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February 12 - 18

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • 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

UF E-Fair for Middle School and High Schoolers

Our goal for the event is to bring different fields of engineering together to teach young students about engineering and ...

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 ...

Bouncers Preschool Valentine's Party

Join us for a Preschool Valentine's Party! Bring something to share, either a bag of candy, valentine cards or both!

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 3401 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: FREE for Members, $5 for non members
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Smart Start at Zion: Canciones con Amigos

This class features simple traditional Spanish songs and finger plays. The main goal of the class is language acquisition as ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:25 am 
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4/family per class, suggested donation
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Smart Start at Zion: The Remix

Join us for some of the favorites from Music and Movement and Conciones con Amigos. We'll do it all in ...

  • 11:00 am 
  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1700 NW 34th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $4.00/family per class, suggested donation
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

UF Shands Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group

Join our breastfeeding support group every Tuesday. Facilitated by Breastfeeding Educators.

The Oaks Mall Carnival

This family-friendly event features midway rides for all ages from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, carnival games and ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, 6419 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free parking and admission. Ride cost varies.
  • Website: dreamlandamusements.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Splash Pals Adapted Aquatics at YMCA

Splash Pals Adapted Aquatics is a therapeutic swimming and aquatic recreation program for children, and others, with physical or developmental ...

Square Dance Lessons

Square Dance Classes for Beginners Who? Everyone, ages ten and up Loads of FUN!

Cornerstone Academy Open House

Join us for our Open House!Find out why you want to be a Cornerstone family! Learn more about Classical, Christian education. ...

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 ...

Flip Factory Zone Playgroup

Come and play with your kids and fellow moms and dads of Alachua County for flipping good time at Flip ...

Santa Fe College Zoo Storytime

Join the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo and the Alachua County Library every 2nd Wednesday of the month for Storytime ...

Sun Country Sports Center Gym Jam Wednesdays

Gym Jam is the perfect gymnastics option for your child if you don’t want to commit to regularly scheduled class ...

Gamesville Tabletop D and D Kids Club

From 5pm to 7pm the tables are set up for Kids D&D, showing the younger generations the glory of the ...

The Oaks Mall Carnival

This family-friendly event features midway rides for all ages from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, carnival games and ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, 6419 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free parking and admission. Ride cost varies.
  • Website: dreamlandamusements.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Meet Magic Mike at Adams Ribs NW

Kids Eat Free every Wednesday night. One child's meal per adult entree. Visit the North location and Magic Mike will Magic ...

Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Arts Festival

The Annual Cinema Verde Annual Environmental Film and Arts Festival has something for everyone. The goal of this 4-day Festival ...

Valentine Dinner at Bouncers

Join us for Pizza, drink ,dessert AND playtime. Spend Valentine's day with your true sweethearts....your kids.

  • 4:00 am -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Bouncers 3401 NW 34 Street, Gainesville fl 32605
  • Cost: $10 per person
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Sun Country Sports Broadway Babies

Do you have a little one who loves to move and dance? We have the perfect parent-toddler activity for your ...

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 ...

O2BKids Morning Magic Open House

Join us for a magical morning at O2B Kids! Current members can bring a friend with them & families in ...

Gamesville Tabletop Homeschool Gaming

Homeschool Parents! Need something new to add to your kids schedule? Try Boardgames! Boardgaming is an amazing social activity that allows ...

The Oaks Mall Carnival

This family-friendly event features midway rides for all ages from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, carnival games and ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, 6419 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free parking and admission. Ride cost varies.
  • Website: dreamlandamusements.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Harn Museum Nights

Join us for our once-a-month event where we are open in the evenings. Museum Nights offer multiple activities and performances ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: SW 34th Street and Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free food and admission
  • Website: harn.ufl.edu
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Free

UF Carillon Recital

Join us for an evening Valentine's Day Program. The UF Carillon Studio Concert Series offers listeners the chance to hear the ...

GHS presents Footloose

Gainesville High School’s Theatre Department will present Footloose! – The Musical, February 7 through February 16, 2019. The show involves ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville High School Auditorium, 1900 NW 13th St., Gainesville, FL, 32609
  • Cost: $10 for Adults, and $7 for Students (with student ID) and children.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Arts Festival

The Annual Cinema Verde Annual Environmental Film and Arts Festival has something for everyone. The goal of this 4-day Festival ...

Olustee Festival and Re-Enactment

The Annual Olustee Festival, held in beautiful downtown Lake City, features homemade arts & crafts from vendors all over the ...

  • 9:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Downtown Lake City (Marion Street), Florida
  • Cost: free Festival, Battle Reenactment is $10/adult, $5/child, (Free for kids 5 and under)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • 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

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 ...

Mom to Mom Support Group

Mom to Mom support group is a FREE group offering of the Alachua County Perinatal Mental Health Coalition led by ...

Sun Country Pre-School Open House

Sunny's Pre-school is a unique program that allows kids to discover and learn in an active and engaged environment. Join ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 S.W. 140th Terrace Jonesville, Florida 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Gamesville Tabletop Learn To Play Magic the Gathering

Free Magic the Gathering lessons. You also get a free deck to take home and practice with.

