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August 2017

Kids and teens will enjoy the challenge as they swim, bike and run in a safe and exciting non-competitive athletic event that emphasizes health, self-esteem and self-confidence. Includes...

Cost: $45

Where:
Clubsport San Jose
800 Embedded Way
San Jose, CA
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Take a short history hike and learn about the first people to live on this land and how they were impacted by Europeans. Explore how the park’s namesake played a pivotal role in the American...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Stevens Creek County Park
11401 Stevens Canyon Road
Cupertino, CA
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PIER 39 is 39 and we’re celebrating with a bang!  Beginning in January 2017, join us every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and...

Cost: Free

Where:
PIER 39
The Embarcadero @ Beach Street
San Francisco, CA  94133
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Bring the whole family and enjoy a bouncy castle, inflatable obstacle course, rockclimbing wall, Fire Department Safe House, fire truck, art & crafts projects and face painting A weekend...

Cost: Free

Where:
*New Location*
Downtown North Santa Cruz Ave
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Come celebrate the best of Sonoma County with local chefs, farmers, artists, entertainers, & more. There is something for everyone: Live Music on 2 Stages: Americana, World, Zydeco & more 30 of...

Cost: On Site(cash): Adults $15, Kids 6-12 $10, under 6 free presale at a discount now

Where:
Ragle Ranch Park
500 Ragle Rd
Sebastopol, CA  95472
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Sponsor: Farm Trails
Telephone: (707)837-8896
Contact Name: Samantha Harmon
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Artist Roy De Forest will present funky paintings, sculptures and listening stations in this new exhibit featuring quirky characters and unexpected voices that range from a dog trainer to a 10 year...

Cost: $4 plus admission: $15.95 adults, $6.95 ages 9-17, members/under 9 FREE

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St.
Oakland, CA  94607
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Telephone: 510-318-8400
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Learn about the sea lions, harbor porpoises, dolphins and occasional whales that wander under the bridge. Docent-led tour at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Classroom presentation at 12pm and 2pm. Repetas Aug....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Marine Mammal Center
2000 Bunker Road
Fort Cronkhite
Sausalito, CA
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Telephone: 415-289-7325
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City Horse announces our 3rd annual "Kids Carnival" at Golden Gate Fields. On Sunday, August 13, 2017, City Horse will host our 3rd annual community carnival for little children...

Cost: $3-$15

Where:
GOLDEN GATE FIELDS
1100 Eastshore HWY
Berkeley, CA  94710
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Sponsor: CITY HORSE
Telephone: 510-912-4775
Contact Name: BRANDI WEINTRAUB
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The western pond turtles are thriving at Mountain Lake. Come celebrate these wonderful creatures by making your own mosaic of them.

Cost: Free

Where:
Presidio Officers' Club
50 Moraga Avenue
San Francisco, CA  94129
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Sponsor: Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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The Victorian Days at the Old Courthouse takes place Saturday, August 13 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the San Mateo County History Museum, housed within the County’s historic Courthouse at...

Cost: Museum admission: Free, Tea: $5 adults, $3 children

Where:
San Mateo County History Museum
2200 Broadway
Redwood City, CA  94063
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Sponsor: San Mateo County History Museum
Telephone: (650)299-0104
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This show will engage kids and families in dancing, jumping, spinning, wiggling, pretend play and other silliness to the strains of colorful, upbeat, retro pop tunes.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Courthouse Square
2200 Broadway
Redwood City, CA
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Telephone: 650-780-7000
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This exhibit will honor Eichler Homes, which thrived locally from 1949-1966, and Joseph Eichler’s dream of affordable contemporary homes, Curated by his grandson Steven Eichler, the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650-948-9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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Shows at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 and 2:30 p.m. Bring your sunglasses and the whole family to watch a high-flying display of physics as Les Aerielles takes over the Hall’s C-level lawn. Make...

Cost: Free with admission. Free for Members.

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Science
1 Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Telephone: 151-064-25132
Contact Name: Jesus Balcazar
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In the 1930s, the Ming Quong orphanage in Los Gatos, housed rescued and abandoned Chinese girls from the Bay Area. Over the course of several decades, Ming Quong would become part of a larger...

Cost: General Admission is $10 | FREE for members and visitors under 18 years of age

Where:
New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Civic Center
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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The city of Dublin has just opened a brand-new boardwalk-themed water park that includes a six water slide tower, splash zone for toddlers and sports pool! Open daily June 3-Aug. 13. ...

Cost: $15-17 over 40 inches tall, $13-15 under 40 inches, $3-4 under age 2

Where:
Emerald Glen Park
4201 Central Parkway
Dublin, CA  94568
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Telephone: 925-556-4590
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Once Upon Your Mind is interactive, improvised storytelling. Using a storybook as a starting point, audience members of all ages are encouraged to participate in creating an original...

Cost: $10

Where:
All Out Comedy Theater
2525 Telegraph Ave.
Suite B
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: All Out Comedy Theater
Telephone: (510)761-7279
Contact Name: Colleen Breen
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This exhibit showcases artistic responses to the question: "Los Altos is a community of ...", by K-6 students participating in the Los Altos School District's 4-week summer school...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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Rub elbows with our CEO Zack Bodner while your kids are entertained. Grilled food, beer and other beverages will be available for purchase. See a giant soap bubble show by Brian Lawrence,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oshman Family JCC, Jessica Lynn Saal Town Square
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA  94303
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Sponsor: The Oshman Family JCC
Telephone: 650-223-8700
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Join us for a special book-signing and talk with the award-winning science educator and astronomer Andrew Fraknoi, coauthor of When the Sun Goes Dark. In this illustrated, family-oriented talk,...

Cost: Free with admission. Free for Members.

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Science
1 Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Telephone: 151-064-25132
Contact Name: Jesus Balcazar

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The newly renovated Larkey Swim Center will be open to the public in June through early September with recreational swimming in the heated pool, swim lessons and an all-abilities...

Cost: $6 adults, $4.50 ages 7-17, $3.50 ages 6 and under, $2 Larkey Spray Ground

Where:
Larkey Swim Center
2771 Buena Vista Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA  94597
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Telephone: 925-943-5858
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The Class of 2021 is about to start High School! We would love to help your family prepare for success. Saratoga Federated Church's High School Ministry, LifeHouse, is hosting a lunch for...

Cost: $10.

Where:
Saratoga Federated Church
20390 Park Place
Saratoga, CA  95070
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Sponsor: LifeHouse High School Ministry
Telephone: 408-867-3041
Contact Name: Matt Hall
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Circus Vargas embarks on a brand new epic adventure under the big top! Goggles, gears, and gadgets set the stage for 2017's retro-futuristic production, Steam Cirque! Join us on a journey of...

Cost: $12 - $72

Where:
Adjacent to Village at Corte Madera
1870 Redwood Hwy
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Explore our agricultural history at Santa Clara County's newest park. Meet at the visitor center to see items used on the farm in the 1890s, then take a short walk to learn about the park's...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Martial Cottle County Park
5283 Snell Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Julia Robinson Mathematics Festivals inspire students to explore the richness and beauty of mathematics through activities that encourage collaborative, creative problem-solving. It's sponsored...

Cost: Free

Where:
Redwood City Main library
1044 Middlefield Rd
Redwood City, CA  94063
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Take some time for creativity this summer with an afternoon of sketching in the exhibition Beta Space: Victor Cartagena accompanied by music in the galleries. 

Cost: Included with admission of $10 adults, $5 kids, under 7 FREE

Where:
San Jose Museum of Art
110 S. Market St.
, CA
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Learn the secret truth about dragons and damsels as revealed through a slideshow and direct experience during this drop-in program. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Tilden Nature Area
Environmental Education Center (EEC), North End of Central Park Drive
Berkeley, CA  94708
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Telephone: 510-544-2233
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Town Center Corte Madera celebrates summer with the annual Summer Music Series, set to take place every Sunday, June through August. Free to attend, everyone is invited to get rockin’ to live...

