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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.

Thursday, February 1

Movies of the Month, shown daily except Tuesdays, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs & The Love Bug, The Walt Disney Family Museum. 

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


Friday, February 2, Groundhog Day

Kids' PJ Party with Ian Lendler! 6pm, reads a bedtime story from his new picture book, DIESEL, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

Father Daughter Dance, 7pm, Belvedere Community Center.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the Farm, the 6 mo-3 years, Old MacDonald surprises Duck with a special birthday party, BACT Berkeley Center.


Saturday, February 3

Hands on Tam Winter Workday, 8:30am-1pm, projects are family-friendly and open to volunteers of all ages, Muir Beach.

Free Access to all Parks "Measure A Days" including Blackpoint Boat Launch, McInnis Park, McNears Beach Park, Miller Boat Launch, Paradise Beach Park, Stafford Lake Park.

Broom Busters of Old St. Hilary’s, 9am – 12pm, Tiburon Peninsula Club.

Hands on Tam Winter Work Day Celebration, 9am-12pm, Give back to the mountain through a morning of service to restore habitat, steward trails, and other activities. Bring your family, friends, and neighbors! Sites across Mt. Tam (Muir Woods, Bald Hill and Muir Beach

Valentine Bean Bag Toss, 9am-12pm, Home Depot, San Rafael.

Año Nuevo State Park Elephant Seal Walk, 9:15am-12pm OR 1pm-3:45pm, Contact Sara Heintzelman to reserve a spot, 415-530-5366

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. Book reading of Puppy Mind by author Andrew Jordan Nance. Please check in before the program at the table near the southwest side entrance of the zendo.

Upton Beach Cleanup, 10am – 12pm, Stinson Beach.

American Girl Mini Fondue Party, 10am, ages 8-13, Hey Kids! We’re having a fondue party and you’re invited! In this class, we’ll all get our own Mini Fondue Set and then learn how to make chocolate fondue – perfect for dipping fresh fruit, marshmallows and more! $30 per child includes a Mini Fondue Set, Williams Sonoma, Corte Madera.

Summer Camp Fair, 10am-12pm, free, meet over 60 camps for preK-12th grade, French American International School, San Francisco. 

Healthy Parks, Healthy People Trail Walk, 10am–12pm, Start at the Stow Lake Boathouse for some light stretching followed by an easy-going walk around one of the parks most popular areas, Stow Lake, Golden Gate Park.

Alice in Wonderland, 10:30am & 1pm, with The Children’s Theatre Association of San Francisco The Cowell Theater San Francisco.

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

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

Tom Killion - Learn Block Printmaking for Kids, 2-5pm, ages 9-13, $100, a rare opportunity to learn from an accomplished local artist, and for your kid to explore their creative side, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

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

Music for Families, 2pm, Music Around the World - Asia, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

Monster Energy Supercross, 3:30pm, an indoor dirt bike racing championship - a newer version of motocross, the sport’s original form, Oakland Coliseum.

Kids' PJ Party with Ian Lendler, 6-6:30pm, reading you a bedtime story from his new picture book Little Sid: The Tiny Prince Who Became Buddha, diesel, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Winter Nights Dance Parties, 7pm, Bollywood Dance Party, Osher Marin JCC, San Rafael.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the Farm, the 6 mo-3 years, Old MacDonald surprises Duck with a special birthday party, BACT Berkeley Center.


Sunday, February 4, Super Bowl

Learn to Ride, 9 – 11am, Learn to ride pump tracks and rollers with a ranger at the Stafford Lake Bike Park. A limited amount of bicycles and helmets will be available on a first come, first-served basis, Stafford Lake Park, Novato.

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.

Agate Beach Cleanup, 10am – 12pm, Bolinas.

Songs & Stories with Megan, 10:30am, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Super Bowl Pre-Party in the Park, 11am-4pm, Bring your friends and family to Beach Park for a Superbowl pre-party! The kids can run around and play outside with corn hole, bocce, ping pong, & yard games, Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael.

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

YBike Learn to Ride Program, 11am-2pm Main Parade Ground, San Francisco.

Ohlone Mini Tule Boats, 11:15 am-12:15 pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Marin Tiny Treks Open House, 11:30am-1pm, Blackie's Pasture, Tiburon.

Free Super Bowl Party - New England Patriots vs Philadelphia Eagles on the BIG SCREEN, 2pm, Sweetwater, Mill Valley.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the Farm, the 6 mo-3 years, Old MacDonald surprises Duck with a special birthday party, BACT Berkeley Center.


Monday, February 5

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

Understanding Anxiety, 7-8:30pm, Drake Student Center, San Anselmo.


Tuesday, February 6

Marin Tiny Treks Open House, 10am-12pm, Blackie's Pasture, Tiburon.

LEGO Club, 3:30 – 4:30pm, grades K-8, Corte Madera Library.


Wednesday, February 7

Afterschool LEGO Club, 4 – 5pm, grades K-8, Fairfax Library.

Bay Area Discovery Museum Presents Joan Kelley, 6-7pm, Curious about ways you can help your child become a stronger reader? Join us on Wednesday, February 7, for a free talk presented by researcher Joan Kelley, Sausalito.

Make a Valentine, 2:30-4pm, Mill Valley Public Library.

Valentine's Day Banner, 2:30-4pm, age 4+, Make a Valentine's Day banner! Sausalito Library.

Valentine's Day Card Making, 3:30-5pm, Marin City Library.

Tantrums and Melt Downs: Addressing Difficult Behavior Through Connection, 7-9pm, (2 – 7 years), Parents Place, San Rafael.


Thursday, February 8

Cupid's Workshop: Create Valentines with the Green Art Workshop, 3:30–4:30pm, age 5+, San Anselmo Library, Council Chambers.

LEGO Club, 4 – 5pm, ages 4-12, Novato Library.

Girls Leadership Parent & Daughter 4-Week Series: Brave Goals, Balanced Friendships, 7-9pm, (Girls 7 – 9 years and their parent), Parents Place, San Rafael.

Diaper Free, 7:00 – 9:00 PM, (18 months – 4 years), Parents Place, San Rafael.


Friday, February 9

Meet Author Gianna Marino, 11:30am, If I Had a Horse, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

San Francisco Flyway Festival, celebration of the migration through San Francisco Bay of more than 1 million shorebirds and hundreds of thousands of ducks, geese, hawks and other wildlife at the peak of migration, Mare Island, Vallejo.

Russian Festival, Russian Center, San Francisco.

SWOOP! Drone Racing and Raptors in Flight, 5-8pm, unique avian and aeronautical festival will thrill curious kids and families with exciting indoor drone races and nature’s aerial experts, live raptors, up close and soaring overhead, CuriOdyssey, San Mateo.

Performance & Celebration | Otra Mas': 40 Years of Carnaval, 6-9pm,  Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the Farm, the 6 mo-3 years, Old MacDonald surprises Duck with a special birthday party, BACT Berkeley Center.


Saturday, February 10

Youth and Family Winter Bird Count, 9am-12:30pm, FREE event gives aspiring young birders and outdoor enthusiasts an opportunity to contribute to conservation by collecting data while they learn about our local birds with the help of naturalists and volunteer birders. No prior birding experience necessary! Binoculars and scopes will be provided or bring your own, Albert J. Boro Community Center, San Rafael.

Back to Bahia, 9am – 12pm, Bahia Dr, Novato. CANCELED

Free Family Fitness Class, 9–9:55am, Mill Valley Community Center.

Valentine's Teddy Bear Tea, 9:30am-3pm, Tickets are on sale now! Enjoy tea, entertainment, and crafts with your favorite teddy bear, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Saturday Hiking Program, 9:30am, Back Ranch Meadows, 2 mile hike, China Camp.

St. Valentines Festival at the farmers’ market, 10-2, Kids will be making Cupid Heart Waffles with Valentine toppings, making Valentines, taking Valentine photos and other fun stuff, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Giants FanFest 2017, 10am, AT&T Park, San Francisco.

Art in the Park, 10am – 12pm, Hal Brown Park, Greenbrae.

Valentine's Day Baking, 10am, ages 5-13, Want to learn how to make yummy Valentine’s Day treats to share with your friends and family? This is the class for you! We’ll whip up some delicious Valentine’s Day desserts and then enjoy our heart-shaped creations! Williams Sonoma, Corte Madera.

Family Program: A Botanical Valentine's Day Tea, 10–11:30am & 1–2:30pm, enjoy a celebration of herbs and flowers at this educational walk and tea party, UC Botanical Garden, Berkeley.

Chinese New Year Flower Market Fair, 10am-8pm, San Francisco.

SWOOP! Drone Racing and Raptors in Flight, 10am-4pm, unique avian and aeronautical festival will thrill curious kids and families with exciting indoor drone races and nature’s aerial experts, live raptors, up close and soaring overhead, CuriOdyssey, San Mateo.

Alice in Wonderland, 10:30am & 1pm, with The Children’s Theatre Association of San Francisco The Cowell Theater San Francisco.

Mini Procession Preview, Chinese New Year Parade, 10:30am, The procession will include lion dancers, giant walking puppets, costumed stilt walkers, drummers and dancers, San Francisco.

Valentine’s Crafts, 11am – 12pm, Corte Madera Library.

Learn to Skimboard, 11am – 1pm, A limited number of skimboards will be provided, but if you already have a board, please bring it. Skim’s up! Upton Beach, Stinson Beach.

Click, Clack, Moo I Love You! Storytime, 11am, Barnes & Noble, Corte Madera Town Center.

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

SHARE-A-Book Dogs, 1-2pm, Mill Valley Library.

6th Annual Mardi Gras 2nd line March, 2-7pm, The fun starts at The North Star where your ticket gets you drink specials as well as a healthy assortment of Mardi Gras beads. N’awlins grub From the Tupelo kitchen is available at a small additional charge, music and more, San Francisco.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, 2pm & 4pm, Young Performers Theater, San Francisco.

"THE MYSTERY MOUSE OF CHINA CAMP",  4-5pm, ages 5 to 12, Meet a special mouse that lives only in the San Francisco Bay Area what makes it so special and why it is threatened with extinction, Space is limited and reservations are required. To reserve, send email to: chinacamp.programs@gmail.com or call 415.488.5161. China Camp Village Museum, San Rafael.

Meet Author Gianna Marino, 5pm, If I Had a Horse, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Novato Live, 6-8pm, free indoor concert series with the Americana Valentine's, Novato City Hall.

Science on the Screen: WALL*E, 6pm, With UC Berkeley Robotics Professor Ken Goldberg, JCC SF, San Francisco.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

San Francisco Flyway Festival, celebration of the migration through San Francisco Bay of more than 1 million shorebirds and hundreds of thousands of ducks, geese, hawks and other wildlife at the peak of migration, Mare Island, Vallejo.

Russian Festival, Russian Center, San Francisco.

Swing Dance Party with STEVE LUCKY & THE RHUMBA BUMS - Featuring Miss Carmen Getit, 8-11pm, Osher Marin JCC - Hoytt Theater, San Rafael.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the Farm, the 6 mo-3 years, Old MacDonald surprises Duck with a special birthday party, BACT Berkeley Center.


Sunday, February 11

Chinese New Year Flower Market Fair, 9am-6pm, San Francisco.

Randall Museum Grand Reopening Family Festival, 10am-2pm, revitalized, reimagined, and refreshed, explore the Randall’s state-of-the-art STEM lab, the new geology/seismology exhibit, and the dynamic habitat-based live animal enclosures. Discover what’s new in the expanded science lab, ceramics studio, and first floor lobby exhibit. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will begin at 10 am, followed by a special family festival with free art and science activities, live entertainment, and more, San Francisco.

