What's Happening This Weekend (January 8-10)

  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.

Friday, January 8

Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty, 10:30am, ages 8 and under, space is limited, free tickets on first come basis, San Rafael Library.

deYoungsters Family Art Party, 5:30pm, enjoy a fun-filled evening exploring art and innovation. Creative thinkers will be inspired by Jewel City: Art from San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Activities will include hands-on art making, live performances, cutting edge technology, and more surprises! deYoung, San Francisco.

Saturday, January 9

Mill Valley Family Fun Run and Health & Wellness Fair, 8-11am, Peruse local vendors and explore new ways you and your family can get healthier, happier and more involved in the community! The options are endless! The Fair is a great event to attend after you participate in this year's 4th Annual Family Fun Run/Walk.

Aramburu Island Enhancement, 9am-1pm, ages 12+, volunteer work is mildly strenuous and involves bending, pulling, and kneeling, RSVP Volunteer Coordinator Kirk Schroeder at (415) 763-2977.

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.

Junior Chef Class, 10am, ages 8–13, Spiralizer, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

Jelly Jam Time, 10:45 - 11:30 a.m. & 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., welcome the arrival of winter in this interactive puppet show! Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito. 

Launch Party for picture book Cockatoo, Too, 11am-12pm, Bethanie Deeney Murguia will read and sign her new kids' picture book, enjoy crafts, snacks, music, and a live, trained cockatoo in the store. DIESEL, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

Creative Family Fun: Origami Animals, 11am-4pm, imaginative craft-making based on the Presidio’s natural and cultural heritage, registration not required, but preferred, Presidio Officers’ Club, San Francisco.

History for Half Pints, 11:30am-2pm, with a fun activity where we tie dye tote bags, RSVP required, Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco.

Peet's Theatre Grand Opening, 12-3pm, free, food trucks, workshops, sound demo, costume photo booth, and more, Berkeley Rep Theatre.

Opening Day Celebration: Sublime Beauty: Raphael's Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn, 12pm, celebrate the opening of special exhibition Sublime Beauty: Raphael's Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn, the Legion of Honor hosts an afternoon program featuring a scholarly lecture, Italian opera, art-making activities for all ages, and more. 

Grand Opening VIP Party, 2-5pm, enjoy "mocktails", green drinks, food from our awesome sponsors, clothing from lucy Activewear and raffle prizes including the OTF orange stand up paddle board, a face painter for the little ones, and get ready for some fitness demos led by our amazing trainers, Orange Theory Fitness, Bon Air Center, Greenbrae.

Love2Dance, Winter Performance “Night at the Movies”, 4pm, performing a variety of dance styles including jazz, hip hop, tap, musical theater, contemporary, acrobatics, ballet and lyrical to songs from all genres, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael. 

Oceans Aglow : Family Night Hike and Campfire, 5:30-8pm, discover one of the most amazing natural phenomenon, bioluminescence, NatureBridge, Sausalito.

Narnia, Berkeley Playhouse Kidstage. 

Sunday, January 10

The Story of Marin’s Salmon and Steelhead, 9am – 12pm, all ages, Rangers Gabe Ngarangad and Craig Solin will lead a family friendly hike along Lagunitas Creek in San Geronimo, Meet at the Leo T. Cronin Fish Viewing Area west of Lagunitas.

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, Animals of the Arctic, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito. 

Preschool Super Fun Sundays: Robot Hullabaloo 10–11:30am, family fun includes robot-making in the art studio, robot story time in the Yud gallery, and the upbeat, down home folk sounds of Hullabaloo!  Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. 

Sunday Special: Circus of Smiles, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM, The circus is coming to the Library!  These clowns know how to make your whole family smile using juggling, acrobatics, and comedy. Audience participation guaranteed as they engage you through songs, dance and zany antics, Mill Valley Library.

Creative Family Fun: Origami Animals, 11am-4pm, imaginative craft-making based on the Presidio’s natural and cultural heritage, registration not required, but preferred, Presidio Officers’ Club, San Francisco. 

The Comedy Magician Robert Strong, 11:30am-12:30pm, Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts, San Rafael. 

OMOCHITSUKI! Mocha Pounding, 12-1pm, Asian Art Museum. 

Love2Dance, Little Feet/Mini/All-Star Performance “Ticket to Fame”, 1pm & 3pm, showcasing its youngest dancers (ages 2-6) dancing to a wide variety of popular kids’ songs, this fun and entertaining performance will feature ballet, jazz, tap, acrobatics and hip hop, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael. 

Narnia, Berkeley Playhouse Kidstage.