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August 2015

Enjoy fresh locally-grown produce, music, art and entertainment. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Campbell
Campbell Ave. and Third St.
Campbell, CA
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Experience a chef’s perspective by walking the Walnut Creek Farmers’ Market and tasting a variety of ingredients. Bring them back to the restaurant where Tender Greens Executive Chef...

Cost: $95

Where:
Tender Greens
1352 Locust St.
Walnut Creek, CA
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Kids ages 5-12 can play games, wander wild-and-wacky wetlands, and learn ways to protect the planet during this hands-on, eco-groovy adventure. Registration and parent participation required.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Martinez Regional Shoreline
North end of Ferry Street
Martinez, CA
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Telephone: 888-327-2757
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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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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
Website »

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Enjoy viewing seal and sea lion patients and, through exhibits, learn about marine mammals and the work done at this unique outdoor animal rehabilitation facility. Peer into different viewing...

Cost: FREE

Where:
2000 Bunker Road
Sausalito, CA
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Telephone: 415-289-7325
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In honor of Johnny Appleseed Day, look for Paul Bunyan and his big blue ox, Babe, Davy Crockett, John Henry and others in the special folk hero treasure hunt. Aug. 22-23. 10am-5pm.

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

Where:
Playland-Not-at-the-Beach
10979 San Pablo Ave.
El Cerrito, CA
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Telephone: 510-592-3002
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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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Discover the excitement of outrigger canoe racing and then enjoy the Polynesian Festival that follows with fresh flower leis, shave ice and dance performances.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Santa Cruz Wharf
21 Municipal Wharf
Santa Cruz, CA
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Telephone: 831-420-5270
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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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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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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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Sign up your kids for the 2015 Giant Race. Or, watch people finish the 5K, 10K and half-marathon and stick around for post-race fun in the ballpark. Advance registration required. 

Cost: $30 and up per person

Where:
AT&T Park
24 Willie Mays Plaza
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-972-1800
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Learn about life at the Adobe and enjoy live music and hands-on activities including roping skills, weaving demonstrations, making corn husk dolls, creating adobe bricks and dipping candles.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Peralta Adobe & Fallon House
175 W. St. John St.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-287-2290
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Take a tour of the underground tomb and learn more about the funerary practices and beliefs of the ancient Egyptians.

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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Join us for the Great Paper Airplane Challenge - featuring the Guinness World Record Breaking Design from the "Paper Airplane Guy" - John Collins! We want to know who makes the best paper airplanes...

Cost: Free

Where:
Japantown Peace Plaza
Post Street at Buchanan Street
San Francisco, CA  94117
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Sponsor: Japan Center Malls
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 Local historian Greg Timm leads a walk through historic Pescadero, viewing historical homes, buildings and churches while discussing the people and changes of the Pescadero valley.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Community Native Sons Hall
Stage Road
Pescadero, CA
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Telephone: 650-299-0104
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 Storytellers animate the galleries with myths and folktales about gods, demons, ghosts and the super-natural at the Asian Art Museum. 

Cost: $12 general, $7 for youth ages 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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Learn about the history of this fascinating site, see actual artifacts and enjoy a slide show of historic photos. Registration required.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Casa Grande/New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum
21350 Almaden Road
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-533-8107
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Learn about the different characteristics of plankton and how they have adapted to survive. Observe and identify organisms under a microscope. Registration required.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Environmental Education Center
1751 Grand Blvd.
Alviso, CA
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Listen to live music by the Pickled Beats at the Town Center Corte Madera.

Cost: FREE

Where:
100 Corte Madera Town Center
Corte Madera, CA
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Telephone: 415-924-2961
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Lamplighters Music Theatre presents the story of a lowly sailor's love for his captain's daughter, and their brave defiance of her father's demand that she marry the buffoonish First...

Cost: $25-48

Where:
Bankhead Theater
2400 First St.
Livermore, CA
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Telephone: 925-373-6800
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Help a naturalist feed the resident leopard sharks, perch and gopher snake, and learn more about them.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center
4901 Breakwater Ave.
Hayward, CA
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Telephone: 510-670-7270.
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Jennings and Keller, an acoustic duo, play “Fusion-Folk Americana,” a collaboration that includes everything from Broadway musical tunes to the honky tonks of West Texas. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Half Moon Bay Library
620 Correas St.
Half Moon Bay, CA
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Telephone: 650-726-2316
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Get help from a Teen Computer Corps volunteer, brought to you by the Osher Foundation. They can help with email, laptops, Kindles, tablets, cell phones, digital cameras, and other electronic...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ortega Library
3223 Ortega St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-355-5700
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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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This band's performances include material from all eras of Santana’s 30+ year history to satisfy fans young and old.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Civic Center Lawn
110 E. Main St.
Los Gatos, CA
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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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Professional instructors will teach free, festive dance lessons on Fri. nights through Aug. 28. Instruction starts at 8:30pm, followed by a dance party at 9pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Jack London Square
Broadway and Embarcadero
Oakland, CA
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Telephone: 510-645-9292
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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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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

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

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

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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Wander through the wilderness encampments as the lifestyles of early trappers are re-created. Watch frontiersmen perfect their skills while you chow down on a Chuck Wagon Barbecue lunch.  Also...

Cost: See website for prices

Where:
Roaring Camp Railroad
5401 Graham Hill Road
Felton, CA
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Telephone: 831-335-4484
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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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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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The world's greatest love story is transported to New York City as two idealistic young lovers struggle to survive in a world of hatred, prejudice and violence. July 16-Aug. 23. See website for...

Cost: $17-35

Where:
City Lights Theater
529 S. Second St.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-295-4200
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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
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
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Telephone: 408-287-2290
Website »

More information

Silicon Valley Shakespeare presents one of history's most indelible love stories.

Cost: $15-22, under 18 FREE

Where:
Sanborn County Park
16055 Sanborn Road
Saratoga, 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
Website »

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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
Website »

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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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Enjoy the work of talented artisans, musical entertainment, a sculpture garden, kids' art studio, Italian street painting and gourmet foods and beverages. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Palo Alto
University Avenue and High Street
Palo Alto, CA
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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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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
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

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
View map »


Telephone: 888-342-2594
Website »

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Encourage your young naturalist’s curiosity at Mini Monday, a special day for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers that includes animal encounters, activities and crafts.

Cost: $20 first child ($10 museum members), $6 each additional child ages 2 and older,

Where:
Lindsay Wildlife Experience
1931 First Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA
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Telephone: 925-935-1978
Website »

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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
View map »


Telephone: 925-627-2913
Website »

More information

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
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 »

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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
Website »

More information

Professional instructors will teach free, festive dance lessons on Fri. nights through Aug. 28. Instruction starts at 8:30pm, followed by a dance party at 9pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Jack London Square
Broadway and Embarcadero
Oakland, CA
View map »


Telephone: 510-645-9292
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 800-844-3545
Website »

More information

Silicon Valley Shakespeare presents one of history's most indelible love stories.

Cost: $15-22, under 18 FREE

Where:
Sanborn County Park
16055 Sanborn Road
Saratoga, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 408-357-7492
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

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

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
View map »


Telephone: 650-948-9427
Website »

More information

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
View map »


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

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

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

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 »

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 A 30-minute whole family program of music, songs and movement. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Novato Library
1720 Novato Blvd.
Novato, CA
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Telephone: 415-506-3165
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 888-342-2594
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

The highly requested educational, outdoor classes have officially landed in Oakland, California, as well as other Bay Area locations! Tinkergarten is on a mission to take back what many kids these...

Cost: Free

Where:
Frog Park
Hardy Street
Oakland , CA  94618
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Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 925-627-2913
Website »

More information

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 »

More information

Enjoy nature before naptime with your young child ages 3-6 and join naturalist Sara as she takes you over hill and dell to explore the flora and fauna of the regional parks.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Redwood Regional Park
7867 Redwood Road
Oakland, CA
View map »


Telephone: 510-544-3187
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 925-648-7529
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

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
Website »

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Professional instructors will teach free, festive dance lessons on Fri. nights through Aug. 28. Instruction starts at 8:30pm, followed by a dance party at 9pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Jack London Square
Broadway and Embarcadero
Oakland, CA
View map »


Telephone: 510-645-9292
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

Silicon Valley Shakespeare presents one of history's most indelible love stories.

Cost: $15-22, under 18 FREE

Where:
Sanborn County Park
16055 Sanborn Road
Saratoga, CA
View map »


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

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
View map »


Telephone: 408-357-7492
Website »

More information

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
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

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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Watch an outdoor movie 1950s-style with your family each Tue. at the Solano 2 Drive-In. Family Fun Night allows even the youngest of each clan to catch a flick without ever leaving their car seats....

Cost: $5 per person, $1 ages 5-11, under 5 FREE.

Where:
Solano 2 Drive-In
1611 Solano Way
Concord, CA
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Telephone: 925-825-1951
Website »

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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
View map »


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

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

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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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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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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Website »

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Shop for a cause! 5% of the day’s net sales will benefit the Campbell Community Toy Program, which collects, purchases, and distributes Christmas toys to underserved students....

Cost: N/A

Where:
Whole Foods Market
1690 South Bascom Ave
Campbell, CA  95008
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Sponsor: Whole Foods Market Campbell
Telephone: 408-371-5000 x260
Contact Name: Shonelle Bellon
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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
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Telephone: 415-831-2090
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 888-342-2594
Website »

More information

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
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.
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
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Telephone: 408-808-3070
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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Spice up your backpack or create something new with duct tape during this craft night.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Centennial Recreation Center Teen Center
171 W. Edmundson Ave.
Morgan Hill, CA
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Telephone: 408-310-4273
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Enjoy evenings under the stars with the family and come to the Novato Library atrium for music, crafts, games and special events.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Novato Library
1720 Novato Blvd.
Novato, CA
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Telephone: 415-473-2050
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Interested in learning about Karate and how it can develop character?  Come join the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California and the International Karate League in a free...

Cost: Free

Where:
Japanese Cultural and Community Center
1840 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA  94115
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Telephone: 415-567-5505
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Are you a new employer of a nanny/child care provider or are you considering hiring one to assist you with your child care needs? This workshop explores what it means to employ a nanny/child care...

Cost: FREE

Where:
BANANAS
5232 Claremont Ave.
Oakland, CA  94618
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Sponsor: BANANAS
Telephone: 510-658-7353
Contact Name: Elyce Berrigan-Dunlop
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Professional instructors will teach free, festive dance lessons on Fri. nights through Aug. 28. Instruction starts at 8:30pm, followed by a dance party at 9pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Jack London Square
Broadway and Embarcadero
Oakland, CA
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Telephone: 510-645-9292
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

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

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

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

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
View map »


Telephone: 800-844-3545
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

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
View map »


Website »

More information

Silicon Valley Shakespeare presents one of history's most indelible love stories.

Cost: $15-22, under 18 FREE

Where:
Sanborn County Park
16055 Sanborn Road
Saratoga, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

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
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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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 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
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177
Website »

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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
View map »


Telephone: 888-342-2594
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

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 »

More information

 A Japanese language support group for new and expecting parents, with kids up to 2. Includes a librarian-led storytime from 11-11:30am. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Western Addition Library
1550 Scott St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-355-5727
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
View map »


Telephone: 650-723-4177.
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 925-648-7529
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

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
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

Create your own dream catcher as you weave beautiful Native American Indian tradition with mathematics. Ages 12 and up.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Joyce Ellington Library
491 E. Empire St.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-808-3043
Website »

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See Aug. 6.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Garden Library
1580 Naglee Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-808-3033
Website »

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Have a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills each Thu. evening. We Became Owls and We are the West on Aug. 6, Shadowbox and Redwood Tango on Aug. 13,...

Cost: $15-24 adults, $10-12 ages 5-17, under 5 FREE.

Where:
UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley
200 Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA
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Telephone: 510-643-2755
Website »

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Chat about family law issues with an attorney provided by the Contra Costa County Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pittsburg Library
80 Power Ave.
Pittsburg, CA
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Telephone: 925-427-8390
Website »

More information

Professional instructors will teach free, festive dance lessons on Fri. nights through Aug. 28. Instruction starts at 8:30pm, followed by a dance party at 9pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Jack London Square
Broadway and Embarcadero
Oakland, CA
View map »


Telephone: 510-645-9292
Website »

More information

Silicon Valley Shakespeare presents one of history's most indelible love stories. July 24-Aug. 28. See website for times.

Cost: $15-22, under 18 FREE

Where:
Sanborn County Park
16055 Sanborn Road
Saratoga, CA
View map »


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

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
View map »


Telephone: 408-357-7492
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

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
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

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

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

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

Silicon Valley Shakespeare presents one of history's most indelible love stories.

Cost: $15-22, under 18 FREE

Where:
Sanborn County Park
16055 Sanborn Road
Saratoga, 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

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

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
View map »


Telephone: 800-844-3545
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

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
View map »


Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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
View map »


Telephone: 888-342-2594
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

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
View map »


Telephone: 925-627-2913
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 925-648-7529
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
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

Block play encourages creativity and introduces math concepts such as patterns, shapes, and area, and assists in coordination and motor development.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Golden Gate Library
1801 Green St.
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-355-5666
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

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
View map »


Telephone: 650-810-1010
Website »

More information

Enjoy a summer concert outdoors by Los Lonely Boys, urban art activities, live DJ and dance workshops and and interactive chalk zone.

Cost: $10-15, under 13 FREE with paying adult

Where:
Plaza de Cesar Chavez
S. Market Street
San Jose, CO
View map »


Telephone: 408-279-1775
Website »

More information

Join other young Jewish families from around the world at our laid back, kid-friendly kosher Shabbat dinners. You'll meet new friends and become part of a welcoming community. Dinner will be served...

Cost: $35 Adult, $10 Kid, $5 Toddler.

Where:
Oshman Family JCC
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA  94303
View map »


Sponsor: The Oshman Family JCC
Telephone: 650-223-8656
Contact Name: Luba Palant
Website »

More information

 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
View map »


Telephone: 650-780-7311
Website »

More information

See The Goonies on Sat., Aug. 1, at Rowell Ranch as the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District hosts its free summer outdoor movies. Strange Magic will show on Sat., Aug. 15 at Meek Estate Park...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Adobe Park
Castro Valley, CA


Telephone: 510-881-6700
Website »

More information

Professional instructors will teach free, festive dance lessons on Fri. nights through Aug. 28. Instruction starts at 8:30pm, followed by a dance party at 9pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Jack London Square
Broadway and Embarcadero
Oakland, CA
View map »


Telephone: 510-645-9292
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 925-828-7676
Website »

More information

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
View map »


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

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

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
View map »


Telephone: 800-844-3545
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

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
View map »


Telephone: 408-357-7492
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

Experience a cinematic collaboration from CuriOdyssey and Exploratorium Cinema Arts. Watch a series of short, family-friendly films that celebrate creative observations, natural phenomena, and...

Cost: $5

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA
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Telephone: 650-342-7755
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Bring your friends and instruments and join in on the jam session. Fridays 7-8pm and Saturdays noon-1 pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Centennial Recreation Center Teen Center
171 W. Edmundson Ave.
Morgan Hill, CA
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Telephone: 408-310-4273
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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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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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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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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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Silicon Valley Shakespeare presents one of history's most indelible love stories. July 24-Aug. 28. See website for times.

Cost: $15-22, under 18 FREE

Where:
Sanborn County Park
16055 Sanborn Road
Saratoga, CA
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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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Silicon Valley Shakespeare presents one of history's most indelible love stories.

Cost: $15-22, under 18 FREE

Where:
Sanborn County Park
16055 Sanborn Road
Saratoga, CA
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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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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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Enjoy live music each week, with an array of seasonal produce and a wide selection of artisan food. 9am-1pm every Sat.

Cost: FREE

Where:
In front of Rite Aid and the Community Park
13 Orinda Way
Orinda, CA
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Telephone: 925-431-8361
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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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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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Welcome the East Bay’s newest young magicians: the graduates of Playland's Magic Camp. See these young wizards make their debut with shows at 1pm and 3pm today and Sun.

Cost: $15 adults, $10 children.

Where:
Playland Not-at-the Beach
10979 San Pablo Ave.
El Cerrito, CA
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Telephone: 510-592-3002
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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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 Remotely piloted aircraft will be on display, and private multi-rotor drone operators will fly demonstrations throughout the event. Brute strength meets flying agility in the aerial sports...

Cost: Included with museum admission of $9-14, 4 and under FREE

Where:
Hiller Aviation Museum
601 Skyway Road
San Carlos, CA
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Telephone: 650-654-0200
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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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Italian bilingual storytime offers children the opportunity to learn basic words and phrases in Italian. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pacifica Sharp Park Library
104 Hilton Way
Pacifica, CA
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Telephone: 650-355-5196
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Build a spectrometer that will show the colors of the rainbow in the light all around us. Sponsored by the Randall Museum. 

Cost: $4 per child

Where:
Mission Art Center
745 Treat Ave.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-554-9600
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See Aug. 4.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Almaden Library
6445 Camden Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-808-3060
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This storytime is designed for children ages 3-8 and features the best in kids’ books, songs and arts and crafts activities.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Manor Branch Library
1241 Manor Blvd.
San Leandro, CA
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Telephone: 510-577-7971
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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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Watch metal globes levitate, watch the sound waves of your voice on an oscilloscope and make your hair stand on end with static electricity. Ages 5 and up.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Berryessa Library
3355 Noble Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-808-3050
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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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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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Families with children ages 3-5 are invited to enjoy stories, crafts and songs during this free drop -in program.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Albany Library
1247 Marin Ave.
Edith Stone Room
Albany, CA
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Telephone: 510-526-3720
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 Marin County Libraries host this fun event to celebrate the ending of their summer reading program. Enjoy face painting, a family circus show with Circus of Smiles and more.   

Cost: FREE

Where:
Novato Library
1720 Novato Blvd.
Novato, CA
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Telephone: 415-473-2050
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Take an easy 2-mile hike and learn about a raptor's role in the environment and how you can become involved in the study of hawks, falcons and eagles. Field guides and binoculars recommended....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rancho San Antonio
22500 Cristo Rey Dr.
Cupertino, CA
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Telephone: 408-867-9959
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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 the importance of managing your organic waste at home as you learn to build, manage and utilize a complete home compost pile. Ages 16 and up.

Cost: $5

Where:
Hidden Villa
26870 Moody Road
Los Altos Hills, CA
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Telephone: 650-949-9704
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Join park staff on a leisurely walk to see historical features in the park and learn about the history of Halls Valley from the Ohlone days. Meet at the Ranch House.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Grant County Park
18405 Mount Hamilton Road
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-274-6121
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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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Attend free, live concerts all summer long at Center Court in the South Shore Center. This evening’s performance is by the California Beach Boys.

Cost: FREE

Where:
. South Shore Center
523 South Shore Center West
Alameda, CA
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Telephone: 510-521-8100
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A fun night filled with swimming, dinner, games and crafts. Ages 5-12.

Cost: $30-40

Where:
Centennial Recreation Center Kids Zone
171 W. Edmundson Ave.
Morgan Hill, CA
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Telephone: 408-310-4252
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Children are the heart and Soul on the Green, the fourth annual family-friendly food and concert benefit for the Child Abuse Prevention Council.

Cost: $45 adults, children get in FREE.

