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Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Tower Road Branch

Come sing and dance with your little ones! Please join us for Music and Movement where you can jam out and ...

Alachua County Library Sensory Story Time - High Springs Branch

This storytime will introduce children to the library and rhythms of storytime in a gentle, fun, and enriching manner. Join us ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

Alachua County Library: Baby Time at Headquarters Branch

Join us for a story time filled with rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers. Babies will ...

UF IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station Self Guided Discovery Days

Visitors can explore our public education room on the first floor of the facility in downtown Cedar Key (552 1st ...

Regal My Way Matinee: Sensory-Friendly Movies

Regal’s My Way Matinee gives everyone the opportunity to experience a movie with the lights turned up and the volume ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Orange Ball Clinic

The second stage of our youth tennis program is Orange Ball. Ages include 10 and under. This is the first ...

Cade Museum Junior Inventor Night

Junior Inventor Night Grades K-6 Children need encouragement and space to expand their understanding of the world and become problem solvers. ...

Gators Dockside Kids Night

Magic Mike does card tricks, balloon animals, tricks and more plus kids eat FREE on Tuesday nights!

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Wednesday Bird Walks

Discover the rich diversity of birds at one of north central Florida's premier birding hotspots during a 2-3-hour guided walking ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free with park admission ($5/vehicle, $2 for pedestrians, vans and bikes).
  • Website: www.alachuaaudubon.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

Alachua County Library: Baby Time at Millhopper Branch

Join us for rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers. This program will be held on ...

Alachua County Library Knitting and Crocheting - High Springs Branch

Learn to knit and/or crochet with the Crafternooners. If you already know the craft, you are welcome to join and ...

Cade Museum Afternoon Explorer Camp

This exciting mid-week opportunity is conveniently scheduled on Wednesday afternoons for early release students. This program gives elementary-aged students the ...

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 ...

Crafternoon Kid Crafting at Pinspiration

Looking for something to do on the early dismissal afternoon in May? We have your answer! Gear up for the summer ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Red Ball Clinic

The first stage of our youth tennis program is Red Ball. Ages include 8 and under. In this stage, participants ...

Kids Eat Free Night at Gator Bait Sports Bar and Grill

Wednesday is Kids Eat Free Night with each Adult Purchase.

Play Tennis Gainesville Green Ball Clinic

The third stage of our youth tennis program is Green Ball. Ages include 12 and under. This stage is played ...

Gamesville Tabletop Dungeons and Dragons for Kids

Ages 6-18. Must pre-register. Mask required.

Reggae Concert featuring Christafari

Bring your own lawn chairs and picnic blankets and come enjoy a free concert on the back lawn, featuring Christafari. ...

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Headquarters Library

Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program. Sing songs, dance and move, and play ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

Story Time at Depot Park

Join us at 10:30am on the third Thursday of every month for outdoor stories and songs with Alachua County Library ...

Sun Country Sports Center Broadway Babies

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

Cade Museum: Animationland Exhibit Opening

​Dive into the world of storytelling and channel your creativity to develop your own animated production using storyboarding, sketching, stop-motion ...

  • 12:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention 811 S Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Included with paid admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Cade Museum Little Sparks- Thursdays

Little Sparks is a fun and interactive program that introduces littles (ages 0-5) to science concepts through music, dancing, crafting, ...

Alachua County Library Teen Sewing Circle - Library Partnership Branch

Join staff for a biweekly sewing circle and learn some simple stitches that will allow you to create just about ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Orange Ball Clinic

The second stage of our youth tennis program is Orange Ball. Ages include 10 and under. This is the first ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Teens Try Tennis

If you are a Highschool student age 14+ looking to learn tennis from scratch or a recreational player this is ...

Live and Local Spring Concert Series

Live & Local is a free, all ages concert series featuring Gainesville's best and brightest emerging talent! The City of ...

UF Baseball vs. South Carolina

Florida's 2022 home slate features 34 contests including 15 Southeastern Conference matchups. Following opening weekend against Liberty, the Gators are ...

Journey to Juneteenth Kickoff

Reading of Juneteenth proclamation and raising of Juneteenth flag at City Hall.

Sun Country Stay and Play 2.0

Sun Country is excited to announce Stay and Play 2.0! Every Friday morning you can end your week by enjoying ...

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Archer Branch

Join us for a fun and active class, all about music! This 30-minute active program is perfect for kids and their ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Homeschool Tennis 4 Recess Classes

The Tennis 4 Recess Clinic is a morning tennis opportunity designed for all players the ages 8+. We invite all ...

