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February 2017

San Francisco Writers Conference is a four-day event packed with 100+ sessions for writers—from the craft of writing to the business of publishing. There is copious networking with bestselling...

Cost: 750 (book early to save on registration)

Where:
Mark Hopkins Hotel
999 California St
San Francisco, CA  94108
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Sponsor: San Francisco Writers Conference
Telephone: (415) 673-0939
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Join a nationwide bird census effort! The Great Backyard Bird Count is an annual winter event in the US and Canada. Learn about our local migratory, wintering and resident birds as you help look...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Coyote Lake County Park
10840 Coyote Reservoir Road
Gilroy, CA
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Current high school seniors attending a public school within the boundaries of West Contra Costa Unified School District who have completed their FAFSA or California Dream Act Application and have...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ed Fund
217C West Richmond Avenue
Richmond, CA  94801
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Sponsor: Ed Fund
Telephone: 510-233-1464
Contact Name: Laura Giacomnii
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  Palo Alto-based El Camino Youth Symphony (ECYS) invites musicians ages 6-18 to audition for the 2017-18 Season. Led by an internationally renowned faculty, including Maestro Jindong Cai,...

Cost: $25 application fee

Where:
ECYS Office
4055 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA
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Sponsor: El Camino Youth Symphony
Telephone: 650-213-7111
Contact Name: Lori Bingham
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Take a hike for ages 10 and up to a seasonal refuge for golden eagles, fairy shrimp and tiger salamanders. Registration required.

Cost: $30-34

Where:
Vasco Caves Regional Preserve
Brushy Peak: Laughlin Ranch Staging Area
North end of Laughlin Road
Livermore/Brentwood, CA  94551
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Telephone: 888-327-2757
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Create a masterpiece in the art studio, play with water features, scramble through the wiggle wall, go grocery shopping and more at an eclectic space for fun and learning.

Cost: $10

Where:
Habitot Children's Museum
2065 Kittredge St.
Berkeley, CA
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Telephone: 510-647-1111
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Learn all about the JCC's Camp Shalom! Join our Summer Camp Staff and Directors for a morning of fun  camp activities. Whether it's expressing your creativity in Arts & Crafts or conducting...

Cost: Free

Where:
Addison-Penzak JCC
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA  95032
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Sponsor: Addison-Penzak JCC
Telephone: 408.357.7416
Contact Name: Josh Glincher, Camp Director
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Climb aboard an imaginary bus for an exciting journey examining things that go round and round during this Theatre for the Very Young by Bay Area Children's Theatre. Best for ages 6 months...

Cost: $15 per person

Where:
Bay Area Children's Theatre Performance Hall
2162 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA  94611
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Telephone: 510-296-4433
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Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family...

Cost: $10.00–$12.00. Free for Members and Children Age 2 and Under.

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Science
1 Centennial Dr.
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Sponsor: Lawrence Hall of Science
Telephone: 510-642-5132
Contact Name: Lawrence Hall of Science
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San Carlos Farmers' Market will open Sunday, June 5th from 10 am to 2 pm and continue weekly on Sundays year-round. Located downtown San Carlos (700 block of Laurel Street), the market will feature...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown San Carlos
700 block of Laurel Street
White Oak Way
San Carlos, CA  94070
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Sponsor: San Carlos Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 650-593-1068
Contact Name: David Bouchard
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New to ATVs? Take part in a half-day hands-on training session by a certified instructor through the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. Ages 6 and up must provide their own ATV and required safety gear....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Motorcycle County Park
300 Metcalf Road
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: (408) 226-5223
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PIER 39 is 39 and we’re celebrating with a bang!  Beginning in January 2017, join us every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and...

Cost: Free

Where:
PIER 39
The Embarcadero @ Beach Street
San Francisco, CA  94133
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Use tools of science to explore aviation, aerodynamics, engineering, assembly and design.

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

Where:
Hiller Aviation Museum
601 Skyway Road
San Carlos, CA
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Telephone: 650-654-0200
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Whale-come our ocean friends for World Whale Day on February 18! January through April is the best time to spot gray whales off the coast of San Francisco. Create a sock whale friend to have by...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Presidio Officers' Club
50 Moraga Avenue
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Telephone: 415-561-4400
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All ages are welcome at Berkeley's weekly mid-day dance with a blend of musical styles from all over the world. The music isn't too loud and shoes are optional.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ashkenaz Community Dance Center
1317 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA  94702
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Rhythmix Cultural Works, Alameda’s destination for global arts and culture, presents The Amazing Bubble Man.  Thrilling audiences around the world for nearly 30 years with the...

Cost: $10 children under 13, $15 adults All seating is General Admission.

Where:
Rhythmix Cultural Works
2513 Blanding Avenue
Alameda, CA  94501
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Sponsor: Rhythmix Cultural Works
Telephone: 510-865-5060
Contact Name: Laili Gohartaj
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Once Upon Your Mind is interactive, improvised storytelling. Using a storybook as a starting point, audience members of all ages are encouraged to participate in creating an original...

Cost: $8 Adult, $6 Children, Under 3; Free

Where:
Temescal Arts Center
511 48th St.
Oakland, CA  94609
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Sponsor: Once Upon Your Mind
Telephone: 510-761-7279
Contact Name: Colleen Breen
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Drop in for imaginative craft-making based on the Presidio’s natural and cultural heritage. Whale-come our ocean friends for World Whale Day.

Cost: FREE; registration recommended

Where:
Presidio Officers' Club
50 Moraga Ave.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-561-4400
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Join us at Once Upon Your Mind, where kids vote on their favorite book. Then, with their help, we slowly start re-writing the story using imagination and a whole lot of laughter. The story can be...

Cost: Adult$12/Child$10

Where:
Temescal Arts Center
511 48th St.
Oakland, CA  94609
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Telephone: 510-761-7279
Contact Name: Colleen Breen
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Rhythmix Cultural Works, Alameda’s destination for global arts and culture, presents The Amazing Bubble Man.  Thrilling audiences around the world for nearly 30 years with the...

Cost: $10 children under 13, $15 adults All seating is General Admission.

Where:
Rhythmix Cultural Works
2513 Blanding Avenue
Alameda, CA  94501
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Sponsor: Rhythmix Cultural Works
Telephone: 510-865-5060
Contact Name: Laili Gohartaj
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See more than 160 vintage and modern sneakers when “Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture” opens Dec. 22-April 2 with rare kicks from brand names and renowned sneaker...

Cost: $15.95 adults, $10.95 students/seniors, $6.95 ages 9-17, ages 8 and under FREE

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St.
Oakland, CA  94607
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Telephone: 510-318-8400
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View an elephant seal colony through park-provided binoculars and scopes. Ask volunteer docents about the adaptations and life cycles of northern elephant seals. Through March 26.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Elephant Seal Overlook near Chimney Rock
Inverness, CA


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The Los Altos History Museum welcomes Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy to the Smith Gallery located upstairs in the J. Gilbert Smith House. The exhibit tells the history of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: MW
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Every Saturday and Sunday from 12pm-4pm check out what we're building, making, and creating in our Open Studio hours! NUMU's Open Studio offers visitors of all ages a hands-on opportunity to...

Cost: $5 for Kids and Materials | Museum admission applies to adults

Where:
New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU
106 E. Main Street
In the Civic Center next to Friends of the Library
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Students in grades fifth through seventh who like poetry but need a little help can come to this program that runs through Feb. 26. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fremont Main Library
2400 Stevenson Blvd.
Fremont, CA  94538
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Telephone: 510-745-1421
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Come make 100% organic, tasty treats the old-fashioned way - by gathering the ingredients from the farm yourself. For kids only, ages 6 to 8.

Cost: $25

Where:
Hidden Villa
26870 Moody Road
Los Altos Hills, CA
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This Washington, D.C. group will give a concert of sacred and secular choral works.

Cost: $20 suggested donation; all proceeds benefit Every Dollar Feeds Kids

Where:
First Congregational Church
8 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA
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Telephone: 425-776-3273
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​Explore our agricultural history at Santa Clara County’s newest park. Meet at the visitor center to see items used on the farm in the 1890s, then take a short walk to learn about the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Martial Cottle County Park
5283 Snell Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Bring the whole family to our Saturday Afternoon Storytime, every Saturday at 3pm.  Join us for stories old, classic and new, light activities and more.

Cost: FREE

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

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Come play board games with new friends. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Seven Trees Branch Library
3590 Cas Drive
San Jose, CA
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The Oakland School for the Arts, School of Production Design teams up with the East Bay SPCA for an exhibition and sale of creative canine kennels on February 17, 18, and 19, at OSA’s Black...

Cost: 0

Where:
Oakland School for the Arts, Black Box Theater
530 19th St
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Oakland School for the Arts
Telephone: (510) 917-4009
Contact Name: Mr. Jean-Francois Revon
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Roller skate to your heart's content and indulge in all-you-can-eat pizza and all-you-can-drink soda.

Cost: $15 per person, skate rentals $5

Where:
The Golden Skate
2701 Hooper Drive
San Ramon, CA  94583
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Telephone: 925-820-2525
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Want to learn how to neutralize arguments with your kids before they start? Classes are being held throughout the Bay Area that help with family engagement strategies that really...

Cost: $120.00

Where:
Stanford/ValleyCare Hospital
5575 W. Las Positas Blvd.
Conference Room 2/Cafeteria
Pleasanton, CA  94588
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Sponsor: CareerTrack Plus
Telephone: 510-305-5111
Contact Name: Laurie Erceg
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A sparkling satirical comic opera that pokes fun at artistic and cultural whims. Come revel in the comic stylings of that aesthete-to-end-all-aesthetes, Reginald Bunthorne, as he pursues the...

Cost: $25-54

Where:
Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
500 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA  94041
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Sponsor: Lamplighters Music Theatre
Telephone: 415-227-4797
Contact Name: Information
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The Museum will be closed Thursday November 24th, December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st.  Please see Museum Hours below for times. Open from Nov 4, 2016 - Jun 25, 2017 Cement Prairie is an...

Cost: Free-$10

Where:
NUMU | New Museum of Los Gatos
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Town Plaza
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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The Children’s Theatre Association of San Francisco performs this show about a boy and a genie.  Performances are at 10:30am and 1pm Jan. 28, Feb 25 and March 11.

Cost: Check website for prices

Where:
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-248-2677
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Marvel at the dazzling pink, white and magenta flowers on magnolia trees, many of which are rare and historic. Hours are 7:30am-4pm in Jan., 7:30am-5pm Feb.-early March and 7:30am-6pm from the...

Cost: $8 general, $6 youth 12-17 with discounts for San Francisco residents

Where:
San Francisco Botanical Garden
Golden Gate Park
9th Avenue and Lincoln Street
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-661-1316
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Pier 39 comes alive with the vibrant colors of more than 39,000 blooming tulips and seasonal garden favorites. Learn gardening tips.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pier 39
Beach Street and Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA
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Enjoy the adventures of a girl with crazy red pigtails and a pet monkey in this musical adaptation for ages 5 and up presented by Bay Area Children’s Theatre.  Saturdays and...

Cost: $25 adults, $20 ages 11 and under

Where:
Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center
10550 Albion Road
San Ramon, CA  94582
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Telephone: 510-296-4433
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Berkeley Playhouse will present Elton John’s award-winning musical about an 11-year-old boy in 1980s Britain whose creative spirit is awakened by a ballet class. Feb. 16-March 25. 1pm,...

Cost: $25-40

Where:
The Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Ave.
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Telephone: 510-845-8542, ext. 351
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Cirque du Soleil is back with its signature mix of artistry and acrobatics in a show inspired by Mexico, which incorporates water for the first time in a Big Top performance.

Cost: $49 and up

Where:
Taylor Street Bridge
Lot E
176 Asbury Street
San Jose, CA
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Build stuff, toss beach balls, make sticky mazes, make a mess in this new kind of math club. For 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Weekly class beginning today and running through March 30; must attend all...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Burlingame Public Library
480 Primrose Road
Burlingame, CA
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Telephone: 650-558-7200
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Check out Muir Woods National Monument and enjoy old growth redwood trees and the fresh water of Redwood Creek. Children ages 8-12 can also become junior rangers. All other national parks are free...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Muir Woods
1 Muir Woods Road
Mill Valley, CA
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Telephone: 415-388-2595
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  Palo Alto-based El Camino Youth Symphony (ECYS) invites musicians ages 6-18 to audition for the 2017-18 Season. Led by an internationally renowned faculty, including Maestro Jindong Cai,...

Cost: $25 application fee

Where:
ECYS Office
4055 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA
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Sponsor: El Camino Youth Symphony
Telephone: 650-213-7111
Contact Name: Lori Bingham
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Current high school seniors attending a public school within the boundaries of West Contra Costa Unified School District who have completed their FAFSA or California Dream Act Application and have...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ed Fund
217C West Richmond Avenue
Richmond, CA  94801
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Sponsor: Ed Fund
Telephone: 510-233-1464
Contact Name: Laura Giacomnii
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Enjoy lion dance performances, taste Chinese food, observe professional calligraphers and more.

Cost: Included with admission: $13.95

Where:
Bay Area Discovery Museum
Fort Baker
557 McReynolds Road
Sausalito, CA
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Telephone: 415-339-3900
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Rising above the surrounding marshland of pastures, the mix of forest and grassland on the little ridge make it a great place to see a variety of cold season critters. Bring lunch.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Meet at gate on Deer Island Lane
Novato, CA


Telephone: 415-893-9508
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PIER 39 is 39 and we’re celebrating with a bang!  Beginning in January 2017, join us every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and...

Cost: Free

Where:
PIER 39
The Embarcadero @ Beach Street
San Francisco, CA  94133
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Come see the Elephant Seals with Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society (SCVAS)!  Our "Young Audubon" group will visit Ano Nuevo State Park on President's Day Weekend Monday February 20th.  Ages 7...

Cost: 7

Where:
Ano Nuevo State Park
1 New Years Creek Road
Pescadero, CA
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Sponsor: Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society
Telephone: 408-627-7172
Contact Name: Kelly Alfrey
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Spend President’s Day exploring this preserve with docents. Get on the hunt for early blooming fetid adder’s tongue and learn about its fascinating reproductive strategies. This is a...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pulgas Ridge Preserve
Meet at parking lot at Edmonds Road
San Carlos, CA
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Have fun times with fungi on Presidents' Day seeking fairy rings, turkey tails, elfin saddles and more during this program for ages 3-8. Wear closed-toes shoes and clothes you don't mind...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sunol Regional Wilderness
Wilderness Room
1895 Geary Road
Sunol, CA  94586
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Telephone: 510-544-3249
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Spend Presidents’ Day exploring this Preserve. You’ll be on the hunt for early blooming fetid adder’s tongue and hear about its fascinating reproductive strategies. In addition...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pulgas Ridge Preserve
Redwood City, CA


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Join our interns from the East Bay Academy for Young Scientists (EBAYS) program to learn about and investigate the water quality in the Bay Area. Our EBAYS teens will help you step into the...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Science
1 Centennial Dr.
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Telephone: 510-642-5132
Contact Name: Lawrence Hall of Science
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The Los Altos History Museum welcomes Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy to the Smith Gallery located upstairs in the J. Gilbert Smith House. The exhibit tells the history of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: MW
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Confidence is a key ingredient to feeling strong through pregnancy, labor, and birth. In her noon classes on Mondays and Wednesdays, Hillary aims to help students become more aware of all that is...

Cost: 18.00

Where:
Blossom
Palo Alto, CA


Sponsor: Blossom
Telephone: 650-321-2326
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Bring the whole family to our Saturday Afternoon Storytime, every Saturday at 3pm.  Join us for stories old, classic and new, light activities and more.

Cost: FREE

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

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Playmakers’ Theatre at Dragon A 7-week after school class with a simple presentation of short plays created by the students on the final day. Through bi-weekly classes over the course of...

Cost: $250-$300

Where:
Dragon Theatre
2120 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA  94063
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Sponsor: Dragon Productions Theatre Comany
Telephone: 650-493-2006
Contact Name: Max Koknar
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Come play board games with new friends. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Seven Trees Branch Library
3590 Cas Drive
San Jose, CA
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Labor and delivery may seem like a scary undertaking for many expectant moms.  In her Monday evening class, Joyce prepares women for being uncomfortable in labor, and helps them to know that they...

Cost: 18.00

Where:
Blossom
Palo Alto, CA


Sponsor: Blossom
Telephone: 650-321-2326
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Want to learn how to neutralize arguments with your kids before they start? Classes are being held throughout the Bay Area that help with family engagement strategies that really...

Cost: $120.00

Where:
Stanford/ValleyCare Hospital
5575 W. Las Positas Blvd.
Conference Room 2/Cafeteria
Pleasanton, CA  94588
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Sponsor: CareerTrack Plus
Telephone: 510-305-5111
Contact Name: Laurie Erceg
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Listen closely with empathy to what high school students are saying. Based on verbatim words of teenagers.  Themes: bullying, revenge, LGBTQ identity and safety, deep friendship, self-harm...

Cost: $10, $15, $20

Where:
Shotgun Players Ashby Stage
1901 Ashby Ave.
Berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Skyline High School Drama Dept.
Telephone: 510-601-0178
Contact Name: Ms. Awele (ah WAY lay)
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Cirque du Soleil is back with its signature mix of artistry and acrobatics in a show inspired by Mexico, which incorporates water for the first time in a Big Top performance.

Cost: $49 and up

Where:
Taylor Street Bridge
Lot E
176 Asbury Street
San Jose, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

Berkeley Playhouse will present Elton John’s award-winning musical about an 11-year-old boy in 1980s Britain whose creative spirit is awakened by a ballet class. Feb. 16-March 25. 1pm,...

Cost: $25-40

Where:
The Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Ave.
Berkeley, CA  94704
View map »


Telephone: 510-845-8542, ext. 351
Website »

More information

Build stuff, toss beach balls, make sticky mazes, make a mess in this new kind of math club. For 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Weekly class beginning today and running through March 30; must attend all...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Burlingame Public Library
480 Primrose Road
Burlingame, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-558-7200
Website »

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Boogie to all sorts of music with local dance instructors. 

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

Where:
Children's Discovery Museum
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA
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The Children’s Theatre Association of San Francisco performs this show about a boy and a genie.  Performances are at 10:30am and 1pm Jan. 28, Feb 25 and March 11.

Cost: Check website for prices

Where:
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon St.
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-248-2677
Website »

More information

Marvel at the dazzling pink, white and magenta flowers on magnolia trees, many of which are rare and historic. Hours are 7:30am-4pm in Jan., 7:30am-5pm Feb.-early March and 7:30am-6pm from the...

Cost: $8 general, $6 youth 12-17 with discounts for San Francisco residents

Where:
San Francisco Botanical Garden
Golden Gate Park
9th Avenue and Lincoln Street
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-661-1316
Website »

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Current high school seniors attending a public school within the boundaries of West Contra Costa Unified School District who have completed their FAFSA or California Dream Act Application and have...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ed Fund
217C West Richmond Avenue
Richmond, CA  94801
View map »


Sponsor: Ed Fund
Telephone: 510-233-1464
Contact Name: Laura Giacomnii
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The Ed Fund is now accepting submissions to its free Get Your Summer On! 2017 Summer Activity Guide. Get Your Summer On! gets kids involved in high quality summer programs so they can be safe, be...

Cost: Free

Where:
, CA


Sponsor: Ed Fund
Telephone: 510-233-1464
Contact Name: Laura Giacomnii
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Brian Andrews is a sculptor who works with wood, employing traditional techniques to explore contemporary cultural issues, including mapping, as a metaphor to explore issues of self and of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94945
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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  Palo Alto-based El Camino Youth Symphony (ECYS) invites musicians ages 6-18 to audition for the 2017-18 Season. Led by an internationally renowned faculty, including Maestro Jindong Cai,...

Cost: $25 application fee

Where:
ECYS Office
4055 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA
View map »


Sponsor: El Camino Youth Symphony
Telephone: 650-213-7111
Contact Name: Lori Bingham
Website »

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Pregnancy is full of wide-ranging emotional and physical sensation- joy, stress, excitement, anxiety, aches….Carolina’s Tuesday morning class helps mothers to feel relaxed, strong, and content...

Cost: 18.00

Where:
Blossom
Palo Alto, CA


Sponsor: Blossom
Telephone: 650-321-2326
Website »

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

Cost: Free

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

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Drop by this nonprofit space dedicated to East Bay children to meet the animal ambassadors at 11am, play in Jake's Discovery Garden for ages 2-5 all day and create something unique at the...

Cost: $2 Jake's Discovery Garden, pottery prices vary, meet the animals FREE

Where:
Junior Center of Art and Science
Lakeside Park
558 Bellevue Ave.
Oakland, CA  94610
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Telephone: 510-839-5777
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This storytime will allow children to explore new sounds and language through stories and activities.  Through books, songs, rhymes, music and movement activities children discover...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Alum Rock Branch Library
3090 Alum Rock Road
San Jose, CA
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The Los Altos History Museum welcomes Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy to the Smith Gallery located upstairs in the J. Gilbert Smith House. The exhibit tells the history of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: MW
Website »

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Bring the whole family to our Saturday Afternoon Storytime, every Saturday at 3pm.  Join us for stories old, classic and new, light activities and more.

Cost: FREE

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

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Enjoy some storytime fun with your child!  Books & songs are presented to span the age differences, and engage the children on multiple levels. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Belle Haven Branch Library
413 Ivy Drive
Menlo Park, CA  94025
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Sponsor: Menlo Park Library
Telephone: 650-330-2530
Contact Name: John Weaver
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Come play board games with new friends. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Seven Trees Branch Library
3590 Cas Drive
San Jose, CA
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Engineering workshop for kids where participants will engage in the design process to build a model for safely crossing an icy crevasse.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Alum Rock Branch Library
3090 Alum Rock Road
San Jose, CA
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Have fun learning spelling and get some tips to succeed from a teen with lots of spelling bee experience.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cambrian Branch Library
1780 Hillsdale Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Preparing to welcome a new baby into the world is a huge life transition.  In her Tuesday evening class, Sharon creates a supportive, nurturing environment to empower women through this...

Cost: 18.00

Where:
Blossom
Palo Alto, CA


Sponsor: Blossom
Telephone: 650-321-2326
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Join Ms. Kathy for stories, songs, and more every Tuesday evening at 6pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Tully Community Branch Library
880 Tully Road
San Jose, CA
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Want to learn how to neutralize arguments with your kids before they start? Classes are being held throughout the Bay Area that help with family engagement strategies that really...

Cost: $120.00

Where:
Stanford/ValleyCare Hospital
5575 W. Las Positas Blvd.
Conference Room 2/Cafeteria
Pleasanton, CA  94588
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Sponsor: CareerTrack Plus
Telephone: 510-305-5111
Contact Name: Laurie Erceg
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Enjoy a fun family evening out with your child!  Books & songs are presented to span the age differences, and engage the children on multiple levels. Pajamas welcome!  

Cost: Free

Where:
Menlo Park Main Library
800 Alma Street
Menlo Park, CA  94025
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Sponsor: Menlo Park Library
Telephone: 650-330-2530
Contact Name: John Weaver
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Come to a family skating session each Tuesday evening for all ages to practice their moves on the ice at a special rate. Daily public skating session schedule varies; check website.

Cost: $7 each skater, includes skate rental

Where:
Dublin Iceland
7212 San Ramon Road
Dublin, CA  94568
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Telephone: 925-829-4445
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Boogie to all sorts of music with local dance instructors. 

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

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

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Berkeley Playhouse will present Elton John’s award-winning musical about an 11-year-old boy in 1980s Britain whose creative spirit is awakened by a ballet class. Feb. 16-March 25. 1pm,...

Cost: $25-40

Where:
The Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Ave.
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Telephone: 510-845-8542, ext. 351
Website »

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Marvel at the dazzling pink, white and magenta flowers on magnolia trees, many of which are rare and historic. Hours are 7:30am-4pm in Jan., 7:30am-5pm Feb.-early March and 7:30am-6pm from the...

Cost: $8 general, $6 youth 12-17 with discounts for San Francisco residents

Where:
San Francisco Botanical Garden
Golden Gate Park
9th Avenue and Lincoln Street
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-661-1316
Website »

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Build stuff, toss beach balls, make sticky mazes, make a mess in this new kind of math club. For 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Weekly class beginning today and running through March 30; must attend all...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Burlingame Public Library
480 Primrose Road
Burlingame, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-558-7200
Website »

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Cirque du Soleil is back with its signature mix of artistry and acrobatics in a show inspired by Mexico, which incorporates water for the first time in a Big Top performance.

Cost: $49 and up

Where:
Taylor Street Bridge
Lot E
176 Asbury Street
San Jose, CA
View map »


Website »

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The Children’s Theatre Association of San Francisco performs this show about a boy and a genie.  Performances are at 10:30am and 1pm Jan. 28, Feb 25 and March 11.

Cost: Check website for prices

Where:
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-248-2677
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Brian Andrews is a sculptor who works with wood, employing traditional techniques to explore contemporary cultural issues, including mapping, as a metaphor to explore issues of self and of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94945
View map »


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

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  Palo Alto-based El Camino Youth Symphony (ECYS) invites musicians ages 6-18 to audition for the 2017-18 Season. Led by an internationally renowned faculty, including Maestro Jindong Cai,...

Cost: $25 application fee

Where:
ECYS Office
4055 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA
View map »


Sponsor: El Camino Youth Symphony
Telephone: 650-213-7111
Contact Name: Lori Bingham
Website »

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Current high school seniors attending a public school within the boundaries of West Contra Costa Unified School District who have completed their FAFSA or California Dream Act Application and have...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ed Fund
217C West Richmond Avenue
Richmond, CA  94801
View map »


Sponsor: Ed Fund
Telephone: 510-233-1464
Contact Name: Laura Giacomnii
Website »

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Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family...

Cost: $10.00–$12.00. Free for Members and Children Age 2 and Under.

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Science
1 Centennial Dr.
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Sponsor: Lawrence Hall of Science
Telephone: 510-642-5132
Contact Name: Lawrence Hall of Science
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PIER 39 is 39 and we’re celebrating with a bang!  Beginning in January 2017, join us every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and...

Cost: Free

Where:
PIER 39
The Embarcadero @ Beach Street
San Francisco, CA  94133
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The Los Altos History Museum welcomes Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy to the Smith Gallery located upstairs in the J. Gilbert Smith House. The exhibit tells the history of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: MW
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Confidence is a key ingredient to feeling strong through pregnancy, labor, and birth. In her noon classes on Mondays and Wednesdays, Hillary aims to help students become more aware of all that is...

Cost: 18.00

Where:
Blossom
Palo Alto, CA


Sponsor: Blossom
Telephone: 650-321-2326
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Workshops are led by teaching artists to help children build their creative and academic skills through painting, drawing, sculpting and other art forms. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
81st Avenue Branch Library
1021 81st Ave.
Oakland, CA  94621
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Telephone: 510-465-8770
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Bring the whole family to our Saturday Afternoon Storytime, every Saturday at 3pm.  Join us for stories old, classic and new, light activities and more.

Cost: FREE

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

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Enjoy the magic of Pete G., then learn a trick and become a magician’s assistant.

Cost: FREE

Where:
East San Jose Branch Library
1102 E. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA
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Come play board games with new friends. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Seven Trees Branch Library
3590 Cas Drive
San Jose, CA
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Website »

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Special storytime celebrating Black History Month.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Alum Rock Branch Library
3090 Alum Rock Road
San Jose, CA
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Explore proactive and effective ways to help your child express and manage her big emotions.

Cost: $45

Where:
Koret Family Resource Center
1710 Scott St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-359-2454
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Want to learn how to neutralize arguments with your kids before they start? Classes are being held throughout the Bay Area that help with family engagement strategies that really...

Cost: $120.00

Where:
Stanford/ValleyCare Hospital
5575 W. Las Positas Blvd.
Conference Room 2/Cafeteria
Pleasanton, CA  94588
View map »


Sponsor: CareerTrack Plus
Telephone: 510-305-5111
Contact Name: Laurie Erceg
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Celebrate Children's Choice Award-winning graphic novel author and artist Judd Winick's fantastic new book, HiLo Book Three: The Great Big Boom!  HILO's BA-ACK in this...

Cost: Free

Where:
Books Inc. Opera Plaza
601 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA
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Sponsor: Books Inc.
Telephone: 415-776-1111
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After a long day, it can be a challenge to let go of the busyness and settle into a restful night. Gentle yoga provides a wonderful transition for expectant and new mothers. Mia's Wednesday evening...

Cost: 18.00

Where:
Blossom
Palo Alto, CA


Sponsor: Blossom
Telephone: 650-321-2326
Website »

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The Museum will be closed Thursday November 24th, December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st.  Please see Museum Hours below for times. Open from Nov 4, 2016 - Jun 25, 2017 Cement Prairie is an...

Cost: Free-$10

Where:
NUMU | New Museum of Los Gatos
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Town Plaza
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Build stuff, toss beach balls, make sticky mazes, make a mess in this new kind of math club. For 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Weekly class beginning today and running through March 30; must attend all...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Burlingame Public Library
480 Primrose Road
Burlingame, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-558-7200
Website »

More information

Thrill to high-speed stunts as Lightning McQueen and the crew of Disney Pixar’s Cars race across the ice! Dive into adventure with Ariel and The Little Mermaid’s undersea...

Cost: $15-85

Where:
SAP Center
525 W. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

Marvel at the dazzling pink, white and magenta flowers on magnolia trees, many of which are rare and historic. Hours are 7:30am-4pm in Jan., 7:30am-5pm Feb.-early March and 7:30am-6pm from the...

Cost: $8 general, $6 youth 12-17 with discounts for San Francisco residents

Where:
San Francisco Botanical Garden
Golden Gate Park
9th Avenue and Lincoln Street
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-661-1316
Website »

More information

The Children’s Theatre Association of San Francisco performs this show about a boy and a genie.  Performances are at 10:30am and 1pm Jan. 28, Feb 25 and March 11.

Cost: Check website for prices

Where:
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon St.
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-248-2677
Website »

More information

Cirque du Soleil is back with its signature mix of artistry and acrobatics in a show inspired by Mexico, which incorporates water for the first time in a Big Top performance.

Cost: $49 and up

Where:
Taylor Street Bridge
Lot E
176 Asbury Street
San Jose, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

Boogie to all sorts of music with local dance instructors. 

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

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


Website »

More information

Berkeley Playhouse will present Elton John’s award-winning musical about an 11-year-old boy in 1980s Britain whose creative spirit is awakened by a ballet class. Feb. 16-March 25. 1pm,...

Cost: $25-40

Where:
The Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Ave.
Berkeley, CA  94704
View map »


Telephone: 510-845-8542, ext. 351
Website »

More information

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Current high school seniors attending a public school within the boundaries of West Contra Costa Unified School District who have completed their FAFSA or California Dream Act Application and have...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ed Fund
217C West Richmond Avenue
Richmond, CA  94801
View map »


Sponsor: Ed Fund
Telephone: 510-233-1464
Contact Name: Laura Giacomnii
Website »

More information

  Palo Alto-based El Camino Youth Symphony (ECYS) invites musicians ages 6-18 to audition for the 2017-18 Season. Led by an internationally renowned faculty, including Maestro Jindong Cai,...

Cost: $25 application fee

Where:
ECYS Office
4055 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA
View map »


Sponsor: El Camino Youth Symphony
Telephone: 650-213-7111
Contact Name: Lori Bingham
Website »

More information

Brian Andrews is a sculptor who works with wood, employing traditional techniques to explore contemporary cultural issues, including mapping, as a metaphor to explore issues of self and of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94945
View map »


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

More information

Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family...

Cost: $10.00–$12.00. Free for Members and Children Age 2 and Under.

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Science
1 Centennial Dr.
Berkeley, CA  94720
View map »


Sponsor: Lawrence Hall of Science
Telephone: 510-642-5132
Contact Name: Lawrence Hall of Science
Website »

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Preschoolers ages 3 and up can attend this half-hour program without a caregiver for stories, songs and fingerplays.  10am and 11am

Cost: FREE

Where:
Alameda Main Library
1550 Oak St.
Alameda, CA  94501
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Telephone: 510-747-7705
Website »

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

Cost: Free

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

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See more than 160 vintage and modern sneakers when “Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture” opens Dec. 22-April 2 with rare kicks from brand names and renowned sneaker...

Cost: $15.95 adults, $10.95 students/seniors, $6.95 ages 9-17, ages 8 and under FREE

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St.
Oakland, CA  94607
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Telephone: 510-318-8400
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Taking the time for reflection can aid in identifying maternity care options that are best suited to the individual. Casey’s practice on Thursday guides women to trust their bodies and be...

Cost: $18.00

Where:
Blossom
Palo Alto, CA


Telephone: 650-321-2326
Contact Name: Blossom
Website »

More information

The Los Altos History Museum welcomes Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy to the Smith Gallery located upstairs in the J. Gilbert Smith House. The exhibit tells the history of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy...

Cost: FREE

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


Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: MW
Website »

More information

Bring the whole family to our Saturday Afternoon Storytime, every Saturday at 3pm.  Join us for stories old, classic and new, light activities and more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Barnes & Noble Eastridge Mall
2200 Eastridge Loop Space #1420
San Jose, CA  95122
View map »


Telephone: 408-270-9477
Contact Name: Michael Koller

More information

Playmakers’ Theatre at Dragon A 7-week after school class with a simple presentation of short plays created by the students on the final day. Through bi-weekly classes over the course of...

Cost: $250-$300

Where:
Dragon Theatre
2120 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA  94063
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Sponsor: Dragon Productions Theatre Comany
Telephone: 650-493-2006
Contact Name: Max Koknar
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Come play board games with new friends. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Seven Trees Branch Library
3590 Cas Drive
San Jose, CA
View map »


Website »

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While prenatal yoga has proven to prepare the body physically for childbirth, there are a number of mental and emotional benefits as well.  Emily is committed to bringing these benefits of yoga to...

Cost: $18.00

Where:
Blossom
Palo Alto, CA


Telephone: 650-321-2326
Contact Name: Blossom
Website »

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Using computer graphics simulations, this talk illustrates the first science fiction story: Johannes Kepler's Somnium (1634). A dreamer imagines a fanciful voyage to the moon, accompanied by his...

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

Where:
New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Town Plaza
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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More information

Want to learn how to neutralize arguments with your kids before they start? Classes are being held throughout the Bay Area that help with family engagement strategies that really...

Cost: $120.00

Where:
Stanford/ValleyCare Hospital
5575 W. Las Positas Blvd.
Conference Room 2/Cafeteria
Pleasanton, CA  94588
View map »


Sponsor: CareerTrack Plus
Telephone: 510-305-5111
Contact Name: Laurie Erceg
Website »

More information

The Museum will be closed Thursday November 24th, December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st.  Please see Museum Hours below for times. Open from Nov 4, 2016 - Jun 25, 2017 Cement Prairie is an...

Cost: Free-$10

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

More information

Build stuff, toss beach balls, make sticky mazes, make a mess in this new kind of math club. For 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Weekly class beginning today and running through March 30; must attend all...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Burlingame Public Library
480 Primrose Road
Burlingame, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-558-7200
Website »

More information

Marvel at the dazzling pink, white and magenta flowers on magnolia trees, many of which are rare and historic. Hours are 7:30am-4pm in Jan., 7:30am-5pm Feb.-early March and 7:30am-6pm from the...

Cost: $8 general, $6 youth 12-17 with discounts for San Francisco residents

Where:
San Francisco Botanical Garden
Golden Gate Park
9th Avenue and Lincoln Street
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-661-1316
Website »

More information

Mysterious candy manufacturer Willy Wonka gives out golden tickets to five lucky children from around the world; they win a tour of his factory and a lifetime supply of candy. Thursday, Feb....

Cost: $15-20

Where:
Montgomery Theater
271 South Market St.
San Jose, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

Thrill to high-speed stunts as Lightning McQueen and the crew of Disney Pixar’s Cars race across the ice! Dive into adventure with Ariel and The Little Mermaid’s undersea...

Cost: $15-85

Where:
SAP Center
525 W. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

Berkeley Playhouse will present Elton John’s award-winning musical about an 11-year-old boy in 1980s Britain whose creative spirit is awakened by a ballet class. Feb. 16-March 25. 1pm,...

Cost: $25-40

Where:
The Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Ave.
Berkeley, CA  94704
View map »


Telephone: 510-845-8542, ext. 351
Website »

More information

Boogie to all sorts of music with local dance instructors. 

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

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


Website »

More information

Cirque du Soleil is back with its signature mix of artistry and acrobatics in a show inspired by Mexico, which incorporates water for the first time in a Big Top performance.

Cost: $49 and up

Where:
Taylor Street Bridge
Lot E
176 Asbury Street
San Jose, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

The Children’s Theatre Association of San Francisco performs this show about a boy and a genie.  Performances are at 10:30am and 1pm Jan. 28, Feb 25 and March 11.

Cost: Check website for prices

Where:
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon St.
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-248-2677
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Current high school seniors attending a public school within the boundaries of West Contra Costa Unified School District who have completed their FAFSA or California Dream Act Application and have...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ed Fund
217C West Richmond Avenue
Richmond, CA  94801
View map »


Sponsor: Ed Fund
Telephone: 510-233-1464
Contact Name: Laura Giacomnii
Website »

More information

Brian Andrews is a sculptor who works with wood, employing traditional techniques to explore contemporary cultural issues, including mapping, as a metaphor to explore issues of self and of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94945
View map »


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

More information

  Palo Alto-based El Camino Youth Symphony (ECYS) invites musicians ages 6-18 to audition for the 2017-18 Season. Led by an internationally renowned faculty, including Maestro Jindong Cai,...

Cost: $25 application fee

Where:
ECYS Office
4055 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA
View map »


Sponsor: El Camino Youth Symphony
Telephone: 650-213-7111
Contact Name: Lori Bingham
Website »

More information

Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family...

Cost: $10.00–$12.00. Free for Members and Children Age 2 and Under.

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Science
1 Centennial Dr.
Berkeley, CA  94720
View map »


Sponsor: Lawrence Hall of Science
Telephone: 510-642-5132
Contact Name: Lawrence Hall of Science
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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

More information

Climb aboard an imaginary bus for an exciting journey examining things that go round and round during this Theatre for the Very Young by Bay Area Children's Theatre. Best for ages 6 months...

Cost: $15 per person

Where:
Bay Area Children's Theatre Performance Hall
2162 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA  94611
View map »


Telephone: 510-296-4433
Website »

More information

The Los Altos History Museum welcomes Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy to the Smith Gallery located upstairs in the J. Gilbert Smith House. The exhibit tells the history of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy...

Cost: FREE

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


Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: MW
Website »

More information

We're excited to invite you to our free West Oakland Library Playgroup! Join us for a time of imagination and play that will also offer vital ideas to support early learning. Playgroups...

Cost: FREE

Where:
West Oakland Library
1801 Adeline St
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: BANANAS
Telephone: 510-658-7353
Contact Name: Kamilah Usoro
Website »

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Labor is an athletic event and prenatal yoga can be thought of as training. In her Friday noon class, Jeanna combines prenatal education with a strength-building practice. Poses and movement to...

Cost: $18.00

Where:
Blossom
Palo Alto, CA


Telephone: 650-321-2326
Contact Name: Blossom
Website »

More information

Bring the whole family to our Saturday Afternoon Storytime, every Saturday at 3pm.  Join us for stories old, classic and new, light activities and more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Barnes & Noble Eastridge Mall
2200 Eastridge Loop Space #1420
San Jose, CA  95122
View map »


Telephone: 408-270-9477
Contact Name: Michael Koller

More information

"Wormology and Composting!” is a hands-on science workshop (for children age 5 to 10) presented by Science Smart Kids and Camp Captivate. Children will observe two LIVE species of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pearl Avenue Branch Library
4270 Pearl Ave.
San Jose, CA
View map »


Website »

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Come play board games with new friends. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Seven Trees Branch Library
3590 Cas Drive
San Jose, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

DIESEL, A Bookstore in Oakland welcomes author Constance Hale to the store as our guest bedtime reader on Friday, February 24th at 6:00 pm. Pull on your PJs and bring your teddy bear...

Cost: Free

Where:
DIESEL, A Bookstore
5433 College Avenue
Oakland, CA  94618
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Sponsor: Diesel, a Bookstore
Telephone: 510-653-9965
Website »

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Grab your blankets and head to PIER 39 for outdoor Movie Nights, held the last Friday of every month through September! Before the show, get a bite to eat at one of PIER 39’s restaurants, or...

Cost: Free

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


Website »

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Join us at the Weekes Branch Library for a New Orleans style teen-only after-hours party featuring big-screen gaming, karaoke, crafts, snacks, internet computers and more! This program is free,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hayward Public Library, Weekes Branch
27300 Patrick Avenue
Hayward, CA  94544
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Sponsor: Hayward Public Library
Telephone: 510-293-5366
Contact Name: Rob Spitzel
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Friday, February 24th at 7pm; Saturday, February 25th at 11am, 3pm and 7pm; Sunday, February 26th at 11am, and 3pm Playful People Productions Presents: Willy Wonka Jr This delicious musical is...

Cost: Advance: $6-12, Door: $6-15

Where:
Historic Hoover Theatre
1635 Park Ave
San Jose, CA  95126
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Sponsor: Playful People Productions
Telephone: 408-497-9983
Contact Name: Barb Galiotto
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Playful People Productions Presents: Willy Wonka Jr   This delicious musical is guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth! Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR follows enigmatic candy...

Cost: Tickets available at www.playfulpeople.net $12 attendees 12 and up, $8 children

Where:
Historic Hoover Theatre
1635 Park Ave
San Jose, CA  95126
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Sponsor: Playful People Productions
Telephone: 408-655-9163
Contact Name: Traci Kohler, House Manager
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  Rock and roll heartthrob Conrad Birdie is being drafted into the army to the dismay of every 1950’s American teenage girl. Conrad’s agent Albert and his longtime girlfriend...

Cost: $20.00

Where:
Village Theatre
233 Front Street
Danville, CA  94526
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Sponsor: I Can Do That Theatre Company
Telephone: 141-526-42518
Contact Name: Shayna Ronen
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The Museum will be closed Thursday November 24th, December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st.  Please see Museum Hours below for times. Open from Nov 4, 2016 - Jun 25, 2017 Cement Prairie is an...

Cost: Free-$10

Where:
NUMU | New Museum of Los Gatos
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Town Plaza
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Marvel at the dazzling pink, white and magenta flowers on magnolia trees, many of which are rare and historic. Hours are 7:30am-4pm in Jan., 7:30am-5pm Feb.-early March and 7:30am-6pm from the...

Cost: $8 general, $6 youth 12-17 with discounts for San Francisco residents

Where:
San Francisco Botanical Garden
Golden Gate Park
9th Avenue and Lincoln Street
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-661-1316
Website »

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Annika and Tommy’s new neighbor Pippi Longstocking has crazy red pigtails, a pet monkey named Mr. Nilsson and a tendency to get caught up in one outrageous adventure after another....

Cost: $20-25

Where:
Children's Creativity Museum Theater
221 4th St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 510-296-4433
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Build stuff, toss beach balls, make sticky mazes, make a mess in this new kind of math club. For 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Weekly class beginning today and running through March 30; must attend all...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Burlingame Public Library
480 Primrose Road
Burlingame, CA
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Telephone: 650-558-7200
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Mysterious candy manufacturer Willy Wonka gives out golden tickets to five lucky children from around the world; they win a tour of his factory and a lifetime supply of candy. Thursday, Feb....

Cost: $15-20

Where:
Montgomery Theater
271 South Market St.
San Jose, CA
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Boogie to all sorts of music with local dance instructors. 

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

Where:
Children's Discovery Museum
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA
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Thrill to high-speed stunts as Lightning McQueen and the crew of Disney Pixar’s Cars race across the ice! Dive into adventure with Ariel and The Little Mermaid’s undersea...

Cost: $15-85

Where:
SAP Center
525 W. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA
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Cirque du Soleil is back with its signature mix of artistry and acrobatics in a show inspired by Mexico, which incorporates water for the first time in a Big Top performance.

Cost: $49 and up

Where:
Taylor Street Bridge
Lot E
176 Asbury Street
San Jose, CA
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Berkeley Playhouse will present Elton John’s award-winning musical about an 11-year-old boy in 1980s Britain whose creative spirit is awakened by a ballet class. Feb. 16-March 25. 1pm,...

Cost: $25-40

Where:
The Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Ave.
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Telephone: 510-845-8542, ext. 351
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The Children’s Theatre Association of San Francisco performs this show about a boy and a genie.  Performances are at 10:30am and 1pm Jan. 28, Feb 25 and March 11.

Cost: Check website for prices

Where:
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-248-2677
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Visit the largest orchid show in the United States. Check out thousands of orchids, get tips from plant doctors and learn how to maintain the perfect garden.

Cost: $14 in advance, $15 at the door

Where:
San Francisco County Fair Building (Hall of Flowers)
1199 9th Ave.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 650-548-6700
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The conference will feature a keynote address by Michele Borba, who will be speaking on “Empathy: The Best Antidote for Bullying and Lessons for Success in the Digital Age,” and...

Cost: $35

Where:
Dougherty Valley High School
10550 Albion Road
San Ramon, CA  94582
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Sponsor: The San Ramon Valley Council of PTAs (SRVCPTA)
Telephone: (925) 890-7672
Contact Name: Susanna Ordway
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Enjoy a moderate 2.8-mile loop hike to discover numerous brightly colored lichen varieties that thrive in serpentine grasslands and learn ways these organisms benefit both wildlife and the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Santa Teresa County Park
Fortini Trail Head
260 Bernal Road
San Jose, CA
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Current high school seniors attending a public school within the boundaries of West Contra Costa Unified School District who have completed their FAFSA or California Dream Act Application and have...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ed Fund
217C West Richmond Avenue
Richmond, CA  94801
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Sponsor: Ed Fund
Telephone: 510-233-1464
Contact Name: Laura Giacomnii
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  Palo Alto-based El Camino Youth Symphony (ECYS) invites musicians ages 6-18 to audition for the 2017-18 Season. Led by an internationally renowned faculty, including Maestro Jindong Cai,...

Cost: $25 application fee

Where:
ECYS Office
4055 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA
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Sponsor: El Camino Youth Symphony
Telephone: 650-213-7111
Contact Name: Lori Bingham
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Brian Andrews is a sculptor who works with wood, employing traditional techniques to explore contemporary cultural issues, including mapping, as a metaphor to explore issues of self and of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94945
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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PIER 39 is 39 and we’re celebrating with a bang!  Beginning in January 2017, join us every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and...

Cost: Free

Where:
PIER 39
The Embarcadero @ Beach Street
San Francisco, CA  94133
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Climb aboard an imaginary bus for an exciting journey examining things that go round and round during this Theatre for the Very Young by Bay Area Children's Theatre. Best for ages 6 months...

Cost: $15 per person

Where:
Bay Area Children's Theatre Performance Hall
2162 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA  94611
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Telephone: 510-296-4433
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Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family...

Cost: $10.00–$12.00. Free for Members and Children Age 2 and Under.

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Science
1 Centennial Dr.
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Sponsor: Lawrence Hall of Science
Telephone: 510-642-5132
Contact Name: Lawrence Hall of Science
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2017 is the 75th anniversary of the establishment of a bustling wartime shipyard called Marinship in Sausalito. Innovations, ingenuity, and inspiration all played a part in the day-to-day routine....

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94945
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Denistry will offer FREE dental check-ups and oral health screenings for children. Screenings will include a dental exam and cleaning,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Denistry
155 Fifth St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-929-6550
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Anova presents "Autism in the Family," a new and exciting one-day conference with Dr. Temple Grandin and an inspiring line-up of speakers crusading to make a positive difference for all...

Cost: $53

Where:
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
50 Mark West Springs Road
Santa Rosa, CA  95403
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Sponsor: Anova
Telephone: 707-527-7032
Contact Name: Jackie Hadley
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Anova is hosting an exciting one-day conference featuring keynote speaker Dr. Temple Grandin on Saturday, February 25th from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts East...

Cost: $43 - $53

Where:
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
50 Mark West Springs Road
Santa Rosa, CA  95403
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Doing crafts outdoors is a wonderful experience. Make and decorate (tool) a small patch for your backpack or clothing made from vegetable tanned leather. Learn how Bay Area residents used the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Environmental Education Center
1751 Grand Blvd.
Alviso, CA
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Start your day in the Presidio at the new William Penn Mott Jr. Presidio Visitor Center. Grand Opening festivities feature an Ohlone welcome dance by the Costanoan Rumsen Carmel Tribe and dancing...

Cost: FREE

Where:
William Penn Mott Jr. Presidio Visitor Center
210 Lincoln Blvd.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 425-562-4323
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Join a ranger-led hike and explore how and why Mount Burdell came to look the way it does today. Learn about geology and mass movements that have shaped the mountain. Recommended for age 7 and up.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Meet at the end of Butterfield
Novato, CA


Telephone: 415-473-2816
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Come see the 21st annual “Art of Living Black” exhibit, featuring a broad range of works from more than 75 Bay Area artists of African descent. On display Jan. 10-March 4. Open...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Richmond Art Center
2540 Barrett Ave.
Main and West Galleries
Richmond, CA  94804
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Telephone: 510-620-6772
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Grand Opening July 9th! Kids Attend Free! Join us at Once Upon Your Mind, where kids vote on their favorite book. Then, with their help, we slowly start re-writing the story using imagination...

Cost: Adult $12/Child $10

Where:
The Flight Deck
1540 Broadway
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Once Upon Your Mind
Telephone: 510-761-7279
Contact Name: Colleen Breen
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Children’s Theatre Association’s adaptation of Aladdin And His Wonderful, Magical Lamp tells the story of a poor street boy, Aladdin, who (with the help from 3 Genies, a dragon who can talk,...

Cost: $15

Where:
The Palace of Fine Arts
3601 Lyon Street
San Francisco, CA  94123
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Join five Bay Area musicians for a Patchwork Series Children’s show with songs that range in theme from stars to animals to imagination! 

Cost: $10-12

Where:
Freight & Salvage
2020 Addison St.
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Telephone: 510-644-2020
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Lakeshore Learning Stores offer a free craft for kids ages 3 and older each Sat. at both the Walnut Creek and San Leandro (1144 Montague Ave.) locations.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lakeshore Learning Store
1929 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Telephone: 925-944-1495
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With special guests from the Lyric Performing Arts Academy, the Marcus Shelby Orchestra celebrates the stunning musical stories of the Underground Railroad and honors the memory of one of...

Cost: $15 adults, $5 youth

Where:
SFJAZZ Center
201 Franklin St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 866-920-5299
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Join us every Saturday morning at 11am for our Barnes & Noble National Storytime, featuring storybooks, activities and more!

Cost: FREE

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

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In celebration of the beloved author's birthday on March 2nd, enjoy this storytime featuring coloring, activities and more. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Barnes & Noble
3600 Stevens Creek Blvd.
San Jose, CA
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Celebrate this famous children’s author by attending this storytime, which includes coloring, activities and more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Barnes and Noble Booksellers
313 Corte Madera Town Center
Corte Madera, CA
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Telephone: 415-927-9016
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Read Across America Day is coming up on March 2! Save your place in books with style by making your own cool page corner bookmark, inspired by Presidio animals.

Cost: Free

Where:
The Presidio Officers' Club
50 Moraga Avenue
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Telephone: 415-561-4400
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Bowlmor AMF is proud to announce the transformation of AMF Mission Lanes into the all-new Bowlero Milpitas— the newest and coolest destination for birthdays, private parties, family night...

Cost: Free, but you must RSVP

Where:
Bowlero Milpitas
1287 South Park Victoria Drive
Milpitas, CA  95035
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Contact Name: Denisa Caldova

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Many of you know about Potter the Otter and his love of drinking water from reading Potter the Otter: A Tale about Water or from seeing Potter the Otter: An Adventure. But did...

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

Where:
Children's Discovery Museum
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA
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Every Saturday and Sunday from 12pm-4pm check out what we're building, making, and creating in our Open Studio hours! NUMU's Open Studio offers visitors of all ages a hands-on opportunity to...

Cost: $5 for Kids and Materials | Museum admission applies to adults

Where:
New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU
106 E. Main Street
In the Civic Center next to Friends of the Library
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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The Los Altos History Museum welcomes Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy to the Smith Gallery located upstairs in the J. Gilbert Smith House. The exhibit tells the history of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: MW
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Meet at the Madeline F. Whittlesey Community Room at the Richmond Public Library to make art and hear a story, then head over to the Richmond Art Center to see the latest exhibitions....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Richmond Public Library
325 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond, CA  94804
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Telephone: 510-620-6772
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Be part of the global community! Each year in February is World Thinking Day. On this day, girls honor their sister Girl Guides and Girl Scouts by taking time to give thanks for their...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Environmental Education Center
1751 Grand Blvd.
Alviso, CA
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Children’s Theatre Association’s adaptation of Aladdin And His Wonderful, Magical Lamp tells the story of a poor street boy, Aladdin, who (with the help from 3 Genies, a dragon who can...

Cost: $15

Where:
The Palace of Fine Arts
3601 Lyon Street
San Francisco, CA  94123
View map »


Website »

More information

Rock and roll heartthrob Conrad Birdie is being drafted into the army to the dismay of every 1950’s American teenage girl. Conrad’s agent Albert and his longtime girlfriend Rosie come...

Cost: $20.00

Where:
Village Theatre
233 Front Street
Danville, CA  94526
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Sponsor: I Can Do That Theatre Company
Telephone: (415) 264-2518
Contact Name: Shayna Ronen
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Families with children age 5 and up are invited to hike the Chickadee and Redwood nature trails for about 2 miles. On the way, look for banana slugs, turret spider nests, giant redwood trees,...

Cost: $6 parking fee

Where:
Huddart Park
1100 Kings Mountain Road
Redwood City, CA
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Telephone: 650-851-2660
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Build, invent and create something new with projects that support STEM learning and are designed for kids ages 4-7.

Cost: $10 per person

Where:
Habitot Children's Museum
2065 Kittredge St.
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Telephone: 510-647-1111
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Come geek out about books at our teens-only book club! June and Day have sacrificed so much for the people of the Republic, and now their country is on the brink of a new existence. But neither...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hayward Public Library, Main Library
835 C Street
Hayward, CA  94541
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Sponsor: Hayward Public Library
Telephone: 510-881-7946
Contact Name: Annie Snell
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​Explore our agricultural history at Santa Clara County’s newest park. Meet at the visitor center to see items used on the farm in the 1890s, then take a short walk to learn about the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Martial Cottle County Park
5283 Snell Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Bring the whole family to our Saturday Afternoon Storytime, every Saturday at 3pm.  Join us for stories old, classic and new, light activities and more.

Cost: FREE

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

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This program combines storytelling, puppets, surprise guests and original music. Dancing, singing and laughing are encouraged.

Cost: $13

Where:
The Fillmore
1805 Geary Blvd.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-346-6000
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Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the classic Little Golden Books series with a special storytime and activity party hosted by Auntie Dori! (Ages 3+) 

Cost: Free

Where:
Books Inc. Mountain View
301 Castro St.
Mountain View, CA
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Sponsor: Books Inc.
Telephone: 650-428-1234
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Children will roar when they find out what a dinosaur sneeze and polymers have in common. They'll be amazed with gravity defying feats and air pressure experiments, and they will learn the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Santa Teresa Branch Library
290 International Circle
San Jose, CA
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Come play board games with new friends. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Seven Trees Branch Library
3590 Cas Drive
San Jose, CA
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Youth Science Enthusiasts is an organization that inspires a passion for science in all students through science fairs, experiments, and other related hands-on activities. We teach students in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Alum Rock Branch Library
3090 Alum Rock Road
San Jose, CA
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Treat the kids to a FREE sing along screening of Disney’s FROZEN on Saturday, February 25.  Hosted by San Carlos Children’s Theater, the movie fun kicks off at 6:30 pm with free games and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mustang Hall
828 Chestnut St
San Carlos, CA  94070
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Sponsor: San Carlos Children's Theater
Telephone: 650-594-2730
Contact Name: Eve Dutton
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Friday, February 24th at 7pm; Saturday, February 25th at 11am, 3pm and 7pm; Sunday, February 26th at 11am, and 3pm Playful People Productions Presents: Willy Wonka Jr This delicious musical is...

Cost: Advance: $6-12, Door: $6-15

Where:
Historic Hoover Theatre
1635 Park Ave
San Jose, CA  95126
View map »


Sponsor: Playful People Productions
Telephone: 408-497-9983
Contact Name: Barb Galiotto
Website »

More information

Playful People Productions Presents: Willy Wonka Jr   This delicious musical is guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth! Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR follows enigmatic candy...

