The Avenue | Lifestyle
From popcorn machines to winter coats, the Humane Society of North Central Florida’s new south campus Thrift Boutique received a wide variety of donations to help support animals in need.
“Crop Top Tuesdays,” a weekly tradition at The Knot climbing gym, gathers students and locals wearing homemade crop tops to rock climb.
A collaboration with a cause: The Hachetbury partners with Azazus to fundraise for Ronald Mcdonald House CharitiesBy Brenna Sheets | June 1
Alachua County’s first ax-throwing venue teamed up with local musician Azazus to create a song titled “Best Damn Moment.” Azazus will perform the single live at The Hatchetbury’s fundraising event on June 16. All proceeds will go toward supporting the families at Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Central Florida, a nonprofit charity organization that helps house the families of critically ill children at Shands Hospital.
At the corner of Flaco’s and Vecino’s, a Block Party Weekend transformed 2nd Street into an ambient gathering space for two nights of live music, Cuban food, craft cocktails and more. As Flaco’s expands and live shows make their return, the block party was just one event among the many Flaco’s plans to host in the future.
Lip syncing, dancing and fashion statements brought Gainesville community members together for food and entertainment during Drag Brunch Saturday.
The week-long camp, held from July 26 to July 31, is dedicated to teaching regional youths ages 10-17 how to play instruments individually and together in bands. As a chapter of the international Girls Rock Camp Alliance, GGRC actively works to dismantle racism, sexism, homophobia and other discriminatory behaviors and expressions.
Rosemary and Flowers Crystal Shop encourages customers to find their own meaning in crystals.
Locals will plant trees and shrubs, pick up litter, paint over graffiti and pull invasive plants.
The local thrift and junk shop plans to house more repurposing materials at a second location in East Gainesville.
The yoga studio is prioritizing COVID-19 safety and “radical inclusion.”
The Celebration Pointe complex marks the franchise’s ninth location in Florida.