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September 25 - October 1

Race to Hear presents Engineering for Kids

Come build your own wooden race car and learn pre-engineering skills using the concepts found in race cars and go-karts. ...

  • 1:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Millhopper Branch 3145 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: racetohear.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua Audubon Field Trip: Turkey Creek Preserve

Officially opened in 2021, this 376-acre preserve with 5 miles of trails gives us a chance to see many ecosystems. ...

  • 8:00 am 
  • Location: Turkey Creek Preserve Main Trail Parking Lot 6300 NW 93rd Ave Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.alachuaaudubon.org
  • Category: Free

Florida Gators Soccer vs. Georgia

Help cheer on the Gators Soccer team!

Studio TM’s Fall Artists Pop-Up

This Sunday! We’ve got over 25 vendors lined up for you to shop! Stop by for an afternoon of arts, ...

  • 12:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Studio TM Ceramics 2618 NE 18th Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • 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

Alachua County Library Chess Club - Millhopper Branch

Join the Millhopper Chess Club. Learn to play or challenge a friend to a game.

  • 1:30 pm -  2:30 pm 
  • Location: Millhopper Branch (Teen Room) 3145 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Family Health and Fitness Day

We’re excited about our upcoming Family Health & Fitness Day! This year, we will have family games with awards, amazing guest ...

  • 3:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: C Bar Ranch and Organics 22889 North State Road 121, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.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 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 Millhopper Branch: Intro to Dungeons and Dragons

Step into the fantastic world of the classic tabletop game, Dungeons & Dragons! Welcome to Dungeons and Dragons, the popular tabletop ...

  • 3:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Millhopper Branch 3145 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

O2BKids Homeschool Wednesday Program

Homeschool Wednesdays are back! The homeschool program is FREE to O2B Kids Family Members. They will enjoy meet-ups with other members ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: O2B Kids Supercenter 7383 SW 17th Road, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: FREE to O2B Kids Family Members
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 Story Time - High Springs Branch

Children and caregivers can read, laugh, and sing with us at our weekly story times: Wednesdays at 10:30 am. Join us ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: High Springs Branch 23779 W US HWY 27 High Springs, FL 32643
  • 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 Teen/Tween Book Club: Headquarters Branch

Teens + Tweens - join us to talk all things books on the last Wednesday each month! The Teen/Tween Book Club ...

  • 4:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Headquarters Library Branch Teen Room: 401 East University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • 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: 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 ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Millhopper Branch 3145 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.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 Public Schools: Parent Academy Webinars

Join us for our weekly Thursday night Parent Academy webinars. The free webinars are intended to provide you with information ...

Alachua County Library Archer Branch: Sensory Storytime

This storytime will introduce children to the library and rhythms of storytime in a gentle and enriching way. Accessible for ...

  • 3:00 pm -  3:30 pm 
  • 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

World of Beer Newberry-Tioga Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest comes to World of Beer - Tioga on Friday, September 30th at 6 pm. Lots of German Fest Beers, ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: World of Beer Newberry-Tioga 140 SW 128th St, Ste B, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: free entry
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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

Joann Take It and Make It

Time for kids to create & explore with our Take It & Make It events! For the first Saturday of ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft 3202 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • 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

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 ...

Alachua Audubon Field Trip: Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Reserve

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER! Peregrine Falcons migrate down Florida’s Atlantic Coast in fall, usually peaking in early October. Meet trip leader ...

  • 9:00 am 
  • Location: Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Reserve 505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.alachuaaudubon.org
  • Category: Free

Camp Safe Haven

Haven offers camps at no cost for children and youth, ages 5-18, who have lost a loved one, regardless of ...

  • 9:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Rodeheaver Boys Ranch- 380 Boys Ranch Road Palatka, Florida 32177
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: beyourhaven.org
  • Category: Free

Living History Saturday at Morningside Nature Center

Come on down to the farm at Morningside Nature Center and help us welcome the return of Living History Saturday! ...

  • 9:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Morningside Nature Center 3540 E. University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.gainesvillefl.gov
  • Category: Free

The Home Depot Kids Workshops

Time to pull out your apron! Kids Workshops are back in-store. Join us on the 1st Saturday of every month ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Local Home Depot Store Locations
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.homedepot.com
  • Category: Free

Springhill Equine Veterinary Clinic Open House

Come join us for our Annual Open House! With tons of giveaways, prizes, and fun, you won't want to miss ...

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: Springhill Equine Veterinary Clinic 22837 NW 22 Ave, Newberry, FL 32669
  • 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

Alachua County Library My Shadow and Me - Waldo Branch

Join us in the unique Waldo ArtSpace for arts and crafts. This program is for pre-school aged kids and their ...

  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: Waldo Branch 15150 NE US Highway 301, Waldo, FL 32694
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • 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 Music and Movement - Newberry Branch

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

  • 2:00 pm -  2:30 pm 
  • Location: Newberry Branch 110 South Seaboard Drive Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free
September 25 - October 1