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Event listings are checked at the time of posting but schedules may change without notice. Links are available below to all venues for your convenience. Please confirm information with the website.

Event listings are checked at the time of posting but schedules may change without notice. Links are available below to all venues for your convenience. Please confirm information with the website.

Saturday, April 1, April Fool's

Butterfly Release Program, learn how to carefully release a newly emerged butterfly into the exhibit and receive complimentary people-sized antennae and a special Patrol badge, Conservatory of Flowers, San Francisco.

Hack4Health Hackathon, 8:30am, develop your concept for the good of the community, and compete for terrific prizes, Marin County Office of Education, San Rafael.

🐰 Easter Bunny Photos, March 29th -April 15th, Northgate, San Rafael.

🐰 Spring Eggstravaganza! Bunny Breakfast and Egg Hunt, Mill Valley Community Center.

🐰 Bunny BashNorthgate Mall, San Rafael.

🐰 Build A Bunny Basket, 9am-12pm, Home Depot.

Learn to Fish, 9 – 11am. Join us at Stafford Lake where rangers will teach the basics of fishing, Stafford Lake Park, Novato.

Complimentary Yoga Group Exercise Class, 9-10am, Old Mill Park, Mill Valley. 

Broom Busters Work Day, 9am – 12pm, Come learn about the importance of invasive species removal and lend a hand! All ages are welcome, Meet at the Tiburon Peninsula Club parking lot in Tiburon (1600 Mar West St).

Ocean Exploration Family Farm Day, 10am-2pm, Slide Ranch.

Zumba at McInnis Park, 10am – 2pm, event will include volunteer work, a Zumba fitness class, and delicious, healthy food, McInnis Park, 310 Smith Ranch Rd, San Rafael.

Lamb Day, 10am-1pm, Bring a lunch to enjoy at the pond. Spinning demonstration at 11am. Purchase Windrush roving and yarns. Take home a child’s loom from recycled materials, Windrush Farms, 2263 Chileno Valley Rd, Petaluma.

Spring Science Days 2017, 10am-5pm, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

Juice and Jelly, 10:30 - 11:15am & 11:30am-12:15pm, Dance along to songs about plants, food, and farming by the San Francisco based duo Juice and Jelly, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito. 

Point Bonita Wildflower Walk, 10:30am, Explore the beauty that spring has to offer here in the Marin Headlands with an experienced naturalist as your guide. Learn about the amazing adaptations that help these spring beauties thrive and discover some of the cultural and medicinal uses of our plant allies, Point Bonita YMCA, Sausalito.

Celebrate Passover at Green Gulch Farm Zen Center, 10:30am-2pm, Spring is here in Marin and we're getting excited for celebrating the change in season with you at our upcoming Passover celebration with special musical guest Isaac Zones!

Publication Party! Illustrator Lorraine Rocha reads and signs "Zebra on the Go", 11am-12pm, Diesel, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

Celebration of Beauty and the Beast, 11-11:45am, kids of all ages are invited to sing favorite songs from the movie soundtrack and participate in other fun activities, Barnes & Noble, Corte Madera.

Touch A Truck, 11am-3pm, The Presidio Civil War Lawn, Presidio, San Francisco.

Renegade Craft Fair, 11am-6pm, Fort Mason, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Origami Animals, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Asha SF & CCA Holi 2017, 12-3pm, celebrating the Indian festival of colors with our annual color fight! Grab handfuls of different colors, and smear it all over the nearest face (self included)! California College of the Arts, San Francisco.

Cannon Loading Demonstration, Fort Point, San Francisco.

Film of the Month, True-Life Adventures & The Incredible Journey, Mon, Wed, Thur, & Fri, 1:30pm & 4pm, The Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

'Twelfth Night' by the SF Shakespeare Festival, 2pm, Post-show Q&A with the cast at 3:00 pm, Noe Library, San Francisco.

Healthy Parks, Healthy People, 2-4pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Bay Area Homeschool Fair, 3:30pm, free, 921 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, San Anselmo.

Owl Wars, 6-9pm, must be able to walk briskly up a steep hill, Muir Woods.

Sustainable Fairfax Benefit, 6:30-10pm, Enjoy a night of music, dancing, celebration.. and April Fools shenanigans, The Marin Museum of Bicycling, Fairfax

Penguins + Pajamas Sleepover, California Academy of Science, San Francisco.

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship, 8pm, sing-along of sea chanteys and sailor songs aboard a historic ship at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

Snoopy Skate Party, 7:30-9pm, ages 12-15, DJ, games, prizes, skating and more! Snoopy's Home on Ice, Santa Rosa.

Sunday, April 2

Workday at Stafford Lake Bike Park, 9am – 1pm, all ages are welcome; dress in layers you can get dirty, wear sturdy shoes, and bring water. Please bring gloves if you have them. We will provide snacks, lunch, and extra water, Stafford Lake Bike Park, Novato.

Youth & Family Program and Buddha's Birthday Celebration, 10am, Green Gulch Farm Zen Center, Muir Beach.

🐰 Bunny Hop & Egg Scramble, 10:00am-12:00pm, Belvedere Community Center & Park.

Spring Science Days 2017, 10am-5pm, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

Miniature Zoetropes, 10:30am-12:30pm, The Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Sunday Special: Rockin' with Mister Q, 11am-12pm, Finger plays, classic songs, stories, jokes, small and large movement activities, and instruments, families will leave feeling more energized than ever! Mill Valley Library.

Colors of India - Bhangra Dance, 11am, Dholrhythms Dance Company explores in a colorful, interactive performance, the artistic and cultural heritage of India through the storytelling and the beauty of Bhangra folk dances, Other Marin JCC, Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts, San Rafael.

Milo Foundation Adoptions, 10am-12pm, Town Center, Corte Madera.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Origami Animals, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Y Bike, 11am-2pm, Get your kids riding on two wheels with help from the Y's awesome instructors! They provide bikes and equipment - just bring your game face (ideally a big, toothy grin) and a little determination, Main Parade Grounds, San Francisco.

Renegade Craft Fair, 11am-6pm, Fort Mason, San Francisco.

Presidio Picnic, 11am-4pm, offers the best of the local food scene, lawn games, and music. Grab your blanket and enjoy the fun! Main Parade Grounds, San Francisco.

Passover Puppet Show with Jen Miriam Altman, 11:30am-12pm, Contemporary Jewish Museum.

Cannon Loading Demonstration, 12pm, Fort Point, San Francisco.

Oral Histories of the Irish in San Francisco, 1-3pm, Bring the whole family to this wonderful afternoon of storytelling! United Irish Cultural Center, San Francisco.

Reaching Out With Robotics, 3-5pm, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

San Francisco Civic Symphony *Free* Spring Concert, 3-5pm, registration/RSVPs are appreciated but not required. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis, Nourse Theatre - 275 Hayes St, San Francisco.

Monday, April 3

Passover Pop-Up, 9am-1pm, Other Marin JCC, San Rafael.

Spring Science Days 2017, 10am-5pm, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

Tuesday, April 4

Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day

Toddler Puppet Circle Time, 10:30-11:30am, with Emily Butterfly, Toy Crazy, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Spring Science Days 2017, 10am-5pm, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

Meet Author Margaret Stohl - Royce Rolls, 6pm, Book Passage, San Francisco.

Wednesday, April 5

Public Safety Day, 9am-12pm, Fire trucks! Coast Guard boats! And a helicopter landing! Don’t miss this opportunity to meet the Bay Area service women and men that help keep us safe—plus take a seat in their on-site safety vehicles. Participating organizations include the Marin County Sheriff’s Department, Coast Guard, California State Parks, Bridge Patrol, and more. This free partner event takes place in the museum’s parking lot–come by BADM after the event for even more fun! Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito. 

Breakfast with Enzo, 10-11am & 11am-12pm, voice, accordion, guitar, banjo, jaw harp, ocarina, percussion and musical saw sing along fun for everyone! Muir Woods Park Community Association Clubhouse.

Spring Science Days 2017, 10am-5pm, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, 10am-7pm, San Mateo Event. 

Presidio Shuttle Tour, 12pm, San Francisco.

Larkspur Library Presents: Author of "Thirteen Reasons Why" Jay Asher, 2:30pm, Hall Middle School Gymnasium, Larkspur.

Kiddo Crafternoons: Build a Bird Nest, 3-3:45pm, Grades K-2, San Anselmo Library.

LEGO Club, 3:30-4:30pm, Novato Library.

Thursday, April 6

Spring Science Days 2017, 10am-5pm, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, 10am-7pm, San Mateo Event. 

Board Game & Pizza Night, 6-8pm, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Strictly Sail Pacific, Oakland.

Friday, April 7, New Moon

Kent Island Restoration, 10am – 2pm, ages 5+, learn the value of protecting this little oasis, and how to identify and remove the invasive species that threaten it. Participation requires a short rowboat ride to the island. Meet at the public dock on Wharf Rd in Bolinas (across from the College of Marin biology lab).

Spring Science Days 2017, 10am-5pm, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, 10am-7pm, San Mateo Event. 

Kids' PJ Party with Meg Fleming!, 6-6:30pm, Diesel, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

Strictly Sail Pacific, Oakland.

Saturday, April 8

🐰 Breakfast with Bunny, 8-10:30am, Corte Madera Recreation Center.

🐰 Tomatopalooza, Easter Bunny hops by annual Tomato Market, Bon Air, Greenbrae.

Free Family Fitness Class, 9-10am, Mill Valley Community Center.

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, Japantown, San Francisco.

Exploration Workshop: Opera for Families, 10am, Workshop for families and the community centered around The Barber of Seville! Explore the wonderful world of opera, singing, movement and stories with San Francisco Opera Teaching Artists, Bryan Education Studio, San Francisco.

American Girl™: Easter Cupcake Party, 10am, ages 8-13, We're throwing a cupcake party and you're invited! Join us as we bake delicious cupcakes and then learn how to decorate them too! You won't want to miss it!, Willams-Sonoma, Corte Madera.

Crabbing at Fort Baker Pier, 10am-12pm, Fort Baker, San Francisco.

Spring Science Days 2017, 10am-5pm, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

Bodega Bay Fish Fest, 10am-5pm

San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, 10am-7pm, San Mateo Event. 

Kids Class: Breakfast in Bed for Mother's Day, 10:30 am, ages 5+, Mother's Day is one of the most special days of the year. In this class, kids will learn some simple recipes that they can make for Mom on her special day. Cavallo Point, Sausalito.

Fly Guy, The Musical, 10:30am & 1:30pm, ages 4+, A fly for a pet? Flies are pests, not pets, right? Well, young Buzz and his new friend, Liz, know otherwise, and their adventures with their winged pets have the whole town, umm, buzzing! This rollicking musical will have you cheering for the bugs and delighting in their antics, as their caring friendships help them overcome all the challenges they face. Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Make a Recycled CD Picture Frame, 11am – 12pm, Stinson Beach Library.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Morse Code, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Kids Cowpoke Carnival, 11am-2pm, games, cake walk, music, food, crafts and more! McKinley School, Petaluma.

Sheep Shearing, 11am-1pm, Adults (18 and older) $3Children (6 to 17) $2, 5 and under are Free, Petaluma Adobe.

The Barber of Seville for Families Movie Screening, 11:30AM, ages 5+, In this classic opera, Figaro, Seville's favorite barber, helps two young lovers find their happily everafter. Join them in a series of disguises, tricks and comic twists and turns. Taude Atrium Theatre, San Francisco.

Yuri's Night Celebration, 12-4pm, SKYPE, LIVE from the ESA/ESTEC (European Space Agency/European Space Research and Technology Centre) in the Netherlands with: Koen DeBeule, Aerospace design engineer and Carl Walker, ESA Bulletin Editor, The Space Station Museum, Novato.

Summer of Love Opening Day Celebration, 12-5pm, free, 50 years ago, San Francisco rocked the world with art, fashion, and music during the Summer of Love. Celebrate 1967 with a day full of art-making, performances, DJs, social activism, and new artist work, deYoung Museum, San Francisco.

Free Sailboat Rides, 1pm, Cal Sailing Club, Berkeley.

Exploration Workshop: Opera for Families, 1:30pm, Workshop for families and the community centered around Cinderella! Explore the wonderful world of opera, singing, movement and stories with San Francisco Opera Teaching Artists, Bryan Education Studio, San Francisco.

Cinderella for Families Movie Screening, 3PM, ages 7+, With an open heart and determination, Cinderella triumphs over her mean-spirited relatives. The opera is sung in Italian with English subtitles. Taude Atrium Theatre, San Francisco.

Novato Live, 6-8pm, Pedal Steel, Novato City Hall.

Strictly Sail Pacific, Oakland.

Sunday, April 9, Palm Sunday

Learn to Ride, 9 – 11am, Learn to ride pump tracks and rollers with a ranger. This event is ideal for all ages. Stafford Lake Bike Park, Novato.

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, Magnificent Migrations, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito.

Explore a Salt Marsh, 10am – 12pm, Come discover your local salt marsh at Santa Margarita Island to learn about the creatures that live in this fascinating habitat. Meet at the gate at the end of Meadow Dr in San Rafael.

Super Fun Sundays: Story Soup with Acrolele, 10-11:30am, Contemporary Jewish Museum.

Spring Science Days 2017, 10am-5pm, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

Bodega Bay Fish Fest, 10am-5pm

San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, 10am-7pm, San Mateo Event. 

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, Japantown, San Francisco.

Fly Guy, The Musical, 10:30am & 1:30pm, ages 4+, A fly for a pet? Flies are pests, not pets, right? Well, young Buzz and his new friend, Liz, know otherwise, and their adventures with their winged pets have the whole town, umm, buzzing! This rollicking musical will have you cheering for the bugs and delighting in their antics, as their caring friendships help them overcome all the challenges they face. Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Sunday Streets, 11am-4pm, free, Bayview/Dogpatch, San Francisco. 

Kid Comics at The CJM, 11-1pm, Contemporary Jewish Museum.

A CJM Family Day: Celebrating Authors Big and Small, 11-3pm, Contemporary Jewish Museum.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Morse Code, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Presidio Picnic, 11am-4pm, offers the best of the local food scene, lawn games, and music. Grab your blanket and enjoy the fun! Main Parade Grounds, San Francisco.

🐰 Easter Egg Hunt, 1–2:30 pm, free, Pioneer Park, Novato.

Fun and Games with Amy Gutierrez as she reads and signs "Smarty Marty Steps Up Her Game", 2-3pm, Diesel, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

SF EDMO Family Party, 2:30-5pm, activities, snacks and beverages for the kids, beer for the adults (the first 25 are on us!), Barebottle Brewing Company, San Francisco.

Cinderella Workshop, 2:30 - 3:30 pm, ages 6-12, a perfect way to prepare your youngster to see ballet for the first time or to continue fostering the imaginations of kids who already know our productions by heart. Each special 60-minute interactive workshop is designed to introduce young audiences to the beauty and wonder of dance through an exploration of choreography, music, and characters in a ballet, 455 Franklin Street, San Francisco.

Strictly Sail Pacific, Oakland.

Monday, April 10

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, Japantown, San Francisco.

Spring Break Movie - Moana, 2:30-4pm, Join us for a movie and freshly popped popcorn in the Creekside Room during Spring Break!  No registration required.  Mill Valley Library.

Stafford Lake Full Moon Campfire and Smore’s Fest!, 7 – 9pm, a fun-filled, educational event for the whole family. We’ll tell stories around the campfire, sipping cocoa and constructing our Smore’s while taking in views of the full moon and park. We’ll discuss the Coast Miwok and the significance of their communities that are woven into the local landscapes as well as basic astronomy concepts and the influence they have on our life in Marin County. Dress in layers and wear sturdy shoes. Don’t forget to bring a flashlight. Stafford Lake Park, Novato.

Tuesday, April 11, Full Moon, Passover Begins

Art in the Park at Creekside, 10am – 1pm, paint the beautiful scenery and wildlife of Creekside Marsh along Corte Madera Creek, Hal Brown Park, Bon Air Rd, Greenbrae.

Nature Journal Workshop, 10-11:30am, with the amazing John Muir Laws, Richardson Audubon, Tiburon.

Toddler Puppet Circle Time, 10:30-11:30am, with Emily Butterfly, Toy Crazy, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, Japantown, San Francisco.

Spring Break Movie - Sing, 2:30-4pm, Join us for a movie and freshly popped popcorn in the Creekside Room during Spring Break!  No registration required.  Mill Valley Library.

Sunset/Full Moon Walk to the Point Bonita Lighthouse, 7-8:30pm, Marin Headlands.

Wednesday, April 12

Deer Island Stroll, 10am – 12pm, a fun mid-morning hike at Deer Island to discover the local wildlife and unique views of this wonderful preserve. Meet at the gate on Deer Island Ln in Novato.

Rabbit Storytime, 11am, age 3+, Suzanne Gollin of the Marin Humane Society will present a Rabbit Care Program at Preschool Storytime, Corte Madera Library.

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, Japantown, San Francisco.

Silicon Valley Robot Block Party, 1-4pm, free, Jabil Blue Sky Center, 6375 San Ignacio Ave, San Jose.

Game Day, 2:30-4pm, No registration required.  Mill Valley Library.

Virtual Reality Lab, 3-4:40pm, explore educational games, beautiful natural environments, and engaging stories using the Occulus Rift, San Rafael Library.

Thursday, April 13

Nature for Kids: Stafford Lake, 10am – 1pm, visit a pond, a permanent creek, and a marsh, and talk about the animals that live in these wet habitats. Then explore a shady forest and have lunch in a beautiful meadow where we can look out over the lake. Stafford Lake Park, Novato.

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, Japantown, San Francisco.

Spring Break Movie - Big Hero 6, 2:30-4pm, Join us for a movie and freshly popped popcorn in the Creekside Room during Spring Break!  No registration required.  Mill Valley Library.

Raiders of the Lost Ark, 8am, Feature film with live orchestra from the San Francisco Symphony, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

Friday, April 14

🐰 Egg Hunt, 8:15pm, Children 8+, bring flashlights and baskets, Memorial Park, San Anselmo.

🐰 Flashlight Egg Hunt, 8:30pm, free, ages 9+, Piper Park, Larkspur.

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, Japantown, San Francisco.

LEGO Play Day, 2:30-4pm, No registration required.  Mill Valley Library.

Zoovie Night: WALL-E, 6:30pm, Put on your jammies and enjoy an evening of animal close-ups and Zoovie movie with the whole family, Hot chocolate and popcorn will be provided, Oakland Zoo.

Presidio Family Bike Parade: Light Up Your Bike! 7pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Presidio Stargazing Party, 7pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Raiders of the Lost Ark, 8pm, Feature film with live orchestra from the San Francisco Symphony, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

Saturday, April 15

Toddler Day, 9am-2pm, Slide Ranch.

FREE Zumba at The Center, 9-10am, Mill Valley Community Center.

Ring Mountain Bioblitz, 9am-1pm, look for birds, mammals, wildflowers, reptiles, butterflies, insects, anything! People of all ages and skill levels are welcome! Marin Country Day School, Corte Madera.

Learn to Fish at Paradise Park, 10am – 12pm, Join rangers, and a few of our experienced local anglers, to learn the secrets and tricks of the trade when fishing from a pier. Paradise Beach Park, Tiburon.

Spring Zen-a-thon, 10am, a Day of Celebration and rejoice in the joy of giving! Bike ride from City Center to Green Gulch. Hike the ridges overlooking the farm. Quiet the mind and sit in the Zendo. Care for your body and practice yoga. Savor a lunch of Green Gulch organic fare and settle into the quiet of the valley, Green Gulch, Muir Beach.

Family Open House and Weaving at the Giant Basket, 10am-1pm, Just in time for Easter, you are invited to join weaver Charlie Kennard and learn more about the techniques he and a team of helpers used to construct the Giant Basket that is now in the Habitat Garden at the Marin Art & Garden Center, Ross.

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, Japantown, San Francisco.

Open Cockpit Weekend, 10am-4pm, Pacific Coast Air Museum, Santa Rosa.

Lamb Day, 10am-1pm, Bring a lunch to enjoy at the pond. Spinning demonstration at 11am. Purchase Windrush roving and yarns. Take home a child’s loom from recycled materials, Windrush Farms, 2263 Chileno Valley Rd, Petaluma.

Fly Guy, The Musical, 10:30am & 1:30pm, ages 4+, A fly for a pet? Flies are pests, not pets, right? Well, young Buzz and his new friend, Liz, know otherwise, and their adventures with their winged pets have the whole town, umm, buzzing! This rollicking musical will have you cheering for the bugs and delighting in their antics, as their caring friendships help them overcome all the challenges they face. Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Rebeca Mauleón & Juan de Marcos González, 11am, Cuban music that continues to inspire and excite audiences around the globe, SFJAZZ Center, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Heritage Dolls, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Cardinalpalooza, 11:30am-3:30pm, join six Cardinal teams in a full day of sporting events on The Farm. Admission is free to every event throughout the day, with the exception of baseball*. Events throughout the day include beach volleyball, softball, women's tennis, women's water polo, baseball, and football's Cardinal and White Spring Game. Grab your tailgating or picnic gear, head to campus, and catch any number of events you'd like to attend, Stanford Sports Festival.

Wild Fire History of Mt. Tamalpais, 12 – 2pm, Come on a hike with Marin County Parks Ranger Mike Warner and One Tam partner California State Parks Ranger Cecilia Rejas to learn about the history of wildfires on the slopes of Mt Tamalpais. This will be an easy, one mile walk with a unique view of the mountain. Meet at the East Peak of Mt Tamalpais.

LEGO Club, 1-2pm, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Game Day, 3-5pm, Marin City Library.

North Bay Mobile Drive-In, 8pm, free, donations accepted, 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone,' movie is rated PG, Old Hamilton Theater Building, 520 Palm Drive, Novato.

Raiders of the Lost Ark, 8pm, Feature film with live orchestra from the San Francisco Symphony, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

🐰 Easter:

Sunday, April 16

Easter Kids "Eggs"travaganza, Hop to it! Bring the kids to our Easter Kids Eggstravaganza – over five hours of fun for children 12 and under. Enjoy egg hunts throughout the day, a magic show and balloon animals with Mr. Shap, cookie decorating and coloring. Plus a special appearance by the Easter Bunny! Cavallo Point, Sausalito.

Build a Shark, 10am & 1pm, ages 4-10, Come join the Greater Farallones Visitor Center for a naturalist-led shark workshop! Participants will interact with real shark specimens, teeth, and skin as well as watch footage of white sharks at the Farallon islands. The program also features our hands-on “Build-a-Shark” activity, where participants will assemble a life-size white shark model, piece by piece, Contact Courtney Buel, Farallones Marine Sanctuary Visitor Center, San Francisco.

Open Cockpit Weekend, 10am-4pm, Pacific Coast Air Museum, Santa Rosa.

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, Japantown, San Francisco.

Presidio Picnic, 11am-4pm, offers the best of the local food scene, lawn games, and music. Grab your blanket and enjoy the fun! Main Parade Grounds, San Francisco.

Berkeley Bay Festival, 11am-4pm, music, free sailboat and Dragon boat rides, eating tasty food, and explore the marina, Berkeley Marina!

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Heritage Dolls, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Sebastopol Apple Blossom Festival

🐰 Easter:

Monday, April 17

Tuesday, April 18, Don't Forget Your Income Taxes Passover Ends

Toddler Puppet Circle Time, 10:30-11:30am, with Emily Butterfly, Toy Crazy, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Library Club Build-It, 4-4:45pm, San Anselmo Library.

Wednesday, April 19

Up the Mountains, 9:30am, 10:45am,& 1pm, ages infant to 3, combines words, song, gesture and visual media to tell a story inspired by fairy tales. Here, adults and children are free to let their imaginations run wild in their interpretation of the story being told, San Francisco Opera, Bryan Education Studio, San Francisco.

Breakfast with Enzo, 10-11am & 11am-12pm, voice, accordion, guitar, banjo, jaw harp, ocarina, percussion and musical saw sing along fun for everyone! Muir Woods Park Community Association Clubhouse.

Earth Day Celebration, 2:30-4pm, Join us in the SmartGarden for earth-friendly stories, crafts, and a garden scavenger hunt!  All ages, no registration required. Mill Valley Library.

LEGO Club, 3:30-4:30pm, Novato Library.

LEGO Club, 3:30-4:30pm, Fairfax Library.

Zentangle, 6-7:45pm, a fun, relaxing and easy-to-learn art form that uses repetitive patterns to create beautiful images while improving focus and creativity, San Rafael Library.

Thursday, April 20

Up the Mountains, 9:30am, 10:45am,& 4pm, ages infant to 3, combines words, song, gesture and visual media to tell a story inspired by fairy tales. Here, adults and children are free to let their imaginations run wild in their interpretation of the story being told, San Francisco Opera, Bryan Education Studio, San Francisco.

Free Marin Girls Chorus Concert, 4:30pm, Barnes & Noble, Corte Madera.

NOW SF Fest! encourages us all to play and grow through free or cheap neighborhood events in the Panhandle neighborhood, San Francisco.

Sea Otter Classic, the world’s premier cycling festival hosting hundreds of vendors showing off their new wares and giving away lots of swag. The four-day, action-packed festival has something for everyone and includes an international food court, entertainment, bike demos, stunt shows, and activities for children, Monterey.

Friday, April 21

Bay Area Dance Week

Up the Mountains, 9:30am, 10:45am,& 1pm, ages infant to 3, combines words, song, gesture and visual media to tell a story inspired by fairy tales. Here, adults and children are free to let their imaginations run wild in their interpretation of the story being told, San Francisco Opera, Bryan Education Studio, San Francisco.

NOW SF Fest! encourages us all to play and grow through free or cheap neighborhood events in the Panhandle neighborhood, San Francisco.

Sea Otter Classic, the world’s premier cycling festival hosting hundreds of vendors showing off their new wares and giving away lots of swag. The four-day, action-packed festival has something for everyone and includes an international food court, entertainment, bike demos, stunt shows, and activities for children, Monterey.

A Very Special Knight - Father Daughter Dance, 7-9:30pm, Corte Madera Recreation Center.

Saturday, April 22, Lyrids Meteor Shower, Earth Day, Passover begins at sundown

Bay Area Dance Week

Cal Day, 9am-3pm, Introduce your family to the wide world of Berkeley. Watch dancers move and groove, hear the boom of the Cal band, hug a robot and get some hands-on science experience. Cal Day will light up their minds. No advance registration is required to attend Cal Day – just show up! UC Berkeley.

NOW SF Fest! encourages us all to play and grow through free or cheap neighborhood events in the Panhandle neighborhood, San Francisco.

Sea Otter Classic, the world’s premier cycling festival hosting hundreds of vendors showing off their new wares and giving away lots of swag. The four-day, action-packed festival has something for everyone and includes an international food court, entertainment, bike demos, stunt shows, and activities for children, Monterey.

🌎 Mt. Tam Earth Day, 9am-12:30pm, Projects will include pulling invasive plants that threaten the mountain's rich biodiversity, improving our trails, and working to maintain the historic Mountain Theater, Park at the Rock Spring parking lot (Map Link) and walk to the Mountain Theater.

🌎 Spruce Up McInnis Park, 9am-12pm, San Rafael.

🌎 Clean Up Day! 9am-12pm, County Multi-Use Path in Mill Valley. Meet in front of Bayfront Park.

🌎 Free Earth Day Paddle Rental For Cleaning Up Trash, 9am-12pm, 101 Sports, San Rafael.

🌎 Earth Day, 9am-12pm, Meet at Eastwood Park, Tam Valley Community Center or the Cabin, Mill Valley.

🌎 Earth Day: Golden Gate National Parks Day of Service, 9am-1pm, Mori Point, Stinson Beach, Marin County, Marin Headlands, San Francisco, Lands End, Ocean Beach, San Mateo County, Rodeo Beach.

🌎 Novato Clean & Green Day, 9am-1pm.

🌎 Earth Day Service Projects, 9am – 12pm, Throughout Marin County.

🌎 Back into the Earth Day! 9am – 12pm, the archaeology site (in front of the Presidio Officers' Club, 50 Moraga Ave.)! Digging will be followed by a barbecue.

🌎 Earth Day At Samuel P Taylor, 10am-12pm.

🌎 Earth Day San Francisco, 10am-6pm, Civic Center.

🌎 KIP: Family Garden Volunteer, 10-11:45am, bringing much needed plants, planting, mulching, crafting and more at BAYSIDE MLK ACADEMY, Marin City.

🌎 Earth Day Beach Cleanup Limantour Beach, 11am-2pm.

🌎 Children’s Earth Day/ Ocean Day, 11am-3pm, The ocean comes to the lawn of Falkirk.  Join us for a hands on marine science adventure with local environmental education groups, artists and ocean advocates.  Learn more about plastics in our oceans, whales, sharks and all things marine, Falkirk Center, San Rafael.

Up the Mountains, 9:30am, 10:45am, 1pm & 2:15pm, ages infant to 3, combines words, song, gesture and visual media to tell a story inspired by fairy tales. Here, adults and children are free to let their imaginations run wild in their interpretation of the story being told, San Francisco Opera, Bryan Education Studio, San Francisco.

Tinkergarten Free Trial Class, 9:45am, ages 18mo-5yr, provides educational and fun classes for kids ages 18 months to 8 years old, in the healthiest classroom of all—the outdoors, Marinwood Community Center Park, San Rafael.

MARINOVATORS, 10am-3pm, showcases the innovation and creativity of Marin County student scientists, engineers, designers and MAKERS, College of Marin, 835 College Avenue Kentfield.

The Library Rocks for Kids and Teens, 10am, free, Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, food provided, Redwood High School’s The Sherpas d,ance, sing along, henna tattoos and more, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Fort Baker History Walk, 10am-12pm, meet in front of the Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Fly Guy, The Musical, 10:30am & 1:30pm, ages 4+, A fly for a pet? Flies are pests, not pets, right? Well, young Buzz and his new friend, Liz, know otherwise, and their adventures with their winged pets have the whole town, umm, buzzing! This rollicking musical will have you cheering for the bugs and delighting in their antics, as their caring friendships help them overcome all the challenges they face. Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Feathered Friends, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

DogFest, 11am-4pm, a celebration of dogs and kids benefitting SFUSD McKinley Elementary School, Duboce Park, Noe Street at Duboce Avenue, San Francisco.

Dia de los Niños/ Dia de los Libros! 11:30am-1pm, Join us on our front lawn for Bilingual Music Time with Mariela Herrera, movement and dancing, a book giveaway and outdoor games, Friends of the San Rafael Public Library.

Epic Singalong for West Peak music video, 2:30-5pm, singing experience not required, West Peak, Mt. Tam.

Art at Sunset: Family Night Hike and Campfire, 6-8:30pm, grades 3-6, Create sunset-inspired works of art! You and your family will hike to a beautiful vista and make gorgeous, two-dimensional art pieces to remember your evening. NatureBridge will provide the art supplies. NatureBridge, Sausalito.

North Bay Mobile Drive-In, 8pm, free, donations accepted, 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail,' movie is rated PG, Old Hamilton Theater Building, 520 Palm Drive, Novato.

Sebastopol Apple Blossom Festival

Sunday, April 23, Lyrids Meteor Shower

Bay Area Dance Week

NOW SF Fest! encourages us all to play and grow through free or cheap neighborhood events in the Panhandle neighborhood, San Francisco.

Sea Otter Classic, the world’s premier cycling festival hosting hundreds of vendors showing off their new wares and giving away lots of swag. The four-day, action-packed festival has something for everyone and includes an international food court, entertainment, bike demos, stunt shows, and activities for children, Monterey.

Wanderlust 108, 7:30am-3:30pm, a “mindful triathlon”: a 5K* run (or walk), an outdoor yoga experience, and a guided meditation – but with a twist, Strollers are welcome as well, we just ask that you are mindful of others walking and running on the 5K course, Kids can also participate. For those 13 and under, tickets are free, Lindley Meadow, San Francisco.

Up the Mountains, 9am & 10:25am, ages infant to 3, combines words, song, gesture and visual media to tell a story inspired by fairy tales. Here, adults and children are free to let their imaginations run wild in their interpretation of the story being told, San Francisco Opera, Bryan Education Studio, San Francisco.

Beginning Birding, 9:30-11:30am, Rodeo Lagoon, Marin Headlands.

Backpacking Basics, 10am – 12pm, You’ll learn how to plan for a multi-day outing in the back country and what things you should bring. Afterwards you can practice with your gear (bringing a backpack is optional) as we take an easy hike through the preserve. Meet at the gate on San Carlos Way in Novato.

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, Magnificent Migrations, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito.

Discover Plankton, 10am & 1pm, ages 4-10, Join us for an exciting exploration of the weird and wonderful world of plankton in the waters just off Crissy Field. Be dazzled by diatoms, dinoflagellates and copepods. Discover bizarre larvae from barnacles, crabs and mussels. Participants get their own samples and use their own microscopes, Contact Justin Holl, Farallones Marine Sanctuary Visitor Center, San Francisco.

Fly Guy, The Musical, 10:30am & 1:30pm, ages 4+, A fly for a pet? Flies are pests, not pets, right? Well, young Buzz and his new friend, Liz, know otherwise, and their adventures with their winged pets have the whole town, umm, buzzing! This rollicking musical will have you cheering for the bugs and delighting in their antics, as their caring friendships help them overcome all the challenges they face. Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Meet Author Anne Dana - Monsieuir Pierre, 11am, Free live kid's music with award-winning children's musician, Tim Cain!, giveaways, photos with Pierre, fun!!! Book Passage, Sausalito.

Park Prescription Day, 11am-3pm, zumba, tai chi, obstacle courses, dance-walking, ranger-led walks, healthcare screenings and more, Crissy Field, San Francisco.

Mill Valley LiVE - Unique Derique, 11-11:45am, Mill Valley Community Center.

🌎 Create-with-Nature Earth Day Celebration, 11am-3pm, Stinson Beach.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Feathered Friends, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Presidio Picnic, 11am-4pm, offers the best of the local food scene, lawn games, and music. Grab your blanket and enjoy the fun! Main Parade Grounds, San Francisco.

Discovery Day Open House, 1-5pm, marine science in action, Romberg Tiburon Center.

Sebastopol Apple Blossom Festival

Monday, April 24

Tuesday, April 25

Bay Area Dance Week

Toddler Puppet Circle Time, 10:30-11:30am, with Emily Butterfly, Toy Crazy, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Wednesday, April 26, New Moon

Bay Area Dance Week

Tinkergarten Free Trial Class, 9:45am, ages 18mo-5yr, provides educational and fun classes for kids ages 18 months to 8 years old, in the healthiest classroom of all—the outdoors, Marinwood Community Center Park, San Rafael.

Uncle Jer’s Traveling Bee Show & Community Event, 12:15-2pm, All Ages welcome and Free! Mill Valley Community Center.

Virtual Reality Lab, 3-4:40pm, explore educational games, beautiful natural environments, and engaging stories using the Occulus Rift, San Rafael Library.

El Día de Los Niños y Los Libros!, 5:30 – 6pm, Novato Library.

Thursday, April 27Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work

Bay Area Dance Week

Tinkergarten Free Trial Class, 9:45am, ages 18mo-5yr, provides educational and fun classes for kids ages 18 months to 8 years old, in the healthiest classroom of all—the outdoors, Marinwood Community Center Park, San Rafael.

Insect Discovery Lab, 4-5pm, Explore the fantastic lives of beetles, millipedes, tarantulas, walking sticks, whip scorpions and more! San Francisco's Insect Discovery Lab will visit the library with a hands-on demonstration that will introduce us to the extraordinarily diverse world of insects and other arthropods. Children ages 3 and older please, Larkspur Library.

Friday, April 28, Arbor Day

Arbor Day Celebration Kicks Off New Dedication Tree Program, 9-11am, free, family-friendly Dedication Tree Ceremony, include a seedling giveaway, Marin Master Gardeners talk, virtual reality redwoods, leaf printing, children’s storytime, Library Bookmobile, and One Tam Roving Ranger. Then we will gather for the ceremonial planting of an Autumn Blaze Maple on Children’s Island, with a reading by Marin Poet Laureate Rebecca Foust Lagoon Park, Civic Center, San Rafael.

Point Reyes Birding & Nature Festival

SF Opera Guild Sing A Story Presents Cinderella, 3:30-4:30pm, San Anselmo Library.

El Día de Los Niños y Los Libros!, 3:30 – 4:15pm, South Novato Library.

A Very Special Knight - Father Daughter Dance, 7-9:30pm, Corte Madera Recreation Center.

Bay Area Dance Week

Good Shepherd Lutheran Middle School presents, Disney’s The Lion King Jr., Marin Center, San Rafael.

Outdoor Movie Night, 8:15pm, Big Hero 6, PIER 39, San Francisco.

Saturday, April 29, Astronomy Day

Point Reyes Birding & Nature Festival

Bay Area Dance Week

Butter & Egg Days Parade, celebrating the history and the stories of Petaluma.

Fishing in the City, 8-11am, Scottsdale Pond, Novato.

Alcatraz Historic Gardens Youth Program, 8am-11am, Help restore the historic gardens of Alcatraz!

Bioblitz at Homestead Valley, 9am-3pm, ages 8+, Ranch Gate on Panoramic Highway, Mill Valley.

Oak View Touch A Truck, 9:30am-12pm, a 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, police car, school bus, tow truck, recycling truck and MORE! 70 Skyview Terrace, San Rafael.

Habitot Celebrates 19 Years with New Fire Truck Exhibit and Free Admission, 9:30am-4:30pm, Habitot Children's Museum, Berkeley.

Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies, 10am-4pm, Sonoma County farms are abundant with seedlings and barnyard babies. Pack up the family and head out to the farm to celebrate Spring and see what's flowering! Tour your way through Sonoma County and visit farms of your choice. Activities include farm tours, demonstrations, animal petting, games and crafts for kids, tastings, cooking demos, flower arranging, and more. Many stops will offer snacks, lunches and epic picnic sites. Farm stands will be open for fresh-from-the-source purchases.

Spring Fling 2017, 10am-4pm, Slide Ranch.

Volunteer Day, 10am-2pm, Downtown Mill Valley.

Fish For Crabs, 10am & 1pm, ages 4-10, Attention all creative crustaceans! Prepare your claws and carapaces for a family event devoted entirely to crabs! Learn about crab anatomy with our crab dress-up costume. Look and touch real live shore crabs and sand crabs. Use crab traps to fish for rock and Dungeness crabs off of our classroom pier, Contact Courtney Buel, Farallones Marine Sanctuary Visitor Center, San Francisco.

