mile round trip. A shorter option is to ride to the Sweetwater Overlook, which is a 6 mile round trip. Parents and helmets required. Tag-alongs and bike trailers welcome, but no training wheels. We will meet at the far end of the Depot Park parking lot. Don't forget your water bottles!

Website: www.gccfla.org
Contact Name: Jeanie West
Contact Phone: 352-318-9727
Contact Email: jeanie_west@yahoo.com

This event is FREE and you do not have to be a member of the Gainesville Cycling Club to ride with us. This event repeats the third Saturday of every month.

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Family Friendly Bike Ride
Nov
17
9:00 AM09:00

Family Friendly Bike Ride

Join the Gainesville Cycling Club for our monthly Family Friendly Ride from Depot Park down the Gainesville Hawthorne Trail to the Lake Alachua Overlook for a 9 mile round trip. A shorter option is to ride to the Sweetwater Overlook, which is a 6 mile round trip. Parents and helmets required. Tag-alongs and bike trailers welcome, but no training wheels. We will meet at the far end of the Depot Park parking lot. Don't forget your water bottles!

Website: www.gccfla.org
Contact Name: Jeanie West
Contact Phone: 352-318-9727
Contact Email: jeanie_west@yahoo.com

This event is FREE and you do not have to be a member of the Gainesville Cycling Club to ride with us. This event repeats the third Saturday of every month.

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Depot Park turns 2! Let’s Celebrate 2-gether!
Aug
18
11:00 AM11:00

Depot Park turns 2! Let’s Celebrate 2-gether!

Nothing says carefree summer like chillin’ outside 2-gether! Pack up your friends and family and come over to Depot Park on 8.18.18. The experience begins at 11am with food, drinks and fun all day. 

We are providing ….
• Urban beach like, block party experience at the awesome Depot Park in the open lawn area near the Depot Building
• There will be a few shade umbrellas and chairs set up (first-come-first-served basis)
• Various yard games to play together for everyone
• BBQ, drinks and cold treat options for sale (vegetarian options too)
• Photo booth souvenir, so you can bring a memento home, from 12-3pm
• Free family-friendly activities and music in the Depot Building 11am-10pm
• Cade Museum will be offering $2 off tickets from 10am to 5pm
https://www.cademuseum.org/plan-your-visit.html
• Pop-a-Top Summer Block Party 2 Year Anniversary happening inside the Depot Building from 11 am to 10 pm
More to come!

What you should bring:
• Chairs/tables
• Shade umbrella or tent (no staking or digging in Depot Park)
• Games
• Kites
• And a relaxed vibe

No admission.
Leashed pets are welcome.
Parking & Directions: http://www.depotpark.org/directions

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Family Friendly Bike Ride
Aug
18
9:00 AM09:00

Family Friendly Bike Ride

Join the Gainesville Cycling Club for our monthly Family Friendly Ride from Depot Park down the Gainesville Hawthorne Trail to the Lake Alachua Overlook for a 9 mile round trip. A shorter option is to ride to the Sweetwater Overlook, which is a 6 mile round trip. Parents and helmets required. Tag-alongs and bike trailers welcome, but no training wheels. We will meet at the far end of the Depot Park parking lot. Don't forget your water bottles!

Website: www.gccfla.org
Contact Name: Jeanie West
Contact Phone: 352-318-9727
Contact Email: jeanie_west@yahoo.com

This event is FREE and you do not have to be a member of the Gainesville Cycling Club to ride with us. This event repeats the third Saturday of every month.

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Swing Dancing Lessons at Depot Park
Aug
13
7:00 PM19:00

Swing Dancing Lessons at Depot Park

Get in the swing of things this summer at Depot Park! Join the Florida Swing Dancing Club on Mondays from 7 pm to 8 pm, May 21 to August 6 to learn swing dancing!

No experience and no partner needed, family friendly, bring water and be prepared to have fun! 

Fee: $5 per person/per class.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Game On! at Depot Park
Aug
11
6:00 PM18:00

Game On! at Depot Park

GAME ON! Every Friday & Saturday from 6-8pm @ Depot Park.
Join us in the center of the park for Chess, Checkers, Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4 …and maybe even more. If you have a board game, please bring it to play with your friends, or come out and make some new ones.

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Game On! at Depot Park
Aug
10
6:00 PM18:00

Game On! at Depot Park

GAME ON! Every Friday & Saturday from 6-8pm @ Depot Park.
Join us in the center of the park for Chess, Checkers, Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4 …and maybe even more. If you have a board game, please bring it to play with your friends, or come out and make some new ones.