Archery Funtastic Fridays

Join us every Friday for the most fun you can have with a bow. Bring a friend and see who ...

Sun Country Sports Center Gym Jam Fridays

Gym Jam is the perfect gymnastics option for your child if you don’t want to commit to regularly scheduled class ...

The Oaks Mall Carnival

This family-friendly event features midway rides for all ages from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, carnival games and ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, 6419 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free parking and admission. Ride cost varies.
  • Website: dreamlandamusements.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hillary Cowart the Magic Man at Conestogas

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

Okito America Parent's Night Out

Since Valentine's Day is this Thursday & there's school on Friday, we will host a Parent's Night Out this Friday ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: 6900 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: First child $20, second child $15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

GHS presents Footloose

Gainesville High School’s Theatre Department will present Footloose! – The Musical, February 7 through February 16, 2019. The show involves ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville High School Auditorium, 1900 NW 13th St., Gainesville, FL, 32609
  • Cost: $10 for Adults, and $7 for Students (with student ID) and children.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Flip Factory Zone Glow Night

Come out and wear your neon/white clothes to glow under our neon lights. Glow bracelets will be given out with ...

  • 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: 7400 W. Newberry Rd,. Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: see website
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play Friday

Join us for the ultimate game. M2 Battlesports is an outdoor tactical laser tag game. M2 Battlesports has weapons with ...

Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Arts Festival

The Annual Cinema Verde Annual Environmental Film and Arts Festival has something for everyone. The goal of this 4-day Festival ...

Steinhatchee Fiddler Crab Festival

As many as 10,000 people enjoy the annual Steinhatchee Fiddler Crab Festival in Steinhatchee. Festival goers enjoy three days of ...

Five Points Kids Marathon Gainesville

Kids, Kindergarten through 8th grade, run or walk 25 miles prior to race day and record each mile on the ...

  • 8:30 am 
  • Location: Celebration Pointe, 3528 SW 45 St, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: Registration is FREE before February 1, 2019. A fee $10 will be charged from February 1 to February 15. Day of race registrants will be charged $35.
  • Website: www.fivepointsoflife.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

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 ...

Gator Savers CPR at UF Reitz Union

The goal for GatorSavers 2019 is to CPR certify over 750 students and members of the community. The course offered ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: UF Reitz Union Grand Ballroom, 655 Reitz Union Dr, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: www.gatorcpr.com
  • Category: Classes

Olustee Festival and Re-Enactment

The Annual Olustee Festival, held in beautiful downtown Lake City, features homemade arts & crafts from vendors all over the ...

  • 9:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Downtown Lake City (Marion Street), Florida
  • Cost: free Festival, Battle Reenactment is $10/adult, $5/child, (Free for kids 5 and under)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Saturday Tours

Come out and visit the animals every Saturday! No reservations required!

Gainesville VegFest

Join us for the 3rd annual Gainesville VegFest on February 16, 2019 at Depot Park in Gainesville, FL! Presented by North ...

Gainesville Youth Soccer Registration

Register for the Spring Season at Beef O'Brady's. Boys and Girls, Ages 4 through 16, Teams are Co-ed Come join us ...

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 ...

ReptiDay

Join us in Gainesville, FL as the Repticon team brings you ReptiDay, the one-day reptile show and sale! Brought to ...

  • 10:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Wyndham Garden, 2900 SW 13th St. Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $12 (Adult), $5 (Ages 5-12), ages 4 and under are free.
  • Website: repticon.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Funworks Open Bounce Saturdays

Have fun all morning at Skate Station! Admission includes bounce houses, rock climbing and Kid's Adventure soft play area. For ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $9 for ages 6-10 | $7 for ages 5 & under
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Sunshine State Babywearing Weekend Meeting

Sunshine State Babywearing, Inc. is a public charity whose mission is to provide babywearing education and support to caregivers in ...

Food and Clothes Giveaway and Health Screening at Bethel SDA Church

Free food and clothes giveaway, free health screenings. Bring your children for kids zone and face painting!

Headquarters Library Sensory Storytime

Join us for a special storytime created in cooperation with the Center for Autism Related Disorders (CARD) This storytime will ...

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 ...

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Valentine's Open House

Enjoy food, tours, games and pig painting this Valentine's weekend at our open house! Entry is FREE but donations are encouraged- ...

  • 11:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: 5579 Darwood St, Melrose, Fl 32666
  • Cost: free entry, donations encouraged
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Sun Country Splash Jam - Saturdays

Everyone is welcome to join us at Splash Jam for extra time in the pool! Splash Jam includes 30 minutes ...

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 ...

Pints and Predators

Join Wild Birds Unlimited and First Magnitude Brewing Co. as we host the fifth annual Pints and Predators educational festival ...

  • 12:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewing Co., 1220 SE Veitch Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $10-$20 suggested donation
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Funworks Roller Skating Lessons

You are never too young or old to Learn to Skate! !Skate Station Funworks offers a skating lesson program on ...

