DeLancey Street Christmas Tree Lot McGee Ave & University Ave, Berkeley, CA94703 This environmentally-certified Christmas tree lot plants one tree for every tree cut down. Even better, the profits from…More the sale of trees benefit the DeLancey Street Foundation which helps substance abusers and the homeless help themselves by giving them a place to live drug-free, earn a G.E.D., and learn marketable skills.
East Bay Nursery 2332 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA94702 East Bay Nursery is a family-owned business dedicated to organic gardening. They have numerous drought tolerant plants,…More succulents, veggie starts and seeds, fruit trees, and California natives. You can also find organic fertilizers, insecticides, soil amendments, and fungicides that won't harm your garden. East Bay Nursery also sells Christmas trees and handcrafted glass ornaments during the holiday season (the day after Thanksgiving until Christmas eve).
The Snuggery 2008 McGee Ave, Berkeley, CA94703 The Snuggery is a development preschool for children between two and six years. The school day includes arts and crafts,…More storytelling, music, free play, puppet shows and nature studies. It also has neighborhood walks and field trips to the fire station and the Berkeley Marina. The Snuggery also has special festivals on holidays like Halloween, Christmas and the Chinese New Year. It strongly encourages parents to attend parent-teacher conferences and potluck dinners whenever possible.
Ark Toys 1812 4th St, Berkeley, CA94710 Ark Toys is a throwback to the toy stores of Christmas past, filled with educational toys made with integrity and…More probably with sustainable design. Although there may be some plastic here and there, the overall sense is that one has stepped into that magical place you dreamed of as a child, filled with wonderful toys and games and bright and shiny objects. It stands in sharp contrast to the big brick stores like Toys R Us. The Ark has two levels packed to the gills with toys, children's outfits, games, stuffed animals, dolls and craft sets. What it doesn't have are electronic and video games or battery-operated toys.