Summer Bay Area planner: Ice cream, camp-outs, art, s’mores, swimming, outdoor movies, hiking, animal encounters, a little bit of everything!
Painting studios where adults can feel confident about putting their brushes to canvas, including some with kid-friendly painting classes.
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.
Guests of all ages will enjoy looking AND touching. At the center of the show is Seed Vortex, Kahn’s enormous metal sculpture weighing thousands of pounds and spanning 20 feet in diameter.
The new Veranda shopping center in Concord has a few spots that parents might find entertaining and useful — but none will be as exciting as the play structure they’ve installed, the Veranda Climber.
To kick off the Christmas season, The Gardens at Heather Farm (a lovely place if you’ve never been) will host an annual Teddy Bear Tea for young children.
Walnut Creek’s recently renovated Larkey Spray Ground is the perfect place to spend a sunny day in the Bay with kids 5 and under.
Between December 3 and February 26, the Golden State Warriors host a series of basketball “camps” for kids with lots of cool perks.
Have you ever wanted to fish but not known where to go? Today our Kid Reporter, Owen B, from Oakland, shares the best four freshwater places to fish in the East Bay.
Tutu School, where toddlers and preschoolers can take their first ballet steps, is the latest addition to Montclair Village. Classes begin at 18 months.
What if superheroes were people of color? Are they? What if they aged, like mortals? These are some of the questions raised by the art at the Bedford Gallery show My Hero! Contemporary Art & Superhero Action, a mixed media show in downtown Walnut Creek whose opening reception I took my family to this weekend.