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Every Kid in A Park – Free Passes to US Parks for Fourth Graders

Bay Area Wide Check for Location Near You, Bay Area Wide, CA

Hey do you have a fourth grader  in your family? Or can you borrow one? If so, start planning your trip to a National Park, Federal lands, or Waters. You've just got a free pass for a full year from the Every Kid in A Park program sponsored by the US Department of the Interior. … Continue reading "Every Kid in A Park – Free Passes to US Parks for Fourth Graders"

Free

Tech Mentor | Dr. MLK, Jr. Lib

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library 150 E. San Fernando St., San Jose, CA

Today: Tech Mentor at Dr. MLK, Jr. Library Need help printing or using Word and Excel? Want to set up an email account? Need ideas on tech security? Questions on accessing SJPL eResources? From the basics to somewhat beyond, volunteer tech mentors are here to help with thoughtful advice and problem solving. We will do … Continue reading "Tech Mentor | Dr. MLK, Jr. Lib"

Free

2022 San Francisco Carnaval Festival

Carnaval SF Harrison Street and 16th Street, San Francisco, CA

Carnaval San Francisco is a beloved two-day event featuring a Grand Parade and two-day Festival, celebrating music and cultural elements from Latin American and Caribbean traditions. Carnaval San Francisco has been an event where many cultures to come together in one spirit to share their creative expression. Come celebrate with us at this FREE 2-day … Continue reading "2022 San Francisco Carnaval Festival"

Free

Music and Movement | Educational Park Lib

Educational Park Library 1772 Educational Park Dr., San Jose, CA

Today: Indoor Music and Movement at Educational Park Library Music and Movement is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities through songs, rhymes, finger plays, and movement activities. Music and Movement is a fun and interactive experience for the whole family that promotes the … Continue reading "Music and Movement | Educational Park Lib"

Free

Saturday Science | Randall Museum

The Randall Museum 199 Museum Way, San Francisco, CA

Science learning is most effective when combined with an unmistakable “WOW!” Come to drop-in Science Saturdays at the Randall Museum’s science studio to get enthralled by simple science topics presented through project-based activities. Let’s build a rocket to launch or learn about amazing polymers by making a special type of goo. Most classes produce a … Continue reading "Saturday Science | Randall Museum"

$5 – $10

Free Admission | MoAD

Museum of the African Diaspora 685 Mission street, San Francisco, CA

Join us for THRIVE @MoAD Community Day on Saturday, May 28 with free admission to our five stunning exhibitions currently on view. This program is made possible by the generous support of Kaiser Permanente. About the Museum of the African Diaspora: MoAD, a contemporary art museum, celebrates Black cultures, ignites challenging conversations, and inspires learning … Continue reading "Free Admission | MoAD"

Free

Practice Your English Speaking Skills (ELL) Conversation Club | SJPL | Online

San Jose Public Library Online 150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose, CA

Join us to practice, build, and strengthen your English speaking skills. This is a welcoming and respectful environment for teen/adult learners of English. Club meetings occur weekly with an online trained facilitator. Our dedicated, amazing, and experienced volunteer, Patricia, will lead classes on Saturdays from 11:00am - 12:00pm. This program is presented by the Hillview … Continue reading "Practice Your English Speaking Skills (ELL) Conversation Club | SJPL | Online"

Free

Bean Sprouts Family Days | San Francisco Botanical Garden

San Francisco Botanical Garden 1199 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA

The Bean Sprouts Family Days are part of the botanical gardens children's programs. Enjoy hands-on outdoor fun in the Children's Garden! Families create colorful crafts with flowers, help weed and water the garden, read a book, or play a nature game with our staff and teen interns. Bean Sprouts Family Days at the San Francisco … Continue reading "Bean Sprouts Family Days | San Francisco Botanical Garden"

Free

ART 101: Re-Percussion | San Jose Museum of Art

San Jose Museum of Art 110 S. Market St., San Jose, CA

Join us at the San Jose Museum of Art for an all-inclusive workshop that inspires creative ways of recycling. Eric Hayslett will teach participants how to repurpose recycled containers into musical percussion instruments. The workshop will conclude with a performance on Community Day: Maker Day on June 4, 2022, featuring percussion instruments crafted from this … Continue reading "ART 101: Re-Percussion | San Jose Museum of Art"

Free

Drop-In Art Workshop for Kids | Randall Museum

The Randall Museum 199 Museum Way, San Francisco, CA

Randall Museum's "Afternoon Art" program on Saturdays. Kids and their families can join in a different kid-friendly hands-on art activity each week! Drop in Saturdays between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to create all kinds of art and craft projects. $10 per adult/child combo; $5 per each additional person. Ages 3 and up. Kids under … Continue reading "Drop-In Art Workshop for Kids | Randall Museum"

$5 – $10

Hybrid Tech Help | Educational Park Lib

Educational Park Library 1772 Educational Park Dr., San Jose, CA

Today: Hybrid Tech Help at Educational Park Library Tech Help available In-Person and Virtually by appointment only. Come learn tech skills at the library! Learn how to: Open an email account Connect to a hotspot / WiFi Use Chromebooks / laptops Use Zoom Find and enroll in library programs Get a library card Reserve Materials … Continue reading "Hybrid Tech Help | Educational Park Lib"

Free

Free Telescope Viewings | Chabot Space Museum

Chabot Space & Science Center 10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland, CA

Every Friday and Saturday Night, weather permitting at Chabot Observatory Deck Join Chabot astronomers on the Observatory Deck for free telescope viewing! Weather permitting, this is a chance to explore stars, planets, and more through Chabot’s historic telescopes. Chabot’s three large historic telescopes offer a unique way to experience the awe and wonder of the … Continue reading "Free Telescope Viewings | Chabot Space Museum"

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Every Kid in A Park – Free Passes to US Parks for Fourth Graders

Bay Area Wide Check for Location Near You, Bay Area Wide, CA

Hey do you have a fourth grader  in your family? Or can you borrow one? If so, start planning your trip to a National Park, Federal lands, or Waters. You've just got a free pass for a full year from the Every Kid in A Park program sponsored by the US Department of the Interior. … Continue reading "Every Kid in A Park – Free Passes to US Parks for Fourth Graders"

Free

2022 San Francisco Carnaval Festival

Carnaval SF Harrison Street and 16th Street, San Francisco, CA

Carnaval San Francisco is a beloved two-day event featuring a Grand Parade and two-day Festival, celebrating music and cultural elements from Latin American and Caribbean traditions. Carnaval San Francisco has been an event where many cultures to come together in one spirit to share their creative expression. Come celebrate with us at this FREE 2-day … Continue reading "2022 San Francisco Carnaval Festival"

Free

Every Kid in A Park – Free Passes to US Parks for Fourth Graders

Bay Area Wide Check for Location Near You, Bay Area Wide, CA

Hey do you have a fourth grader  in your family? Or can you borrow one? If so, start planning your trip to a National Park, Federal lands, or Waters. You've just got a free pass for a full year from the Every Kid in A Park program sponsored by the US Department of the Interior. … Continue reading "Every Kid in A Park – Free Passes to US Parks for Fourth Graders"

Free

All Libraries Closed for Holiday

Bay Area Wide Check for Location Near You, Bay Area Wide, CA

All libraries in the Bay Area will be closed for holidays. If you need something, try the online library sites which are available 24/7, including holidays and closures. Visit the library websites for eBooks, downloads, streaming, and more! Local libraries may not be closed for the entire day for Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve, … Continue reading "All Libraries Closed for Holiday"

Free

San Jose Giants vs. Stockton Ports | Excite Ballpark

Excite Ballpark 588 East Alma Avenue, San Jose, CA

Today: San Jose Giants vs Stockton Ports at Excite BallparkTickets prices range from $5-$27 per seat.CelebrateFamily Best Bet: One of my family's favorite things to do/places to go in the Bay area. See the stars of yesterday and today for $5 or free! San Jose Giants have discount ticket promotions on almost every game of … Continue reading "San Jose Giants vs. Stockton Ports | Excite Ballpark"

$5 – $27

Evening Family Storytime | Hillview Lib

Hillview Library 1600 Hopkins Dr. , San Jose, CA

Today: Indoor Evening Family Storytime at Hillview Library Storytime is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement activities. Storytime is a fun and interactive experience for the whole family that promotes the joys of reading and … Continue reading "Evening Family Storytime | Hillview Lib"

