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July 2017

Bowling centers across the country are participating in a program that allows children to bowl two free games every day all summer long. To participate, register online at kidsbowlfree.com to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Diablo Valley Bowl
1500 Monument Blvd., Suite G
Concord, CA
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Telephone: 888-342-2594
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Artist Roy De Forest will present funky paintings, sculptures and listening stations in this new exhibit featuring quirky characters and unexpected voices that range from a dog trainer to a 10 year...

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

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St.
Oakland, CA  94607
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Telephone: 510-318-8400
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PIER 39 is 39 and we’re celebrating with a bang!  Beginning in January 2017, join us every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and...

Cost: Free

Where:
PIER 39
The Embarcadero @ Beach Street
San Francisco, CA  94133
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Join us for BubblePalooza! – a Club JMZ Membership Event! - Stand inside your own giant bubble! - Make bouncing smoke bubbles! - Create your own bubble art! - Enjoy breakfast and coffee...

Cost: Free for Club JMZ Members only

Where:
Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo
1451 Middlefield Rd
Palo Alto, CA  94301
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Sponsor: Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo
Telephone: 650-326-6338
Contact Name: Charles Stauss
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Enjoy the pairing of new work by a contemporary California artist alongside crowns, scepters, portraits and banners bearing the insignia of the empresses and emperors who have served the...

Cost: $15.95 adults, $6.95 ages 9-17, members and 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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Celebrate National Ice Cream Day by using chemistry to mix cream, sugar, and salt, and create your own frozen treat.   Then enjoy the classic Bay Area taste of Fenton’s Ice Cream...

Cost: Free with admission. Free for Members.

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Science
1 Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Venture to Alden Lane Nursery in Livermore for our annual Art Under the Oaks. Imagine artists displaying and selling their work under a grove of centuries old oak trees. Not only will there be art,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Alden Lane Nursery
981 Alden Lane
Livermore, CA  94550
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Sponsor: Alden Lane Nursery
Telephone: 925-447-0280
Contact Name: Pam J. or Cyndee
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In the 1930s, the Ming Quong orphanage in Los Gatos, housed rescued and abandoned Chinese girls from the Bay Area. Over the course of several decades, Ming Quong would become part of a larger...

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

Where:
New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Civic Center
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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This exhibit will honor Eichler Homes, which thrived locally from 1949-1966, and Joseph Eichler’s dream of affordable contemporary homes, Curated by his grandson Steven Eichler, the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650-948-9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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The city of Dublin has just opened a brand-new boardwalk-themed water park that includes a six water slide tower, splash zone for toddlers and sports pool! Open daily June 3-Aug. 13. ...

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

Where:
Emerald Glen Park
4201 Central Parkway
Dublin, CA  94568
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Telephone: 925-556-4590
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This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. Come celebrate the spirit of the 1960s by making your own necklaces with super groovy pendants.

Cost: Free

Where:
Presidio Officers' Club
50 Moraga Avenue
San Francisco, CA  94129
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Sponsor: Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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Once Upon Your Mind is interactive, improvised storytelling. Using a storybook as a starting point, audience members of all ages are encouraged to participate in creating an original...

Cost: $10

Where:
All Out Comedy Theater
2525 Telegraph Ave.
Suite B
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: All Out Comedy Theater
Telephone: (510)761-7279
Contact Name: Colleen Breen
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Bicycle, skate, walk or jog but leave the car behind for this event. Activity hubs will be located between 14th and 16th streets and 24th and 26th street with dozens of of free family activities...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mission District
Duboce to 26th street on Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA
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The newly renovated Larkey Swim Center will be open to the public in June through early September with recreational swimming in the heated pool, swim lessons and an all-abilities...

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

Where:
Larkey Swim Center
2771 Buena Vista Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA  94597
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Telephone: 925-943-5858
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This exhibit showcases artistic responses to the question: "Los Altos is a community of ...", by K-6 students participating in the Los Altos School District's 4-week summer school...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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The Music in the Park concert series is brought to you by Burlingame Parks and Recreation Department and Veolia Water.  All concerts are free!   Bring your chair or blanket. Food, beer and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Washington Park
850 Burlingame Ave
Burlingame, CA  94010
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Explore our agricultural history at Santa Clara County's newest park. Meet at the visitor center to see items used on the farm in the 1890s, then take a short walk to learn about the park's...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Martial Cottle County Park
5283 Snell Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Use your digital camera to tell a story, record an event and take photos you'll be proud of. Learn basic composition before taking an easy walk in the park to practice. Meet at the visitor...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Anderson Lake County Park
19245 Malaguerra Ave
Morgan Hill, CA
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Impresario Samuel Peaches is finally ready to tackle the role of his dreams in Romeo and Juliet. The Peripatetic Players, his eccentric troupe of travelling thespians, are eager to join him. But...

Cost: FREE - donations gratefully accepted

Where:
Live Oak Park
1301 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA
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Sponsor: Samuel Peaches Peripatetic Players
Telephone: 510-542-9009
Contact Name: Rebecca Longworth
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Los Gatos Youth Theatre presents “The Lion King Jr,” the coming of age Disney story about a young lion, Simba, his father, Mufasa, and his evil uncle, Scar, as they embark on a journey to...

Cost: $12

Where:
Los Gatos High School Theater
20 High School Court
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Sponsor: Los Gatos Youth Theatre
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SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL   “Oh, the thinks you can think!” July 8 - August 5, 2017 Music by Stephen Flaherty Lyrics by Lynn...

Cost: $25-65

Where:
Alcazar Theatre
650 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA
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Sponsor: Bay Area Musicals
Telephone: 415-340-2207
Contact Name: Matthew McCoy
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Town Center Corte Madera celebrates summer with the annual Summer Music Series, set to take place every Sunday, June through August. Free to attend, everyone is invited to get rockin’ to live...

Cost: Free

Where:
Town Center Corte Madera
100 Corte Madera Town Center
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: `
Telephone: 415-924-2961
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Use materials provided by the Alameda County Arts Commission during this family workshop to design and build a board game. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
San Lorenzo Library
395 Paseo Grande
San Lorenzo, CA  94580
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Telephone: 510-284-0640
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CuriOdyssey's new exhibit "The Nature of Patterns" opens on March 25, 2017.  From simple symmetries to chaotic flows, from spirals and tessellations to spots and stripes, the...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA  94401
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Sponsor: CuriOdyssey
Telephone: 650-342-7755
Contact Name: CuriOdyssey
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This summer, CodeWritingKids is holding a free four-day summer camp at Hillview Branch Library introducing students to programming and writing code! Code interests: HTML, Alice, Video Games, CSS,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hillview Library
1600 Hopkins Dr.
San Jose, CA  95116
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Sponsor: Bay Area Tutoring Association
Telephone: (408) 945-8003
Contact Name: Melisa Rillera
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Satisfy your sweet tooth this this one-hour guided walking tour that helps kids of all ages - and dietary needs - explore a variety of ice cream desserts and the history as to how we came to enjoy...

Cost: Adults: $15; Kids 12 and younger: $10. Advanced Reservations Required

Where:
Dreyer’s Ice Cream Parlor & Cafe
5925 College Avenue
Oakland, CA
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Sponsor: Local Food Adventures
Telephone: 510-604-6546
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Enjoy swing, swagger and the music of Frank Sinatra and Bobby Darin.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Park near City Hall
450 San Rafael Ave.
Belvedere, CA
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Actors Ensemble continues it's 60th season and 5th consecutive year of performances in the acclaimed John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre with Bertolt Brecht's most heartfelt (and funny) play The...

