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Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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December

Ongoing Programs includes any family programs that occur on an ongoing basis such as every week or every month.

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Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals ...

Gamesville Tabletop Dungeons and Dragons for Kids

Ages 6-18. Must pre-register. Mask required.

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $3 per player
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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: Ongoing Programs

Frogs and Friends Friday at Morningside Nature Center

FREE. Every 1st Friday of the Month at 2p.m. at Morningside Nature Center’s picnic pavilion (Screened pavilion located at end ...

Depot Park parkrun

Depot Park parkrun is a FREE, weekly, timed 5K open to all runners and walkers of all fitness levels and ...

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 ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour Holiday Decorations - Let it Snow

In December 2021 the Homestead will be OPEN FOR TOURS on Saturdays AND Sundays - and the Homestead will be ...

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: Ongoing Programs

Skate Station Funworks Roller Skating Lessons

You are NEVER too young or old to Learn to Skate! Skaters learn the basic skills of forward and backward skating, ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour Holiday Decorations - Let it Snow

In December 2021 the Homestead will be OPEN FOR TOURS on Saturdays AND Sundays - and the Homestead will be ...

UF Carillon Recital

The UF Carillon Studio Concert Series offers a chance to hear the UF Carillon performed in a fifty-minute recital.

Do Art Mommy and Me

Join us for a story at 10 and 11, then paint a piece of pottery to go with it! *Limited ...

Kids Capoeira

Kids’ Capoeira with Capoeira Massapê Gainesville happens at the SWAG Family Resource Center. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial arts program ...

Cone Park Library Resource Center Science Club

Science Club for elementary kids, teens and families.

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Cone Park Branch: 2801 E. University Avenue, Gainesville FL 32641
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.pfsf.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Cade Museum Inventor Night

Inventor Night Grades 3-6 Children need encouragement and space to expand their understanding of the world and become problem solvers. The ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $10 | Members 10% off
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

First Magnitude Brainaholics Trivia

Join us for the best and most unique trivia in town, Brainaholics! Come out to team trivia at First Magnitude ...

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals ...

Gamesville Tabletop Dungeons and Dragons for Kids

Ages 6-18. Must pre-register. Mask required.

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $3 per player
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Harn Museum Nights

Join us for this once-a-month event taking place at the museum. Speakers and artists help our visitors connect with art ...

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: SW 34th Street and Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free food and admission
  • Website: harn.ufl.edu
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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: Ongoing Programs

Depot Park parkrun

Depot Park parkrun is a FREE, weekly, timed 5K open to all runners and walkers of all fitness levels and ...

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 ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour Holiday Decorations - Let it Snow

In December 2021 the Homestead will be OPEN FOR TOURS on Saturdays AND Sundays - and the Homestead will be ...

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: Ongoing Programs

Skate Station Funworks Roller Skating Lessons

You are NEVER too young or old to Learn to Skate! Skaters learn the basic skills of forward and backward skating, ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour Holiday Decorations - Let it Snow

In December 2021 the Homestead will be OPEN FOR TOURS on Saturdays AND Sundays - and the Homestead will be ...

IndepenDance Studio presents HOLiDANCEfest at Heartwood

Join IndepenDANCE Studio as we celebrate the holiday season with what we do best- DANCE! Our students will be performing ...

  • 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: Heartwood Soundstage, 619 S Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $10 Pre-Order Admission Bands available until December 1st. $15 Bands available at the door on a first-come-first-serve basis. Children under 3 years old are free.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Do Art Mommy and Me

Join us for a story at 10 and 11, then paint a piece of pottery to go with it! *Limited ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green Holiday Edition

Join us for outdoor holiday stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green: Holiday Edition the ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Kids Capoeira

Kids’ Capoeira with Capoeira Massapê Gainesville happens at the SWAG Family Resource Center. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial arts program ...

Cone Park Library Resource Center Science Club

Science Club for elementary kids, teens and families.

