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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 ...

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time: Summer Hours

Joins us for our earlier Summer Hours – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 AM to 10 AM (Beginning June 5th). We have ...

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

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 ...

Fulldome Video Game at Kika Silva Pla Planetarium

Ever wonder what playing a video game in a planetarium would be like? Well here is your chance! 2:00 pm, Tuesday, ...

  • 2:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 3000 NW 83rd Street, Building X, Room 129, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Do Art with Yopp: Kids Canvas

Let us walk you step by step in creating a beautiful masterpiece! Do Art will provide everything you need from ...

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 ...

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

Brew and View

This summer escape the heat with a cold beer (or hand-crafted soda) and an entertaining film shown on our 10 ...

Live Music and Frisbee At The One Love Cafe

All ages are welcome to join us at the One Love Cafe for some Frisbee, live music and fun. It ...

Summer at the Library

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

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

Kid's Gardening Workshop at East End Eatery

Kid's Summer Gardening Club--on the back patio with Jenna (weather permitting). You can enjoy breakfast inside while Jenna leads your ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: East End Eatery, 1202 NE 8th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey. New themes each week. Slime Fridays!

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $2-5
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

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

Hillary Cowart the Magic Man at Conestogas

Join me at Conestogas in Alachua every Friday night.

Florida Museum hosts free Creative B movie ‘Dracula’

Parental discretion is advised. The Florida Museum is hosting a screening of “Dracula,” released in 1931, at the museum on ...

Free Fridays Concert Series

From May 4 to October 19, 2018, Downtown Gainesville comes alive every Friday night from 8-10 pm as our local ...

Tioga Outdoor Movie Night

Bring your lawn chair and blankets and come enjoy a FREE movie at The Square at Tioga Town Center on ...

Summer at the Library

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

Family Fishing Day

Fishing for Success hosts monthly events that provide families the opportunity to fish together in a safe and fun setting ...

Free Sports Physicals at Alachua Recreation Center

Physicians will be on-site to provide free Sports Physicals for children needing them.

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Alachua Recreation Center, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Safari Zoo Camp

Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation's Zoo Safari Camp 2018 is coming up on July 14th and July 21st! Kids can come ...

  • 9:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 8528 East County Road 225, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $75
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Oak Hall School's Early Childhood Learning Center Stay and Play

Oak Hall School invites families with children ages 2, 3, & 4 to visit our Early Childhood Learning Center! *Meet our ...

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

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 Tower Road Library

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

Mt. Olive's Back to School Fest

Mt. Olive will host its annual Backpack and school supplies Give Away on Saturday July 14, 2018 11am-2pm. While Supplies ...

  • 11:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church, 510 NE 15 Street Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

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 ...

Summer Heatwave Teen Pool Party

Want to cool off and avoid the summer heat? Come to one of our pool parties! Enjoy free swimming, dancing, ...

  • 11:30 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: H. Spurgeon Cherry (Westside) Pool, 1001 NW 31st DriveGainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Free

Lubee Bat Show and Tell at Bass Pro Shops

An all-ages, educational program about bats from the Lubee Bat Conservancy. Live animals will be present. Be sure to stop ...

  • 12:00 pm -  3:30 pm 
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • 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

French Fun Food and Foreign Languages Saturday Club

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

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 8520 NW 2nd Place, Gainesville, Florida 32607
  • Cost: $10 (plus $20 yearly registration fee)
  • Website: sites.google.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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

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 ...

Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe

The second Saturday of every month we will be celebrating wonderful music! Join us for live jazz, lawn games & ...

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 ...

Summer at the Library

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

Florida Walk-Through Aviary Opens at Santa FeTeaching Zoo

Come take a look at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo's new Florida Walk-Through Aviary! Filled with native Florida birds, ...

  • 9:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo, 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville FL 32606
  • Cost: $6 for adults, $5 for children, Military/Veterans, UF students with Gator1 card, and seniors 60+, Free for children 3 and under and SF student/staff/retiree with ID.
  • Website: www.sfcollege.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

Kid's Corner at Gilchrist Blue Springs

Come join us on Sundays at Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park for interactive kid's activities! From 10 am - 2 ...

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

Family Yoga at Aurora Healing Arts

This Family Yoga Class will blend the teachings and values of traditional yoga (breathwork, mindfulness, postures, self-awareness) with games, activities, ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $15/child and $5 for additional siblings
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

High Springs Music in the Park Series

High Springs Music in the Park 2018 Season! Join us on the third Sunday of the month!

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 ...

