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Depot Park parkrun

All ages and abilities are welcome! Join us for Depot Park parkrun's free weekly 5k to run, jog, walk, or ...

Newnan's Lake 15K

The Newnan's Lake 15k begins and ends at Earl P. Powers Park (boat ramp) on Newnan's Lake off Hawthorne Road. ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:30 am 
  • Location: Earl P. Powers Boat Ramp, 5902 SE Hawthorne Rd, Gainesville, FL US 32641
  • Cost: $30, Kids 12 and under run for free
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  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Aikido for Kids and Teens

Join us at Aikido of Gainesville, Inc. on Saturday for free Kids and Teens Aikido! Whats the catch? None, it's ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Yesterday's Festival at Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park

Step back in time at the Yesterday's Festival, and join us in celebrating Gold Head's 80th birthday and the 85th ...

Critter Creek Farm Sanctuary Open House

Interested in coming out and meeting our critters? Whether it’s your first visit or your tenth, gather up your not-cow ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: 12626 NW CR-231, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: free, donations welcome
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  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Dudley Farm Historic Park Tour

Join us on a tour that will teach you about a way of life post Civil War to mid-1940’s. Discover ...

Florida Museum Amazing Pollinators Exhibit Opening Day Event

The Florida Museum's next featured exhibit, "Amazing Pollinators" opens Jan. 25, 2020. Take on the role of pollinators like bats, ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: activities free, admission for the exhibit
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  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Grand Opening - UF Health The Oaks

Join us as we celebrate the Grand Opening of UF Health The Oaks! Located in the former Sears location in The ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Oaks Mall, 6419 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: Free
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  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Historic Haile Homestead Saturday Tours

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

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire

For three magical weekends, the Alachua County Fairgrounds is transformed into a bustling medieval marketplace for the 34th Annual Hoggetowne ...

  • 10:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Alachua County Fairgrounds, 2900 NE 39th Avenue Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: Adults – $19 Youth (5-17) – $9 Senior (60+) - $16 Military (one ticket per valid ID) – $16 Children 4 and under – FREE
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  • Category: Family Fun

No New Planet: An Interactive Art Event

North Central Florida Indivisible and 352Creates invite all local area musicians and artists to participate in a family-friendly one day ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Civic Media Center, 433 S. Main Street, Gainesville FL 32601
  • Cost: free
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  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Skate Station Funworks Roller Skating Lessons

You are never too young or old to Learn to Skate! Skate Station Funworks offers a skating lesson program on ...

Sunshine State Book Festival

Opportunity to meet and engage with 75 authors, purchase books, and have them signed. Six free presentations and panel discussions by ...

Cade Museum Little Sparks Saturday Preschool Program

Introduce your preschooler to STEAM learning through hands-on, educational activities! Topics will change each week.

Skate Station Funworks Open Bounce Saturdays

Have fun all morning at Skate Station! Admission includes bounce houses, rock climbing and Kid's Adventure soft play area. For ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $10 for ages 6-10 | $8 for ages 5 & under
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  • Category: Ongoing Programs

IndepenDance Studio iBaby and Me Classes

Come join our "Mommy and Me" styled class! At i.Baby & Me, we encourage mommies, daddies, grandparents, caretakers or anyone ...

Mill Creek Farm Retirement Home for Horses

Bring a bag (or bags) of carrots to feed the horses on Saturdays! The Retirement Home for Horses provides lifetime ...

UF Gators Swimming and Diving vs.Auburn

Come watch your Florida Gators Swimming & Diving team! SENIOR DAY: Get to the Natatorium early as we honor this years ...

Community Capoeira at Bo Diddley Plaza

Every Saturday, join us at BDP for a free Capoeira class! Capoeira is a type of Brazilian Martial Arts that ...

Winter Wonderland Prince and Princess Workshop at Sun Country Sports Center

Available for children ages 3-7 Come join the Snow Queen, Ice Princess, Cinderella, Elsa and their Prince and Princess friends for ...

  • 12:00 pm -  1:30 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $30
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  • Category: Classes

Sun Country Back Handspring and Tuck Boot Camp

Come and join us to work with highly trained professionals to perfect your Back Handspring, Back Tucks, and Tumbling Skills. ...

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $28 in advance for members, $30.25 advance non-members, or $42 at the door
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  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Classes

Sun Country Stay and Play- Saturdays

Get moving every Saturday afternoon! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop basic motor ...

  • 2:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11.50/member, $14 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
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  • Category: Ongoing Programs

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play Saturdays

Join us for the ultimate game. M2 Battlesports is an outdoor tactical laser tag game. M2 Battlesports has weapons with ...

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Kids Matinee

The Kika Silva Pla Planetarium offers a kids matinee most Saturdays. Check the website for updated schedule and show information.

A Night of Basketball at the YMCA

Please join us Saturday January 25th from 6p-9p to commemorate our dear friend Abijah Bertrand on his 40th birthday. Proceeds ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 5201 NW 34th St, Gainesville FL 32605
  • Cost: Proceeds from this event will support Life Transition Skills and the YMCA.
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  • Category: Family Fun

Grease at Gainesville Community Playhouse

Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in ...

  • 8:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville Community Playhouse, 4039 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: Adults $23, Seniors $19, Students $12
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  • Category: Shows & Concerts