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Published: Thursday, January 31, 2008 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at 9:07 p.m.

Writing on the Wall, project of constructing and tearing down a 9-foot by 40-foot cinderblock wall representing oppression and inhumanity toward all people, Monday-Friday, Plaza of the Americas.

Read Across America, a celebration of literacy and Dr. Seuss' birthday, donations being collected to raise money to buy books for children who can't afford them, Monday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Reitz Union Colonnade.

Recurso's 2nd annual Silent Auction, to raise funds for Recurso's fifth annual international service trip to Nicaragua, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Reitz Union Colonnade.

The film "The Graduate," starring Dustin Hoffman, 8 and 10:30 p.m., Thursday, Reitz Union Cinema.

TODAY

Florida Players Welcomes Tony Award winner Katie Finneran, 3 p.m. Nadine McGuire Blackbox Theatre. Free and open to the public.

"Museum Nights," 5-9 p.m., Harn Museum of Art, free refreshments on most evenings, free and open to the public.

AEROS, 7:30 p.m., Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

FRIDAY

Spring degree applications deadline, call 392-1374 for more information.

Spring withdrawal, all courses, with 25 percent refund, call 392-1374 for more information.

Gator gymnastics vs. Arkansas, 7 p.m., O'Connell Center.

Chinese New Year Celebration, 7 p.m., Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

The Worlds of Fingerman - a Production of Gaia Teatro, 7:30 p.m., Phillips Center Black Box Theatre.

The Real Thing, UF's version of a Tom Stoppard play, contains haze, cigarette smoke and adult themes, 7:30 p.m., Constans Theatre. Admission free and open to the public.

"History, Legacy & Heritage: a Panel on Heritage Tourism in Spain & Slovenia," 10 a.m.-3 p.m., University Auditorium, Friends of the Music Room. Free and open to the public.

"I Just Want to be Whelmed: a Conversation About Productivity," 8:30 a.m., Emerson Alumni Hall. Registration required, visit faculty development Web site to register. Free, closed to the public.

SATURDAY

Gator men's basketball at Arkansas, Fayetteville, 3 p.m.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo, 7:30 p.m., Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

The Worlds of Fingerman - a Production of Gaia Teatro, 11a.m., Phillips Center Black Box Theatre.

Gator men's & women's swimming & diving at Tennessee, Knoxville, 1 p.m.

The Real Thing, UF's version of a Tom Stoppard play, contains haze, cigarette smoke and adult themes, 7:30 p.m., Constans Theatre. Admission fee and open to the public.

Black History Month Walk, Black Student Union fundraiser for the American Heart Association and to bring awarness to health issues affecting the black community, 7-10 a.m., 3k Route, Flavet Field.

NSBE Flag Football Tournament, National Society Of Black Engineers' fundraiser for NSBE's pre-college initiative program, which benefits Gainesville area high schools, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Norman Field.

Project Yucatan Dodgeball Tournament, proceeds will go to the Project Yucatan Health Outreach trip to the Yucatan Peninsula, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Norman Field.

SUNDAY

"The Real Thing," UF's version of a Tom Stoppard play, contains haze, cigarette smoke and adult themes, 2 p.m., Constans Theatre. Admission fee and open to the public.

"The Worlds of Fingerman" - a production of Gaia Teatro, 2 p.m., Phillips Center Black Box Theatre.

"Exhibition Spotlight Tour: Highlights from the African Collection," 2 p.m. Harn Museum of Art. Free and open to the public. Call 352-392-9826 for more information.

The film "La Vie En Rose," 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Reitz Union Cinema.

MONDAY

Read Across America celebration of literacy and Dr. Seuss' birthday, donations collected to raise money to buy books for children who can't afford them, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., outside Norman Hall.

The film "La Vie En Rose," 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Reitz Union Cinema.

"Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Prevention of Type 1 Diabetes in High-Risk Infants," with guest speaker Michael Clare-Salzler, M.D., UF, 4:05 p.m., Room 230, Florida Gym. Free and open to the public.

"The Real Thing," UF's version of a Tom Stoppard play, contains haze, cigarette smoke and adult themes, 7:30 p.m., Constans Theatre. Admission free and open to the public.

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