RE: Healthy morning habits

RE: Healthy morning habits

Developing healthy habits...

FR's latest avocado news

FR's latest avocado news

Grab a spoon and dive int...

F&W's most beautiful desserts

F&W's most beautiful desserts

Every season of Chef's Ta...

Hellman vs. Heinz condiment wars

Hellman vs. Heinz condiment wars

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All day waffle recipes

All day waffle recipes

Don't trust anyone who do...

Online sustainable meat, seafood

Online sustainable meat, seafood

This online retailer has ...

RE: DYI banh mi sandwiches

RE: DYI banh mi sandwiches

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Weekend Events

8:00: The Skin of our teeth, OPENING NIGHT, Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, various days – times. In Thornton Wilder's hilarious 1943 Pulitzer-Winning play the ice age is upon us, the floods are coming, war is Inevitable. In suburban Excelsior the Antrobus family and the "Ancient and Honorable Order of Mammals, Subdivision Humans" travel through plagues, heat waves, deep freezes, pestilence and keeps moving forward.


5:30: Please Stand By, OPENING NIGHT, various days – times. Hipp Cinema, Downtown. Wendy sees things differently. She's fiercely independent with a brilliant mind and a mischievous sense of hilarity. Wendy also has autism. Wendy comes of age and escapes from her care home to boldly go and deliver her 500-page Star Trek script to a writing competition in Hollywood.



8:00: The Christian, Hippodrome Theatre, OPENING NIGHT, various days – times, downtown. The play centers around Pastor Paul, who started a conservative christian church in a modest storefront. Over the past 10 years, he grew it into a mega-church and everything changes one Sunday when a sermon shakes his congregation to the core. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.



9:00: Spring Plant Sale, UF Wilmot Gardens, UF College of Medicine, 2023 Mowry Road.  Plant sale fundraiser held in support of the 5-acre gardens and the therapeutic horticulture program.



10:00: Fourth Annual Tom Muff Memorial Car Show, Holy Family Catholic Church, 17353 NE U.S. 27 Alt., Williston. Juried car show featuring door prizes, raffles, vendors and live music. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.



!0:00: Healthy Kida Day, North Central Florida YMCA, 5201 NW 34th Blvd. Free event and you can learn tips for healthy, active living during this national event, which also features interactive games, swimming, face painting, music and food trucks.


1:30: Earth Day & Heritage Nursery Plant SaleEarth Day & Heritage Nursery Plant Sale, Dudley Farm Historic State ParkDudley Farm Historic State Park, 18730 W. Newberry Rd.  Learn about "Florida Friendly Landscaping", "Protect the Environment: What GRU is Doing", "Plants for Pollinators" The farm will be selling heritage plants which grow in Dudley Farm gardens.


042018ACLIB 2:30: Daniel Blumberg, Local Author Series, Alachua Library District Headquarters, Downtown. Daniel Blumberg will present his second book, The Rise and Fall of MechaniKalle. This Sci-fi/Fastansy novel is about Kalle Talbot, who has always wanted to be a superhero. When her sixteenth birthday passes without her developing any powers, she decides to create her own power armor suit. Join Kalle as she grows as a hero, all while attempting to keep things from blowing up around her.


042018Party9:00:  Party for the planet, Santa Fe Teaching Zoo, Santa Fe College, 3000 NW 83 St.Earth day celebration featuring activities, face painting, demonstrations, talks and animal encounters. Local conservation organizations will be on hand as will food vandors. $6 for adults; $5 for seniors, children 12 and younger, and UF students and staff; free for children 3 and younger and Santa Fe College students and staff.




11:00: Dog Wash BenefitOne Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40th Pl. St. Francis Pet Car holds a dog wash in benefit of its pet care building fund.



12:00: Friends of the Library Book Sale: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; noon-6 p.m. Sunday- Wednesday, Friends of the Library Bookhouse, 430-B N. Main St.One of the largest community book sales in the nation features thousands of books and items of media for sale; proceeds help to purchase library materials and implement library programs. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.