Cost: Free

Where:
John Hinkel Park
180 Milvia St.
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Grab your tent, sleeping bag, your family and a few friends and get ready for an overnight adventure at Oakland Zoo for ages 4 and older. The program includes dinner, nighttime and morning...

Cost: $80-90

Where:
Oakland Zoo, Maddie's Center for Science and Environmental Education
9777 Golf Links Road
Oakland, CA  94605
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Telephone: 510-632-9525, ext. 220
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Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, blanket-side cocktail service, fire pits, live music, and views of the sun setting over San Francisco Bay.

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Post Lawn
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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Get your sleeping bag and head to Children's Fairyland for a magical after-hours camp out with special performances, dinner and a continental breakfast. Register in advance. July...

Cost: $55 per adult, $30 per child

Where:
Children's Fairyland
699 Bellevue Ave.
Oakland, CA  94610
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Telephone: 510-452-2259
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Relax by the lake with the family for this popular concert series every other Sunday featuring local favorites and other bands from around the Bay Area through Sept. 3.  May 28: Carne Cruda...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pleasant Hill City Hall
On the lawn
100 Gregory Lane
Pleasant Hill, CA  94523
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Sponsor: Pleasant Hill Civic Action Commission
Telephone: 925-671-5229
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What could be better for bright summer days than an underwater adventure, complete with singing sea creatures in resplendent attire? That’s what will bubble up for young audiences at The...

Cost: $14 - $25

Where:
Children's Fairyland
699 Belleview Avenue
Oakland, CA  94610
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Sponsor: Bay Area Children's Theatre
Telephone: (510) 296-4433
Contact Name: Drew Reitz
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July 5, 12, 19, 26, 7:30-8:30pm Hitting the Firehouse Arts Center stage in Pleasanton on Wednesday evenings this July is Creatures of Impulse, the City of Pleasanton's award-winning teen improv...

Cost: Students $5, General $10.

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center
Telephone: 925-931-4828
Contact Name: Mark Duncanson
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July 1-16, 2017, Saturdays and Sundays at 7:30 pm In 2017, San Francisco Shakespeare Festival celebrates 35 years as the Bay Area's acclaimed provider of free and accessible Shakespeare...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Amador Valley Community Park
Santa Rita Rd & Black Ave
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: San Francisco Shakespeare Festival
Telephone: 415-558-0888
Contact Name: Staff
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Woodminster Summer Musicals will open its 51st season with this hit, based on songs by ABBA, about a young woman seeking the identity of her father.  July 7-9 and 13-16

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

Where:
Woodminster Amphitheater
Joaquin Miller Park
3300 Joaquin Miller Road
Oakland, CA  94602
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Telephone: 510-531-9597
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Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM-focused exhibit seeks to engage children, ages 2 through 7 years, and families in foundational skills that foster...

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

Where:
Children's Discovery Museum
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA
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The event features live music, craft beer tent, art by 200 artists, food trucks, a funzone for kids and thrill rides. 10am-6pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Santa Cruz Avenue between El Camino Real and Johnson Street
Menlo Park, CA


Telephone: 650-325-2818
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Conquer the San Ramon Olympic Pool & Aquatic Park's new inflatable obstacle course! It's more challenging than it looks.   June 5 - Aug. 13 12:30-3:30pm Monday-Friday...

Cost: $3 plus $5 pool entrance fee

Where:
San Ramon Olympic Pool & Aquatic Park
9900 Broadmoor Drive
San Ramon, CA  94583
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Telephone: 925-828-3427
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Shakespeare’s popular romantic romp proves love triumphs over all.

Cost: $37 general, $12 under 26

Where:
Forest Meadows Amphitheatre
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA
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Telephone: 415-499-4488
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Listen to live music, shop for fine art, take the kids to the Super Duper Fun Zone and munch on artisan-produced specialty foods. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Santa Cruz Avenue between El Camino Real and Johnson Street
, AL


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Berkeley Playhouse will present this musical based on the Disney film including a pop-music score, acrobatics and a story about family.  July 7-Aug. 13 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 5pm and...

Cost: $22-40

Where:
The Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Ave.
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Telephone: 510-845-8542, ext. 351
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ECYS invites members and non-members to participate in the acclaimed ECYS Summer Music Conservatory Program! From Beginning Orchestra, the ideal "first orchestra" experience, to Intermediate...

Cost: $450

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
1140 Cowper St.
Palo Alto, CA
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Sponsor: El Camino Youth Symphony
Telephone: 650-213-7111
Contact Name: Lori Bingham
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PIER 39 is 39 and we’re celebrating with a bang!  Beginning in January 2017, join us every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: Free

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

Cost: Free

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

Cost: FREE

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

Cost: FREE

Where:
Eastmont Library
7200 Bancroft Ave #211
Oakland, CA  94605
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Sponsor: BANANAS
Telephone: 510-658-7353
Contact Name: Elyce Berrigan-Dunlop
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SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL   “Oh, the thinks you can think!” July 8 - August 5, 2017 Music by Stephen Flaherty Lyrics by Lynn...

Cost: $25-65

Where:
Alcazar Theatre
650 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA
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Sponsor: Bay Area Musicals
Telephone: 415-340-2207
Contact Name: Matthew McCoy
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Come for a 45-minute presentation showcasing a wide variety of aerodynamic principles. Learn why Collins is the world record holder for paper plane distance. Then make your own paper airplane.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Foster City Library
1000 E. Hillsdale Blvd.
Foster CIty, CA
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Telephone: 650-574-4842
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CuriOdyssey's new exhibit "The Nature of Patterns" opens on March 25, 2017.  From simple symmetries to chaotic flows, from spirals and tessellations to spots and stripes, the...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA  94401
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Sponsor: CuriOdyssey
Telephone: 650-342-7755
Contact Name: CuriOdyssey
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This summer, CodeWritingKids is holding a free four-day summer camp at Hillview Branch Library introducing students to programming and writing code! Code interests: HTML, Alice, Video Games, CSS,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hillview Library
1600 Hopkins Dr.
San Jose, CA  95116
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Sponsor: Bay Area Tutoring Association
Telephone: (408) 945-8003
Contact Name: Melisa Rillera
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Have you ever looked into the night sky and ever wonder why the stars form shapes? Learn more about constellations and make your own viewing tube.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Garden Branch Library
1580 Naglee Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Explore properties and patterns found in nature through hands-on science and math. For ages 4-9.

Cost: FREE but reservations required

Where:
Pacifica-Sanchez Library
1111 Terra Nova Blvd.
Pacifica, CA
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Telephone: 650-359-3397
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Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, blanket-side cocktail service, fire pits, live music, and views of the sun setting over San Francisco Bay.

Cost: Free

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


Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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Learn the card game based on ratios of cards, intricate damage/resistance point systems, patience, strategy and a good amount of competitive fun. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cambrian Branch Library
1780 Hillsdale Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Learn how to play the game and join in fun tournaments. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cambrian Branch Library
1780 Hillsdale Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Create wearable works of art! Students in this hands-on workshop will learn basic glass fusing and jewelry making techniques to create one-of-a-kind jewelry. All supplies will be provided....

Cost: Free

Where:
Hayward Public Library, Weekes Branch
27300 Patrick Avenue
Hayward, CA  94544
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Sponsor: Hayward Public Library
Telephone: 510-881-7948
Contact Name: Clio Hathaway
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July 5, 12, 19, 26, 7:30-8:30pm Hitting the Firehouse Arts Center stage in Pleasanton on Wednesday evenings this July is Creatures of Impulse, the City of Pleasanton's award-winning teen improv...

Cost: Students $5, General $10.

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
View map »


Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center
Telephone: 925-931-4828
Contact Name: Mark Duncanson
Website »

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

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

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


Website »

More information

Shakespeare’s popular romantic romp proves love triumphs over all.

Cost: $37 general, $12 under 26

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


Telephone: 415-499-4488
Website »

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Full Circle Farm School, Givelight Foundation and Savers are collecting donations of Unwanted Items for our Yard Sale/ Savers Collection Day sometime this summer. We choose to work with Savers...

Cost: 0

Where:
Full Circle Farm School
1055 Dunford Way
Sunnyvale, CA  94086
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Sponsor: Full Circle Farm School
Telephone: 650-690-1725
Contact Name: Lucia Campbell
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ECYS invites members and non-members to participate in the acclaimed ECYS Summer Music Conservatory Program! From Beginning Orchestra, the ideal "first orchestra" experience, to Intermediate...

Cost: $450

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
1140 Cowper St.
Palo Alto, CA
View map »


Sponsor: El Camino Youth Symphony
Telephone: 650-213-7111
Contact Name: Lori Bingham
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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Cindy Miracle's work explores the innate  perspective, the atmospheric textures and the  emotional impact found in architectural  photographs, and the relationship between ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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What makes the biggest and best bubbles? Experiment with the library’s bubble solution and try making your own wand.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mission Bay Branch Library
960 4th St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-355-2838
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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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Join us at Bayfair Center in San Leandro for storytime with Muriel (http://www.forherstories.com/) every Tuesday from 11am to 12pm at the circle in front of...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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Walking toddlers ages 1-3 and their caregivers can visit the South Shore Center’s Adventure Court for playtime with stories, music and crafts.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Alameda South Shore Center Adventure Court Play Area
523 South Shore Center West
Alameda, CA  94501
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Telephone: 510-521-8100
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SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL   “Oh, the thinks you can think!” July 8 - August 5, 2017 Music by Stephen Flaherty Lyrics by Lynn...

Cost: $25-65

Where:
Alcazar Theatre
650 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Sponsor: Bay Area Musicals
Telephone: 415-340-2207
Contact Name: Matthew McCoy
Website »

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The Hayward Public Library is proud to offer a Summer Learning Camp to students entering 2nd to 8th grades. The Summer Learning Camp is a program aimed to help students remain academically active...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hayward Public Library, Weekes Branch
27300 Patrick Avenue
Hayward, CA  94544
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Sponsor: Hayward Public Library
Telephone: 510-881-7535
Contact Name: Lindsey Vien
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CuriOdyssey's new exhibit "The Nature of Patterns" opens on March 25, 2017.  From simple symmetries to chaotic flows, from spirals and tessellations to spots and stripes, the...

Cost: Free with Admission

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


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

More information

This summer, CodeWritingKids is holding a free four-day summer camp at Hillview Branch Library introducing students to programming and writing code! Code interests: HTML, Alice, Video Games, CSS,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hillview Library
1600 Hopkins Dr.
San Jose, CA  95116
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Sponsor: Bay Area Tutoring Association
Telephone: (408) 945-8003
Contact Name: Melisa Rillera
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Have you ever wondered how animals see the world? Join me, Michelle Domocol (OSA Educational Aide) and let's see through Animals' Eyes. We'll see an eye-opening slide show on amazing...

Cost: FREE

Where:
East San José Carnegie Branch Library
1102 E Santa Clara St,
San Jose, CA , CA  95116
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Sponsor: Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority
Telephone: (408) 224-7476
Contact Name: Michelle Domocol
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Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as language ability in your child. First and third Thu.

Cost: FREE

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Post Lawn
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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Groove to music by performers such as Mark Hummel and the Blues Survivors, jump-blues piano man Mitch Woods and slide-blues master Roy Rogers when Concord's Tuesday Night Blues returns for...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Todos Santos Plaza
2151 Salvio St.
Concord, CA  94520
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Telephone: 925-671-2489
Website »

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Watch hula hooping, acrobatics and juggling.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Burlingame Library
480 Primrose Road
Burlingame, CA
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Telephone: 650-558-7400, ext. 3
Website »

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July 5, 12, 19, 26, 7:30-8:30pm Hitting the Firehouse Arts Center stage in Pleasanton on Wednesday evenings this July is Creatures of Impulse, the City of Pleasanton's award-winning teen improv...

Cost: Students $5, General $10.

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
View map »


Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center
Telephone: 925-931-4828
Contact Name: Mark Duncanson
Website »

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

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

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


Website »

More information

Shakespeare’s popular romantic romp proves love triumphs over all.

Cost: $37 general, $12 under 26

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


Telephone: 415-499-4488
Website »

More information

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

Cost: FREE

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

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Full Circle Farm School, Givelight Foundation and Savers are collecting donations of Unwanted Items for our Yard Sale/ Savers Collection Day sometime this summer. We choose to work with Savers...

Cost: 0

Where:
Full Circle Farm School
1055 Dunford Way
Sunnyvale, CA  94086
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Sponsor: Full Circle Farm School
Telephone: 650-690-1725
Contact Name: Lucia Campbell
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ECYS invites members and non-members to participate in the acclaimed ECYS Summer Music Conservatory Program! From Beginning Orchestra, the ideal "first orchestra" experience, to Intermediate...

Cost: $450

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
1140 Cowper St.
Palo Alto, CA
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Sponsor: El Camino Youth Symphony
Telephone: 650-213-7111
Contact Name: Lori Bingham
Website »

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

Cost: Free

Where:
PIER 39
The Embarcadero @ Beach Street
San Francisco, CA  94133
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Cindy Miracle's work explores the innate  perspective, the atmospheric textures and the  emotional impact found in architectural  photographs, and the relationship between ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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Families and Community volunteers together on this 11 acres community gardens. Activities include:  Feeding the ducks, chickens, quails Pulling our weeds Harvesting vegetables...

Cost: 0

Where:
Full Circle Farm School
1055 Dunford Way
Sunnyvale, CA  94086
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Sponsor: Full Circle Farm School
Telephone: 650-690-1725
Contact Name: Lucia Campbell
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Come join us under the sun ay Sunnyvale! Activities includes: Harvesting crops Feeding ducks, chickens, quails Weeding Watering plans Playdate on dirt mountains with regular...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Full Circle Farm School
1055 Dunford Way
Sunnyvale, CA  94086
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Sponsor: Full Circle Farm School
Telephone: 650-069-01725
Contact Name: Lucia Campbell
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In the 1930s, the Ming Quong orphanage in Los Gatos, housed rescued and abandoned Chinese girls from the Bay Area. Over the course of several decades, Ming Quong would become part of a larger...

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

Where:
New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Civic Center
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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This exhibit will honor Eichler Homes, which thrived locally from 1949-1966, and Joseph Eichler’s dream of affordable contemporary homes, Curated by his grandson Steven Eichler, the...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: Free

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Street
5616 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Telephone: 510-655-4002
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Enjoy an opportunity to see California wildlife up close and personal! Learn about the important work of wildlife rescue as Suisun Wildlife staff and volunteers share an educational presentation,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jelly Belly Candy Company Visitor Center
One Jelly Belly Lane
Fairfield, CA  94533
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SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL   “Oh, the thinks you can think!” July 8 - August 5, 2017 Music by Stephen Flaherty Lyrics by Lynn...

Cost: $25-65

Where:
Alcazar Theatre
650 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA
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Sponsor: Bay Area Musicals
Telephone: 415-340-2207
Contact Name: Matthew McCoy
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The Hayward Public Library is proud to offer a Summer Learning Camp to students entering 2nd to 8th grades. The Summer Learning Camp is a program aimed to help students remain academically active...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hayward Public Library, Weekes Branch
27300 Patrick Avenue
Hayward, CA  94544
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Sponsor: Hayward Public Library
Telephone: 510-881-7535
Contact Name: Lindsey Vien
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Bay Street’s Center Plaza will host an afternoon of education, dancing and fun for children ages 3-5 each Wednesday through August with Dance-A-Vision Entertainment. 

Cost: FREE

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

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA  94401
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Sponsor: CuriOdyssey
Telephone: 650-342-7755
Contact Name: CuriOdyssey
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This summer, CodeWritingKids is holding a free four-day summer camp at Hillview Branch Library introducing students to programming and writing code! Code interests: HTML, Alice, Video Games, CSS,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hillview Library
1600 Hopkins Dr.
San Jose, CA  95116
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Sponsor: Bay Area Tutoring Association
Telephone: (408) 945-8003
Contact Name: Melisa Rillera
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Make healthy seasonal dishes with your little one at this cooking storytime. Recipes are vegetarian and peanut free. For families with kids 6 and under.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pacifica-Sharp Park Library
104 HIlton Way
Pacifica, CA
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Telephone: 650-355-5196
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This annual pool party and barbecue is open to the public. Free! You don’t have to be a JCC member.   Flotation devices (with the exception of water wings) are allowed in the pool at this...

Cost: Free

Where:
Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA  95032
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Sponsor: Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center
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Get your splash on at this annual event that’s open to the public. Flotation devices of all kinds are allowed in the pool at this event (with the exception of water wings). 

Where:
Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA
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This annual pool party and barbecue at the JCC in Los Gatos is open to the public. Free! You don’t have to be a JCC member. Flotation devices (with the exception of water wings) are allowed in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Addison-Penzak JCC
14855 Oka Road
Los Gatos, CA  95032
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Sponsor: Addison-Penzak JCC
Telephone: 408.357.7413
Contact Name: Hugh Seid-Valencia
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Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, blanket-side cocktail service, fire pits, live music, and views of the sun setting over San Francisco Bay.

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Post Lawn
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
Website »

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Learn effective communication techniques, how to optimize planned and casual connections. Also learn the learn current research on this critical developmental stage.

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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Come tackle the latest in table games from Onitama to Red Flags, Magic The Calling and more. Third Wednesday. 

Cost: FREE

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

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July 5, 12, 19, 26, 7:30-8:30pm Hitting the Firehouse Arts Center stage in Pleasanton on Wednesday evenings this July is Creatures of Impulse, the City of Pleasanton's award-winning teen improv...

Cost: Students $5, General $10.

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
View map »


Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center
Telephone: 925-931-4828
Contact Name: Mark Duncanson
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Watch a classic movie on the beach with the world-famous Giant Dipper coaster lights twinkling overhead. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back chair, relax and enjoy the free show.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
400 Beach St.
, CA
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Enjoy this outdoor French market with over 50 food vendors. Includes a kids' corner with activities like cooking classes and arts and crafts. Every Wed. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Santana Row
Olin Avenue and Olsen Drive
San Jose, CA
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Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM-focused exhibit seeks to engage children, ages 2 through 7 years, and families in foundational skills that foster...

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

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


Website »

More information

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

Cost: FREE

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


Website »

More information

Shakespeare’s popular romantic romp proves love triumphs over all.

Cost: $37 general, $12 under 26

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


Telephone: 415-499-4488
Website »

More information

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ECYS invites members and non-members to participate in the acclaimed ECYS Summer Music Conservatory Program! From Beginning Orchestra, the ideal "first orchestra" experience, to Intermediate...

Cost: $450

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
1140 Cowper St.
Palo Alto, CA
View map »


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

More information

Cindy Miracle's work explores the innate  perspective, the atmospheric textures and the  emotional impact found in architectural  photographs, and the relationship between ...

Cost: Free

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


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

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

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

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

Where:
New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Civic Center
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Babies, 0 to 12 months, and their caregivers are invited to join us for 20 minutes of songs, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, stories and BUBBLES. After storytime, parents and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Educational Park Library
1772 Educational Park Dr
San Jose, CA  95133
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Website »

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

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Facilitated by Katie Bilsky, Sophie Bigalke and Russell Stephens -Join us in the Playroom on Thursdays for music, movement, and stories! Playtime Together is the perfect bonding activity for you...

Cost: Free

Where:
TALK Line Family Support Center
1757 Waller Street
San Francisco, CA  94117
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Telephone: 415-387-3684
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Los Gatos Youth Theatre present “Into the Woods,” a show based on the Tony Award winning musical by Stephen Sondhein.   This is a magical and enchanting fairy tale with a...

Cost: $12

Where:
Los Gatos High School Theater
20 High School Court
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Sponsor: Los Gatos Youth Theatre
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The Hayward Public Library is proud to offer a Summer Learning Camp to students entering 2nd to 8th grades. The Summer Learning Camp is a program aimed to help students remain academically active...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hayward Public Library, Weekes Branch
27300 Patrick Avenue
Hayward, CA  94544
View map »


Sponsor: Hayward Public Library
Telephone: 510-881-7535
Contact Name: Lindsey Vien
Website »

More information

SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL   “Oh, the thinks you can think!” July 8 - August 5, 2017 Music by Stephen Flaherty Lyrics by Lynn...

Cost: $25-65

Where:
Alcazar Theatre
650 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Sponsor: Bay Area Musicals
Telephone: 415-340-2207
Contact Name: Matthew McCoy
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free with Admission

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


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

More information

This summer, CodeWritingKids is holding a free four-day summer camp at Hillview Branch Library introducing students to programming and writing code! Code interests: HTML, Alice, Video Games, CSS,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hillview Library
1600 Hopkins Dr.
San Jose, CA  95116
View map »


Sponsor: Bay Area Tutoring Association
Telephone: (408) 945-8003
Contact Name: Melisa Rillera
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

Outdoor concert season will heat up outside the Lesher Center when the Diablo Regional Arts Association presents free performances by Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra on Thu., June 22 and Dirty Cello...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
Outside Plaza
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: Diablo Regional Arts Association
Telephone: 925-295-1470
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This performer plays salsa in traditional format with a West Coast tinge. Part of the Central Park Music Series.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Central Park
50 E. 5th Ave.
San Mateo, CA
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Learn effective ways to promote strong communication bonds with your child and how to identify and avoid common roadblocks.

Cost: $45

Where:
Koret Family Resource Center
1710 Scott St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-359-2454
Website »

More information

Learn techniques to support your child’s intense reactions to the environment and strategies for teaching coping skills.

Cost: $45

Where:
Eleanor Haas Koshland Center
2001 Winward Way #200
San Mateo, CA
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Telephone: 650-931-1840
Website »

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Concord's Thursday evening summer Music & Market Series is back with a fun, full schedule of Bay Area bands including the all-female Zeppelin power house Zepparella on July 6...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Todos Santos Plaza
2151 Salvio St.
Concord, CA  94520
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Telephone: 925-671-2489
Website »

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Local author Georgie Hanlin shares her heartwarming book for kids, Coco's Number Nightmare. Third-grader Coco is bad at math, but when the class math whiz finds her hiding...

Cost: Free

Where:
Books Inc. Laurel Village
3515 California St.
San Francisco, CA
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Sponsor: Books Inc.
Telephone: 415-221-3666
Website »

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Learn techniques to support your child’s intense reactions to the environment and strategies for teaching coping skills.

Cost: $45

Where:
Eleanor Haas Koshland Center
2001 Winward Way #200
San Mateo, CA
View map »


Telephone: 650-931-1840
Website »

More information

July 5, 12, 19, 26, 7:30-8:30pm Hitting the Firehouse Arts Center stage in Pleasanton on Wednesday evenings this July is Creatures of Impulse, the City of Pleasanton's award-winning teen improv...

Cost: Students $5, General $10.

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
View map »


Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center
Telephone: 925-931-4828
Contact Name: Mark Duncanson
Website »

More information

When children have meltdowns and won't listen to limits, your patience as a parent can wear thin and you can find yourself acting and thinking in ways you wish you weren't.   This talk will...

Cost: $20/individual $30/Couple

Where:
Recess Urban Recreation
470 Carolina St
San Francisco, CA  94107
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Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents Shrek The Musical, a family-friendly production that boasts a new score by recent Tony Award-winner Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home) and a wildly comic...

Cost: $12-32

Where:
Smithwick Theatre, Foothill College
I-280 & El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Foothill Music Theatre
Telephone: (650) 949-7360
Website »

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Now one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Lucky Stiff, My Favorite Year, Once On...

Cost: $35 - $65

Where:
Alcazar Theatre
650 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
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TheatreWorks Silicon Valley kicks off its 48th season with the World Premiere of The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga. Drawn from one of the first ever graphic novels, set to an...

Cost: $40-100

Where:
Lucie Stern Theatre
1305 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA  94301
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Sponsor: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
Telephone: (650) 463-1960
Website »

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

Cost: FREE

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


Website »

More information

Join Simba, Rifiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle… and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. This authorized junior...

Cost: $18 adults, $12 kids 12 and under

Where:
Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
500 Castro St.
, CA
View map »


Website »

More information

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

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

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


Website »

More information

Shakespeare’s popular romantic romp proves love triumphs over all.

Cost: $37 general, $12 under 26

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


Telephone: 415-499-4488
Website »

More information

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

Cost: FREE

Where:
Presidio Main Post
103 Montgomery St.
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-561-4323
Website »

More information

Berkeley Playhouse will present this musical based on the Disney film including a pop-music score, acrobatics and a story about family.  July 7-Aug. 13 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 5pm and...

Cost: $22-40

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

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Full Circle Farm School, Givelight Foundation and Savers are collecting donations of Unwanted Items for our Yard Sale/ Savers Collection Day sometime this summer. We choose to work with Savers...

Cost: 0

Where:
Full Circle Farm School
1055 Dunford Way
Sunnyvale, CA  94086
View map »


Sponsor: Full Circle Farm School
Telephone: 650-690-1725
Contact Name: Lucia Campbell
Website »

More information

ECYS invites members and non-members to participate in the acclaimed ECYS Summer Music Conservatory Program! From Beginning Orchestra, the ideal "first orchestra" experience, to Intermediate...

Cost: $450

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
1140 Cowper St.
Palo Alto, CA
View map »


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

Cindy Miracle's work explores the innate  perspective, the atmospheric textures and the  emotional impact found in architectural  photographs, and the relationship between ...

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: FREE

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


Sponsor: Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Telephone: 408-270-9477
Contact Name: Michael Koller
Website »

More information

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

Cost: FREE

Where:
Barnes & Noble Eastridge Mall
2200 Eastridge Loop Space #1420
San Jose, CA  95122
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Sponsor: Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Telephone: 408-270-9477
Contact Name: Michael Koller
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In the 1930s, the Ming Quong orphanage in Los Gatos, housed rescued and abandoned Chinese girls from the Bay Area. Over the course of several decades, Ming Quong would become part of a larger...

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

Where:
New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Civic Center
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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The Yerba Buena Gardens Festival offers the delightful Yerba Buena Gardens Children’s Garden Series, interactive performances specially designed for kids and families, on Fridays in the Yerba...

Cost: Free

Where:
Yerba Buena Gardens Children's Garden
760 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA  94103
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Sponsor: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Telephone: 415-543-1718
Contact Name: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
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This exhibit will honor Eichler Homes, which thrived locally from 1949-1966, and Joseph Eichler’s dream of affordable contemporary homes, Curated by his grandson Steven Eichler, the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650-948-9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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We're excited to invite you to our free West Oakland Library Playgroup designed for grandparents, uncles and aunts, cousins, siblings, neighbors, friends, and parents who care for young children!...

Cost: FREE

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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Los Gatos Youth Theatre present “Into the Woods,” a show based on the Tony Award winning musical by Stephen Sondhein.   This is a magical and enchanting fairy tale with a...

Cost: $12

Where:
Los Gatos High School Theater
20 High School Court
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Sponsor: Los Gatos Youth Theatre
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SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL   “Oh, the thinks you can think!” July 8 - August 5, 2017 Music by Stephen Flaherty Lyrics by Lynn...

Cost: $25-65

Where:
Alcazar Theatre
650 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA
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Sponsor: Bay Area Musicals
Telephone: 415-340-2207
Contact Name: Matthew McCoy
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CuriOdyssey's new exhibit "The Nature of Patterns" opens on March 25, 2017.  From simple symmetries to chaotic flows, from spirals and tessellations to spots and stripes, the...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA  94401
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Sponsor: CuriOdyssey
Telephone: 650-342-7755
Contact Name: CuriOdyssey
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This summer, CodeWritingKids is holding a free four-day summer camp at Hillview Branch Library introducing students to programming and writing code! Code interests: HTML, Alice, Video Games, CSS,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hillview Library
1600 Hopkins Dr.
San Jose, CA  95116
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Sponsor: Bay Area Tutoring Association
Telephone: (408) 945-8003
Contact Name: Melisa Rillera
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This program includes everything from feature films to youth-made movies.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ortega Branch Library
3223 Ortega St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-355-5700
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Beat the heat on a Friday night with your family at Aqua Adventure Water Park for fun in the water at a special after-hours time and price.  Fri., June 23 Fri., July 21 Fri., Aug. 18...

Cost: $9

Where:
Aqua Adventure Water Park
40500 Paseo Padre Parkway
Fremont, CA  94538
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Telephone: 510-494-4426
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After a very wonderful sing-along during last year’s Flower Piano series, Community Music Center is partnering again with San Francisco Botanical Garden – this time to celebrate the Summer of...

Cost: Free

Where:
, CA

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

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

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St.
Oakland, CA  94607
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Telephone: 510-318-8459
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Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, blanket-side cocktail service, fire pits, live music, and views of the sun setting over San Francisco Bay.

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Post Lawn
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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Bring a blanket and enjoy a movie night in the great outdoors! Sponsored by Supervisor Mark Farrell, in partnership with the Presidio Trust and the Presidio Y.

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Parade Ground
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Sponsor: Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4323
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Bring a blanket and enjoy a film outside.  5:30pm food trucks, 7:30pm movie shorts, feature film to be announced at 8pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Main Parade Ground, The Presidio
103 Montgomery St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-561-4323
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What could be better for bright summer days than an underwater adventure, complete with singing sea creatures in resplendent attire? That’s what will bubble up for young audiences at The...

Cost: $14 - $25

Where:
Children's Fairyland
699 Belleview Avenue
Oakland, CA  94610
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Sponsor: Bay Area Children's Theatre
Telephone: (510) 296-4433
Contact Name: Drew Reitz
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Enjoy a different band every Friday night while you ride at California's largest skate park. 

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

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

Cost: FREE!

Where:
Brisbane Community Park
Old County Road @ San Francisco
Brisbane, CA  94005
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Sponsor: City of Brisbane
Telephone: 415-508-2141
Contact Name: Noreen Leek
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This is part of the Jazz and Blues by the Bay series. The concerts feature great music, stunning views and time to spend with friends and family.

