Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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October

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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 ...

  • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Art Alley, 717 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $20/class ($5 more for each sibling)
  • Website: floridacreate.blogspot.com
  • Category: Classes

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! ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: 4780 NW 39th Ave, Suite 5, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: starting from $15
  • Website: doartstudios.com
  • Category: Classes

Florida Museum Educator Open House

Looking for classroom ideas and teaching materials? The Florida Museum of Natural History and Harn Museum of Art partner with ...

  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu
  • Category: Classes

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! ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: 4780 NW 39th Ave, Suite 5, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: starting from $15
  • Website: doartstudios.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

  • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Art Alley, 717 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $20/class ($5 more for each sibling)
  • Website: floridacreate.blogspot.com
  • Category: Classes

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! ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: 4780 NW 39th Ave, Suite 5, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: starting from $15
  • Website: doartstudios.com
  • Category: Classes

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

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! ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: 4780 NW 39th Ave, Suite 5, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: starting from $15
  • Website: doartstudios.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

  • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Art Alley, 717 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $20/class ($5 more for each sibling)
  • Website: floridacreate.blogspot.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

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

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! ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: 4780 NW 39th Ave, Suite 5, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: starting from $15
  • Website: doartstudios.com
  • Category: Classes

4-H Maker Day Camp

The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following 4-H Program for October 2018. This program is ...

  • 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office, 2800 NE 39th Ave Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $25
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Classes

Crafty Nesters DIY Workshops

A series of art making workshops, every third Friday, geared toward new, expecting and seasoned parents and caregivers who are ...

  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Gentle Journey Midwifery & Birth Center, 607 E. University Ave, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Sliding scale $10-20
  • Website: www.brownpapertickets.com
  • Category: Classes

Learn to Knit for Kids at Joann Fabric

Learn basic knitting terminology, how to cast on, the knit stitch, how to bind off & create a fun beanbag! ...

  • 12:30 pm
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

Star Center Theatre presents Broadway Theatre Workshop

If you're dreaming of a career in musical theatre, if you are 8-80 years old, you can't afford to miss ...

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Star Center Theatre, 11 NE 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $30 in advance, or $40 day of event
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Olives and Owls in October

Join Sunrise Wildlife Rehabilitation of High Springs from 2 PM- 4 PM. Einstein, Merlin, and Ruby Begonia and Peach, will ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: River Run Olive Oil Company, 115 N Main St., High Springs, Florida 32643
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

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! ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: 4780 NW 39th Ave, Suite 5, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: starting from $15
  • Website: doartstudios.com
  • Category: Classes

Learn with JoAnn: Kids Pillowcase

Skill Level 1 : Beginner Level Kid Class Learn to cut & pin fabric, to piece fabrics, to stitch seams & ...

  • 5:30 pm
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

  • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Art Alley, 717 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $20/class ($5 more for each sibling)
  • Website: floridacreate.blogspot.com
  • Category: Classes

UF Shands Breastfeeding Class

This two-and-a-half hour class is designed for couples who are at least 28 weeks pregnant and desire to breastfeed their ...

  • 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: Classes

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! ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: 4780 NW 39th Ave, Suite 5, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: starting from $15
  • Website: doartstudios.com
  • Category: Classes

Pop Up Museum: Skulls at HQ Library

Join Kristyn and Brynna Bat from Wayfaring Painter for this introduction to natural illustration with a focus on creating a ...

UF Gator TRAX

GatorTRAX is for students who are interested in math and careers in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics, especially those students ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: University of Florida, Reitz Union, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: sites.google.com
  • Category: Classes

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! ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: 4780 NW 39th Ave, Suite 5, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: starting from $15
  • Website: doartstudios.com
  • Category: Classes

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! ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: 4780 NW 39th Ave, Suite 5, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: starting from $15
  • Website: doartstudios.com
  • Category: Classes