July Awesome List

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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 1

Marin County Fair

Alameda County Fair

Where's Waldo Scavenger Hunt, pick up a passport and find the elusive character hidden in dozens of Marin Country Mart businesses, DIESEL, A Bookstore, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.  

Caterpillar Puppets, 11am & 12:15pm, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.

Johnny Remain, 1pm, based on a 1943 children's novel by Esther Forbes, provides a rousing and patriotic account of America’s struggle to gain independence, The Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

WildCare Ambassador Program: Endangered Species, 2:30pm, grades K-5, Mill Valley Library.

Fair Fireworks and S’more Feast, 8:30 – 10pm, In celebration of our nation’s birthday, come see the Marin County Fair fireworks from the top of the Nike Site at McInnis Park.

Jazz and Blues by the Bay, 6:30-8pm, Sausalito.

Friday Night Jazz, 6-9pm, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Creekside Fridays, 6:30-8pm, The Cabin, Mill Valley.

Saturday, July 2

Marin County Fair

Alameda County Fair

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

Free Kids Workshop, 9am-12pm, Home Depot.

Summer Fun Weeks, 10am-5pm, Meet Extreme Animals, runs thru July 8, You don’t have to leave Earth to encounter otherworldly animals. Meet creatures with extreme qualities in the Animal Discovery Room and enjoy a free, giant bug show with SaveNature.org, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

Drop-In Science, 10:30am, ages 3-7, hands-on, interactive activities connect young scientists to these concepts while allowing them to take home the results of their work, Tree Models, Randall Museum.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site the Musical, 10:30am & 2pm, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Bird Walk, Olompali State Historic Park.

Builders Challenge, 11am-12pm, age 4-12, build, play, engineer, destruct, Novato Library.

Y Bike, 11am-2pm, Get your kids riding on two wheels with help from the Y's awesome instructors! They provide bikes and equipment - just bring your game face (ideally a big, toothy grin) and a little determination, Main Parade Grounds, San Francisco.

Troker + Subharmonic, 11am, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.

Kids Kokoro, 12-1pm, ages 7-13, George "Rocky" Graham Park, 630 Drake Avenue, Marin City.

Johnny Remain, 1pm, based on a 1943 children's novel by Esther Forbes, provides a rousing and patriotic account of America’s struggle to gain independence, The Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Afternoon Art, 1-4pm, ages 3-8, create all kinds of arts and craft projects, Origami Fireworks, Randall Museum.

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

Read to a Dog, 2pm, Corte Madera Library.

San Francisco Opera at AT&T Park, 7:30pm, Carmen.

Sun Valley to Fireworks Walk, 8:30 – 10:30pm, Join a ranger for a nature walk to experience this unique preserve after dark. We’ll discuss nocturnal animals and things that go bump in the night! The highlight of the walk will be to enjoy the Marin County Fair fireworks from one of the best viewing spots on Open Space. Meet at the Dan Abraham Trailhead, in San Rafael.

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship, 8pm, sing-along of sea chanteys and sailor songs aboard a historic ship at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

Fillmore Jazz Festival, 10am-6pm, Fillmore (between Jackson & Eddy), San Francisco.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Sunday, July 3

Marin County Fair

Alameda County Fair

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.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site the Musical, 10:30am & 4pm, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Summer Music Series, 12-2pm, Town Center Corte Madera.

Marin County Fair Baby Derby & Stroller Decorating Parade, 12pm, You may enter at the time of the contest on July 3 but each contestant who enters before the fair opens will receive one free fair admissions pass. 

Folkish Festival, 12:30pm, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Gay/Lesbian Freedom Band, 1pm, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.

Hieroglyphics, 2pm, Stern Grove, San Francisco.

Johnny Remain, 3pm, based on a 1943 children's novel by Esther Forbes, provides a rousing and patriotic account of America’s struggle to gain independence, The Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Summer Sunday Concerts, 5pm, Corte Madera.

Fillmore Jazz Festival, 10am-6pm, Fillmore (between Jackson & Eddy), San Francisco.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Monday, July 4, Independence Day, New Moon, Juno at Jupiter

See list of 4th of July Celebrations.

Marin County Fair

Alameda County Fair

Napa County Fair & Fireworks

Johnny Remain, 1pm, based on a 1943 children's novel by Esther Forbes, provides a rousing and patriotic account of America’s struggle to gain independence, The Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Tuesday, July 5, Ramadan (ends)

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, Home, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, Rowland, Novato.

BookSTEAM, 3-4pm, grades 3-6, A summer book club where we learn about the latest and greatest in STEAM fiction through hands-on activities. Novato Library.

Creativity Club, 3:30pm, ages 9-12, Pin it Up! We’ve got a button-making machine, let’s put it to use! Quotes, drawings, photos, slogans….come design and make pins (or buttons, call them whatever you like), Sausalito Library.

Think. Make. Try., 3:30-5pm, ages 3-8, hands-on, open-ended Maker’s Labs from the Discovery Museum, Larkspur Library.

Hands-on Story Time, 3:30pm, ages 5-8, Corte Madera Library.

Wednesday, July 6

Big Bug Bonanza, 12-2pm, Bring out your inner entomologist and discover a world right under your feet. Meet and touch small bugs, spiky ones, and even giant ones as you learn about their environments and lifestyles with the help of SaveNature.org, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

Eth-Noh-Tec Storytelling, 1-2pm, kinetic story theater weaving together distinctive cultural elements of the East and West to create new possibilities, San Anselmo Library.

Wednesday on Stage: Eth-Noh-Tec Storytelling Theater, 3:30pm, Mill Valley Library.

Dinosaurs Invade Sausalito, 3:30-5pm, Join us for an afternoon of dinosaur themed activities and snacks. Stomp, stomp, munch, munch. Sausalito Library.

Marin Humane Society’s “Share a Book”, 4-5pm, reservations required, Larkspur Library. 

LEGO Club, 4-5:30pm, Fairfax Library.

Plaza Nights, 4:30-6:30pm, Enjoy an evening under the stars at this weekly, family hangout program! Join us in the Library Atrium for music, crafts, games and special events, Novato Library.

Bar Car Serving up FREE Happy Hour, 5-7pm, enjoy a summer-themed cocktail, (or a kids beverage), Bon Air Center. Greenbrae.

Over the Hedge, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur

Thursday, July 7

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, Home, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, Sequoia Theater, Mill Valley.

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, Home, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, Rowland, Novato.

Puppet Art Theater Tale of the Dragon's Tail, 11am, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Cal Raijin Taiko, 12:30pm, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.

Summer Afternoon Movie Festival: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, 2pm, mini craft and light refreshments, San Anselmo Library.

Fairytale Engineering, 2:30pm, grades k-2, Mill Valley Library.

Word Winder, 3-4pm, South Novato Library.

Storytelling Festival, 3:30pm, age 4+, Juan Sanchez, Music and StoriesWarmth, humor and laughs, Juan will bring his charm and guitar for a great afternoon, Sausalito Library.

Special Summer Performances, 4pm, Puppet Art Theater “Tale of the Dragon’s Tale”, RSVP requested, library@cityoflarkspur.org or phone 415-927-5005, Larkspur Library.

MAGC Summer Concert Series, 5pm, Ross.

Friday, July 8

Red Panda Acrobats, 11am & 12:15pm, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.

Sculptamania, 2:30pm, grades K-5, Mill Valley Library.

Jazz and Blues by the Bay, 6:30-8pm, Sausalito.

Friday Night Jazz, 6-9pm, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Marinwood Music in the Park, 6-8pm, San Rafael.

Concerts Under the Oak, Northgate Mall, San Rafael.

Creekside Fridays, 6:30-8pm, The Cabin, Mill Valley.

Minions, Creekside Park, San Anselmo

Saturday, July 9

Flower Piano, 10-11am, The Rabbit Hole Theater Company in the Garden, presenting a magical scavenger hunt as families use their eyes and ears to discover hidden, costumed performers in the gardens adjacent to the Friend (North) Gate. A greeter will launch the activity starting at the Friend Gate, giving families a clue card, San Francisco Botanical Gardens.

Summer Fun Weeks, 10am-5pm, Chill Out, runs thru July 15, Experiment with chemistry and temperature to discover how the cold affects various states of matter. Enjoy interactive, and safe, liquid nitrogen explorations—plus a free ice cream day, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

Drop-In Science, 10:30am, ages 3-7, hands-on, interactive activities connect young scientists to these concepts while allowing them to take home the results of their work, Catapults, Randall Museum.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site the Musical, 10:30am & 2pm, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Read to a Dog, 11am, Fairfax Library.

Make Your Own Sugar Scrub and Hand Soap, 11am, ages 13+, San Anselmo Library.

Circuit Craze, 11am-12pm, ages 4-10, Novato Library.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Kids Kokoro, 12-1pm, ages 7-13, George "Rocky" Graham Park, 630 Drake Avenue, Marin City.

Beatles in the Park, San Anselmo.

Button Making, 1–3pm, bring in your own image or choose one from our collection of animals, comic book charac- ters, favorite books, and more. Space is limited, and signup is recommended, Marin City Library.

The Klezmatics + Charming Hostess, 1pm, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.

Afternoon Art, 1-4pm, ages 3-8, create all kinds of arts and craft projects, Wooden Bracelets, Randall Museum.

Church of 8 Wheels Roller Disco, 3-5pm, San Francisco.

Astronomy Nights on Mt. Tamalpias, 8:30pm, with Dr. Nathalie Cabrol, Habitability and Life Beyond Earth.

Summer Nights, 7pm, $20 members/$23 public/$28 at the door, live music, kids zone, family friendly, kids under 17 free, Marin JCC.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Sunday, July 10

West Point Inn, pancake breakfast!

Roy's Redwoods Trail Run, 9 – 11am, ages 10+, Come out and experience the joy of trail running on the Roy’s Redwoods Loop Trail with Ranger Lindsay Contreras. Roy's Redwood Preserve, meet at the Roy’s Redwoods Loop trailhead on Nicasio Valley Rd in San Geronimo.

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, Marine Mammal Sounds: What Are They Saying?, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site the Musical, 10:30am & 4pm, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Sunday Streets, 11am-4pm, Tenderloin.

Summer Music Series, 12-2pm, Town Center Corte Madera.

Folkish Festival, 12:30pm, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

San Francisco Symphony, 2pm, Stern Grove, San Francisco.

Poolside Jam, 2:30pm, Strawberry Rec Center, Mill Valley.

Summer Sunday Concerts, 5pm, Corte Madera.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Monday, July 11

World Music with Amber Hines, 10-11m, Bolinas Library.

Henna Art, 2:30-4pm, grades 6-12, RSVP required, Novato Library.

Tuesday, July 12

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, Boxtrolls, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, Rowland, Novato.

Charity and the JAMband! 10am, Novato Library.

Little Sprouts: Rockin' with Mister Q, 11am, ages 2-5, Mill Valley Library.

BookSTEAM, 3-4pm, grades 3-6, A summer book club where we learn about the latest and greatest in STEAM fiction through hands-on activities. Novato Library.

Stern Grove Camp, 11am-2pm, age 4-11, African Drum & Dance, San Francisco.

Litquake, 12:30pm, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.

Candy Sushi, 2-4pm, teens, Marin City Library.

BookSTEAM, 3-4pm, grades 3-6, A summer book club where we learn about the latest and greatest in STEAM fiction through hands-on activities. Novato Library.

Creativity Club, 3:30pm, ages 9-12, Accordion BooksThese books fold and unfold like an accordion, and can be beautiful or silly, or whatever else you want them to be, Sausalito Library.

Push, Pull, Crash, 3:30-5pm, Ball, marbles and cars! A hands-on exploration will stimulate the senses and the imagination!, Larkspur Library.

Hands-on Story Time, 3:30pm, ages 5-8, Corte Madera Library.

Wednesday, July 13

Stern Grove Camp, 11am-2pm, age 4-11, African Drum & Dance, San Francisco.

Ice Cream Day, 12-2pm, Use chemistry to mix cream and sugar, and create your own handmade ice cream, then enjoy the classic Bay Area taste with ice cream donated by Fenton’s Creamery, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

Samba Samba, 1-2pm, Sway to the energetic drumbeat of master percussionist James Henry. Expect to dance, sing, and be transported to Africa through the sounds of drums, San Anselmo Library,

Wednesday on Stage: James Henry's House of Samba, 3:30pm, Mill Valley Library.

Brick Building Club, 3:30-5pm, ages 3+, We’ve got tons of LEGOs, come build with us, Sausalito Library.

Marin Humane Society’s “Share a Book”, 4-5pm, reservations required, Larkspur Library. 

Plaza Nights, 4:30-6:30pm, Enjoy an evening under the stars at this weekly, family hangout program! Join us in the Library Atrium for music, crafts, games and special events, Novato Library.

Pajama Storytime, 6:30pm, Mill Valley Library.

Charlotte's Web, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur

Bicycle Tire Re-do, 7pm, grades 6-8, Mill Valley Library.

Thursday, July 14, Bastille Day

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, Boxtrolls, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, Sequoia Theater, Mill Valley.

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, Boxtrolls, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, Rowland, Novato.

Books, Building, Boxes and Play, 11-noon, For children entering Kindergarten in the fall or younger, Nothing is better than playing with boxes …. are they forts, houses, trains, or skyscrapers – it’s up to your imagination! We’ll sing songs, read stories and play, Sausalito Library.

Mark and Dre Show, 11am, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Stern Grove Camp, 11am-2pm, age 4-11, African Drum & Dance, San Francisco.

Tiffany Austin, 12:30pm, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.

Summer Afternoon Movie Festival: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2pm, mini craft and light refreshments, San Anselmo Library.

Natural Dyeing Fabric, 2:30pm, grades 3-5, Mill Valley Library.

Storytelling Festival, 3:30pm, age 4+, Muriel Johnson, Story Teller, Captivating stories from around the world. Vivid, funny, and enchanting., Sausalito Library.

Special Summer Performances, 4pm, TBA, RSVP requested, library@cityoflarkspur.org or phone 415-927-5005, Larkspur Library.

MAGC Summer Concert Series, 5pm, Ross.

Friday, July 15

Pi Clowns, 11am & 12:15pm, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.

LEGO Play Day, 2:30pm, age 5+, Mill Valley Library.

The Ola Project, 7pm, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.

Jazz and Blues by the Bay, 6:30-8pm, Sausalito.

Friday Night Jazz, 6-9pm, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Never Ending Story, Creek Park, San Anselmo

Creekside Fridays, 6:30-8pm, The Cabin, Mill Valley.

Saturday, July 16

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. 

Los Vaqueros, the story of the first American cowboys, Fort Baker.

Flower Piano, 10-11am, The Rabbit Hole Theater Company in the Garden, presenting a magical scavenger hunt as families use their eyes and ears to discover hidden, costumed performers in the gardens adjacent to the Friend (North) Gate. A greeter will launch the activity starting at the Friend Gate, giving families a clue card, San Francisco Botanical Gardens.

