Free Programs

This page lists free kids programs and classes in the Gainesville, Florida area.
Kids Gainesville: Free Programs - Fun 4 Gator Kids
*Online - Aikido of Gainesville Storytelling

Join Aikido of Gainesville for Storytime Online! Listen to Japanese folk tales.

*Online - Alachua County Libraries Story Times

Introducing our new virtual program, Stay At Home Story Time! Tap into our online resources, house ...

*Online - Florida 4-H

*Online -Florida 4H Presents: Studio 4-H! Be sure to tune in here and your local 4-H county's page f ...

Age: 5 yrs - 18 yrs
*Online - Hands-On with Joann

* Now offering crafts on Facebook at 10am and 7pm. Drop in for fun kids' crafting events! Check w ...

Age: all ages
3202 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32608
*Online - Harn Museum at Home

While the Harn Museum of Art is closed to the public, we enourage you to get creative at home. We lo ...

*Online - Lowe's Kids Workshops

Now offering Kids Workshops online. DIY Kids' Workshops are free, monthly, in-store events design ...

Once a month
all locations
*Online- O2B Kids Virtual Summer Classes

This summer we are excited to announce over 50 FREE virtual classes for kids ages 1-13. MorningMagi ...

Begin June 1
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

Alley Gatorz reopened on May 22, 2020. Kids bowl free from May through October. Two free games ev ...

May - October 31st, 2020
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
Family Fishing Days

Family Fishing Day are held once each month at the UF/IFAS fishing ponds. As always, all family memb ...

March - November
7922 NW 71st Street, Gainesville, FL, 32653
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

Alachua County Teens may use the centers for up to 2 hours per visit. Must be enrolled by parent or ...

June 1-August 2020
Harn Museum Family Art Programs

The Harn Museum at UF is dedicated to promoting the power of the arts to inspire and educate people ...

3259 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, 32611
Home Depot Kids Workshops

The Kids Workshops are FREE how-to clinics for children.   Projects include the creation of toolboxe ...

1st Saturday of every month 9am - 12pm
Age: 5 yrs - 12 yrs
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
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
Summer BreakSpot Free Meals

Summer BreakSpot provides nutritious meals at no cost to children 18 and under while school is out f ...

Starting June 1
UF Engineering Gator Trax

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

Select Saturdays
UF IFAS Backyard Bark Beetles Citizen Science Project

The University of Florida presents the Backyard Bark Beetles, a citizen science project that provide ...