Club Connection - Social Skills Group at LCS

Club Connection is a therapeutic social skills group for elementary aged children. The Club is held weekly on Fridays - ...

  • 4:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: LCS Integrative Counseling and Consulting - 4703 NW 53rd Avenue, Suite A2, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: $40 per week
  • Website: www.otgainesville.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Easton Newberry Sports Archery Funtastic Fridays

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

Third Friday Concert Series

The 3rd Friday series is a music series at St Patrick Catholic Church and is free. Donations are welcome. Doors open ...

Sun Country Sports Center Kids Night Out

Need some time to yourself? Let Sun Country be your babysitter for a couple of hours and enjoy some “me-time!” ...

  • 6:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: Members: $25 | Non-Members $32
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Flip Factory Zone Friday Night Lights

Every Friday Night - Unlimited jump, laser tag, and ropes course for ages 13-25. Must show the Facebook post at ...

  • 7:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 7400 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: $10
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Free Friday Concert Series

The Free Fridays Concert Series is back with a great lineup of local and regional bands.

GHS Drama presents Mary Poppins Jr.

The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have ...

  • 7:00 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville High School, 1900 NW 13th St., Gainesville, FL, 32609
  • Cost: Adults $12, Students $10, Seniors (65+) $10
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows, Movies & Concerts

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show: Florida Skies (Spring)

Join James Albury, former co-host of the PBS TV Show “Star Gazers” as he takes you on a personally guided ...

UF Baseball vs. South Carolina

Florida's 2022 home slate features 34 contests including 15 Southeastern Conference matchups. Following opening weekend against Liberty, the Gators are ...

Alachua Movie in the Park

***Tonight’s Movie in the Park is moving inside our Hal Brady Recreation Complex gymnasium due to a forecast that calls ...

Skate Station National Pizza Party Day

Pizza relays, blind taste test, pizza pie face, and many many more!

  • 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: Skate Station Funworks 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Admission starts at $12 | $5 for Spectators
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Depot Park parkrun

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you! ...

Aikido for Kids and Teens - FREE

Join us at Aikido of Gainesville, Inc. on Saturday for free Kids and Teens Aikido! Whats the catch? None, it's ...

Coon Hollo Farm Sunflower Festival

Weekends May 7- 21, 2022, Saturdays and Sundays Entry includes 2 sunflowers, Hayride to feed cows, farm animals, photo opps galore. Enjoy ...

  • 9:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: 22480 N Hwy 441, Micanopy FL 32667
  • Cost: $8 entry includes 2 sunflowers
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gainesville Warriors Fastpitch Open Tryouts

Gainesville Warriors Fastpitch are looking to fill some roster spots this season on our HS division teams (18U and 16U). ...

Newberry Watermelon Festival

Come out to experience the Annual Newberry Watermelon Festival. We will have craft and food vendors as well as family ...

Summit Series Bracket Race

The 2022 Summit ET Series at Gainesville Raceway will feature 6 classes of racing, including Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Super ...

Sunshine Zoological Preserve Spring Festival

Our Spring festival will be every full weekend, Saturday and Sunday, in May 2022. Explore over 90 acres at the ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 17248 Crawford Lake Rd, McAlpin, FL 32062
  • Cost: $10 per person | 2 and under free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Play Tennis Gainesville Green Ball Clinic

The third stage of our youth tennis program is Green Ball. Ages include 12 and under. This stage is played ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Walk or Ride Saturday Morning Tours

Walk or ride the tour. Great, outdoor fun for the whole family, guided by professional zoologists. Witness big cat feeding ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Walking Tour: Adults $25 | Ages 2-11 are $10 | Under FREE | Motorized Vehicles: $45 (See website for limitations)
  • Website: www.carsonspringswildlife.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park Sinkhole Guided Walk

Ask questions and learn about the area and its history while exploring the park with a ranger.

High Springs Pop Up Museum Event and Bake Sale

Hosted by the High Springs Historical Society Please join us for this inaugural event. Free and open to the public.

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead! Learn about the history of the 1856 Homestead, the enslaved people who lived and ...

Kirby Family Farm Weird Beard Festival

Kirby Family Farm presents the 2nd Annual Weird Beard Fest- Beards, Bluegrass, Barbecue, and more! It's not just for beards, ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Kirby Farm: 19630 NE 30th Street, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: See website for ticket information
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Self-Guided Tours

Visit us on weekends to meet our awesome ambassadors and learn the incredible stories of their lives before Rooterville. Enjoy ...