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

Fungus Among Us, 9am – 12pm, age 15+, exploration for the fruits of winter; mushrooms. This walk is for observation purposes only and not for identification of individual species. The hike will consist of a loop approximately 4 miles long. Indian Tree Preserve., Meet at the trailhead on Vineyard Rd in Novato.

SWOOP! Drone Racing and Raptors in Flight, 10am-4pm, unique avian and aeronautical festival will thrill curious kids and families with exciting indoor drone races and nature’s aerial experts, live raptors, up close and soaring overhead, CuriOdyssey, San Mateo.

Songs & Stories with Megan, 10:30am, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Second Sunday Stories, 11am, Suzanne Mirviss - Hello from Sammi! Book Passage, Sausalito.

Red Panda Acrobats, 11am-12pm, ages 5+, a thrilling acrobatic performance in celebration of Chinese New Year! Mill Valley Library.

Beach Park Crab Feed, 11am-4pm, free entry, crafts, bounce house and more, Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael.

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

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

San Francisco Flyway Festival, celebration of the migration through San Francisco Bay of more than 1 million shorebirds and hundreds of thousands of ducks, geese, hawks and other wildlife at the peak of migration, Mare Island, Vallejo.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, 2:30pm, Young Performers Theater, San Francisco.

Family Valentine's Dance, 5–7:15 pm, music, dancing, and refreshments, Sausalito Parks & Recreation.

Russian Festival, Russian Center, San Francisco.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the Farm, the 6 mo-3 years, Old MacDonald surprises Duck with a special birthday party, BACT Berkeley Center.


Monday, February 12

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


Tuesday, February 13, Mardi Gras

Nature Journal Workshop, 10-11:30am, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Tiburon.

Mardi Gras Parade, 5pm, starts at Patricia’s Green in Hayes Valley, Brick and Mortar Music Hall, San Francisco.

Mardi Gras, San Francisco Style opens with a free blues concert at 5 pm in the Fillmore Center Plaza, where Pat (Lady Guiltar) Wilder, is followed by a New Orleans style processional, led by The St. Gabriel Brass Band and  SumbaFunk!.  The festivities continue  with a masquerade ball at the West Bay Conference Center at 8 pm, where The West Coast Blues Society will perform some California style blues. Fat Tuesday in the Fillmore will again bring San Francisco’s historic Fillmore Music District to life with rhythm & blues, a colorful family friendly carnival atmosphere,  along with face painting, street artists and performers, San Francisco.

Carnaval San Francisco Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday Kick-Off Party! 6-10pm, free, All are welcome to meet friends, family, and neighbors in the heart of San Francisco’s Latino Cultural District to enjoy live samba drummers, dancers winding through the party, and lively music from salsa and soca to cumbia and rumba, San Francisco.


Wednesday, February 14, Valentine's Day

BUILDING CLUB: Whirlygigs, Legos & Magna-Tiles, 2:30-4pm, be a pilot, an engineer, a construction worker, and an architect all at the same time, Sausalito Library.

Valentine Cookie decorating, 3-6pm, Poppy, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Crazy Science, 4-5pm, grades k-8, Discover the physical and natural basics that make up our world with “hands-on” exciting activities, Fairfax Library.

Family Disco Party, 7pm, Kids $12 Adults $15.  Includes Dinner (pizza and salad from Del Puopolo and a cocktail (or a kids mock tale), Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.


Thursday, February 15, New Moon

Presidio Experience Tour, 1-3pm, Get to know the Presidio during this two hour, in-depth experience, Presidio, San Francisco.

Red Panda Acrobats, 4-5pm, , ages 5+, a thrilling acrobatic performance in celebration of Chinese New Year! Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Tilden Marin Spring Open House, 5:30-7:30, Tour the Marin campus, learn about our program, and meet Tilden teachers, administrators, and students! Snacks will be provided, Sausalito.

Muir Woods After Hours, Join us for an evening walk through the park which begins at dusk and concludes after sunset.

Girls Leadership Parent & Daughter 4-Week Series: Brave Goals, Balanced Friendships, 7-9pm, (Girls 7 – 9 years and their parent), Parents Place, San Rafael.


Friday, February 16, Chinese New Year, Great Backyard Bird Count

Chinese New Year Celebration, 1-3pm, celebrate Chinese New Year with traditional music, dance, crafts, Tai Chi demonstration, traditional dances – and culminating in a lion dance, Aquarium of the Bay.

Meet Author Sid Garza-Hillman, 7pm, humorous yet effective guide on the oh-so-serious business of parenting reminds us that being a successful parent means first being a successful human, Copperfields, Petaluma.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the Farm, the 6 mo-3 years, Old MacDonald surprises Duck with a special birthday party, BACT Berkeley Center.

Teddy Bears' Picnic, Children's Creativity Museum Annex, San Francisco.

It's the Year of the Dog! Celebrate the Chinese Year of the Dog with a special Snoopy button, photo ops, and by decorating a dog dish to take home, Charles Schultz Museum, Santa Rosa.


Saturday, February 17, Great Backyard Bird Count

Aramburu Island Enhancement, 9am – 1pm, ages 12+, Richardson Bay Audubon, Tiburon.

FREE Family Zumba Exercise Class, 9-10am, Mill Valley Community Center.

Saturday Hiking Program, 9:30am,  Knight Drive Gate trailhead, 2-3 mile hike, China Camp.

Lunar New Year Celebration 2018  "Year of the Dog", ages 0-5, 9:30am – 4:30pm, Bring fullness and good fortune in the coming year by sampling some round (tangerines/oranges) and “golden” fruit (dried Asian fruit delicacies)! Habitot, Berkeley.

Learn How to Pier Fish, 10am – 12pm, A limited amount of poles will be available on a first come, first-served basis. Paradise Beach Park, Tiburon.

Habitat Restoration at Easkoot Creek10am-1pm, ages 10+, Stinson Beach.

Open Cockpit: DC-6 Airliner Cockpit, 10am-4pm, Pacific Coast Air Museum, Santa Rosa.

SWOOP! Drone Racing and Raptors in Flight, 10am-4pm, unique avian and aeronautical festival will thrill curious kids and families with exciting indoor drone races and nature’s aerial experts, live raptors, up close and soaring overhead, CuriOdyssey, San Mateo.

Simply Sea Otters, 10 am & 1 pm, ages 4-10, dive into the lifestyle of the most otterly adorable marine mammal, Contact Courtney Buel @ courtney.buel@noaa.gov.

Meet Author Ying Compestine, 11am, The Chinese Emperor's New Clothes, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Chinese Lion Dancer Team Performance on Lawn, 11am-12pm, The Lion Dance is thought to cleanse darkness and bring good luck, prosperity and happiness, San Anselmo Library.

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

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

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

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

Chinese New Year Celebration, 1-3pm, celebrate Chinese New Year with traditional music, dance, crafts, Tai Chi demonstration, traditional dances – and culminating in a lion dance, Aquarium of the Bay.

Village Talk: Coast Miwok History & Songs, 5-6pm,  Join Teresa Salzman, archeologist and acting director of the Museum of the American Indian as she shares with us a glimpse of Miwok life past and present. This will be a hands-on experience and discussion where we will explore Miwok history and traditions in the art of basketry, music, and toolmaking, China Camp.

Family Movie Night, 6:30pm, free, The Sandlot, Downtown Recreation Center, Novato.

Monster Jam! 7pm, the world's largest and most famous monster truck tour where world-class drivers compete in front of capacity crowds in racing and freestyle competitions, Oakland Coliseum.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the Farm, the 6 mo-3 years, Old MacDonald surprises Duck with a special birthday party, BACT Berkeley Center.

Teddy Bears' Picnic, Children's Creativity Museum Annex, San Francisco.

Kid-O-Rama, a week-long kid’s extravaganza offering non-stop fun for kids of all ages. Check out the Big Truck Event featuring fire trucks, snowplows, and grooming machines, as well as street parties and kids’ concerts, an all-kid game & craft room and many more events! Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows.

