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2495 S Delaware Street,San Mateo,Ca

Maker Faire

when: May 21, 2011 - May 22, 2011 at See Listing

where: San Mateo Event Center, 2495 S Delaware Street, San Mateo, Ca

cost: See Listing

ages: All

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Billed as the world’s largest DIY day, the Maker Faire is an awesome place to learn more about doing things with your own two hands. From arts and crafts to feats of engineering, there’s always something new to learn at the Maker Faire.

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Crawl Over to the Xtreme Bugs Exhibit

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Civic Center ( map )Jul 24 at 5:00 pm

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Jack London Square ( map )Jul 24 at 8:30 p.m.


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Thursday, July 24


Get Animated at Tanforan

when: Jul 24 at 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

where: San Bruno, The Shops at Tanforan, 1150 El Camino Real, San Bruno, Ca

cost: Free

ages: 6-12

the scoop:

Summer in the mall is not what you think: the shops at Tanforan are hosting… read more
Sign up for this fun summer class to erupt your own Volcano! This class is science with an explosive finish! Build a volcano from plaster, paint it, add the necessary exploding ingredients and watch the magic! Learn about volcanoes too. You can erupt your volcano over and over, as long as Mom doesn’t mind the clean up.

Make a Volcano Explode at 5 Little Monkeys

when: Jul 24 at 2 p.m., 3 p.m. & 4 p.m.

where: Novato, Five Little Monkeys Novato, 852 Grant Ave., Novato , Ca

cost: $5

ages: 6 and up

the scoop:

Build a volcano from plaster, paint it, add the necessary exploding ingredients and watch the… read more
Xtreme BUGS Opening Day

Crawl Over to the Xtreme Bugs Exhibit

when: every Thursday at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: UC Berkeley, The Lawrence Hall of Science, UC Berkeley, 1 Centennial Dr. , Berkeley, Ca

cost: $17/adults; $14/child 7–18; $11/child 3-6; children 2 and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

It’s the Xtreme BUGS exhibit at the Lawrence Hall of Science! Race cockroaches, play with… read more

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
Waterfront Flicks at Jack London Square

Waterfront Flicks at Jack London Square

when: Jul 24 at 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

where: Jack London Square , Jack London Ferry Lawn, Clay and Water St., Oakland, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Cozy up on the waterfront this summer for free outdoor screenings of hit movies, part… read more

Enjoy the Hard Knock Life with Annie Jr.

when: Jul 25 - Jul 27 at 1 p.m.

where: San Carlos, Mustang Hall, 828 Chestnut St. , San Carlos, Ca

cost: $15/adults; $12/child

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Head to San Carlos for this musical performance of Annie Jr., by kids for kids!… read more
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Creekside Fridays at The Cabin

when: Jul 25 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
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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
Since 2003, Ashkenaz has been a great host to a weekly family-friendly freestyle dance; this Sunday, Soul Sanctuary Dance gives back with a 10th Anniversary Celebration! NOTE - change in our usual admission policy for this day: Admission by donation for this event (No one turned away for lack of funds). As always, we'll dance to a diverse and irresistible blend of DJ'ed music (funk, soul, world music, positive hip hop, reggae, dance classics, jazz, blues, electronica, and more). Enjoy an extensive silent auction with great deals on local goods and services, free massage, and our art-making zone. The Ashkenaz Cafe will open at 1:00 for lunch (or bring an indoor picnic). Wheelchair accessible. No scented products please. Shoes optional. Children of all ages with dancing parents welcome. Event runs from 11-2! (One hour longer than usual) More info: FB: Submitted by: Zach Pine (

Get a Free Dance Lesson at Jack London Square

when: Jul 25 at 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Dancing Under the Stars returns to Jack London Square for a summer series of free… read more
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Friday Night Game Night At Bay Club Marin

when: Jul 25 at 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

There are two ways to enjoy a Friday night with kids at Bay Club Marin.… read more

Bring Your Baby Bards to As You Like It

when: Jul 25

where: Forest Meadows Amphitheatre, Dominican University of California,, 890 Belle Ave., San Rafael , Ca

cost: Pay Any Amount at Door (donation)

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Marin Shakespeare kicks off its 25th Silver Season with a classic production of As You… read more
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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
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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Shakespeare in the Park: The Taming of the Shrew

when: Jul 25 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

Total Three-fer: Blues, Art, & BBQ

when: Jul 25 - Jul 26 at 6 p.m to 8 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Hang out by the courthouse for a Friday night concert with Rod Piazza and his… read more
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Go Clown Spotting at the 9th Annual Far West Fest

when: Jul 26 at 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

where: Pt. Reyes Station, Love Field, 11191 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Pt. Reyes Station, Ca

cost: $25/adults; $20/children 11-20; children 10 and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

It’s time for the 9th Annual Far West Fest,which features an all-day, all-star musical line… read more

Phone Home at this Outdoor Movie Night

when: Jul 26 at 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

where: Montclair, Montclair Vilalge, 6450 Moraga Ave. , Oakland, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, and take the kiddos out for a Saturday night… read more
Lemur O Face

Are You Smarter than a Lemur?

when: Jul 26 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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