By Jackie Burrell
Wednesday, April 7th, 2010 at 5:32 am in Family Outings.
Lego Fest: Join in the celebration of all things Lego at this weekendâ€™s Bricks by the Bay Lego Convention at the Fremont Marriott Silicon Valley. Check out the Lego exhibits and lavish constructions on April 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets $5 at the door, cash only.
Honest Abe: Danvilleâ€™s Museum of the San Ramon Valley salutes one of our most beloved presidents with a new exhibit that opens April 9. â€śAbraham Lincoln: Self-Made in Americaâ€ť covers Lincolnâ€™s life from his log cabin childhood to the Civil War, including seven learning stations with artifacts on loan from the Lincoln Presidential Library. Tickets $3 adults, $1 children, or $5 per family.
Astro Green: Oaklandâ€™s Chabot Space & Science Center blasts into outer space greenly when the museum hosts its monthly â€śKids Go Greenâ€ť program of eco-friendly demos and activities on April 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free with museum admission.
Skin Deep: Delve into issues of race, skin color, similarities and differences at Berkeleyâ€™s Lawrence Hall of Science exhibit, â€śRace: Are We so Different?â€ť The multimedia exhibit runs now through May 2 and includes Lawrence Hallâ€™s signature blend of hands-on activities and compelling displays. Tickets $6-$12.
Teen Theater Fest: Berkeley Repâ€™s Teen One-Acts Festival continues through April 10 featuring original plays written, performed and directed by Bay Area teens. This yearâ€™s shows include â€śOff with His Headâ€ť â€“ a dark comedy by Kelly Roderick about 1950s perfection, desperation and casseroles â€“ and â€śThe Death of a Nut,â€ť a whodunit by Sierra Schoefer. Tickets $8-$13 at the door.