Waldo Car Show

This is an open show for cars, trucks and motorcycles. Food, refreshments and music on site. Free admission and parking.

Cade Museum Little Sparks - Saturdays

Little Sparks is a fun and interactive program that introduces littles (ages 0-5) to science concepts through music, dancing, crafting, ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green four days a week ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Red Ball Clinic

The first stage of our youth tennis program is Red Ball. Ages include 8 and under. In this stage, participants ...

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 ...

Sun Country Sports Center Splash Jam

Ages 3 and up are welcome to join us at Splash Jam for extra time in the pool! Splash Jam is ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Orange Ball Clinic

The second stage of our youth tennis program is Orange Ball. Ages include 10 and under. This is the first ...

Skate Station Funworks Roller Skating Lessons

You are never too young or old to Learn to Skate! Skaters learn the basic skills of forward and backward skating, ...

Artwalk Downtown High Springs

Art Walk events return to historic downtown High Springs on the 3rd Saturday, featuring local artists and makers situated both ...

GHS Drama presents Mary Poppins Jr.

The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have ...

  • 12:00 pm -  1:30 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville High School, 1900 NW 13th St., Gainesville, FL, 32609
  • Cost: Adults $12, Students $10, Seniors (65+) $10
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows, Movies & Concerts

Hog Roast Party at Gainesville Harley-Davidson

Tell your family, tell your friends, tell your neighbors…. This is hands-down one of the biggest parties we throw all ...

  • 12:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville Harley Davidson: 4125 NW 97th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Skate Station Summer Camp Bash

Sign-up for Summer Action Camp and get 10% any paid in full day or weekly fees! Kids who register during ...

  • 12:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: sign up for camp and skate free
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Sun Country Sports Center Ninja Jam

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

Sun Country Sports Center Gym Jam and Gym Jam Jr.

Gym Jam and Gym Jam Jr. are perfect gymnastic options for your child if you don’t want to commit to ...

Journey to Juneteenth: A Conversation with Joe Lipsey

Join Joe Lipsey as he reflects on Juneteenth and engages in conversation with the audience, especially the teens. Open to all ...

Cupcakes on the Porch: Cade Museum's Birthday Celebration

Look who’s having a birthday, and you’re invited! The Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention turns four this month. The ...

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

Spring Vision Boards with BEING

Join BEING in making Spring Vision Boards! BEING is an organization that helps young women fuel their inner worth rather ...

  • 2:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Millhopper Branch Library 3145 NW 43rd St, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: sites.google.com
  • Category: Free

Sun Country Sports Center Ninja Games

Ninja Games are about fun, learning to perform, facing fears, and Ninjas showing off what they’ve worked for. NinjaZone and ...

  • 2:00 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $110 EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION - Registration before April 10 $130 REGISTRATION - Registration between April 11-25
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

UF Baseball vs. South Carolina

Florida's 2022 home slate features 34 contests including 15 Southeastern Conference matchups. Following opening weekend against Liberty, the Gators are ...

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium - Space Park 360 Geodesium Edition

SpacePark360: Geodesium Edition is an immersive entertainment show for fulldome theaters -- an amusement park with its rides placed throughout ...

  • 3:00 pm -  3:45 pm 
  • Location: Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7.19 for Adults (13-59), $6.17 for Children (4-12), Seniors (60+), UF Affiliates, Military and First Responders
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Shows, Movies & Concerts, Tours/Informational

Michaels Demo: Camp Creatology

Come into your local Michaels and learn about Camp Creatology.

Sun Country Stay and Play 2.0

Sun Country is excited to announce Stay and Play 2.0! Offered every Friday morning and Saturday afternoon! End your week ...

Skate Station Candy Scramble

Yummy treats and skating fun for kids of all ages! Prizes and candy for all!

  • 3:30 pm 
  • Location: Skate Station Funworks 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Admission starts at $12 | $5 for Spectators
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

GHS Drama presents Mary Poppins Jr.

The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have ...

  • 4:00 pm -  5:30 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville High School, 1900 NW 13th St., Gainesville, FL, 32609
  • Cost: Adults $12, Students $10, Seniors (65+) $10
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows, Movies & Concerts

Gator Collective Fan Fest 2022

Join the Gator Collective for Fan Fest 2022 with Florida Gator Athletes, coaches, fans, food, music, and more! All Gator Fans ...

  • 4:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (Holloway Touchdown Terrace) 121 Gale Lemerand Drive, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: Member $40 | Nonmember $50 (On Sale Saturday) | Kids (Under 12) $20
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Sporting Events

Journey to Juneteenth Youth Scavenger Hunt

The Youth Scavenger Hunt includes historical facts and information about Juneteenth and Black history.

