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Tuesday, October 21

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Scare-Free Pumpkin Party

when: Varies by location

where: Classes vary by location. Find a location: gymboreeclasses.com

ages: 0-5 years

the scoop:

Add some spooktacular friends at Gymboree Play & Music this October. Their pumpkin bash is… read more
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Your Babies Will Drool Over this Drop-In Playtime

when: Every Tuesday from 9:30 - 11 a.m.

where: Marin County, Kanbar Theater at the Osher JCC , 200 North San Pedro Rd., San Rafael , Ca

cost: $10/visit or 10 visits for $90

ages: 0-2

the scoop:

Jym Babies at the Osher JCC’s Kanbar Theater offers a colorful, safe, and super-fun playspace… read more
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Adventures of Life Aboard a 19th Century Sailing Ship

when: Tuesdays from 2:15 - 3 p.m.

where: Fisherman's Wharf , The Historic Balcutha, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park , Hyde Street Pier , San Francisco , Ca

cost: $5/adults; Children 15 and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Pint sized sailors and lovers of the sea will enjoy this tour of the historic… read more
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Live Out a Story at Cheeky Monkey Toys

when: Every Tues. from 10:30- 11 a.m.

where: Peninsula , Cheeky Monkey Toys, 640 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park, Ca

cost: Free

ages: 2-5

the scoop:

Cheeky Monkey Toys offers a program called Page to Play which combines your kids love… read more
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Make Real Social Connections for Your Child at Gymboree Play & Music

when: Oct 21 - Nov 22

where: Classes vary by location. Find location: gymboreeclasses.com

cost: Free Trial Class

ages: 0-5 years

the scoop:

Friendship found through play has never been more important for children. Your child’s real social… read more

Wednesday, October 22

FREE WEEK of Stroller Strides or Stroller Barre!

Take It In Stride: Stroller Fitness in San Anselmo

when: Every Wednesday from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

where: San Anselmo, San Anselmo Memorial Park, 1000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Anselmo, Ca

cost: $17/class; class packages and monthly plans available

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Stroller Strides will have you up and at ‘em with your little champs in tow.… read more
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B is for Bolinas, and Books!

when: Most Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

where: Bolinas, Bolinas Libary, 16 Wharf Rd., Bolinas, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Bring your budding bibliophiles to the Bolinas Library for a story time with West Marin… read more
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Make Real Social Connections for Your Child at Gymboree Play & Music

when: Oct 22 - Nov 22

where: Classes vary by location. Find location: gymboreeclasses.com

cost: Free Trial Class

ages: 0-5 years

the scoop:

Friendship found through play has never been more important for children. Your child’s real social… read more
The Great Peter Pumpkin Patch is set on a working sustainable farm. The owner Larry Peter's passion is to educate children and adults alike about organic sustainable farming no mater what economical back ground they come from. That is why he offers many events at the patch for free including, a baby animal petting zoo, milking cows, hay rides, digging up your own organic potatoes, and free parking. Guests at the patch love the fact that it is set in the beautiful Sonoma County Wine Country surrounded by rolling hills, and they even get to pick their pumpkin right off the vine! It is a true gem. At the patch you can even sample award winning cheeses made from the Jersey Cows living on the farm as well as award winning home-made pumpkin ice cream. If visiting the patch on the weekend you will be able to hear live music and eat delicious food fresh from the BBQ!

The Great Peter Pumpkin Patch at Petaluma Creamery

when: September 27-October 31, 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

where: North Bay, Petaluma Creamery , 4235 Spring Hill Rd., Petaluma , CA

cost: Free (pumpkins extra)

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The Great Peter Pumpkin Patch is set on a working sustainable farm, and guests will… read more
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Scare-Free Pumpkin Party

when: Varies by location

where: Classes vary by location. Find a location: gymboreeclasses.com

ages: 0-5 years

the scoop:

Add some spooktacular friends at Gymboree Play & Music this October. Their pumpkin bash is… read more
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Pick a Peck of Pumpkins: Webb Family Farm

when: Open Oct. 1-31, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. ('til 9 p.m. Fri. & Sat.)

where: Portola Valley, Webb Ranch Farm, 2718 Alpine Rd. Portola Valley, Portola Valley , Ca

cost: Free entry; attractions $5-$10

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Check out this pumpkin patch, family-owned and operated since 1922. They offer 21 varieties of pumpkins,… read more
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Baby, You’ll Love This Music Circle

when: Wednesdays in October from 5:30-6 p.m.

where: Lower Pacific Heights, JAMaROO Kids Studio, 2001 Pine Street, San Francisco, Ca

cost: $10/child

ages: 0-16 mos.

the scoop:

For the month of October, you can bring your wee-est ones to this music circle… read more
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Hallo-Screen at the Disney Family Museum

when: October 20, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, & 31 at 1:30 and 4 p.m.

where: The Presidio , The Walt Disney Family Museum , 104 Montgomery St., San Francisco, Ca 94129

cost: Free with admission: $20/Adults; $12 kids 6-17; free for kids under 6

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Celebrate Halloween with a special selection of haunted cartoon shorts such as The Skeleton Dance, The… read more
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Parents Place Preschool Preview Night

when: Oct 22 at 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

where: Golden Gate Park, SF County Fair Building (Hall of Flowers), 9th Avenue and Lincoln Way, San Francisco , Ca

cost: $18

ages: Parents of kids 0-5

the scoop:

Parents Place, the Bay Area’s leading family resource center, proudly presents Preschool Preview Night. This… read more
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Produce Something Fab for Dinner: Fairfax Farmer’s Market

when: Wednesdays from 4-8 p.m.

where: Fairfax, Bolinas Park , 124 Bolinas Rd. , Fairfax, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Every Wednesday through December 17, you can shop local fresh produce and other goods in… read more

Thursday, October 23

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Turn Your Wiggle Worms into Book Worms

when: Thursdays at 3:30 p.m.

where: Fairfax, Fairfax Library, 2097 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Fairfax , Ca

cost: Free

ages: 3-6

the scoop:

It’s preschool story time at the Fairfax Library. Bring the little literati to enjoy a… read more
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Storytime at Paxton Gate’s Curiosities for Kids

when: every Thursday at 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

where: Mission, Paxton Gate's Curiosities for Kids , 766 Valencia, San Francisco, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Head over to this quirky store full of classic and unusual toys for kids, for… read more
Sunday, October 12 12 – 3 pm Children's Exhibition Our simulated archaeological dig is open for families on the second Sunday of each month. Ages 3 – 10 ​Free with Museum Admission

Kids Will Dig this Archeological Site

when: Oct 23 at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Presidio, Pershing Square at the corner of Arguello and Moraga, Arguello and Moraga, Presidio, San Francisco, CA

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Kids can witness archeology in action in the Presidio. Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays through October… read more
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Make Real Social Connections for Your Child at Gymboree Play & Music

when: Oct 23 - Nov 22

where: Classes vary by location. Find location: gymboreeclasses.com

cost: Free Trial Class

ages: 0-5 years

the scoop:

Friendship found through play has never been more important for children. Your child’s real social… read more
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Ride a Mechanical Bull at Nicasio Valley Pumpkin Patch

when: Open every day, October 1st-31st from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

where: Marin County, Nicasio Valley Farm, 5300 Nicasio Valley Rd. , Nicasio, CA

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Just 35 minutes from the Golden Gate Bridge but a world away, this farm features … read more
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Scare-Free Pumpkin Party

when: Varies by location

where: Classes vary by location. Find a location: gymboreeclasses.com

ages: 0-5 years

the scoop:

Add some spooktacular friends at Gymboree Play & Music this October. Their pumpkin bash is… read more
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Hallo-Screen at the Disney Family Museum

when: October 20, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, & 31 at 1:30 and 4 p.m.

where: The Presidio , The Walt Disney Family Museum , 104 Montgomery St., San Francisco, Ca 94129

cost: Free with admission: $20/Adults; $12 kids 6-17; free for kids under 6

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Celebrate Halloween with a special selection of haunted cartoon shorts such as The Skeleton Dance, The… read more
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Bring Your Gozlings to Hear Nursery Rhymes

when: Thursdays from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

where: San Rafael, Civic Center Library , 3501 Civic Center Drive # 427 , San Rafael , Ca

cost: Free

ages: 0-3

the scoop:

Mother Goose Is on the Loose at the Civic Center library where kids 0-3 and… read more
JAMaROO Kids Creative movement and dance classes have been created to encourage young children to explore the art of movement. Classes start with a warm up circle this time is spent to warm up all the major parts of the body. Children will gain control over gross and fine motor skills. Children learn about different body parts and learn how to isolate them. In class Children will dance to a large variety of multicultural music and will also be exposed to many different dance styles found around the world. Children will have the opportunity to use scarves, rhythm sticks, beanbags, bells, and other equipment. Throughout the year more variations of movement will be added to each class to keep children engaged and challenged. 4 Week Session: August 8 - August 29 $75 for members $120 for non-members 12 Week Session: September 5 - November 21 Members: $220 Non-Members: $335 Advanced Enrollment Required