Cost: FREE lawn seating; reserved table seating available for a fee

Where:
Gabrielson Park
Humboldt Avenue and Anchor Street
Sausalito, CA
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Telephone: 415-289-4152
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Bring a picnic dinner, gather your friends and family, and enjoy the beauty and "magic" of music in the park!

Cost: FREE

Where:
Magical Bridge Playground
Mitchell Park
600 East Meadow Road
Palo Alto, CA
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Bring a picnic dinner and your children and enjoy a classic tale featuring sets and costumes created by the talented actors performing in the show.  June 23: Hansel and Gretel Hansel and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pioneer Memorial Park
1146 Church St.
Mountain View, CA
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   Barnes & Noble Eastridge is pleased to announce the first of our ongoing Maker Night Events, which will meet the third Friday of the month at 7pm. At the STEM, STEAM and Makerspace focused...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Barnes & Noble Eastridge Mall
2200 Eastridge Loop Space #1420
San Jose, CA  95122
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Sponsor: Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Telephone: 408-270-9477
Contact Name: Michael Koller
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Join us the third Friday of each month at 7:00pm for our American Girls Club!  Each meeting, we will explore a different American Girl character.  A special activity or craft will also be...

Cost: FREE

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

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Join rangers for an evening of local lore, legends and a campfire. All ages welcome.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Paradise Beach Park
3450 Paradise Drive
Tiburon, CA
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Telephone: 415-897-0618
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Playful People Productions Presents: Disney The Aristocats KIDS   What's a cat to do? In Disney The Aristocats KIDS, Madame's jealous butler Edgar cat-naps Duchess and her Aristokittens...

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

Where:
Historic Hoover Theatre
1635 Park Ave
San Jose, CA  95125
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Sponsor: Playful People Productions
Telephone: 408-655-9163
Contact Name: Traci Kohler, House Manager
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June 21- 7pm, June 22 - 11am, 3pm, 7pm Playful People Productions Presents: Disney The Aristocats KIDS What's a cat to do? In Disney The Aristocats KIDS, Madame's jealous butler...

Cost: Advance $6-12, Door (30 min prior to curtain) $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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July 5, 12, 19, 26, 7:30-8:30pm Hitting the Firehouse Arts Center stage in Pleasanton on Wednesday evenings this July is Creatures of Impulse, the City of Pleasanton's award-winning teen improv...

Cost: Students $5, General $10.

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center
Telephone: 925-931-4828
Contact Name: Mark Duncanson
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TheatreWorks Silicon Valley kicks off its 48th season with the World Premiere of The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga. Drawn from one of the first ever graphic novels, set to an...

Cost: $40-100

Where:
Lucie Stern Theatre
1305 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA  94301
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Sponsor: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
Telephone: (650) 463-1960
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Celebrate how Parks Make Life Better with a movie under the stars!  All movies begin at 8:30 p.m. or when dark outside. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on. Co-sponsored by the City of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Mountain View Parks
Mountain View, CA  94040


Sponsor: City of Mountain View
Telephone: 650-903-6331
Contact Name: Recreation Division
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​Meet at the boat launch parking lot and enjoy a night under the stars with family and friends. Come early to learn about the wildlife found in the park and watch a family-friendly feature movie...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Anderson Lake County Park
19245 Malaguerra Ave.
Morgan Hill, CA
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Pollinators: Keeping Company with Flowers is an exhibit portraying the relationship between flowers and pollinators. The exhibit is based around 70-some photographs of pollinators in wild and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
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This musical is inspired by the stories of Dr. Seuss, including Horton Hears a Who, Horton Hatches the Egg and Miss Gertrude McFuzz. 1pm Fri. and Sat. and 11am Sun.

Cost: $19 adults, $14 students

Where:
Mustang Hall
828 Chestnut St.
San Carlos, CA
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Telephone: 650-594-2730
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Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM-focused exhibit seeks to engage children, ages 2 through 7 years, and families in foundational skills that foster...

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

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

Cost: $22-40

Where:
The Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Ave.
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Telephone: 510-845-8542, ext. 351
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Six quirky adolescents compete in a spelling bee run by three quirky grown-ups in this musical.

Cost: $19 adults, $14 students

Where:
Mustang Hall
828 Chestnut St.
San Carlos, CA
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Telephone: 650-594-2730
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Two free live concerts on the Boardwalk's Beach Bandstand every Friday night with top bands of the 80s and 90s. Shows start at 6:30pm and 8:30pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
400 Beach St.
, CA
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Shakespeare’s popular romantic romp proves love triumphs over all.

Cost: $37 general, $12 under 26

Where:
Forest Meadows Amphitheatre
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA
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Telephone: 415-499-4488
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Join Simba, Rifiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle… and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. This authorized junior...

Cost: $18 adults, $12 kids 12 and under

Where:
Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
500 Castro St.
, CA
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Join DRUMMM Rhythmic Events founder Jeni Swerdlow in an upbeat, hands-on celebration through rhythm. Learn to find and express your own rhythms on a drum. Instruments provided. All ages welcome.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Belmont Library
1110 Alameda de las Pulgas
Belmont, CA
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Telephone: 650-591-8286
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Celebrate these jaw-dropping animals with a full lineup of special events including hands-on activities, presentations, feedings, and more. Don’t just watch Shark Week on TV; experience...

Cost: Included with Aquarium admission ($24.95 adults; $14.95 children & seniors)

Where:
Aquarium of the Bay
The Embarcadero at Beach St.
Pier 39
San Francisco, CA  94133
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Sponsor: Aquarium of the Bay
Telephone: 415-623-5300
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Learn about all types of sharks from great whites to the gentle Leopard sharks common in the Bay. Feed and touch the Leopard sharks in the aquarium.

Cost: $20

Where:
Marine Science Institute
500 Discovery Parkway
Redwood City, CA
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Telephone: 650-364-2760
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Come join us under the sun ay Sunnyvale! Activities includes: Harvesting crops Feeding ducks, chickens, quails Weeding Watering plans Playdate on dirt mountains with regular...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Full Circle Farm School
1055 Dunford Way
Sunnyvale, CA  94086
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Sponsor: Full Circle Farm School
Telephone: 650-069-01725
Contact Name: Lucia Campbell
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Oakland’s own Grammy winning Latin Big Band PACIFIC MAMBO ORCHESTRA Performs at the Osher Marin JCC’s 25th Annual Summer Nights Outdoor Music Series Kid Zone & Playground, Dinners, Dance,...

Cost: $25+

Where:
The Osher Marin JCC
200 N San Pedro Rd.
San Rafael, CA  94903
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Cindy Miracle's work explores the innate  perspective, the atmospheric textures and the  emotional impact found in architectural  photographs, and the relationship between ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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The Orchids in the Park Sale & Exhibition returns again this summer on July 22 & 23, 2017 to showcase a colorful collection of orchids for plant and flower enthusiasts to enjoy....

Cost: $4-$5

Where:
San Francisco County Fair Building
1199 9th Ave.
San Francicisco, CA  941222
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Families with children 0-5 are invited to come sing, play and connect to the land. Irena of Little Folkies will perform a 40-minute set of songs. Then explore a pond under the leadership of park...

Cost: $20 adults, kids FREE

Where:
Martin Griffin Preserve
4900 Shoreline Highway
Stinson Beach, CA
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Telephone: 415-868-9244
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Families are invited to join in East Shore’s Relay For Life, a free community focused fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.  With free outdoor games, magic shows, live music,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cerrito Vista Park
950 Pomona Ave
El Cerrito, CA  94530
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Sponsor: American Cancer Society
Telephone: 510.965.8047
Contact Name: Gayané Kanneian
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Enjoy the pairing of new work by a contemporary California artist alongside crowns, scepters, portraits and banners bearing the insignia of the empresses and emperors who have served the...

Cost: $15.95 adults, $6.95 ages 9-17, members and 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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Artist Roy De Forest will present funky paintings, sculptures and listening stations in this new exhibit featuring quirky characters and unexpected voices that range from a dog trainer to a 10 year...

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

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St.
Oakland, CA  94607
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Telephone: 510-318-8400
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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 show features juggling, magic, illusion, and physical comedy.  Objects come to life, logic is turned upside-down, and curiosity prevails.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pearl Avenue Branch Library
4270 Pearl Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Try your hand at embellishing vintage postcards with thread! We’ll provide everything you need, including how-tos on the very few embroidery stitches you’ll use. Your end product will be...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hayward Public Library
835 C Street
Hayward, CA  94541
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Sponsor: Hayward Public Library
Telephone: 151-029-33315
Contact Name: Michelle Nogales
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The city of Dublin has just opened a brand-new boardwalk-themed water park that includes a six water slide tower, splash zone for toddlers and sports pool! Open daily June 3-Aug. 13. ...

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

Where:
Emerald Glen Park
4201 Central Parkway
Dublin, CA  94568
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Telephone: 925-556-4590
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Celebrate all-things cycling at a huge bicycle festival with daredevil stunt performances, a kids' bike rodeo and parade, and pedal-powered music, food and art. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Jack London Square
Broadway and Embarcadero
Oakland, CA  94607
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Telephone: 510-645-9292
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Crissy Field is a former U.S. Army airfield where many different types of planes took off and landed. Come design your own paper planes; you can even take them down to Crissy Field and see how they...

Cost: Free

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

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

Where:
New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Civic Center
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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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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This exhibit will honor Eichler Homes, which thrived locally from 1949-1966, and Joseph Eichler’s dream of affordable contemporary homes, Curated by his grandson Steven Eichler, the...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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This 45 minute presentation is full of enchantment.  Story book characters,fairies from throughout the kingdom are at the wedding of Princess Aurora and her handsome prince It is sure to delight...

Cost: $25

Where:
Peninsula Ballet Theatre
1880 South Grant Street
San Mateo, CA  94402
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Sponsor: Peninsula Ballet Theatre
Telephone: 650-342-3262
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On Saturday, July 22nd, join Supervisor Mark Farrell and the Shared Schoolyard Project for our 3 on 3 basketball tournament at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School! Teams will be coming across...

Cost: Free $0

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School
350 Girard St.
San Francisco, CA  94134
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Sponsor: SF Shared Schoolyard Project
Telephone: 415-851-0762
Contact Name: D'Vonte Graham
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Swan’s Market – a revitalized gathering place and foodie destination in historic Old Oakland – will cap its 100th Anniversary with a FREE community celebration. Highlights include...

Cost: Free

Where:
Swan's Market, Old Oakland
538 - 9th Street
Oakland, CA  94607
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Sponsor: East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (nonprofit)
Telephone: 510-550-4804, ext. 1
Contact Name: Samee Roberts
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Celebrate the art of the 1960s and 1970s by making art projects, flower garlands, giant floating rainbow bubbles, technicolor slime and more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bolinas Museum
48 Wharf Road
Bolinas, CA
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Telephone: 415-868-0330
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Make a floating turtle friend to take swimming this summer.

Cost: $3 per child or $5 per parent-child combo

Where:
Mission Art Center
745 Treat Ave.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-695-5014
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Impresario Samuel Peaches is finally ready to tackle the role of his dreams in Romeo and Juliet. The Peripatetic Players, his eccentric troupe of travelling thespians, are eager to join him. But...

Cost: FREE - donations gratefully accepted

Where:
City Plaza Park (near the Mission Branch Library)
1098 Lexington St
Santa Clara, CA
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Sponsor: Samuel Peaches Peripatetic Players
Telephone: 510-542-9009
Contact Name: Rebecca Longworth
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Explore our agricultural history at Santa Clara County's newest park. Meet at the visitor center to see items used on the farm in the 1890s, then take a short walk to learn about the park's...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Martial Cottle County Park
5283 Snell Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Los Gatos Youth Theatre present “Into the Woods,” a show based on the Tony Award winning musical by Stephen Sondhein.   This is a magical and enchanting fairy tale with a...

Cost: $12

Where:
Los Gatos High School Theater
20 High School Court
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Sponsor: Los Gatos Youth Theatre
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Now one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Lucky Stiff, My Favorite Year, Once On...

Cost: $35 - $65

Where:
Alcazar Theatre
650 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
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SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL   “Oh, the thinks you can think!” July 8 - August 5, 2017 Music by Stephen Flaherty Lyrics by Lynn...

Cost: $25-65

Where:
Alcazar Theatre
650 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA
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Sponsor: Bay Area Musicals
Telephone: 415-340-2207
Contact Name: Matthew McCoy
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CuriOdyssey's new exhibit "The Nature of Patterns" opens on March 25, 2017.  From simple symmetries to chaotic flows, from spirals and tessellations to spots and stripes, the...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA  94401
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Sponsor: CuriOdyssey
Telephone: 650-342-7755
Contact Name: CuriOdyssey
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In Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of Marinship, the WWII emergency shipyard once located here in Sausalito. Over the years Liberty Ships have become an icon of WWII. We know a lot about the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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This summer, CodeWritingKids is holding a free four-day summer camp at Hillview Branch Library introducing students to programming and writing code! Code interests: HTML, Alice, Video Games, CSS,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hillview Library
1600 Hopkins Dr.
San Jose, CA  95116
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Sponsor: Bay Area Tutoring Association
Telephone: (408) 945-8003
Contact Name: Melisa Rillera
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Watch metal globes levitate, watch the sound waves of your voice on an oscilloscope and make your hair stand on end with static electricity.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Santa Teresa Branch Library
290 International Circle
San Jose, CA
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Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, blanket-side cocktail service, fire pits, live music, and views of the sun setting over San Francisco Bay.

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Post Lawn
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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The 15th year of this summer music festival features local artists and a variety of acoustic music including jazz, blues, swing and more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Vasona Lake County Park
333 Blossom Hill Road
Los Gatos, CA
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Grab your tent, sleeping bag, your family and a few friends and get ready for an overnight adventure at Oakland Zoo for ages 4 and older. The program includes dinner, nighttime and morning...

Cost: $80-90

Where:
Oakland Zoo, Maddie's Center for Science and Environmental Education
9777 Golf Links Road
Oakland, CA  94605
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Telephone: 510-632-9525, ext. 220
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What could be better for bright summer days than an underwater adventure, complete with singing sea creatures in resplendent attire? That’s what will bubble up for young audiences at The...

Cost: $14 - $25

Where:
Children's Fairyland
699 Belleview Avenue
Oakland, CA  94610
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Sponsor: Bay Area Children's Theatre
Telephone: (510) 296-4433
Contact Name: Drew Reitz
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June 21- 7pm, June 22 - 11am, 3pm, 7pm Playful People Productions Presents: Disney The Aristocats KIDS What's a cat to do? In Disney The Aristocats KIDS, Madame's jealous butler...

Cost: Advance $6-12, Door (30 min prior to curtain) $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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Enjoy music from your favorite Disney movies, including songs from Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, The Little Mermaid, Pirates of the Caribbean, and more!...

