Gainesville Family Events Calendar

The Fun 4 Gator Kids Calendar is the most comprehensive online family calendar in the Gainesville area. Please let us know if you are aware of an event that is not listed! Listings are FREE! Submit an Event

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Tonewood Family Music Parent/Child Demo

These free classes are our chance to introduce you to the Music Together®® method of early childhood education. Be prepared ...

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 ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Oak Hall School Early Childhood Learning Center, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.signupgenius.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

Tonewood Family Music: Big Kids Demo

A 60-minute, more advanced version of the Music Together program for children aged 5 to 7 years and their parents. ...

Tonewood Family Music Parent/Child Demo

These free classes are our chance to introduce you to the Music Together®® method of early childhood education. Be prepared ...

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 ...

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

Tonewood Family Music Parent/Child Demo

These free classes are our chance to introduce you to the Music Together®® method of early childhood education. Be prepared ...

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 ...

Tonewood Family Music Rhythm Kids Demo

This 45-minute class was designed to be a drum- and rhythm-centered variation of the Parent/Child class. Focusing on drumming and ...

Free Tinkergarten Trial Class

At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In this free trial, Tinkergarten Leader Amy Carson will ...

Gingerbread House Decorating Contest at Archer Library

Join us for the 2nd annual Gingerbread House Decorating Contest! Build a winning and tasty creation! All supplies are furnished; ...

  • 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: 13266 SW State RD, 45 Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Tonewood Family Music Parent/Child Demo

These free classes are our chance to introduce you to the Music Together®® method of early childhood education. Be prepared ...

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 ...

Tonewood Family Music Babies Demo

These free classes are our chance to introduce you to the Music Together®® method of early childhood education. There's no ...

Road to Bethlehem at Camp Kulaqua

A LIVE Indoor / Outdoor Production of the Christmas Story! Come walk the Road to Bethlehem & experience a Live Production ...

  • 5:00 pm
  • Location: Camp Kulaqua, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • 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

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

Haile Farmers Market: Holiday Craft Fest

Mark your calendars for the Haile Farmers Market 2018 Holiday Festival! Saturday the 15th of December, 8:30 am-Noon. We'll be ...

  • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Haile Farmers Market, SW 91st Terrace Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

YMCA Free Swim and Wellness Saturdays

Come cool down at the Y's swimming pool for FREE every 3rd Saturday of the month! Try the Y during ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: North Central Florida YMCA, 5201 NW 34th Blvd. 32605 Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Family Friendly Bike Ride

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

Tonewood Family Music Parent/Child Demo

These free classes are our chance to introduce you to the Music Together®® method of early childhood education. Be prepared ...

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

Santa is Coming to PDQ

Mark your calendars! Santa Claus will be making an appearance at your local PDQ this Holiday Season, and if you’re ...

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: 3403 W. University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.eatpdq.com
  • Category: Free

Photos with Santa at PetSmart

Bring the whole family! Santa Claus is coming to town & to our stores! Enjoy a FREE photo opportunity with ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Petsmart, 3736 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.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 ...

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

Gingerbread House Competition at High Springs Library

Hooray! It's time for the Gingerbread House Competition. Teens and tweens you will be surprised how much fun it is ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: 23779 W US Hwy 27, High Springs FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • 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

Milk and Cookies with Santa in Williston

Santa is pleased to announce that he will be in Williston at the pavilion in Heritage Park from 6:00PM until ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Heritage Park, Williston 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 ...

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 ...

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 and Alachua Window Displays

Event Highlights: - Live Music by Friday Avenue - Window Display Contest Voting - Scavenger Hunt & Prizes - Trivia Contest - Art and Crafts ...

Gingerbread House Challenge at Library Partnership Branch

Show your architectural and design skills while building a delicious gingerbread house.

  • 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: 912 NE 16th Ave, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • 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 ...

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

Makerspace Architecture for Kids: Gingerbread Houses at Cone Park Branch

Join us at Cone Park to build and to learn about architecture while making gingerbread houses with presenter Ann Stacy. ...

  • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: 2801 E. University Ave, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • 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

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

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 Saturdays

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

  • 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.basspro.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

Polar Express Play in High Springs

Polar Express is a play about the movie. The play lasts about 20 minutes. You can meet the actors that ...

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: High Springs Lions Club, 26900 US Highway 27, High Springs FL
  • Cost: Free, donations welcome
  • 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

Leslie Tharp Designs Holiday Open House- Blacksmith Style

Come out and enjoy some holiday festivities at the shop! There will be demonstrations, snacks, games, and hand-forged gift ideas! ...

  • 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 7325 NW 13th Blvd, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...