July Awesome List

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

Saturday, July 1

Free Access to all Parks "Measure A Days", 7am – 7pm includes Blackpoint Boat Launch, McInnis Park, McNears Beach Park, Miller Boat Launch, Paradise Beach Park and Stafford Lake Park.

Fillmore Jazz Festival

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

Zumba at McInnis Park, 9:30 – 10:30am, San Rafael.

Presidio Family-Friendly Bike Ride, 10-11:30am, Presidio, San Francisco.

The Rainbow Fish Musical, 10:30am & 2pm, Come with us under the sea for The Rainbow Fish Musical, a world premiere based on the award-winning book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Read to a Dog, 11am – 12pm, grades K+, South Novato Library

Yerba Buena Festival, 12-1:15pm & 2:30–3:45pm, AXIS Dance Company, San Francisco.

Henna Art with Rachel-Anne Palacios, 1 – 2:30pm, Henna artist, Rachel-Anne Palacios, will explain the traditions of henna art and demonstrate techniques. Teens will have the opportunity to practice working with henna and receive a design by Rachel-Anne, Marin City Library.

Sound of Music Sing Along, 1pm & 7pm, Castro Theatre, San Francisco.

Once Upon A Magic, 7:30pm, Fairfax Theater Company, Fairfax Pavilion.

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

Fair Fireworks and S’more Feast, 8:30 – 10pm, McInnes Park, San Rafael.

Heavenly Vision: Galileo’s Telescopes & Observations with Alan Agrawal, 8:30pm, Mount Diablo Astronomical Society, Mill Valley.

North Bay Drive-In, The Spy Who Love Me, 8:30pm, Old Hamilton Theater Building, Novato.

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.

Marin County Fair, "Let the Sunshine In, Summer of Love"

Alameda County Fair, 'Best. Summer. Ever.'

Sunday, July 2

Fillmore Jazz Festival

Learn to Ride, 9-11am, Learn to ride pump tracks and rollers with a ranger at the Stafford Lake Bike Park, Novato.

Youth & Family Program, 9:45-11:45am, Freedom, Metta, Participating families are invited to stay for tea, juice, muffins and the farmers' market outside the zendo, Green Gulch and Zen Center, Muir Beach.

The Rainbow Fish Musical, 10:30am & 2pm, Come with us under the sea for The Rainbow Fish Musical, a world premiere based on the award-winning book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Exploration Workshop: All About La Boheme, 11am & 12:30am, ages 7+, Experience the drama and romance of the main characters' unconventional, artistic lifestyles through song, movement and storytelling during this interactive workshop, San Francisco Opera.

Yerba Buena Festival, 12-1:15pm & 2:30–3:45pm, AXIS Dance Company, San Francisco.

Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers and Fantastic Negrito, 2pm, KidStage Line Dance with Michael Metzger (12-1:30pm), Stern Grove, San Francisco

Films of the MonthAladdin (1pm), American Heroes (3pm) The Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Sound of Music Sing Along, 1pm & 7pm, Castro Theatre, San Francisco.

Summer Sunday Concerts, Piccolo Pavilion in Old Corte Madera Square

Marin County Fair, "Let the Sunshine In, Summer of Love"

Alameda County Fair, 'Best. Summer. Ever.'

Monday, July 3

Creativity Club, 3:30-5pm, ages 10-12, Make a Nature Journal, Using special bookmaking tools, make a nature journal for recording your observations of the world around you, Sausalito Library.

Sound of Music Sing Along, 1pm & 7pm, Castro Theatre, San Francisco.

Phil's Favorites, 3:30-4:30pm, Master storyteller Phil Sheridan will share some of his all-time favorite stories. You'll do a fun craft too! Mill valley Library.

Marin County Fair, "Let the Sunshine In, Summer of Love"

Alameda County Fair, 'Best. Summer. Ever.'

Tuesday, July 4, Independence Day

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, Goosebumps, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, CinéArts at the Empire, San Francisco.

See list of 4th of July Celebrations.

Marin County Fair, "Let the Sunshine In, Summer of Love"

Alameda County Fair, 'Best. Summer. Ever.'

Napa County Fair & Fireworks

Wednesday, July 5

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, Goosebumps, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, CinéArts at the Empire, San Francisco.

Wacky Wednesdays: Brian Scott Magic Show, 1-1:45pm, Brian Scott Magic Brian Scott will entertain you with surprising illusions, comic interludes, and magical, mystical fun! San Anselmo Library.

Afternoon Adventures, 3pm, ages 5-9, Build-It/Smash-It, What is better than constructing something amazing, huge, spectacular, astonishing…and then knocking it down with a triumphant yowl? Or growl. Or whoosh…the sound effects are up to you! We’ll provide the supplies, you provide the construction and destruction power, Sausalito Library.

