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Eggs, chicks, bounce houses, treats, Easter Bunny, and more! There are lots of fun, family-friendly things to do with the kiddos this beautiful Spring weekend in San Luis Obispo County! Easter Egg Hunt Etiquette:It’s always fun to take the kids to Easter egg hunts, but it’s a bummer when someone ruins the fun but not playing fair. So here are a few rules of etiquette to make these fun for everyone: These events are meant Read More
Posted by Heather Young
One of the many things I do is host at least one foreign student each summer through EF Educational Homestay Programs. My daughter and I have hosted since she was 18 months old (that was in 2010). Since then, we have hosted at least two students each summer. Now we host at least two at a time (it’s great having two teens to entertain each other and my child): Wen Wen from China 2010 (an adult chaperon) Masha Read More
Posted by Heather Young
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​Make going to Farmer’s Market an adventure for the whole family! Here’s a great list of when and where the SLO County Farmer’s Markets take place. Local Farmer’s Markets Monday Baywood/Los OsosSecond & Santa Maria streets by the bay2-4:30pm Tuesday Santa Maria’s Central City Farmers MarketOak Knoll South on the corner of Bradley Road & Clark Avenue10 a.m.-1 p.m.​Paso Robles11th Street between the library and the park3-6pm San Luis ObispoSLO Guild Hall, 2880 Broad St.3-6pm Read More
Posted by Heather Young
Family of four wearing Santa Hats and smiling at each other in front of a Christmas tree with the words "Christmas & Holiday Events in SLO County" written on top of the photo
There are lots of local parades and tree lighting ceremonies throughout SLO County this holiday season!See below, grab the kiddos and go-go! Santa Sightings! Opening Day of Santa’s House, SLO Friday, Nov. 23​10 a.m. to 7 p.m.Santa’s house in Mission Plaza in downtown San Luis Obispo will open for the Christmas season the day after Thanksgiving. It’s free to visit Santa, but cost more to purchase photos. It’s hours will vary day-to-day and can be Read More
Posted by Heather Young
Happy Halloween pumpkin
As much as I love summer and all that comes with it (yes, even the heat!), I love when the heat of the summer turns cool and it’s time to wear sweaters and boots and head out to the pumpkin patch and figure out what costumes we’ll wear for Halloween this year. Because there are so many different things happening around the county during October related to Halloween. Halloween is quickly approaching and for those Read More
Posted by Heather Young
It’s August, so that means that the kids will be going back to (or starting) school soon. Are you ready? If you’re like me, you haven’t even though about school yet (besides knowing when it’s starting). Below, you will find information about most schools and districts in SLO County, including when school starts, ends, winter & spring breaks and back to school info. Some information was not available, but links to the school district and Read More
Posted by Heather Young
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It’s fair time again! The California Mid-State Fair is a 12-day event held every summer in Paso Robles, 2198 Riverside Ave., that really does have something for everyone from vast offerings of food and drink (including local wine and beer) to carnival rides, farm animals, concerts, exhibits and so much more. The fair is hands-down my daughter’s favorite summer activity. Every year after our last day at the fair, she asks “when can we go Read More
Posted by Heather Young
Summer is here! Two months of long days, sun & lots of free days. While it’s great to give children plenty of unstructured time, it’s also great to get out of the house and do things we don’t normally have time for or don’t happen the rest of the year. Especially to cool off in some cool water. Kiddos A Go-Go has a number of posts detailing different summer happenings. Summer CampsSummer Concert SeriesParks in Read More
Posted by Heather Young
Summer break is fast approaching and when many people are figuring out what their children will do this summer. If you’re one of them,this is the list you want to read. We’ll be updating as more summer camp information becomes available. If we’ve missed one, let us know! Vacation Bible Schools around SLO County All-day camps ​Boys and Girls Club Camp details Paso RoblesDay Camp!Location: 600 26th Street, Paso RoblesAges: Incoming kindergarteners-8th gradesDates: June 20-Aug. 10 (closed July 4)Time: 7:30 a.m. Read More
Posted by Heather Young
Something for everyone – kids, adults, and the entire family By Meagan Friberg When it comes to summer activities for kids, adults, and the entire family, there are abundant offerings in Paso Robles and the surrounding area. There are plenty of classes, activities, events, and spaces for families to be involved and active.Here’s a round-up of some of the best offerings this summer: 1. Swim Lessons and Aquatics ClassesPaso Robles Recreation is offering numerous swimming lessons Read More
Posted by Meagan Friberg