Cesar Chavez Holiday Parade and Festival, Celebrates the life and work of this labor and civil rights leader, Parade starts at 11am at Dolores Park, Festival is on 24th Street between Treat and Bryant from 12pm to 5pm, San Francisco.

Astronomy Day, 10 am – 4 pm, an opportunity to share in a love for stargazing filled with talks from both expert and amateur astronomers, building space-related crafts, learning about cutting edge research in the Bay, and more. Join us for an out-of-this-world festival celebrating the science of space! California Academy of Science, San Francisco.

Proof School Math Festival, 10 a.m.--12 p.m., Kids of all ages are welcome, with most activities aimed at rising 4th-8th graders. Do you know a kid who loves math? Proof School students and faculty are hosting an event that will delight math fans of all ages. Spend the morning playing math games, tackling math puzzles, trying out mathematical art projects, and more! 555 Post Street, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Fun in the Suncatcher, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Dutch King's Day, 11 am–5 pm, celebrate Dutch culture and traditions, including traditional Dutch games, flea market, Dutch food, beer, music & more! Murphy Windmill, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco.

Once Upon a Twig: Harry Potter Herbology, 1:30-2:30pm, In the Hogwart’s tradition, we welcome Professor Ane Carla Rovetta, storyteller and authority on the cyclical magical nature walk, whereupon they will learn the folklore and property of plants from firsthand observations, followed by a wreath-making activity that symbolizes the cyclical return of spring. Enjoy this walk along with talisman creation as you learn the science and magic of nature around us. To register for this event, call us at 415-485-3322, San Rafael Library.

Independent Bookstore Day 2017!, 2-3pm, crafts, story time and more! Diesel, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

Fly Guy, The Musical, 10:30am & 1:30pm, ages 4+, A fly for a pet? Flies are pests, not pets, right? Well, young Buzz and his new friend, Liz, know otherwise, and their adventures with their winged pets have the whole town, umm, buzzing! This rollicking musical will have you cheering for the bugs and delighting in their antics, as their caring friendships help them overcome all the challenges they face. Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Novato Multicultural Festival Annual Event, 12-5pm, Novato Civic Green.

SF Bay Area grand finale: Wonders of Science, 3-6pm, children welcome, demonstrations on interaction of biomolecules, dark matter and dark energy, and living fluid mechanisms. And then, a lesson on vaccines! Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco.

San Francisco Youth Circus Show, Circus Center, San Francisco.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Middle School presents, Disney’s The Lion King Jr., Marin Center, San Rafael.

Teen Animation Festival International, Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Sunday, April 30

Point Reyes Birding & Nature Festival

Bay Area Dance Week

Marin Marathon

Learn to Ride, 9 – 11am, Learn to ride pump tracks and rollers with a ranger. This event is ideal for all ages. Stafford Lake Bike Park, Novato.

Pacific Coast Dream Machines, 10am-4pm, car, air shows, motorcycle, tractor shows, maker fairs, music & food, and more, Half Moon Airport.

Glen Park Festival, 10am-4:30pm, Food, entertainment and crafts from local artists, Two children's areas with live entertainment, games and two jumpy houses, San Francisco.

Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies, 10am-4pm, Sonoma County farms are abundant with seedlings and barnyard babies. Pack up the family and head out to the farm to celebrate Spring and see what's flowering! Tour your way through Sonoma County and visit farms of your choice. Activities include farm tours, demonstrations, animal petting, games and crafts for kids, tastings, cooking demos, flower arranging, and more. Many stops will offer snacks, lunches and epic picnic sites. Farm stands will be open for fresh-from-the-source purchases.

Bowl for Kids Sake, fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters, AMF Boulevard Lanes, Petaluma.

Fly Guy, The Musical, 10:30am & 1:30pm, ages 4+, A fly for a pet? Flies are pests, not pets, right? Well, young Buzz and his new friend, Liz, know otherwise, and their adventures with their winged pets have the whole town, umm, buzzing! This rollicking musical will have you cheering for the bugs and delighting in their antics, as their caring friendships help them overcome all the challenges they face. Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Sunday Streets, 11am-4pm, free, Tenderloin, San Francisco. 

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Fun in the Suncatcher, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Presidio Picnic, 11am-4pm, offers the best of the local food scene, lawn games, and music. Grab your blanket and enjoy the fun! Main Parade Grounds, San Francisco.

Garden Faire, 12-4pm, Edna Maguire Elementary School, Mill Valley.

Taking It to the Streets: Celebrate Israel!, 1-5pm, Celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut (Israeli Independence Day), with snacks, music, crafts, and two very special art workshops that bring the spontaneity of Israeli street art into our JCC! From commemorative posters to public murals, art is a way to celebrate people and events, showing our pride and excitement in a tangible way. Street Art/Stencil Workshops for Families & Adults, Marin JCC, San Rafael.

Golden Gate Opera: The Boy Who Grew Too Fast, 2pm & 4pm, A kid-friendly one-act opera for young people! A boy who is astonishingly taller than the other kids in his grade wishes to be their size. A Magical Shrinking Machine Provides the Surprise Answer! Dramatizing in Menotti’s whimsical fashion, the consequences of bullying and kindness, this is a beautiful and inspiring musical play in English filled with humor and surprise for the soul, Showcase Theater San Rafael.

Sunday Family Day at the Presidio Interfaith Center, 2-4pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Free Family Volunteer Day, 2-4pm, spend quality time on the farm, Urban Adamah, Berkeley.

Teen Animation Festival International, Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

San Francisco Youth Circus Show, Circus Center, San Francisco.