  • 3:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 5201 NW 34th St, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $10 for members and non-members. There is a $5 sibling discount for any additional child.
  • Website: ncfymca.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

UCCC -Vacation Bible School Under the Bible Big Top

Come one, come all on Sunday, July 15th, to see the Greatest Show of Believers under the Bible Big Top, ...

Fathom Events: Big

A Special 30th Anniversary Event A 13-year-old boy, transformed into a man in his thirties by a carnival wishing machine, becomes ...

Summer at the Library

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

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey. New themes each week. Slime Fridays!

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $2-5
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement

This class allows your child to fall in love with music. Watch your toddler or preschooler respond to tempo, dynamics, ...

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4.00/family per class, suggested donation
  • Website: www.facebook.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 ...

Meet Magic Mike at Bev's Burgers in High Springs

Magic Mike is back! Magic Mike will visit your table with magic and balloons. Fun for the whole family!

North Florida Regional Medical Center: Carseat Safety Class

This class will teach you about how newborns should ride in a car, how to select, use, and install child ...

  • 5:30 pm -  7:30 pm 
  • Location: 6400 Newberry Rd, Ste 107, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $15/couple
  • Website: nfrmc.com
  • Category: Classes

Summer at the Library

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

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time: Summer Hours

Joins us for our earlier Summer Hours – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 AM to 10 AM (Beginning June 5th). We have ...

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

Krispy Kreme's Glazin Hot Summer Party

Calling all kids! It’s so Glazin’ HOT outside we decided to have a little fun! Join us at Krispy Kreme ...

Regal Summer Movie Express at Royal Park Cinema

The 2018 Summer Movie Express runs for 9 weeks with select titles playing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the summer. ...

Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement: Canciones con Amigos

This class features simple traditional Spanish songs and finger plays. The main goal of the class is language acquisition as ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:25 am 
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4/family per class, suggested donation
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement: Big Kids!

This year we're challenging our kids with musical concept-learning and Spanish! Enjoy a mix of "Music and Movement" and "Canciones" ...

  • 11:00 am 
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th St., Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4.00/family per class
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

UF Shands NICU Pumping Mother's Support Group

Join our pumping support group every Tuesday for all mothers of hospitalized infants. Join us to share pumping tips and ...

Do Art with Yopp: Kids Canvas

Let us walk you step by step in creating a beautiful masterpiece! Do Art will provide everything you need from ...

Mary's High Tea

Mary's High Tea is a time to relax and visit with old friends and new, while enjoying savory and sweet ...

  • 3:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 625 East University Avenue Gainesville.FL 32601
  • Cost: $25.00
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

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

Summer at the Library

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

Alachua County Crisis Center Youth Suicide Prevention Symposium

The symposium is free and open to all interested in this topic including parents/guardians, teachers, law enforcement, healthcare providers, mental ...

Chick-fil-A PreK Kids Club (Archer Road)

Make Wednesday mornings the highlight of your child’s summer! At kids club, your pre-k age child will explore the mysteries ...

Dudley Farm Domestic Skills Child-Friendly Workshops

Come to the following child-friendly workshops this summer! 6/20 - Weaving Workshop: Introduce your children to the art of weaving making ...

Wednesday 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 ...

  • 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

Flip Factory Zone Playgroup

Come and play with your kids and fellow moms and dads of Alachua County for flipping good time at Flip ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 7400 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville Florida, 32605
  • Cost: $8 and up, One free adult jump per transaction.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey. New themes each week. Slime Fridays!

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $2-5
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

Regal Summer Movie Express at Royal Park Cinema

The 2018 Summer Movie Express runs for 9 weeks with select titles playing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the summer. ...

North Florida Regional Medical Center: Babysitting Course

This 4-hr class is for students 12-18 years old. Students will learn about child safety, care, and CPR. This is ...

  • 1:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 6500 Newberry Rd, Ste 107, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $30.00 per person.
  • Website: nfrmc.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 ...

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, ...

UF Dazzlers Open Classes

Open Classes are designed to allow high school and college aged dancers to expand their dance experiences to a collegiate ...

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 ...

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 ...

  • 4:30 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 5201 NW 34th St, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $10 for members and non-members. There is a $5 sibling discount for any additional child.
  • Website: ncfymca.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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 ...

Fathom Events: Big

A Special 30th Anniversary Event A 13-year-old boy, transformed into a man in his thirties by a carnival wishing machine, becomes ...

Movies on the Big Screen at First Magnitude

This summer, we're putting the biggest movies on our biggest screen! Come out on Wednesday nights to watch some of ...