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June 2017

Take dad and the family for a 90-minute docent-led bike tour and finish up with a continental breakfast.

Cost: $30 per peddler

Where:
San Francisco Zoo
Sloat Boulevard at Great Highway
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-753-7080
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Track the health of the delta using instruments to test for dissolved oxygen, pH conductivity and more. Results could be used by scientists and water managers. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Big Break Visitor Center
69 Big Break Road
Oakley, CA  94561
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Telephone: 510-544-3050
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Children can collaborate with their parents on Father’s Day to artfully construct temporary masterpieces using found objects from the beach and shoreline. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Crab Cove Visitor Center
1252 McKay Ave.
Alameda, CA  94501
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Telephone: 510-544-3187
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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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Invade the Vallejo waterfront for this mischievous event featuring pirate encampments and a children's area with a slide, zipline, school of piracy, treasure hunts and more! 

Cost: $12 admission, ages 11 and under FREE.

Where:
Vallejo Waterfront Park
298 Mare Island Way
Vallejo, CA  94590
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Telephone: 866-921-9277
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Lyonessa Collectibles is proud to announce the Half Moon Bay Summer Antiques & Collectibles Show and Sale on June 17-18, 2017 at the I.D.E.S. Society Hall on Main Street. If you’re a treasure...

Cost: $5

Where:
I.D.E.S. Hall
735 Main St
Half Moon Bay, CA  94019
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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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Explore Oakland’s diverse and rich patchwork of neighborhoods by cycling through them with an experienced guide from the Oakland Museum of California. Meet at the Oak Street entrance and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St.
Oakland, CA
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Telephone: 510-318-8470
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Bring Dear Ol’ Dad to the Oakland Zoo celebrate his day with animals and get a free ride on the train! 

Cost: $19.75 adults, $15.75 ages 2-14, members and under 2 FREE.

Where:
Oakland Zoo
9777 Golf Links Road
Oakland, CA  94605
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Telephone: 510-632-9525, ext. 100
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Take docent-led tours to see the animals and attend inspiring interactive classes from ocean education experts.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Marine Mammal Center
2000 Bunker Road
Fort Cronkhite
Sausalito, CA
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Telephone: 415-289-7325
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The Island Awaits! Kick off your summer with the Island Jam, Alameda’s premier family fun event June 17th & 18th. Forget neck ties on Father’s Day. Give Dad what he really wants,...

Cost: $0

Where:
Alameda Island Jam
Webster Street
Alameda, CA  94501
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Sponsor: Alameda Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 510-522-0414
Contact Name: Michael McDonough
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Following her interest in landscapes and abstract art, Sausalito artist Kathryn Keller has worked to combine the two. Not the perfection of plein-air but the essence of how a landscape can be...

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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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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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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Come learn about the ceramics that the Spanish used in the Presidio long ago and paint your own majolica-style tile, a centuries-old tradition in Mexico.

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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The 11th Annual King of the County BBQ Challenge and Music Festival will be the best one yet.  It is a two day event June 17th and 18th over Fathers Day Weekend.  The festival will be...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Martinez Waterfront Park
N. Court St and Joe DiMaggio Drive
Martinez, CA  94553
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Sponsor: Martinez Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 925-228-2345
Contact Name: Brian Strickland
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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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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Huckleberry House, the country's first shelter for runaway youth, with  block party. The festivities will include music, food trucks and a tour of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
1292 Page St.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-668-2622. ext. 215
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Come play and stretch outdoors in nature. Sundays.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dolores Park
Dolores and 18th streets
San Francisco, CA
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Dads will get into the Alameda County Fair free until 5pm and can enjoy special events along with an evening concert by the Plain White T’s. 

