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Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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September

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

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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 - 10:00 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

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 ...

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Ranger Led Tour

Sweetwater Wetlands Park is hosting in-person, socially distant tours! Online pre-registration through Eventbrite is required. Only 10 spaces per tour ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:00 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.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Morningside Nature Center Living History Farm Guided Tour

C’mon home to the Living History Farm and experience a time when the rooster’s crow and the rising sun, not ...

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens Guided Tour

Kanapaha is offering a guided tour on the first Saturday of every month starting at 10:00am. We ask that those ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 4700 S.W. 58th Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Adults: $10 Children (ages 5-13): $5 Children under 5: Free (when accompanied by parent). Free for Members. Group rates available for tours.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

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

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

The Historic Haile Homestead is unique in the Nation for its "Talking Walls."  For a reason lost to time, the Haile ...

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

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

Birds and Brews Guided Walks at First Magnitude

First Magnitude is teaming up with the Alachua Audubon society to host monthly, socially-distanced, bird walks! We will meet the ...

  • 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewing Company, 1220 SE Veitch Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free event
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • 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 - 10:00 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

Albert Ray Massey Park Playground Renovation Plans Open Houses

The City of Gainesville’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department and the Wild Spaces & Public Places program invite you ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

The Historic Haile Homestead is unique in the Nation for its "Talking Walls."  For a reason lost to time, the Haile ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Walk or Ride Saturday Morning Tours

Walk or ride the tour. Great, outdoor fun for the whole family, guided by professional zoologists. Witness big cat feeding ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Walking Tour: Adults $25 | Ages 2-11 are $10 | Under FREE | Motorized Vehicles: $45 (See website for limitations)
  • Website: www.carsonspringswildlife.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

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

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Ranger Led Tour

Sweetwater Wetlands Park is hosting in-person, socially distant tours! Online pre-registration through Eventbrite is required. Only 10 spaces per tour ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:00 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.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Gainesville Cars and Coffee

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

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

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

Albert Ray Massey Park Playground Renovation Plans Open Houses

The City of Gainesville’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department and the Wild Spaces & Public Places program invite you ...

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 - 10:00 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

Florida Museum hosts ‘Museum in the Parks: Mushrooms at Sweetwater

Gear up for some fungal fun and discover the life that’s beneath your feet! Learn about mushrooms with a mycologist ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Sweetwater Preserve-309 SE 16th Avenue Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $14 per adult/child pair, includes park entrance fee. $7 per additional person
  • Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Alachua County Library Teen/Tween Book Club: Heartstoppers Vol. 1 by Alice Oseman.

Join us to discuss this month's book - graphic novel Heartstoppers Vol. 1 by Alice Oseman. Soon to be on ...

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

Alachua Conservation Trust Morning Bug Walk at Tuscawilla Preserve

Join Dr. Jiri Hulcr and Dr. Andrea Lucky for this family-friendly bug ID event at Tuscawilla Preserve!

Carson Springs Wildlife Walk or Ride Saturday Morning Tours

Walk or ride the tour. Great, outdoor fun for the whole family, guided by professional zoologists. Witness big cat feeding ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Walking Tour: Adults $25 | Ages 2-11 are $10 | Under FREE | Motorized Vehicles: $45 (See website for limitations)
  • Website: www.carsonspringswildlife.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Harn Museum Weekend Tours

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

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

The Historic Haile Homestead is unique in the Nation for its "Talking Walls."  For a reason lost to time, the Haile ...

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 - 10:00 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

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

The Historic Haile Homestead is unique in the Nation for its "Talking Walls."  For a reason lost to time, the Haile ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Walk or Ride Saturday Morning Tours

Walk or ride the tour. Great, outdoor fun for the whole family, guided by professional zoologists. Witness big cat feeding ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Walking Tour: Adults $25 | Ages 2-11 are $10 | Under FREE | Motorized Vehicles: $45 (See website for limitations)
  • Website: www.carsonspringswildlife.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Florida Museum of Natural History Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies Opening Day

Take a rare and exciting look at the lives of dinosaurs through their eggs, nests and embryos in Tiny Titans: ...

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.

Tot Trot at the Florida Museum of Natural History: Insects

Get your toddler excited about science and natural history! Join Discovery Zone nature ambassadors for an exciting and interactive Florida ...

  • 9:15 am
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: $10 per child/adult pair -$5 for each additional child/person Museum Member Cost: -$8 per child/adult pair -$4 for each additional child/person
  • Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Alachua County Library Science Tales

Every Tuesday this fall at 11 a.m. we're partnering with local scientists for live virtual Science Tales programs. Join your ...

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 - 10:00 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