Viewing posts tagged with elementary-age

Out & About: Urban Gardening

Out & About: Urban Gardening

February 13, 2019 / Veronica Reilly-Granich / Out & About

It may not seem like it right now, but the sun IS coming back next week! What better way to make use of all this newly irrigated soil than to dig in the mud and grow something? If you don’t have a backyard, or even if you just don’t wa... read more

Out & About: Giving Back and Gaining Empathy

Out & About: Giving Back and Gaining Empathy

February 08, 2019 / Jennifer Butterfoss / Out & About

The driving rain and wintry temps here in the Bay Area are reminding us here at City Blocks to be grateful for our warm homes, cozy clothing, and hot meals. What better way to connect our children with this gratitude than to give back to those less fortunate? GGMG Magazine... read more

Out & About: There's no Place Like the Bay Area for the Holidays

Out & About: There's no Place Like the Bay Area for the Holidays

December 02, 2018 / Meredith Bergman / Out & About

The holiday season is officially in full swing! If you want to make this a December to Remember, have we got the resource for you: local father of three children three and under, San Francisco native, and World's Biggest Fan of holiday cheer, Trevor McNeil, is the mastermind behind this... read more

Out & About Lil’ Kid: Bernal Heights

Out & About Lil’ Kid: Bernal Heights

September 05, 2018 / Out & About

As we all settle into our fall routines, let's not forget an easy way to mix things up when a free day comes our way: exploring a different neighborhood in the city, or just venturing to a new spot around the corner. In today's Out & About, Yanina Markova shares... read more

Out & About: Bay Area Telescope Viewing

Out & About: Bay Area Telescope Viewing

August 22, 2018 / Out & About

No need to limit kids' learning experiences to school hours! Several Bay Area organizations offer telescope viewing to the public so stargazers of all ages can get a close-up view of gleaming planets, luminous moons, and twinkling stars. Pro tip: telescope viewing starts when the sky is dark, so go o... read more

Out & About: San Francisco’s Hidden Outdoor Public Spaces

Out & About: San Francisco’s Hidden Outdoor Public Spaces

August 20, 2018 / Out & About

With the return of the always-busy school year, it's a great time to check out the many outdoor spaces in downtown San Francisco that serve as an oasis from the hustle. Christine Chen shares her suggestions for finding peace and quiet for yourself during the week, or urban adventuring with t... read more

Out & About: Family-Friendly Bay Area Beaches

Out & About: Family-Friendly Bay Area Beaches

August 03, 2018 / Out & About

Summer's not over yet! Maximize your last few weeks with a visit (or three) to one of these Bay Area beaches, where the temps may actually climb high enough to take a dip in the water. Stef Tousignant has a few ideas to get you out of the city and p... read more

Out & About Lil' Kid: Sonoma

Out & About Lil' Kid: Sonoma

July 30, 2018 / Out & About

Happy Monday, readers! After a brief hiatus (sick toddlers wait for no blog!), we are back with Stephanie AuWerter's perfect antidote to the freezing winds sweeping through our fair city: a a kid-friendly day trip just 40 miles north to the sunny and charming town of Sonoma. read more

Out & About First Person: Stern Grove

Out & About First Person: Stern Grove

July 16, 2018 / Beth Ryan / Out & About

My six year old daughter and three year old son are home with me all summer. No camp, no preschool. And now it is mid-July and we are a little tired of each other. We need to do some new things, and we need someone new to tell us what... read more

Out & About: Kid-Friendly Road Races

Out & About: Kid-Friendly Road Races

July 11, 2018 / Out & About

Got a little one who runs circles around you? Point that kiddo towards a finish line instead! Wee ones are welcome at many family-friendly runs around the Bay this summer and fall. Stephanie AuWerter has a few top picks to consider: Lace up your shoes for The Color Run 5K... read more