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Tuesday 05/30/2023

Enjoy a movie with Hayward Public Library.

Come on in, sit back, and relax after a long day at school. We'll be playing popular movies for kids of all ages.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 3:30PM – 5PM

Location: Hayward Public Library-Storytime Room, 888 C St., Hayward

Cost: Free

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Tuesday 05/30/2023

Drive-thru food pantry available to Cherryland, Ashland, San Lorenzo, Hayward, Castro Valley, and Union City families.

The food pantry is available to families in the listed cities above. Families can bring home a free bag of groceries.

Date: Every Tuesday & Thursday

Time: 2PM – 4PM

Location: South Hayward Parish, 27287 Patrick Ave., Hayward

Cost: Free

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Tuesday 05/30/2023

Alameda County Library presenta,

¡Erase una Vez es un programa para todos! Vamos a leer y hacer arte en Español con nuestra comunidad. Cada semana un niño escoje el libro en Español que vamos a leer y lee al grupo con apollo. Les invitamos para Erase Una Vez en persona en el Centro Communitario de Cherryland. Se requiere mascarillas para todos más de dos años.

Fecha: Los martes

Hora: 4PM – 5PM

Dónde: Cherryland Community Center, 278 Hampton Rd., Hayward

Costo: Gratis

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Tuesday 05/30/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

Join the free playgroups at Havenscourt Cub House in Oakland that teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Tuesday & Thursday

Time: 10:30AM - 11:15AM

Location: Havenscourt Cub House, 6818 Lion Creek Way, Oakland

Cost: Free

Link: Click here to register.

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Tuesday 05/30/2023

Visit San Lorenzo Library for a fun afternoon.

This program is designed for children ages 0-5. A variety of toys and activities will be available for kids to explore and a mini storytime with music, movement, and rhymes. Snacks will be provided.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 2PM – 3:30PM

Location: San Lorenzo Library Patio, 395 Paseo Grande, San Lorenzo

Cost: Free

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Tuesday 05/30/2023

Enjoy a magic show with Oakland Public Library.

The Bay Area's beloved Unique Derique teaches the African roots and rhythms of Hambone body percussion and its evolution in America in this lively presentation and performance.

Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Time: 7PM - 7:45PM

Location: Dimond Branch, 3565 Fruitvale Ave., Oakland

Cost: Free 

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Wednesday 05/31/2023

Alameda County Community Food Bank will distribute groceries.

Families can pick up free groceries to bring home. Arrive as early as 7:30AM across from Unity Council Senior Center to get a number. Bring a bag.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 10AM – 12:30PM

Location: Unity Council, 3301 E12th St., Oakland

Cost: Free

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Wednesday 05/31/2023

Stop by for a drive-thru pantry. 

House of Faith Bay Area Church is offering a drive-thru food pantry to households who needs it. 

Date: Every Wednesday 

Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM 

Location: House of Faith Bay Area Church, 1265 B St., Hayward

Cost: Free

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Wednesday 05/31/2023

Visit San Lorenzo Library for storytime.

This storytime is designed for preschool aged children. However, all are welcome. Each week we will explore a new theme through storytelling, song, and movement.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 11AM – 11:45AM

Location: San Lorenzo Library, 395 Paseo Grande, San Lorenzo

Cost: Free

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Wednesday 05/31/2023

Join Oakland Public Library for arts and crafts.

Meet in the Lakeview Library Meeting Room to make various arts and crafts with others.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 2PM – 3PM

Location: Lakeview Branch Library, 550 El Embarcadero, Oakland

Cost: Free

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Wednesday 05/31/2023

Family paths offer parenting classes.

All types of parents-mothers, fathers, expecting parents, foster & kinship care providers, adoptive parents, LGBT parents, and others involved in parenting roles are invited to learn about positive parenting, child development, and more including self-care.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Location: Virtual

Cost: Free

Contact: 800-829-3777

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Wednesday 05/31/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

The free playgroups will teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Monday & Wednesday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

Location: Virtual

Cost: Free

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Wednesday 05/31/2023

This workshop is presented by BANANAS.

