Thank you to our sponsor, FLEXA USA, now open in Berkeley at 1799-D Fourth Street. FLEXA is celebrating summertime with a regular calendar of fun kids’ events.
FLEXA designs and produces beautiful Scandinavian furniture, decor, and toys for kids. They offer complimentary design consultations and host kid-friendly events in-store. In August, you can join the afternoon of magic on 7/31 and the BBQ and Bouncy House Party on 8/14. Summer is almost up! Join their last event of the season, with scrumptious BBQ treats and bouncy houses galore. See you there!
Hooray, it is August! Here’s a day-by-day breakdown of amazing East Bay fun activities for the kids in our lives.
Weekend of July 31 – August 1
Week Beginning Monday, August 2
8/2 Run up and down the Montclair skate ramps before the big kids show up.
8/3 Catch the hilarious second LEGO Movie for $1 apiece.
8/4 Jump out the sillies at Pump it Up Open Jump if you dare.
8/5 Take a mid-week daycation at Don Castro Swimming area.
8/6 See the adorable Smallfoot on the big outdoor screen in S. Berkeley.
8/7 Eat outside and don’t worry about the mess. Off the Grid is back in Alameda.
8/8 Party with some not-so-creepy critters in Sunol. RSVP.
Week Beginning Monday, August 9
8/9 Stop and smell the roses at the Oakland Rose Garden – everything is in full bloom.
8/10 Play some pinball in Alameda.
8/11 Eat bagels in El Cerrito before playing at Cerrito Vista Park.
8/12 Steal away for a day trip to Folsom Aquatic Center or the Old Sacramento Waterfront.
8/13 Cheer on the Spiders professional Ultimate team in Oakland. Kids under 13 are free.
8/14 Enjoy a scrumptious BBQ and tot-friendly bouncers at Flexa’s final summer event on 4th St. Free but RSVP.
8/15 Hike to a delicious pancake breakfast with all the views!
Week Beginning Monday, August 16
8/16 Play at a splash park before it gets too cool.
8/17 Kids bowl free at some East Bay lanes. Is one of them near you?
8/18 Pick up some juicy peaches at the Farmers Market for dessert. Or plan to pick some!
8/19 Pick up a coffee at Catahoula before playing at Solano Playlot.
8/20 Stay up late for an Oakland A’s game vs. the Giants with fireworks!
8/21 Enjoy a sweet treat of warm cookies and milk.
8/22 Rock along with Rockin’ Kids Sing-Along in El Cerrito.
Week Beginning Monday, August 23
8/23 Visit Angel Island and bike around enjoying the Bay.
8/24 Spend the day in kid-friendly Lafayette for a special hike and favorite foods. Oh, and candy!
8/25 Ride bikes this afternoon – around town or your neighborhood school.
8/26 Feed the greedy goats and cows at Little Farm.
8/27 Enjoy a Friday night beer – with the kids too!
8/28 Enjoy the local circus performance of Circus Bella at the Yerba Buena Gardens.
8/29 Go fly a kite in honor of the Berkeley Kite Festival that should be happening this weekend. Sniff.
Week Beginning Monday, August 30
For lots more ideas, check out our guide to what to do with kids during summer vacation!
Thank you to our sponsor, FLEXA USA, now open in Berkeley at 1799-D Fourth Street.