The FREE Berkeley Kite Festival, the most gigantic non-concert outdoor event I’ve ever been to, takes place in the Berkeley Marina July 29 and 30.
Downtown Benicia is the cutest little place with some big history. With California’s third capitol building, picnic, seashore, treats & more!
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.
Summer bucket list of family fun outings that cost less less than five bucks for an adult and a kid. Thanks to all of you who contributed.
Parades, pancakes, festivals, & fireworks! Our Fourth of July Guide for East Bay families has it all. Sponsored by Sarah’s Science.
Here is a list of outdoor street fairs, carnivals, and festivals to pencil into your Summer plans — from before summer starts to after autumn rolls in!
If your kids can stay up well past 9pm, there are a few outdoor movies you can see for FREE. Most start around 8:15-8:45ish. BYO blankets.
Father’s Day is June 18; here are some fabulous ideas for treating, entertaining, and otherwise celebrating Dad.
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.
If your idea of paradise is a bookstore, mark your calendar for the Bay Area Book Festival, which will take place on June 3-4 in Downtown Berkeley.
Summer Bay Area planner: Ice cream, camp-outs, art, s’mores, swimming, outdoor movies, hiking, animal encounters, a little bit of everything!
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.
The Century 16 at Hilltop Mall in Richmond, Hayward Century, and the Century 14 in Walnut Creek will show these $1 movies for the summer.
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.
Designed to expose new readers to comic books and their local independent comic book shops, Free Comic Book Day is the first Saturday in May.