Hey Nannies Plus Community, we know you love to get out and explore the joys of the Bay Area with your loved ones!  Right now, the weather is warm, the kiddos are out of school, and the final, fleeting moments of summer are here. This is the prime time for memory making!  We hope you fancy our selection of affordable events to end the season on an unforgettable note. Have a ball!


Snack and Socialize at Walnut Creek’s S’mores at Sundown

Where: The Gardens at Heather Farms – 1540 Marchbanks Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94598

When: August 9th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Cost: $5.00 per person, which covers all activities and treats (free for kids under the age of two)

Are you ready to make some memories, Nannies Plus community?!  Relish the beauty of an August night at the stunning Gardens at Heather Farms.  Parents and children alike will enjoy exploring the gardens, making fresh smores over the grill, and listening to live music!  Additionally, this year’s event is offering free face painting and balloon art for all of the little ones! This is an event you will not want to miss; it’s going to be scrumptious!


Bring Out Your Inner Pirate at the Pick Ye Own Pirate Theatrical Adventure

Where: Mosswood Park – 3612 Webster St, Oakland, CA 94609

When: August 12, 11:00 a.m.

Cost: Free!

The Nannies Plus team hopes all the mini-mateys out there can make it to Mosswood Park for some theatrical entertainment that the whole family will enjoy!  Witness this traveling performance crew put on a spectacular show “on the high seas”. This kind of event lends itself to lots of laughs, so be prepared! Pro tip: pack a picnic and remember to come about twenty minutes early to get the best seats.  Don’t forget snacks and sunblock!


Enjoy Pony Rides and Games at the City Horse 4th Annual Kids’ Carnival

Where: Golden Gate Fields – 1100 Eastshore Hwy, Berkeley 94710

When: August 12th from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $3.00

Giddy up Nannies Plus kiddos!  City Horse is all about connecting at-risk students to the inspiring, therapeutic benefits of working with horses.  Support this organization in the best way possible: by bringing your family out for their annual Kids’ Carnival! This event features a magical hula hoop show at 12:30, pony rides, face painting, and meet and greets with a variety of farm animals.  Bring your camera to this one, and share your photos with us!


Exercise with Your Littles at the Fit4Mom Stroller Stride Grand Opening

Where: Doyle Hollis Park – 1327 62nd St Emeryville, CA 94608

When: August 22nd from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Cost: Free!

Calling all Nannies Plus mommas and nannies!  Bring your babes out to Doyle Hollis Park to kick of the grand opening of the Fit4Mom Berkeley/Emeryville location!  Sweat out your stresses in a free 60-minute stroller stride session; then cool down with some complimentary goodies from Kitchen Doula and Happily Family Organic.  Also, keep your eye out for some swag bags and raffle prizes!  We love that Fit4Mom values creating community for people with children through fitness.  We’re sure you will, too!