1. Shop Indie Goods at the Patchwork Show @ Jack London Square, Oakland

This Saturday, Jack London Square hosts the Patchwork Show, an event that is brought to life thanks to the over 150+ participating indie makers and food artisans. Check out the Patchwork Jr. area for fun-filled activities for kids. Make sure to swing by the art and music area for rad tunes and hands on DIY projects to try. Shop around at one of the many featured vendor’s spots and find goods like jewelry, art, ceramics, home goods, craft items, clothing and more! Finish off your adventure at the Tacopocalypse block party for more delicious and inspired tacos than you can ever imagine!

Location: Jack London Square, Embarcadero St. between Webster & Broadway Streets

Price: Free

Ages: All ages, family + dog-friendly

Day: Saturday, June 24, 11 am – 5pm

Websites: https://dearhandmadelife.com/patchwork-show/upcoming-shows/ 



  1. Kid Friendly Activities at the SF Pride Parade @ Civic Center, San Francisco

On Sunday, bring the whole family to the Pride Parade in a spectrum of color! The “Our Families Coalition”, an organization that advances equity for LGBTQ families with children, will be meeting and marching together. After the march, starting at 11 am, join in the celebration at the Family Garden with face painting, art, and a playground kids will love!

Location: Civic Center, Family Garden and Civic Center, Larkin and Grove Streets, San Francisco

Price: Free

Ages: All ages

Day: Festivities: Saturday and Sunday, June 24-25, 12 pm – 6 pm; Parade: Sunday at 10:30 am

Website: www.sfpride.org

Note: Make sure to register to the “Our Families Coalition” march and activities for families here:  http://bit.ly/2spAgAU


  1. Free Sailboat Rides @ Berkeley Marina, Berkeley

There’s nothing like an afternoon of sunshine and salty sea air. Take a little ride in the waters of the Berkeley Marina with the Cal Sailing Club. One of their free open house days will be held this Sunday, so bring the family down and take an intro sailboat ride on a keelboat or dinghy! When you’re finished, play at the adventure playground and find a bay front spot to picnic.

Location: Cal Sailing Club, Berkeley Marina

Dates: Sunday, June 25, 1-4 pm

Website: http://www.cal-sailing.org/

Ages: 5 years and up, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Price: Free

Note: To be sure you get a ride, please be there early so you can ensure your spot on the boat!


4. Family Zumba @ Tiburon Peninsula Club, Tiburon

Wake and shake in a Family Zumba class, reoccurring every Saturday morning. Drop in and follow along in choreographed dances to top hits heard on the radio such as Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, Beyonce and more! Incorporate a healthy routine into your life and share in a fun experience with your kids.

Day: Open June 24, 9 am – 10 am

Ages: Ages 8+

Website: http://www.tiburonpc.org

Note: Non-Members are welcome. Both families and adults are welcome.


  1. Diablo Ballet PAWS de Tutu Dog Festival @ the Lafayette Reservoir, Lafayette

Come to the dog festival with your dog loving family and favorite furry friend this Saturday in Lafayette. Proceeds benefit the Diablo Ballet’s PEEK (Performing Arts Education & Enrichment for Kids) Youth Outreach program. The PAWsome day includes cool demonstrates by the Concord and Oakland K-9 Police units, free photos with your dog, a doggy costume contest, and more! Enjoy a pleasant walk around the Reservoir with your family and happy-go-lucky pup!

Location: Lafayette Reservoir, Lafayette

Day: Saturday, June 24, 9 am – 12 pm

Price: Admission is $5 for everyone and supports Diablo Ballet’s PEEK Program. Cost to enter any or all competitions is $20 (which includes admission).

Website: http://diabloballet.org