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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

PLEASE NOTE: Events and programs are subject to last minute cancellations and changes. Before attending, please contact the business or event host to confirm that the event/program is still taking place, and to register or RSVP if required.


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Family Fun includes festivals, carnivals, family fun nights, fairs and other types of fun family events.

Events and programs for kids with special needs

Races, Walks, 5Ks includes listings for all types of athletic competitions that kids can participate in - not just watch.

Informational presentations such as talks, seminars, and demonstrations 

Family friendly shows and concerts

 

Family friendly events and programs taking place at area libraries.

Casting calls for productions and performances in need of kids under 18.

Other family-friendly events like mini-photo sessions consignment sales and other events that don't fit into another category

Sporting events and home games for local sports teams

One time classes open to kids and families. 

Holiday events with themes focused on specific holidays like Halloween, Christmas, Easter, 4th of July, etc.

Events and pageants where kids or families compete to win a title or prize.

Ongoing Programs includes any family programs that occur on an ongoing basis such as every week or every month.

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O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Mathnasium Free Math Lessons

Join us for this week's Mathnasium Schoolhouse on Facebook Live where we will be teaching some really fun and unique ...

Michaels Kids Club Online

Try our free online classes designed for your mini makers! RSVP for this FREE class. The first 1,000 participants to ...

Archery 3D Outdoor League

Whether you are an avid hunter, target shooter, or someone just looking for a way to keep your skills honed, ...

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Skate at the Cade Museum

Guests can register to skate during current museum hours, on Friday and Saturday from 12:00 – 4:00 pm (the last ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Skating is free with regular admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

Michaels Kids Club Online

Try our free online classes designed for your mini makers! RSVP for this FREE class. The first 1,000 participants to ...

Ginnie Springs 4th of July Celebration

Join us for our annual 4th of July firework display! Fireworks begin 30 minutes after sunset! Due to the current ...

Saturday Storytime at 4th Ave Food Park

Come join us every Saturday in the 4th Ave Food Park at 10AM for Story Time! Relax outdoors and let ...

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens Guided Tour

Kanapaha is offering a guided tour on the 4th of July starting at 10:00am. We ask that those attending the ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 4700 S.W. 58th Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Adults: $10 Children (ages 5-13): $5 Children under 5: Free (when accompanied by parent). Free for Members. Group rates available for tours.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Races, Walks, 5Ks

Carson Springs Wildlife July 4th Event

Join us for Doodle's Birthday Party! Lots of animal action , big cat feeding demos , warthog races. Wander on your ...

  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $25 adults, $10 under 12years old
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Bouncers July 4th Bike Parade

Decorate your bike, scooter, stroller etc with red/white/blue decor. Participate in our 2nd annual bike parade! Top 3 winners will ...

WUFT's Fanfares from Home

WUFT's FANFARES & FIREWORKS is on hiatus for 2020, however the Independence Day celebration will continue. Enjoy this special broadcast ...

Kulaqua River Ranch Water Park Community Sundays

Please note that we are encouraging social distancing and keeping our capacity at 50%. In an effort to support the families ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $13.25/person | Children under 3 are free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Painting with a Twist: Flower Crown Bears

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

Gamesville Tabletop Beginners Dungeons and Dragons Sundays

Join us for Beginners D&D! 5 person max.

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

Michaels Kids Club Online

Try our free online classes designed for your mini makers! RSVP for this FREE class. The first 1,000 participants to ...

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Michaels Kids Club Online

Try our free online classes designed for your mini makers! RSVP for this FREE class. The first 1,000 participants to ...

Virtual Girl Scouts Meetings

Join us on Tuesdays at 5:30pm for our virtual troop meetings. Any girl in grades K-12 is welcome to attend. ...

Virtual Girl Scouts Meetings

You’re invited! Girls and parents, come join Girl Scouts at one of our future virtual events to participate in STEM ...

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Virtual Storytime at the Santa Fe College Zoo

** We will post a virtual story time video around 10 a.m. on Wednesday for you to enjoy from home!** Join ...

Michaels Family Fun Online

Tune in to Michaels Facebook LIVE every Wednesday at 1pm for a fun family activity!

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

Alachua County School Board Workshop

A school board workshop on July 8 at 2 p.m. will include a presentation on the draft school re-opening plan, ...

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Step Up For Students Income-Based Scholarships Parent Workshop

This workshop will provide parents with information about how to qualify and apply for the Florida Tax Credit and Family ...

Michaels Kids Club Online

Try our free online classes designed for your mini makers! RSVP for this FREE class. The first 1,000 participants to ...

Night Skate at the Cade Museum

Each Thursday, from July 9th through August 20th, the museum will host themed skate nights. Enjoy a thrilling summer skate ...

  • 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Advanced registration required. Cost is $5 for guests and $3 for Cade Members.
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Kickball with the Cops in Archer

Bring your kids to Wilson Robinson Park on July 10th for Our First Annual Kickball with the Cops with Alachua ...