Magician Brian Scott, 3:30-4:30pm, Who doesn’t love magic? Brian Scott’s blend of sleight-of-hand, misdirection, and comedy will thrill and amuse audiences of all ages. Mill Valley Library.

Afterschool LEGO Club, 3 – 4:30pm, Grades K to 8, Civic Center Library.

Plaza Night! 5:30-6:30pm, Bilingual evening family hang-out time featuring arts & crafts!, Novato Library.

Movies on the Green, TBD, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur

Grease, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Alameda County Fair, 'Best. Summer. Ever.'

Thursday, July 6

Tween/Teen Science Lab: Molecular Gastronomy, 11am – 12:30pm, ages 10-18, Learn about the science behind popping boba, those tasty spheres you put in drinks or on your frozen yogurt, and then make your own! Corte Madera Library.

Yerba Buena Festival, 12:30-1:30pm, Eva Salina, San Francisco.

Puppet Power! 2 – 3pm, ages 6-11, South Novato Library.

Nature Connection: Insect Diversity, 2:30-3:30pm, Participants will hold and observe a variety of live insects from around the world, learning about insect anatomy, adaptations, and defense mechanisms, Mill Valley Public Library.

MAGC Summer Concert Series, Marin Art & Garden Center, Ross

The Music of John Williams, 7:30pm, dedicated to an American musical legend and the king of epic film scores, composer John Williams. Hear orchestral selections from blockbuster movies like Star WarsIndiana Jones, and Harry Potter. It’s the perfect summer outing for the entire family! San Francisco Symphony, Davies Symphony Hall.

Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jack London Square, Oakland

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Courthouse Square, Redwood City

Alameda County Fair, 'Best. Summer. Ever.'

Friday, July 7

Maker Mornings, 9am – 12pm, 6th-12th graders, Work on a variety of hands on projects including making a finger piano and open crafting, Novato Library.

Yerba Buena Festival, 11-11:30am & 12:15–12:45pm, Crosspulse, San Francisco.

Yerba Buena Festival, 7-8pm, Theatre Rhinoceros – Lear!, San Francisco.

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

Feather, Fur and Scales, 1:30 – 2:30pm, WildCare Rehab Specialists will share rescue stories about sick & injured animals. Meet a rescue animal & learn how to live peacefully with local wildlife. This program is suitable for all ages, Fairfax Library.

Build-o-Rama, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, Calling all young artists, architects, and engineers! We have the tools to help you creatre skyscrapers, scultures, and structures: MagnaTiles, Strawbees, Connectagons, Legos, Sculpture in a Box, Keva, and more! You'll have limitless possibilities to design and build. All ages! No registration required. Mill Valley Library.

Henna Art with Rachel-Anne Palacios, 3 – 4:30pm, grades 6-12, A workshop for teens in grades 6-12. Teens will have the opportunity to practice working with henna and receive a design by Rachel-Anne, Stinson Beach Library.

Once Upon A Magic, 7:30pm, Fairfax Theater Company, Fairfax Pavilion.

The Music of John Williams, 7:30pm, dedicated to an American musical legend and the king of epic film scores, composer John Williams. Hear orchestral selections from blockbuster movies like Star WarsIndiana Jones, and Harry Potter. It’s the perfect summer outing for the entire family! San Francisco Symphony, Davies Symphony Hall.

Creekside Friday, The Cabin, Tennessee Valley

Jazz & Blues by the Bay, Sausalito

Princess Bride, Old Mill Park, Mill Valley

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

Alameda County Fair, 'Best. Summer. Ever.'

Saturday, July 8

Creekside Restoration with One Tam, 9am – 12pm, Meet across from Marin General Hospital at Hal Brown Park at Creekside.

FREE Family Fitness Class, 9-9:55am, Mill Valley Community Center.

Watch Artists Draw Birds in the Presidio, 10am-1pm, Watch as Bay Area nature artists create beautiful sidewalk chalk art featuring birds of the Presidio.

The Rainbow Fish Musical, 10:30am & 2pm, Come with us under the sea for The Rainbow Fish Musical, a world premiere based on the award-winning book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Read to a Dog, 11am-12pm, ages 5+, San Rafael Library.

Creative Family Fun - Balancing Butterfly Mobiles, 11am-4pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Family Fare: Enter the Otherworldly, 11:30am & 1pm, ages 6-12, use gouache and other materials to make your own surreal mixed-media compositions, BAMPFA, Berkeley.

Printing with Plants, 12-3pm, Center for the Book comes out to help visitors make their own little naturalist notebook and learn to print with plant material. This is great for families too, Conservatory of Flowers, San Francisco.

Roundtable Reading: Sisters by Raina Telgemeier, 3pm, ages 8+, BAMPFA, Berkeley.

Summer Nights, 7pm, The Brothers Comatose, Marin JCC.

