Wear athletic shoes and bring a camera because Indian Rock will make you want to scale it and start snapping pictures immediately.
My first-grader and I attended a drop-in craft session at Michael’s craft store in Emeryville on Saturday, and she loved it. I loved it because it cost $2 and she was extremely engaged. With rainy weather upon us, it seems like a good time to spread the word about this low-cost, low-commitment activity. Every Saturday, […]
Kids so pleased with their costumes they want to wear them more than once? Here is a round-up of Halloween activities and outings where Jedi Knights and Cleopatra will be more than welcomed. Pre-Halloween events A costume Swap at Color Me Mine in Alameda is already in the works. When you drop off your costume (during […]
Before you pack up the kids and the celery and head off to our favorite free farm in Berkeley, read this announcement on Berkeleyside about badly needed renovations that will keep Little Farm closed NOW through the end of February. Major sewer construction work that is set to begin next month will see the Little Farm, […]
On Sunday October 13, Shattuck Avenue will close down to car traffic from the north end at Rose Street in the Gourmet Ghetto to the southern end of Downtown Berkeley at Haste. Bikes, scooters, strollers, and wagons are welcome, as are pedestrians. Local vendors will line the edges of the street offering food, information, and […]
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 […]