What's Happening This Weekend (January 1-3)

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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.

Friday, January 1, New Year's Day

Epic Bridge Run, 9am-12pm, Be a part of The Cave History at The Most Known Bridge in The World, Start off the New Year right by performing a series of challenging workouts on both sides of the Golden Gate Bridge. 

Exploratorium is Open, 10am-5pm 

Polar Bear Skate, 2-3:30pm, get your shades, bathing suit and best polar bear attire and come to the ice rink to take the plunge! Union Square Ice Skating Rink.

Three Classic Fairy Tales, City National Civic Auditorium, San Jose. 

More Awesome Ideas on New Year's Day


Saturday, January 2

Free Saturday Morning Yoga, 9-10am, Old Mill Park, Mill Valley. 

Kung Fu Panda 3 Spinning Box, 9am-12pm, Home Depot. 

SPAWN Coho Salmon Creek Walk Tour, 10am-1pm, naturalists led walk to explore and learn about the ecology of our endangered native population of Coho salmon, native plants and animals, the natural history of the watershed, RSVP required, for questions contact: Education Specialist Catie Clune, email: catie@spawnusa.org  phone: (415) 663-8590.

Fungus Fair Mushroom Walks, 10am, free, mycologists will be on hand to talk about mushrooms, their role in the environment, and more! Bear Valley Visitor Center, Point Reyes.

Read to a Dog! 11am-2pm, grades K and up, no signup required, South Novato Library. 

Healthy Parks, Healthy People Walks, 2-4pm, FREE Guided Walks, Mill Valley Community Center.

Read to a Dog! 2-3pm, Corte Madera Library. 

Movies of the Month, shown daily except Tuesday, Mary Poppins, The Walt Disney Family Museum. 

Three Classic Fairy Tales, City National Civic Auditorium, San Jose. 

Lemony Snicket's The Lump of Coal, The hilarious and heartburning, uh, heartwarming holiday adventure of a lump of coal who wants to be an artist, Children's Museum, San Francisco.

Potted Potter, The Unauthorized Harry Experience, Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco.

Panto, Marinesโ€™ Memorial Theatre, San Francisco.

Children's Fairyland, Oakland.


Sunday, January 3

Hike with a Ranger, 8am-11 am, come for a special hike to learn about the ecology of our breathtaking redwood forest and all the amazing life within it. We will meet at the entrance by the Visitors Center. Reservations required; please call (415)-388-2596, Muir Woods. 

Fungus Fair, 10am-4pm, free, mycologists will be on hand to talk about mushrooms, their role in the environment, and more! Bear Valley Visitor Center, Point Reyes.

Learn to Skate โ€“ Free Clinic, 11am โ€“ 1pm, Rangers will offer tips and techniques for beginners as well as ways to attack features that build confidence and skill. This event is geared towards the newbie skateboarder and those looking to cross over from other board sports, but arenโ€™t quite sure how to start. All skill levels are welcome and no experience is necessary. Donโ€™t forget to bring your board, helmet, and pads. McInnis Park, 310 Smith Ranch Rd, San Rafael.

Y Bike, 11am-2pm, all ages, Learn to ride your bike! They provide bikes and equipment - just bring your game face (ideally a big, toothy grin) and a little determination. No reservations required. Main Parade Ground, Presidio, San Francisco.

Lemony Snicket's The Lump of Coal, The hilarious and heartburning, uh, heartwarming holiday adventure of a lump of coal who wants to be an artist, Children's Museum, San Francisco.

Potted Potter, The Unauthorized Harry Experience, Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco.

Panto, Marinesโ€™ Memorial Theatre, San Francisco.

Three Classic Fairy Tales, Paramount Theatre, Oakland.

Children's Fairyland, Oakland.