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Museum for Me Sensory-Friendly Event

Join us for a morning at the Museum for adults and children on the autism spectrum and their friends, families ...

  • 10:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Backpack Blessing

Back to school blessing for students, families and all involved in education will be on Sunday, August 7 at the ...

  • 10:30 am 
  • Location: Holy Trinity Episcopal Church 100 NE 1st St, Gainesville, FL, 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Perspectives in the Park Speaker Series

Hogtown Creek Headwaters Nature Park is pleased to start our Perspectives in the Park speaker series! On the first Sunday ...

  • 12:00 pm -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Hogtown Creek Headwaters Park 1500 NW 45th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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. ...

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 23760 NW 187th ave, High Springs, FL, 32643
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

JG’s Barber Lounge presents Back 2 School Supply Drive

Free food, drinks, school supplies and backpacks (while supplies last). Don’t forget to enter the raffle for our sponsored kid’s haircuts ...

  • 1:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 4000 W Newberry Road, Suite H, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Williston Back to School Drive-thru Bash

This Drive-Thru event will provide Free Backpacks filled with school supplies, snacks, resource information and other goodies for PreK up ...

  • 1:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: see description for exact locations, Williston, FL, 32696
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Family Invention Lab Launches STEM Programs

Get your gears running and join us in our Family Invention Lab, brought to you by our MakerSpace team! Come ...

  • 2:00 pm 
  • Location: Headquarters Library (Meeting Room A) 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

High Springs Back 2 School Giveaway

Spirit of Excellence HS Campus Pastor Andrew Miller and the Chamber of Commerce 2nd Annual Back to School Giveaway! * 500 ...

  • 4:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: High Springs Civic Center 330 NW Santa Fe Blvd, High Springs, FL, 32643
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Trinity's Day Spa presents Back 2 School Braid Bash at MLK Center

Trinity’s Day Spa presents the 2nd Annual Back2School Braid Bash Two- Five free feed in braids only! Free manicures. Hair will ...

  • 9:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: MLK Center 1028 Northeast 14th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Public Schools: Empowerment Summit

Families are invited to the Empowerment Summit set for August 8 at Trinity United Methodist Church. Sponsored by Florida Credit ...

  • 5:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Trinity United Methodist Church 4000 NW 53rd Ave Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Partnership for Strong Families: Fort White Back to School Bash

Partnership for Strong Families’ Columbia Children’s Partnership Council Presents: Fort White Back to School Bash Grades K-12 Featuring free backpacks, select supplies, ...

  • 5:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Fort White High School 17828 FL-47, Fort White, FL, 32038
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

NAMI Family Support Group

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

Chalk the Walk at Depot Park

Chalk the Walk is a FREE program designed for children ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult) to provide an opportunity ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Depot Park 874 SE 4th St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Library Partnership Branch

Music and Movement is great for children. It enables children to learn new words and concepts through activities such as ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Library Partnership Branch 912 NE 16th Ave Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 10:30 am 
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Headquarters Library Youth Services Area 401 E University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Creativity for Change - Archer Branch

Join us as we make DIY stickers and discuss how we can positively create change in our communities. Attendance is limited ...

  • 3:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Archer Branch, 13266 SW State Road 450, Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Teen Crafts: Create Your Own Accessories - Tower Road Branch

Join us for a chance to craft and create your own accessories for your bag or yourself. It's all about accessorizing! ...

  • 3:30 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Tower Road Branch Teen Space 3020 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library: Teen Book Discussion

The new Teen Book Discussion Group will discuss novels and nonfiction books of your choice. Once a month, we’ll meet ...

  • 4:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: online- Zoom
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library: Teen Book Discussion

Join this virtual program to discuss your favorite book that you read this month. Teen virtual program where participants have a ...

  • 4:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Online eBranch Zoom
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Florida Gators Soccer vs. North Florida (Exhibition)

Help cheer on the Gators Soccer team!

