Community


4th Annual HealthStreet
Night of Dance

About: UF HealthStreet’s Night of Dance celebrates community, diversity, research and the arts.What started four years ago as a small celebration of health and dance hosted by the community engagement program UF HealthStreet, has grown into an annual gathering of over 800 families and friends from the Gainesville area having fun while learning more about health and wellness.

There will be food trucks, play areas for children, resource and service representatives from a variety of organizations, free dance and movement workshops, and live music! 

This event is free. Check out the Facebook page here to find a list of performers, instructors, vendors and exhibitors.

When: Saturday, Oct. 19 | 4 – 7 p.m.
Where: Bo Diddley Plaza | 111 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL


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Wilmot Gardens

Where: Wilmot Gardens Greenhouse
When: Every Tuesday, 1-2 p.m.
Details: Wilmot Gardens is a free, indoor therapeutic gardening program for cancer patients and others. It is a most worthwhile activity for the mind and spirit, and no experience is necessary! Caregivers are welcome. There is a small parking lot adjacent to the greenhouse that you can park in for free during the lessons. For more information, please contact Leah at 352-294-5003.


Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Making Strides

About: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks unite communities behind the American Cancer Society’s efforts to save lives from breast cancer. The Gainesville walk will be held Saturday, Oct. 26 at Celebration Point.

Be sure to put UF Health in your team name so we can support your efforts with complimentary UF Health shirts and messaging to your team.

When: Saturday, Oct. 26 | Check in: 7:30 a.m. | 5K Walk: 9 a.m.
Where: Celebration Pointe | 4949 Celebration Pointe Ave., Gainesville, FL 32608
Contact: 800-227-2345


Real Men Wear Pink Campaign

About: Join us in the fight against breast cancer when you support the Real Men Wear Pink Campaign. Every dollar raised helps the American Cancer Society save lives from breast cancer through early detection and prevention, innovative breast cancer research, and patient support. Thanks to your passion, we’re able to make a huge impact on the mission to end breast cancer. Donations will be accepted through Oct. 26.