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Gainesville Family Events Calendar

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September

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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 ...

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show: Florida Skies (Autumn)

Join James Albury, host of “The Sky Above Us” and former co-host of the PBS TV Show “Star Gazers” as ...

  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $6.17 - $7.19
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

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

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

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

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

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

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show: Molecularium

Molecularium is a computer generated animation for digital dome theaters that makes molecular science fun. The creators have integrated advanced ...

  • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $6.17 - $7.19
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Alachua Audubon Field Trip: Powers Park/Palm Point

Meet trip leader Jose-Miguel Ponciano (2022 June Challenge co-champion) at Powers Park (5910 SE Hawthorne Rd) to look for migrant ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

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

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Wednesday Bird Walks

Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands are back! Join us every Wednesday at 8:30 am at the restroom pavilion between ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 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

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show: Florida Skies (Autumn)

Join James Albury, host of “The Sky Above Us” and former co-host of the PBS TV Show “Star Gazers” as ...

  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $6.17 - $7.19
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Alachua Audubon Field Trip: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park- Camps Canal/Cones Dike Trail

Meet trip leader Scott Robinson at the Camps Canal trailhead on CR 234 near Micanopy. We will walk along the canal ...

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Ranger Led Tour- Second Saturdays

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 - 9:30 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

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

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

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

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 ...

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Wednesday Bird Walks

Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands are back! Join us every Wednesday at 8:30 am at the restroom pavilion between ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 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

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show: Florida Skies (Autumn)

Join James Albury, host of “The Sky Above Us” and former co-host of the PBS TV Show “Star Gazers” as ...

  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $6.17 - $7.19
  • Website: www.showpass.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!

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Self-Guided Tours

We're open for visitors on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am til 2 pm, weather permitting. NO appointment is needed, ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: 1208 N County Road 315 Melrose, Florida 32666
  • Cost: Suggested $15 donation per person or $45 for a family of four
  • Website: www.rooterville.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

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

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

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show: Molecularium

Molecularium is a computer generated animation for digital dome theaters that makes molecular science fun. The creators have integrated advanced ...

  • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $6.17 - $7.19
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Alachua Audubon Field Trip: Biven’s Rim Forest Conservation Area

This little gem is nearby and often quite birdy. We will meet leader Roxy Ohanyan at the trailhead, to explore along ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

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

Momentum Team Cheer- Competitive Team Info Meeting

Momentum Team Cheer- Competitive Team Info Meeting This Tuesday! Come hear about all of the amazing competitions and performance opportunities your ...

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Wednesday Bird Walks

Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands are back! Join us every Wednesday at 8:30 am at the restroom pavilion between ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 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

Girl Scout Troop Open House

Come find out more about Girl Scouts and the fun plans we have for the year!

Alachua County Public Schools: Parent Academy Webinars

Join us for our weekly Thursday night Parent Academy webinars. The free webinars are intended to provide you with information ...

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show: Florida Skies (Autumn)

Join James Albury, host of “The Sky Above Us” and former co-host of the PBS TV Show “Star Gazers” as ...

  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $6.17 - $7.19
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Self-Guided Tours

We're open for visitors on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am til 2 pm, weather permitting. NO appointment is needed, ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: 1208 N County Road 315 Melrose, Florida 32666
  • Cost: Suggested $15 donation per person or $45 for a family of four
  • Website: www.rooterville.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Carson Springs Wild Adventure Open House

Roam on your own and see all the animals , big cat feeding demonstrations, food trucks, meet the zookeepers, celebrity ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

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

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

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show: Molecularium

Molecularium is a computer generated animation for digital dome theaters that makes molecular science fun. The creators have integrated advanced ...

  • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $6.17 - $7.19
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Alachua Audubon Field Trip: Turkey Creek Preserve

Officially opened in 2021, this 376-acre preserve with 5 miles of trails gives us a chance to see many ecosystems. ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

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

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Wednesday Bird Walks

Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands are back! Join us every Wednesday at 8:30 am at the restroom pavilion between ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 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

Alachua County Public Schools: Parent Academy Webinars

Join us for our weekly Thursday night Parent Academy webinars. The free webinars are intended to provide you with information ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

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