Cost: $12-15 ages 13-61, $8-10 ages 6-12, under 6 FREE

Where:
Alameda County Fairgrounds
4501 Pleasanton Ave.
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Telephone: 925-426-7600
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This troupe blends exceptional athletic skills with traditional Chinese music and dazzling costumes. Repeats at 12:15pm

Cost: FREE

Where:
Esplanade
Yerba Buena Gardens
Mission Street between Third and Fourth streets
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-543-1718
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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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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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Salute Dad on Father's Day by treating him to a ride on a steam train and then tuck into an old-fashioned Chuck Wagon BBQ platter. Each dad will receive an engineer's cap. 11am, 12:30 and...

Cost: $29 adults, $22 kids

Where:
Roaring Camp Railroad
5401 Graham Hill Road
Felton, CA
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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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Come take a ride on an antique horse car, meet the motormen from the California Trolley and Railroad Corporation as you take a ride on our historic trolley and try your skill at operating a...

Cost: $8 adults, dads and kids under 2 FREE

Where:
History Park
635 Phelan Avenue
San Jose, CA
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The 2017 Philippine Independence Day Celebration will bring to the Bay Area one of the Philippines' pop-icon and multi-awarded Ryan Cayabyab with his equally talented Cayabyab singers. On...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco's Union Square
333 Post Street
San Francisco, CA  94108
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Sponsor: KalayaanSF
Telephone: 415-475-9902
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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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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:
New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU
106 East Main Street
Los Gaos, CA  95030
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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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Living history re-enactments bring you back in time where you will meet pioneer settlers, Big Basin founders and early park rangers. Stroll through the magnificent redwoods on this 0.5, 1.5 hour...

Cost: Parking $10, admission FREE

Where:
Big Basin State Park
21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, CA
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Explore our agricultural history at Santa Clara County's newest park. Meet at the visitor center to see items used on the farm in the 1890s, then take a short walk to learn about the park's...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Martial Cottle County Park
5283 Snell Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Listen to the Mel Martin All-Star Big Band featuring vocalist Tiffany Austin.

Cost: $75, includes admission to house and garden.

Where:
Filoli
86 Canada Road
Woodside, CA
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Telephone: 650-364-8300
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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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Telephone: 415-924-2961
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Families are invited for games and crafts every Sunday.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Half Moon Bay Library
225 Cabrillo Highway South #104B
Half Moon Bay, CA
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Telephone: 650-726-2316
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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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African-American Shakespeare Company presents THE WINTER'S TALE Written by William Shakespeare Directed by L. Peter Callender June 10-18, 2017 THE WINTER'S TALE explores the...

Cost: $30

Where:
Taube Atrium Theater
401 Van Ness Avenue
4th Floor
San Francisco, CA  94102
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Sponsor: African-American Shakespeare Company
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This event features 50 professional and amateur musical groups performing jazz, blues, classical, pop, rock, klezmer, Greek, Balkan, Indian music and more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
University Avenue
Palo Alto, CA


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Spend Father’s Day listening to American country music and Beatles songs.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Park in front of Belvedere City Hall
450 San Rafael Ave.
Belvedere, 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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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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Friday, June 16th - 7pm; Saturday, June 17th - 11am, 3pm and 7pm; Sunday, June 18th - 11am and 3pm Playful People Productions Presents: Disney 101 Dalmatians KIDS Dalmatian parents Pongo and...

Cost: Advance 12 and up $12, 11 and under $8. Door: $15/10

Where:
Historic Hoover Theatre
1635 Park Ave
San Jose, CA  95126
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Sponsor: Playful People Productions
Telephone: 408-497-9983
Contact Name: Barb Galiotto
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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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Spend time with Dad outdoors with this perfect-for-even-your-little-ones camping experience. Camp overnight on Saturday then enjoy the fun at Gilroy Gardens on Sunday. Package includes three meals...

Cost: $45-65

Where:
Gilroy Gardens
3050 Hecker Pass Highway
, 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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Set in the 1950s, this song-and-dance musical revue features 40 hits, including Stand by Me, Jailhouse Rock and On Broadway.

