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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 ...

Blue Lagoon Aquatic Center Mothers in Motion

This class is tailored for the prenatal and new mommas and focuses on providing a low-impact, safe environment to stretch ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am 
  • Location: Blue Lagoon Aquatic Center, 13585 NW 101st Dr Ste 500, 32615 Alachua
  • Cost: Members with Aerobic Package Free Non-Members: $8 + Tax = $8.52
  • Website: bluelagoonaquaticcenter.com
  • Category: Classes

Department of Health: Car Seat Safety Program Class

Car seat safety checks and installations. *By appointment only!* Great for new parents, 2nd time parents, grandparents and other caregivers. ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Alachua County Health Department, 224 SE 24th Street, Gainesville FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: alachua.floridahealth.gov
  • Category: Classes

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

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 ...

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Sun Country Millhopper: Boys Developmental GymnasticsTryouts

Boys Developmental is a year-round class which introduces athletes to the level 4 routines through the USA Gymnastics competitive strand. ...

  • 3:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Millhopper, 4010 NW 27th Lane, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Classes

Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy Classes

Global Mixed Martial Arts offers a variety of classes stand alone classes for kids aged 5 and up. Mondays: Bushido for ...

  • 3:30 pm -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy, 4000 W Newberry Rd Suite F Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $10/class
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Classes

Millhopper Library LEGOspace

Come build awesome Lego structures with other kids in the library!

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

Chick-fil-A Tuesday Family Night (Archer Road)

Join us every other Tuesday night at Chick-fil-A Archer Road from 5:30-7:30pm with the kids for some family fun! The ...

UF Baseball vs. Jacksonville

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

UF Shands Newborn Care Class

The Newborn Care Class is designed for couples who have little or no experience with babies. Some of the topics ...

  • 7:00 pm -  9:30 pm 
  • Location: UF Health Shands Hospital, 1600 SW Archer Rd, Room 2147, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: $15
  • Website: ufhealth.org
  • Category: Informational

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 ...

Homeschool Pottery at Do Art with Yopp

Explore a pottery wheel with an experienced instructor. Each child will get the chance to create their own pot on ...

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

Bouncers Playgroup

Come join us for our Magical Wednesday's for Bouncers Playgroup. We rotate weekly themes with: Music and Movement with Ms Misty Start ...

  • 11:00 am -  1:00 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: Classes

Sun Country Sports Center Gym Jam Wednesdays

Parents can drop their kids off at Sun Country Sports Center for 2 hours for fun games, gymnastics instructions ...

Ninja Jam Wednesday at Sun Country

Who wants to be a Ninja? Don't miss Ninja Jam on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Ninja Jam will ...

  • 2:15 pm -  3:30 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 S.W. 140th Terrace Jonesville, Florida 32669
  • Cost: members $15.75 non-members $19
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Classes

MAKERspace at Cone Park Library

What is MAKERspace? It is a place in which people with shared interests can gather to work on projects while ...

Martial Music for Kids at Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy

This class is open to ages 5+, and focuses on music from cultures around the world for combat, battle, and ...

  • 2:30 pm -  3:30 pm 
  • Location: Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy, 4000 W Newberry Rd Suite F Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $10/class
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Classes

Skate Station Funworks Wild Wednesdays

$5 One Attraction, $10 Unlimited, $15 Super Unlimited Unlimited includes: Roller Skating (with skate rental), Mini Golf, Jumpworks, Rock Climbing ...

  • 2:30 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $5 One Attraction, $10 Unlimited, $15 Super Unlimited
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Allied Capoeira: Pre-School Capoeira

See what your little one is capable of in our Pre-Capoeira Class! They will be exposed to music, movement, language, ...

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

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

Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy Classes

Global Mixed Martial Arts offers a variety of classes stand alone classes for kids aged 5 and up. Mondays: Bushido for ...

  • 3:30 pm -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy, 4000 W Newberry Rd Suite F Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $10/class
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Classes

Corks and Colors: All Ages Mermaid

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience. Canvas options are 10x10in ($15), 12x16in ($20), or 16x20in ($25).

  • 4:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 3415 W University Ave Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $15-25
  • Website: www.corkscolors.com
  • Category: Classes

Japanese Karate for Kids (Ages 5-13)

Discipline, physical fitness, and authentic martial arts training rolled into one class! Gainesville area youth ages 5-13 are welcome to ...

