Berkeley Kite Festival 2015

Berkeley Kite Festival in the Berkeley Marina

The Berkeley Kite Festival, the most gigantic non-concert outdoor event I’ve ever been to, takes place in the Berkeley Marina every July. This year, the dates are Jul 25 and 26th. The largest kites, about the size of a full-sized school bus, can be seen from the top of the Berkeley Hills. The festival is […]

Daytrip to Stinson Beach with kids

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Stinson Beach is our favorite, FAVORITE beach in the Bay Area. In the Summers you’ll find us there practically every weekend. I almost hesitate to tell you about it because the parking situation stresses me out, but I’m nice, so here are my best tips: Leave early. The parking lot is big, but it fills up […]

LEGO Brickshow in San Leandro

Lego Brickshow in San Leandro

A world made of LEGO bricks will be on display at the LEGO Brickshow 2015 in San Leandro, opening Friday, June 26. The exhibit will include interactive opportunities for kids and adults to build with LEGOs, control robots, and compete in LEGO-themed games with other visitors. Located at the Bay Area Family Church, 2305 Washington Avenue, […]

15 places to go on the 4th of July

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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 […]