Earth Day Weekend Fun For Everyone (April 21-23)

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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 21

Bay Area Dance Week

Up the Mountains, 9:30am, 10:45am,& 1pm, ages infant to 3, combines words, song, gesture and visual media to tell a story inspired by fairy tales. Here, adults and children are free to let their imaginations run wild in their interpretation of the story being told, San Francisco Opera, Bryan Education Studio, San Francisco.

NOW SF Fest! encourages us all to play and grow through free or cheap neighborhood events in the Panhandle neighborhood, San Francisco.

Sea Otter Classic, the worldโ€™s premier cycling festival hosting hundreds of vendors showing off their new wares and giving away lots of swag. The four-day, action-packed festival has something for everyone and includes an international food court, entertainment, bike demos, stunt shows, and activities for children, Monterey.

A Very Special Knight - Father Daughter Dance, 7-9:30pm, Corte Madera Recreation Center.


Saturday, April 22, Lyrids Meteor Shower, Earth Day, Passover begins at sundown

Bay Area Dance Week

Cal Day, 9am-3pm, Introduce your family to the wide world of Berkeley. Watch dancers move and groove, hear the boom of the Cal band, hug a robot and get some hands-on science experience. Cal Day will light up their minds. No advance registration is required to attend Cal Day โ€“ just show up! UC Berkeley.

NOW SF Fest! encourages us all to play and grow through free or cheap neighborhood events in the Panhandle neighborhood, San Francisco.

Sea Otter Classic, the worldโ€™s premier cycling festival hosting hundreds of vendors showing off their new wares and giving away lots of swag. The four-day, action-packed festival has something for everyone and includes an international food court, entertainment, bike demos, stunt shows, and activities for children, Monterey.

๐ŸŒŽ Mt. Tam Earth Day, 9am-12:30pm, Projects will include pulling invasive plants that threaten the mountain's rich biodiversity, improving our trails, and working to maintain the historic Mountain Theater, Park at the Rock Spring parking lot (Map Link) and walk to the Mountain Theater.

๐ŸŒŽ Spruce Up McInnis Park, 9am-12pm, San Rafael.

๐ŸŒŽ Clean Up Day! 9am-12pm, County Multi-Use Path in Mill Valley. Meet in front of Bayfront Park.

๐ŸŒŽ Free Earth Day Paddle Rental For Cleaning Up Trash, 9am-12pm, 101 Sports, San Rafael.

๐ŸŒŽ Earth Day, 9am-12pm, Meet at Eastwood Park, Tam Valley Community Center or the Cabin, Mill Valley.

๐ŸŒŽ Earth Day: Golden Gate National Parks Day of Service, 9am-1pm, Mori Point, Stinson Beach, Marin County, Marin Headlands, San Francisco, Lands End, Ocean Beach, San Mateo County, Rodeo Beach.

๐ŸŒŽ Novato Clean & Green Day, 9am-1pm.

๐ŸŒŽ Earth Day Service Projects, 9am โ€“ 12pm, Throughout Marin County.

๐ŸŒŽ Back into the Earth Day! 9am โ€“ 12pm, the archaeology site (in front of the Presidio Officers' Club, 50 Moraga Ave.)! Digging will be followed by a barbecue.

๐ŸŒŽ Earth Day At Samuel P Taylor, 10am-12pm.

๐ŸŒŽ Earth Day San Francisco, 10am-6pm, Civic Center.

๐ŸŒŽ KIP: Family Garden Volunteer, 10-11:45am, bringing much needed plants, planting, mulching, crafting and more at BAYSIDE MLK ACADEMY, Marin City.

๐ŸŒŽ Earth Day Beach Cleanup Limantour Beach, 11am-2pm.

๐ŸŒŽ Childrenโ€™s Earth Day/ Ocean Day, 11am-3pm, The ocean comes to the lawn of Falkirk.  Join us for a hands on marine science adventure with local environmental education groups, artists and ocean advocates.  Learn more about plastics in our oceans, whales, sharks and all things marine, Falkirk Center, San Rafael.

Up the Mountains, 9:30am, 10:45am, 1pm & 2:15pm, ages infant to 3, combines words, song, gesture and visual media to tell a story inspired by fairy tales. Here, adults and children are free to let their imaginations run wild in their interpretation of the story being told, San Francisco Opera, Bryan Education Studio, San Francisco.

Tinkergarten Free Trial Class, 9:45am, ages 18mo-5yr, provides educational and fun classes for kids ages 18 months to 8 years old, in the healthiest classroom of allโ€”the outdoors, Marinwood Community Center Park, San Rafael.

MARINOVATORS, 10am-3pm, showcases the innovation and creativity of Marin County student scientists, engineers, designers and MAKERS, College of Marin, 835 College Avenue Kentfield.

The Library Rocks for Kids and Teens, 10am, free, Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, food provided, Redwood High Schoolโ€™s The Sherpas d,ance, sing along, henna tattoos and more, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Fort Baker History Walk, 10am-12pm, meet in front of the Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Fly Guy, The Musical, 10:30am & 1:30pm, ages 4+, A fly for a pet? Flies are pests, not pets, right? Well, young Buzz and his new friend, Liz, know otherwise, and their adventures with their winged pets have the whole town, umm, buzzing! This rollicking musical will have you cheering for the bugs and delighting in their antics, as their caring friendships help them overcome all the challenges they face. Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Feathered Friends, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

DogFest, 11am-4pm, a celebration of dogs and kids benefitting SFUSD McKinley Elementary School, Duboce Park, Noe Street at Duboce Avenue, San Francisco.

Dia de los Niรฑos/ Dia de los Libros! 11:30am-1pm, Join us on our front lawn for Bilingual Music Time with Mariela Herrera, movement and dancing, a book giveaway and outdoor games, Friends of the San Rafael Public Library.

Epic Singalong for West Peak music video, 2:30-5pm, singing experience not required, West Peak, Mt. Tam.

Art at Sunset: Family Night Hike and Campfire, 6-8:30pm, grades 3-6, Create sunset-inspired works of art! You and your family will hike to a beautiful vista and make gorgeous, two-dimensional art pieces to remember your evening. NatureBridge will provide the art supplies. NatureBridge, Sausalito.

North Bay Mobile Drive-In, 8pm, free, donations accepted, 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail,' movie is rated PG, Old Hamilton Theater Building, 520 Palm Drive, Novato.

Sebastopol Apple Blossom Festival


Sunday, April 23, Lyrids Meteor Shower

Bay Area Dance Week

NOW SF Fest! encourages us all to play and grow through free or cheap neighborhood events in the Panhandle neighborhood, San Francisco.

Sea Otter Classic, the worldโ€™s premier cycling festival hosting hundreds of vendors showing off their new wares and giving away lots of swag. The four-day, action-packed festival has something for everyone and includes an international food court, entertainment, bike demos, stunt shows, and activities for children, Monterey.

Wanderlust 108, 7:30am-3:30pm, a โ€œmindful triathlonโ€: a 5K* run (or walk), an outdoor yoga experience, and a guided meditation โ€“ but with a twist, Strollers are welcome as well, we just ask that you are mindful of others walking and running on the 5K course, Kids can also participate. For those 13 and under, tickets are free, Lindley Meadow, San Francisco.

Up the Mountains, 9am & 10:25am, ages infant to 3, combines words, song, gesture and visual media to tell a story inspired by fairy tales. Here, adults and children are free to let their imaginations run wild in their interpretation of the story being told, San Francisco Opera, Bryan Education Studio, San Francisco.

Beginning Birding, 9:30-11:30am, Rodeo Lagoon, Marin Headlands.

Backpacking Basics, 10am โ€“ 12pm, Youโ€™ll learn how to plan for a multi-day outing in the back country and what things you should bring. Afterwards you can practice with your gear (bringing a backpack is optional) as we take an easy hike through the preserve. Meet at the gate on San Carlos Way in Novato.

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, Magnificent Migrations, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito.

Discover Plankton, 10am & 1pm, ages 4-10, 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, ContactJustin Holl, Farallones Marine Sanctuary Visitor Center, San Francisco.

Fly Guy, The Musical, 10:30am & 1:30pm, ages 4+, A fly for a pet? Flies are pests, not pets, right? Well, young Buzz and his new friend, Liz, know otherwise, and their adventures with their winged pets have the whole town, umm, buzzing! This rollicking musical will have you cheering for the bugs and delighting in their antics, as their caring friendships help them overcome all the challenges they face. Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Meet Author Anne Dana - Monsieuir Pierre, 11am, Free live kid's music with award-winning children's musician, Tim Cain!, giveaways, photos with Pierre, fun!!! Book Passage, Sausalito.

Park Prescription Day, 11am-3pm, zumba, tai chi, obstacle courses, dance-walking, ranger-led walks, healthcare screenings and more, Crissy Field, San Francisco.

Mill Valley LiVE - Unique Derique, 11-11:45am, Mill Valley Community Center.

๐ŸŒŽ Create-with-Nature Earth Day Celebration, 11am-3pm, Stinson Beach.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Feathered Friends, Presidio Officer's Club, 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.

Discovery Day Open House, 1-5pm, marine science in action, Romberg Tiburon Center.

Sebastopol Apple Blossom Festival