This Holiday Season, it’s not all about shopping. There are plenty of fun activities for your family to participate in, from Gingerbread building to Santa visits and ceramics painting (the perfect personalized gift for the grandparents!). If you’re scrambling for childcare when preschool ends, Tutu school and Brushstroke Studios offer handy Winter Break Camps, covering the East Bay, San Francisco and Marin.  Happy Holidays!

Schools and Winter Camps
Greenwood School Winter Open House & Tours
Winter Camps at Tutu School!

Playtime and Holiday Activities
Gingerbread Architecture Extravaganza
VIP Passes to Brushstrokes Studio for 2011 on sale for a limited time!
Santa @ Play Cafe
Holiday events at Pump It Up of San Francisco



Schools and Winter Camps

Greenwood School Winter Open House & Tours
Visit Greenwood School’s Winter Open House on Saturday, January 8th at 10:00 am. You will have an opportunity to meet our teachers, visit our classrooms and experience our Waldorf-inspired curriculum. Can’t make the open house, then join us on a tour! Preschool tours: Dec 1& 5, Jan 5 & 19; K-8 Tours: Dec 2 &15, Jan 13& 16. Reservations are required for all events listed. Kindly RSVP to 415.388.0495 or info@greenwoodschool.org.
Greenwood School
In the Heart of Mill Valley
www.greenwoodschool.org

Winter Camps at Tutu School!
Desperate for a few child-free mornings before the holidays? Looking to drop your little dancer off for a bit of twirling and magical fun while you cross a couple more things off of that ever-growing Yule-tide list? Tutu School has the answer: Winter Tutu Camp! Available in San Francisco from December 20-23, and in Larkspur from December 20-22, Winter Tutu Camp will run from 9:00am to 12:30pm each day and include dancing, storytime, crafts, and general merriment! Call 415.734.8840 or e-mail info@tutuschool.com for more information and to reserve your spot.
Register online at:
www.tutuschool.com/register.php



Playtime and Holiday Activities

Gingerbread Architecture Extravaganza
Bay Area Discovery Museum invites you to our annual Gingerbread Architecture Extravaganza! Let your imagination run wild as you create the most delightful gingerbread house on the block, festooned with candy canes, gumdrops, frosting and other treats. Don’t miss the sweetest event of the holiday season. Weekends & select weekdays through December 23. $30 per kit, includes Museum admission for 1 adult and 1 child. Pre-registration required.
Holiday fun at the
Bay Area Discovery Museum
www.BayKidsMuseum.org/holidays

VIP Passes to Brushstrokes Studio for 2011 on sale for a limited time!
Brushstrokes Studio, the paint-your-own-pottery studio in Berkeley’s 4th Street Shopping District now hasVIP Passes for unlimited studio time for all of 2011 (on sale through Dec. 31st ONLY). Here’s the perfect gift from Grandparents, Parents, Husbands and Wives..OR A great New Year’s gift to yourself so you can resolve to MAKE MORE ART IN 2011. Finally, a New Year’s Resolution you can look forward to! Kid’s passes:  $100 Adult passes:  $125 Includes free studio time all year long saving you $9.50 per visit for adults, $7.50 per visit for kids! Does not include classes, parties, summer camps or Extended Care.  Pottery priced separately. And don’t forget to sign your child up for Winter Break Camp, Dec. 27-31st (9am-1pm with extended care available to 5:30; ages 5-12) Email us or call 528-1360 to register.

Brushstrokes Studio
www.brushstrokestudio.com

Santa @ Play Cafe
Santa will be making an appearance at Play Cafe on December 3rd, 14th, 17th, and 21st from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. With regular price admission you can bring your camera and take a picture with Santa for the holidays. No waiting in line at the mall to pay for their overpriced picture. Just come with your camera, and take away. Our holiday present to you! Santa will also be giving away goodies to all the children, so come on over and join us to celebrate the holidays.
Play Cafe
Oakland Hills
www.playcafellc.com

Holiday events at Pump It Up of San Francisco
See events website for more info. Pump It Up of San Francisco is offering exciting events and programs for the holiday season.

Jump-N-Art Jr starts with 45 minutes of art projects for your young artists, followed by a session of incredible fun play on huge inflatables. It’s a great way of active and creative fun for the kids in a safe indoor environment. Mon-Thurs Dec 20-27, 10-12.

New Year’s Family Celebration: The ultimate New Year’s Bounce event featuring lots of jumping, food and fun, followed by a COUNTDOWN!

Special Red Tri offer:
$50 off Premium Classic Parties Dec 24 – Jan 2

See website for more info.
Pump It Up of San Francisco

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