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June 2017

Join us at Stanford on Sunday, June 25 for the 7th annual Summer Scamper 5k, 10k, and kids’ fun run, benefiting patients and families at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford....

Cost: $0-$45

Where:
Stanford Campus
Galvez Street between Campus Drive and Memorial Way, in front of the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center
Stanford, CA  94301
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Bowling centers across the country are participating in a program that allows children to bowl two free games every day all summer long. To participate, register online at kidsbowlfree.com to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Diablo Valley Bowl
1500 Monument Blvd., Suite G
Concord, CA
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Telephone: 888-342-2594
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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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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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Back by popular demand, join us for our "Jump into Summer" bouncy house event, featuring outdoor bouncy houses, slides, indoor soccer games, crafts and more at the Arrillaga Family Recreation...

Cost: $10-$25

Where:
Arrillaga Family Recreation Center - Sequoia Room
700 Alma Street
Menlo Park, CA  94025
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Sponsor: Parents Club of Palo Alto and Menlo Park
Contact Name: Melissa McKenzie
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Love4Literacy 2017 program is back this summer at East Carnegie Library 1102 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95116. Rising 3rd, 4th and 5th graders are...

Cost: FREE

Where:
East Carnegie Library
1102 E. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA  95116
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Sponsor: Bay Area Tutoring Association
Telephone: (408) 945-8003
Contact Name: Chris Norwood
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Family. Fitness. Fun! event is returning to Washington Park! On Sunday, June 25 bring the kids to the Family. Fitness. Fun! event. This free community event has activities all day including...

Cost: Free

Where:
Washington Park
850 Burlingame Ave
Ste 112
Burlingame, CA  94010
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Sponsor: FFF
Telephone: 650-303-6735
Contact Name: Kerry Lee
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Artist Roy De Forest will present funky paintings, sculptures and listening stations in this new exhibit featuring quirky characters and unexpected voices that range from a dog trainer to a 10 year...

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

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St.
Oakland, CA  94607
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Telephone: 510-318-8400
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Join the largest kids’ bike ride in the U.S. Each year, more than 500 kids 12 and under pedal to the finish. Each child receives a medal, popsicle and goody bag.  Sign in before 10am

Cost: FREE

Where:
Registration booth is in front of Stacks
Lorton and California
Burlingame, CA
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The audience is invited learn or practice English and Spanish and to sing, jump and dance at  Latin Grammy winner 123 Andrés’ 50-minute high-energy, interactive show. 123 Andrés is an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Belmont Public Library
1110 Alameda de las Pulgas
Belmont, CA  94002
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Sponsor: San Mateo County Library
Telephone: (650) 591-8286
Contact Name: Library Director
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Studio 23 2309 Encinal Ave. Alameda, CA | http://studio23gallery.com/ Come see over 65 local Alameda and Bay Area artists at this free Outdoor Art Festival. Mingle with local emerging and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Studio 23
2309B Encinal Ave. B
Alameda, CA  94501
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Sponsor: Flax, Daba, Lucky 13
Telephone: 415-580-2309
Contact Name: Jessica
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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: $12 Adult, $10 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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Get ready for the Best. Summer. Ever. as the 2017 Alameda County Fair returns with extended dates, new rides and features, delicious food and an amazing concert series, presented by Big O Tires....

Cost: $10-$35

Where:
Alameda County Fairgrounds
4501 Pleasanton Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: Alameda County Fair
Telephone: 925 426-7600
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Travel back in time and learn how to make a corn husk doll, just as the Spanish colonist children at El Presidio did.

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650-948-9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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In the 1930s, the Ming Quong orphanage in Los Gatos, housed rescued and abandoned Chinese girls from the Bay Area. Over the course of several decades, Ming Quong would become part of a larger...

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

Where:
New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Civic Center
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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The city of Dublin has just opened a brand-new boardwalk-themed water park that includes a six water slide tower, splash zone for toddlers and sports pool! Open daily June 3-Aug. 13. ...

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

Where:
Emerald Glen Park
4201 Central Parkway
Dublin, CA  94568
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Telephone: 925-556-4590
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The newly renovated Larkey Swim Center will be open to the public in June through early September with recreational swimming in the heated pool, swim lessons and an all-abilities...

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

Where:
Larkey Swim Center
2771 Buena Vista Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA  94597
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Telephone: 925-943-5858
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The Los Altos History Museum is proud to announce an upcoming mini/pop-up exhibit of Troop 37 memorabilia in the downstairs library room of the J. Gilbert Smith House. The display will be open...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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Explore our current art exhibits with a NUMU Art Educator, discuss the elements of art and design, and learn how to render a subject of your choice in a variety of different mediums. Discuss...

Cost: 40.00

Where:
NUMU Los Gatos
106 E. Main St.
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Telephone: 408-354-2646
Contact Name: NUMU Los Gatos
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June 18 and 25, 1pm-4pm both days Come join other families for a fun adventure every Sunday through August 6! Meet your friends and make new ones while relaxing on our spacious outdoor deck....

Cost: Free

Where:
OFJCC Pool
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA  94303
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Sponsor: The Oshman Family JCC
Telephone: 650-223-8700
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Use your digital camera to tell a story, record an event and take photos you'll be proud of. Learn basic composition before taking an easy walk in the park to practice. Meet at the visitor...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Coyote Lake County Park
19245 Malaguerra Ave.
Gilroy, CA
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Hear stories about heroic boys and girls, animal legends, and tales about dynamic deities. Listen to myths and folktales from Asia. Suggested for age 7 and up.

Cost: Included with admission: $25 adults, $15 age 13-17, under 13 FREE

Where:
Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-581-3531
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Explore our agricultural history at Santa Clara County's newest park. Meet at the visitor center to see items used on the farm in the 1890s, then take a short walk to learn about the park's...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Martial Cottle County Park
5283 Snell Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Learn about the natural and cultural history of Point Reyes National Seashore. Talks may focus on earthquakes, the Coast Miwok, Sir Francis Drake and more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bear Valley Visitor Center
1 Bear Valley Road
Point Reyes Station, CA
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Telephone: 415-464-5100
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Town Center Corte Madera celebrates summer with the annual Summer Music Series, set to take place every Sunday, June through August. Free to attend, everyone is invited to get rockin’ to live...

Cost: Free

Where:
Town Center Corte Madera
100 Corte Madera Town Center
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: `
Telephone: 415-924-2961
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Bring picnics and blankets and listen to the band that has sold more than 70 million albums worldwide and produce such hits as Celebration, Cherish, Jungle Boogie, Summer Madness and Open Sesame....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Stern Grove
Sloat Boulevard
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-252-6252
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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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Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, blanket-side cocktail service, fire pits, live music, and views of the sun setting over San Francisco Bay.

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Post Lawn
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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Discover how the poison oak plant has benefited both natural and human communities throughout history. Wear long sleeves, pants and closed toe shoes. Meet at the Mockingbird Hill entrance.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Almaden Quicksilver County Park
21785 Almaden Road
San Jose, CA
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Relax by the lake with the family for this popular concert series every other Sunday featuring local favorites and other bands from around the Bay Area through Sept. 3.  May 28: Carne Cruda...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pleasant Hill City Hall
On the lawn
100 Gregory Lane
Pleasant Hill, CA  94523
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Sponsor: Pleasant Hill Civic Action Commission
Telephone: 925-671-5229
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Lizz Roman & Dancers premiere their latest architectural caper "SUNSET DANCES", Architectural Meditations II from June 16 - July 2 in San Francisco. It could be said that with this...

Cost: $25

Where:
Home
2050 47th Ave
San Francisco, CA  94116
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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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Artwork from more than 100 street painters from around the world will fill the streets in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. The event will include live 1960s music from...

Cost: $10, under 13 FREE

Where:
5th and A streets
San Rafael, CA
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Telephone: 415-884-2423
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Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM-focused exhibit seeks to engage children, ages 2 through 7 years, and families in foundational skills that foster...

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

Where:
Children's Discovery Museum
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA
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Conquer the San Ramon Olympic Pool & Aquatic Park's new inflatable obstacle course! It's more challenging than it looks.   June 5 - Aug. 13 12:30-3:30pm Monday-Friday...

Cost: $3 plus $5 pool entrance fee

Where:
San Ramon Olympic Pool & Aquatic Park
9900 Broadmoor Drive
San Ramon, CA  94583
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Telephone: 925-828-3427
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Pools open for the 2017 summer season on Mon., June 12! Come slip down a 22-foot-long spiral water slide, climb an interactive play structure in zero-depth-entry water or relax in...

Cost: $4-7, ages 2 and under FREE.

Where:
Robert Livermore Aquatic Center
4448 Loyola Way
Livermore, CA  94550
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Telephone: 925-373-5751
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Check out this exhibition of more than 40 pioneering play spaces from throughout the world. Play spaces featured include towering treetop playgrounds, a scrapped ambulance transformed into a play...

Cost: FREE

Where:
San Francisco Main Library
Fisher Children's Center
100 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-557-4400
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Love4Literacy 2017 program is back this summer at East Carnegie Library 1102 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95116. Rising 3rd, 4th and 5th graders are...

Cost: FREE

Where:
East Carnegie Library
1102 E. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA  95116
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Sponsor: Bay Area Tutoring Association
Telephone: (408) 945-8003
Contact Name: Chris Norwood
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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

The audience is invited learn or practice English and Spanish and to sing, jump and dance at  Latin Grammy winner 123 Andrés’ 50-minute high-energy, interactive show. 123 Andrés is an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Belmont Public Library
1110 Alameda de las Pulgas
Belmont, CA  94002
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Sponsor: San Mateo County Library
Telephone: (650) 591-8286
Contact Name: Library Director
Website »

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650-948-9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
Website »

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The Los Altos History Museum is proud to announce an upcoming mini/pop-up exhibit of Troop 37 memorabilia in the downstairs library room of the J. Gilbert Smith House. The display will be open...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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The Hayward Public Library is proud to offer a Summer Learning Camp to students entering 2nd to 8th grades. The Summer Learning Camp is a program aimed to help students remain academically active...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hayward Public Library
835 C Street
Hayward, CA  94541
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Sponsor: Hayward Public Library
Telephone: 510-881-7535
Contact Name: Lindsey Vien
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CuriOdyssey's new exhibit "The Nature of Patterns" opens on March 25, 2017.  From simple symmetries to chaotic flows, from spirals and tessellations to spots and stripes, the...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA  94401
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Sponsor: CuriOdyssey
Telephone: 650-342-7755
Contact Name: CuriOdyssey
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Drop in to this all-ages knitting circle to work on your own project or make pet blankets and children’s hats for charity. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Albany Library
1247 Marin Ave.
Albany, CA  94706
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Telephone: 510-526-3720, ext. 5
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Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, blanket-side cocktail service, fire pits, live music, and views of the sun setting over San Francisco Bay.

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Post Lawn
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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Join a community of courageous voices Perform your truth to power Parents and children 10-12 years old join this 5-week introduction workshop to slam poetry. This group will introduce you and...

Cost: Free

Where:
TALK Line Family Support Center
1757 Waller Street
San Francisco, CA  94117
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Telephone: 415-387-3684
Contact Name: Russell Stephens
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Learn the card game based on ratios of cards, intricate damage/resistance point systems, patience, strategy and a good amount of competitive fun. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cambrian Branch Library
1780 Hillsdale Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM-focused exhibit seeks to engage children, ages 2 through 7 years, and families in foundational skills that foster...

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

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


Website »

More information

Check out this exhibition of more than 40 pioneering play spaces from throughout the world. Play spaces featured include towering treetop playgrounds, a scrapped ambulance transformed into a play...

Cost: FREE

Where:
San Francisco Main Library
Fisher Children's Center
100 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-557-4400
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Full Circle Farm School, Givelight Foundation and Savers are collecting donations of Unwanted Items for our Yard Sale/ Savers Collection Day sometime this summer. We choose to work with Savers...

Cost: 0

Where:
Full Circle Farm School
1055 Dunford Way
Sunnyvale, CA  94086
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Sponsor: Full Circle Farm School
Telephone: 650-690-1725
Contact Name: Lucia Campbell
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Cindy Miracle's work explores the innate  perspective, the atmospheric textures and the  emotional impact found in architectural  photographs, and the relationship between ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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Love4Literacy 2017 program is back this summer at East Carnegie Library 1102 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95116. Rising 3rd, 4th and 5th graders are...

Cost: FREE

Where:
East Carnegie Library
1102 E. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA  95116
View map »


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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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

More information

The audience is invited learn or practice English and Spanish and to sing, jump and dance at  Latin Grammy winner 123 Andrés’ 50-minute high-energy, interactive show. 123 Andrés is an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Belmont Public Library
1110 Alameda de las Pulgas
Belmont, CA  94002
View map »


Sponsor: San Mateo County Library
Telephone: (650) 591-8286
Contact Name: Library Director
Website »

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Join us for a special gardening-and-cooking class with Chef Traci Des Jardins designed specifically for elementary school-aged children. In this fun and interactive workshop, Chef Traci and Bon...

Cost: Free

Where:
El Polin Spring
8600 MacArthur Ave
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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Join us at Bayfair Center in San Leandro for storytime with Muriel (http://www.forherstories.com/) every Tuesday from 11am to 12pm at the circle in front of...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650-948-9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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Parents, babies, and kids are invited to learn basic sign language. Second and fourth Tue. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Garden Branch Library
1580 Naglee Ave.
San Jose, CA
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The Los Altos History Museum is proud to announce an upcoming mini/pop-up exhibit of Troop 37 memorabilia in the downstairs library room of the J. Gilbert Smith House. The display will be open...

Cost: Free

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


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

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Walking toddlers ages 1-3 and their caregivers can visit the South Shore Center’s Adventure Court for playtime with stories, music and crafts.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Alameda South Shore Center Adventure Court Play Area
523 South Shore Center West
Alameda, CA  94501
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Telephone: 510-521-8100
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Kids in first through sixth grade are invited to attend this hands-on arts and science museum presented by the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center. The event includes nature-related...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Menlo Park Library
800 Alma St.
Menlo Park, CA
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Telephone: 650-330-2530
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The Hayward Public Library is proud to offer a Summer Learning Camp to students entering 2nd to 8th grades. The Summer Learning Camp is a program aimed to help students remain academically active...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hayward Public Library
835 C Street
Hayward, CA  94541
View map »


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

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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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Volunteer as a Student Friend! Help children with the Summer Reading Challenge while earning community service credit for school. Attend an orientation session to learn more.   Tuesdays,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weekes Branch Library
27300 Patrick Ave.
Hayward, CA  94544
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Sponsor: Hayward Public Library
Telephone: 510-293-5065
Contact Name: Rob Spitzel
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Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, blanket-side cocktail service, fire pits, live music, and views of the sun setting over San Francisco Bay.

Cost: Free

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


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

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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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TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announces a special one-night-only musical event on June 27 of Hershey Felder’s Great American Songbook Sing-Along. Felder, who will be performing Hershey Felder,...

Cost: $75-$150

Where:
Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
500 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA
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Sponsor: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
Telephone: 650-463-1960
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Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM-focused exhibit seeks to engage children, ages 2 through 7 years, and families in foundational skills that foster...

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

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


Website »

More information

Check out this exhibition of more than 40 pioneering play spaces from throughout the world. Play spaces featured include towering treetop playgrounds, a scrapped ambulance transformed into a play...

Cost: FREE

Where:
San Francisco Main Library
Fisher Children's Center
100 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-557-4400
Website »

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

Cost: 0

Where:
Full Circle Farm School
1055 Dunford Way
Sunnyvale, CA  94086
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Sponsor: Full Circle Farm School
Telephone: 650-690-1725
Contact Name: Lucia Campbell
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Families and Community volunteers together on this 11 acres community gardens. Activities include:  Feeding the ducks, chickens, quails Pulling our weeds Harvesting vegetables...

Cost: 0

Where:
Full Circle Farm School
1055 Dunford Way
Sunnyvale, CA  94086
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Sponsor: Full Circle Farm School
Telephone: 650-690-1725
Contact Name: Lucia Campbell
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Love4Literacy 2017 program is back this summer at East Carnegie Library 1102 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95116. Rising 3rd, 4th and 5th graders are...

Cost: FREE

Where:
East Carnegie Library
1102 E. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA  95116
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Sponsor: Bay Area Tutoring Association
Telephone: (408) 945-8003
Contact Name: Chris Norwood
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Come join us under the sun ay Sunnyvale! Activities includes: Harvesting crops Feeding ducks, chickens, quails Weeding Watering plans Playdate on dirt mountains with regular...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Full Circle Farm School
1055 Dunford Way
Sunnyvale, CA  94086
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Sponsor: Full Circle Farm School
Telephone: 650-069-01725
Contact Name: Lucia Campbell
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PIER 39 is 39 and we’re celebrating with a bang!  Beginning in January 2017, join us every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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The audience is invited learn or practice English and Spanish and to sing, jump and dance at  Latin Grammy winner 123 Andrés’ 50-minute high-energy, interactive show. 123 Andrés is an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Belmont Public Library
1110 Alameda de las Pulgas
Belmont, CA  94002
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Sponsor: San Mateo County Library
Telephone: (650) 591-8286
Contact Name: Library Director
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In the 1930s, the Ming Quong orphanage in Los Gatos, housed rescued and abandoned Chinese girls from the Bay Area. Over the course of several decades, Ming Quong would become part of a larger...

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

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650-948-9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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Parents and little ones are invited to an hour of free fun at Toddler Time, every Wednesday in April. This popular series returns with interactive storytelling, dancing, sing-alongs, arts, crafts...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Street
5616 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Telephone: 510-655-4002
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The Los Altos History Museum is proud to announce an upcoming mini/pop-up exhibit of Troop 37 memorabilia in the downstairs library room of the J. Gilbert Smith House. The display will be open...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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Bay Street’s Center Plaza will host an afternoon of education, dancing and fun for children ages 3-5 each Wednesday through August with Dance-A-Vision Entertainment. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bay Street Emeryville
5616 Bay St.
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Telephone: 510-655-4002
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Celebrate the beginning of summer at our 8th annual ice cream social! Join us in making and sampling different homemade ice cream flavors. This program is free, no registration required, and all...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hayward Public Library, Weekes Branch
27300 Patrick Avenue
Hayward, CA  94544
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Sponsor: Hayward Public Library
Telephone: 151-029-35065
Contact Name: Rob Spitzel
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The Hayward Public Library is proud to offer a Summer Learning Camp to students entering 2nd to 8th grades. The Summer Learning Camp is a program aimed to help students remain academically active...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hayward Public Library
835 C Street
Hayward, CA  94541
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Sponsor: Hayward Public Library
Telephone: 510-881-7535
Contact Name: Lindsey Vien
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CuriOdyssey's new exhibit "The Nature of Patterns" opens on March 25, 2017.  From simple symmetries to chaotic flows, from spirals and tessellations to spots and stripes, the...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA  94401
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Sponsor: CuriOdyssey
Telephone: 650-342-7755
Contact Name: CuriOdyssey
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Come watch a family-friendly and gravity-defying juggling show.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Children's Library
1276 Harriet St.
Palo Alto, CA
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Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, blanket-side cocktail service, fire pits, live music, and views of the sun setting over San Francisco Bay.

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Post Lawn
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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Proceeds from this neighborhood barbecue benefit the community event fund.

Cost: $20 adults, $10 kids 5-10, under 5 FREE

Where:
Creek Park
Sir Francis Drake and San Anselmo boulevards
San Anselmo, CA
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Telephone: 415-258-4600
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Volunteer as a Student Friend! Help children with the Summer Reading Challenge while earning community service credit for school. Attend an orientation session to learn more.  ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hayward Public Library
835 C Street
Hayward, CA  94541
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Sponsor: Hayward Public Library
Telephone: 510-881-7974
Contact Name: Hector Villasenor
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Essayist, journalist, and editor Amy Ettinger discusses her delightfully spirited book, Sweet Spot: An Ice Cream Binge Across America. For Amy Ettinger, ice cream is not just a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Book Inc. Alameda
1344 Park St
Alameda, CA
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Livingston Taylor picked up his first guitar at the age of 13, beginning a 50-year career that has encompassed performance, songwriting and teaching. Born in Boston and raised in North Carolina,...

Cost: $38.00 - $48.00

Where:
Montgomery Theater
271 South Market Street
San Jose, CA
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Watch a classic movie on the beach with the world-famous Giant Dipper coaster lights twinkling overhead. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back chair, relax and enjoy the free show.

Cost: FREE

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

Cost: FREE

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

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

Where:
Children's Discovery Museum
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA
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Check out this exhibition of more than 40 pioneering play spaces from throughout the world. Play spaces featured include towering treetop playgrounds, a scrapped ambulance transformed into a play...

Cost: FREE

Where:
San Francisco Main Library
Fisher Children's Center
100 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-557-4400
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Cindy Miracle's work explores the innate  perspective, the atmospheric textures and the  emotional impact found in architectural  photographs, and the relationship between ...

Cost: Free

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


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

Cost: Free

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

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Love4Literacy 2017 program is back this summer at East Carnegie Library 1102 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95116. Rising 3rd, 4th and 5th graders are...

Cost: FREE

Where:
East Carnegie Library
1102 E. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA  95116
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Sponsor: Bay Area Tutoring Association
Telephone: (408) 945-8003
Contact Name: Chris Norwood
Website »

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The audience is invited learn or practice English and Spanish and to sing, jump and dance at  Latin Grammy winner 123 Andrés’ 50-minute high-energy, interactive show. 123 Andrés is an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Belmont Public Library
1110 Alameda de las Pulgas
Belmont, CA  94002
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Sponsor: San Mateo County Library
Telephone: (650) 591-8286
Contact Name: Library Director
Website »

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

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

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

More information

The Los Altos History Museum is proud to announce an upcoming mini/pop-up exhibit of Troop 37 memorabilia in the downstairs library room of the J. Gilbert Smith House. The display will be open...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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Facilitated by Katie Bilsky, Sophie Bigalke and Russell Stephens -Join us in the Playroom on Thursdays for music, movement, and stories! Playtime Together is the perfect bonding activity for you...

Cost: Free

Where:
TALK Line Family Support Center
1757 Waller Street
San Francisco, CA  94117
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Telephone: 415-387-3684
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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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Magnets are fun to play with for all ages! After a brief magnetic-themed storytime, children will explore a variety of basic magnet activity stations.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bascom Branch Library
1000 S. Bascom Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, blanket-side cocktail service, fire pits, live music, and views of the sun setting over San Francisco Bay.

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Post Lawn
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco , CA  94129
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Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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Join us for the Thursday Night Live Series in Downtown Mountain View! Castro Street between Mercy and Villa Streets will be closed to traffic so the public can walk the street to enjoy restaurant...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Mountain View
Castro Street
Mountain View, CA  94040
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Sponsor: City of Mountain View
Telephone: 650-903-6331
Contact Name: Recreation Division
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Outdoor concert season will heat up outside the Lesher Center when the Diablo Regional Arts Association presents free performances by Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra on Thu., June 22 and Dirty Cello...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
Outside Plaza
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: Diablo Regional Arts Association
Telephone: 925-295-1470
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This four-piece party band plays classic rock, blues, jazz and country.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Central Park
50 E. 5th Ave.
San Mateo, CA
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Check out this exhibition of more than 40 pioneering play spaces from throughout the world. Play spaces featured include towering treetop playgrounds, a scrapped ambulance transformed into a play...

Cost: FREE

Where:
San Francisco Main Library
Fisher Children's Center
100 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-557-4400
Website »

More information

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

Cost: FREE

Where:
Presidio Main Post
103 Montgomery St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-561-4323
Website »

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

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

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


Website »

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

Cost: 0

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


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

More information

Love4Literacy 2017 program is back this summer at East Carnegie Library 1102 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95116. Rising 3rd, 4th and 5th graders are...

Cost: FREE

Where:
East Carnegie Library
1102 E. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA  95116
View map »


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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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

More information

The audience is invited learn or practice English and Spanish and to sing, jump and dance at  Latin Grammy winner 123 Andrés’ 50-minute high-energy, interactive show. 123 Andrés is an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Belmont Public Library
1110 Alameda de las Pulgas
Belmont, CA  94002
View map »


Sponsor: San Mateo County Library
Telephone: (650) 591-8286
Contact Name: Library Director
Website »

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Children ages 12 and under can get into the Alameda County Fair free until 5pm on June 16, June 23, June 30 and July 7. 

Cost: $12-15 ages 13-61, ages 12 and under FREE

Where:
Alameda County Fairgrounds
4501 Pleasanton Ave.
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Telephone: 925-426-7600
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This exhibit will honor Eichler Homes, which thrived locally from 1949-1966, and Joseph Eichler’s dream of affordable contemporary homes, Curated by his grandson Steven Eichler, the...

Cost: Free

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


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

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Get ready for the Best. Summer. Ever. as the 2017 Alameda County Fair returns with extended dates, new rides and features, delicious food and an amazing concert series, presented by Big O Tires....

Cost: $10-$35

Where:
Alameda County Fairgrounds
4501 Pleasanton Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: Alameda County Fair
Telephone: 925 426-7600
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In the 1930s, the Ming Quong orphanage in Los Gatos, housed rescued and abandoned Chinese girls from the Bay Area. Over the course of several decades, Ming Quong would become part of a larger...

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

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

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The Yerba Buena Gardens Festival offers the delightful Yerba Buena Gardens Children’s Garden Series, interactive performances specially designed for kids and families, on Fridays in the Yerba...

Cost: Free

Where:
Yerba Buena Gardens Children's Garden
760 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA  94103
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Sponsor: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Contact Name: Marshall Lamm

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The Los Altos History Museum is proud to announce an upcoming mini/pop-up exhibit of Troop 37 memorabilia in the downstairs library room of the J. Gilbert Smith House. The display will be open...

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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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Celebrate America’s birthday by flying this stars-and-stripes windsock that you make yourself! For kids three and up.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
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Join the Oakland Museum of California each Friday for its festive night market -- open an extra hour in spring and summer -- with art workshops for the whole family, food trucks, music...

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

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

Cost: Free

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


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

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A weekly dance competition will take over Bay Street Emeryville elimination-style in front of a panel of judges each Friday evening with finals on the last day in June. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bay Street Emeryville
Center Plaza
5616 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Telephone: 510-655-4002
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An all-new dance competition dubbed Dance-A-Vision Live takes over Bay Street with an exciting evening of live dancing every Friday, in June. The Bay Area’s best dancers will perform for a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Street
5616 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Telephone: 510-655-4002
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Enjoy a different band every Friday night while you ride at California's largest skate park. 

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

Where:
Lake Cunningham Skate Park
2305 S. White Road
San Jose, CA
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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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Bring a picnic dinner and your children and enjoy a classic tale featuring sets and costumes created by the talented actors performing in the show.  June 23: Hansel and Gretel Hansel and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pioneer Memorial Park
1146 Church St.
Mountain View, CA
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Bring a picnic dinner, gather your friends and family, and enjoy the beauty and "magic" of music in the park!

Cost: FREE

Where:
Magical Bridge Playground
Mitchell Park
600 East Meadow Road
Palo Alto, CA
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Families and train buffs can experience Diablo Valley Lines -- now in its seventh decade -- during 2017 whistle stop shows featuring hundreds of model trains representing...

Cost: $3 adults, $2 children ages 6-12, under 6 FREE.

Where:
Larkey Park
2751 Buena Vista Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA  94597
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Telephone: 925-937-1888
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Join in the free outdoor fun on Friday evenings to learn new moves with professional dance instructors Bradley and Lauren Montoya at 8:30pm, followed by a dance party at 9pm. ...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Jack London Square
Broadway and Embarcadero
Oakland, CA  94607
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Telephone: 510-645-9292
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Lizz Roman & Dancers premiere their latest architectural caper "SUNSET DANCES", Architectural Meditations II from June 16 - July 2 in San Francisco. It could be said that with this...

Cost: $25

Where:
Home
2050 47th Ave
San Francisco, CA  94116
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Grab your blanket, get a bite to eat and settle down for this PG-rated film.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pier 39
San Francisco, CA


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

Cost: $37 general, $12 under 26

Where:
Forest Meadows Amphitheatre
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA
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Telephone: 415-499-4488
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Two free live concerts on the Boardwalk's Beach Bandstand every Friday night with top bands of the 80s and 90s. Shows start at 6:30pm and 8:30pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
400 Beach St.
, CA
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This year’s fair, Let the Fun Shine In, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. This fair will celebrate the 1960s spirit with music, art, fashion and more featuring tie-dye...

Cost: $12 adults, $10 children 4-12

Where:
Marin County Fairgrounds
10 Avenue of the Flags
San Rafael, CA
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Telephone: 415-473-6400
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Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM-focused exhibit seeks to engage children, ages 2 through 7 years, and families in foundational skills that foster...

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

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


Website »

More information

Check out this exhibition of more than 40 pioneering play spaces from throughout the world. Play spaces featured include towering treetop playgrounds, a scrapped ambulance transformed into a play...

Cost: FREE

Where:
San Francisco Main Library
Fisher Children's Center
100 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA
View map »


Telephone: 415-557-4400
Website »

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Children ages 10 and younger with their parents have the roller rink to themselves to practice their skating skills.

Cost: $10.50 per person, $5 skate rental

Where:
The Golden Skate
2701 Hooper Drive
San Ramon, CA  94563
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Telephone: 925-820-2525
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      Join us for our monthly Inner Sunset Flea Market featuring fabulous finds, family fun and fantastic food just one block away from beautiful Golden Gate...

Cost: FREE

Where:
ON Irving Street between 9th-10th Avenues
Inner Sunset
San Francisco , CA  94122
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Sponsor: Inner Sunset Park Neighbors
Telephone: 415-465-2475
Contact Name: Angie
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Artist Roy De Forest will present funky paintings, sculptures and listening stations in this new exhibit featuring quirky characters and unexpected voices that range from a dog trainer to a 10 year...

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

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

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Come join us under the sun ay Sunnyvale! Activities includes: Harvesting crops Feeding ducks, chickens, quails Weeding Watering plans Playdate on dirt mountains with regular...

Cost: FREE

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


Sponsor: Full Circle Farm School
Telephone: 650-069-01725
Contact Name: Lucia Campbell
Website »

More information

Join park staff for a walking tour to learn about the ranch’s history and organic farming. Spend time afterward playing at the Discovery Farm or visiting the Farm Stand.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Martial Cottle County Park
5283 Snell Ave.
San Jose, CA
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This program will introduce signs that are based on American Sign Language (ASL). It is designed for expectant parents and parents with babies ranging in age from birth to 18 months. First and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
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Love4Literacy 2017 program is back this summer at East Carnegie Library 1102 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95116. Rising 3rd, 4th and 5th graders are...

Cost: FREE

Where:
East Carnegie Library
1102 E. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA  95116
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Sponsor: Bay Area Tutoring Association
Telephone: (408) 945-8003
Contact Name: Chris Norwood
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Cindy Miracle's work explores the innate  perspective, the atmospheric textures and the  emotional impact found in architectural  photographs, and the relationship between ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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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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Take a gentle walk around the Marina’s flat dirt trails and enjoy the local weather and bayside wildlife. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Alviso Marina County Park
1195 Hope St.
San Jose, CA
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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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Join Miss Garima for G.L.E.A.M (Growing to Love Education though Art and Music) at this music and dance program for families with children up to age 3. Arrive early; tickets will be handed out...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fremont Main Library
2400 Stevenson Blvd.
Fremont, CA  94538
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Telephone: 510-745-1421
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The audience is invited learn or practice English and Spanish and to sing, jump and dance at  Latin Grammy winner 123 Andrés’ 50-minute high-energy, interactive show. 123 Andrés is an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Belmont Public Library
1110 Alameda de las Pulgas
Belmont, CA  94002
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Sponsor: San Mateo County Library
Telephone: (650) 591-8286
Contact Name: Library Director
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In the 1930s, the Ming Quong orphanage in Los Gatos, housed rescued and abandoned Chinese girls from the Bay Area. Over the course of several decades, Ming Quong would become part of a larger...

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

Where:
New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Civic Center
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Join us every Saturday morning at 11am for our Barnes & Noble National Storytime, featuring storybooks, activities and more!

Cost: FREE

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

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

Cost: Free

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

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

Where:
Emerald Glen Park
4201 Central Parkway
Dublin, CA  94568
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Telephone: 925-556-4590
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Get ready for the Best. Summer. Ever. as the 2017 Alameda County Fair returns with extended dates, new rides and features, delicious food and an amazing concert series, presented by Big O Tires....

Cost: $10-$35

Where:
Alameda County Fairgrounds
4501 Pleasanton Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: Alameda County Fair
Telephone: 925 426-7600
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The Los Altos History Museum is proud to announce an upcoming mini/pop-up exhibit of Troop 37 memorabilia in the downstairs library room of the J. Gilbert Smith House. The display will be open...

Cost: Free

Where:
Los Altos History Museum
51 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA  94022
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Sponsor: Los Altos History Museum
Telephone: 650.948.9427
Contact Name: M. Whitehorn
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Learn to make cool origami creations.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Library
1044 Middlefield Road
Redwood City, CA
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Telephone: 650-780-7013
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Explore our agricultural history at Santa Clara County's newest park. Meet at the visitor center to see items used on the farm in the 1890s, then take a short walk to learn about the park's...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Martial Cottle County Park
5283 Snell Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Drop by to build paper towel core mazes or do another activity with a teen volunteer.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pittsburg Library
80 Power Ave.
Pittsburg, CA  94565
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Telephone: 925-427-8390
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Families with children of all ages can enjoy nature crafts, garden care, outdoor games and exploration in the children’s garden. Every Saturday 1-4pm through Oct.

Cost: $8 nonresidents, FREE for San Francisco residents

Where:
San Francisco Botanical Garden
Golden Gate Park
9th and LIncoln
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-661-1316
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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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Create your own Scribble Bot to make unique drawings. A Scribble Bot is a motorized machine that moves in unusual ways.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Richmond/Sen. Milton Marks Branch Library
351 9th Ave.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-355-5600
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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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Actors Ensemble continues it's 60th season and 5th consecutive year of performances in the acclaimed John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre with Bertolt Brecht's most heartfelt (and funny) play The...

Cost: Free

Where:
John Hinkel Park
180 Milvia St.
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Celebrate summer evenings with lantern-lit dining cabanas, blanket-side cocktail service, fire pits, live music, and views of the sun setting over San Francisco Bay.

Cost: Free

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

Cost: FREE

Where:
Vasona Lake County Park
333 Blossom Hill Road
Los Gatos, CA
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Bring a lawn chair, blanket or just your two feet for summer concerts in the downtown Pleasant Hill plaza the first Thursdays of each month through September. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
In front of Jack's Restaurant & Bar
60 Crescent Drive
Pleasant Hill, CA  94523
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Telephone: 925-243-7131
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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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​Discover the secretive world of animal homes with the help of a Park Ranger! Meet at the campground amphitheater. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Joseph D. Grant County Park
18405 Mt Hamilton Road
San Jose, CA
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Come to the Anthony Chabot Family Campground each Saturday through August for after-dark fun and learn about nature through games, songs and stories around the campfire.  There are...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
9999 Redwood Road
Castro Valley, CA  94546
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Telephone: 510-544-3187
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See the Marin County Fair fireworks from the top of the Nike site at McInnis Park. Rangers will prepare s’mores at Hillside Picnic Area because everyone walks up the hill to view the firework...

Cost: FREE

Where:
McInnis Park
310 Smith Ranch Road
San Rafael, CA
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Telephone: 415-446-4423
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Lizz Roman & Dancers premiere their latest architectural caper "SUNSET DANCES", Architectural Meditations II from June 16 - July 2 in San Francisco. It could be said that with this...

Cost: $25

Where:
Home
2050 47th Ave
San Francisco, CA  94116
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Families are invited to enjoy fun for the little ones at Town Center Kids, an all-new summer series taking place every Saturday June through August. Free to attend, Town Center Corte Madera will be...

Cost: Free

Where:
Town Center Corte Madera
100 Corte Madera Town Center
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Telephone: 415-924-2961
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This year’s fair, Let the Fun Shine In, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. This fair will celebrate the 1960s spirit with music, art, fashion and more featuring tie-dye...

Cost: $12 adults, $10 children 4-12

Where:
Marin County Fairgrounds
10 Avenue of the Flags
San Rafael, CA
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Telephone: 415-473-6400
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Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM-focused exhibit seeks to engage children, ages 2 through 7 years, and families in foundational skills that foster...

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

Where:
Children's Discovery Museum
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA
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Conquer the San Ramon Olympic Pool & Aquatic Park's new inflatable obstacle course! It's more challenging than it looks.   June 5 - Aug. 13 12:30-3:30pm Monday-Friday...

Cost: $3 plus $5 pool entrance fee

Where:
San Ramon Olympic Pool & Aquatic Park
9900 Broadmoor Drive
San Ramon, CA  94583
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Telephone: 925-828-3427
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Set up camp, enjoy a pizza dinner, meet with a zookeeper and take a guided nighttime tour of the animals. For children ages 6 and up accompanied by an adult.  5:30pm through 10am Sunday.

Cost: $100 per person

Where:
San Francisco Zoo
Sloat Boulevard at THe Great Highway
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-753-7080
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Check out this exhibition of more than 40 pioneering play spaces from throughout the world. Play spaces featured include towering treetop playgrounds, a scrapped ambulance transformed into a play...

Cost: FREE

Where:
San Francisco Main Library
Fisher Children's Center
100 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-557-4400
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Shakespeare’s popular romantic romp proves love triumphs over all.

Cost: $37 general, $12 under 26

Where:
Forest Meadows Amphitheatre
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA
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Telephone: 415-499-4488
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This event features live jazz and soul music and will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. The event also includes fine art and crafts, gourmet food and beverages. 10am-6pm both...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fillmore Street between Jackson and Eddy streets
San Francisco, CA


Telephone: 800-310-6563
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  • Love 4 Literacy

    2017.06.19
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM @ East Carnegie Library

    Love4Literacy 2017 program is back this summer at East Carnegie Library 1102 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA...

  • PIER 39 is 39

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

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

  • Around the Americas with 123 Andres

    2017.06.20
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Belmont Public Library

    The audience is invited learn or practice English and Spanish and to sing, jump and dance at  Latin Grammy winner 123 Andrés’ 50-minute...

  • Eichler Homes: Modernism for the Masses

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

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

  • Troop 37 celebrates its 100th anniversary--Limited exhibit opens at Los Altos History Museum

    2017.06.22
    12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Los Altos History Museum

    The Los Altos History Museum is proud to announce an upcoming mini/pop-up exhibit of Troop 37 memorabilia in the downstairs library room of the J....

  • Summer Learning Camp

    2017.06.19
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Hayward Public Library

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

  • New Exhibit: The Nature of Patterns

    2017.03.25
    2:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ CuriOdyssey

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

  • Drop-in Knitting Group for All Ages

    2017.06.26
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Albany Library

    Drop in to this all-ages knitting circle to work on your own project or make pet blankets and children’s hats for charity. 

  • Slam Poetry Workshop

    2017.06.05
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ TALK Line Family Support Center

    Join a community of courageous voices Perform your truth to power Parents and children 10-12 years old join this 5-week introduction workshop...

  • Presidio Twilight

    2017.05.18
    5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Main Post Lawn

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

  • Pokemon Fun Club

    2017.06.01
    5:30 PM @ Cambrian Branch Library

    Learn the card game based on ratios of cards, intricate damage/resistance point systems, patience, strategy and a good amount of competitive...

  • Extraordinary Playscapes

    2017.04.10
    All Day @ San Francisco Main Library

    Check out this exhibition of more than 40 pioneering play spaces from throughout the world. Play spaces featured include towering treetop...

  • Thomas & Friends®: Explore the Rails

    2017.05.20
    All Day @ Children's Discovery Museum

    Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM-focused exhibit seeks to engage children, ages 2 through 7...

  • Clutter For Cause

    2017.04.11
    8:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Full Circle Farm School

    Full Circle Farm School, Givelight Foundation and Savers are collecting donations of Unwanted Items for our Yard Sale/ Savers Collection Day...

  • New Monoprints and Paintings - Art Exhibition

    2017.06.27
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Bay Model Visitor Center

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

  • Healthy Kids in the Presidio Kitchen

    2017.06.27
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ El Polin Spring

    Join us for a special gardening-and-cooking class with Chef Traci Des Jardins designed specifically for elementary school-aged children. In...

  • Storytime at Bayfair Center

    2017.03.15
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Bayfair Center

    Join us at Bayfair Center in San Leandro for storytime with Muriel (http://www.forherstories.com/) every Tuesday from...

  • Signing with Babies and Kids

    2017.03.23
    11:30 AM @ Rose Garden Branch Library

    Parents, babies, and kids are invited to learn basic sign language. Second and fourth Tue. 

  • Family Storytime

    2017.01.03
    3:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Belle Haven Branch Library

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

  • Family Storytime

    2017.01.03
    7:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Menlo Park Main Library

    Enjoy a fun family evening out with your child!  Books & songs are presented to span the age differences, and engage the children on multiple...


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