Top Picks for Family Fun Around the Bay Area

Silicon Valley

ChoreoProject Spring – All Youth! March 23-24. This San Jose Dance Company program brings together promising dancers and choreographers from San Jose, San Francisco, Marin, Oakland, Berkeley, Roseville and more. $30. San Jose. 

Photos With the Easter Bunny. March 24. Get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny at Santana Row and enjoy face painting, balloon twisting, arts and crafts and more. FREE. San Jose.

Wildflower Run. March 25. Entering its 35th year, the Wildflower Run is a Morgan Hill tradition. It features 10K USATF Certified Run, 5K Run / Walk / Stroller, Kids' 2K Fun Run and Senior 2K Run / Walk. $25-40. Morgan Hill.

Story Telling With Stop Motion. March 24-25. Lights, Camera, Action! Use modeling clay and imagination to make a short stop-motion movie at New Museum Los Gatos. $6 material fee for kids, museum admission price applies to adults ($10 general admission, $6 seniors).

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! March 25. The grr-ific musical for little tigers and grown-ups alike is back with an all-new show for 2017-2018! The hugely popular Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live!, based on the PBS KIDS TV series, has delighted live audiences on stages across the country. $30-72. San Jose.

SF, Marin & Peninsula

Make a Retro Racecar. March 24. Did you know two major auto races were held in San Francisco during the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition? Cars zipped past the Palace of Fine Arts and along Crissy Field. Create your own retro racecar and cruise down the racetrack at the Presidio. FREE. San Francisco.

Condensed Romeo and Juliet. March 24. San Francisco Shakespeare Festival presents a 55-minute performance of Romeo and Juliet. The company promises that the swash-buckling action and poetic language will engage audiences of all ages. FREE. Redwood City.

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Musical: King of the Day. March 24. This beloved PBS children’s character, updated from the old Mr. Roger’s show appears in a live stage show. Explore the Neighborhood of Make Believe, share stories of friendship and helping others and celebrate new experiences. $52-118. San Francisco.

Ragazzi Boys Chorus: From East to West. March 25. Acclaimed Ragazzi Boys Chorus presents From East to West, a spring concert series that takes audience members on a cross-cultural, global tour. $12-32. Redwood City.

Prop Comic and Juggler Fred Anderson. March 25. This performer has shared his talents in New York, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. He has won numerous awards for his one-man show and appears annually at the Fringe Festival in Scotland. $8, under 4 FREE. Mill Valley.

East Bay

Splash Into Spring. March 24. Enjoy crafts, games, music and an egg hunt around the visitor center lawn, along with other family nature activities all day. 10am-4pm. FREE.  Alameda. 

KidsReads Launch Party. March 24. Celebrate the start of the library’s KidsReads 2018 with a performer, crafts, face painting and a visit from picture-book author Dashka Slater. 1-3pm. FREE.  Danville. 

Sundays at Hagemann. March 25. Visit Hagemann Ranch the last Sun. of every month (except July and Dec.) for varying activities like hayrides, ice cream socials, vintage kids' games and crafts, car shows and more. March’s activity is a petting zoo. 1-4pm. FREE.  Livermore. 

 My Time, My Voice. March 25. This program teaches students in grades five through eight the art of public speaking and on-the-spot thinking. 3:45-5pm. FREE. Union City.

Lovely Bugs & Lady Beetles. March 25. Explore the bugs around Big Break and find out why farmers love lad bugs but the birds can’t stomach them. 10-11am. FREE. Oakley. 



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