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Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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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, ...

  • 10:15 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Free with museum admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library Story Time - Newberry Branch

Stories and music for children and their caretakers, plus you'll learn a sign or two. Registration is required at least 12 ...

Kids Yoga: ABC Wellness at Stillpoint

Kids yoga at ABC Wellness, Gainesville. Thursdays from 4:30-5:30 pm AGES 5 and older-all ages. Next two classes December 8 and ...

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: A.B.C. Wellness at Still Point 2730 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $10.00
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Frogs and Friends Friday at Morningside Nature Center

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

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: astro.ufl.edu
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Gainesville Youth Bowling League Open Registration

36-week season, bowling Saturday morning 9:00 am- 12:00 pm 2 Divisions Bantams (Ages 6-12) Youth Classic (Ages 13-20 Join in-person Saturday mornings 9 am ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Splitz Bowling 1301 NW 76th Blvd., Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: Weekly Fee: $8 Youth, Classic $10
  • Website: bowlsplitz.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Historic Haile Homestead Tour Holiday Decorations - Angels

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead and see it decorated for the holidays! This year's theme is Angels! Learn more ...

Guided Hike on Rim Ramble at Paynes Prairie

The Rim Ramble Ranger-Led Adventures are back Starting November 12th and running through April 30th 2023. Rangers from Paynes Prairie ...

Cade Museum Little Sparks - Saturdays

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

  • 10:15 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601,
  • Cost: Free with museum admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Sensory Sundays at Defy

Enjoy the freedom of sensory-friendly jumping. During sensory time, the music is quieter, the club lights are off, the environment ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd Street, Suite 8, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: Weekend $17.99 | Weekend (4 & Under) $13.99
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Historic Haile Homestead Tour Holiday Decorations - Angels

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead and see it decorated for the holidays! This year's theme is Angels! Learn more ...

Perspectives in the Park Speaker Series: Backyard Birding

Hogtown Creek Headwaters Nature Park is pleased to start our Perspectives in the Park speaker series! On the first Sunday ...

UF Carillon Annual Holiday Concert

Listeners are encouraged to find a location at least 100 feet from the tower for an optimal listening experience.

Alachua County Library: Baby Time at Headquarters Branch

Join us for a story time filled with rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers. Babies will ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Headquarters Library Youth Services Area 401 E University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Tower Road Branch

Please join us for Music and Movement where you can jam out and dance to some fun songs with your ...

La Leche League Breastfeeding In Person Meeting

Join us for breastfeeding support, friendship, and community building! First Wednesday of every month from 9:30 am at One Love Cafe If ...

Alachua County Library Story Time - High Springs Branch

Children and caregivers can read, laugh, and sing with us at our weekly story times: Wednesdays at 10:30 am. Join us ...

Alachua County Library: Music and Movement at Micanopy Branch

Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program. Sing songs, dance and move, and play ...

  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Micanopy Branch Dance Hall 706 NE Cholokka Blvd, Micanopy, FL 32667
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library Knitting and Crocheting - High Springs Branch

Learn to knit and/or crochet. If you already know the craft, you are welcome to join and share what you ...

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Every Wednesday, Sept.–May, at 3 pm at the Living History Farm Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, ...

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, ...

  • 10:15 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Free with museum admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library: Story Time at Hawthorne Branch

Join us for fun and interaction with art, music, stories and more!

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library Story Time - Newberry Branch

Stories and music for children and their caretakers, plus you'll learn a sign or two. Registration is required at least 12 ...

Cone Park Branch Library SOAR: Science Oriented Activities and Recreation

A monthly after school club with hands-on, outdoor activities meeting on the second Thursday of the month. Facilitated by Morningside ...

Alachua County Library: Japanese Calligraphy and Language Club at Hawthorne Branch

Learn more about this Far East country from our most eastern library branch! Konnichi-wa! Or as we say in English, hello! ...

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • 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 ...

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: astro.ufl.edu
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Gainesville Youth Bowling League Open Registration

36-week season, bowling Saturday morning 9:00 am- 12:00 pm 2 Divisions Bantams (Ages 6-12) Youth Classic (Ages 13-20 Join in-person Saturday mornings 9 am ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Splitz Bowling 1301 NW 76th Blvd., Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: Weekly Fee: $8 Youth, Classic $10
  • Website: bowlsplitz.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Historic Haile Homestead Tour Holiday Decorations - Angels

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead and see it decorated for the holidays! This year's theme is Angels! Learn more ...

