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August 2015

Run or walk along the Bay Trail and enjoy views of the San Francisco Bay-Estuary in a 5K or 10K to benefit the Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center. 7am day-of registration, 8:30am 5K-race start,...

Cost: $35-40 registration, under age 10 FREE.

Where:
Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center
4901 Breakwater Ave.
Hayward, CA
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Telephone: 510-670-7270
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Fast-paced and fun, J.Studio uses camp-like scheduling to keep kids moving and learning. Each week, kids spend the morning visiting three different “studios”: Art Studio, Music Studio,...

Cost: 1st Session $350 Each Additional Session $100

Where:
Congregation Kol Emeth
4175 Manuela Ave.
Palo Alto, CA  94306
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Sponsor: Congregation Kol Emeth
Telephone: 650 948-7498
Contact Name: Leslie Brody
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Sing songs, dance, wiggle and hop around in this fun-filled program for Bay Area Discovery Museum visitors. 

Cost: $11-12; 6 months and under FREE

Where:
Bay Area Discovery Museum
557 McReynolds Road
Sausalito, CA
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Telephone: 415-339-3900
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This traveling exhibit through Aug. 31 includes 50 new paintings and sculptures by artists who specialize in domestic breeds and wild cats in a variety of styles. The museum is open Wed.-Sun.

Cost: $8.50 adults, $6.50 ages 2-17, members and under age 2 FREE

Where:
Lindsay Wildlife Experience
1931 First Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA
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Telephone: 925-627-2913
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Bowling centers across the country are participating in a program that allows children to bowl two free games every day all summer long. To participate, register online at kidsbowlfree.com to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Diablo Valley Bowl
1500 Monument Blvd., Suite G
Concord, CA
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Telephone: 888-342-2594
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This summer exhibit by the Lawrence Hall of Science features inventions that were once considered only possible in film and literature, and shows how science and technology are advancing all the...

Cost: . $12 adults, $10 ages 3-18 and seniors, members and under 3 FREE.

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Scienc
One Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA
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Telephone: 510-642-5132
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The Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo hosts this special appreciation day for families with children who have disabilities. Reservations required.

Cost: FREE

Where:
1451 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA
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Telephone: 650-329-2111
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Aug 29-30, 2015 (Sat 10-5; Sun 1-3) The Concord Art Association is hosting its Summer Art Show and Sale on Saturday, August 29th and Sunday, August 30th at the Concord Public Library at 2900...

Cost: Free - No registration required - Open to public.

Where:
Concord Public Library
2900 Salvio St.
Concord, CA  94519
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Sponsor: Concord Art Association
Telephone: 925-301-6198
Contact Name: Lisa Fulmer
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In this exhibit at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, visitors “wash up” on an uncharted tropical shore to learn the ins and outs of island survival. Stroll through a...

Cost: $1.50-8, 4 and under FREE. Discount for SF residents with ID

Where:
Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F. Kennedy Drive
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-831-2090
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Learn about and touch a rabbit, guinea pig, rat or reptile.

Cost: $8.50 adults, $6.50 children ages 2-17, members and under 2 FREE

Where:
Lindsay Wildlife Experience
1931 First Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA
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Telephone: 925-935-1978
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Stroll with a park ranger to discover the history of this vibrant area on this mile-long tour through the Aquatic Park Historic District, the Cannery, Hyde Street Pier, and "Fish Alley"...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Argonaut Hotel
495 Jefferson St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-447-5000
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Learn the fascinating stories of people and companies through photographs and historic printed documents, as well as the presses, tools and equipment used locally over the past century and a half....

Cost: FREE

Where:
History Park
635 Phelan Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-287-2290
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Bounce in the main arena, do tricks into the pit of foam cubes and try to be the last one standing in the dodge ball zone. Reservations recommended.

Cost: $12 per hour

Where:
Rockin' Jump
5875 Arnold Road, #100
Dublin, CA  94568
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Telephone: 925-828-7676
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The following exhibits are on display Wed.-Sun., 11am-5pm: 500 Years of Italian Master Drawings from the Princeton University Art Museum – See rare pieces that demonstrate the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Drive
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177.
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Take a dip at the Antioch Water Park before it closes for the season in September. 11am-12:45pm and 4:15-6pm.

Cost: $14 admission, $6 after 4pm, children ages 2 and under FREE.

Where:
Antioch Water Park
4701 Lone Tree Way
Antioch, CA
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Telephone: 925-776-3070
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Take a trip across Asia, investigating diverse and intriguing cultures and sacred and secular art through the Asian Art Museum’s rich collection. 

Cost: $15 general, $10 for youth 13-17, under 12 FREE

Where:
Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-581-3500
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Several objects and oral histories were chosen from the collection as the starting point for this exhibit. Local artists, makers and creators are inspired by these old things to create something...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA
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Telephone: 650-948-9427
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Learn about one of the most important ancient Egyptian artifacts ever found and how it is fundamental to understanding the ancient Egyptian language.

Cost: . Included with admission: $5-9, children under 5 FREE.

Where:
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum
1664 Park Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-947-3635
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Parents and other family members can meet, recognize common struggles and learn ways to cope with a life affected by an eating disorder. Every Sun. at 1pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Lotus Collaborative
701 Mission St.
Santa Cruz, CA
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Telephone: 831-600-7103
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Teacher Kendal shares bee stories and facts with kids in preschool-first grade.

