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Learn all about how to find the right care for your infant.

Finding child care for your infant or toddler is one of the most important decisions you will make as a parent. There are a lot of things to consider, such as the cost, hours, and type of child care that is the best for your family. There are many questions about the difference between a family child care, a day care center, and all of your options. Come and discuss each type of care so you can connect with the right provider. Also discuss how to screen and interview potential providers. Babies are welcome!

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019

Time: 10AM – 12PM

Location: BANANAS. 5232 Claremont Ave. Oakland

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 658-7353.

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04/18/2019

Watch the A’s make homeruns at the game.

Pick the price that you want to pay for the Oakland Athletics VS Los Angeles Angels! From $1 to any price, buy your tickets now! Get your gear on, put on your green and yellow and start cheering for the team!

Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Time: 12:37PM – 2:30PM

Location: Oakland Coliseum Way. Oakland

Cost: $1/Person, buy your tickets here

For more information, click here or call (866) 800-1275.

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04/18/2019

See what these talented birds can do.

Look as parrots, macaws, and cockatoos perform tricks for you and your family! You'll be surprised what these amazing birds can do! Maybe you'll even hear them speak!

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019

Time: 1PM – 2PM

Location: San Lorenzo Library-Greenhouse Community Room. 395 Paseo Grande. San Lorenzo.

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 284-0640.

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04/18/2019

Sing, dance, and read together.

All ages are welcome to have fun reading, singing, laughing and listening together!

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019

Time: 10:15AM – 10:45PM

Location: Springtown Branch Library. 998 Bluebell Drive. Livermore

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (925) 373-5518.

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04/18/2019

Prepare to get messy with colors.

Bring your preschooler to the library for a fun filled hour of preschool art lead by Ms. Chris! This program is designed for children ages 3-5. Due to limited space, tickets will be available at the Children's Information Desk.

Date: Friday, April 19, 2019

Time: 4PM – 5PM

Location: Fremont Main Library-Fukaya Room A. 2400 Stevenson Blvd. Fremont

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 745-1400.

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04/19/2019

Play, laugh and learn in a fun environment.

Meet new friends at the premier indoor playground for children! Climb, slide, and use all of your large body movements to explore this wonderful play space.

Date: TuesdayApril 19, 2019

Time: 4PM – 5PM

Location: Peek-a-Boo Factory. 6253 Southfront Road. Livermore

Cost: $8/child

For more information, click here or call (925) 245-9913.

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04/19/2019

Fun Earth Day celebration.

Your family is invited to participate in a nursery demo where kids will learn how to start their own home garden, stay until the evening to watch the movie Disney's WALL-E at Neptune Court.

Date: Friday, April 19, 2019

Time: 4PM – 9PM

Location: Alameda South Shore Center. 523 S Shore Center. Alameda

Cost: FREE

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04/19/2019

Exciting fun for the family of all ages.

A big celebration is on its way to Oakland. Bring your family and friends for facepainting, arts & crafts, petting zoo, bounce houses, and more! Bring a basket and go egg hunting after!

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 10AM – 3PM

Location: Dunsmuir Hellman. 2960 Peralta Oaks Court. Oakland

Cost: $10/ages 11+, $5/ages 2-10

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04/20/2019

Visit the Easter Bunny in Alameda.

Hop over to the South Shore Center for festive activities including face painting, glitter tattoos, and games. Get hands on with arts & crafts and building with LEGOs! Stay for the afternoon and take a photo with the Easter Bunny or watch a performance by the Tap Dancing Bunnies at Center Court.

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 12PM – 3:30PM

Location: Alameda South Shore Center. 523 S Shore Center. Alameda

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 521-8100.

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04/20/2019

Celebrate Earth Day with service and fun.

Join other volunteers and give back by helping to clean the neighborhood. Free BBQ lunch and raffles will be available. Bring your own water bottle for ice cold lemonade. Stay after for a mini-festival that includes fun booths, activities & crafts, free bike repair and skateboard tune up.

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 10:30AM – 1PM

Location: San Lorenzo Village Homes Association. 377 Paseo Grande. San Lorenzo

Cost: FREE

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04/20/2019

Hop on over to City of Berkeley’s Annual Spring Egg Hunt!

Don’t miss the fun, come and enjoy a day of fun activities, a petting zoo, arts & crafts, and an interactive children’s carnival! Stop and take a photo with the Spring Bunny!

Egg Hunt times:

1 year old:            10:00AM

2 years old:          10:20AM

3 years old:          10:40AM

4 years old:          11:00AM

5-6 years old:      11:20AM

7-8 years old:      11:40AM

9-10 years old:    12:00PM

11+ years old:     Scavenger Hunt (ongoing)

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 9:30AM – 1PM

Location: Willard Park. 2730 Hillegass Ave. Berkeley

Cost: $10/youth

For more information, click here or call (510) 981-6674.

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04/20/2019

Welcome Spring with fun for the family.

Spring is here! You’re invited to the fun afternoon at Bay Street that includes magic, music, arts & crafts, photo booth and more! Keep an eye out for the Big Bunny!

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 12PM – 4PM

Location: Bay Street Emeryville. 5616 Bay Street. Emeryville

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 655-4002.

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04/20/2019

Rain or shine fun for all.

Come enjoy educational activities, build with large playground blocks, and games with the family.

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 11AM – 3PM

Location: Valley Children’s Museum Mobile Museum. 4100 Gleason Drive. Dublin

Cost: Suggested donation of $5

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04/20/2019

Hop over to Pleasanton for a fun scavenger hunt.

Calling all children under the age of 10, you’re invited to participate in a scavenger hunt! Children will receive a goody bag and adults will receive a list of clues to help lead them to goodies hiding throughout downtown businesses.

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 10AM – 12PM

Location: Downtown Pleasanton. 333 Division Street. Pleasanton

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (925) 484-2199.

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04/20/2019

Fun for everyone with bonnets and eggs.

Does your child have a bonnet? Put it on and join the community in the fun or just show up without a bonnet! Watch the bonnet parade and participate in the egg hunt afterwards!

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 9AM – 11AM

Location: Skywest Golf Course. 1401 Golf Course Road. Hayward

Cost: FREE

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04/20/2019

The Art of reuse. Come and make crafts together.

In honor of Earth Day, let’s craft with recycled materials and limit waste. While here, stop by to say hi to the resident fishes!

Date: Sunday, April 21, 2019

Time: 2PM – 3PM

Location: Crab Cove. 1231 McKay Ave. Alameda

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 544-3187.

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04/21/2019

Egg-cellent fun for the family.

Happening at the shoreline, discover the magnificent egg collection on display as well as paint your own model egg! Be on the lookout for eggs hiding all around the center and trails.

Date: Sunday, April 21, 2019

Time: 1PM – 2:30PM

Location: Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center. 4901 Breakwater Ave. Hayward

Cost: $8/person

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04/21/2019

Let's get crafty together.

Grab a pair of scissors, crayons and glue! What will your mind think of? Perhaps you and your child can make a handmade card to send to someone? Use the materials available by the library and make anything that comes to your mind.

Date: Monday, April 22, 2019

Time: 2PM – 4PM

Location: Fremont Main Library-Fukaya Room B. 2400 Stevenson Blvd. Fremont

Cost: FREE

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04/22/2019

Feed the animals at the farm.

Pack some lettuce or celery and feed the animals at the farm. Who will you find there? Cows? Goats? Pigs? Find out for yourself!

Date: Monday, April 22, 2019

Time: 8:30AM – 5PM

Location: Tilden Little Farm. 600 Canon Drive. Berkeley

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 544-2233.

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04/22/2019

Legos galore! What can you build?

Stack it, connect it, build it. There will be a variety of Lego products including the original Legos, Duplo, blocks, gears and more! Anything is possible!

Date: Monday, April 22, 2019

Time: 2PM - 4PM

Location: Castro Valley Library-Chabot/Canyon Room. 3600 Norbridge Ave. Castro Valley

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 667-7900.

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04/22/2019

Fun for children with hands-on activities.

Calling all children, come and play with others while making fun crafts or getting hands-on with activities.

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Time: 3:30PM – 5PM

Location: Albany Library-Edith Stone Room. 1247 Marin Ave. Albany.

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 526-3720.

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04/23/2019

Learn about the environment in a kid-friendly way.

Join Pleasanton's Naturaist, Martha Cerda in learning about the city's environment!

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Time: 11:30AM – 12:15PM

Location: Pleasanton Library-Large Meeting Room. 400 Old Bernal Ave. Pleasanton.

Cost: FREE 

For more information, click here or call (925) 931-3400.

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04/23/2019

Fun, interactive storytime for everyone.

Spend an hour with storyteller, Muriel. This interactive storytime includes singing, educational activities, stories and a craft.

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Time: 11AM – 12PM

Location: Bayfair Center. 15555 E14th Street. San Leandro

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 357-6000.

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04/23/2019

Explore and discover the wonders at the farm.

Meet the animals at Ardenwood Farm. You'll be surprised who you'll find there, be on the look out for chickens, goats, rabbits and more! While there, take a stroll along the path and discover growing crops upclose!

Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Time: 10AM – 4PM

Location: Ardenwood Farm. 34600 Ardenwood Blvd. Fremont

Cost: $3/adult & Seniors, $2/children ages 2-17, FREE/children under 3 

For more information, click here or call (510) 544-2797.

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04/24/2019

Celebrate El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day).

Learn the art of metal embossing with your child in honor of El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day).

Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Time: 2PM – 3PM

Location: 81st Ave Branch Library. 1021 81st Ave. Oakland

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 615-5812.

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04/24/2019

Get ready to laugh out loud with circus acts.

Circus of Smiles will put on a hilarious circus performance for your family. Watch terrific tricks, and funny jokes! To attend, line up outside the library, the doors will open at 2PM for admission.

Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Time: 2PM – 3PM

Location: Castro Valley Library. 3600 Norbridge Ave. Castro Valley

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 667-7900.

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04/24/2019

Bond with your baby through water play.

Take a swim in Aquatech’s heated indoor pool. Swim around or just wad in the pool. Swim diapers are required for little ones who are not potty-trained.

Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019

Time: 10AM – 2PM

Location: Aquatech. 2203 Mariner Square Loop. Alameda

Cost: $10/swimmer

For more information, click here or call (866) 633-4147.

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04/25/2019

 Family fun at Berkeley’s Marina.

Calling all children ages 0-6 and their adult caregivers! Join Sierra Club at the Berkeley Marina for engaging family fun filled with activities, stories, and more! Learn about nature and the environment together.

Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

Location: Sierra Club. 2530 San Pablo Ave. Berkeley

Cost: FREE, register here

For more information, click here or call (631) 680-4220.

 

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04/25/2019

Enjoy a day of family-friendly bowling!

Strike! Come knock down some pins with the family.

Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019

Time: 9AM – 5PM

Location: Albany Bowl. 540 San Pablo Ave. Albany

Cost: $1.50/person and $4.50/shoe rental

For more information, click here or call (510) 526-8818.

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04/25/2019

Slide down the water slide and splash!

Hop into the activity pool and slide down the water slide with your child. Splash around and have fun with the family.

Date: Friday, April 26, 2019

Time: 5PM – 8PM

Location: Silliman Activity & Aquatic Center. 6800 Mowry Ave. Newark

Cost: $9/ages 3+, $3/ages 0-2

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04/26/2019

Enjoy a day of family-friendly bowling!

Strike! Come knock down some pins with the family.

Date: Friday, April 26, 2019

Time: 9AM – 6PM

Location: Albany Bowl. 540 San Pablo Ave. Albany

Cost: $1.50/person per game

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04/26/2019

Attend a fun, family-friendly concert.

Watch the fun, interactive "Bingo Schmingo Music" presented by Kathleen Rushings. Bring the whole family to enjoy this fun night together.

Date: Friday, April 26, 2019

Time: 11AM – 11:30AM

Location: Pleasanton Library-Large Meeting Room. 400 Old Bernal Ave. Pleasanton.

Cost: FREE

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04/26/2019

Bundle up and enjoy the movie, Coco.

Everyone is invited to watch the movie, Disney Pixar’s Coco! Bring a flashlight, warm clothes, and a blanket to sit on. Snacks and hot drinks will be available for purchase. Rain cancels the event.

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019

Time: 8PM – 9:45PM

Location: Lake Chabot (meet at Elderberry Picnic Site). 17600 Lake Chabot Road. Castro Valley

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 544-2567.

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04/27/2019

Come for a mighty roaring good time.

Get ready for a great time at Alameda's Baldium Sports & Fitness Club. Expect a large mix of fun activities for everyone including a live DJ, inflatable jump houses, arts & crafts, snacks, and more!

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019

Time: 1PM – 4PM

Location: Bladium. 800 W. Tower Ave. Alameda

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 814-4999.

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04/27/2019

Family fun children's carnival.

BANANAS will host their FREE 2nd Annual Unpeeled Children's Carnival! Expect a day filled with food, games, music and dancing! All activities are age-appropriate with shows by local performers! Expect storytime, a petting zoo, meet local firefighters, play some carnival games! There's a bit of everything for all ages!

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019

Time: 11AM – 3PM

Location: Urban Adamah. 1151 Sixth Street. Berkeley

Cost: FREE, register here

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04/27/2019

Share storytime with new friends.

Listen to a reader share storytime with children. This week’s book is, “What Do You Do with a Chance?” by Kobi Yamada. What happens when a child is unsure what to make of a chance encounter then discovers how to be brave? Find out here and stay after for activities to do together.

Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2019

Time: 11AM – 12PM

Location: Barnes & Noble. 5604 Bay Street. Emeryville

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 547-0905.

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04/27/2019

Watch "The Lego Movie" with family.

Join Emmet and his friends while trying to save the world!

Date: Sunday, April 28, 2019

Time: 2PM – 4PM

Location: San Lorenzo Library. 395 Paseo Grande. San Lorenzo.

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 578-4620.

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04/28/2019

Relax your mind with smooth jazz music.

Watch a musical program that brings jazz into your world. Expect a exciting, entertaining and educational time at the library with jazz musicians.

Date: Sunday, April 28, 2019

Time: 2PM – 2:30PM

Location: Pleasanton Library-Large Meeting Room. 400 Old Bernal Ave. Pleasanton.

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (925) 931-3400 x3.

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04/28/2019

Join the large outdoor dance party!

Enjoy a showcase of local dancers, choreographers, teachers, and students. Watch an array of different dance genres including jazz, ballet, modern, hip hop, and so much more!

Date: Sunday, April 28, 2019

Time: 2PM – 8PM

Location: Jack London Square. 472 Water Street. Oakland

Cost: FREE

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04/28/2019

Slide down the water slide and splash!

Hop into the activity pool and slide down the water slide with your child. Splash around and have fun with the family.

Date: Sunday, April 28, 2019

Time: 12:30PM – 6:30PM

Location: Silliman Activity & Aquatic Center. 6800 Mowry Ave. Newark

Cost: $9/ages 3+, $3/ages 0-2

For more information, click here or call (510) 578-4620.

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04/28/2019

Celebrate El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day).

Get ready for an exciting bilingual music and storytime with Maria Herrera to celebrate the importance of literacy!

Date: Monday, April 29, 2019

Time: 10:30AM – 11:30AM

Location: Main Library-Children's Room. 125 14th Street. Oakland

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 238-3134.

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04/29/2019

Sing along with fun musical instruments.

Join Stephanie Pepitone and her instrument petting zoo in singing a mix of nursery rhymes and family-friendly rock n' roll!

Date: Monday, April 29, 2019

Time: 3PM – 3:30PM

Location: Albany Library. 1247 Marin Ave. Albany.

Cost: FREE

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04/29/2019

Get into nature with games and exploration.

Celebrate Earth Day with games, crafts, and hike around the park. This program is designed for families with children ages 3-5.

Date: Monday, April 29, 2019

Time: 10:30AM – 11:30AM

Location: Coyote Hills Visitor Center. 8000 Patterson Ranch Road. Fremont

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 544-3220.

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04/29/2019

Let’s tumble at the gym!

Meet new friends and let your child build their physical skills! Children will have access to trampolines, beans, bars, and more! Spend some time in the fun pit!

Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Time: 11AM – 12PM

Location: Pacific West Gymnastics. 32920 Alvarado Niles Road. Union City

Cost: $7.50/child

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04/30/2019

Feed the animals at the farm.

Pack some lettuce or celery and feed the animals at the farm. Who will you find there? Cows? Goats? Pigs? Find out for yourself!

Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Time: 8:30AM – 5PM

Location: Tilden Little Farm. 600 Canon Drive. Berkeley

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 544-2233.

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04/30/2019

Bedtime story for the whole family.

Put on your pajamas and come to the library for fun, engaging, bedtome stories. This event is appropriate for all ages.

Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Time: 6:30PM – 7:15PM

Location: Weekes Branch Library-John Pappas Legacy Room. 27300 Patrick Ave. Hayward.

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 782-2155.

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04/30/2019

Discover over 10,000 types of plants all in one place.

Stop by the Botanical Garden opened to the public. This 34-acre garden is one of the most diverse landscapes in the world with more plants and flowers than you can count.

Date: Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Time: 9AM – 5PM, no entry after 4:30PM

Location: Botanical Garden at Berkeley. 200 Centennial Drive. Berkeley

Cost: FREE 

For more information, click here or call (510) 643-2755.

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05/01/2019

Let your imagination run loose at the galleries.

What will you discover at the BAMPFA (UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive) The visual art center has galleries, art studio, and more for you to enjoy.

Date: Thursday, May 02, 2019

Time: 11AM – 7PM

Location: BAMPFA. 2155 Center Street. Berkeley

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 642-0808.

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05/02/2019

Attend a celebration for the entire family.

The highly popular event features mariachi music, regional Aztec dances, and performances by Ballet Folklorico De Oro. Children will have fun making traditional Mexican arts & crafts. Light refreshments will be served.

Date: Friday, May 03, 2019

Time: 6PM

Location: Marina Community Center. 15301 Wicks Blvd. San Leandro

Cost: FREE

For more information, call (510) 577-3462.

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05/03/2019

Hop along with little furry bunnies at Ruby’s Garden.

Refreshments, special party discounts and best of all: real live bunnies are ready to party with you!

Date: Friday, May 03, 2019

Time: 6PM – 8PM

Location: Ruby’s Garden. 5026 Telegraph Ave. Oakland

Cost: FREE

For more information, call (510) 595-5325.

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05/03/2019

Get hands-on and learn about the stars and outer space.

Bring the family for an evening of hands-on activities as well as live demonstrations. Also, the telescopes will be open for viewing.

Date: Friday, May 03, 2019

Time: 6PM – 10PM

Location: Chabot Space & Science Center. 10000 Skyline Blvd. Oakland

Cost: $5/ages 3 and up

For more information, click here or call (510) 336-7300.

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05/03/2019

Star Wars fun for the family.

May the force be with you. Join in on the fun at Silliman Activity & Family Aquatic Center. Children can create their own light up lightsaber and practice for the Jedi Training Program!

Date: Saturday, May 04, 2019

Time: 10:30AM – 12PM

Location: Silliman Activity & Family Aquatic Center. 6800 Mowry Ave. Newark

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 578-4620.

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05/04/2019

A morning of safety fun and free helmets.

Come and have fun safely with a bicycle rodeo show, bike repairs, dental screenings, games, bounce houses, and more. All for free! The first 500 children will receive a free helmet to decorate and take home. Also, register here for a free car seat check-up!

Date: Saturday, May 04, 2019

Time: 10AM – 1PM

Location: University Village. 1123 Jackson Street. Albany

Cost: FREE

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05/04/2019

Make a handmade blooming art piece.

Work together and build a blooming art piece to bring home and display of send it as a gift. Add stickers and paint to your personal preference. All kids workshop attendees will keep their craft as well as a certificate of achievement, a workshop apron, and a commemorative pin.

Date: Saturday, May 04, 2019

Time: 9AM – 12PM

Location: Home Depot. 30055 Industrial Pkwy Sw. Union City

Cost: FREE, register here

For more information, click here or call (510) 489-9400.

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05/04/2019

Have fun with arts, music, and festivities.

Come down to Downtown Hayward for some family fun that surrounds Cinco de Mayo. Watch youth performances, live music, classic cars, and arts & crafts! This family friendly event will have entertainment for all.

Date: Saturday, May 04, 2019

Time: 10AM – 5PM

Location: Downtown Hayward. B Street & Main Street. Hayward

Cost: FREE

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05/04/2019

Learn all about things with wings.

Did you know wings are not just for birds? Learn more with Crab Cove’s weekend theme filled with family friendly activities for everyone.

Date: Saturday, May 04, 2019

Time: 2PM – 3PM

Location: Crab Cove. 1231 McKay Ave. Alameda

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 544-3187.

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05/04/2019

Have fun with arts, music, and festivities.

Come down to Downtown Hayward for some family fun that surrounds Cinco de Mayo. Watch youth performances, live music, classic cars, and arts & crafts! This family friendly event will have entertainment for all.

Date: Saturday, May 04, 2019

Time: 10AM – 5PM

Location: Downtown Hayward. B Street & Main Street. Hayward

Cost: FREE

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05/04/2019

Move to the music with fun festivities.

The family-friendly festival will include Latin performances such as traditional Folklorico dancing, lowrider cars, dancing horses, wrestling and much more! Enjoy performances by Oakland Unified School District students and family-friendly activities.

Date: Saturday, May 04, 2019

Time: 12PM – 7PM

Location: Jack London Square. 472 Water Street. Oakland

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 645-9292.

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05/04/2019

Jam-packed family fun with literacy.

Join community members in celebrating the amazing world of books with storytime, and a performance by Alphabet Rockers! Enjoy enriching activities such as creating a book, homemade art, and a wide range of games that encourages learning!

Date: Saturday - Sunday, May 04 - 05, 2019

Time: 11AM – 5PM

Location: MLK Jr. Civic Center Park. 2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Way. Berkeley

Cost: FREE

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05/04/2019 to 05/05/2019

Chalks galore! Come out and start drawing.

Stop by the Chalk Festival for colorful fun with over 20 artists creating life-size chalk murals on the pavement! Check out the family activities and the kids chalk zone for extra fun!

Date: Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 12PM – 3PM

Location: Pacific Commons (behind Dick’s Sporting Goods). 43923 Pacific Commons Blvd. Fremont

Cost: FREE

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05/05/2019

Explore the history of Oakland with the family.

Visit the Oakland Museum of California and discover the art of California, history and more!

Date: Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 10AM – 6PM

Location: Oakland Museum of California. 1000 Oak Street. Oakland

Cost: $5/person

For more information, click here or call (510) 318-8400.

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05/05/2019

Celebrate spring with fun activities.

Spring calls for maypoles, bubbles, crafts and sunshine for everyone! Bring the whole family for a day of fun activities. The Berkeley Morris Dance will entertain your family with a performance from 11AM-12PM.

Date: Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 11:30AM – 2PM

Location: Tilden Nature Area. 600 Canon Drive. Berkeley

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 544-2233.

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05/05/2019

Need help choosing the right child care? This workshop is here to help.

This workshop is designed to assist families in accessing child care resources. We will talk about subsidized or low-cost child care programs that help pay for or reduce child care costs for families who qualify. Our knowledgeable counselor will also introduce you to the variety of child care options and offer guidance on how to begin the process of finding a child care provider, or preschool program, that’s right for your family.

Date: Monday, May 06, 2019

Time: 11AM – 12:00PM

Location: BANANAS. 5232 Claremont Ave. Oakland

Cost: FREE

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05/06/2019

Watch the A’s make homeruns at the game.

Pick the price that you want to pay for the Oakland Athletics VS Cincinnati Reds! From $1 to any price, buy your tickets now! Get your gear on, put on your green and yellow and start cheering for the team!

Date: Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Time: 7:07PM – 9PM

Location: Oakland Coliseum Way. Oakland

Cost: $1/Person, buy your tickets here

For more information, click here or call (866) 800-1275.

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05/08/2019

Family fun at Berkeley’s Marina.

Calling all children ages 0-6 and their adult caregivers! Join Sierra Club at the Berkeley Marina for engaging family fun filled with activities, stories, and more! Learn about nature and the environment together.

Date: Thursday, May 09, 2019

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

Location: Sierra Club. 2530 San Pablo Ave. Berkeley

Cost: FREE, register here

For more information, click here or call (631) 680-4220.

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05/09/2019

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a funny puppet show.

Ricky Roo and his puppet friends are making a visit in Berkeley with hilarious fun for everyone. Prepare for a good time with laughter and silliness! Snacks like popcorn, gummy worms, and juice boxes will be available.

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019

Time: 10:30AM – 11:30AM

Location: Berkeley Covenant Church. 1632 Hopkins Street. Berkeley

Cost: FREE

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05/11/2019

Celebrate health with family fun activities.

All ages are welcome to the celebration of health and wellness. Enjoy storytime, bounce houses, Mother’s Day arts & crafts, and multiple health screenings from dental to chiropractic. Enjoy your day with live music and group exercises!

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019

Time: 11AM – 3PM

Location: 2800 Park Street. Berkeley

Cost: FREE

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05/11/2019

Celebrate spring with mom and family.

Take a nice walk down Park Street in Alameda. Check out arts and crafts booths, variety of food, and live music. Stop by the play area with fun activities for kids of all ages. Over 150 vendors, there’s a bit of everything for everyone.

Date: Saturday - Sunday, May 11 - 12, 2019

Time: 10AM – 6PM

Location: Downtown Alameda. Park Street & Central Ave. Alameda

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 523-1392.

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05/11/2019 to 05/12/2019

Make a gift for mom or a someone special.

Grab a dot painter and get dotting on a special picture to make as a gift. Dot painters and materials will be provided by Lakeshore Learning. What will your child make?

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019

Time: 11AM – 3PM

Location: Lakeshore Learning. 1144 Montague Ave. San Leandro

Cost: FREE

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05/11/2019

Learn all about how to find the right care for your infant.

Finding child care for your infant or toddler is one of the most important decisions you will make as a parent. There are a lot of things to consider, such as the cost, hours, and type of child care that is the best for your family. There are many questions about the difference between a family child care, a day care center, and all of your options. Come and discuss each type of care so you can connect with the right provider. Also discuss how to screen and interview potential providers. Babies are welcome!

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019

Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Location: BANANAS. 5232 Claremont Ave. Oakland

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 658-7353.

 

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05/16/2019

Get hands on with gardening fun.

Explore with all five of your senses with gardening! Join in on storytime, songs, and a hands-on activity. Dress appropriately as children are expected to get a little dirty.

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019

Time: 10:30AM – 11:30AM

Location: Friends of Piedmont Ave Library. 80 Echo Ave. Oakland

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 597-5011.

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05/16/2019

Grab your bike, helmet and take a ride!

Get ready to ride around town with friends and community members alike! Riders of all ages are invited to join in on the fun. Stay afterwards for raffles and local discounts to Solano Ave Businesses.

Date: Friday, May 17, 2019

Time: 6:30PM – 7:30PM

Location: Bikes on Solano. 1554 Solano Ave. Albany

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 524-1094.

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05/17/2019

Bring the family to Downtown Hayward’s 1st Annual Latin Jazz Festival.

Enjoy an afternoon of family fun featuring live music, arts & crafts and more! With multiple music stages, get ready to dance your feet off.

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019

Time: 1PM – 7PM

Location: Downtown Hayward. B Street & Main Street. Hayward

Cost: FREE

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05/18/2019

Free kites and family fun.

Enjoy a day of fun activities for everyone of all ages featuring performances, booths, games and a free kite! Fly your new kite high in the sky together and watch as the wind keeps it up float.

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019

Time: 10AM – 3PM

Location: Lake Elizabeth/Central Park. 40000 Paseo Padre Pkwy. Fremont

Cost: FREE

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05/18/2019

Get ready for a day filled with fun!

Visit the 17th Annual Children’s Faire filled with activities such as balloon twisters, bounce houses, free books, a magic show, a visit from a fire engine and more! Be on the lookout for Oakland Athletics mascot, Stomper from 11AM-12PM!

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019

Time: 10AM – 1PM

Location: 4Cs of Alameda County. 22351 City Center Drive. Hayward.

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 582-2182.

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05/18/2019

Rain or shine fun for all.

Come enjoy educational activities, build with large playground blocks, and games with the family.

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019

Time: 11AM – 3PM

Location: Valley Children’s Museum Mobile Museum. 4100 Gleason Drive. Dublin

Cost: Suggested donation of $5

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05/18/2019

Enjoy a free day at BAMPFA with fun activities.

Make art and tour the galleries for inspiration at BAMPFA. Enjoy an interactive musical performance by the Bug Family Band for fun sing-along. It’s guaranteed to be a good time at BAMPFA.

Date: Sunday, May 19, 2019

Time: 11AM – 3PM

Location: BAMPFA. 2155 Center Street. Berkeley

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 642-0808.

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05/19/2019

A special playdate for our friends.

Families with children with special needs are invited to a free, exclusive playdate at Berkeley’s Habitot Children’s Museum. Siblings, extended family, and therapists are welcome to join in on the fun. Get hands-on and have fun with the exciting exhibits on display.

Date: Sunday, May 19, 2019

Time: 2PM – 5PM

Location: Habitot Children’s Museum. 2065 Kittredge Street. Berkeley

Cost: FREE, RSVP here

For more information, click here or call (510) 647-1111.

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05/19/2019

Take a guided walk and explore.

Calling toddlers and their parents/caregivers! Wear your old shoes or rain boots and take a walk around the park and beach to explore what nature has in store. Bring a snack, strollers are not recommended for the path. Rain cancels program.

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Time: 2PM – 3PM

Location: Crab Cove. 1231 McKay Ave. Alameda

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 544-3187.

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05/21/2019

Bring your bikes and watch a movie!

Ride on your bikes with the family to watch a screening of “Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure” (rated PG). Go on a journey with Pee Wee as he goes on a cross-country adventure in search of his stolen bike. Enjoy free popcorn throughout the whole night.

Date: Friday, May 24, 2019

Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Location: Albany Community Center. 1249 Marin Ave. Albany

Cost: FREE

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05/24/2019

Enjoy a family fun night in Oakland.

Friday nights at the OMCA is one of Oakland’s favorite things to do. Enjoy family friendly activities, live music, dancing and food trucks galore!

Date: Friday, May 24, 2019

Time: 5PM – 9PM

Location: Oakland Museum of California. 1000 Oak Street. Oakland

Cost: FREE, additional cost for food

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05/24/2019

Get crafty and decorate your own paper wreath.

Develop your fine motor skills together and make a paper wreath! This is a great project to work together on. All supplies are provided by Lakeshore Learning.

Date: Saturday, May 25, 2019

Time: 11AM – 3PM

Location: Lakeshore Learning. 1144 Montague Ave. San Leandro

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 483-9750.

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05/25/2019

Celebrate with a day of interactive farm fun.

Stop by the Ardenwood Farm’s free day filled with animal feedings, train rides, farm chores, and tour the Victorian farmhouse. Games and cookies will be available to guests.

Date: Monday, May 27, 2019

Time: 10AM – 4PM

Location: Ardenwood Farm. 34600 Ardenwood Blvd. Fremont

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 544-2797.

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05/27/2019