Meet some practitioners of urban farming- our neighbors in West Oakland from City Slicker Farms! City Slicker Farms’ mission is to empower community members to meet the immediate and basic need for healthy organic food by creating high-yield urban farms and backyard gardens. Learn more about the past and future of urban farming, how urban farming can create individual and community resilience, and how you too can be a backyard farmer.
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Make a Wobble Bot! Kids and families, try your hand at electrical engineering and build a motorized contraption that can draw, buzz, light up or dance across a table!
Ages 6 -13, Third Floor Community Meeting Room.
4th floor Story Room
In anticipation of the 34th Annual Quilt Show (May 1 - June 7), join the Textile Mavens and learn basic quilting techniques. Catherine Durand and Fern Royce will guide participants in creating a beautiful quilted bookmark. All participants are invited to submit their work for display in the upcoming Quilt Show. Supplies provided. Space is limited: call 510-981-6236 to sign up for one of four half hour slots. The last session begins at 6:30 p.m. For ages 6 and up.