What's Happening This Weekend (March 18-20)

  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, March 18

Bloom Kaboom, 9am & 10:30am, ages 6 month- 4 years, multi-sensory story experience with moments of interactive engagement throughout, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Sing & Dance with Miss Kitty, 10:30am, space is limited, call for free tickets, San Rafael Public Library.

Dr. Seussical Community Twilight Egg Hunt, 5-8, free, face painting, cooking decorating, arts & crafts, movie and snacks, and more! Hamilton Community Center, San Francisco.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, The Musical, San Rafael Community Center.

Family Film Night: Cars 2, 5:30-9:30pm, Presidio YMCA.

STEAM at CuriOddyssey, 6-9pm, activities celebrating science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Dance with digital fire and rain by Kinetech Arts, contribute to an artful dream catcher installation by Bay Area artist Joyce Nojima, meld science and art with Museum of Craft + Design, find out about machining and observe live demos from the Bay Area Garden Railway Society + more! 

Château La Roach, 7pm, presented by Marin Primary & Middle School, Showcase Theatre, San Rafael.

Poetry Platform, 7-9pm, free, a place for poetry, pictures, and sound, Tam Valley Community Center, Mill Valley.

UniverSoul Circus, Oakland.


Saturday, March 19, Earth Hour

🐰 Spring Eggstravaganza! 8:30-11am, Bunny Breakfast and Egg Hunt, Mill Valley Community Center.

Mill Valley Little League Opening Day Parade, 9am, Winds through downtown, then along Sunnyside, ending at Minor League field at Boyle Park. 

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.

Bloom Kaboom, 9am & 10:30am, ages 6 month- 4 years, multi-sensory story experience with moments of interactive engagement throughout, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

First Act: Papageno’s Pop-Up Adventure, 9:30–10:30am, 11:00am–12:00pm, ages 3-5, $5, explore music, rhythm, visual arts, and movement, designed to foster social-emotional development, increased language, and fine-gross motor skills, Bryan Education Studio, Veterans Building, Fourth Floor, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco.

Tiburon Uplands Wildflower Hike, CANCELED

Hike to Dawn Falls in Baltimore Canyon, 10am-1pm, RSVP required, Marco (415) 453 1000 ext. 17 or marco@wildcarebayarea.org, Larkspur.

Junior Ranger Day, 10am-3pm, kid friendly activities and more, Muir Woods.

Discover Plankton! 10am & 1pm, ages 4-10, $10 per participant, 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 mark.oates@noaa.gov to register. 991 Marine Drive, The Presidio, San Francisco. 

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, The Musical, San Rafael Community Center.

Family Farm Days, 10am-12pm, Sheep to Shawl, Slide Ranch.

Mission Murals, 10:30-11: 30am, Families are invited to join Museum educators at this off-site Art Journey in the Mission District of San Francisco to discuss the “Maestra Peace” mural and its creation by seven female artists. Art Journeys are a unique opportunity to explore off-site art installations around the Bay Area, including an engaging discussion and art making activity, Admission is free, however space is limited. Registration is required. RSVP to Christina Sheils at csheils@badm.org, Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Bambi, 10:30am, The Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

The Hipwaders, 10:45 - 11:30 a.m. & 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Free with admission, Award-winning children’s band, The Hipwaders, are playing their irresistible blend of witty lyrics and pop-rock songs like “Educated Kid” and “Hey Josie.” Come dance and sing along! Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Creative Family Fun - Retro Recycle Racecars, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.

Sean Jones Quartet, 11am, Family Matinee, Herbst Theatre, San Francisco.

Fiber Dying Day, 11am-3pm, Botanical Garden, Berkeley. 

Let's Dance Family Workshops, 12-1pm, 1-hour interactive workshops for Swan Lake, SF Ballet, 455 Franklin Street, directly behind the War Memorial Opera House. 

🐰 Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs, 12-2pm, eggs filled with treats and prizes, local vendors, Easter Bunny photos, and more, Sharon Meadow, Golden Gate Park, Old Speedway Meadow,  San Francisco.

Microsoft Hour of Code, 1-2pm, ages 8+, register required, Village at Corte Madera.

Château La Roach, 1pm & 7pm, presented by Marin Primary & Middle School, Showcase Theatre, San Rafael.

Charlotte's Web, 1pm & 3:30pm, Young Performers Theatre, San Francisco.

A Tea Party at Tutu School, 2:30-4pm, ages 2-6, $125 per child + parent, includes a lovely tutu or princely cape to keep, benefit Raphael House, dancing, crafts, & treats for participating children, plus champagne for parents. RSVP to: info@tutuschool.com.

Whale Festival, Fort Bragg.

Tiburon Peninsula Little League Opening Day Parade, 3-6pm, Belvedere Park.

CarTUNE Afternoon, 4:30-5:45pm, Grab some popcorn and join San Francisco Opera for an afternoon of beloved cartoons filled with classical music. Narrated by kindly storyteller Joshua Raoul Brody, we will watch a variety of Looney Tunes, Animaniacs, Pink Panther, and more, Bryan Education Studio, Veterans Building, Fourth Floor, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco.

Novato Live, 6-8pm, all ages, David Luning, Sherman Ave, Novato.

Bad Kitty On Stage, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Children’s Fairyland

UniverSoul Circus, Oakland.


Sunday, March 20, March Equinox, Palm Sunday

Bloom Kaboom, 9am & 10:30am, ages 6 month- 4 years, multi-sensory story experience with moments of interactive engagement throughout, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Purim Palooza9:30am-2:30pm, free, face painting, carnival, music and more, Osher Marin JCC, San Rafael.

🐰 Bunny Hop and Egg Scramble, 10am-12pm, $1 Activity Tickets, $5 Egg Hunt Bracelet, $20 All Inclusive Bracelet (includes 1 Egg Hunt, 2 rounds of Candyland and UNLIMITED Carnival Games, Bounce House, Crafts & Face Painting), Belvedere Community Center Park.

Children's Story time, 10:30am, ages 4-8, Jo MacDonald Hiked in the Woods, San Francisco Botanical Gardens.

Mill Valley LiVE -Daniel Davinci, 11am-12pm, Mill Valley Community Center.

Flying Angels Chinese Dance, 11 a.m., Free with admission, Enjoy an interactive, traditional Chinese dance performance by the Flying Angels Chinese Dance Company, a San Francisco-based youth dance troupe, Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Creative Family Fun - Retro Recycle Racecars, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.

🐰 Egg Dying and Water Games, 12-1:30pm, King Pool, Berkeley.

Microsoft Hour of Code, 1-2pm, ages 8+, register required, Village at Corte Madera.

Château La Roach, 1pm & 7pm, presented by Marin Primary & Middle School, Showcase Theatre, San Rafael.

Charlotte's Web, 1pm & 3:30pm, Young Performers Theatre, San Francisco.

Sunday Sampler, 1pm, free, sample 3-4 classes at the Berkeley Rep.

Bambi, 3pm, The Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Children’s Fairyland

Bad Kitty On Stage, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, The Musical, San Rafael Community Center.

UniverSoul Circus, Oakland.

Whale Festival, Fort Bragg.