Cost: $44-66

Where:
Fox Theatre
2221 Broadway
Redwood City, CA
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The Mountain Play Association, which bills itself as the Bay Area’s most magical outdoor theater experience, presents this timeless French fairy tale. 2pm Sundays.

Cost: $40

Where:
Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre
East Ridgecrest at Pan Toll Road
Mill Valley, CA
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Telephone: 415-383-1100
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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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The Mountain Play Association, which bills itself as the Bay Area’s most magical outdoor theater experience, presents this timeless French fairy tale. 2pm Sundays

Cost: $40

Where:
Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre
East Ridgecrest at Pan Toll Road
Mill Valley, CA
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Telephone: 415-383-1100
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This event features over 125 arts and crafts booths, tasty food, two stages of live entertainment, Italian street painting, beverage gardens, kids’ chalk art and the blessing of the animals...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Grant Avenue between Columbus and Filbert
San Francisco, CA


Telephone: 800-310-6563
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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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Enjoy the carnival rides, indulge in pizza and ice cream, test your skill at midway games and listen to concerts by War, The Family Stone and the Oakland Symphony, Tower of Power, Smash Mouth and...

Cost: $12 adults, $10 ages 6-12, under 6 FREE

Where:
San Mateo County Fair
1346 Saratoga Drive
San Mateo, 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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Following her interest in landscapes and abstract art, Sausalito artist Kathryn Keller has worked to combine the two. Not the perfection of plein-air but the essence of how a landscape can be...

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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Encourage your young naturalist’s curiosity at Mini Monday, a special day for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers that includes 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
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Telephone: 925-935-1978
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PIER 39 is 39 and we’re celebrating with a bang!  Beginning in January 2017, join us every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and...

Cost: Free

Where:
PIER 39
The Embarcadero @ Beach Street
San Francisco, CA  94133
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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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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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Bring the whole family for a fun filled program with live critters and learn about adaptations, habitat, diet, and more. For ages 5 and up.

Cost: FREE

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

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

Cost: Free

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


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

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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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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Following her interest in landscapes and abstract art, Sausalito artist Kathryn Keller has worked to combine the two. Not the perfection of plein-air but the essence of how a landscape can be...

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 »

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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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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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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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This storytime will allow children to explore new sounds and language through stories and activities.  Through books, songs, rhymes, music and movement activities children discover...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Alum Rock Branch Library
3090 Alum Rock Road
San Jose, CA
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Join us at Bayfair Center in San Leandro for storytime with Muriel (http://www.forherstories.com/) every Tuesday from 11am to 12pm at the circle in front of...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: Free

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


Sponsor: The Oshman Family JCC
Telephone: 650-223-8700
Website »

More information

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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This 45-minute show demonstrates a wide variety of aerodynamic principles. See planes flip, dive and zip through the air. Learn why this man is the world record holder for paper plane distance,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pacifica-Sharp Park Library
104 Hilton Way
Pacifica, CA
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Telephone: 650-355-5196
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Come celebrate the twentieth anniversary of Harry Potter by competing in the Triwizard Tournament. Featuring wand lessons, a sorting ceremony, and an obstacle course. For children ages 3-8.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Garden Branch Library
1580 Naglee Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Enjoy some storytime fun with your child!  Books & songs are presented to span the age differences, and engage the children on multiple levels. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Belle Haven Branch Library
413 Ivy Drive
Menlo Park, CA  94025
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Sponsor: Menlo Park Library
Telephone: 650-330-2530
Contact Name: John Weaver
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Have you ever looked into the night sky and ever wonder why the stars form shapes? Join us to learn more about constellations and make your own ‘viewing tube.’ For ages 4 and up.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Santa Teresa Branch Library
290 International Circle
San Jose, CA
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Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as language ability in your child. First and third Thu.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
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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
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Sponsor: The Presidio Trust
Telephone: 415-561-4400
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An experienced library volunteer will explain 3D printing techniques and in later class sessions attendees will be able to make their own awesome 3D printing object. First...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Garden Branch Library
1580 Naglee Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Interested in protecting and restoring our local waterways? Join us! RETU is a very active and fun group serious about improving our local cold water fisheries. Volunteers and members make this...

