Free Programs

This page lists free kids programs and classes in the Gainesville, Florida area.
Aikido of Gainesville

The mission of Aikido of Gainesville is to provide an opportunity for citizens to learn a non-aggressive yet dynamic form of self defense in a control ...

Age: 6 yrs - 16 yrs
4424 SW 35th Terrace, Gainesville, FL, 32608
Alachua County Libraries Programming

Alachua County libraries offer a variety of story times and arts and craft programs for children and babies. Check the website for specific branch sch ...

Free: Yes
Alachua County Recycles - Outreach and Education Programs

Alachua County Recycles offers FREE programs to community groups that are interested in learning about solid waste management practices in Alachua Cou ...

Free: Yes
Alachua County Sheriff's Office - Teen Driver Challenge

Parents, help your teens become better and safer drivers through our 8 hour, free 1 day Teen Driver Challenge. This is a hands-on course for giving te ...

Free: Yes
2621 SE Hawthorne Road, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Family Fishing Days

Family Fishing Day are held once each month at the UF/IFAS fishing ponds. As always, all family members, including those with disabilities, are encour ...

7922 NW 71st Street, Gainesville, FL, 32653
Florida Museum of Natural History - Archeology Workshops

The Florida Museum of Natural History offers free workshops for all ages throughout the year. Pre-registration is required.

Free: Yes
3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, 32611
Harn Museum -Tot Time

Join us the first Friday of each month at 11 am for an engaging tour and art-making program for children ages 2 – 5 and their families. Space is limit ...

First Friday of the month at 11am
Age: 2 yrs - 5 yrs
3259 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, 32611
Harn Museum Nights

Join us for our once-a-month event where we are open in the evenings. Museum Nights offer multiple activities and performances that help our visitors ...

Free: Yes
Second Thursday of the month: 6pm - 9pm
3259 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, 32611
Home Depot Kids Workshops

The Kids Workshops are FREE how-to clinics for children. Recommended for ages 5 through 12. All Kids Workshop attendees must be accompanied by a paren ...

Free: Yes
1st Saturday of the Month: 9am - 12pm
Age: 5 yrs - 12 yrs
JCPenney Kids Zone

Join us on the Second Saturday of every month, free crafts, snacks, drinks, goody bags and more! Parents get coupons to shop and we offer $10 Kids Cu ...

2nd Saturday of every month
Grades: Preschool, Elementary
6481 W Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL, 32605
Morningside Nature Center Programs

Barnyard Buddies:FREE. Every Wednesday, Sept.–May, at 3:00 pm at the Living History Farm. Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this ...

Free: Yes
September - May
3540 E. University Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32641
UF Engineering Gator Trax

GatorTRAX is a free K-12 math and engineering outreach program that is run through the combined efforts of student volunteers from the engineering hon ...

select Saturdays
Grades: Elementary, Middle School, High School
UF IFAS Backyard Bark Beetles Citizen Science Project

The University of Florida presents the Backyard Bark Beetles, a citizen science project that provides a rare opportunity for kids to participate in re ...

Free: Yes