It's the Year of the Dog! Celebrate the Chinese Year of the Dog with a special Snoopy button, photo ops, and by decorating a dog dish to take home, Charles Schultz Museum, Santa Rosa.


Sunday, February 18, Great Backyard Bird Count

The Heart of China Camp, 9:30am-12pm, Turtleback Walk for Families, wander among the pickleweed marsh and the oak woodlands to discover the plants and creatures that make it home, To reserve your space, please RSVP at chinacamp.programs@gmail.com or call (415) 456-0766, China Camp.

SWOOP! Drone Racing and Raptors in Flight, 10am-4pm, unique avian and aeronautical festival will thrill curious kids and families with exciting indoor drone races and nature’s aerial experts, live raptors, up close and soaring overhead, CuriOdyssey, San Mateo.

Songs & Stories with Megan, 10:30am, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Lunar New Year Celebration: Year of the Dog, 10:30am-4pm, talented dancers, musicians and storytellers, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco.

Story time and Family Walk, 10:30am, celebrating Women's History Month with Girls Grow in the Garden, San Francisco Botanical Garden.

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

Chinese New Year Celebration, 1-3pm, celebrate Chinese New Year with traditional music, dance, crafts, Tai Chi demonstration, traditional dances – and culminating in a lion dance, Aquarium of the Bay.

Monster Jam! 3pm, the world's largest and most famous monster truck tour where world-class drivers compete in front of capacity crowds in racing and freestyle competitions, Oakland Coliseum.

Mill Valley Chamber Music Society concert series, 5pm, Free youth, teen and college music students, with violinist Bomsori Kim and pianist Drew Petersen, Mt. Tamalpais United Methodist Church, Mill Valley.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the Farm, the 6 mo-3 years, Old MacDonald surprises Duck with a special birthday party, BACT Berkeley Center.

Teddy Bears' Picnic, Children's Creativity Museum Annex, San Francisco.

Open Cockpit: DC-6 Airliner Cockpit, 10am-4pm, Pacific Coast Air Museum, Santa Rosa.


Monday, February 19, President's Day, Great Backyard Bird Count

Chinese New Year Celebration, 9am-4pm, lion dancers, a Kung Fu demonstration, a chance to watch master calligraphers at work, lantern making in BADM’s Fab Lab and much more! Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Nature for Kids: Indian Valley, 10am – 1pm, We’ll look for frogs, toads, and salamanders in addition to other winter-active animals. The creek should be full, so we’ll follow it up the canyon and have lunch by a beautiful waterfall. Remember to bring lunch. Indian Valley Preserve, Novato, parking lot 5.

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

SWOOP! Drone Racing and Raptors in Flight, 10am-4pm, unique avian and aeronautical festival will thrill curious kids and families with exciting indoor drone races and nature’s aerial experts, live raptors, up close and soaring overhead, CuriOdyssey, San Mateo.


Tuesday, February 20

Gogo Craft: Make Fingerless Gloves, 10:30am-12:30pm, grades 6-8, Mill Valley Library.

Movie at the Library, 2:30pm, Kiki’s Delivery Service, A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service. Popcorn provided! Mill Valley Library.

LEGO Club, 3:30 – 4:30pm, grades K-8, Corte Madera Library.

All Children Are Our Children, 6pm, Join Terrapin Nation as we gather at Beach Park to honor the 17 victims who died in this latest horrific mass school shooting. We will gather by the campfire at sunset, Phil Lesh will speak followed by a representative from Moms Demand Action, after a moment of silence Phil will be joined by friends for acoustic music by the campfire. All ages, please dress warmly, and bring your own candles with a safe way to hold them, San Rafael.


Wednesday, February 21

Otter Storytime, 11am, ages 3+, with the River Otter Ecology Project, Corte Madera Library.

Ski Week Movie Marathon, 1pm, Finding Dory, San Anselmo Library.

Game Day, 2:30pm, Mill Valley Library.

Afterschool LEGO Club, 4 – 5pm, Fairfax Library.