YMCA Open Gym for Pre-K Kids

Open gym is a drop-in non-instructional program offered to both children and adults. Our staff observes areas of the gym ...

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 ...

  • 5:00 pm -  7:00 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

Gamesville Tabletop D and D Kids Club

From 5pm to 7pm the tables are set up for Kids D&D, showing the younger generations the glory of the ...

Eastern European Showcase at UF Reitz Union

The show will begin with a flag parade and will be followed by live music, dances, interactions with the audience ...

  • 7:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: UF Reitz Union Ballroom, 655 Reitz Union Dr, Gainesville, Florida
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

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

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 ...

Blue Lagoon Aquatic Center Mothers in Motion

This class is tailored for the prenatal and new mommas and focuses on providing a low-impact, safe environment to stretch ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am 
  • Location: Blue Lagoon Aquatic Center, 13585 NW 101st Dr Ste 500, 32615 Alachua
  • Cost: Members with Aerobic Package Free Non-Members: $8 + Tax = $8.52
  • Website: bluelagoonaquaticcenter.com
  • Category: Classes

Sun Country Sports Broadway Babies

Do you have a little one who loves to move and dance? We have the perfect parent-toddler activity for your ...

  • 9:15 am - 10:00 am 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 S.W. 140th Terrace Jonesville, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10/member $12/non-member
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

Pregnancy and Postpartum Moms Group

Mom to Mom is a free peer support group for expecting and parenting Moms. Little ones are welcome. This group ...

Skate Station Tiny Tots: Thursdays

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Sun Country Millhopper: Boys Developmental GymnasticsTryouts

Boys Developmental is a year-round class which introduces athletes to the level 4 routines through the USA Gymnastics competitive strand. ...

  • 3:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Millhopper, 4010 NW 27th Lane, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Classes

Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy Classes

Global Mixed Martial Arts offers a variety of classes stand alone classes for kids aged 5 and up. Mondays: Bushido for ...

  • 3:30 pm -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy, 4000 W Newberry Rd Suite F Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $10/class
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Classes

Alachua Library MAKERspace Junior

Come to the library and tinker, build and experiment with cool gizmos, doohickeys, watchamacallits, and other materials. It will be ...

Gamesville Tabletop Pokemon TCG

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

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

Skate Station Funworks Half Priced Thursdays

Half Price Wristbands, Half Priced Video Games, *Half Price Cafe Items **Half Price Cafe Items limited to Special Thursday Menu. No ...

Third Thursday on Main Street Alachua

Main Street Alachua will host its new monthly “Third Thursday on Main” community event! Visitors can relax and enjoy a ...

Studio Percussion Drum Circle

This is an activity for all ages, and no prior drumming experience is needed. Easy to learn and fun for ...

  • 5:30 pm -  6:30 pm 
  • Location: Studio Percussion Music and Dance Center, 2512 NE 1st Blvd, Ste 400, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: please bring cash. Sliding scale donations of $5-$20
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Classes

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 ...

  • 5:45 pm -  6:30 pm 
  • 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

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

Santa Fe High School presents School House Rock Jr.

A nostagic, educational, and fun family show that recreates the Emmy Award Winning Saturday morning cartoon series.

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Santa Fe High School: 16213 NW US Hwy 441, Alachua, FL
  • Cost: $5, free for kids 5 and under
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Buchholz High School presents We Will Rock You

The Buchholz Players close their season with the high-energy rock musical by the band Queen: We Will Rock You! The ...

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

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

Homeschool Pottery at Do Art with Yopp

Explore a pottery wheel with an experienced instructor. Each child will get the chance to create their own pot on ...

Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy Classes

Global Mixed Martial Arts offers a variety of classes stand alone classes for kids aged 5 and up. Mondays: Bushido for ...

  • 3:30 pm -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy, 4000 W Newberry Rd Suite F Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $10/class
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Classes

MAKERspace Fridays at Tower Road Library

Come to the library and tinker, build and experiment with cool gizmos, doohickeys, watchamacallits, and other materials. It will be ...

