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 →

Munchkin Mash Dance Party (Ages 4 and up) (free)

Join for the 3rd Annual Munchkin Mash Dance Party! Dress up in your costume and dance the afternoon away with DJ Kevin and MC Cheryl. Special surprises to come… Event Registration: Northside Library Date and Time: Sat, October 28, 2017 from... 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 →

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 →

GreenWaste Storytime + Truck Visit at the Berryessa Library (Ages 3 and up)(Free)

Enjoy a special and informative storytime from GreenWaste about recycling! Stay tuned after the story for a visit from their recycling truck, where children can climb aboard and parents can take pictures. Event Location: Berryessa Branch Date and Time: Thursday, August... Continue Reading →

Meet a firefighter at the Berryessa Library (Family) (free)

Come to the Berryessa Branch Library for a chance to meet a firefighter from the San Jose Fire Department.  Children and families can learn about fire safety, fire prevention, and other useful information. Event Location: Berryessa Libary Date and time: Saturday,... Continue Reading →

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