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Summer at the Library

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs during the summer for children ...

Father's Day Family Fishing Day

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

Youth Empowerment Day

Register your middle and high school student TODAY for EAI’s Youth Empowerment Day. This dynamic, thought-shifting day comprises two key ...

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 ...

Creating Schools of the Future

Join school district staff and local citizens for a discussion about the proposed half-cent sales tax initiative and what it ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Springhill Missionary Baptist Church, 120 SE Williston Rd, Gainesville FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.sbac.edu
  • Category: Informational, Free

Family Friendly Bike Ride

Family Friendly bike ride from Depot Park to Sweetwater Overlook (6 miles round trip) or Alachua Lake Overlook (9 miles ...

YMCA Free Swim and Wellness Saturdays

Come cool down at the Y's swimming pool for FREE every 3rd Saturday of the month! Try the Y during ...

Junior Ranger Program at Paynes Prairie

Come visit our Junior Ranger table on Saturday from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm Learn how to become a Junior ...

  • 9:30 am -  3:30 pm 
  • Location: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, 100 Savannah Blvd, Micanopy, FL 32667
  • Cost: free to park visitors
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Saturday Tot Time with Ponies

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

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Hunter Ventures Farm, 18004 SW 83 Ave., Archer, Florida 32618
  • Cost: $30
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

Green Kids Club at The Green House Nursery

Kids 3 and up can create a fun rock art project, perfect for Father’s Day! Call or stop in to ...

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 ...

Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary at Target

Join us for a day of racing thrills. Kids will get a free Hot Wheels car to customize, race against ...

  • 10:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Target on Archer- 3970 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.target.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

LaCrosse Community Yard and Bake Sale

Come and enjoy the Fire Station Open House, Playground for the kids, CPR demos, food and sale items, live music.

Michaels Kids Club

Let your kids explore their creativity every Saturday while you shop!

  • 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: www.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 ...

Painting with a Twist: Family Fun Neon Turtle

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

Headquarters Library Sensory Storytime

Join us for a special storytime created in cooperation with the Center for Autism Related Disorders (CARD) This storytime will ...

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 ...

UF Football Elite One Day Camps

Elite One Day Camps are open to all football players entering grades 9 - Junior College. Participants will receive instruction ...

  • 11:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Gator Room (Gate 18), Ben Hill Griffin Stadium ,157 Gale Lemerand Dr, Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: $30/person
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

Dads and Brews Father's Day Weekend Craft Event

Sip on a tasty brew at Blackadder Brewing Company, while supporting local small businesses this Father's Day weekend! Shop for ...

  • 12:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Blackadder Brewing Company, 618 NW 60th St, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

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

Corks and Colors: All Ages Funky Flag

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience! Canvas options are 12x16in ($20), 16x20in ($25) or 18x24in ($35).

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 3415 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $20-35
  • Website: www.corkscolors.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

Gone Fishing Event at Bass Pro Shops

Join us for free kids' activities and workshops! Free Catch and Release Pond Free First Fish Certificate Free Photo Download Free Gone Fishing Sign ...

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Sun Country Back Handspring and Tuck Boot Camp

Come and join us to work with highly trained professionals to perfect your Back Handspring, Back Tucks, and Tumbling Skills. ...

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $26.25 in advance for members, $29 advance non-members, or $40 at the door
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Classes

2nd and Charles Kids Saturday

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

Father's Day Daddy Daughter Dance Class at Sun Country Sports Center

Dads and daughters will bond while having fun learning an age-appropriate dance routine to "Isn't She Lovely" by the Stevie ...

  • 3:00 pm -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $15
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Classes

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 -  3:45 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

Santa Fe Community Education: Summer Fun in the Kitchen

Encourage healthy eating habits and appetites for youngsters. Kitchen fun needn't be complicated nor sugar-laden. Learn to make and enjoy ...

  • 3:00 pm -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: Saporito Oil, Vinegar, Spice 4401 NW 25th Pl, Ste D, Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: $24, $5 per additional child paid to instructor.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

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 ...

Blue Lagoon Aquatic Center Family Movie Night

Bring the family and come relax in our indoor, heated pool! Family Movie Night is for all ages, to play, ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Blue Lagoon Aquatic Center 13585 NW 101st Dr Ste 500, 32615 Alachua
  • Cost: Admission for Non-Members is $12+tax for adults and $9+tax for kids. Admission for Members with the movie package is $0 FREE, and $10+tax & $7+tax for Members without the Movie Package.
  • Website: bluelagoonaquaticcenter.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Game On at Depot Park

Join every Friday and Saturday in the center of the park for Chess, Checkers, Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4 …and maybe ...

Olympic Day at High Springs BMX

Celebrate BMX as an Olympic Sport and the ideals of Olympic competition! Free Race - no membership required. Even if ...

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 ...