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Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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Back to School Health Event

The UF Mobile Outreach Clinic is hosting a Back to School health event. Bring your kids for school physicals, vaccines, ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Location: TB McPherson and Library Partnership Branch
  • Cost: free
  • Website: outreach.med.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library- Floridingers Go to Outerspace at Hawthorne Library

Come to an exciting 3D reading of the FLORIDINGERS book series by author, Gordon Halleck and illustrator, Perdita Ross. This is ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library- Floridingers Go to Outerspace at Waldo

Come to an exciting 3D reading of the FLORIDINGERS book series by author, Gordon Halleck and illustrator, Perdita Ross. This is ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 15150 NE HWY 301, Waldo, Fl 32694.
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Andrew R. Mickle, Sr. Pool 1717 SE 15th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library- Floridingers Go to Outerspace at Archer Library

Come to an exciting 3D reading of the FLORIDINGERS book series by author, Gordon Halleck and illustrator, Perdita Ross. This is ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 13266 SW State Road 450, Archer FL 32618
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Zoo at the Library at HQ Library

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo staff and students will present 3 sessions of exotic animals at the library for an ...

  • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 401 E. University Ave, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library- Floridingers Go to Outerspace at Cone Park Branch

Come to an exciting 3D reading of the FLORIDINGERS book series by author, Gordon Halleck and illustrator, Perdita Ross. This is ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 2801 E. University Ave, Gainesville FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Andrew R. Mickle, Sr. Pool 1717 SE 15th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Free

Movie Night: Ralph Breaks The Internet

Save the date: August 2nd at 7:30 pm! Grab your favorite snacks, lawn chairs and blankets, and head over to ...

  • 7:30 pm
  • Location: Alive Church, 5805 NW 37th St, Gainesville, Florida 32653
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Gainesville Big Latch On

The North Central Florida Breastfeeding Coalition is proud to invite you to the 2019 Gainesville Big Latch On in celebration ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: The Historic Thomas Center, 302 NE 6th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Back to School Bash at UMC McIntosh

Join us for school supplies, hygiene items, clothing, shoes, backpacks, haircuts, food, games, and crafts!

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: United Methodist Church, 20632 NW 8th St, McIntosh, FL
  • Cost: free, children must be present to receive items
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Back to School Bash in Newberry

This event is hosted by the Concerned Citizens of Newberry. All ages event. School supplies, clothing and toiletries will be ...

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: MLK Community Center, 25515 NW 6th Ave, Newberry FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Back 2 School Carnival and Cookout - High Springs

Everything is free! School Supplies, Backpacks, Music, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Cotton Candy, Popcorn, Italian Ice, Face Painting, Bounce Houses, Games, Giveaways, ...

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Deeper Purpose Community Church 18467 NW Us Hwy 441 Suite 10, High Springs, Florida 32643
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Summer Heatwave Teen Pool Party

Want to cool off and avoid the summer heat? Come to one of our pool parties! Enjoy free swimming, dancing, ...

  • 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Andrew R. Mickle, Sr. Pool 1717 SE 15th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Free

Birds and Brews Guided Walks at First Magnitude

First Magnitude is teaming up with the Alachua Audubon society to host monthly bird walks! We will meet the first Sunday ...

  • 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewing Company, 1220 SE Veitch Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free event
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

End of Summer Extravaganza at Alachua Branch Library

Celebrate all your summer accomplishments by joining us for an End of Summer at the Library Extravaganza.

  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 14913 NW 140th Street, Alachua FL 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library - Amazing Animals at Newberry Library

An educational program which introduces the audience to the fascinating world of animals. Do you ever wonder about the lives of ...

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

National Night Out in Alachua

Come join us for the National Night Out celebration at our newly-renovated Welch Park. There will be food, games, giveaways ...

  • 6:00 pm
  • Location: Welch Park, 13801 NW 142nd Ave, Alachua FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Back2School Bash- High Springs

Are you ready for school? We are! To celebrate we are throwing a back to school bash on August 7th ...

  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: First Baptist Church, 20112 N US-441, High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Andrew R. Mickle, Sr. Pool 1717 SE 15th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Free

Storytime at Depot Park

Join us the 2nd Friday of every month as the Alachua County Library District presents Story Time at Depot Park ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 874 S.E. 4th Street, Gainesville FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday Celebration

Come help the Florida Forest Service and friends celebrate Smokey's big day with free cake and bear hugs! Other fun festivities ...

  • 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd., Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: stores.basspro.com
  • Category: Free

Mickle Pool Family Fun Nights

On Thursday and Friday nights Andrew R. Mickle Sr. Pool offers extended hours for family swim time! From 5 to ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Andrew R. Mickle, Sr. Pool 1717 SE 15th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.cityofgainesville.org
  • Category: Free

UF Summer Chorus Concert

Music in the time of Leonardo is a commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci ...

  • 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: UF, University Auditorium, 333 Newell Drive, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: arts.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

O2BKids Back to School Bash

Join us at our Supercenter Location (across from the Oaks Mall). This FREE event is sure to be fun for everyone! FREE ...

  • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 6680 West Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Summer Sling

Join us for music, food, and fun for everyone. Backpack giveaway and more!