Park Ranger Family Program, 5:30 – 6:30pm, age 4+, an adventurous storytime and fun hands-on learning activities with National Park Ranger Jasmine Reinhardt, Novato Library.

Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart, SAP Center, San Jose.


Thursday, February 22

Ski Week Movie Marathon, 1pm, Despicable Me 3, San Anselmo Library.

Movie at the Library, 2:30pm, Megamind, The supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life. Popcorn provided! Mill Valley Library.

Firefighter Storytime! 3:30pm, Larkspur Library.

LEGO Club, 3:30 – 4:30pm, ages 4-12, Novato Library.

Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart, SAP Center, San Jose.

Girls Leadership Parent & Daughter 4-Week Series: Brave Goals, Balanced Friendships, 7-9pm, (Girls 7 – 9 years and their parent), Parents Place, San Rafael.


Friday, February 23

Bay Area Children's Film Festival, Chabot Space & Science Museum, Oakland.

Ski Week Movie Marathon, 1pm, The BFG, San Anselmo Library.

Lego Play Day!, 2:30pm, Mill Valley Library.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the Farm, the 6 mo-3 years, Old MacDonald surprises Duck with a special birthday party, BACT Berkeley Center.

Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart, SAP Center, San Jose.

Film Screening; Arrangiarsi (Pizza…& the art of living), 6-7pm, Bolinas Library.

Sing Along: The Little Mermaid, 7pm, Castro Theater, San Francisco.

Kid-O-Rama, Squaw Valley & Alpine Meadows, Lake Tahoe.


Saturday, February 24

Bay Area Children's Film Festival, Chabot Space & Science Museum, Oakland.

Chinese New Year Parade, Chinatown, San Francisco.

Community Street Fair, Chinatown, San Francisco.

Family Bird Walk, 8:30am-10:30am, great for birders of any level, and we welcome families with young birders, Crissy Field Center, San Francisco.

Spring Family Farm Days, Slide Ranch.

Give Kids a Smile Children’s Dental Health Fair, 10am-2pm, ages 0-17, Children will receive a free dental exam and cleaning, orthodontic evaluations, sealants, fluoride treatment and enjoy games, prizes, face painting and a petting zoo. More than $150 in free dental services will be provided to each child! No appointments required. Call (415) 929-6550 if questions, University of the Pacific's Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco.

Teddy Bears' Picnic, 10am & 11:15am, Children's Creativity Museum Annex, San Francisco.

Makor Marin, 10:30am-12:30pm, Come ready to learn as we explore this unique bird sanctuary, learn bird calls, and hike along the beachfront and Blackie’s Pasture, Tiburon.

Alice in Wonderland, 10:30am & 1pm, with The Children’s Theatre Association of San Francisco The Cowell Theater San Francisco.

Spring Birds Family Farm Day, Learn about the many birds that live at Slide Ranch, from the majestic Great Horned Owls and delicate Hummingbirds to our free-range chickens and ducks. Through guided hikes and activities your family will enjoy this rich coastal ecosystem while learning about and interacting with our feathered friends. This program also includes milking the goats, meeting friendly farm animals, exploring our organic garden and more.

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

Patchwork Series Children's Show: Gustafer Yellowgold, 11am, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

If I Were the President with Artist Anna Sergeeva, 11am-1pm, kids of all ages are invited to write or draw what you would change if you were the President of the United States, The Indie Alley, Fairfax. #ifiwerethepresident 

Marcus Shelby Quintet, 11am, Sounds of Freedom, SFJAZZ, San Francisco.

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

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

Meet Author Travis Nichols, 4pm, Betty's Burgled Bakery Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Chinese New Year Celebration and Banquet, 5pm, food, performances and more, B Street Recreation Center, San Rafael.

The Moon and Stars: Astronomy Hike & Campfire, 5:30 - 8pm, Amazing stargazing! Using binoculars, a spotting scope, and telescopes, we’ll study the face of the moon and learn more about constellations and the night sky. S'more roasting, campfire skits & fun sing alongs! Sausalito.

