Is Beach Blanket Babylon good for kids?

Beach Blanket Babylon: SF skyline crazy hat

My husband and I were recently treated to a performance of the long-running (since 1974!) theater musical revue, Beach Blanket Babylon. Having seen a version of this ever-changing show fifteen years ago, I was thoroughly entertained. Alec was completely caught off-guard by the style, plot, songs, hats, and humor packed with current and old school pop […]

15 places to go on the 4th of July


Thanks to Sarah’s Science camp for sponsoring our Fourth of July Guide for East Bay families. Sarah’s Science has locations in Oakland and Berkeley and invites your child to come have a BLAST! Campers make and take home a fun science project each day, from robots to rockets, catapults to ladybug gardens. Independence Day is a Saturday […]

Stranded! exhibit at the Conservatory of Flowers

San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers

Thanks to the Conservatory of Flowers for sponsoring today. The location of Golden Gate Park’s Conservatory of Flowers is so beautiful that it’s worth a day trip. The building is set back off of John F. Kennedy Drive with lawns and gardens that invite cartwheels and picnics. The current exhibit Stranded! Tropical Island Survival […]

LGBTQ Pride activities for families

Pride: The next generation of voters and policy-influencers

Thanks to Our Family Coalition for helping us to assemble these great family-friendly Pride Month festivities. June 17, 7pm A’s Pride Night at the Oakland Coliseum ballpark is the first of its kind and already a huge nearly-sold-out event! Rainbow colored wristbands with A’s logo promise to be a collectors’ item. Cheer for the home […]