Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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January 21

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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

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 ...

My Tiny Yogi and Me

My Tiny Yogi and Me, Yoga class Children ages 2-5 Accompanied by parent or guardian This class will consist of pranayama (breathing techniques), ...

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Flow Space, 117 Northwest 16th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Splash Pals Adapted Aquatics at YMCA

Splash Pals Adapted Aquatics is a therapeutic swimming and aquatic recreation program for children, and others, with physical or developmental ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: YMCA, 5201 NW 34th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Square Dance Lessons

Square Dance Classes for Beginners Who? Everyone, ages ten and up Loads of FUN!

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 - 11:30 am
  • Location: 7050 Archer Rd., Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: first class is free, see website for pricing
  • Website: independancestudio.com
  • Category: Classes

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

  • 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: 4780 NW 39th Ave, Suite 5, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $15
  • Website: doartstudios.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 ...

4-H Rain Barrel Workshop and Showcase

Youth between the ages of 5-18 are invited to attend the second annual Rain Barrel Workshop and Showcase. Each youth ...

  • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office, 2800 NE 39th Ave Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $15
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Classes

Cade Museum Little Sparks Thursday Preschool Program

Join us on Thursdays for our Little Sparks preschool program for children 4 and under. Introduce your preschooler to STEAM ...

  • 10:15 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, Fl 32601
  • Cost: Program included with regular admission.
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Classes

IndepenDance Studio iDance Tots

Have a wiggly one that’s not quite old enough for dance class yet? iDance Tots is the movement and music ...

Learn with JoAnn: Kids Loop Yarn Pillow

Skill Level 1 : Beginner Kid Class Learn to finger knit, to work with loopy yarn, to construct a pillow & ...

  • 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

Frog Watch Training Workshop Santa Fe College Zoo

Become a citizen scientist! FrogWatch USA is a citizen science program of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) that ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo, 3000 NW 83rd St Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Classes

Homeschool Pottery at Do Art with Yopp

Explore a pottery wheel with an experienced instructor. Each child will get the chance to create their own pot on ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 4780 NW 39th Ave, Suite 5, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $15
  • Website: doartstudios.com
  • Category: Classes

IndepenDance Open Studio iPlaydates

Come join our Open Studio iplaydate every Friday! At i.Baby & Me, we encourage mommies, daddies, grandparents, caretakers or anyone ...

  • 10:45 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: 7050 Archer Rd., Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: first class is free, $15/class
  • Website: independancestudio.com
  • Category: Classes

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

  • 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: 4780 NW 39th Ave, Suite 5, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $15
  • Website: doartstudios.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 ...

Blue Lagoon Aquatic Center Fossil Exploration Day

This exciting workshop is planned for the inquisitive explorer who is fascinated by history and the creatures that once roamed ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Blue Lagoon Aquatic Center, 13585 NW 101st Dr Ste 500, Alachua FL
  • Cost: $15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Marshmellow Skewers Family Day at Leslie Tharp Designs

Marshmallow Skewers- Family Day Project -The Saturday, Jan. 26th workshop is perfect for beginners and is our featured Family Day ...

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

Kids Knit Wristers at Joann Fabric

Skill Level 2 : Intermediate Kid Class Learn how to knit the rib stitch, how to identify stitches in a row ...

  • 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

Sun Country Splash Jam - Saturdays

Everyone is welcome to join us at Splash Jam for extra time in the pool! Splash Jam includes 30 minutes ...

  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Sun Country Sports 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: Member: $16.50 | Non-member: $20
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Classes

Community Capoeira at Bo Diddley Plaza

Every Saturday, join us at BDP for a free Capoeira class! Capoeira is a type of Brazilian Martial Arts that ...

Kids Yoga at Depot Park

Join certified yoga instructor Jillian Goldstein Yoga with Jillian on Sundays at 9:30am on The Hill at Depot Park for ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: 200 SE Depot Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $5/child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Painting with a Twist Family Fun Heart

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

Kids Crochet Donut at Joann Fabric

Skill Level 2 : Intermediate Kid Class Learn to crochet in the round, to single crochet two together to decrease & ...

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

Corks and Colors: All Ages Flamingo

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

Sun Country Splash Jam - Sundays

Everyone is welcome to join us at Splash Jam for extra time in the pool! Splash Jam includes 30 minutes ...

  • 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Sun Country Sports, 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: Member: $16.50 | Non-member: $20
  • Website: suncountrysports.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

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 ...

My Tiny Yogi and Me

My Tiny Yogi and Me, Yoga class Children ages 2-5 Accompanied by parent or guardian This class will consist of pranayama (breathing techniques), ...

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Flow Space, 117 Northwest 16th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Kids Knit Wristers at Joann Fabric

Skill Level 2 : Intermediate Kid Class Learn how to knit the rib stitch, how to identify stitches in a row ...

  • 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

Splash Pals Adapted Aquatics at YMCA

Splash Pals Adapted Aquatics is a therapeutic swimming and aquatic recreation program for children, and others, with physical or developmental ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: YMCA, 5201 NW 34th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Square Dance Lessons

Square Dance Classes for Beginners Who? Everyone, ages ten and up Loads of FUN!

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 - 11:30 am
  • Location: 7050 Archer Rd., Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: first class is free, see website for pricing
  • Website: independancestudio.com
  • Category: Classes

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

  • 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: 4780 NW 39th Ave, Suite 5, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $15
  • Website: doartstudios.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 ...

Frog Watch Training Workshop Santa Fe College Zoo

Become a citizen scientist! FrogWatch USA is a citizen science program of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) that ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo, 3000 NW 83rd St Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Classes

Cade Museum Kids Create Class

3D Print Challenge- Microbes (Ages 10+) Learn about the various microbes and what they can do, then use basic cad to ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, Fl 32601
  • Cost: $35, register online
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Classes

Cade Museum Little Sparks Thursday Preschool Program

Join us on Thursdays for our Little Sparks preschool program for children 4 and under. Introduce your preschooler to STEAM ...

  • 10:15 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, Fl 32601
  • Cost: Program included with regular admission.
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Classes

Cade Museum Kids Create Class

3D Print Challenge- Microbes (Ages 10+) Learn about the various microbes and what they can do, then use basic cad to ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, Fl 32601
  • Cost: $35, register online
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Classes