Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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Family Fun includes festivals, carnivals, family fun nights, fairs and other types of fun family events.

Events and programs for kids with special needs

Races, Walks, 5Ks includes listings for all types of athletic competitions that kids can participate in - not just watch.

Informational presentations such as talks, seminars, and demonstrations 

Family friendly shows and concerts

 

Family friendly events and programs taking place at area libraries.

Casting calls for productions and performances in need of kids under 18.

Other family-friendly events like mini-photo sessions consignment sales and other events that don't fit into another category

Sporting events and home games for local sports teams

One time classes open to kids and families. 

Holiday events with themes focused on specific holidays like Halloween, Christmas, Easter, 4th of July, etc.

Events and pageants where kids or families compete to win a title or prize.

Ongoing Programs includes any family programs that occur on an ongoing basis such as every week or every month.

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Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11/member, $13.25 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Learn with Jo-Ann: Kids Summer Dress

Learn to follow a pattern and make a button & thread closure. Intended for children 8 years & older. Supplies ...

  • 9:30 am
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $45
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey. Weekly themes for kids ages 3 and up.

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

Baker Auto Repair Grand Opening Party!

Baker Auto Repair is open now but we'll be having our Grand Opening Party on 7/21/17. Fabulous Faces will be ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Summer Day of Service: Summer Plunge

Experience giving back to the community in a large group to witness that power. Join several hundred volunteers for a ...

Babywearing International Party at Depot Park Splash Pad

Come on out to Depot Park and celebrate our 3 year anniversary of becoming an affilited chapter of Babywearing International! ...

Aikido for Kids and Teens

Join us at Aikido of Gainesville, Inc. on Saturday for free Kids and Teens Aikido! Whats the catch? None, it's ...

Allied Capoeira Tot Tumbling and Music

See what your little one is capable of in our Tot Tumbling and Music class! They will be exposed to ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Kulaqua River Ranch: Community Sundays

In an effort to support the families of our community, Camp Kulaqua opens the River Ranch during specific Sundays during ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $11.75/person | Children 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.kulaqua.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gamesville Tabletop Family Game Day

The greatest joys of gaming is sharing those games with people. Bring your friends, bring your kids, bring whoever you ...

Kiki's Delivery Service

From the legendary Studio Ghibli and director Hayao Miyazaki comes "Kiki’s Delivery Service", the beloved coming-of-age story of a resourceful ...

Painting with a Twist: Sparkle Unicorn

Ages 7 and up are welcome! Ages 7-12 MUST be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the class. ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

The Sewing COOP: Sew Doll Clothes

This class is for children ages 7-14 who have experience using a sewing machine and can follow directions for sewing ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: 706 NW 23rd Avenue, Suite A Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $80
  • Website: thesewingcoop.com
  • Category: Classes

Pregnancy and Postpartum Support Group

Pregnant? Postpartum? Join us on the 4th Monday at Postpartum Wellness and Family Counseling. Babies welcome. Drop-in as you can ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: 1810 NW 6th Street, Suite E, Gainesville FL 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: pwandfc.com
  • Category: Informational

Bouncin Big Play Date

Come out July 24th from 10am-1pm for a fun summer play date and admission is only $5/child! The summer heat ...

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey. Weekly themes for kids ages 3 and up.

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11/member, $13.25 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Regal Summer Movie Express at Royal Park Cinema

The 2017 Summer Movie Express runs for 9 weeks with select titles playing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the summer. ...

Allied Capoeira Tot Tumbling and Music

See what your little one is capable of in our Tot Tumbling and Music class! They will be exposed to ...

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time

Bring your little one, who is under 46 inches, from 10 am to Noon on Tuesday or Thursday and the ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Regal Summer Movie Express at Royal Park Cinema

The 2017 Summer Movie Express runs for 9 weeks with select titles playing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the summer. ...

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey. Weekly themes for kids ages 3 and up.

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

Summer Spectacular: A Wrinkle In Time at The Hipp

The Hippodrome's education department is proud to present the beloved play "A Wrinkle in Time." Gainesville kids will shine in ...

  • 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Location: 25 SE 2nd Place, Gainesville FL 32601
  • Website: thehipp.org
  • Category: Family Fun

IndepenDance Studio i.Baby and Me Classes

Come join our "Mommy and Me" styled class! At i.Baby & Me, we encourage mommies, daddies, grandparents, caretackers or anyone ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: 7050 Archer Rd., Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: 10 classes is $60, 5 classes $40 or drop in rate of $10.
  • Website: independancestudio.com
  • Category: Classes

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Skate Station Tiny Tots: Thursdays

Ages 10 & Under can Bounce, Play, Skate, and Ride! Feel free to bring your own ride on toys and ...

Summer Spectacular: A Wrinkle In Time at The Hipp

The Hippodrome's education department is proud to present the beloved play "A Wrinkle in Time." Gainesville kids will shine in ...

  • 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Location: 25 SE 2nd Place, Gainesville FL 32601
  • Website: thehipp.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Painting with a Twist: Ponies Kidz Camp

Join us for Kidz Camp! Learn about and paint a Pony. Ages 7 and up are welcome! Ages 7-12 MUST ...

Cone Park Library: Knitting and Needlework

This summer at the library you can bring your knitting, crochet, quilting or any other handicraft as we work ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11/member, $13.25 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

The Sewing COOP: Funky Nightshirt

• Must have taken at least our Intro to Sewing I class and/or have solid sewing experience. No experience sewing ...

  • 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: 706 NW 23rd Avenue, Suite A Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $75
  • Website: thesewingcoop.com
  • Category: Classes

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey. Weekly themes for kids ages 3 and up.

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

City of Gainesville and GRU: Pop Up Camp

The City of Gainesville has partnered with Gainesville Regional Utilities to host two, free, one-day camps for the kids in ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Lewis Place at Ironwood, 4121 NE 15th St, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Dash and Splash Summer Series

It’s time to be challenged! Come participate in four races to keep fit and have fun this summer! This year ...

Canterbury Cool Summer Show Series

This is a open pleasure show with classes for English, Western, Ranch, Beginners, Amateur Owners and event a division for ...

Aikido for Kids and Teens

Join us at Aikido of Gainesville, Inc. on Saturday for free Kids and Teens Aikido! Whats the catch? None, it's ...

Allied Capoeira Tot Tumbling and Music

See what your little one is capable of in our Tot Tumbling and Music class! They will be exposed to ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

The Sewing COOP: Intro to Sewing

This class is for children ages 7-14 who have never sewn before and want to learn how to use a ...

  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: 706 NW 23rd Avenue, Suite A Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $75
  • Website: thesewingcoop.com
  • Category: Classes

Kulaqua River Ranch: Community Sundays

In an effort to support the families of our community, Camp Kulaqua opens the River Ranch during specific Sundays during ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $11.75/person | Children 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.kulaqua.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gamesville Tabletop Family Game Day

The greatest joys of gaming is sharing those games with people. Bring your friends, bring your kids, bring whoever you ...

Crafts with the Trash Princess at Depot Park

Come out to Depot Park for a repurposed craft with the Trash Princess! Free to participate and materials are provided!

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Newberry Library Harry Potter's Birthday Party

Celebrate Harry Potter's Birthday party at the library with lots of fun events. All Muggles invited!

Meet Magic Mike at Bev's Burgers in High Springs

Magic Mike will Magic Mike will visit your table with magic and balloons. Fun for the whole family.

Learn with Jo-Ann: Kids' Knitting

The class where your kids will learn to fall in love with yarn. This class include free supplies (while they ...

  • 5:30 pm
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

Allied Capoeira Mae (Mommy) Capoeira

Returning to exercise after two kids was very hard for me. After my second baby, I dreamed about having a ...