San Pablo Park is Berkeley’s oldest park and has many amenities.
Will you join us this year? Early bird tickets are available now and are 50% off the price of day of tickets.
Vivian took a recent family outing to pick at Swanton Berry Farm — open yearround — and offered to share the highlights with us. The kids had fun picking fresh organic strawberries. The strawberries were some of the sweetest and juiciest I’ve ever had. The view from the farm is magnificent, with the Pacific Ocean […]
It’s literally one of the Bay Area’s best kept secrets: an incredible freebie that is still under the radar to many, but one that will completely change your cultural life. The program is called Discover & Go, and it gets you and your kids in free to some of our most popular museums and attractions […]
Looking for a fun day trip or mini vacation for your long weekend? These fellow Bay Area bloggers have a few inspiring ideas and photographs to help you plan. Just for a few hours with big kids: Alcatraz Picnic Blog’s Lisa had fun with her school-aged daughter at Alcatraz; the girls had no patience for the […]
Coaching Corp, a non-profit whose mission is to provide sports experiences for kids who live in struggling communities, is offering an event for ALL kids this weekend at AT&T Park. “Take the Field” invites families to from 1 pm to 5 pm on Saturday, August 17th. $5 admission will help raise money for the cause. […]
Oakland’s New Parkway Theater is trying an experiment for the month of August to inspire a cycle of generosity in our community. Here’s the deal: pay what you want for your movie ticket — including Family Matinees and Baby Brigades — for the entire month, and 30 percent of gross tickets sales will be donated […]
Stephen Thompson was a regular with the Friday night Bike Party, and while he really enjoyed the atmosphere of the ride, he wanted something he could do with his step-son Aiden, who was just six at the time. A handful of like-minded parents got together to create a kids version of the ride and — […]
The Alameda Theatre & Cineplex on Central Ave in Alameda is offering a cheap summer movie series for kids. Showings are 10 am on Tuesday and Wednesdays. See the film selections in the image above. Tickets are $2 at the box office on the day of the show. Related: Cheap summer movies at Richmond and […]
Does your child need incentive to pick up a book? If so, the various public libraries offer stickers, charts, bookmarks, and some cool kid-sized prizes for reading and stopping by the library. Berkeley Public Library Summer Reading Games offers a sticker and small prize (pencil, bookmark) at each library visit and a tracking chart to […]
I recently spoke with Teri Gardiner about the terrific community art programs available at the Richmond Art Center. Who is your art center for? The Richmond Art Center is for kids of all ages who want to make art and new friends. Our creative and nurturing atmosphere and small classes are perfect for preschoolers on […]