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May Day Celebration

when: May 1, 2011 at 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

where: Live Oak Park, 1301 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All

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Play games and stripe the May pole at this May Day celebration. Kids can craft May Day baskets and decorate them. Treats served.

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Art For You & Me!...
Sep 19 @ 9:30 amSan Rafael ( map )
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Friday, September 19

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
The Pleasanton Harvest Festival® Original Art and Craft Show will descend upon the Alameda Fairgrounds, September 19-21, 2014, boasting a wide array of unique arts and crafts, exciting entertainment, kids activities, live music, and delicious food. The Harvest Festival features thousands of handmade arts and crafts, including jewelry, ceramics, blown glass, clothing, art and photography, specialty foods and more. Attendees can browse hundreds of booths, getting purchases personalized and meeting the artists who individually handcrafted each item. Plus, anyone who brings a non-perishable food donation to support the Alameda County Community Food Bank will receive $2 off any general or senior admission. For tickets and additional information, please visit www.harvestfestival.com

Make Like a Tree and Leave Now for this Festival

when: Sep 19 - Sep 21 at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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

cost: $9/adult; $4/child 13-17; children 12 and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

It’s time for the 2014 Pleasanton Harvest Original Art and Craft Show where you can… 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 19 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
Make art, share art and discover what others are creating at this free outdoor arts festival! Mass Creativity Day will showcase artwork that was made in different communities throughout San Diego. Attendees will be able to meet the artists who inspired our unique Mass Creativity projects and work alongside them during this special celebration. Bring your family and join us for a day of art-making activities, music, food and more!

Lafayette Art & Wine Festival 2014

when: Sat., 10 a.m.–7 p.m. and Sun., 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

where: Lafayette, Downtown Lafayette, CA, 3553 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

No small affair, the Lafayette Art & Wine Festival includes 20 live bands, 4 stages,… read more
Golden Gate Bridge

Coastal Cleanup Day

when: Sep 20 at 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Mill Valley, Sycamore Ave. at the end of multi-use path in Mill Valley , Sycamore Ave. , Mill Valley , CA

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Clean up! Clean up! Everybody do your share! Give something back to coastline we love… read more
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Share the Stars Tonight: Fall Family Campout at Slide Ranch

when: Sep 20 at 10 a.m.

where: Marin County, Slide Ranch, 2025 Shoreline Highway, Muir Beach, CA

cost: $75 per person, age 2 and under free.

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Learn about the Birds and the Bees: the winged creatures at Slide Ranch and how… read more
Come cheer on a fleet of colorful 40-foot dragon boats as they race to the beat of Chinese drums through the SF Bay at the 19th Annual Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival, Sept. 20-21 at Treasure Island! This two-day, admission-free festival features family-friendly live entertainment, cultural performers, fabulous food, and fun merchandise. Kids of all ages can enjoy free games with prizes, arts and crafts in the Flax Creative Arts Area, carnival rides, a rock climbing wall, obstacle course, fire engine, face painting, airbrush tattoos, animal balloons, roving dragon characters and more at the ever-popular Dragon Land. New this year is the interactive Microsoft Stores-sponsored Land of Smart Kids Area, featuring science, technology and math-oriented activities, fun with Surface Pro 3 tablet and Xbox One, and even coding! Parking and admission is free, and complimentary shuttles run both days between the festival and locations in San Francisco.

19th Annual San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival

when: Sep 20 - Sep 21 at 10 a.m . to 5 p.m.

where: Treasure Island, California Avenue and Avenue D, San Francisco, CA 94130, San Francisco, CA

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Come cheer on a fleet of colorful 40-foot dragon boats as they race to the… read more
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A Very Yummy Book Event: Alice Waters and the Trip to Delicious

when: Sep 20 at 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: The Embarcadero, Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA

cost: Free

ages: 5-8

the scoop:

Join Caldecott award winning author Jacqueline Briggs Martin as she reads from her latest book,… 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
The Pleasanton Harvest Festival® Original Art and Craft Show will descend upon the Alameda Fairgrounds, September 19-21, 2014, boasting a wide array of unique arts and crafts, exciting entertainment, kids activities, live music, and delicious food. The Harvest Festival features thousands of handmade arts and crafts, including jewelry, ceramics, blown glass, clothing, art and photography, specialty foods and more. Attendees can browse hundreds of booths, getting purchases personalized and meeting the artists who individually handcrafted each item. Plus, anyone who brings a non-perishable food donation to support the Alameda County Community Food Bank will receive $2 off any general or senior admission. For tickets and additional information, please visit www.harvestfestival.com