Cost: Free

Where:
Lagunitas Brewery
1280 N McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA  94954
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Learn what 3D printing is, then select and print your own objects.

Cost: FREE

Where:
San Carlos Library
610 Elm St.
San Carlos, CA
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Telephone: 650-355-5196
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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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CPR, or Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is used on anybody who has stopped breathing or whose heart has stopped beating. Choking, drowning, or other unforeseen events can cause this emergency...

Cost: $75/person

Where:
Recess Urban Recreation
470 Carolina Street
San Francisco, CA  94107
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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
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
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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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Celebrate everything skateboarding with live bands, pro skate demos, free giveaways, a mini bowl contest and more. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lake Cunningham Skate Park
2305 S. White Road
San Jose, CA
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PIER 39 is 39 and we’re celebrating with a bang!  Beginning in January 2017, join us every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and...

Cost: Free

Where:
PIER 39
The Embarcadero @ Beach Street
San Francisco, CA  94133
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Come 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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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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Following her interest in landscapes and abstract art, Sausalito artist Kathryn Keller has worked to combine the two. Not the perfection of plein-air but the essence of how a landscape can be...

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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Help raise funds for the Reticulated Giraffe Project in Kenya by participating in a giraffe feeding for $15 at the Oakland Zoo today.  Feedings are at 10am, 11:30am, 1pm and...

Cost: $15 plus admission: $19.75 adults, $15.75 ages 2-14, members and under 2 FREE

Where:
Oakland Zoo
9777 Golf Links Road
Oakland, CA   94605
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Telephone: 510-632-9525, ext. 166
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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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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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Bring a recycled 1- or 2-liter soda bottle and make a high-performance rocket vehicle. Then test fly it in the museum courtyard.

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

Where:
Hiller Aviation Museum
601 Skyway Road
San Carlos, CA
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Telephone: 650-654-0200
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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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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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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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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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Bay Street’s Center Plaza will host an afternoon of education, dancing and fun for children ages 3-5 each Wednesday through August with Dance-A-Vision Entertainment. 

Cost: FREE

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

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA  94401
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Sponsor: CuriOdyssey
Telephone: 650-342-7755
Contact Name: CuriOdyssey
Website »

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Enjoy puppets, masks and music with the Magical Moonshine Puppet Theatre.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Children's Library
1276 Harriet St.
Palo Alto, CA
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Focus on building strength, self-confidence, flexibility and concentration. For kids 8-12. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if you can. A limited number of mats will be...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pacifica-Sharp Park Library
104 Hilton Way
Pacifica, CA
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Telephone: 650-355-5196
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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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Wednesday, June 21, 6-10pm (Grand Lighting at approx 9:15pm) Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love on the first evening of summer with the first public display of the light art...

Cost: Free (registration encouraged).

Where:
Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F. Kennedy Dr.
San Francisco, CA  94118
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Sponsor: Conservatory of Flowers
Telephone: 415-831-2090
Contact Name: Vanessa Fajardo
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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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Come tackle the latest in table games from Onitama to Red Flags, Magic The Calling and more. Third Wednesday. 

Cost: FREE

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

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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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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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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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Website »

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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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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

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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

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

Following her interest in landscapes and abstract art, Sausalito artist Kathryn Keller has worked to combine the two. Not the perfection of plein-air but the essence of how a landscape can be...

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
Website »

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  Come see Lightning McQueen, Cruz Ramirez, and Jackson Storm in person! Take a photo with the stars of "Cars 3” and and take part in a variety of Cars 3 themed activities and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Westfield Oakridge Mall
925 Blossom Hill Road
San Jose, CA  95123
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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
View map »


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

More information

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
Website »

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

Cost: Free

Where:
TALK Line Family Support Center
1757 Waller Street
San Francisco, CA  94117
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Telephone: 415-387-3684
Website »

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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
View map »


Sponsor: The Oshman Family JCC
Telephone: 650-223-8700
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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New visitors to Recess can come in to play in our space and learn about membership, parties, classes, and more! There will be a special discount on new memberships. Check out Recess! Free for...

Cost: Free for the family. Advance Enrollment Required.

Where:
Recess Urban Recreation
470 Carolina Street
San Francisco, CA  94107
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Join us to learn more about the insect that lights up the night sky- fireflies! Participates will be able to create their own ‘lightning bug’ to take home. For children age 3 and up.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bascom Branch Library
1000 S. Bascom Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Future scientists and budding magicians will get a kick out of this fast-paced science show with interactive demonstrations, experiments and humor. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Walnut Creek Library
1644 N. Broadway
Oak View Room
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Telephone: 925-977-3340
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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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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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San Francisco group Native Elements performs energetic, feel-good reggae.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Central Park
50 E. 5th Ave.
San Mateo, CA
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Explore the importance of play as it pertains to humans of all ages, from physical to psychological to social development and beyond. This summer, Design Museum San Francisco’s UNITE panel...

Cost: FREE

Where:
San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
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Sponsor: San Francisco Recreation & Parks

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The Burlingame Library presents Caldecott Medal Honor-winner Mac Barnett for a storytime celebrating his delightful new picture book, Noisy Night. (Ages 4+)

Cost: Free

Where:
Burlingame Library- Easton Branch
1800 Easton Dr.
Burlingame , CA
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Sponsor: Books Inc.
Telephone: 650-685-4911
Website »

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

Cost: Free-$10

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

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 »

More information

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

Cost: FREE

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


Telephone: 415-561-4323
Website »

More information

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

Show More...
Show Less...

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

Following her interest in landscapes and abstract art, Sausalito artist Kathryn Keller has worked to combine the two. Not the perfection of plein-air but the essence of how a landscape can be...

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

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

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 »

More information

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
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

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
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
View map »


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

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Performances on Friday, June 23 at Noon and on Saturday, June 24 at Noon and 2:15pm.   Circus Bella, San Francisco’s favorite one-ring circus, returns with an entirely...

Cost: Free

Where:
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
760 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA  94103
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Sponsor: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Contact Name: marshall Lamm

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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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Wonder what early California was like? Watch history come to life. Kids can enjoy hands-on activities, living history, a visit with Juanito the Donkey, archaeology, pottery making as well as music...

Cost: FREE; food available for purchase

Where:
Presidio Officers Club
50 Moraga Ave.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-561-4400
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Join us for a teens- and tweens-only Nerf battle at the Weekes Branch library! Bring your Nerf weaponry or use ours (we’ll supply the darts, too) and compete for fame and glory.  ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hayward Public Library, Weekes Branch
27300 Patrick Avenue
Hayward, CA  94544
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Sponsor: Hayward Public Library
Telephone: 510-293-5065
Contact Name: Rob Spitzel
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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 celebrate the twentieth anniversary of Harry Potter by competing in the Triwizard Tournament. Featuring wand lessons, a sorting ceremony, and an obstacle course. For children ages 3-8.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hillview Branch Library
1600 Hopkinds Drive
San Jose, CA
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Beat the heat on a Friday night with your family at Aqua Adventure Water Park for fun in the water at a special after-hours time and price.  Fri., June 23 Fri., July 21 Fri., Aug. 18...

Cost: $9

Where:
Aqua Adventure Water Park
40500 Paseo Padre Parkway
Fremont, CA  94538
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Telephone: 510-494-4426
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Bay Area Vocal Academy presents the Artists of its 2017 Summer Symposium in a finale concert showcase. Young Artists age 13-17 will perform Art Songs, solos from Opera and Musical Theater, and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kanbar Performing Arts Center
44 Page Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
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Sponsor: Bay Area Vocal Academy
Telephone: 415-723-2282
Contact Name: Rhoslyn Jones and Justin Montigne, Directors
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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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Check out this famous museum that facilitates the exploration of science, art and human perception. Galleries focus on such topics as tinkering, seeing and listening and living systems.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Exploratorium
Pier 15
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-528-4444
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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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Explore exhibits after hours, enjoy a private planetarium show, snack on milk and cookies and settle in for storytime.

Cost: $109

Where:
California Academy of Sciences
Golden Gate Park
55 Music Concourse Drive
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-379-8000
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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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Make sure you wear a flower in your hair in the spirit of the Summer of 1967 at PIER 39’s free Summer of Love Dance Party, in collaboration with the official Summer of Love 50th Anniversary...

Cost: Free

Where:
PIER 39
Beach Street and The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA  94133
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Bring a picnic dinner, gather your friends and family, and enjoy the beauty and "magic" of music in the park!

Cost: FREE

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

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pioneer Memorial Park
1146 Church St.
Mountain View, CA
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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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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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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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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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​Learn about required equipment and how to stay safe while boating on Santa Clara County waterways. A Park Ranger will be on hand to answer questions and help you have a fun and safe day on the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Coyote Lake County Park
19245 Malaguerra Ave.
Gilroy, CA
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The scenic and historic Santa Cruz Wharf is the perfect setting for a celebration of the surf spirit and classic surf wagons. Come out for music, prize drawings & woodie goodies. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Santa Cruz Wharf
21 Municipal Wharf
, CA
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Following her interest in landscapes and abstract art, Sausalito artist Kathryn Keller has worked to combine the two. Not the perfection of plein-air but the essence of how a landscape can be...

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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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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Discover and play with bubbles and rainbows with Tom Noddy's Bubble Magic and much, much more.  Learn about colors and bubbles through interactive exhibits and educational activities....

Cost: Free for CuriOdyssey members or included with admission ($11-8)

Where:
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
S, CA  94401
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Sponsor: CuriOdyssey
Telephone: 650-342-7755
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Enjoy the pairing of new work by a contemporary California artist alongside crowns, scepters, portraits and banners bearing the insignia of the empresses and emperors who have served the...

Cost: $15.95 adults, $6.95 ages 9-17, members and ages 8 and under FREE

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St.
Oakland, CA  94607
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Telephone: 510-318-8400
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Artist Roy De Forest will present funky paintings, sculptures and listening stations in this new exhibit featuring quirky characters and unexpected voices that range from a dog trainer to a 10 year...

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

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St.
Oakland, CA  94607
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Telephone: 510-318-8400
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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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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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Let your child’s creativity shine with this hands-on exploratory workshop, where kids can imagine and build their own Extraordinary Playscapes! Only one in four adolescents get the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Joe DiMaggio Playground Clubhouse
651 Lombard Street
San Francisco, CA  94133
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Sponsor: San Francisco Recreation & Parks

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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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Green Hills. Great Schools.  Good-tasting Eats. Our Eat – Stay – Love Lafayette food tour is a two-hour, family-friendly tour great for newbies and anyone looking to discover this...

Cost: Adults: $35; Kids 12 and younger: $20

Where:
3535 Plaza Way
Lafayette, CA
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Sponsor: Local Food Adventures
Telephone: 510-604-6546
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​Join in for a fun day of learning what it was like to be a miner long ago. There will be games, demonstrations and crafts as well as an opportunity to try your hand at panning for gold and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Casa Grande
21785 Almaden Road
San Jose, CA
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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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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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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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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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Founded for the Millennium Summer Solstice of 2001, Summer Sailstice is a global holiday to take advantage of the longest daylight hours of the year and celebrate the sailing lifestyle with...

