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: 6-16
4424 SW 35th Terrace, Gainesville, FL
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 ...

Age: All ages FREE
City of Gainesville Summer Heatwave

Summer Heatwave program for teens! Basketball and Pool Parties! Come join our coed basketball program! Build character and leadership by Pursuing ...

June 4-August 2
Martin Luther King Jr. Multipurpose Center 1028 NE 14th Street, Gainesville, Florida
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 ...

UF Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences fishing ponds: 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.

3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL
Harn Museum Nights

Come join the Harn Museum of Art for a night of art and entertainment! Museum nights is an ongoing program made possible by the generous support of th ...

Second Thursday of the month 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Age: All Ages FREE
SW 34th Street and Hull Road, Gainesville, Florida 32611, Gainesville, Florida, 32611
Harn Museum Tot Time

Children ages 2 – 5 and their families tour the Harn, exploring color, shape, pattern and other “tot” interests. Tot Time Stories, in partnership with ...

First Friday of the month 11a - 12p Storytime | Last Tu...
Age: 2-5
SW 34th Street and Hull Road, Gainesville, Florida 32611, Gainesville, Florida, 32611
Home Depot Kids Workshops

The Kids Workshops are FREE how-to clinics for children. Projects include the creation of toolboxes, fire trucks and mail organizers, as well as mor ...

1st Saturday of every month 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Age: 5-12 FREE
7107 NW 4th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida, 32607
Morningside Nature Center Barnyard Buddies

Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, youngsters with an adult can meet and greet animals by helping staff with afternoon ...

3540 E. University Ave, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Morningside Nature Center Frogs and Friends Friday

FREE. First Friday of every month, Sept.–May, at 2:00 pm in the Education Building at Morningside Nature Center. Join the fun, get the facts! Youngste ...

Free: Yes
3540 E. University Ave, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Morningside Nature Center Living History Days

FREE. First Saturday of the month, Sept.–May, at 9:00 am–4:30 pm at the Living History Farm. Step back in time, enjoy nature, and experience Florid ...

Free: Yes
September- May |First Saturdays 9:00AM - 4:30 PM
3540 E. University Ave, 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 ...

Saturdays, visit website for schedule and location
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL