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August 2016

1t Annual Statewide Artwork Contest Theme: ICF Art Contest ’16 is a visual arts competition for elementary, middle and high school students in the state of California. Students participate by...

Cost: 0

Where:
Gala Event at Discovery Meadow
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA  95110
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Sponsor: ICF
Telephone: 408-674-6840
Contact Name: Nihal Koc
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Rangers will cast out with kids to try to reel in the biggest fish in the lake. No experience necessary. Bait and a limited number of fishing poles provided.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Stafford Lake Park
3450 Novato Blvd.
Novato, CA
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Telephone: 415-897-0618
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Pack a picnic and blanket for a short hike to Rose Hill Cemetery to learn about the lives of 19th Century coal miners. Tea will be provided and Victorian or steampunk outfits are encouraged!

Cost: $5 parking fee

Where:
Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve
5175 Somersville Road
Upper Parking Lot
Antioch, CA  94509
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Telephone: 510-544-2750
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Exercise your imagination! Create and build large structures using safe and easy-to-maneuver foam blocks. Perfect for young children. Every Sat. and Sun. 

Cost: FREE with admission of $15 adults, $10 child/seniors, FREE 4 and under

Where:
Hiller Aviation Museum
601 Skyway Rd.
San Carlos, CA
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Explore social, economic and demographic changes in West Oakland through this exhibition featuring artwork co-created by artists and members of the neighborhood's community. ...

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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At the Hall's newest experience, Explore New Worlds, you lead the charge into the great unknown. On your visit, you are the engineer, the astronaut, and the adventurer. Launch a rocket,...

Cost: $12 Adult; $10 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+ Free for Members, children age 2 and u

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Science
1 Centennial Dr.
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Telephone: 510-642-5132
Contact Name: Lawrence Hall of Science
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Once Upon Your Mind Comedy for Children Grand Opening, Kids attend Free! Join us at Once Upon Your Mind, where kids vote on their favorite book. Then, with their help, we slowly start...

Cost: Adult$12/Child$8

Where:
Flight Deck
1540 Broadway
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Flight Deck
Telephone: 773-791-0300
Contact Name: Colleen Breen
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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

Where:
NUMU | New Museum of Los Gatos
106 E. Main Street
In the Civic Center next to Friends of the Library
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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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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Cool off at the Antioch Water Park's slides and pools before they close for the season after Labor Day! 

Cost: $14 admission, $6 after 4pm, children 30" and under FREE.

Where:
Antioch Water Park
4701 Lone Tree Way
Antioch, CA  94531
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Telephone: 925-776-3070
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Enjoy food trucks and tents, kid friendly food like farm fresh produce, yoga and more. 11am-4pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Presidio at the Main Parade Ground
Montgomery Street at Lincoln Street
San Francisco, CA
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Every Saturday and Sunday from 11am-4:30pm check out what we're building, making, and creating in our MakerSpace Open Studio hours! NUMU's Open Studio offers visitors of all ages a hands-on...

Cost: $5

Where:
NUMU - New Museum of Los Gatos
106 E. Main Street
In the Civic Center next to Friends of the Library
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Proud of My Family Celebration August 27 & 28 Visitors will enjoy activities designed to celebrate all types of families at the Proud of My Family weekend. Theatre – Rainbow dance party. Make...

Cost: Infants are free; Children and Adults $13

Where:
Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA  95110
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Telephone: 408-221-3814
Contact Name: Cecliia Clark c
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Learn what’s special about laser light, how it’s made and how it’s used in everything. Repeats at 3pm.

Cost: Included with admission: $19.95-29.95

Where:
Exploratorium
Pier 15
Embarcadero at Green Street
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-528-4444
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Join us on the third Sunday of every month (except December), for a public lecture from a marine scientist, who presents current research and topics in an entertaining and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Seymour Marine Discovery Center
100 Shaffer Road
Santa Cruz, CA
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Telephone: (831) 459-3800
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Come create and take home a fun marine-themed souvenir, an activity for the whole family to share. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Seymour Marine Discovery Center
100 Shaffer Road
Santa Cruz, CA
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Telephone: (831) 459-3800
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Join Books Inc. in The Marina for Sunday Storytime with special guest Karlin Gray, author of the fantastic biography Nadia: The Girl Who Couldn't Sit Still. In this first-ever illustrated picture...

Cost: Free

Where:
Books Inc. in the Marina
2251 Chestnut St.
San Francisco, CA  94123
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Sponsor: Books Inc.
Telephone: 415-931-3633
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This endearing story is the musical adaptation of the 1988 Tom Hanks film. Josh Baskin, a 12-year-old who grows up overnight after being granted a wish by a Zoltar machine at a carnival must cope...

Cost: $27-45

Where:
Coastal Repertory Theatre
1167 Main Street
Half Moon Bay, CA  94019
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Sponsor: Coastal Repertory Theatre
Telephone: 650.569.3266
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Join park staff at the Visitor Center to explore our agricultural history, past to present, at Santa Clara County’s newest park. Take an easy walk to see items that were used on the farm in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Martial Cottle Park
5283 Snell Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Love unrequited and requited, twins, mistaken identity, and hilarious pranks are set to an acoustic rock score in Actors Ensemble of Berkeley's production of Twelfth Night by William...

Cost: Free

Where:
John Hinkel Park
180 Milvia St
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: Spingo
Telephone: 510-649-5999
Contact Name: Renante Credo

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Half Moon Bay brings together family and friends for the monthly “Coastside Passeggiata,” meaning “leisurely stroll” in Italian. Simply purchase a “Passaporto”...

Cost: $25 ($325+ value)

Where:
Participating businesses along the Half Moon Bay C
, CA


Telephone: (650) 726-8380
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Gilbert & Sullivan’s comic masterpiece set in a re-imagined Renaissance Italy. In a time when flirting was a capital offense, a handsome wandering minstrel has fallen in love with the...

Cost: $25-51

Where:
Bankhead Theater
2400 First Street
Livermore, CA  94550
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Sponsor: Lamplighters Music Theatre
Telephone: 925-373-6800
Contact Name: box office
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This new exhibition features a large selection of never-before-shown photographs, Civil War cartes and federal currency from famed 19th century runaway slave Sojourner Truth.  July...

Cost: $12 general admission, UC Berkeley students and ages 18 and under FREE

Where:
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
2155 Center St.
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Telephone: 510-642-0808
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Shop for original artwork, antiques, vintage apparel, fashion and more. 10am-4pm.

Cost: $3, under 13 FREE

Where:
Treasure Island
Avenue of the Palms
San Francisco, CA
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Visit the opening of exhibit "Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Painting at Berkeley, the First Fifty Years," featuring more than 50 celebrated works.  July 6- Sept. 25. ...

Cost: $12 general admission, UC Berkeley students and ages 18 and under FREE

Where:
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
2155 Center St.
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Telephone: 510-642-0808
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The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival presents this production.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sequoia High School campus
1201 Brewster Ave.
Redwood City, CA
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Telephone: 650-780-7000
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Marvel at Dutch artist Theo Jansen’s “strandbeests,” moving beach animal sculptures. 11am, 1pm and 3pm daily through Sept. 5.

Cost: Included with admission: $29.95 adults, $24.95 ages 13-17, $19.95 ages 4-12, und

Where:
Exploratorium
Pier 15
Embarcadero at Green Street
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-528-4444
Website »

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Enjoy great friends and family, authentic Italian foods, live entertainment and strolling the many wonderful arts and crafts merchants.  August 27, 2016 - 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m....

Cost: FREE

Where:
History Park
1650 Senter Road
San Jose, CA
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Based on the children’s book series written by Mary Pope Osborne, this limited engagement exhibit invites children to branch out through history via a magical treehouse. Check website for...

Cost: Included with admission: $13.95

Where:
Bay Area Discovery Museum
557 McReynolds Road
Sausalito, CA
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Telephone: 415-339-3900
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Visit any national park for free Aug. 25-28.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Muir Woods
1 Muir Woods ROad
Mill Valley, CA
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Telephone: 415-388-2595
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See something furry or scaly during an exciting and educational Animal Encounters show at the Oakland Zoo! 11:45am and 12:30pm.

Cost: $17.75 adults, $13.75 ages 2-14, members and under 2 FREE

Where:
Oakland Zoo
Clorox WildLife Theater
9777 Golf Links Road
Oakland, CA  94605
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Telephone: 510-632-9525
Website »

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Discover the artistic process and step behind the scenes to see how this 1940 classic animated film was produced.

Cost: $15 stand-alone exhibit, $30 for general admission plus exhibit

Where:
Walt Disney Family Museum
104 Montgomery St.
The Presidio
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-345-6800
Website »

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1t Annual Statewide Artwork Contest Theme: ICF Art Contest ’16 is a visual arts competition for elementary, middle and high school students in the state of California. Students participate by...

Cost: 0

Where:
Gala Event at Discovery Meadow
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA  95110
View map »


Sponsor: ICF
Telephone: 408-674-6840
Contact Name: Nihal Koc
Website »

More information

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

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

Where:
Lindsay Wildlife Experience
1931 First Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA  94597
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Telephone: 925-935-1978
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Once Upon Your Mind Comedy for Children Grand Opening, Kids attend Free! Join us at Once Upon Your Mind, where kids vote on their favorite book. Then, with their help, we slowly start...

Cost: Adult$12/Child$8

Where:
Flight Deck
1540 Broadway
Oakland, CA  94612
View map »


Sponsor: Flight Deck
Telephone: 773-791-0300
Contact Name: Colleen Breen
Website »

More information

Half Moon Bay brings together family and friends for the monthly “Coastside Passeggiata,” meaning “leisurely stroll” in Italian. Simply purchase a “Passaporto”...

Cost: $25 ($325+ value)

Where:
Participating businesses along the Half Moon Bay C
, CA


Telephone: (650) 726-8380
Website »

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Not Your Mother’s Book Club™ proudly presents critically-acclaimed author William Ritter in celebration of the third book in his...

Cost: Free

Where:
Books Inc. Laurel Village
3515 California St.
San Francisco, CA  94118
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Sponsor: Books Inc.
Telephone: 415-221-3666
Website »

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Based on the children’s book series written by Mary Pope Osborne, this limited engagement exhibit invites children to branch out through history via a magical treehouse. Check website for...

Cost: Included with admission: $13.95

Where:
Bay Area Discovery Museum
557 McReynolds Road
Sausalito, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-339-3900
Website »

More information

Discover the artistic process and step behind the scenes to see how this 1940 classic animated film was produced.

Cost: $15 stand-alone exhibit, $30 for general admission plus exhibit

Where:
Walt Disney Family Museum
104 Montgomery St.
The Presidio
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-345-6800
Website »

More information

Marvel at Dutch artist Theo Jansen’s “strandbeests,” moving beach animal sculptures. 11am, 1pm and 3pm daily through Sept. 5.

Cost: Included with admission: $29.95 adults, $24.95 ages 13-17, $19.95 ages 4-12, und

Where:
Exploratorium
Pier 15
Embarcadero at Green Street
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-528-4444
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

1t Annual Statewide Artwork Contest Theme: ICF Art Contest ’16 is a visual arts competition for elementary, middle and high school students in the state of California. Students participate by...

Cost: 0

Where:
Gala Event at Discovery Meadow
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA  95110
View map »


Sponsor: ICF
Telephone: 408-674-6840
Contact Name: Nihal Koc
Website »

More information

Once Upon Your Mind Comedy for Children Grand Opening, Kids attend Free! Join us at Once Upon Your Mind, where kids vote on their favorite book. Then, with their help, we slowly start...

Cost: Adult$12/Child$8

Where:
Flight Deck
1540 Broadway
Oakland, CA  94612
View map »


Sponsor: Flight Deck
Telephone: 773-791-0300
Contact Name: Colleen Breen
Website »

More information

Half Moon Bay brings together family and friends for the monthly “Coastside Passeggiata,” meaning “leisurely stroll” in Italian. Simply purchase a “Passaporto”...

Cost: $25 ($325+ value)

Where:
Participating businesses along the Half Moon Bay C
, CA


Telephone: (650) 726-8380
Website »

More information

Author Sabaa Tahir will discuss her new novel, which is a follow-up to An Ember in the Ashes.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kepler's Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA
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Telephone: 650-324-4321
Website »

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Think your little one is ready for potty training? Come to this informative talk led by Aki Raymer of Parenting Paths, to find out how to make the transition to diaper free living! Learn how to...

Cost: $38

Where:
Recess Urban Recreation
470 Carolina St
San Francisco, CA  94107
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Discover the artistic process and step behind the scenes to see how this 1940 classic animated film was produced.

Cost: $15 stand-alone exhibit, $30 for general admission plus exhibit

Where:
Walt Disney Family Museum
104 Montgomery St.
The Presidio
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-345-6800
Website »

More information

Marvel at Dutch artist Theo Jansen’s “strandbeests,” moving beach animal sculptures. 11am, 1pm and 3pm daily through Sept. 5.

Cost: Included with admission: $29.95 adults, $24.95 ages 13-17, $19.95 ages 4-12, und

Where:
Exploratorium
Pier 15
Embarcadero at Green Street
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-528-4444
Website »

More information

Based on the children’s book series written by Mary Pope Osborne, this limited engagement exhibit invites children to branch out through history via a magical treehouse. Check website for...

Cost: Included with admission: $13.95

Where:
Bay Area Discovery Museum
557 McReynolds Road
Sausalito, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-339-3900
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

1t Annual Statewide Artwork Contest Theme: ICF Art Contest ’16 is a visual arts competition for elementary, middle and high school students in the state of California. Students participate by...

Cost: 0

Where:
Gala Event at Discovery Meadow
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA  95110
View map »


Sponsor: ICF
Telephone: 408-674-6840
Contact Name: Nihal Koc
Website »

More information

At the Hall's newest experience, Explore New Worlds, you lead the charge into the great unknown. On your visit, you are the engineer, the astronaut, and the adventurer. Launch a rocket,...

Cost: $12 Adult; $10 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+ Free for Members, children age 2 and u

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


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

More information

Once Upon Your Mind Comedy for Children Grand Opening, Kids attend Free! Join us at Once Upon Your Mind, where kids vote on their favorite book. Then, with their help, we slowly start...

Cost: Adult$12/Child$8

Where:
Flight Deck
1540 Broadway
Oakland, CA  94612
View map »


Sponsor: Flight Deck
Telephone: 773-791-0300
Contact Name: Colleen Breen
Website »

More information

Children ages 4-7 will work with Legend Kung Fu Academy to discover how graceful movements can help them stay calm, maintain focus and cope with stresses. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fremont Main Library
2400 Stevenson Blvd, Fremont, CA
Fremont, CA  94538
View map »


Telephone: 510-745-1421
Website »

More information

Half Moon Bay brings together family and friends for the monthly “Coastside Passeggiata,” meaning “leisurely stroll” in Italian. Simply purchase a “Passaporto”...

Cost: $25 ($325+ value)

Where:
Participating businesses along the Half Moon Bay C
, CA


Telephone: (650) 726-8380
Website »

More information

Visit the opening of exhibit "Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Painting at Berkeley, the First Fifty Years," featuring more than 50 celebrated works.  July 6- Sept. 25. ...

Cost: $12 general admission, UC Berkeley students and ages 18 and under FREE

Where:
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
2155 Center St.
Berkeley, CA  94704
View map »


Telephone: 510-642-0808
Website »

More information

Discover the artistic process and step behind the scenes to see how this 1940 classic animated film was produced.

Cost: $15 stand-alone exhibit, $30 for general admission plus exhibit

Where:
Walt Disney Family Museum
104 Montgomery St.
The Presidio
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-345-6800
Website »

More information

This new exhibition features a large selection of never-before-shown photographs, Civil War cartes and federal currency from famed 19th century runaway slave Sojourner Truth.  July...

