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July 2013 Calendar of Family Friendly Bay Area Events and Activities




July 2013 Family Friendly Bay Area Events and Activities






The Mom Squad has rounded up some of the great things to do around the Bay Area with your family. Check it out!





(If you know of a family friendly event or activity we missed, please share with us in the comments below and we’ll add it asap.)



Monday 1

11:30am: Baby Storytime at Los Gatos Library

3-4:30pm: Books Together at Los Gatos Library

6-7:30pm: Birthing Mama’s Circle

7-8:30pm: VBAC Support Circle


Tuesday 2

10:15am: Storytime for 4's and 5's at Cupertino Library

10:30am-noon: Breastfeeding Moms Group

4-5pm: Children’s Knitting Group at Los Gatos Library

7pm: Bedtime Storytime at Cupertino Library

7:15-7:45pm: Family Storytime at Campbell Library

7:30-8:15pm: Family Storytime at Saratoga Library


Wednesday 3

9:45, 10:45, noon: Music and Movement Classes for babies and toddlers

10:15am: Happy Baby Dance Jam at Cupertino Library

10:30am: Terrific Twos Storytime at Los Gatos Library

10:30-11am: Toddler Storytime at Campbell Library

10:30-11:15am: Toddler Storytime at Saratoga Library

11am-11pm: Marin County Fair

noon-2pm: Lawrence Hall of Science Summer Fun Days

2:30-4pm: New Mom’s Group

3-4:30pm: Books Together at Los Gatos Library

3:30pm: All-American Crafts at Campbell Library

4-11pm: Napa County Fair

6:30pm: Benicia Freedom Festival Torchlight Parade

7-8:30pm: Working Mom’s Circle

9:30pm: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Free Movies on the Beach (Movie - The Wedding Singer)


Thursday 4   Independence Day

7am-5pm: Cupertino 4th of July Festivities

7am-9om: Morgan Hill Freedom Fest

9:30-11am: Saratoga Independence Day Celebration

9:30am-5:30pm: Roaring Camp Railroads 4th of July Celebration

10am: Alameda 4th of July Parade

10am: Sonoma Old Fashioned 4th of July Parade

10am-1pm: Redwood City Old Fashioned Fourth of July

10am-3pm: San Jose Rose, White & Blue Parade

10am-4pm: Ardenwood Farms Independence Day Celebration

10-4pm: San Mateo Old Fashioned 4th

10am-9:30pm: Sausalito 4th of July Parade & Fireworks

11am-1:30pm: Los Gatos 4th of July at the Civic Center

11am-4pm: Independence Day 1912 Celebration at Wilder Ranch State Park

11am-4pm: Jack London Square 4th of July Festival of Family Fun

11am-9:30pm: 4th of July on USS Hornet

11am-11pm: Marin County Fair

noon-5pm: Palo Alto Summer Festival & Chili Cookoff

noon-7pm: Benicia Picnic in the Park & Fireworks

noon-10pm: 4th of July at Berkeley Marina

noon-10pm: San Francisco 4th of July Celebration at Pier 39

noon-11pm: Napa County Fair

1-4pm: Milpitas Waving the Red, White & Blue Pool Party

3-9:30pm: Scotts Valley 4th of July Festival

3:30-10pm: Santa Rosa Red, White & Boom

5-10pm: Santa Clara 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza Show

6:30pm: San Jose Giants Fireworks

7-10pm: Milpitas Red White & Boom

8pm: San Francisco Symphony with Fireworks at Shoreline Amphitheatre


Friday 5

10:30am: Wonderful Ones Storytime at Los Gatos Library

11-11:30am: Baby Storytime at Campbell Library

11am-11pm: Marin County Fair

2-11pm: Napa County Fair

6-9pm: Downtown Campbell First Friday - All American Fun

6:30-8:30pm: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach (Band - The Tubes)


