Jenny Berggren is a librarian and parent living in Alameda, CA. I am sharing an excerpt from her fantastic Solidarity Sundays rad kids reading list.
Join in the free LEGO Store Monthly Mini Model Builds in Pleasanton or San Francisco open to children ages 6 to 14. Advance sign-up.
Your guide to Bay Area waterparks; find the one that works best for your family. From water slide junkies to sprayground newbies, we love ya!
Summer Bay Area planner: Ice cream, camp-outs, art, s’mores, swimming, outdoor movies, hiking, animal encounters, a little bit of everything!
If you are a crafter, builder, or tinkerer, this event is for you and your curious kids. The Bay Area Maker Faire is unforgettable fun.
My husband Alec took our big boys to ride bicycles on the Eastern span of the Bay Bridge. For a pretty flat course, the views are stunning.
Lucky kids can try any of these amazing Bay Area sleepovers with you, the super cool parent: museums, zoos, amusement parks, and aircraft carrier!
For $10 per person, you can go to every movie in the Kids Movie Series this summer hosted by The Alameda Theatre & Cineplex on Central Ave in Alameda.
Each family member 3 years and older pays for admission, which includes an extensive all-you-can-eat buffet. Plus activities, rides, games!
Kids bowl free at participating bowling alleys in the (510): Albany, San Leandro, Castro Valley, and Fremont. Register first.
Cal Day is a terrific opportunity to for the East Bay families to get a taste of the world class university in our backyard with FREE classes & games on campus.
Ahoy mates! The tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain are docked at Jack London Square for a final weekend. Visitors can do a 3-hour Battle Sail
I love a creative space stocked with supplies where I can let my kids get messy without worrying about cleaning up afterward.
The Kids Zone at the Oakland Running Festival promises to be a fun, active morning. Running optional.
Houseboating on Lake Shasta is amazing; we pull up on shore, extend the included ramp, and climb off to explore. Campfires are a highlight every night, eating s’mores and checking out the scenery.