East Bay Water Detectives

Lawrence Hall of Science

Feb 20, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

Join our interns from the East Bay Academy for Young Scientists (EBAYS) program to learn about and investigate the water quality in the Bay Area. Our EBAYS teens will help you step into the shoes of a water quality scientist as you measure key chemical compounds from samples collected around the East Bay. Then, use your investigation skills to help clear up the “water quality...

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Raggedy Ann and Andy come to the Los Altos History Museum

Los Altos History Museum

Feb 20, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The Los Altos History Museum welcomes Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy to the Smith Gallery located upstairs in the J. Gilbert Smith House. The exhibit tells the history of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy showcasing over 60 dolls adopted by Diane Simmons over the last 40 years. The upper gallery of the Museum will have a large tree decorated with additional dolls. OPEN: Thurs-Sun, Noon to 4:00 pm....

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This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday.

The Ed Fund is now accepting submissions to its free Get Your Summer On! 2017 Summer Activity Guide. Get Your Summer On! gets kids involved in high quality summer programs so they can be safe, be active and keep learning. The summer learning programs showcased in our Get Your Summer On! 2017 Summer Activity Guide provide a balance of activities in academics, enrichment, and physical activities....

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Water's Extreme Journey

Lawrence Hall of Science

Feb 22, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family "swimming" with the dolphins—all while developing a deeper understanding of your place in the water ecosystem. Learn more:

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

NUMU | New Museum of Los Gatos

Feb 22, 2017 - Jun 25, 2017 @ 11:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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 exhibition that explores the genesis, rollout and impact of the American Indian Relocation Program initiated by the US government in 1952. This significant yet little-known chapter in American Indian...

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Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture

Oakland Museum of California

Feb 23, 2017 - Apr 2, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday and Thursday.

See more than 160 vintage and modern sneakers when “Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture” opens Dec. 22-April 2 with rare kicks from brand names and renowned sneaker collectors. Wednesday–Thursday 11 am–5 pm Friday 11 am–10 pm Saturday–Sunday 10 am–6 pm Monday–Tuesday...

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Visualizing Kepler's Dream | Somnium Presentation

New Museum Los Gatos | NUMU

Feb 23, 2017 @ 07:00 PM

Using computer graphics simulations, this talk illustrates the first science fiction story: Johannes Kepler's Somnium (1634). A dreamer imagines a fanciful voyage to the moon, accompanied by his bewitching mother and guided by a helpful demon. From sunrises to seasons to extraterrestrials, Kepler's narrator describes what it would be like to see the cosmos from an off-world point of view. Danny...

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WWII in the Shadow of Mt. Tam

Bay Model Visitor Center

Feb 25, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

2017 is the 75th anniversary of the establishment of a bustling wartime shipyard called Marinship in Sausalito. Innovations, ingenuity, and inspiration all played a part in the day-to-day routine. Join Ranger Joanne on a 2-mile walking tour of the area surrounding the Bay Model to experience what life in the shipyards was like from 1942–1945. Dress in layers, wear comfortable walking shoes,...

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Potter the Otter

Children's Discovery Museum

Feb 25, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017 @ 11:30 AM

Many of you know about Potter the Otter and his love of drinking water from reading Potter the Otter: A Tale about Water or from seeing Potter the Otter: An Adventure. But did you know Potter also loves healthy food? Join us for a new original, live, interactive play and find out more about the lovable Potter and his latest adventures! Performances at 11:30 a.m.,...

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