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Saturday, July 4

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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

Summer Chicken Chili

Get Full on the 4th: 34th Annual Chili Cook-Off

when: Jul 4 at noon to 5 p.m.

where: Palo Alto, Mitchell Park, 600 E. Meadow, Palo Alto, Ca

cost: Free (Small fee for tasting kits)

ages: All Ages

Join us on New Year's Eve for a night of family, fun and fireworks!! Harbor Breeze Cruises is hosting a special evening lights and fireworks cruise on the waters of Long Beach Harbor. Boarding at 7:30 pm you will have a narrated cruise to view Long Beach harbor lit up at night. Observe the awe-inspiring firework displays performed at 9 pm.

Have an Explosive Time at Discovery Park

when: July 4 at dusk

where: Downtown San Jose, Discovery Park, 180 Woz Way, San Jose, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

Celebrate Independence Day at Jack London Square’s annual July 4th Festival of Family Fun! Everyone is invited to the festivities that will fill the Oakland waterfront with a merry mix of dazzling performers including Uncle Sam stilt walker, jugglers, magicians, hula hoopers, clowns and puppeteers. Families will also enjoy several activities including the earthy, interactive river environments of Riveropolis; a special petting zoo; sidewalk chalk art; a mobile craft workshop and more. Free to attend, the July 4th Festival of Family Fun will offer tasty treats, drinks and music for all to enjoy, from 11 AM to 4 PM. Visitors can bike, ferry, BART or drive to Jack London Square.

Join Stilt Walkers and Hula Hoopers at this July 4th Party

when: Jul 4 at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Oakland Waterfront, Jack London Square, Broadway and Embarcadero, Oakland, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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Head to the Rose, White and Blue Parade

when: Jul 4 at 10 a.m.

where: The Alameda , The Alameda , W. San Carlos St. & Shasta Ave. , San Jose, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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Show Your Stripes at Saratoga’s Independence Day Party

when: Jul 4 at 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

where: Downtown Saratoga , Kevin Moran Park, 12415 Scully Ave. , Saratoga, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

Take 'Em Out: San Jose Giants

Spend the 4th with Some Giants

when: Jul 4 at 6:30 p.m.

where: San Jose, San Jose Municipal Stadium, 588 E Alma Ave. , San Jose, Ca

cost: $12-$30

ages: All Ages

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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

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A Booming Good Time at Pier 39

when: Jul 4 at noon to 9:30 p.m.

where: Embarcadero, Pier 39, Beach Street & The Embarcadero, San Francisco, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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Because Nothing Says the 4th Like Baby Goats

when: Sat., July 4 at 10 a.m. or Noon

where: Pescadero, Harley Farms Goat Dairy, 205 North St. , Pescadero, Ca

cost: $55/adult; $25/child 3-12; children 2 and under are free

ages: All Ages

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Camp Doodles Camps Ages 3-4

when: Jul 4 - 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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Cruise the Bay on the 4th of July

when: Jul 4 at 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where: Embarcadero, Pier 3 , Embarcadero at Washington St., San Francisco, Ca

cost: $75/person; $45/child 4-12; children 3 and under are free

ages: All Ages

Build an electric motor, make and unmake things over and over and enhance your curiosity with Tinkering Lab's new Catalyst kit. Young innovators come together to tinker and make some amazing robotics. Kids 6-9 welcome for the 10a-12p workshop and Kids 10-13 welcome for the 12:30p-2:30p workshop.

Get Crafty at the Bon Air Center

when: Sat., noon-3 p.m.

where: Greenbrae, Bon Air Center , 286 Bon Air Center , Greenbrae, Ca

cost: Free

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

DC Jazz Festival

The 31st Annual Fillmore Jazz Festival

when: Jul 4 - Jul 5 at 10 a.m to 6 p.m.

where: Pacific Heights, Fillmore Street between Jackson and Eddy, Fillmore Street , San Francisco, Ca

cost: 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: Jul 4 - 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

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8th Annual 4th Of July Firecracker Race

when: Jul 4 at 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

where: Downtown Novato , Downtown Novato, Grant Ave. & 7th St., Novato, Ca

cost: $25-$40

ages: All Ages

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Climb Every Mountain In the East Bay

when: June 12-July 19, on Fri. & Sat at 8 p.m., and Sun. at 2 p.m. (Two shows on Sun., July 5, at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.)

where: El Cerrito, Contra Costa Civic Theatre, 951 Pomona Ave. , El Cerrito, Ca

cost: $29/advance, $35/door adults; $15/advance, $20/door child 16 and under

ages: All Ages

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Puppets and Popcorn at the Marin County Fair

when: Jul 4 - Jul 5 at 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

where: San Rafael, Marin County Fair & Exposition , 10 Ave. of the Flags, San Rafael , Ca

cost: $20/adults; $15/child 4-12; children 3 and under are free. $7 parking. Tickets are cheaper if you purchase in advance.

ages: All Ages

July 4 Fireworks

Enjoy an Old-Fashioned 4th of July in Sausalito

when: Jul 4 at 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

where: Sausalito, Downtown Sausalito, Bridgeway and Napa St., Sausalito, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

Safari West – Santa Rosa, California

Take a Safari in the North Bay (And Save 10%!)

when: Jul 4 - Jul 31

where: Santa Rosa, Safari West, Franz Valley Rd., Santa Rosa, Ca

cost: 10% savings on adult bookings; regular (weekday) prices are $88/adult; $36/children 3 and up

ages: 3 and up

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4th of July Kiddo-Style at Berkeley Marina

when: Jul 4 at noon to 10 p.m.

where: Berkeley, Berkeley Marina, 201 University Ave., Berkeley, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

Sunday, July 5

Safari West – Santa Rosa, California

Take a Safari in the North Bay (And Save 10%!)

when: Jul 5 - Jul 31

where: Santa Rosa, Safari West, Franz Valley Rd., Santa Rosa, Ca

cost: 10% savings on adult bookings; regular (weekday) prices are $88/adult; $36/children 3 and up

ages: 3 and up

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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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Head to Fairyland for The Day the Crayons Quit

when: Sat., 10:30 a.m. & 2 p.m. and Sun., 10:30 a.m. & 4 p.m.

where: Lake Merritt, Children's Fairyland Aesop's Playhouse, 699 Bellevue Ave., Oakland, Ca

cost: $18/person; $14/Fairyland members (all tickets include admission to Fairyland for the day)

ages: All Ages

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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

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

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

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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

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

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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

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Camp Doodles Camps Ages 3-4

when: Jul 5 - 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

DC Jazz Festival

The 31st Annual Fillmore Jazz Festival

when: Jul 5 - Jul 5 at 10 a.m to 6 p.m.

where: Pacific Heights, Fillmore Street between Jackson and Eddy, Fillmore Street , San Francisco, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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