Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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July 15

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Family Yoga at Aurora Healing Arts

This Family Yoga Class will blend the teachings and values of traditional yoga (breathwork, mindfulness, postures, self-awareness) with games, activities, ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $15/child and $5 for additional siblings
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Painting with a Twist: Rainbow Music Love

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 Cactus

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience! Canvas options are 12x16in ($20), 16x20in ($25), or 18x14in ($35).

UCCC -Vacation Bible School Under the Bible Big Top

Come one, come all on Sunday, July 15th, to see the Greatest Show of Believers under the Bible Big Top, ...

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey. New themes each week. Slime Fridays!

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $2-5
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement

This class allows your child to fall in love with music. Watch your toddler or preschooler respond to tempo, dynamics, ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4.00/family per class, suggested donation
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

North Florida Regional Medical Center: Carseat Safety Class

This class will teach you about how newborns should ride in a car, how to select, use, and install child ...

  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: 6400 Newberry Rd, Ste 107, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $15/couple
  • Website: nfrmc.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

Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement: Canciones con Amigos

This class features simple traditional Spanish songs and finger plays. The main goal of the class is language acquisition as ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:25 am
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4/family per class, suggested donation
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement: Big Kids!

This year we're challenging our kids with musical concept-learning and Spanish! Enjoy a mix of "Music and Movement" and "Canciones" ...

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th St., Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4.00/family per class
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Corks and Colors: All Ages Mermaid

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 Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $10-25
  • Website: www.corkscolors.com
  • Category: Classes

Wednesday Tot Time on the farm 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

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey. New themes each week. Slime Fridays!

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $2-5
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: 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 ...

  • 10:45 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: 7050 Archer Rd., Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: first class is free, see website for pricing
  • Website: independancestudio.com
  • Category: Classes

North Florida Regional Medical Center: Babysitting Course

This 4-hr class is for students 12-18 years old. Students will learn about child safety, care, and CPR. This is ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 6500 Newberry Rd, Ste 107, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $30.00 per person.
  • Website: nfrmc.com
  • 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

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

Corks and Colors: All Ages Chicken

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

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: 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 ...

  • 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: 7050 Archer Rd., Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: first class is free, see website for pricing
  • Website: independancestudio.com
  • Category: Classes

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey. New themes each week. Slime Fridays!

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $2-5
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

Allied Capoeira: Pre-School Capoeira

See what your little one is capable of in our Pre-Capoeira Class! They will be exposed to music, movement, language, ...

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 ...

Kicks & Cupcakes: Ladies' Night for Self Defense

Join us for a fun night of learning self defense, and enjoy delicious cupcakes! We'll cover basic self defense techniques ...

  • 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • Location: 4000 W Newberry Road, Suite F, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $10
  • Website: gnvdefense.com
  • Category: Classes

Teen Driver Challenge

Parents, help your teens become better and safer drivers through our 8 hour, free 1 day Teen Driver Challenge. This ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Safari Zoo Camp

Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation's Zoo Safari Camp 2018 is coming up on July 14th and July 21st! Kids can come ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road 225, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $75
  • 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

Depot Park Gainesville Grinds Bootcamp

Join us every Saturday at 10am at Depot Park for Gainesville Grinds Bootcamp! This one hour workout is kick-butt and ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Painting with a Twist: Happy Hydrangeas

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

Painting with a Twist: Lightspeed

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 Pineapple

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience! Canvas options are 12x16in ($20), 16x20in ($25) or 18x24in ($35).

  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 3415 W. University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $20-$35
  • Website: www.corkscolors.com
  • Category: Classes

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey. New themes each week. Slime Fridays!

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $2-5
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement

This class allows your child to fall in love with music. Watch your toddler or preschooler respond to tempo, dynamics, ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4.00/family per class, suggested donation
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

North Florida Regional Medical Center: Babysitting Course

This 4-hr class is for students 12-18 years old. Students will learn about child safety, care, and CPR. This is ...

  • 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 6500 Newberry Rd, Ste 107, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $30.00 per person.
  • Website: nfrmc.secure.ehc.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement: Canciones con Amigos

This class features simple traditional Spanish songs and finger plays. The main goal of the class is language acquisition as ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:25 am
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4/family per class, suggested donation
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement: Big Kids!

This year we're challenging our kids with musical concept-learning and Spanish! Enjoy a mix of "Music and Movement" and "Canciones" ...

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th St., Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4.00/family per class
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

UF Dazzlers Open Classes

Open Classes are designed to allow high school and college aged dancers to expand their dance experiences to a collegiate ...

Corks and Colors: All Ages Birds

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

Wednesday Tot Time on the farm 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

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey. New themes each week. Slime Fridays!

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $2-5
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: 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 ...

  • 10:45 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: 7050 Archer Rd., Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: first class is free, see website for pricing
  • Website: independancestudio.com
  • Category: Classes

How-To Fest at Melrose Public Library

Ever wanted to get the education of a lifetime all in one day? Come to the Melrose Public Library’s “How-to ...

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

Corks and Colors All Ages Cake

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

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: 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 ...

  • 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: 7050 Archer Rd., Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: first class is free, see website for pricing
  • Website: independancestudio.com
  • Category: Classes

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey. New themes each week. Slime Fridays!

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $2-5
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

Allied Capoeira: Pre-School Capoeira

See what your little one is capable of in our Pre-Capoeira Class! They will be exposed to music, movement, language, ...

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 ...

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

Depot Park Gainesville Grinds Bootcamp

Join us every Saturday at 10am at Depot Park for Gainesville Grinds Bootcamp! This one hour workout is kick-butt and ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Painting with a Twist: BFF's on the Beach

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

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 ...

Weekend Camp 4 Kids

The adventures of music and arts begins now! For ages 8-14

Family Yoga at Aurora Healing Arts

This Family Yoga Class will blend the teachings and values of traditional yoga (breathwork, mindfulness, postures, self-awareness) with games, activities, ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $15/child and $5 for additional siblings
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Painting with a Twist: Unicorn

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 Starfish

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience! Canvas options are 12x16in ($20), 16x20in ($25) or 18x24in ($35).

My Tiny Yogi and Me

Yoga class series on the last Sunday of the month. Children ages walking-3. Accompanied by parent or guardian. Located in the side ...

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: The Depot Event Space 201 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: sliding scale donation of $5-15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement

This class allows your child to fall in love with music. Watch your toddler or preschooler respond to tempo, dynamics, ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4.00/family per class, suggested donation
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement: Canciones con Amigos

This class features simple traditional Spanish songs and finger plays. The main goal of the class is language acquisition as ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:25 am
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4/family per class, suggested donation
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Smart Start at Zion: Music & Movement: Big Kids!

This year we're challenging our kids with musical concept-learning and Spanish! Enjoy a mix of "Music and Movement" and "Canciones" ...

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th St., Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4.00/family per class
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

My Tiny Yogi and Me

Yoga class series on the last Sunday of the month. Children ages walking-3. Accompanied by parent or guardian. Located in the side ...

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: The Depot Event Space 201 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: sliding scale donation of $5-15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes