This year, Hanukkah begins on the evening of Sunday, December 22, and ends Monday, December 30. Here's a rundown of family friendly Hanukkah celebrations and events in and around Marin and the Bay Area.
Celebrations for the Year of the Rat are underway, so we decided to make some of the traditional foods associated with Chinese New Year, like these tasty "longevity noodles".
Registration for Slide Ranch's popular spring family programs opens soon! Check out what they have in store for families this spring and find out how to get first dibs on registration so you don't miss out.
Creating these beautiful custom crayons is a fun craft project that everyone in the family can do. You probably have the materials for this lying around the house in the form of broken crayons!
Is your child fascinated by horses? Sign up for a horsemanship camps in Marin this summer! Signups are underway or begin soon.
Get out and hike to a waterfall! Here are our picks for easy, family-friendly waterfall hikes in Marin. It's the perfect outdoor outing after a rainstorm.
Your weekend guide for great events and activities for families in Marin and beyond for this Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend. Check out our weekend guide here.
This month, the Year of the Pig comes to an end and the Year of the Rat begins! Chinese New Year, also known as the Lunar New Year, starts on Saturday, January 25.
The Chinese Lunar New Year, marking the start of Year of the Rat, begins on January 25. To kick off your celebration, create some neat Chinese New Year paper lanterns. They're easy and fun to make and perfect to decorate the house, and make great playdate, school, or scout group activities. They'll also be perfect to have on hand while you watch the San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade on February 8 Have your own parade through the living room!
Here's what you'll need to make the paper lanterns:
Here's our list of hands-on nature camps for kids in Marin this summer. Living in Marin, you don't have to look far for a summer camp that takes advantage of some of the amazing natural resources we have right in our own backyard.