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Sunday, August 2

Ringling Bros Circus

Step Right Up for the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus

when: Shows are from Aug. 13-Sep.7 at various times

where: SAP Center San Jose, Oracle Arena Oakland, Cow Palace Daly City, Ca

cost: $15-$80/ticket

ages: All Ages

pulgas water temple by H C via Yelp

Take It to the Streets on Bicycle (or Tricycle) Sunday

when: every Sunday at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Belmont, Cañada Road between the Filoli entrance and Highway 92, Cañada Rd. , Belmont, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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Hear a Symphony in an Urban Forest

when: Sundays at 2 p.m.

where: Stern Grove, Stern Grove , 19th Ave. and Sloat Blvd. , San Francisco , Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

Ringling Bros Circus

Take Your Circus Act to the Next Level

when: Offer runs from Aug. 1-21 for Sep. 4 show, 5:30 p.m.

where: Daly City, Cow Palace, 2600 Geneva Ave. , Daly City, Ca

cost: $50

ages: All Ages

alameda flea market toys

Hunt for Treasure at the Alameda Antiques Faire

when: 1st Sunday of Every Month, 6 a.m.-3 p.m.

where: Alameda Point, Alameda Point, 2900 Navy Way , Alameda, Ca

cost: $5/adult; (9 a.m.-3 p.m.),children 15 and under are free

ages: All Ages

american craft show kids

Charm Your Kids at this Craft Show

when: Fri.,10 a.m. - 8 p.m., and Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. & Sun., 11 a.m. -5 p.m.

where: Fort Mason, Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion , 38 Fort Mason, San Francisco, Ca

cost: $14/adults; children 12 and under are free

ages: All Ages

Picnic at the Presidio is a Sunday favorite among local families and friends and a must-visit for foodies around the world. Come enjoy an array of food from popular food trucks and famous brick and mortars on the beautiful Presidio lawn. It's the ultimate Sunday brunch spot for adults and kids alike.

The Ultimate Brunch Party: Off the Grid Presidio Picnic

when: every Sunday at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Presidio, Main Post Lawn, Lincoln Blvd. and Anza St., San Francisco, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

Did you know that the Hard Rock Cafe at PIER 39 serves up much more than great, healthy food? This family-friendly eatery boasts interactive entertainers, balloon artists, face painters, magicians, glitter tattoo artists, and more every week. Plus, kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée every Sunday, 11 a.m-2 p.m*. Click here to check out the kids menu. https://redtricom.files.wordpress.com/2014/12/kidsmenufullscan.jpg SUNDAYS ONLY (not combinable with any other offer)

Kids Eat Free on Sundays at the Hard Rock Cafe

when: Every Sunday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

where: Fishermans Wharf, Hard Rock Cafe San Francisco at Pier 39, Pier 39, San Francisco, Ca

cost: Fre

ages: All Ages

Family Fun Days at SF Asian Art Museum

Free Day at the Asian Art Museum

when: The first Sunday of every month, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

where: Civic Center, Asian Art Museum, 200 Larkin St. , San Francisco, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

Shakespeare in the park

March Your Mini Montagues to Shakespeare in the Park

when: Jul. 18, 19, 24, 25, 26 and Aug. 1 & 2 at 7:30 p.m.

where: Cupertino, Memorial Park Ampitheatre, 10185 N Stelling Rd. , Cupertino, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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Camp Doodles Camps Ages 3-4

when: Aug 2 - Aug 21 at 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

where: Hayes Valley, La Scuola Internazionale di San Francisco, 735 Fell Street, San Francisco

cost: $350/week

ages: 3-4

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All Aboard for a Day Out with Thomas

when: July 24, 25, 26 & 31 and Aug. 1 & 2, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

where: Santa Cruz Mountains, Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Rd., Felton, Ca

cost: $20-$24

ages: All Ages

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Move Objects With Your Mind at Lawrence Hall

when: May 23-Sep. 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

where: Berkeley, Lawrence Hall of Science, 1 Centennial Drive, San Francisco, Ca

cost: $12/adult; $10/child; children 2 and under are free

ages: All Ages

The City of Oakland’s flagship festival will celebrate its 15th Anniversary with two big days of music, art, dance and food, including the Oaktown Throwdown BBQ Competition back by popular demand after last year’s wildly successful inaugural event. As in previous years, tens of thousands are expected for a festive weekend showcasing the Best of the East Bay. This year’s lineup will spotlight Oakland’s hot music scene and legacy, featuring dozens of top local bands performing Blues, R&B, Gospel, Funk, Jazz, Rock and more. The full lineup will be announced in early June. Additional highlights include the return of the mesmerizing Turf & All-Styles Dance Battle; the Bay Area’s hottest urban, world and modern dance troupes; scores of artisans and an interactive Family Fun Zone.

Discover the Art & Soul of Oakland

when: Aug 2 - Aug 2 at noon to 6 p.m.

where: Downtown Oakland, Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 14th St. at Broadway, Oakland, Ca

cost: $10/adults; kids 12 and under are free

ages: All Ages

In the new exhibit Stranded! Tropical Island Survival at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, visitors “wash up” on an uncharted tropical shore to learn the ins and outs of island survival. Stroll through a living jungle of life-saving plants, discover the best sources of building materials, food and water and see examples of basic structures and tools—all created with a touch of castaway kitsch! Fun survival facts fill the gallery, including tips for climbing coconut trees and more!

Stranded: Tropical Island Survival

when: Aug 2 - Oct 18 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Golden Gate Park, Conservatory of Flowers, 100 John F. Kennedy Dr., San Francisco, Ca

cost: $8/adults; $5/child 12-17; children 4 and under are free. SF residents get a discount!

ages: All Ages

crayons, art, kid drawing

Find Out What Happened on The Day the Crayons Quit

when: Sat. & Sun. at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

where: SOMA , Children's Creativity Museum Theater, 221 Fourth Street, San Francisco, Ca

cost: $22/adult; $18/child

ages: All Ages

Save on Summer Swim Lessons!

