Weekend Fun For Everyone This President's Day Weekend

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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, February 16, Chinese New Year, Great Backyard Bird Count

Chinese New Year Celebration, 1-3pm, celebrate Chinese New Year with traditional music, dance, crafts, Tai Chi demonstration, traditional dances – and culminating in a lion dance, Aquarium of the Bay.

Meet Author Sid Garza-Hillman, 7pm, humorous yet effective guide on the oh-so-serious business of parenting reminds us that being a successful parent means first being a successful human, Copperfields, Petaluma.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the Farm, the 6 mo-3 years, Old MacDonald surprises Duck with a special birthday party, BACT Berkeley Center.

Teddy Bears' Picnic, Children's Creativity Museum Annex, San Francisco.

It's the Year of the Dog! Celebrate the Chinese Year of the Dog with a special Snoopy button, photo ops, and by decorating a dog dish to take home, Charles Schultz Museum, Santa Rosa.


Saturday, February 17, Great Backyard Bird Count

Aramburu Island Enhancement, 9am – 1pm, ages 12+, Richardson Bay Audubon, Tiburon.

FREE Family Zumba Exercise Class, 9-10am, Mill Valley Community Center.

Saturday Hiking Program, 9:30am,  Knight Drive Gate trailhead, 2-3 mile hike, China Camp.

Lunar New Year Celebration 2018  "Year of the Dog", ages 0-5, 9:30am – 4:30pm, Bring fullness and good fortune in the coming year by sampling some round (tangerines/oranges) and “golden” fruit (dried Asian fruit delicacies)! Habitot, Berkeley.

Learn How to Pier Fish, 10am – 12pm, A limited amount of poles will be available on a first come, first-served basis. Paradise Beach Park, Tiburon.

Habitat Restoration at Easkoot Creek10am-1pm, ages 10+, Stinson Beach.

Open Cockpit: DC-6 Airliner Cockpit, 10am-4pm, Pacific Coast Air Museum, Santa Rosa.

SWOOP! Drone Racing and Raptors in Flight, 10am-4pm, unique avian and aeronautical festival will thrill curious kids and families with exciting indoor drone races and nature’s aerial experts, live raptors, up close and soaring overhead, CuriOdyssey, San Mateo.

Simply Sea Otters, 10 am & 1 pm, ages 4-10, dive into the lifestyle of the most otterly adorable marine mammal, Contact Courtney Buel @ courtney.buel@noaa.gov.

Meet Author Ying Compestine, 11am, The Chinese Emperor's New Clothes, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Chinese Lion Dancer Team Performance on Lawn, 11am-12pm, The Lion Dance is thought to cleanse darkness and bring good luck, prosperity and happiness, San Anselmo Library.

Read to a Dog, 11am – 12pm, South Novato Library.

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

Lunar New Year Celebration, 12-4pm, traditional candy, lion dancers, martial arts and more, 4th Street, Berkeley.

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

Chinese New Year Celebration, 1-3pm, celebrate Chinese New Year with traditional music, dance, crafts, Tai Chi demonstration, traditional dances – and culminating in a lion dance, Aquarium of the Bay.

Village Talk: Coast Miwok History & Songs, 5-6pm,  Join Teresa Salzman, archeologist and acting director of the Museum of the American Indian as she shares with us a glimpse of Miwok life past and present. This will be a hands-on experience and discussion where we will explore Miwok history and traditions in the art of basketry, music, and toolmaking, China Camp.

Family Movie Night, 6:30pm, free, The Sandlot, Downtown Recreation Center, Novato.

Monster Jam! 7pm, the world's largest and most famous monster truck tour where world-class drivers compete in front of capacity crowds in racing and freestyle competitions, Oakland Coliseum.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the Farm, the 6 mo-3 years, Old MacDonald surprises Duck with a special birthday party, BACT Berkeley Center.

Teddy Bears' Picnic, Children's Creativity Museum Annex, San Francisco.

Kid-O-Rama, a week-long kid’s extravaganza offering non-stop fun for kids of all ages. Check out the Big Truck Event featuring fire trucks, snowplows, and grooming machines, as well as street parties and kids’ concerts, an all-kid game & craft room and many more events! Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows.

It's the Year of the Dog! Celebrate the Chinese Year of the Dog with a special Snoopy button, photo ops, and by decorating a dog dish to take home, Charles Schultz Museum, Santa Rosa.


Sunday, February 18, Great Backyard Bird Count

The Heart of China Camp, 9:30am-12pm, Turtleback Walk for Families, wander among the pickleweed marsh and the oak woodlands to discover the plants and creatures that make it home, To reserve your space, please RSVP at chinacamp.programs@gmail.com or call (415) 456-0766, China Camp.

SWOOP! Drone Racing and Raptors in Flight, 10am-4pm, unique avian and aeronautical festival will thrill curious kids and families with exciting indoor drone races and nature’s aerial experts, live raptors, up close and soaring overhead, CuriOdyssey, San Mateo.

Songs & Stories with Megan, 10:30am, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Lunar New Year Celebration: Year of the Dog, 10:30am-4pm, talented dancers, musicians and storytellers, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco.

Story time and Family Walk, 10:30am, celebrating Women's History Month with Girls Grow in the Garden, San Francisco Botanical Garden.

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

Chinese New Year Celebration, 1-3pm, celebrate Chinese New Year with traditional music, dance, crafts, Tai Chi demonstration, traditional dances – and culminating in a lion dance, Aquarium of the Bay.

Monster Jam! 3pm, the world's largest and most famous monster truck tour where world-class drivers compete in front of capacity crowds in racing and freestyle competitions, Oakland Coliseum.

Mill Valley Chamber Music Society concert series, 5pm, Free youth, teen and college music students, with violinist Bomsori Kim and pianist Drew Petersen, Mt. Tamalpais United Methodist Church, Mill Valley.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the Farm, the 6 mo-3 years, Old MacDonald surprises Duck with a special birthday party, BACT Berkeley Center.

Teddy Bears' Picnic, Children's Creativity Museum Annex, San Francisco.

Open Cockpit: DC-6 Airliner Cockpit, 10am-4pm, Pacific Coast Air Museum, Santa Rosa.


Monday, February 19, President's Day, Great Backyard Bird Count

Chinese New Year Celebration, 9am-4pm, lion dancers, a Kung Fu demonstration, a chance to watch master calligraphers at work, lantern making in BADM’s Fab Lab and much more! Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Nature for Kids: Indian Valley, 10am – 1pm, We’ll look for frogs, toads, and salamanders in addition to other winter-active animals. The creek should be full, so we’ll follow it up the canyon and have lunch by a beautiful waterfall. Remember to bring lunch. Indian Valley Preserve, Novato, parking lot 5.

Museum Monday for Little Ones, 10am-Noon, Charles Schultz Museum.

SWOOP! Drone Racing and Raptors in Flight, 10am-4pm, unique avian and aeronautical festival will thrill curious kids and families with exciting indoor drone races and nature’s aerial experts, live raptors, up close and soaring overhead, CuriOdyssey, San Mateo.