Cost: Free to the Public.

Where:
Encinal Yacht Club
1251 Pacific Marina
Alameda, CA  94501
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Sponsor: Encinal Yacht Club
Telephone: 510-522-3272 x94501
Contact Name: Charlie Thome
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Shop handmade and independent goods from 150+ local makers, crafters, designers + food artisans alongside DIY craft workshops, food trucks and indie music at Patchwork Show in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jack London Square
2 Broadway
Oakland, CA
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Sponsor: Dear Handmade Life
Contact Name: Nicole Stevenson
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Fun for everyone! Featuring Kids’ Zone with face painting, crafts and activities; eight local bands on two stages playing styles including Americana, Blues, Rock, Reggae and Surf Music; over...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pleasure Point
Portola Drive between 41st and 38th Avenues
Santa Cruz, CA  95062
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Sponsor: Pleasure Point Business Association
Telephone: 831-419-8433
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Join makers and artists Chelsea and Ashley for a day of creativity at Maker Studio SF in Ghirardelli Square. Easily custom design and create your very own set of earrings and/or pins!...

Cost: $25

Where:
Ghirardelli Square
900 North Point Street
San Francisco , CA  94109
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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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This action-packed 60-minute show features static trapeze, rope walking, hula hoop, juggling, contortion, clowning and more. Prescott Circus Theatre, a youth program in West Oakland is the opening...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Esplanade
Yerba Buena Gardens
Mission Street between Third and Fourth streets
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-543-1718
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Cost: Free

Where:
Facebook HQ
1 Hacker Way
Parking Lot 15
Menlo Park, CA  94025
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Performances on Friday, June 23 at Noon and on Saturday, June 24 at Noon and 2:15pm.   Circus Bella, San Francisco’s favorite one-ring circus, returns with an entirely...

Cost: Free

Where:
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
760 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA  94103
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Sponsor: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Contact Name: marshall Lamm

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Join us for the inaugural Kite Festival at the Brisbane Marina on Saturday, June 24th starting at 1:00pm.  We invite everyone to bring your own kite and join in on the fun.  The event is FREE and...

Cost: FREE!

Where:
Brisbane Marina
Sierra Point Parkway
Brisbane, CA  94005
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Sponsor: City of Brisbane
Telephone: 415-508-2141
Contact Name: Noreen Leek
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Come to a new fashion event showcasing clothing made from recycled materials. Several Bay Area designers’ collections -- all made from plastic, bottle caps, duct tape, paper and more --...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bay Street Emeryville
5616 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Telephone: 510-655-4002
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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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Charles Wollenberg is a history instructor at Berkeley City College and Convener of the California Studies Seminar at UC Berkeley. Over the years, he has written several articles and books on 20th...

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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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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Meet at the Madeline F. Whittlesey Community Room at the Richmond Public Library to make art and hear a story, then head over to the Richmond Art Center to see the latest exhibitions....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Richmond Public Library
325 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond, CA  94804
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Telephone: 510-620-6772
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Design a jellyfish windsock that can swim in the air.

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

Where:
Mission Art Center
745 Treat Ave.
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-695-5014
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Put together ice, salt, cream, sugar and muscle power to make old-fashioned ice cream. 

Cost: $3 adults, $2 ages 4-17, under 4 FREE

Where:
Ardenwood Historic Farm
34600 Ardenwood Blvd.
Fremont, CA  94555
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Telephone: 510-544-2797
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Ever wonder what Early California was like? Watch history come to life! Kids can enjoy hands-on activities, storytelling, living history, a visit with Juanito the Donkey, archaeology, pottery...

