What's Happening This Weekend (April 8-10)

  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, April 8

Middle School Book Club, 4-4:50pm, Code Talker by Joseph Bruchac, San Anselmo Library.

Guys and Dolls Jr., 7:30pm, $25 Adult, $15 Student 8th Grade and Under, performed by the incredible talents of GSLS 3rd 4th and 5th grade students of Good Shepherd Lutheran Schools, Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium San Rafael. 

Mother Son Dinner Dance, 7-9pm, ages 5+, $47, Corte Madera Community Center.

The Addams Family, 7pm, Berkeley Playhouse.

Strictly Sail Pacific, Oakland

Intrude, 5 massive glow-in-the-dark bunnies take over the Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco.


Saturday, April 9

Kids Clothing Swap, 9am-2pm, donate 2 bags of items for free admission or $10, Tam Valley Community Center, Mill Valley.

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, Japantown, San Francisco.

Solar System Bracelet, 10am-4:30pm, We have some beautiful beads to create a solar system map you can wear. Space limited to 12 participants, please call ahead to reserve your materials, Marin City Library.

Los Vaqueros, 10am-12pm, the story of the first American cowboys is told by Ranger Al Blank on an easy stroll through Ft. Baker. Remember the days of wanting to be a cowboy and throw a lariat? Find out the real story! Reservations required; please call (415) 331-1540.

Spring Zen-a-thon, 10am, Attend the opening with everyone, Family Practice in Still Water Hall (including a story andimagery to guide children through short periods of sitting, some yoga or mindful movement, and a mala or Mind Jar making project,) Lunch in the Herb Circle, Family Closing Ceremony in Herb Circle, Optional Short Hike, Green Gulch, Muir Beach.

"Uncle" Gerry! Family Concert, 10am & 11:30am, San Geronimo Valley Community Center.

Lamb Day, Bring a lunch to enjoy at the pond. Spinning demonstration at 11am. Purchase Windrush roving and yarns. Take home a child’s loom from recycled materials, Windrush Farms, 2263 Chileno Valley Rd, Petaluma.

STEAM Saturdays, 11-11:45am, ages 3-6 years, Measuring and Counting with Pizza!  San Rafael Library.

Sunday Streets, 11am-4pm, free, Mission, San Francisco. 

Rock Balancing Gathering, 11am-1pm, Crissy Field (Just East of the Warming Hut Cafe, 983 Marine Drive, San Francisco.

Sheep Shearing, 11am-1pm, Adults (18 and older) $3Children (6 to 17) $2, 5 and under are Free, Petaluma Adobe.

Elephant and Piggie's We are in a Play! 11am & 2pm, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

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

Mythical Tales make Magical TEA, 11:30am-1:30pm, theatrical story followed by the funnest hands on tea pouring for kids. We will learn how to serve, and taste some lovely yummy teas, The Western Gate Tea House, Lagunitas.

History for Half Pints: Earth Month, 11:30am-1:30pm, ages 3-9, California Historical Society.

Cardinalpalooza, 11:30am-3:30pm, free, join Stanford Sports Festival.

Exploration Workshops: Cinderella, 11:45am-12:45pm, $5, with African-American Shakespeare Company participants will explore the music, characters, and story of this classic tale. 

Free Screening: Cinderella for Families, 1-2:15pm, Opera in an Hour Movie, Rossini's Cinderella! Taube Atrium Theater, Veterans Building, Fourth Floor, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco.

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

Story Pirates Greatest Hits, 3pm, ages 5-12, a national troupe of actors, comedians, musicians and teaching artists who celebrate the words and ideas of young people, SF JCC.

Wildflower Walk with Park Stewardship, 4-6pm, Presidio Coastal Bluffs, San Francisco.

Guys and Dolls Jr., 5pm, $25 Adult, $15 Student 8th Grade and Under, performed by the incredible talents of GSLS 3rd 4th and 5th grade students of Good Shepherd Lutheran Schools, Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium San Rafael. 

Monster Jam, 7pm, Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara.

North Bay Mobile Drive-In, 8pm, free, donations accepted, 'Spirited Away,' Old Hamilton Theater Building, 520 Palm Drive, Novato.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Strictly Sail Pacific, Oakland

Bodega Bay Fish Fest

Intrude, 5 massive glow-in-the-dark bunnies take over the Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco.


Sunday, April 10

Beginning Birding, 9:30-11:30am, age 8+, Meet at the Marin Headlands Visitor Center.

Mount Burdell's Geomorphology and Historic Quarries, 10am – 2:30pm, Join us on a ranger-led hike as we explore how and why Mount Burdell came to look the way it does today, meet at the end of Butterfield in Novato.

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

Super Fun Sunday: Psychedelic Passover Party with Shaboom! 10-11:30am, Contemporary Jewish Museum.

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, Japantown, San Francisco.

Exploration Workshops: Cinderella, 9:45-10:45am, $5, with African-American Shakespeare Company participants will explore the music, characters, and story of this classic tale. 

Week of the Young Child, 10am-2pm, a celebration jam-packed with fun literacy, math and science school readiness activities!  A wide variety of community partners will be on hand to discuss everything from car seat safety to being a new parent, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito.

Free Screening: Cinderella for Families, 11am-12:15pm, Opera in an Hour Movie, Rossini's Cinderella! Taube Atrium Theater, Veterans Building, Fourth Floor, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco.

Learn to Skate, 11am – 1pm, rangers will offer tips and techniques for beginners as well as ways to attack features that build confidence and skill. This event is geared towards the newbie skateboarder and those looking to cross over from other board sports, but aren’t quite sure how to start, McInnis Park, 310 Smith Ranch Rd, San Rafael.

Elephant and Piggie's We are in a Play! 11am & 2pm, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

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

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

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Strictly Sail Pacific, Oakland

Bodega Bay Fish Fest

Intrude, 5 massive glow-in-the-dark bunnies take over the Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco.