Bay Area Family Activities

Newsletter for kids and family activities in Santa Clara County

View the All-American Solar Eclipse at the Milpitas Library (All ages) (Free)

Join for a viewing of the All-American Eclipse, to be held on the fourth floor of the Milpitas Library parking garage. The eclipse will start at 9:00am, and will end at 11:40 am. Solar eclipse viewing glasses will be given... Continue Reading →

Make some Pencil Tube at Orchard Supply Hardware (Age 5-12) (free)

It's time for back to school. Bring the kids and make some pencil tubes. This fun craft will get them excited for the school year ahead, and it’s FREE! Event Location: Orchard Supply Hardware Date and Time: Saturday, August 19,... Continue Reading →

Lotus in the West at the Berryessa Library (Elementary grade kids) (free)

Lotus in the West is a program to learn about and introduce to young kids other cultures that we inherit from our ancestors. They will read books to elementary-grade children, teaching about the world’s many cultures, and their unique qualities... Continue Reading →

Be Cool For School at the Berryessa Library (School age kids) (free)

Kick off the school year by visiting your local library for a fun and educational activity! Learn what homework help resources are available for students and create custom composition books and school book covers.   Event Location: Berryessa Library Date... Continue Reading →

Happy Hollow Go Wild at the Berryessa Library (Age 5 and up) (free)

Happy Hollow Park and Zoo comes to your library! Join with your whole family for a fun filled program with live critters and learn about adaptations, habitat, diet, and more. Event Location: Berryessa Library Date and Time: Tuesday, August 15 at... Continue Reading →

All About the All-American Eclipse at the Milpitas Library (Preteen, Teen, Adult) (free)

For the first time in 38 years, a total solar eclipse will be visible in the continental United States. Taking place Monday, August 21, 2017, the total eclipse will only be observable from the United States, and will be seen... Continue Reading →

Teen Event: Back to School! at the Berryessa Library (Grade 7-12) (Free)

Come to the Berryessa Library to learn about what resources the library has to offer YOU. Learn what will make your school year easier, and what free fun events the library has all year round. Intended for grades 7th-12th Learn how... to... Continue Reading →

Light Up the Night: Lightning Bugs at the Berryessa Library (ages 3 and up) (free)

Join to learn more about the insect that lights up the night sky- fireflies! Participates will be able to create their own ‘lightning bug’ to take home. Event Location: Berryesssa Library Date and Time: Tuesday, August 8 at 11:00am 

Penske Truck at the Home Depot (ages 5-12) (free)

Join hands-on workshop and you and your child can build a wooden Penske truck to roll some fun into August. Once the project is complete, your child can personalize their truck with stickers and paint. All kids get to keep... Continue Reading →

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