By Jackie Burrell
Wednesday, August 19th, 2009 at 12:42 am in Family Outings.
Drop-In Art: Drop by Oaklandâ€™s MOCHA, the Museum of Childrenâ€™s Art, and make puppets this weekend from noon to 5 p.m. $7 per child.
Snakes & More Snakes: Also Nazis, artifacts and plenty of derring-do. Break out the popcorn, spread your blanket and kick back for a screening of â€śRaiders of the Lost Arkâ€ť on Aug. 20 at Pleasantonâ€™s free Movies in the Park Summer Series. Films are shown at twilight, around 8:30-ish, on a giant screen in Delucchi Park. Free popcorn.
Love Bug: The city of Concord is hosting a night at the movies in Todos Santos Plaza Aug. 20. Hear live music, then stick around for the saga of a lovable Volkswagen â€” Herbie the â€śLove Bug.â€ť Free.
Tut Tut: Check out the Egyptian festivities at Haywardâ€™s St. Antonius church when the annual King Tut Festival arrives Aug. 21-23. Nibble kebabs, check out the papyri and other pharoanic arts and enjoy family-friendly activities â€” including the chance to dress up like an ancient Egyptian. Free admission.
Pizza Play: Berkeleyâ€™s Habitot Childrenâ€™s Museum hosts Pizza Fridays this month from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dabble, frolic and cavort among Habitotâ€™s toddler-pleasing exhibits, then get a child-sized pizza slice for a buck. Admission is $7-$8.