What's Happening This Weekend (April 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, April 1, April Fool's

Broom Buster Work Day, 9am โ€“ 12pm, ages 5+, learn about the importance of invasive species removal and lend a hand! Volunteer work is mildly strenuous and involves bending, pulling, and kneeling, Meet at the Tiburon Peninsula Club parking lot in Tiburon (1600 Mar West St).

Kent Island Restoration, 10am โ€“ 2pm, ages 5+, restore the unique ecosystem on Kent Island in Bolinas Lagoon, meet at the public dock on Wharf Rd in Bolinas (across from the College of Marin biology lab.)

Afternoon LEGO Club, 3pm, South Novato Library.

MCBC Family Biking Workshop, 3:45-5:45pm, Coleman Elementary, San Rafael.

Kids Pajama Party with Michael Slack, illustrator of Race Car Count, 6pm, Pull on your PJs and bring your teddy bear to the bookstore! Illustrator Michael Slack will be here to read you a bedtime story. Get cozy, listen to a story or two, have some milk and cookies and get your books signed. Then head home for bed, Diesel, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

Film of the Month, The Reluctant Dragon, Mon, Wed, Thur, & Fri, 1:30pm & 4pm, The Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Saint Stupid's Day Parade, 12pm, a celebration of stupidity, bring socks for the sock exchange, pennies for the banker's heart, dead lottery tickets for the Federal Reserve, noise/music makers for the exorcism and a well dressed sense of absurdity. Attendance will be taken, Embarcadero Plaza, foot of Market St. 


Saturday, April 2

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

Build A Butterfly House, 9am-12pm, Home Depot.

Mill Valley Volunteer Day, 10am-2pm, Downtown Mill Valley.

Zumba at McInnis Park, 10am โ€“ 2pm, begin with volunteer work to spruce up McInnis Park and improve habitat along Las Gallinas Creek, then weโ€™ll follow the lead of our Zumba teacher as we dance and move to upbeat salsa music. Huge smiles and a low impact full body workout are guaranteed! Afterward we will enjoy a delicious, free lunch provided by Mi Pueblo. Volunteer work is mildly strenuous and involve, McInnis Park, 310 Smith Ranch Rd, San Rafael.

Eggster Egghunt & Learning Festival, 10am-3pm, free, Campanile Esplanade (Sather Tower), UC Berkeley.

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

Point Bonita Wildflower Walk, 11am-1:30pm, Point Bonita YMCA, Sausalito.

Wildflower Walk with Park Stewardship, 11am-1pm, Land's End, San Francisco.

How Does an Electric Vehicle Work? 12:30-2pm, South Novato Library.

Stapleton Ballet Swan Lake, 1pm & 5pm, $35 Adult, $22 Student & Seniors, Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium San Rafael.

Blast Off! Space Science for Martian Families, 1-4pm, Explore, create, and discover using simple materials, creativity, and imaginative problem-solving! San Rafael Library.

The Addams Family, 1pm & 6pm, Berkeley Playhouse.

Chinese Brush Painting, 1:30 - 3 p.m., Free with admission, Artist Pauline Tsui teaches basic Chinese brush painting techniques in this hands-on workshop, where kids create original works of art, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito.

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

Builders Club, 2-4pm, ages 5+, San Rafael Library.

Creative Family Fun - Grass Pals, 11am-4pm, create a tiny friend with grass for hair, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Rickshaw Girl, 11am & 2pm, ages 6+, San Ramon.

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship, 8pm, sing-along of sea chanteys and sailor songs aboard a historic ship at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

Childrenโ€™s Fairyland, Oakland.


Sunday, April 3

Wildflowers to Waterfalls, 9:30am โ€“ 12pm, stroll along the creek to the waterfall. Look for spring wildflowers as we make our way through the various habitats of this beautiful preserve. Parking is limited along Cascade Drive so rangers will provide a shuttle from Doc Edgar Park in Fairfax to the Cascade Drive Gate. All skill levels are welcome and no experience is necessary, Meet at Doc Edgar Park on Cascade Dr in Fairfax.

Childrenโ€™s Storytime and Family Walk, 10:30am, featured book, โ€œThe Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever.โ€, San Francisco Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park.

Sunday Special: Children's Musician Jaime Currier, 11-11:45am, Your Song My Song creates wild imaginative adventures through story and song for the whole family, Mill Valley Library.

San Francisco Performances with Jennifer Koh, violin & Shai Wosner, piano, 11am, $10 Children/$15 Adults, Herbst Theatre, San Francisco.

Presidio Picnic, 11am-4pm, offers the best of the local food scene, lawn games, and music. Grab your blanket and enjoy the fun! Main Parade Grounds, San Francisco.

Y Bike, 11am-2pm, Get your kids riding on two wheels with help from the Y's awesome instructors! They provide bikes and equipment - just bring your game face (ideally a big, toothy grin) and a little determination, Main Parade Grounds, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun - Grass Pals, 11am-4pm, create a tiny friend with grass for hair, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Rickshaw Girl, 11am & 2pm, ages 6+, San Ramon.

The Addams Family, 12pm & 5pm, Berkeley Playhouse.

San Francisco Civic Symphony *Free* Spring Concert, 3-5pm, registration/RSVPs are appreciated but not required. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis, Nourse Theatre - 275 Hayes St, San Francisco.

Childrenโ€™s Fairyland, Oakland.