Bay Area Family Activities

Newsletter for kids and family activities in Santa Clara County



Community Day at the San Jose Museum of Art (all ages) (Admission is free)

Celebrate El Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with a full day of live entertainment, cultural demonstrations, and an eclectic mix of artmaking experiences. Decorate calaveras de azúcar (sugar skulls) and engage with your family and community at SJMA. Even... Continue Reading →


Ohlone College 3rd Annual A Night of Science and More! (All ages) (free)

A science extravaganza for all ages! Free & open to the public.   STE(A)M Magic Shows 3D Printing Star Gazing Virtual Reality Mad Science Demonstrations Interactive Exhibits Drones and much more! Event Location: Ohlone College Newark Center for Health Sciences and Technology... Continue Reading →

Family Costume Run/Walk Scavenger Hunt at the Northside Library (All ages) (free)

The Northside Library's 1st Annual Family Costume Run/Walk Scavenger Hunt will allow you to get some physical exercise while wearing your costume. You will run or walk around beautiful Lick Mill Park, find items along our scavenger hunt, and then... Continue Reading →

Tech Challenge Summer Program at the Berryessa Library (All ages) (free)

Join for a 1-hour workshop introducing The Tech Challenge 2018, presented by Dell! Students will design, engineer and build a device that will survive being dropped. All ages welcome. Materials will be provided. Event Location: Berryessa Library Date and Time: Saturday,... Continue Reading →

Community Day at the Tech Museum of Innovation (free admission to all on Sunday, June 25, 2017)

For one day only, The Tech is swinging open its doors and offering free admission to all! Come get a taste of their hands-on exhibits and experiences, and enjoy a film at the Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater for just $5.... Continue Reading →

Community Day: Maker Day at the San Jose Museum of Art (all ages) (free)

SJMA celebrates San Jose’s vibrant maker community with a day of live performance, gallery tours, and art-making activities. Highlights include a blacksmithing demonstration from the School of Visual Philosophy and an original piece by comedian and storyteller Dhaya Lakshminarayanan. Inspired... Continue Reading →

Little Explorers Petting Zoo at the Berryessa Library (all ages) (free)

Here’s a chance for children to get up close and personal with farm animals such as rabbits, chickens, alpacas, goats, and sheep! Pet, groom, and feed the animals, and browse the collection of books to learn even more about them.... Continue Reading →

Superhero Race at the Northside Library (All ages) (free)

Kids, tweens, teens, and adults can wear their favorite costumes and design some extra parts, like masks, capes, gauntlets at the superhero craft making. At 3pm take a run around Live Oak Park in fabulous costumes. All racers will receive... Continue Reading →

Kids’ Dance Party: Latin Edition at the Northside Library (Ages 0-5 and their parents) (free)

Join the Kids' Dance Party as DJ Kevin spins latin tunes to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Participants will be able to shake their maracas and shimmy, shimmy, shimmy to the beat. Event Location: Northside Library Date and Time: Fri, May 5,... Continue Reading →

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