Kick It at the Pool With the Kids

when: Sun., 11:30 a.m. -3 p.m.

where: Palo Alto, OFJCC Pool, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto , Ca

cost: Free for members; guest passes are $5-$15

ages: All Ages

High Sierra Music Festival - Jul. 2-5 - Quincy, Ca

Concerts in the Plaza Mill Valley

when: Sundays, 2-3:45 p.m.

where: Mill Valley, Downtown Plaza, Throckmorton Ave. , Mill Valley, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

giggle store front by Danielle T via Yelp

Keep it Simple: Registry Morning at Giggle

when: First Sunday of every month at 9 a.m.

where: Marina , Giggle , 2110 Chestnut St. , San Francisco, Ca

cost: Free

ages: Expecting parents

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Go Zen with the Kids at the Green Gulch Farm

when: The first Sunday of most months from 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

where: Muir Beach, Green Gulch Farm, 1601 Shoreline Hwy. , Muir Beach, Ca

cost: Suggested donation $10/family

ages: All Ages

girl legos toy museum

Let’s Go to a LEGO Show

when: Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., noon-5 p.m.

where: San Leandro, Bay Area Family Church, 2305 Washington Ave., San Leandro, Ca

cost: $4'person; children 2 and under are free (Cash only)

ages: All Ages

This fall get your children up, dancing, learning, and developing a passion for music! Music Together® provides a relaxed and non-threatening environment for children to begin experiencing their musical path. Traditional Music Together® provides children birth to 4 years of age with the basic musical concepts through songs, rhythm rhymes, movement, and instrument play. Children ages 5 to 7 will take it up a notch with Music Together Big Kids™ by blending the elements of Music Together® that parents and children love with new activities and skills.  Music Together® Babies class teaches parents how to promote their child's musical development through appropriate singing and movement. Parents will learn to recognize their baby's response to music and how to develop music as a basic life skill. Classes run for 10 weeks, Tuesday-Saturday, beginning mid September.  And, we offer FREE demo classes for new families to see what we are all about.  For more information or to register, check out our Music Together Website and find the perfect class for you and your little one!

Dance Your Pants at a Summer Shindig

when: Aug 2 at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Mission, TugTug, 1003 Guerrero St. , San Francisco, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

kids in a museum_flickr cc

An Outing that Won’t Break the Bank: Free Museum Weekend

when: First Full Weekend of Every Month (Sat. & Sun.)

where: San Francisco Bay Area, Various Bay Area Locations, San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

Giants

Take the Kids to Beach Blanket Babylon

when: Sundays at 2 p.m. & 5 p.m.

where: North Beach, Club Fugazi, 678 Green St. (Beach Blanket Babylon Blvd.), San Francisco, Ca

cost: $25-$100

ages: 5 and up

Monday, August 3

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Camp Doodles Camps Ages 3-4

when: Aug 3 - Aug 21 at 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

where: Hayes Valley, La Scuola Internazionale di San Francisco, 735 Fell Street, San Francisco

cost: $350/week

ages: 3-4

Hologram2

Move Objects With Your Mind at Lawrence Hall

when: May 23-Sep. 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

where: Berkeley, Lawrence Hall of Science, 1 Centennial Drive, San Francisco, Ca

cost: $12/adult; $10/child; children 2 and under are free

ages: All Ages

In the new exhibit Stranded! Tropical Island Survival at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, visitors “wash up” on an uncharted tropical shore to learn the ins and outs of island survival. Stroll through a living jungle of life-saving plants, discover the best sources of building materials, food and water and see examples of basic structures and tools—all created with a touch of castaway kitsch! Fun survival facts fill the gallery, including tips for climbing coconut trees and more!

Stranded: Tropical Island Survival

when: Aug 3 - Oct 18 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Golden Gate Park, Conservatory of Flowers, 100 John F. Kennedy Dr., San Francisco, Ca

cost: $8/adults; $5/child 12-17; children 4 and under are free. SF residents get a discount!

ages: All Ages

Ringling Bros Circus

Step Right Up for the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus

when: Shows are from Aug. 13-Sep.7 at various times

where: SAP Center San Jose, Oracle Arena Oakland, Cow Palace Daly City, Ca

cost: $15-$80/ticket

ages: All Ages

Ringling Bros Circus

Take Your Circus Act to the Next Level

when: Offer runs from Aug. 1-21 for Sep. 4 show, 5:30 p.m.

where: Daly City, Cow Palace, 2600 Geneva Ave. , Daly City, Ca

cost: $50

ages: All Ages

Tuesday, August 4

Cartoon Art Museum

First Toonsday At the Cartoon Art Museum

when: First Tuesday of Every Month, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

where: SoMa, Cartoon Art Museum, 655 Mission St., San Francisco, Ca

cost: Pay what you wish.

ages: All Ages

Free Museum Fun—and Tasty Noshes!

Free First Tuesday at the CJM

when: First Tuesday of Every Month, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

where: Downtown/SoMa, Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St. , San Francisco, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

Conservatory of Flowers Aquatic Room

Free Day at the Conservatory of Flowers

when: First Tuesday of the Every Month, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

where: Golden Gate Park, Conservatory of Flowers , 100 John F. Kennedy Dr. , San Francisco, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

legion-of-honor

Legion Of Honor Free First Tuesdays

when: First Tuesday of Every Month, 9:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.

where: Lincoln Park, Legion of Honor, 100 34th Avenue, San Francisco, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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