Mother's Day Weekend Fun For Everyone (May 12-14)

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FRIDAY MAY 12

Kids' Pajama Party with Gianna Marino, 6-6:30pm, reads from 'Splotch', Diesel, a Bookstore, Larkspur.

Tarzan, Spreckels Performing Arts Center, Codding Theater, Rohnert Park.

The Music Man, Stapleton Theatre Company, Playhouse, San Anselmo.

SFMade, A celebration of local manufacturers, their products and their people, San Francisco.

46th Annual Stanford Powwow

SATURDAY MAY 13

Marin Human Race

Free Family Fitness Class, 9am, Mill Valley Community Center.

Mother's Day Plant Sale, 9am-3pm, Edible Schoolyard, Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School, Berkeley.

Mother's Day Family Campout, 10am, Slide Ranch, Muir Beach.

SkateFest '17, 10am-2pm, free skate lessons, contests, food, raffles music and more, Corte Madera Skate Park.

Novato Parks, Recreation & Community Services - Camp Day 2017! 10am-1pm, Enjoy free activities and snacks, learn about our 2017 camp offerings, meet camp staff, register on-site with our NEW Online Registration System and recieve $10 off your registration!

Taiwanese American Cultural Festival, 10am-4pm, Union Square, San Francisco.

Living History Day, 10am-5pm, Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park. 3325 Adobe Road.

Flower Crowns for Mothers and Children, 10–11 am, Come make a beautiful botanical floral crown to wear with mom to celebrate Mother's Day, UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

Fly Guy, The Musical, 10:30am & 1:30pm, ages 4+, Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center, San Ramon.

KQED Family Fun Day at the Presidio Officers’ Club, 10:30am-2:30pm, with special guest Curious George, from the PBS animated television series. Drop in for imaginative craft-making based on the Presidio’s natural and cultural heritage at Creative Family Fun. Learn about our wildlife from the Roving Ranger Truck and discuss ways that you too can be involved in your park!  Presidio Officers' Club, San Francisco.

Sausalito WAG Dog Festival, 11am-3pm, a dog rescue area, vendors, music, food, beverages, games, demonstrations and the best dog gone dog show ever, Marinship Park.

Marin Open Studios, 11am-6pm.

Mother's Day Art in the Park, 11am-1pm, bring your kids out to McNears Beach Park to make something special for mom! Work with rangers to create your own piece of art to give to your mom on Mother's Day, San Rafael.

History Play Date: Flowers in Your Hair and Music to Your Ears, 11am-2pm, Family Program to celebrate our newest exhibition, On the Road to the Summer of Love, with a groovy day of music and crafts! California Historical Society, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun - Avian Adventure, 10am-4pm, Presidio Officers' Club, San Francisco.

Crabbing at Fort Baker Pier, 10am-12pm, RSVP required.

Bon Air Blooms - The Marin Rose Society’s Annual Rose and Photography Show, 12:30-4pm, family-friendly event is just in time for Mother’s Day and also features a children’s table where talented volunteers will assist kids of all ages in creating a beautiful bouquet for Mom at no cos, Greenbrae.

Yerba Buena Garden Festival, 1-2:30pm, Kitka Women's Vocal EnsembleSan Francisco.

The Frog Prince, 1pm & 3pm, Young Performers Theater, Fort Mason, San Francisco.

Candy Land Mother Daughter Tea, 2-4:30pm, Corte Madera Community Center.

Mother's Day Celebration of Single Mothers (and fathers) and playdate, 2pm - 6pm. The playground at Corte Madera Town Park. RSVP to ajvogt@gmail.com.

Family Gala, 5:30pm, Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Zoovie Night, 6:30pm, Jungle Book (2016), Oakland Zoo.

Tarzan, Spreckels Performing Arts Center, Codding Theater, Rohnert Park.

"Listen to Your Mother", Sit back and enjoy a well-crafted journey that celebrates and validates mothering through giving voice to motherhood–in all of its complexity, diversity, and humor, Jewish Community Center of San Francisco!

Presidio Stargazing Party, 7-9:30pm, perfect for families and people of all ages interested in seeing the universe through a telescope. The SFAA brings telescopes and amateur astronomers to guide you, unveiling some of the night sky's most interesting astronomical beauties, Main Parade Ground, San Francisco.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Mother's Day Family Campout at Slide Ranch.

Enchanted Elements: A Magical Circus, 7pm, Circus Kids 4 Performance, featuring 16 performers between the ages of 8-13yrs old. Enchanted Elements will feature acts developed over several months of rehearsal and will showcase skills in partner acrobatics, rope, tissue, lyra and physical theatre, Kinetic Arts Center, Oakland.

Downtown Alameda’s 17th Annual Spring Festival

The Music Man, Stapleton Theatre Company, Playhouse, San Anselmo.

SFMade, A celebration of local manufacturers, their products and their people, San Francisco.

46th Annual Stanford Powwow

SUNDAY MAY 14, Mother's Day

Pancake Breakfast, West Point Inn, Mill Valley.

Mother's Day—Free Day! Exploratorium.

Workday at Stafford Lake Bike Park, 9am – 1pm, Stafford Lake Bike Park, Novato.

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, Back from the Brink: Saving Species, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito.

Creative Family Fun - Avian Adventure, 10am-4pm, Presidio Officers' Club, San Francisco.

Olompali State Historic Park Mother’s Day Bird Walk10:30am beginning and experienced birders are invited to join leaders Janet Bodle and Rich Cimino to view Olompali’s diverse avian residents as we walk the old ranch road to the park's reservoir. 

Fly Guy, The Musical, 10:30am & 1:30pm, ages 4+, Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center, San Ramon.

Marin Open Studios, 11am-6pm.

Mother’s Day Brunch, 11am – 3pm, Falkirk Center, San Rafael. 

1960s Takeover of Presidio Picnic, 11am-4pm, San Francisco’s favorite family picnic blends the best of the international food scene with the best of the national park. At this event, put on your tie-dye and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love with classic rock, 1960s-era cocktails, and the chance to make free flower crowns in the Presidio Adventure Zone tent, Main Parade Ground, San Francisco.

Mother's Day Picnic benefit for Audubon Canyon Ranch and Marin Audubon Society.

Mother's Day—Free Day! Exploratorium Pier 15, San Francisco.

The Frog Prince, 1pm & 3pm, Young Performers Theater, Fort Mason, San Francisco.

San Francisco Youth Orchestra, 2pm, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

Tarzan, Spreckels Performing Arts Center, Codding Theater, Rohnert Park.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Enchanted Elements: A Magical Circus, 7pm, Circus Kids 4 Performance, featuring 16 performers between the ages of 8-13yrs old. Enchanted Elements will feature acts developed over several months of rehearsal and will showcase skills in partner acrobatics, rope, tissue, lyra and physical theatre, Kinetic Arts Center, Oakland.

Downtown Alameda’s 17th Annual Spring Festival

The Music Man, Stapleton Theatre Company, Playhouse, San Anselmo.

SFMade, A celebration of local manufacturers, their products and their people, San Francisco.

46th Annual Stanford Powwow