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Wildlife & Harvest Day

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Join us for an incredible variety of remote activities and videos this fall, fun for the entire family. Build a bluebird nest box, virtually hike a nature trail, learn about bats and other wild creatures, participate in craft projects or just watch the birds feeding at our bird feeders at McClellan Ranch. This year the … Continue reading "Wildlife & Harvest Day"

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Teen Empowerment Self-Defense Workshop | Palo Alto Lib | Online

Palo Alto Library (Online) 1213 Newell Rd., Palo Alto

This two-hour workshop by IMPACT Bay Area focuses on preventing stranger and peer violence while empowering students to understand, respect, and defend their own boundaries. Students have the opportunity to practice verbal boundary setting with strangers as well as people they know. Students learn to honor their own intuition, set and defend their boundaries, and … Continue reading "Teen Empowerment Self-Defense Workshop | Palo Alto Lib | Online"

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El Dia de los Muertos Community Celebration | OMCA

Oakland Museum of California 1000 Oak St., Oakland

OMCA’s beloved annual El Día de los Muertos Community Celebration is going virtual this year! Throughout October, we’ll be sharing resources and rituals to celebrate the Days of the Dead Mesoamerican traditions from home, including historical content from 2019's ¡El Movimiento Vivo! Chicano Roots of El Día de los Muertos exhibition as part of OMCA's … Continue reading "El Dia de los Muertos Community Celebration | OMCA"

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Wildlife & Harvest Day

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Join us for an incredible variety of remote activities and videos this fall, fun for the entire family. Build a bluebird nest box, virtually hike a nature trail, learn about bats and other wild creatures, participate in craft projects or just watch the birds feeding at our bird feeders at McClellan Ranch. This year the … Continue reading "Wildlife & Harvest Day"

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Wildlife & Harvest Day

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Join us for an incredible variety of remote activities and videos this fall, fun for the entire family. Build a bluebird nest box, virtually hike a nature trail, learn about bats and other wild creatures, participate in craft projects or just watch the birds feeding at our bird feeders at McClellan Ranch. This year the … Continue reading "Wildlife & Harvest Day"

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Stories from Your Community | RWC Lib Online

Redwood City Library - Online 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

Welcome to our pre-recorded video series, Stories from Your Community. Part of an ongoing series, different members of the community will be reading stories each week. Check back to see which community members will be reading this week. Find Stories from Your Community playlists HERE. This event is online. Review the event description and requirements … Continue reading "Stories from Your Community | RWC Lib Online"

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Michaels Kids Club for Ages 3+ | Online

Michaels - Online Area Wide, Virtual

Michaels Kids Club is now online.  These classes are for kids ages 3+ unless otherwise noted. Tickets are free but must be "purchased" to save a space in the class. Visit the Michaels website for more information, RSVP and craft materials needed. 9/29/2020 at 1:00:00 PM: Monster Pumpkin Create a spooky monster themed pumpkin. RSVP … Continue reading "Michaels Kids Club for Ages 3+ | Online"

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STEAM Club: Bird Banding w/SF Bay Bird Observatory | SCCLD | Online

Santa Clara County Library Online CA

Why and how do scientists study birds? Learn about why birds matter and how scientists band birds to study them. We'll also have an activity where you can band your family members! All you need is beads of different colors and something to loop the beads through and tie around your wrist (such as pipe … Continue reading "STEAM Club: Bird Banding w/SF Bay Bird Observatory | SCCLD | Online"

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Awesome Readers Book Club (Grades 2-3) | RWC Lib Online

Redwood City Library - Online 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

Weekly meetings for voracious early readers. Books will be provided FREE along with weekly chats and fun activities! Free But Reservations Required Sign up here: https://forms.gle/5452hXxUmjbhK5iSA This event is online. Review the event description and requirements in advance. For those under 18 years of age who may be joining, we recommend that a parent/legal guardian … Continue reading "Awesome Readers Book Club (Grades 2-3) | RWC Lib Online"

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Club de Lectura (Grades 3-5) | RWC Lib Online

Redwood City Library - Online 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

Encuentros semanales para niños y niñas en grados 3 a 5 con libros GRATUITOS, conversación y actividades divertidas lectoras. Spanish Book Club for children in grades 3-5. Meets weekly. FREE books, chats, and fun activities! Free But Reservations Required Registrese: https://forms.gle/5452hXxUmjbhK5iSA This event is online. Review the event description and requirements in advance. For those … Continue reading "Club de Lectura (Grades 3-5) | RWC Lib Online"

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Wildlife & Harvest Day

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Join us for an incredible variety of remote activities and videos this fall, fun for the entire family. Build a bluebird nest box, virtually hike a nature trail, learn about bats and other wild creatures, participate in craft projects or just watch the birds feeding at our bird feeders at McClellan Ranch. This year the … Continue reading "Wildlife & Harvest Day"

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Halloween Jam | Children’s Fairyland

Children's Fairyland

More delightful than frightful, more kooky than spooky​, join us for Halloween Jam  at Fairyland! Our festivities will be a little different this year, but we’ll still have decked-out sets to wow your little ones.​ Kids can march in our physically-distanced Monster Mash Parade and collect their own special surprise treat at the end! Parades … Continue reading "Halloween Jam | Children’s Fairyland"

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Live Science | Chabot Science Online

Chabot Space & Science Center 10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland

Every Wednesday 10:30-11 a.m. Free on Facebook and YouTube Join Chabot Science Educators for a fun and interactive science experiment! Together, we will investigate and observe a phenomenon of science through a captivating demonstration. We’ll ask for observations and explanations of what YOU think is happening before revealing the science behind it. Then, we’ll end … Continue reading "Live Science | Chabot Science Online"

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Storytime Science for Kids | Exploratorium Online

Exploratorium Pier 15, San Francisco

Online Event: Join via Facebook or YouTube. Join us for Storytime Science—a storybook read aloud followed by a simple related activity geared toward very young children. September: This month, what if four hungry friends have only three cookies? Math can solve the problem and save the day! Join the Exploatorium's own Vivian Altmann for a … Continue reading "Storytime Science for Kids | Exploratorium Online"

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Rockin’ Kids Sing-Along | SJPL | Online

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

Rockin' Kids Sing-Along is an all ages interactive musical playgroup featuring movement activities, story time and a jam session for homemade instruments. Multilingual nursery rhymes, rock n' roll favorites, and original children's music. Registration is required to receive a link and password. Registration will close 1 hour before the program begins. Links and passwords will … Continue reading "Rockin’ Kids Sing-Along | SJPL | Online"

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Halloween Pumpkin Bash | SJPL | Online

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

Join us at the Berryessa Branch for a community Bring Your Own Pumpkin carving bash. Registration is required to get a set of tools, patterns, and an LED tea light: available October 22 for pickup at Berryessa Branch. Limited to 50 families: One registration per household. Then, join us on October 28 at 3 p.m. … Continue reading "Halloween Pumpkin Bash | SJPL | Online"

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Page Turner Book Club (Grades 4-5) | RWC Lib Online

Redwood City Library - Online 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

Books will be provided FREE along with weekly chats and fun activities! Sign up here: https://forms.gle/5452hXxUmjbhK5iSA This event is online. Review the event description and requirements in advance. For those under 18 years of age who may be joining, we recommend that a parent/legal guardian be with you during the meeting. For more information, visit … Continue reading "Page Turner Book Club (Grades 4-5) | RWC Lib Online"

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Wildlife & Harvest Day

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Join us for an incredible variety of remote activities and videos this fall, fun for the entire family. Build a bluebird nest box, virtually hike a nature trail, learn about bats and other wild creatures, participate in craft projects or just watch the birds feeding at our bird feeders at McClellan Ranch. This year the … Continue reading "Wildlife & Harvest Day"

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Halloween Jam | Children’s Fairyland

Children's Fairyland

More delightful than frightful, more kooky than spooky​, join us for Halloween Jam  at Fairyland! Our festivities will be a little different this year, but we’ll still have decked-out sets to wow your little ones.​ Kids can march in our physically-distanced Monster Mash Parade and collect their own special surprise treat at the end! Parades … Continue reading "Halloween Jam | Children’s Fairyland"

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Michaels Kids Club for Ages 3+ | Online

