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September 23 - 29

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 ...

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 ...

Cade Museum Teen Maker Night: Lasers and T-Shirts

Design and create your own acrylic etched and laser cut box in the Fab Lab. You will be able to ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601,
  • Cost: $25
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Classes

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 Breastfeeding Class

This two-and-a-half hour class is designed for couples who are at least 28 weeks pregnant and desire to breastfeed their ...

  • 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

Dads Take Your Child to School Day

On Wednesday, September 25th, we encourage elementary school fathers, grandfathers, stepfathers, foster fathers, uncles, and other father figures and mentors ...

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 ...

La Leche Meeting at Millhopper Library

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

Sugar Camp Ranch Family Fun on the Farm

Come out to the farm to celebrate Florida's Take a Child Outside week! Horse rides, Critter Corral, Slides, Playground, Ropes ...

  • 10:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: 387 SW Cumorah Hill St, Fort White, FL 32038
  • Cost: $6
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

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

Gainesville Greenway Challenge

The Gainesville Greenway Challenge is a year-round effort whose aim is to restore natural habitat in Gainesville by removing invasive ...

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

Families with children age newborn to 5 years old, join us for this fantastic, super FUN, and FREE Morning Magic ...

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 ...

Help Me Help My Child at Cone Park Branch Library

*Appropriate for caregivers of children 0-10 years of age *Workshop designed to help caregivers concerned about a developmental delay/learning disability get ...

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 ...

Kids Songs at Alachua Farmer's Market

Looking for a FREE fun family friendly activity Thursday afternoon? Come out and bring the kids for some live music. ...

College Board Family Nights

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

Band Concert benefiting Phoebe Louise Dooley Foundation

The Howard Bishop Middle School Bands will perform at Lincoln Middle School for a very special night honoring Phoebe and ...

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 ...

Hollow Oaks Corn Maze

Come and enjoy time with family and friends at Hollow Oaks Corn Maze beginning September 27th. We will have several ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: 18005 NW 190th Avenue, High Springs, FL, 32643
  • Cost: Cash Only Adults: $10, Kids 4-10 $8, Kids 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.hollowoakscornmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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

Peanut Patch and Corn Maze

Here at the Peanut Patch & Corn Maze, we're all about family! Come out and make memories with us, where ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: 8656 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: Adults: $15, Kids 4-10 $10, Kids 3 and under Free, Haunted House $5 (Cash Only)
  • Website: peanutpatchandcornmaze.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 ...

Kids' Zippy Scarf at Joann Fabric

Skill Level 1 : Beginner Kid Class Knit with the Zippy Tool and create a striped scarf project!

  • 5:30 pm 
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $18
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

Hillary Cowart the Magic Man at Conestogas

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

Young Folks Art Party at Depot Event Space

For the first Young Folks Art Party on Friday, Sept. 27, our friends at @thedepotevent will be hosting. The theme ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: The Depot Event Space, 201 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $12-$15, sliding scale, register online
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

ArtWalk Gainesville

Artwalk Gainesville is a free monthly self-guided tour that combines exciting visual art, live performance, and events in downtown Gainesville, ...

Fiesta Latina at St. Patrick Catholic School

Come and join us on September 27th to our 3rd Fiesta Latina. You will enjoy food sampling from more than ...

  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: St. Patrick Catholic School, 550 NE 16th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free, donations welcome
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Alachua Movie in the Park

The movie will begin at 8 p.m. at Skinner Park. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Light refreshments will be provided ...

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 ...

Big Hug Community Day at the YMCA

North Central Florida YMCA cordially invites our community to join us, in partnership with Alive Church, in the YMCA Big ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 5201 NW 34th St, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: ncfymca.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Dance Alive Great Halloween Costume Sale

Dance Alive and The Next Generation present The BEST EVER Great Halloween Costume Sale. Great adult and children's costumes! Hip-Hop, ...

National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest single day volunteer effort for public lands. Across the country, you will ...

Quiet Time at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

Join the Zoo for our first sensory inclusive event! The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is becoming a Sensory Inclusive Certified ...

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

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 ...

Open House- Milton Lewis Young Marines Program

Open House to Learn more about the Milton Lewis Young Marine Program, Gainesville, FL. Program for boys and girls age ...

  • 10:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: VFW Post 2811, 1150 NE Waldo Road, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free (registration fee is reduced at Open House)
  • Website: MiltonLewisYoungMarines.com
  • Category: Other, Free

Sugar Camp Ranch Harvest Festival

Join us on Saturdays to enjoy a day of fun on the farm for Harvest Festival Fun. Admission Includes: Hayride Corn Maze Interactive Critter ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 387 SW Cumorah Hill St, Fort White, FL 32038
  • Cost: Admission $12 | Free Parking | Children 2 and under are Free
  • Website: www.sugarcampranch.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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

Hollow Oaks Corn Maze

Come and enjoy time with family and friends at Hollow Oaks Corn Maze beginning September 27th. We will have several ...

