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Hayward Unified School District 2018-2019 Open Enrollment for TK - 8th Grade

OPEN ENROLLMENT DATES
February 1 – February 28
 
Hayward Unified School District is accepting applications for Transitional Kindergarten (TK) thru 8th Grade.  Parents may apply at the CENTRALIZED ENROLLMENT CENTER, 24823 Soto Rd., Room 18, Hayward, CA 94544.  PHONE (510) 723-3857 ex. 34215

DATES:  February 1 - February 28, 2018

LOCATION:  CENTRALIZED ENROLLMENT CENTER, 24823 Soto Rd., Room 18,  Hayward, CA 94544.

For more information:  Visit the website or Call (510) 723-3857;  FAX (510) 723-6161


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02/01/2018 to 02/28/2018

Welcome to Albany Unified School District!  Priority enrollment for new kindergarten through fifth grade.

Priority enrollment for new kindergarten through fifth-grade students to the Albany Unified School District for the 2018/2019 school year will begin on Thursday, February 1st and end on Saturday, March 31st. Families can begin online enrollment and make enrollment appointments beginning Wednesday, January 17th.

DATES:  Thursday, February 1 - Saturday, March 31, 2018

For more information visit the website.

To view the presentation from Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten Infomation Night:  Click here

 

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02/01/2018 to 03/31/2018

Fremont Unified School District Open Enrollment for Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and Kindergarten

Enrollment Process:
 
1. Visit Enrollment Site on the District website to download enrollment forms (https://www.fremont.k12.ca.us/Page/32030
 
2. Schedule an appointment online (https://www.fremont.k12.ca.us/Page/32030);
a. Appointment calendar will open February 7 for Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and Kindergarten (for appointments from Feb. 14 - March 28) 
 
For more information visit the website.
 
 

 

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02/14/2018 to 03/28/2018

Farmyard Story Time at Ardenwood

Little Red Hen, the Billy Goats Gruff and other farmyard friends are waiting to meet you!  Join the story circle for some classic barnyard tales before visiting the main characters.

DATE:  Sunday, February 18 and Saturday, February 24, 2018

TIME:  10:30 - 11:30 am

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

For more information visit the website or call (510) 544-2797

 

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02/18/2018

Read, sing and play with you preschooler for a fun time!

Read-alouds, songs, and rhymes for ages 3 to 5. Groups, please call in advance.
 
DATE:  Mondays, January 22 - March 5, 2018
 
TIME:  10:30 AM - 11:00 am
 
LOCATION:  Oakland Main Library, Children's Room, 125 14th St., Oakland, CA  94612
 
COST:  FREE!
 
For more information, please call (510) 238-3134
 
 
 

 

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02/19/2018

LGBTQ Parent-Child Interactive Playgroup
 
Come join us for Tuesday mornings full of fun! Interactive play and circle time for infants, toddlers, and their grown ups facilitated by professional storyteller and comedian Gina Gold. Includes fun activities like music, movement, and storytime. Children will develop language and coordination, and parents expand skills that promote healthy child development.

Ages 0-5
 
Registration: Click here!
 
DATES: Tuesday, February 6, 13, 20, 27

TIME:  10:00am-11:30am 
 
LOCATION: Destiny Arts, 970 Grace Ave., Oakland
 

 

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02/20/2018

It's A Daddy Thang!  Having a baby?  Just had a baby?

This 3-hour class taught by fathers is designed to build confidence and prepare dads to meet the challenges of having a new baby.

Expecting dads and new dads learn from other men how to hold and comfort their baby, take care of an infant, as well as how to change a diaper.

Join us and experience twice the fun, information, and chance of winning prizes!

DATE:  Saturday, February 24, 2018

TIME:  11:00 am - 2:00 pm

LOCATION:  Creekside Plaza, 1100 San Leandro Blvd., Conference Room Oak, San Leandro, CA  94577

COST:  FREE!

TO REGISTER:  Call 510-667-4340.  Walk-ins are welcome!

