For Parents

Month of the Young Child

April is the Month of the Young Child, a time to celebrate our youngest learners and their parents and caregivers. Join FIRST 5 and our community partners for free upcoming events full of family fun!


First 5 California Express at CDM 

Wednesday, April 19 | 11:00am – 3:00pm
Children’s Discovery Museum
180 Woz Way, San Jose, CA 95110
This bilingual exhibit travels across California inspiring families to talk, read, and sing together. Join us for karaoke singing, storytelling, free prizes and more! Potter the Otter will also be there to greet children and families. See the flyer for more details!


Senior Bingo Night

Thursday, April 20 | 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Northwood Family Resource Center
2760 E. Trimble Road, Room 700, San Jose, CA 95132
Older adults are encouraged to join us for this fun game night! Play bingo with other adults in your community and learn about all the ways you can make a difference in a child's life by becoming a Family Resource Center volunteer.


Appreciation Day

Thursday, April 27 | 10:30am -12:00pm
Educare Family Resource Center
1399 Santee Drive, San Jose, CA 95122
Join us for this fun community event with free activities for young children and families! We will also be introducing our Family Resource Center volunteers to the community.


Aprendiendo Con Mis Abuelos (Learning with My Grandparents)

Monday, April 24 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Adelante Family Resource Center
290 IOOF Street, Gilroy, CA 95020
Children and grandparents are invited to celebrate with a day of fun activities! The celebration includes folkloric dancing and snacks and refreshments. See the flyer for more details!

Spring Fun Event

Saturday, April 22 | 11:00am - 2:00pm
Seven Seas Park
1010 Morse Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Bring the whole family to this exciting spring event and potluck featuring fun-filled activities for children and families!


Young Child Carnival

Saturday, April 29 | 11:00am - 2:00pm
Captain Jason Dahl Family Resource Center
3200 Water Street, San Jose, CA 95111
The whole family can celebrate together at this fun carnival event featuring arts and crafts, fun performances, raffle prizes, community resources and more! See the flyer for more details!