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Nature Ninja 5K

Nature Ninja 5K Run is an eco-friendly adventure race through 50 acres of natural challenges and unique obstacles. Prepare for ...

Santa Fe Baptist Church Community Day- Alachua

Water Park Day for the Back to School Blast! Water Slide, Slip and Slide, Hot Dogs, Snow Cones, Popcorn, Cotton Candy.

  • 9:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Santa Fe Baptist Church, 7505 NW Cty Rd 236, Alachua, Florida 32615
  • Cost: free
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  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Superheroes For Hope Blood Drive

Superheroes for Hope blood drive is a fun, free family event that saves lives. LifeSouth and Phalanx Defense Systems invite ...

  • 9:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, 4039 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website:
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Kimono Sewing For Kids at Joann Fabric

Skill Level 3 : Advanced Kids Class Learn to work with apparel fabric, to create a pattern using measurements, how to ...

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

Hawthorne Community Fun Bowl at Splitz

The most fun bowling event of the year is back!!! Be sure to register early as space is limited (registration ...

  • 10:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Splitz Bowling 1301 NW 76th Blvd., Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: $ 25.00 (price includes sales tax) per Bowler with up to 5 bowlers per lane.
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  • Category: Family Fun

PAVE Back to School Rally

You and your children are invited to the Annual Back to School Rally at the Santa Fe College Gym. The ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Santa Fe College Gymnasium, 3000 NW 83rd Steet, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website:
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Back to School Bash - Alachua

Back to School Bash is on July 27th! -Backpacks -School Supplies -Physicals -Haircuts -and more! -Backpacks -School Supplies -Physicals -Haircuts -and more!

  • 10:30 am -  1:30 pm 
  • Location: Hathcock Community Center, 15818 NW 140th St, Alachua FL
  • Cost: free
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  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Nature Ninja Kids Run at Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens

Nature Ninja is an adventure race, occurring at Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens, a magnificent botanical garden with over 50 ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens, 4990 NE 180th Ave, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: Registration per child: $15 Registration per adult spectator: $8 Registration per child spectator (ages 6-13): $5 Registration per child spectator (ages 6 and under): Free
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  • Category: Family Fun, Races, Walks, 5Ks

Play Tennis Gainesville Family Play Day

The event is FREE for all ages and skill levels!! Come out for MUSIC, GAMES, and FOOD! Register online.

The Electric Slide at Bo Diddley Plaza

You're invited to THE ELECTRIC SLIDE + OTHER SACRED GEOMETRIES at Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville for a National ...

Belk KidFest

Gear up for school with new style, fun activities, music, photo ops and more!

  • 12:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Belk, 6419 Newberry Road, Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website:
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Babywearing Workout with AUXO and SSBW

Join us for some more Birthday Month fun at a babywearing workout class with AUXO Fitness!! We get asked all ...

  • 1:00 pm -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: AUXO Fitness, 4994 NW 39th Ave, Ste D, Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: donations accepted
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  • Category: Classes

Battle of the Books for Teens 2019 at HQ Library

Teams from library branches throughout Alachua County will test their knowledge at Battle of the Books.

2nd and Charles Summer Fun

Join us this summer for family friendly events and activities. July 13 Pete the Cat July 17 Fancy Nancy July 20 Disney Celebration ...

Mamma Mia at Gainesville Community Playhouse

ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale ...

  • 2:00 pm 
  • Location: Vam York Theater, 4039 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Adult $23, Senior $19, Child/Student $12
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  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Musical Me Theater presents Cinderella Kids

The timeless, “rags to riches” fairy tale becomes a new audience favorite in Disney’s Cinderella KIDS, an adaptation of the ...

Trash Princess Craft Event at The Repurpose Project

Join the Trash Princess for a Craft Event decorating free binders. Back to School 50% off school supplies!

Musical Me Theater presents Freaky Friday

When an uber-organized mother and her spontaneous teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things ...

Eclipse Show at the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium

You see the moon all the time, but do you know its story? Why is it there, why does it ...

  • 5:00 pm -  5:45 pm 
  • Location: 3000 NW 83rd Street, Building X, Room 129, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $6 for adults, and $4 for children (ages 4-12 years old), senior citizens (Ages 60+) and UF Gator-1 / Military ID holders. Admission is free for anyone 3 years old or younger, and anyone with a valid Santa Fe College ID also receives free admission.
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  • Category: Family Fun, Shows & Concerts

Hillary Cowart the Magic Man at Conestogas

Join Hillary Cowart at Conestogas in Alachua every Friday and Saturday night for magic and balloons.

Musical Me Theater presents Mamma Mia

ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale ...

Summer in the City at The Hippodrome

Downtown Gainesville will be transformed into a party atmosphere for an evening of non-stop dancing on Saturday, July 27 from ...