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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

PLEASE NOTE: Events and programs are subject to last minute cancellations and changes. Before attending, please contact the business or event host to confirm that the event/program is still taking place, and to register or RSVP if required.


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Harn Museum Friday Tot Time

Explore color, shape, pattern and other "tot interest" during this free program for children ages 2–5 and their caregivers. On ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 3259 Hull Road, Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.harn.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Archer Branch

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for a fun and active class, all about music! This 30-minute active program is ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Archer Branch,13266 SW State Road 450, Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for two episodes of a crowd-favorite anime every Friday at 4:30pm! Come hang ...

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Library Partnership Branch 912 NE 16th Ave Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Homestead Park Williston 4th of July

We are starting our Independence Day celebration on Friday at the Park! Here is just a glimpse of what is ...

  • 5:00 pm
  • Location: Homestead Park Williston 1050 NE 6th Blvd, Williston, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Hawthorne’s 90th Homecoming

Keeping the Dream Alive. Come out and celebrate Hawthorne’s 90th Homecoming! Opening ceremony starts June 30, 2022 at 2 pm. ...

  • 5:00 pm
  • Location: Shell Elementary School 21633 SE 65th Avenue, Hawthorne & Hawthorne HS Football Stadium 6405 SE 210 Terrace, Hawthorne
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Lake Butler Independence Celebration and Fireworks

The annual Lake Butler Rotary Club's Independence Celebration & Fireworks is set for Saturday, July 2, 2022, at Lakeside Park! ...

  • 4:00 am
  • Location: Lakeside Park, 155 NW 3rd Street, Lake Butler, FL 32054
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Red, White and Blue Parkrun and Picnic (free 5K)

Grab your picnic basket & don your red, white & blue kit and join us for a special parkrun celebrating ...

  • 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park 874 SE 4th St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

The Home Depot Kids Workshops

Time to pull out your apron! Kids Workshops are back in-store. Join us on the 1st Saturday of every month ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Local Home Depot Store Locations
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.homedepot.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

Seahorse Key Open House

Seahorse Key is an island located three miles from Cedar Key by boat and is managed by the Lower Suwanee ...

Hawthorne’s 90th Homecoming

Keeping the Dream Alive. Come out and celebrate Hawthorne’s 90th Homecoming! Opening ceremony starts June 30, 2022 at 2 pm. ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Shell Elementary School 21633 SE 65th Avenue, Hawthorne & Hawthorne HS Football Stadium 6405 SE 210 Terrace, Hawthorne
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Michaels Sunday Makebreak: Felt Flag Keychain

Come in-store for a fun free craft! We are celebrating July 4th with a felt flag keychain! We will teach ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Free

Starke Splash Bash

Food trucks, golf cart parade, water slides, car show, cornhole, fireworks and more!

  • 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: David Hurse Stadium Bradford High School 581 N Temple Ave, Starke, FL, 32901
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

UF Fanfares and Fireworks

Enjoy an evening of live music and spectacular fireworks presented by WUFT-TV, WUFT-FM and WUFT Classic. WUFT-FM Morning Edition host Glenn ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Flavet Field at the University of Florida, 605 Woodlawn Drive, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.wuft.org
  • Category: Free

Town of Micanopy Independence Day Celebration

Parade at 11:00 am. Join us for ballpark fun from 5:30-8:30 pm. Music, food, free Bounce House for the kids. ...

City of Archer Red White and Boom

Come celebrate America with us in Archer for this year's Red White and Boom Independence Day Celebration at the new ...

  • 2:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Archer Rd (1 1/2 miles west of Santa Fe College Ron and Norita Davis Center), Archer, FL, 32618
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Branford 4th of July River Reunion Festival

1st Annual Rod Run, parade, our famous duck race done by the Rotary Club, watermelon eating contest, watermelon seed spitting ...

  • 2:00 pm
  • Location: Green Way next to Town Hall 502 SW Suwannee Ave, Branford, FL, 32008
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

City of Alachua 4th of July Celebration

The City of Alachua will hold its 22nd annual Fourth of July Celebration on Monday, July 4, 2022 at Legacy ...

  • 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Legacy Park Multipurpose Center 15400 Peggy Rd., Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Cedar Key Independence Day Fireworks

Once again, thanks to our Chamber, businesses, residents and visitors, Cedar Key is excited to be holding the best Fireworks ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Summer at the Library: Ocean Tales

Tune in on Facebook or Zoom to share tales and literacy activities with marine animal friends from local zoos, museums, ...

  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: Online eBranch Zoom and Facebook
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library: Summer STEAM Time

Explore a different Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Math challenge each week with our STEAM Summer program series. Join us every ...

  • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Headquarters Library (Meeting Room A) 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

La Leche League Breastfeeding In Person Meeting

Join us on the first Wednesday of each month at 9:30 am at One Love Café for breastfeeding support, friendship, ...

  • 9:30 am
  • Location: One Love Cafe 4989 NW 40th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.LLLgville.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Millhopper Branch

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us to sing, dance, and make music at our Music and Movement program. This ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Millhopper Branch 3145 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Summer Story Time- Alachua Branch

Join us inside for stories, fingerplays, and songs! Perfect for infants through 5-years old.

  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Alachua Branch 14913 NW 140 Street Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Alachua Branch

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

  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Alachua Branch 14913 NW 140 Street Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library: Story Time at Hawthorne Branch

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for fun and interaction with art, music, stories and more!

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Headquarters Library

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program. Sing ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Headquarters Library 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - High Springs Branch

Toddlers and preschool age children will enjoy music, dance, and play while bonding with their caregivers. Music plays an essential role ...

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

Wild Outdoor Days - Alachua Splash Park

You’re invited to join the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council as we explore Wild Outdoor Days this Summer in your ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 14300 NW 146th Ter Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Archer Branch

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for a fun and active class, all about music! This 30-minute active program is ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Archer Branch,13266 SW State Road 450, Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for two episodes of a crowd-favorite anime every Friday at 4:30pm! Come hang ...

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Library Partnership Branch 912 NE 16th Ave Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Game Playspace Night

Looking for something fun for the kids to do? Bring them to the park for Game Playspace Night. Wii games ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Homestead Park Williston 1050 NE 6th Blvd Williston, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Free Friday Concert Series

The Free Fridays Concert Series is back with a great lineup of local and regional bands.

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Bo Diddley Plaza 111 E. University Ave Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.gainesvillefl.gov
  • Category: Free

Tioga Outdoor Movie Night Series - Sing 2

2022 Tioga Movie Night Series, featuring Sing 2! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, and come enjoy the movie under ...

  • 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: Tioga Town Center, 133 SW 130th Way, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Depot Park parkrun

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you! ...

  • 7:30 am - 9:00 am
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.parkrun.us
  • Category: Free

Meet Children's Book Author Danisha Huntley

Join us this Saturday, July 9 from 9-noon for a very special event! Our very own Twinkle Toes nanny, Danisha ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Twinkle Toes Nanny Agency 5230 SW 91st Dr C, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

High Springs Museum Open Day

The Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of High Springs as it was in the 1800s to 1900s era. ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 23760 NW 187th ave, High Springs, FL, 32643
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Digital Magic: Art for Kids

Join us for a day of technology and fun at the Archer Community Center sponsored by New Tech Now, Duke ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Archer Community Center 16671 SW 137th Ave, Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.newtechnow.org
  • Category: Free

Perspectives in the Park Speaker Series

*Due to inclement weather, our inaugural Perspectives in the Park is rescheduled for next Sunday, July 10th from 12 pm-1 ...

  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Hogtown Creek Headwaters Park 1500 NW 45th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

High Springs Museum Open Day

The Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of High Springs as it was in the 1800s to 1900s era. ...

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 23760 NW 187th ave, High Springs, FL, 32643
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library: MakerSpace- Family Invention Lab

Get your gears running and join us in our Family Invention Lab! Come learn some basic coding and engineering that’s ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Online eBranch Zoom and Facebook
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Family Invention Lab Launches STEM Programs

Get your gears running and join us in our Family Invention Lab, brought to you by our MakerSpace team! Come ...

  • 2:00 pm
  • Location: Headquarters Library (Meeting Room A) 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Michaels Sunday Makebreak: Beaded Glass Jars

Come in store for a fun free craft! Learn how make fun and stylish organization jars.

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Free

NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group - Meets Second and Fourth Monday of each month. This is for adults that have a family ...

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: Free

Alachua County Library Melted Crayon Art - Tower Road Branch

Go crazy with creating art by melting crayons on a black canvas. Create a unique design using this technique, then ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Tower Road Branch (Teen Space) 3020 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Library Partnership Branch

Music and Movement is great for children. It enables children to learn new words and concepts through activities such as ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Library Partnership Branch 912 NE 16th Ave Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library: Ocean Tales

Tune in on Facebook or Zoom to share tales and literacy activities with marine animal friends from local zoos, museums, ...

  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: Online eBranch Zoom and Facebook
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Millhopper Branch

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us to sing, dance, and make music at our Music and Movement program. This ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Millhopper Branch 3145 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library: Oceans of Possibilities

Be inspired by the ocean and make your own sea slime.

  • 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Teen Gaming - Archer Branch

Come to the Archer Branch Library during Summer at the Library and play games on our XBox One console! Play ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Archer Branch,13266 SW State Road 450, Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Sharkigami: Newberry Branch

What kind of shark can’t bite you? A paper shark! Come to the Newberry Branch Library and learn how to ...

  • 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Newberry Branch 110 South Seaboard Drive Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Wild Outdoor Days - Depot Park

You’re invited to join the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council as we explore Wild Outdoor Days this Summer in your ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park: 874 SE 4th Street Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library: Story Time at Hawthorne Branch

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for fun and interaction with art, music, stories and more!

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Headquarters Library

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program. Sing ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Headquarters Library 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free
  • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Archer Branch, 13266 SW State Road 450, Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Picnic At The Park

Lovely’s Lux Picnics presents “Picnic At The Park”. Come out July 15th to enjoy my unforgettable picnic and other local ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Depot Park 874 SE 4th St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Archer Branch

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for a fun and active class, all about music! This 30-minute active program is ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Archer Branch,13266 SW State Road 450, Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for two episodes of a crowd-favorite anime every Friday at 4:30pm! Come hang ...

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Library Partnership Branch 912 NE 16th Ave Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Free Friday Concert Series

The Free Fridays Concert Series is back with a great lineup of local and regional bands.

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Bo Diddley Plaza 111 E. University Ave Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.gainesvillefl.gov
  • Category: Free

Depot Park parkrun

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you! ...

  • 7:30 am - 9:00 am
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.parkrun.us
  • Category: Free

UF IFAS Family Fishing Days

FFS hosts monthly events (March through November) that provide families the opportunity to fish together in a safe and fun ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 7922 NW 71st Street, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: free
  • Website: ffgs.ifas.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Lowe's ARRR! Treasure Chest Kit Workshop

This month, you’ll treasure the time spent building a Treasure Chest Kit with your mini DIYer! In this hands-on workshop, ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: N.E. Gainesville Lowe's 2564 N.W. 13th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32609
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.lowes.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

Back To School Supply Giveaway

The Early Learning Coalition of Alachua County will be distributing school supplies and backpacks to families in need. The event ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Kiwanis Challenge Park, 2002 NW 36th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: elcalachua.org
  • Category: Free

Citizen Science Sunday for Kids!: Main-Stream Science!

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Hogtown Creek Headwaters Park 1500 NW 45th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Live! Story Time For All with Gwyn McCormack

Join us for an interactive and inclusive story time for all children. Gwyn McCormack brings us her creative and entertaining ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Headquarters Library 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Michaels Sunday Makebreak: Geometric Art

Come in-store for a fun free craft! Learn to make a cool piece of modern art.

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Free

Summer Movie Night at Anthem Church

Join us for a FREE movie night experience! Grab dinner at 5:30 pm from Gainesville favorites Tommyknockers Mobile Kitchen and Arepa ...

  • 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Anthem Church, 2902 SW 75th St, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: subsplash.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Summer at the Library: Ocean Tales

Tune in on Facebook or Zoom to share tales and literacy activities with marine animal friends from local zoos, museums, ...

  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: Online eBranch Zoom and Facebook
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library: Summer STEAM Time

Explore a different Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Math challenge each week with our STEAM Summer program series. Join us every ...

  • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Headquarters Library (Meeting Room A) 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Millhopper Branch

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us to sing, dance, and make music at our Music and Movement program. This ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Millhopper Branch 3145 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Alachua Branch

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

  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Alachua Branch 14913 NW 140 Street Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Teen Gaming - Archer Branch

Come to the Archer Branch Library during Summer at the Library and play games on our XBox One console! Play ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Archer Branch,13266 SW State Road 450, Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Newberry and Proball Academy Baseball Camp

We're pumped to announce our partnership with Proball Academy for this one-day baseball camp Players at all levels are encouraged to ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Easton Newberry Sports Complex 24880 NW 16th Ave, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Wild Outdoor Days - Cofrin Park

You’re invited to join the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council as we explore Wild Outdoor Days this Summer in your ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Cofrin Park: 4810 NW 8th Ave Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library: Story Time at Hawthorne Branch

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for fun and interaction with art, music, stories and more!

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Headquarters Library

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program. Sing ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Headquarters Library 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Archer Branch

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for a fun and active class, all about music! This 30-minute active program is ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Archer Branch,13266 SW State Road 450, Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for two episodes of a crowd-favorite anime every Friday at 4:30pm! Come hang ...

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Library Partnership Branch 912 NE 16th Ave Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Tioga Concert Night - Elio Piedra

Join us for our Concert Night Series, featuring Elio Piedra! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, and come enjoy the ...

  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Tioga Town Center, 13085 SW 1 Ln, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Free Friday Concert Series

The Free Fridays Concert Series is back with a great lineup of local and regional bands.

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Bo Diddley Plaza 111 E. University Ave Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.gainesvillefl.gov
  • Category: Free

Playlist at Celebration Pointe

A music event that offers an eclectic mix of music from a variety of genres – country, rock, soul and ...

  • 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

Depot Park parkrun

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you! ...

  • 7:30 am - 9:00 am
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.parkrun.us
  • Category: Free

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 ...

La Leche League Breastfeeding Support Virtual Meeting

Join us the 4th Saturday of each month for our virtual meeting on Zoom. Come as you are- Chase your toddler, ...

High Springs Museum Open Day

The Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of High Springs as it was in the 1800s to 1900s era. ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 23760 NW 187th ave, High Springs, FL, 32643
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

City of Gainesville Pool Parties

Want to cool off and avoid the summer heat? Come to one of our pool parties! Enjoy free swimming, dancing, ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Andrew R. Mickle, Sr. Pool, 1717 SE 15th Street
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.gainesvillefl.gov
  • Category: Free

High Springs Museum Open Day

The Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of High Springs as it was in the 1800s to 1900s era. ...

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 23760 NW 187th ave, High Springs, FL, 32643
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library: MakerSpace- Family Invention Lab

Get your gears running and join us in our Family Invention Lab! Come learn some basic coding and engineering that’s ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Online eBranch Zoom and Facebook
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Family Invention Lab Launches STEM Programs

Get your gears running and join us in our Family Invention Lab, brought to you by our MakerSpace team! Come ...

  • 2:00 pm
  • Location: Headquarters Library (Meeting Room A) 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Michaels Sunday Makebreak: You Belong Here Poster

Come in for a free and fun craft! Make this fun collage poster with a message of inclusivity and togetherness.

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Free

Florida Gators Football Youth Showcase

This event is for ages 5-13 (Grades K to 8th). It is mandatory for Parent or Guardian to be in ...

  • 4:45 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Gators Indoor Practice Facility 2201 SW 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: bit.ly
  • Category: Free

NAMI Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group - Meets Second and Fourth Monday of each month. This is for adults that have a family ...

