Area things to do

11/23/2018 2:48 PM | Anonymous member

One of our wonderful members (and former President!) compiled this great list of things to do in the area.

We also recommend signing up online for the mailing lists for Red Tricycle and Bay Area Parent to get a weekly email of the local events coming up.

Story times:
Our local libraries have story times and other kid friendly events that are fantastic! For schedules for Belmont, San Carlos, San Mateo, Redwood City, Redwood Shores, Foster City, Portola Valley and Woodside: 

Downtown Redwood City Library: 

Reading Bug – San Carlos

Museums (some are very close and some are a little farther away):
Hiller Aviation Museum - San Carlos

Oakland Aviation Museum - Oakland

Curiodyssey - San Mateo

Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo (free / donation suggested)

Cantor Arts Museum at Stanford (free)

Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose

Habitot Children's Museum - Berkeley

Bay Area Discovery Museum - Sausalito

Randall Museum - SF

Exploratorium - SF

Cal Academy of Sciences SF

Bumper Bowling/Arcade Belmont

Pump It Up - Belmont

Safari Run - San Mateo

Chuck E Cheese - Redwood City

Hop N Play - San Bruno

La Petite Playhouse RWC (0-14)

Broadway Babies & Kids (0-5)

Diddalidoo San Bruno (0-4)

My Busy Town San Bruno (0-14)

Kids Gym Berkeley – Multisensory, all abilities gym

Non rainy day ideas too:
Happy Hollow Park and Zoo

Oakland Zoo (Train and other rides are outside the zoo so you can do them without actually going into zoo)

SF Zoo

Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad and Carousel - Los Gatos

Gilroy Gardens

During summer local pools to go to are:
Herkner Pool
Burgess Pool

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