Bay Area Family Activities

Newsletter for kids and family activities in Santa Clara County



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 →

STEM Central (all ages) (free)

STEM Central is an all-day, family-friendly event. Children will have the opportunity to get hands-on at interactive Innovation Stations throughout the library, where children and adults can work together to build circuits, construct towering skyscrapers, and launch their very own... Continue Reading →

Easter Egg Hunt at the Orchard Supply Hardware (free) (upto ages 12)

Kids can grab a free bucket and then search through the Nursery for a gift-filled egg to take home. Supplies are limited. Adult supervision required. Event Location: Orchard Supply Hardware Date and Time: Saturday, April 15, 2017 from 9 am to... Continue Reading →

Happy Hour Craft: St. Patrick’s Day at the Northside Library (ages 0-5) (free)

Engage children in Happy Hour Craft where they will decorate a shamrock. Event Location: Northside Library Date and Time: Friday, March 17, 2017 from 4-5 pm

DUPLO LEGOs at the Northside Library (18 months and older) (free)

Join in this free play for younger kids.  LEGO Duplos bricks are twice the size of ordinary LEGO bricks – making them perfect for small hands and growing imaginations. Event Location: Northside Library Date and Time: Sat, March 4, 2017... Continue Reading →

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