Summer Fun Weeks, 10am-5pm, Blast Off, runs thru July 22, Get an astronaut’s-eye-view of the universe with Science On a Sphere®, explore the history of space travel in a National Geographic 3D film, and engage in astronomical conversations with interactive shows in the Planetarium, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

Drop-In Science, 10:30am, ages 3-7, hands-on, interactive activities connect young scientists to these concepts while allowing them to take home the results of their work, Bee Buzzers, Randall Museum.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site the Musical, 10:30am & 2pm, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Story Craft, 11am-12pm, ages 2-8, Story, art and songs for families of all abilities! For children of all abilities ages 2-8 with caregivers. Novato Library.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

SF Anime & Cosplay Festival, 11am-4pm, Get your wigs and costume on, find your Senpai and notice your Kohai while exploring great shops and restaurants in East and West Japantown Malls. Not sure what to do? Stop by Senpai booth to get Cosplay 101 from local cosplayers, Japantown, San Francisco.

Kids Kokoro, 12-1pm, ages 7-13, George "Rocky" Graham Park, 630 Drake Avenue, Marin City.

Nā Lei Hulu I Ka Wēkiu - The Ola Project, 12:30pm, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.

Afternoon Art, 1-4pm, ages 3-8, create all kinds of arts and craft projects, Wooden Pendants, Randall Museum.

Ratatouille in Concert, 2pm, San Francisco Symphony.

Mariela Herrera Bilingual Musician, 11am-12pm, Inverness Library.

Mill Valley Campout, ages 3+, includes fun activities, special entertainer, campfire with s’mores, dinner, breakfast, camping space and more. Advanced registration is required and highly recommended as last year’s event was a sell out. Camping Fees: $25 per person, children 3 and under free. Mill Valley Community Center Field.

Concerts on the Green, 5-7pm, Novato.

National Treasure, Creek Park, San Anselmo

Summer Nights, 7pm, $20 members/$23 public/$28 at the door, live music, kids zone, family friendly, kids under 17 free, Marin JCC.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Sunday, July 17

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site the Musical, 10:30am & 4pm, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Beads, Baubles, and Found Treasures, 11am – 3pm, ages 10+, try something so old that it’s new again! Bring your creativity and a “found treasure” (sea shell, souvenir stone, bead, etc.) and join us at Paradise Beach Park, where rangers will provide instruction in the ancient Viking skill of Nalbinding, a technique similar to knitting or crocheting. 

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Summer Music Series, 12-2pm, Town Center Corte Madera.

Folkish Festival, 12:30pm, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Ratatouille in Concert, 2pm, San Francisco Symphony.

Joan Osborne, 2pm, Stern Grove, San Francisco.

Marin Shakespeare Company, 4pm, The Taming, Family Matinee, San Rafael.

Concerts-in-the-Park, 4pm, Belvedere.

Summer Sunday Concerts, 5pm, Corte Madera.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Monday, July 18

Tuesday, July 19, Full Moon

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, The Sandlot, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, Rowland, Novato.

Nature for Kids: Dragonflies!, 10am – 1pm, learn all about these fascinating insects that have been on earth since before the age of dinosaurs. We’ll observe and discuss their behavior as they perform aerial acrobatics and interact with each other, Meet at the Lake Lagunitas parking area.

Little Sprouts: Messy Play Date, 11am, ages 2-5, Mill Valley Library.

Stern Grove Camp, 11am-2pm, age 4-11, Dance with the San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco.

Science of Bouncing Balls/Make Your Own Bouncing Ball, 2–4pm, What makes a ball bouncy? Have you ever wondered why some balls bounce higher than others? Come explore the sci- ence of bouncing balls and experiment with making your own, Marin City Library.

BookSTEAM, 3-4pm, grades 3-6, A summer book club where we learn about the latest and greatest in STEAM fiction through hands-on activities. Novato Library.

Creativity Club, 3:30pm, ages 9-12, Jewelry, Come make jewelry—including necklaces, bracelets, and earrings—with designer Chelsee Robinson, Sausalito Library.

Fairytale Engineering, 3:30-5pm, Children will work with their parent/caregiver to stretch their problem-solving skills in a risk-friendly environment. Design solutions for beloved fairy tale characters, and build and test them out! Larkspur Library.

Hands-on Story Time, 3:30pm, ages 5-8, Corte Madera Library.

