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Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Step 317 Photography: Fall Mini Session

A fun fall themed mini session. Choose from one of three sets options. Great with or without costume.

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Step 317 Photography: Super Hero Mini Session

Show off your secret powers on this adorable superhero themed set. Bring your own costume or use our red cape ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Category: Other

Step 317 Photography: Costume Mini Session

Show off your fabulous costume! Each session includes a treat for your little one. Free Session fee!

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free session fee
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

Ranger Led Tours at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Enjoy a ranger led tour of Sweetwater Wetlands Park, a new city park on Williston Road in Gainesville. Tours will ...

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 ...

Allied Capoeira Tot Tumbling and Music

See what your little one is capable of in our Tot Tumbling and Music class! They will be exposed to ...

Dance Alive Great Halloween Costume and Garage Sale

Dance Alive National Ballet's annual costume and garage sale.   Just in time for the Halloween!   Adult and child sizes.   Hip-Hop, ...

Morningside Nature Center Wildflower Walks

Take a Walk on the Wildflower Side with Us! The JEAN DORNEY MEMORIAL WILDFLOWER WALKS are free and take place ...

Upward Basketball Evaluations and Cheerleading

We will be having our basketball evaluations this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in the Family Life Center at Westside Baptist ...

"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 ...

Learn with Jo-Ann: Kids Hand Sewing Treat Pouch

Learn to trace a template, hand-sew & add appliques to make a pumpkin-shaped pouch.

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

Devil's Millhopper Junior Ranger Program

Come visit our Junior Ranger table from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and join ...

  • 10:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park, 4732 Millhopper Road, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $4/vehicle or $2/person if arriving by foot or bike
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Family Fit & Fun Challenge at Depot Park

Come out and exercise while having fun as a family. LYFEhouse and Gertner Grind will guide you all through fun ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: goo.gl
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Gainesville Fall Festival at Bo Diddley Plaza

Food trucks, food vendors, and merchandise for the Annual Fall Festival in Gainesville on home game day.

  • 10:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Bo Diddley Plaza 111 E University Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Heart Pine Waldorf School Open House

Come join us at our new school location on October 14 @ 10:00 am for an OPEN HOUSE. Join us ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Heart Pine School, 1000 NE 16th Avenue, BLDG C Gainesville Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

High Springs Church of God: Community Fall Festival

Music, Free Food and Drinks, Face Painting, Games, Vendors, Candy, Booths, Bounce Houses, Give Aways, Fellowship and Fun for the ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: High Springs Church of God by Faith 25353 W Us Hwy 27, High Springs, Florida 32643
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Historic Haile Homestead Saturday Tour

The Historic Haile Homestead is unique in the Nation for its "Talking Walls."  For a reason lost to time, the Haile ...

Hogtown Pet a Reptile Program

We give kids the chance to ask the questions they want to know about. While learning something new, they get ...

Michaels Kids Club

Let your kids explore their creativity every Saturday while you shop! Just $2 per child ages 3 and up. All ...

Repurpose Project Sale Day

Dreams do come true. 50% off sale at Repurpose Project! One day only. Come get some stuff. Let your creativity ...

Rogers Farm Fall Festival

Fun filled entertainment for the whole family. Young and Old will have a memorable experience. Take a pleasant stroll down ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: Take SR 121 N. From Gainesville to NW 156 Ave.
  • Cost: Maze & Attractions: $14 /Attractions Only: $10 / Maze & Spook Trail only: $10 | Kids 3 and under are FREE
  • Website: www.rogersfarmfl.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Funworks Open Bounce Saturdays

Have fun all morning at Skate Station! Admission includes bounce houses, rock climbing and Kid's Adventure soft play area. For ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $9 for ages 6-10 | $7 for ages 5 & under
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

U Pick Lane Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

Join us for U-Pick pumpkins and sunflowers,corn maze and live entertainment! Fun for the whole family. Old fashioned games, petting ...

  • 10:00 am -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: 2391 NE 140th Avenue, Williston FL
  • Cost: $10 (3 years old and under FREE)
  • Website: www.upicklane.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

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 ...

Allied Capoeira League: Family Class

Learn something new and fun that the whole family will love. Capoeira is a Martial Art that incorporates music, dance, ...

  • 11:00 am 
  • Location: 2020 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, Florida
  • Cost: (Free on September 30). Price per class is $10. Free for members.
  • Website: www.capoeiragainesville.com
  • Category: Classes

Mill Creek Farm Retirement Home for Horses

Bring a bag (or bags) of carrots to feed the horses. The Retirement Home for Horses gives lifetime care to ...

Peanut Patch and Corn Maze

Here at the Peanut Patch & Corn Maze, we're all about family! Come out and make memories with us, where ...

