Day Time EventName Venue Contact Phone
Sat before Ea full moon   Moonlight Canoe Trips High Springs Santa Fe Canoe Outpost 386/454-2050
Thur 10:30am Preschool Storytime - Children (5 & under)  Join us for books, stories, songs, and lots of fun!! Hawthorne Branch Alachua Cty Library 481-1920
Thur 10:30am Preschool Storytime - Children (5 & under)  Join us for books, stories, songs, and lots of fun!! Hawthorne Branch Alachua Cty Library 481-1920
2nd & 4th Fri 10:30am Preschool Storytime: Songs, stories, and films to share with your preschooler Tower Road Branch Alachua Cty Library 333-2840
Ea Thur 10:30am Preschool Storytime - join us for stories, songs, and films Alachua Branch Alachua Cty Library 386/462-2592
Ea Thur 10:30am Preschool Storytime - join us for stories, songs, and films Alachua Branch Alachua Cty Library 386/462-2592
Ea Thur 10:30am Preschool Storytime - join us for stories, songs, and films Alachua Branch Alachua Cty Library 386/462-2592
Ea Wed 10:30am-12nn Tai Chi Class - Chinese system of slow meditative physical exercise Westside Recreation Center Info 334-2186
Ea Wed 10-11am Preschool Story Hour Child Care Resources Library Toby Hunter 334-1550 x 181
Ea Tues 10am Toddler Time - ages 3 & younger - A special story time of stories, music and activities for toddlers. Millhopper Branch Library Alachua Cty. Library District 334-1272
Ea Wed 10am Preschool Panda-monium - Stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. Millhopper Branch Alachua Cty Library 334-1272
3rd Sat 10am Great Books Discussion Group Millhopper Branch Library Alachua Cty. Library District 334-1272
Ea Wed 10am Schoolage Storytime: Tales Of Tails - ages 6 & up - tales of all kinds and ABOUT all kinds--those with tails and those with none! Headquarters Branch Alachua Cty Library 334-3934
Ea Tues 10am Toddler/Preschool Storytime - ages 2 and up - Stories, songs, and lots of fun for preschool children. Headquarters Branch Alachua Cty Library 334-3934
Ea Tues 10am Toddler/Preschool Storytime - ages 2 and up - Stories, songs, and lots of fun for preschool children. Headquarters Branch Alachua Cty Library 334-3934
Ea Wed 10am Preschool Panda-monium - Stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. Millhopper Branch Alachua Cty Library 334-1272
Ea Sat 10am Devil's Millhopper Ranger Guided Tour Devil's Millhopper State Park Devil's Millhopper State Park 955-2008
1st full weekend 10am-12nn Overnight Backpacking Trip--a moderately strenuous hike of 6.5 miles begins on Sat with 4.5-mile hike to primitive campsite on Persimmon Point, concludes Sun with 2-mile section hike of Paynes Prairie north rim. Reservations required. North Rim of Paynes Prairie Paynes Prairie State Preserve 466-4100
2nd Wed 10am-1pm Newcomers Bridge - learn how to play bridge Westside Recreation Center Info 334-2186
2nd Mon 11:30am Gainesville Federated Republican Women's Club Monthly Luncheon Meeting with guest speaker. Various locations Dolores Clark 378-5247
2nd Mon 11:30am Gainesville Federated Republican Women's Club Monthly Luncheon Meeting with guest speaker. Various locations Dolores Clark 378-5247
Ea Tues 11am Preschool Storytime.  Stories, music, and more for children ages 5 and under. High Springs Branch Alachua Cty Library 386/454-2515
Ea Tues & Thur 11am Babytime! - ages 24 months & under - Nursery rhymes, fingerplays, songs, and knee-bouncing for the VERY young. Headquarters Branch Alachua Cty Library 334-3934
3rd Tues 11am Preschool Story Time For Ages 3-5 Archer Branch Alachua Cty Library 495-3367
3rd Tues 11am Preschool Story Time For Ages 3-5 Archer Branch Alachua Cty Library 495-3367
