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2014 Families and PetsEditors' Choice

Best Place to Share Creative Quality Time With Your Teen

The Crucible

Photo By Pat Mazzera

Now in its 15th year, The Crucible industrial arts center in West Oakland lives up to its tagline, “inspiring creativity in everyone.” Adults as well as youth can take all sorts of fiery, funky, fun classes in art and craftsmanship, ranging from blacksmithing to glass blowing to welding and woodworking. Parents, consider signing up for classes alongside your kid so you both can unleash your imaginations while working with your hands. The Crucible also offers Fun Together Weekend workshops that teens can enroll in with their parents. Make designing, building and creating a family affair.
Photo by Pat Mazzera

1260 Seventh St.