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Friday 05/17/2024

Join Berkeley Library & MOCHA for art activities.

MOCHA (Museum of Children’s Art) stops by Berkeley Public Library and make different projects each week.

Date: Every Friday

Time: 3:30PM - 5PM

Location: Central Library-Children's Room, 2090 Kittredge St., Berkeley

Cost: Free

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Friday 05/17/2024

Join Rincon Library for yoga storytime.

The yoga storytime is filled with stories, songs, movement, and fun for little yogis. Free sessions on Fridays at 12 p.m., indoors at Rincon Library.

Date: Every Friday

Time: 12PM

Location: Rincon Library, 725 Rincon Ave., Livermore

Cost: Free

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Friday 05/17/2024

Enjoy a movie in the park with City of Albany.

Stop by the Memorial Park for an outdoor movie under the night sky.

Date: Friday, May 17, 2024

Time: 8:30PM - 10PM

Location: Memorial Park, 1325 Portland Ave., Albany

Cost: Free

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Saturday 05/18/2024

Learn all about gardening at the Castro Valley Library.

Join Compost Gal Lori Caldwell to learn about different types of plants, how plants make their own food, and their role in the ecosystem. There is a take home project for this class. Your child may get dirty. Please plan accordingly.

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2024

Time: 2PM – 4PM

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

Cost: Free

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Saturday 05/18/2024

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with Berkeley Public Library.

The Benvenue Beats Mini Music Festival is back! Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with music and community. The streets will be closed for this open-air event featuring some of the Bay Area's finest performers including Jiten Daiko, Leung's White Crane Lion Dance, and the Manilatown Ancestral Ensemble.

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2024

Time: 11AM – 4PM

Location: Claremont Branch, 2940 Benvenue Ave., Berkeley

Cost: Free

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Saturday 05/18/2024

Enjoy a puppet show at Berkeley Public Library.

Join the library on the North Branch lawn for a puppet show! Based on a classic Mexican fairy tale, the Puppet Company takes you to the crazy world of Rabbit and Coyote in this lively tale. Poor Coyote, no matter how much he wants to trust Rabbit, that tricky creature is always getting the better of him!

Date:  Saturday, May 18, 2024

Time: 11AM – 11:30AM

Location: North Branch, 1170 The Alameda, Berkeley

Cost: Free

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Saturday 05/18/2024

Join the fun storytime at Livermore Public Library.

A welcoming, interactive, sensory-friendly environment designed for children with special needs.  Includes visuals, interactive preschool-level stories, and multi-sensory activities. Class is held in the Storytime Room at Civic Center Library.

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2024

Time: 11AM

Location: Civic Center Library-Storytime Room, 1188 S. Livermore Ave., Livermore

Cost: Free

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Saturday 05/18/2024

Enjoy a storytime at the park by Livermore Public Library.

Bring a blanket and sit on the grass for a special outdoor Music and Movement class at a different park each week. Discover new neighborhood parks throughout Livermore. Inclement weather cancels the event.

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2024

Time: 10:15AM

Location: Tex Spruiell Park, 5411 Felicia Ave., Livermore

Cost: Free

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Saturday 05/18/2024

Visit the Children’s Fair hosted by 4Cs of Alameda County.

Enjoy a day of arts & crafts, balloon twisting, book and food giveaways, and much more. Discover local resources that can support your family. The Eat. Learn. Play bus will also make a stop.

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2024

Time: 10AM – 1PM

Location: 22351 City Center Dr., Hayward

Cost: Free

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Sunday 05/19/2024

Meet snakes from East Bay Regional Park District.

Meet the animal ambassador Julius Squeezer, the gopher snake! Learn about the important role snakes play in the ecosystem with an up-close look at Julius in the Park.

Date: Every Sunday

Time: 11AM -11:30AM

Location: Del Valle Regional Park, 7000 Del Valle Rd., Livermore

Cost: Free, $6 parking fee may apply

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Sunday 05/19/2024

Enjoy Disney’s Lilo & Stitch at the Dublin Library.

Join the library for a family friendly movie for AANHPI Month. Bring a blanket to get cozy on the floor to watch Lilo & Stitch. Free tickets will be handed out beginning at 1:45 pm the day of each program. All members of your party must be in line to receive a ticket.

