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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.

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.

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.

Puppy Bowl Cafe, a 24-foot mock football field with adorable adoptable puppies from local shelters battling it out for chew toys, Gott's Roadside, Embarcadero.

Star Viewing Party, 6:30-8pm, Experienced amateur astronomers will guide you through a tour of stars, planets and nebula using powerful telescopes. Bundle up, bring the family, binoculars if you have them, and share the wonder. This is a One Book One Marin 2016 event, Bolinas Fire Department.


Friday, February 5

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

Puppy Bowl Cafe, a 24-foot mock football field with adorable adoptable puppies from local shelters battling it out for chew toys, Gott's Roadside, Embarcadero.

Homemade Valentines Day Cards, 3:30-4:30pm, San Anselmo Library.

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

Teen Stargazing Event with Don Jolley, 6-8:30pm, 6th-12th grades, Come for dinner and stay to explore the night sky. Listen to Don Jolley tell tales about the constellations, Tomales Bay Youth Center, Point Reyes.

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.

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.

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.

Junior Chef Class, 10am, ages 8–13, Stir Frying for Kids, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

Twin Cities Community Preschool Open House, 10am-12pm, a play-based, parent participatory pre-school, 56 Mohawk Avenue, Corte Madera.

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.

Mythical Tales make Magical TEA, 11am-1:30pm, theatrical story followed by the funnest hands on tea pouring for kids. We will learn how to serve, and taste some lovely yummy teas, Westerngate Tea House, Lagunitas.

Chinese Lion Dancers, 11am, San Anselmo Library.

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

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

Puppy Bowl Cafe, a 24-foot mock football field with adorable adoptable puppies from local shelters battling it out for chew toys, Gott's Roadside, Embarcadero.

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.

Lycee Francais Open House, 3pm, grades 1-5, Sausalito.

Super Community in The Fillmore, 4-9pm, pre-Mardi Gras Celebration with blues, a colorful family friendly carnival atmosphere, along with face painting, street artists and performers, Fillmore, 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.

Puppy Bowl Cafe, a 24-foot mock football field with adorable adoptable puppies from local shelters battling it out for chew toys, Gott's Roadside, Embarcadero.

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

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party, 2-4pm, Fairfax Women's Club, Maria Baird at 415-456-5652 or mbaird@townoffairfax.org.

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.

A Little Mermaid, 7:30-8:30pm, enjoy this live production of the original Hans Christian Andersen story by the Marin Theater Company, Bolinas Library.


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.

Star Viewing Party Hosted by the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers Association, 6:30-7:30pm, guided tour of stars, planets and nebula using powerful telescopes. This event will be cancelled due to weather (rain, fog or cloud cover) so be sure to call the hosting library on the day of the viewing to confirm, South Novato Library at 506-3165.


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.


Thursday, February 11

Storytelling with Emily Butterfly & Her Team of Fairies and Valentine Cupcake Decorating, 4-6pm, The Poppy Store, Larkspur.

Pelican Dream Screening, 6pm, Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.


Friday, February 12

Great Backyard Bird Count

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

Penguins + Pajamas, ages 5-17, a Ronnie Favorite! California Academy of Science.

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


Saturday, February 13

Great Backyard Bird Count

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.

Pixie Park Open House, 10:30am-12pm, Marin Art & Garden Center, Ross.

SHARE a Book with a Dog, 11am-12pm, ages 5+, San Rafael Library.

PELICAN DREAMS: CRISSY FIELD WALK, 11am, Join Pelican Dreams producer/director Judy Irving for a 1.4 mile leisurely walk along the Crissy Field shoreline to look for soaring pelicans and talk about this iconic species. Bring binoculars and dress in layers. Register for meeting location.

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.

Lunar New Year Celebrations, 11am-3pm, celebrate the Year of the Monkey with Chinese acrobatic performances, traditional Chinese lion and folk dancing, and much more, San Francisco Zoo.

Teen Valentine Party, 2-4pm, 6th—12th grade, afternoon of cookies, cake, tea, paper crafts and board games, Novato Library.

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

Great Backyard Bird Count

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

Great Backyard Bird Count

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.

Police Sargent Ryan Dunnigan, 11am, ages 3-6, guest reader at preschool storytime, Corte Madera Library.

Greek Mythology: Trojan Horse, 3-4:30pm, Greeks won an important battle by sneaking into the enemy’s camp in a large wooden horse. Come make a (miniature) Trojan horse of your own, Sausalito Library.

Teen Double Feature, 3:45-8:45pm, 6th—12th grade, Raiders of the Lost Ark and Independence Day, Novato Library.

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.

Afternoon Movie: Spaceballs, 2:30-4:30pm, San Anselmo Council Chambers.


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.

