Family Crafts at McConaghy
May
4
11:00 AM11:00

Family Crafts at McConaghy

Join us for family friendly crafts and activities at McConaghy House on the first Saturday of the month. Each month's theme builds on the Museum's Toddler Time theme and will include activities for older children. Family crafts are included in McConaghy House admission. Click here for more information on visiting McConaghy House.

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[Toddler Time] Teddy Bear Picnic
Apr
11
10:30 AM10:30

[Toddler Time] Teddy Bear Picnic

  • HAHS Museum of History & Culture (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Bring along a special stuffed animal friend to celebrate! Taking a cue from the classic song “The Teddy Bear’s Picnic” (composed in 1907), we will sing songs and play games with our stuffed animal friends, to acknowledge the special place they hold in our hearts and imaginations.

Toddler Time is a family program geared toward children ages 1-5 years and their caregivers. It takes place on the second Thursday of each month from 10:30 – 11:30 AM. Together, we learn through games, crafts, songs, and stories. Older siblings are always welcome.

NOTE: There will be no actual food served during this program. Starting in February, there will be a $5 program fee per each adult for attending Toddler Time. HAHS members are free.

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Family Crafts at McConaghy
Apr
6
11:00 AM11:00

Family Crafts at McConaghy

Join us for family friendly crafts and activities at McConaghy House on the first Saturday of the month. Each month's theme builds on the Museum's Toddler Time theme and will include activities for older children. Family crafts are included in McConaghy House admission. Click here for more information on visiting McConaghy House.

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[Toddler Time] Transportation
Mar
14
10:30 AM10:30

[Toddler Time] Transportation

  • HAHS Museum of History & Culture (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Cars and trucks and things that go! Trains and airplanes, too! Come hear songs and fingerplays about the busy, bustling world of TRANSPORTATION. Stay afterwards for some zooming, vrooming crafts and activities.

Toddler Time is a family program geared toward children ages 1-5 years and their caregivers. It takes place on the second Thursday of each month from 10:30 – 11:30 AM. Together, we learn through games, crafts, songs, and stories. Older siblings are always welcome.

NOTE: Starting in February, there will be a $5 program fee per each adult for attending Toddler Time. Thank you so much for your support!

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Family Crafts at McConaghy
Mar
2
11:00 AM11:00

Family Crafts at McConaghy

New! Starting in March, we will have family friendly crafts and activities at McConaghy House on the first Saturday of the month. Each month's theme builds on the Museum's Toddler Time theme and will include activities for older children. March's theme is Transportation - come learn about cars and trucks and things that GO! Included in McConaghy House Admission. For more information on visiting McConaghy House, click here.

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[Toddler Time] LOVE!
Feb
14
10:30 AM10:30

[Toddler Time] LOVE!

  • HAHS Museum of History & Culture (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In February, come read books and sing songs about LOVE - love for our families, love for our friends and pets, even love for ice cream! Stay to make valentines for the ones you love.

Toddler Time is a family program geared toward children ages 1-5 years and their caregivers. It takes place on the second Thursday of each month from 10:30 – 11:30 AM. Together, we learn through games, crafts, songs, and stories. Older siblings are always welcome.

NOTE: Starting in February, there will be a $5 program fee per each adult for attending Toddler Time. Thank you so much for your support!

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[Black History Month] Gina's Journey: The Search for William Grimes
Feb
2
1:00 PM13:00

[Black History Month] Gina's Journey: The Search for William Grimes

  • HAHS Museum of History & Culture (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
Regina Mason

Regina Mason

Join acclaimed author and speaker Regina Mason as she shares the story of her search for her great-great-great-grandfather, William Grimes, and her startling discovery that he had written the first American autobiography of a runaway slave. His story ignited an essential American literary genre, but is largely forgotten today. His story, and her search to uncover it, are retold in a new film, Gina’s Journey: The Search for William Grimes. In this reenactment documentary that bridges two centuries, both Mason and her forebear Grimes defy the odds of their times to tell their stories.

Program Schedule

1:00 - 1:30: Introductions & Film Background

1:30 - 3:00: Film Screening: Gina’s Journey: The Search for William Grimes

3:00 - 3:30: Q&A, Book Signing

Admission to the museum is free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the program.

This program is presented in partnership with the Women’s Ministry of Palma Ceia Baptist Church. Program sponsored by KMS Unique Angels & Gifts.

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Holidays at McConaghy House
Dec
15
11:00 AM11:00

Holidays at McConaghy House

Join us for family holiday fun at McConaghy House! Explore this Victorian Farmhouse fully decked out for the holidays. This year's theme is “The Night Before Christmas," so look for sugarplums in the kitchen and Santa coming down the chimney. Play and learn through Victorian-era crafts and activities. Enjoy treats and hot cider on the porch. Shop the holiday boutique for hand-made gifts & crafts. Meet Santa Claus and capture your own photos with him.