Cost: $15 adult/child combo, $5 each additional person

Where:
HIdden Villa
26870 Moody Road
Los Altos Hills, CA
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Telephone: 650-949-8650
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Introduce bees in a fun and age-appropriate way with stories and lots of interesting things to show. For children in preschool through first grade.

Cost: $15 adult and first child, $5 each subsequent person.

Where:
Hidden Villa
26870 Moody Road
Los Altos Hills, CA
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Telephone: 650-949-9704
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All ages are welcome to thump on drums provided by the library. Sept. 2 and 16, 3:30pm

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Garden Branch Library
1580 Naglee Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-808-3070
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Bring the family to free outdoor summer concerts at the Old Corte Madera Square. Bring lawn chairs, a blanket and a picnic and enjoy the amazing line-up of fine local bands, playing blues,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Old Corte Madera Square
Redwood and Corte Madera avenues
Corte Madera, CA
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The mischievous magic of moviedom sparkles in this hilarious Shakespeare-inspired comic romp.

Cost: $15-22, under 18 FREE

Where:
Sanborn County Park
16055 Sanborn Road
Saratoga, CA
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Modern and contemporary artists give words a significant position and function, as demonstrated in this focused installation of prints and drawings. Wed-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177
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Circus Vargas is back with ArleQuin, the story of a boy who dreams of joining the circus, filled with clowns, aerialists, acrobats and more. Arrive 45 minutes early for an interactive pre-show. See...

Cost: $15-70, under 2 FREE

Where:
Southland Mall
1 Southland Mall Drive
Hayward, CA
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Children of all ages can let their imagination go wild in an exhilarating adventure with extraordinary circus artists and exotic animals. Thu.-Fri., 7pm; Sat., 11am, 3 and 7pm; Sun., 1 and 5pm.

Cost: $15-80

Where:
SAP Center
525 W. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 800-844-3545
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This iconic show follows Snow White as she takes her journey around the world to find her “Prince Charming” and encounters a star-studded, ever-changing line-up of pop-culture...

Cost: $25-100

Where:
Club Fugazi
678 Green St.
San Francisco, AL
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Telephone: 415-421-5404
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The mischievous magic of moviedom sparkles in this hilarious Shakespeare-inspired comic romp. July 31-Aug. 30. See website for times.

Cost: $15-22, under 18 FREE.

Where:
Sanborn County Park
16055 Sanborn Road
Saratoga, CA
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The Shoestring Family Theatre presents this family-oriented amateur production of the musical by Lionel Bart based on a novel by Charles Dickens. Sat, 6:30pm; Sun., 12 and 5pm.

Cost: $5-30

Where:
Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA
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Telephone: 408-357-7492
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See landscapes, portraits and western scenes with luscious colors and trompe l’oeil trickery. Wed.-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177
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This exhibition traces the meaning and practice of empathy through artistic representations. Wed.-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177
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Displaying consumer, professional and home-made devices, this exhibit explores the key technical hurdles to making a consumer wearable computer. Tue.-Sun., 10am-5pm.

Cost: Included with admission: $15

Where:
Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Mountain View, CA
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Website »

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Learn the fascinating stories through photographs and historic printed documents, as well as the presses, tools and equipment used locally over the past century and a half. Thu.-Sun., 12-4pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
History Park
635 Phelan Ave.
San Jose, CA
View map »


Telephone: 408-287-2290
Website »

More information

This focused exhibition explores the relationship of these three artists through the lens of their work along with correspondence among the artists.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Drive
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

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During medieval and early-modern times, the Japanese theatrical art of Noh developed from a form of popular performance to the solemn, abstract drama it is today. This exhibition of 25 works...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

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Several objects and oral histories were chosen from the collection as the starting point for this exhibit; local artists, makers and creators are inspired by these old things to create something...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA
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Telephone: 650-948-9427
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This traveling exhibit through Aug. 31 includes 50 new paintings and sculptures by artists who specialize in domestic breeds and wild cats in a variety of styles. The museum is open Wed.-Sun.

Cost: $8.50 adults, $6.50 ages 2-17, members and under age 2 FREE

Where:
Lindsay Wildlife Experience
1931 First Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA
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Telephone: 925-627-2913
Website »

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In this exhibit at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, visitors “wash up” on an uncharted tropical shore to learn the ins and outs of island survival. Stroll through a...

Cost: $1.50-8, 4 and under FREE. Discount for SF residents with ID

Where:
Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F. Kennedy Drive
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-831-2090
Website »

More information

This summer exhibit by the Lawrence Hall of Science features inventions that were once considered only possible in film and literature, and shows how science and technology are advancing all the...

Cost: . $12 adults, $10 ages 3-18 and seniors, members and under 3 FREE.

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Scienc
One Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA
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Telephone: 510-642-5132
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Sing songs, learn finger play rhymes and listen to some stories read by Studio Grow staff educators. Sometimes parachute play is included. Circle Time is held at 11 am each week Mon.-Fri.

Cost: Admission is $10 up to age 12, $4 adults

Where:
Studio Grow Blackhawk
3612 Blackhawk Plaza Drive
Danville, CA
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Telephone: 925-648-7529
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All ages are welcome to thump on drums provided by the library. Sept. 2 and 16, 3:30pm

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Garden Branch Library
1580 Naglee Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-808-3070
Website »

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LEGOs of all sizes available.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Vineland Branch Library
1450 Blossom Hill Road
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-808-3000
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Displaying consumer, professional and home-made devices, this exhibit explores the key technical hurdles to making a consumer wearable computer. Tue.-Sun., 10am-5pm.

Cost: Included with admission: $15

Where:
Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Mountain View, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

Learn the fascinating stories through photographs and historic printed documents, as well as the presses, tools and equipment used locally over the past century and a half. Thu.-Sun., 12-4pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
History Park
635 Phelan Ave.
San Jose, CA
View map »


Telephone: 408-287-2290
Website »

More information

See landscapes, portraits and western scenes with luscious colors and trompe l’oeil trickery. Wed.-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr
Stanford, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

More information

Circus Vargas is back with ArleQuin, the story of a boy who dreams of joining the circus, filled with clowns, aerialists, acrobats and more. Arrive 45 minutes early for an interactive pre-show. See...

Cost: $15-70, under 2 FREE

Where:
Southland Mall
1 Southland Mall Drive
Hayward, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

This exhibition traces the meaning and practice of empathy through artistic representations. Wed.-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

More information

Several objects and oral histories were chosen from the collection as the starting point for this exhibit; local artists, makers and creators are inspired by these old things to create something...

Cost: FREE

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


Telephone: 650-948-9427
Website »

More information

This focused exhibition explores the relationship of these three artists through the lens of their work along with correspondence among the artists.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Drive
Stanford, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

More information

Modern and contemporary artists give words a significant position and function, as demonstrated in this focused installation of prints and drawings. Wed-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

More information

During medieval and early-modern times, the Japanese theatrical art of Noh developed from a form of popular performance to the solemn, abstract drama it is today. This exhibition of 25 works...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

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Park rangers lead the search for spiders at Lake Lagunitas. Learn how they hunt, how they make their webs, and how to identify many common species. Bring lunch. No pets please; only service animals.

Cost: $8 parking fee

Where:
Lake Lagunitas parking area
Bolinas and Sky Oaks roads
Fairfax, CA
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Telephone: 415-893-9508
Contact Name: David Herlocker
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This summer exhibit by the Lawrence Hall of Science features inventions that were once considered only possible in film and literature, and shows how science and technology are advancing all the...

Cost: . $12 adults, $10 ages 3-18 and seniors, members and under 3 FREE.

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Scienc
One Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA
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Telephone: 510-642-5132
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Drop by Tuesday mornings to explore primary colors and textures with your toddler. Use tools to develop small motor coordination. Practice focus in a fun creative environment with an early...

Cost: $10 toddler/adult combo; $5 each additional adult or child

Where:
Mission Art Center
745 Treat Ave.
San Francisco, CA
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Sponsor: Randall Museum
Telephone: 415-554-9602
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In this exhibit at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, visitors “wash up” on an uncharted tropical shore to learn the ins and outs of island survival. Stroll through a...

Cost: $1.50-8, 4 and under FREE. Discount for SF residents with ID

Where:
Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F. Kennedy Drive
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-831-2090
Website »

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Children ages 2-5 and an adult can attend this six-week series of Tue. morning classes encouraging preschoolers to explore the garden’s flora and fauna through crafts, games and fun...

Cost: $60-80

Where:
The Gardens at Heather Farm
1540 Marchbanks Drive
Walnut Creek, CA
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Telephone: 925-947-6712
Website »

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All ages are welcome to thump on drums provided by the library. Sept. 2 and 16, 3:30pm

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Garden Branch Library
1580 Naglee Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-808-3070
Website »

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The community can come together to enjoy a variety of Off the Grid food trucks, live entertainment from Oakland’s Borrowed Trouble rock band and a wine and beer garden each...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Walnut Creek Downtown
1380 N. California Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: Walnut Creek Downtown
Telephone: 925-933-6778
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This focused exhibition explores the relationship of these three artists through the lens of their work along with correspondence among the artists.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Drive
Stanford, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

More information

During medieval and early-modern times, the Japanese theatrical art of Noh developed from a form of popular performance to the solemn, abstract drama it is today. This exhibition of 25 works...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

More information

Learn the fascinating stories through photographs and historic printed documents, as well as the presses, tools and equipment used locally over the past century and a half. Thu.-Sun., 12-4pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
History Park
635 Phelan Ave.
San Jose, CA
View map »


Telephone: 408-287-2290
Website »

More information

This exhibition traces the meaning and practice of empathy through artistic representations. Wed.-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

More information

Modern and contemporary artists give words a significant position and function, as demonstrated in this focused installation of prints and drawings. Wed-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

More information

See landscapes, portraits and western scenes with luscious colors and trompe l’oeil trickery. Wed.-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr
Stanford, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

More information

Several objects and oral histories were chosen from the collection as the starting point for this exhibit; local artists, makers and creators are inspired by these old things to create something...

Cost: FREE

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


Telephone: 650-948-9427
Website »

More information

Displaying consumer, professional and home-made devices, this exhibit explores the key technical hurdles to making a consumer wearable computer. Tue.-Sun., 10am-5pm.

Cost: Included with admission: $15

Where:
Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Mountain View, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

This summer exhibit by the Lawrence Hall of Science features inventions that were once considered only possible in film and literature, and shows how science and technology are advancing all the...

Cost: . $12 adults, $10 ages 3-18 and seniors, members and under 3 FREE.

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Scienc
One Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA
View map »


Telephone: 510-642-5132
Website »

More information

In this exhibit at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, visitors “wash up” on an uncharted tropical shore to learn the ins and outs of island survival. Stroll through a...

Cost: $1.50-8, 4 and under FREE. Discount for SF residents with ID

Where:
Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F. Kennedy Drive
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-831-2090
Website »

More information

Stories and movement for toddlers ages 1-2

Cost: FREE

Where:
Los Altos Library
13 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA
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Telephone: 650-948-7683
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Storytime.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Books, Inc.
301 Castro St.
Mountain View, CA
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Telephone: 650-428-1234
Website »

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The following exhibits are on display Wed.-Sun., 11am-5pm: 500 Years of Italian Master Drawings from the Princeton University Art Museum – See rare pieces that demonstrate the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Drive
Stanford, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177.
Website »

More information

All ages are welcome to thump on drums provided by the library. Sept. 2 and 16, 3:30pm

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Garden Branch Library
1580 Naglee Ave.
San Jose, CA
View map »


Telephone: 408-808-3070
Website »

More information

Play Wii games with your friends.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Vineland Branch Library
1450 Blossom Hill Road
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-808-3000
Website »

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Play with the library's LEGOs

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cambrian Branch Library
1780 Hillsdale Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-808-3080
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Families can dance to live music, feast at food trucks from Food Truck Mafia and enjoy beer, wine, snow cones, cotton candy and other treats, as well as entertainment by balloon...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cypress Street
Closed for foot traffic only
Between N. Main and Locust Streets
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: Walnut Creek Downtown
Telephone: 925-933-6778
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Enjoy live music while you stroll and shop in downtown Pleasanton. This year brings more music, new displays from local students, food trucks from the Food Truck Mafia and a new wine garden.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Pleasanton
Main Street
Pleasanton, CA
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Telephone: 925-484-2199
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Movie Night at La Peña in collaboration with Camp Reel Stories! Camp Reel Stories believes that when women and girls are better represented behind the scenes in the media, they will...

Cost: 0

Where:
La Pena Cultural Center
3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA  94705
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Telephone: 510-849-2568
Contact Name: Anna Leal
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This exhibition traces the meaning and practice of empathy through artistic representations. Wed.-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

More information

Modern and contemporary artists give words a significant position and function, as demonstrated in this focused installation of prints and drawings. Wed-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

More information

Several objects and oral histories were chosen from the collection as the starting point for this exhibit; local artists, makers and creators are inspired by these old things to create something...

Cost: FREE

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


Telephone: 650-948-9427
Website »

More information

During medieval and early-modern times, the Japanese theatrical art of Noh developed from a form of popular performance to the solemn, abstract drama it is today. This exhibition of 25 works...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

More information

Displaying consumer, professional and home-made devices, this exhibit explores the key technical hurdles to making a consumer wearable computer. Tue.-Sun., 10am-5pm.

Cost: Included with admission: $15

Where:
Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Mountain View, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

This focused exhibition explores the relationship of these three artists through the lens of their work along with correspondence among the artists.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Drive
Stanford, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

More information

See landscapes, portraits and western scenes with luscious colors and trompe l’oeil trickery. Wed.-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177
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Learn the fascinating stories through photographs and historic printed documents, as well as the presses, tools and equipment used locally over the past century and a half. Thu.-Sun., 12-4pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
History Park
635 Phelan Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-287-2290
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This summer exhibit by the Lawrence Hall of Science features inventions that were once considered only possible in film and literature, and shows how science and technology are advancing all the...

Cost: . $12 adults, $10 ages 3-18 and seniors, members and under 3 FREE.

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Scienc
One Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA
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Telephone: 510-642-5132
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In this exhibit at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, visitors “wash up” on an uncharted tropical shore to learn the ins and outs of island survival. Stroll through a...

Cost: $1.50-8, 4 and under FREE. Discount for SF residents with ID

Where:
Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F. Kennedy Drive
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-831-2090
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The following exhibits are on display Wed.-Sun., 11am-5pm: 500 Years of Italian Master Drawings from the Princeton University Art Museum – See rare pieces that demonstrate the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Drive
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177.
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Several objects and oral histories were chosen from the collection as the starting point for this exhibit. Local artists, makers and creators are inspired by these old things to create something...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA
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Telephone: 650-948-9427
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Join this safe, confidential support group for moms of infants and babies up to 1 year old to share postpartum highs and lows. Registration required.

Cost: Sliding scale with suggestion donation of $15.

Where:
Tiny Tots Boutique
138 Railway Ave
Campbell, CA
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Telephone: 408-866-2925
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All ages are welcome to thump on drums provided by the library. Sept. 2 and 16, 3:30pm

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Garden Branch Library
1580 Naglee Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-808-3070
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During this six-week, Thu. evening series, you’ll learn ways to deal with tantrums, defiance, aggression, shyness and other challenging behaviors often displayed by "spirited"...

Cost: FREE

Where:
BANANAS
5232 Claremont Ave.
Oakland, CA  94618
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Telephone: 510-658-7353
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See Mamma Mia and enjoy an evening of song and dance on the waterfront with free outdoor screenings of popular musicals. Show up in costume and sing along to your favorite song! Festivities begin...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Jack London Square
Ferry Lawn
Embarcadero and Clay Streets
Oakland, CA  94607
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Telephone: 510-645-9292
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Learn the fascinating stories through photographs and historic printed documents, as well as the presses, tools and equipment used locally over the past century and a half. Thu.-Sun., 12-4pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
History Park
635 Phelan Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-287-2290
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Displaying consumer, professional and home-made devices, this exhibit explores the key technical hurdles to making a consumer wearable computer. Tue.-Sun., 10am-5pm.

Cost: Included with admission: $15

Where:
Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Mountain View, CA
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During medieval and early-modern times, the Japanese theatrical art of Noh developed from a form of popular performance to the solemn, abstract drama it is today. This exhibition of 25 works...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177
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This focused exhibition explores the relationship of these three artists through the lens of their work along with correspondence among the artists.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Drive
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177
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Modern and contemporary artists give words a significant position and function, as demonstrated in this focused installation of prints and drawings. Wed-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177
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Circus Vargas is back with the story of a boy who dreams of joining the circus, filled with clowns, aerialists, acrobats and more. Arrive 45 minutes early for an interactive pre-show. See...

Cost: $15-70, under 2 FREE

Where:
NewPark Mall
2086 NewPark Mall
Newark, CA  94560
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Telephone: 510-794-5523
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This exhibition traces the meaning and practice of empathy through artistic representations. Wed.-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177
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See landscapes, portraits and western scenes with luscious colors and trompe l’oeil trickery. Wed.-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177
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Several objects and oral histories were chosen from the collection as the starting point for this exhibit; local artists, makers and creators are inspired by these old things to create something...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA
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Telephone: 650-948-9427
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See Palo Alto-native and veteran magician Phil Ackerly perform his interactive tricks in one of the Village Theatre's Preschool Performance Series. 

Cost: $5

Where:
Village Theatre
233 Front St.
Danville, CA  94526
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Telephone: 925-314-3463
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This summer exhibit by the Lawrence Hall of Science features inventions that were once considered only possible in film and literature, and shows how science and technology are advancing all the...

Cost: . $12 adults, $10 ages 3-18 and seniors, members and under 3 FREE.

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Scienc
One Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA
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Telephone: 510-642-5132
Website »

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In this exhibit at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, visitors “wash up” on an uncharted tropical shore to learn the ins and outs of island survival. Stroll through a...

Cost: $1.50-8, 4 and under FREE. Discount for SF residents with ID

Where:
Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F. Kennedy Drive
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-831-2090
Website »

More information

The following exhibits are on display Wed.-Sun., 11am-5pm: 500 Years of Italian Master Drawings from the Princeton University Art Museum – See rare pieces that demonstrate the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Drive
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177.
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Preschoolers can enjoyed a story, a themed craft and a docent-led tour of the museum's coordinating exhibit.

Cost: FREE

Where:
San Mateo County History Museum
2200 Broadway St.
Redwood City, CA
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Telephone: 650-299-0104
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Several objects and oral histories were chosen from the collection as the starting point for this exhibit. Local artists, makers and creators are inspired by these old things to create something...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA
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Telephone: 650-948-9427
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Learn from the foodie experts: Join Nutritionist Virginia Watkins and the gals from Fresh baby Bites in a live and interactive cooking class all about making the best, easiest and most...

Cost: $40-45

Where:
Carmel Blue Pregnancy & Parenting
1418 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA  94133
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Telephone: 415-362 2583
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All ages are welcome to thump on drums provided by the library. Sept. 2 and 16, 3:30pm

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Garden Branch Library
1580 Naglee Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-808-3070
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Enjoy one of the coolest block parties in Silicon Valley with a variety of food trucks and special museum programs. 5-9pm

Cost: $7.50

Where:
Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Mountain View, CA
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Telephone: 650-810-1010
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 Bring a chair or blanket and head to the Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City for a lively, outdoor concert. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Courthouse Square
2200 Broadway St.
Redwood City, CA
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Telephone: 650-780-7311
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The City of Mountain View Community Services Department presents Concerts on the Plaza. The concert series takes place on the first Friday of the month. Bring a blanket or lawn chair down to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Civic Center Plaza
500 Castro St.
Mountain View, CA
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Telephone: 650-903-6331
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Listen to an outdoor concert by Pride & Joy in Redwood City's beautiful Courthouse Square.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Courthouse Square
2200 Broadway St.
Redwood City, CA
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Sponsor: City of Redwood City
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Tunes from the Beach Boys, Jan and Dean and other surf favorites. Bring beach towels and low-backed chairs for seating. Second concert at 8:30 p.m.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
400 Beach St.
Santa Cruz, CA
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Telephone: (831) 423-5590
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Put on your jammies and enjoy an evening of animal close-ups and a Zoovie movie with the whole family. The show tonight is Rise of the Planet of the Apes.

