Duckpond Neighborhood

The website of the Duckpond Neighborhood Association of Gainesville, Florida.

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Our next General Membership meeting is Tuesday February 16, 7pm at the First United Methodist Church. For details, see the February edition of our newsletter.

Let’s all get together to do luminaries again this year! Join us at Roper Park at 9 am on Sat. Dec. 5th, where we will prepare the bags of sand with candles. We then place the 1,000 luminaries along the Boulevard and other streets. We need folks (including children) to prepare the bags, and those with trucks to help place the luminaries. Lighting the candles is at sunset (between 5 and 5:30 pm). Finally, Sunday morning is clean-up day (the sand goes into the Roper Park sandbox). For questions, contact Jane Fowler, jpfowler68@att.net or 377-9357.

The past few years our Duck-pond Neighborhood Association has sponsored horse and carriage rides at the Thomas Center. Unfortunately, this year we weren’t able to schedule horses and large carriages. We hope to resume these rides next year, however.

The next DNA general membership meeting is Tuesday, November 18 at 7pm at the first United Methodist Church. For an agenda and more information, see the November DNA newsletter.

The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk will again go through our neighborhood on Saturday October 10! Start is at the Hippodrome. For more information, to donate and/or to join our Duckpond team, please click here, or on the duck on the right. Thank you!