  • 11:00 am - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: 18005 NW 190th Avenue, High Springs, FL, 32643
  • Cost: Cash Only Adults: $10, Kids 4-10 $8, Kids 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.hollowoakscornmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Peanut Patch and Corn Maze

Here at the Peanut Patch & Corn Maze, we're all about family! Come out and make memories with us, where ...

  • 11:00 am - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: 8656 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: Adults: $15, Kids 4-10 $10, Kids 3 and under Free, Haunted House $5 (Cash Only)
  • Website: peanutpatchandcornmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Meet the Mustangs in Archer

The event is open to the public. BRING LAWN CHAIRS. Come meet the mustangs (especially our recent rescues from the ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: CZ Mustangs, Archer FL
  • Cost: Free for veterans and their families. $10 suggested donation at the door for other. Alternative donations welcomed: bags of shavings, O/A hay bales, grooming supplies, etc.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Sun Country Back Handspring and Tuck Boot Camp

Two of the biggest milestones in tumbling are mastering the back handspring and the back tuck. Sun Country hosts a ...

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $28 in advance for members, $30.25 advance non-members, or $42 at the door
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Classes

Celebrate Dr. Cade's Birthday at the Cade Museum

Join us for this special commemoration of Dr. Cade's Birthday with cake special activities, and a free member gift! Cake will ...

  • 1:30 pm 
  • Location: Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention 811 S Main St, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: Included free with paid admission to museum
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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

UF Football: Gators vs. Towson

All fans, regardless of age, need a ticket for entry. Gates open 1 1/2 hours prior to kickoff.

Hoggetowne Creamery Grand Opening

Hoggetowne Creamery is having a grand opening extravaganza! Our good friends at Ash and Ember pizza will be slinging the ...

  • 4:30 pm -  9:30 pm 
  • Location: 220 NW 8th Avenue Suite 10, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • 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.

Storytime at Greentree Park

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

UF Softball Elite Training Camp

Camp will cover offensive, defensive, and team concept instruction in a fast-paced, elite learning environment. The limited numbers at camp ...

  • 10:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: James G. Pressly Stadium, 325 Woodlawn Dr, Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: $150
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Classes

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, ...

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 ...

Dance Alive Great Halloween Costume Sale

Dance Alive and The Next Generation present The BEST EVER Great Halloween Costume Sale. NO PRESALE! Great adult and children's ...

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 ...

Sunday Funday at CityLight Church

Join us for our 11am service then stick around for the fun! Food, music, inflatables, cotton candy and weFooz Human ...

Fathom Event: The Secret World of Arrietty

From the creators of Spirited Away and Ponyo, and Academy Award®-nominated director Hiromasa Yonebayashi, comes a gorgeous and adventure-filled adaptation ...

Kids Halloween Cake at Joann Fabric

Skill Level 1 : Beginner Kid Class Smoothly apply buttercream icing to a double layer cake & cut and mold fondant ...

  • 1:00 pm 
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

Hollow Oaks Corn Maze

Come and enjoy time with family and friends at Hollow Oaks Corn Maze beginning September 27th. We will have several ...

  • 2:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: 18005 NW 190th Avenue, High Springs, FL, 32643
  • Cost: Cash Only Adults: $10, Kids 4-10 $8, Kids 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.hollowoakscornmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Peanut Patch and Corn Maze

Here at the Peanut Patch & Corn Maze, we're all about family! Come out and make memories with us, where ...

  • 2:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: 8656 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: Adults: $15, Kids 4-10 $10, Kids 3 and under Free, Haunted House $5 (Cash Only)
  • Website: peanutpatchandcornmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Indoor Soccer - 3v3 "Pick-Up" Futsal

INDOOR SOCCER - FREE and OPEN to the public. Join us for fun with soccer through our "3v3 Pick-Up Futsal" ...

Corks and Colors: All Ages Witch

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience! Canvas options are 12x16in ($20) or 16x20in ($30).

  • 3:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 3415 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $20-30
  • Website: www.corkscolors.com
  • Category: Classes

Oktoberfest at Magnolia Parke

Come kickstart your Oktoberfest festivities with One Love Cafe! We are bringing you yet another fun, sophisticated night for the ...

  • 4:00 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Soulfest

Soulfest is a night filled with diverse talent who express the art and culture within the UF and Gainesville community. ...

September 23 - 29