Free

2022 The Physics Show at Foothill College

Foothill College 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills, CA

The show is a series of fun, exciting demonstrations of the laws of nature. Expect that the lights will sometimes go out, loud noises are produced, and really “fun” scientific demonstrations. CelebrateFamily.com Best Bet: Best age for the show is 5-12 years with the target age being elementary school. But I have taken kids in … Continue reading "2022 The Physics Show at Foothill College"

$6

Every Kid in A Park – Free Passes to US Parks for Fourth Graders

Bay Area Wide Check for Location Near You, Bay Area Wide, CA

Hey do you have a fourth grader  in your family? Or can you borrow one? If so, start planning your trip to a National Park, Federal lands, or Waters. You've just got a free pass for a full year from the Every Kid in A Park program sponsored by the US Department of the Interior. … Continue reading "Every Kid in A Park – Free Passes to US Parks for Fourth Graders"

Free

Bean Sprouts Family Days | San Francisco Botanical Garden

San Francisco Botanical Garden 1199 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA

The Bean Sprouts Family Days are part of the botanical gardens children's programs. Enjoy hands-on outdoor fun in the Children's Garden! Families create colorful crafts with flowers, help weed and water the garden, read a book, or play a nature game with our staff and teen interns. Bean Sprouts Family Days at the San Francisco … Continue reading "Bean Sprouts Family Days | San Francisco Botanical Garden"

Free

Origami Crane Display for Teens | West Valley Lib

West Valley Library 1243 San Tomas Aquino Rd, San Jose, CA

Today: Origami Crane Display for Teens at West Valley Library Teens throughout San Jose are invited to take part in folding paper cranes to be put on display in the Teen Room at the West Valley Branch Library. Can you help us reach 1,000 paper cranes? The cranes will be on display through at least … Continue reading "Origami Crane Display for Teens | West Valley Lib"

Free

Family Storytime | Carnegie Lib

East San Jose Carnegie Lib 1102 E. Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA

Today: Indoor Family Storytime at East San Jose Carnegie Library Storytime is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement activities. Storytime is a fun and interactive experience for the whole family that promotes the joys of … Continue reading "Family Storytime | Carnegie Lib"

Free

Family Storytime | Alviso Lib

Alviso Library 5050 North First St, San Jose, CA

Today: Indoor Family Storytime at Alviso Library Storytime is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement activities. Storytime is a fun and interactive experience for the whole family that promotes the joys of reading and learning … Continue reading "Family Storytime | Alviso Lib"

Free

Family Storytime | Alum Rock Lib

Alum Rock Library 3090 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose, CA

Today: Indoor Family Storytime at Alum Rock Library Storytime is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement activities. Storytime is a fun and interactive experience for the whole family that promotes the joys of reading and … Continue reading "Family Storytime | Alum Rock Lib"

Free

Outdoor Family Storytime | Willow Glen Lib

Willow Glen Library 1157 Minnesota Ave, San Jose, CA

Today: Outdoor Family Storytime at Willow Glen Library Storytime is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement activities. Storytime is a fun and interactive experience for the whole family that promotes the joys of reading and … Continue reading "Outdoor Family Storytime | Willow Glen Lib"

Free

Bean Sprouts Family Days | San Francisco Botanical Garden

San Francisco Botanical Garden 1199 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA

The Bean Sprouts Family Days are part of the botanical gardens children's programs. Enjoy hands-on outdoor fun in the Children's Garden! Families create colorful crafts with flowers, help weed and water the garden, read a book, or play a nature game with our staff and teen interns. Bean Sprouts Family Days at the San Francisco … Continue reading "Bean Sprouts Family Days | San Francisco Botanical Garden"

Free

Hybrid Tech Help | Educational Park Lib

Educational Park Library 1772 Educational Park Dr., San Jose, CA

Today: Hybrid Tech Help at Educational Park Library Tech Help available In-Person and Virtually by appointment only. Come learn tech skills at the library! Learn how to: Open an email account Connect to a hotspot / WiFi Use Chromebooks / laptops Use Zoom Find and enroll in library programs Get a library card Reserve Materials … Continue reading "Hybrid Tech Help | Educational Park Lib"

Free

Outdoor Family Storytime | Pearl Avenue Lib

Pearl Avenue Library 4270 Pearl Ave., San Jose, CA

Today: Outdoor Family Storytime at Pearl Avenue LibraryStorytime is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement activities. Storytime is a fun and interactive experience for the whole family that promotes the joys of reading and learning … Continue reading "Outdoor Family Storytime | Pearl Avenue Lib"

