What's Happening This Weekend (July 17-19)

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, July 17

Childrenโ€™s Outdoor Bill of Rights Day on Angel Island, 10:30am-3pm, free, ages 5-18, have the opportunity to 1) play in a safe place; 2) explore nature; 3) learn to swim; 4) go fishing; 5) follow a trail; 6) camp under the stars; 7) ride a bike; 8) go boating; 9) connect with the past; and 10) plant a seed with Angel Island State Park rangers and staff.

Shadow Puppet Theater + Workshop, 2:30-4pm, Daniel Barash and The Shadow Puppet Workshop. Daniel teaches about the art of shadow puppetry while telling a Southeastern Asian Folktale. Stay for the Workshop after the show and make your own shadow puppets, Mill Valley Library.

Family Movie Night, 8:30 โ€“ 10:30pm, How to Train Your Dragon 2, popcorn, and more! Stafford Lake Park, 3549 Novato Blvd., Novato.

J.J. Abramsโ€™s Star Trek, 7:30pm, Feature film with live orchestra, San Francisco Symphony.

Film Night in the Park, sunset, Star Trek Into Darkness, Creek Park, San Anselmo.

Teen Murder Mystery Party, 5-8pm, the library is closed but the game is on, Corte Madera Library.

Creekside Friday, 5:30pm, Tennessee Valley, Mill Valley.

Jazz & Blues by the Bay, Sausalito.

Concert Under the Oak, 6-8pm, Northgate Mall, San Rafael.

The Unique Derique, 11am & 12:15pm, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.


Saturday, July 18

Trails Less Traveled, 9:30am-1pm, family-friendly, three-mile walk, Muir Woods.

Girls Can Become Park Rangers Too, 10am โ€“ 12:30pm, ages 6-12, enjoy a healthy snacks and cold drinks and learn about what a Marin County Park Ranger does and how to become a park ranger. Boys welcome too. Meet at the Marin County Parks Lucas Valley Field Office in San Rafael (18 Jeannette Prandi Way). This event has been cancelled.

Big Time Festival, 10am-4pm, learn more about the culture and traditions of the Miwok, demonstrators will exhibit their skills in basketry, flint knapping, clamshell bead making, and more, Kule Loklo, Point Reyes. 

Upcycled Instruments, 10am-12pm, Novato Library.

Kent Island Restoration, 10am โ€“ 2pm, ages 5+, Meet at the public dock on Wharf Rd in Bolinas (across from the College of Marin biology lab).

Childrenโ€™s Outdoor Bill of Rights Day on Angel Island, 10:30am-3pm, free, ages 5-18, have the opportunity to 1) play in a safe place; 2) explore nature; 3) learn to swim; 4) go fishing; 5) follow a trail; 6) camp under the stars; 7) ride a bike; 8) go boating; 9) connect with the past; and 10) plant a seed with Angel Island State Park rangers and staff.

Peter Pan Traveling Lantern, 11am, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Canvas Art Project with Victoria, 11:30am, ages 5+, Listen to songbirds while creating your own songbird canvas art, Pickleweed Library, San Rafael.

Button Making, 12-1:30pm, Marin City Library.

Maker Saturdays, 12-3pm, free, make, share and learn with hands-on activities where you can make a duct-tape wallet or purse, a windsock, or maybe even learn to solder, Bon Air Center, Greenbrae.

Teen Summer Book Club, 3-4pm, Fairfax Library.

Family Fun Nights, 5-7pm, $10 for the whole family, Neon/80's Night, enjoy the pool, games, raffles, jumpee, face painting, nail salon and movies for those who do not want to swim, Mill Valley Community Center.

Film Night in the Park, sunset, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Creek Park, San Anselmo.

Back to the Future, 7:30pm, Feature film with live orchestra, San Francisco Symphony.

The Day the Crayons Quit, the Musical, 10:30am, 2pm, Children's Fairyland.


Sunday, July 19

Tour The Marine Mammal Center and Walk Down to Rodeo Beach, 10am-12:30pm, Sausalito.

Folkish FestivalMarin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Summer Sunday Concerts, Corte Madera.

Great American Blues & Barbecue Festival, San Rafael.

Music in the Park, Belvedere.

Sommerfest, 12-6pm, great food, drink, live music, and dancing, German Tourist Club, Mill Valley.

Weekend Family Fun, 12:30-4:30pm, Summer Olympics, JCC Pool, San Rafael.

Back to the Future, 2pm, Feature film with live orchestra, San Francisco Symphony.

Stern Grove Festival, 2pm, free, tUnE-yArDs, San Francisco.

The Day the Crayons Quit, the Musical, 10:30am, 4pm, Children's Fairyland.