Bay Area Family Activities

Newsletter for kids and family activities in Santa Clara County



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 

Exploring Electricity & Magnetism with Mr. Science at the Berryessa Library (Ages 5 and up) (free)

Children are invited to experience the fun of electricity and magnetism with Bob Boschert, also known as Mr. Science. Watch metal globes levitate, watch the sound waves of your voice on an oscilloscope and make your hair stand on end... 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 →

Pyton Ron at the Milpitas Library (for School-aged children) (free)

Pyton Ron has live snakes and other reptiles to show the audience.  See and learn and have fun. Event Location: Milpitas Library Date and Time: Two shows: Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM  Thursday, June 29, 2017... Continue Reading →

Magic Show by Brian Scott at the Milpitas Library (for School-aged kids) (free)

Join for a Magic Show by Brian Scott! This Summer Reading Challenge program is for School-Aged Kids and is free. This program will be held in the Auditorium of the Milpitas Library. Event Location: Milpitas Library Date and Time: Two shows:... Continue Reading →

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