• Print

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 ...

Alligator Lake Spring Festival

Enjoy a free community festival celebrating nature. Kitty Carroll from Birds of the Gauntlet will display a whole slew of ...

  • 8:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Alligator Lake Park, 420 SE Alligator Glen, Lake City, Florida 32025
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Girls on the Run Spring 5k

Gainesville - Girls on the Run of Alachua County will host its semi-annual 5K in the Town of Tioga partnership ...

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 ...

Beetles and More

Beetles are a group of insects that form the order Coleoptera, and with about 400,000 species, it is the largest ...

Brown's Farm Crop Maze

This spring we have something new—a crop maze! Bring a picnic lunch, enjoy a promenade through a crop maze, and ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 18120 NE State Road 26 Hawthorne, Florida 32640
  • Cost: $5 (ages 3 and under free)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Great Gainesville Car Show at Bo Diddley Plaza

Come to Downtown Gainesville for the Second Annual Great Gainesville Car Show! The show is from 9am-2pm; registration from 9-11 ...

  • 9:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

March of Dimes: March for Babies

Exciting news for 2018! Join us at CELEBRATION POINTE Saturday, April 14th with Registration at 7:00 a.m. until 8:30. Kickoff ...

"Tot Time" on the farm with Ponies

"Tot Time" is a "mommy and me" style activity for children 18 months to 6 years of age! Children will ...

Learn to Sew for Kids at Joann Fabric

Learn basic sewing terminology, to use a sewing machine, to sew basic seams & construct a simple pillow! Intended for ...

  • 9:30 am 
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $22
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

Allied Capoeira League: Family Class

Learn something new and fun that the whole family will love. Capoeira is a Martial Art that incorporates music, dance, ...

April Craft Station at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Come enjoy spring by joining a ranger to make origami butterflies and flowers. Learn about wildflowers and butterflies that are ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free with admission($5 per vehicle/$2 per bike or pedestrian)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

Cade Museum Sneak Peek

Explore the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention during our special hours at a discount for a limited time only, ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, Fl 32601
  • Cost: members free, Children 4 and under free, kids $2.50, adults $5
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation Spring Open House

Open House. Everyone’s chance to free roam from 10 am to 3 pm. Great food trucks , PGQ, Cilantro Taco, ...

  • 10:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $10 , $5 under 12. No reservations needed.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Celebrate the Child

Celebrate the Child is a free and family-friendly celebration focusing on the importance of how to keep our children safe. ...

Depot Park Gainesville Grinds Bootcamp

Join us every Saturday at 10am at Depot Park for Gainesville Grinds Bootcamp! This one hour workout is kick-butt and ...

Gigi's Playhouse: LMNOP

LMNOP stands for Language, Music, 'N Our Peeps. It is a GiGi's Playhouse favorite! Designed especially for our new little ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: GiGi's Playhouse, 3345 SW 34th St, Ste 2, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Special Needs, Free

Historic Haile Homestead Saturday Tour

The Historic Haile Homestead is unique in the Nation for its "Talking Walls."  For a reason lost to time, the Haile ...

Hogtown Pet a Reptile Program

We give kids the chance to ask the questions they want to know about. While learning something new, they get ...

La Leche Meeting at Birth Center

La Leche League of Gainesville will hold two meetings a month: -2nd Saturday of the month at 10am at the Gentle ...

Meet and Greet Bambino Babysitters at Carson Springs Wildlife Safari

Here at Bambino, we love children and animals! We hope you'll come join us and support Carson Springs Wildlife Spring ...

  • 10:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Carson Springs; 8528 E County Road 225; Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $10 for 12 and over; $5 for under 12. This is admission to the safari
  • Website: www.bambinositters.com
  • Category: Other

Michaels Kids Club

Let your kids explore their creativity every Saturday while you shop! All supplies included.

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $2 for ages 3 to 8, and $5 for ages 6 and up.
  • Website: classes.michaels.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Skate Station Funworks Open Bounce Saturdays

Have fun all morning at Skate Station! Admission includes bounce houses, rock climbing and Kid's Adventure soft play area. For ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $9 for ages 6-10 | $7 for ages 5 & under
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Guitar Center Free Workshop: Learn to Play Ukulele

Guitar Center is proud to offer this beginner ukulele group workshop for all of our newest ukulele players. Every customer ...

Dynasty CrossFit Kids/Teens Open House Play Day

Join us Saturday April 14th in at Dynasty CrossFit for the kick off of our Summer program and get all ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm 
  • Location: Dynasty CrossFit, 3737 SW 42nd Ave, Gainesville, Fl 32608
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Painting with a Twist: Baby Penguin

Recommended age is 6 and up to work independently on their canvas, but all children are welcome! Children under 12 ...

Mill Creek Farm Retirement Home for Horses

Bring a bag (or bags) of carrots to feed the horses. The Retirement Home for Horses gives lifetime care to ...

Capoeira Academy of Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza

Every Saturday, join us at BDP for a free Capoeira class! Capoeira is a type of Brazilian Martial Arts that ...