8:00: Natural Shocks, Y-Not Theatre, Opening Night, Space Yoga Studio, 117 NW 16th Ave. Gainesville's newest theatrical troupe, the Y-Not Theatre presents a new, unpublished play by Lauren Gunderson based on the nunnery scene in Hamlet. The play centers on a woman who is waiting out an imminent tornado in her basement. While locked in the basement, the woman offers insight into the reality of guns in America.




2:00 . Earth Day Celebration, First Magnitude Brewing Company, 1220 SE Veitch St. Free. Local environmental nonprofit We Are Natural hosts this celebration featuring a silent auction and farm-to-table dinner provided by Fables Catering & Such. Live music provided by Uncle Mosie and The Hard Luck Society.



7:00:  Spring Concert, Alachua County Youth Orchestra, University Auditorium, 333 Newell Drive. Led by UF professor emeritus Gary Langford the concert showcases the area's most talented youth performers on string, bass, woodwind and percussion featuring more than 100 middle- and high-school student members.

RE: DYI banh mi sandwiches

There are now, of course, numerous Vietnamese-American communities and Vietnamese restaurants all over the United States, so banh mi is readily available, known to many as a first-rate quick bite. When I was in Vietnam a few years ago, the bread was warmed over hot coals, kept behind the counter for that specific task.

As reported on the NEW YORK TIMES website with recipe - MAKE MORE!

Netflix originals worth your time

If it seems as though each time you log into Netflix there are a dozen new original series on offer, it might be because that's essentially what's happening.

In order to help you prioritize your queue, the NewYork Times will periodically sift through the latest original programming on Netflix and let you know which shows we think are worth watching. This inaugural roundup features crime thrillers, teen comedies, food shows and one of the craziest documentary series in recent memory.

As reported on the NEW YORK TIMES website - READ MORE!

All day waffle recipes

Don't trust anyone who doesn't like waffles — because there's seriously nothing not to love about these crispy, fluffy, craggy, warm squares of heaven. They are delicious at any meal of the day, and need not be limited to the morning hours; in fact, if you are only eating morning waffles, you probably aren't making the most of the available waffle hours in the day!.

As reported on the DAILY MEAL Website with slide show - EAT MORE!

Things server keep secret

Being a waiter or waitress is very much a performance, one where they need to smile and nod and make it appear as if they're having a good time, meanwhile showing that they're working hard on your behalf .But in reality, there are a whole lot of things that servers secretly wish they could tell you. Here are 20 things that your server really wishes you knew.

As reported on the DAILY MEAL website with slide show - LEARN MORE

Hellman vs. Heinz condiment wars

It is not even grilling season yet, but the country's reigning ketchup and mayonnaise titans are already going in for the condiment kill. Just last week, America's top mayo-maker Hellmann's declared that it had "reimagined" ketchup, of all things, by introducing a new product called "Real Ketchup."

As reported on the GRUB STREET website with video  - READ MORE!

Online sustainable meat, seafood

This online retailer has been picking up steam as the food delivery vehicle of choice for eco-, health- and wallet-conscious consumers. Their latest venture: high-quality meat and seafood that goes one step beyond sustainable: some of their options are even regenerative, and all the packaging is 100% carbon-neutral.

As reported on the FOOD REPUBLIC website - EAT MORE

FR's latest avocado news

Grab a spoon and dive into the latest in culinary pop culture: avocado news edition. We've got stories from around the world about everyone's favorite buttery, green fruit. And as luck would have it — nothing involving toast, because toast is not the latest avocado news. Oh wait no, two involve toast. Shoot. So close.

As reported on the FOOD REPUBLIC website - EAT MORE!

About pescatarian diet negatives

Too much of a good thing is not always good, as the saying goes. A pescatarian diet includes fish but no other meat, along with fruits, vegetables and grains. The American Heart Association recommends you eat two servings of fish a week for heart health. Fish is a good source of protein and healthy fats, but eating too much may be bad for your health, increasing your exposure to pollutants and mercury.

As reported on the LIVESTRONG website - READ MORE

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