Visit with Santa: 12:00 - 3:00 PM

Admission: $5 general, $3 students and seniors, Free for HAHS Members and children 4 years and younger.

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Toddler Time: Winter Wonderland
Dec
13
10:30 AM10:30

Toddler Time: Winter Wonderland

  • HAHS Museum of History & Culture (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Toddler Time is a family program geared toward children ages 1-5 years and their caregivers.

Together, we learn through games, crafts, songs, and stories. Older siblings are always welcome. Toddler Time takes place on the second Thursday of each month from 10:30 – 11:30 AM.

In December, come explore with us the magical world of the winter season! Make a cotton ball snowman, design your own pair of warm winter mittens, and sing songs and hear stories about living in a winter wonderland.

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Holidays at McConaghy House
Dec
8
11:00 AM11:00

Holidays at McConaghy House

Join us for family holiday fun at McConaghy House! Explore this Victorian Farmhouse fully decked out for the holidays. This year's theme is “The Night Before Christmas," so look for sugarplums in the kitchen and Santa coming down the chimney. Play and learn through Victorian-era crafts and activities. Enjoy treats and hot cider on the porch. Shop the holiday boutique for hand-made gifts & crafts. Meet Santa Claus and capture your own photos with him.

Visit with Santa: 12:00 - 3:00 PM

Admission: $5 general, $3 students and seniors, Free for HAHS Members and children 4 years and younger.

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Visitas Guiadas en Español en La Casa McConaghy
Dec
2
11:30 AM11:30

Visitas Guiadas en Español en La Casa McConaghy

Construida en el año 1888, La Casa McConaghy es un verdadero tesoro de esta zona. La estructura de esta encantadora casa de campo, incluye doce cuartos llenos de decoraciones, pinturas de arte y muebles del tiempo en que la familia McConaghy vivió en el pueblo de San Lorenzo. Ofrecemos giras en Español, para una vista al pasado y conocer más como vivió la familia McConaghy en ese tiempo de la historia.

Adultos $5, Estudiantes y personas mayors $3, Niños meores de 4 años gratis
11:30 de la mañana y 1:30 de la tarde

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Holidays at McConaghy House
Dec
2
11:00 AM11:00

Holidays at McConaghy House

Join us for family holiday fun at McConaghy House! Explore this Victorian Farmhouse fully decked out for the holidays. This year's theme is “The Night Before Christmas," so look for sugarplums in the kitchen and Santa coming down the chimney. Play and learn through Victorian-era crafts and activities. Enjoy treats and hot cider on the porch. Shop the holiday boutique for hand-made gifts & crafts. Santa Claus will not be visiting this day.

Admission: $5 general, $3 students and seniors, Free for HAHS Members and children 4 years and younger.

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Holidays at McConaghy House
Dec
1
11:00 AM11:00

Holidays at McConaghy House

Join us for family holiday fun at McConaghy House! Explore this Victorian Farmhouse fully decked out for the holidays. This year's theme is “The Night Before Christmas," so look for sugarplums in the kitchen and Santa coming down the chimney. Play and learn through Victorian-era crafts and activities. Enjoy treats and hot cider on the porch. Shop the holiday boutique for hand-made gifts & crafts. Meet Santa Claus and capture your own photos with him.

Visit with Santa: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Admission: $5 general, $3 students and seniors, Free for HAHS Members and children 4 years and younger.

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Nov
13
4:10 PM16:10

The Fall of the Bypass and New Life for the Right of Way

  • CSU East Bay Library, Biella Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Part of The Rise and Fall of Hayward’s Route 238 Bypass, 1957 to 2017 series of talks.

Learn more about Route 238's story and outcomes in this series of special talks. Presented by Sherman Lewis, Professor Emertius of Political Science, CSU East Bay and President of the Hayward Area Planning Association.

Admission is free. Each talk will be followed by a discussion session.

Parking: attendant will give you a permit at entrance to Lot A on Loop road on west side of campus. Go up steps on left side of library and circle around through courtyard into the library, go right, then left to far wall to entry to Biella Room.

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Oct
30
4:10 PM16:10

Years of Conflict over the Bypass

  • CSU East Bay Library, Biella Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Part of The Rise and Fall of Hayward’s Route 238 Bypass, 1957 to 2017 series of talks.

Learn more about Route 238's story and outcomes in this series of special talks. Presented by Sherman Lewis, Professor Emertius of Political Science, CSU East Bay and President of the Hayward Area Planning Association.

Admission is free. Each talk will be followed by a discussion session.

Parking: attendant will give you a permit at entrance to Lot A on Loop road on west side of campus. Go up steps on left side of library and circle around through courtyard into the library, go right, then left to far wall to entry to Biella Room.

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Family Program: Días de los Muertos
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

Family Program: Días de los Muertos

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  • Google Calendar ICS

Come celebrate the Días de los Muertos (Days of the Dead) with a full day of crafts and activities to remember the lives of loved ones who have passed. Get your face painted, create a silly skeleton, decorate traditional sugar skulls to take home, and enjoy a special concert by Hayward's own young musicians, the Mariachi Juvenil.

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Oct
9
4:10 PM16:10

The Rise of Hayward's Route 238 Bypass, the Early Years

Part of The Rise and Fall of Hayward’s Route 238 Bypass, 1957 to 2017 series of talks.

Learn more about Route 238's story and outcomes in this series of special talks. Presented by Sherman Lewis, Professor Emertius of Political Science, CSU East Bay and President of the Hayward Area Planning Association.

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Meek Mansion Paranormal Investigation
Sep
15
to Sep 16

Meek Mansion Paranormal Investigation

During this investigation, experienced investigators will lead attendees through the property and explore the paranormal. Data previously collected includes electronic voice phenomena (EVP), cold spots, touches, apparitions, and much more. Investigations for ages 18+. Tickets must be purchased in advance at haywardareahistory.org/explore-the-paranormal.

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Toddler Time: Our World and the People In It
Sep
13
10:30 AM10:30

Toddler Time: Our World and the People In It

  • HAHS Museum of History & Culture (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Around the neighborhood or around the world, join us for crafts and stories that reflect our many cultures, and how we are connected. Toddler Time is a family program geared toward children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Older siblings are always welcome. More information about our family programs is available here.

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Visitas Guiadas en Español en La Casa McConaghy
Sep
2
11:30 AM11:30

Visitas Guiadas en Español en La Casa McConaghy

Construida en el año 1888, La Casa McConaghy es un verdadero tesoro de esta zona. La estructura de esta encantadora casa de campo, incluye doce cuartos llenos de decoraciones, pinturas de arte y muebles del tiempo en que la familia McConaghy vivió en el pueblo de San Lorenzo. Ofrecemos giras en Español, para una vista al pasado y conocer más como vivió la familia McConaghy en ese tiempo de la historia.

Adultos $5, Estudiantes y personas mayors $3, Niños meores de 4 años gratis
11:30 de la mañana y 1:30 de la tarde

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McConaghy House Paranormal Investigation
Aug
18
to Aug 19

McConaghy House Paranormal Investigation

During this investigation, experienced investigators will lead attendees through the property and explore the paranormal. Data previously collected includes electronic voice phenomena (EVP), cold spots, touches, apparitions, and much more. Investigations for ages 18+. Tickets must be purchased in advance at haywardareahistory.org/explore-the-paranormal.

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Civil Liberties
Aug
11
2:00 PM14:00

Civil Liberties

Japanese Americans experienced tremendous violations of civil liberties during World War II and their experiences continue to resonate today.

Join us for a screening of the pivotal documentary And Then They Came for Us (2017), followed by a round-table discussion. Sponsored by the Eden Township JACL.

Speaker Biographies

Don Tamaki is a celebrated local lawyer who helped clear Fred Korematsu’s conviction for resisting detention during WWII, and recently filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in the Travel Ban case (Trump v. Hawaii).

Satsuki Ina, born in the Tule Lake maximum security prison during WWII, is a psychotherapist specializing in the treatment of trauma, and the producer of two award-winning documentary films about Japanese American incarceration (Children of the Camps and From A Silk Cocoon).

Benita Jain, from the Immigrant Family Defense Fund, has worked with multiple national organizations focused on defending the civil rights of immigrant communities. She monitors and analyzes legislative proposals, and helps to provide legal resources to fight the targeting of immigrants with criminal arrests and convictions. The Immigrant Family Defense Fund is doing local, concrete work on a daily basis to provide legal representation and support to California families facing separation, detention and deportation. 

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Toddler Time: Pets
Aug
9
10:30 AM10:30

Toddler Time: Pets

  • HAHS Museum of History & Culture (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our pets can often be a major highlight of the day! For kids, creatures large and small teach, delight, and offer a special kind of companionship. Let’s celebrate the lovable animals in our lives! Toddler Time is a family program geared toward children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Older siblings are always welcome.

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Meek Mansion Paranormal Investigation
Jul
21
to Jul 22

Meek Mansion Paranormal Investigation

During this investigation, experienced investigators will lead attendees through the property and explore the paranormal. Data previously collected includes electronic voice phenomena (EVP), cold spots, touches, apparitions, and much more. Investigations for ages 18+. Tickets must be purchased in advance at haywardareahistory.org/explore-the-paranormal.

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Toddler Time: Recycle
Jul
12
10:30 AM10:30

Toddler Time: Recycle

Doing our part to recycle reduces the amount of waste that gets sent to landfills, conserves natural resources, and saves energy. Come for this month’s Toddler Time to learn more about the benefits of recycling and what you can do to help through stories, crafts, and activities. For more information about family programs with HAHS, click here or call (510) 581-0223.

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