The BANANAS CARE program (Child Care Access Referral Ensured) assists families who are experiencing homelessness navigate the child care system. This 3-part discussion will be a forum of support and is grounded in trauma-informed principles and an understanding of families' unique needs and challenges.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Location: Virtual

Cost: Free

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Thursday 06/01/2023

These workshops are presented by Family Paths.

 Family Paths supports dads and father-figures by providing a dynamic program guided by the principles of empathy, purpose, reliability and gratitude. The curriculum is designed to increase confidence & enhance Dads’ co-parenting experience. This program will benefit fathers living separately from their children or in the home.

Date: Every Thursday

Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Location: Virtual

Cost: Free

Contact: 888-829-3777

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Thursday 06/01/2023

4Cs of Alameda County will be giving away groceries.

A variety of canned and dry goods will be available for families in need. Registration required.

Date: Thursday, June 01, 2023

Time: 1PM – 3PM

Location: Hayward Office Garage, 22351 City Center Dr., Hayward

Cost: Free

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Thursday 06/01/2023

Enjoy a performance by Asheba at Oakland Public Library.

Oakland's own Asheba shares Caribbean music, providing fun for the whole family. Come sing and dance.

Date: Thursday, June 01, 2023

Time: 10:15AM – 11AM

Location: Lakeview Branch, 550 El Embarcadero, Oakland

Cost: Free

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Thursday 06/01/2023

TVH provides free groceries for families.

Tri-Valley Haven Food Pantry distributes free groceries to low-income Tri-Valley residents.

Date: Every Monday & Thursday

Time: 1PM – 5PM

Location: Mar Thomas Church, 418 Junction Ave., Livermore

Cost: Free

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Thursday 06/01/2023

Drive-thru food pantry available to Cherryland, Ashland, San Lorenzo, Hayward, Castro Valley, and Union City families.

The food pantry is available to families in the listed cities above. Families can bring home a free bag of groceries.

Date: Every Tuesday & Thursday

Time: 2PM – 4PM

Location: South Hayward Parish, 27287 Patrick Ave., Hayward

Cost: Free

Link: Click here for more information.

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Thursday 06/01/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

Join the free playgroups at Havenscourt Cub House in Oakland that teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Tuesday & Thursday

Time: 10:30AM - 11:15AM

Location: Havenscourt Cub House, 6818 Lion Creek Way, Oakland

Cost: Free

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Friday 06/02/2023

Tri-Valley Volunteers will be at the library to distribute food.

The TCV (Tri City Volunteers) Mobile Food Pantry will be at the Fremont Main Library from 10:30am-11:30am. Food is available for the first 80 families in attendance.

Date: Every other Friday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:30AM

Location: Fremont Library, 2400 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont

Cost: Free

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Friday 06/02/2023

Join Central Library for weekly drop-in sessions with MOCHA.

Make art with Museum of Children’s Art (MOCHA) at the library on the 4th floor.

Date: Friday, June 02, 2023

Time: 3:30PM – 5PM

Location: Central Library-4th floor, 2090 Kittredge St., Berkeley

Cost: Free

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Friday 06/02/2023

Visit Berkeley’s North Branch Library for crafts.

Stop by the children’s section every Friday for a new craft activity. All supplies will be provided. For ages 3 & up.

Date: Every Friday

Time: 3PM – 5PM

Location: North Branch, 1170 The Alameda, Berkeley

Cost: Free

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Friday 06/02/2023

Join Oakland Public Library for play time!

Bring your kids to Play Café, where we have a story time with books, rhymes, and songs! After, there will be playtime and snacks.

Date: Every Friday

Time: 3PM – 5PM

Location: Elmhurst Branch, 1427 88th Ave., Oakland

Cost: Free

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Friday 06/02/2023

Enjoy a magic show with Oakland Public Library.

The Bay Area's beloved Unique Derique teaches the African roots and rhythms of Hambone body percussion and its evolution in America in this lively presentation and performance.

Date: Friday, June 02, 2023

Time: 2PM – 2:45PM 

Location: Martin Luther King Jr. Branch, 6833 International Blvd., Oakland 

Cost: Free 

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Friday 06/02/2023

Enjoy a movie night with Alameda Parks & Rec.

Relax, sit back and watch a free movie under the glow of the moon and stars!  This fun-filled event will start at 6:30 p.m. with pre-show festivities of games and crafts for kids.  The features movie begins between 8:15-8:45 pm. Snacks and food are available, and proceeds support the Youth Committee & Teen Program.  Bring your own chairs and blankets and enjoy!

Date: Friday, June 02, 2023

Time: 6:30PM – 11PM

Location: Alameda Point Multi-purpose Field, West Redline Ave., Alameda

Cost: Free

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Saturday 06/03/2023

San Lorenzo Family Help Center will have free groceries for families in need. 

Date: Every Monday & Saturday 

Time: 10AM – 12PM 

Location: San Lorenzo Family Help Center, 100 Hacienda Ave., San Lorenzo

Cost: Free

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Saturday 06/03/2023

Make music with Newark Library.

Families are invited to join for an hour of music performed by local musicians, featuring the library’s piano and other musical instruments. All ages are welcome.

Date: Saturday, June 03, 2023

Time: 2:30PM – 3:30PM

Location: Newark Library-Newark Room, 37055 Newark Blvd., Newark

Cost: Free

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Saturday 06/03/2023

Celebrate Pride with Fremont Library.

Join Fremont Library to kickoff Pride Month that celebrate, honor, and represent the LGBTQIA+ community with a stirring musical performance by the Queer Chorus of San Francisco!

Date: Saturday, June 03, 2023

Time: 1PM – 2PM

Location: Fremont Library-Fukaya Room A&B, 2400 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont

Cost: Free

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Saturday 06/03/2023

Visit West Branch and make art with MOCHA.

Make art with Museum of Children’s Art (MOCHA). For kids 5 and up. Families and younger siblings welcome.

Date: Saturday, June 03, 2023

Time: 11AM – 12:30PM

Location: West Branch Library, 1125 University Ave., Berkeley

Cost: Free

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Saturday 06/03/2023

Join Berkeley Library for storytime at the park.

Bring a blanket for a storytime at the Berkeley Farmer’s Market. Stories and songs will be shared. Babies, Toddlers, Preschoolers and their families are all welcome.

Date: Every Saturday

Time: 10:30AM

Location: Downtown Berkeley Farmer’s Market, 2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley

Cost: Free

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Saturday 06/03/2023

Enjoy a performance by Asheba at Oakland Public Library.

Oakland's own Asheba shares Caribbean music, providing fun for the whole family. Come sing and dance.

Date: Saturday, June 03, 2023

Time: 11:30AM – 12:15PM

Location: Merlrose Branch, 4805 Foothill Blvd., Oakland

Cost: Free

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Saturday 06/03/2023

Celebrate Pride with Oakland’s César E. Chávez Branch.

The event includes a drag king storytime, acrobats show, queer tiako drumming and much more! All ages are welcome to join in the fun. Participate in face painting, henna, food and fun activities.

Date: Saturday, June 03, 2023

Time: 11AM – 4PM

Location: César E. Chávez Branch, 3301 E. 12th St., Oakland

Cost: Free

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Saturday 06/03/2023

Watch sea creatures live on their cams.

Monterey Bay Aquarium shares their cams from their animal exhibits. Check out tropical fishes swimming about, penguins waddle around, and much more. 

Date: Everyday 

Time: All day 

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Saturday 06/03/2023

Enjoy the Cherry Parade and its festivities in San Leandro.

This year’s Cherry Parade will begin at 10 am in historic downtown San Leandro and run for 1 hour. After the parade, enjoy a huge festival that includes a farmer’s market that sells cherries, activities for kids, live performances by bands, delicious food vendors and more.

Date: Saturday, June 03, 2023

Time: 10AM – 6PM

Location: Downtown San Leandro, 320 West Estudillo Ave., San Leandro

Cost: Free

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