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Cone Park Branch: 2801 E. University Avenue, Gainesville FL 32641
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.pfsf.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Cade Museum Inventor Night

Inventor Night Grades 3-6 Children need encouragement and space to expand their understanding of the world and become problem solvers. The ...

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: $10 | Members 10% off
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

First Magnitude Brainaholics Trivia

Join us for the best and most unique trivia in town, Brainaholics! Come out to team trivia at First Magnitude ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green Holiday Edition

Join us for outdoor holiday stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green: Holiday Edition the ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals ...

Gamesville Tabletop Dungeons and Dragons for Kids

Ages 6-18. Must pre-register. Mask required.

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $3 per player
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green Holiday Edition

Join us for outdoor holiday stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green: Holiday Edition the ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Cade Museum Little Sparks- Thursdays

Little Sparks is a fun and interactive program that introduces littles (ages 0-5) to science concepts through music, dancing, crafting, ...

  • 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Free with museum admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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: Ongoing Programs

Easton Newberry Sports Archery Funtastic Fridays

Join us every Friday for the most fun you can have with a bow. Bring a friend and see who ...

Depot Park parkrun

Depot Park parkrun is a FREE, weekly, timed 5K open to all runners and walkers of all fitness levels and ...

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 ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour Holiday Decorations - Let it Snow

In December 2021 the Homestead will be OPEN FOR TOURS on Saturdays AND Sundays - and the Homestead will be ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green Holiday Edition

Join us for outdoor holiday stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on the Green: Holiday Edition the ...

  • 10:00 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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: Ongoing Programs

Historic Haile Homestead Tour Holiday Decorations - Let it Snow

In December 2021 the Homestead will be OPEN FOR TOURS on Saturdays AND Sundays - and the Homestead will be ...

Do Art Mommy and Me

Join us for a story at 10 and 11, then paint a piece of pottery to go with it! *Limited ...

Kids Capoeira

Kids’ Capoeira with Capoeira Massapê Gainesville happens at the SWAG Family Resource Center. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial arts program ...

Cone Park Library Resource Center Science Club

Science Club for elementary kids, teens and families.

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Cone Park Branch: 2801 E. University Avenue, Gainesville FL 32641
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.pfsf.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals ...

Gamesville Tabletop Dungeons and Dragons for Kids

Ages 6-18. Must pre-register. Mask required.

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $3 per player
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Cade Museum Little Sparks- Thursdays

Little Sparks is a fun and interactive program that introduces littles (ages 0-5) to science concepts through music, dancing, crafting, ...

  • 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Free with museum admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Depot Park parkrun

Depot Park parkrun is a FREE, weekly, timed 5K open to all runners and walkers of all fitness levels and ...

Guided Hike on Rim Ramble at Paynes Prairie

Rim Ramble Hike: A Ranger-Led Adventure. This 1.5 mile trail meanders through a dense upland forest and sinkhole rich topography. ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park- North Entrance, 4801 Camp Ranch Road Gainesville FL 32641
  • Cost: FREE with park admission of $4/vehicle park admission
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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: Ongoing Programs

Historic Haile Homestead Tour Holiday Decorations - Let it Snow

In December 2021 the Homestead will be OPEN FOR TOURS on Saturdays AND Sundays - and the Homestead will be ...

Do Art Mommy and Me

Join us for a story at 10 and 11, then paint a piece of pottery to go with it! *Limited ...

Kids Capoeira

Kids’ Capoeira with Capoeira Massapê Gainesville happens at the SWAG Family Resource Center. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial arts program ...

Cone Park Library Resource Center Science Club

Science Club for elementary kids, teens and families.

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Cone Park Branch: 2801 E. University Avenue, Gainesville FL 32641
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.pfsf.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals ...

Gamesville Tabletop Dungeons and Dragons for Kids

Ages 6-18. Must pre-register. Mask required.

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Gamesville Tabletop, 4401 NW 25th Place, Suite G, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $3 per player
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs