Weekend Fun for Everyone (March 2-4)

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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, March 2, Full Moon, Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss, National Read Across America Day

Mill Valley Middle School Cabaret, The Wizard of Oz, enjoy traditional and unexpected twists and turns down the yellow brick road, Mill Valley Middle School, Mill Valley.

Kent Island Restoration, 10am – 2pm, volunteers as young as 5 years old, Be a part of the team working to restore the unique ecosystem on Kent Island in Bolinas Lagoon! Meet at he public dock on Wharf Rd in Bolinas (across from the College of Marin biology lab).

Kids' PJ Party with Gianna Marino! 6-6:30, diesel, A BOOKSTORE, Larkspur.

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration, 6:30pm, Barnes & Nobel, Corte Madera.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Disney on Ice: Follow Your Heart, Oakland.

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.

The Sound of Music, 1pm & 7pm, performed by the kids of Hidden Valley School in San Anselmo, perfect for the entire family, The Playhouse San Anselmo.

Saturday, March 3

Free Access to all Parks "Measure A Days" including Blackpoint Boat Launch, McInnis Park, McNears Beach Park, Miller Boat Launch, Paradise Beach Park, Stafford Lake Park.

Aramburu Island Enhancement, 9am – 1pm, ages 12+, volunteer work is mildly strenuous and involves bending, pulling, and kneeling, Meet at Richardson Bay Audubon Center.

Pizza Party on Horse Hill, 9am – 1pm, broom-busting pizza party on Horse Hill, Horse Hill Preserve. Meet at the entrance gate across from address 49 Lomita Dr, near the intersection of Lomita Dr and Greenfield Ct.

Periscope, 9am-12pm, Home Depot, San Rafael.

Saturday Morning Hike: Family Bioblitz! Join naturalist Harold Hirsch for guided morning hikes at China Camp featuring  stunning vistas and spring wildflowers! San Rafael.

Marin Headlands Treasure Hunt, 10:30am-12:30pm, Find clues and explore fun! Say goodbye to Google Maps & experience the Marin Headlands as explorers of the past! Find your way to fun clues and challenges as you explore, Point Bonita YMCA, Sausalito.

Purim Celebration for Families with Young Children! 10:30am-12pm, Jewish Community Center of the East Bay, Berkeley.

Alice in Wonderland, 10:30 am & 1pm, Children's Theatre Association of San Francisco presents a one-hour whimsical musical of Alice following a strange Rabbit down a hole and entering a world of amazing creatures and incredible adventures! Cowell Theater, Fort Mason, San Francisco.

San Francisco History Expo, 11am-5pm, The Old Mint, San Francisco.

Family Matinee: Catalyst Quartet, 11 am, hour long performances, Herbst Theater, San Francisco.

The Sound of Music, 1pm, performed by the kids of Hidden Valley School in San Anselmo, perfect for the entire family, The Playhouse San Anselmo.

Meg Fleming - Ready, Set, Sail! 5pm, ages 2-6, crafts, story time and snacks to make a perfect party for kids and their grown-ups Book Passage, Sausalito.

Science on the Screen: War Games, 6pm, Gamers, don’t miss this chance to peek behind the scenes! Dive in to the real-life impact of gaming with game developer Jane McGonigal, author of Reality is Broken and the creator of SuperBetter, a game that has helped nearly half a million players tackle real-life health and wellness challenges. She explains the technology of video game development behind the 1983 classic WarGames (PG) starring Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy, JCCSF.

Mill Valley Middle School Cabaret, The Wizard of Oz, enjoy traditional and unexpected twists and turns down the yellow brick road, Mill Valley Middle School, Mill Valley.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Whale Festival, Mendocino

Children’s Fairyland

Disney on Ice: Follow Your Heart, Oakland.

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

Sunday, March 4, The Oscars

Learn to Ride, 9 – 11am, Learn to ride pump tracks and rollers with a ranger at the Stafford Lake Bike Park, Novato.

Beginning Birding, 9:30–11:30 am, ages 8+, bring binoculars and field guides, Reservations required; please call (415) 331-1540, Marin Headlands Visitor Center. 

Marin Summer Activities & Camp Fair, 10am-1pm, free pizza lunch, Dominican University, San Rafael.

Children’s Program at Green Gulch, 10am, After a short talk, the children leave the zendo to participate in their own special programs. Activities include crafts, seasonal projects on the farm and garden, yoga, and ritual. Please check in before the program at the table near the southwest side entrance of the zendo, Muir Beach.

How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen (2 – 7 years), 10am–4:30pm, Parent's Place, San Rafael.

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

Story time and Family Walk, 10:30am, Girls Grow in the Garden, San Francisco Botanical Garden.

Sunday Special: Circus of Smiles, 11am-12pm, These clowns know how to make your whole family smile with juggling, comedy, music, and feats of incredible strength.  Audience participation guaranteed! Mill Valley Library.

San Francisco History Expo, 11am-5pm, The Old Mint, San Francisco.

YBike Learn to Ride Program, 11am-2pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Open House: New Pacific Discovery School, 1-3pm, meet the teachers and hear the vision from Head of School, Wendy Xa, 70 Lomita Drive, Mill Valley. 

Pump Track Party, 2-5pm, Race against the clock using skills acquired in the Learn to Ride event. Enjoy a casual race atmosphere with snacks, shade, and prizes! Stafford Lake Bike Park, Novato.

Participatory Creations at the Albany Bulb, 2-4pm, create together using our imaginations, body movements, and human-made and nature-made objects from the Bulb.

San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra & the International Contemporary Ensemble, about 2:20pm, world premiere performance…within the shifting grounds … by Iranian composer Anahita Abbasi, and live-streamed on the Symphony’s Facebook page.

Mill Valley Middle School Cabaret, The Wizard of Oz, enjoy traditional and unexpected twists and turns down the yellow brick road, Mill Valley Middle School, Mill Valley.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Whale Festival, Mendocino

Children’s Fairyland

Disney on Ice: Follow Your Heart, Oakland.

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.