Junior Chef Class, 10am, ages 8–13, American Girl Doll Madelines, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

Dissect Salmon! 10am & 1pm, ages 4-10,  a hands-on exploration of one of California’s most famous fish! Learn about the unique life cycle of salmonids and create your own fish prints using a real Chinook salmon. Participants will also get to know salmon both inside and out during our naturalist-led dissection. Contact Mark Oatesmark.oates@noaa.gov to register, 991 Marine Drive, The Presidio, San Francisco

Chinatown Community Street Fair, San Francisco.

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

Aquarium of the Bay and BayMobile, 11:30am-2:30pm, Bay Model, Sausalito.

Weaving Workshop, 3-4:15pm, ages 6-11, pre-registration required, Fairfax Library.

Bad Kitty On Stage, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Bloom Kaboom, 9am & 10:30am, ages 6 month- 4 years, multi-sensory story experience with moments of interactive engagement throughout, 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.

Dance With Us Family Workshops, 12-1pm, 1-hour interactive workshops for Swan Lake, SF Ballet, 455 Franklin Street, directly behind the War Memorial Opera House. 

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.

Make a Flashlight - for Teens! 2-4pm, RSVP 924.6444, Corte Madera Library.

Bad Kitty On Stage, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Bloom Kaboom, 9am & 10:30am, ages 6 month- 4 years, multi-sensory story experience with moments of interactive engagement throughout, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.


Monday, February 22, Full Moon

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


Tuesday, February 23

21st Century Education: Cultivating Creative & Entrepreneurial Talents with Yong Zhao, Ph.D., 6:30 pm-9pm, Mill Valley Community Center. 

Screenagers, 7-9p, free, Drake High School Little Theater, San Anselmo.


Wednesday, February 24

Shaun the Sheep, 3pm, Sausalito Library.


Thursday, February 25

Bilingual Storytime plus Flower Papercrafts, 10-10:45am, ages 3-6, with John Elison, followed by a hands-on papercraft workshop where participants will be guided in the creation of paper flowers, Corte Madera Library. 

Screenagers, 2-3pm, Cascade Canyon School, Fairfax.

Poppy Store is Turning 5! 3-6pm, carnival fun, music, food, and more! Larkspur.

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.

Screenagers, 2-3pm, Cascade Canyon School, Fairfax.

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

Cabaret 2016: The Sound of Music, 7:30pm, Mill Valley Middle School

Bloom Kaboom, 9am & 10:30am, ages 6 month- 4 years, multi-sensory story experience with moments of interactive engagement throughout, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.


Saturday, February 27

Family Farm Days, 10am-12pm, Spring Birds, Slide Ranch.

Bilingual Education for Primary Schoolers, 10-11:30am, for primary school children who don't speak French to integrate into our bilingual school, Lycée Français de San Francisco, Sausalito.

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.

Family-Friendly French Market and Open House, 11am-3pm, Lycée Français de San Francisco, Sausalito.

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

Cabaret 2016: The Sound of Music, 1pm & 7:30pm, Mill Valley Middle School

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

Microsoft Hour of Code, 1-2pm, ages 8+, register required, Village at Corte Madera.

World Sword Swallower's Day, free, 1:45pm, Ripley’s Believe It or Not, San Francisco.

Novato Live, 6-8pm, all ages, Jerry Hannan, Sherman Ave, Novato.

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

Screenagers, 7-9pm, followed by Panel Discussion with the film's Producer, Hosted by Marin Waldorf School, Unity of Marin, 600 Palm Dr., Novato.

Bad Kitty On Stage, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Bloom Kaboom, 9am & 10:30am, ages 6 month- 4 years, multi-sensory story experience with moments of interactive engagement throughout, Children's Fairyland, Oakland.


Sunday, February 28, Academy Awards

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

Fish For Crabs! 10am & 1pm ages 4-10, get your claws and carapaces ready for a family event devoted to crabs! Look and touch real live shore crabs and sand crabs. Go on a crab search, led by our staff naturalist. Use crab traps to fish for rock and Dungeness crabs off of our classroom pier. Learn about crab anatomy with our crab dress-up costume. Contact Courtney Buel @ courtney.buel@noaa.gov to register, 991 Marine Drive, The Presidio, San Francisco

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

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

Zócalo: Family Day Fiesta & Mercado, free, 12-4pm, crafts, music, and food for the whole family. We’ll be making pinatas and papel picado; learning about printmaking and how to garnish Mexican street corn. In between crafting, savor culinary delights from local vendors: tamales, paletas and wine, while enjoying a special Ballet Folklorico performance! Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

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

Microsoft Hour of Code, 1-2pm, ages 8+, register required, Village at Corte Madera.

Bad Kitty On Stage, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Bloom Kaboom, 9am & 10:30am, ages 6 month- 4 years, multi-sensory story experience with moments of interactive engagement throughout, 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.