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Art in the Park

when: Jun 12, 2011 at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

where: Washington Park, Carolan and Burlingame Aves, Burlingame, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All

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Take to the park with music, food, and kids’ games. Celebrate summer and families and fun.

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Saturday, August 30

Baby Food Cooking Demonstration

Pea the Change: DIY Baby food Demo

when: Aug 30 at 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Larkspur, Marin Country Mart, Big Tent , 2257 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Learn to make your own first foods with master baby foodie Cristina Serafyn of Fresh… read more
Get eye to eye with a butterfly in the exhibit Butterflies & Blooms coming to the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park this spring and summer. The popular exhibit returns to San Francisco’s beloved greenhouse, transforming its Special Exhibits gallery into a a beautiful and intimate cottage garden aflutter with hundreds of butterflies on the wing. Walk amongst a wide variety of brightly colored blossoms, watching (and sometimes ducking!) as butterflies like magnificent monarchs, swallowtails, painted ladies and more fly from flower to flower drinking nectar and getting covered in pollen. It’s a fascinating demonstration of plant pollination in action. The Butterfly Bungalow in the middle of the gallery also allows you to observe the pupae in their chrysalis stage. You never know, you may be lucky enough to catch the moment when one of these winged beauties emerges. Visitors receive a free butterfly identification booklet, including tips on growing your own delightful butterfly garden plus insight into these wondrous, age-old symbiotic garden relationships. 

Water a Thirsty Plant at Bean Sprouts Family Days

when: Saturdays from 12-3 p.m.

where: Golden Gate Park, Children's Garden, San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 9th Ave., San Francisco, Ca

cost: $7/adults; $5/youth 12-17; $2/child 5-11; free for children 4 and under and all SF residents

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Get outside and play at Bean Sprouts Family Days in the Children’s Garden at the… read more
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Live Life Full Kilt at the 149th Annual Scottish Games

when: Aug 30 - Aug 31 at 8 a.m.

where: Pleasanton, Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave. , Pleasanton, CA

cost: $21/adult; $13/child 12–17; children 11 and under are free. Two day passes available.

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Get a kilt and the bagpipes ready for a weekend celebrating Scottish culture! The 149th… read more
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Go on a Scavenger Hunt at the Treasure Island Flea Market

when: Aug 30 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Treasure Island , Treasure Island , 1 Avenue of the Palms, San Francisco, Ca

cost: $3/person; children 12 and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Grab the kiddos and the pups and head over to Treasure Island for a flea… read more
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Labor Day Weekend at Playland-Not-at-the-Beach

when: Aug 30 - Sep 1 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: East Bay, Playland-Not-At-The-Beach, 10979 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito, Ca

cost: $10-$15

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Labor Day is Leisure Day at Playland. Forget the concerns of the work-a-day world with… read more
Lionel Bart's "Oliver!" is the musical version of Charles Dickens' classic "Oliver Twist," which tells the tale of a misguided orphan boy in 19th century London. This musical masterpiece features some of the most beautiful and rousing melodies ever written for the stage including “Consider Yourself” and the haunting “As Long As He Needs Me.” The cast includes Kelly Brandeburg, Harry J. Duke, Zachary Hasbany, Tim Setzer, Peter Warden and students of Spreckels Theatre Company's "Youth In Arts" program, an intensive theater arts program for aspiring young actors. This main stage production is presented with the new Paradyne projection system combining still images and animations to create multiple backdrop effects. Directed by Gene Abravaya Musical direction by Janis Wilson Choreography by Michella Snider Costume Design by Pamela Enz Set Design by Eddy Hansen and Elizabeth Bazzano WHEN: Aug. 15 to Aug. 31, 2014 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 2 p.m. Saturdays, Aug. 23 and 30, 2014 2 p.m. Sundays, Aug. 17, 24 and 31, 2014

Join a Gang of Pickpockets at a Local Theater

when: Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m. , Sun., 2 p.m. (Thursday the 28th only: 7:30 p.m.)

where: Rohnert Park, Spreckels Performing Arts Center, Codding Theatre, 5409 Snyder Ln. , Rohnert Park, CA

cost: $22–$26

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Take a little trip up north and treat the kiddos to a play. Lionel Bart’s… read more
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Make a Wand at the Kings Mountain Art Fair

when: Aug 30 - Sep 1 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Woodside, Kings Mountain Community Center and Firehouse , 13889 Skyline Blvd., Woodside, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

This art show offers something special for the kiddos: an old-fashioned children’s area where they… read more
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This Is Earthquake Territory: San Jose vs. Real Salt Lake

when: Aug 30 at 7:30 p.m.

where: Santa Clara, Buck Shaw Stadium , 500 El Camino Real , Santa Clara , CA

cost: $22-$65

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Bring the kiddos to cheer on our local Major League soccer team, the Earthquakes, as they… read more
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Hey Porter! Hey Porter! 14th Annual Rail Fair

when: Aug 30 - Sep 1 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Fremont, Ardenwood Historic Farm, 34600 Ardenwood Blvd. , Fremont, Ca

cost: $10/adult; $5/child 4–17; and children 3 and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Spend the long weekend heading back in time at the 14th annual Rail Fair. Meet Ann… read more
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Bring Your Lil’ Linebackers to this Marin Flag Football Sign Up

when: Aug 30 at 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Corte Madera, Microsoft Store at the Village at Corte Madera , 1618 Redwood Hwy. , Corte Madera, CA

cost: Free

ages: 5-17

the scoop:

Head to the Microsoft store at the Village for sign-ups and Q&A with the Marin… read more
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Invent, Design, and Play a Board Game

when: Aug 30 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

cost: $12/includes museum admission; children 2 and under are free

ages: 5–12

the scoop:

Join the Children’s Creativity Museum and University Games for a day of invention, inspiration, and… read more
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A Cooking Class So Cool They Won’t Notice You’ve Left

when: Aug 30 at 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

where: Renaissance, 1115 3rd St., San Rafael, Ca

cost: $60/child; $100/2 children; $150/3 kids

ages: 4-14

the scoop:

The Culinary Dudes are three Bay area dads and they know how great it is… read more
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Blacksmiths and Blues: The 4th Annual Pilgrim Soul Forge Harvest Fair

when: Aug 30 at 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Alameda, The Pilgrim Soul Forge, 101 West Tower Ave., Alameda, CA

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

This truly one-of-a-kind Harvest Fair brings together a collection of unique artists and vendors from… read more
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Take a Trip to the Big Easy in Downtown Millbrae

when: Aug 30 - Aug 31 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Millbrae, Broadway in Downtown Millbrae , 400 Broadway, San Francisco, CA

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Spend the weekend at Millbrae’s 44th Annual Art & Wine Festival. This year downtown is… read more
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Sausalito Art Festival 2014

when: Aug 30 - Sep 1 at 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Sausalito , Marinship Park, Marinship Park, Sausalito, CA

cost: $25/General Admission.; $5/Kids 6-12; children 5 and under are free.

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Come to Sausalito for one of the best art festivals in the country! Tons of… read more
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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, Cañada Road, Belmont, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Cañada Road is closed between the Filoli entrance and Highway 92, which makes for a… read more
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Tiny Tchaikovsky’s Will Love the Temple of Music

when: Aug 31 - Sep 1 at 1 p.m.

where: Golden Gate Park, Golden Gate Park Bandshell, Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Head to the heart of Golden Gate Park for a free concert at the Bandshell… read more
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Hey Porter! Hey Porter! 14th Annual Rail Fair

when: Aug 30 - Sep 1 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Fremont, Ardenwood Historic Farm, 34600 Ardenwood Blvd. , Fremont, Ca

cost: $10/adult; $5/child 4–17; and children 3 and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Spend the long weekend heading back in time at the 14th annual Rail Fair. Meet Ann… read more
Bring the family to tour our working farm and pick apples and Asian pears! Located in rural western Marin County, outside Petaluma and near Tomales. Our apples are planted on dwarf stock, within easy reach of kids, with no ladders required. See the chicken and sheep, with lambs due in September. Important notes: -Cash and local checks accepted; no credit cards -Bring bags for your apples and pears -No dogs, please -$6 admission fee per carload, waived with minimum $50 purchase -Parking lot provided; please don't park along Chileno Valley Road, which is a safety hazard

Chomp, Chomp: U-Pick Apples & Pears

when: every Sunday at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Petaluma, Chileno Valley Ranch, 5150 Chileno Valley Rd. , Petaluma, CA

cost: $6/car + cost of fruit (cash or check only)

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Bring the family for a tour of a working farm and pick apples and perfectly… read more
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Dance Your Heart Out at this Brazilian Festival

when: Aug 31 at 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

where: Berkeley, Casa de Cultura, 1901 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Celebrate Brazilian Independence Day with a free outdoor festival featuring a Lavagem (blessing), calling for… read more
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San Francisco Mime Troupe Closing Days in Dolores Park

when: Aug 31 - Sep 1 at 2 p.m.

where: Mission, Dolores Park, 18th and Dolores St., San Francisco, CA

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Round out Labor Day weekend with a free performance from award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe,… read more
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Make Some Trouble at the Contemporary Jewish Museum

when: Aug 31 at 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

where: SOMA, Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission Street, San Francisco

cost: $12/adults; children 18 and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Inspired by the exhibition Project Mah Jongg, enjoy some family fun with classic games such… read more
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Take a Trip to the Big Easy in Downtown Millbrae

when: Aug 30 - Aug 31 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Millbrae, Broadway in Downtown Millbrae , 400 Broadway, San Francisco, CA

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Spend the weekend at Millbrae’s 44th Annual Art & Wine Festival. This year downtown is… read more

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