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Shorts in Brief: A Family Film Festival

when: May 22, 2011 at 2:00 pm

where: Rafael Film Center, 1118 Fourth St, San Rafael, Ca

cost: $5

ages: All

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See short children’s films from around the world at this mini-film festival. This precursor to the Mill Valley Film Festival Children’s Fest will whet your appetite for all the wonderful films coming down the pike.

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Friday, April 25

Art for you and me

Art For You & Me!

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

where: Marin County, Falkirk Cultural Center, 1408 Mission Avenue, 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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Friday Night Game Night At Bay Club Marin

when: Apr 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
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Play the Game of Gold at OMCA’s Family Friday Nights

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

where: Oakland Museum of California , 1000 Oak St. , Oakland, Ca

cost: $7.50/adults; $5 students; 18 and under free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Your Friday night just got a lot more interesting. The Oakland Museum of California hosts… read more
Things outside are waking up from their winter slumber, so let's get our bodies alive and moving. Have some fun including some dancing and wiggling and walking the spider web line (huh?!). Ages 1 to 3. $5 per child. (TO THE EDITOR: Please repeat for all Fridays in April. Thanks!)

Put A Wiggle in Your Walk: Toddler Ramble

when: Apr 25 at 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

where: Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center, 4901 Breakwater Ave., Hayward , Ca

cost: $5/child

ages: 1-3

the scoop:

Get those little toddler bodies alive and moving like the spring season: dancing, wiggling, walking,… read more
Celebrations - Kids Parties, Baby Showers and Holidays

Make a Human Reaction Timer at MOAH

when: Apr 26 at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Palo Alto, Museum of American Heritage, 351 Homer Ave., Palo Alto , Ca

cost: $80; $70/members

ages: 10 and up

the scoop:

Kids will learn Binary mathematics, Boolean logic, AND gates, OR gates, flip flops, counters, and… read more
Join us for this special FUNdraiser where kids (and adults) can explore their favorite vehicles alongside hometown heroes! This is the chance to get behind the wheel of a fire truck, dump truck, police car, school bus, tow truck, U.S. Coast Guard rig and more! ~ Baked goodies and beverages for purchase ~

Get Up Close with A Fire Truck, or a Dump Truck, or…

when: Apr 26 at 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Oak View Nursery School, 70 Skyview Terrace, San Rafael , Ca

cost: $5/person; kids 1 and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

It’s Touch-a-Truck! The Oak View Nursery School’s fundraiser offers a chance for kids to get… read more
Tree Safari for Kids

Take Your Kids on a Tree Safari in the Middle of the City

when: Apr 26 at 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

where: Our City Forest Community Nursery & Training Center, 1000 Spring St., San Jose , Ca

cost: Free, donations encouraged

ages: 4-10

the scoop:

Grab your binoculars and take the kids on a Tree Safari! This hour-long hands on… read more
Intended for ages 7 and under, Little Open Studio is the place where little ones and their families will first enjoy storytime, then put their little hands to work in creating artwork inspired by the story they just heard.

Make a Mobile at Disney Family Museum’s Little Open Studio

when: Apr 26 at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: The Presidio, The Walt Disney Family Museum, 104 Montgomery St. , San Francisco, Ca

cost: Free with admission: $20/adults; $15/6-17; children 5 and under are free with a paying adult

ages: 0-7

the scoop:

Enjoy story time, followed by a craft inspired by that story. This Saturday, twist, attach,… read more
Come join the New Traditions community in celebration of another year of Art and Outdoor Education at our public school. Play games like High Striker, Gutter Alley or Ring the Bull; enjoy BBQ and treats like cotton candy; try your hand at our Paint Splatter Booth, Spin Art Bike, or get a cute family snap in the Photo Booth! The entertainment is FREE - Fou Fou Ha! Shredder Hoops, and Boswick the Clown will perform, among others. All proceeds benefit the Friends of New Traditions, which brings the Visual and Performing Arts, and Outdoor Education, programs to every child in our small school.

Head to a Carnival at New Traditions Elementary School

when: Apr 26 at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: NOPA, New Traditions Elementary School , 2049 Grove St. between Clayton and Cole, San Francisco, Ca

cost: Free admission; games are $1 or all day pass for $25

ages: 2 and up

the scoop:

Take the kids over to New Traditions Elementary to play games like High Striker, Gutter… read more
Puffy Paint Earth

Celebrate Earth Day 2014 With the City of Alameda

when: Apr 26 at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Washington Park, 740 Central Ave. , Alameda, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Learn about upcycling and grab your friends and family for an upcycling team sculpting contest… read more
Earth Mosaic

Give Something Back to the Planet at Fremont’s Earth Day Party

when: Apr 26 at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Washington Hospital , 2500 Mowry Ave. , Fremont, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Learn about safe and proper disposal of things like medicine (including baby cough syrup!) get… read more
The Children’s Day celebration features an interactive music and dance performance by Los Cenzontles, aimed at kids and their families. Kids will learn about traditional Mexican musical instruments and have fun with hands-on rhythm, dance and art activities. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling 510-233-8015.

