Join #352Creates on March 24-25 and create a healthy community

352Creates invites everyone to join a day of participatory art-making on March 24 and 25
throughout the 352 area code in Gainesville and North Central Florida. The community-wide
celebration is designed to demonstrate that creativity can be fun for everyone — and it can make
our community stronger and healthier. For more information, please visit:
352Creates invites everyone [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 5, 2017.

My Cuban Story: A Cuban-American Community Panel

Come to the Harn Museum of Art on Sunday, March 12 from 1 – 4 p.m. to hear nine Gainesville Cuban-American community members share their family stories and how their relationships with Cuba have shaped their lives. This event is a part of Bulla Cubana, a celebration of Cuban arts and culture in Gainesville. More [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 5, 2017.

¡Existimos! Latina Queer Representation

Every day, Queer Latina women are marginalized and oppressed because society has restricted and constrained them in specified roles and expectations. This has affected their resources and possibilities in coming out and representation, as seen in the lack of presence in media, education and even in diversity spaces.
The aim for this event is to decipher [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 26, 2017.

Southeastern Saxophone Summit

The University of Florida School of Music is pleased to present the 2017 Southeastern Saxophone Summit at the UF School of Music, Feb. 25, 2017. The event will feature internationally recognized guest artist Gerard McChrystal from Ireland, as well as additional artists from Florida and Georgia. The summit includes numerous master classes, recitals and performances, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 21, 2017.

HLA Presents: Y Tu…¿Que Piensas?

Y tu…¿Que Piensas? (And you, what do you think?) is a luncheon asking students to participate in discussion with professors and scholars in the field.
Join the conversation over a meal on Thursday, February 16 at noon with Dr. Nicholas Vargas, Professor of Sociology and Latin America Studies at UF.
Latinx is an ethinicity, what does that [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 13, 2017.

HLA Presents: ¡Gritos! Deconstructing Gender

Hispanic Latino Affairs’ Social Justice Committee invites you to ¡Gritos! The initiative is presenting Deconstructing Gender: Machismo & Marianismo
Gender plays an influential role in many people’s lives; it is no different for Hispanic and Latinx individuals.
For many who are masculine-identifying, the concept of machismo prohibits them from expressing themselves to the fullest. While people who [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 13, 2017.

Loud and Queer Consent

Navigating conversations on consent can be difficult as an LGBTQ+ person. How can one feel empowered as an LGBTQ person or as an LGBTQ person of color?
As a part of STRIVE’s Cupid Consent Week 2017 and LGBTQ Affairs’ Wellness Wednesday series, Loud and Queer Consent is aimed to educate our community on the importance of [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 13, 2017.

352Creates Community Forum

Join 352Creates at First Magnitude Brewery on Wednesday, February 15 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. to learn more about how you can get involved on March 24-25. For more information, please visit:

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 6, 2017.

Fast-a-Thon: Free Dinner

Everyone is invited to the 14th annual Fast-A-Thon, on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Pledge to fast on Tuesday and for every person that pledges IOC will donate on their behalf to two awesome charities.
And the best part?! Come to the O’Connell Center at 6 p.m. (doors open at 5 p.m.), and enjoy a free delicious [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 31, 2017.

University of Florida 2017 MLK Keynote Address with Marc Lamont Hill

Please join University of Florida’s campus-wide celebration as we remember and honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr with keynote speech delivered by Dr. Marc Lamont Hill on Tuesday, January 31st, 2017.
A Distinguished Professor of African American Studies at Morehouse College, Dr. Hill remains as one of the leading journalistic voice [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 30, 2017.