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Weeks of Welcome – Summer B

Weeks of  Welcome is a campus-wide series of events designed to welcome new first-year, transfer and graduate students to the University of Florida, as well as to welcome back returning students.
Weeks of Welcome events are planned by and represent student organizations, academic units and student services to pique interests and bring people together across campus. [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on July 2, 2018.

Safar-Reitz GatorNights, featuring Byron Pitts

Travel to the jungle this Friday with Safar-Reitz GatorNights!  Join us for a one-of-a-kind speaking engagement with the inspirational Co-Anchor of ABC’s Nightline and Author of Step Out On Nothing, Byron Pitts.  Byron will be speaking in the Rion Balloom from 8– 9:15 p.m.  Have a wild time competing with your friends in Giant Hungry [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on June 3, 2018.

Roll the Dice GatorNights, featuring the film Game Night

Test your skills this Friday with Roll the Dice GatorNights!  Challenge your friends to a game of Human Foosball or Inflatable Twister, along with a variety of other giant games such as Dominos, Battleship or Chess.  Dance to the beats by DJ Magnum while playing musical chairs, or create a take-home craft made out of [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on May 29, 2018.

Florida Museum to host ‘Bats & Brew’ May 24

The Florida Museum invites guests for an evening of bat-inspired drinks and snacks to learn more about the only true flying mammal as part of the museum’s new exhibit. The program fee is $35 for non-members or $30 for members. Participants must be 21 years or older. Pre-registration is required and closes tonight, May 21. [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on May 21, 2018.

GatorNights 3000, featuring Pacific Rim: Uprising

Travel to the future this Friday with GatorNights 3000!  Don’t miss out on the action in the Auditorium, where we are showing Pacific Rim: Uprising at 8 p.m. and 10:45 p.m.  Test your skills at the GloCade or add your style to the Glow Paint Station.  Grab a slice of pizza as we celebrate National [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on May 14, 2018.

Save the Swamp GatorNights

Celebrate Earth Day this Friday night at the Reitz Union for Save the Swamp GatorNights!
Bring your green thumb to Seeds 4 Needs in the Grand Ballroom from 8 p.m. to midnight. Design your own eco-friendly Water Bottles and refuel with healthy eating snacks. Gators Going Green will have Plant Tie-Dye in the Grand Ballroom from [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on April 16, 2018.

Discover Gainesville: Farmers Market

Check out the Union Street Farmers Market between 4 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, and afterwards stop by Patticakes for a free cupcake provided by Off Campus Life.

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on April 16, 2018.

De-Stress Study Fest

Need a break from studying? Stop by the Reitz Union North Lawn on Thursday, April 19 from 11 to 3 p.m. for De-Stress Study Fest’s kick-off event: Summer Fun Before Finals! Enjoy free food, free massages, DIY stress balls, giant games, and more! Visit union.ufl.edu for the full calendar of De-Stress Study Fest events. Open [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on April 16, 2018.

Spring Plant Sale at Wilmot Gardens

The third annual Spring Plant Sale at Wilmot Gardens will take place in the greenhouse and surrounding grounds on Friday, April 20 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds from the sale support the Wilmot Gardens and the Therapeutic Horticulture Program. Shoppers will find a [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on April 16, 2018.

Mystery GatorNights

Get ready for a night full of suspense at Mystery GatorNights this Friday at the Reitz Union!
Put your observation skills to the test with a Nancy Drew Escape Room in 2365 from 8 p.m. to midnight. Try out your sleuthing abilities with a Sherlock Holmes Scavenger Hunt outside from 8 p.m. to midnight. The Outdoor [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on April 9, 2018.