Free

Math Olympiad Club | SJPL Virtual

San Jose Public Library Online 150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose, CA

VIRTUAL Math Olympiad Club Prepare for the most prestigious math competition, or get better at mathematics! Children ages 8-11 will learn how to solve difficult math problems that prepare them for math competitions in middle school. Through guided instruction and practice using real competition math problems, participants will learn how to break down problems and … Continue reading "Math Olympiad Club | SJPL Virtual"

Free

$6 Discount Movie Night | West Wind Concord

West Wind Solano Drive In 1611 Solano Way, Concord, CA

Come and enjoy some music, games and movies for the whole family! Enjoy the evening as West Wind drive-ins in Concord and San Jose host discount movie nights on Tuesday. Gates open at 6 pm and first feature generally starts at 8 pm. Admission: $6 (adults 12 years+), $2 (5-11 years).  Regular admission is $9 … Continue reading "$6 Discount Movie Night | West Wind Concord"

$2 – $6

$6 Discount Movie Night | West Wind San Jose

West Wind Capitol 6 Drive In 3630 Hillcap Ave, San Jose, CA

Come and enjoy some music, games and movies for the whole family! Enjoy the evening as West Wind drive-ins in Concord and San Jose host discount movie nights on Tuesday. Gates open at 6 pm and first feature generally starts at 8 pm. Admission: $6 (adults 12 years+), $2 (5-11 years).  Regular admission is $9 … Continue reading "$6 Discount Movie Night | West Wind San Jose"

$2 – $6

Every Kid in A Park – Free Passes to US Parks for Fourth Graders

Bay Area Wide Check for Location Near You, Bay Area Wide, CA

Hey do you have a fourth grader  in your family? Or can you borrow one? If so, start planning your trip to a National Park, Federal lands, or Waters. You've just got a free pass for a full year from the Every Kid in A Park program sponsored by the US Department of the Interior. … Continue reading "Every Kid in A Park – Free Passes to US Parks for Fourth Graders"

Free

Family Storytime | Pearl Avenue Lib

Pearl Avenue Library 4270 Pearl Ave., San Jose, CA

Today: Indoor Family Storytime at Pearl Avenue Library Storytime is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement activities. Storytime is a fun and interactive experience for the whole family that promotes the joys of reading and … Continue reading "Family Storytime | Pearl Avenue Lib"

Free

Family Storytime | Calabazas Lib

Calabazas Library 1230 S Blaney Ave., San Jose, CA

Today: Indoor Family Storytime at Calabazas Library Storytime is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement activities. Storytime is a fun and interactive experience for the whole family that promotes the joys of reading and learning … Continue reading "Family Storytime | Calabazas Lib"

Free

Family Storytime | Seven Trees Lib

Seven Trees Library

Today: Indoor Family Storytime at Seven Trees Library Storytime is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement activities. Storytime is a fun and interactive experience for the whole family that promotes the joys of reading and … Continue reading "Family Storytime | Seven Trees Lib"

Free

Family Storytime | Rose Garden Lib

Rose Garden Library 1580 Naglee Ave. , San Jose, CA

Today: Indoor Family Storytime at Rose Garden Library Storytime is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement activities. Storytime is a fun and interactive experience for the whole family that promotes the joys of reading and … Continue reading "Family Storytime | Rose Garden Lib"

Free

Family Storytime | Joyce Ellington Lib

Joyce Ellington Library 491 E. Empire St. , San Jose, CA

Today: Indoor Family Storytime at Joyce Ellington LibraryStorytime is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement activities. Storytime is a fun and interactive experience for the whole family that promotes the joys of reading and learning … Continue reading "Family Storytime | Joyce Ellington Lib"

Free

Wee Outdoor Playspace | Biblioteca Latinoamericana Lib

Biblioteca Latinoamericana Library 921 South First St., San Jose, CA

Today: WEE OUTDOOR PLAYSPACE / PATIO DE JUEGO Y APRENDIZAJE at Biblioteca Latinoamericana Library Come out and enjoy a variety of activities that provide learning opportunities for young children and their caregivers. The outdoor playspace features: A water table An art area A reading corner The outdoor playspace is located behind the Children's Area. Free. … Continue reading "Wee Outdoor Playspace | Biblioteca Latinoamericana Lib"

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Hybrid Tech Help | Educational Park Lib

Educational Park Library 1772 Educational Park Dr., San Jose, CA

Today: Hybrid Tech Help at Educational Park Library Tech Help available In-Person and Virtually by appointment only. Come learn tech skills at the library! Learn how to: Open an email account Connect to a hotspot / WiFi Use Chromebooks / laptops Use Zoom Find and enroll in library programs Get a library card Reserve Materials … Continue reading "Hybrid Tech Help | Educational Park Lib"

Free

Mandarin Language & Culture Class | SJPL | Online

San Jose Public Library Online 150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose, CA

Virtual Mandarin Language & Culture Class An intermediate level class offered in Simplified Mandarin Chinese. This class is intended for school-age children. Students will also learn aspects of traditional Chinese culture. The class will take place on Zoom. To request an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for library-sponsored events, please call 408-808-2000 at … Continue reading "Mandarin Language & Culture Class | SJPL | Online"

Free

San Jose Giants vs. Stockton Ports | Excite Ballpark

Excite Ballpark 588 East Alma Avenue, San Jose, CA

Today: San Jose Giants vs Stockton Ports at Excite BallparkTickets prices range from $5-$27 per seat.CelebrateFamily Best Bet: One of my family's favorite things to do/places to go in the Bay area. See the stars of yesterday and today for $5 or free! San Jose Giants have discount ticket promotions on almost every game of … Continue reading "San Jose Giants vs. Stockton Ports | Excite Ballpark"

$5 – $27

Every Kid in A Park – Free Passes to US Parks for Fourth Graders

Bay Area Wide Check for Location Near You, Bay Area Wide, CA

Hey do you have a fourth grader  in your family? Or can you borrow one? If so, start planning your trip to a National Park, Federal lands, or Waters. You've just got a free pass for a full year from the Every Kid in A Park program sponsored by the US Department of the Interior. … Continue reading "Every Kid in A Park – Free Passes to US Parks for Fourth Graders"

Free

Bean Sprouts Family Days | San Francisco Botanical Garden

San Francisco Botanical Garden 1199 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA

The Bean Sprouts Family Days are part of the botanical gardens children's programs. Enjoy hands-on outdoor fun in the Children's Garden! Families create colorful crafts with flowers, help weed and water the garden, read a book, or play a nature game with our staff and teen interns. Bean Sprouts Family Days at the San Francisco … Continue reading "Bean Sprouts Family Days | San Francisco Botanical Garden"

Free

Infant Toddler Storytime | Educational Park Lib

Educational Park Library 1772 Educational Park Dr., San Jose, CA

Today: Infant Toddler Storytime at Educational Park Library Infant/Toddler Storytime invites children and their caregivers to wiggle, rhyme, and sing with diverse books, songs, and fingerplays that encourage language, play, and exploration. This program is geared for children 0 to 3 years of age and their parents/caregivers, but all children are welcome! Attendance will be … Continue reading "Infant Toddler Storytime | Educational Park Lib"

Free

Outdoor Family Storytime | Bascom Lib

Bascom Branch Library 1000 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA

Today: Outdoor Family Storytime at Bascom Library  Storytime is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement activities. Storytime is a fun and interactive experience for the whole family that promotes the joys of reading and learning … Continue reading "Outdoor Family Storytime | Bascom Lib"

Free

Little Explorers Petting Zoo | Cambrian Lib

Cambrian Library 1780 Hillsdale Ave., San Jose, CA

Today: Little Explorers Petting Zoo (In-Person) at Cambrian LibraryThis program was generously sponsored by the Friends of the Cambrian Branch Library. Here's a chance for you to get up close and personal with farm animals such as rabbits, chickens, ducks, a pig, alpacas, goats, and sheep! You'll get to pet and groom them. Afterwards, browse … Continue reading "Little Explorers Petting Zoo | Cambrian Lib"

Free

Family Storytime | Berryessa Lib

Berryessa Library 3355 Noble Avenue, San Jose, CA

Today: Indoor Family Storytime at Berryessa Library Storytime is designed to accommodate a mix of ages and invites the entire family to participate in early literacy activities such as stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and movement activities. Storytime is a fun and interactive experience for the whole family that promotes the joys of reading and learning … Continue reading "Family Storytime | Berryessa Lib"

Free