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‘Charlotte’s Web,’ Kids in the Kitchen, Music with Dr. Noize

Five fun, kid-friendly activities in and around Palo Alto over the next week—all for $25 or less.

Look for the “Grab-and-Go Kids Planner” each Wednesday, and help us build the planner with your own suggestions and tips — just add them to the comment box. Even if you disagree with our picks, let us know. We want to hear from you!

SEE CHARLOTTE’S WEB ON STAGE

Where/When: Palo Alto Children’s Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. Show runs Wednesday to April 9.

Why Go: Take your little ones to see this classic child’s book about the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a spider named Charlotte come to life, on stage.

Pricing: Tickets are $8-12 each.

KIDS IN THE KITCHEN

Where/When: , 26870 Moody Rd., Los Altos Hills. Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon.

Why Go: In this class for children ages 9-11, kids will learn how to grind wheat, make tortillas and cook quesadillas. Attend and participate with your child, or drop your child off for the class!

Pricing: $25 per participant.

FAMILY CONCERT WITH DR. NOIZE

Where/When: Veterans Memorial Senior Center, Little Theater, 1455 Madison Ave., Redwood City. Saturday, 1-2 p.m.

Why Go: Award-winning children’s performer, Dr. Noize, will present a rockin’ show of high energy and great fun with electronics, multiple instruments, live recordings and exciting music. The show is sponsored by the Music for Minors program, of which Dr. Noize is an alumnus. All proceeds from ticket sales go directly to benefiting music education in local schools.

Pricing: Tickets are $5 each; advance purchase is required. Purchase at Artsopolis.com.

TODDLER TREK

Where/When: , 11401 Stevens Canyon Rd., Cupertino. Thursday, 4:30-6 p.m.

Why Go: Now that the weather has cleared up a bit, get outdoors for a little exercise and fun in the park with other moms and their little ones. Join the group Stroller Hikes for a walk to enjoy the waterfall, shade and views of the reservoir on this out-and-back trail. Be sure to bring cash for parking.

Pricing: Free, except for parking.

SHARK EXHIBIT AT THE PALO ALTO JUNIOR MUSEUM & ZOO

Where/When: , 1451 Middlefield Rd. Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Why Go: In the Shark Exhibit, you’ll see the newest additions to the Junior Museum & Zoo’s animal family—two baby swell sharks and two leopard sharks, swimming around in their brand new, 500-gallon saltwater tank, which is also home to other fish from the bay and open ocean. A fun outing for the whole family!

Pricing: Free!

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