Saturday 6

11am-11pm: Marin County Fair

2-4pm: Teen Ice Cream & Movie Day at Cupertino Library

2-11pm: Napa County Fair


Sunday 7

9am-1pm: Downtown Campbell Farmers Market

11am-4pm: Family Gold Rush Adventure Day at San Jose History Park

11am-4pm: San Francisco Sunday Streets

11am-11pm: Marin County Fair

noon-2pm: Conservatory of Flowers Butterfly-Attracting Container Workshop for families

2-11pm: Napa County Fair


Monday 8

9:30am: Rinconada Pool Play Date with Campbell MOPS

11:30am: Baby Storytime at Los Gatos Library

2-4pm: Pixel Art Crafts at Campbell Library

3-4:30pm: Books Together at Los Gatos Library

6-7:30pm: Birthing Mama’s Circle


Tuesday 9

10:15am: Storytime for 4's and 5's at Cupertino Library

10:30am-noon: Breastfeeding Moms Group

4-5pm: Children’s Knitting Group at Los Gatos Library

7pm: Bedtime Storytime at Cupertino Library

7:15pm: Magician Jonathan the Great at Campbell Library

7:30-8:30pm: Dante's Library Magic Show at Saratoga Library


Wednesday 10

9:45, 10:45, noon: Music and Movement Classes for babies and toddlers

10:15am: Happy Baby Dance Jam at Cupertino Library

10:30am: Terrific Twos Storytime at Los Gatos Library

10:30-11am: Toddler Storytime at Campbell Library

10:30-11:15am: Toddler Storytime at Saratoga Library

noon-2pm: Lawrence Hall of Science Summer Fun Days

2:30-4pm: New Mom’s Group

3-4:30pm: Books Together at Los Gatos Library

3:30pm: Underground Sounds with drummer Onye Onyemaechi at Campbell Library

6pm: Road Runner Sports Campbell Adventure Run to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank

7-8pm: Dad’s Group

7pm:  San Jose Starlight Cinemas (Movie - Raiders of the Lost Ark)

9:30pm: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Free Movies on the Beach (Movie - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory)


Thursday 11

10:15am: Stories for 2's and 3's at Cupertino Library

10:30am: Preschool Storytime at Los Gatos Library

10:30-11am: Preschool Storytime at Campbell Library

10:30-11:15am: Preschool Storytime at Saratoga Library

11am-1pm: Diaper Free Support Group

2-4pm: Infant CPR Class

4pm: Dave the Horn Guy at Los Gatos Library

6:30-8pm: Campbell Summer Concert

6:30-8pm: Almaden Valley Music in the Park


Friday 12

9am-noon: Car Seat Inspection Event

10:30am: Wonderful Ones Storytime at Los Gatos Library

11am: Baby Sign Language at Campbell Library

noon-2pm: Ice Cream Social at Dr. B. Pediatric Dentist

6:30-8:30pm: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach (Band - Blue Oyster Cult)

8:30pm: Mountain View Summer Outdoor Movie Series (Movie - Madagascar 3)


Saturday 13

10am - 1pm: Friends of the Library Book Sale at Campbell Library

Starting at 10am (all day & overnight): American Cancer Society's Relay For Life Campbell

11-5pm: Bear Foot Honey Farm Tours

11:30am&1:30pm: Hiller Aviation Museum Perfect Paper Airplane Day

1-4pm: Museum of Craft & Design Family Day

1:30-4pm: Introduction to Breastfeeding

2-6pm: Downtown Campbell Second Saturday

5pm-overnight: Oakland Zoo Sundown Safari

8:30-10pm: Chabot Space & Science Center Star Stories


Sunday 14

9am-1pm: Downtown Campbell Farmers Market

10:30-2pm: Nature Drawing for Kids

1-2:30pm: Bugs of the Bay

4pm: Fire Works Ceramics Mom’s Night Out with Campbell MOPS


Monday 15

11:30am: Baby Storytime at Los Gatos Library

2-7pm: Video Game Day and Wii Tournament at Campbell Library

3-4:30pm: Books Together at Los Gatos Library

6-7:30pm: Birthing Mama’s Circle

7-8:30pm: VBAC Support Circle

7-11pm: Star Party with San Jose Astronomical Association at Saratoga Library


Tuesday 16

10:15am: Storytime for 4's and 5's at Cupertino Library

10:30-noon: Breastfeeding Moms Group

4-5pm: Children’s Knitting Group at Los Gatos Library

6:30pm: The Keith Show at Los Gatos Library

7pm: Bedtime Storytime at Cupertino Library

7:15-8:15pm: Party in Your PJs at Campbell Library

7:30-8:15pm: Family Storytime at Saratoga Library


Wednesday 17

9:45, 10:45, noon: Music and Movement Classes for babies and toddlers

10:15am: Baby Storytime at Cupertino Library

10:30am: Terrific Twos Storytime at Los Gatos Library

10:30-11am: Toddler Storytime at Campbell Library

10:30-11:15am: Toddler Storytime at Saratoga Library

noon-2pm: Lawrence Hall of Science Summer Fun Days

2:30-4pm: New Mom’s Group

3-4pm: The Puppet Company at Cupertino Library

3-4:30pm: Books Together at Los Gatos Library

3:30pm: “For Goodness Snakes!” at Campbell Library

5:30-7:30pm: Child CPR and First Aid: 1 year to Puberty

6:30-8pm: Habitat Gardening at Campbell Library

9:30pm: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Free Movies on the Beach (Movie - Tremors)


Thursday 18

10:15am: Stories for 2's and 3's at Cupertino Library

10:30am: Preschool Storytime at Los Gatos Library

10:30am: Sing Along with Juan Sanchez at Los Gatos Library

10:30-11am: Preschool Storytime at Campbell Library

10:30-11:30am: One Heart Music at Saratoga Library

6:30-8pm: Campbell Summer Concert

6:30-8pm: Almaden Valley Music in the Park


Friday 19

9am-noon: Car Seat Inspection Event

10:30am: Wonderful Ones Storytime at Los Gatos Library

11-11:30am: Baby Sign Language at Campbell Library

6:30-8:30pm: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach (Band - Cracker)

8pm: Saratoga at the Movies in El Quito Park

8:30pm: Mountain View Summer Outdoor Movie Series (Movie - Antz)

8:30pm: Oakland Movies in the Park (Movie - Brave)


Saturday 20

11am-3:30pm: USS Hornet Living Ship Day

noon-2pm: Infant CPR

5pm-overnight: Oakland Zoo Sundown Safari

6-8:30pm: Sausalito Family Night Hike and Campfire


Sunday 21

9am-1pm: Downtown Campbell Farmers Market

10am-5pm: Saratoga Classic Car Show

3:30-5:30pm: JamBand Family Festival


Monday 22

11:30am: Baby Storytime at Los Gatos Library

2-4pm: Henna Tattoo Body Art Event at Campbell Library

3-4:30pm: Books Together at Los Gatos Library

6-7:30pm: Birthing Mama’s Circle


Tuesday 23

10-11am: Potty Training Circle

10:15am: Storytime for 4's and 5's at Cupertino Library

10:30am-noon: Breastfeeding Moms Group

4-5pm: Children’s Knitting Group at Los Gatos Library

7pm: Bedtime Storytime at Cupertino Library

7:15-7:45pm: Family Storytime at Campbell Library

7:30-8:15pm: Family Storytime at Saratoga Library


Wednesday 24

9:45, 10:45, noon: Music and Movement Classes for babies and toddlers

10:15am: Baby Storytime at Cupertino Library

10:30am: Terrific Twos Storytime at Los Gatos Library

10:30-11am: Toddler Storytime at Campbell Library

10:30-11:15am: Toddler Storytime at Saratoga Library

noon-2pm: Lawrence Hall of Science Summer Fun Days

2:30-3:30pm: Music, Magic & Fun at Saratoga Library

2:30-4pm: New Mom’s Group

3-4pm: Magician Phil Ackerly at Cupertino Library

3-4:30pm: Books Together at Los Gatos Library

3:30pm: Veggie Crafting at Campbell Library

5-8pm: JCC Los Gatos Family Float Night Pool Party

6-8pm: Road Runner Sports Campbell Run Like A Girl Day

7-8:30pm: Solar Activity and Other Stellar Phenomena at Campbell Library

7pm:  San Jose Starlight Cinemas (Movie - Back to the Future)

