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Outreach Events

2016 Calendar of Voter Registration Drives

January 14
Naturalization Ceremony (11 am)
Downtown Federal Courthouse, Gainesville

January 18
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Gospel Program (event starts at 2 pm)
Elections Staff there from 1 pm - 4 pm
MLK Multi-Purpose Center, 1028 NE 14th Street, Gainesville

January 27
Santa Fe College Volunteer Fair (10 am - 1 pm)
3000 NW 83rd Street (In front of the bookstore), Gainesville

February 1
University of Florida Campus (7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
Murphree Area Residence Halls, Gainesville

February 10

UF Shands Communicor Building (10 am - 2 pm)
Gainesville

February 13
Worlds Greatest Baby Shower (8:30 am - 12:30 pm) (Election Staff there 8 am - 10 am)
Lincoln Middle School - Waldo Road & SE 12th Street, Gainesville

February 18
Naturalization Ceremony (11 am)
Downtown Federal Courthouse, Gainesville

March 12

Spring Festival (10 am to 1 pm)
Sidney Lanier Center, 312 NW 16th Avenue, Gainesville

March 17
Naturalization Ceremony (11 am)
Downtown Federal Courthouse, Gainesville

March 19-20 

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens - (Sat. 9 am - 5 pm) (Sun. 10 am to 5 pm)
SW Archer Road, Gainesville

March 19
Parent Conference 2016 (11 am - 3 pm)
Springhill Baptist Church, Gainesville

April 21
Naturalization Ceremony (11 am)
Downtown Federal Courthouse, Gainesville

April 2
Alachua's 1st Annual World Autism Awareness Day (10 am to 3 pm)
Skinner Field, 15120 NW 141st Street, Alachua

April 3
Active Streets Gainesville (11 am to 3 pm)
Event held W. 6th Street to NE Boulevard, Gainesville

April 9
4th Annual Stop the Stigma Event (12 Noon to 3 pm)
Veterans Memorial Part, 7400 SW  41st Place, Gainesville

April 17
Alachua Main Street Spring Festival (11 am to 5 pm)
Downtown Alachua along Main Street, Alachua

April 23
5th Avenue Arts Festival (10 am to 5 pm)
NW 6th Street along Santa Fe College Downtown, Gainesville

April 30
The Community Health Fair (10 am to 2 pm) 
Mt. Zion AME Church, 7220 SE 225th Terrace, Hawthorne

May 4
VA 10th Annual Women Veterans Health Fair (8:30 am to 2 pm)
Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, 1601 SW Archer Road (auditorium), Gainesville 

May 11
VA 13th Annual Senior Resource Day (10 am to 2 pm)
Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, 1601 SW Archer Road (auditorium), Gainesville 

May 14
Windsor Zucchini Festival (8 am to 4 pm)
Windsor Volunteer Fire Station, Windsor

"Respeck Da Vote" (11 am to 3 pm)
Cone Park Library, 2801 E. University Avenue, Gainesville

May 17
Santa Fe College "Party in the USA" event (11 am to 1 pm)
Santa Fe Main College Campus, Oak Grove

May 21
Newberry Watermelon Festival (9 am to 4:30 pm)
Destiny Community Church, Newberry

May 26
Naturalization Ceremony (11 am)
Downtown Federal Courthouse, Gainesville

June 11
Pleasant in the Park Resource Fair (10 am to 2 pm)
Pleasant Street Historic District

June 23
Naturalization Ceremony (11 am)
Downtown Federal Courthouse, Gainesville

June 30
Hawthorne Homecoming Opening Ceremony (1 pm)
Shell Elementary School, 21633 SE 65th Avenue, Hawthorne

July 3
Fanfare and Fireworks (Elections' booth open from 5 pm - 8 pm)
Flavet Field on the University of Florida Campus

July 4
Town of Micanopy 4th of July Parade (starts at 11 am)
Starts at the corner of SE Tuscawilla Road and Cholokka Boulevard, Micanopy 

July 4
City of Alachua July 4th Celebration (Elections' booth open from from 3 pm to 7 pm)
Hal Brady Recreation Complex, 14300 NW 146th Terrace, Alachua  

July 4
City of Waldo July 4th Celebration (Elections' booth open from 10 am to 2 pm)
Waldo City Park (Highway 24/Waldo Road), Waldo

July 14
Naturalization Ceremony (11 am)
Downtown Federal Courthouse, Gainesville

July 24
Mount Moriah Nursing Guild's 5th Annual Health Fair (12:15 pm)
Mount Moriah Baptist Church, 718 SE 11th Street, Gainesville

July 27
Naturalization Ceremony (11 am)
Downtown Federal Courthouse, Gainesville

July 28
ADA Celebration 2016 (9 am - 12 Noon)
Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34th Boulevard, Gainesville

July 30
Stop the Violence Back to School Rally (10 am to 12 Noon)
Santa Fe College Gymnasium, 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville


August 2
National Night Out (5 pm - 8 pm)
Lincoln Park behind Lincoln Middle School

August 13
Porters Community 5th Annual Summer Block Party (4 pm - 7 pm)
Porters Community Center, Gainesville

August 15

UF New Graduate Student Orientation (10:15 am - 2:15 pm)
University of Florida Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union Rion Ballroom

August 18
Naturalization Ceremony (11 am)
Downtown Federal Courthouse, Gainesville

August 25
Naturalization Ceremony (11 am)
Downtown Federal Courthouse, Gainesville

September 4
Labor Daze Fest (4 pm - 8 pm)
Bo Diddley Plaza, Gainesville

September 21
Santa Fe College Fall Volunteer Fair (10 am - 1 pm)
3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville
(S-Breezeway next to bookstore and bus loop)

September 22
Naturalization Ceremony (11 am)
Downtown Federal Courthouse, Gainesville

September 24
National Alliance on Mental Illness Walk (NAMI) (9 am to 11:30)
Westside Park, Gainesville

October 9
Fall Festival sponsored by UF Black Student Union(1 pm to 5 pm)
UF Campus, Flavet Field located at Woodlawn Drive, Gainesville

October 16
Alachua Fall Festival (11 am to 5 pm)
Downtown Main Street Alachua, Alachua

October 20
Naturalization Ceremony (11 am)
Downtown Federal Courthouse, Gainesville

October 22  
2016 Gainesville Pride Festival  (Elections' booth open from 1 pm to 7 pm)
Downtown Gainesville Bo Diddley Community Plaza

November 5 & 6
Downtown Festival & Art Show (Sat., 10 am to 5 pm) (Sun, 10 am to 4 pm)
Booth #C56 - located on the street in front of the Star Garage Building on SE 1st Avenue

November 17
Naturalization Ceremony (11 am)
Downtown Federal Courthouse, Gainesville

December 15
Naturalization Ceremony (11 am)
Downtown Federal Courthouse, Gainesville

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Kim A. Barton
Alachua County Supervisor of Elections

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