 

 

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02/24/2018

We all scream for ice cream!

Put together some ice, salt, cream, sugar, then add a little muscle power and learn how delicious old-fashioned ice cream is made. Learn the tasty history of this popular treat. This is a drop-in program; no registration is required. Disabled accessible. Ardenwood admission fee applies. For information, call (510) 544-2797.

DATE: Saturday, February 24, 2018

TIME:  1:30 - 2:30 pm

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

For more information visit the website or cal (510) 544-2797

 

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02/24/2018

A baby shower just for you!
 
Women’s Health Promotion (WHP) (formerly IPOP) invites you to celebrate the future birth of your baby.
 
Come hear about our health department program services that can help you and your baby get a healthy start. Our free baby showers make learning fun and offer free child care, refreshments, and prizes.
 
You will receive a FREE gift and a chance to win one of these raffle prizes:
  • Stroller
  • Car seat
  • Pack-N-Play
  • and more!
 
Expecting dads are welcome!
 
WHP’s baby shower offers something for everyone. Pregnant women learn about healthy pregnancy, newborn care, breastfeeding, and self-care. Meanwhile, expecting dads learn from other dads about how to care for an infant, the important role of fathers, and how to be a supportive partner.
 
To participate in the baby shower and raffle you must be pregnant, NOT enrolled in any case management program, and sign-up in advance. Please call 510-618-2080 to register.
 
DATE:  Saturday, February 24, 2018
 
TIME:  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
 
COST:  FREE!
 
TO REGISTER:  Call 510-618-2080
 
 

 

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02/24/2018

Kaiser Permanente Black History Month Health Fair - Open to the Community

Celebrate our rich and diverse African-American history.  Learn more about important issues that affect African-America's health.  Participate in educational and fun events such as healthy cooking demonstrations by a local chef.  Blood pressure and blood sugar screenings will be available at no cost to members.

DATES:  Saturday, February 10, 2018 & Saturday, February 24, 2018

TIME:  9:00 am - 1:00 pm

LOCATION:

  • Saturday, February 10, 2018, Kaiser Permanente, Fabiola Bulding, 1st Floor, 3801 Howe Street, Oakland, CA  94611
  • Saturday, February 24, 2018, Kaiser Permanente, Building 2, 1st Floor, 901 Nevin Avenue, Richmond, CA  94801

COST:  Admission is Free!

 

 

 

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02/24/2018

RESILIENT FRUITVALE BLOCK PARTY
 
Celebrate Fruitvale with La Raza Radio Station, Oakland Fire Truck, Family-Friendly Games, Farmer's Market, Giveaways & More!
 
DATE:  Sunday, February 25, 2018
 
TIME:  12:00 - 3:00 pm
 
LOCATION:  Fruitvale Village (Next to Fruitvale BART Station), Oakland, CA
 
COST:  FREE!
 
 
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02/25/2018

FEBRUARY 26, 2018 - Free Rockin’ Kids Sing-Along (Albany)
 
Enjoy singing, dancing, playing with instruments!
 
Join East Bay children's musician Stephanie Pepitone for some singing, dancing and an instrument petting zoo. Fun for all ages; specializing in early childhood development. Featuring a mix of original children's music, multilingual nursery rhymes and family-friendly rock ‘n roll favorites.
 
Date: Monday, February 26, 2018
 
Time: 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
 
Cost: FREE
 
Location: Albany Library, 1247 Marin Avenue, Albany
 
For more information, please contact Rebecca Maher at rmaher@aclibrary.org, (510) 526-3720.
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02/26/2018

FEBRUARY 26, 2018 - Baby Tickle Time! (Berkeley)
 
Enjoy some interactive group play with your baby.
 
Join us for lapjogs, songs, books and music just for babies! This program is followed by an open playtime with toys and manipulatives.
 
Date: Monday, February 26, 2018
 
Time: 11:00 AM
 
Cost: FREE
 
Location: Tarea Hall Pittman South Branch Berkeley Public Library, 1901 Russell Street, Berkeley
 
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02/26/2018

FEBRUARY 26, 2018 - Baby & Toddler Storytime! (Berkeley)

Baby & Toddler Storytime is for children ages six to 35 months. We read stories, sing songs and do finger plays, tickles and bounces. Each 20 minute session is followed by a Stay ‘N' Play.

Date: Monday, February 26, 2018

Time: 10:15 am - 10:35 am

Cost: FREE

Location: Berkeley Public Library, North Branch, 1170 The Alameda, Berkeley

For additional information, please visit https://www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org/events/baby-toddler-storytime-north

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02/26/2018

FEBRUARY 26, 2018 -  Play Cafe (Oakland)
 
Have some fun and connect with other caregivers and preschoolers!
 
Play Café includes free play, circle time, storytelling, group activities, a light snack for the children, and coffee for the caregivers. Come and join us.
 
Date: Monday, February 26, 2018
 
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
 
Cost: FREE
 
Location: Eastmont Library, 7200 Bancroft Ave #211, Oakland
 
For more information please visit the Oakland Public Library website at http://oaklandlibrary.org/events/eastmont-branch/play-cafe
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02/26/2018

FEBRUARY 26, 2018 - Preschool Storytime @ Main Library (Oakland)

Enjoy storytime with your little one!

Bring your 3-5 year old to the Children's Room at Main Library and enjoy read-alouds, songs, and rhymes!

Date: Monday, February 26, 2018

Time: 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Cost: FREE

Location: Oakland Public Library Main Branch, 125 14th Street, Oakland

For more information please visit the Oakland Public Library website at http://oaklandlibrary.org/events/main-library/preschool-storytime-1

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02/26/2018

FEBRUARY 27, 2018 - Learn Playful Rhythms & Music with Unique Derique (Oakland)
 
Express yourself through music and learn new rhythms!
 
The Bay Area's beloved Unique Derique teaches the African roots and rhythms of Hambone body percussion and its evolution in America in this lively presentation and performance.
 
This creative experience inspires participants to learn playful rhythms and to express their own Hambone musical styles!
 
Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
 
Time: 7:00 PM
 
Location: Oakland Public Library - Dimond Branch, 3565 Fruitvale Avenue, Oakland
 
Cost: FREE
 
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02/27/2018

FEBRUARY 27, 2018 - Playgroup (Oakland)
 
Calling all grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings, cousins, neighbors, and friends who care for young children!
 
These playgroups are designed especially for extended family caregivers: Family, Friend, and Neighbors (FFN) who care for young children. FFN caregivers are grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings, cousins, neighbors, and friends.
 
With a focus on serving grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, neighbors, friends, and parents, playgroups will offer a space to connect with one another and build community. Our free playgroups will have children laughing, exploring, and creating and we will discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Join us weekly to pretend, play, celebrate music, create art, and dream up inventions while gaining new caregiving tools and learning about child development.
 
A light snack will be served. Young babies are welcome if attending with a sibling who meets the recommended age group (two to five years).
 
Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
 
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
 
Location: BANANAS, 5232 Claremont Avenue, Oakland
 
Cost: FREE
 
For more information please contact Rainbow Markell, rainbow@bananasbunch.org, (510) 658-7353

 

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02/27/2018

FEBRUARY 27, 2018 - Junior Center of Art & Science (JCAS) (Oakland)
 
Encourage active wonder and creativity through artistic and scientific exploration…
 
Drop in to Lake Merrit's Junior Center of Art & Science and visit the reading library, play space, and animal discovery room (there will be an animal caretaker 10-1pm).
 
Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
 
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
 
Cost: $6 (10-1pm) and $5 (1-3pm)
 
Location: Junior Center for Art and Science, 558 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland
 
For more information please call (510) 839-5777 or visit http://juniorcenter.org/contact-us/
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02/27/2018

FEBRUARY 27, 2018 - Family Storytime (Oakland)
 
Storytime and play!
 
All ages are welcome to join us for stories, songs, and rhymes! This will be followed by playtime where you can make new friends and play with toys. 
 
Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
 
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
 
Location: West Oakland Public Library, 1801 Adeline Street, Oakland
 
Cost: FREE
 
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02/27/2018

 
FEBRUARY 27, 2018 - Albany Y Toddler & Me Playtime (Albany)
 
Indoor safe play for your toddler in a group setting!
 
Join your child in exploring, climbing, jumping and playing on indoor equipment designed for young children in a safe play space. There will be open playtime followed by structured circle time and teacher-led activities. Meet other parents and caregivers in your community and enjoy helping your child learn!
 
Parent must complete paperwork prior to the first playtime. Ages 2 – 4 1/2 years.
 
Date: Tuesday, February 27 and Wednesday, February 28, 2018
 
Time: 10:15 am - 11:00 am OR 11:15 - 12:00 pm
 
Cost: $8 per class
 
Location: Albany Y Solano Center, 1216 Solano Avenue, Albany
 

 

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02/27/2018

FEBRUARY 28, 2018 - Play Cafe (Oakland)
 
Join our playgroup for caregivers of toddlers!
 
Meetup with other caregivers for a toddler (ages 1 to 3) playgroup! Stories and songs, toys to play with, and a delicious snack for children and caregivers will be provided.
 
Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
 
Time: 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
 
Location: Melrose Library, 4805 Foothill Boulevard, Oakland
 
Cost: FREE
 
For more information please contact Jesse Nachem, jnachem@oaklandlibrary.org, (510) 535-5630
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02/28/2018

FEBRUARY 28, 2018 - Bear Cubs Open Gym! (Berkeley)
 
Burn off some steam in a fun environment!
 
Drop-in and enjoy Bear Cubs Open Gym – a perfect opportunity for your kid to burn off some steam in a fun environment!
 
Gym time is designed for children from 1-5 years old. Children must be accompanied by a caretaker. Don’t forget to bring a packed lunch!
 
Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
 
Time: 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
 
Location: UC Berkeley, Department of Recreational Sports, 2301 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
 
Cost: $5/child
 
For more information please call (510) 643-8023 or visit https://recsports.berkeley.edu/bear-cubs/

 

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02/28/2018

FEBRUARY 28, 2018 - Junior Center of Art & Science (JCAS) (Oakland)
 
Encourage active wonder and creativity through artistic and scientific exploration…
 
Drop in to Lake Merrit's Junior Center of Art & Science and visit the reading library, play space, and animal discovery room (there will be an animal caretaker 10-1pm).
 
Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
 
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
 
Cost: $6 (10-1pm) and $5 (1-3pm)
 
Location: Junior Center for Art and Science, 558 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland
 
For more information please call (510) 839-5777 or visit http://juniorcenter.org/contact-us/

 

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02/28/2018

Celebrate Reading and Literacy for Dr. Seuss' Birthday!

Children’s Home Society of Oakland’s Oakland Family Resource Center welcomes families to join in celebrating reading and literacy at Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Party on Thursday, March 1st, 2018.  Party will include story time, cupcakes, crafts, books and fun!

DATE:  Thursday, March 1, 2018

TIME:  9:00 am - 12:00 pm Play Cafe /  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Birthday Party

LOCATION:  Oakland Family Resource Center, 7200 Bancroft Ave., Suite 134, Oakland, CA  94605

GET AN INVITATION TO THE BIRTHDAY PARTY TODAY!  RSVP to the event at:  http://www.chs-ca.org/workshops-and-events/alameda-county

 

 

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03/01/2018

PREGNANCY BASICS
 
This class prepares pregnant women for a healthy pregnancy and baby. In addition to pregnancy, you will learn about available resources for you and your baby. Pregnancy Basics is taught in two – 2 and half hour classes
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You will learn:
  • How to get what you need out of your prenatal care visits.
  • How to take care of yourself during and after pregnancy.
  • What to expect during childbirth.
  • The In’s and Out’s of the importance of Breastfeeding
  • How to care for your newborn, and much more!

DATE:  Thursday, March 8 & 15, 2018

TIME:  1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

LOCATION:  1100 San Leandro Blvd., Suite 120, San Leandro, CA

COST:  FREE!

For more information and to sign up for classes, please call 510-618-2080.

 

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03/08/2018

Bring your family and enjoy Chinese story telling, songs and Tang poetry!

The 2nd Saturday of the month, community volunteers will lead children and families in songs, poetry, and stories in Mandarin.  Bring the whole family!

DATES:  March 10, April 14, May 12, June 9, 2018

TIME:  10:30 am - 11:15 am

LOCATION:  San Leandro Main Library, 300 Estudillo Ave., 510-577-3960

COST:  FREE!

 

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03/10/2018

Newark Unified School District TK and Kindergarten Registration
 
TK registration opens January 22, 2018

Registration for Kindergarten begins March 13, 2018.
 
Parents/families interested in completing the pre-enrollment process on-line should come to the Centralized Enrollment Center for more information.
 
NEW HAVEN UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
CENTRALIZED ENROLLMENT CENTER HOURS:

Office Hours: Monday through Friday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, last appointment at 3:00 pm
 
For information or to schedule an appointment, call (510) 476-2625, ext. 0
Fax (510) 441-1926
Visit the website at:  http://www.newarkunified.org/

 

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03/13/2018

 San Leandro TK & K Enrollment Fairs
 
The San Leandro Unified School District is currently accepting online enrollment applications for new students for next year.  Enrollment may be completed virtually through an online enrollment portal or if you would like some help, you can attend on of the enrollment fairs where you can get help with the online enrollment process.  Families can start the enrollment process online: https://www.sanleandro.k12.ca.us/Page/8000
 
Enrollment Fairs for 2018-2019:

Date:  Wednesday, March 14, 2018
 
Time:  2:00 pm-6:00 pm
 
Location:  Barbara Lee Center for Health and Wellness, 2251 Bancroft Ave., San Leandro, CA 94579 
 
For more information, please call:  510-667-6427
 

 

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03/14/2018

Egg Dyeing and Water Games!
 
Enjoy games and egg dyeing on the pool deck and a water egg hunt in the shallow section of the pool. Call 981-5105 for more information.

DATE:  Sunday, March 18, 2018

TIME:  12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

LOCATION:  King Pool, 1700 Hopkins St., Berkeley, CA  94707

COST:  Youth/Senior/Disabled: $5   Adults: $7

For more information, call 510.981-5105

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03/18/2018

Lift every voice!

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra's sixth collaboration with the talented young singers of the Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir. This program of favorite American folk songs will have you and your family singing and clapping along. Rising young tenor Kevin Gino makes a guest appearance, bringing a touch of class(ical) to our concert stage.

DATE:  Sunday, March 18, 2018

TIME:  12:00 Noon

LOCATION:  Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 Ninth Street, #290, Oakland, CA

For more information visit the website.

 

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03/18/2018

Have a barrel of fun at BANANAS Unpeeled Children's Carnival!
 
Join BANANAS for FREE carnival games, arts and crafts, activities, and live shows for the whole family!  Register and you’ll be entered to win one of our amazing door prizes.  Drawings will be held every hour! You will need to be present to win.
 
WANT TO PERFORM AT UNPEELED?
If you would like to perform at the carnival, send us an email. We’d be thrilled to book you for the event.
 
Special thanks to our entertainment sponsor Arrow Benefits Group!
 
DATE:  Saturday, April 14, 2018
 
TIME:  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
 
LOCATION:  Urban Adamah, 1151 Sixth St., Berkeley, CA
 
COST:  FREE!
 
For more information, visit the website.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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04/14/2018