Marinwood's Music in the Park Series, 6-8pm, San Rafael

Yerba Buena Festival, 7-8pm, Theatre Rhinoceros – Lear!, San Francisco.

Once Upon A Magic, 7:30pm, Fairfax Theater Company, Fairfax Pavilion.

Moonlight Hike at Old Saint Hilary’s, 8 – 9:30pm, join a ranger for a rare chance to experience this unique preserve after dark.

North Bay Drive-In, Batman, the Movie (1966), 8:30pm, Old Hamilton Theater Building, Novato.

Alameda County Fair, 'Best. Summer. Ever.'

Sunday, July 9, Full Moon

West Point Inn, pancake breakfast!

Terwilliger Trail Hike, 9-11am, Stafford Lake Park, Novato.

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

Sprouts Family Days, 10-12pm, free, a magical journey of discovery, play and exploration on our farm, Urban Adamah, Berkeley.

The Rainbow Fish Musical, 10:30am & 2pm, Come with us under the sea for The Rainbow Fish Musical, a world premiere based on the award-winning book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Creative Family Fun - Balancing Butterfly Mobiles, 11am-4pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

San Francisco Symphony, 2pm, KidStage Creative Movement with Dance Mission (12-1:30pm), Stern Grove, San Francisco

Yerba Buena Festival, 7-8pm, Theatre Rhinoceros – Lear!, San Francisco.

Summer Sunday Concerts, Piccolo Pavilion in Old Corte Madera Square

Poolside Jam, Strawberry Recreation Center, Mill Valley

Alameda County Fair, 'Best. Summer. Ever.'

Monday, July 10

Creativity Movement for Preschoolers!, 2:30-3:30pm, ages 3-5, Join Jenna from Maligrad Dance Company for four afternoons of creative movement, dance, music, and storytelling. This fun environment will nurture children's creativity. Children do not need to attend all four weeks., Sausalito Library.

Creativity Club, 4:15pm, grade 5-7, book TBD, join us for discussion, snacks and a book-related activity. Anyone planning to come to the discussion is welcome to a free book, simply come by the Library, Sausalito Library.

Pizza & Pages Book Club - Ship Breaker, 7-8:30pm, Grades 6-8, Mill valley Library.

Tuesday, July 11

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, The Iron Giant, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, CinéArts at the Empire, San Francisco.

Nature Journal Workshop, 10-11:30am, Drawing Mammal Heads and Faces with the amazing John Muir Laws, Richardson Audubon, Tiburon.

Grampa Sings - Little Sprouts, 11-11:45am, ages 2-5, Sing, dance to, and act out folk songs about animals, vehicles, friends and being silly. Grampa Clyde will entertain the whole family, Mill Valley Public Library.

Kids Days with Dholrhythms, 11am-2pm, Stern Grove, San Francisco.

Yerba Buena Festival, 12:30-1:30pm, Litquake, San Francisco.

Garden Club, 2:30-3:15pm, grades K - 3, Garden Educator Kier Holmes leads children in in a garden story and hands-on activity, Mill Valley Public Library.

Performances on the Patio, 3:30pm, ages 4+, Bubbles! This performance really pops! Join Michael Ashe, the San Francisco Bubble Man, for an effervescent afternoon, Robin Sweeny Patio, Sausalito Library.

Nature Journaling, 3:45-4:15pm, grades 5-8, Observe, create and be curious! Mill Valley Library.

Teen Movie and Pizza Night, 6 – 8:30pm, 6th-12th graders, Come to the Novato Library for a screening of La La Land. Enjoy some pizza before the movie, Novato Library.

Teen Trivia Night, Kahoot!-style, Grades 9-12, Mill Valley Library.

Wednesday, July 12

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, The Iron Giant, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, CinéArts at the Empire, San Francisco.

Kids Days with Dholrhythms, 11am-2pm, Stern Grove, San Francisco.

Guided Hikes - Birds + Bird Art Treasure Hunt, 2-4pm, two-mile family-friendly guided hike led by volunteer Presidio art docents, Presidio, San Francisco.

Afternoon Adventures, 3pm, ages 5-9, Make Your Mark, Make a Book Mark, Readers need book marks, we’ll have all the supplies you need to create your very own, 100% unique book mark, Sausalito Library.

Musical Robot, 3:30-4:30pm, Musical Robot performs a high energy, interactive rock-n-roll extravaganza! Scottbot and Jason 2.0 take kids and grown-ups on an imaginative musical adventure peppered with humor and hijinks, Mill Valley Library.

Plaza Night! 5:30-6:30pm, Bilingual evening family hang-out time featuring arts & crafts!, Novato Library.

Movies on the Green, TBD, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur

Gremlins, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Thursday, July 13

Kids Days with Dholrhythms, 11am-2pm, Stern Grove, San Francisco.

Yerba Buena Festival, 12:30-1:30pm, Cascada de Flores, San Francisco.