Celebrate Children’s Day with Los Cenzontles

when: Apr 26 at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where: Los Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center, 13108 San Pablo Ave., San Pablo, Ca

cost: $10/adults; $5/children 12 and under

ages: 5 and up

the scoop:

Celebrate Dia del Niño with interactive music and dance by Los Cenzontles, learn about traditional… read more

Bring Your Pint-Sized Picassos to this DeYoung Museum Event

when: Apr 26 at 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

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

cost: $10/adults; $7 13-17; children 12 and under are free

ages: 4-12

the scoop:

Go on a family-centric tour of the museum and then get handsy with some art.… read more
Watch as a naturalist feeds our resident leopard sharks, perch and gopher snakes. Learn more about them and our other aquatic and land inhabitants. Who gets fed and who will get eaten? All ages. Free.

Go Wild at a Leopard Shark Feeding Frenzy

when: Apr 26 at 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center, 4901 Breakwater Ave., Hayward, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Kids can watch as a naturalist feeds the resident leopard sharks, perch and gopher snakes, and… read more
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Follow the Rabbit to the Mad Hatter’s Spring Tea Party

when: Apr 26 - Apr 27 at 12 p.m. & 3 p.m.

where: Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, Ca

cost: $48/adult and child; $27.50 adult; $22.50/child

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Make a date for tea with Alice, the March Hare, Door Mouse and Mad Hatter… read more
Brunswick Zone

Strike Out and Save the Planet

when: Apr 26 at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Classic Bowling Center, 900 King Dr. , Daly City, Ca

cost: $35/adult; $15/child

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The 20th Annual Bowl-the-Planet Party and Silent Auction means you can enjoy an evening of… read more
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Team Up with Your Kids for a Free Sports Demo

when: Apr 26 at 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Glen Park, Glen Park Recreation Center , 70 Elk St. , San Francisco, Ca

cost: Free

ages: 2-6

the scoop:

Bring your preschooler out to Glen Park to learn the FUNdamentals of sports from Lionheart… read more
SkyJam Festival

Kiss the Sky at this Carnival

when: Apr 26 at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Skytown Cooperative Preschool, 1 Lawson Rd., Kensington, Ca

cost: $5; free for 2 and under

ages: 1-10

the scoop:

Visit this hidden East Bay hamlet for a day of fun with the Bubble Lady,… read more
This world premiere musical will buzz into your heart, as Lulu, Sam, and their playground friends explore the power of imagination. Inspired by the wildly popular picture books by David Soman and Jacky Davis.

Buzz Over to See Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy, the Musical

when: Apr 26 at 11a.m. and 2 p.m.

where: Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison St. , Berkeley, Ca

cost: $13-20

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

This world premiere musical will buzz into your heart, as Lulu, Sam, and their playground… read more
Slide Ranch’s most popular event of the year! Celebrate springtime on the farm with live music, local organic cuisine, and hands-on farm and nature craft activities for all ages. Learn where your food comes from by milking goats, feeding chickens, touring the organic garden, and making bread, butter and cheese. See how a sweater is made starting with sheep shearing, carding and spinning wool, and other wool crafts. Spark your creative side through sustainable nature crafts and face painting. Reconnect with the land on a guided coastal hike to the tidepools, or simply relax on a picnic blanket while eating delicious offerings from local farms. Slide Ranch teachers and staff welcome kids and their families to be immersed in food, farming, and fun at Slide Ranch’s spectacular Muir Beach location. Workshops with special guests Emmy's Pickles and Marin Bee Company. Local, organic food for sale by Donna's Tamales

Milk a Goat at the Slide Ranch Spring Fling

when: Apr 26 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Slide Ranch Educational Farm, 2025 Shoreline Hwy., Muir Beach , Ca

cost: $30/person; sliding scale fundraiser; 2 and under free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Celebrate springtime on the farm with live music, local organic cuisine, and hands-on farm and… read more
Rent a Pirate Pond Boat to sail on Lake Union Park's Model Boat Pond. These 39-inch pond boats are scale models of the R-Boat Pirate, which is on exhibit on our docks at South Lake Union. Sailing these miniature racing yachts is a great way to learn the basic concepts of sailing while enjoying time at the park. Pond Boat Sailing takes places Saturdays April-November.

Dive Into San Francisco Coast Guard Appreciation Day

when: Apr 26 at 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Pier 39, PIER 39, Beach Street & The Embarcadero, San Francisco, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

San Francisco Coast Guard Appreciation Day honors the active duty men and women of the U.S.… read more
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Take a Guided Wildflower Walk at Edgewood Park

when: Apr 26 at 10 a.m.

where: Edgewood Park & Natural Preserve , 2195 Edgewood Rd. , Redwood City, Ca

cost: $6/vehicle park entrance fee

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Join docents of Edgewood park to learn about the abundant wildflowers in bloom on this… read more
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Take a Guided Wildflower Walk at Edgewood Park

when: Apr 26 at 10 a.m.

where: Edgewood Park & Natural Preserve , 2195 Edgewood Rd. , Redwood City, Ca

cost: $6/vehicle park entrance fee

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Join docents of Edgewood park to learn about the abundant wildflowers in bloom on this… read more

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