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UF College of Dentistry: Super Sealant Saturday

Please join the University of Florida College of Dentistry on April 13, 2019, for Super Sealant Saturday, a student-run event ...

  • 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: UF College of Dentistry, Shands, 1395 Center Dr., Gainesville FL 32610
  • Cost: free
  • Website: cdbs.dental.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Winter Bass Hysteria at Bass Pro Shops

Join us for seminars on Winter Bass Fishing at 11:30AM and 1:30PM. These seminars will include important tips and tricks ...

  • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, 2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: stores.basspro.com
  • Category: Free

Vietnam Veteran Tribute Ride and Event

Alachua County Veteran Services, the North Florida/South Georgia Veteran Health System, and multiple organizations are hosting the Vietnam Veteran Tribute ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Veterans Memorial Park: 7400 SW 41st Place, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: alachuacounty.us
  • Category: Free

Disability Resource Expo at Trinity UMC

This free event is an opportunity for parents and professionals to connect with and discover the wonderful resources that Alachua ...

  • 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Trinity United Methodist, 4000 NW 53rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Storytime at Wesley UMC

Storytime in the Park returns on January 12th, but for January and February we will meet in the Children's Sunday ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Wesley United Methodist Church, 826 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.wesleyumcon23.org
  • Category: Free

Bowling for All at UF Reitz Union

Please join Noah's Endeavor and SOTA for free bowling at UF's J Wayne Reitz Union Game Room from 2-4pm. Bowlers ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: UF Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Dr, Gainesville, Florida
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

A "Batty" Presentation at the Florida Museum

Learn about the world’s only flying mammal at this FREE public lecture! Bats are the true night shift, taking to ...

  • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Panda Express Butler Plaza Lunar New Year Community Night

You are invited to the Panda Express Lunar New Year Community Night event! We’ve created this event to celebrate the ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: Panda Express Butler Plaza 3610 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Parenting in the Age of Screens at Oak Hall School

Oak Hall Educational Speaker Series presents The New Normal: Parenting in the Age of Screens By Detective Sergeant Chris King

  • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: Oak Hall School, 1700 SW 75th St, Gainesville FL 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Harry Potter Book Night at Books-A-Million and 2nd and Charles

The 6th February 2020 marks the sixth annual Harry Potter Book Night, when fans of all ages are invited to ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Books A Million, 6111 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL, 32605 AND 2nd and Charles, 2601 NW 13th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Census 2020 Block Party

Join 98.9 Jamz and the City of Gainesville Friday, Feb. 7 from 4-7 p.m. on the NE 15th Street corridor ...

  • 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 3501 NE 15th St, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

UF Astronomy Public Night Observatory

The Department of Astronomy operates an on-campus Teaching Observatory for educational and public programs. These events are all free to ...

  • 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: UF Astronomy Teaching Observatory, 211 Bryant Space Science Center, Gainesville, FL 3261
  • Cost: free
  • Website: ww3.astro.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

February Flora and Fauna Fest

Flora and Fauna Fest will have vendors, insect interactions, natural area tours and outreach booths. This event on UF Campus ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Steinmetz Hall, UF Campus, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: m.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

UF Gator TRAX

GatorTRAX is for students who are interested in math and careers in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics, especially those students ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: UF Campus - Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) building, Room E121, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: sites.google.com
  • Category: Free

Gators Lacrosse vs. Colorado

Come support your Gators as they take on Colorado in the Diz! This event is free and open to the ...

  • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Donald R. Dizney Stadium, 1788 Natural Area Drive, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Black History Festival in Live Oak

Annual one-day event filled with family entertainment fun, education, & entertainment all wrapped into one. Come one, come all to ...

  • 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Douglass Center Gym 818 10th Street SW Live Oak, FL. 32064
  • Cost: free
  • Website: wjln887fm.wixsite.com
  • Category: Free

Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe

The second Saturday of every month we will be celebrating wonderful music! Join us for live jazz, lawn games & ...

