By Jackie Burrell
Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 at 12:23 pm in Family Outings.
Flute Sweet: Catch Flute Sweet and Tickletoon in free performances at libraries all over the Bay Area this week, including a special show for kids ages 2-8 at Berkeleyâ€™s West Branch library at 6 p.m. April 29, and a songwriting workshop for teens at the Alameda library at 3 p.m. May 1.
OMCA Opening: Everyoneâ€™s buzzing about the grand opening of the newly renovated Oakland Museum of California and its 31-hour marathon party that starts with live music, an aerial dance and plenty of hoopla at 11 a.m. May 1 and runs all the way to dinner time May 2. But the really kid-friendly stuff is all on Sunday with face painting, family art projects and talks with the Koi Pond guy from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and gospel music, rap and drumming all afternoon. Free.
Los Kiddos: The Pleasanton Library joins the national El Dia de los Ninos literary celebration with an evening of Argentine folk tales and puppets, including a bilingual retelling of â€śThe Armadilloâ€™s Rancho,â€ť at 7 p.m. April 30.
Good Grief: Linus, Lucy and the gang romp across the stage at San Ramonâ€™s Front Row Theatre this weekend in â€śYouâ€™re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,â€ť by the Bay Area Childrenâ€™s Theatre. Tickets: $14-$18.
Some Pig: Charlotte, Wilbur and Fern share the spotlight at Oaklandâ€™s Childrenâ€™s Fairyland April 30-May 2 when the Oakland School for the Arts stages â€śCharlotteâ€™s Web.â€ť Tickets $7-$10.