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ongoing activities Haile Village Farmers’ Market Every Saturday, rain or shine Haile Village Center - SW 91st Terrace 8:30 am – 12:00 pm The Market features local farm direct produce, freshly baked goods from local bakeries, honey, flowers, plants for your garden and more. Enjoy the small village atmosphere and celebrate the bounty of our community.

Haile Plantation Community Butterfly Garden This serene garden is located behind the 7th green of the Haile Plantation Golf & Country Club, between Chickasaw Way and Middleton Green on SW 104th Terrace. The care of the butterfly garden is done by volunteers. For volunter information, contact Bonnie Edie at or 352275-7722 or Barbara Collett at 352-335-9948.

Historic Haile Homestead Tours Historic Haile Homestead is open to the public for tours on Saturdays from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm and on Sundays from 12:00 - 4:00 pm. Trained docents will guide you through the Homestead and its history. Each tour lasts between 45 minutes to one hour. Tours are $5 per person, children under 12 are free. Special arrangements may be made by calling (352) 336-9096.

Bridge Club Meets every Monday at the Meeting Hall at 1:00 pm. For more information call Paula Pearson 337-9119 or Marg Crago 336-1055.

Yoga Yoga classes are held at Plantation Hall by Joyce Orr every Wednesday from 6:00 - 7:30 pm and Thursday from 9:00 10:30 am. For more information, please call 262-4331.

River Cross Church People who love life and want to get the most out of it. Their main service meets at Plantation Hall in the Haile Village Center on Sunday mornings. The service is casual in dress, upbeat in music, and relevant in message. Please visit www. for more information.

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DramaKids DramaKids is a great way for your child to develop confidence and express themselves in a fun environment. Classes are held at Plantation Hall and for information, please call 225-3377.

events 34th Annual Melon Run Wednesday, July 4th, 8am Westside Park The Florida Track Club is hosting their July 4th tradition – the famous Annual Melon Run. This family friendly event will feature the race, watermelon and Independence Day festivities! For more information or to register, visit www.

Tioga Town Center Movie Nights Friday, July 13th, 7pm Tioga Town Center Bring the whole family for a movie in the park and enjoy a homemade picnic while watching The Adventures of Tin Tin! Snacks available for sale. Visit events.php for more information.

Hairspray, A Musical Comedy: Opening Night Saturday, July 13th, 8pm Gainesville Community Playhouse Explore the 1960s, as loveable, plus-size heroine, Tracy Turnblad wins a spot on the local TV dance program and turns into a celebrity overnight. This family friendly musical runs from July 13-August 5. For more information and show times, visit

6th Annual Haven Hospice Antique Road Show Saturday, July 21st, 2pm Haven Hospice Attic, Gainesville Shop Haven Hospice’s exclusive antique showcase! All proceeds from the same of items support unfunded patient care and programs in our community. For more information, visit

2012 Swamp Dance Fest Thursday, July 26th, 7:30pm Constans Theatre Presented by the UF College of Fine Arts School of Theatre & Dance. Tickets are $13-$17. Call (352) 273-0526 or email

The Village Journal  

Summer 2012

The Village Journal  

Summer 2012