February Awesome List

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Monday, February 1

Super Bowl City, 11am-9pm, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

Movies of the Month, shown daily except Tuesday & Saturday, The Jungle Book, The Walt Disney Family Museum. 

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


Tuesday, February 2, Groundhogs Day

Exploratorium, Free Day

Super Bowl City, 11am-9pm, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

First Tuesdays! 3:30pm, ages 5-8, Hands-on Story Time followed by a related activity or craft on the first Tuesday of each month. Corte Madera Library.


Wednesday, February 3

Super Bowl City, 11am-9pm, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

Digital Photography for Kids with Constance Chu, 3:30-5:30pm, Image Flow, Mill Valley.


Thursday, February 4

Super Bowl City, 11am-9pm, Moscone Center, San Francisco.


Friday, February 5

Super Bowl City, 11am-10pm, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

Kids' Pajama Party with Julie Bayless, 6-7pm, diesel, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

Montessori de Terra Linda The Wizard of Oz, 7pm, Showcase Theatre, San Rafael.

Father Daughter Dance, 7pm, Belvedere Community Center.


Saturday, February 6

Hand On Tam Winter Workday, multiple locations, RSVP is required, all ages welcome, rain or shine.

Aramburu Island Enhancement, 9am-1pm, ages 12+, volunteer work is mildly strenuous and involves bending, pulling, and kneeling, RSVP Volunteer Coordinator Kirk Schroeder at (415) 763-2977.

Waterbird Festival, 10am-4pm, free, family friendly event that includes naturalist led bird walks, bird scope stations to gain a closer look at the waterbirds visiting our Bay, interactive educational activities, and expert speaker sessions, Richardson Bay Audubon Sanctuary, Tiburon.

Muir Woods Earth Day, 10am-12pm, RSVP preferred but drop-in's welcome..

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

Learn How to Pier Fish, 9 – 11am, Paradise Beach Park, Tiburon.

Valentines Mailbox, 9am-12pm, Home Depot, San Rafael.

Valentine's Teddy Bear Tea, Piping hot cocoa, savory eats and festive treats greet little guests at their beautifully decorated tables. Children will get to stuff their own adorable teddy bear and festive stories read by the children’s librarian, Alicia Bell, complete the day, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Chinese Lion Dancers, 11am, San Anselmo Library.

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

Super Bowl City, 11am-10pm, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

Valentine Jewelry for Teens, 1-2:30pm, Fairfax Library.

Read to a Dog! 2-3pm, Corte Madera Library.

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

Music for Families with the San Francisco Symphony, 2pm, From Mazurkas to Marches to Mambos, let us guide you through the basics of rhythm and dance. Learn how music makes us two-step, shimmy, and shake! Davis Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun: Chinese New Year's Fans, 11am-4pm, imaginative craft-making based on the Presidio’s natural and cultural heritage, registration not required, but preferred, Presidio Officers’ Club, San Francisco.

Oceans Aglow : Family Night Hike and Campfire, 5:30-8pm, discover one of the most amazing natural phenomenon, bioluminescence, NatureBridge, Sausalito.

The Adventures of Pinnochio, 10:30am & 1pm, Cowell Theater, San Francisco. 

Chantey Sing at Hyde Street Pier, 8pm-Midnight, San Francisco.

Bad Kitty On Stage, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland


Sunday, February 7, Super Bowl

Hike with a Ranger, 8-11am, Reservations required; please call (415)-388-2596, Muir Woods.

Green Gulch Farm Sunday Children’s Program, 10am, After a short talk, the children leave the zendo to participate in their own special programs. Activities include crafts, seasonal projects on the farm and garden, yoga, and ritual. Please check in before the program at the table near the southwest side entrance of the zendo.

Sunday Special: The Little Mermaid, 11am, all ages, Dive right into the Marin Theatre Company's adaptation of the classic Hans Christian Andersen tale about a beautiful mermaid named Ariel who longs to leave the ocean behind - and her fins - and join the world above.   Suggested for ages 4 and up.  No registration required., Mill Valley Library.

Y Bike, 11am-2pm, all ages, Learn to ride your bike! They provide bikes and equipment - just bring your game face (ideally a big, toothy grin) and a little determination. No reservations required. Main Parade Ground, Presidio, San Francisco.

Drop-In Art Studio, 11am-3pm, Super Hero Scratch, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Super Bowl City, 11am-3pm, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

The Tree & the Donkey Who Wanted to Sing with Cascada de Flores, 12-1pm, The Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Bad Kitty On Stage, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland

Monday, February 8, New Moon, Chinese New Year

Book Club: A Wrinkle In Time, 3:30-4:30pm, 4-6 Grade, Sausalito Library.

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


Tuesday, February 9, Mardi Gras

How to Improve Your Handwriting, 10am-4pm, with John Muir Laws, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Tiburon.

Mardi Gras San Francisco Style and Super Community Celebrations in the Fillmore, free, great music, creative costumes, good food and colorful beads, a free blues party, a New Orleans style processional and culminate with a masquerade ball, San Francisco.


Wednesday, February 10, Ash Wednesday

Recycled Valentines, 2:30pm, ages 2-13, Save the planet and recycle the love! Make beautiful Valentine cards from colorful throw-aways, Mill Valley Library.

LEGO Play, 3-4:30pm, ages 3+, Sausalito Library.

Kids Book Club, 7-8pm, Roller Girl, Corte Madera Library.



Friday, February 12

Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty, 10:30am, ages 8 and under, space is limited, free tickets on first come basis, San Rafael Library.

Kids Night at the Museum, ages 10 and under, 5pm-9am-Noon, Charles Schultz Museum.


Saturday, February 13

3rd Annual Presidents Weekend Stand Up Paddle, 8am – 12pm, McNears Beach Park, San Rafael.

Saint Valentine's Festival, 9am-2pm, kids entertainment, sugar cookie decorating, photo stand, and more, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Trail Less Traveled, 9:30am-1pm, family-friendly, three-mile walk, must be able to hike moderate slopes and be able to stand for extended periods of time, Reservations required; call (415) 388-2596, Muir Woods.

Giants FanFest 2016, 10am, AT&T Park, San Francisco.

Chinese New Year Concert and Imperial Dinner, San Francisco Symphony, Davies Hall.

A Botanical Valentine's Day Tea, 10am & 1pm, registration required 510-643-2755 or gardenprograms@berkeley.edu, UC Botanical Gardens, Berkeley.

Linda Tillery & The Cultural Heritage Choir, 11am, exciting and interactive experience in celebration of African American children’s folk music as well as spirituals and work songs, SF Jazz Center, San Francisco.

Valentine's Day Sock Hop, 7-10pm, all ages welcome, Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco. 

Lunar New Year Celebration, 12-4pm, traditional candy, lion dancers, martial arts and more, 4th Street, Berkeley.

Bad Kitty On Stage, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland

Vietnamese Tet Festival (Ban Tổ Chức), 10am-10pm, Vietnamese New Year filled with live entertainment, great food, games, and much more, San Jose Fairgrounds.


Sunday, February 14, Valentine's Day, BAFTA

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

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, Marine Mammal Parents and Pups, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito. 

Calling All Red-Haired Girls, 10am-5pm, all red-haired kids get free admission, Schultz Museum, Santa Rosa.

Family Valentine Fun, 10am-12pm, Spend the morning with all of your Valentine sweeties enjoying delicious hot cocoa and magnolia-themed crafts. Then explore the Garden’s magnificent magnolias with a Family Adventure Map, San Francisco Botanical Gardens.

Preschool Super Fun Sundays: Heart and Soul Party, 11am-3pm, art, music, story time and more, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Drop-In Art Studio, 11am-3pm, Photo Transfers, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Bad Kitty On Stage, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland

Vietnamese Tet Festival (Ban Tổ Chức), 10am-10pm, Vietnamese New Year filled with live entertainment, great food, games, and much more, San Jose Fairgrounds.


Monday, February 15, President's Day, Grammy Awards

Chinese New Year, 9am-4pm, lion dancers, observe professional calligraphers, sample delicious Chinese food and more all made possible through our partnership with Marin Chinese Cultural Association. Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito.