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Interactive Children's Theater with Gainesville Community Playhouse
Aug
9
10:00 AM10:00

Interactive Children's Theater with Gainesville Community Playhouse

Bring the kids over to Depot Park to join the adventure of interactive children’s theater with Gainesville Community Playhouse, where the audience is encouraged to talk back to the stage and become storytellers themselves. 

Join the zany Fairy Godmother as she grants Cinderella’s grandest dreams and has some laughs along the way. They kids can boo the Stepmother, become horses racing home at midnight or be dancers at the ball; with the help of the actors on stage.

Free. Open to the Public. For ages 12 & under, and they must be accompanied by an adult.

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Swing Dancing Lessons at Depot Park
Aug
6
7:00 PM19:00

Swing Dancing Lessons at Depot Park

Get in the swing of things this summer at Depot Park! Join the Florida Swing Dancing Club on Mondays from 7 pm to 8 pm, May 21 to August 6 to learn swing dancing!

No experience and no partner needed, family friendly, bring water and be prepared to have fun! 

Fee: $5 per person/per class.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Birds and Brews - Guided Bird Walk
Aug
5
6:45 PM18:45

Birds and Brews - Guided Bird Walk

First Magnitude Brewing Company  is teaming up with the Alachua Audubon Society to host monthly bird walks!

We will meet the first Sunday of each month at 6:45 in front of the metal Maggie sign by the entrance to The Source. The group, led by volunteers from the Alachua Audubon society will head for Depot park at 7:00 PM. Once at Depot, there will be an hour long guided tour identifying all of our lovely aerial pals!

The tour should return to the brewery around 8:00 PM, giving you plenty of time to have a nighthawk...er...nightcap!

The Audubon Society will provide some binoculars and bird guides, but feel free to bring any other equipment you wish!

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Game On! at Depot Park
Aug
4
6:00 PM18:00

Game On! at Depot Park

GAME ON! Every Friday & Saturday from 6-8pm @ Depot Park.
Join us in the center of the park for Chess, Checkers, Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4 …and maybe even more. If you have a board game, please bring it to play with your friends, or come out and make some new ones.

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Gainesville Grinds: Total Boot Camp Class
Aug
4
10:00 AM10:00

Gainesville Grinds: Total Boot Camp Class

Join Gertner Grind every Saturday, 10am on The Hill at Depot Park for Gainesville Grinds: Total Body Boot Camp class! 

You will be grinding toward health and fitness goals using body strength exercises, kettle bells, jump ropes, agility ladders, resistance bands and more. She will bring you the ultimate total body boot camp.

Founded on creativity, initiative, discipline, adaptability and passion, Danielle Gertner of Gertner Grind combines her love for fitness and her imagination to create a training style that utilizes the Park as your gym in a way you have never seen before. A way for you to "redefine the grind" and connect with a community of others who are doing the same.

It's helpful if you bring a yoga mat.

$5 fee per class.

#GetMoving #GainesvilleMove

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Game On! at Depot Park
Aug
3
6:00 PM18:00

Game On! at Depot Park

GAME ON! Every Friday & Saturday from 6-8pm @ Depot Park.
Join us in the center of the park for Chess, Checkers, Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4 …and maybe even more. If you have a board game, please bring it to play with your friends, or come out and make some new ones.

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Swing Dancing Lessons at Depot Park
Jul
30
7:00 PM19:00

Swing Dancing Lessons at Depot Park

Get in the swing of things this summer at Depot Park! Join the Florida Swing Dancing Club on Mondays from 7 pm to 8 pm, May 21 to August 6 to learn swing dancing!

No experience and no partner needed, family friendly, bring water and be prepared to have fun! 

Fee: $5 per person/per class.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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FLASH MOB at Depot Park for National Dance Day!
Jul
28
7:30 PM19:30

FLASH MOB at Depot Park for National Dance Day!

Ever wanted to participate in a Flash Mob!? And do something for the greater good!? Learn the Dizzy Feet Foundation dance then meet us on the hill at Depot Park on Saturday, July 28 at 7:30pm!

Following the dance will be a couple dance demos.

At 8:00pm, you're invited to participate in Florida Swing Dancing event in the West Overlook, https://www.facebook.com/events/809525825912561/ 

All ages welcome.
Parking: http://www.depotpark.org/directions/
The flash mob will videotaped and shared with the Dizzy Foundation following the event.

