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March 2021

Florida Museum to host virtual ‘Survival of the Slowest 5K’ March 20

March 1 - March 20
University of Florida Gainesville, FL 32611 United States + Google Map
$20 – $25

The Florida Museum of Natural History will host a virtual ‘Survival of the Slowest 5K’ race on March 20. This virtual event allows runners to take part from wherever they are! Just sign up, run a 5K from anywhere between March 1 and 20, submit your proof of race and get a medal and t-shirt! The race will coincide with the ‘Survival of the Slowest’ exhibit that runs from Jan. 23 to Sep. 12. Tickets are $20 if runners are…

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UF/IFAS 2021 Virtual Spring Bee College

March 6 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 27, 2021

University of Florida Gainesville, FL 32611 United States + Google Map
$35.00

Join the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory for the 2021 Spring Virtual UF/IFAS Bee College! Imagine FOUR Saturday mornings in March 2021 of all things honey bees. Those new to beekeeping can follow the beginner track, while more experienced beekeepers can participate in sessions focused on honey bee stressors and other advanced topics related to beekeeping. Speakers include UF/IFAS faculty, staff, students, and members from the Florida State Beekeepers…

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STOMP the SWAMP for Autism 2021

March 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
University of Florida Gainesville, FL 32611 United States + Google Map

Virtual fundraising event to benefit the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities hosted by the student group Impact Autism. Registration for participants 13 years old and up is $25 and a STOMP the SWAMP tee shirt is included. Children 12 years old and under are free but do not receive a tee shirt. Donations help to provide visual supports, safety gear boxes, and employment resources for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This event will be hosted on the Impact Autism…

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Florida Museum hosts virtual ‘Mushrooms with the Museum’ March 7

March 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

In partnership with the Florida Academic Lichen and Fungi Enthusiasts League, the Florida Museum of Natural History hosts “Mushrooms with the Museum: Deadly Insect Pathogens and Loveable Lichens” March 7 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. This FREE virtual event will have a quick review of mushroom 101 and a deep dive into fungal interactions with plants and animals featuring local experts and scientists. Pre-registration is required. To sign up or for a list of speakers, visit www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/event/mushrooms.

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Documenting Migration Stories: The Haitian American Dream Digital Archive

March 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
University of Florida Gainesville, FL 32611 United States + Google Map
Free

Event Moderator: Dr. Manoucheka Celeste (Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research) Panelists: Ivanna Moreno, Alexandra Cenatus, and Dr. Margarita Vargas-Betancourt The Haitian American Dream Timeline examines the events and the forgotten narratives of Haitian immigrants in the United States. In so doing, it explains the reasons behind the different waves of Haitian migration, its ongoing impacts, and upheavals so that, as Michel-Rolph Trouillot states, the stories of “the actors who participate in the production of history or any of the…

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UF/IFAS 2021 Virtual Spring Bee College

March 13 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 27, 2021

University of Florida Gainesville, FL 32611 United States + Google Map
$35.00

Join the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory for the 2021 Spring Virtual UF/IFAS Bee College! Imagine FOUR Saturday mornings in March 2021 of all things honey bees. Those new to beekeeping can follow the beginner track, while more experienced beekeepers can participate in sessions focused on honey bee stressors and other advanced topics related to beekeeping. Speakers include UF/IFAS faculty, staff, students, and members from the Florida State Beekeepers…

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Gainesville’s Food Producers

March 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
University of Florida Gainesville, FL 32611 United States + Google Map
Free

What challenges face Gainesville’s farmers? How have they tried to circumvent the problems posed by COVID-19? What measures are they taking to protect their customers? This panel brings together farmers from Gainesville and surrounding areas to explore how they are harvesting crops

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Professor and award-winning author Robin Wall Kimmerer to speak March 18

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

The Florida Museum of Natural History and Alachua County Library District will host “NEA Big Read Keynote: Robin Wall Kimmerer” March 18 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Hear from the decorated professor and award-winning author of “Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants” in this FREE virtual event! The event is part of the NEA Big Read, a series of events building community while lifting the voices of women in science. To register, visit www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/event/nea-robin-kimmerer.

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UF/IFAS 2021 Virtual Spring Bee College

March 20 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 27, 2021

University of Florida Gainesville, FL 32611 United States + Google Map
$35.00

Join the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory for the 2021 Spring Virtual UF/IFAS Bee College! Imagine FOUR Saturday mornings in March 2021 of all things honey bees. Those new to beekeeping can follow the beginner track, while more experienced beekeepers can participate in sessions focused on honey bee stressors and other advanced topics related to beekeeping. Speakers include UF/IFAS faculty, staff, students, and members from the Florida State Beekeepers…

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Successes and Failures in the Behavioral Management of Obesity: Implications for the Treatment of Prediabetes

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
University of Florida Gainesville, FL 32611 United States + Google Map
Free

Join the UF Diabetes Institute for a webinar on Monday, Mar 22 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. online via Zoom. Michael G. Perry, Ph.D., ABPP is Dean and Professor in the College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida. The title of the seminar is “Successes and Failures in the Behavioral Management of Obesity: Implications for the Treatment of Prediabetes” This event is free and open to the public. Attendees must register for the webinar by 11:00 a.m.

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