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Alachua County Heart Walk

The Heart Walk is family-friendly (and dog-friendly!). Walkers can enjoy a vendor expo with fun, interactive activities, a short program, ...

Depot Park parkrun

All ages and abilities are welcome! Join us for Depot Park parkrun's free weekly 5k to run, jog, walk, or ...

Family Fishing Day

Fishing for Success hosts monthly events that provide families the opportunity to fish together in a safe and fun setting ...

Kids4Kids Triathlon

A fun and exciting event that allows children 4 years and older to participate in a swim, bike and run ...

ACCPTA Fall Training and Vendor Fair

The Alachua County Council of PTAs has organized special parent workshops for this Saturday, September 14 from 9 a.m. to ...

  • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Kanapaha Middle School, 5005 SW 75th St, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other, Free

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 ...

Camp Safe Haven

Camp Safe Haven is free and open to children and youth, ages 5-18, who have experienced the loss of a ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Haven’s E.T. York Care Center, 4200 NW 90th Blvd.,Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: beyourhaven.org
  • Category: Other

Gainesville Area Rowing - Open House

Open House - check out North Central Florida's premier rowing club located on beautiful Newnan's Lake. Ages 12 to 80+! ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Saturday Tot Time with Ponies

"Tot Time" is a "mommy and me" style activity for children 18 months to 6 years of age! Children will ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Hunter Ventures Farm, 18004 SW 83 Ave., Archer, Florida 32618
  • Cost: $30
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Toddler Try It Art Class at Working Food- Saturdays

A series of open-ended sessions to allow the very youngest creatives to explore visual art in a nature-based, casual setting ...

  • 9:45 am - 11:15 am 
  • Location: Working Food, 219 NW 10th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: sliding scale of $10-$15 for each toddler, plus $3 for additional siblings over age 5. Free for adult caregivers and young babies in laps or arms.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Santa Fe Community Education: Mommy and Me Paint Stone Mermaids

Moms, bring your child and paint a stone mermaid alongside unique farm animals, including miniature horses, goats, emus, tortoises, and ...

Art in the Parks at TB McPherson Park

To celebrate Gainesville150! 24 sculptures by David Hayes have been placed in 20 of the City’s parks. The sculptures will ...

Carson Springs Wild Adventure Open House

Wander on your own and see exciting Big Cat feeding and other animal encounters. 100% of proceeds go to animal ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: $10/person, 3 years and up (Animal feeding & petting: $5)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Historic Haile Homestead Saturday Tours

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

On the second Saturday of the month, we give kids the chance to ask the questions they want to know ...

La Leche Meeting at Tower Road Library

La Leche League of Gainesville will hold two meetings a month: -2nd Saturday of the month at 10am at the Tower ...

Viva Museum

In coordination with the Gainesville Latino Film Festival, celebrate the biodiversity and culture of Latin American at the Florida Museum. This ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Weecycle Costume Release

We will have over a 1000's Costumes New and Used to choose from. We will open promptly at 10am and ...

  • 10:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 1405 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Cade Museum Little Sparks Saturday Preschool Program

Introduce your preschooler to STEAM learning through hands-on, educational activities! Topics will change each week.

Pig Yoga at Rooterville Animal Sanctuary

Throughout 2019, pig yoga will be at Rooterville every SECOND Saturday of each month; weather permitting. The tickets will be ...

Einstein at Wild Birds Unlimited

Join Joe Soistman of Sunrise Wildlife Rehabilitation in the store to meet Einstein, the Great Horned Owl. If you've been ...

  • 11:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Wild Birds Unlimited, 4212 NW 16th Blvd., Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

JCPenney Kids Zone

Join us on the Second Saturday of every month, free crafts, goody bags and more! Parents get coupons to shop ...

Mill Creek Farm Retirement Home for Horses

Bring a bag (or bags) of carrots to feed the horses on Saturdays! The Retirement Home for Horses provides lifetime ...

Oakmont's Annual Back to School Bash

Oakmont's Annual Back to School Bash benefits both local schools as well as the Child Advocacy Center! School supplies will ...

  • 11:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: 11701 SW 30th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: school supply donations
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Tijuana Flats Grand Re-Opening

Join us for facepainting, balloon animals, live music, and giveaways! Free taco with any purchase.

Community Capoeira at Bo Diddley Plaza

Every Saturday, join us at BDP for a free Capoeira class! Capoeira is a type of Brazilian Martial Arts that ...

Mathmatics Festival at Harn Museum

Free learning event for students of all ages this Saturday, Sept 14! Join the University of Florida Mathematics Department at ...

  • 12:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 3259 Hull Road • Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.jrmf.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Beat the Heat Water Day with the Alachua County Sheriff's Office

ACSO will host the First annual “Beat the Heat Water Day with First Responders” community cookout and water fun day. ...

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Alachua County Sheriff, 2621 SE Hawthorne Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Painting with a Twist: Artsy Llama

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

Art in the Parks at Thomas Center

Join the Ukulele Club of Gainesville for a performance in the Thomas Center Gardens. Bring your own Ukulele to join ...

Sun Country Stay and Play- Saturdays

Get moving every Saturday afternoon! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop basic motor ...

  • 2:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11.50/member, $14 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Let's Play Music at Alachua Library

Come and enjoy the place for kids to play music, listen, create and enjoy music! For ages 1st grade and ...

Corks and Colors All Ages Flamingo

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience. Canvas options are 12x16in ($20), 16x20in ($25)

  • 3:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 3415 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $20-25
  • Website: www.corkscolors.com
  • Category: Classes

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Kids Matinee

The Kika Silva Pla Planetarium offers a kids matinee most Saturdays. Check the website for updated schedule and show information.

Open Gym at Sun Country Sports

Open Gym is the perfect time for gymnasts to come work on their skills! Open to both boys and girls. ...

  • 4:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $12-18
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Original Gainesville Food Truck Rally

Glory Days Presents and High Dive are once again giving you the unique opportunity to try a variety of delicious, ...

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 ...

Hillary Cowart the Magic Man at Conestogas

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

Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe

The second Saturday of every month we will be celebrating wonderful music! Join us for live jazz, lawn games & ...