Learn to Make Vegetarian Sushi, 1 – 2:30pm, 6th-12th graders, Learn to make delicious vegetarian sushi with chef and instructor Suzanne Griffin, owner of Cooking by the Bay, South Novato Library.

Elizabeth Singer Hunt Spy Coding Workshop, 2:30-3:30pm, Grades 3 -5, Meet author Elizabeth Singer Hunter of the wildly popular Jack Stalwart series. Learn how to create your owntop secret spy messages! Registration required, Mill Valley Public Library.

Magician Timothy James! 4-5pm, all ages, This debonair and highly accomplished magician will perform magical feats on stage, making things disappear before your eyes. His magical bag of tricks includes sleight-of-hand , misdirection, ventriloquism, and some downright funny lines, too. Reservations are required as space is limited. Please RSVP to library@cityoflarkspur.org or 415-927-5005.

Flynn Creek Circus, 7pm, Riotously funny, deeply moving and dangerously inspiring, this 'mad libs' meets 'mad skills' circus is an ultra-engaging, all ages blast, Marinship Park, Sausalito.

MAGC Summer Concert Series, Marin Art & Garden Center, Ross

Doctor Strange, Courthouse Square, Redwood City

Friday, July 14, Bastille Day

Maker Mornings, 9am – 12pm, 6th-12th graders, Work on a variety of hands on projects including making a finger piano and open crafting, Novato Library.

The Rainbow Fish Musical, 10:30am & 2pm, Come with us under the sea for The Rainbow Fish Musical, a world premiere based on the award-winning book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Yerba Buena Festival, 11-11:30am & 12:15–12:45pm, Caterpillar Puppets, San Francisco.

SHARE-A-Book Dogs, 2:30-3:30pm, Kids in kindergarten and older can make 15-minute appointments to read aloud to friendly four-legged friends. It’s a great way to increase confidence and improve read-aloud skills in a fun, relaxed atmosphere, Mill Valley Public Library.

Teen Gaming, 3:30 – 5:30pm, grades 6-12, Join us for board games, card games, computer games, puzzles, a Break Out box (escape room in a box), and more! Bring your friends, try our brand new games, and eat snacks, Civic Center Library.

Life-Sized Clue, 5 – 8pm, grades 6-12, The wealthy Mr. Boddy has been MURDERED!! Your help is needed to determine WHO murdered him, WHERE in his stately mansion (which strangely resembles the Corte Madera Library) he was done in, and with WHICH ghastly weapon. Dinner will be served, Corte Madera Library.

Broadway Under the Stars, 5-10pm, inspirational evening of music and dance will be filled with Broadway, Disney and everything in between, Jack London State Historic Park, 2400 London Ranch Rd, Glen Ellen.

Flynn Creek Circus, 7pm, Riotously funny, deeply moving and dangerously inspiring, this 'mad libs' meets 'mad skills' circus is an ultra-engaging, all ages blast, Marinship Park, Sausalito.

Once Upon A Magic, 7:30pm, Fairfax Theater Company, Fairfax Pavilion.

Creekside Friday, The Cabin, Tennessee Valley

Concert Under the Oak, Northgate Mall, San Rafael

Jazz & Blues by the Bay, every Friday

Saturday, July 15

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. 

Rita LeRoy - Sustainable Gardening for Kids, 10am-12pm, ages 8-12, Topics for this class include include building healthy soil with the help of earthworms, composting, when to plant vegetables, why to plant flowers, and the importance of pollinators. Children will create a miniature worm box and plant seasonal vegetables and flowers in containers to take home. The instructor will have live specimens of a variety of critters for the children to enjoy seeing and learning about, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Guided Hikes - Birds + Bird Art Treasure Hunt, 10:30am-12:30pm, two-mile family-friendly guided hike led by volunteer Presidio art docents, Presidio, San Francisco.

The Rainbow Fish Musical, 10:30am & 2pm, Come with us under the sea for The Rainbow Fish Musical, a world premiere based on the award-winning book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Read to a Dog, 11am – 12pm, grades K+, South Novato Library.

Creative Family Fun - Flower Power Pendants, 11am-4pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

40th Street Block Party, 11am-5pm, Oakland

Reptiles and Amphibians of the Tropics, 12-3pm, Get up close to tropical reptiles with the Lick Your Eyeballs team. Meet geckos that lick their eyeballs, hold a 3-foot friendly lizard, and hang out with a colorful chameleon. Lick You Eyeballs will introduce you to the wonderful world of tropical reptiles and amphibians and their ecology, Conservatory of Flowers, San Francisco.

Henna Art with Rachel-Anne Palacios, 1 – 2:30pm, 6th-12th graders, Henna artist, Rachel-Anne Palacios, will explain the traditions of henna art and demonstrate techniques. Teens will have the opportunity to practice working with henna and receive a design by Rachel-Anne, South Novato Library.