Shake Your Groove Thing at Sprout Mill Valley

when: Thursdays from 10-10:30 a.m.

where: Mill Valley, Sprout Mill Valley, 12 Miller Ave. , Mill Valley, Ca

cost: $10/family

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Bring those little wiggle worms to a class where movement and dance are the focus.… read more
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Pour Some Sugar On Me! Sugar Skull Workshop

when: Oct 23 at 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Mission, Autumn Express, 2071 Mission St., San Francisco, Ca

cost: $20/person

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Ever wondered how to make sugar skulls? This workshop will take you through the whole… read more

Friday, October 24

Witch Way?

Drop Off the Kids for a Halloween Party

when: Oct 24 at 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

where: Campbell, MED-X Sports & Fitness Center, 140 N San San Tomas Aquino Rd., Campbell, Ca

cost: $39 Non-Member/$29 Member/ $20 Sibling

ages: 3-12

the scoop:

KidSportzUSA is hosting a drop-off Halloween Party, where kids can enjoy arts, crafts, exercises including… read more
Experience our annual spooky science spectacular! Unmask the science behind Halloween tricks! Wear your costume and get hands-on with pumpkin science, experiment with hydraulics, and play with laser light. Meet some of CuriOdyssey’s most notorious nocturnal animals in our beloved Wildlife Shows and see spooky (not scary!) decorations and optical illusions. Enjoy science-inspired trick-or-treating and be one of the few to explore CuriOdyssey after dark! Purchase a sweet treat from Kara’s Cupcakes KaraVan.

Slither & Squeak on Over to CuriOdyssey’s Halloween Bash

when: Oct 24 at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

where: San Mateo, CuriOdyssey, 1651 Coyote Point Dr., San Mateo, Ca

cost: Members: $16/adults; $13/child 2012; non-members, $20/ticket. Children 23 mos. and under are free

ages: 0-12

the scoop:

Experience CuriOdyssey’s annual spooky science spectacular. Come in costume and get hands-on with pumpkin science,… read more
Sunday, October 12 12 – 3 pm Children's Exhibition Our simulated archaeological dig is open for families on the second Sunday of each month. Ages 3 – 10 ​Free with Museum Admission

Kids Will Dig this Archeological Site

when: Oct 24 at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Presidio, Pershing Square at the corner of Arguello and Moraga, Arguello and Moraga, Presidio, San Francisco, CA

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Kids can witness archeology in action in the Presidio. Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays through October… read more
Spring into Stroller Strides & Stroller Barre with FIT4MOM!

This Baby-Friendly Work Out Is Barre None

when: Oct 24 at 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

where: Mill Valley , Mill Valley Community Center , 180 Camino Alto , Mill Valley, Ca

cost: $17/class; packages available

ages: Moms and Babies

the scoop:

Stroller Barre® is designed to help moms build strength and muscle tone and improve posture.… read more
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Spend an Evening in the Haunted Mansion

when: Oct 24 at 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

where: The Presidio , Walt Disney Family Museum , 104 Montgomery St. , San Francisco, Ca 94129, CA

cost: $15/non-members; $12/members

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The Disney Museum has been dying to have you over for a Halloween spooktacular featuring… read more
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Travel to Oaxaca and Back In One Night

when: Oct 24 at 6 p.m.

where: Golden Gate Park, De Young Museum , 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr., San Francisco, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The de Young Museum’s Friday night program is putting on a Dia de los Muertos… read more
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Make Real Social Connections for Your Child at Gymboree Play & Music

when: Oct 24 - Nov 22

where: Classes vary by location. Find location: gymboreeclasses.com

cost: Free Trial Class

ages: 0-5 years

the scoop:

Friendship found through play has never been more important for children. Your child’s real social… read more
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Creep Through Marsh with Spiders and Snakes

when: Fridays in October at 10:30-11:15 a.m.

where: Hayward, Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center, 4901 Breakwater Ave., Hayward, CA

cost: $5/child

ages: 1-3 yrs

the scoop:

Learn about some “scary” animals that live in the marsh, and really aren’t so scary.… read more
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Scare Grove at Stern Grove

when: Oct 24 at 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

where: Stern Grove, Stern Grove; Ocean Blvd. @ 19th Entrance, Sloat Blvd. , San Francisco , Ca

cost: $8

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The most atmospheric Halloween event around, Scare Grove (from SF Rec and Park) is popular… read more
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