Bat Appreciation Day at Blackadder Brewing Company

Join Lubee Bat Conservancy at Blackadder Brewing Company in celebration of all things Bats!! Visit with Grace the Rodrigues Flying ...

Bouncers Pay to Play Preview

For a limited time only, we are selling Pay to Play tickets due to high demand to preview the space ...

  • 12:00 pm -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: 3401 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Members are FREE, $10 in advance, $15 at the door
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Funworks Roller Skating Lessons

You are never too young or old to Learn to Skate! !Skate Station Funworks offers a skating lesson program on ...

  • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 320606
  • Cost: Free with paid admission ($9)
  • Website: www.funworks.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Sun Country Splash Jam

Everyone is welcome to join us at Splash Jam for extra time in the pool! Splash Jam includes 30 minutes ...

  • 12:00 pm -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: Member: $15.75 | Non-member: $19
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Swallowtail Spring Fest

Swallowtail Farm's annual celebration of the spring harvest and everything green and good on the farm, our brilliant local community, ...

  • 12:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 17603 NW 276th Lane, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: $10-$20 sliding scale admissions Children 12 & under FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

UF Lacrosse vs Marquette

Join us for an afternoon of lacrosse!

French Fun Food & Foreign Languages Saturday Club

Kids experience the French culture through music, games, food and more. They also learn the language with an age-appropriate ...

Harn Museum Family Day: Art Adventures

Enjoy an alphabetical exploration of art from across the world in ABC: Art by the Letter. Together, make miniature books ...

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Harn Museum of Art, 3259 Hull Road, Gainesville, 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: harn.ufl.edu
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

UF Women's Tennis vs. Vanderbilt

It's senior day and the last regular season home match of the year! Come on out and support your Gator ...

2nd and Charles Kids Saturday

Stop by 2nd and Charles on Saturdays from 2-4pm for fun Kids Events!

Fathom Events: Grease

A Special 40th Anniversary Event. Grease is the one that you want! Go back to high school with Pink Lady Sandy ...

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Kids Matinee

The Kika Silva Pla Planetarium offers a kids matinee every Saturday. Check the website for updated schedule and show information.

  • 3:00 pm 
  • Location: 3000 NW 83rd Street, Building X, Room 129, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Adults: $5 Seniors and kids 4-12: $4, Kids 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.sfcollege.edu
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Orange and Blue Game

Over the course of three days (April 13-15), Florida’s campus will feature seven different Gator sports competing, highlighted by the ...

St. Francis Catholic Academy Beowulf Players presents Mary Poppins Jr.

The Saint Francis Catholic Academy Beowulf Players Proudly Present MARY POPPINS JR. THE MUSICAL Thursday April 12th & Friday 13th Doors open ...

Gamesville Tabletop Pokemon TCG

Do you want to be the very best? Like no one ever was? Hang out with us on Saturday afternoon, play ...

UF Reitz Union Movie: Star Wars The Last Jedi

Movies are open to the public on Saturday and Sundays.

UF Baseball vs. Missouri

Come out to support your Gators as they take on Missouri! Gate Open 2 Hours Prior to First Pitch Everyone Needs ...

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play

Join us for the ultimate game. M2 Battlesports is an outdoor tactical laser tag game. M2 Battlesports has weapons with ...

St. Francis Catholic Academy Beowulf Players presents Mary Poppins Jr.

The Saint Francis Catholic Academy Beowulf Players Proudly Present MARY POPPINS JR. THE MUSICAL Thursday April 12th & Friday 13th Doors open ...

Roller Derby: Gainesville Roller Rebels Sirens v.s Thunder City Derby Sirens

For our first home bout of the season, it's Siren vs. Siren! You won't want to miss this action-packed bout! ...

  • 6:30 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: MLK Center: 1028 NE 14th St, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $8-$10, kids 12 and under are free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Sporting Events

Eastside High School presents The Wedding Singer

The year is 1985. The place is New Jersey. A wannabe rock star (aka a professional wedding singer) is left ...

  • 7:00 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Eastside High School Auditorium, 1201 Southeast 43rd Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $7 in advance, $10 at the door
  • Website: www.ehsdramagvfl.org
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

GHS presents Disney's Peter Pan Jr.

Based on the Disney film and J.M. Barrie's enchanting play, Disney's Peter Pan JR. is a modern version of the ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville High School, 1900 NW 13th St., Gainesville, FL, 32609
  • Cost: $10/adult $7/student
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Sunset Saturdays at Depot Park

Depot Park proudly presents Sunset Saturdays featuring movies at Depot Park! These free outdoor events will take place on The Hill ...

UF Reitz Union Movie: Star Wars The Last Jedi

Movies are open to the public on Saturday and Sundays.

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play

Join us for the ultimate game. M2 Battlesports is an outdoor tactical laser tag game. M2 Battlesports has weapons with ...

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown at Gainesville Community Playhouse

Charles Schulz’s beloved comic comes to life in this endearing musical. You’ll join Charlie Brown and the gang as they ...

  • 8:00 pm 
  • Location: Vam York Theater, 4039 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Adult $22, Senior $18, Child/Student $12
  • Website: www.gcplayhouse.org
  • Category: Shows & Concerts