Make Your Own Mini Comic, 1 – 3pm, grades 6-12. The Cartoon Art Museum of San Francisco will show you how to make your own mini comic book.All materials are provided, Fairfax Library.

Flynn Creek Circus, 3pm & 7pm, Riotously funny, deeply moving and dangerously inspiring, this 'mad libs' meets 'mad skills' circus is an ultra-engaging, all ages blast, Marinship Park, Sausalito.

Henna with Rachel-Anne Palacios, 3:30 – 5pm, grades 6-12, Civic Center Library.

Kids LEGO Club, 3-4pm, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Yerba Buena Festival, 1–2:30pm, Ensemble Mik Nawooj – Death Become Life, San Francisco.

Broadway Under the Stars, 5-10pm, inspirational evening of music and dance will be filled with Broadway, Disney and everything in between, Jack London State Historic Park, 2400 London Ranch Rd, Glen Ellen.

Summer Nights, 7pm, Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited, Marin JCC.

Concerts-in-the-Park, Belvedere Park

Concerts on the Green, City Green, 901 Sherman Avenue, Novato

Once Upon A Magic, 7:30pm, Fairfax Theater Company, Fairfax Pavilion.

Beauty and the Beast (1991), Union Square, San Francisco

Sunday, July 16

Sunday Streets, San Francisco

SF Anime & Cosplay Festival, San Francisco 

Sommerfest, German Tourist Club, Mill Valley

Disc Golf Clinic at Stafford Lake, 9 – 11am, Join local pros who will teach kids (and parents too) this fun and exciting sport at our beautiful and nationally recognized disc golf course, Stafford Lake Park, Novato.

Yerba Buena Festival, 9am-5pm, Artists Guild of San Francisco, San Francisco.

The Rainbow Fish Musical, 10:30am & 2pm, Come with us under the sea for The Rainbow Fish Musical, a world premiere based on the award-winning book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Creative Family Fun - Flower Power Pendants, 11am-4pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Flynn Creek Circus, 1pm & 4pm, Riotously funny, deeply moving and dangerously inspiring, this 'mad libs' meets 'mad skills' circus is an ultra-engaging, all ages blast, Marinship Park, Sausalito.

Albany Beach Cleanup and Free Sand Globe Workshop, 1-3pm.

ERIC BURDON & THE ANIMALS and The Stone Foxes, 2pm, KidStage Creative Movement with Dance Mission (12-1:30pm), Stern Grove, San Francisco

Nature for Kids: An Evening at Mount Burdell, 5-8pm, Novato.

Summer Sunday Concerts, Piccolo Pavilion in Old Corte Madera Square

Creekside Friday, The Cabin, Tennessee Valley

Monday, July 17

Kenn Adams Adventure Theater, 1 – 2pm, a riotous, interactive theater experience where you, the audience members, are the stars, Dance Palace Community Center, Point Reyes.

Creativity Movement for Preschoolers!, 2:30-3:30pm, ages 3-5, Join Jenna from Maligrad Dance Company for four afternoons of creative movement, dance, music, and storytelling. This fun environment will nurture children's creativity. Children do not need to attend all four weeks., Sausalito Library.

Creativity Club, 3:30-5pm, ages 10-12, The Great Sausalito Cupcake Decorating Contest, We’ll provide the cupcakes and cake-decorating supplies, you supply the imagination and steady-hand. Winners will be chosen in two categories: ‘Most Imaginative’ and ‘Most Professional,’ Sausalito Library.

Charlie Piechart Mystery, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, Charlie Piechart and the Case of the Missing Hat - Help solve a tricky mystery, then make a hat of your own to take home. Mill Valley Library.

Kenn Adams Adventure Theater, 4 – 5pm, Bolinas Community Center.

Middle Schoolers: Henna Workshop, 7-8:30pm, Grades 6-8, Mill Valley Library.

Tuesday, July 18

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, Hotel Transylvania 2, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, CinéArts at the Empire, San Francisco.

Acting Up w/ Eric Carle’s The Grouchy Ladybug, 11-11:45am, ages 2 to 5, Join Marin Theatre Company to use Eric Carle’s The Grouchy Ladybug as a springboard into dramatic play, letting imaginations and creativity go wild, Mill Valley Public Library.

Garden Club, 3:30-3:15pm, grades K - 3, Garden Educator Kier Holmes leads children in in a garden story and hands-on activity, Mill Valley Public Library.

Make Your Own Mini-comics, 3:30 – 5:30pm, A two hour workshop on how to make your very own mini comic book, Corte Madera Library.

Performances on the Patio, 3:30pm, ages 4+, Magical Nathaniel, Magic, jokes, mystery, and audience participation!, Robin Sweeny Patio, Sausalito Library.