Cost: $12 general admission, UC Berkeley students and ages 18 and under FREE

Where:
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
2155 Center St.
Berkeley, CA  94704
View map »


Telephone: 510-642-0808
Website »

More information

Marvel at Dutch artist Theo Jansen’s “strandbeests,” moving beach animal sculptures. 11am, 1pm and 3pm daily through Sept. 5.

Cost: Included with admission: $29.95 adults, $24.95 ages 13-17, $19.95 ages 4-12, und

Where:
Exploratorium
Pier 15
Embarcadero at Green Street
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-528-4444
Website »

More information

Based on the children’s book series written by Mary Pope Osborne, this limited engagement exhibit invites children to branch out through history via a magical treehouse. Check website for...

Cost: Included with admission: $13.95

Where:
Bay Area Discovery Museum
557 McReynolds Road
Sausalito, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-339-3900
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

1t Annual Statewide Artwork Contest Theme: ICF Art Contest ’16 is a visual arts competition for elementary, middle and high school students in the state of California. Students participate by...

Cost: 0

Where:
Gala Event at Discovery Meadow
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA  95110
View map »


Sponsor: ICF
Telephone: 408-674-6840
Contact Name: Nihal Koc
Website »

More information

Celebrate the finale to Walnut Creek's annual Summer Concert Series with a street festival including food, fashion and a headliner concert from Sugar Ray front man, Mark McGrath. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Broadway Plaza
1275 Broadway Plaza
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Telephone: 925-933-6778
Website »

More information

At the Hall's newest experience, Explore New Worlds, you lead the charge into the great unknown. On your visit, you are the engineer, the astronaut, and the adventurer. Launch a rocket,...

Cost: $12 Adult; $10 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+ Free for Members, children age 2 and u

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


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

More information

Once Upon Your Mind Comedy for Children Grand Opening, Kids attend Free! Join us at Once Upon Your Mind, where kids vote on their favorite book. Then, with their help, we slowly start...

Cost: Adult$12/Child$8

Where:
Flight Deck
1540 Broadway
Oakland, CA  94612
View map »


Sponsor: Flight Deck
Telephone: 773-791-0300
Contact Name: Colleen Breen
Website »

More information

For ages 5 and under. Relaxing, lighthearted, interactive, Shabbat program for tots. Includes songs, stories, puppets and more. Second 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
Website »

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Students get a quiet place to study, homework help and access to computers to complete assignments.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Brisbane Library
250 Visitacion Ave.
Brisbane, CA
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Telephone: 415-467-2060
Website »

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It's time to celebrate the Grand Opening of the "new" Broadway Plaza with the ultimate "Party In The Plaza", throughout Broadway Plaza from 4pm - 9:30pm.  Join...

Cost: Free

Where:
Broadway Plaza
1275 Broadway Plaza
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: Broadway Plaza
Telephone: 925.939.7601
Contact Name: Tracy Dietlein
Website »

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Saving up for something special? Come create and decorate your very own Shadow Box Bank. For ages 12 and up.

Cost: FREE

Where:
West Valley Branch Library
1243 San Tomas Aquino Rd.
San Jose, CA
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Website »

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Half Moon Bay brings together family and friends for the monthly “Coastside Passeggiata,” meaning “leisurely stroll” in Italian. Simply purchase a “Passaporto”...

Cost: $25 ($325+ value)

Where:
Participating businesses along the Half Moon Bay C
, CA


Telephone: (650) 726-8380
Website »

More information

PJ Shabbat The program is geared for children 6 and under. Older siblings welcome.  What could be more fun for your children than coming to Shabbat Services in their PJs? Join us for a...

Cost: Dinner for adults $10, children aged 3-12 $2

Where:
Congregation Beth David
19700 Prospect Road
Saratoga, CA  95070
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Sponsor: Congregation Beth David
Telephone: 408-257-3333
Website »

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To kick off the celebrations for California Wine Month, San Francisco Premium Outlets is unveiling a mural dedicated to Livermore Valley Wine Country on Thursday, September 1st.  The mural was...

Cost: FREE

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets near Under Armour &
2774 Livermore Outlets Dr.
Livermore, CA  94551
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Sponsor: Simon Premium Outlets
Telephone: 415-591-8453
Contact Name: Peter McCormack

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Downtown Pleasant Hill is bringing back the Summer Concerts in the Plaza. This summer, Downtown Pleasant Hill, and our sponsors will be producing (4) concerts being held on the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Pleasant Hill Shopping Center
Crescent Drive at Contra Costa Boulevard
Pleasant Hill, CA  94523
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Telephone: 925-279-0120
Website »

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Come to the final shows of this year's eclectic series that attracts thousands of all ages weekly for great music and tasty food.  Thu., Sept. 1: Push (classic rock) Thu., Sept. 8:...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Todos Santos Plaza
Willow Pass Road and Grant Street
Concord, CA  94520
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Telephone: 925-671-3464
Website »

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Downtown Pleasant Hill is bringing back the Summer Concerts in the Plaza. This summer, Downtown Pleasant Hill, and our sponsors will be producing (4) concerts being held on the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Pleasant Hill Shopping Center
Crescent Drive at Contra Costa Boulevard
Pleasant Hill, CA  94523
View map »


Telephone: 925-279-0120
Website »

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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
Website »

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Bay Street will fire up Emeryville on Thursday nights this summer with the return of the Catch the Fever dance series! From novice groovers to seasoned jivers, everyone is invited to enjoy fun...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Street
5616 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Telephone: 510-655-4002
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If you love the Shatter Me series and Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children then you will be as over-the-top ecstatic as we are to hear Tahereh Mafi and Ransom Riggs discuss Tahereh's new...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kepler's
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA  94025
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Sponsor: Peninsula Arts & Letters
Telephone: 650-324-4321
Contact Name: Pam Grange
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Discover the artistic process and step behind the scenes to see how this 1940 classic animated film was produced.

Cost: $15 stand-alone exhibit, $30 for general admission plus exhibit

Where:
Walt Disney Family Museum
104 Montgomery St.
The Presidio
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-345-6800
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Watch CuriOdyssey's animal keepers as they do enriching activities with animals including walking them and doing training sessions. Tue.-Sun. 11am, Sat. and Sun. 2pm and 3pm.

Cost: $6-9

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA
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Telephone: 650-340-7572
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Marvel at Dutch artist Theo Jansen’s “strandbeests,” moving beach animal sculptures. 11am, 1pm and 3pm daily through Sept. 5.

Cost: Included with admission: $29.95 adults, $24.95 ages 13-17, $19.95 ages 4-12, und

Where:
Exploratorium
Pier 15
Embarcadero at Green Street
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-528-4444
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Based on the children’s book series written by Mary Pope Osborne, this limited engagement exhibit invites children to branch out through history via a magical treehouse. Check website for...

Cost: Included with admission: $13.95

Where:
Bay Area Discovery Museum
557 McReynolds Road
Sausalito, CA
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Telephone: 415-339-3900
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1t Annual Statewide Artwork Contest Theme: ICF Art Contest ’16 is a visual arts competition for elementary, middle and high school students in the state of California. Students participate by...

Cost: 0

Where:
Gala Event at Discovery Meadow
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA  95110
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Sponsor: ICF
Telephone: 408-674-6840
Contact Name: Nihal Koc
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At the Hall's newest experience, Explore New Worlds, you lead the charge into the great unknown. On your visit, you are the engineer, the astronaut, and the adventurer. Launch a rocket,...

Cost: $12 Adult; $10 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+ Free for Members, children age 2 and u

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Science
1 Centennial Dr.
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Telephone: 510-642-5132
Contact Name: Lawrence Hall of Science
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Once Upon Your Mind Comedy for Children Grand Opening, Kids attend Free! Join us at Once Upon Your Mind, where kids vote on their favorite book. Then, with their help, we slowly start...

Cost: Adult$12/Child$8

Where:
Flight Deck
1540 Broadway
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Flight Deck
Telephone: 773-791-0300
Contact Name: Colleen Breen
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Bring your preschooler for an hour of crafting, exploring and storytelling.

Cost: FREE

Where:
San Mateo County History Museum
2200 Broadway
Redwood City, CA
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Telephone: 650-299-0104
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Teens get to keep a book from several old and new titles chosen by the librarian in return for submitting a review.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ortega Branch Library
3223 Ortega St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-355-5700
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Whether they already have a card or are getting one for the first time, children ages 5 and up will enjoy a “knighting” ceremony and make their own mask and shield to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
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Come to a place where movement and literacy go hand in hand.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Golden Gate Valley Branch Library
1801 Green St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-355-5666
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Join the Oakland Museum of California each Friday for its expanded festive night market with art workshops for the whole family, food trucks, music and half-price admission for adults....

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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Half Moon Bay brings together family and friends for the monthly “Coastside Passeggiata,” meaning “leisurely stroll” in Italian. Simply purchase a “Passaporto”...

Cost: $25 ($325+ value)

Where:
Participating businesses along the Half Moon Bay C
, CA


Telephone: (650) 726-8380
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Diesel, A Bookstore in Larkspur welcomes author/illustrator Bethanie Murguia to the store as our guest bedtime reader on Friday, September 2nd at 6pm. Pull on your PJs and bring your teddy...

Cost: Free

Where:
DIESEL, A Bookstore
Marin Country Mart, 2419 Larkspur Landing Circle
Larkspur, CA  94939
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Telephone: 415-785-8177
Contact Name: Clare Doornbos
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Dance to this pop and soul band.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Courthouse Square
2200 Broadway St.
Redwood City, CA
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Telephone: 650-780-7000
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Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo presents Java and Jazz Music Series – five weekends of musical entertainment.  Enjoy the setting sun on a warm late summer evening listening to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hillsdale Shopping Center
60 31st Avenue
San Mateo, CA  94403
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East Bay Area Therapy is launching an anxiety support group for teenagers who struggle with panic attacks, social anxiety, generalized anxiety and posttraumatic stress. The group will provide...

Cost: 50/session

Where:
East Bay Area Therapy
1459 San Pablo Avenue, Suite B
Pinole, CA  94564
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Telephone: 510-621-8143
Contact Name: Grace Pacheco, M.A., MFT
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Grab a bowl of popcorn and settle in for a night of awesome movies. Ages 12-18. Also, Aug. 21.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Centennial Recreation Center Teen Center
171 W. Edmundson Ave.
Morgan Hill, CA
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Telephone: 408-310-4273
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Attn: Barnes & Noble kids and parents, join us for our Fantastic Friday Storytime, where our booksellers read classics and childhood favorites alongside new stories with imagination and wonder!

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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Marvel at Dutch artist Theo Jansen’s “strandbeests,” moving beach animal sculptures. 11am, 1pm and 3pm daily through Sept. 5.

Cost: Included with admission: $29.95 adults, $24.95 ages 13-17, $19.95 ages 4-12, und

Where:
Exploratorium
Pier 15
Embarcadero at Green Street
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-528-4444
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Rock out to Top 40 bands from the '70s, '80s and early '90s. Two shows - 6:30 and 8:30pm 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
400 Beach St.
, CA
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Discover the artistic process and step behind the scenes to see how this 1940 classic animated film was produced.

Cost: $15 stand-alone exhibit, $30 for general admission plus exhibit

Where:
Walt Disney Family Museum
104 Montgomery St.
The Presidio
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-345-6800
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Enjoy an old-fashioned musical with modern characters about a gay couple who must pretend to be straight when they meet the very conservative parents of their son's fiance.  Sept. 2-4,...

Cost: $30-64, ages 16 and under receive $2 discount

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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Bring your blanket or lawn chair down and enjoy a variety of musical performances, food trucks and a "Pop Up Park" area for children. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Civic Center Plaza
500 Castro St.
Mountain View, CA
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Based on the children’s book series written by Mary Pope Osborne, this limited engagement exhibit invites children to branch out through history via a magical treehouse. Check website for...

Cost: Included with admission: $13.95

Where:
Bay Area Discovery Museum
557 McReynolds Road
Sausalito, CA
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Telephone: 415-339-3900
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Watch CuriOdyssey's animal keepers as they do enriching activities with animals including walking them and doing training sessions. Tue.-Sun. 11am, Sat. and Sun. 2pm and 3pm.

Cost: $6-9

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA
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Telephone: 650-340-7572
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Listen to top bands from the 80s and 90s under the lights of the boardwalk. 630 and 830pm. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
400 Beach St.
, CA
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1t Annual Statewide Artwork Contest Theme: ICF Art Contest ’16 is a visual arts competition for elementary, middle and high school students in the state of California. Students participate by...

Cost: 0

Where:
Gala Event at Discovery Meadow
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA  95110
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Sponsor: ICF
Telephone: 408-674-6840
Contact Name: Nihal Koc
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Join us at the largest Scottish Gathering & Games in the Northern Hemisphere! From more and 35 pipe bands to championship heavy event athletics and everything in between, this two day event has...

Cost: $11-20

Where:
Alameda County Fairgrounds
4501 Pleasanton Ave.
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: The Caledonian Club of San Francisco
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Learn how to build a chalkboard door hanger, bug house, trucks and more at this hands-on workshop for ages 5-12 at the Home Depot. Kids get to keep their craft as well as a workshop...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Home Depot
11939 San Pablo Ave.
El Cerrito, CA  94530
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Telephone: 510-235-0800
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Ardenwood Rail Fair - Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 3, 4 & 5 Do your children like trains? Bring them out to our 16th Annual Ardenwood Rail Fair on Labor Day weekend. Everyone will enjoy a day of...

Cost: Adults (18+)/$10, Seniors (62+)/$6, Children (4-17)/$5, under 4 free

Where:
Ardenwood Historic Farm
34600 Ardenwood Blvd
Fremont, CA  94555
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Sponsor: The Railroad Museum at Ardenwood
Telephone: 510-544-2797
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Meet neighbors to exchange surplus garden produce.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mill Valley Public Library
375 Throckmorton Ave.
Mill Valley, CA
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Explore social, economic and demographic changes in West Oakland through this exhibition featuring artwork co-created by artists and members of the neighborhood's community. ...

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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At the Hall's newest experience, Explore New Worlds, you lead the charge into the great unknown. On your visit, you are the engineer, the astronaut, and the adventurer. Launch a rocket,...

Cost: $12 Adult; $10 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+ Free for Members, children age 2 and u

Where:
Lawrence Hall of Science
1 Centennial Dr.
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Telephone: 510-642-5132
Contact Name: Lawrence Hall of Science
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Dear Editor,   Labor Day is just around the corner, which means that Kings Mountain is preparing for one of the finest art fairs on the West Coast.   The 2015 Art Fair SourceBook ranked us...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Kings Mountain Community Center
13889 Skyline Boulevard
Woodside, CA  94062
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Sponsor: Kings Mountain Art Fair
Telephone: 650-851-2581
Contact Name: Sheena Mawson
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Once Upon Your Mind Comedy for Children Grand Opening, Kids attend Free! Join us at Once Upon Your Mind, where kids vote on their favorite book. Then, with their help, we slowly start...

Cost: Adult$12/Child$8

Where:
Flight Deck
1540 Broadway
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Flight Deck
Telephone: 773-791-0300
Contact Name: Colleen Breen
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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 $8

Where:
The Flight Deck
1540 Broadway
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Once Upon Your Mind
Contact Name: Colleen Breen
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Children and their parents can drop in to make a fun, easy craft.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hercules Library
109 Civic Drive
Hercules, CA  94547
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Telephone: 510-245-2420
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Visit Lakeshore Learning every Saturday 11 a.m.—3 p.m. for a fun, free craft! Call our store for more details or visit: Bit.ly/freecraftsforkids  Lakeshore Learning - San Leandro1144 Montague...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lakeshore Learning Store
1144 Montague Ave.
San Leandro, CA  94577
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Sponsor: Lakeshore Learning
Telephone: 510-483-9750
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Come see what's in bloom in the gardens this month. Tour is free with paid admission of $5 for adults, $2 for ages 6-17 and free for under 6. 

Cost: FREE with paid admission of $5 adults, $2 ages 6-17 and under 6 FREE

Where:
UCSC Arboretum
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA
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Make a Doodle Bot from commonly found items that can draw all on its own. Space is limited and pre-registration is encouraged. For ages 5 and up. Also available at other branches. See...

Cost: FREE

Where:
West Valley Branch Library
1243 San Tomas Aquino Rd.
San Jose, CA
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Moveable Feast presents the fourth annual Bacon Festival of America featuring food trucks, dessert trucks, live entertainment and more. $9.99-15, $2.99 kids. 

Cost: $9.99-15, $2.99 kids

Where:
Plaza de Cesar Chavez
170 S. Market St.
San Jose, CA
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Jewelry, while stylish, was more than just fashion to the ancient Egyptians. Learn about the different types of jewelry worn by the ancient Egyptians, how certain stones and styles served specific...

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

Where:
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum
1664 Park Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Telephone: 408-947-3635
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Local author, Joshua Russell will bring fun and creativity back to bath time with his children's book, Little Boy Soup. Children will not only engage in this fun and whimsical story, but...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Santa Teresa Branch Library
290 International Circle
San Jose, CA
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Use construction paper to make dinosaur headbands and feet.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Parkside Branch Library
1200 Taraval St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-355-5770
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Love unrequited and requited, twins, mistaken identity, and hilarious pranks are set to an acoustic rock score in Actors Ensemble of Berkeley's production of Twelfth Night by William...

Cost: Free

Where:
John Hinkel Park
180 Milvia St
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: Spingo
Telephone: 510-649-5999
Contact Name: Renante Credo

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Half Moon Bay brings together family and friends for the monthly “Coastside Passeggiata,” meaning “leisurely stroll” in Italian. Simply purchase a “Passaporto”...

Cost: $25 ($325+ value)

Where:
Participating businesses along the Half Moon Bay C
, CA


Telephone: (650) 726-8380
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Set up camp at the zoo, enjoy a pizza dinner, meet a zookeeper, make some snacks, take a guided nighttime tour of the animals and then wake up to zoo sounds and a continental breakfast. For ages 6...

Cost: $100 per person; pre-registration required

Where:
San Francisco Zoo
Sloat Boulevard at Great Highway
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-753-7080
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Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo presents Java and Jazz Music Series – five weekends of musical entertainment.  Enjoy the setting sun on a warm late summer evening listening to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hillsdale Shopping Center
60 31st Avenue
San Mateo, CA  94403
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Get free admission to the Chabot Space and Science Museum all weekend if you can show a Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Chabot Space & Science Center
10000 Skyline Blvd.
Oakland, CA  94619
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Telephone: 510-336-7300
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Discover the artistic process and step behind the scenes to see how this 1940 classic animated film was produced.

Cost: $15 stand-alone exhibit, $30 for general admission plus exhibit

Where:
Walt Disney Family Museum
104 Montgomery St.
The Presidio
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-345-6800
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Bring the kids out for nature crafts, garden care, outdoor games and exploration. Bring a lunch for a picnic. 12-3pm

Cost: Included with admission: FREE for San Francisco residents. Non-residents are $8

Where:
San Francisco Botanical Garden
Golden Gate Park
Ninth Avenue and Lincoln Way
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-661-1316
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A king trusts his own paranoid beliefs against all evidence to the contrary, plunging his kingdom into a chain of tragedies. Presented by the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Presidio
Main Post Parade Ground Lawn
between Graham Street and Keyes Avenue
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-558-0888
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Munch on traditional Greek food and pastries, enjoy traditional music, dancing, drama and arts and crafts. There will also be a children’s fun zone, church tours and a white elephant room....

Cost: . $5 general, under 13 FREE with paying adult

Where:
Church of the Holy Cross
Alameda at Ralston Avenue
Belmont, CA
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Telephone: 650-591-4447
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This waterfront fine arts festival features works of over 260 artists, live musical entertainment, food, wine, beer and specialty beverages and more. Sat., Sept. 3-Sun., Sept. 4. 10am-7pm. Monday,...

Cost: $25 general, under 13 FREE

Where:
Marinship Park
Tesla Street
Sausalito, CA
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Telephone: 415-332-3555
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Enjoy an old-fashioned musical with modern characters about a gay couple who must pretend to be straight when they meet the very conservative parents of their son's fiance.  Sept. 2-4,...

Cost: $30-64, ages 16 and under receive $2 discount

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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Marvel at Dutch artist Theo Jansen’s “strandbeests,” moving beach animal sculptures. 11am, 1pm and 3pm daily through Sept. 5.

Cost: Included with admission: $29.95 adults, $24.95 ages 13-17, $19.95 ages 4-12, und

Where:
Exploratorium
Pier 15
Embarcadero at Green Street
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-528-4444
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The Millbrae Chamber of Commerce transforms downtown into the Big Easy with a Mardi Gras-style celebration. Live music, arts and crafts, food and drink, microbrew tasting, home and garden exhibits,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Broadway
Between Victoria and Meadow Blen
Millbrae, CA
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Telephone: 650-697-7324
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Based on the children’s book series written by Mary Pope Osborne, this limited engagement exhibit invites children to branch out through history via a magical treehouse. Check website for...

Cost: Included with admission: $13.95

Where:
Bay Area Discovery Museum
557 McReynolds Road
Sausalito, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-339-3900
Website »

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See these animals during their mating season. Docents will provide binoculars and spotting scopes. 10:30am-4pm weekends.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Tomales Bay
Point Reyes National Seashore
, CA
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Telephone: 415-464-5145
Website »

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Watch CuriOdyssey's animal keepers as they do enriching activities with animals including walking them and doing training sessions. Tue.-Sun. 11am, Sat. and Sun. 2pm and 3pm.

Cost: $6-9

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


Telephone: 650-340-7572
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  • 1st Annual Statewide Artwork Contest

    2016.08.16
    1:15 AM - 11:15 PM @ Gala Event at Discovery Meadow

    1t Annual Statewide Artwork Contest Theme: ICF Art Contest ’16 is a visual arts competition for elementary, middle and high school students in...

  • Mini Monday: Dig Into Dinosaurs

    2016.08.29
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Lindsay Wildlife Experience

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

  • Once Upon Your Mind

    2016.07.09
    10:30 AM - 11:30 PM @ Flight Deck

    Once Upon Your Mind Comedy for Children Grand Opening, Kids attend Free! Join us at Once Upon Your Mind, where kids vote on their favorite...

  • Half Moon Bay Coastside Passeggiata

    2016.07.21
    5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Participating businesses along the Half Moon Bay C

    Half Moon Bay brings together family and friends for the monthly “Coastside Passeggiata,” meaning “leisurely stroll” in...

  • WILLIAM RITTER at Books Inc. Laurel Village

    2016.08.29
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Books Inc. Laurel Village

    Not Your Mother’s Book Club™ proudly presents critically-acclaimed author William Ritter in celebration of the third book in...

  • Wish Upon a Star: The Art of Pinocchio

    2016.05.18
    All Day @ Walt Disney Family Museum

    Discover the artistic process and step behind the scenes to see how this 1940 classic animated film was produced.

  • The Magic Treehouse Traveling Exhibit

    2016.05.28
    All Day @ Bay Area Discovery Museum

    Based on the children’s book series written by Mary Pope Osborne, this limited engagement exhibit invites children to branch out through...

  • Beach Animal Kinetic Sculptures

    2016.05.27
    All Day @ Exploratorium

    Marvel at Dutch artist Theo Jansen’s “strandbeests,” moving beach animal sculptures. 11am, 1pm and 3pm daily through Sept. 5.

  • Young Adult Novel Launch: A Torch Against the Night

    2016.08.30
    7:00 PM @ Kepler's Books

    Author Sabaa Tahir will discuss her new novel, which is a follow-up to An Ember in the Ashes.

  • Potty Training 101

    2016.08.30
    7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Recess Urban Recreation

    Think your little one is ready for potty training? Come to this informative talk led by Aki Raymer of Parenting Paths, to find out how to make the...

  • Explore New Worlds

    2016.03.02
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Lawrence Hall of Science

    At the Hall's newest experience, Explore New Worlds, you lead the charge into the great unknown. On your visit, you are the engineer, the...

  • Tai Chi for Kids

    2016.08.31
    2:30 PM - 3:15 PM @ Fremont Main Library

    Children ages 4-7 will work with Legend Kung Fu Academy to discover how graceful movements can help them stay calm, maintain focus and cope with...

  • Summer Trees Casting Shade

    2016.07.06
    All Day @ Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

    Visit the opening of exhibit "Summer Trees Casting Shade: Chinese Painting at Berkeley, the First Fifty Years," featuring more than 50...

  • "Sojourner Truth, Photography, and the Fight Against Slavery"

    2016.07.27
    All Day @ Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

    This new exhibition features a large selection of never-before-shown photographs, Civil War cartes and federal currency from famed 19th...

  • Homework Hour

    2016.09.01
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Brisbane Library

    Students get a quiet place to study, homework help and access to computers to complete assignments.

  • Broadway Plaza - Party In The Plaza

    2016.09.01
    4:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Broadway Plaza

    It's time to celebrate the Grand Opening of the "new" Broadway Plaza with the ultimate "Party In The Plaza",...

  • Downtown Pleasant Hill Concert Series

    2016.09.01
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Downtown Pleasant Hill Shopping Center

    Downtown Pleasant Hill is bringing back the Summer Concerts in the Plaza. This summer, Downtown Pleasant Hill, and our sponsors will be producing...

  • Downtown Pleasant Hill Concert Series

    2016.06.02
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Downtown Pleasant Hill Shopping Center

    Downtown Pleasant Hill is bringing back the Summer Concerts in the Plaza. This summer, Downtown Pleasant Hill, and our sponsors will be producing...

  • Catch the Fever at Bay Street

    2016.07.21
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Bay Street

    Bay Street will fire up Emeryville on Thursday nights this summer with the return of the Catch the Fever dance series! From novice groovers to...

  • Animals in Action

    2016.09.01
    All Day @ CuriOdyssey

    Watch CuriOdyssey's animal keepers as they do enriching activities with animals including walking them and doing training sessions. Tue.-Sun....


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