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Game On! at Depot Park
Jul
28
6:00 PM18:00

Game On! at Depot Park

GAME ON! Every Friday & Saturday from 6-8pm @ Depot Park.
Join us in the center of the park for Chess, Checkers, Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4 …and maybe even more. If you have a board game, please bring it to play with your friends, or come out and make some new ones.

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Game On! at Depot Park
Jul
27
6:00 PM18:00

Game On! at Depot Park

GAME ON! Every Friday & Saturday from 6-8pm @ Depot Park.
Join us in the center of the park for Chess, Checkers, Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4 …and maybe even more. If you have a board game, please bring it to play with your friends, or come out and make some new ones.

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It's SHARK WEEK at Depot Park
Jul
27
12:00 PM12:00

It's SHARK WEEK at Depot Park

Celebrate SHARK WEEK at Depot Park! Guppies of all ages are invited to join our sea of fish for crafts, activities, and games that they can really sink their teeth into! Look for our Ambassadors on top of The Hill from 12-4p this Sunday (7/22), Wednesday (7/25), and Friday (7/27).

At 3p join a swimmingly-fun game of BINGO and snatch a win from the jaws of defeat.

FREE and open to the public!
Ideal for ages 3 and up.
Must be accompanied by a parent.
Parking: http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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It's SHARK WEEK at Depot Park
Jul
25
12:00 PM12:00

It's SHARK WEEK at Depot Park

Celebrate SHARK WEEK at Depot Park! Guppies of all ages are invited to join our sea of fish for crafts, activities, and games that they can really sink their teeth into! Look for our Ambassadors on top of The Hill from 12-4p this Sunday (7/22), Wednesday (7/25), and Friday (7/27).

At 3p join a swimmingly-fun game of BINGO and snatch a win from the jaws of defeat.

FREE and open to the public!
Ideal for ages 3 and up.
Must be accompanied by a parent.
Parking: http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Swing Dancing Lessons at Depot Park
Jul
23
7:00 PM19:00

Swing Dancing Lessons at Depot Park

Get in the swing of things this summer at Depot Park! Join the Florida Swing Dancing Club on Mondays from 7 pm to 8 pm, May 21 to August 6 to learn swing dancing!

No experience and no partner needed, family friendly, bring water and be prepared to have fun! 

Fee: $5 per person/per class.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park, For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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It's SHARK WEEK at Depot Park
Jul
22
12:00 PM12:00

It's SHARK WEEK at Depot Park

Celebrate SHARK WEEK at Depot Park! Guppies of all ages are invited to join our sea of fish for crafts, activities, and games that they can really sink their teeth into! Look for our Ambassadors on top of The Hill from 12-4p this Sunday (7/22), Wednesday (7/25), and Friday (7/27).

At 3p join a swimmingly-fun game of BINGO and snatch a win from the jaws of defeat.

FREE and open to the public!
Ideal for ages 3 and up.
Must be accompanied by a parent.
Parking: http://www.depotpark.org/directions/

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Game On! at Depot Park
Jul
21
6:00 PM18:00

Game On! at Depot Park

GAME ON! Every Friday & Saturday from 6-8pm @ Depot Park.
Join us in the center of the park for Chess, Checkers, Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4 …and maybe even more. If you have a board game, please bring it to play with your friends, or come out and make some new ones.

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Family Friendly Bike Ride
Jul
21
9:00 AM09:00

Family Friendly Bike Ride

Join the Gainesville Cycling Club for our monthly Family Friendly Ride from Depot Park down the Gainesville Hawthorne Trail to the Lake Alachua Overlook for a 9 mile round trip. A shorter option is to ride to the Sweetwater Overlook, which is a 6 mile round trip. Parents and helmets required. Tag-alongs and bike trailers welcome, but no training wheels. We will meet at the far end of the Depot Park parking lot. Don't forget your water bottles!

Website: www.gccfla.org
Contact Name: Jeanie West
Contact Phone: 352-318-9727
Contact Email: jeanie_west@yahoo.com

This event is FREE and you do not have to be a member of the Gainesville Cycling Club to ride with us. This event repeats the third Saturday of every month.

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Game On! at Depot Park
Jul
20
6:00 PM18:00

Game On! at Depot Park

GAME ON! Every Friday & Saturday from 6-8pm @ Depot Park.
Join us in the center of the park for Chess, Checkers, Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4 …and maybe even more. If you have a board game, please bring it to play with your friends, or come out and make some new ones.

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