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4th of July Celebration at the Pier

when: Jul 4, 2012 at 2:00 pm to 11:00 pm

where: Pier 39, 2 Beach Street, San Francisco, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All

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Grab your stars and stripes and celebrate the 4th of July at PIER 39! Witness the skies burst with red, white and blue as PIER 39 celebrates Independence Day! Spend the day rocking out at PIER 39 to the beats of a patriotic entertainment lineup:

2:00pm: Mobility, The Air Force Band, takes the stage
6:00pm: Dance to your favorite 80s band, Tainted Love
9:30pm: Look to the sky as The City of San Francisco presents a spectacular fireworks display over San Francisco Bay, followed by a mix of the hottest tracks by DJ Scotty Fox
10:00pm: Enjoy post-fireworks savings at participating merchants until 11:00pm

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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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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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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
Storytime with JAMaROO Kids @ Sprout, Mill Valley 12 Miller Ave | Mill Valley | CA | 94941 Every Tuesday | 4:30p-5p | Ages 6mths – 4 yrs | $10 per family JAMaROO Kids’ Storytime Program is designed to enrich children’s imagination and creativity. Using the art of storytelling as well as the use of specially chosen books they bring each story to life. Sometimes this will include the use of puppets and other visual aids. Other times it may incorporate the use of song, dance and/or theater. These weekly drop-in classes are $10 per family.

Enjoy an Afternoon Storytime with Jamaroo at Sprout

when: every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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

cost: $10/family

ages: 6 mos. - 4 yrs.

the scoop:

Join JAMaRoo Kids at Sprout in Mill Valley for an afternoon story time perfect for… 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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Make Real Social Connections for Your Child at Gymboree Play & Music

when: Sep 22, 2014 - 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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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
Real Social Calendar Listing

Make Real Social Connections for Your Child at Gymboree Play & Music

when: Sep 22, 2014 - 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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Get the Real Story at Toddler Tales

when: Every Wed. from 10:30 to 11 a.m.

where: Civic Center, Children's Storytelling Room at the SFPL Main Branch, 100 Larkin St. , San Francisco, Ca

cost: Free

ages: 16 mos. - 2

the scoop:

The SFPL’s main branch hosts Toddler Tales every Wednesday, with lots of singing, clapping, story… read more
Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring as the carnivores return to the Conservatory of Flowers in a new exhibit, CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp. The Special Exhibits Gallery will be transformed into a swampy paradise for hundreds of meat-eating plants. Visitors get a bug’s eye view of a few of these peckish plants to learn why these plants have adapted to attract, capture, and eat prey, as well as how they have perfected and honed their hunting skills. The extraordinary beauty and diversity of species on display will dazzle even the most squeamish. The natural born killers include the Venus flytrap (Dionaea), equipped with highly sensitive hairs that detect the moment when a “meal” has landed in its clutches; the pitcher plants (Sarracenia and Nepenthes), with a deceptive beauty that is often the last thing insects see as they plummet to their deaths, drown, and are consumed; the sticky sundew (Drosera), with leaves covered in mucusy tentacles that slowly wrap over prey; and the seemingly harmless looking butterwort (Pinguicula), its gluey leaves, however, often covered in small insect corpses. Large models of several species throughout the exhibit also give visitors a taste of what it might be like to be a tiny insect in a world of towering meat eaters waiting for their next meal. Please note the Conservatory is closed Mondays except Memorial Day and Labor Day.

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp at the Conservatory of Flowers

when: Apr. 11 - Oct. 19, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. every day except Monday

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

cost: $8/adults; $5/SF resident adults; $5/child 12-17; $2/child 5-11; children 4 and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring… read more
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¡Juguemos En Español! Mommy and Me Spanish Immersion

when: Wednesdays at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

where: Campbell, Class room K61 at Campbell Community Center, 1 West Campbell Ave., Campbell , CA

cost: Free

ages: 9 mos.–7 yrs.

the scoop:

Let’s play in Spanish! This reoccurring Spanish immersion class welcomes parents for a free demo… 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
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Evenings At The Asian Art Museum

when: every Thursday at 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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

cost: $5

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The Asian Art Museum is open late on Thursdays and admission is just $5! Stroll… read more
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Get Your Picnic Ready for Movies on the Square

when: Sep 25 at 8 p.m.

where: Peninsula , Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway St., Redwood City, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Head to downtown Redwood City’s Courthouse Square for a free movie night the whole family… read more
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¡Juguemos En Español! Mommy and Me Spanish Immersion

when: Wednesdays at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

where: Campbell, Class room K61 at Campbell Community Center, 1 West Campbell Ave., Campbell , CA

cost: Free

ages: 9 mos.–7 yrs.

the scoop:

Let’s play in Spanish! This reoccurring Spanish immersion class welcomes parents for a free demo… read more
Karl will be creating hand cut silhouette portraits by appointment at Sugar Paper Los Angeles. Please call the store at 310-451-7870 for an appointment.

Run With Scissors at this Silhouette Art Event

when: Sep 25 at 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Presidio Heights, Soiree, 3366 Sacramento St. , San Francisco, CA

cost: $25

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Get an heirloom portrait of your sweet ones, by 3rd generation silhouette artist Karl Johnson.… 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: Sep 25 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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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
Real Social Calendar Listing

Make Real Social Connections for Your Child at Gymboree Play & Music

when: Sep 22, 2014 - 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
Art for you and me

Art For You & Me!

when: every Friday at 9:30 am to 11:00 am

where: San Rafael , Falkirk Cultural Center, 1408 Mission Ave., San Rafael, Ca

cost: $10 drop in

ages: 2-6 years

the scoop:

Join Rosie of San Rafael Jumping Jacks fame for a fun morning of arts and… read more
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Indulge in a Chocolate Bar in Half Moon Bay

when: every Friday at 5:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

where: Half Moon Bay , Half Moon Bay Ritz Carlton, 1 Miramontes Point Rd. , Half Moon Bay, Ca

cost: $9/cup

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

After exploring the beach head over to the Ritz Carlton for a very special happy… read more
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Friday Night Game Night At Bay Club Marin

when: the last Friday of every month from 6–9 p.m.

where: Marin County, Bay Club Marin, 220 Corte Madera Town Center , Corte Madera

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

There are two ways to enjoy a Friday night with kids at Bay Club Marin.… read more
Third generation Silhouette Artist Karl Johnson will be creating hand cut silhouette portraits by appointment at the following locations…. July 18th Babies in Bloom 1948 Via Centre Drive, Vista 92081 (760) 940-2229 Call store for appointment July 19th Magical Child 937 S. Coast Highway 101 C-101 Encinitas, CA. 92024 760.633.1326 p https://magicalchild.eventbrite.com for your appointment.

Cut It Out! Silhouette Artist Karl Johnson Comes to Fiddlesticks

when: Sep 26 at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Hayes Valley, Fiddlesticks, 540 Hayes St., San Francisco, CA

cost: $25

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Get an heirloom portrait of your sweet ones, by 3rd generation silhouette artist Karl Johnson.… read more

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