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Creek Festival, Día del Niño and More Kid-Friendly Fun

Here's a creek festival, a comic book and collectible sale, Children's Day at the library and the original "Karate Kid" movie — pick and choose from this week’s array of activities.

FAMILY BEST BETS OF THE WEEK

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Where/When: Root Park (corner of Hays and East 14th streets); Saturday, April 30 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Why Go: Explore the creek and learn about water, local animals and plants.

Pricing: Free

2. TRI-VALLEY COMIC BOOK & COLLECTIBLE SALE

Where/When: Alameda County Fairgrounds; Saturday, April 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Why Go: This show features comics, toys and other collectibles. You and your kids can complete or start your collection.

Pricing: Adults $5, children $2, parking $8

3. ZOOKIDS: SKINS AND SCALES

Where/When: Oakland Zoo; Saturday, April 30, at 9 a.m.

Why Go: This program for ages 4 and 5 will teach kids how skins and scales help animals to survive in their habitats. Program includes a theme-based game, mini-hike, snack (grapes and apple juice), craft and free play.

Pricing:$20 for members; $23 for non-members. Pre-registration required.

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Where/When: San Leandro Main Library; Saturday, April 30, at 11 a.m.

Why Go: Enjoy a Children's Day/Book Day at the library packed with bilingual stories and songs, reading-related crafts, games and a free book to take home.

Pricing: Free

5. KARATE KID MOVIE

Where/When: Bal Theatre in San Leandro; Saturday, April 30, at 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)

Why Go: Take your kids to see the original Karate Kid movie at the historic Bal Theatre. Plus, a raffle to win prizes!

Pricing: $10

You can also always add any event yourself to our calendar here.

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