Red Engine Rides at MY Museum

Monterey County Youth Museum

MY Museum invites you and your children ages 3+ to join us on Saturday, February 24, as we partner with Red Engine Rides for a cruise around town. We're offering 15 minute rides in an open-air fire engine for $25 per person. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Rides depart every half hour, 10am-11:30am. Advance reservations required.

Free Bullyproof 101 Seminar for Kids at Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Monterey

Gracie Jiu Jitsu Monterey presents a free Gracie Bulletproof 101 Seminar for kids ages 6-12 on Saturday, Feb. 10, 1pm-2pm. Please register online.

In this special free seminar, your child will receive an engaging introduction to the history of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and learn several techniques from Gracie Bullyproof, a program for kids’ self-defense and confidence building.

Haircuts for Adults and Children at Headdress Salon

Monterey, CA

Did you know that Heather Jorgensen at Headdress cuts the hair of clients of all ages? That's right - she cuts children's hair, too! Give her a call at 831-915-7781 to book an appointment for yourself or your little one. Headdress is located at 883 Lighthouse Ave.

Author Talk with Nidhi Chanani at Stanton Center

Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center

The Monterey Public Library and Monterey History and Art Association are teaming up to bring you an author talk with Nidhi Chanani on Friday, January 19 at 3:45pm at Stanton Center. Doors open at 3:15pm. The...

Free Family Fun Day at Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art presents a Free Family Fun Day on Saturday, December 2, 11am-3pm. Enjoy free admission to the Museum and experience our exhibitions with the whole family.

Featured activities include colorful landscape collage, tote bag painting, 3D produce crafts, and journal making with the National Steinbeck Center.

Fleur Alpine Organic Baby Food at Malinka European Mini Market

Monterey, CA

Malinka European Mini Market now carries Fleur Alpine organic baby food! These cereals are perfect for babies with an allergy to cow's milk, and contain no added sugar, salt, vitamins, or minerals - just whole grain goodness.

Our Fleur Alpine cereals - buckwheat, rice, corn, spelt, and oats - are appropriate for ages 4-6 months and up. Visit Malinka at 484 Lighthouse Ave.

Artist Storytelling with Edi Matsumoto at Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art presents a storytelling time with Iluminado exhibition artist Edi Matsumoto on Sunday, December 10, 2pm-3pm. Edi will be assisted by students from Monterey High School, who will act out the story.

Join Edi to hear the story of the traditional Japanese story of the Tanabata, in which the deities and lovers Orihime and Hikoboshi are separated by the Milky Way, only allowed to meet once a year on the seventh day of the seventh month of the lunar calendar.

Noon Year's Eve Party at MY Museum 2023

Monterey County Youth Museum

Ring in the New Year at a kid-friendly hour this year! Join MY Museum 10am-12:15pm for an unforgettable celebration complete with noisemakers, face painting, and party hats. Watch the Noon Year’s Ball light up as we countdown together. Reservations are required.

Iluminado: Free Family Fun Day at Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art presents a Free Family Fun Day on Saturday, December 2, 11am-3pm. Drop by the Museum for a fun-filled afternoon with our interactive art installation, Iluminado .

Meet the artists behind the magical trees of the exhibit, exercise your creativity, and contribute to the evolving exhibition. Featured activities include: paper leaves with messages, mural painting, and pattern-making with wooden blocks.

Special Offer from MY Museum's Gift Cart

Monterey County Youth Museum

MY Museum is offering a free holiday kaleidoscope with every $50 gift cart purchase on Small Business Saturday, 10am-5pm. We have a wonderful selection of children's toys and activities perfect for holiday gift giving!

Holiday Book Sale at Monterey Public Library 2023

Monterey Public Library

Monterey Public Library Friends and Foundation is hosting a Holiday Book Sale Dec. 8 & 9, 10am-4pm, in the Community Room of the Library. You'll find gently used books across all genres. Proceeds will benefit Monterey Public Library.

Youth Day at International Market and Deli

International Market & Deli

On Saturday, November 25, International Market and Deli will host children's art activities and snack-making, offer food samples for all ages, and hold a cooking demonstration for adults at 2pm. We'll also serve complimentary tea to all our guests. More details here.

In celebrating the arrival of the holiday season, we're focusing on activities for all ages encouraging peace, tolerance, and mutual understanding for a better future.

Support Youth Arts Collective and MY Museum Through Monterey County Gives!

Monterey, CA

Downtown Old Monterey is fortunate to be home to two very worthy non-profit organizations that work with children and youth: MY Museum and Youth Arts Collective . Please consider supporting local kids at all stages of their development by donating to these two organizations through Monterey County Gives this season.

Now through December 31, participating community partners will match a percentage of your gift, increasing the impact of your donation.