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Summer at the Library: Ocean Tales

Tune in on Facebook or Zoom to share tales and literacy activities with marine animal friends from local zoos, museums, ...

  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: Online eBranch Zoom and Facebook
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library: Summer STEAM Time

Explore a different Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Math challenge each week with our STEAM Summer program series. Join us every ...

  • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Headquarters Library (Meeting Room A) 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Millhopper Branch

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us to sing, dance, and make music at our Music and Movement program. This ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Millhopper Branch 3145 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Summer at the Library: Oceans of Possibilities

Shark --- did you see a SHARK? Come make a porthole suncatcher to take home and enjoy! Let's create a suncatcher ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Teen Gaming - Archer Branch

Come to the Archer Branch Library during Summer at the Library and play games on our XBox One console! Play ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Archer Branch,13266 SW State Road 450, Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Teen/Tween Book Club: Headquarters Branch

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Teens + Tweens - join us to talk all things books on the last ...

  • 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: Free

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Headquarters Library

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program. Sing ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Headquarters Library 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library: Story Time at Hawthorne Branch

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for fun and interaction with art, music, stories and more!

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: Hawthorne Branch Meeting Room 6640 SE 221 Street, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Storytime on the Green

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for outdoor stories and songs with library staff at Story Time on ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Various locations around Gainesville - see description for details
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Project YouthBuild Summer Bash and Application Blitz

Project YouthBuild is hosting a Summer Bash and Application Blitz event on Thursday, July 28th. The event will have a ...

  • 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 635 NW 6th Street Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Newberry Back to School Bash

Back to School Bash in Newberry! Dominos, Bounce Houses, Snowie Gator, School Supplies

  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: MLK Community Center 25515 NW 6th Ave, Newberry, FL, 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Music and Movement - Archer Branch

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for a fun and active class, all about music! This 30-minute active program is ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Archer Branch,13266 SW State Road 450, Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

CANCELLED FOR 9/28-9/30 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for two episodes of a crowd-favorite anime every Friday at 4:30pm! Come hang ...

  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Library Partnership Branch 912 NE 16th Ave Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Free Friday Concert Series

The Free Fridays Concert Series is back with a great lineup of local and regional bands.

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Bo Diddley Plaza 111 E. University Ave Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.gainesvillefl.gov
  • Category: Free

Artwalk Gainesville

Celebrating 30 Years of Artwalk Gainesville Artwalk Gainesville is a self-guided art experience of local galleries, artist studios, and cultural events ...

Back to School Family Movie Night

Alive Church is hosting a Family Movie Night, where the first 100 Elementary students will receive a free backpack with ...

Depot Park parkrun

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you! ...

  • 7:30 am - 9:00 am
  • Location: Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.parkrun.us
  • Category: Free

Summer Gator Fire Games hosted by Alachua County Fire Rescue

This weekend, Alachua County Fire Rescue is hosting the Summer Gator Fire Games in Gainesville. The event will take place ...

  • 8:30 am
  • Location: Hilton University of Florida Conference Center 1714 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: Spectators are free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Stop the Violence Back to School Rally

Your entire family is invited to The City of Gainesville Stop the Violence/Back to School Rally, organized by People Against ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Santa Fe College Gymnasium 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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 ...

Chiefland Back to School Bash

First United Methodist Church Chiefland & friends will be hosting a Back-to-School Bash on Saturday, 7/30, from 9 AM-12 PM. ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: First United Methodist Church 707 N Main St, Chiefland, FL, 32626
  • Cost: free
  • Category: Free

High Springs Museum Open Day

The Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of High Springs as it was in the 1800s to 1900s era. ...

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: 23760 NW 187th ave, High Springs, FL, 32643
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Michaels Sunday Makebreak: Back to School Sign

Come in for a free and fun craft! Do you have a little one going back to school soon? Want ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua Raiders National Signing Day event

Youths ages 5-14 can sign up for Alachua Raiders football and cheerleading at the National Signing Day event, held 4-6 ...

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Hal Brady Recreation Center 14300 NW 146th Terrace, Alachua, FL, 32615
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free