  • 11:00 am - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: 8214 SW 89th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: Adults: $15, Kids 4-10 $10, Kids 3 and under Free, Haunted House $5 (Cash Only)
  • Website: peanutpatchandcornmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Skate Station Funworks Roller Skating Lessons

You are never too young or old to Learn to Skate! !Skate Station Funworks offers a skating lesson program on ...

  • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 320606
  • Cost: Free with paid admission ($9)
  • Website: www.funworks.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Sun Country Splash Jam

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

  • 12:00 pm -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: Member: $15.75 | Non-member: $19
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Two Hawk Hammock presents A Country Circus

The Two Hawk Country Circus is in it’s 8th edition, and counts on participation from local music groups: AscenDance acrobats, ...

  • 12:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 17950 NE 53rd Lane, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: $15 in advance / $20 at the door. Kids 12 and under are FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Corks and Colors All Ages Personalized Prints

Come anytime between 12:30 and 3pm and expect to spend about 30 minutes. Choose any print, plate, and saying and let ...

  • 12:30 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 3415 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $15-25
  • Website: www.corkscolors.com
  • Category: Classes

Toys R Us My Little Pony Movie Friendship Festival

The My Little Pony Movie is opening on October 6th! To celebrate the release we would like to invite you ...

French Fun Food & Foreign Languages Saturday Club

Kids experience the French culture through music, games, food and more. They also learn the language with an age-appropriate ...

Headquarters Library: CREATEspace

An opportunity for community members to make, learn, explore, and share with a variety of technologies. This hands on program ...

Michaels Make Break: Halloween T-Shirts

Use letters and colorful paint to decorate T-shirts with Halloween puns! Buy a t-shirt, and the supplies to decorate it ...

Painting with a Twist: Night Wolf

Ages 7 and up are welcome! Ages 7-12 MUST be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the ...

Petco Meet the Critters

Bring your kids and come Meet the Critters every Saturday from 1–3 pm. Discover scales, tails and a whole lot of ...

Broadway Musical Theater Workshop

If you're dreaming of a career in musical theatre, if you are 8-80 years old, you can't afford to miss ...

  • 2:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Star Center Theatre 11 NE 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

2nd and Charles Star Wars Reads Day

Join us in a galaxy far, far away for our annual Star Wars Reads Day event! We’ll have story time, ...

Family Pumpkin Festival at Big Shoals State Park

Family Fun Night! Games, pumpkin bowling, face painting, pumpkin decorating, a treasure chest with prizes and hayride through the woods.

  • 3:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Big Shoals State Park 11330 S.E. County Road 135 White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: Free with Park entry fee of $4 per vehicle
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Newberry Cornfield Maze at Hodge Farm

Laugh by day...Scream by night! Maze- Take nice stroll through the maze during the day by trying to choose the correct ...

  • 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: SR 26 and SW 202nd St in Newberry (On Newberry Road) in Jonesville, FL
  • Cost: Adults: $15 (includes corn maze and haunted house) | Children 10 and under: $10| Children 3 and under are free | Hay Rides: $5 | Mechanical Bull Rides $5 | RC Track $5
  • Website: www.newberrycornfieldmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

October Fun in the Kitchen

Join us at Saporito, Saturday, October 14, from 3:00-4:00pm. Children are encouraged to wear an apron and chef apparel. Encourage healthy ...

  • 3:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Saporito Oil, Vinegar, Spice 4401 NW 25th Pl, Ste D, Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: $10/child
  • Website: saporitoovs.com
  • Category: Classes

Gamesville Tabletop Pokemon TCG

Do you want to be the very best? Like no one ever was? Hang out with us on Saturday afternoon, play ...

Allied Capoeira League Parent's Night Out

Take a break this weekend and leave the your pre-schooler with us! You will get a night of childcare including ...

  • 5:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: 2020 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, Florida
  • Cost: $15/child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

8 Fahrenheit Ice Cream Ribbon Cutting Celebration

We will be celebrating our Grand Opening on Friday. Starting 5pm on 10/13 first 50 customers will be able to ...

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play

Join us for the ultimate game. M2 Battlesports is an outdoor tactical laser tag game. M2 Battlesports has weapons with ...

Kirby Family Farm's Lost Railroad

The Lost Railroad is an intense environment with darkness, live insects and reptiles, loud noises, and small spaces! This fundraising ...

  • 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at the gate
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

UF Football: Gators vs. Texas A&M

Fans are encouraged to wear their best ORANGE Gator gear to the game!

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play

Join us for the ultimate game. M2 Battlesports is an outdoor tactical laser tag game. M2 Battlesports has weapons with ...