The Museum Of CHildren’s Art in Oakland is a fun place to drop in at the end of the week.
An engaging, weather-proof play session for toddlers is held twice weekly in the Oakland Hills.
Wee Play is an activity oriented play center put on by the Alameda Parks Department in the Veteran’s Building three days a week.
The East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse touts itself as being “every teacher’s first stop and every artist’s second home” for a good reason. Find your trash or treasure.
Messy Art Day is a special event, open to the public, for kids four & under at El Cerrito Preschool Coop on Sunday March 18.
Easter in the East Bay is filled with fun free carnivals and community egg hunts throughout the weeks. Don’t miss out with the help of our guide.
Snow adventures for young families. Skip the lifts, 5 options with snowshoes or cross-country skis.
Passover 2018 outings for Oakland, Berkeley, and other East Bay families including seders and kid-friendly community events.
When restaurants have play areas, or even a small basket of chalk and a chalkboard, it can make a parent’s life easier. We are grateful for these East Bay restaurants who welcome our kids with open arms, and a handful of toys.
Kindergym is a wonderful toddler play program by Dawn Margolin offered at Temple Beth Abraham (TBA) in Oakland (but it’s not exclusive to Oakland or any one faith – all families are welcome!).
A-Z listings of dance classes for toddlers and preschoolers in the East Bay.
The morning of Saturday March 17, runners, walkers, strollers, and children are welcome to join in the first Colusa Circle 5k.
Pixieland Amusement Park was a super fun day for all three of my kids (age 2, 6, and 8). Think of it as a more modern, smaller version of Fairyland.
Family Camp is a terrific blend of outdoorsy fun and vacation. Usually, you bring your bedding and sleep in a modest cabin; meals and family programming are provided!
The Oakland Aviation Museum, open Wednesday thru Sundays, is located near the Oakland airport, so although you won’t stand right next to a plane that’s taking off, you can both stand next to a plane — and look up in the sky to see what’s just taken off.