Novato Live, 6-8pm, free indoor concert series with the Aguilar Flamenco!, Novato City Hall.

Presidio Stargazing Party, 7-1pm, Main Parade Ground, San Francisco.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the Farm, the 6 mo-3 years, Old MacDonald surprises Duck with a special birthday party, BACT Berkeley Center.

Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart, SAP Center, San Jose.

Kid-O-Rama, Squaw Valley & Alpine Meadows, Lake Tahoe.

Sing Along: The Little Mermaid, 7pm, Castro Theater, San Francisco.


Sunday, February 25

Bay Area Children's Film Festival, Chabot Space & Science Museum, Oakland.

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

Hamantashen Bakefest, 10am, Enjoy a Fun Family Holiday Event! Come make all types of Hamantashen with your child, while learning about the happiest day on the Jewish calendar, Chabad Jewish Center, Novato.

Build a Shark, 10 am & 1 pm, ages 4-10, interact with real shark specimens, teeth, and skin as well as watch footage of white sharks at the Farallon islands. Contact Jean Alupay @ jean.alupay@noaa.gov to reserve.

Songs & Stories with Megan, 10:30am, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Mill Valley LiVE, 11am-12pm,  award-winning Illusionist and magician, Magician Timothy James,  comes to the Mill Valley series of shows with his original comedy magic show! Mill Valley Community Center.

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

Purim Palooza, 11:30am-2pm, free carnival with face painting, balloon animals, hamantaschen cake walk, music, food and more, Osher Marin JCC, San Rafael.

Build Your Own Bird Feeder, 12 – 2pm, McNears Beach Park, San Rafael.

Lunar New Year Celebration and Other Asian Traditions: Year of the Dog, 12-4:30pm, Asian traditions in arts, crafts, food, demonstrations, farm animals, adoptable dogs, and more, Oakland Museum of California.

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party, 2-4pm, Make a Sunday afternoon date for tea with Alice, the March Hare, Door Mouse and Mad Hatter at a decidedly unique tea party complete with delicious tea sandwiches, a selection of organic teas, hot chocolate for kids and yummy desserts for all, Contact Maria Baird at 415-456-5652 or mbaird@townoffairfax.org, Fairfax Recreation.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the Farm, the 6 mo-3 years, Old MacDonald surprises Duck with a special birthday party, BACT Berkeley Center.

Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart, SAP Center, San Jose.

Sing Along: The Little Mermaid, 7pm, Castro Theater, San Francisco.


Monday, February 26

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

Common Sense Media for Kids, 9:30-11:30am, interactive discussion about kids and:  smartphones, internet access, social media, cyber bulling, technology addition, privacy and personal safety as well as issues about technology and screen time for very young children, Embassy Suites Hotel, San Rafael.

Infant and Child CPR, 6:30 – 9:00 PM, (For expectant parents, parents, grandparents, and caregivers of children up to onset of puberty), Parents Place, San Rafael.


Tuesday, February 27

IHOP Pancake Day, free short stack.

May I Have Your Attention Please! Parenting Your Child with ADHD, 6:30-8:30pm,(6 – 13 years), Parents Place, San Rafael.


Wednesday, February 28

Tennessee Valley Hike, 10 am-Noon, learn about Marin Headlands history including the Portuguese dairy farmers that once called Tennessee Valley home, Mill Valley.

Afternoon Movie: Cars 3, 3pm, Sausalito Library.

Kids Craft, 4 – 5pm, ages, K-8, Enjoy an hour of laid-back crafts, Fairfax Library.

Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart, ORACLE Arena, Oakland.

Purim Like It's 5778! 6-10:30pm, Urban Adamah, Berkeley.

Children's BIG Emotions: A Guide for Parents, 7:00 – 9:00 PM, (3 – 10 years)Parents Place, San Rafael.

The “Whole Brain Child” Approach To Parenting: Based on the work of Daniel Siegel, MD and Tina Payne Bryson, PhD., 7:00 – 9:00 PM, Parents Place, San Rafael.