Guided Hike on Rim Ramble at Paynes Prairie

The Rim Ramble Ranger-Led Adventures are back Starting November 12th and running through April 30th 2023. Rangers from Paynes Prairie ...

Cade Museum Little Sparks - Saturdays

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

  • 10:15 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601,
  • Cost: Free with museum admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library Create at Archer Branch

Each month we will explore a different art medium. Visit the branch for monthly topics and to view samples, if ...

Sensory Sundays at Defy

Enjoy the freedom of sensory-friendly jumping. During sensory time, the music is quieter, the club lights are off, the environment ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd Street, Suite 8, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: Weekend $17.99 | Weekend (4 & Under) $13.99
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Historic Haile Homestead Tour Holiday Decorations - Angels

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead and see it decorated for the holidays! This year's theme is Angels! Learn more ...

Alachua County Library: Baby Time at Headquarters Branch

Join us for a story time filled with rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers. Babies will ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Headquarters Library Youth Services Area 401 E University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library Teen Writing Club - Tower Road Branch

A writing club just for teens. Are you a teen writer looking to connect and discuss with other teen writers? Come ...

Alachua County Library: Music and Movement at Micanopy Branch

Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program. Sing songs, dance and move, and play ...

  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Micanopy Branch Dance Hall 706 NE Cholokka Blvd, Micanopy, FL 32667
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library Knitting and Crocheting - High Springs Branch

Learn to knit and/or crochet. If you already know the craft, you are welcome to join and share what you ...

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Every Wednesday, Sept.–May, at 3 pm at the Living History Farm Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, ...

Alachua County Library Waldo Branch: Waldo Teen Book Club

Join us for our first meeting of the Waldo Teen Book Club. Our first meeting will be to talk about ...

Alachua County Library Teen/Tween Book Club: Headquarters Branch

Teens + Tweens - join us to talk all things books on the last Wednesday each month! The Teen/Tween Book Club ...

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Headquarters Library Branch Teen Room: 401 East University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.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, ...

  • 10:15 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Free with museum admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Story Time at Depot Park

Join us for story time in the park - we'll see you on the main stage inside the playground! Weather ...

Alachua County Library: Story Time at Hawthorne Branch

Join us for fun and interaction with art, music, stories and more!

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library Story Time - Newberry Branch

Stories and music for children and their caretakers, plus you'll learn a sign or two. Registration is required at least 12 ...

Kids Yoga: ABC Wellness at Stillpoint

Kids yoga at ABC Wellness, Gainesville. Thursdays from 4:30-5:30 pm AGES 5 and older-all ages. Next two classes December 8 and ...

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: A.B.C. Wellness at Still Point 2730 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $10.00
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library Homeschool MakerSpace - Millhopper Branch

MakerSpace Activities targeted to homeschoolers ages 5-13

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Millhopper Branch (Combined Meeting Room) 3145 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Gainesville Youth Bowling League Open Registration

36-week season, bowling Saturday morning 9:00 am- 12:00 pm 2 Divisions Bantams (Ages 6-12) Youth Classic (Ages 13-20 Join in-person Saturday mornings 9 am ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Splitz Bowling 1301 NW 76th Blvd., Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: Weekly Fee: $8 Youth, Classic $10
  • Website: bowlsplitz.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Historic Haile Homestead Tour Holiday Decorations - Angels

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead and see it decorated for the holidays! This year's theme is Angels! Learn more ...

Guided Hike on Rim Ramble at Paynes Prairie

The Rim Ramble Ranger-Led Adventures are back Starting November 12th and running through April 30th 2023. Rangers from Paynes Prairie ...

Cade Museum Little Sparks - Saturdays

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

  • 10:15 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601,
  • Cost: Free with museum admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Two Hawk Hammock Happy Hour in the Barnyard

Join us for Happy Hour in the Barnyard at Two Hawk Hammock on the Third Saturday of Each Month from ...

