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Nicole Amaral

Here are some fun art outings for children (and adults) of any age in Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties. more

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Meet four teachers who grew up in Monterey County and are now teaching in local schools. more

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Tech marvels, farm animals, and a big scary house–here are five great destinations for summer fun in San Jose. more

Travel

It’s time to start planning your child’s birthday party!  You have the location, date, and theme all set. Now all that’s left to figure out is the etiquette: the do’s and don’ts surrounding throwing a child’s celebration. more

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Point Lobos

Andrea Breznay

Pristine beaches, towering sea cliffs, roaring rivers and thundering waterfalls await you in Big Sur, a California gem spanning more than 90 miles of coastline and featuring several state parks. It's the perfect destination for your next day trip. more

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Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 of each year. This is a day not only to honor our wonderful Earth but to show support for a variety of environmental concerns and ways we can help keep Earth healthy and clean. more

Holidays

Here is a compilation of the amenities and hours of the facilities that offer childcare in the area, so you can choose the best fit for your family’s lifestyle. more

Health & Wellness

When considering what type of exercise format would be beneficial to try this year, chose one that is great for everyone, including kids! Yoga not only improves flexibility but also builds muscle strength. more

Health & Wellness

Art, dance, and music have a variety of benefits for everyone, especially young toddlers and preschoolers. There are many simple, yet fun and engaging activities parents can implement at home. more

Check out these fun and free Christmas tree lighting ceremonies and parade of lights events scheduled for Monterey County and Santa Cruz County. The holiday season is here! more

Holidays

children in Halloween costumes

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There are a ton of fun family events planned for Halloween celebrating in Monterey, Carmel, Pacific Grove, Salinas, Watsonville, Santa Cruz, Capitola, and Aptos. Join in the Halloween fun with your family throughout the Monterey Bay! more

Holidays

Are you ready to introduce your child to music? Here are four tips to get you started. more

Family Fun

If your family needs help with school supplies this year or if you'd like to donate to those who do, here are a few organizations in Monterey County who are gathering supplies for those in need. more

Education

Here are a few fascinating and fun activities and classes in the Monterey Bay area that will familiarize children (and their parents!) with the cosmic night sky. more

Education

Here are some entertaining classes and excursions for children in Monterey that make learning about bugs fun, and not so creepy! more

Education

My tastes may have changed since entering motherhood, but I still love to enjoy a glass of good wine. I quickly discovered that some of the local wineries and tasting rooms are family friendly. Here are five of my favorite family friendly wineries. more

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