Corte Madera Library Lego Club, 3:30 – 4:30pm

Nature Journaling, 3:45-4:15pm, grades 5-8, Observe, create and be curious! Mill Valley Library.

Astrolecture Series - Jupiter and its Moons: Recent Discoveries, 7:30-9pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

1970’s Dance Party, 8 – 11pm, 6th-12th graders, 1970’s style dress and dance party for teens. Prize for the best 1970’s fashion. Dress up encouraged, but not required, Novato Library.

Wednesday, July 19

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, Hotel Transylvania 2, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, CinéArts at the Empire, San Francisco.

Wacky Wednesdays: The Elephant and Piggie Show, 1-1:45pm, The Elephant & Piggie Show! Enjoy the silly antics of Elephant and his friend Piggie! A live improvisational theater performance by two actors playing the beloved Mo Willems characters. San Anselmo Library.

Afternoon Adventures, 3pm, ages 5-9, Drive-In Movie, Decorate a ‘car’ at 3pm, Movie starts at 3:30pm, Come at 3pm to decorate your own ‘car’ and stay for the movie and popcorn, Sausalito Library.

Afterschool LEGO Club, 3 – 4:30pm, Grades K to 8, Civic Center Library.

Read to a Therapy Dog, 3-4pm, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Elephant and Piggie Theater, 3:30-4:30pm, Elephant & Piggie leap from the pages to perform six of their favorite books with costumes, props, and music! This will be a fun-filled, hilarious show for the entire family! Mill Valley Library.

Plaza Night! 5:30-6:30pm, Bilingual evening family hang-out time featuring arts & crafts!, Novato Library.

Henna Art with Rachel-Anne Palacios, grades 6-12, 6 – 7:30pm, Point Reyes Library.

Movies on the Green, TBD, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur

Clueless, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Thursday, July 20

Yerba Buena Festival, 12:30-1:30pm, Shamisen of Bachido + Awakko Ren, San Francisco.

The Hungry Owl Project, 2:30-3:30pm, Hear about our nocturnal friends and their natural history.  Learn about the positive impact owls have on the environment. Watch a video on the nesting cycle of Barn Owls, and meet a live Ambassador Owl! Mill Valley Public Library.

Circus of Smiles, 4-5pm, Join Andrew Quick and Mr. Mustache on a comical circus adventure. These incredible performers defy the very laws of nature as they juggle, flip, compete for your attention, transform into a variety of characters, and make some unbelievable catches. This interactive performance appeals to audiences of all ages and even invites willing attendees to participate in the spectacle. This action-packed romp into a world of silliness and wonder will leave you in stitches. Reservations are required as space is limited. Please RSVP to library@cityoflarkspur.org or 415-927-5005, Larkspur.

MAGC Summer Concert Series, Marin Art & Garden Center, Ross

Yerba Buena Festival, 6-7:30pm, Somos el Son, San Francisco.

Dirty Dancing, Jack London Square, Oakland

The Princess Bride, Courthouse Square, Redwood City

Friday, July 21

Maker Mornings, 9am – 12pm, 6th-12th graders, Work on a variety of hands on projects including making a finger piano and open crafting, Novato Library.

Yerba Buena Festival, 11-11:30 & 12:15–12:45pm, Pi Clowns, San Francisco.

Books and Bites Book Club, 2:30-3:30pm, Grades 4 & 5, Read Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell, discuss it with your fellow readers, and do an activity related to the book, while enjoying tasty treats, Mill Valley Public Library.

Bad Art Night, 4 – 5:30pm, 6th-12th grades, An art event for teens in the 6th-12th grades. Make something awesomely ugly and win a trophy! Materials and snacks will be provided, Civic Center Library.

The Rainbow Fish Musical, 10:30am & 2pm, Come with us under the sea for The Rainbow Fish Musical, a world premiere based on the award-winning book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Campfire Program – Paradise Beach Park, 7 – 9pm, Tiburon.

Once Upon A Magic, 7:30pm, Fairfax Theater Company, Fairfax Pavilion.

Creekside Friday, The Cabin, Tennessee Valley

Jazz & Blues by the Bay, Sausalito

Presidio Outdoor Family Movie Night, TDA, Main Parade Ground, 103 Montgomery Street, San Francisco

Saturday, July 22

Creative Family Fun - Soar in for Paper Planes, 11am-4pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

The Rainbow Fish Musical, 10:30am & 2pm, Come with us under the sea for The Rainbow Fish Musical, a world premiere based on the award-winning book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Summer Nights, 7pm, Pacific Mambo Orchestra, Marin JCC.

Marinwood's Music in the Park Series, 6-8pm, San Rafael

Once Upon A Magic, 7:30pm, Fairfax Theater Company, Fairfax Pavilion.

The Little Mermaid & Moana, Sonoma State University

Mill Valley Community Campout

Sunday, July 23, New Moon

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

The Rainbow Fish Musical, 10:30am & 2pm, Come with us under the sea for The Rainbow Fish Musical, a world premiere based on the award-winning book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Creative Family Fun - Soar in for Paper Planes, 11am-4pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

San Francisco Symphony, 12pm, for the third annual free concert at Pier 27, San Francisco.

Yerba Buena Festival, 2-4pm, San Francisco Mime Troupe, San Francisco.

Summer Sunday Concerts, Piccolo Pavilion in Old Corte Madera Square

Poolside Jam, Strawberry Recreation Center, Mill Valley

LOS ÁNGELES AZULES Featuring Jay De La Cueva & Ximena Sariñana Ensambles Ballet Folklórico de San Francisco, 2pm, KidStage Mexican Dance with Ensambles Ballet Folklorico de San Francisco (12-1:30pm), Stern Grove, San Francisco

Monday, July 24

'Soul Soup' World Music and Dance with Amber Hines, 1 – 2pm, interactive world music complete with instruments for you to try, rhythm, dance, and fun for your whole family! Stinson Beach Library

Creativity Movement for Preschoolers!, 2:30-3:30pm, ages 3-5, Join Jenna from Maligrad Dance Company for four afternoons of creative movement, dance, music, and storytelling. This fun environment will nurture children's creativity. Children do not need to attend all four weeks., Sausalito Library.

San Rafael Pacifics Storytime, 3 – 3:30pm, Meet players from the San Rafael Pacifics baseball team. They'll share their favorite baseball stories, bring their favorite gear and sign autographs! Suitable for all ages, Fairfax Library.

Creativity Club, 3:30-5pm, ages 10-12, Build a Neighborhood/Build a Story, In this workshop, you’ll learn the basics of block printing. You’ll create your own neighborhood and all of the people (or critters!) who reside there. Then, using a few simple steps, you’ll write your own story to go along with your block printing creation, Sausalito Library.

'Soul Soup' World Music and Dance with Amber Hines, 3:30 – 4:30pm, Inverness Library.

Teen Movie Night, 6 – 8pm, The LEGO Batman Movie! We'll have snacks. PJs, pillows, sleeping bags, etc are welcome and encouraged! Corte Madera Library.

Stories & More: Family Fort Night, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM, Families, build a blanket fort and read bedtime stories in the library! Bring 2-3 lightweight blankets or sheets, and wear PJs if you want. Stuffies welcome! We'll provide the treats, Mill Valley Public Library.

Middle Schoolers: Avatar Plushies, 7-8:30pm, Grades 6-8, Choose from different hair styles, clothes, and accessories to make a plushie that represents you, your alter ego, or someone you love. Mill Valley Library.

Tuesday, July 25

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, Megamind, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, CinéArts at the Empire, San Francisco.

Asheba Music - Little Sprouts, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM, age 2 to 5, Come dance and sing with Asheba, who will bring his calypso musical style to favorite children’s songs, Mill Valley Public Library.

Garden Club, 2:30-3:15pm, grades K - 3, Garden Educator Kier Holmes leads children in in a garden story and hands-on activity, Mill Valley Public Library.

Performances on the Patio, 3:30pm, ages 4+, Magical Moonshine Theater presents Chanticleer the Rooster, A rooster is caught by the flattering fox…but foxes can be fooled as well. Sausalito favorites Magical Moonshine bring a new puppet show featuring live music, dynamic storytelling and adorable puppets. Not to be missed!, Robin Sweeny Patio, Sausalito Library.

Nature Journaling, 3:45-4:15pm, grades 5-8, Observe, create and be curious! Mill Valley Library.

Wednesday, July 26

Summer Movie Clubhouse, 10am, Megamind, $5 for 10 movies or $1/show, CinéArts at the Empire, San Francisco.

Art in the Park at Creekside, 11am-2pm, Hal Brown Park, Greenbrae.

Wacky Wednesdays: Village Rhythms, 1-1:45pm, Village Rhythms Join world-renowned master percussionist and educator Onye Onyemaechi for an engaging participatory experience of African village life. San Anselmo Library.

Afternoon Adventures, 3pm, ages 3+, Construction Crew, Round 2, We’re back at it! Come to a second round of building challenges. We have Legos, marshmallows, Magna-tiles, spaghetti, cardboard, tape, blocks, newspaper….come be an engineer, architect, and construction worker all at once, Sausalito Library.

African Village Celebration, 3:30-4:30pm, World-renowned master percussionist Onye Onyemaechi engages families in an interactive experience of African Village life. This lively celebration of African art and heritage includes drumming, dancing, songs, and stories. Mill Valley Library.

Plaza Night! 5:30-6:30pm, Bilingual evening family hang-out time featuring arts & crafts!, Novato Library.

