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March 2017

All Profits from admission and table fees are to benefit CORA, Able Closet, and Home and Hope. Admission $3/person or $5/family.   If you are interested in selling, you can purchase a table...

Cost: $3/person or $5/family

Where:
Burlingame Recreation Center
850 Burlingame Ave.
Burlingame, CA  94010
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Sponsor: Burlingame Mother's Club
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Thousands of athletes will take over the streets of San Francisco for the fifth annual United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon San Francisco. The scenic 13.1-mile course highlights...

Cost: Free to Attend

Where:
Civic Center Plaza
McAllister St. and Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA  94102
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This annual fundraiser for Safe & Sober Grad Novato is a chance to get a little extra wear out of your St. Patrick’s Day green.

Cost: $20-40

Where:
Hamilton YMCA
3 Hamilton Landing
Novato, CA
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Join us on Sunday, March 26 and Sunday, April 2 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. for our Caring Bunny event where we provide a subdued and welcoming environment for children with special needs and their...

Cost: Free

Where:
Stanford Shopping Center
660 Stanford Shopping Center
Palo Alto, CA  94304
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  Palo Alto-based El Camino Youth Symphony (ECYS) invites musicians ages 6-18 to audition for the 2017-18 Season. Led by an internationally renowned faculty, including Maestro Jindong Cai,...

Cost: $25 application fee

Where:
ECYS Office
4055 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA
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Sponsor: El Camino Youth Symphony
Telephone: 650-213-7111
Contact Name: Lori Bingham
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Please join us March 26 from 9:30-10:30am for a private photo experience for children with special needs and their families. Children will have the opportunity to visit with the Easter Bunny and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Stoneridge Shopping Center
1 Stoneridge Mall Rd
Pleasanton, CA  94588
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Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family...

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

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Science
1 Centennial Dr.
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Sponsor: Lawrence Hall of Science
Telephone: 510-642-5132
Contact Name: Lawrence Hall of Science
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Enjoy an easy guided walk each weekend March 11-May 14 for all ages to learn about vernal pools and see the aquatic invertebrate and flowering plants that depend on them. Bring water and...

Cost: FREE (donations accepted)

Where:
Jepson Prairie Preserve
Cook Lane off Highway 113
Dixon, CA  95620
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Telephone: 530-758-5093
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Led by the EBMC Teen Sangha Team: Raúl Kahlil Betancourt, Anthony “T” Maes, Sarwang Parikh, and Adrienne Price EBMC Teen Sangha is a weekly meditation group for teens, ages...

Cost: Free

Where:
East Bay Meditation Center
285 17th Street
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: East Bay Meditation Center
Contact Name: Candi Martinez Carthen
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Tucked away in the heart of the Treasure Island Flea, you'll find a hidden treasure trove of classic arcade games all set to free play! We figure if you try them, you'll want to rent one for your...

Cost: Free

Where:
Treasure Island
400 Avenue H
San Francisco, CA  94111
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Sponsor: All You Can Arcade
Telephone: 415-341-7345
Contact Name: Seth Peterson
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Rangers will teach tips and tricks of fishing. A limited number of fishing poles and bait will be distributed. Fishing licenses required for ages 16 and up. Snacks and water will be provided.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Meet at McInnis Park dock
310 Smith Ranch Road
San Rafael, CA
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Telephone: 415-446-4423
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If you’re in grades 6-12, join us at the SFSPCA for an active day of service in order to help us go above and beyond in enriching the animals’ lives while at the shelter! Volunteers...

Cost: $55

Where:
San Francisco SPCA
243 Alabama St
OR 2343 Fillmore St
San Francisco, CA  94103
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Sponsor: San Francisco SPCA
Telephone: 415-554-3064
Contact Name: Maggie Amiano
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PIER 39 is 39 and we’re celebrating with a bang!  Beginning in January 2017, join us every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: $15 per person

Where:
Bay Area Children's Theatre Performance Hall
2162 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA  94611
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Telephone: 510-296-4433
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The community is invited the fourth Sunday of each month to enjoy a delicious morning meal together. 

Cost: $6 adults, $3 ages 12 and under.

Where:
Pinole Senior Center.
2500 Charles Ave.
Pinole, CA  94564
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Telephone: 510-724-9800
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San Carlos Farmers' Market will open Sunday, June 5th from 10 am to 2 pm and continue weekly on Sundays year-round. Located downtown San Carlos (700 block of Laurel Street), the market will feature...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown San Carlos
700 block of Laurel Street
White Oak Way
San Carlos, CA  94070
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Sponsor: San Carlos Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 650-593-1068
Contact Name: David Bouchard
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See more than 160 vintage and modern sneakers when “Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture” opens Dec. 22-April 2 with rare kicks from brand names and renowned sneaker...

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

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St.
Oakland, CA  94607
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Telephone: 510-318-8400
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Once Upon Your Mind is interactive, improvised storytelling. Using a storybook as a starting point, audience members of all ages are encouraged to participate in creating an original...

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

Where:
Temescal Arts Center
511 48th St.
Oakland, CA  94609
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Sponsor: Once Upon Your Mind
Telephone: 510-761-7279
Contact Name: Colleen Breen
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All ages are welcome at Berkeley's weekly mid-day dance with a blend of musical styles from all over the world. The music isn't too loud and shoes are optional.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ashkenaz Community Dance Center
1317 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA  94702
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Come Eat, Drink, Shop, Play, Connect, Be Local and Celebrate Springtime and St Patrick's Day in the Sunset at our Spring Mercantile!   Explore 70+ artisans, artists, makers, merchants and...

Cost: Free

Where:
SF County Fair Building
1199 9th Ave.
San Francisco, CA  94122
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Sponsor: Sunset Mercantile
Telephone: 415-465-2475
Contact Name: Angie Petit-Taylor
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Join us at Once Upon Your Mind, where kids vote on their favorite book. Then, with their help, we slowly start re-writing the story using imagination and a whole lot of laughter. The story can be...

Cost: Adult$12/Child$10

Where:
Temescal Arts Center
511 48th St.
Oakland, CA  94609
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Telephone: 510-761-7279
Contact Name: Colleen Breen
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This corporate magician’s comic routines and impressive magic skills earn him rave reviews.

Cost: Call for ticket prices

Where:
Mill Valley Community Center
180 Camino Ave.
Mill Valley, CA
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Telephone: 415-383-1370
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Start Your Engines! In May we are celebrating the many ways people travelled to and from the Presidio. Whether it was on Lincoln, Arguello, or Lombard, many people arrived at the Presidio by car....

Cost: Free

Where:
Presidio Officers' Club
50 Moraga Avenue
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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Art Now is an annual Santa Clara County arts exhibition and educational program, sponsored by NUMU. Art Now offers an opportunity for high school student artists from Palo Alto to Gilroy to gain...

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 Plaza
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Every Saturday and Sunday from 12pm-4pm check out what we're building, making, and creating in our Open Studio hours! NUMU's Open Studio offers visitors of all ages a hands-on opportunity to...

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

Where:
New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Town Plaza
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Hawaiian Comic Book Author and Artist Roy Chang will be making an appearance at CHSA on Sunday March 26th to talk about his latest comic book Highball and Pepe, which introduces...

Cost: 0-$15

Where:
Chinese Historical Society of America
965 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA  94108
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Curl up with a book and a  furry friend! Local nonprofit Love on a Leash will be bringing in dogs to Books Inc. in Santa Clara for your little ones to read to. With studies showing improvement...

Cost: Free

Where:
Books Inc. Santa Clara
2712 Augustine Dr.
Santa Clara, CA
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Sponsor: Books Inc.
Telephone: 418-727-1500
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Returning to the Bay Area for the first time since 2010, this hilarious musical spoof of the classic Snow White tale is zany fun for the entire family!  Will Snow White thwart the evil plot of...

Cost: 12-$15 (Group Rates Available)

Where:
California Theatre
351 Railroad Ave
Pittsburg, CA  94565
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Sponsor: East Bay Children's Theatre
Contact Name: Chester
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This program teaches students ages 7-13 the art of public speaking and on-the-spot thinking. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Union City Library
34007 Alvarado-Niles Road
Union City, CA  94587
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Telephone: 510-284-0628
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​Explore our agricultural history at Santa Clara County’s newest park. Meet at the visitor center to see items used on the farm in the 1890s, then take a short walk to learn about the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Martial Cottle County Park
5283 Snell Ave.
San Jose, CA
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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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Kinetic Arts Center’s troupe of pre-professional performers, CIRCUS SPIRE, is reaching new heights of achievement in the art of circus and physical theatre while encouraging the antics of clowns,...

Cost: Advanced discount tickets starting at $17

Where:
Kinetic Arts Center
785 7th Street
Oakland, CA  94607
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Sponsor: Kinetic Arts Center
Telephone: 510-444-4800
Contact Name: Victoria Angello
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The festival showcases performers under age 21 who are technically virtuosic and capable of communicating the genius of Bach’s compositional language.

Cost: $5-20

Where:
Old First Church
1751 Sacramento St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-474-1608
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Come play board games with new friends. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Seven Trees Branch Library
3590 Cas Drive
San Jose, CA
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Bring the kids for crafts, games and other fun things.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Half Moon Bay Library
225 Cabrillo Highway South #104B
Half Moon Bay, CA
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Telephone: 650-726-2316
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Based on the original 1984 movie of the same name, "Footloose" the stage musical brings high energy dancing and singing like that in the movie and adds additional numbers just as...

Cost: $7-$17

Where:
Pioneer High School Performing Arts Center
1290 Blossom Hill Road
San Jose, CA  95118
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Sponsor: Pioneer High School Drama Department
Telephone: 408-535-6310
Contact Name: Steve Dini
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March 17 - 26, Fridays & Saturdays 7:30pm, Saturdays & Sundays 2pm Based on the hit Dream Works animated motion picture, Madagascar - A Musical Adventure, Jr. comes to the Firehouse Arts...

Cost: $7-$18; youth, senior discounts.

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center
Telephone: 925-931-4848
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The Museum will be closed Thursday November 24th, December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st.  Please see Museum Hours below for times. Open from Nov 4, 2016 - Jun 25, 2017 Cement Prairie is an...

Cost: Free-$10

Where:
NUMU | New Museum of Los Gatos
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Town Plaza
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Get ready to “move it” when the animals of Central Park Zoo escape to explore the world in this musical adaptation of the movie presented by local youth.  Fridays • 7:30 PM...

Cost: $7-18

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Ave.
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Telephone: 925-931-4848
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Build stuff, toss beach balls, make sticky mazes, make a mess in this new kind of math club. For 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Weekly class beginning today and running through March 30; must attend all...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Burlingame Public Library
480 Primrose Road
Burlingame, CA
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Telephone: 650-558-7200
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Marvel at the dazzling pink, white and magenta flowers on magnolia trees, many of which are rare and historic. Hours are 7:30am-4pm in Jan., 7:30am-5pm Feb.-early March and 7:30am-6pm from the...

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

Where:
San Francisco Botanical Garden
Golden Gate Park
9th Avenue and Lincoln Street
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-661-1316
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Local high school performers bring classic fairy tales to life on the Magic Castle stage. Performances are 45 minutes and are geared for children ages 3-6.  10am and 12pm

Cost: $10-12

Where:
Palo Alto Children's Theatre
1305 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA
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Telephone: 650-463-4930
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  Palo Alto-based El Camino Youth Symphony (ECYS) invites musicians ages 6-18 to audition for the 2017-18 Season. Led by an internationally renowned faculty, including Maestro Jindong Cai,...

Cost: $25 application fee

Where:
ECYS Office
4055 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA
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Sponsor: El Camino Youth Symphony
Telephone: 650-213-7111
Contact Name: Lori Bingham
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The San Francisco SPCA offers school break and holiday animal camps with program schedules that match the San Francisco Unified District calendar and those of several San Francisco private and...

Cost: $440

Where:
San Francisco SPCA
243 Alabama St
San Francisco, CA  94103
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Sponsor: San Francisco SPCA
Telephone: 415-554-3064
Contact Name: Maggie Amiano
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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 workshop introduces beginning baby signs that are based on American Sign Language (ASL). You will learn about the important benefits of signing with your baby along with the techniques on how...

Cost: $55.00 (One Person + baby) / $80.00 (Couple + baby)

Where:
Mon Amie Harlow
114 Royce Street
Suite A
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Sponsor: Mon Amie Harlow
Telephone: 408-560-9692
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Art Now is an annual Santa Clara County arts exhibition and educational program, sponsored by NUMU. Art Now offers an opportunity for high school student artists from Palo Alto to Gilroy to gain...

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 Plaza
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Confidence is a key ingredient to feeling strong through pregnancy, labor, and birth. In her noon classes on Mondays and Wednesdays, Hillary aims to help students become more aware of all that is...

Cost: 18.00

Where:
Blossom
Palo Alto, CA


Sponsor: Blossom
Telephone: 650-321-2326
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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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Playmakers’ Theatre at Dragon A 7-week after school class with a simple presentation of short plays created by the students on the final day. Through bi-weekly classes over the course of...

Cost: $250-$300

Where:
Dragon Theatre
2120 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA  94063
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Sponsor: Dragon Productions Theatre Comany
Telephone: 650-493-2006
Contact Name: Max Koknar
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Join the WiSTEM students from Lynbrook High School to learn the science behind everyday items.  The activities are designed for elementary-school children and are an interactive way...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Calabazas Branch Library
1230 S. Blaney Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Come play board games with new friends. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Seven Trees Branch Library
3590 Cas Drive
San Jose, CA
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6th-8th graders learn about diseases, organs, medicine and human biology. Registration required. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Calabazas Branch Library
1230 S. Blaney Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Know how to play the recorder already but looking for a fun group to keep up your recorder skills?  Try jammin' with recorders, a recorder consort meant to bring recorder and music lovers...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bascom Branch Library
1000 S. Bascom Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Bay Street is set to host an all-new dog-friendly series dubbed Monday Mutt Days. Every Monday in March, dog owners and their furry friends are invited to enjoy free,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Street
5616 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Telephone: 510-655-4002
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Labor and delivery may seem like a scary undertaking for many expectant moms.  In her Monday evening class, Joyce prepares women for being uncomfortable in labor, and helps them to know that they...

Cost: 18.00

Where:
Blossom
Palo Alto, CA


Sponsor: Blossom
Telephone: 650-321-2326
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Mad Science of Mt. Diablo will present its Fire and Ice show with a foggy ice storm, sizzling scissors, bubbly showers and “burp” potion. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Martinez Library
740 Court St.
Martinez, CA  94553
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Telephone: 925-646-9900
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Based on the original 1984 movie of the same name, "Footloose" the stage musical brings high energy dancing and singing like that in the movie and adds additional numbers just as...

Cost: $7-$17

Where:
Pioneer High School Performing Arts Center
1290 Blossom Hill Road
San Jose, CA  95118
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Sponsor: Pioneer High School Drama Department
Telephone: 408-535-6310
Contact Name: Steve Dini
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Join us for this interactive workshop and learn tools and strategies to help you communicate with your children about these difficult topics. We will discuss how to communicate appropriately at...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, Room E104
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA  94306
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Sponsor: The Oshman Family JCC
Telephone: 650-223-8700
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Marvel at the dazzling pink, white and magenta flowers on magnolia trees, many of which are rare and historic. Hours are 7:30am-4pm in Jan., 7:30am-5pm Feb.-early March and 7:30am-6pm from the...

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

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


Telephone: 415-661-1316
Website »

More information

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

Cost: FREE

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


Telephone: 650-558-7200
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

The San Francisco SPCA offers school break and holiday animal camps with program schedules that match the San Francisco Unified District calendar and those of several San Francisco private and...

Cost: $440

Where:
San Francisco SPCA
243 Alabama St
San Francisco, CA  94103
View map »


Sponsor: San Francisco SPCA
Telephone: 415-554-3064
Contact Name: Maggie Amiano
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $25 application fee

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


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

More information

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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Calling all fun, inquisitive nature-loving preschoolers! Beginning in March, The Gardens at Heather Farm will kick off the third year of NATURE EXPLORERS, an exciting educational program for...

Cost: $80-$100

Where:
The Gardens at Heather Farm
1540 Marchbanks Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94598
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Sponsor: The Gardens at Heather Farm
Telephone: 925-947-6712
Contact Name: Erin Wheeler
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Pregnancy is full of wide-ranging emotional and physical sensation- joy, stress, excitement, anxiety, aches….Carolina’s Tuesday morning class helps mothers to feel relaxed, strong, and content...

Cost: 18.00

Where:
Blossom
Palo Alto, CA


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

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Art Now is an annual Santa Clara County arts exhibition and educational program, sponsored by NUMU. Art Now offers an opportunity for high school student artists from Palo Alto to Gilroy to gain...

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 Plaza
Los Gatos, CA  95030
View map »

More information

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Belle Haven Branch Library
413 Ivy Drive
Menlo Park, CA  94025
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Sponsor: Menlo Park Library
Telephone: 650-330-2530
Contact Name: John Weaver
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Have fun playing board games AND learning math in this special program for 3rd-5th graders.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Berryessa Branch Library
3355 Noble Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Come play board games with new friends. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Seven Trees Branch Library
3590 Cas Drive
San Jose, CA
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Have fun learning spelling and get some tips to succeed from a teen with lots of spelling bee experience.

Cost: FREE

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

Cost: 18.00

Where:
Blossom
Palo Alto, CA


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

Cost: FREE

Where:
Tully Community Branch Library
880 Tully Road
San Jose, CA
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Based on the original 1984 movie of the same name, "Footloose" the stage musical brings high energy dancing and singing like that in the movie and adds additional numbers just as...

Cost: $7-$17

Where:
Pioneer High School Performing Arts Center
1290 Blossom Hill Road
San Jose, CA  95118
View map »


Sponsor: Pioneer High School Drama Department
Telephone: 408-535-6310
Contact Name: Steve Dini
Website »

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Explore the social relationship between mothers and sons and learn what boys need from their moms. Discuss how to handle boy energy.

Cost: $45

Where:
Eleanor Haas Koshland Center
2001 Winward Way #200
San Mateo, CA
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Telephone: 650-931-1840
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Enjoy a fun family evening out with your child!  Books & songs are presented to span the age differences, and engage the children on multiple levels. Pajamas welcome!  

Cost: Free

Where:
Menlo Park Main Library
800 Alma Street
Menlo Park, CA  94025
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Sponsor: Menlo Park Library
Telephone: 650-330-2530
Contact Name: John Weaver
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Build stuff, toss beach balls, make sticky mazes, make a mess in this new kind of math club. For 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Weekly class beginning today and running through March 30; must attend all...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Burlingame Public Library
480 Primrose Road
Burlingame, CA
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Telephone: 650-558-7200
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Marvel at the dazzling pink, white and magenta flowers on magnolia trees, many of which are rare and historic. Hours are 7:30am-4pm in Jan., 7:30am-5pm Feb.-early March and 7:30am-6pm from the...

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

Where:
San Francisco Botanical Garden
Golden Gate Park
9th Avenue and Lincoln Street
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-661-1316
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  Palo Alto-based El Camino Youth Symphony (ECYS) invites musicians ages 6-18 to audition for the 2017-18 Season. Led by an internationally renowned faculty, including Maestro Jindong Cai,...

Cost: $25 application fee

Where:
ECYS Office
4055 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA
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Sponsor: El Camino Youth Symphony
Telephone: 650-213-7111
Contact Name: Lori Bingham
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The San Francisco SPCA offers school break and holiday animal camps with program schedules that match the San Francisco Unified District calendar and those of several San Francisco private and...

Cost: $440

Where:
San Francisco SPCA
243 Alabama St
San Francisco, CA  94103
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Sponsor: San Francisco SPCA
Telephone: 415-554-3064
Contact Name: Maggie Amiano
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Enjoy hand-drawn artwork that depicts the mountain lion and explores its habitat loss and roll in maintaining ecological balance. 

Cost: $8.50 adults, $6.50 ages 2-17

Where:
Lindsay Wildlife Experience
1931 First Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA  94597
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Telephone: 925-935-1978
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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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Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family...

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

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Science
1 Centennial Dr.
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Sponsor: Lawrence Hall of Science
Telephone: 510-642-5132
Contact Name: Lawrence Hall of Science
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Art Now is an annual Santa Clara County arts exhibition and educational program, sponsored by NUMU. Art Now offers an opportunity for high school student artists from Palo Alto to Gilroy to gain...

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 Plaza
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Confidence is a key ingredient to feeling strong through pregnancy, labor, and birth. In her noon classes on Mondays and Wednesdays, Hillary aims to help students become more aware of all that is...

Cost: 18.00

Where:
Blossom
Palo Alto, CA


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

Cost: FREE

Where:
81st Avenue Branch Library
1021 81st Ave.
Oakland, CA  94621
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Telephone: 510-465-8770
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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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Come play board games and meet new friends. Every Wed. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bascom Branch Library
1000 S. Bascom Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Come play board games with new friends. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Seven Trees Branch Library
3590 Cas Drive
San Jose, CA
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After a long day, it can be a challenge to let go of the busyness and settle into a restful night. Gentle yoga provides a wonderful transition for expectant and new mothers. Mia's Wednesday evening...

Cost: 18.00

Where:
Blossom
Palo Alto, CA


Sponsor: Blossom
Telephone: 650-321-2326
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Based on the original 1984 movie of the same name, "Footloose" the stage musical brings high energy dancing and singing like that in the movie and adds additional numbers just as...

Cost: $7-$17

Where:
Pioneer High School Performing Arts Center
1290 Blossom Hill Road
San Jose, CA  95118
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Sponsor: Pioneer High School Drama Department
Telephone: 408-535-6310
Contact Name: Steve Dini
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Our Positive Parenting series is back! Did you know that your personal relationships and the way you communicate can influence your child’s development? It’s true. At this five-part...

Cost: FREE

Where:
BANANAS
5232 Claremont Ave.
Oakland, CA  94618
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Sponsor: BANANAS
Telephone: 510-658-7353118
Contact Name: Chandra Bailey
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Anna Mahrer will use her BFA in Creative Writing and her love of workshopping stories to help high school students explore their own writing skills in a relaxed environment. This is a chance to try...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mill Valley Public Library
375 Throckmorton Ave.
Mill Valley, CA
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Telephone: 415-389-4292
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The Museum will be closed Thursday November 24th, December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st.  Please see Museum Hours below for times. Open from Nov 4, 2016 - Jun 25, 2017 Cement Prairie is an...

Cost: Free-$10

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

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

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


Telephone: 415-661-1316
Website »

More information

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

Cost: FREE

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


Telephone: 650-558-7200
Website »

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The San Francisco SPCA offers school break and holiday animal camps with program schedules that match the San Francisco Unified District calendar and those of several San Francisco private and...

Cost: $440

Where:
San Francisco SPCA
243 Alabama St
San Francisco, CA  94103
View map »


Sponsor: San Francisco SPCA
Telephone: 415-554-3064
Contact Name: Maggie Amiano
Website »

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

Cost: $25 application fee

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


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

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 »

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

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

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Science
1 Centennial Dr.
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Sponsor: Lawrence Hall of Science
Telephone: 510-642-5132
Contact Name: Lawrence Hall of Science
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See more than 160 vintage and modern sneakers when “Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture” opens Dec. 22-April 2 with rare kicks from brand names and renowned sneaker...

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

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St.
Oakland, CA  94607
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Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

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Art Now is an annual Santa Clara County arts exhibition and educational program, sponsored by NUMU. Art Now offers an opportunity for high school student artists from Palo Alto to Gilroy to gain...

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 Plaza
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Taking the time for reflection can aid in identifying maternity care options that are best suited to the individual. Casey’s practice on Thursday guides women to trust their bodies and be...

Cost: $18.00

Where:
Blossom
Palo Alto, CA


Telephone: 650-321-2326
Contact Name: Blossom
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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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Playmakers’ Theatre at Dragon A 7-week after school class with a simple presentation of short plays created by the students on the final day. Through bi-weekly classes over the course of...

Cost: $250-$300

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

Cost: FREE

Where:
Seven Trees Branch Library
3590 Cas Drive
San Jose, CA
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Community Advocacy Through Arts provides paint brushes, blank canvases and “fill-in-the-blank” designs by local artists. All ages are invited to show their creativity by working on a...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pizza and Pints
821 Winslow St.
Redwood City, CA
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Have you ever thought about starting a collection, and wondered where to begin? Join museum professionals and gallerists as we discuss the basics of obtaining and caring for your burgeoning...

Cost: $10 | Free for members of the NUMU

Where:
Whitney Modern Fine Art Gallery
24 N. Santa Cruz Ave.
2nd Floor
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Science Night is an evening of fun and exploration aimed at adults, teens and elementary school-aged children alike.  Scheduled presenters include the Marine Mammal Center, Palo Alto Junior...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Menlo Park Main Library
800 Alma Street
Menlo Park, CA  94025
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Sponsor: Menlo Park Library
Telephone: 650-330-2501
Contact Name: John Weaver
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The Menlo Park Library's Science Night offers hands-on activities & displays for grade-schoolers on up to adults, featuring presenters including SRI and the Palo Alto Junior Museum &...

Cost: Free

Where:
Menlo Park Main Library
800 Alma Street
Menlo Park, CA  94025
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Sponsor: Friends of the Menlo Park Library
Telephone: 650-330-2501
Contact Name: John Weaver
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While prenatal yoga has proven to prepare the body physically for childbirth, there are a number of mental and emotional benefits as well.  Emily is committed to bringing these benefits of yoga to...

Cost: $18.00

Where:
Blossom
Palo Alto, CA


Telephone: 650-321-2326
Contact Name: Blossom
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Based on the original 1984 movie of the same name, "Footloose" the stage musical brings high energy dancing and singing like that in the movie and adds additional numbers just as...

Cost: $7-$17

Where:
Pioneer High School Performing Arts Center
1290 Blossom Hill Road
San Jose, CA  95118
View map »


Sponsor: Pioneer High School Drama Department
Telephone: 408-535-6310
Contact Name: Steve Dini
Website »

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Disposable Film Festival is celebrating 10 years of discovering and supporting the most visionary filmmakers of the digital age who are producing innovative stories at the intersection of art and...

Cost: $20 - $35

Where:
Castro Theatre
429 Castro St
San Francisco, CA  94114
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The Museum will be closed Thursday November 24th, December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st.  Please see Museum Hours below for times. Open from Nov 4, 2016 - Jun 25, 2017 Cement Prairie is an...

Cost: Free-$10

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

More information

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

Cost: FREE

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


Telephone: 650-558-7200
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 415-661-1316
Website »

More information

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The San Francisco SPCA offers school break and holiday animal camps with program schedules that match the San Francisco Unified District calendar and those of several San Francisco private and...

Cost: $440

Where:
San Francisco SPCA
243 Alabama St
San Francisco, CA  94103
View map »


Sponsor: San Francisco SPCA
Telephone: 415-554-3064
Contact Name: Maggie Amiano
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $25 application fee

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


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

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

Cost: $15 per person

Where:
Bay Area Children's Theatre Performance Hall
2162 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA  94611
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Telephone: 510-296-4433
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 »

More information

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

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

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


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

More information

Art Now is an annual Santa Clara County arts exhibition and educational program, sponsored by NUMU. Art Now offers an opportunity for high school student artists from Palo Alto to Gilroy to gain...

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 Plaza
Los Gatos, CA  95030
View map »

More information

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

Cost: $18.00

Where:
Blossom
Palo Alto, CA


Telephone: 650-321-2326
Contact Name: Blossom
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Explore the basics of dyeing indigo, learn new techniques, and practice creating patterns and varying color depth. Yards of muslin fabric will be provided, and participants are welcome to bring...

Cost: $20 Members, $25 Prospective Members

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

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This drop-in program includes stories, music, art and science projects.

Cost: FREE

Where:
South Novato Library
931 C St.
Novato, CA
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Telephone: 415-506-3165
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Come play board games with new friends. 

Cost: FREE

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


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Students ages 8-12 can learn the art of ink-brush writing from a Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Learning Center professor. Please register.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fremont Main Library
2400 Stevenson Blvd.
Fremont, CA  94538
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Telephone: 510-745-1421
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Join the Oakland Museum of California each Friday for its festive night market -- open an extra hour in spring -- with art workshops for the whole family, food trucks, music and...

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

Cost: Free

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

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Based on the original 1984 movie of the same name, "Footloose" the stage musical brings high energy dancing and singing like that in the movie and adds additional numbers just as...

Cost: $7-$17

Where:
Pioneer High School Performing Arts Center
1290 Blossom Hill Road
San Jose, CA  95118
View map »


Sponsor: Pioneer High School Drama Department
Telephone: 408-535-6310
Contact Name: Steve Dini
Website »

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Free Parenting Workshop Raising children is no easy task—especially here in the Silicon Valley, where work demands, academic pressures, and hectic schedules take a toll on the parent-child...

Cost: FREE

Where:
San Jose Christian School
1300 Sheffield Avenue
Campbell, CA  95008
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Sponsor: Living Hope Community Church
Telephone: (408) 915-5640
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Roy Cloud Proudly Presents Shrek JR. The Musical   Everyone’s favorite ogre is back.  Join Shrek as he leads a cast of over-the-top fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue...

Cost: $10 -$30

Where:
McKinley School Auditorium
400 Duane Street
Redwood City, CA
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Sponsor: Roy Cloud School
Telephone: 415-519-4460
Contact Name: Samer Ebandak

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Symphony Silicon Valley will perform John Williams’ unforgettable score from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secret, while the film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot...

Cost: $45-95

Where:
Center for the Performing Arts
255 S. Almaden Blvd.
San Jose, CA
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Disposable Film Festival is celebrating 10 years of discovering and supporting the most visionary filmmakers of the digital age who are producing innovative stories at the intersection of art and...

Cost: $20 - $35

Where:
Castro Theatre
429 Castro St
San Francisco, CA  94114
View map »

More information

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

Cost: Free-$10

Where:
NUMU | New Museum of Los Gatos
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Town Plaza
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Sandy Dumbrowski, the new girl in town, and Danny Zuko, the school’s coolest dude, have a secret summertime romance – but when they get back to school, everything is different. ...

Cost: $50-60

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
Hofmann Theatre
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Telephone: 925-943-7469
Website »

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

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

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


Telephone: 415-661-1316
Website »

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Learn how to build a crate toolbox, fire truck, bug house and more at this hands-on workshop for ages 5-12 at the Home Depot. Kids get to keep their craft as well as a workshop apron,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Home Depot
11939 San Pablo Ave.
El Cerrito, CA  94530
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Telephone: 510-235-0800
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Getting Graphic With Science April 1st   9 am-10 am Buck Institute for Research on Aging 8001 Redwood Blvd, Novato Join Eisner award-winning graphic novelist Brian Fies and Dr....

Cost: $20

Where:
Buck Institute for Research on Aging
8001 Redwood Blvd.
Novato, CA  94945
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Telephone: 415-493-3638
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Learn the basics of fishing. A limited number of poles will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. A valid California fishing license is needed when fishing from the shore, not from the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Stafford Lake Park
3549 Novato Blvd.
Novato, CA
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Telephone: 415-897-0618
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Participate in activities that revolve around how we grow, obtain and distribute food. Use science, technology, engineering and math skills to design, imagine and test innovations around food.

Cost: Included with admission: $13.95

Where:
Bay Area Discovery Museum
Fort Baker
557 McReynolds Road
Sausalito, CA
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Telephone: 415-339-3900
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​Take a gentle walk around the Marina’s flat dirt trails and enjoy the local weather and bayside wildlife. We’ll keep the pace slow for all ages and abilities. Meet in the parking lot...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Alviso Marina County Park
1195 Hope St.
San Jose, CA
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  Palo Alto-based El Camino Youth Symphony (ECYS) invites musicians ages 6-18 to audition for the 2017-18 Season. Led by an internationally renowned faculty, including Maestro Jindong Cai,...

Cost: $25 application fee

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


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

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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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Grab a scavenger sheet to find what’s hidden around the library. Check off items to collect a prize at the front desk. All month.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Atherton Library
2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane
Atherton, CA
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Telephone: 650-328-2422
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Get dressed up in Easter fashion and hop on over to Hillsdale Shopping Center to visit with the Easter Bunny. He’ll be nestled in his cozy garden ready to meet and take photos with the kids. With...

Cost: Visit Free - Digital photos price varies

Where:
Hillsdale Shopping Center
60 31st Avenue
San Mateo, CA  94403
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PIER 39 is 39 and we’re celebrating with a bang!  Beginning in January 2017, join us every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and...

Cost: Free

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

More information

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

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

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


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

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If you’re in grades 6-12, join us at the SFSPCA for an active day of service in order to help us go above and beyond in enriching the animals’ lives while at the shelter! Volunteers...

Cost: $55

Where:
San Francisco SPCA
243 Alabama St
OR 2343 Fillmore St
San Francisco, CA  94103
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Sponsor: San Francisco SPCA
Telephone: 415-554-3064
Contact Name: Maggie Amiano
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Kids love trucks. Like cement trucks, fire trucks and race cars. But they rarely get the opportunity to climb inside them and meet their drivers!  That's why we started Touch-a-Truck, an annual...

Cost: $5 per person or $20 per family (up to 6). Kids 12 months and under free.

Where:
Juror Parking Lot
Middlefield and Veterans Blvd
Redwood City, CA  94062
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Sponsor: Open Gate Nursery School
Telephone: 650-369-6833
Contact Name: Sarah Kemper
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Put on a kilt and come to this celebration of music, Scottish dancing, bagpipes, meat pies, handmade crafts, historical reenactments and Highland athletics. Kids might just a catch a...

Cost: $12 adults, $8 seniors, $5 ages 4-17, ages 3 and under FREE.

Where:
Ardenwood Historic Farm
34600 Ardenwood Blvd.
Fremont, CA  94555
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Telephone: 510-544-2797
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Enjoy an easy guided walk each weekend March 11-May 14 for all ages to learn about vernal pools and see the aquatic invertebrate and flowering plants that depend on them. Bring water and...

Cost: FREE (donations accepted)

Where:
Jepson Prairie Preserve
Cook Lane off Highway 113
Dixon, CA  95620
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Telephone: 530-758-5093
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Climb aboard an imaginary bus for an exciting journey examining things that go round and round during this Theatre for the Very Young by Bay Area Children's Theatre. Best for ages 6 months...

Cost: $15 per person

Where:
Bay Area Children's Theatre Performance Hall
2162 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA  94611
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Telephone: 510-296-4433
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Search for geocaches, or hidden treasures, using GPS units supplied by REI. Reservations required. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Los Trancos Preserve
Los Altos, CA


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Grand Opening July 9th! Kids Attend Free! Join us at Once Upon Your Mind, where kids vote on their favorite book. Then, with their help, we slowly start re-writing the story using imagination...