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: C.F. Franklin Park, Gaineville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Back to School Bash at Willie Mae Stokes Center

The New Beginning Christian Worship Center's G.A.N.G. will be conducting it’s annual Back-To-School Bash on August 10, 2019 from 11 ...

Gainesville Community Playhouse Golden Apples

Come join us for the annual Golden Apples award ceremony. This is one of our favorite events of the year ...

  • 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: 4039 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Gators Fan Day

Gators Fan Day returns to Exactech Arena on Sunday, Aug. 11 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Admission is FREE! Fan ...

  • 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Stephen C. O'Connell Center 250 Gale Lemerand Dr, Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Newberry Food Truck Festival

Come join us for food, music, and community service! Dry slide and wet water slide on site for the kids.

  • 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Newberry Country Way TownSquare
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Teddy Bear Sleepover at Newberry Library

Calling all Teddy Bears! Calling all Teddy Bears! Bring your child and join us August 14th at 11:00 AM for a ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 110 S Seaboard Dr, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Gainesville Youth Travel Ball Tryouts

Looking for a travel team? Come join Gainesville City’s non-profit Travel Ball program. We have expanded our program and added ...

Tinkergarten - Free Trial Class

At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play! In this free trial, Tinkergarten Leader Amy Carson will ...

Cameron Dancenter North Open House

Join us for our Open House! Refreshments, face and nail painting, performances, meet your teachers ..a lot of fun!

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Dancenter North, Ridgeway Village, 5003 NW 34th Blvd.Suite 120, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: camerondancenter.com
  • Category: Free

Gainesville Youth Travel Ball Tryouts

Looking for a travel team? Come join Gainesville City’s non-profit Travel Ball program. We have expanded our program and added ...

Cameron Dancenter West Open House

Join us for Open House! Face and nail painting, refreshments, performances, and meet your teachers!

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 5211SW 91st Ter # A Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: camerondancenter.com
  • Category: Free

Gainesville Youth Travel Ball Tryouts

Looking for a travel team? Come join Gainesville City’s non-profit Travel Ball program. We have expanded our program and added ...

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire Auditions

We are holding our annual Auditions for our Chessboard at the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire! This year's show is "Vikings Ruin ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Rosa B Williams Center,524 NW 1st Street Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Back to 4-H Bash at Coon Hollo

McIntosh Town and Country 4-H Club is hosting a “Back to 4-H Bash” this coming Saturday! If your children are ...

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Coon Hollo, 22480 Highway 441 N, Micanopy, Florida 32667
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Rally Day at Kanapaha Presbyterian Church

Come join us for Rally Day and help us kick off the new school year! Food, fun & games! Children ...

  • 9:45 am - 10:45 am
  • Location: Kanapaha Presbyterian Church, 6221 SW 75th Terrace Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire Auditions

We are holding our annual Auditions for our Chessboard at the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire! This year's show is "Vikings Ruin ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Rosa B Williams Center,524 NW 1st Street Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Free Tinkergarten Trial

Tinkergarten is designed to help kids develop really important skills - we think about it as ready to learn, ready ...

Gainesville Mural Cat

Modeled after the annual St. Pete alleycat, this race showcases the beautiful murals here in Gainesville FL, where nature and ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: The Freewheel Project, 618 S Main St, Suite A, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Free Tinkergarten Trial

Tinkergarten is designed to help kids develop really important skills - we think about it as ready to learn, ready ...

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire Auditions

We are holding our annual Auditions for our Chessboard at the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire! This year's show is "Vikings Ruin ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Rosa B Williams Center,524 NW 1st Street Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Tinkergarten - Free Trial Class

At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play! In this free trial, Tinkergarten Leader Amy Carson will ...

Select Shades Grand Opening

Join us for our grand opening celebration THIS Saturday! Open all day but partying extra hard from 12-4! Bring the ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Select Shades, 4949 Celebration Pointe Avenue, Suite 50, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Back to School Bash at University City Church of Christ

Back to School Bash for Families Still In Need of School Supplies! 9-10am Faith City for All Ages of Kids (adult ...

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire Auditions

We are holding our annual Auditions for our Chessboard at the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire! This year's show is "Vikings Ruin ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Rosa B Williams Center,524 NW 1st Street Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

IndepenDance Studio Birthday Dance Party and Fall Open House

Come tour the studios, meet your teachers & staff, shop our awesome retail store for all of your dancewear apparel ...

Free Tinkergarten Baby Trial

Tinkergarten Babies is where you and baby learn to learn together, naturally. New parents need to learn about their new ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Jonesville Park
  • Cost: free, registration required
  • Website: www.tinkergarten.com
  • Category: Free

ESE Transition

For Parents and Students grades 6-12 with an IEP. You are invited to learn about planning for your child’s future ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Sidney Lanier Center, 312 NW 16th Ave, Gainesville FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Category: Free

Tinkergarten Babies - Free Trial Class

Both babies and new parents benefit tremendously from nature, play, and strong, supportive community! At Tinkergarten, we provide a safe ...

IndepenDance Studio Birthday Dance Party and Fall Open House

Come tour the studios, meet your teachers & staff, shop our awesome retail store for all of your dancewear apparel ...