Cost: Free

Where:
Town Center Corte Madera
100 Corte Madera Town Center
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: `
Telephone: 415-924-2961
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Turn up the heat this summer for festive salsa lessons and a live band each Sunday in August. Bring your dancing shoes or just come hear the music.  Salsa dance lessons are at 2:30pm and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Street
5616 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Telephone: 510-655-4002
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CuriOdyssey's new exhibit "The Nature of Patterns" opens on March 25, 2017.  From simple symmetries to chaotic flows, from spirals and tessellations to spots and stripes, the...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA  94401
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Sponsor: CuriOdyssey
Telephone: 650-342-7755
Contact Name: CuriOdyssey
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Circus Vargas embarks on a brand new epic adventure under the big top! Goggles, gears, and gadgets set the stage for 2017's retro-futuristic production, Steam Cirque! Join us on a journey of...

Cost: $12 - $72

Where:
Adjacent to Village at Corte Madera
1870 Redwood Hwy
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Website »

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Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, blanket-side cocktail service, fire pits, live music, and views of the sun setting over San Francisco Bay.

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Post Lawn
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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Grab your tent, sleeping bag, your family and a few friends and get ready for an overnight adventure at Oakland Zoo for ages 4 and older. The program includes dinner, nighttime and morning...

Cost: $80-90

Where:
Oakland Zoo, Maddie's Center for Science and Environmental Education
9777 Golf Links Road
Oakland, CA  94605
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Telephone: 510-632-9525, ext. 220
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Super hero action, thrills and drama will soar, smash and burst into arenas across the country starting this summer with the debut of the all-new action-packed adventure Marvel Universe LIVE! Age...

Cost: Prices start at $20, $15 opening night.

Where:
Oracle Arena
7000 Coliseum Way
Oakland, CA  94621
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Sponsor: Feld Entertainment
Telephone: 800-745-3000
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For the first time on the Montgomery stage, CMT Rising Stars Junior Talents will perform Disney’s The Lion King Experience. Join treasured characters Mufasa, Scar, Timone and Pumba and all the...

Cost: $15-20

Where:
Montgomery Theater
271 S Market St
San Jose, CA  95113
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Telephone: 408-288-5437
Contact Name: Anna Swan
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Circus Vargas embarks on a brand new epic adventure under the big top! Goggles, gears, and gadgets set the stage for 2017's retro-futuristic production, Steam Cirque! Join us on a journey of...

Cost: $12 - $72

Where:
Adjacent to Village at Corte Madera
1870 Redwood Hwy
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Woodminster Summer Musicals will present the 1949 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical adaptation of this story for all ages that makes an important statement about racism

Cost: $31-64 adults, $10-18 ages 16 and younger

Where:
Woodminster Amphitheater
Joaquin Miller Park
3300 Joaquin Miller Road
Oakland, CA  94602
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Telephone: 510-531-9597
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Balloons are more than just a colorful toy. They can spread joy and laughter all over the world. Featuring self-taught balloon twister and artist extraordinaire Addi Somekh, this exhibit will...

Cost: $10 adults, $8 students, under 5 FREE

Where:
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History
705 Front St.
, AL
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Pollinators: Keeping Company with Flowers is an exhibit portraying the relationship between flowers and pollinators. The exhibit is based around 70-some photographs of pollinators in wild and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
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Marin Shakespeare Company presents Ken Ludwig’s adaptation of the classic novel by Alexander Dumas. This new version introduces Sabine, D’Artagnan’s sister. Posing as a man,...

Cost: $37 general, $12 under 26

Where:
Forest Meadows Amphitheatre
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA
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Telephone: 415-499-4488
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Circus Vargas embarks on a brand new epic adventure under the big top! Goggles, gears, and gadgets set the stage for 2017's retro-futuristic production, Steam Cirque!  Join us on a...

Cost: $12 - $72

Where:
Adjacent to Village at Corte Madera
1870 Redwood Hwy
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Website »

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This is a world premiere production of a show based on the award-winning children’s book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing. For ages 3 and up.

Cost: $25 adults, $20 children

Where:
Children's Creativity Museum
221 4th St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 510-296-4433
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Watch the movie on a 40-foot screen while a live symphony orchestra plays every note of John Williams’ score. 8pm.

Cost: $76-118

Where:
Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 888-746-1799
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Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM-focused exhibit seeks to engage children, ages 2 through 7 years, and families in foundational skills that foster...

Cost: Included with admission of $13, under 1 FREE

Where:
Children's Discovery Museum
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA
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Berkeley Playhouse will present this musical based on the Disney film including a pop-music score, acrobatics and a story about family.  July 7-Aug. 13 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 5pm and...

Cost: $22-40

Where:
The Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Ave.
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Telephone: 510-845-8542, ext. 351
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The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival presents this famed tragedy about a Danish prince who must decide whether to commit murder to avenge the death of his father. Saturdays, 7:30pm. Sundays, 4pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sequoia High School Campus
1201 Brewster Ave.
Redwood City, CA
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Telephone: 650-780-7000
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Conquer the San Ramon Olympic Pool & Aquatic Park's new inflatable obstacle course! It's more challenging than it looks.   June 5 - Aug. 13 12:30-3:30pm Monday-Friday...

Cost: $3 plus $5 pool entrance fee

Where:
San Ramon Olympic Pool & Aquatic Park
9900 Broadmoor Drive
San Ramon, CA  94583
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Telephone: 925-828-3427
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PIER 39 is 39 and we’re celebrating with a bang!  Beginning in January 2017, join us every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and...

Cost: Free

Where:
PIER 39
The Embarcadero @ Beach Street
San Francisco, CA  94133
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This exhibit will honor Eichler Homes, which thrived locally from 1949-1966, and Joseph Eichler’s dream of affordable contemporary homes, Curated by his grandson Steven Eichler, the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650-948-9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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This exhibit showcases artistic responses to the question: "Los Altos is a community of ...", by K-6 students participating in the Los Altos School District's 4-week summer school...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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We're excited to invite you to our free Eastmont Library Playgroup! Join us for a time of imagination and play that will also offer vital ideas to support early learning. Playgroups are a great...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Eastmont Library
7200 Bancroft Ave #211
Oakland, CA  94605
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Sponsor: BANANAS
Telephone: 510-658-7353
Contact Name: Elyce Berrigan-Dunlop
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We're excited to invite you to our free Eastmont Library Playgroup! Join us for a time of imagination and play that will also offer vital ideas to support early learning. Playgroups...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Eastmont Library
7200 Bancroft Ave #211
Oakland, CA  94605
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Sponsor: BANANAS
Telephone: 510-658-7353
Contact Name: Elyce
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CuriOdyssey's new exhibit "The Nature of Patterns" opens on March 25, 2017.  From simple symmetries to chaotic flows, from spirals and tessellations to spots and stripes, the...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA  94401
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Sponsor: CuriOdyssey
Telephone: 650-342-7755
Contact Name: CuriOdyssey
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Audition now to sing opera, art song, and musical theater with the 2017-18 Bay Area Vocal Academy. Our program focuses on staged performance opportunities; College Prep Program; connection with...

Cost: No Charge.

Where:
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
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Sponsor: Bay Area Vocal Academy
Telephone: 415-723-2282
Contact Name: Rhoslyn Jones and Justin Montigne, Directors
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Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe and supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. Second Mon. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
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Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, blanket-side cocktail service, fire pits, live music, and views of the sun setting over San Francisco Bay.

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Post Lawn
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco , CA  94129
View map »


Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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Create wearable works of art! Students in this hands-on workshop will learn basic glass fusing and jewelry making techniques to create one-of-a-kind jewelry. All supplies will be provided. ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hayward Public Library
835 C Street
Hayward, CA  94541
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Sponsor: Hayward Public Library
Telephone: 510-881-3315
Contact Name: Michelle Nogales
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Learn how to play the game and join in fun tournaments. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cambrian Branch Library
1780 Hillsdale Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Learn strategies to prevent, manage and respond to aggressive behaviors.

Cost: $45

Where:
Dr. George Sugarman Swift Building
600 Fifth Ave.
San Rafael, CA
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Telephone: 415-491-7959
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For the first time on the Montgomery stage, CMT Rising Stars Junior Talents will perform Disney’s The Lion King Experience. Join treasured characters Mufasa, Scar, Timone and Pumba and all the...

Cost: $15-20

Where:
Montgomery Theater
271 S Market St
San Jose, CA  95113
View map »


Telephone: 408-288-5437
Contact Name: Anna Swan
Website »

More information

This is a world premiere production of a show based on the award-winning children’s book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing. For ages 3 and up.

Cost: $25 adults, $20 children

Where:
Children's Creativity Museum
221 4th St.
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 510-296-4433
Website »

More information

Balloons are more than just a colorful toy. They can spread joy and laughter all over the world. Featuring self-taught balloon twister and artist extraordinaire Addi Somekh, this exhibit will...

Cost: $10 adults, $8 students, under 5 FREE

Where:
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History
705 Front St.
, AL
View map »


Website »

More information

Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM-focused exhibit seeks to engage children, ages 2 through 7 years, and families in foundational skills that foster...

Cost: Included with admission of $13, under 1 FREE

Where:
Children's Discovery Museum
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival presents this famed tragedy about a Danish prince who must decide whether to commit murder to avenge the death of his father. Saturdays, 7:30pm. Sundays, 4pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sequoia High School Campus
1201 Brewster Ave.
Redwood City, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-780-7000
Website »

More information

Marin Shakespeare Company presents Ken Ludwig’s adaptation of the classic novel by Alexander Dumas. This new version introduces Sabine, D’Artagnan’s sister. Posing as a man,...

Cost: $37 general, $12 under 26

Where:
Forest Meadows Amphitheatre
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-499-4488
Website »

More information

Pollinators: Keeping Company with Flowers is an exhibit portraying the relationship between flowers and pollinators. The exhibit is based around 70-some photographs of pollinators in wild and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
View map »


Website »

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Sue Gonzalez, a SFAI graduate and resident of Point Reyes Station, paints images of water inspired by Tomales Bay. While some of her paintings refer to specific locations along the bay, Sue is most...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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PIER 39 is 39 and we’re celebrating with a bang!  Beginning in January 2017, join us every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and...

Cost: Free

Where:
PIER 39
The Embarcadero @ Beach Street
San Francisco, CA  94133
View map »

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Join us at Bayfair Center in San Leandro for storytime with Muriel (http://www.forherstories.com/) every Tuesday from 11am to 12pm at the circle in front of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bayfair Center
15555 E. 14th Street
San Leandro, CA  94578
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Telephone: 510-357-6000
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This exhibit will honor Eichler Homes, which thrived locally from 1949-1966, and Joseph Eichler’s dream of affordable contemporary homes, Curated by his grandson Steven Eichler, the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
View map »


Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650-948-9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
Website »

More information

This exhibit showcases artistic responses to the question: "Los Altos is a community of ...", by K-6 students participating in the Los Altos School District's 4-week summer school...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
View map »


Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
Website »

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Walking toddlers ages 1-3 and their caregivers can visit the South Shore Center’s Adventure Court for playtime with stories, music and crafts.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Alameda South Shore Center Adventure Court Play Area
523 South Shore Center West
Alameda, CA  94501
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Telephone: 510-521-8100
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Join author Judd Winick (Hilo Book 1: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth) for a meet and greet and book signing while learning about JetBlue’s Soar with Reading, a program in partnership with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Books Inc.
2251 Chestnut Street
San Francisco, CA  94123
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San Francisco is competing in #BookBattle to bring free books to our young neighbors in need! Come and vote for San Francisco to be next year’s Soar with Reading...

Cost: Free

Where:
Books Inc. in the Marina
2251 Chestnut St.
San Francisco , CA
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Sponsor: Books Inc.
Telephone: 415-931-3633
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Docents from Wildlife Associates introduce fascinating wildlife living in the surrounding fields and forests. Animals who come for a visit may include the gray fox, a great horned owl, an opossum...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Menlo Park Library
800 Alma St.
Menlo Park, CA
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Telephone: 650-330-2245
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CuriOdyssey's new exhibit "The Nature of Patterns" opens on March 25, 2017.  From simple symmetries to chaotic flows, from spirals and tessellations to spots and stripes, the...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA  94401
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Sponsor: CuriOdyssey
Telephone: 650-342-7755
Contact Name: CuriOdyssey
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Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as language ability in your child. First and third Thu.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
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Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, blanket-side cocktail service, fire pits, live music, and views of the sun setting over San Francisco Bay.

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Post Lawn
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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This group performs boleros, rancheras, huapangos, corridos, cumbias and other popular Latin songs.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kelly Park
100 Terminal Ave.
Menlo Park, CA
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Telephone: 650-330-2245
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For the first time on the Montgomery stage, CMT Rising Stars Junior Talents will perform Disney’s The Lion King Experience. Join treasured characters Mufasa, Scar, Timone and Pumba and all the...

Cost: $15-20

Where:
Montgomery Theater
271 S Market St
San Jose, CA  95113
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Telephone: 408-288-5437
Contact Name: Anna Swan
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This is a world premiere production of a show based on the award-winning children’s book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing. For ages 3 and up.

Cost: $25 adults, $20 children

Where:
Children's Creativity Museum
221 4th St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 510-296-4433
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Marin Shakespeare Company presents Ken Ludwig’s adaptation of the classic novel by Alexander Dumas. This new version introduces Sabine, D’Artagnan’s sister. Posing as a man,...

Cost: $37 general, $12 under 26

Where:
Forest Meadows Amphitheatre
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA
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Telephone: 415-499-4488
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Balloons are more than just a colorful toy. They can spread joy and laughter all over the world. Featuring self-taught balloon twister and artist extraordinaire Addi Somekh, this exhibit will...

Cost: $10 adults, $8 students, under 5 FREE

Where:
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History
705 Front St.
, AL
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Website »

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Pollinators: Keeping Company with Flowers is an exhibit portraying the relationship between flowers and pollinators. The exhibit is based around 70-some photographs of pollinators in wild and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
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Website »

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Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM-focused exhibit seeks to engage children, ages 2 through 7 years, and families in foundational skills that foster...

Cost: Included with admission of $13, under 1 FREE

Where:
Children's Discovery Museum
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA
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Website »

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The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival presents this famed tragedy about a Danish prince who must decide whether to commit murder to avenge the death of his father. Saturdays, 7:30pm. Sundays, 4pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sequoia High School Campus
1201 Brewster Ave.
Redwood City, CA
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Telephone: 650-780-7000
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PIER 39 is 39 and we’re celebrating with a bang!  Beginning in January 2017, join us every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and...

Cost: Free

Where:
PIER 39
The Embarcadero @ Beach Street
San Francisco, CA  94133
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Walk through an area completely shaded by bay trees, then walk up an oak-covered hill and finally end up in a grove of redwoods. Learn about the different animals that live in each place. Bring a...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Meet at trailhead on Vineyard Road
Novato, CA


Telephone: 415-893-9527
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Sue Gonzalez, a SFAI graduate and resident of Point Reyes Station, paints images of water inspired by Tomales Bay. While some of her paintings refer to specific locations along the bay, Sue is most...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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Come join us under the sun ay Sunnyvale! Activities includes: Harvesting crops Feeding ducks, chickens, quails Weeding Watering plans Playdate on dirt mountains with regular...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Full Circle Farm School
1055 Dunford Way
Sunnyvale, CA  94086
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Sponsor: Full Circle Farm School
Telephone: 650-069-01725
Contact Name: Lucia Campbell
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Families and Community volunteers together on this 11 acres community gardens. Activities include:  Feeding the ducks, chickens, quails Pulling our weeds Harvesting vegetables...

Cost: 0

Where:
Full Circle Farm School
1055 Dunford Way
Sunnyvale, CA  94086
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Sponsor: Full Circle Farm School
Telephone: 650-690-1725
Contact Name: Lucia Campbell
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Bring the family out to paint the beautiful scenery and wildlife. Supplies, smocks and healthy snacks provided.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Paradise Beach Park
3450 Paradise Drive
Tiburon, CA
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Telephone: 415-435-9212
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This exhibit will honor Eichler Homes, which thrived locally from 1949-1966, and Joseph Eichler’s dream of affordable contemporary homes, Curated by his grandson Steven Eichler, the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650-948-9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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Check out this elite team of parrots, macaws and cockatoos who have been featured on The Tonight Show, Pet Star and The Ellen Show. The birds’ skills including riding a bike, playing...

Cost: Included with admission: $16 adults, $11 youth 5-17, under 5 FREE

Where:
Hiller Aviation Museum
601 Skyway Road
San Carlos, CA
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Telephone: 650-654-0200
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In the 1930s, the Ming Quong orphanage in Los Gatos, housed rescued and abandoned Chinese girls from the Bay Area. Over the course of several decades, Ming Quong would become part of a larger...

Cost: General Admission is $10 | FREE for members and visitors under 18 years of age

Where:
New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Civic Center
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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This exhibit showcases artistic responses to the question: "Los Altos is a community of ...", by K-6 students participating in the Los Altos School District's 4-week summer school...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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Parents and little ones are invited to an hour of free fun at Toddler Time, every Wednesday in April. This popular series returns with interactive storytelling, dancing, sing-alongs, arts, crafts...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Street
5616 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Telephone: 510-655-4002
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Bay Street’s Center Plaza will host an afternoon of education, dancing and fun for children ages 3-5 each Wednesday through August with Dance-A-Vision Entertainment. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bay Street Emeryville
5616 Bay St.
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Telephone: 510-655-4002
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CuriOdyssey's new exhibit "The Nature of Patterns" opens on March 25, 2017.  From simple symmetries to chaotic flows, from spirals and tessellations to spots and stripes, the...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA  94401
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Sponsor: CuriOdyssey
Telephone: 650-342-7755
Contact Name: CuriOdyssey
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Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, blanket-side cocktail service, fire pits, live music, and views of the sun setting over San Francisco Bay.

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Post Lawn
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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Listen to Motown and classic soul favorites.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Stafford Park
King Street and Hopkins Avenue
Redwood City, CA
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Telephone: 650-780-7000
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A sleep consultant will share the cornerstone principles for encouraging restful sleep, and will provide an overview of common sleep-training techniques.

Cost: $45

Where:
Koret Familiy Resource Center
1710 Scott St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-359-2456
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Come tackle the latest in table games from Onitama to Red Flags, Magic The Calling and more. Third Wednesday. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Barnes & Noble Eastridge Mall
2200 Eastridge Loop Space #1420
San Jose, CA  95122
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Telephone: 408-270-9477
Contact Name: Michael Koller

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Watch a classic movie on the beach with the world-famous Giant Dipper coaster lights twinkling overhead. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back chair, relax and enjoy the free show.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
400 Beach St.
, CA
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Pollinators: Keeping Company with Flowers is an exhibit portraying the relationship between flowers and pollinators. The exhibit is based around 70-some photographs of pollinators in wild and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM-focused exhibit seeks to engage children, ages 2 through 7 years, and families in foundational skills that foster...

Cost: Included with admission of $13, under 1 FREE

Where:
Children's Discovery Museum
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

Marin Shakespeare Company presents Ken Ludwig’s adaptation of the classic novel by Alexander Dumas. This new version introduces Sabine, D’Artagnan’s sister. Posing as a man,...

Cost: $37 general, $12 under 26

Where:
Forest Meadows Amphitheatre
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA
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Telephone: 415-499-4488
Website »

More information

Balloons are more than just a colorful toy. They can spread joy and laughter all over the world. Featuring self-taught balloon twister and artist extraordinaire Addi Somekh, this exhibit will...

Cost: $10 adults, $8 students, under 5 FREE

Where:
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History
705 Front St.
, AL
View map »


Website »

More information

The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival presents this famed tragedy about a Danish prince who must decide whether to commit murder to avenge the death of his father. Saturdays, 7:30pm. Sundays, 4pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sequoia High School Campus
1201 Brewster Ave.
Redwood City, CA
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Telephone: 650-780-7000
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Enjoy this outdoor French market with over 50 food vendors. Includes a kids' corner with activities like cooking classes and arts and crafts. Every Wed. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Santana Row
Olin Avenue and Olsen Drive
San Jose, CA
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This is a world premiere production of a show based on the award-winning children’s book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing. For ages 3 and up.

Cost: $25 adults, $20 children

Where:
Children's Creativity Museum
221 4th St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 510-296-4433
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The program room will be converted into a planetarium with stars and light. Explore eclipse science and experiment with some rocketry activities. For grades 1-5.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Menlo Park Library
800 Alma St.
Menlo Park, CA
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Telephone: 650-330-2501
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Sue Gonzalez, a SFAI graduate and resident of Point Reyes Station, paints images of water inspired by Tomales Bay. While some of her paintings refer to specific locations along the bay, Sue is most...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
Website »

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PIER 39 is 39 and we’re celebrating with a bang!  Beginning in January 2017, join us every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and...

Cost: Free

Where:
PIER 39
The Embarcadero @ Beach Street
San Francisco, CA  94133
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Babies, 0 to 12 months, and their caregivers are invited to join us for 20 minutes of songs, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, stories and BUBBLES. After storytime, parents and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Educational Park Library
1772 Educational Park Dr
San Jose, CA  95133
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This exhibit will honor Eichler Homes, which thrived locally from 1949-1966, and Joseph Eichler’s dream of affordable contemporary homes, Curated by his grandson Steven Eichler, the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650-948-9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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In the 1930s, the Ming Quong orphanage in Los Gatos, housed rescued and abandoned Chinese girls from the Bay Area. Over the course of several decades, Ming Quong would become part of a larger...

Cost: General Admission is $10 | FREE for members and visitors under 18 years of age

Where:
New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Civic Center
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Join us in the garden to create a fun and creative birdfeeder with your little one! Leave it in our garden to attract birds, or take it home with you for your own garden.    Additional art...

Cost: $20/Child (class includes use of playspace after class)

Where:
Recess Urban Recreation
470 Carolina Street
San Francisco, CA  94107
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This exhibit showcases artistic responses to the question: "Los Altos is a community of ...", by K-6 students participating in the Los Altos School District's 4-week summer school...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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Facilitated by Katie Bilsky, Sophie Bigalke and Russell Stephens -Join us in the Playroom on Thursdays for music, movement, and stories! Playtime Together is the perfect bonding activity for you...

Cost: Free

Where:
TALK Line Family Support Center
1757 Waller Street
San Francisco, CA  94117
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Telephone: 415-387-3684
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CuriOdyssey's new exhibit "The Nature of Patterns" opens on March 25, 2017.  From simple symmetries to chaotic flows, from spirals and tessellations to spots and stripes, the...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA  94401
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Sponsor: CuriOdyssey
Telephone: 650-342-7755
Contact Name: CuriOdyssey
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Listen to live music, purchaseFood and beverage  and let the kids participate in activities organized by the San Francisco Recreation & Parks department. The Asian Art Museum will stay...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Civic Center Plaza
McAllister Street
San Francisco, AL
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Mission Community Market is so much more than just a farmers’ market.  Our open-air marketplace is made up of farmers, small local businesses, live music and culture...

Cost: Free

Where:
22nd Street and Bartlett Street
San Francisco, CA


Sponsor: Mission Community Market
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Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, blanket-side cocktail service, fire pits, live music, and views of the sun setting over San Francisco Bay.

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Post Lawn
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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Concord's Thursday evening summer Music & Market Series is back with a fun, full schedule of Bay Area bands including the all-female Zeppelin power house Zepparella on July 6...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Todos Santos Plaza
2151 Salvio St.
Concord, CA  94520
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Telephone: 925-671-2489
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Get out and about for free, live music this month on Thursdays during a summer concert series at the new event plaza. Aug. 3: Super Huey Aug. 10: The Purple Ones Aug. 17: Fleetwood...

Cost: FREE

Where:
1275 Broadway Plaza
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Telephone: 925-939-7601
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Super hero action, thrills and drama will soar, smash and burst into arenas across the country starting this summer with the debut of the all-new action-packed adventure Marvel Universe LIVE! Age...

Cost: Prices start at $20, $15 opening night.

Where:
SAP Center
525 West Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA  95113
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Sponsor: Feld Entertainment
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On August 17th at Village Park the Burlingame Parks and Recreation Department will be showing Dirty Dancing within the TBT Movie Series. If you are looking for a new date night idea or...

Cost: Free

Where:
Village Park
1535 California Dr.
Burlingame, CA  94010
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Marin Shakespeare Company presents Ken Ludwig’s adaptation of the classic novel by Alexander Dumas. This new version introduces Sabine, D’Artagnan’s sister. Posing as a man,...

Cost: $37 general, $12 under 26

Where:
Forest Meadows Amphitheatre
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-499-4488
Website »

More information

Pollinators: Keeping Company with Flowers is an exhibit portraying the relationship between flowers and pollinators. The exhibit is based around 70-some photographs of pollinators in wild and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

This is a world premiere production of a show based on the award-winning children’s book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing. For ages 3 and up.

Cost: $25 adults, $20 children

Where:
Children's Creativity Museum
221 4th St.
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 510-296-4433
Website »

More information

Balloons are more than just a colorful toy. They can spread joy and laughter all over the world. Featuring self-taught balloon twister and artist extraordinaire Addi Somekh, this exhibit will...

Cost: $10 adults, $8 students, under 5 FREE

Where:
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History
705 Front St.
, AL
View map »


Website »

More information

Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, blanket-side cocktail service, fire pits, live music and views of the sun setting over the bay.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Presidio Main Post
103 Montgomery St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-561-4323
Website »

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Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM-focused exhibit seeks to engage children, ages 2 through 7 years, and families in foundational skills that foster...

Cost: Included with admission of $13, under 1 FREE

Where:
Children's Discovery Museum
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival presents this famed tragedy about a Danish prince who must decide whether to commit murder to avenge the death of his father. Saturdays, 7:30pm. Sundays, 4pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sequoia High School Campus
1201 Brewster Ave.
Redwood City, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-780-7000
Website »

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Come enjoy a morning of moving mindfully through the garden with your family. We will explore how to be present in nature by dropping into our senses, observing, and playing games to strengthen our...

Cost: $20 Adult+Child, $10 Member Adult+Child, $10 Additional Child, $5 Additional Mem

Where:
UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley
200 Centennial Dr.
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Sponsor: UC Botanical Garden
Telephone: 510-664-9841
Contact Name: Deepa Natarajan
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PIER 39 is 39 and we’re celebrating with a bang!  Beginning in January 2017, join us every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and...

Cost: Free

Where:
PIER 39
The Embarcadero @ Beach Street
San Francisco, CA  94133
View map »

More information

Sue Gonzalez, a SFAI graduate and resident of Point Reyes Station, paints images of water inspired by Tomales Bay. While some of her paintings refer to specific locations along the bay, Sue is most...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
View map »


Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
Website »

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   Barnes & Noble Eastridge is pleased to announce the first of our ongoing Maker Night Events, which will meet the third Friday of the month at 7pm. At the STEM, STEAM and Makerspace focused...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Barnes & Noble Eastridge Mall
2200 Eastridge Loop Space #1420
San Jose, CA  95122
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Sponsor: Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Telephone: 408-270-9477
Contact Name: Michael Koller
Website »

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In the 1930s, the Ming Quong orphanage in Los Gatos, housed rescued and abandoned Chinese girls from the Bay Area. Over the course of several decades, Ming Quong would become part of a larger...

Cost: General Admission is $10 | FREE for members and visitors under 18 years of age

Where:
New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Civic Center
Los Gatos, CA  95030
View map »

More information

This exhibit will honor Eichler Homes, which thrived locally from 1949-1966, and Joseph Eichler’s dream of affordable contemporary homes, Curated by his grandson Steven Eichler, the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
View map »


Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650-948-9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
Website »

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A passport to Bollywood for kiddies, Non Stop Bhangra celebrates the beautiful and vibrant spirit of Bhangra, a traditional Punjabi folk music and dance. Repeats at 12:15pm

Cost: FREE

Where:
Children's Garden
Yerba Buena Gardens
799 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-543-1718
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   Barnes & Noble Eastridge is pleased to announce the first of our ongoing Maker Night Events, which will meet the third Friday of the month at 7pm. At the STEM, STEAM and Makerspace...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Barnes & Noble Eastridge Mall
2200 Eastridge Loop Space #1420
San Jose, CA  95122
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Sponsor: Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Telephone: 408-270-9477
Contact Name: Michael Koller
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We're excited to invite you to our free West Oakland Library Playgroup designed for grandparents, uncles and aunts, cousins, siblings, neighbors, friends, and parents who care for young children!...

Cost: FREE

Where:
West Oakland Library
1801 Adeline St
Oakland, CA  94607
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Sponsor: BANANAS
Telephone: 510-658-7353
Contact Name: Elyce Berrigan-Dunlop
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This exhibit showcases artistic responses to the question: "Los Altos is a community of ...", by K-6 students participating in the Los Altos School District's 4-week summer school...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
View map »


Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
Website »

More information

CuriOdyssey's new exhibit "The Nature of Patterns" opens on March 25, 2017.  From simple symmetries to chaotic flows, from spirals and tessellations to spots and stripes, the...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA  94401
View map »


Sponsor: CuriOdyssey
Telephone: 650-342-7755
Contact Name: CuriOdyssey
Website »

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Beat the heat on a Friday night with your family at Aqua Adventure Water Park for fun in the water at a special after-hours time and price.  Fri., June 23 Fri., July 21 Fri., Aug. 18...

Cost: $9

Where:
Aqua Adventure Water Park
40500 Paseo Padre Parkway
Fremont, CA  94538
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Telephone: 510-494-4426
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 Learn more about the insect that lights up the night sky- fireflies - and create a lightining bug to take home. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
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Website »

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Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, blanket-side cocktail service, fire pits, live music, and views of the sun setting over San Francisco Bay.

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Post Lawn
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco , CA  94129
View map »


Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
Website »

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Join the Oakland Museum of California each Friday for its festive night market -- open an extra hour in spring and summer -- with art workshops for the whole family, food trucks, music...

Cost: $7.50 adults, ages 18 and under FREE.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St.
Oakland, CA  94607
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Telephone: 510-318-8459
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Enjoy a different band every Friday night while you ride at California's largest skate park. 

Cost: $3 kids, $5 adult riders, non-riders FREE

Where:
Lake Cunningham Skate Park
2305 S. White Road
San Jose, CA
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Brisbane invites you to our annual Summer Concerts in the Park!  Held on Friday nights from 6:00-8:30pm at the Brisbane Community Park starting on July 14th and running until the final concert...

Cost: FREE!

Where:
Brisbane Community Park
Old County Road @ San Francisco
Brisbane, CA  94005
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Sponsor: City of Brisbane
Telephone: 415-508-2141
Contact Name: Noreen Leek
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Bring a picnic dinner, gather your friends and family, and enjoy the beauty and "magic" of music in the park!

Cost: FREE

Where:
Magical Bridge Playground
Mitchell Park
600 East Meadow Road
Palo Alto, CA
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Join us the third Friday of each month at 7:00pm for our American Girls Club!  Each meeting, we will explore a different American Girl character.  A special activity or craft will also be...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Barnes & Noble Eastridge Mall
2200 Eastridge Loop Space #1420
San Jose, CA  95122
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Telephone: 408-270-9477
Contact Name: Michael Koller

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Super hero action, thrills and drama will soar, smash and burst into arenas across the country starting this summer with the debut of the all-new action-packed adventure Marvel Universe LIVE! Age...

Cost: Prices start at $20, $15 opening night.

Where:
SAP Center
525 West Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA  95113
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Sponsor: Feld Entertainment
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   Barnes & Noble Eastridge is pleased to announce the first of our ongoing Maker Night Events, which will meet the third Friday of the month at 7pm. At the STEM, STEAM and Makerspace focused...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Barnes & Noble Eastridge Mall
2200 Eastridge Loop Space #1420
San Jose, CA  95122
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Sponsor: Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Telephone: 408-270-9477
Contact Name: Michael Koller
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Enjoy an evening of fun, endearing and thought-provoking short films carefully selected by Exploratorium Cinema Arts for curious kids and their families. Showing at 7:30pm only.

Cost: $5 members, $10 non-members

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA  94401
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Sponsor: CuriOdyssey
Telephone: 650-342-7755
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Bring your pillows and blankets and see Secret Life of Pets (PG) under the stars complete with free popcorn. The movie starts when the sun goes down. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
City Park Gazebo
First Street at Military West
Benicia, CA
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Telephone: 707-746-4285
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Meet at the boat launch parking lot for a night under the stars with family and friends. Come early to learn about the wildlife found in the park and watch "Sing!" on a big screen. Bring...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Anderson Lake County Park
19245 Malaguerra Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Marin Shakespeare Company presents Ken Ludwig’s adaptation of the classic novel by Alexander Dumas. This new version introduces Sabine, D’Artagnan’s sister. Posing as a man,...

Cost: $37 general, $12 under 26

Where:
Forest Meadows Amphitheatre
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA
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Telephone: 415-499-4488
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Two free live concerts on the Boardwalk's Beach Bandstand every Friday night with top bands of the 80s and 90s. Shows start at 6:30pm and 8:30pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
400 Beach St.
, CA
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Balloons are more than just a colorful toy. They can spread joy and laughter all over the world. Featuring self-taught balloon twister and artist extraordinaire Addi Somekh, this exhibit will...

Cost: $10 adults, $8 students, under 5 FREE

Where:
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History
705 Front St.
, AL
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Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM-focused exhibit seeks to engage children, ages 2 through 7 years, and families in foundational skills that foster...

Cost: Included with admission of $13, under 1 FREE

Where:
Children's Discovery Museum
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA
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This is a world premiere production of a show based on the award-winning children’s book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing. For ages 3 and up.

Cost: $25 adults, $20 children

Where:
Children's Creativity Museum
221 4th St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 510-296-4433
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The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival presents this famed tragedy about a Danish prince who must decide whether to commit murder to avenge the death of his father. Saturdays, 7:30pm. Sundays, 4pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sequoia High School Campus
1201 Brewster Ave.
Redwood City, CA
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Telephone: 650-780-7000
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Pollinators: Keeping Company with Flowers is an exhibit portraying the relationship between flowers and pollinators. The exhibit is based around 70-some photographs of pollinators in wild and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
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Relive history by traveling back to the time of Isaac Graham, the mountain man who settled in the Santa Cruz Mountains in the 1830s. Visit Roaring Camp's summer gathering of wild and wooly...

Cost: Parking $10, admission FREE

Where:
Roaring Camp Railroad
5401 Graham Hill Road
Felton, CA
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Meet at the boat launch parking lot for a night under the stars with family and friends. Come early to learn about the wildlife found in the park and watch a family-friendly feature movie on a big...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Anderson Lake County Park
19245 Malaguerra Ave.
San Jose, CA
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The popular PBS TV character Daniel Tiger will be on hand until 3pm at "Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Grr-ific Exhibit." Children ages 2-6 are invited to enter the world of this...

Cost: Included with admission: $14.95

Where:
Bay Area Discovery Museum
557 McReynolds Road
Sausalito, CA
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Telephone: 415-339-3900
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This year’s theme is “High Tech on the High Seas: the Evolution of Maritime Culture and Technology.” Learn about engines that made a difference while sampling traditional music...

Cost: FREE

Where:
San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park
Hyde Street Pier
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-447-5000
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It’s been 87 years since the closure of Mt. Tamalpais Scenic Railroad. Take a 3.5-mile moderate hike on the old railroad grade and learn the history of the railroad. All ages...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Meet at West Blithedale Avenue trailhead
Mill Valley, CA


Telephone: 415-473-2816
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Join us for music time in the playspace! Each week, we'll sing along to our favorite tunes, learn new songs, and play hand instruments like drums, shakers, and more! We'll even get up to move and...

Cost: $20/playspace pass

Where:
Recess Urban Recreation
470 Carolina Street
San Francisco, CA  94107
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Listed as one of "25 Best Bands for Kids" by TimeOut New York Kids, The Hipwaders will be performing their quirky, all-ages rock'n'roll for kids & families. The band has had...

Cost: Free

Where:
The ReUse People of Oakland
9235 San Leandro St.
Oakland, CA  94603
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Sponsor: The ReUse People People of America
Telephone: 888-588-9490
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Come join us under the sun ay Sunnyvale! Activities includes: Harvesting crops Feeding ducks, chickens, quails Weeding Watering plans Playdate on dirt mountains with regular...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Full Circle Farm School
1055 Dunford Way
Sunnyvale, CA  94086
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Sponsor: Full Circle Farm School
Telephone: 650-069-01725
Contact Name: Lucia Campbell
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PIER 39 is 39 and we’re celebrating with a bang!  Beginning in January 2017, join us every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and...

Cost: Free

Where:
PIER 39
The Embarcadero @ Beach Street
San Francisco, CA  94133
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Join us for family-friendly fun that invests in your home, your community, and your planet! In addition to live music, fantastic food trucks, and kid-approved activities, you can enjoy extra...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Habitat for Humanity EBSV ReStore
9235 San Leandro Street
Oakland, CA  94603
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Sponsor: Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley
Telephone: 510.803.3348
Contact Name: Patti Wang Cross
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Artist Roy De Forest will present funky paintings, sculptures and listening stations in this new exhibit featuring quirky characters and unexpected voices that range from a dog trainer to a 10 year...

Cost: $4 plus admission: $15.95 adults, $6.95 ages 9-17, members/under 9 FREE

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St.
Oakland, CA  94607
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Telephone: 510-318-8400
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This program will introduce signs that are based on American Sign Language (ASL). It is designed for expectant parents and parents with babies ranging in age from birth to 18 months. First and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
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Sue Gonzalez, a SFAI graduate and resident of Point Reyes Station, paints images of water inspired by Tomales Bay. While some of her paintings refer to specific locations along the bay, Sue is most...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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Burlingame on the Avenue Brings Music, Performances, and Hand-Crafted Products to the Peninsula Free summer street festival offers specialty shopping and family fun The Peninsula’s...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Burlingame Avenue
Burlingame Ave.
Burlingame, CA  94010
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What could be better than a bookish bouquet of paper roses? Come to the library and upcycle an old book with us. All supplies will be provided. Crafting @ the Library is a monthly DIY series where...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hayward Main Library
835 C Street
Hayward, CA  94541
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Sponsor: Hayward Public Library
Telephone: 510-293-3315
Contact Name: Michelle Nogales
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Sue Gonzalez, a SFAI graduate and resident of Point Reyes Station, paints images of water inspired by Tomales Bay. While some of her paintings refer to specific locations along the bay, Sue is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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This exhibit will honor Eichler Homes, which thrived locally from 1949-1966, and Joseph Eichler’s dream of affordable contemporary homes, Curated by his grandson Steven Eichler, the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650-948-9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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Do you know the length of the Golden Gate Bridge? Come learn the answer and other fun bridge facts as you design your very own San Francisco bridge.

