Nannies Plus is serving up some fun, family-friendly activities to enjoy this weekend around the Bay Area! 

Read on and let the family fun begin!

Check out Coffee and Crafts Reuse Lab at Sticky Arts Lab in Berkeley!

Coffee and Crafts Reuse Lab @ Sticky Arts Lab, Berkeley

At the open maker lab, families can work together, play, and get creative using recycled materials and art supplies. Ages 2 and up are welcome, no matter what the skill level!

Location: 1682 University Avenue, Berkeley 94703

Event: Coffee & crafts

Day: Every Saturday, 10 AM-1 PM

Price: $10 per person, $25 for three


Head down to Emeryville Bay Street Shopping Center!

Story Time @ Barnes & Noble + Shopping @ IKEA, Emeryville

Join in Storytime at Barnes & Noble! All ages are welcome to this free event. This weekend, Mo Willem’s hilarious new picture book Nanette’s Baguette will be read. The plucky heroine goes on her first excursion to the bakery, but will she get the baguette from the baker Juliette? Or will she be beset with regret? Find out at Storytime.

Might as well make a day of it! When you are finished with story time, you can squeeze in a trip to IKEA! While you’re there, nosh on Swedish meatballs, stock up on home goods, and let your child play in the supervised play area.

Location: Barnes & Noble | 5604 Bay Street | Emeryville 94608

Event: Storytime

Day: Every Saturday, starting at 11 AM

Price: Free


Location: IKEA | 4400 Shellmound Street | Emeryville 94608

Event: Shopping, dining, and playing

Hours: 10 AM-8 PM daily


Experience well-being, that’s fun for all family members!

Family Yoga @ Pomegranate Prenatal Yoga + Brunch @ Comforts, San Anselmo

Check out the Family Yoga series at Pomegranate Prenatal Yoga & Parent Center in San Anselmo. In this Saturday morning class, babies, toddlers, and older children are welcome in the studio and can join mom and dad in yoga.

When you’re finished with a refreshing morning of yoga, take the family out to brunch at Comforts for a casual meal, with a menu for kids too! While you are there, you’ll enjoy home-style eats made from quality, seasonal ingredients and healthy recipes. Have fun browsing delightful gourmand goods and gifts from the marketplace.

Location: Pomegranate | 25 Tamalpais Avenue | San Anselmo 94960

Event: Family yoga

Day: Every Saturday, 11 AM-12 PM

Price: $85 for 5-week series, admits one practicing adult & one practicing child/baby.

Additional family members pay $25 for 5 weeks or $5 per drop-in class.


Location: Comforts | 335 San Anselmo Avenue | San Anselmo 94960

Event: Dining

Hours: Saturday, 9 AM-3 PM


Visit one of the oldest and largest wildlife rehabilitation centers!

Free Fridays @ the Lindsay Wildlife Experience, Walnut Creek

Check out the Lindsay Wildlife Experience and share up-close and personal encounters with animals in the interactive exhibit hall that houses more than 50 species of native California animals. Every third Friday is free admission, don’t miss this fun opportunity to learn more about nature and foster your child’s ability to appreciate and respect the natural world.

Location: 1931 First Avenue | Walnut Creek 94597

Event: Free Fridays

Day: Every third Friday, 10 AM-5 PM

Price: Free


Stop for food and play at the Embarcadero!

Free Community Day @ the Exploratorium + Lunch @ the Ferry Building, San Francisco

At the Exploratorium, visitors can step inside a tornado, turn upside down in a curved mirror, and explore tons more hands-on exhibits! This spectacular interactive and educational museum is filled with countless fun learning moments for kids and adults alike. This weekend is one of the few free community days, so don’t miss your chance to explore at no cost!

When you are finished at the museum, stroll down the Embarcadero to the Ferry Building. If you are coming in from the East Bay, start your day by catching a ferry over from Jack London Square or Alameda and delight in views of the city while on the water. When you arrive at the Ferry Building, enjoy a lunch and peruse the merchant stations. Share a little sweet treat together from Dandelion Chocolate or Ice Cream from Humphry Slocombe.

Location: Exploratorium | Pier 15, Embarcadero at Green Street | San Francisco 94111

Event: Free community day

Day: Sunday, January 22nd, 10 AM-5 PM

Price: Free


Location: The Ferry Building | 1 Ferry Building | San Francisco 94105

Event: Ferry rides & shopping

Day: Every Sunday, 11 AM-5 PM


Note: Hours for individual businesses may vary. Please check merchant’s page for specific hours.

Ferry departure times vary. Check ferry schedules to make your plans in advance.