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
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
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Sponsor: CuriOdyssey
Telephone: 650-342-7755
Contact Name: CuriOdyssey
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A favorite performer at area preschools, libraries and family venues, Magician Mike Della Penna is known for captivating the 3- to 7-year-old crowd with his laughter-filled, participatory magic...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
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Bri is a Bay Area favorite variety entertainer and will have the audience captivated with her fusion of circus, vaudeville, and silliness. The show features juggling, magic, illusion, and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Garden Branch Library
1580 Naglee Ave.
San Jose, CA
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Bring your family, and enjoy a classic Disney film and refreshments.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rinconada Libary
1213 Newell Road
Palo Alto, CA
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Bring your project to work on or a pick a new one from the library's resources. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Almaden Branch Library
6445 Camden Ave.
San Jose, CA
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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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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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Explore exhibits after hours, enjoy a private planetarium show, snack on milk and cookies and settle in for storytime.

Cost: $109

Where:
California Academy of Sciences
Golden Gate Park
55 Music Concourse Drive
San Francisco, CA
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Telephone: 415-379-8000
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​Join a Park Ranger and her canine companion on an evening hike. Sniff out and explore the habitat of a coastal redwood forest. Meet at Inspiration Point. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mt. Madonna County Park
7850 Pole Line Road
Watsonville, CA
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​Join the Halls Valley Astronomical group for a night of star gazing. You’ll have a chance to look through a variety of telescopes and ask questions about the night sky. Meet at Halley Hill...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Joseph D. Grant County Park
18405 Mt. Hamilton Road
San Jose, CA
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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
View map »


Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free-$10

Where:
NUMU | New Museum of Los Gatos
106 E. Main Street
In the Library Town Plaza
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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Join us for a full day of celebrating the opening of new exhibitions - Power of the Page: Artists’ Books as Agents for Change and Abstracts From Life: Bay Area Figurative Past and Present,...

Cost: $6-$10

Where:
New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU
24 N. Santa Cruz Ave.
Los Gatos, CA  95030
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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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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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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

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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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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  • Landscapes Undone - Art Exhibition

    2017.05.23
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Bay Model Visitor Center

    Following her interest in landscapes and abstract art, Sausalito artist Kathryn Keller has worked to combine the two. Not the perfection of...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Cars 3: Road to the Races Tour

    2017.06.22
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Westfield Oakridge Mall

      Come see Lightning McQueen, Cruz Ramirez, and Jackson Storm in person! Take a photo with the stars of "Cars 3” and and take...

  • 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...

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

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

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

  • Eichler Homes: Modernism for the Masses

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

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

  • Poolside Sundays

    2017.06.18
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ OFJCC Pool

    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...

  • Playtime Together

    2017.05.11
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ TALK Line Family Support Center

    Facilitated by Katie Bilsky, Sophie Bigalke and Russell Stephens -Join us in the Playroom on Thursdays for music, movement, and stories!...

  • 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...

  • Neighborhood Open House (0-4 yrs)

    2017.06.22
    3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Recess Urban Recreation

    New visitors to Recess can come in to play in our space and learn about membership, parties, classes, and more! There will be a special discount on...

  • Light Up the Night: Lightning Bugs

    2017.06.22
    4:00 PM @ Bascom Branch Library

    Join us to learn more about the insect that lights up the night sky- fireflies! Participates will be able to create their own ‘lightning...

  • 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...

  • 2017 Summer Sounds

    2017.06.22
    5:30 PM @ Lesher Center for the Arts

    Outdoor concert season will heat up outside the Lesher Center when the Diablo Regional Arts Association presents free performances by Anthony Paule...

  • Central Park Music Series: Native Elements

    2017.06.22
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Central Park

    San Francisco group Native Elements performs energetic, feel-good reggae.

  • MAC BARNETT at the Burlingame Library

    2017.06.22
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Burlingame Library- Easton Branch

    The Burlingame Library presents Caldecott Medal Honor-winner Mac Barnett for a storytime celebrating his delightful new picture book, Noisy...

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

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

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

  • 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...

  • Presidio Twilight

    2017.05.18
    All Day @ Presidio Main Post

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

  • 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...


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