Three delightful musicals are coming to town and here’s enough warning to buy tickets for your family. Bay Area Children’s Theatre presents Fancy Nancy at Freight & Salvage Nancy loves glitter and big words and everything embellished. Nancy and her dance class friends will soon perform Deep Sea Dance, their first recital (fancy for show)! She […]
Materials on hand will encourage children to explore colors, textures and a variety of media in a safe, fun and messy environment.
We are swinging from the rafters about our next camp giveaway: one of our lucky readers will win five free days of summer camp at the epic indoor playspace, We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym in Berkeley! We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym offers camp for children age 3 to 12 with a program of fun […]
Marvel Universe LIVE! is coming to the Bay Area. It is a live action arena show of superheroes intended for all ages (best suited for ages 4 to 99) kinda like a theatrical ice show without the ice. I thank them for sponsoring this post today. What can we expect? Expect a family-friendly arena show with […]
We are so excited that one of our lucky readers will win a free week of summer camp at Brushstrokes Studio! Brushstrokes Summer Camp offers weekly Art Camps for Kids (ages 6-9), Mini Matisse Camps (ages 4-5), Summer Workshops for Teens & Tweens (ages 10 & up), Afternoon Camp, and a CIT Program (ages 14-18). […]
I’ve lived across the street from The Crowden School for more than a decade, so the sight of grade school-aged children hustling up the sidewalk, carrying the telltale black cases of classical instruments, is a familiar one to me. From my living room window, I see these students playing soccer and running around during recess […]
Thanks to Westside Art Studio for sponsoring 510Families.com this week. Jennifer Burke’s art classes in the Berkeley area are legendary in my community of parent friends. “Her art classes are unbelievable,” my extremely opinionated friend Sabrina once told me. She cited these classes as one of the East Bay’s best kept secrets. Another trusted friend, […]
Hey movie lovers, the Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival 2015 (BAICFF) takes place this month in Oakland, and we are giving away two sets of tickets. (Scroll down to enter.) (Kids participating in a BAICFF stop-motion animation workshop) Saturday, January 24 (10 am – 7:30 pm) Sunday, January 25 (10 am – 7 pm) Build zoetropes […]
Ragged Wing Youth Theater Ensemble, a devised theater group for middle and high school students in downtown Oakland. Youth are trained in physical theater, writing, directing, producing and performing an original play. Performances will be in Performances will be held May 12 and 13, 2015. Registration is due by January 21 for High School students […]
Tickets are on sale now for Mary Poppins, the Berkeley Playhouse production of the iconic musical. Mary Poppins features two alternating youth casts trained in The Berkeley Playhouse School of Musical Theater. My mom took my children to this show in Los Angeles and they talked about it for months. At age 5, it was my […]
Lazy Sundays should be spent tooling around Temescal Farmer’s Market (with a stop at Frog Park if your kids have earned it).
Will you join us this year? Early bird tickets are available now and are 50% off the price of day of tickets.
Ignite your creative spark with some messy art projects at Sticky Art Lab in Berkeley…
Alameda Ballet Academy (Alameda) Mommy and Me classes are for 3-4 year olds and Pre-Ballet is for 4-5s. Visit website for details on times, fees, and registration details > Berkeley Ballet School (Berkeley) We Dance Together are parent/child classes for 3-4 year olds held in 10-week sessions. Pre-ballet starts at age 4. Visit website > […]
Ivy + Bean are coming back for another run in Berkeley. Bay Area Children’s Theatre is repeating the popular musical performance based on (Berkeley parent) Annie Barrows‘ New York Times best-selling book series by the same title. Shows begin September 28, 2014. All performances will be at the Osher Studio in Berkeley. If you missed the fun […]