three years in residence at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels. 352-392-ARTS.
BEETHOVEN ORCHESTRA BONN Saturday, March 23 7:30pm GAINESVILLE - Phillips Center, UF. Founded more than a century ago, Beethoven Orchestra Bonn has evolved into one of the best ensembles of its kind in Germany and has become a pillar of cultural life in Bonn and the surrounding region. The orchestra has completed successful tour dates and guest performances in some of the world’s greatest concert venues, from Carnegie Hall in New York to Suntory Hall in Tokyo. 352-392-ARTS.
9 TO 5
March 22 - April 14
NATIONS PARK GRAND OPENING
Times Vary GAINESVILLE - Gainesville Community Playhouse, 4039 NW 16th Blvd. Based on the movie with Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lilly Tomlin, and nominated for five Tony Awards, 9 TO 5 tells the story of three unlikely friends who conspire to take control of their company and learn there’s nothing they can’t do — even in a man’s world. Outrageous, thought-provoking and even a little romantic, 9 TO 5 is about teaming up and taking care of business, getting credit and getting even. 352-376-4949. gcplayhouse.org.
for hours to collect water for their families. Their walk is dangerous and keeps them from attending school. Often the water they obtain is contaminated. We can change this by building a well in a village that needs it. HSCS student volunteers will earn money for a well in a needy village by making laps around the school soccer field carrying a jug of water. Each participant must find his or her own sponsors
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who may pledge by the lap completed or in a lump sum. All money collected will be given directly to the High Springs Rotary Club for their well water initiative. Anyone willing to sponsor students or even grades (the Kindergarten classes are looking for a sponsor for example) can send a check payable to the High Springs Rotary c/o HSCS 1015 N Main St. High Springs Fl. 32643.
MARK MORRIS DANCE GROUP Friday, March 22 7:30pm GAINESVILLE - Phillips Center, UF. Founded in 1980, this group is one of the world’s leading dance companies, and the only one performing exclusively with live music across the U.S. and at major international festivals. In the late ’80s, MMDG became the national dance company of Belgium, and spent
Saturday, March 23 Time Vary NEWBERRY - Parade at 10 a.m., Grand Opening Ceremonies 11 a.m., Games begin at 1 p.m. and Fireworks in the evening. For more info contact Newberry City Hall: 352-5447 x 6.
SPRING TRAINING FESTIVAL Saturday, March 23 9:00am – 4:00pm NEWBERRY - Downtown, along Seaboard Drive. “All American Baseball” is the theme for Newberry Main Street Spring Training Festival that offers arts and craft vendors, food vendors, family friendly activities and entertainment.