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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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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

La Leche League Breastfeeding In Person Meeting

Join us on the first Wednesday of each month at 10:00 am at One Love Café for breastfeeding support, friendship, ...

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 ...

Alachua County Library Drawing Club: Newberry Branch

Get sketchy and practice your drawing skills at the Newberry Branch Library. Draw a different subject each month and meet like-minded ...

  • 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 Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

Join us for two episodes of a crowd-favorite anime every Friday at 4:30 pm! Come hang out at LPSF and catch ...

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show: Florida Skies (Summer)

Join James Albury, former co-host of the PBS TV Show “Star Gazers” as he takes you on a personally guided ...

  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7.19 for Adults (13-59), $6.17 for Children (4-12), Seniors (60+), UF Affiliates, Military and First Responders
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Free Friday Concert Series

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

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead! Learn about the history of the 1856 Homestead, the enslaved people who lived and ...

Joann - Intro to Sewing

Learn to make an envelope pillow. Your sewing journey will start off on the right foot with this class. You ...

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

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead! Learn about the history of the 1856 Homestead, the enslaved people who lived and ...

Perspectives in the Park Speaker Series

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

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: Ongoing Programs

Chalk the Walk at Depot Park

Chalk the Walk is a FREE program designed for children ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult) to provide an opportunity ...

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 - Library Partnership Branch

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

Alachua County Library: Teen Book Discussion

The new Teen Book Discussion Group will discuss novels and nonfiction books of your choice. Once a month, we’ll meet ...

  • 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: 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

Museum Nights: Block pARTy

Join the Harn Museum of Art and its cultural plaza partners the Phillips Center for Performing Arts and the Florida ...

Alachua County Library Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

Join us for two episodes of a crowd-favorite anime every Friday at 4:30 pm! Come hang out at LPSF and catch ...

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show: Florida Skies (Summer)

Join James Albury, former co-host of the PBS TV Show “Star Gazers” as he takes you on a personally guided ...

  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7.19 for Adults (13-59), $6.17 for Children (4-12), Seniors (60+), UF Affiliates, Military and First Responders
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Free Friday Concert Series

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

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 ...

Joann - Intro to Cricut

Learn the Cricut basics. This is your take-it-out-of-the-box Cricut class! You'll learn all the basics, like how to load/unload the ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead! Learn about the history of the 1856 Homestead, the enslaved people who lived and ...

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, ...

Paleontology in the Park

Calling fossil-lovers of all ages! If you love paleontology and all things fossil-related! Complete a fossil-finding expedition with the help ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead! Learn about the history of the 1856 Homestead, the enslaved people who lived and ...

Alachua County Library Chess Club - Millhopper Branch

Join the Millhopper Chess Club. Learn to play or challenge a friend to a game.

  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: Millhopper Branch (Teen Room) 3145 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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
  • 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

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 Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

Join us for two episodes of a crowd-favorite anime every Friday at 4:30 pm! Come hang out at LPSF and catch ...

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show: Florida Skies (Summer)

Join James Albury, former co-host of the PBS TV Show “Star Gazers” as he takes you on a personally guided ...

  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7.19 for Adults (13-59), $6.17 for Children (4-12), Seniors (60+), UF Affiliates, Military and First Responders
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Free Friday Concert Series

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

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead! Learn about the history of the 1856 Homestead, the enslaved people who lived and ...

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, ...

Two Hawk Hammock Happy Hour in the Barnyard

Live Music Venue in a relaxed Outdoor Dog / Kid Friendly Environment. Food/Beer/Wine/Soft Drinks available for purchase. Barnyard Animals to meet ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead! Learn about the history of the 1856 Homestead, the enslaved people who lived and ...

Alachua County Library Chess Club - Millhopper Branch

Join the Millhopper Chess Club. Learn to play or challenge a friend to a game.

  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: Millhopper Branch (Teen Room) 3145 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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: Ongoing Programs

Chalk the Walk at Depot Park

Chalk the Walk is a FREE program designed for children ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult) to provide an opportunity ...

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 - Library Partnership Branch

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

  • 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 Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

Join us for two episodes of a crowd-favorite anime every Friday at 4:30 pm! Come hang out at LPSF and catch ...

Free Friday Concert Series

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

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

Joann - Intro to Cricut

Learn the Cricut basics. This is your take-it-out-of-the-box Cricut class! You'll learn all the basics, like how to load/unload the ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead! Learn about the history of the 1856 Homestead, the enslaved people who lived and ...

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

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead! Learn about the history of the 1856 Homestead, the enslaved people who lived and ...

Alachua County Library Chess Club - Millhopper Branch

Join the Millhopper Chess Club. Learn to play or challenge a friend to a game.

  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: Millhopper Branch (Teen Room) 3145 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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 Chess Club - Millhopper Branch

Join the Millhopper Chess Club. Learn to play or challenge a friend to a game.

  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: Millhopper Branch (Teen Room) 3145 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs