Where/When: 21267 Stevens Creek Blvd., Saturday, Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Why Go: It's timely now for Cupertino residents to remember our Sister City of Toyokawa, Japan, in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsuanmi there. But here at home, street festivals are always fun and always a good way to get out as a family Wander around see the stands, listen to the music and other entertainment that will take place in Memorial Park amphitheater. And help out our community non-profits which will also have booths up.
Pricing: Free (except for what you buy)
Where/When: 550 E Remington Dr., Sunnyvale, Saturday, 11:00 a.m.
Why Go: This is the always popular tale of the princess and the frog. And what you learn here is this classic Grimms fairy tale is a good lesson for us all. This performance uses puppetry, dance and comedy to bring the tale to life. AND this play has the Cupertino Patch seal of approval as a terrific grandparent-grandchild outing. For grades K-5.
Pricing: $11 to $16
Where/When: Cupertino Library, Thursday, 11:30 a.m.
Why Go: It's never too early to introduce your children to the joys of books and what lies between the covers. And that's what our illustrious librarians are letting us know. This new storytime is designed especially for one-year-olds who are walking. Stories, music, fingerplays and flannelboards.
Where/When: 18000 Chelmsford Dr. (Rancho Rinconado Rec Center) Friday, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Why Go: This weekly kids activity is just what it says, a kids night out. They get dinner (pizza or corn dogs) an outdoor playground when whether permits and indoor games when it is not. And a movie that is PG or G rated. The night out is appropropriate for kids age 5 and up. And when they have a night out, guess who else does, too?
Where/When: 18000 Chelmsford Drive (Rancho Rinconada Rec Center) Saturday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Why Go: The older kids version of Kids Night Out on Friday nights. Maybe play cards or maybe play video games. A chance to do some crafts and a movie, too, rated PG. Lunch and a snack are part of the package.
Pricing: $5 and another $1 to $3 for crafts and miscelleanous items