SPARC 352 Community Event

Join SPARC 352 for this free community event filled with storytelling, performances, crafts, movement and food.

  • 4:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Rosa B Williams Center 524 Northwest 1st Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play Saturdays

Open Play at 4:45pm and 7:45pm. Outdoor activities are a great option to stay safe and healthy during this time. M2Battlesports ...

North Central FL Daddy Daughter Dance

We will be hosting the first ever Community Wide Daddy Daughter Dance in our area! Open to the entire community, ...

  • 5:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: St. Madeline’s Fellowship Hall 17155 NW US Hwy 441 High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: $12 each Person/ Child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Two Hawk Hammock Happy Hour in the Barnyard

Live Music Venue in a relaxed Outdoor Dog / Kid Friendly Environment. Food/Beer/Wine/Soft Drinks available for purchase. Barnyard Animals to meet ...

Two Hawk Hammock Two Hawk Hammock presents Harmonia

Two Hawk Hammock Presents: Harmonia, an original "under the sea" musical for all ages. Written & directed by Heidi Schwiebert, ...

Haile Equestrian Center Movie Nights

Join us the 2nd Saturday of every month from 6-8 pm. From classic horse movies to current films, these movie ...

Sunshine Zoological Preserve Spring Festival

Our Spring festival will be every full weekend, Saturday and Sunday, in May 2022. Explore over 90 acres at the ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 17248 Crawford Lake Rd, McAlpin, FL 32062
  • Cost: $10 per person | 2 and under free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Self-Guided Tours

Visit us on weekends to meet our awesome ambassadors and learn the incredible stories of their lives before Rooterville. Enjoy ...

Fresh Floral Arranging Workshop at Roots Plant Studio

Join us to learn all the tips and techniques needed to create your own floral arrangements. In this instructor led ...

Swamp City Obstacle Course Race at Celebration Pointe

Sprint, Run, Jog, or Walk your way through our course through Celebration Pointe in Gainesville! The Second Annual Swamp City Obstacle ...

  • 11:00 am 
  • Location: Celebration Pointe 4949 Celebration Pointe Ave, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $42 Adults | Ages 7-17 $25 until May 16, $35 after May 16
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Races/Walks/Runs

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead! Learn about the history of the 1856 Homestead, the enslaved people who lived and ...

Reading with Royalty featuring Miss Gainesville and Miss Gainesville's Outstanding Teen

Join Miss Gainesville and Miss Gainesville’s Outstanding Teen for food and fun! RSVP by email to ensure a spot.

  • 12:00 pm -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Sweet Serendipity Photography 9111 SW 53rd Place, Suite A, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

High Springs Museum Open Day

The Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of High Springs as it was in the 1800s to 1900s era. ...

The Hatchetbury Family Day

50% off for entire family with at least one thrower, age 17 or less. Use code: FAM50 at checkout

UF Health Breastfeeding Class

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

2022 Gainesville Dance Academy Recital “Golden”

Join us for the Gainesville Dance Academy 2022 Recital “Golden.” A free Irish dance production. All ages, all welcome.

Auditions for Peter Pan at High Springs Playhouse

SHOW DATES: July 28 – August 7, 2022 Based on the novel by J.M. Barrie Adapted by Craig Sodaro Directed by Faith Ingram ...

Do Art Mommy and Me

Join us for a story at 10 and 11, then paint a piece of pottery to go with it! *Limited ...

IndepenDance Studio iBaby and Me Class

iBaby & Me is a dance, music & movement class for 6 mos- 2.5 yrs. Parents/Caregivers join in on the ...

UF IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station Self Guided Discovery Days

Visitors can explore our public education room on the first floor of the facility in downtown Cedar Key (552 1st ...

Play Tennis Gainesville Green Ball Clinic

The third stage of our youth tennis program is Green Ball. Ages include 12 and under. This stage is played ...

Auditions for Peter Pan at High Springs Playhouse

SHOW DATES: July 28 – August 7, 2022 Based on the novel by J.M. Barrie Adapted by Craig Sodaro Directed by Faith Ingram ...

Gatorball Academy Monday Night Infield Clinics

Players aged 9-14 are invited to attend. Learn proper infield play.

Young Annasemble Orchestra Spring Concert

Annasemble's youth orchestra will hold their end of the season Spring concert on May 23rd. The Young Annasemble Orchestra is ...

NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group - Meets Second and Fourth Monday of each month. This is for adults that have a family ...