Movies on the Green, TBD, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur

Shrek, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Thursday, July 27

Tween/Teen Science Lab: Bath Bombs, 11am – 12:30pm, ages 10-18, Corte Madera Library.

Yerba Buena Festival, 12:30-1:30pm, RUBaDUB Posse, San Francisco.

Bay Area Discovery Museum Try It Truck, 2 – 5pm, This lab-on-wheels provides hands-on early engineering experiences with high-tech and low-tech tools, from a laser cutter & 3-D printer to everyday tools, Corte Madera Library.

Bottle Cap Magnets, 2 – 3pm, ages 5+, Make your own magnets or pendants! Novato Library.

Edible Adventures, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Grades 3 -5, Participants will explore four ingredients harvested from rainforests around the world and learn how these plants get from nature to the table. Activity includes making ice cream using some of the featured ingredients! Mill Valley Public Library.

MAGC Summer Concert Series, Marin Art & Garden Center, Ross

Moana, Courthouse Square, Redwood City

Friday, July 28

Yoga with Toni, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Grades 3 -5, Relax and learn yoga in a fun, creative, and cooperative environment. Grades 3 -5, registration required, Mill Valley Public Library.

Teen Tea Party and Book Club, 3:30 – 5:30pm, 6th-12th grades, Heartless by Marissa Meyer, a sweet and charmingly weird Alice in Wonderland prequel with a dark twist, Civic Center Library.

Outdoor Movie Night, Mrs. Doubtfire, Pier 39, San Francisco.

Friday Nights on Main, Tiburon

Creekside Friday, The Cabin, Tennessee Valley

Jazz & Blues by the Bay, every Friday

Concert Under the Oak, Northgate Mall, San Rafael

Gilroy Garlic Festival

Saturday, July 29, Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower

San Rafael Twilight Criterium, San Rafael

Creative Arts Festival, Flax Art & Design, San Francisco

Berkeley Kite Festival

Gilroy Garlic Festival

Trail Run at Rush Creek Preserve, 8-9:30am, Novato.

The Rainbow Fish Musical, 10:30am & 2pm, Come with us under the sea for The Rainbow Fish Musical, a world premiere based on the award-winning book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Greenwood Summer Story Time, 11am-12pm, Ages 3–6, Kindergarten tea and free-play to follow, Greenwoord School, Mill Valley.

Creative Family Fun - Make Your Mark with Nature Stamps, 11am-4pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Jedi Training with Andy Zandy, 12 – 12:45pm, Padawans, come train with a Jedi Master! An interactive comedy magic show with Jedi training activities. All ages welcome! Fairfax Library.

Microcosmos at the Conservatory, 12-3pm, We will use Foldscope microscopes take a close look into the natural wonders of Golden Gate Park as well as special curiosities from the Conservatory, including the scales of butterfly wings and the micro-community hidden in carnivorous plants. The Foldscope is an ultra-affordable paper microscope that you can use and assemble easily, to do microscopy anywhere at anytime. Conservatory of Flowers, San Francisco.

Yerba Buena Festival, 12:30pm, SF Uke Jam Summer Uke-splosion!, San Francisco.

Teen Movie Night, 5-7:30pm, ages 11-18, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Astrophotography for Everyone with Jay GaBany, President & CEO, Advanced Imaging Conference, Mill Valley.

Summer Nights, 7pm, Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca, Marin JCC.

Sunday, July 30, Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower

Berkeley Kite Festival

Gilroy Garlic Festival

The Rainbow Fish Musical, 10:30am & 2pm, Come with us under the sea for The Rainbow Fish Musical, a world premiere based on the award-winning book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.

Creative Family Fun - Make Your Mark with Nature Stamps, 11am-4pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Yerba Buena Festival, 1-2:30pm, San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, San Francisco.

Summer Sunday Concerts, Piccolo Pavilion in Old Corte Madera Square

San Francisco Ballet, 2pm, KidStage Ballet Workshop with San Francisco Ballet (12-1:30pm), Stern Grove, San Francisco

Free Family Volunteer Day, 2-4pm, ages 5+, Urban Adamah, Berkeley.

Monday, July 31

Creativity Movement for Preschoolers!, 2:30-3:30pm, ages 3-5, Join Jenna from Maligrad Dance Company for four afternoons of creative movement, dance, music, and storytelling. This fun environment will nurture children's creativity. Children do not need to attend all four weeks., Sausalito Library.

Creativity Club, 3:30-5pm, ages 10-12, Scavenger Hunt, Get ready to use your detective skills and eagle eyes to solve clues throughout City Hall. There will be prizes!, Sausalito Library.

Stories & More: Take Me Out to the Ball Game, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, Meet real professional baseball players from the San Rafael Pacifics! We'll read baseball stories and do a fun craft. Mill Valley Public Library.

Board Game Night, 7-8:30pm, Grades 6-12, Mill Valley Library.