South Bay CIRCLE

*Note: Due to Covid-19 and stay at home orders, many of the spring classes were cancelled and future classes are on hold until we know more about the situation. We plan to have classes back as soon as possible.

Spring 2020

  • Hike & Explore
  • San Jose Barracudas vs San Diego Gulls game
  • Morning Mimosas for Moms
  • Cake decorating with Pastry Chef Angie
  • Trader Joe’s Tour
  • Trader Joe’s Tour 2
  • Self Regulation Workshop
  • Sewing
  • Spring get together and egg hunt
  • Hides and Tallow at the Santa Cruz Mission
  • Monterey Zoo and Safari Elephant Experience
  • Visit and tour of Cal Fire Alma Helitack
  • Budgeting Workshop (for Grown-ups)
  • Tide Pool Exploration
  • May Day Pole Dance
  • Beach play and Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
  • Intro To Hip Hop Dance Class
  • Introduction to climbing
  • Lets go for a hike
  • Dabble Art Studio Vincent Van Gogh’s roses. Acrylic On Canvas Painting
  • Harvey Bear Hike
  • School Bus Ride Fun!
  • Paint ladybug rocks and plant your favorite vegetable
  • Morgan Hill Police Department Tour
  •  Animals and Their Adaptations
  • Happy Hollow Park & Zoo
  • Specialized Bike Tour
  • Let’s learn Spanish while playing “Loteria Mexicana” (Mexican bingo)
  • Wellness Party
  • Painting in the Park
  • Bingo & Boba
  • Spring Craft

Winter 2019-2020

  • Holiday Bowling Party
  • Guided LEGO build
  • Steelhead Life Cycle (ages 6-10)
  • Hartnell Planetarium Visit
  • Holiday Cookie Exchange
  • Holiday Christmas Party
  • Christmas crafts
  • Casa De Fruta Sluice and Rides
  • Jingle bells and bikes
  • Winter Themed Sensory Bottles
  • Book Exchange
  • Kids’ Yoga
  • Harvey Bear hike
  • Cheesecake Dreamation
  • Human Body 101 (1st class)
  • Human Body 101 (2nd class)
  • Tide Pool Exploration
  • Make Your Own No-Sew Rag Doll
  • Snowdrop art/ painting
  • Behind the Scenes Tour-MH Library
  • California History at Castro Adobe
  • Ice Skating
  • Valentines cooking baking and decorating
  • Dream Power Ranch
  • Valentines Cards Exchange & Craft/Play
  • Uvas Canyon Waterfall Loop Hike
  • Winter Birch Paintings on Canvas

Fall 2019

  • Tea on the Ave + Night Hike
  • Make Your Own Ice Cream & Park Play
  • Animals and Their Adaptations.
  • Board Game, chess, tabletop games meet up
  • Exploding Bags
  • Monterey Bay Whale Watching
  • Gilroy Ostrich Farm
  • Gilroy History
  • Monterey safari
  • Fujitsu Planetarium- A Little Star That Could
  • Nature Study Guided Tour
  • CPR Refresher Course for Parents and Caregivers
  • Storytime and Crafts at the Pumpkin Patch
  • The Mystery Spot Field Trip
  • Fall Obstacle course
  • Geocaching
  • Adaptive Sports Presentation by Deborah Vick
  • Serrano Electric Tour & Electrical wiring lesson
  • Intro to Sign Language Class
  • Tie dye fun
  • The Farm – Salinas Pumpkin Tour
  • Learn more about honey bees (first class)
  • Learn more about honey bees (2nd class)
  • Gizdich Ranch Apple Orchard Tour
  • Rusty Hill Farm
  • Casa De Fruta Pumpkin Junction
  • Pinnacles National Park ranger-led field trip
  • Beginning Artisan Sourdough
  • Costume walk and craft
  • California History – Pacific Coast Museum
  • Happy Hollow
  • Fall Drawing and Acrylic Painting Class
  • Painting Turkey Feathers
  • Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History and Monarch Viewing
  • American Flag Scavenger Hunt and Flag day celebration
  • Oakland Aviation Museum Tour & STEM Hands On Activity
  • Make a lantern and evening walk
  • Fall Apple Party!
  • Thanksgiving Sewing Project

Summer 2019

  • Olive Oil Making: Frantoio Grove
  • gilroy ostrich farm tour
  • Berry Island farm Tour and Berry Picking
  • Rio del Mar Beach Day!
  • Budget Workshop
  • Tortoise Ranch
  • Music Fun
  • Art on the Farm
  • Visit to El Toro Fire station
  • Pizza my heart
  • Mt. Madonna Nature Walk and Art Activity
  • Fun at Windsor Family Farm
  • Fun Run- Kids of all ages!
  • Sunday Funday
  • Paint, Potluck, & Pool
  • Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History
  • Plantlife at Mt Madonna
  • Gymnastics
  • Drum and Song Class
  • Teddy Bear Tea Party
  • San Jose Museum of Art
  • Pony Experience
  • Book Exchange

Spring 2019

  • Dr. Seuss’ birthday party
  • Ayurveda for Healthy Living
  • Open Space Authority Tools of the trade and fire prevention class
  • Book club part I for The Brave Learner by Julie Bogart
  • Make your own kaleidoscope
  • GRAYS HARBOR HISTORICAL SEAPORT AUTHORITY’S VOYAGE
  • Windsor Family Farm Tour
  • In-n-Out Burger tour
  • Kids’ Yoga
  • Bright Ranch
  • Impressionist Blue Bird Painting
  • The Brave Learner Mom’s book club part II
  • Mt. Madonna Nature Walk and Art Activity
  • Brunch at the Bergmann’s
  • Wildflower Scavenger Hunt- optional picnic after
  • Mom’s book club for Brave Learner part III
  • Density Art Project with Chalk
  • Library Tour and project
  • End of the year activity and pictures
  • Ride the BIG Yellow School Bus
  • San Jose Giants Education Day
  • Movie Theatre Magic
  • Tour of Nob Hill
  • Ano Nuevo Elephant Seal Nature Walk
  • April Showers
  • Monterey Zoo Education Tour + Elephant Meet & Greet
  • Art on the Farm
  • Bus ride from Gilroy Train Station to Railroad park
  • Backyard Cinco de Mayo Party
  • Graduation/Promotion Day
  • Van Gogh Sunflower Art Lesson
  • Hands on Science at the Park
  • Natural Bridges tide pool tour
  • Strawberry Picking @ Gizdich Ranch
  • The Nest Box Farm
  • Book Club
  • Density Derby
  • Spring party!
  • Farm Hike

Winter 2018-2019

  • Whole Foods Tour
  • Letters to Santa
  • Sewing
  • Cookie Decorating and Exchange
  • Redwood nature hike and field games
  • Field trip to Curiodyssey
  • Storytime with Seniors
  • Playground games instruction and activity
  • Cooking at park
  • Caroling in the Park
  • CAL FIRE TOUR
  • Robots: Make a wiggle drawing robot
  • Humane Society Silicon Valley
  • Social Skills and Friendship Circle
  • Seymore Marine Discovery Center
  • Let’s Play Math
  • Coyote Lake-Nature Center
  • Rainy Day
  • TinkerLab
  • Book Club Meeting and Dress Up Day
  • Make your own valentines
  • Wildlife Education & rehabilitation center – live animal program
  • Valentine’s Day Party
  • Bernal Ranch
  • Airplanes!!
  • Make you own adventure pack + nature exploration

Fall 2018

  • Make your own necklaces and bracelets
  • Art on the Farm
  • Camping Adventure/Nature Exploration
  • Gizdich Ranch Apple Tour
  • Music in the Park (and nature play)
  • Fun at Rusty Hill Farm
  • Tour of New Dawn horse rescue & sanctuary
  • Windsor family farm outing
  • Homeschoolers Swim at CRC
  • Book Club party: George’s Marvelous Medicine by Roald Dahl
  • Volcano creation
  • Circle with the Seasons
  • Useugi Pumpkin Patch Tour
  • Rhythm and Movement for Kids
  • Pumpkin Decorating Class
  • Fall/Halloween Party
  • Poetry tea time
  • Invention Adventure
  • Doing Good for Others
  • Behind the scenes tour of the Gilroy Post Office
  • Child Safety & Fun Cooperative Games
  • Hands on Science