Kids can start to think spring! Mini artists can attend a Seder Plate Making Workshop to get ready for their own Passover celebrations. They can search for sea stars at Ocean Exploration Family Farm Day. And little chefs can pick edible flowers and greens for their Cheese Please Pizza Lunch!


San Francisco

Cootie Shots
This is an innovative live performance featuring short scenes and poems. This entertaining show will provide helpful ways to prevent bullying while promoting the tolerance of all people. Sat., 2:00 pm. San Francisco. $5 per person. Ages 7-11. Event details.

Seder Plate Making Workshop
With help from the instructor, kids and their parents will make their own Seder plate out of clay, in time to use for Passover! If they have additional time kids can also make their own Elijah’s cup. Sun., 1:00 pm. San Francisco. $50-55 per child-adult pair. $20 per additional child (extra plate or cup). All ages. Event details.

East Bay

Tomas & the Library Lady
Grandparents who are a part of Stagebridge will act out this story for kids. This is an adventure starring Tomas, his grandfather and a library full of inspiration! Fri., 10:00 am & 11:30 am. Oakland. Free. All ages. Event details.

Wizard of Oz Weekend at Playland-Not-At-The-Beach
Kids will follow the yellow brick road with Dorothy and friends through the museum of bygone amusements. They can hunt for a brain for the Scarecrow, find a heart for the Tin Man and search for courage for the Cowardly Lion! Sat., 10:00 am. El Cerrito. $15 per adult. $10 per child & senior. All ages. Event details.


Ocean Exploration Family Farm Day
Families will enjoy ocean-themed activities along with a hike to the tide pools. During the low tide kids will search for sea stars, anemones and many other creatures. Each family will take home a free tide pooling book. Sat., 10:00 am. Muir Beach. $30 per person. $95 per family of 4 or more. Ages 2 & under, free. All ages. Event details.

Puss in Boots
Kids will enjoy the outrageous antics of a talking cat who schemes with the help of a variety of animals. This show will be performed by Masque Unit Junior Theatre of Marin, who for over 50 years has presented an annual musical for kids. Sat., 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm. Sun., 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm. San Rafael. $8 per person. All ages. Event details.


All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast
The whole family will enjoy this gourmet pancake event from Boy Scout Troop 206. They will serve Formula 206 Flapjacks, fresh fruit, sausages, juices, coffee, cocoa and tea. This is a great way to start the day! Sat., 8:00 am. Palo Alto. $5 per adult. $5 per 2 kids ages 10 & under. All ages. Event details.

Cheese Please Pizza Lunch
Kids will learn how to make mozzarella cheese on the farm! They will search for edible flowers and greens, and put them on their own pita pizzas and freshly picked salads too! Sat., 10:00 am. Los Altos Hills. $35 per person. Ages 6-11. Event details.

What do you have planned for this weekend? Will you be trying out any of these activities?

— Rachel Teichman

photo courtesy of Slide Ranch