There are loads of ways to show your family some love this weekend and we gathered up a few of our favorite ideas to get you started. There’s a dance party with our local favorite, Charity Kahn, a Valentine’s Ball performance from The Rabbit Hole and even a virtual event where we show how much our family pets mean to us. All you need is love!

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Take Your Kids to a Local Candy Shop

Looking for treats this Valentine's Day? Keep it local and order up some favorites from one of these local sweet shops that have all the heart-shaped macarons you desire. 

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Love JAM with Charity

Bring your love vibe and let's celebrate sending and receiving it! We'll gather on this love-ly weekend to celebrate LOVE in its many forms! We’ll sing songs about kindness, friendship, care, compassion, mindfulness, listening, seeing, understanding, offering, celebrating, and, of course...love! Feb. 13. Event details

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Order Up Some Fancy Hot Cocoa

These Bay Area shops have all the fancied-up hot cocoa that you want this Valentine's Day. There are even some spicy versions for those who can take the heat! 

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The Valentine's Ball from the Rabbit Hole

Let the show begin! Tune for The Valentine's Ball, a live theatrical show you won't want to miss! Meet characters and enjoy a one of a kind Rabbit Hole performance. These shows are filled with interactive play, puppets, and new creative heartfelt adventures that bring the magic of our programming right into your home. Feb. 14. Event details

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We Love Our Pets

Join us for a fun puppet show, animated Valentine's Day themed stories, and a virtual pet parade. After you register, you'll recieve a link to submit a picture of your pet to share. Feb. 13. Event details

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Laurie Berkner's Valentine's Day Show

Iconic children's musician Laurie Berkner invites everyone to celebrate the sweetest day of the year at a special "Valentine's Day" LIVE Virtual Family Concert. Laurie encourages fans of all ages to decorate their homes for Valentine's Day and to wear something fun and valentine-y to the show—shades of pink and red are the order of the day, and love-hearts are the shape of the hour!  Having some Valentine’s Day snacks on hand would be a great idea, too. Feb. 14. Event details

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Celebrate with the Boston Pops

Join Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops for this special livestreaming concert celebrating the theme of love across a variety of musical genres. Snuggle up to watch this concert performed live from Symphony Hall, featuring spirited classics such as Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy along with selections from Broadway and John Williams’ film music. Feb. 12. Event details

Join in the Great Backyard Bird Count

If the sun comes out this weekend, how about you join in the Great Backyard Bird Count? It's a fun way to show some love for Mother Earth. Fri.-Sun. Event details

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Bert Badger's Valentine's Day Dance Party

Let's have a fun dance party for the people we love! Bert Badger will do new songs, old songs, and even a BRAND new song off his upcoming third album you haven't even heard yet! WHAT?!? Yeah that's how fun this is going to be. So get some pizza, get ready to dance and lets shake shake our pants! Feb. 12. Event details

Share the Love

Show some love for your grandparents, neighbors or anyone who needs a little cheering up with a DIY Valentine's Day card

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Family Art Collaboration: Art Hearts

Put the “art” in “heart” … just in time for Valentine’s Day! Create cards, posters and much more using construction paper, markers, paint, tape, cardboard, lace, and ribbon. Don’t forget to include your favorite Valentine’s Day colors such as pink, red, and lilac. Feb. 13. Event details

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Virtual Valentine Princess Ball

Join our magical princess characters through the magic mirror for a very special Princess Ball! Let it Go with your favorite Ice Queen, twirl with Cinderella, play games with Tiana, splash under the sea with the little mermaid and more! Just $10/screen! Feb. 13. Event details

—Kate Loweth

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