Gamesville Tabletop Learn To Play Magic the Gathering

Gamesville Tabletop Inc is setting aside time to teach Magic the Gathering to beginners. We've always been willing, and have ...

Headquarters Library LEGOspace

Create a new Legos masterpiece every week at Library Headquarters.

Japanese Karate for Kids (Ages 5-13)

Discipline, physical fitness, and authentic martial arts training rolled into one class! Gainesville area youth ages 5-13 are welcome to ...

Do Art with Yopp : Pottery Wheel Experience

Have you always wanted to try your hand at a pottery wheel? How cool would it be to make your ...

Sun Country Splash Jam

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

  • 5:00 pm -  6:00 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

Sun Country Sports Center Gym Jam Fridays

Parents can drop their kids off at Sun Country Sports Center for 2 hours for fun games, gymnastics instructions ...

  • 5:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $18/members, $20/non-members, Jr. is $12/member or $15/non-member
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Family Friendly Happy Hour for Kayser Enneking

Tracy & Chris Giordano, Emily Monda Poe and Erin & Brian Scarborough are excited to introduce you to Kayser Enneking, ...

Buchholz High School presents We Will Rock You

The Buchholz Players close their season with the high-energy rock musical by the band Queen: We Will Rock You! The ...

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

M2 Battle Sports Waldo Open Play

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

Skate Station Look Alike Night

National Look Alike Day! Celebrate by looking and dressing like your friends!

  • 7:30 pm - 11:59 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: starts at $9
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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

UF Astronomy Public Night Observatory

The Department of Astronomy operates an on-campus Teaching Observatory for educational and public programs. These events are all free to ...

M2 Battle Sports Waldo Open Play

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

Annual UF Health Celebrity Gridiron Challenge

Play, cheer and make miracles at the 2nd Annual UF Health Celebrity Gridiron Challenge Saturday, April 21st Westwood Middle School, ...

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 ...

National Parks: Free Admission

Come experience the national parks! On four days in 2018, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee ...

Hearoes for Hearing 5K

Each spring, the University of Florida National Student Speech Language Hearing Association holds it's annual Hearoes for Hearing 5K walk/run. ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: UF Commuter Lot - 2006 Gale Lemerand Drive Gainesville, FL 32603
  • Cost: $30 for adults and $15 for kids
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

North Florida EnergyWhiz Expo

Join us at the Santa Fe College Track and encourage future scientists and engineers to explore science in their community ...

  • 8:00 am -  2:30 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville Raceway, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $25-$35/ team
  • Website: sites.google.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Swamp Challenge

The Swamp Challenge features a return to Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at the University of Florida. Athletes will race through ...

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 ...

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

Dudley Farm: Earth Day and Heritage Plant Sale

Celebrate Earth Day! Learn how to recycle. Also "Florida Friendly Landscaping", "Protect the Environment: What GRU is Doing" and "Plants ...

  • 9:00 am -  1:30 pm 
  • Location: Dudley Farm Historic State Park 18730 W. Newberry Road Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: Park Admission: $5.00 per vehicle. Correct change is required. Limit 8 people per vehicle.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Farmland Preservation Festival

Come join us for the 11th Farmland Festival - April 21 2018 - at the Coon Hollo Corn Maze. OUR ANNUAL ...

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

Friends of the Library (FOL) of Alachua County is hosting their semi-annual book sale. Join us for one of the ...

  • 9:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: 430 North Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.folacld.org
  • Category: Other

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo: Party for the Planet

In honor of Earth Day, the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is hosting Party for the Planet on April 21 ...

  • 9:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo, 3000 NW 83 St, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $6/adult $5/child (3 and under are free)
  • Website: www.sfcollege.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

"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 ...

Ninja Jam Saturday at Sun Country

Who wants to be a Ninja? Don't miss Ninja Jam on the 3rd Saturday of the month. Ninja Jam will ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:45 am 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 S.W. 140th Terrace Jonesville, Florida 32669
  • Cost: members $15.75 non-members $19
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Classes

Student Wellness Day

Students today are challenged with mental health issues, bullying, stress, and so much more. Without the proper tools and resources, ...

  • 9:30 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: 2802 Northeast 8 Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free, Registration required
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational, Free

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

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 ...

Fifth Avenue Arts Festival: Celebrate Culture

The 5th Avenue Arts Festival, one of Gainesville longest running events that celebrate culture in beautiful downtown Gainesville. The event is ...

Grow Hub Open House

Come celebrate with us and see what we’ve been up to! This is the grand re-opening of our garden nursery! ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: GROW HUB. 2900 NE 8th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, 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 ...

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

UF Veterinary Medicine Open House

Come one, come all to the UF College of Veterinary Medicine's traditional Open House, set for April 21, 2018 from ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: College of Veterinary Medicine, 2015 SW 16th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.vetmed.ufl.edu
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Summer is the time for kids to get up, get out, and grow. But for some kids, exposure to activities ...

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: Flower Crown Unicorn

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 ...

Skate Station Summer Camp Bash

Come out and sign-up for Funworks Summer Action Camp and receive 10% off Paid-In-Full Camp Fees! Sign up for Camp and ...

  • 11:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

World Circus Day at Gainesville Circus Center

Step right up and enter the Gainesville Circus Center on Saturday, April 21st from 11:00am to 1:00pm as we celebrate ...

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 ...

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

Corks and Colors: All Ages Citrus

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 ...

Get Out the Vote Festival in Melrose

Come one 'n come all Mateys! Music, Giant Puppets, Dunk Tank, Music, Food Trucks, Info Tables, Games, Music, 'n did ...

Kids Knit Finger Puppets at Joann Fabric

Skill Level 2 : Intermediate Level Kid Class Learn how to read a pattern,learn a purl stitch,how to work garter and ...

  • 1:00 pm 
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

Learn with JoAnn: Kids' Sewing Comfy Pants

Sew a comfy pair of lazy pants. Ages 8 & older Two 2-hr sessions: April 21 and 22

  • 1:00 pm 
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $45
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

Michaels MAKEbreak Tie-Dye T-shirts

Get ready for sunny weather! Use rubber bands and dye to create a bright tie-dyed shirt in a unique pattern. ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: cost of t-shirt
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

2nd and Charles Kids Saturday

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

Buchholz High School presents We Will Rock You

The Buchholz Players close their season with the high-energy rock musical by the band Queen: We Will Rock You! The ...

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 ...

  • 2:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville High School, 1900 NW 13th St., Gainesville, FL, 32609
  • Cost: $10/adult $7/student
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Improv for Storytelling: Teen Workshop

This class will focus on some of the main takeaways from improvisation, and how those skills can inform storytelling. Free ...

  • 2:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: United Church of Gainesville - 1624 NW 5th Ave., Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $60
  • Website: www.gutsandglorygnv.com
  • Category: Classes

Santa Fe High School presents School House Rock Jr.

A nostagic, educational, and fun family show that recreates the Emmy Award Winning Saturday morning cartoon series.

  • 2:00 pm 
  • Location: Santa Fe High School: 16213 NW US Hwy 441, Alachua, FL
  • Cost: $5, free for kids 5 and under
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Sun Country Dance Theatre Spring Youth Concert: Alice's Adventures

Sun Country Dance Theatre (SCDT), the resident non-profit performing company of Dance Sun Country at Sun Country Sports Center, will ...

  • 2:00 pm 
  • Location: PK Yonge Performing Arts Center, 1080 S.W. 11th Street, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: $10 (in advance at Sun Country, or cash only at the door)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

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

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 ...

Learn with JoAnn: Kids Emoji Cookies

Skill Level 1 : Beginner Level Kid Class Learn how to roll and cut fondant, how to draw with edible food ...

  • 5:00 pm 
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

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! We even have dinner taken care of! Family Movie ...

  • 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

Buchholz High School presents We Will Rock You

The Buchholz Players close their season with the high-energy rock musical by the band Queen: We Will Rock You! The ...

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

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

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 ...

Gainesville Walk for The Children's Heart Foundation

Join us at this year's Gainesville Walk for The Children's Heart Foundation on April 22nd on Flavet Field at the ...

  • 8:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Flavet Field at the University of Florida
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: bit.ly
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo: Party for the Planet

In honor of Earth Day, the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is hosting Party for the Planet on April 21 ...

