December 2016

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. Don't' Miss my "Holiday Fun Guide" for more holiday fun!

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. Don't' Miss my "Holiday Fun Guide" for more holiday fun!

Thursday, December 1

Board Game & Pizza Night, 6-8pm, ages 5+, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Film of the MonthChristmas with Walt DisneyPinocchioBabes in Toyland, Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Friday, December 2

Saturday, December 3

Strawberry Point School Jingle Jog and Family Fun Day! 9am, Strawberry Village, Mill Valley.

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

Zumba at McInnes Park, 9:30am, San Rafael.

Little Folkies Family Band, 10-10:30am, Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley.

First Act: Hansel and Gretel's Adventure, 10-11am & 11:30-12:30pm, ages 3-5, Bryan Education Studio, San Francisco.

Robotics Lab, 10:30am-12pm, grades 5-8, Mill Valley Library.

Headlands Winter Yoga Hike, 10:30am-12:30pm, Point Bonita YMCA, Sausalito.

Exploring Nature in Your Backyard, 10:30-11:30am, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Hovering Hawk Hand Puppets, Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.

Needle Felting with Logo Craft, 1-3pm, grades 6-8, Mill Valley Library.

Music for Families: Wild Sounds, 2pm, ages 7+, San Francisco Symphony, Davis Hall, San Francisco.

Healthy Parks, Healthy People, 2-4pm, RSVP (415) 561-4323, Presidio, San Francisco.

CarTUNE Afternoon, 4-5:15pm, Bryan Education Studio, San Francisco.

Family Gala: An Evening of Elements, 5:30-8:30pm, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Cirque de Bohème presents Somewhere, Cornerstone Gardens, Sonoma.

Sunday, December 4

Sunday Special: Magician Timothy James, 11-11:45am, Mill Valley Library.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Hovering Hawk Hand Puppets, Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.

Publication Party! Courtney Spain Aragon reads and signs "Fraydo the Dragon", 2-3pm, Diesel, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

Cirque de Bohème presents Somewhere, Cornerstone Gardens, Sonoma.

Monday, December 5

Happy Birthday Walt, 10am-6pm, free admission, Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Museum Monday for Little Ones, 10am-Noon, Charles Schultz Museum.

Tuesday, December 6

Jump Party! 2-2:45pm, stories and dancing and running and jump jump jumping! Perfect for toddlers and their caregivers, Sausalito Library.

Wednesday, December 7

Winter Craft Series, Make Greeting Cards, 2:30-4pm, Mill Valley Library.

Moon Viewing with Ken George, 5:30-8pm, Novato Library.

A Classic Christmas, 7:30pm, elections from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, Britten’s Ceremony of Carols, and highlights from Humperdinck’s storybook opera Hansel and Gretel, San Francisco Symphony.

Museum Monday for Little Ones, 10am-Noon, Charles Schultz Museum.

Thursday, December 8

Holiday Cookie Decorating, 4pm, ages 5+, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

A Classic Christmas, 7:30pm, elections from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, Britten’s Ceremony of Carols, and highlights from Humperdinck’s storybook opera Hansel and Gretel, San Francisco Symphony.

Friday, December 9

Kids' Pajama Party with Bob Shea! 6pm, bring your pjs and teddy to the store for a bedtime story, Diesel, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

Saturday, December 10

Sunrise Hike at Deer Island, 7 – 9am, Hike the 2 mile deer island loop trail with a ranger and watch the sunrise, Deer Island Ln in Novato.

Fort Baker History Walk, 10am-12pm, Sausalito.

Wreath Making Workshop, 11am – 1pm, Join rangers at McNears Beach for a day of sipping hot chocolate, listening to holiday tunes, and creating your own natural wreath to take home, McNears Beach Park, San Rafael.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Light up the night with paper lanterns, Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.

Kids LEGO Club, 1-2pm, ages 5+, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Cirque de Bohème presents Somewhere, Cornerstone Gardens, Sonoma.

Sunday, December 11

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, Seal and Sea Lion Superstars, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito.

Super Fun Sundays: Breath in and Boogie with Charity Kahn and Friends, 10-11:30am, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Family Access Day, 11am-1pm, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Light up the night with paper lanterns, Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.

Peter and the Wolf, 11am, San Francisco Symphony.

Holiday Brass, 3pm, San Francisco Symphony.

A Merri-achi Christmas, 8pm, San Francisco Symphony.

Cirque de Bohème presents Somewhere, Cornerstone Gardens, Sonoma.

Monday, December 12

Museum Monday for Little Ones, 10am-Noon, Charles Schultz Museum.

Tuesday, December 13, Geminids Meteor Shower

Wednesday, December 14, Full Moon, Geminids Meteor Shower

Tree Trimming & Book Sale, 2:30-3:30pm, Sausalito Library.

Winter Craft Series, Make a Gift!, 2:30-4pm, Mill Valley Library.

Cirque de la Symphony, 8pm, San Francisco Symphony.

Thursday, December 15

Nutcracker Puppet Show, 4pm, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Friday, December 16

Marin Maintenance, 9:30am-12:30pm, ages 10+, great volunteer opportunity, Marin Headlands.

The Snowman with The San Francisco Symphony, 4pm, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

Winter Night Hike, 5-7pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Saturday, December 17

Free Zumba, 9-10am, Mill Valley Community Center.

Jelly Jam Time, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito.

Invasive Plants and Natural Habitats, 12 – 1:30pm, ages 7+, talk about the ways that invasive plants have changed our ridgelines and why protection and management are so important, Meet at the trailhead on Escalon Fire Road in Mill Valley.

The Snowman with The San Francisco Symphony, 2pm, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

Monthly Game Night, 3-4:30pm, Marin City Library.

Cirque de Bohème presents Somewhere, Cornerstone Gardens, Sonoma.

Sunday, December 18

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

Home Depot Menorah Workshop, 10-11:30am, RSVP required, San Rafael.

Hands-on Hanukkah, 10am-12:30pm, Schultz Museum, Santa Rosa.

The Snowman with The San Francisco Symphony, 11am & 2pm, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

Cirque de Bohème presents Somewhere, Cornerstone Gardens, Sonoma.

Monday, December 19

Museum Monday for Little Ones, 10am-Noon, Charles Schultz Museum.

Tuesday, December 20

Winter Family Fun! 10-10:30am, ages 0-6, Novato Library.

Wednesday, December 21, Winter Solstice

Winter Family Fun! 10-10:30am, ages 0-6, Novato Library.

A Charlie Brown Christmas, 2pm,  & 8pm, A Live Family Concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

Gingerbread Person Party, 2:30-4pm, ages 4+, Mill Valley Library.

Thursday, December 22

Winter Family Fun! 10-10:30am, ages 0-6, Novato Library.

A Charlie Brown Christmas, 11am & 2pm, A Live Family Concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

Friday, December 23

A Charlie Brown Christmas, 11am & 2pm, A Live Family Concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

Saturday, December 24, Hanukkah

Sunday, December 25, Christmas

Free Day at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco

Free Day at San Francisco Botanical Garden

Monday, December 26

Learn to Skate – Free Clinic, 10am – 12pm, wear comfortable athletic clothing and sturdy shoes. Don’t forget to bring your board, helmet, and pads, McInnis Skatepark, San Rafael.

Museum Monday for Little Ones, 10am-Noon, Charles Schultz Museum.

Tuesday, December 27

Winter Family Fun! 10-10:30am, ages 0-6, Novato Library.

Wednesday, December 28

Winter Family Fun! 10-10:30am, ages 0-6, Novato Library.

Thursday, December 29, New Moon

Nature for Kids: Indian Tree, 10am – 1pm, Salamanders, slugs, and millipedes, and more, bring lunch, Meet at the trailhead on Vineyard Rd in Novato.

Winter Family Fun! 10-10:30am, ages 0-6, Novato Library.

Friday, December 30

Saturday, December 31