Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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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 ...

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 ...

  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: 1600 SW Archer Road, North Tower, 3rd Floor, NICU parent Lounge, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: ufhealth.org
  • Category: Free

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: Gainesville Hackerspace, 2803 NW 6th St, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: 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 ...

Santa Fe College Zoo Storytime

Join the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo and the Alachua County Library every 2nd Wednesday of the month for Storytime ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo, 3000 NW 83rd St, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free storytime
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

UF Type 1 Diabetes Risk Screening Event

No Appointment Necessary. The TrialNet team from UF will be screening eligible relatives of people with type 1 diabetes through ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: UF Clinical & Translational Research Building, 2004 Mowry Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: trialnet.diabetes.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: 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 ...

Thornebrook Village Tree Lighting and Holiday Concert

Join us for the 2018 Thornebrook Village TREE LIGHTING, and a performance by the Gainesville Youth Chorus.

  • 5:00 pm
  • Location: 2441 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Thornebrook Village Third Thursdays

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

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 ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: 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 ...

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 ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Gentle Journey Midwifery & Birth Center, 607 E. University Ave, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: Free

Florida Museum Starry Night

Observe the night sky and explore the world beyond at the Florida Museum on Nov. 16 from 6 to 10 ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Chomp the Block at Celebration Pointe

Join us for a Friday Night Gator Block Party at Celebration Pointe! As the official place where Gators come to celebrate, ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Celebration Pointe Northwest Corner of I-75 And Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 7:30 am
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Try Weightlifting Day

Come join us Saturday, November 17th for Try Weightlifting Day! This is your opportunity to get hands-on experience and see ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Location: 1925 NW 2nd St Suite B Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: instagram.com
  • Category: Free

Newberry Fall Festival

Downtown Newberry Mainstreet Fall Festival, along Seaboard/Keene Drive. Free Admission. Bounce House, Face Painting, Music, Dancers, food, music, and art. ...

Family Friendly Bike Ride

Bring the kids and ride from Depot Park down to the Alachua Lake Overlook on the Gainesville Hawthorne Trail for ...

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 ...

Free Sunday Morning Cartoons at The Depot Event Space

Enjoy a nice relaxing Sunday morning at The Depot Event Space for our first ever Sunday Morning Cartoons! Beloved cartoon ...

  • 9:30 am
  • Location: The Depot Event Space, 201 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Storytime at Greentree Park

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

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Greentree Park, 2101 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.wesleyumcon23.org
  • Category: Free

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Sundays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

  • 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: 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 ...

Hey, Neighbor! Carnival

Join the UF Diabetes Institute and the UF College Diabetes Network in celebrating National Diabetes Awareness Month with a family-friendly ...

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Magnolia Park/ One Love Cafe - Northwest 39th Avenue, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: 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 ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: 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 ...

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 ...

  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: 1600 SW Archer Road, North Tower, 3rd Floor, NICU parent Lounge, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: ufhealth.org
  • Category: Free

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: Gainesville Hackerspace, 2803 NW 6th St, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: 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 ...

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 ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: 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 ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: 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 ...

High Springs Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

After the lighting of the High Springs Christmas tree, we will enjoy a visit from Santa Claus at the downtown ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: Free

Celebrate Holidays at Depot Park

Come out to Depot Park on the evening of Friday, Nov. 23 when we will light the park for the ...

  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Depot Park, 874 S.E. 4th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 7:30 am
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Home Depot Kids Workshop: Gingerbread Man Ornament

The Kids Workshops are FREE how-to clinics for children.   Projects include the creation of toolboxes, fire trucks and mail organizers, ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 7107 NW 4th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32607 /5150 NW 13th Street, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: workshops.homedepot.com
  • Category: Free

Green Kids Holiday Event at The Green House Nursery

Kids 3 and up can create a free art project. Call or stop in to reserve a spot. Parent or ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 15207 W Newberry Rd, Newberry, FL 32669
  • 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 ...

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 ...

Storytime at Greentree Park

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

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Greentree Park, 2101 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.wesleyumcon23.org
  • Category: Free

Free Tinkergarten Trial

Tinkergarten is a research-based program designed to kids develop and get ready for school and life through outdoor, play-based learning ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: Jonesville Park next to the basketball court
  • Cost: free
  • Website: tinkergarten.com
  • Category: Free

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Sundays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

  • 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: 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 ...

Adventures in Black History

Sundays at the AQJ (A. Quinn Jones Museum & Cultural Center) is a series of cultural happenings and events designed ...

  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: A. Quinn Jones House, 1013 NW 7th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: 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 ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: 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 ...

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 ...

  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: 1600 SW Archer Road, North Tower, 3rd Floor, NICU parent Lounge, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: ufhealth.org
  • Category: Free

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: Gainesville Hackerspace, 2803 NW 6th St, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: 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 ...

La Leche Meeting at Millhopper Library

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

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: Millhopper Branch Library, meeting room A 3145 NW 43rd St, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: 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 ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: Free

Christmas on the Square- Live Oak

Christmas on the Square in Live Oak, FL is one of the largest Christmas festivals in the Southeast. This year ...

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 ...

Christmas on the Square- Live Oak

Christmas on the Square in Live Oak, FL is one of the largest Christmas festivals in the Southeast. This year ...

Light the Village at Haile Village Center

Join us for a night of lights, entertainment, and fun! Enjoy holiday music, horse drawn carriage and train rides, face painting, ...

  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Haile Village Center, SW 91st St, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.hvcoa.com
  • Category: Free

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: Free

Trashformations

Ever wonder how milk jugs morph into beautiful wading birds or how gears and gadgets become gigantic bugs? See how ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Rd, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.flmnh.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free