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Oakland Zoo
9777 Golf Links Road
Oakland, CA  94605
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Telephone: 510-632-9525, ext. 220
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We are thrilled to welcome internationally bestselling author Josephine Angelini to talk about Firewalker, the sequel that picks up right where Trial By Fire left off,    Lily is back in her own...

Cost: free

Where:
Kepler's Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA  94025
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Sponsor: Peninsula Arts & Letters
Telephone: 650-324-4321
Contact Name: Pam Grange
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Grab a chair, blanket and some snacks and watch Guardians of the Galaxy on Chestnut Street in downtown Menlo Park. PG-13. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Menlo Park
Chestnut Street at Santa Cruz Avenue
Menlo Park, CA
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A tribute to one of the greatest composers of Peru on her 95 birthday anniversary. A delightfull night remembering her best compositions including la MISA CRIOLLA DE BODAS (Creole Wedding Mass) by...

Cost: $20 Adv/Stu/Sen

Where:
la Pena Cultural Center
3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA  94705
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Teens and tweens ages 11-17 can mingle with friends while jumping up a storm to top hits provided by a guest DJ at this event reserved for them each Friday evening. Signed waiver and school ID...

Cost: $15

Where:
Rockin' Jump - Dublin
5875 Arnold Road, Suite 100
Dublin, CA  94568
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Telephone: 925-828-7676
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This focused exhibition explores the relationship of these three artists through the lens of their work along with correspondence among the artists.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Drive
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

More information

This exhibition traces the meaning and practice of empathy through artistic representations. Wed.-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

More information

Modern and contemporary artists give words a significant position and function, as demonstrated in this focused installation of prints and drawings. Wed-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

More information

During medieval and early-modern times, the Japanese theatrical art of Noh developed from a form of popular performance to the solemn, abstract drama it is today. This exhibition of 25 works...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

More information

Learn the fascinating stories through photographs and historic printed documents, as well as the presses, tools and equipment used locally over the past century and a half. Thu.-Sun., 12-4pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
History Park
635 Phelan Ave.
San Jose, CA
View map »


Telephone: 408-287-2290
Website »

More information

Several objects and oral histories were chosen from the collection as the starting point for this exhibit; local artists, makers and creators are inspired by these old things to create something...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA
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Telephone: 650-948-9427
Website »

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Elton John and Tim Rice's tale of love, loyalty and betrayal chronicles the love triangle between Aida, a Nubian princess stolen from her country, Amneris, an Egyptian princess, and...

Cost: $28-59, ages 16 and under receive a $2 discount per ticket

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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Ian Somerhalder, Toby Kebbell, Bruce Campbell, WWE Diva Paige, Billy Boyd, Scott Wolf, Michael Cudlitz, and Brett Dalton are among the over 100 celebrities and industry professionals scheduled to...

Cost: $35-249

Where:
San Jose Convention Center
150 W San Carlos St.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 310-648-8410
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See landscapes, portraits and western scenes with luscious colors and trompe l’oeil trickery. Wed.-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

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Circus Vargas is back with the story of a boy who dreams of joining the circus, filled with clowns, aerialists, acrobats and more. Arrive 45 minutes early for an interactive pre-show. See...

Cost: $15-70, under 2 FREE

Where:
NewPark Mall
2086 NewPark Mall
Newark, CA  94560
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Telephone: 510-794-5523
Website »

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Displaying consumer, professional and home-made devices, this exhibit explores the key technical hurdles to making a consumer wearable computer. Tue.-Sun., 10am-5pm.

Cost: Included with admission: $15

Where:
Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Mountain View, CA
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Come each Sat. through Sept. 19 to for fresh, local fruits and crisp vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food items and more. 8am-12pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Diablo Street
between Main and Center streets
Clayton, CA
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Telephone: 925-825-9090
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Join local farmers each Sat. morning through Nov. 21 for fresh seasonal produce, live music and great company.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Brentwood
First and Chestnut Streets
Brentwood, CA  94513
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Telephone: 925-516-5400
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Family friendly event with food vendors, aerial demonstrations, historic aircraft.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Watsonville Municipal Airport
100 Aviation Way
Watsonville, CA
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Telephone: (831) 768-3575
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Take a short bird spotting walk along Coyote Creek Parkway. Learn tricks on how to identify the most common birds. Meet at the visitor center with binoculars if you have them. Best for ages 12 and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Anderson Lake County Park
19245 Malaguerra Ave.
Morgan Hill, CA
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Telephone: 408-918-7980
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Take a gentle walk around the Marina’s flat dirt trails and enjoy the local weather and bayside wildlife. We’ll keep the pace slow for all ages and abilities. Meet in the Marina...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Alviso Marina County Park
1195 Hope St.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-224-7473
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Learn how to build a chalkboard door hanger, bug house, trucks and more at this hands-on workshop for ages 5-12 at the Home Depot. Kids get to keep their craft as well as a workshop...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Home Depot
11939 San Pablo Ave.
El Cerrito, CA  94530
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Telephone: 510-235-0800
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Marin Open Garden hosts an exchange of seeds, starts, fruit, veggies and more. Bring your surplus to exchange with the community.

Cost: FREE

Where:
San Anselmo Town Hall
525 San Anselmo Ave.
San Anselmo, CA  94960
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Telephone: 415-419-4941
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Volunteers participate in a variety of activities, including seed collection, propagation, transplanting, pruning, planting (winter season), and weeding. Help grow your national park.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fort Funston Nursery
Fort Funston Road
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-561-3044
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Prenatal yoga with an emphasis on preparing for the transformational experience of childbirth. Build confidence for your upcoming birth by practicing labor and birth position as well as relaxation...

Cost: $22

Where:
Pomegranate Prenatal Yoga and Parent Center
25 Tamalpais Ave.
San Anselmo, CA  94960
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Telephone: 415-785-3173
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Enjoy world class art, live entertainment, special exhibitions and a cornucopia of gourmet food, wine, beer and specialty beverages. Participating artists are selected by a rigorous jury process...

Cost: $5-20; 6 and under FREE

Where:
Marinship Park
Marinship Way
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Telephone: 415-332-3555
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“Last Blast of Summer” with two days of sensational live music, gorgeous handcrafted work by 250 of America’s top artists and craftmakers, fabulous food and drink, a microbrew...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Millrae
On Broadway Street, between between Victoria and Meadow Glen streets
Millbrae, CA
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Telephone: 650-697-7324
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In this exhibit at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, visitors “wash up” on an uncharted tropical shore to learn the ins and outs of island survival. Stroll through a...

Cost: $1.50-8, 4 and under FREE. Discount for SF residents with ID

Where:
Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F. Kennedy Drive
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-831-2090
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Help restore and maintain priority parklands within the Golden Gate National Parks. Whether it be protecting an endangered species, restoring a historic feature, or improving a trail,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rancho Corral de Tierra
San Pedro Mountain Road
Moss Beach, CA
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Telephone: 415-561-3044
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Forget the concerns of the working world and celebrate Labor Day with pinball, carnival games, attractions and curiosities. Also, Playland is open on Mon. for an extra day to...

Cost: $15 adults, $10 for children and seniors

Where:
Playland-Not-at-the-Beach
10979 San Pablo Ave.
El Cerrito, CA  94530
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Telephone: 510-592-3002
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This summer exhibit by the Lawrence Hall of Science features inventions that were once considered only possible in film and literature, and shows how science and technology are advancing all the...

Cost: . $12 adults, $10 ages 3-18 and seniors, members and under 3 FREE.

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Scienc
One Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA
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Telephone: 510-642-5132
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Do you love Lego Building Blocks? Join us for Lego play every first Saturday of the month! We will provide the Legos, so you only need to bring your imagination.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Millbrae Library
1 Library Ave.
Millbrae, CA
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Telephone: 650-697-7607
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Learn the fascinating stories of people and companies through photographs and historic printed documents, as well as the presses, tools and equipment used locally over the past century and a half....

Cost: FREE

Where:
History Park
635 Phelan Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-287-2290
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Have a wholesome snack and participate in a craft, LEGO play, board games and more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Potrero Library
1616 20th St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-355-2822
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The following exhibits are on display Wed.-Sun., 11am-5pm: 500 Years of Italian Master Drawings from the Princeton University Art Museum – See rare pieces that demonstrate the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Drive
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177.
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Bring the kids and enjoy delicious Greek meals and desserts, music and dancing with children’s entertainer Andy Z, folk dancers and singers, a mythology play, children’s area with...

Cost: General: $5, Teens/Seniors: $2.50, Children 12 and under: Free.

Where:
Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church
900 Alameda de las Pulgas
Belmont, CA
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Telephone: 650-591-4447
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Several objects and oral histories were chosen from the collection as the starting point for this exhibit. Local artists, makers and creators are inspired by these old things to create something...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA
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Telephone: 650-948-9427
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Construct a castle out of cardboard with towers and turrets, along with a drawbridge and dragon.  

Cost: $3 per child; $5 per child/adult combo (Under 7 must have a participating adult)

Where:
Mission Art Center
745 Treat Ave.
San Francisco, CA
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Sponsor: Randall Museum
Telephone: 415-554-9602
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Learn how to build a simple blog (web log), create and edit postings, design your page, add gadgets, incorporate hyperlinks, photos, videos and audios onto the blog, and save your blog content.

Cost: FREE

Where:
San Carlos Library
610 Elm St.
San Carlos, CA
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Telephone: 650-591-0341
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Storytime.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Books, Inc.
Town and Country Village
855 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
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Telephone: 650-321-0600
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Come play and create with the library's collection of LEGOs and DUPLOs. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Castro Valley Library
3600 Norbridge Ave.
Castro Valley, CA  94546
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Telephone: 510-667-7900
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Colorful folk costumes, energetic dancers and joyful music. Part of the XVI West Coast Latvian Song Festival in Silicon Valley.

Cost: $10-35

Where:
City National Civic
135 West San Carlos St.
San Jose, CA
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Teens!  Learn how to make music with mentors from Blue Bear School of Music.  No previous experience necessary.  Aspiring songwriters, singers, rappers interested in producing their...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Main Library
100 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-557-4400
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All ages are welcome to thump on drums provided by the library. Sept. 2 and 16, 3:30pm

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Garden Branch Library
1580 Naglee Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-808-3070
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LEGOS available for little and big kids.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pearl Avenue Branch Library
4770 Pearl Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-808-3053
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Meet at the John Muir National Historic Site and gather around the campfire with the rangers to sing songs, tell stories and roast marshmallows.