  • 9:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo, 3000 NW 83 St, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $6/adult $5/child (3 and under are free)
  • Website: www.sfcollege.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

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.campkulaqua.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Alachua Main Street Spring Festival

The Alachua Business League's Main Street Festival will take place in the historic, downtown area of Alachua. We invite all ...

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 ...

Living History Program at Paynes Prairie

Join us on Sundays at the Paynes Prairie Visitor Center from 11am to 3pm. Meet William Bartram in 1774 and ...

  • 11:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, 100 Savannah Blvd # 100, Micanopy, Florida 32667
  • Cost: free with park admission
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Fifth Avenue Arts Festival: Celebrate Culture

The 5th Avenue Arts Festival, one of Gainesville longest running events that celebrate culture in beautiful downtown Gainesville. The event is ...

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

Friends of the Library (FOL) of Alachua County is hosting their semi-annual book sale. Join us for one of the ...

  • 12:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: 430-B North Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.folacld.org
  • Category: Other

Historic Haile Homestead Sunday Tour

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

Fathom Event: The Cat Returns

From the legendary Studio Ghibli, creators of My Neighbor Totoro and the Academy Award®-winning Spirited Away, comes a charming and ...

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 ...

  • 1:00 pm -  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

Ice Cream in the Park

Join ACT for an ice cream social at Rockwood Park in central Gainesville. Free and open to the public - ...

Starlight's Spring Extravaganza Pageant

Beauty Pageant and Baby Contest for Girls ages newborn to adult, and Boys Newborn to 2 years. All contestants receive ...

Sweet Dreams Spring Chocolate Night

Enjoy a selection of over 30 different flavors of chocolate ice cream during Chocolate Night! Get there early as many ...

Painting with a Twist: Funny Bunny

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

Buchholz High School presents We Will Rock You

The Buchholz Players close their season with the high-energy rock musical by the band Queen: We Will Rock You! The ...

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 ...

  • 2:00 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

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 ...

  • 3:00 pm -  5:00 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

Corks and Colors All Ages Dolphin Sunset

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

  • 3:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 3415 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $20-35
  • Website: www.corkscolors.com
  • Category: Classes

UF Carillon Recital

The Sunday Afternoon Concert Series offers listeners the chance to hear the UF Carillon performed in a 50-minute recital. Programs ...

YMCA Open Gym for Kids

Open gym is a drop-in non-instructional program offered to both children and adults. Our staff observes areas of the gym ...

Alachua County Youth Orchestra Spring Concert

The Alachua County Youth Orchestra (ACYO) announces its annual Spring Concert. This free performance showcases middle school and high school ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: University of Florida, University Auditorium, (Union & Newell Drive, next to Century Tower on UF campus)
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.acyo.org
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

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 ...

Enriching Your World with Art

Monday art class for kids 5-15 Discover and create with the visual language of art! Explore different art media while ...

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

Friends of the Library (FOL) of Alachua County is hosting their semi-annual book sale. Join us for one of the ...

  • 12:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: 430-B North Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.folacld.org
  • Category: Other

Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy Classes

Global Mixed Martial Arts offers a variety of classes stand alone classes for kids aged 5 and up. Mondays: Bushido for ...

  • 3:30 pm -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: Global Mixed Martial Arts Academy, 4000 W Newberry Rd Suite F Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $10/class
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Classes

Tower Road Library LEGOspace

Please join us for LEGOspace where kids can have an hour to work together (or separately) and build something awesome ...

Corks and Colors All Ages Ballet Shoes

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience. Canvas options are 10x10in ($15), 12x16in ($20), or 16x20in ($25).

  • 4:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 3415 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $15-25
  • Website: www.corkscolors.com
  • Category: Classes

Japanese Karate for Kids (Ages 5-13)

Discipline, physical fitness, and authentic martial arts training rolled into one class! Gainesville area youth ages 5-13 are welcome to ...

Sun Country Sports Swim Team Prep Tryouts

For any swimmer ages 4-10 who can swim 25 yard freestyle.

  • 6:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 S.W. 140th Terrace Jonesville, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $20
  • Website: www.suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Classes

Fathom Event: The Cat Returns

From the legendary Studio Ghibli, creators of My Neighbor Totoro and the Academy Award®-winning Spirited Away, comes a charming and ...