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October 12 - 18

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

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Hogtown Creek Headwaters Nature Park Dedication and Ribbon-Cutting

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is pleased to invite the public to come out and celebrate the dedication ...

UF Pop-Up Culture

To celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month, organizations from across the University of Florida will host Pop-Up Culture at the ...

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 Open Studio iPlaydates

Come join our Open Studio iplaydate every Friday! At i.Baby & Me, we encourage mommies, daddies, grandparents, caretakers or anyone ...

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 ...

Archery Fun Fridays

Join us as we kickoff our Fun-tastic Fridays! We will be offering $5.00 off open shooting during Fun-tastic Fridays from ...

  • 5:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Easton Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 NW 16th Ave Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10 for non members
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Newberry Cornfield Maze at Hodge Farm

Laugh by day...Scream by night! Maze- Take nice stroll through the maze during the day by trying to choose the correct ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: SR 26 and SW 202nd St in Newberry (On Newberry Road) in Jonesville, FL
  • Cost: Adults: $15 (includes corn maze and haunted house) | Children 10 and under: $10| Children 3 and under are free | Hay Rides: $5 | Mechanical Bull Rides $5
  • Website: www.newberrycornfieldmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Peanut Patch and Corn Maze

Here at the Peanut Patch & Corn Maze, we're all about family! Come out and make memories with us, where ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: 8214 SW 89th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: Adults: $15, Kids 4-10 $10, Kids 3 and under Free, Haunted House $5 (Cash Only)
  • Website: peanutpatchandcornmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Rogers Farm Fall Festival and Corn Maze

Roger's Farm invites you to come spend your weekends with us! We offer lots of activities for family fun including: - ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: Rogers Farm, 3831 NW 156th Ave., Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $10 (excludes 10 acre maze & zombie ride) -10 Acre Haunted Maze: $10 -Both 10 acre maze & Festival: $15 Additional Costs: -Zombie paintball ride: $15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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

Trinity UMC PNO

PNO is our monthly Friday evening activity for kids age 1 - 5th grade from 5:30-8:30pm. Cost includes dinner and ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Trinity UMC, 4000 NW 53rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $12/child with a $30 family cap.
  • Website: www.trinitygnv.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Hillary Cowart the Magic Man at Conestogas

Join me at Conestogas in Alachua every Friday night.

Sugar Camp Ranch Harvest Festival

Sugar Camp Ranch invites you and your family to our Grand Opening Event during our 1st Annual Harvest Festival. Join us ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 387 SW Cumorah Hill St, Fort White, FL 32038
  • Cost: $10 (Kids 3 and under are free)
  • Website: www.sugarcampranch.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Trinity's Day Spa Soft Reveal

Come out to see the newest kids day spa coming to Gainesville! There will be sweet treats, drinks, giveaways, and ...

Tioga Outdoor Movie Night: Coco plus Fun Activities

A movie the whole family will enjoy! This movie night is a special movie night. This week we will have ...

  • 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Tioga Town Center, 105 SW 128th Street Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: free (optional $5 donation for food and games to benefit Phoebe Louise Dooley Foundation)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts, Free

Kirby Family Farm's Lost Railroad

The Lost Railroad is an intense environment with darkness, live insects and reptiles, loud noises, and small spaces! This fundraising ...

  • 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at the gate
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

GHS Drama presents 10 Ways to Survive the End of the World

"These days, it feels like the end of the world could happen any minute. But are the machines or the ...

Mad Monster Party Showing at Depot Park Event Space

Bring the kiddos down to The Depot Event Space for a FREE showing of the Halloween classic Mad Monster Party. Film ...

Skate Station Just Clowning Around Night

Join us for a clown contest!

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

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 ...

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 ...

Depot Park Parkrun

Join us for Depot Park parkrun's free weekly 5k to run, jog, walk, or volunteer! If you have never participated ...

Annual Kickin' It Martial Arts Tournament and Expo

Now in its sixth year, the annual Kickin' It Martial Arts Tournament & Expo is scheduled for Sat., Oct. 13, ...

Family Fishing Day

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

Get Air Gainesville Sensory Saturdays

We offer a dedicated time just for jumpers with special needs. Music is played at a lower volume and the ...

NAMI Annual Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Walk

Join us at Depot Park on Saturday October 13, 2018 for NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Gainesville's 11th annual ...

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 ...

Archer Park Cleanup and Fun Day

There will be a Park Cleanup/Fun Day for the children to help with the restoration of our facilities and have ...

Career Discoveries Day

Alachua County Public School middle and high school students and families: You are invited to attend the fourth annual Career Discoveries ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Eastside High School Auditorium, 1201 SE 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL32641
  • Cost: free, register online
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Informational, Free

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Largest Friends of the Library Sale in the state! In addition to books, we have art, comic books, manga, DVDs, ...

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

Mini Cheer Clinic at Newberry High School

Calling all Pre K- 8th Graders, boys and girls! Come to the Newberry High School cheer mini clinic! Learn cheers ...

  • 9:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Newberry High School, Newberry FL
  • Cost: $35 by September 24th | $40 after
  • Website: newberrycheer.com
  • Category: Classes

Morningside Nature Center Wildflower Walks

Take a Walk on the Wildflower Side with Us! The JEAN DORNEY MEMORIAL WILDFLOWER WALKS are free and take place ...

Sugar Camp Ranch Harvest Festival

Sugar Camp Ranch invites you and your family to our Grand Opening Event during our 1st Annual Harvest Festival. Join us ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 387 SW Cumorah Hill St, Fort White, FL 32038
  • Cost: $12 (Kids 3 and under are free)
  • Website: www.sugarcampranch.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Baby and Me Yoga

Baby & Me Yoga is a series of poses, with and without babies in arms, that will strengthen our bodies ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:15 am 
  • Location: 607 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: sliding scale of $5-20
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

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

Florida Museum ButterflyFest

Explore the lives of bats, bees, birds and butterflies at the 13th annual ButterflyFest on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 ...

Gainesville Global Fest

Gainesville area Realtors are coming together to showcase Gainesville’s cultural diversity in our 1ST GLOBAL FEST! The program will also showcase ...

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

Thornebrook Art Festival

The Art Festival at Thornebrook is a two-day festival of juried fine arts and fine crafts under the covered walkways ...

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 ...

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 ...

JCPenney October Kids Zone Event

Come join us for fall/Halloween crafts. We will also have goody bags, snacks, and coupons for the parents.

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 ...

Rogers Farm Fall Festival and Corn Maze

Roger's Farm invites you to come spend your weekends with us! We offer lots of activities for family fun including: - ...

  • 11:00 am - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: Rogers Farm, 3831 NW 156th Ave., Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $10 (Fall Festival & activities) Additional Costs: Haunted Corn Maze: $10 Zombie Paintball Ride: $15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

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 ...

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

Two Hawk Hammock presents A Country Circus

In addition to music and cirque performances, the event includes arts, crafts & food vendors, kids’ activities and carriage rides. ...

  • 12:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 17950 NE 53rd Lane, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: $15 in advance / $20 at the door. Kids 12 and under are FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Corks and Colors All Ages Spooky Cat

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 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

Michaels MAKEbreak Slime

Boo it yourself! Customize orange and black slime with mix-ins to make your own creepy concoction. We’ll provide the supplies, ...

Oktoberfest at Cypress and Grove Brewing Company

Come one, come all, to our annual Oktoberfest party! Bring your family for some good Oktoberfest fun. Masskrugstemmen (Stein holding contest) ...

  • 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Cypress & Grove, 1001 NW 4th St, Gainesville, FL 32601.
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Sun Country Back Handspring and Tuck Boot Camp

Two of the biggest milestones in tumbling are mastering the back handspring and the back tuck. Sun Country hosts a ...

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 333 S.W. 140th Terrace, Jonesville, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $26.25 in advance,$29 advance non-members, $40 at the door
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Classes

Painting with a Twist: Family Fun Neon Jellyfish

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

Do Art with Yopp : Mosaics 101 Kids Class

Let us walk your children through this fun creation, allowing them to explore new techniques and learn to love art! ...

Do Art with Yopp Pumpkin Pinch Pots

Make your own pinch pot and/or coil pot pumpkin. All pieces will be fired in our kiln and you will ...

Green Halloween Costume Making Workshops

Remember those memorable times making Halloween costumes with your friends, parent, grandparent or other loved one?? Let’s bring the creativity ...

