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Charity & JAMband/Alison Faith Levy

when: Feb 26, 2012 at 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm

where: The Starry Plough, 3101 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, Ca

cost: $8/Adult. $5/Child. Babes in arms free.

ages: All

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The first Starry Day Matinee was a total smash, making this the place to be for families!
Charity and the JAMband will perform their unique brand of soulful, funky, danceable tunes infused with love, light and laughter. Alison Faith Levy, of The Sippy Cups, is getting ready to release her first solo album for kids, World of Wonder. Sing and dance along as she brings a freewheeling energy to simple acoustic guitar and piano tunes. The kitchen will be open as well.

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Are You Smarter than a Lemur?

Kelley Park ( map )Jul 31 at 11 a.m.

Crawl Over to the Xtreme Bugs Exhibit

UC Berkeley ( map )Jul 31 at 10 a.m.

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Friday, August 1

Shakespeare in the park

Shakespeare in the Park: The Taming of the Shrew

when: Aug 1 at 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Travel to Renaissance-era Padua, Italy for the 32nd season of Free Shakespeare in the Park… read more
Bay Area Kids Discovery Museum

Take the Kids on a Date Night

when: Aug 1 at 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

where: Sausalito, Bay Area Discovery Museum , 557 McReynolds Rd., Sausalito, Ca

cost: $12; $11/Babies 6-12 mos; infants 6 months and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is hosting family date nights every Friday night through August… read more
Lemur O Face

Are You Smarter than a Lemur?

when: Aug 1 at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Kelley Park, Happy Hollow Zoo, 1300 Senter Rd. , San Jose, Ca

cost: $12.95; children 12 mos. and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Head to the Happy Hollow Zoo to join the Happy Hollow Summer Game Show, and… read more
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Creekside Fridays at The Cabin

when: Aug 1 at 6:30 p.m.

where: Mill Valley , The Cabin , 60 Tennessee Valley Rd. , Mill Valey, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Head down to The Cabin and take part in the 9th year of the Musical… read more
Thanks to the new moon, tonight we will only see stars when we look at the sky, which means it's a perfect night for stargazing. Learn how to use your take-home star chart, and then we'll head outside to use it! Bring very warm clothes and a flashlight. Ages 8 and up. $7 per person.

The Stories in the Stars at Stafford Lake Park

when: Aug 1 at 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

where: Novato, Stafford Lake Park, 3549 Novato Blvd., Novato, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Get your mini-astronomers over to the open space at Stafford Lake Park for some star… read more
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Never Say Die at this Moonlight Movie

when: Aug 1 at 6:30 p.m.

where: Downtown , Danville Town Green, 400 Front St. , Danville, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Spread out your blanket on the Town Green this Friday night and join the quest… read more
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Beanbags, Bells, and Sticks: A Dance Party at Recess

when: every Friday at 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Potrero Hill, Recess Urban Education , 470 Carolina St, San Francisco, California

cost: $10

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Join JAMaROO Kids at Recess Urban Recreation for a music class full of rhythm sticks,… read more
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Party Like It’s 1999 at a Prince Tribute Concert

when: Aug 1 at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Impress (or embarrass) your whole family by singing along to your favorite Prince tunes with… read more
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Get Dinner Outside at Jack’s Night Market

when: Aug 1 at 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

where: Jack London Square, Broadway and Embarcadero, Oakland , CA

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Jack London Square’s evening farmer’s market is an outdoor bazaar with fresh fruits and vegetables,… read more
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Join the Wicked Witch of the West to this Outdoor Flick

when: Aug 1 at 6 p.m.

where: Downtown , Main Street at Third , Main St. at Third St. , Los Altos, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Bring your munchkins to downtown Los Altos for a free outdoor screening of The Wizard… read more
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Take a Train Back In Time at this History Museum

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

where: Redwood City, San Mateo County History Museum , 2200 Broadway St. , Redwood City, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The San Mateo County History Museum is free today! Start off with at 11 a.m.… read more
Kids Weekend Events 3

Do an Artful Dance at Friday Nights at the DeYoung

when: every Friday at 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

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

cost: $10/adults; $6/children 13-17; children 12 and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Enjoy the museum after-hours and experience live music, performances, local artists drop-in workshops, a prix-fixe… read more
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Beethoven Revolution

when: Aug 1 at 7:30 p.m.

where: Hayes Valley, Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, Ca

cost: $25-$80

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Toe-tapping jazz rhythms, the most famous melodies of all time, and the full power of… 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
Skinny Frozen Hot Chocolate

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
Shark fin-atics get ready! From August 1-10, Shark Week is back at Aquarium of the Bay. Check out special presentations as the Aquarium transforms its Bay Lab into the Shark Lab. Find out how sharks hear, why they’re such good swimmers and learn all about their special sixth sense. Visitors can watch as sevengill sharks are fed in our magnificent tunnels, and even touch a leopard shark in the Aquarium’s touchpools. Enhance your Shark Week experience and catch The World of Sharks 3D in the Bay Theater. Guests can also sign up for a special Feed the Sharks tour to go behind-the-scenes and feed a bucket of fish to the sharks living in the Aquarium.

Shark Week at Aquarium of the Bay

when: Aug 1 - Aug 10 at 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Fishermans Wharf, The Aquarium of the Bay, The Embarcadero at Beach St., San Francisco, Ca

cost: $19.95/adults; $11.95/children 4-12; children 3 and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Learn all about sharks and their sixth sense, watch them feed, and touch a leopard… read more
Hello Friends, It was wonderful to connect over the busy holiday season for a relaxing afternoon at Cristina's - thank you for your friendship! This email is a little off topic, but if you know of any families with young children or pregnany mamas Blossom is hosting our End of the Year Rummage Sale and have tons of great books, gear and clothing at amazing prices! Here are details you can share. Thank you!! Mora Hi Christine and Christa, I apologize that this email is coming so soon after the one about Whole Foods, but I wanted to be sure you were aware of the great savings at our Rummage sale this weekend. I'd love if you can share details about the rummage sale with MPPOM families. Thanks so much! Mora Hello! Join us for our popular: End of the Year Blossom Beanstalk Rummage Sale Sunday December 15, 2013 (Introducing: Presale on books and gear Thursday -Friday, 10am-2pm!) 10am-2pm Blossom, 299 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306. 650-321-2326, blossom@blossombirth.org Let us know you are coming on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/478351388949261/ Looking for some great deals on maternity and baby clothes & items while helping a good cause? We’ve got hundreds of baby and maternity clothes and gear at rummage sale prices- you will definitely want to check out our End of the Year Collection! Volunteer! Want first dibs on some great deals? Volunteer to help us sort through donations, set up, or break down, and you will have a chance to shop the night before at rummage sale prices! Please email us at blossom@blossombirth.org if you have any questions or would like to volunteer. Shop! Join us for our presale from Thursday, December 12 and Friday, December 13 from 10am-2pm for a HUGE selection of books and gear (highchairs, bouncers, baby-gates, strollers). All in good condition and at great prices! Our rummage sales typically have a huge selection of new and gently used children's clothing items most at $2 or less. We sell only clean, quality, name brand kids clothes (0-3T+). Brands such as Hannah Anderson, Carter's, Osh Kosh, Gymboree, Levis, Naartjie, Abercrombie, Old Navy, Children's Place, Gap, Ralph Lauren, Disney and more. All items are inspected for quality and cleanliness. We also have a large selection of: Maternity clothes, nursing tops, my breastfriend pillows etc for under $15. In addition we have baby gear: -babyproofing gear, including baby gates -shoes -high quality toys and books -cloth diapers -strollers -crib bedding -high chairs -baby bath items -baby carriers and LOTS more! Come early and get the best deals! All proceeds will support Blossom’s services for new and expectant families! All items are donated by community members - great way to reduce, reuse, recycle and support a great cause.

Outfit the Kiddos at this Rummage Sale

when: Aug 2 at 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Newark, Newark Community Church , 37590 Sycamore St, Newark, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Head to Newark to score big on kid’s clothes, toys, household items and more, at… read more
Kids Weekend Events 6

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

when: Aug 2 at Times Vary

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

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

It’s that awesome time of the month where Bank of America pays the way for… read more
Get introduced to the plants and animals that live in the salt marsh through hikes, crafts and songs. Our explorer's hats are still on from last month: we will meet at the trailhead at W. Winton Ave. and head out to the shoreline to check out the historic sea glass as well as the neat animals to be found in the tidepools. Ages 3 to 5. $7 per child.

Marsh Madness: Nature Detectives Meet Again

when: Aug 2 at 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Hayward, Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center, W. Winton Ave. , Hayward, Ca

cost: $7

ages: 3-5

the scoop:

Don your mini-explorer’s hats and head out the salt marsh to learn of the plants… 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: every Saturday at 12 p.m. to 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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Fit In Perfectly at this Shoe Event

when: Aug 2 at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Palo Alto, KEEN Garage, 278 University Ave., Palo Alto , Ca

cost: Free

ages: 0-8

the scoop:

Just in time for back-to-school, this shoe fitting event will help you get the kids… read more

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