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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Double Parkrun at Depot Park

A "double" is the one day each year when parkrun HQ allows parkrunners to participate in two different parkrun events ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.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

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 ...

Harn Museum Friday Tot Time

Join us the first Friday of each month at 11 AM for an engaging tour and art-making program for children ...

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: 3259 Hull Road, Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.harn.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Frogs and Friends Friday at Morningside Nature Center

Join the fun, get the facts! Youngsters, with an adult, can join a Morningside Nature Center animal caretaker for amphibian ...

UF Gators Swimming and Diving vs. Kentucky/Ohio State

Come watch your Florida Gators Swimming & Diving team! Home Opener - Come out to the first home meet of the ...

  • 3:00 pm
  • Location: Natatorium at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Free

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.

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.gamesvilletabletop.com
  • Category: Free

High Springs First Friday Night

Join us on the first Friday of the month in lovely downtown High Springs! September 7th: End of Summer Chalk Art ...

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Downtown High Springs FL
  • 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

Morningside Nature Center Living History Days

Step back in a time when the roosters’ crow and the rising sun, not an alarm clock, welcomed a new ...

Home Depot Kids Workshops

Join us on the first Saturday of the month for Kids Workshops, free how-to clinics for children. Projects include ...

Gainesville Greenway Challenge

The Gainesville Greenway Challenge is a year-round effort whose aim is to restore natural habitat in Gainesville by removing invasive ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Palm Point, 7401 Lake Shore Dr, Gainesville, Florida 32641
  • 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 ...

Free Tinkergarten Trial

Come learn and play in the best classroom, nature! The event is free but registration is required.

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 ...

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 ...

Free Tinkergarten Trial

Registration required.

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

UF Shands Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group

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

  • 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • Location: UF Health Shands North Tower Room 2145, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: cbn.med.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

New Year Community Wellness Fair

Be sure to start 2019 right by stopping by our New Year Community Wellness Fair! There will be plenty of ...

  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Forest Green Apts, 3101 NE 15th St, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

P.K. Yonge Middle and High School Admissions

Join us on January 8th, 2019 to learn about the rich programming P.K. Yonge offers for Middle and High School ...

  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: P.K. Yonge Performing Arts Center, 1080 SW 11th Street Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: pkyonge.ufl.edu
  • 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 ...

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 ...

Free Tinkergarten Trial Class

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

Harn Museum Nights

Join us for our once-a-month event where we are open in the evenings. Museum Nights offer multiple activities and performances ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: SW 34th Street and Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free food and admission
  • Website: harn.ufl.edu
  • 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 ...

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.

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.gamesvilletabletop.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

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 ...

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 ...

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: 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

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 ...

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: 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 ...

NAMI Family Support Group

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

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: United Church of Gainesville - West end of building, 1624 NW 5th Avenue, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.namigainesville.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 ...

UF Shands Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group

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

  • 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • Location: UF Health Shands North Tower Room 2145, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: cbn.med.ufl.edu
  • 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 ...

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 ...

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"!

  • 7:00 pm
  • Location: MLK Multi-Purpose Center, 1028 NE 14th Street, 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 ...

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. ...

  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: 8505 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL, 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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

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.

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.gamesvilletabletop.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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

  • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 20307 NW C.R. 235A, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free (bring a bag of carrots to feed the horses)
  • Website: millcreekfarm.org
  • 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

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 Music in the Park Series

High Springs Music in the Park 2019 Season! Join us on the third Sunday of the month!

  • 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Musuem or James Paul Park, High Springs FL
  • Cost: free, donations ssuggested
  • 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 ...

MLK March in High Springs

Join us for a commemorative march. Line up at High Springs City Hall. Will go to Catherine Taylor Park across ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: High Springs City Hall., High Springs FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

MLK March Gainesville

Gather at Bo Diddley Plaza at noon for presentations and speakers, then march at 1 pm down University Avenue ...

FAMU Gospel Choir at MLK Center

King Celebration 2019 presented by NCF DNA Technologies invites you to the National Holiday Gospel Program featuring the FAMU Gospel ...

  • 2:00 pm
  • Location: MLK Multipurpose Center, 1428 NE 14th Street, 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 ...

UF Shands Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group

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

  • 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • Location: UF Health Shands North Tower Room 2145, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: cbn.med.ufl.edu
  • 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, 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 ...

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.

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.gamesvilletabletop.com
  • Category: Free

ArtWalk Gainesville

Artwalk Gainesville is a free monthly self-guided tour that combines exciting visual art, live performance, and events in downtown Gainesville, ...

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

YMCA Free Swim and Wellness Saturdays

Come swim at the Y's swimming pool for FREE! Try the Y during Wellness Weekends Open House!

  • 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

Comprehensive Women's Health Grand Opening Event

Fun for the whole family! Food, vendors, games, and tour our new facilities!

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: 724 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville, Florida 32607
  • 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

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 Carillon Recital

The Sunday Afternoon Concert Series offers listeners the chance to hear the UF Carillon performed in a 50-minute recital. Programs ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Century Tower Carillon, 375 Newell Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: arts.ufl.edu
  • 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 ...

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

UF Shands Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group

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

  • 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • Location: UF Health Shands North Tower Room 2145, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: cbn.med.ufl.edu
  • 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 ...

Oak Hall Lower School Open House

We invite you to experience Oak Hall firsthand. At our Lower School Open House, you'll be able to meet faculty ...

  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Oak Hall School, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.oakhall.org
  • 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