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

Newberry Cornfield Maze at Hodge Farm

Laugh by day...Scream by night! Maze- Take nice stroll through the maze during the day by trying to choose the correct ...

  • 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: SR 26 and SW 202nd St in Newberry (On Newberry Road) in Jonesville, FL
  • Cost: Adults: $15 (includes corn maze and haunted house) | Children 10 and under: $10| Children 3 and under are free | Hay Rides: $5 | Mechanical Bull Rides $5
  • Website: www.newberrycornfieldmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

HealthStreet's Annual Night of Dance

One of Gainesville's favorite community events is back again! HealthStreet's 3rd Annual Night of Dance at Bo Diddley Plaza! Night of ...

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 & ...

Gainesville Community Playhouse Golden Apples

Join us as we celebrate this past season and give you a sneak peak of what is coming up next ...

Kirby Family Farm's Lost Railroad

The Lost Railroad is an intense environment with darkness, live insects and reptiles, loud noises, and small spaces! This fundraising ...

  • 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at the gate
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

GHS Drama presents 10 Ways to Survive the End of the World

"These days, it feels like the end of the world could happen any minute. But are the machines or the ...

Sunset Saturdays at Depot Park- Free Movies

It's movie time at Depot Park again! These free outdoor events will take place on The Hill at sunset on ...

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 ...

Kids Yoga at Depot Park

Join certified yoga instructor Jillian Goldstein Yoga with Jillian on Sundays at 9:30am on The Hill at Depot Park for ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am 
  • Location: 200 SE Depot Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $5/child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Storytime at Greentree Park

Every Sunday - Join us at Greentree Park for a Christian-based story time aimed at preschoolers through 5th graders that ...

Thornebrook Art Festival

The Art Festival at Thornebrook is a two-day festival of juried fine arts and fine crafts under the covered walkways ...

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Largest Friends of the Library Sale in the state! In addition to books, we have art, comic books, manga, DVDs, ...

  • 12:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: 430 North Main Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • 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 ...

Two Hawk Hammock presents A Country Circus

In addition to music and cirque performances, the event includes arts, crafts & food vendors, kids’ activities and carriage rides. ...

  • 12:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 17950 NE 53rd Lane, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: $15 in advance / $20 at the door. Kids 12 and under are FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

K-9's at the Cade Museum

Come visit the Cade Museum on October 14th to meet Beamer and learn about the Canine Olfactory System!

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, Fl 32601
  • Cost: included with regular admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Rogers Farm Fall Festival and Corn Maze

Roger's Farm invites you to come spend your weekends with us! We offer lots of activities for family fun including: - ...

  • 1:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Rogers Farm, 3831 NW 156th Ave., Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $10 (excludes 10 acre maze & zombie ride) -10 Acre Haunted Maze: $10 -Both 10 acre maze & Festival: $15 Additional Costs: -Zombie paintball ride: $15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Painting with a Twist: Family Fun Mystical Moon

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

Bounce-o-ween

Join us for Bounce-o-ween! Carnival games, free candy, costume contest, and face painting. Adult costume contest prizes include a free birthday ...

Newberry Cornfield Maze at Hodge Farm

Laugh by day...Scream by night! Maze- Take nice stroll through the maze during the day by trying to choose the correct ...

  • 2:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: SR 26 and SW 202nd St in Newberry (On Newberry Road) in Jonesville, FL
  • Cost: Adults: $15 (includes corn maze and haunted house) | Children 10 and under: $10| Children 3 and under are free | Hay Rides: $5 | Mechanical Bull Rides $5
  • Website: www.newberrycornfieldmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Peanut Patch and Corn Maze

Here at the Peanut Patch & Corn Maze, we're all about family! Come out and make memories with us, where ...

  • 2:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: 8214 SW 89th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: Adults: $15, Kids 4-10 $10, Kids 3 and under Free, Haunted House $5 (Cash Only)
  • Website: peanutpatchandcornmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

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 Fall Book Sale

Largest Friends of the Library Sale in the state! In addition to books, we have art, comic books, manga, DVDs, ...

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

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!

Annual Pregnancy and Infant Loss Memorial

This year we will take part in the International Wave of Light by gathering to light a candle in memory ...

  • 6:30 pm -  7:30 pm 
  • Location: Trinity United Methodist Church, 4000 NW 53rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: free, RSVP online
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time

We have a special time when we open the facility to little kids (under 46"). Little Air jumpers and their ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10 per child, one parent jumps free
  • Website: gainesvillegetair.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 ...

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Largest Friends of the Library Sale in the state! In addition to books, we have art, comic books, manga, DVDs, ...

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

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 Pumpkin Pinch Pots

Make your own pinch pot and/or coil pot pumpkin. All pieces will be fired in our kiln and you will ...

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 ...

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 ...

Splash Pals Adapted Aquatics at YMCA

Splash Pals Adapted Aquatics is a therapeutic swimming and aquatic recreation program for children, and others, with physical or developmental ...

Square Dance Lessons

Square Dance Classes for Beginners Who? Everyone, ages ten and up Loads of FUN! Tuesdays, starting Oct. 2nd, 2018 6:30-7:30 PM Casual attire Oct. 2nd ...

Gainesville Hackerspace Open Project Night

Welcome to our weekly Open Project Night at the Gainesville Hackerspace! We open our doors on Tuesday at 7:00 for ...

Parenting in a Challenging World

Children today live in a very fast paced technological world and spend many hours daily on their screens. Many children ...

  • 7:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Westwood Middle School, 3215 NW 15th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational, Free

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 programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

October Preschool Kids Crafts at Chick-Fil-A (Archer Road)

This October, we have many fun fall activities planned for Preschool Club! Preschool Club is every Wednesday morning from 9:30-10:30, ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am 
  • Location: Chick-fil-A, 3621 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

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

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 ...

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Largest Friends of the Library Sale in the state! In addition to books, we have art, comic books, manga, DVDs, ...

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

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

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

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 ...

Do Art with Yopp : Mosaics 101 Kids Class

Let us walk your children through this fun creation, allowing them to explore new techniques and learn to love art! ...

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 ...

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale: PreSale

Join us to shop 50-90% BELOW retail on everything for your family! We will have "Florida Weather" Fall/Winter clothing, baby equipment, ...

  • 5:00 pm 
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Sports Complex 24880 Northwest 16 Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10
  • Website: www.gainesville.jbfsale.com
  • Category: Other

Meet Magic Mike at Adams Ribs NW

Kids Eat Free every Wednesday night. One child's meal per adult entree. Visit the North location and Magic Mike will Magic ...

Do Art with Yopp : Polymer Clay Class

Learn polymer clay techniques and skills from our instructors. Polymer is a fun clay material that is easy to create ...

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

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Get Air Gainesville Toddler Time

We have a special time when we open the facility to little kids (under 46"). Little Air jumpers and their ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd St, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10 per child, one parent jumps free
  • Website: gainesvillegetair.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale

Join us to shop 50-90% BELOW retail on everything for your family! We will have "Florida Weather" Fall/Winter clothing, baby equipment, ...

  • 10:00 am -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 Northwest 16 Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $3 admission (cash only) TIP: Click purple GET TICKETS button for FREE admission!
  • Website: www.gainesville.jbfsale.com
  • Category: Other

Skate Station Tiny Tots

Ages 5 & Under can Bounce, Play, Skate, and Ride! Feel free to bring your own ride on toys and ...

Cade Museum Little Sparks Preschool Program

Introduce your preschooler to STEAM learning through hands-on, educational activities! Topics will change each week.

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 ...

Do Art with Yopp Pumpkin Pinch Pots

Make your own pinch pot and/or coil pot pumpkin. All pieces will be fired in our kiln and you will ...

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 ...

Corks and Colors: All Ages Birds on Flag

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience! Canvas options are 8x10in ($10), 12x16in ($20), or 16x20in ($25).

  • 4:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 3415 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $10-25
  • Website: www.corkscolors.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 Thursday afternoons, play ...

First Responders Trunk or Treat

Come join us as our Youth and Community Resource Unit hosts the 1st Annual First Responders Trunk or Treat event. ...

GCM Gainesville Food Fest

Come enjoy great food from over 40 of Gainesville's best restaurants all in one location. The 3rd Annual Gift Certificates ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Celebration Point, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $2 meal tickets
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Thornebrook Village Third Thursdays

Join us for Third Thursdays at Thornebrook Village. Come out and enjoy great music in the square. Shop, grab 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 ...

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