Activities, places to eat, and treats for Mother’s Day 2020 (at home in Oakland and surrounding communities, Berkeley, Albany, Alameda)
Tickets to upcoming shows, plays, performances, and productions where advance booking may be helpful.
Deals on Events
Visit Aquarium of the Bay for your chance to experience the Bay's fascinating aquatic wildlife up close. Located along San Francisco's walkable waterfront, Aquarium of the Bay is home to more than 20,... Read more
Kids will learn about art and painting through various one-hour long guided projects. Materials used include paper, paints, colored pencil, construction paper, markers or pens. If you need any materia... Read more
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (GLI) and "Hamilton" have launched EduHam at Home, a free digital program for students and their families to explore the world of "Hamilton" and Americ... Read more
Music classes, DJ dance parties and story time -- Leave it to Kids Imagine Nation to always have a fun lesson plan in store. If you’ve got a kid with endless creativity and energy, these live intera... Read more
Whether it’s for school or for their own downtime, chances are you’ve got a kid at home who's stuck staring at a screen all day. Give them a break from the blue light with Pinna. With access to ad... Read more
Make sure you don't miss out on any of the must-see movies of the season with this exclusive ticket offer. Your AMC Black eTicket is valid for admission to any AMC theater nationwide -- AMC Theatres, ... Read more
From ventriloquists to jugglers and even a bubble lady, the town of Danville knows how to keep preschoolers laughing and screaming for more. Grab the little ones for a set of amusing acts that'll ente... Read more
Develop creative writing and performance skills while discovering your inner comedic genius! Walt Frasier and his team at EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH bring their popular Times Square program online to the e... Read more
Learn Music Basics in an easy fun way that even the very young can understand. There are fun songs to interact and sing wiith. Parents will love the review while helping their kids appreciate the inne... Read more
"Musical Moments" is a curated playlist that promises to transport you to another place or time. Some episodes include recorded discussion with artists. Take a moment during your day to turn down the ... Read more
Saturday Family Jam Sessions are now online! Junior music aficionados spend Saturday mornings singing, playing, and preparing for a lifetime of music appreciation. This year, families go on a musical ... Read more
These programs are designed for families that would like to have fun learning from home. Online classes include Aviation Science (appropriate for ages 8–18), Life Aboard Intrepid (grades 3–8), Exp... Read more
Cinderella to Ratatouille, The Incredible Hulk to Baby Yoda — streaming now on Disney+. This free 7-day trial lets you watch all the biggest blockbusters, along with new Disney originals and childho... Read more
"The Lion King Experience" is an immersive arts education program that introduces students to many aspects of theater-making through the lens of "The Lion King". We’re thrilled to unlock all session... Read more
Got an aspiring "Karate Kid" at home? Let martial arts movie star/instructor Jeff Speakman show them the way with his series of fun, easy-to-follow online classes. Not only will it be a great way to k... Read more
"Highlights @ Home" was created to help families build happy memories amid all this uncertainty. Created and curated by the experts at "Highlights", each "H@H" bundle is organized around a kid-friendl... Read more
Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA, the arm of Keegan Theatre exclusively focused on theatre education and programming for young people and families, is pleased to announce new opportunities for young people of all a... Read more
Ruff day? Leave it to this little pupper to brighten things up for the whole family. Join Bravo the Theatre Dog and his pals every Tuesday for a delightful half-hour of fun, music and storytelling tha... Read more
Easter Bunny, egg hunt, and steam train ride through the redwoods! Just, wow. Buy tickets now for one of these train rides in April.
Want to see the Nutcracker in Oakland? Here are some lovely holiday performances to choose from including larger- and small-scale theaters.
From October 17-19, the Gardens at Lake Merritt will be lit up at night. Come, take a stroll.
An action packed family-friendly day out featuring THE WORLD’S BIGGEST BOUNCE HOUSE is coming to Oakland in September. Get tix now!
Best date night ever? Dinner in SF and a stroll through the Museum of Ice Cream. But only if you plan ahead.
The Fairyland children’s book festival, Saturday, May 18, from 10 to 4, will bring together more than 30 Bay Area children’s authors and illustrators who will do read-alouds and demonstrations and talk about their craft with kids and parents.