Cost: Tickets available at www.playfulpeople.net $12 attendees 12 and up, $8 children

Where:
Historic Hoover Theatre
1635 Park Ave
San Jose, CA  95126
View map »


Sponsor: Playful People Productions
Telephone: 408-655-9163
Contact Name: Traci Kohler, House Manager
Website »

More information

  Rock and roll heartthrob Conrad Birdie is being drafted into the army to the dismay of every 1950’s American teenage girl. Conrad’s agent Albert and his longtime girlfriend...

Cost: $20.00

Where:
Village Theatre
233 Front Street
Danville, CA  94526
View map »


Sponsor: I Can Do That Theatre Company
Telephone: 141-526-42518
Contact Name: Shayna Ronen
Website »

More information

The Museum will be closed Thursday November 24th, December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st.  Please see Museum Hours below for times. Open from Nov 4, 2016 - Jun 25, 2017 Cement Prairie is an...

Cost: Free-$10

Where:
NUMU | New Museum of Los Gatos
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Town Plaza
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Marvel at the dazzling pink, white and magenta flowers on magnolia trees, many of which are rare and historic. Hours are 7:30am-4pm in Jan., 7:30am-5pm Feb.-early March and 7:30am-6pm from the...

Cost: $8 general, $6 youth 12-17 with discounts for San Francisco residents

Where:
San Francisco Botanical Garden
Golden Gate Park
9th Avenue and Lincoln Street
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-661-1316
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Berkeley Playhouse will present Elton John’s award-winning musical about an 11-year-old boy in 1980s Britain whose creative spirit is awakened by a ballet class. Feb. 16-March 25. 1pm,...

Cost: $25-40

Where:
The Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Ave.
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Telephone: 510-845-8542, ext. 351
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Young, excitable Hare decides to race his slower older friend Tortoise. Recommended for ages 4-8.

Cost: $18-22

Where:
Marin Theatre Company
397 Miller Ave.
Mill Valley, CA
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Telephone: 415-388-5200
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This show is based on the classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, which was also the inspiration for the animated Disney movie Frozen.  This storyteller-style 45-minute performance is...

Cost: $10-12

Where:
Palo Alto Children's Theatre
1305 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA
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Telephone: 650-463-4930
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Mysterious candy manufacturer Willy Wonka gives out golden tickets to five lucky children from around the world; they win a tour of his factory and a lifetime supply of candy. Thursday, Feb....

Cost: $15-20

Where:
Montgomery Theater
271 South Market St.
San Jose, CA
View map »


Website »

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Annika and Tommy’s new neighbor Pippi Longstocking has crazy red pigtails, a pet monkey named Mr. Nilsson and a tendency to get caught up in one outrageous adventure after another....

Cost: $20-25

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


Telephone: 510-296-4433
Website »

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Join 100 performers and 2,000 friends in a ceremonial concert. This is a communal celebration of gratitude and one-world activism woven by scores of musicians, dancers and storytellers. The...

Cost: $49-95

Where:
Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium
10 Avenue of the Flags
San Rafael, CA
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Build stuff, toss beach balls, make sticky mazes, make a mess in this new kind of math club. For 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Weekly class beginning today and running through March 30; must attend all...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Burlingame Public Library
480 Primrose Road
Burlingame, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-558-7200
Website »

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Thrill to high-speed stunts as Lightning McQueen and the crew of Disney Pixar’s Cars race across the ice! Dive into adventure with Ariel and The Little Mermaid’s undersea...

Cost: $15-85

Where:
SAP Center
525 W. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA
View map »


Website »

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The Children’s Theatre Association of San Francisco performs this show about a boy and a genie.  Performances are at 10:30am and 1pm Jan. 28, Feb 25 and March 11.

Cost: Check website for prices

Where:
Palace of Fine Arts
3301 Lyon St.
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-248-2677
Website »

More information

Visit the largest orchid show in the United States. Check out thousands of orchids, get tips from plant doctors and learn how to maintain the perfect garden.

Cost: $14 in advance, $15 at the door

Where:
San Francisco County Fair Building (Hall of Flowers)
1199 9th Ave.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 650-548-6700
Website »

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Cirque du Soleil is back with its signature mix of artistry and acrobatics in a show inspired by Mexico, which incorporates water for the first time in a Big Top performance.

Cost: $49 and up

Where:
Taylor Street Bridge
Lot E
176 Asbury Street
San Jose, CA
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  • Free National Park Admission

    2017.02.20
    8:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Muir Woods

    Check out Muir Woods National Monument and enjoy old growth redwood trees and the fresh water of Redwood Creek. Children ages 8-12 can also become...

  • Ed Fund Accepting Scholarship Applications

    2016.12.21
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Ed Fund

    Current high school seniors attending a public school within the boundaries of West Contra Costa Unified School District who have completed their...

  • El Camino Youth Symphony New Member Auditions

    2017.01.18
    9:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ ECYS Office

      Palo Alto-based El Camino Youth Symphony (ECYS) invites musicians ages 6-18 to audition for the 2017-18 Season. Led by an internationally...

  • Chinese New Year Celebration

    2017.02.20
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Bay Area Discovery Museum

    Enjoy lion dance performances, taste Chinese food, observe professional calligraphers and more.

  • PIER 39 is 39

    2017.01.20
    10:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ PIER 39

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

  • Outdoor Discoveries: When it Rains It Spores

    2017.02.20
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Sunol Regional Wilderness

    Have fun times with fungi on Presidents' Day seeking fairy rings, turkey tails, elfin saddles and more during this program for ages 3-8....

  • Family Holiday Hike

    2017.02.20
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Pulgas Ridge Preserve

    Spend President’s Day exploring this preserve with docents. Get on the hunt for early blooming fetid adder’s tongue and learn about its...

  • Nature for Kids: Deer Island

    2017.02.20
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Meet at gate on Deer Island Lane

    Rising above the surrounding marshland of pastures, the mix of forest and grassland on the little ridge make it a great place to see a variety of...

  • Family Holiday Hike

    2017.02.20
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Pulgas Ridge Preserve

    Spend Presidents’ Day exploring this Preserve. You’ll be on the hunt for early blooming fetid adder’s tongue and hear about its...

  • Elephant Seal Walk with Young Audubon

    2017.02.20
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Ano Nuevo State Park

    Come see the Elephant Seals with Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society (SCVAS)!  Our "Young Audubon" group will visit Ano Nuevo State Park on...

  • East Bay Water Detectives

    2017.02.20
    11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lawrence Hall of Science

    Join our interns from the East Bay Academy for Young Scientists (EBAYS) program to learn about and investigate the water quality in the Bay Area....

  • Playmakers’ Theatre at Dragon

    2017.02.13
    3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Dragon Theatre

    Playmakers’ Theatre at Dragon A 7-week after school class with a simple presentation of short plays created by the students on the final...

  • Game Zone!: Board Game Fun

    2017.01.27
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Seven Trees Branch Library

    Come play board games with new friends. 

  • Parenting with Love...and Logic!

    2017.01.19
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Stanford/ValleyCare Hospital

    Want to learn how to neutralize arguments with your kids before they start? Classes are being held throughout the Bay Area that help with...

  • Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8’s Club

    2017.02.02
    All Day @ Burlingame Public Library

    Build stuff, toss beach balls, make sticky mazes, make a mess in this new kind of math club. For 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Weekly class beginning...

  • Billy Elliot The Musical

    2017.02.16
    All Day @ The Julia Morgan Theater

    Berkeley Playhouse will present Elton John’s award-winning musical about an 11-year-old boy in 1980s Britain whose creative spirit is...

  • Magnolia Bloom at San Francisco Botanical Garden

    2017.01.15
    All Day @ San Francisco Botanical Garden

    Marvel at the dazzling pink, white and magenta flowers on magnolia trees, many of which are rare and historic. Hours are 7:30am-4pm in Jan.,...

  • Kids Like to Move It

    2017.02.20
    All Day @ Children's Discovery Museum

    Boogie to all sorts of music with local dance instructors. 

  • Aladdin and His Wonderful Magic Lamp

    2017.01.28
    All Day @ Palace of Fine Arts

    The Children’s Theatre Association of San Francisco performs this show about a boy and a genie.  Performances are at 10:30am and 1pm...

  • Cirque du Soleil LUZIA

    2017.02.09
    All Day @ Taylor Street Bridge

    Cirque du Soleil is back with its signature mix of artistry and acrobatics in a show inspired by Mexico, which incorporates water for the first...


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