Date: Sunday, May 19, 2024

Time: 2PM – 4PM

Location: Dublin Library-Virginia Bennett Room, 200 Civic Plaza, Dublin

Cost: Free

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Monday 05/20/2024

Join Livermore Public Library for Music and Movement time.

 Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills. This activity is perfect for children ages 1-5.

Date: Every Monday & Wednesday

Time: 10:15AM

Location: Civic Center Library Lawn, 1188 S. Livermore Ave., Livermore

Cost: Free

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Monday 05/20/2024

This playgroup is presented by BANANAS.

Join BANANAS virtually for movement and music, crafts, story time, virtual discovery, special guests and more!

Date: Every Monday & Wednesday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

Location: Virtual

Cost: Free

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Monday 05/20/2024

BANANAS presenta,

Ven y únete virtualmente para música y movimiento, arte y manualidades, cuentos, descubrimiento virtual, invitados especiales y más! Abierto a todos los residentes de la área de la bahía, para niños de 0-5 años y sus cuidadores.

Fecha: Los lunes y miércoles

Hora: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

Lugar: Zoom

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Wednesday 05/22/2024

Join Livermore Public Library for Music and Movement time.

 Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills. This activity is perfect for children ages 1-5.

Date: Every Monday & Wednesday

Time: 10:15AM

Location: Civic Center Library Lawn, 1188 S. Livermore Ave., Livermore

Cost: Free

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Wednesday 05/22/2024

This playgroup is presented by BANANAS.

Join BANANAS virtually for movement and music, crafts, story time, virtual discovery, special guests and more!

Date: Every Monday & Wednesday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

Location: Virtual

Cost: Free

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Wednesday 05/22/2024

BANANAS presenta,

Ven y únete virtualmente para música y movimiento, arte y manualidades, cuentos, descubrimiento virtual, invitados especiales y más! Abierto a todos los residentes de la área de la bahía, para niños de 0-5 años y sus cuidadores.

Fecha: Los lunes y miércoles

Hora: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

Lugar: Zoom

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Wednesday 05/22/2024

Sing your heart out at Albany Library.

The East Bay children's musician Stephanie Pepitone invites you for some singing, dancing and hands-on play with real instruments! There will be a mix of original children's music, multilingual nursery rhymes and family-friendly rock 'n roll favorites.

Date: Every other Wednesday

Time: 12:30PM – 1PM

Location: Albany Library-Edit Stone Room, 1247 Marin Ave., Albany

Cost: Free

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Thursday 05/23/2024

Join Berkeley Library & MOCHA for art activities.

MOCHA (Museum of Children’s Art) stops by Berkeley Public Library and make different projects each week.

Date: Every Thursday

Time: 3:30PM - 5PM

Location: West Branch-Community Room, 1125 University Ave., Berkeley

Cost: Free

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Friday 05/24/2024

Join Berkeley Library & MOCHA for art activities.

MOCHA (Museum of Children’s Art) stops by Berkeley Public Library and make different projects each week.

Date: Every Friday

Time: 3:30PM - 5PM

Location: Central Library-Children's Room, 2090 Kittredge St., Berkeley

Cost: Free

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Friday 05/24/2024

Join Rincon Library for yoga storytime.

The yoga storytime is filled with stories, songs, movement, and fun for little yogis. Free sessions on Fridays at 12 p.m., indoors at Rincon Library.

Date: Every Friday

Time: 12PM

Location: Rincon Library, 725 Rincon Ave., Livermore

Cost: Free

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Saturday 05/25/2024

Watch a special performance at the Castro Valley library.

Join the library for a very special performances by Alameda’s only Polynesian cultural arts center, Halau Makana. Let the rhythms sway you as you immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Hawaiian, Tahitian, and Maori music and dance.

Date: Saturday, May 25, 2024

Time: 11AM – 12PM

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

Cost: Free

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Saturday 05/25/2024

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month at Fremont Library.

