October brings a slew of sales, deals and events for Bay Area families. Save on holiday cards,  a photography workshop and au pair care. Get out of the house with some family friendly events, including the kiddie favorite Goblin Jamboree at BADM and Family Days at SFMOMA and Brushstrokes Studios. And before all the candy is consumed, check in with Children’s Choice Pediatrics for its 5th Annual Candy Buy Back event.

Stationery & Holiday Cards
The Early Birds Save 10% on Lobird® Stationery!

Photography
Zoom Mommy-Snap and Stroll Workshops

Playtime and Events
Spooky Fun at the Goblin Jamboree October 16-17 at the Bay Area Discovery Museum
Family Fun Fridays at Brushstrokes Paint-your-own-pottery studio
FREE FAMILY DAY at SFMOMA on 10/17: Could You REPEAT That?

Schools and Classes
Greenwood School’s Pre-K & Kindergarten Parent Info Evenings

Nanny and Childcare
You Can Afford AuPairCare Live-In Childcare, approx. $7.50/hour!

Dentists
Halloween Candy Buy Back at Children’s Choice Pediatric Dental Care



Stationery & Holiday Cards

The Early Birds Save 10% on Lobird® Stationery!
Perfect for your holiday greetings and gift giving. Lobird® stationery, described by People Magazine’s Celebrity Baby Blog as “Jaw dropping gorgeous” offers a beautiful selection of holiday photo cards, invitations, gift tags, note cards, calendars and more. Enter the code “redtri01” at checkout to receive 10% off all purchases made from October 1 through October 7, 2010.
Be an early bird!
Visit our online shop:
www.lobird.com

Photography

Zoom Mommy-Snap and Stroll Workshops
This class is designed for Moms to learn basic photography skills to use in day- to- day documentation of their little ones. This two-hour workshop is ideal for moms who want to capture family moments with clarity, flair, and creativity that will last a lifetime. Join Zoom Photography’s acclaimed Lauri Levenfeld for a fun filled walking photography workshop offered in San Francisco’s most picturesque neighborhoods. Classes are $150, but mention “Red Tri” and get 10% off your first class. For more information, http://www.zoomphotography.net/blog/snap-stroll-workshops/.
Zoom Photography
415-979-0688
Zoomphotography.net
studio@zoomphotography.net

Playtime and Events

Spooky Fun at the Goblin Jamboree October 16-17 at the Bay Area Discovery Museum
Come in costume and explore the Bay Area Discovery Museum, transformed into a haunted wonderland complete with games, attractions and live entertainment. Ride a spooky train or real ponies, make potions in the witches’ and wizards’ school, gasp at the spooky-but-not-scary Haunted Pier, visit the petting zoo and enjoy a full brew of games, activities and live entertainment.  Tickets available at the door: Members $13; General $15. All proceeds support the educational programs of the Bay Area Discovery Museum, a not-for-profit children’s museum.
Goblin Jamboree Fundraiser
Bay Area Discovery Museum
www.BayKidsMuseum.org/goblin

Family Fun Fridays at Brushstrokes Paint-your-own-pottery studio
Berkeley, 4th Street Shopping District
3-7 pm Cider/Cocoa and cookies served.
Friday, October 15th is “Freaky Friday”
Paint Spooky Halloween candy bowls, skulls, pumpkins and more!
Friday, November 12th is “Fall Fun Friday”
Paint platters, candlesticks and other treasures for your Thanksgiving meal.
Friday, December 3rd is “Festive Friday”
Paint ornaments, Menorahs, “Cookies for Santa” plates and enjoy some holiday cheer.
No reservations required.
Brushstrokes Studio
Berkeley, 4th Street Shopping District
(510) 528-1360
www.brushstrokestudio.com

FREE FAMILY DAY at SFMOMA on 10/17: Could You REPEAT That?
Free Family Day at SFMOMA.  Could You REPEAT That?
Sunday, October 17, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Museum and program admission are free for families with children 12 and under.  Welcome to our open house! See how artists cast spellbinding effects with multiple images and repetition of form. Enjoy art activities, presentations, and performances. And don’t miss your chance to join
the Mods, a club for kids.
SFMOMA
151 Third Street, SF, CA 94103
http://www.sfmoma.org/families

Schools and Classes

Greenwood School’s Pre-K & Kindergarten Parent Info Evenings
Discover the gift of Greenwood School’s Waldorf-inspired education! Spend an evening with teachers to learn how Greenwood’s early childhood program stimulates a child’s natural interest in his or her environment and fosters powers of concentration, imagination, creative problem solving, and social skills that provide a sure foundation for a lifelong love of learning. Preschool Evening ~ Wednesday, Oct 20th 7-9pm. Kindergarten Evening ~ Wednesday, Oct 27th 6:30-8pm. Kindly RSVP to info@greenwoodschool.org
We hope you’ll join us!
Greenwood School ~ Mill Valley
www.greenwoodschool.org

Nanny and Childcare

You Can Afford AuPairCare Live-In Childcare, approx. $7.50/hour!
AuPairCare, a leader in live-in childcare since 1989 with an A+ BBB rating, is an international childcare program matching quality au pairs with American families. For about $7.50 per hour families can have an in-home caregiver that looks after their children for up to 45 hours per week. Our au pairs are experienced, flexible and enrich the lives of your children through cultural exchange. AuPairCare is committed to providing your family with the best au pair experience possible! Infant specialized training also available. Learn more: www.aupaircare.com/host-families/infant-care
AuPairCare
1-800-4AUPAIR/1-800-428-7247
www.aupaircare.com

Dentists

Halloween Candy Buy Back at Children’s Choice Pediatric Dental Care
On November 1st & 2nd from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Children’s Choice Pediatric Dental Care will hold its 5th Annual Candy Buy Back Battle of the Schools event. This exciting event gives you the opportunity to support your school by selling the candy you collected! You can do this by bringing your candy to our office and for every pound of candy you turn in we will give you $4.00! $2.00 into your pocket and $2.00 donated to the school that turns in the most sweets!!! All children participating in our event must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Our office is located at 2480 Mission Street, Suite 323, San Francisco, CA 94110
Children’s Choice Pediatric Dental Care
www.MyChildrensChoice.com