Wednesday, July 20

Stern Grove Camp, 11am-2pm, age 4-11, Dance with the San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco.

Astronomy Day, 12-2pm, Discover the cosmos in interactive Planetarium shows, learn about the history of space travel in a 3D film, use recycled materials to build your own space station or rover, and much more, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

Magician Timothy James , 1-2pm, San Anselmo Library.

Wednesday on Stage: Magician Timothy James, 3:30pm, Mill Valley Library.

Elephant and Piggie Party, 3:30-5pm, Inspired by Mo Willems’ fantastic characters, Gerald the Elephant and his best friend Piggie, we’ll have activities, crafts and snacks, Sausalito Library.

Marin Humane Society’s “Share a Book”, 4-5pm, reservations required, Larkspur Library. 

LEGO Club, 4-5:30pm, Fairfax Library.

Plaza Nights, 4:30-6:30pm, Enjoy an evening under the stars at this weekly, family hangout program! Join us in the Library Atrium for music, crafts, games and special events, Novato Library.

Toy Story, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur

Kids Book Club, 7pm, 4th grade+, Corte Madera Library.

Thursday, July 21

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, The Sandlot, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, Sequoia Theater, Mill Valley.

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, The Sandlot, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, Rowland, Novato.

Books, Building, Boxes and Play, 11-noon, For children entering Kindergarten in the fall or younger, Nothing is better than playing with boxes …. are they forts, houses, trains, or skyscrapers – it’s up to your imagination! We’ll sing songs, read stories and play, Sausalito Library.

Traveling Lantern Theatre Presents: Vladimir Goes for Gold, 11am, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Stern Grove Camp, 11am-2pm, age 4-11, Dance with the San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco.

Zéna Carlota, 12:30pm, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.

Summer Afternoon Movie Festival: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, 2pm, mini craft and light refreshments, San Anselmo Library.

Think, Make, Try, 2:30pm, grade 3-5, Mill Valley Library.

Storytelling Festival, 3:30pm, age 4+, Michael Katz, Energetic, animated and interactive stories, Sausalito Library.

Special Summer Performances, 4pm, Storyteller and Illustrator Ane Carla Rovetta, RSVP requested, library@cityoflarkspur.org or phone 415-927-5005, Larkspur Library.

Fito Reinoso y Su Ritmo y Armonia, 6pm, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.

MAGC Summer Concert Series, 5pm, Ross.

Friday, July 22

Sonoma County Fair

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

Henna Body Art, 3:30-5pm, ages 13+, San Anselmo Library.

Jurassic World, Creek Park San Anselmo

Jazz and Blues by the Bay, 6:30-8pm, Sausalito.

Friday Night Jazz, 6-9pm, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Marinwood Music in the Park, 6-8pm, San Rafael.

Concerts Under the Oak, Northgate Mall, San Rafael.

Pacheco Plaza Summer Music Series, 6-9pm, Novato.

Creekside Fridays, 6:30-8pm, The Cabin, Mill Valley.

Saturday, July 23

Sonoma County Fair

Bay Area Discovery Museum Birthday Bash! bounce castles, cake sculptures, karaoke, food trucks, face painting, photo booths, musical performances, special giveaways and more! music by E.W. Wainwright & Alison Faith Levy, Sausalito.

Bark Around the Block, 10am-4pm, adopt-a-thon, street fair, fundraiser, Ninth St & Carleton Street, Berkeley.

Summer Fun Weeks, 10am-5pm, Defy Gravity, runs thru July 29, Put your engineering skills to the test as you learn how to Defy Gravity and travel to the stars. Design, build, and then test rockets and airplanes to learn about the science of flight, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

Drop-In Science, 10:30am, ages 3-7, hands-on, interactive activities connect young scientists to these concepts while allowing them to take home the results of their work, Kites, Randall Museum.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site the Musical, 10:30am & 2pm, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Magical Moonshine Puppet Theatre Show, 11am, ages 4+, Chanticleer the Rooster, Fairfax Library.

