Grab & Go Kids Planner: An Inaugural Bike Race, Bye Bye Birdie and More

The Children's Theatre is ripe with fun performances, a movie in the park and a brand-new bike race is on tap this week in Mountain View.

This is our weekly calendar of kid-friendly activities and new places to try out with children and, yes, even teens! The idea is to offer you suggestions about things you can do as a family!

Look for the kids’ planner each Wednesday, and help us build the planner with your own suggestions and tips—just add them to the comment box. Even if you disagree with our picks, let us know. We want to hear from you!

Where/When: Foothill College, 12345 S El Monte Rd, Los Altos Hills, CA, Sunday, 8 am to 5 pm. 

Why Go: Over 400 cyclists will take part in the all-day event at Foothill College. The course takes the racers around the 1.09 mile campus loop. Come out and take the family to enjoy the race! There will be several great spots all across the course for spectators to take in the inaugural event. 

Pricing: Free

Where/When: At the ParkStage next to , Friday, 6:30 pm to 8 pm. 

Why Go: This week's showing is "The Wish Peddler" performed by children from the Peninsula Youth Theatre. A mysterious peddler offers to fulfill wishes--for a price. The weekly park showings will run until the middle of August. Come out and support the young actors of the community for a delightful summer evening out. 

Pricing: Free

Where/When:  201 S Rengstorff Ave, , Wednesday, 8 pm to 9 pm, Thursday, 7:15 pm to 8:30 pm. 

Why Go: The Mountain View Marauders have been serving the communities of Mountain View, Los Altos and Palo Alto since 1966. Youth Pop Warner and Cheer signups began late last week and will continue to take place this week. Bring out your little ones, get signed up and ask any questions you might have for the league officials. 

Pricing: Pricing chart can be found on league website. 

Where/When: 652 Franklin St., Friday, 8:30 pm. 

Why Go: The summer nights in the South Bay just keep getting better as the summer rolls along. This weeks kid-friendly feature is "Megamind", an animated super hero comedy starring Will Farrell and Tiny Fey. Enjoy an affordable family night out and watch a fun flick! 

Pricing: Free

Where/When: , Saturday, 2 pm and 7:30 pm. 

Why Go: The classic play continues this weekend with two shows on Saturday and another evening show on Sunday night. Teen idol Conrad Birdie comes to town to land a farewell kiss on a lucky girl in the Tony-award winning show. 

Pricing: $22 Adults, $18 Seniors and Children under 12. 


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