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Gators for Asha presents PRAHARSHA

PRAHARSHA – the festival of hope and happiness is back on September 20 at 6 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom,Reitz Union.
Gators for Asha (www.ashanet.org/uflorida) present PRAHARSHA, the annual cultural extravaganza at the UF and will showcase a blend of traditional Indian and international performances along with free lip-smacking food. We aim to raise awareness among [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 16, 2014.

Café Cultural

Join the Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures Tuesday, September 16 at 6 p.m. for their first Café Cultural of the semester. Enjoy this night of cultural celebration as they welcome Chilean music artist, MC Root, to La Casita.
MC Root is a music producer and musician of Reggae music. Originally from Chile, he has traveled throughout South [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 16, 2014.

Sal de Pacha: A Latino Film Festival Celebration

As part of the Gainesville Latino Film Festival, the Florida Museum of Natural History will display “Sal de Pacha” (Salt of the Earth) on Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to illustrate the importance of salt in human lives. The Uyuni Salt Flats, located in the Andes Mountains of Bolivia, is the world’s [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 16, 2014.

Is it a Church or a Cult? A Campus Community Forum

Is it a Church or a Cult? A Campus Community Forum
Join us for a community gathering to discuss the great religious diversity that exists at UF and what students should know about making healthy
decisions when getting involved with religious groups on/off campus.
The Community Forum is Tuesday, September 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Baughman Meditation [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 8, 2014.

9/11: United in Remembrance – A Panel & Candlelight Vigil

Join various student-led UF groups for a night of empowerment, learning, and remembrance of the September 11 attacks. They will be exploring the seldom discussed post-9/11 experiences of communities such as the Arab, Sikh, Muslim, and South Asian communities, from a panel of representatives. This will be followed by a candlelight vigil offering remembrance to [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 8, 2014.

¿Que Pasa?

On Tuesday, September 16, from noon to 1 p.m, La Casita will be hosting this semester’s first small-group discussion about first-generation students and what it means to be one at UF.

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 8, 2014.

Café Cultural

Café Cultural is Tuesday, September 9 at 6 p.m. at La Casita. Enjoy this night of cultural celebration as they welcome Chilean music artist, MC Root, to La Casita. This is an event you won’t want to miss.

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 8, 2014.

Gay & Straight Together Luncheon

Gay & Straight Together Luncheon is a Campus Ministry catered lunch at the United Church of Gainesville.
The luncheon is Sunday, September 14 at 12:30 p.m.
1624 NW 5th Avenue
(a few blocks north of The Swamp Restaurant)
RSVP to info@ucgainesville.org or 352-378-3500.
If you forget to RSVP, please come anyway.
Learn more at www.ucgainesville.org

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 8, 2014.

Speed Faithing

Speed Faithing is September 8 at 7 p.m. in the Florida Gymnasium.
Here’s how it works: Representatives of various faith traditions and a non-religious group will be stationed at their own tables, where they’ll talk for 10 minutes about their respective beliefs and then answer questions for 5 minutes. Every 15 minutes, they’ll begin again, so [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 8, 2014.

GGG Encore

The UF Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures also known as La Casita and the Association of Hispanic Alumni (AHA) will host an event on Saturday, Sept 6 from 1-4 p.m. Come join them for some great music, dancing and hanging out with students and AHA members before kickoff! 1504 W. University Ave. Wed. Sept 6 1-4  [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 2, 2014.