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Tilden Park Celebration

when: Aug 13, 2011 at 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

where: Tilden Park, Central Park Dr, Berkeley, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All

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Hurray, for it’s a jolly good merry-go-round! Tilden Park Merry-Go-Round is a centenarian, and there’s free cake in the celebration! Bring the kids for face painting, hula hoops, crafts, and cake cake cake!

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Friday, August 1

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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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
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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Learn Why Ogres are Like Onions at this Musical

when: Aug 2 at Times vary. See listing.

where: Berkeley Playhouse , 2640 College Ave., Berkeley, Ca

cost: $34-$40/adults; $25-$30/child 6-12; $17-$23/child 3-5

ages: 3 and up

the scoop:

Join Shrek and Donkey as they rescue a feisty princess, battle a fearsome dragon, and… read more
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Get Delightfully Dizzy at the Exploratorium

when: Aug 2 at 1p.m., 2 p.m., & 3 p.m.

where: Embarcadero, The Exploratorium , Pier 15, San Francisco, Ca

cost: $29/adults; $24/ children 13-17; $19/chlildren 4-12; children 3 and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

From tops to turntables, the Exploratorium is offering up some short and sweet flicks on… read more
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Bring Your Baby Bards to As You Like It

when: Aug 2

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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You Won’t Want to Leave this Gardening Fair

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

where: Inner Sunset, San Francisco Botanical Gardens, 1199 9th Ave., San Francisco, California

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Learn all about plants and gardening, enjoy the company of other plant enthusiasts, do crafts… read more
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Dance the Summer Night Away

when: Aug 2 at 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

where: The Osher Marin JCC, 200 North San Pedro Rd. , San Rafael, Ca

cost: $25/adults; $22 in advance; children 17 and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Saturday nights in San Rafael just got more awesome with Osher Marin JCC’s Summer Nights,… read more
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Run with the Tubers at a Historic Farm

when: Aug 2 at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

cost: $3/adults; $2/children, 4-17; children 3 and under are free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Enjoy a bevy of kid-centric activities at the beautiful, historic Ardenwood Farm. Start off at… read more
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

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