  • 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

Storytime at Wesley UMC

Storytime in the Park returns on January 12th, but for January and February we will meet in the Children's Sunday ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Wesley United Methodist Church, 826 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.wesleyumcon23.org
  • Category: Free

College Board Family Nights

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

O2BKids Morning Magic Sweeheart Party

Join us for a magical morning at O2B Kids! This event is FREE and sure to be tons of fun! ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 6680 West Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.o2bkids.com
  • Category: Free

Books and Burgers

Come on out to the Martin Luther King Jr. Center on Thursday, February 13th, from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM ...

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center 25515 NW 6th Ave, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Olustee Festival

Please come and enjoy the 42nd Annual Olustee Festival. The Festival is open on Friday and Saturday at 9 a.m. The ...

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Wilson Park on Lake Desoto, Lake City, FL
  • Cost: free Festival, Battle Reenactment is $10/adult, $5/child, (Free for kids 5 and under)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • 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

Sunny's Preschool Open House

Join us for our Preschool Open House! Now open until 3pm, with optional naptime.

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Sun Country Sports, 333 SW 40th Terrace, Jonesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Free

Valentine's Event at PDQ

Join us for our Valentine's Day event! Magic Mike will be doing balloon animals from 3-5pm. While supplies last, Kids ...

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: 3403 W. University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.eatpdq.com
  • Category: Free

Love for Life Event at Red White and Blues Farm

Free event! Bring the family! Live Music and Performers - On Stage and in our Vendor Area. Food Trucks, Face Painting Tonya, ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Red White & Blues Farm, 3250 NE 140th Avenue, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: free, $5 parking (prepurchase VIP tickets, free parking)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Olustee Festival

Please come and enjoy the 42nd Annual Olustee Festival. The Festival is open on Friday and Saturday at 9 a.m. The ...

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Wilson Park on Lake Desoto, Lake City, FL
  • Cost: free Festival, Battle Reenactment is $10/adult, $5/child, (Free for kids 5 and under)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Women/Girls In Science Celebration at the Florida Museum

Celebrate 'International Women and Girls in Science Day' with hands-on activities and experiments during this FREE program open to everyone! In ...

  • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free, open to everyone
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Depot Park Science Fair

This event is a part of the UN Women and girls in science week celebrations! This event is open to ...

  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park, 874 S.E. 4th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free, open to everyone
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Gainesville VegFest

Gainesville VegFest is presented by North Florida Veg Events, Inc. and is a celebration of a healthy, sustainable and compassionate ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Bo Diddley Plaza 111 E University Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Olustee Festival

Please come and enjoy the 42nd Annual Olustee Festival. The Festival is open on Friday and Saturday at 9 a.m. The ...

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Wilson Park on Lake Desoto, Lake City, FL
  • Cost: free Festival, Battle Reenactment is $10/adult, $5/child, (Free for kids 5 and under)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Storytime at Wesley UMC

Storytime in the Park returns on January 12th, but for January and February we will meet in the Children's Sunday ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Wesley United Methodist Church, 826 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.wesleyumcon23.org
  • Category: Free

Books and Burgers

Come on out to Maddox Park on Thursday, February 20th, from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM for the next edition ...

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Maddox Park, 17100 SW Archer Rd, Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Movie in the Park at Heritage Park

The City of Williston is hosting a Movie in the Park sponsored by the youth group of the First United ...

UF Astronomy Public Night Observatory

The Department of Astronomy operates an on-campus Teaching Observatory for educational and public programs. These events are all free to ...

  • 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: UF Astronomy Teaching Observatory, 211 Bryant Space Science Center, Gainesville, FL 3261
  • Cost: free
  • Website: ww3.astro.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

World's Greatest Baby Shower at Westwood Middle School

Join us for the 16th annual Jesse "Sam" Butz's "World's Greatest Baby Shower," taking place Saturday, February 22, 2020 from ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Westwood Middle School, 3215 NW 15th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Brazilian Skills Open House

Brazilian Skills OPEN HOUSE! Don't miss it out. Come have a taste of what Brazil has to show you! Soccer ...

  • 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Brazilian Skills- 3832 W Newberry Rd, Suite 2B, Gainesville, Florida 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Reserve Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The City of Gainesville Wild Spaces & Public Places program and the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is pleased ...