Builders Challenge, 11am-12pm, age 4-12, build, play, engineer, destruct, Novato Library.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Kids Kokoro, 12-1pm, ages 7-13, George "Rocky" Graham Park, 630 Drake Avenue, Marin City.

Trapeze Arts, 12:30pm & 1:30pm, Watch a high-flying display of physics as Les Aerielles Troupe takes over the Hall’s back yard. Bring your sunglasses and invite the whole family to enjoy this outdoor event, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

Alligator Spacewalk + Cosa Nostra Strings, 1pm, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.

Afternoon Art, 1-4pm, ages 3-8, create all kinds of arts and craft projects, Bottlecap Sculptures, Randall Museum.

Henna Art, 1-2:30pm, RSVP required, Marin City Library.

Movie: 2010: The Year We Make Contact, The thrilling sequel to Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 sci-fi masterpiece, 2001: A  Space Odyssey, based on Arthur C. Clarke’s Novel 2010: Odyssey Two, Cushing Memorial (Mountain) Theater.

Summer Nights, 7pm, $20 members/$23 public/$28 at the door, live music, kids zone, family friendly, kids under 17 free, Marin JCC.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Sunday, July 24

Sonoma County Fair

Bay Area Discovery Museum Birthday Bash! bounce castles, cake sculptures, karaoke, food trucks, face painting, photo booths, musical performances, special giveaways and more! music by Jelly Jam Time, and Asheba, Sausalito.

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, Marine Mammal Sounds: What Are They Saying?, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site the Musical, 10:30am & 4pm, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Summer Music Series, 12-2pm, Town Center Corte Madera.

Folkish Festival, 12:30pm, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

San Francisco Mime Troupe, 2pm, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.

Julieta Venegas, 2pm, Stern Grove, San Francisco.

Poolside Jam, 2:30pm, Strawberry Rec Center, Mill Valley.

Summer Sunday Concerts, 5pm, Corte Madera.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Monday, July 25

Tuesday, July 26

Sonoma County Fair

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, Norm of the North, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, Rowland, Novato.

Little Sprouts: Dinosaurs Roar, 11am, age 2-5, Mill Valley Library.

Family Fun Night, 12:30-5pm, $10 for the whole family, Water Safety Day, Costume Contest, Games & Contests, Raffle with Great Prizes, Jumpee, Face Painting, and Kid Nail Salon, Kid-friendly movie playing for those who don’t want to swim, Mill Valley Community Center Pool.

BookSTEAM, 3-4pm, grades 3-6, A summer book club where we learn about the latest and greatest in STEAM fiction through hands-on activities. Novato Library.

Creativity Club, 3:30pm, ages 9-12, Mugs, Everyone needs a mug (and plate and bowl): come decorate your own, Sausalito Library.

Hands-on Story Time, 3:30pm, ages 5-8, Corte Madera Library.

Join the Circus, 7pm, grades 6-8, Mill Valley Library.

Wednesday, July 27

Sonoma County Fair

Solano County Fair

Bubblesmith, 11am, ages 3+, makes bubbles with hoops and loops, Corte Madera Library.

Wednesday on Stage: The College Fund Street Band, 3:30pm, Mill Valley Library.

Drive-in Movie, Decorate a ‘car’ at 3pm, Show starts at 3:30pm, stay for the movie and popcorn at 3:30pm. Sausalito Library.

Marin Humane Society’s “Share a Book”, 4-5pm, reservations required, Larkspur Library. 

Plaza Nights, 4:30-6:30pm, Enjoy an evening under the stars at this weekly, family hangout program! Join us in the Library Atrium for music, crafts, games and special events, Novato Library.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur

Thursday, July 28, Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower

Sonoma County Fair

Solano County Fair

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, Norm of the North, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, Sequoia Theater, Mill Valley.

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, Norm of the North, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, Rowland, Novato.