Ea Mon 11am Mother Goose Time For Pre-Walkers - Pre-walking babies & their caregivers - A series of four storytimes especially for pre-walking babies. Millhopper Branch Library Alachua Cty. Library District 334-1272
Ea Tues 11am Preschool Storytime.  Stories, music, and more for children ages 5 and under. High Springs Branch Alachua Cty Library 386/454-2515
1st Fri 11am-12pm Tot Time - Children ages 2-5 and their parents learn about art by exploring art materials, books, games and age-appropriate concepts. Harn Museum of Art Info 392-9826
1st Fri 11am-12pm Tot Time - Children ages 2-5 and their parents learn about art by exploring art materials, books, games and age-appropriate concepts. Harn Museum of Art Info 392-9826
Ea Fri 11am-1pm Free Basket Weaving Class - Do you enjoy basket weaving or are you interested in learning how? Westside Recreation Center Info 334-2186
3rd Fri 12:30pm Job Talk - finding jobs in the Gainesville hidden job market City College City College 335-4000
Sat
Sun
1-3pm "EcoArt" - Natural history-related crafts. Florida Museum of Natural History Info 273-2028
3rd Sat 1-4pm Family Day - Featuring hands-on art activities Harn Museum of Art Info 392-9826
Ea Wed 1pm YA Yarns - Bring your current needlework project to stitch while listening to popular YA audio books. High Springs Branch Alachua Cty Library 386/454-2515
2nd Wed 1pm Meetings of the Ocala Art Group Appleton Museum, Ocala Jean Svendsen 854-9156
2nd Sat 2:30pm "Peace is Possible" - Free video presentation of international speaker Prem Rawat, addressing topics of self-discovery, peace and living a life fulfilled. Headquarters Library Info 373-5578
Ea Thur 2-6pm High Springs Farmers’ Market featuring locally produced fresh fruits and vegetables, plants, trees, shrubs, flowers, jams, jellies, baked goods and many other agricultural products downtown High Springs Info 386/454-3950
1st & 3rd Tues 2pm Reading Circle - Gather with us to share your favorite reads, explore new titles & enjoy staff booktalks! Hawthorne Branch Alachua Cty Library 481-1920
2nd Sat 2pm Micanopy Historical Society meeting w/program. Ryan Hall Info 466-3835
2nd Sat 2pm Micanopy Historical Society meeting w/program. Ryan Hall Info 466-3835
LastTues 3:30-4:30pm Tot Time - Children ages 2-5 and their parents learn about art by exploring art materials, books, games and age-appropriate concepts. Harn Museum of Art Info 392-9826
LastTues 3:30-4:30pm Tot Time - Children ages 2-5 and their parents learn about art by exploring art materials, books, games and age-appropriate concepts. Harn Museum of Art Info 392-9826
3rd Wed 3:30-4:30pm Wigglers & Walkers - Kids, ages 2-5 accompanied by an adult, will learn about museum exhibits through stories, games, hands-on objects and other age appropriate activities Fl. Museum of Natural History- UF Info 273-2061
3rd Wed 3:30-4:30pm Wigglers & Walkers - Kids, ages 2-5 accompanied by an adult, will learn about museum exhibits through stories, games, hands-on objects and other age appropriate activities Fl. Museum of Natural History- UF Info 273-2061
Ea Sat 3:30pm English Classes For Spanish Speakers: Clases De Ingles Alachua Branch Alachua Cty Library 386/462-2592
4th Wed 3:30pm Young @ Art - All Ages (10 & Up) Have fun learning a new art technique, check out related books, and display your new creation at the library! Hawthorne Branch Alachua Cty Library 481-1920
1st Thur 3pm Writing Your Life History II -  A monthly workshop for those who have completed Writing Your Life History I. Millhopper Branch Library Alachua Cty. Library District 334-1272
Ea Thur 3pm Writing And Homework Lab - a quiet space to work on papers, resumes and homework. Newberry Branch Alachua Cty Library 472-1135
Ea Thur 3pm Writing And Homework Lab - a quiet space to work on papers, resumes and homework. Newberry Branch Alachua Cty Library 472-1135
1st Wed 3pm "Dr. Discovery" - Child-friendly presentation. Florida Museum of Natural History Info 273-2028
Sat 3pm "Museum Choice" - Museum staff chooses the activity. Florida Museum of Natural History Info 273-2028
2nd & 4th Sat 4:30pm Summit Equipment ET Series Drag Racing Gainesville Raceway Info 377-0046
Ea Wed 4-7pm Union Street Farmer's Market featuring a wide selection of farm fresh, high-quality fruits, vegetables, organic produce, plants, exotic mushrooms, herbs, honey, candles, live music and much more. Sun Center - Courtyard west of the Hippodrome Charles Lybrand 462-3192
Ea Thur 5-9pm Museum Nights - The Florida Museum of Natural History and the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art will be open late. Free refreshments and beverages will be provided. Florida Museum of Natural History and Harn Museum of Art Info 273.2028
3rd Thur 5pm "Chicks With Sticks" Teen Knitting Club - Bring your current needlework project to stitch while listening to popular Young Adult audio books. Tower Road Branch Alachua Cty Library 333-2840
Ea Fri 6:30-11pm Friday Street Legal Drags Gainesville Raceway Info 377-0046
Ea Wed 6:30-11pm Test & Tune Gainesville Raceway Info 377-0046
Ea Wed 6:30-11pm Test & Tune Gainesville Raceway Info 377-0046
1st Tues 6:30pm Independent Films For Independent Minds - Enjoy an award winning independent or foreign film at the library. Millhopper Branch Library Alachua Cty. Library District 334-1272
3rd Thur 6:30pm Mystery Reading Group High Springs Branch Alachua Cty Library 386/454-2515
2nd Thur 6:30pm Fantasy And Science Fiction Reading Group - Bring current reads and old favorites to discuss High Springs Branch Alachua Cty Library 386/454-2515
2nd Sun 6:30pm Interweave - an opportunity for gay men, lesbians, bi-sexuals, transgender persons and their heterosexual allies to celebrate their differences and similarities, spiritual,
political, educational and social activities.
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Info 377-1669
4th Thur 7:30pm Alachua County Republican Executive Committee Meeting Grace Knight Room
Alach. Cty. Admin. Bldg.
Dolores Clark 378-5247
4th Thur 7:30pm Alachua County Republican Executive Committee Meeting Grace Knight Room
Alach. Cty. Admin. Bldg.
Dolores Clark 378-5247
Ea Sat 7:30pm Tango y Té weekly milonga - www.tangoyte.com Masonic Lodge Info 331-0126
Last Fri 7-10pm Downtown Art Walk - Twelve artist's studios and galleries open to the public. Maps available on the evening of the event in the Hippodrome Lobby and at the Eleanor Blair Studio. Downtown Gainesville art galleries Thuvia Martin

727-237-3401
thuvia04@ufl.edu

Ea Fri 7-11pm Free Chess Club - Increase your memory, math skills and meet new people in the process! offers special events, lessons, seminars, simultaneous displays and monthly tournaments. Westside Recreation Center Info 334-2186
Ea Tues 7-9pm Free Clogging Class - Clogging is a freestyle dance originating from the Blue Ridge Mountains.  It is characterized by double-time stomp and tap steps. Westside Recreation Center Info 334-2186
2nd Thur 7-9pm Gainesville Fine Arts Assoc. (GFAA) Monthly Meeting and Program Trinity United Methodist Church Scott Lamp 375-5660
1st Mon 7pm Poetry Untitled - Join us for another "open mic" for local readers. Read or recite verse in this family-friendly community event. All ages are welcome, and you may read your own work or favorite verse by others. Headquarters Branch Alachua Cty Library 334-3934
2nd Fri 7pm Light Riders Christian Motorcyclists Association Chapter Meeting Millpond Clubhouse
NW 1st Pl.
Sonny Edmondson 386/454-8700
2nd Fri 7pm Light Riders Christian Motorcyclists Association Chapter Meeting Millpond Clubhouse
NW 1st Pl.
Sonny Edmondson 386/454-8700
1st & 3rd Tues 7pm Swing Dance!  dancing fundamentals, turns & moves. Thelma Bolton Center Info mostlyswinggainesville@yahoo.com
2nd Thur 7pm Micanopy Friends of the Library Meeting Micanopy Library Town Hall Ginny Gillen 466-3122
Ea  Wed 7pm Contra Schoolhouse - Contras, circles, squares and waltzes, live band and caller, first hour is instruction, no partner needed, beginners welcome. Gainesville Dance & Music Association Info www.p2c2e.net/schoolhouse
1st Sat 7pm Saturday Coffeehouse - Songs, stories, music or poetry may be performed at this open stage night held in the park auditorium. Coffee and desserts available for sale. Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center, White Springs Info 386-397-4331
Ea Sat 8:30am-1pm Alachua County Farmer's Market Corner US 441 North & SR 121 Farmer's Market 371-8236
Ea Thur 8pm Casino Style Salsa The Unified Training Center Info dasalsero@hotmail.com
Ea Tues 8pm L.A. Style Salsa The Unified Training Center Info dasalsero@hotmail.com
1st & 3rd Fri 9:30am-1pm Tree Town Bridge - learn how to play bridge or meet other bridge players Westside Recreation Center Info 334-2186
Last Sat
Sept-June
9am-11am Nature Walk and Talk - explore a new theme each month. Wear comfortable shoes and bring binoculars or guides you wish to use. www.natureoperations.org Morningside Nature Center Info 334-2170
1st Mon 9am-12nn American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) monthly meetings - meetings include interesting topics, seminars, guest speakers, pot lucks, member services, socialization, current trends and issues, group interaction and networking. Westside Recreation Center Info 334-2186
Ea Mon & Wed 9am-1pm Free Senior Ceramics Class - Just bring your own supplies/projects and a desire to socialize. Westside Recreation Center Info 334-2186
Ea Thur 9pm Open Mic Poetry Night - Gainesville longest running open mic night poetry series. The Civic Media Center Info 373-0010
Ea Thur Nov.-Apr. TBA Gentle Walk and Talk - gentle walk of approximately one mile will take you to the edge of the flooded prairie basin. Identify birds, trees, and wildflowers, or just enjoy a peaceful stroll. Paynes Prairie Paynes Prairie State Preserve 466-4100
Ea Sat Nov.-Apr. Various Variety of activities such as canoe/kayak tours, guided walks to observe the unusual plants and animals, birding, riding through time on the Gainesville Hawthorne trail, and more!  www.prairiefriends.org Paynes Prairie Paynes Prairie State Preserve 466-3397
Ea Sat
Sept-June
9am-4:30pm FREE- The Living History Farm comes to life with staff interpreting day-to-day life on a rural Florida farm. Sample biscuits, fresh butter and a slice of life from 1870! Feed animals twice daily: 9am & 3pm. www.natureoperations.org Morningside Nature Center Info 334-2170
Ea Wed & Sun
Sept-June
3-4pm FREE- Barnyard Buddies - Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee-i-ee-i-oh! On this farm youngsters and their parents can meet and greet animals by helping staff with the afternoon feeding. www.natureoperations.org Morningside Nature Center Info 334-2170
1st Fri Sept-May 2pm Feed-A-Frog Fridays - free program. Join the fun, get the facts! Youngsters, with an adult, can join a Morningside Nature Center animal caretaker for amphibian and reptile feeding during Feed-A-Frog-Fridays.www.natureoperations.org Morningside Nature Center Info 334-2170