Cost: Free

Where:
Presidio Officers' Club
50 Moraga Avenue
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Sponsor: Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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In the 1930s, the Ming Quong orphanage in Los Gatos, housed rescued and abandoned Chinese girls from the Bay Area. Over the course of several decades, Ming Quong would become part of a larger...

Cost: General Admission is $10 | FREE for members and visitors under 18 years of age

Where:
New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Civic Center
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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The city of Dublin has just opened a brand-new boardwalk-themed water park that includes a six water slide tower, splash zone for toddlers and sports pool! Open daily June 3-Aug. 13. ...

Cost: $15-17 over 40 inches tall, $13-15 under 40 inches, $3-4 under age 2

Where:
Emerald Glen Park
4201 Central Parkway
Dublin, CA  94568
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Telephone: 925-556-4590
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This interactive multilingual show will have children of all ages playing musical cooperative games from different cultures. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bascom Branch Library
1000 S. Bascom Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Enjoy a one hour, docent-led walking tour of Walnut Creek's wonderful downtown public art collection! Our docents are trained by public art specialists and can offer information and insight...

Cost: $5

Where:
Bedford Gallery
1601 Civic Dr.
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: Bedford Gallery
Telephone: 925-295-1417
Contact Name: Ama Wertz
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Join us every Saturday morning at 11am for our Barnes & Noble National Storytime, featuring storybooks, activities and more!

Cost: FREE

Where:
Barnes & Noble Eastridge Mall
2200 Eastridge Loop Space #1420
San Jose, CA  95122
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Telephone: 408-270-9477
Contact Name: Michael Koller

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Come to the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum for free admission the third Sat. of each month. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum
734 Marin St.
Vallejo, CA  94590
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Telephone: 707-643-0077
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Cheese-inspired dishes will rule this Jack London Square event, part of a series of block parties featuring a foodie theme, drinks for all ages, music and eclectic vendors.  

Cost: FREE

Where:
Jack London Square
Broadway and Embarcadero
Oakland, CA  94607
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Telephone: 510-645-9292
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This exhibit showcases artistic responses to the question: "Los Altos is a community of ...", by K-6 students participating in the Los Altos School District's 4-week summer school...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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Oakland’s flagship festival is back with an array of music, dance, art, food and fun.  

Cost: $15 adults, $7 seniors and youth, 12 and under FREE.

Where:
Frank Ogawa Plaza
1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA  94612
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Telephone: 510-444-CITY
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Downtown Oakland’s flagship Art & Soul festival keeps it fresh and fun with a jam-packed 17th annual showcase of local art, music and culture. Neo-soul sensation Goapele, Grammy-nominees...

Cost: $12/adults; $7 seniors/youth; 12 and under admitted free

Where:
Downtown Oakland
14th & Broadway
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Art + Soul Oakland
Telephone: 5105504804, ext 1
Contact Name: Samee Roberts
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Every Saturday and Sunday from 12pm-4pm check out what we're building, making, and creating in our Open Studio hours! NUMU's Open Studio offers visitors of all ages a hands-on opportunity...

Cost: $6

Where:
NUMU
106 E. Main Street
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Sponsor: NUMU
Telephone: 408.354.2646
Contact Name: Leslie Sanchez
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Latino American culture includes many subcultures. Those subcultures identify with different cars. The Puerto Rican community specializes in Toyotas, while the Mexican community specializes in low...

Cost: Free

Where:
Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
2465 34th Avenue
Oakland, CA  94601
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Sponsor: Friends of Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
Telephone: 510-532-9142
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Explore our agricultural history at Santa Clara County's newest park. Meet at the visitor center to see items used on the farm in the 1890s, then take a short walk to learn about the park's...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Martial Cottle County Park
5283 Snell Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Create and cut out your own designs for silk screening and apply them to a T-shirt. Advance registration recommended.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bernal Heights Branch Library
500 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-355-2810
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CuriOdyssey's new exhibit "The Nature of Patterns" opens on March 25, 2017.  From simple symmetries to chaotic flows, from spirals and tessellations to spots and stripes, the...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA  94401
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Sponsor: CuriOdyssey
Telephone: 650-342-7755
Contact Name: CuriOdyssey
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Kids of all ages can join a one-hour guided walking tour to explore a variety of ice cream and gelato in Oakland's Rockridge area and learn about the history of this treat. Please make...

Cost: $15 adults, $10 ages 12 and under

Where:
Meet outside Dreyer's Ice Cream Parlor & Cafe
5925 College Ave.
Oakland, CA  94618
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Telephone: 510-604-6546
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Learn how to make your own Alka Selzer Rocket.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Richmond/Sen. Milton Marks Branch Library
351 9th Ave.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-355-5600
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The Knight of the Burning Pestle centers on the interruption of the (apparently rather dull) drama The London Gentleman by the audience themselves.  Led by The Citizen, they insist the players...

Cost: Free

Where:
John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre
41 Somerset Place
Berkeley, CA  94707
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Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, blanket-side cocktail service, fire pits, live music, and views of the sun setting over San Francisco Bay.

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Post Lawn
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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 This band swings Caribbean grooves.

Cost: FREE

Where:
City Green
901 Sherman Ave.
Novato, CA
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Telephone: 415-899-8900
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Grab your tent, sleeping bag, your family and a few friends and get ready for an overnight adventure at Oakland Zoo for ages 4 and older. The program includes dinner, nighttime and morning...

Cost: $80-90

Where:
Oakland Zoo, Maddie's Center for Science and Environmental Education
9777 Golf Links Road
Oakland, CA  94605
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Telephone: 510-632-9525, ext. 220
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The Marsh San Francisco announces Not a Genuine Black Man, the longest running solo show in San Francisco theater history by award winning actor, playwright, and talk show host Brian Copeland, will...

Cost: $20-$35 sliding scale; $55-$100 Reserved Seating

Where:
The Marsh San Francisco
1602 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA  94110
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Sponsor: The Marsh San Francisco
Telephone: (415) 282-3055
Contact Name: The Marsh San Francisco
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Get your sleeping bag and head to Children's Fairyland for a magical after-hours camp out with special performances, dinner and a continental breakfast. Register in advance. July...

Cost: $55 per adult, $30 per child

Where:
Children's Fairyland
699 Bellevue Ave.
Oakland, CA  94610
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Telephone: 510-452-2259
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Super hero action, thrills and drama will soar, smash and burst into arenas across the country starting this summer with the debut of the all-new action-packed adventure Marvel Universe LIVE! Age...

Cost: Prices start at $20, $15 opening night.

Where:
SAP Center
525 West Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA  95113
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Sponsor: Feld Entertainment
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FEINSTEIN’S AT THE NIKKO PRESENTS AN EVENING WITH MARILYN MCCOO AND BILLY DAVIS, JR. THREE PERFORMANCES ONLY! AUGUST 17–19, 2017 SAN FRANCISCO – Feinstein’s at...

Cost: $65 - $95

Where:
Feinstein's at The Nikko
222 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
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Come to the Anthony Chabot Family Campground each Saturday through August for after-dark fun and learn about nature through games, songs and stories around the campfire.  There are...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
9999 Redwood Road
Castro Valley, CA  94546
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Telephone: 510-544-3187
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​Enjoy a night under the stars with family and friends. Come early to learn about your local County Parks and watch "Fantastic Beasts" on a big screen. Meet on the Cottonwood lawn with...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hellyer County Park
985 Hellyer Ave.
San Jose, CA
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See the 2015 animated feature Shawn the Sheep (PG), starting shortly after sunset. Come early for a good seat and bring warm clothes and a blanket or a chair.  

