Posts Tagged ‘Bay Area events for kids’

A Bird In the Hand – Coyote Creek Field Station, Milpitas

Saturday, Aug. 17th, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Kids ages 7 and up and their families can visit SFBBO’s bird banding station, the Coyote Creek Field Station. Learn about SFBBO’s bird banding research and see several different species up close. We will tour mist nets, watch a bird banding demonstration, and explore a restored riparian habitat. Please join us and learn why bird banding is so important for protecting birds and their habitats. This program is in partnership with the Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society’s Young Audubon Program. RSVP required, to RSVP fill out the form here.


Insect Afternoon at the Patagonia Store, Palo Alto

Come to the store between noon and 3pm, Saturday, Aug. 17th to meet a bunch of insects up close. Heading the line up will be the Darking Beetle, the Easter Lubber Grasshopper, the Giant Thorny Phasmid, and the Whiptail Scorpion. Fun.


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What’s on this weekend?

May 19th and 20th

US Geological Survey 10th Triennial Open House, Menlo Park, 10am -4pm. For more information, see here.

The Maker Fair! See here for this awesome event. My three year old loved this last year.

Saturday May 19th

Last spring tour of Deer Hollow Farm, Rancho San Antonio. 10am-1pm. Admission $5. See here for details.

Sunday May 20th

Wingding Family Fest, Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve, 10am-3pm. Bird related fun for the whole family. See here for the flyer.

Bol Park Fete, noon-4pm.

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Saturday May 5th

10am – the Palo Alto May Fete Parade and Fair.  See the city’s website here.

Rinconada Pool opens for the summer. Hooray! Find the schedule here.

A day out at Blackberry Farm for Cupertino residents.  See here for details.

All Weekend

There are many events happening this weekend connected to the San Mateo ‘Streets Alive! Parks Alive’.  Here’s the central website.  I particularly like the look of the historic events at Woodside on Sunday 6th (I think my boys might like the logging), the play area at Redwood City (Sunday 6th), and the Menlo Park activities.

Future Events

June 9th is ‘Sheep to Shawl’ day at Elkus Ranch. Advance registration is required.

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