Plan your week
Published: Monday, June 3, 2013 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, May 31, 2013 at 10:26 p.m.
Those furry puppet characters that propelled “Avenue Q” into a Broadway hit have settled into Gainesville's First Street and Second Place, or more specifically, the Hippodrome Theatre, where the Tony Award-winning musical is onstage through June 23. For mature audiences.
“Avenue Q”: 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 5 and 8:30 p.m. Saturdays, 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays through June 23, Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE Second Place. Tickets: $15-$35. (375-4477, www.thehipp.org)
This week's “Free Fridays” concert with Little Jake and the Soul Searchers begins a month of free performances celebrating African-American Music Appreciation Month at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza.
Little Jake and the Soul Searchers: 8-10 p.m. Friday, Bo Diddley Community Plaza, 111 E. University Avenue. Free.
Saturday's Viva 500 Geocaching Event at Paynes Prairie celebrates 500 years of history and exploration in Florida with 50 new geocaches and challenges in the park.
Viva 500 Geocaching Event: 9 a.m. to dusk Saturday, Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, 100 Savannah Blvd. Park admission: $4-$6 per vehicle. (466-3397, www.floridastateparks.org/paynesprairie)
The Jongleur Jugglers will perform 2 p.m. Sunday as part of the Summer Reading entertainment program at the Micanopy Branch Library.
Jongleur Jugglers: 2 p.m. Sunday, Micanopy Branch Library, 706 NE Cholokka Blvd. Free.
AT THE MOVIES:
“The Internship”: comedy
“The Purge”: suspense thriller
“Joyland”: Stephen King
“Entwined with You”: Sylvia Day
“Rising Tides”: Nora Roberts
“A Serpent's Tooth”: Craig Johnson
“The Moon and More”: Sarah Dessen
“Ladies' Night”: Mary Kay Andrews
“Like Clockwork”: Queens of the Stone Age
“Super Collider”: Megadeth
“Grinning Streak”: Barenaked Ladies
“Live In Copenhagen 1972”: Deep Purple
“Under the Covers”: Gretchen Wilson
“Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole”: George Benson
“A Good Day to Die Hard”: action
“Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season”: TV crime drama
“Identity Thief”: comedy
“Escape From Planet Earth”: comedy