Skate at the Cade Museum

Guests can register to skate during current museum hours, on Friday and Saturday from 12:00 – 4:00 pm (the last ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Skating is free with regular admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

Painting with a Twist: Beach Party Family Fun

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

Carson Springs Wildlife Safari Zoo Camp

Join us for Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation's Zoo Safari Camp 2020! Kids aged 6 and older can come be a ...

Saturday Storytime at 4th Ave Food Park

Come join us every Saturday in the 4th Ave Food Park at 10AM for Story Time! Relax outdoors and let ...

Historic Haile Homestead Saturday Tours

Visitors must wear face coverings (except for those with health issues). Docents will be wearing masks. In accordance with CDC ...

Kulaqua River Ranch Water Park Community Sundays

Please note that we are encouraging social distancing and keeping our capacity at 50%. In an effort to support the families ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $13.25/person | Children under 3 are free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Historic Haile Homestead Sunday Tour

Visitors must wear face coverings (except for those with health issues). Docents will be wearing masks. In accordance with CDC ...

Painting with a Twist: Ice Princess Family Fun

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

Michaels Kids Club Online

Try our free online classes designed for your mini makers! RSVP for this FREE class. The first 1,000 participants to ...

Gamesville Tabletop Beginners Dungeons and Dragons Sundays

Join us for Beginners D&D! 5 person max.

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

Michaels Kids Club Online

Try our free online classes designed for your mini makers! RSVP for this FREE class. The first 1,000 participants to ...

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Michaels Kids Club Online

Try our free online classes designed for your mini makers! RSVP for this FREE class. The first 1,000 participants to ...

Virtual Girl Scouts Meetings

Join us on Tuesdays at 5:30pm for our virtual troop meetings. Any girl in grades K-12 is welcome to attend. ...

UF Shands Newborn Care Class

The Newborn Care Class is intended to help you feel more comfortable and confident in your parenting role following your ...

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Step Up For Students Gardiner Scholarship Parent Workshop

This workshop will provide parents with information about how to qualify and apply for the Gardiner Scholarship for children with ...

Michaels Family Fun Online

Tune in to Michaels Facebook LIVE every Wednesday at 1pm for a fun family activity!

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

Michaels Kids Club Online

Try our free online classes designed for your mini makers! RSVP for this FREE class. The first 1,000 participants to ...

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Michaels Kids Club Online

Try our free online classes designed for your mini makers! RSVP for this FREE class. The first 1,000 participants to ...

Night Skate at the Cade Museum

Each Thursday, from July 9th through August 20th, the museum will host themed skate nights. Enjoy a thrilling summer skate ...

  • 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Advanced registration required. Cost is $5 for guests and $3 for Cade Members.
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Archery 3D Outdoor League

Whether you are an avid hunter, target shooter, or someone just looking for a way to keep your skills honed, ...

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Skate at the Cade Museum

Guests can register to skate during current museum hours, on Friday and Saturday from 12:00 – 4:00 pm (the last ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Skating is free with regular admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

Michaels Kids Club Online

Try our free online classes designed for your mini makers! RSVP for this FREE class. The first 1,000 participants to ...

CANCELED: UF/IFAS Family Fishing Days

CANCELED until further notice. Fishing for Success hosts monthly Family Fishing Days March through November that provide families the opportunity to ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Safari Zoo Camp

Join us for Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation's Zoo Safari Camp 2020! Kids aged 6 and older can come be a ...

Historic Haile Homestead Saturday Tours

Visitors must wear face coverings (except for those with health issues). Docents will be wearing masks. In accordance with CDC ...

Kulaqua River Ranch Water Park Community Sundays

Please note that we are encouraging social distancing and keeping our capacity at 50%. In an effort to support the families ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $13.25/person | Children under 3 are free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Historic Haile Homestead Sunday Tour

Visitors must wear face coverings (except for those with health issues). Docents will be wearing masks. In accordance with CDC ...

Gamesville Tabletop Beginners Dungeons and Dragons Sundays

Join us for Beginners D&D! 5 person max.

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Virtual Girl Scouts Meetings

Join us on Tuesdays at 5:30pm for our virtual troop meetings. Any girl in grades K-12 is welcome to attend. ...

Virtual Girl Scouts Meetings

You’re invited! Girls and parents, come join Girl Scouts at one of our future virtual events to participate in STEM ...

The Hippodrome presents Souvenir: Virtual Event Opening Night

Miss seeing people at the theater? Join us for our Opening Night Party ONLINE! Come and have conversations with the ...

The Hippodrome presents Souvenir: Virtual Event

The Hippodrome Theatre is excited to launch it’s very first virtual production, Souvenir by Stephen Temperley, which will be pre-recorded ...

Just Between Friends Consignment Pre-Sale

See below for special shopping times for healthcare workers, educators, and foster parents. Get your FREE ADMISSSION pass online! Join us to ...

  • 2:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 Northwest 16 Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: registration recommended due to occupancy
  • Website: www.gainesville.jbfsale.com
  • Category: Other

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Michaels Family Fun Online

Tune in to Michaels Facebook LIVE every Wednesday at 1pm for a fun family activity!

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

The Hippodrome presents Souvenir: Virtual Event

The Hippodrome Theatre is excited to launch it’s very first virtual production, Souvenir by Stephen Temperley, which will be pre-recorded ...