Where:
Diablo Country Club
1700 Clubhouse Road
Danville, CA
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Telephone: 925-798-0546
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Enjoy an evening of art, culture and performance under the full moon with this charming Mexican pueblo tradition.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Children's Discovery Museum
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-298-5437
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On this docent-led hike, view the full moon rising in the east, the setting sun in the west, and amazing city lights all around. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Tiburon Boulevard and Lyford Drive
Mill Valley, CA
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Telephone: 415-473-2816
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Take an easy 2-mile hike to seek out nature’s nighttime creatures. Enjoy views of Lick Observatory and the moon as it crests Mt. Hamilton. Meet at the Stockman’s parking lot.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Grant County Park
18405 Mount Hamilton Road
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-274-6121
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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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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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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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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
View map »


Website »

More information

Bring your friends and instruments and join in on the jam session. Fridays 7-8pm and Saturdays noon-1 pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Centennial Recreation Center Teen Center
171 W. Edmundson Ave.
Morgan Hill, CA
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Telephone: 408-310-4273
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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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

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
View map »


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

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

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

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

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
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
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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.

  • “Feline Fine: Art of Cats II”

    2015.06.06
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Lindsay Wildlife Experience

    This traveling exhibit through Aug. 31 includes 50 new paintings and sculptures by artists who specialize in domestic breeds and wild cats in a...

  • Day of Drones

    2015.08.29
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Hiller Aviation Museum

     Remotely piloted aircraft will be on display, and private multi-rotor drone operators will fly demonstrations throughout the event. Brute...

  • Kids Bowl Free

    2015.08.02
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Diablo Valley Bowl

    Bowling centers across the country are participating in a program that allows children to bowl two free games every day all summer long. To...

  • Concord Art Association Summer Art Show & Sale

    2015.08.29
    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Concord Public Library

    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,...

  • Italian Bilingual Storytime

    2015.08.29
    10:30 AM @ Pacifica Sharp Park Library

    Italian bilingual storytime offers children the opportunity to learn basic words and phrases in Italian. 

  • Kaplan Practice PSAT Test

    2015.08.29
    10:30 AM @ Almaden Library

    See Aug. 4.

  • Exploring Electricity and Magnetism with Mr. Science

    2015.08.29
    11:00 AM @ Berryessa Library

    Watch metal globes levitate, watch the sound waves of your voice on an oscilloscope and make your hair stand on end with static electricity. Ages 5...

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    2015.07.01
    11:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ The Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

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

  • History Walk

    2015.08.29
    1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Grant County Park

    Join park staff on a leisurely walk to see historical features in the park and learn about the history of Halls Valley from the Ohlone days. Meet...

  • LEGO Club at Pearl Avenue Branch Library

    2015.08.01
    4:00 PM @ Pearl Avenue Branch Library

    LEGOS available for little and big kids.

  • Family Lunada

    2015.08.29
    5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Children's Discovery Museum

    Enjoy an evening of art, culture and performance under the full moon with this charming Mexican pueblo tradition.

  • Full Moon Over the Bay

    2015.08.29
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    On this docent-led hike, view the full moon rising in the east, the setting sun in the west, and amazing city lights all around. 

  • Full Moon Hike

    2015.08.29
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Grant County Park

    Take an easy 2-mile hike to seek out nature’s nighttime creatures. Enjoy views of Lick Observatory and the moon as it crests Mt. Hamilton....

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

    2015.08.05
    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.

  • O’Keeffe, Stieglitz, Toomer, and Modernism

    2015.08.01
    All Day @ Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

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

  • Drama of Heaven and Earth: The Theatrical Traditions of Japan

    2014.09.17
    All Day @ Cantor Arts Center

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

  • Circus Vargas

    2015.08.20
    All Day @ Southland Mall

    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...

  • Circus Xtreme

    2015.08.20
    All Day @ SAP Center

    Children of all ages can let their imagination go wild in an exhilarating adventure with extraordinary circus artists and exotic animals....

  • Empathy

    2015.08.12
    All Day @ Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

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


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