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September 17 - 23

Department of Health: Car Seat Safety Program Class

Car seat safety checks and installations. *By appointment only!* Great for new parents, 2nd time parents, grandparents and other caregivers. ...

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 ...

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Toddler Try It Art Class at Working Food- Tuesdays

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

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm 
  • 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

UF Shands Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group

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

Homeschool Canvas Painting at Do Art with Yopp

Come learn different drawing and painting techniques. Different designs taught each class. Enjoy this fun outing with our art facilitator ...

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

College Board Family Nights

Will your child be ready for college? Parents of middle and high school students can find out more about preparing ...

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 ...

UF Shands Newborn Care Class

The Newborn Care Class is designed for couples who have little or no experience with babies. Some of the topics ...

  • 7:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: UF Health Shands Hospital, 1600 SW Archer Rd, Room 2147, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: $15
  • Website: ufhealth.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Classes

Wednesday Birding Walks at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Discover the rich diversity of birds (and maybe some rarities!) at north-central Florida's newest birding hotspot in a 2-3-hour walking ...

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 ...

Pottery Wheel Class at Do Art with Yopp

Have you always wanted to try your hand at a pottery wheel? How cool would it be to make your ...

J.J. Finley Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department and the Wild Spaces & Public Places program invite you ...

  • 1:30 pm -  2:30 pm 
  • Location: J. J. Finley Elementary School, 1912 NW 5th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32603
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Florida Museum Educator Open House

Looking for classroom ideas and teaching materials? The Florida Museum of Natural History and Harn Museum of Art partner with ...

Ninja Jam Third Wednesday at Sun Country

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

  • 2:15 pm -  3:30 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 S.W. 140th Terrace Jonesville, Florida 32669
  • Cost: members $16.50 non-members $20
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Classes

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals ...

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 ...

College Board Family Nights

Will your child be ready for college? Parents of middle and high school students can find out more about preparing ...

Lice Check Clinic

Join us every Wednesday evening, by appointment only. Sign up and reserve your spot for our next screening.

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Haile Medical Professional Bldg, 4809 SW 91st Terrace, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $15 for adults, $10 for kids under 10 | Always free for previous clients
  • Website: liceauthority.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Other

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 ...

Skate Station Tiny Tots

Ages 5 & Under can Bounce, Play, Skate, and Ride! Feel free to bring your own ride on toys and ...

Cade Museum Little Sparks Thursday Preschool Program

Join us on Thursdays for our Little Sparks preschool program for children 4 and under. Introduce your preschooler to STEAM ...

  • 10:15 am - 11:15 am 
  • Location: 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, Fl 32601
  • Cost: Program included with regular admission.
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Classes

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

IndepenDance Open Studio iPlaydates

Come join our iPlaydate on Thursdays at 10:45am for children ages 5 and Under! If they’re actively on the MOVE, ...

Homeschool Canvas Painting at Do Art with Yopp

Come learn different drawing and painting techniques. Different designs taught each class. Enjoy this fun outing with our art facilitator ...

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 ...

Painting with Pastor John at Hobby Lobby

Join us for painting classes for Children and Adults on Mondays and Thursdays.

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

Third Thursday on Main Street Alachua

Third Thursday on Main is the perfect place to get your "pre-weekend" on! On the Thursday of each month Main ...

Pirate Day at Depot Park

Avast ye matey! Arrrrgh ya ready to talk like a pirate? We've decked out the play area and arrrgh preparing ...

  • 6:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Depot Park, 874 S.E. 4th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Braiding at Bouncers

Learn to braid your child's hair or even your own. Our stylist can even do the "Ana" and "Elsa" hairstyles! ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 3401 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $10/child, members free
  • 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 ...

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

Archery Funtastic Fridays

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

Newberry Cornfield Maze at Hodge Farm

Laugh by day...Scream by night! Maze- Take nice stroll through the maze during the day by trying to choose the correct ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: 20015 West Newberry Road, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: Adults: $15 (includes corn maze and haunted house) | Children 10 and under: $10| Children 3 and under are free | Hay Rides: $5 | Mechanical Bull Rides $5
  • Website: www.newberrycornfieldmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Hillary Cowart the Magic Man at Conestogas

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

Free Fridays Concert Series

The region’s longest-running and largest free outdoor concert series features local and regional musical talent at the newly renovated Bo ...

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 ...

Depot Park parkrun

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

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 ...