9:30pm: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Free Movies on the Beach (Movie - Ice Age)


Thursday 25

10:15am: Stories for 2's and 3's at Cupertino Library

10:30am: Preschool Storytime at Los Gatos Library

10:30-11am: Preschool Storytime at Campbell Library

10:30-11:15am: Preschool Storytime at Saratoga Library

4pm: Furry Friends Reading Buddies at Los Gatos Library

6:30-8pm: Campbell Summer Concert

6:30-8pm: Almaden Valley Music in the Park


Friday 26

9am-1pm: "Portraits in the Park" Play Date with Campbell Mom Squad

9am-6pm: Roaring Camp Railroads Day Out With Thomas

10am-7pm: Gilroy Garlic Festival

10:30am: Wonderful Ones Storytime at Los Gatos Library

11-11:30: Baby Storytime at Campbell Library

6:30pm: Alameda Starlight Movie in the Park (Movie - Wreck it Ralph)

6:30-8:30pm: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach (Band - Berlin)

8:30pm: Mountain View Summer Outdoor Movie Series (Movie - Wreck it Ralph)


Saturday 27

9am-3pm: Oakland Zoo Feast for the Beasts

9am-6pm: Roaring Camp Railroads Day Out With Thomas

10am-2m: Fit and Fabulous Bra Event at Road Runner Sports

10am-6pm: Berkeley Kite Festival

10am-7pm: Gilroy Garlic Festival

11am-2pm: Kidfest Creative Arts Festival

5pm-overnight: Oakland Zoo Sundown Safari

6-8:30pm: Family Science Night at Children’s Discovery Museum

7pm: San Jose Summer Pops

8:30-10pm: Chabot Space & Science Center Star Stories


Sunday 28

9am-1pm: Downtown Campbell Farmers Market

9am-6pm: Roaring Camp Railroads Day Out With Thomas

10am-6pm: Berkeley Kite Festival

10am-7pm: Gilroy Garlic Festival

10:30am-8pm: Billy Jones Day at BJWRR in Oak Meadow Park

11am-4pm: San Francisco Sunday Streets

1-3pm: Mountain View Scavenger Hunt for Kids

5:30pm: San Jose Summer Pops

Monday 29

10am-5pm: Happy Hollow Game Day

11:30am: Baby Storytime at Los Gatos Library

2-3:30pm: Origami Workshop at Campbell Library

3-4:30pm: Books Together at Los Gatos Library

6-7:30pm: Birthing Mama’s Circle


Tuesday 30

10:15am: Storytime for 4's and 5's at Cupertino Library

10:30am-noon: Breastfeeding Moms Group

4-5pm: Children’s Knitting Group at Los Gatos Library

7pm: Bedtime Storytime at Cupertino Library

7:15-7:45pm: Family Storytime at Campbell Library

7:30-8:30pm: Rainbow the Clown at Saratoga Library


Wednesday 31

9:45, 10:45, noon: Music and Movement Classes for babies and toddlers

10:15am: Baby Storytime at Cupertino Library

10:30am: Terrific Twos Storytime at Los Gatos Library

10:30-11am: Toddler Storytime at Campbell Library

10:30-11:15am: Toddler Storytime at Saratoga Library

noon-2pm: Lawrence Hall of Science Summer Fun Days

1:30&3pm: Hiller Aviation Museum Perfect Paper Airplane Day

2:30-4pm: New Mom’s Group

3-4pm: Storyteller John Weaver at Cupertino Library

3-4:30pm: Books Together at Los Gatos Library

3:30pm: Busy Bee Dog Show at Campbell Library

6-8pm: Free Music Fest at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto

6:30-9pm: Downtown Campbell Beer Walk

6:30pm:  San Jose Starlight Cinemas (Movie - Mi Mambo)

9:30pm: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Free Movies on the Beach (Movie - Big)



The calendar is a work in progress. If we find out more info, or you know of an event we missed, we will update it asap!


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