Festivals

Alameda Flea Market

02/28/2015-11/28/2015
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
College of Alameda
Alameda 

Alameda Flea Market has all kinds of goodies waiting for you to discover - Trendy items, Collectibles, Fashion, Custom Jewelry, Beauty Accessories, Home Decor, Furniture, Everything Vintage & Antique, some special unique items, Tools, Electronics, Household goods, Games, and more! For more information:  (510) 999-1431, www.alamedaoutdoormarket.com

Storytelling Workshop for Children

03/01/2015-05/31/2015
All Day
Asian Art Museum (亞洲藝術博物館) Chong-Moon Lee Center
San Francisco 

The Asian Art Museum will be hosting a storytelling workshop every first and third Sunday of each month. The event is particularly designed for children ranged from ages 3 to 6, which assists promoting visual and verbal literacy for families with children. The museum tour also uses plays and stories to access the museum collection and introduce Asian culture to early learners.

For more information, please dial (415)581-3500, or visit www.asianart.org/family .

Japanese Handicraft Festival

04/11/2015-05/09/2015
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Oakland  

日期/時間:4月11日至5月9日,逢星期六早上10時半至12時半
地址:Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 9th Street, Suite 290, Oakland
入場費:免費

Children’s Book Illustrators, Author Come Celebrate Children’s Book Week

05/04/2015-05/10/2015
All Day
Berkeley Public Library
Berkeley 

One of the best things about children’s books are the illustrations. Pictures bring the stories alive. We invited two outstanding book illustrators to celebrate Children’s Book Week (May 4-10, 2015) at the Berkeley Public Library. Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Annually, commemorative events occur nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes — wherever young readers and books connect.

These free events are sponsored by the Friends of the Berkeley Public Library: http://www.berkeleylibraryfriends.org/

Downtown Campbell 2nd Saturdays

05/09/2015
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Downtown Campbell
Campbell 

Date and time: 2/14, 3/14, 4/11, 5/9, 6/13, every 2nd Saturday of the month, 2pm – 6pm

This family-friendly event will be taking place every 2nd Saturday of the month at Downtown Campbell. Attendees are expected to enjoy different types of live entertainment, arts and crafts, shopping and delicious food from this community event.

For more information: www.downtowncampbell.com

Purple Lotus Mother’s Day Activities and Foot Spa

05/10/2015
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Kennedy Community Center
Union City 

Purple Lotus Temple and School cordially invite you, your family, and your mother to join us celebrating Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 10th. This event is free admission with RSVP. Bring a joyful & relaxed day to your mother with fun activities, delicious refreshments, free gifts, and soothing foot spa and massage! It will be a wonderful family day filled with heartwarming memories!

For more information about this event:
http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=wzas4ddab&oeidk=a07eaunl44v66735081

Off Site MakeArt Workshop Design Challenge at Maker Faire

05/16/2015
All Day
San Mateo Exhibition Center
San Mateo  

Visit Museum of Craft and Design’s booth at Maker Faire and make an art card with 3 small objects that are provided + some basic art tools.
Bring your game face and a can-do attitude and let’s create in this fun maker atmosphere.

Free with Admission.

For more information about this event:
http://www.sfmcd.org

Buddha’s Birthday & Sports Fun Game

05/17/2015
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area
Fremont  

Buddha’s birthday celebration
Sports fun games ($10 to register. The fee includes lunch, towel, pedometer, and a t-shirt)

Applications available at Fo Guan Shan Northern California Temples
ABCS San Francisco 415-776-6538
Light of Buddha Temple – Oakland 510-835-0791
ABCS Fremont 510-818-0077
Bodhi Temple – Sacramento 916-689-4493

For more information about this event:
https://sites.google.com/site/bliasfweb/what-s-happening/celebratingbuddhasbirthdaybliafungames

Annual Family Fun Festival

05/30/2015
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Downtown Berkeley Farmers Market
Berkeley 

The annual FREE Family Fun Festival is back this year on Saturday, May 30th at the Downtown Berkeley Farmers’ Market from 10am-2pm! Once again the event is co-sponsored by the Ecology Center, YMCA, the City of Berkeley, and BART and will feature games, contests, performances, and hands-on activities for all ages! Highlights include a farm animal petting zoo, bounce houses, obstacle courses, face-painting, puppet-making, and collaborations with the Berkeley Public Library, Science@Cal, artist Zach Pine, and East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse. For the older kids in your family, the City of Berkeley will host a skateboard contest beginning at 11am.

For more information about this event:
http://ecologycenter.org/events/annual-family-fun-festival/

Inner Sunset Sundays: The Big Lunch

09/13/2015
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Irving Street (between 9th & 10th Avenues)
San Francisco 

Inner Sunset Sundays is a wonderful event in the street for the whole community. Organized by neighbors and merchants since 2010, come enjoy games, activities, food, and more, right in the middle of the Inner Sunset neighborhood.

This event is “The Big Lunch”. The aim is to get the whole community to sit down for lunch at the same time! This event last year drew hundreds of people and we’re expecting an even bigger turnout this time. RSVP below to reserve a space.

SCHEDULE
1-3pm: The Big Lunch
11am-5pm: Games and activities

There are two more Inner Sunset Sundays events in 2015: October 18th (“Flea Market”) and December 6th (“Santastic”). Find out more at www.issundays.org.

Inner Sunset Sundays: Community flea market

10/18/2015
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Irving Street (between 9th & 10th Avenues)
San Francisco 

Inner Sunset Sundays is a fun street event for the whole family. Organized since 2010, our events feature games, music, food, and more! Come enjoy a great day out in the street in the middle of the Inner Sunset neighborhood.

This event is a Community Flea Market. Come sell your old things or look for bargains. RSVP to reserve a space to sell ($20 per space). You MUST sign up at least a week before the event.

For more information about this event:
www.issundays.org

Inner Sunset Sundays: Santastic

12/06/2015
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Irving Street (between 9th & 10th Avenues)
San Francisco 

Inner Sunset Sundays is a fun street event for the whole family. Organized since 2010, our events feature games, music, food, and more! Come enjoy a great day out in the street in the middle of the Inner Sunset neighborhood.

This event is our popular holiday event: Santastic! Come enjoy holiday-themed surprises such as Santa, live music, carol singing, and more. This will be our last event of the year so come join us!

For more information about this event:
www.issundays.org