Cost: FREE

Where:
John Muir National Historic Site
4202 Alhambra Ave.
Martinez, CA  94553
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Telephone: 925-228-8860
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Bazaar Ensemble is an LA-based band that fuses traditional Middle Eastern melodies with jazz, funk, and soul. Sung in Hebrew and Arabic, Bazaar Ensemble’s music is universally danceable, and...

Cost: Free - $8.00

Where:
la Pena Cultural Center
3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA  94705
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The Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center's ninth LVPAC Presents season will open tonight with a tribute to the legendary singer/songwriter Ray Charles.

Cost: $16-39

Where:
Bankhead Theater
2400 First St.
Livermore, CA  94551
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Telephone: 925-373-6800
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This focused exhibition explores the relationship of these three artists through the lens of their work along with correspondence among the artists.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Drive
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177
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This fishing spot is a fun place to experience rainbow trout fishing. Closes some time in September; call for exact date. 10am-5pm Saturdays and Sundays.

Cost: $5 per car

Where:
Troutmere
6861 La Honda Rd.
La Honda, CA
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Telephone: 650-747-9318

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See landscapes, portraits and western scenes with luscious colors and trompe l’oeil trickery. Wed.-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr
Stanford, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

More information

Several objects and oral histories were chosen from the collection as the starting point for this exhibit; local artists, makers and creators are inspired by these old things to create something...

Cost: FREE

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


Telephone: 650-948-9427
Website »

More information

Elton John and Tim Rice's tale of love, loyalty and betrayal chronicles the love triangle between Aida, a Nubian princess stolen from her country, Amneris, an Egyptian princess, and...

Cost: $28-59, ages 16 and under receive a $2 discount per ticket

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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Ian Somerhalder, Toby Kebbell, Bruce Campbell, WWE Diva Paige, Billy Boyd, Scott Wolf, Michael Cudlitz, and Brett Dalton are among the over 100 celebrities and industry professionals scheduled to...

Cost: $35-249

Where:
San Jose Convention Center
150 W San Carlos St.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 310-648-8410
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Modern and contemporary artists give words a significant position and function, as demonstrated in this focused installation of prints and drawings. Wed-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177
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All-You-Can Eat BBQ featuring tangy BBQ Chicken, all beef hot dogs, watermelon and more.  General admission/membership pricing does not include BBQ meal. Menu subject to...

Cost: Check website for prices.

Where:
South County Picnic Grove
Gilroy Gardens
3050 Hecker Pass Highway
Gilroy, CA
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Telephone: 408-840-7100
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Enjoy extended weekend hours until 8 p.m. See the aquarium in a whole new light as you visit your favorite exhibits after the crowds, sip a glass of wine and savor sustainable bites. Enjoy...

Cost: Included with admission: $39.95 adults, $24.95 age 3-12, under 3 FREE

Where:
Monterey Bay Aquarium
886 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA
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Telephone: (831) 648-4800
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Displaying consumer, professional and home-made devices, this exhibit explores the key technical hurdles to making a consumer wearable computer. Tue.-Sun., 10am-5pm.

Cost: Included with admission: $15

Where:
Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Mountain View, CA
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During medieval and early-modern times, the Japanese theatrical art of Noh developed from a form of popular performance to the solemn, abstract drama it is today. This exhibition of 25 works...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177
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Learn the fascinating stories through photographs and historic printed documents, as well as the presses, tools and equipment used locally over the past century and a half. Thu.-Sun., 12-4pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
History Park
635 Phelan Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-287-2290
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This exhibition traces the meaning and practice of empathy through artistic representations. Wed.-Mon., 11am-5pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA
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Telephone: 650-723-4177
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Circus Vargas is back with the story of a boy who dreams of joining the circus, filled with clowns, aerialists, acrobats and more. Arrive 45 minutes early for an interactive pre-show. See...

Cost: $15-70, under 2 FREE

Where:
NewPark Mall
2086 NewPark Mall
Newark, CA  94560
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Telephone: 510-794-5523
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  • Clayton Farmers’ Market

    2015.08.21
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Diablo Street

    Come each Sat. through Sept. 19 to for fresh, local fruits and crisp vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food items and more. 8am-12pm.

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  • Gilroy Gardens Labor Day BBQ

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    All-You-Can Eat BBQ featuring tangy BBQ Chicken, all beef hot dogs, watermelon and more.  General admission/membership pricing...

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    All Day @ NewPark Mall

    Circus Vargas is back with the story of a boy who dreams of joining the circus, filled with clowns, aerialists, acrobats and more. Arrive 45...

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    All Day @ Monterey Bay Aquarium

    Enjoy extended weekend hours until 8 p.m. See the aquarium in a whole new light as you visit your favorite exhibits after the crowds, sip a...

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    During medieval and early-modern times, the Japanese theatrical art of Noh developed from a form of popular performance to the solemn,...

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    All Day @ Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

    This exhibition traces the meaning and practice of empathy through artistic representations. Wed.-Mon., 11am-5pm.

  • Astley D. M. Cooper and Mrs. Stanford's Jewels

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    All Day @ Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

    See landscapes, portraits and western scenes with luscious colors and trompe l’oeil trickery. Wed.-Mon., 11am-5pm.


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