No plans yet for this coming weekend? Take a look at some of Patch.com's recommendations for the best kids classes and activities this month in Pinole and Hercules.
Where/When: Weekly on Fridays, 10 a.m—11 a.m.
Why Go: Story time, stickers and fun inside the bookstore at Barnes & Noble.
Where/When: Saturday, 4009 Webster St., Oakland.
Why Go: Spend a morning learning to build a robot and program it. Ages 6 and up.
Pricing: 6-10 $65, 11 and up $75
Where/When: Daily, 11 a.m.—4 p.m. Richmond
Why Go: This is an Easter Bunny sponsored by Peeps, maker of the springtime marshmallow chickies. Get free candy with your visit.
Pricing: Visit free, cost for photos
Where/When: Friday and Saturday, 7:15 p.m., Walnut Creek’s Lesher Center
Why Go: See the lovable cartoon hero come to life in this play.
Where/When: Daily, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley
Why Go: Explore the mysteries of the deep sea in this exhibit that runs until May.