Nature for Kids: Stafford Lake, 10am – 1pm, Stafford Lake Park, Novato.

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


Tuesday, February 16

Create Your Own Art Wonderbox, Grades 3-5, 2:30-4:30pm, kids will create their own art wonderbox using simple electronics to bring characters to life with sound, lights, and motion. Plan to attend both sessions on February 16 & 18. Parents welcome. Registration required. Mill Valley Public Library.

Pajama-Rama! 6:50-7:30pm, Fairfax Library.


Wednesday, February 17

Waterfall Hike, 9 – 11am, Meet at the end of Fairway Dr in Novato.

Beads, Baubles, and Found Treasures, 11am – 1pm, McNears Beach Park, San Rafael.

Game & Puzzle Day, 2:30pm, Mill Valley Public Library.


Thursday, February 18

Create Your Own Art Wonderbox, Grades 3-5, 2:30-4:30pm, kids will create their own art wonderbox using simple electronics to bring characters to life with sound, lights, and motion. Plan to attend both sessions on February 16 & 18. Parents welcome. Registration required. Mill Valley Public Library.


Friday, February 19

LEGO Play Day, 2:30pm, Grade K+, Mill Valley Public Library.


Saturday, February 20

Hike with a Ranger, 8-11am, Reservations required; please call (415)-388-2596, Muir Woods.

Chinatown Community Street Fair, San Francisco.

Chinese New Year Festival & Parade, Chinatown, San Francisco.

Weaving Workshop, 3-4:15pm, Fairfax Library.

Bad Kitty On Stage, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland


Sunday, February 21

Birds and History at Rush Creek, 9am – 12pm, Meet at the Pinheiro Fire Rd gate on Binford Rd in Novato.

Aramburu Island Enhancement, 9am-1pm, ages 12+, volunteer work is mildly strenuous and involves bending, pulling, and kneeling, RSVP Volunteer Coordinator Kirk Schroeder at (415) 763-2977.

Mill Valley Live - Karen Quest, 11am-12pm, Cowgirl tricks with America's funniest cowgirl, Mill Valley Community Center.

Chinatown Community Street Fair, San Francisco.

Drop-In Art Studio, 11am-3pm, Micro Art with California Academy of Science, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Physical Comedy with world-renowned Juggler Unique Derique, 11:30am-12:30pm, Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts, San Rafael.

Bad Kitty On Stage, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland


Monday, February 22, Full Moon

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


Tuesday, February 23


Wednesday, February 24


Thursday, February 25

One Book One Marin Program: Adventure in Space! ages 5+, Kenn Adams Adventure Theater THE MONSTER IS RISING! THE VILLAIN IS LAUGHING! THE PLANET IS DOOMED!  AND THE WORLD STANDS IN NEED OF A HERO...LIKE YOU! Kids love space adventures of improvisational theater, Belvedere Tiburon Library.


Friday, February 26

Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty, 10:30am, ages 8 and under, space is limited, free tickets on first come basis, San Rafael Library.

Drop-In Art Studio, 11am-3pm, Micro Art with California Academy of Science, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

PAAM Shrek, The Musical, 7pm, Showcase Theater, San Rafael.


Saturday, February 27

The Little Mermaid, 10:30am, 12:30pm, & 2:30pm, ages 5-8, Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley.

STEM Superhero Series, Building Big: Super Solving for a Booming California, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito.

The Forest Feast for Kids, 11am, meet author Erin Gleeson, Ferry Building, San Francisco.

LEGO Club, 1-2pm, all ages, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

PAAM Shrek, The Musical, 7pm, Showcase Theater, San Rafael.

Bad Kitty On Stage, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland


Sunday, February 28, Academy Awards

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, Marine Mammal Parents and Pups, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito. 

The Little Mermaid, 10:30am & 12:30pm, ages 5-8, Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley.

LEGO Robotics Lab, 10:30am-12pm, Mill Valley Library.

PAAM Shrek, The Musical, 1pm, Showcase Theater, San Rafael.

Bad Kitty On Stage, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland


Monday, February 29

Leap Year Birthday Walk Among the Redwoods, 9:30am-12pm, Muir Woods.

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