Books, Building, Boxes and Play, 11-noon, For children entering Kindergarten in the fall or younger, Nothing is better than playing with boxes …. are they forts, houses, trains, or skyscrapers – it’s up to your imagination! We’ll sing songs, read stories and play, Sausalito Library.

idworks: Sports and Games Around the World, 11am, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Joe Bagale, 12:30pm, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.

Summer Afternoon Movie Festival: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, 2pm, mini craft and light refreshments, San Anselmo Library.

Make Your Own Tortillas, 2:30pm, grades 3-5, Mill Valley Library.

Sterling the Bubblesmith, 3–4pm, Sterling Johnson has been astounding people of all ages with his remarkable hand-blown bubbles for over 45 years. Come watch him fill the library with bubbles! If you’re lucky, he might even put you inside a giant bubble! Marin City Library.

Storytelling Festival, 3:30pm, age 4+, Ane Carla Rovetta, Stories and Drawings Magical tales about our furry friends, accompanied by Ane’s brilliant illustration, Sausalito Library.

Special Summer Performances, 4pm, Will the Real Rumpelstiltskin Please Stand Up? By the Green Golly Project, RSVP requested, library@cityoflarkspur.org or phone 415-927-5005, Larkspur Library.

MAGC Summer Concert Series, 5pm, Ross.

Friday, July 29, Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower

Sonoma County Fair

Solano County Fair

Ka-Hon, 11am & 12:15pm, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.

Elephant & Piggie Party, 2:30pm, grades 3-5, Mill Valley Library.

Friday Nights on Main, 6-9pm, music, food, kids activities and more, Tiburon.

Jazz and Blues by the Bay, 6:30-8pm, Sausalito.

Friday Night Jazz, 6-9pm, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Lilo & Stitch, Creek Park, San Anselmo

Creekside Fridays, 6:30-8pm, The Cabin, Mill Valley.

Gilroy Garlic Festival

Saturday, July 30

Sonoma County Fair

Solano County Fair

Summer Fun Weeks, 10am-5pm, Rove Around, runs thru August 5, Experiment with rovers, rockets, and other spacecraft to learn about the excitement and challenges of space exploration. Stop by the Animal Discovery Room and meet an animal ambassador during Animal Obstacle Mazes, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

Drop-In Science, 10:30am, ages 3-7, hands-on, interactive activities connect young scientists to these concepts while allowing them to take home the results of their work, Iodine Timeclock, Randall Museum.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site the Musical, 10:30am & 2pm, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Circuit Craze, 11am-12pm, ages 4-10, Novato Library.

Creative Arts Festival, 11am-2pm, celebrating the San Francisco Gold Rush, costumes encouraged, Flax Art & Design, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Kids Kokoro, 12-1pm, ages 7-13, George "Rocky" Graham Park, 630 Drake Avenue, Marin City.

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

Tom Rigney & Flambeau + André Thierry, 1pm, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco.

Afternoon Art, 1-4pm, ages 3-8, create all kinds of arts and craft projects, Windowsill Planters, Randall Museum.

Back-Strap Weaving with artist Travis Meinolf, 3-5pm, grades 6-12, RSVP required, Fairfax Library.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Berkeley Kite Festival

Gilroy Garlic Festival

Sunday, July 31

Sonoma County Fair

Solano County Fair

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site the Musical, 10:30am & 2pm, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Sunday Special: Green Golly Workshop - Rumplestiltskin, 11am, Mill Valley Library.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Summer Music Series, 12-2pm, Town Center Corte Madera.

Folkish Festival, 12:30pm, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

San Francisco Ballet, 2pm, Stern Grove, San Francisco.

Music in the Park, 3-6pm, Creek Park.

Summer Sunday Concerts, 5pm, Corte Madera.

Summer Nights, 7pm, $20 members/$23 public/$28 at the door, live music, kids zone, family friendly, kids under 17 free, Marin JCC.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Berkeley Kite Festival

Gilroy Garlic Festival