Gainesville

Free Programs

This page lists free kids programs and classes in the Gainesville, Florida area.
Kids Gainesville: Free Programs - Fun 4 Gator Kids
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Alachua County Libraries Story Times

Alachua County libraries offer a variety of story times for children and babies.   Check the website ...

Alachua County Library 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless. This program encourages you to read books – any bo ...

Alachua County Recycles - Outreach and Education Programs

Alachua County Recycles offers FREE programs to community groups that are interested in learning abo ...

Alachua County Sheriff's Office - Teen Driver Challenge

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

2621 SE Hawthorne Road, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Alley Gatorz Kids Bowl Free

Kids bowl free from May through November. Two free games everyday! Sign up online.  

May-November
2606 NE Waldo Road, Gainesville, FL, 32609
Books A Million Storytime

Join us for storytime and cookies on the first Saturday of every month! Please call for current sch ...

1st Saturday of the Month
6111 W Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL, 32605
First LEGO League - High Springs

FIRST LEGO League introduces science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to children in grades ...

Age: K-4 (High School grades coming soon)
23760 NW 187th Avenue, High Springs, FL, 32643
First UMC High Springs Kids Club

Do you remember Tuesday's Angels? Well, this is Angels but we have given it a new name and added a d ...

Tuesdays and Thursdays 3-6pm
Age: K-8th Grade
419 NE 1st St., Gainesville, FL, 32601
Fishing for Success Family Fishing Days

Fishing For Success (FFS) is a multifaceted program of the University of Florida that uses fishing a ...

One Saturday a month
7922 NW 71st Street, Gainesville, FL, 32653
Florida 4-H

4-H is an non-formal, practical educational program for youth.  It is the youth development program ...

Daily
Age: 5 yrs - 18 yrs
Florida State Parks Junior Ranger Program

Junior Rangers, Explore....The Real Florida! The Florida State Parks Junior Ranger Program provides ...

Gainesville Health and Fitness Free Summer Gym Teen Membership

The 12th Annual Free Summer Teen Membership Membership Benefits: Teens may use the centers for up ...

May 31-July 31, 2022
Gainesville Thrives Dolly Parton Library

Gainesville Thrives is pleased to announce our affiliation with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library ...

Hands-On with Joann

Drop in for fun kids' crafting events! Check website for scheduled events.

Age: all ages
3202 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
JCPenney Kids Zone

Join us on the Second Saturday of every month, free crafts, snacks, drinks, goody bags and more! Pa ...

2nd Saturday of every month
6481 W Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL, 32605
Lowe's Kids Workshops

DIY Kids' Workshops are free, monthly, in-store events designed to inspire the next generation of bu ...

Once a month
all locations
Morningside Nature Center Programs

Barnyard Buddies: FREE! Every Wednesday, Sept.–May, at 3:00 pm at the Living History Farm. Mornings ...

September - May
3540 E. University Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32641
New Worlds Reading

Every child deserves the opportunity to experience new worlds and achieve their full potential! T ...

Age: K-5
Real Florida Reader-Your Pass to Adventure

Your library card is your pass to adventure this summer! We’re partnering with the Florida Depart ...

Summer BreakSpot Free Meals

Summer BreakSpot provides free, nutritious meals to kids and teens 18 and under during the summer br ...

June 1- July 22, 2022
UF Engineering Gator Trax

GatorTRAX is a free K-12 math and engineering outreach program that is run through the combined effo ...

Spring and Fall, Select Saturdays