Somehow I just wasn’t sure it would be worth the drive. Well it is.
It is that time of the year again: Berkeley & Oakland Winter Break Camps fill in where you leave off. Winter Camps for East Bay kids.
So much fun in December: find Santa, ride in a horse drawn carriage, see lights, get crafty, ride a mini roller coaster, take in a show, phew!
Hit the jackpot of lights at the Oakland Zoo. ZooLights requires admission prices even for members, but it is way cool. Santa occasionally.
East Bay Christmas tree lots from Alameda, Oakland, Castro Valley, Berkeley range from fast, playful, to woodsy. Choose your favorite!
Between December 3 and February 26, the Golden State Warriors host a series of basketball “camps” for kids with lots of cool perks.
Christmas Tea in San Francisco and the East Bay makes a lovely — often expensive — holiday tradition for families. We break it down from near to far.
For students in grades 4-8, Crowden offers a special daily schedule designed to provide students with passion for music-making with academic development.
Kids cooking classes, camps, and workshops in the East Bay range from single day programs and in-depth cultural explorations. Yum.
Plant a tree, donate diapers, make a super hero cape, pick up litter, collect books, cut your hair: so many ways to volunteer with kids!
Girls Garage in West Berkeley offers the space, resources, and teachers to get girls hands-on with welding, woodwork, and a little trouble.
From Bay Day through Halloween with all the mini maker faires, open streets, and drop-in good times you could want for your kids.
Niles Canyon Train of Lights is a wonderful holiday adventure right here in the East Bay. Tickets sell 10/10/16 for the season.
East Bay pumpkin patches come in many types: a quick pumpkin picture, a carnival atmosphere, or a full day on the farm.
Visit Taro’s Origami Studio in Oakland for drop-in origami folding, group classes, private lessons, or a special birthday party. In Rockridge.