Bay Area Family Activities

Newsletter for kids and family activities in Santa Clara County



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 →

Oceans Rock at the Northside Library (For Ages 5 and up with adult caregiver/parent) (free)

Learn fascinating facts about ocean animals, including manta rays, blue whales, and the blob fish. See, touch, and learn about sharks, and find out what is underneath the coldest place on earth--Antarctica. After the presentation, the event will finish off... 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 →

Home Depot Kids Workshop: Tic Tac Toe Game (Ages 5-12) (free)

Join hands-on workshop and you and your child can build a wooden tic-tac-toe game to play with family or friends almost anywhere. Once the project is complete, your child can personalize their game board and pieces with paint and stickers.... 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 →

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