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January 12 - 18

Parkrun at Depot Park

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

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 ...

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 ...

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

Carson Springs Wildlife Saturday Tours

Come out and visit the animals every Saturday! No reservations required!

Florida Museum Collectors Day

Join the Florida Museum for the 40th celebration of collectors! Visitors may talk with collectors of all ages and learn ...

  • 10:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.flmnh.ufl.edu
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Historic Haile Homestead Saturday Tours

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

On the second Saturday of the month, we give kids the chance to ask the questions they want to know ...

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

Choose from two 30 minute projects designed for little makers. Let your kids explore their creativity every Saturday while you ...

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

Skate Station Funworks Open Bounce Saturdays

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

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

Guitar Center Free Workshop: Learn to Play Ukulele

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

Pig Yoga at Rooterville Animal Sanctuary

Throughout 2019, pig yoga will be at Rooterville every SECOND Saturday of each month; weather permitting. The tickets will be ...

Gainesville Youth Baseball Softball Spring Registration

Come visit us on Saturday, Jan 12th from 11am - 3pm at Play It Again Sports - Gainesville, FL or ...

  • 11:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Play It Again Sports, 3425 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Hands-on for Kids with Joann

Drop in and get crafty with your kids! November 10: Kids will have plenty of hands-on fun learning techniques for decorating ...

  • 11:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Free

January Kids Zone Event at JCPenney

Join us for a calendar craft, goody bags, snacks, juice and more! Parents receive a coupon to use in ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: JCPenney, 6481 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Mill Creek Farm Retirement Home for Horses

Bring a bag (or bags) of carrots to feed the horses on Saturdays! The Retirement Home for Horses provides lifetime ...

How to Be a Princess Workshop at Sun Country

Does your child L-O-V-E LOVE princesses? Now's your chance to make her a "Princess-in-training"! January 12, 2019 from 12:00 - ...

  • 12:00 pm -  1:30 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports, 333 SW 40th Terrace, Jonesville FL
  • Cost: $28
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

Sun Country Back Handspring and Tuck Boot Camp

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

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $28 in advance for members, $30.25 advance non-members, or $42 at the door
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Classes

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Kids Matinee

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

  • 3:00 pm -  3:45 pm 
  • Location: 3000 NW 83rd Street, Building X, Room 129, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Adults: $5 Seniors and kids 4-12: $4, Kids 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.sfcollege.edu
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

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 ...

Children's Audition Workshop at GCP

Ever wanted to audition for theater but just don’t know how to go about it? Well then this is for ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Vam York Theater, 4039 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes, Free

Florida Gators Men's Basketball

ALLIGATOR ALLEY - Arrive early as fans are invited to Alligator Alley in the practice court for fun and games ...

Kedi at Hippodrome Cinema

KEDI takes over our cinema on January, 3rd- Back by popular demand- these cats will knock your socks off, just ...

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 ...

Storytime at Greentree Park

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

UF Baseball Pre-Season Camp 2

Once again, the Florida Gators Baseball program is pleased to be offering our pre-season instructional baseball camp for High Schoolers. ...

  • 10:30 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Afred McKethan Stadium, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $80/session
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Classes

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.prairiefriends.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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 ...

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 ...

Kedi at Hippodrome Cinema

KEDI takes over our cinema on January, 3rd- Back by popular demand- these cats will knock your socks off, just ...

Santa Fe Inferno MacDougal Softball Tryouts

We are looking to add 1 or 2 players to our softball family for this spring season. Contact coach Justin ...

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Hal Brady Recreation Complex,14300 NW 146 Terrace, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Painting with a Twist Family Fun Party Llama

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

Corks and Colors: All Ages Mermaid

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

  • 3:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 3415 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $20-25
  • Website: www.corkscolors.com
  • Category: Classes

UF Women's Basketball vs Missouri

Come out and support your Gators Women's Basketball team as they take on Missouri! Cartoon Alberta T-shirt Giveaway - The first ...

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

Kedi at Hippodrome Cinema

KEDI takes over our cinema on January, 3rd- Back by popular demand- these cats will knock your socks off, just ...

Teen/Adult Audition Workshop at GCP

Ever wanted to audition for theater but just don’t know how to go about it? Well then this is for ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Vam York Theater, 4039 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes, Free

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 ...

Sensory Mondays at Flip Factory Zone ** on hold

This event will be held for kids with special needs every Monday of the week. We will have no music/soft ...

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 will visit your table with magic and balloons on Monday nights at Bev's Burgers. Fun for the whole ...

NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group - Meets Second Monday of each month. This is for adults that have a family member with ...

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: $11.50/member, $14 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 ...

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 ...

UF Shands Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group

Join our breastfeeding support group every Tuesday. Facilitated by Breastfeeding Educators.

My Tiny Yogi and Me

My Tiny Yogi and Me, Yoga class Children ages 2-5 Accompanied by parent or guardian This class will consist of pranayama (breathing techniques), ...

  • 4:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Flow Space, 117 Northwest 16th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

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!

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 ...

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

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: Purchase a 30 minute jump for $8 and get another 30 minute jump free.
  • 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 ...

Sun Country Sports Center Gym Jam Wednesdays

Gym Jam is the perfect gymnastics option for your child if you don’t want to commit to regularly scheduled class ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Skate Station Tiny Tots

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

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 ...

Gamesville Tabletop Homeschool Gaming

Homeschool Parents! Need something new to add to your kids schedule? Try Boardgames! Boardgaming is an amazing social activity that allows ...

IndepenDance Studio iDance Tots

Have a wiggly one that’s not quite old enough for dance class yet? iDance Tots is the movement and music ...

Third Thursday on Main Street Alachua

Third Thursday on Main is the perfect place to get your "pre-weekend" on! On the Thursday of each month Main ...

Youth Talent Extravaganza at MLK Center

Join us for the 8th annual Youth Talent Extravaganza "Choirs & Ensembles on Parade"!

4-H Maker Day Camp

The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following 4-H Program for January 18, 2019. This program ...

  • 8:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office, 2800 NE 39th Ave Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $25.00
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • 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: $11.50/member, $14 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 ...

Millhopper Montessori School Open House

Please join us at our annual Open House January 18th from 10:00-1:00. Tour the school and talk with our teachers. ...

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 ...

Mom to Mom Support Group

Mom to Mom support group is a FREE group offering of the Alachua County Perinatal Mental Health Coalition led by ...

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

Free Magic the Gathering lessons. You also get a free deck to take home and practice with.

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 ...

Sun Country Sports Center Gym Jam Fridays

Gym Jam is the perfect gymnastics option for your child if you don’t want to commit to regularly scheduled class ...

Archery Funtastic Fridays

Join us for our Fun-tastic Fridays! Come participate in the fun archery games or just some extra practice!

  • 6:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Easton Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 NW 16th Ave Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $10 for non members, free for members
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play Friday

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

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 ...

January 12 - 18