Join the library to celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the library!  Performances include: Polynesian Dances, K-pop Dances, Indian Songs, Traditional Instruments, Martial Arts, Chinese and Japanese Songs, and more. Seats are limited.  A ticket is required to attend.  Tickets are free and will be distributed starting at 1:05 pm.

Date: Saturday, May 25, 2024

Time: 1:15PM – 2:15PM

Location: Fremont Library-Storytime Theatre, 2400 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont

Cost: Free

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Saturday 05/25/2024

Make art at Alameda Free Library.

Teaching artists from Oakland's Museum of Children's Art will be conducting sessions. All supplies are provided. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Call 510-747-7705 or email childref@alamedaca.gov for more information or to register for the program.

Date: Saturday, May 25, 2024

Time: 3PM – 4:30PM

Location: Alameda Main Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda

Cost: Free

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Sunday 05/26/2024

Meet snakes from East Bay Regional Park District.

Meet the animal ambassador Julius Squeezer, the gopher snake! Learn about the important role snakes play in the ecosystem with an up-close look at Julius in the Park.

Date: Every Sunday

Time: 11AM -11:30AM

Location: Del Valle Regional Park, 7000 Del Valle Rd., Livermore

Cost: Free, $6 parking fee may apply

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Sunday 05/26/2024

Join East Bay Regional Park District for movie night.

As the sun sets on a fabulous weekend soaking up the wonders of nature, gather around the amphitheater for a free family-friendly movie night. Movie title will be posted at campground bulletin board.

Date: Sunday, May 26, 2024

Time: 8PM - 10PM

Location: Del Valle Regional Park, 7000 Del Valle Rd., Livermore

Cost: Free, $6 parking fee

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Sunday 05/26/2024

Join East Bay Regional Park District for Memorial Day fun.

Spend an afternoon at the Bay, make new discoveries, and enjoy a new activity each week with games, crafts, and special surprises. This weekend's topic: Memorial Day Memories – Learn to fold a flag, tie a knot, and make a flower to put on the Merchant Mariners Memorial.

Date: Sunday, May 26, 2024

Time: 1:30PM - 2:30PM

Location: Crab Cove, 1252 McKay Ave., Alameda

Cost: Free

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Monday 05/27/2024

Join Livermore Public Library for Music and Movement time.

 Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills. This activity is perfect for children ages 1-5.

Date: Every Monday & Wednesday

Time: 10:15AM

Location: Civic Center Library Lawn, 1188 S. Livermore Ave., Livermore

Cost: Free

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Monday 05/27/2024

This playgroup is presented by BANANAS.

Join BANANAS virtually for movement and music, crafts, story time, virtual discovery, special guests and more!

Date: Every Monday & Wednesday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

Location: Virtual

Cost: Free

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Monday 05/27/2024

BANANAS presenta,

Ven y únete virtualmente para música y movimiento, arte y manualidades, cuentos, descubrimiento virtual, invitados especiales y más! Abierto a todos los residentes de la área de la bahía, para niños de 0-5 años y sus cuidadores.

Fecha: Los lunes y miércoles

Hora: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

Lugar: Zoom

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Wednesday 05/29/2024

Join Livermore Public Library for Music and Movement time.

 Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills. This activity is perfect for children ages 1-5.

Date: Every Monday & Wednesday

Time: 10:15AM

Location: Civic Center Library Lawn, 1188 S. Livermore Ave., Livermore

Cost: Free

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Wednesday 05/29/2024

This playgroup is presented by BANANAS.

Join BANANAS virtually for movement and music, crafts, story time, virtual discovery, special guests and more!

Date: Every Monday & Wednesday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

Location: Virtual

Cost: Free

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Wednesday 05/29/2024

BANANAS presenta,

Ven y únete virtualmente para música y movimiento, arte y manualidades, cuentos, descubrimiento virtual, invitados especiales y más! Abierto a todos los residentes de la área de la bahía, para niños de 0-5 años y sus cuidadores.

Fecha: Los lunes y miércoles

Hora: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

Lugar: Zoom

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Wednesday 05/29/2024

Make art at the Castro Valley library.

Join the library in celebrating AANHPI month at the Castro Valley Library with a craft activity. Registration is required as supplies are limited.

Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Time: 4:30PM – 5:30PM

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

Cost: Free

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Wednesday 05/29/2024

Meet little animals at Oakland Public Library.

Visit the cute and cuddly animals from the Little Explorers Petting Zoo. This is a popular event the whole family can enjoy. Please be prepared to wait in line.

Visite los animales lindos y adorables del Zoológico de mascotas de pequeños exploradores. Este es un evento popular que toda la familia podrá disfrutar. Favor de prepárese para hacer fila.

Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Time: 10AM – 12PM

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

Cost: Free

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Wednesday 05/29/2024

Meet little animals at Oakland Public Library.

Visit the cute and cuddly animals from the Little Explorers Petting Zoo. This is a popular event the whole family can enjoy. Please be prepared to wait in line.

Visite los animales lindos y adorables del Zoológico de mascotas de pequeños exploradores. Este es un evento popular que toda la familia podrá disfrutar. Favor de prepárese para hacer fila.

Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Time: 2:30PM - 4:30PM

Location: Piedmont Avenue Branch, 80 Echo Ave., Oakland

Cost: Free

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Thursday 05/30/2024

Join Berkeley Library & MOCHA for art activities.

MOCHA (Museum of Children’s Art) stops by Berkeley Public Library and make different projects each week.

Date: Every Thursday

Time: 3:30PM - 5PM

Location: West Branch-Community Room, 1125 University Ave., Berkeley

Cost: Free

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Thursday 05/30/2024

Make music together at home with Alameda County Library.

The inclusive music making experience designed for children with special needs, open to children of all abilities! You are encouraged to bring your own instruments and keep them on standby until prompted by the therapist. If you do not have instruments, please consider adapting household objects for making music. Use pots/pans & wooden spoons or chopsticks.

Date: Thursday, May 30, 2024

Time: 4PM – 5PM

Location: Virtual

Cost: Free

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Thursday 05/30/2024

Join Oakland Public Library for a special puppet show.

Erica will bring her paper theater to present stories from various countries. Just like the bicycle-based kamishibaiya who brought stories to parks & street-corners in Japan during the 1930s, Erica will serve tasty treats when the stories end.

There will be different stories on each date:

5/16/24 at 10:30 am for Toddlers

5/30/24 at 1:30 pm for Preschoolers

6/29/4 at 10:30 am for Families

7/2/24 at 6:30 pm for All Ages

7/30/24 at 6:30 pm for All Ages

Date: Every other Thursday

Time: 10:30AM – 11AM

Location: Rockridge Branch, 5366 College Ave., Oakland

Cost: Free

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Friday 05/31/2024

Join Berkeley Library & MOCHA for art activities.

MOCHA (Museum of Children’s Art) stops by Berkeley Public Library and make different projects each week.

Date: Every Friday

Time: 3:30PM - 5PM

Location: Central Library-Children's Room, 2090 Kittredge St., Berkeley

Cost: Free

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Friday 05/31/2024

Join Rincon Library for yoga storytime.

The yoga storytime is filled with stories, songs, movement, and fun for little yogis. Free sessions on Fridays at 12 p.m., indoors at Rincon Library.

Date: Every Friday

Time: 12PM

Location: Rincon Library, 725 Rincon Ave., Livermore

Cost: Free

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Friday 05/31/2024

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month at Fremont Library.

Join the library to celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the library! Arts & Crafts include: Face Painting, Origami, Paper Cutting, Chinese Calligraphy, and more. Seats are limited.  A ticket is required to attend.  Tickets are free and will be distributed starting at 2:15 pm.

Date: Friday, May 31, 2024

Time: 2:30PM – 4:30PM

Location: Fremont Library-Storytime Theatre, 2400 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont

Cost: Free

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Friday 05/31/2024

Learn all about STEM at Oakland Public Library.

An engineering lab on wheels! Enjoy a variety of STEM activities for learners PreK - 5th grade.

¡Un laboratorio de ingeniería sobre ruedas! Disfrute de una variedad de actividades STEM para estudiantes del PreK a 5to grado.

Date: Friday, May 31, 2024

Time: 12PM – 2PM

Location: Martin Luther King Jr. Branch, 6833 International Blvd., Oakland

Cost: Free

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