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale

Get your FREE ADMISSSION pass online! Join us to shop 50-90% BELOW retail on everything for your family! We will have Spring/Summer ...

  • 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 Northwest 16 Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: registration recommended due to occupancy
  • Website: www.gainesville.jbfsale.com
  • Category: Other

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

GCM Food Fest

Come enjoy great food from over 50 of Gainesville's restaurants all in one location. Due to COVID-19, the event has ...

  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Celebration Pointe, Northwest Corner of I-75 And Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: Free admission, $2 meal tickets
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Night Skate at the Cade Museum

Each Thursday, from July 9th through August 20th, the museum will host themed skate nights. Enjoy a thrilling summer skate ...

  • 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Advanced registration required. Cost is $5 for guests and $3 for Cade Members.
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

The Hippodrome presents Souvenir: Virtual Event

The Hippodrome Theatre is excited to launch it’s very first virtual production, Souvenir by Stephen Temperley, which will be pre-recorded ...

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale

Get your FREE ADMISSSION pass online! Join us to shop 50-90% BELOW retail on everything for your family! We will have Spring/Summer ...

  • 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 Northwest 16 Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: registration recommended due to occupancy
  • Website: www.gainesville.jbfsale.com
  • Category: Other

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Skate at the Cade Museum

Guests can register to skate during current museum hours, on Friday and Saturday from 12:00 – 4:00 pm (the last ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Skating is free with regular admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

The Hippodrome presents Souvenir: Virtual Event

The Hippodrome Theatre is excited to launch it’s very first virtual production, Souvenir by Stephen Temperley, which will be pre-recorded ...

The Summer Cool Shoot

This will be a 30 arrow (ten ends) shoot in cool air conditioning. All competitors MUST sign a Newberry Sports ...

PAVE Back to School Rally

You and your children are invited to the Annual Back to School Rally! Backpacks for the first 3,000 kids in ...

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale

Get your FREE ADMISSSION pass online! Join us to shop 50-90% BELOW retail on everything for your family! We will have Spring/Summer ...

  • 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 Northwest 16 Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: registration recommended due to occupancy
  • Website: www.gainesville.jbfsale.com
  • Category: Other

The Hippodrome presents Souvenir: Virtual Event

The Hippodrome Theatre is excited to launch it’s very first virtual production, Souvenir by Stephen Temperley, which will be pre-recorded ...

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale

Get your FREE ADMISSSION pass online! Join us to shop 50-90% BELOW retail on everything for your family! We will have Spring/Summer ...

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Easton-Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 Northwest 16 Avenue, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: registration recommended due to occupancy
  • Website: www.gainesville.jbfsale.com
  • Category: Other

Kulaqua River Ranch Water Park Community Sundays

Please note that we are encouraging social distancing and keeping our capacity at 50%. In an effort to support the families ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: River Ranch Water Park, 23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $13.25/person | Children under 3 are free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Historic Haile Homestead Sunday Tour

Visitors must wear face coverings (except for those with health issues). Docents will be wearing masks. In accordance with CDC ...

Gamesville Tabletop Beginners Dungeons and Dragons Sundays

Join us for Beginners D&D! 5 person max.

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Cade Museum Spectrum Tuesday

Join us for a very special two hour visit to the Cade Museum! This visit is self-paced, with our guest ...

  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, Fl 32601
  • Cost: Ages 0-4: Free Ages 5+: $5.00 per person Cade Museum Members are always free
  • Website: tockify.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Special Needs

Step Up For Students Hope Scholarship Parent Workshop

This workshop will provide parents with information about how to qualify and apply for the Hope Scholarship for students who ...

Virtual Girl Scouts Meetings

Join us on Tuesdays at 5:30pm for our virtual troop meetings. Any girl in grades K-12 is welcome to attend. ...

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Michaels Family Fun Online

Tune in to Michaels Facebook LIVE every Wednesday at 1pm for a fun family activity!

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Night Skate at the Cade Museum

Each Thursday, from July 9th through August 20th, the museum will host themed skate nights. Enjoy a thrilling summer skate ...

  • 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Advanced registration required. Cost is $5 for guests and $3 for Cade Members.
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Archery 3D Outdoor League

Whether you are an avid hunter, target shooter, or someone just looking for a way to keep your skills honed, ...

Step 317 Dance Dreams Mini Session

Bring your little dancer to the studio in their favorite leotard or costume for a dance mini session.

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $29 session fee
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Family Fun

O2B Kids Daily Challenge

We will post a fun DAILY CHALLENGE activity for you to do at home. Your kids can earn a ...

Skate at the Cade Museum

Guests can register to skate during current museum hours, on Friday and Saturday from 12:00 – 4:00 pm (the last ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Skating is free with regular admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Huntington Learning Center Reading Adventure

Join us for Storytime on Youtube! Monday K-3rd graders Wednesday 4-5th graders Friday 6th-8th graders. Join us at 1:00 PM Eastern.

Millhopper School of Witchcraft and Wizardry at Millhopper Library

Join the staff of the Millhopper School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (MSWW) for a Facebook Live event to kick off ...