Category Events

UPNA Annual Meeting & Family Potluck Dinner

After a short business meeting, including election of new officers and
board members, former UVA School of Architecture Dean and UF
Faculty Senate Chair Kim Tanzer, FAIA, will reprise her excellent talk
regarding affordable housing. Top City officials are invited. The Hope
Beautification Award will also be presented to one of our neighbors.

Please bring a covered dish, salad, or dessert to share with other
families, along with a serving utensil. We will provide the rest.

Annual dues donation of $20 per family will be gratefully appreciated.

UPNA Annual Meeting and Potluck Dinner October 28th

UPNA’s Annual Meeting and Potluck Dinner. The event will be held at the United Church of Gainesville, Rymer Hall, 1624 NW 5th Avenue, Gainesville, on Sunday afternoon, October 28, 2018, from 4:00-7:00 PM. Child care will be provided. Voluntary annual dues of $20.00 will also be accepted and sincerely appreciated (the funds help pay for such events).

Following a brief business meeting and election of new officers, we will hear from the Hon. Lee Pinkoson, Chairman of the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners regarding the work of the County Commission. We will also hear from Ms. Stephanie Marchman, a local attorney, regarding the proposed amendments to the Florida Constitution, from Ms. Murray Laurie, a well-regarded local Historiographer, regarding the National Register of Historic Places application process, and honoring Ms. Arnall Downs, whose log home on NW 8th Avenue is the most recent recipient of this recognition.

We will also present the Hope Award(s) to those being recognized for beautification and home improvement.

That said, the “main event” will be the family food and fellowship enjoyed with our neighbors. Bring a dish to share.

UPNA Spring Picnic April 29th, 2018

We hope you and your family can save April 29th on your calendar to join us for the University Park Neighborhood Association’s Spring Picnic.
Gainesville’s most popular magician-juggler-balloon artist, Magic Mike, will perform. We will have a Water Balloon Toss, Bubble Mania, a Mad Basketball Challenge, and Soccer Fun. Hot dogs and a main dish will be served. Please bring your favor- ite side, salad, or dessert.
While this event is free, donations and annual dues are gratefully accepted. We hope you can join us!  

UPNA Spring Picnic Pictures

We wanted to thank all individuals and families who attended the UPNA Spring Picnic at JJ Finley on Sunday, April 10th. The most rewarding component of this neighborhood gathering, BTW a record attendance, was seeing how many wonderful families we now call “our neighbors”.


Annual Picnic Sunday April 10th!

Our annual spring neighborhood picnic is coming soon: Sunday, April 10 from 4-7 at J.J. Finley. Come join the fun! Side dishes and desserts are welcome.