Weekend calendar


Published: Friday, January 11, 2008 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, January 11, 2008 at 12:00 a.m.

Jan. 11-13 Ongoing

"The Dead Guy:" Reality television brings him fame and fortune, but at the end of the week, viewers decide how he dies, 9 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; 5 and 9:30 p.m. Saturdays; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 3, Hippodrome State Theater. Tickets: $25-$30 general; $20 seniors; $10 students. (375-HIPP)

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium: 7 and 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3000 NW 83rd St. Tickets, Administration Building reception desk, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays; 30 minutes before shows when available. Children's matinee, 3 p.m. Saturdays. (395-5381)

Today

Swing and Sway Snowball Dance: Ballroom dance with live music by Don's Blue Notes and dance instruction by Dan Wojoski, 8 p.m., Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Ave. $18 couple; $9 single. (334-2189)

"The Right to Remain Silent:" Drama by Mark Fauser and Brent Briscoe, 8 p.m., The Chief Theatre, 25 E. Park Ave., High Springs. Tickets: $5. (493-ARTS)

Celebrate Recovery: Christ-based recovery program for those affected by a compulsive or addictive behavior, 6:30 p.m., Westside Baptist Church, 10000 W. Newberry Road. (333-7700)

Moms and Dads Group: Share tips, stories and snacks, 11 a.m., The Birth Center, 810 E. University Ave. (372-4784)

New Moms Get-Together: New and expectant moms meet. Lactation consultant answers questions, 11 a.m., Headquarters Library, 401 E. University Ave. (334-3900)

Saturday

Kim Tuttle and Friends: Performance by Dance Alive National Ballet, 7:30 p.m., Phillips Center, 315 Hull Road. Tickets: $10-$50. (392-ARTS)

High Springs Community Garden Work Day: 9 a.m.-noon, James Paul Park. (386-454-3950)

Historic Haile Homestead Tours: Visit the 1856 plantation house, 10 a.m., Historic Haile Homestead, 8500 SW Archer Road. $5 general; free for ages younger than 12. (336-9096)

Paynes Prairie: Gentle walk and talk, 9 a.m. Thursdays; Wildlife Walk, 8 a.m., La Chua Trail, 4801 Camp Ranch Road. (466-3397)

Meditation and Healing Classes: Six-session class on non-duality led by Tad Leitho, Vedanta instructor, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 12-Feb. 16, Unity of Gainesville Church, 8801 NW 39th Ave. Cost: $125 pre-registration. (373-1030)

Micanopy Historical Society: With speaker Ashley M. Wood, director of UF's IFAS Communication Services Unit, 2 p.m., The Church of the Mediator, Ryan Hall, Micanopy.

The Peace Alliance Yard Sale: Support the campaign to establish a U.S. Department of Peace bill, 8 a.m., 328 SW 4th Ave. (377-8453)

American Legion Blood Drive: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Hitchcock's Supermarket, Hawthorne. (bullgator123@bellsouth.net)

Breathing Meditation: 2 p.m., Hawthorne Branch Library, 6640 SE 221st St. (481-3388)

Sunday

Gainesville Wedding Expo: Presented by Jay's Bridal, noon-5 p.m., Phillips Center, 315 Hull Road. Tickets: $10. (392-ARTS)

Jack Williams Concert: 7:30 p.m., Unity Church of Gainesville, 8801 NW 39th Ave. (373-1030)

Voice Concert: With Ronald Burrichter, tenor; and Brenda Smith, soprano, 4 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 300 SW 2nd Ave. Free. (378-1527)

Gallery Talk: Kerry Oliver-Smith, Harn Curator of Contemporary Art, discusses works by 25 international artists, 3 p.m., Harn Museum, SW 34th Street and Hull Road. Free. (392-9826)

Goering's Book Store: "Southern Comforts; Rooted in a Florida Place," by author Sudye Cauthen, 2 p.m., 1717 NW 1st Ave. (377-3703)Jan. 11-13

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