Celebrate Pi Day - 510 Families

Celebrate Pi Day

Pi Day is an annual occasion for nerds to recite the infinite digits of Pi, talk to friends about math, and to eat Pie.

Where I love to get Pies for Pi Day in Berkeley

Pies for Pi Day
Pies for Pi Day | Photo: Heather Flett

That picture up there shows how I really raised the bar for my family’s expectation of how we celebrate Pi Day, a perfectly made-up holiday to celebrate the magical number pie, 3.14. My children’s middle school celebrates a week of math-related games and learning culminating in a pie-eating feast that has spilled into our home life.

But as my child reminds me, “Mom, it’s not like you even bake anything, you just buy the pies.” Fair point, kid, but I do have to go to the stores. Some of them even require heating! Or ice cream!

Clockwise from the top, this where my pies came from:

  • Local baker, Mamie & Makhi’s sweet potato pie, sells a fresh frozen pie batter that wins my family’s pie party. I buy it at Berkeley Bowl West, but you can order direct from her >
  • Ha ha, the rest of them came from Whole Foods bakery or freezer section. Maybe my kid was right.

Pie Specials in the East Bay:

Sponsor

Other favorite places to buy pies in town:

  • Sweet Adeline’s
  • Nations
  • Fatapples

Get the {510} Families weekend planner in your inbox. It's free!

* indicates required

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

COVID-19 Update
We're seeking family fun for you every day, but please note that as of December 3, the Bay Area has entered a new Stay-At-Home order and some activities on this website may not be available. Subscribe and receive a list of family-friendly activities in the East Bay in your inbox every Friday. 
Stay Updated
You can unsubscribe anytime.
close-link
logo
Scroll to Top