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ardenwood Historic Farm
34600 Ardenwood Blvd.
Fremont, CA
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Telephone: 510-544-2567
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Join the Halls Valley Astronomical group for a night of star gazing. You’ll have a chance to look through a variety of telescopes and ask questions about the night sky. Meet at Halley Hill...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Joseph D. Grant County Park
18405 Mt. Hamilton Road
San Jose, CA
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Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Refreshments available. The spectacular, one-of-a-kind musical Passing Strange was developed and premiered at Berkeley Repertory Theatre and went on to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
2155 Center Street
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: BAMPFA
Telephone: 510-642-0365
Contact Name: BAMPFA
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The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival presents this famed tragedy about a Danish prince who must decide whether to commit murder to avenge the death of his father. Saturdays, 7:30pm. Sundays, 4pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sequoia High School Campus
1201 Brewster Ave.
Redwood City, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-780-7000
Website »

More information

This is a world premiere production of a show based on the award-winning children’s book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing. For ages 3 and up.

Cost: $25 adults, $20 children

Where:
Children's Creativity Museum
221 4th St.
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 510-296-4433
Website »

More information

Balloons are more than just a colorful toy. They can spread joy and laughter all over the world. Featuring self-taught balloon twister and artist extraordinaire Addi Somekh, this exhibit will...

Cost: $10 adults, $8 students, under 5 FREE

Where:
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History
705 Front St.
, AL
View map »


Website »

More information

Marin Shakespeare Company presents Ken Ludwig’s adaptation of the classic novel by Alexander Dumas. This new version introduces Sabine, D’Artagnan’s sister. Posing as a man,...

Cost: $37 general, $12 under 26

Where:
Forest Meadows Amphitheatre
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-499-4488
Website »

More information

Pollinators: Keeping Company with Flowers is an exhibit portraying the relationship between flowers and pollinators. The exhibit is based around 70-some photographs of pollinators in wild and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

Conquer the San Ramon Olympic Pool & Aquatic Park's new inflatable obstacle course! It's more challenging than it looks.   June 5 - Aug. 13 12:30-3:30pm Monday-Friday...

Cost: $3 plus $5 pool entrance fee

Where:
San Ramon Olympic Pool & Aquatic Park
9900 Broadmoor Drive
San Ramon, CA  94583
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Telephone: 925-828-3427
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For families with children ages 6 and up. The evening includes setting up camp, eating pizza, meeting with a zookeeper, enjoying snacks and getting a nighttime guided tour before going to sleep and...

Cost: $100 per person

Where:
San Francisco Zoo
Sloat Boulevard and Great Highway
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-753-7080
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This festival promotes local artists and raises funds to benefit local youth programs. It includes live entertainment, a kids’ korral, hand-crafted goods, country cooking and more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
I.D.E.S Grounds
22 Stage Road
Pescadero, CA
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Families are invited to enjoy fun for the little ones at Town Center Kids, an all-new summer series taking place every Saturday June through August. Free to attend, Town Center Corte Madera will be...

Cost: Free

Where:
Town Center Corte Madera
100 Corte Madera Town Center
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Telephone: 415-924-2961
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Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM-focused exhibit seeks to engage children, ages 2 through 7 years, and families in foundational skills that foster...

Cost: Included with admission of $13, under 1 FREE

Where:
Children's Discovery Museum
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA
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  • Mindful Mornings in the UC Botanical Garden

    2017.08.18
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

    Come enjoy a morning of moving mindfully through the garden with your family. We will explore how to be present in nature by dropping into our...

  • Movement and Reflection - Art Exhibit

    2017.08.08
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Bay Model Visitor Center

    Sue Gonzalez, a SFAI graduate and resident of Point Reyes Station, paints images of water inspired by Tomales Bay. While some of her paintings...

  • Exhibit | Radiant Light: The Story of Eastfield / Ming Quong

    2017.04.21
    11:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU

    In the 1930s, the Ming Quong orphanage in Los Gatos, housed rescued and abandoned Chinese girls from the Bay Area. Over the course of several...

  • Maker Nights (STEM/Makerspace Hour)

    2017.05.19
    11:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Barnes & Noble Eastridge Mall

       Barnes & Noble Eastridge is pleased to announce the first of our ongoing Maker Night Events, which will meet the third Friday of...

  • Maker Nights (STEM/Makerspace Hour)

    2017.05.19
    11:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Barnes & Noble Eastridge Mall

       Barnes & Noble Eastridge is pleased to announce the first of our ongoing Maker Night Events, which will meet the third Friday of the month at...

  • Eichler Homes: Modernism for the Masses

    2017.04.29
    11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Los Altos History Museum

    This exhibit will honor Eichler Homes, which thrived locally from 1949-1966, and Joseph Eichler’s dream of affordable contemporary homes,...

  • Light Up the Night: Lightning Bugs

    2017.08.18
    4:00 PM @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

     Learn more about the insect that lights up the night sky- fireflies - and create a lightining bug to take home. 

  • Family Friday

    2017.06.23
    4:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Aqua Adventure Water Park

    Beat the heat on a Friday night with your family at Aqua Adventure Water Park for fun in the water at a special after-hours time and price. ...

  • Friday Nights @ OMCA

    2017.05.05
    5:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Oakland Museum of California

    Join the Oakland Museum of California each Friday for its festive night market -- open an extra hour in spring and summer -- with art...

  • Brisbane's Summer Concerts in the Park

    2017.07.14
    6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Brisbane Community Park

    Brisbane invites you to our annual Summer Concerts in the Park!  Held on Friday nights from 6:00-8:30pm at the Brisbane Community Park...

  • Music at the Magical Bridge

    2017.06.02
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Magical Bridge Playground

    Bring a picnic dinner, gather your friends and family, and enjoy the beauty and "magic" of music in the park!

  • American Girls Club

    2017.01.20
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Barnes & Noble Eastridge Mall

    Join us the third Friday of each month at 7:00pm for our American Girls Club!  Each meeting, we will explore a different American Girl...

  • Maker Nights (STEM/Makerspace Hour)

    2017.05.19
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Barnes & Noble Eastridge Mall

       Barnes & Noble Eastridge is pleased to announce the first of our ongoing Maker Night Events, which will meet the third Friday of the month at...

  • Marvel Universe Live

    2017.08.17
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ SAP Center

    Super hero action, thrills and drama will soar, smash and burst into arenas across the country starting this summer with the debut of the all-new...

  • CuriOdyssey Cinema Nights - August 18

    2017.08.18
    7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ CuriOdyssey

    Enjoy an evening of fun, endearing and thought-provoking short films carefully selected by Exploratorium Cinema Arts for curious kids and their...

  • Benicia Movie Night

    2017.08.18
    8:00 PM @ City Park Gazebo

    Bring your pillows and blankets and see Secret Life of Pets (PG) under the stars complete with free popcorn. The movie starts when the sun goes...

  • Movie Night at the Lake

    2017.08.18
    8:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ Anderson Lake County Park

    Meet at the boat launch parking lot for a night under the stars with family and friends. Come early to learn about the wildlife found in the park...

  • Bay Area Children’s Theatre: Rainbow Fish Musical

    2017.08.11
    All Day @ Children's Creativity Museum

    This is a world premiere production of a show based on the award-winning children’s book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding...

  • Ballooniverse; Brain Bending Balloon Art by Addi Somekh

    2017.08.04
    All Day @ Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History

    Balloons are more than just a colorful toy. They can spread joy and laughter all over the world. Featuring self-taught balloon twister and artist...

  • Bands on the Beach

    2017.06.23
    All Day @ Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

    Two free live concerts on the Boardwalk's Beach Bandstand every Friday night with top bands of the 80s and 90s. Shows start at 6:30pm and...


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