The Oaks Mall Carnival

This family-friendly event features midway rides for all ages from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, carnival games and ...

  • 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, 6419 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free parking and admission. Ride cost varies.
  • Website: dreamlandamusements.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Learn to Knit for Kids at Joann Fabric

Skill Level 1 : Beginner Kid Class Learn basic knitting terminology, how to cast on, the knit stitch, how to bind ...

  • 12:30 pm -  3:30 pm 
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

GHS presents Footloose

Gainesville High School’s Theatre Department will present Footloose! – The Musical, February 7 through February 16, 2019. The show involves ...

  • 2:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville High School Auditorium, 1900 NW 13th St., Gainesville, FL, 32609
  • Cost: $10 for Adults, and $7 for Students (with student ID) and children.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

UF College of Medicine Family and Friends Day at University Auditorium

UF College of Medicine presents Family & Friends, Once Upon a Bedtime, & Talent Show.

Alachua County Father Daughter Dance

Welcome to the 5th annual Alachua County Father-Daughter Dance. Presented by 10 CAN, Inc. and hosted by Destiny Community Church. ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Oak View Middle School, 1203 SW 250th St, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: $35/couple| $10 additional child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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.

Countryside 4H Daddy/Daughter & Mommy/Son Dance

This is a fundraiser for Countryside 4H club. All proceeds go to the youth club. It is open to the ...

  • 6:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Countryside Christian School, 10926 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: $20 per person
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Florida Invitational Step Show (FISS)

The Florida Invitational Step Show is the largest student ran step show in the southeastern region of the United States, ...

  • 7:00 pm -  9:30 pm 
  • Location: Stephen C. O'Connell Center, Gainesville, Florida
  • Cost: Pre-Show: Students- $17 General Public- $20 Day of Show: Everyone- $25
  • Website: www1.ticketmaster.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

GHS presents Footloose

Gainesville High School’s Theatre Department will present Footloose! – The Musical, February 7 through February 16, 2019. The show involves ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville High School Auditorium, 1900 NW 13th St., Gainesville, FL, 32609
  • Cost: $10 for Adults, and $7 for Students (with student ID) and children.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Full Moon River Paddle

Join our staff for a relaxing, moonlit canoe/kayak trip down the beautiful Santa Fe River. Embarking at 8pm, glide past ...

  • 8:00 pm 
  • Location: 21210 NW Hwy 441, High Springs FL
  • Cost: $55 for 1 or 2 people in a canoe or kayak. Single kayaks and paddle boards are $45. Children 12 and under are free.
  • Website: santaferiver.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Arts Festival

The Annual Cinema Verde Annual Environmental Film and Arts Festival has something for everyone. The goal of this 4-day Festival ...

Olustee Festival and Re-Enactment

The Annual Olustee Festival, held in beautiful downtown Lake City, features homemade arts & crafts from vendors all over the ...

  • 9:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Downtown Lake City (Marion Street), Florida
  • Cost: free Festival, Battle Reenactment is $10/adult, $5/child, (Free for kids 5 and under)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Storytime at Greentree Park

Every Sunday - Join us at Greentree Park for a Christian-based story time aimed at preschoolers through 5th graders that ...

Living History Program at Paynes Prairie

Join us on Sundays at the Paynes Prairie Visitor Center from 11am to 3pm. Meet William Bartram in 1774 and ...

  • 11:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, 100 Savannah Blvd # 100, Micanopy, Florida 32667
  • Cost: free with park admission
  • Website: www.prairiefriends.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Historic Haile Homestead Sunday Tour

The Historic Haile Homestead is unique in the Nation for its "Talking Walls."  For a reason lost to time, the Haile ...

The Oaks Mall Carnival

This family-friendly event features midway rides for all ages from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, carnival games and ...

  • 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, 6419 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free parking and admission. Ride cost varies.
  • Website: dreamlandamusements.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

High Springs Music in the Park Series

High Springs Music in the Park 2019 Season! Join us on the third Sunday of the month!

  • 2:00 pm -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: Musuem or James Paul Park, High Springs FL
  • Cost: free, donations ssuggested
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

UF Women's Basketball vs South Carolina

Come out and support your Gators Women's Basketball team as they take on South Carolina!

Black History Program at Archer Community Center

Enjoy music and dance performances, along with poetry readings and a guest speaker from the Orlando chapter of the Tuskegee ...

Sun Country Splash Jam - Sundays

Everyone is welcome to join us at Splash Jam for extra time in the pool! Splash Jam includes 30 minutes ...

The Oaks Mall Carnival

This family-friendly event features midway rides for all ages from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, carnival games and ...

  • 12:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: The Oaks Mall, 6419 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free parking and admission. Ride cost varies.
  • Website: dreamlandamusements.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Meet Magic Mike at Bev's Burgers in High Springs

Magic Mike will visit your table with magic and balloons on Monday nights at Bev's Burgers. Fun for the whole ...

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