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Millhopper Branch

Join us to sing, dance, and make music at our Music and Movement program. This program will be held on ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Millhopper Branch 3145 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 10:30 am 
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Mandala Mania: Newberry Branch

Gain some inner peace with the relaxing art of drawing mandalas. If you think mandalas are too complicated for you to ...

  • 3:15 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Newberry Branch Meeting Room 110 South Seaboard Drive Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Headquarters Library 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 10:30 am 
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library: Story Time at Hawthorne Branch

Join us for fun and interaction with art, music, stories and more!

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am 
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library: Japanese Calligraphy and Language Club at Hawthorne Branch

Learn more about this Far East country from our most eastern library branch! Konnichi-wa! Or as we say in English, hello! ...

  • 4:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Museum Nights: Block pARTy

Join the Harn Museum of Art and its cultural plaza partners the Phillips Center for Performing Arts and the Florida ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: SW 34th Street and Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Archer Branch,13266 SW State Road 450, Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

Join us for two episodes of a crowd-favorite anime every Friday at 4:30 pm! Come hang out at LPSF and catch ...

  • 4:30 pm -  5:30 pm 
  • Location: Library Partnership Branch 912 NE 16th Ave Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Florida Gators Soccer vs. Tampa (Exhibition)

Help cheer on the Gators Soccer team!

Free Friday Concert Series

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

  • 7:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Bo Diddley Plaza 111 E. University Ave Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.gainesvillefl.gov
  • Category: Free

Depot Park parkrun

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

  • 7:30 am -  9:00 am 
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.parkrun.us
  • Category: Free

UF IFAS Family Fishing Days

FFS hosts monthly events (March through November) that provide families the opportunity to fish together in a safe and fun ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 7922 NW 71st Street, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: free
  • Website: ffgs.ifas.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

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 ...

Free Cheer Clinic at Momentum Dance Arts

MTC let's go!!! Momentum Team Cheer will officially kick off in September but we will be hosting a free Cheer ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: Momentum Dance (upper level studio, to the left of life south) 15634 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.momentumdancearts.com
  • Category: Free

Back to School Bash

Bring the kids for a free, fun Back to School Bash! Slip N' Slide, Sprinkler Fun, Water Balloon Toss, Arts ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Kanapaha Presbyterian Church 6221 SW 75th Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.kanapaha.net
  • Category: Free

Celebration United Methodist Church Free Water Day

Join us for a free Water Day, August 13th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm! We will have a bounce ...

  • 10:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Celebration United Methodist Church 9501 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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. ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 23760 NW 187th ave, High Springs, FL, 32643
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 10:30 am 
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

JCPenney Kids Zone

Pick up in store! Grab, shop, and go! Free crafts for kids, fast savings for parents. Kids get a free ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: JCPenney Kids Department, Oaks Mall, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.jcpenney.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 11:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 20307 NW C.R. 235A, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: bring carrots to feed the horses
  • Website: millcreekfarm.org
  • Category: Free

Palak StudioInk Painting Classes for Teens

This free painting class is open for ages 10+ and adults. You are welcome to this class as a beginner ...

Alachua County Library: Virtual Reality at Micanopy Branch

Virtual Reality! Saturday, August 13 2:00pm - 3:00pm Add to Calendar Are you curious about virtual reality? Join us to experience VR with Oculus ...

  • 2:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Micanopy Branch Dance Hall 706 NE Cholokka Blvd, Micanopy, FL 32667
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Paleontology in the Park

Calling fossil-lovers of all ages! If you love paleontology and all things fossil-related! Complete a fossil-finding expedition with the help ...

  • 2:30 pm -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: Depot Park, 870 SE 4th St. Gainesville FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Michaels Creatology Paint and Art Supplies Demo

Come in-store and learn about our Creatology brand! We will show you everything Creatology has to offer for the budding ...

  • 3:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: 7680 SW 46 Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free for Haile Equestrian Members | $40 for non-members
  • Website: www.haileequestrian.com
  • Category: Free

Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe

Jazz on the Green is back! Join us for live music, food, and drinks, lawn games & more! Spread a ...

  • 7:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Celebration Pointe, Northwest Corner of I-75 And Archer Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free