Fun for Little Kids
Become amazed at the Show at the Piedmont Library, Thursday, February 3, 11 a.m. The Unique Derique, modern clown extraordinaire, will delight young audiences with his circus skills, hambone musical interludes, and funny body movement performances. Popular with kids, the Unique Derique will have the audience laughing and dancing through the afternoon.
Gaze at the stars during at the Lawrence Hall of Science, weekly Saturdays and Sundays, 3 p.m. Learn how to use a star map, where the major and minor constellations are in the sky, and how the constellations change from day to day. The cost of this event is $4. Later, on Saturday, February 5 at 8 p.m., you can take your new knowledge of the stars outside during the event, where you can look through the telescope and see the real thing.
Fun for Big Kids
Get ready for college at the . at Delta Continuation School in Richmond, CA, Thursday, February 3, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. The holidays are over; now it’s time to think about college. Juniors and seniors in high school will get lots of information in this financial college workshop. Learn about all types of financial aid: everything from federal funding to California grants.
Make the Rockridge Branch your new favorite place at the at the Rockridge Branch Library, Saturday, February 5, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. The Teen Advisory Board brainstorms ideas for teen events at the library. Like video games and want a tournament or do you want more art classes? Suggest it to the Teen Board. An example is the an anime enthusiast group, which next meets on Tuesday, February 8 at 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Fun for Kids at Heart
Become political artistically at the at Berkeley Art Museum. Weekly on Wednesdays through Sundays, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Emily Roysdon, Stockholm artist, will intrigue art-goers with contrastive images taken from her native Stockholm and surrounding Berkeley areas. Themes surround politics, movement, and collectivity.
Get your groove on at a new OMCA event: at the Oakland Museum of Art Friday, February 4, 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. House DJs, food, and beer. What a great way to spend a Friday night! The Oakland Standard, a new venture from OMCA, is the hip new scene for music and performance lovers. Paper magazine favorite, DJ Mia Moretti, will make an appearance.
Raise money while eating crabs at the at the Piedmont Veterans Memorial Building, Saturday, February 5, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Your $50 ticket will guarantee you crabs, crabs, crabs, with some side dishes too. Raffle tickets, prizes, and drinks are extra, but funds go to benefit Wildwood School.