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Posted inCommunity, Events

Your last-minute guide to Halloween activities for kids

Courtesy of our friends at the ever-reliable 510 Families, here is a round-up of Halloween activities and outings in the East Bay where Jedi Knights and Cleopatra will be more than welcomed. Decorate a Pumpkin  (Berkeley) Decorate a pumpkin in the Art Studio! Where: Habitot Children’s Museum When: 10/31 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 Montclair Village Halloween […]

Posted inCommunity, Events

Top tips for family Halloween activities in Berkeley

By Heather Flett Local Halloween events for children have been curated for us by our friends at Face paint optional! Pre-Halloween events Halloween Playdate at Habitot: For special needs children, 0-5, this event is a special celebration that is fun for the whole family. These after-hours playdates are open to the public and great times for children and […]

Posted inCommunity, Video

Share spooky photos with Berkeleyside this Halloween

As Halloween approaches, with its goblins, ghouls and decorations galore, we invite readers to share photographs of all your spooky moments with Berkeleyside. This weekend is the perfect time to stroll the streets for a sneak peek at your neighbors’ decorations. So grab your camera or your phone and get shooting. And, when Halloween comes around […]

Posted inCommunity, Nosh

Gourds galore at Berkeley’s Monterey Market

By Linda Hemmila It must be fall because there are gourds galore at Monterey Market. For more than 10 years, the fresh produce store on Hopkins Street has offered an astonishing supply of pumpkins of all shapes and sizes stacked for climbing much to the delight of their youngest customers. Henry Schuin, a long-time Monterey Market employee, says it’s a tradition they have […]