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Gainesville Family Events Calendar

The Fun 4 Gator Kids Calendar is the most comprehensive online family calendar in the Gainesville area. Please let us know if you are aware of an event that is not listed! Listings are FREE! Submit an Event

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October

Tours, & informational presentations such as talks, seminars, and demonstrations.

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UF Health Shands Breastfeeding Support Group

We meet every Friday. Bring your breastfeeding babies, regardless of where you delivered and the child's age (siblings welcome too) ...

  • 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Location: Room 9433 at Shands North Tower: 1515 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: Free and lunch is provided
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Morningside Nature Center Wildflower Walks

Take a walk on the wildflower side! The Jean Dorney Memorial Wildflower Walks are free and take place every Saturday ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Morningside Nature Center, Education Bldg, 3540 E. University Ave. Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • 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.

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park 4732 Millhopper Road Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: Event is free with paid park entry: $4 per vehicle. $2 pedestrian or bicyclist.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Carson Springs Wild Adventure Open House

Roam on your own and see all the animals , big cat feeding demonstrations, food trucks, meet the zookeepers, celebrity ...

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.

CSA Sign Up Event

A fun family friendly Fall event at our farm for our community. This even is for current members and potential customers ...

  • 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: 1655 Southeast 23rd Place Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: donation based and all donations will go toward the farm.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo Guided Tour in Spanish

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we are offering guided tours of the zoo in Spanish! Join Zoo Animal Technology student, ...

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.

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

UF Health Shands Breastfeeding Support Group

We meet every Friday. Bring your breastfeeding babies, regardless of where you delivered and the child's age (siblings welcome too) ...

  • 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Location: Room 9433 at Shands North Tower: 1515 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: Free and lunch is provided
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Morningside Nature Center Wildflower Walks

Take a walk on the wildflower side! The Jean Dorney Memorial Wildflower Walks are free and take place every Saturday ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Morningside Nature Center, Education Bldg, 3540 E. University Ave. Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • 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.

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park 4732 Millhopper Road Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: Event is free with paid park entry: $4 per vehicle. $2 pedestrian or bicyclist.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.

Gainesville Cars and Coffee

Gainesville Cars & Coffee is a gathering for automotive enthusiasts of all types from exotics and classics to imports and ...

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo Guided Tour in Spanish

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we are offering guided tours of the zoo in Spanish! Join Zoo Animal Technology student, ...

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.

Indigenous Peoples' Day Celebration

Join community leaders and members of the Indigenous Peoples' Day task force to honor Indigenous Peoples' Day at City Hall ...

Florida Museum hosts ‘Museum in the Parks: Arthropods at Bolen Bluff

Get ready for some arachnid adventures and insect encounters and discover the fascinating diversity of the arthropods! Learn about this ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park 100 Savannah Blvd. Micanopy FL 32667
  • Cost: $14 per adult/child pair, includes park entrance fee. $7 per additional person
  • Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu
  • Category: Tours/Informational

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

UF Health Shands Breastfeeding Support Group

We meet every Friday. Bring your breastfeeding babies, regardless of where you delivered and the child's age (siblings welcome too) ...

  • 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Location: Room 9433 at Shands North Tower: 1515 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: Free and lunch is provided
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Morningside Nature Center Wildflower Walks

Take a walk on the wildflower side! The Jean Dorney Memorial Wildflower Walks are free and take place every Saturday ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Morningside Nature Center, Education Bldg, 3540 E. University Ave. Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • 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.

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park 4732 Millhopper Road Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: Event is free with paid park entry: $4 per vehicle. $2 pedestrian or bicyclist.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.

Alachua Conservation Trust Grassland Bird Habitat Restoration and eBird Tutorial Walk

Join us at Fox Pen Preserve to tour one of ACT and Alachua County's newest preserves. Led by ACT staff, ...

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

UF Health Shands Breastfeeding Support Group

We meet every Friday. Bring your breastfeeding babies, regardless of where you delivered and the child's age (siblings welcome too) ...

  • 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Location: Room 9433 at Shands North Tower: 1515 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: Free and lunch is provided
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Morningside Nature Center Wildflower Walks

Take a walk on the wildflower side! The Jean Dorney Memorial Wildflower Walks are free and take place every Saturday ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Morningside Nature Center, Education Bldg, 3540 E. University Ave. Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • 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.

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park 4732 Millhopper Road Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: Event is free with paid park entry: $4 per vehicle. $2 pedestrian or bicyclist.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Camp Bear Hug

Vita’s Healthcare is hosting Camp Bear Hug Bereavement Education, Affirmation, & Resources (BEAR). Helping Understand Grief (HUG). This is a ...

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.

Alachua Conservation Trust Pride at Prairie Creek

Join us for Pride at Prairie Creek as we celebrate the LGBTQ+ community in the outdoors. Alachua Conservation Trust is ...

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.

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 Public Schools: What's New for 2021-2022

Find out about all the new resources available for your student through ACPS! Register today! * K-5 Standards and ...

National Immigrants Day Celebration

The City of Gainesville welcomes our neighbors to the steps of City Hall on Thursday, Oct. 28 at 9:45 a.m. ...

UF Health Shands Breastfeeding Support Group

We meet every Friday. Bring your breastfeeding babies, regardless of where you delivered and the child's age (siblings welcome too) ...

  • 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Location: Room 9433 at Shands North Tower: 1515 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: Free and lunch is provided
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Be Batty at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Come to Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park to learn about bats and their important role in our ecosystem from the ...

Morningside Nature Center Wildflower Walks

Take a walk on the wildflower side! The Jean Dorney Memorial Wildflower Walks are free and take place every Saturday ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Morningside Nature Center, Education Bldg, 3540 E. University Ave. Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Vegan Farm Tour at Peacefield!

Peacefield Farm Sanctuary rescues and rehabilitates farm animals that are normally thought of as food. As individuals here they are ...

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.

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park 4732 Millhopper Road Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: Event is free with paid park entry: $4 per vehicle. $2 pedestrian or bicyclist.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show - Phantom of the Universe

Santa Fe College Kika Silva Pla Planetarium and the University of Florida Department of Physics present Phantom of the Universe. ...

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour.