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MAY 29, 2017 - Memorial Day FREE Day at Ardenwood Farm! (Fremont)

 

Ardenwood invites families to  Celebrate the holiday with an admission free day of fun! Help with farm chores, ride the train, and tour the Victorian farmhouse. Taste some farm-baked cookies from an outdoor wood stove, try your skills at some old-time games and visit with the goats, sheep, chickens and bunnies. See web for more information.

DATE: Monday, May 29, 2017

TIME: 10am - 4pm

LOCATION:  Ardenwood Farm, 34600 Ardenwood Blvd, Fremont, CA 94555

COST:  FREE Admission!

For more information call: (510) 544-2797  or visit:  https://apm.activecommunities.com/ebparks/Activity_Search/memorial-day-free-day/16775

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05/29/2017

JUNE 2, 2017 – $5 Friday at Chabot Space and Science Center (Oakland)
 
An Exciting and Immersive Experience Every First Friday!

Each $5 First Friday at Chabot is an exciting and immersive experience for all ages! Join each month for hands-on activities and live demonstrations that are fun for the whole family.  Each month there will be new things to explore!
 
Some activities have limited capacity and are first come, first served. Pre-purchase your tickets for $5 First Friday here. 
 
$5 admission begins at 6pm, and does not apply from 10am-5pm. The center is closed to the general public between 5-6pm (with the exceptions of current CSSC members) and reopens at 6pm for $5 First Friday.
 
DATE:  Friday, June 2, 2017
 
TIME:  6pm – 10pm 
 
LOCATION:  Chabot Space and Science Center, 10000 Skyline Blvd., Oakland, CA 94619
 
COST:  $5  
 
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For more information call:  (510) 336-7373 
 
 

 

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06/02/2017

JUNE 2, 2017 - {510} Families Tot's Day Out at Rain or Shine (Berkeley)
 
Come for an epic playdate at Rain or Shine for half the usual price!

Please join {510} Families to explore the Berkeley play space at Rain or Shine the morning of June 2 at half the usual price. There will be art supplies, water play, parachute time, music and all-around little kid fun. Plus, there will be a new mom meet-up area for those who aren't big enough to toddle around on their own.
The full space will be open and ready for your 0-5 year old to explore. {510} Families will be providing snacks, goody bags, and free high fives to all friends of 510families.com.
 
DATE:  Friday, June 2, 2017
 
LOCATION:  Rain or Shine, 1235 10th Street, Berekeley, CA  94710
 
COST:  Half off the regular price, which varies by age: 
  • Baby (0-6 mos) Free!
  • Baby (6-12 mos) $4.00
  • Tots & Kids (12-5 yrs) $8.00
  • Adult $2.00

For more information visit:  http://www.playrainorshine.com/visitorinformation/

To purchase tickets click here.

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06/02/2017

JUNE 3, 2017 – FREE!  Home Depot Kids Workshop (Various Locations)
 
Tic Tac Toe Game - Join this hands-on workshop and you and your child can build a wooden tic-tac-toe game to play with family or friends almost anywhere. Once the project is complete, your child can personalize their game board and pieces with paint and stickers. All kids get to keep their project, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.  Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.
 
DATE:  Saturday, June 3, 2017
 
TIME:  9:00am – 12:00pm
 
LOCATION:  Home Depot Stores (Various Locations)
 
COST:  FREE!

For more information and to find a location near you visit:  http://www.homedepot.com/workshops/#change_store
 
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06/03/2017

JUNE 3, 2017 - FREE Outdoor Movie Night (Berkeley)
 
FREE Family movie night fun!
 
Tilden Nature Area will feature the 2016 animation, "The Secret Life of Pets," rated PG, 91 minutes.  Movie begins at 8:15pm. Arrive early for a good seat.  Bring a flashlight, warm clothes, and a blanket or chair.  Snacks and drinks for sale.  No pets.  Rain cancels the event.
 
Date: Saturday, June 3, 2017
 
Time:  8:15pm
 
Location: Tilden Nature Area, Berkeley, CA  
 
Cost:  FREE!
 
For more information and location details:  Call (510) 544-2567
 

 

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06/03/2017

JUNE 3, 2017 - FREE Storytime at Barnes & Noble (Dublin)

If You Ever Want to Bring a Circus to the Library, Don't!

If you see a poster that says "You Can Do Anything at the Library!," it is NOT giving you permission to put on a circus! But Magnolia doesn't see any problem with setting up her own big top. She's got a lot of gusto and one mean human cannonball routine. So what if her greatest show on Earth won't fit between the bookshelves? Hear what happens at this free storytime children's event.  Activities to follow. 

DATE:  Saturday, June 3, 2017

LOCATION:  Barnes & Noble, Hacienda Crossings, 4972 Dublin Blvd., Dublin, CA  94568

COST:  FREE!

For more information:  Call 925-560-1495 or visit the Website.

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06/03/2017

JUNE 3, 2017 - FREE Outdoor Movie Night - Jungle Book (Hayward)

Grab a blanket and some snacks!  It's movie night!

Come have a fun filled night at the Outdoor Movie Night!  Bring the entire family, picnic dinner, low-back small chairs and/or blankets, flashlights (keep them low!). Enjoy some music, play with the Mobile Recreation Program prior to the evening movie!  The June movie feature will be Jungle Book (PG).  Located at Meek Park and the movie will begin when it gets dark!

DATE:  Saturday, June 3, 2017

TIME:  6:00pm - 10:00pm (Movie will start wen it gets dark)

LOCATION:  Meek Park, 240 Hampton Rd., Hayward, CA  94541

COST:  FREE!

For more information visit:  http://www.edenareachamber.com/events/details/2017-outdoor-movie-night-j...

 

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06/03/2017

JUNE 3 & 4, 2017 - FREE Bay Area Book Fest (Berkeley)
 
If your idea of paradise is a bookstore or a library, mark your calendar for the second-ever Bay Area Book Festival, which will take place on June 3rd and 4th in Downtown Berkeley.
 
Several blocks of the city will be closed down to make space for walking and strolling among the festival's features and events.
 
New this year: More than 20 Bay Area organizations will bring a wide range of reading, STEM and STEAM activities such as writing, craft-making, DIY book-making, science projects, mind games, and more. Imagine building a robot or making a book as a family!  There will also be lots more emphasis on good old-fashioned carnival activities.
 
PLEASE NOTE: SESSIONS ON THE CHRONICLE STAGE IN THE PARK AND THE SHOWTIME STAGE (BOTH ARE OUTDOORS) ARE FREE WITH OPEN SEATING AND THUS ARE NOT LISTED ON THE TICKETING PAGE. YOU DO NOT NEED A TICKET FOR THESE SESSIONS.

DATE:  Saturday & Sunday, June 3 & 4, 2017

LOCATION:  Downtown Berkeley, CA
 
COST:  FREE!  (Tickets required for indoor literary sessions)

For more information visit:  https://www.baybookfest.org/
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06/03/2017

JUNE 4, 2017 - 18th Annual Butterfly & Bird Festival (Fremont)
 
Coyote Hills Regional Park invite you to join us for a fun time at the 18th Annual Butterfly & Bird Festival. The special event is dedicated to increasing butterflies and birds in Bay Area landscapes. Spend a day of adventure and learning that allows you to get close to nature's flying critters. Enjoy garden tours, family hands-on activities, educational speakers, photo presentations, and music. Learn how to bring your backyard to life by creating wildlife friendly habitats! 
 
Date: Sunday, June 4, 2017
 
Time:  10:00am - 3:30pm
 
Location:  Coyote Hills Regional Park, 8000 Patterson Ranch Road, Fremont, CA 94555
 
Cost:  FREE Admission; Parking fees apply where charged. 
 
For information: (510) 544-3220. Disabled accessible. No registration required; Drop-in program only. 
 

 

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06/04/2017

JUNE 10, 2017 – FREE!  Bayview Family Jamboree (San Francisco)
 
Tandem, Partners in Early Learning, presents Bayview Family Jamboree, at the Bayview Opera House.
 
Enjoy a day full of family fun while exploring the importance of early learning opportunities for children ages 0-5.  Enjoy free books for kids, games & prizes, delicious food, music, arts & crafts, PLUS a family workshop and an interactive Read Aloud!
 
DATE:  Saturday, June 10, 2017
 
TIME:  10:00am – 2:00pm
 
LOCATION:  Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA  94124
 
COST:  FREE with RSVP!  Reserve a space at bit.ly/famjam17 or contact Dwyn at (415) 937-8944. 
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06/10/2017

JUNE 13, 2017 – Cheap Summer Movies (Alameda)
 
See a movie for a Buck!

For $10 per person, you can go to every movie in the Kids Movie Series this summer hosted by The Alameda Theatre & Cineplex on Central Ave in Alameda. That's about a dollar per movie – when you buy the movie “sheets” in person. Beat the line and buy online for $11/sheet. the Alameda Education Foundation is proud to participate in the Alameda Theater & Cineplex’ Family Summer Movie Series.  Celebrate summer and revisit your favorite family movies on the big screen.  Thanks to the Alameda Theater & Cineplex, all proceeds from ticket sales by the Alameda Education Foundation support Adopt A Classroom, Middle School Sports and Enrichment scholarship programs.
 
Showings are 10 am on both Tuesday and Wednesdays, and the series lasts for ten weeks, starting the week of June 13th.
 
Movies will be as follows:
o June 13, 14 Ratchet and Clank
o June 20, 21 Angry Birds
o June 27, June 28 Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
o July 11, 12 The Secret Life of Pets
o July 18, 19 Ice Age: Collision Course
o July 25, 26 Kubo and the Two Strings
o August 1, 2 The Wild Life
o August 8, 9 Storks
o August 15, 16 Trolls
o August 22, 23 Sing
 
DATE:  Starting Tuesday, June 13, 2017
 
TIME:  10:00am
 
LOCATION:  Alameda Theatre & Cineplex, 2317 Central Ave., Alameda, CA  94501
 
COST:  $11/Series sheet
 
For more information and to purchase tickets visit:  http://alamedaeducationfoundation.org/ways-to-give/summer-movie-series/

 

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06/13/2017

JUNE 23, 2017 – FREE! Starlight Movies in the Park (Alameda)
 
June Movie Event:  “The Secret Life of Pets”

Free Starlight Movies in the Park is back this summer for families to enjoy. Each event starts at 6:30 p.m. with Pre-Show Games and Crafts Activities for kids.  Featured movie will be shown at approximately 8:15p.m.  Snacks and food are available for purchase and proceeds support the Teen Program.  Bring your own chairs and blankets and enjoy a film under the stars.  No barbecue grills, alcoholic beverages and pets allowed.

Date: Friday, June 23, 2017
 
Time:  6:30pm gates open.  Featured Movie will be shown at approximately 8:15pm
 
Location:  Alameda Point Multipurpose Field, Alameda, CA
 
Cost: FREE!

For more information:  Alameda Recreation and Park Department, (510) 747-7529, email: arpd@alamedaca.gov
 

 

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06/23/2017