Make Like a Tree and Leave Now for this Festival

when: Sep 19 - Sep 21 at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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

cost: $9/adult; $4/child 13-17; children 12 and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

It’s time for the 2014 Pleasanton Harvest Original Art and Craft Show where you can… 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 19 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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Bounce Your Way to a Better You

when: Sep 20 at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where: Dublin, Corrie Center, front parking lot, 7950 Dublin Blvd., Dublin, CA

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Check out local vendors, enjoy delicious food, and let the kids bounce all day in… read more
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Bring Your Klein Kinder to Oktoberfest By the Bay

when: Sep 20 - Sep 21 at 11 a.m.

where: South Beach, Pier 48, Pier 48, San Francisco, CA

cost: $25/adult; $5/child 13-18; children 12 and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Think Oktoberfest is just for the beer drinking set? Oktoberfest By the Bay has lots… read more
Baby & Kids Gear

Meet an Inventive Monkey at the Mall

when: Sep 20 at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

where: Palo Alto, Stanford Shopping Center, Courtyard near American Girl , 660 Standford Shopping Center , Palo Alto , CA

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Looking for a way to convince the kiddos to go back to the mall to… read more
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Squeeze an Apple at Ardenwood

when: Sat. from 2–2:30 p.m.

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

cost: $3/adult; $2/child 4–17; children 3 and under are free (park entrance fee)

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Gather your little bunches of love and bring them to this historic farm where they… read more
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Shop ‘Til You Drop at the Los Gatos Kids Market

when: Sep 21 at 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Los Gatos, Nordahl Hall , 580 W. Parr Ave., Los Gatos , CA

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Score big at this baby and kid’s market with thousands of new and gently used… read more
Specifically for: Children ages 6 – 8 years On Rosh Hashanah it is traditional to eat some special foods that symbolize blessing, such as pomegranates,apples, and honey. Come to Pretend City to participate in the Honey Factory in honor of Rosh Hashanah. Children will learn about how honey is made and what makes it kosher. A special observation hive with live bees will add some excitement! RSVP: Highly Encouraged Walk-ins welcome based on availability.

Meet Live Bees at the Rosh Hashana Festival

when: Sep 21 at 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

where: Palo Alto, Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto, CA

cost: $5 suggested donation

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Join the Oshman Family JCC in the celebration of the Jewish New Year with a… read more
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Raise the Woof: Woofstock 2014

when: Sep 21 at 12 p.m to 5 p.m.

where: Novato, Marin Humane Society, 171 Bel Marin Keys Blvd., Novato, CA

cost: $40 advance/$45 day of (includes meal)/adults. $15/children 12 and under (includes meal)

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

It’s time for the Marin Humane Society’s 6th Annual benefit festival featuring music by Wonder… read more
German girls at Oktoberfest Bay Area

Bring Your Klein Kinder to Oktoberfest By the Bay

when: Sep 20 - Sep 21 at 11 a.m.

where: South Beach, Pier 48, Pier 48, San Francisco, CA

cost: $25/adult; $5/child 13-18; children 12 and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Think Oktoberfest is just for the beer drinking set? Oktoberfest By the Bay has lots… read more
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Do Some Contemporary Dance at the Jewish Museum

when: Sep 21 at 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

where: SOMA, Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., San Francisco, CA

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

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Move to the beat and wiggle your feet at this drop-in creative dance workshop for… read more
Make art, share art and discover what others are creating at this free outdoor arts festival! Mass Creativity Day will showcase artwork that was made in different communities throughout San Diego. Attendees will be able to meet the artists who inspired our unique Mass Creativity projects and work alongside them during this special celebration. Bring your family and join us for a day of art-making activities, music, food and more!

Lafayette Art & Wine Festival 2014

when: Sat., 10 a.m.–7 p.m. and Sun., 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

where: Lafayette, Downtown Lafayette, CA, 3553 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

No small affair, the Lafayette Art & Wine Festival includes 20 live bands, 4 stages,… read more

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