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: 700 NE 11th St., Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Category: Free

Dance!nk Open House

Come join us for our Open House!! From 11am to 7pm come see new and improved dance studio!! There will ...

  • 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: 5510 SW 41st Blvd, suite 205 Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Website: facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Dunkin' Donuts Event in Chiefland

Music, face painting, free donuts and give away every 15 min with a grand prize of LEGO land tickets at ...

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: 2209 N Young Blvd, Chiefland, FL 32626
  • Cost: free
  • Category: Free

Storytime at Wesley UMC

Storytime in the Park returns on January 12th, but for January and February we will meet in the Children's Sunday ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Wesley United Methodist Church, 826 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.wesleyumcon23.org
  • Category: Free

Immigration and the American Dream

The Alachua County Republican Executive Committee presently Immigration and the American Dream. Join us for food and fun for the ...

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Category: Free

International Food Truck Rally at First Magnitude

First Magnitude Brewery and MA Entertainment are partnering up to bring you The International Food Truck Rally of Gainesville. Come to ...

  • 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewery, 1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Foster and Adoption Info Night

Are you interested in fostering or adopting? Join us for an upcoming Info Night in Gainesville! Info Nights are a ...

  • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: First Baptist Church of Gainesville, 14105 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville Fl 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Kilwins Grand Opening at Butler Town Center

Come and Join us to Celebrate our Grand Opening! We provide enjoyment and for this special occasion we will raffle and ...

  • 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Location: Kilwins, Butler Town Center, 3625 SW 32nd CT-ST40, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Help Me Help My Child at Tower Road Library

Appropriate for caregivers of children 0-10 years of age. This workshop is designed to help caregivers concerned about a developmental delay/learning ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Tower Road Public Library, 3020 SW 75th St, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Oak Hall School's Early Childhood Learning Center Stay and Play

Oak Hall School invites families with children ages 2, 3, & 4 to visit our Early Childhood Learning Center. Meet our ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Oak Hall School Early Childhood Learning Center,1700 SW 75th St, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: free, RSVP online
  • Website: www.signupgenius.com
  • Category: Free

Thomas Center Youth Art Gallery - Grades K-12 Art Exhibition

Rescheduled from February 6th to February 27th. You are cordially invited to attend the opening of the Alachua County Public Schools ...

  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: The Historic Thomas Center • 302 NE 6th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: fl02219191.schoolwires.net
  • Category: Free

Oak Hall School's Annual International Festival

Take a trip around the world at Oak Hall School's annual International Festival. Come experience a variety of cultures through ...

  • 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Oak Hall School, 1700 SW 75th Street Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua Movie in the Park

Our Movie in the Park for February is Disney's Aladdin, starring Will Smith. So, load up the kids, bring your blankets ...

UF Astronomy Public Night Observatory

The Department of Astronomy operates an on-campus Teaching Observatory for educational and public programs. These events are all free to ...

  • 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: UF Astronomy Teaching Observatory, 211 Bryant Space Science Center, Gainesville, FL 3261
  • Cost: free
  • Website: ww3.astro.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Bed Race to End Childhood Homelessness

This unique racing event features five-person teams pushing twin size beds on wheels down a 100-yard track. Awards will be ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Trinity United Methodist Church, 4000 NW 53rd Avenue , Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Sweat Life Fitness Grand Reveal Event

Join for a day of fun, food and fitness at Sweat Life Fitness' Grand Reveal Event. Sweat Life Fitness is ...

Dr. Seuss's Birthday Event at Target

Visit your nearest store on February 29th for giveaways, activities and read-along of Happy Birthday to You! every 30 minutes.

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Target on Archer- 3970 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.target.com
  • Category: Free

Walmart Party at our Crib

Celebrate best of baby month at our FREE in-store event. Join us February 29th from noon to 3pm for fun, ...

  • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Walmart Gainesville -1800 NE 12th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Gators Lacrosse v. Stony Brook

Come out and support your Gators as they take on Stony Brook! This event is free and open to the ...

  • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Donald R. Dizney Stadium, 1788 Natural Area Drive, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free