Cost: $15-35

Where:
Cañada College Main Theatre
4200 Farm Hill Blvd
Redwood City, CA  94063
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Sponsor: Redwood Symphony
Telephone: 612-386-6231
Contact Name: Michelle Wright
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Oakland’s own Grammy winning Latin Big Band PACIFIC MAMBO ORCHESTRA Performs at the Osher Marin JCC’s 25th Annual Summer Nights Outdoor Music Series Kid Zone & Playground, Dinners, Dance,...

Cost: $25+

Where:
The Osher Marin JCC
200 N San Pedro Rd.
San Rafael, CA  94903
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July 5, 12, 19, 26, 7:30-8:30pm Hitting the Firehouse Arts Center stage in Pleasanton on Wednesday evenings this July is Creatures of Impulse, the City of Pleasanton's award-winning teen improv...

Cost: Students $5, General $10.

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center
Telephone: 925-931-4828
Contact Name: Mark Duncanson
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Come to the Anthony Chabot Family Campground each Saturday through August for after-dark fun and learn about nature through games, songs and stories around the campfire.  There are...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
9999 Redwood Road
Castro Valley, CA  94546
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Telephone: 510-544-3187
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TheatreWorks Silicon Valley kicks off its 48th season with the World Premiere of The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga. Drawn from one of the first ever graphic novels, set to an...

Cost: $40-100

Where:
Lucie Stern Theatre
1305 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA  94301
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Sponsor: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
Telephone: (650) 463-1960
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Join the Halls Valley Astronomical group for a night of star gazing. You’ll have a chance to look through a variety of telescopes and ask questions about the night sky. Meet at Telescope...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Joseph D. Grant County Park
18405 Mt Hamilton Road
San Jose, CA
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Join Simba, Rifiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle… and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. This authorized junior...

Cost: $18 adults, $12 kids 12 and under

Where:
Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
500 Castro St.
, CA
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Shakespeare’s popular romantic romp proves love triumphs over all.

Cost: $37 general, $12 under 26

Where:
Forest Meadows Amphitheatre
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA
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Telephone: 415-499-4488
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Six quirky adolescents compete in a spelling bee run by three quirky grown-ups in this musical.

Cost: $19 adults, $14 students

Where:
Mustang Hall
828 Chestnut St.
San Carlos, CA
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Telephone: 650-594-2730
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Conquer the San Ramon Olympic Pool & Aquatic Park's new inflatable obstacle course! It's more challenging than it looks.   June 5 - Aug. 13 12:30-3:30pm Monday-Friday...

Cost: $3 plus $5 pool entrance fee

Where:
San Ramon Olympic Pool & Aquatic Park
9900 Broadmoor Drive
San Ramon, CA  94583
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Telephone: 925-828-3427
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Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM-focused exhibit seeks to engage children, ages 2 through 7 years, and families in foundational skills that foster...

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

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

Cost: $22-40

Where:
The Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Ave.
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Telephone: 510-845-8542, ext. 351
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Pollinators: Keeping Company with Flowers is an exhibit portraying the relationship between flowers and pollinators. The exhibit is based around 70-some photographs of pollinators in wild and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
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Families are invited to enjoy fun for the little ones at Town Center Kids, an all-new summer series taking place every Saturday June through August. Free to attend, Town Center Corte Madera will be...

Cost: Free

Where:
Town Center Corte Madera
100 Corte Madera Town Center
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Telephone: 415-924-2961
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This musical is inspired by the stories of Dr. Seuss, including Horton Hears a Who, Horton Hatches the Egg and Miss Gertrude McFuzz. 1pm Fri. and Sat. and 11am Sun.

Cost: $19 adults, $14 students

Where:
Mustang Hall
828 Chestnut St.
San Carlos, CA
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Telephone: 650-594-2730
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  • DRUMMM

    2017.07.22
    2:00 AM - 2:30 PM @ Belmont Library

    Join DRUMMM Rhythmic Events founder Jeni Swerdlow in an upbeat, hands-on celebration through rhythm. Learn to find and express your own rhythms on...

  • Little Folkies Music and Nature Exploration

    2017.07.22
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Martin Griffin Preserve

    Families with children 0-5 are invited to come sing, play and connect to the land. Irena of Little Folkies will perform a 40-minute set of songs....

  • Family Friendly Volunteering Activities at Full Circle Farm

    2017.04.11
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Full Circle Farm School

    Come join us under the sun ay Sunnyvale! Activities includes: Harvesting crops Feeding ducks, chickens, quails Weeding Watering...

  • Bri Crabtree

    2017.07.22
    10:30 AM @ Pearl Avenue Branch Library

    The show features juggling, magic, illusion, and physical comedy.  Objects come to life, logic is turned upside-down, and curiosity prevails.

  • Crafting @ the Library: Embroidered Postcards

    2017.07.22
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Hayward Public Library

    Try your hand at embellishing vintage postcards with thread! We’ll provide everything you need, including how-tos on the very few embroidery...

  • Barnes & Noble Eastridge National Storytime

    2017.01.12
    11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Barnes & Noble Eastridge Mall

    Join us every Saturday morning at 11am for our Barnes & Noble National Storytime, featuring storybooks, activities and more!

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

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

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

  • Eichler Homes: Modernism for the Masses

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

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

  • Creative Family Fun Craft Making: Soar in for Paper Planes

    2017.07.22
    11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Presidio Officers' Club

    Crissy Field is a former U.S. Army airfield where many different types of planes took off and landed. Come design your own paper planes; you can...

  • Family Fun Day With Janis Yerington

    2017.07.22
    12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Bolinas Museum

    Celebrate the art of the 1960s and 1970s by making art projects, flower garlands, giant floating rainbow bubbles, technicolor slime and more.

  • Drop-in Art: Floating Turtles

    2017.07.22
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Mission Art Center

    Make a floating turtle friend to take swimming this summer.

  • Into the Woods

    2017.07.20
    1:45 PM - 1:45 PM @ Los Gatos High School Theater

    Los Gatos Youth Theatre present “Into the Woods,” a show based on the Tony Award winning musical by Stephen Sondhein.   This...

  • Liberty Ships and the Lesser Known Facts

    2017.07.22
    3:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Bay Model Visitor Center

    In Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of Marinship, the WWII emergency shipyard once located here in Sausalito. Over the years Liberty Ships...

  • Code Writing Kids Summer Camp

    2017.07.10
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Hillview Library

    This summer, CodeWritingKids is holding a free four-day summer camp at Hillview Branch Library introducing students to programming and writing...

  • Exploring Electricity & Magnetism with Mr. Science

    2017.07.22
    3:30 PM @ Santa Teresa Branch Library

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

  • Family Sundown Safari

    2017.07.08
    5:00 PM - 10:00 AM @ Oakland Zoo, Maddie's Center for Science and Environmental Education

    Grab your tent, sleeping bag, your family and a few friends and get ready for an overnight adventure at Oakland Zoo for ages 4 and older. The...

  • Disney Aristocats KIDS

    2017.07.21
    7:00 PM - 8:15 PM @ Historic Hoover Theatre

    June 21- 7pm, June 22 - 11am, 3pm, 7pm Playful People Productions Presents: Disney The Aristocats KIDS What's a cat to do? In Disney The...

  • Magical Music of Disney

    2017.07.22
    7:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cañada College Main Theatre

    Enjoy music from your favorite Disney movies, including songs from Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, The Little...

  • Campfire Program

    2017.07.01
    8:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Anthony Chabot Regional Park

    Come to the Anthony Chabot Family Campground each Saturday through August for after-dark fun and learn about nature through games, songs and...

  • Much Ado About Nothing

    2017.06.30
    All Day @ Forest Meadows Amphitheatre

    Shakespeare’s popular romantic romp proves love triumphs over all.


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