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 ...

Ninja Jam Third Saturday at Sun Country

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

  • 9:30 am - 10:45 am 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 S.W. 140th Terrace Jonesville, Florida 32669
  • Cost: members $16.50 non-members $20
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Classes

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

GatorLAN

Gator Gaming at GatorLAN welcomes all guests to join us at the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom on the University of ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:59 pm 
  • Location: UF Reitz Union Grand Ballroom, 686 Museum Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

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 ...

Peru Dance at Bo Diddley Plaza

The 15th Gainesville Latino Film Festival is proud to host the renowned Perú Dance in celebration of Gainesville 150! Anniversary. ...

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 ...

Cade Museum Little Sparks Saturday Preschool Program

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

Once on This Island Auditions at Star Center Theatre

Through almost non-stop song and dance, this full-hearted musical tells the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who rescues ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Star Center Theatre, 11 NE 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Auditions

Elephant Appreciation Day

Come join the fun & learn all about elephants! We will have 2 full days of fun for the whole ...

  • 11:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 18655 NE 81 Street, Williston FL 32696
  • Cost: $12 per person, kids 2 and under are free
  • Website: allaboutelephants.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

National Dance Day for Dorian Relief

Come celebrate National Dance Day as we teach all ages, levels, and abilities the official 2019 national routine! (Choreography: Matt ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville Dance Academy, 3501 SW 2nd Ave Suite G, Gainesville, Florida 32607
  • Cost: $10
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Day of Peace

Join us with your family, friends and neighbors for a day filled with fun festivities to celebrate the UN International ...

  • 12:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Depot Park, 874 S.E. 4th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Sporting Dog Days Family Event at Bass Pro Shops

We are very excited to host another sporting dog event! This fun weekend will include free photos with your pup ...

  • 12:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Batman Day at Books-A-Million

During Batman Day at BAM! customers will have the opportunity to participate in fun Batman-themed activities for all ages including ...

  • 2:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Books A Million, 6111 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL, 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

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

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.

Newberry Cornfield Maze at Hodge Farm

Laugh by day...Scream by night! Maze- Take nice stroll through the maze during the day by trying to choose the correct ...

  • 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: 20015 West Newberry Road, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: Adults: $15 (includes corn maze and haunted house) | Children 10 and under: $10| Children 3 and under are free | Hay Rides: $5 | Mechanical Bull Rides $5
  • Website: www.newberrycornfieldmaze.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.

Run for Your Like 5K Color Fun Run

Join us as we honor those affected by opioid abuse and help spread awareness of the opioid epidemic at our ...

  • 8:30 am 
  • Location: Depot Park, 874 S.E. 4th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: Early Bird Prices: Ages 10 and younger- free Ages 11 to 17- $15 UF and Santa Fe students- $20 Ages 18+- $25
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Races, Walks, 5Ks

Zen Birding and Yoga

"Zen Birding” Free at Possum Creek Park led by Alachua Audubon Society, from 9 am to 10:30 am. • Participants participate in ...

Storytime at Greentree Park

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

Sunday Children's Yoga Class

This class will blend the teachings and values of traditional yoga (breath work, mindfulness, postures, proprioception) with games, activities, music, ...

Elephant Appreciation Day

Come join the fun & learn all about elephants! We will have 2 full days of fun for the whole ...

  • 11:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 18655 NE 81 Street, Williston FL 32696
  • Cost: $12 per person, kids 2 and under are free
  • Website: allaboutelephants.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 ...

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 ...

Sporting Dog Days Family Event at Bass Pro Shops

We are very excited to host another sporting dog event! This fun weekend will include free photos with your pup ...

  • 12:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Historic Bike Tour at the Florida Museum

Experience the University of Florida from a completely different perspective on this FREE tour exploring archaeological sites and historic features ...

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 ...

Enriching Your World with Art

Monday art class for kids 5-15 Discover and create with the visual language of art! Explore different art media while ...

Pottery Wheel Class at Do Art with Yopp

Have you always wanted to try your hand at a pottery wheel? How cool would it be to make your ...

Painting with Pastor John at Hobby Lobby

Join us for painting classes for Children and Adults on Mondays and Thursdays.

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 ...

Prenatal Yoga Class in Alachua

Starting MONDAY, August 19 PRENATAL YOGA will be offered at Better Beginnings each Monday evening. Pre-registration is REQUIRED, call us to ...

September 17 - 23