Cost: Adult $12/Child $10

Where:
The Flight Deck
1540 Broadway
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Once Upon Your Mind
Telephone: 510-761-7279
Contact Name: Colleen Breen
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Be uplifted by the thoughtful Hans Christian Andersen story in which an ugly duckling discovers that he has become a handsome swan. This heartwarming musical production about the awkwardness of...

Cost: $14 advance, $16 at door

Where:
Sunnyvale Community Center Theatre
550 East Remington Drive
Sunnyvale, CA  94087
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Sponsor: California Theatre Center
Telephone: 408-245-2978
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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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Art Now is an annual Santa Clara County arts exhibition and educational program, sponsored by NUMU. Art Now offers an opportunity for high school student artists from Palo Alto to Gilroy to gain...

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 Plaza
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Paper folding, known as origami, is an art form that has been practiced for more than a thousand years. At the Presidio Officers' Club, we will create origami with a Presidio twist. Join us to...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Presidio Officers' Club
50 Moraga Avenue
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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“What’s Your Game Plan?” FREE College-Readiness Workshop  Lunch, Door Prizes, and Scholarship Information available to all who attend! Saturday, April 1st, 2017  11:00AM to 2:00PM...

Cost: FREE

Where:
St. Paul's United Methodist Church
405 S. 10th Street, San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA
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Sponsor: Ba
Telephone: 408-205-5711
Contact Name: Melisa Rillera
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For ages 5 and under. Relaxing, lighthearted, interactive, Shabbat program for tots. Includes songs, stories, puppets and more. Second and fourth Saturday.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA  95070
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Sponsor: Congregation Beth David
Telephone: 408-257-3333
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Colorful kite performers, kite building, live music, games and food for purchase. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Carmel Valley Ranch
1 Old Ranch Road
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
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Returning to the Bay Area for the first time since 2010, this hilarious musical spoof of the classic Snow White tale is zany fun for the entire family!  Will Snow White thwart the evil plot of...

Cost: 12-$15 (Group Rates Available)

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: East Bay Children's Theatre
Contact Name: Chester
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Come to the El Campanil Theatre for songs from Disney movies including Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid and Up performed by the Contra...

Cost: $15 adults, $12 senior, $7 youth at the door

Where:
El Campanil Theatre
602 W 2nd St.
Antioch, CA  94509
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Sponsor: Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra
Telephone: 925-757-9500
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What do a saw, typewriter and tuba have in common? They never have a chance to play in an orchestra until this April Fool’s concert.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Noe Valley Ministry
1021 Sanchez St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-463-6710
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Join your child in making homemade vanilla ice cream flavored with fresh fruits and herbs you pick from our beautiful garden.

Cost: $30 adult and child

Where:
Hidden Villa
26870 Moody Road
Los Altos Hills, CA
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​Explore our agricultural history at Santa Clara County’s newest park. Meet at the visitor center to see items used on the farm in the 1890s, then take a short walk to learn about the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Martial Cottle County Park
5283 Snell Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Symphony Silicon Valley will perform John Williams’ unforgettable score from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secret, while the film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot...

Cost: $45-95

Where:
Center for the Performing Arts
255 S. Almaden Blvd.
San Jose, CA
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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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See a presentation about where can see these wildflower displays in this area.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Almaden Branch Library
6445 Camden Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Randall Museum offers a 9-week course for creative thinkers that demystifies electronic processes. Participants, ages 16 and older, will explore the basics of electronics and Arduino...

Cost: $275 - 9 classes

Where:
Mission Art Center
745 Treat Avenue
San Francisco, CA  94110
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Sponsor: Randall Museum
Telephone: 415-695-5014
Contact Name: Susan Working
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Use recycled materials (stuff) for the art works that the children create. First Sat. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
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Returning to the Bay Area for the first time since 2010, this hilarious musical spoof of the classic Snow White tale is zany fun for the entire family!  Will Snow White thwart the evil plot of...

Cost: $12-$15 (Group Rates Available)

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: East Bay Children's Theatre
Contact Name: Chester
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Our annual Homeschool Fair provides resources and information for homeschooling families as well as those who are interested in learning more about this educational alternative in Marin County and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Golden Gate Learning Center
921 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
San Anselmo, CA  94960
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Sponsor: Marin Homeschoolers
Contact Name: Julie Schiffman
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This family friendly event is FREE and open to the public. Our annual Homeschool Fair provides resources and information for homeschooling families as well as those who are interested in learning...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Golden Gate Learning Center
921 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
San Anselmo, CA  94960
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Sponsor: Marin Homeschoolers, HomeSchool Association of California, Outschool, and Pediatric Alternatives.
Contact Name: Julie Schiffman
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Youth Science Enthusiasts is an organization that inspires a passion for science in all students through science fairs, experiments, and other related hands-on activities. We teach students in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Alum Rock Branch Library
3090 Alum Rock Road
San Jose, CA
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Parents Working Together Parenting Skills for Happier, Healthier Families A monthly parent support group and education series presented by the Tri-Valley YMCA, lead by Susan Mancino, LMFT,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Tri-Valley YMCA
Dublin, CA


Sponsor: Tri-Valley YMCA
Telephone: 925-354-1392
Contact Name: Susan Mancino
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Join other expecting parents to learn more about the benefits of doula services (birth and postpartum). Each Meet the Doula Night includes an overview of what doulas do, the benefits...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Good Witch Wellness + Apothecary
1128 Lincoln Ave
Alameda, CA  94501
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Sponsor: Alameda Birthkeepers
Telephone: 510-859-5739
Contact Name: Lenore Musambacine
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Based on the original 1984 movie of the same name, "Footloose" the stage musical brings high energy dancing and singing like that in the movie and adds additional numbers just as...

Cost: $7-$17

Where:
Pioneer High School Performing Arts Center
1290 Blossom Hill Road
San Jose, CA  95118
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Sponsor: Pioneer High School Drama Department
Telephone: 408-535-6310
Contact Name: Steve Dini
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Roy Cloud Proudly Presents Shrek JR. The Musical   Everyone’s favorite ogre is back.  Join Shrek as he leads a cast of over-the-top fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue...

Cost: $10 -$30

Where:
McKinley School Auditorium
400 Duane Street
Redwood City, CA
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Sponsor: Roy Cloud School
Telephone: 415-519-4460
Contact Name: Samer Ebandak

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Disposable Film Festival is celebrating 10 years of discovering and supporting the most visionary filmmakers of the digital age who are producing innovative stories at the intersection of art and...

Cost: $20 - $35

Where:
Castro Theatre
429 Castro St
San Francisco, CA  94114
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The Museum will be closed Thursday November 24th, December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st.  Please see Museum Hours below for times. Open from Nov 4, 2016 - Jun 25, 2017 Cement Prairie is an...

Cost: Free-$10

Where:
NUMU | New Museum of Los Gatos
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Town Plaza
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Explore exhibits after-hours and discover the deepest depths of the oceans, travel to the top of the rain forests, blast off into outer space at a planetarium show and settle in for milk and...

Cost: $109

Where:
California Academy of Sciences
Golden Gate Park
55 Music Concourse Drive
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-379-8000
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Sandy Dumbrowski, the new girl in town, and Danny Zuko, the school’s coolest dude, have a secret summertime romance – but when they get back to school, everything is different. ...

Cost: $50-60

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
Hofmann Theatre
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Telephone: 925-943-7469
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Immerse yourself in the Vietnamese culture with lively music and colorful dances.  Learn how rice cakes are folded, make and decorate your own conical hat, dress up in traditional clothes...

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

Where:
Children's Discovery Museum
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA
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  • Burlingame Mother's Club Flea

    2017.03.10
    6:00 AM - 6:00 AM @ Burlingame Recreation Center

    All Profits from admission and table fees are to benefit CORA, Able Closet, and Home and Hope. Admission $3/person or $5/family.   If you...

  • 2017 United Airlines Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon

    2017.03.26
    6:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Civic Center Plaza

    Thousands of athletes will take over the streets of San Francisco for the fifth annual United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon San...

  • Lucky Run 5K/10K

    2017.03.26
    8:00 AM @ Hamilton YMCA

    This annual fundraiser for Safe & Sober Grad Novato is a chance to get a little extra wear out of your St. Patrick’s Day green.

  • Caring Bunny at Stanford Shopping Center

    2017.03.26
    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Stanford Shopping Center

    Join us on Sunday, March 26 and Sunday, April 2 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. for our Caring Bunny event where we provide a subdued and welcoming...

  • El Camino Youth Symphony New Member Auditions

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

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

  • Caring Bunny at Stoneridge Shopping Center

    2017.03.26
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Stoneridge Shopping Center

    Please join us March 26 from 9:30-10:30am for a private photo experience for children with special needs and their families. Children will have the...

  • Free Play Pop Up Arcade at the Treasure Island Flea

    2017.03.25
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Treasure Island

    Tucked away in the heart of the Treasure Island Flea, you'll find a hidden treasure trove of classic arcade games all set to free play! We figure...

  • Learn to Freshwater Fish

    2017.03.26
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Meet at McInnis Park dock

    Rangers will teach tips and tricks of fishing. A limited number of fishing poles and bait will be distributed. Fishing licenses required for ages...

  • ArtNow: Annual Santa Clara County Juried High School Exhibition

    2017.03.24
    11:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU

    Art Now is an annual Santa Clara County arts exhibition and educational program, sponsored by NUMU. Art Now offers an opportunity for high school...

  • Interactive Storytelling For The Whole Family

    2017.02.19
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Temescal Arts Center

    Once Upon Your Mind is interactive, improvised storytelling. Using a storybook as a starting point, audience members of all ages are...

  • Creative Family Fun: Retro Recycled Racecars

    2017.03.25
    11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Presidio Officers' Club

    Start Your Engines! In May we are celebrating the many ways people travelled to and from the Presidio. Whether it was on Lincoln, Arguello, or...

  • Illusionist Timothy James

    2017.03.26
    11:00 AM @ Mill Valley Community Center

    This corporate magician’s comic routines and impressive magic skills earn him rave reviews.

  • LOVE ON A LEASH Visits Books Inc. Santa Clara!

    2017.03.26
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Books Inc. Santa Clara

    Curl up with a book and a  furry friend! Local nonprofit Love on a Leash will be bringing in dogs to Books Inc. in Santa Clara for your little...

  • Junior Bach Festival

    2017.03.26
    4:00 PM @ Old First Church

    The festival showcases performers under age 21 who are technically virtuosic and capable of communicating the genius of Bach’s compositional...

  • Fun Sundays

    2017.03.26
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Half Moon Bay Library

    Bring the kids for crafts, games and other fun things.

  • CIRCUS ODIOUS: Magnificence in Exile

    2017.03.04
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Kinetic Arts Center

    Kinetic Arts Center’s troupe of pre-professional performers, CIRCUS SPIRE, is reaching new heights of achievement in the art of circus and...

  • Game Zone!: Board Game Fun

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

    Come play board games with new friends. 

  • Footloose

    2017.03.24
    7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Pioneer High School Performing Arts Center

    Based on the original 1984 movie of the same name, "Footloose" the stage musical brings high energy dancing and singing like that in the...

  • Cement Prairie: The History and Legacy of the 1952 American Indian Urban Relocation Program

    2016.11.17
    11:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ NUMU | New Museum of Los Gatos

    The Museum will be closed Thursday November 24th, December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st.  Please see Museum Hours below for times. Open from...

  • Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8’s Club

    2017.02.02
    All Day @ Burlingame Public Library

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


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