Citizen Science Sundays for Kids! Birds

Want to be a scientist? Join us for our Citizen Science Sundays for Kids! Middle School-aged kids (accompanied by an ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Hogtown Creek Headwaters Nature Park, 1500 Northwest 45th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: free, registration required
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Sensory Sundays at Defy

Enjoy the freedom of sensory-friendly jumping. During sensory time, the music is quieter, the club lights are off, the environment ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 6250 NW 23rd Street, Suite 8, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: Weekend $17.99 | Weekend (4 & Under) $13.99
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Historic Haile Homestead Tour Holiday Decorations - Angels

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead and see it decorated for the holidays! This year's theme is Angels! Learn more ...

Alachua County Library: Baby Time at Headquarters Branch

Join us for a story time filled with rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers. Babies will ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Headquarters Library Youth Services Area 401 E University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Tower Road Branch

Please join us for Music and Movement where you can jam out and dance to some fun songs with your ...

Alachua County Library Story Time - High Springs Branch

Children and caregivers can read, laugh, and sing with us at our weekly story times: Wednesdays at 10:30 am. Join us ...

Alachua County Library: Music and Movement at Micanopy Branch

Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program. Sing songs, dance and move, and play ...

  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Micanopy Branch Dance Hall 706 NE Cholokka Blvd, Micanopy, FL 32667
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library Knitting and Crocheting - High Springs Branch

Learn to knit and/or crochet. If you already know the craft, you are welcome to join and share what you ...

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Every Wednesday, Sept.–May, at 3 pm at the Living History Farm Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, ...

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, ...

  • 10:15 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Free with museum admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library: Story Time at Hawthorne Branch

Join us for fun and interaction with art, music, stories and more!

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • 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 ...

Gainesville Youth Bowling League Open Registration

36-week season, bowling Saturday morning 9:00 am- 12:00 pm 2 Divisions Bantams (Ages 6-12) Youth Classic (Ages 13-20 Join in-person Saturday mornings 9 am ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Splitz Bowling 1301 NW 76th Blvd., Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: Weekly Fee: $8 Youth, Classic $10
  • Website: bowlsplitz.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Guided Hike on Rim Ramble at Paynes Prairie

The Rim Ramble Ranger-Led Adventures are back Starting November 12th and running through April 30th 2023. Rangers from Paynes Prairie ...

Alachua County Library: Baby Time at Headquarters Branch

Join us for a story time filled with rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers. Babies will ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Headquarters Library Youth Services Area 401 E University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library Sensory Story Time - High Springs Branch

This storytime will introduce children to the library and rhythms of storytime in a gentle, fun, and enriching manner. Join us ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: High Springs Branch Meeting Room 23779 W US HWY 27 High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library Story Time - High Springs Branch

Children and caregivers can read, laugh, and sing with us at our weekly story times: Wednesdays at 10:30 am. Join us ...

Alachua County Library: Music and Movement at Micanopy Branch

Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program. Sing songs, dance and move, and play ...

  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Micanopy Branch Dance Hall 706 NE Cholokka Blvd, Micanopy, FL 32667
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library Knitting and Crocheting - High Springs Branch

Learn to knit and/or crochet. If you already know the craft, you are welcome to join and share what you ...

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Every Wednesday, Sept.–May, at 3 pm at the Living History Farm Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, ...

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, ...

  • 10:15 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: The Cade Museum, 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Free with museum admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library: Story Time at Hawthorne Branch

Join us for fun and interaction with art, music, stories and more!

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Alachua County Library Story Time - Newberry Branch

Stories and music for children and their caretakers, plus you'll learn a sign or two. Registration is required at least 12 ...

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 ...

Gainesville Youth Bowling League Open Registration

36-week season, bowling Saturday morning 9:00 am- 12:00 pm 2 Divisions Bantams (Ages 6-12) Youth Classic (Ages 13-20 Join in-person Saturday mornings 9 am ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Splitz Bowling 1301 NW 76th Blvd., Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: Weekly Fee: $8 Youth, Classic $10
  • Website: bowlsplitz.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Historic Haile Homestead Tour Holiday Decorations - Angels

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead and see it decorated for the holidays! This year's theme is Angels! Learn more ...

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Every Wednesday, Sept.–May, at 3 pm at the Living History Farm Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, ...