Michaels - Online Area Wide, Virtual

Michaels Kids Club is now online.  These classes are for kids ages 3+ unless otherwise noted. Tickets are free but must be "purchased" to save a space in the class. Visit the Michaels website for more information, RSVP and craft materials needed. 9/29/2020 at 1:00:00 PM: Monster Pumpkin Create a spooky monster themed pumpkin. RSVP … Continue reading "Michaels Kids Club for Ages 3+ | Online"

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Hour of Code: Monster High Halloween | SJPL | Online

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

Get into the Halloween spirit with an hour of code Monster High. Join us on Zoom as we all log onto Tynker.com to play and practice coding together.  Rather than teaching, this will be a fun, do-it-yourself program. Teen volunteers will be available to offer advice and answer questions. Interested but can't attend? This hour … Continue reading "Hour of Code: Monster High Halloween | SJPL | Online"

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Wildlife & Harvest Day

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Join us for an incredible variety of remote activities and videos this fall, fun for the entire family. Build a bluebird nest box, virtually hike a nature trail, learn about bats and other wild creatures, participate in craft projects or just watch the birds feeding at our bird feeders at McClellan Ranch. This year the … Continue reading "Wildlife & Harvest Day"

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Halloween Jam | Children’s Fairyland

Children's Fairyland

More delightful than frightful, more kooky than spooky​, join us for Halloween Jam  at Fairyland! Our festivities will be a little different this year, but we’ll still have decked-out sets to wow your little ones.​ Kids can march in our physically-distanced Monster Mash Parade and collect their own special surprise treat at the end! Parades … Continue reading "Halloween Jam | Children’s Fairyland"

$8

Halloween Scavenger Hunt | Del Valle: Arroyo Staging Area

Del Valle Regional Park 7000 Del Valle Road, Livermore

Bats, owls, spiders, oh my! Drop by our Del Valle Facebook page to download an activity guide to begin your self-guided adventure in the Arroyo of Del Valle. Drop in; no registration required. For more info call 510-544-3249.

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Halloween & Dia de los Muertos Fun for Kids | SJPL | Online

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

Celebrate the season at our virtual Halloween and Dia de los Muertos event. We will talk about both holidays, read a short story, and make some festive holiday decorations. Children and their families are welcome to stop by the Willow Glen Branch Library to pick up a free arts/crafts & goodies bag with the supplies … Continue reading "Halloween & Dia de los Muertos Fun for Kids | SJPL | Online"

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Halloween Treat with R.L. Stine | Online

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

R.L. Stine discusses new graphic novel, JUST BEYOND: WELCOME TO BEAST ISLAND, with a panel of middle school students in time for Halloween! Trips to exotic islands can be more exhausting than relaxing sometimes, and on the island of Mala Suerte, they’re a real beast in the newest original graphic novel from horror legend R.L. … Continue reading "Halloween Treat with R.L. Stine | Online"

$19

Halloween Mask for Kids | SJPL | Online

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

Join us a craft activity to celebrate Halloween. Pick up a kit from Seven Trees library and make your own at home. Each kit includes instructions and enough supplies to make a Halloween mask. You can also contact sonia.chen@sjlibrary.org to get Zoom info for the instructions at 4 pm on Friday, Oct 30th. Where: Please … Continue reading "Halloween Mask for Kids | SJPL | Online"

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Free Virtual Play Day with The Quakes

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Participants will be treated to an online session with Quakes midfielder Tommy Thompson. Quakes Free Play are open to the public with RSVP. Free Play days are designed or kids to get active and play with no pressure or coaching. The Quakes and Valley Health Plan have partnered up for the 2020 season to host … Continue reading "Free Virtual Play Day with The Quakes"

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Virtual Science Spooktacular | Lawrence Hall of Science

Lawrence Hall of Science 1 Centennial Drive, Berkeley

Join us for a fun, science-packed evening at our Virtual Science Spooktacular! The evening will be filled with exciting science demonstrations, eerie animals, and your very own homemade activities—and it will end with a virtual costume parade! You'll enjoy these highlights: Display your decorated pumpkins in our Jack o' Lantern showcase! Meet one of our … Continue reading "Virtual Science Spooktacular | Lawrence Hall of Science"

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Virtual Halloween Craft & Game Party

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Halloween crafts, games, sing-a-long, storytime, and dance for kids ages 5 to 10 years old and their parents! This Halloween we spread love not germs! Parents join us with your costumed 5 to 10 year olds children to participate in a spooktacular party on your computer screen. One parent registration per family: 1. Provide your … Continue reading "Virtual Halloween Craft & Game Party"

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Spooky Science Show | Chabot Science (Online)

Chabot Space & Science Center 10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland

If there’s something strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? Scientists! Join us on Facebook Live for our variety show all about spooky science. Tune in for exciting science demos led by our Galaxy Explorers, learn how to make your own Halloween candy and witches brew and hear scientific explanations for things that go … Continue reading "Spooky Science Show | Chabot Science (Online)"

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Wildlife & Harvest Day

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Join us for an incredible variety of remote activities and videos this fall, fun for the entire family. Build a bluebird nest box, virtually hike a nature trail, learn about bats and other wild creatures, participate in craft projects or just watch the birds feeding at our bird feeders at McClellan Ranch. This year the … Continue reading "Wildlife & Harvest Day"

Free

Halloween Jam | Children’s Fairyland

Children's Fairyland

More delightful than frightful, more kooky than spooky​, join us for Halloween Jam  at Fairyland! Our festivities will be a little different this year, but we’ll still have decked-out sets to wow your little ones.​ Kids can march in our physically-distanced Monster Mash Parade and collect their own special surprise treat at the end! Parades … Continue reading "Halloween Jam | Children’s Fairyland"

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A Coding Future: Beginner Java | SJPL | Online

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

A beginner java program for students between ages 11-15. This program will introduce students to Eclipse, a Java programming space, and the basic skills to program in Java. At the end of the program, students will be able to write and execute their own programs. About your instructor: Ragini is a second year Computer science … Continue reading "A Coding Future: Beginner Java | SJPL | Online"

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A Virtual Trick or Treat: The Halloween Nightshift

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Join us for a Zoom presentation spotlighting some of the nocturnal critters, spooky and otherwise, that call our Bay Area greenbelt home.  For ages 8+. We can’t offer our Halloween walk on Mount Diablo this year, but we can visit the devil mountain in spirit. Join us for a Zoom presentation spotlighting some of the … Continue reading "A Virtual Trick or Treat: The Halloween Nightshift"

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Quixilver 8404: Scratch Pong Game | SJPL | Online

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

Leland Robotics Team will introduce coding through Scratch, a visual programming software created by MIT to introduce programming concepts to kids. Children will learn basic programming concepts in catch and create a Pong game. Registration is required to receive a link and password. The deadline to sign-up is Oct 30 at 11:00 am. Registered participants … Continue reading "Quixilver 8404: Scratch Pong Game | SJPL | Online"

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Trunk or Treat Drive Boo! | Red Morton CC

Red Morton Community Center 1120 Roosevelt Avenue, Redwood City

Families boo-ckle up and get ready for a fun and eerie ride as you drive through our Red Morton parking lot, where there's no shortage of Halloween spirit! Your family will marvel at our decorated cars and tricked-out trunks, play a ghoulish game of I Spy, and enjoy a bag of treats and prizes upon … Continue reading "Trunk or Treat Drive Boo! | Red Morton CC"

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Autism & Sensory-Friendly Virtual Halloween Event

CA

Providing a sensory-friendly event for our families to enjoy for Halloween while practicing physical distancing. Costumes are encouraged! Children will have the chance to connect with other children in a quiet and calm environment for Halloween! You will receive a video link to join us after getting your ticket! Music will be at a low … Continue reading "Autism & Sensory-Friendly Virtual Halloween Event"

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Virtual Telescope Viewing | Chabot

Chabot Space & Science Center 10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot's most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing … Continue reading "Virtual Telescope Viewing | Chabot"

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Wildlife & Harvest Day

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Join us for an incredible variety of remote activities and videos this fall, fun for the entire family. Build a bluebird nest box, virtually hike a nature trail, learn about bats and other wild creatures, participate in craft projects or just watch the birds feeding at our bird feeders at McClellan Ranch. This year the … Continue reading "Wildlife & Harvest Day"

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Halloween Jam | Children’s Fairyland

Children's Fairyland

More delightful than frightful, more kooky than spooky​, join us for Halloween Jam  at Fairyland! Our festivities will be a little different this year, but we’ll still have decked-out sets to wow your little ones.​ Kids can march in our physically-distanced Monster Mash Parade and collect their own special surprise treat at the end! Parades … Continue reading "Halloween Jam | Children’s Fairyland"

$8

Wildlife & Harvest Day

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Join us for an incredible variety of remote activities and videos this fall, fun for the entire family. Build a bluebird nest box, virtually hike a nature trail, learn about bats and other wild creatures, participate in craft projects or just watch the birds feeding at our bird feeders at McClellan Ranch. This year the … Continue reading "Wildlife & Harvest Day"

Free

Wildlife & Harvest Day

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Join us for an incredible variety of remote activities and videos this fall, fun for the entire family. Build a bluebird nest box, virtually hike a nature trail, learn about bats and other wild creatures, participate in craft projects or just watch the birds feeding at our bird feeders at McClellan Ranch. This year the … Continue reading "Wildlife & Harvest Day"

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Stories from Your Community | RWC Lib Online

Redwood City Library - Online 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

Welcome to our pre-recorded video series, Stories from Your Community. Part of an ongoing series, different members of the community will be reading stories each week. Check back to see which community members will be reading this week. Find Stories from Your Community playlists HERE. This event is online. Review the event description and requirements … Continue reading "Stories from Your Community | RWC Lib Online"

Free

Awesome Readers Book Club (Grades 2-3) | RWC Lib Online

Redwood City Library - Online 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

Weekly meetings for voracious early readers. Books will be provided FREE along with weekly chats and fun activities! Free But Reservations Required Sign up here: https://forms.gle/5452hXxUmjbhK5iSA This event is online. Review the event description and requirements in advance. For those under 18 years of age who may be joining, we recommend that a parent/legal guardian … Continue reading "Awesome Readers Book Club (Grades 2-3) | RWC Lib Online"

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Club de Lectura (Grades 3-5) | RWC Lib Online

Redwood City Library - Online 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

Encuentros semanales para niños y niñas en grados 3 a 5 con libros GRATUITOS, conversación y actividades divertidas lectoras. Spanish Book Club for children in grades 3-5. Meets weekly. FREE books, chats, and fun activities! Free But Reservations Required Registrese: https://forms.gle/5452hXxUmjbhK5iSA This event is online. Review the event description and requirements in advance. For those … Continue reading "Club de Lectura (Grades 3-5) | RWC Lib Online"

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Wildlife & Harvest Day

Online Events 4750 Almaded Expressway, San Jose

Join us for an incredible variety of remote activities and videos this fall, fun for the entire family. Build a bluebird nest box, virtually hike a nature trail, learn about bats and other wild creatures, participate in craft projects or just watch the birds feeding at our bird feeders at McClellan Ranch. This year the … Continue reading "Wildlife & Harvest Day"

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Live Science | Chabot Science Online

Chabot Space & Science Center 10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland

Every Wednesday 10:30-11 a.m. Free on Facebook and YouTube Join Chabot Science Educators for a fun and interactive science experiment! Together, we will investigate and observe a phenomenon of science through a captivating demonstration. We’ll ask for observations and explanations of what YOU think is happening before revealing the science behind it. Then, we’ll end … Continue reading "Live Science | Chabot Science Online"

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Rangoli Art with Peopleologie | SJPL | Online

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

Peopleologie will share artifacts and a short slideshow illustrating rangoli, alpana, aripana, madana, chowkpurana, kolam, and muggu folk art! These are names given to intricate designs and symbols that decorate home entrances and thresholds as a blessing and welcoming gesture, created impermanently in colored powders and other materials. Inspired by these, make your own version … Continue reading "Rangoli Art with Peopleologie | SJPL | Online"

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Page Turner Book Club (Grades 4-5) | RWC Lib Online

Redwood City Library - Online 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

Books will be provided FREE along with weekly chats and fun activities! Sign up here: https://forms.gle/5452hXxUmjbhK5iSA This event is online. Review the event description and requirements in advance. For those under 18 years of age who may be joining, we recommend that a parent/legal guardian be with you during the meeting. For more information, visit … Continue reading "Page Turner Book Club (Grades 4-5) | RWC Lib Online"

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