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Friday, January 1, New Year's Day

Epic Bridge Run, 9am-12pm, Be a part of The Cave History at The Most Known Bridge in The World, Start off the New Year right by performing a series of challenging workouts on both sides of the Golden Gate Bridge. 

California Academy of Science is Open.

Exploratorium is Open

Polar Bear Skate, 2-3:30pm, get your shades, bathing suit and best polar bear attire and come to the ice rink to take the plunge! Union Square Ice Skating Rink.

Three Classic Fairy Tales, City National Civic Auditorium, San Jose. 


Saturday, January 2

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

Kung Fu Panda 3 Spinning Box, 9am-12pm, Home Depot. 

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

SPAWN Coho Salmon Creek Walk Tour, 10am-1pm, naturalists led walk to explore and learn about the ecology of our endangered native population of Coho salmon, native plants and animals, the natural history of the watershed, RSVP required, for questions contact: Education Specialist Catie Clune, email: catie@spawnusa.org  phone: (415) 663-8590.

Fungus Fair Mushroom Walks, 10am, free, mycologists will be on hand to talk about mushrooms, their role in the environment, and more! Bear Valley Visitor Center, Point Reyes.

Read to a Dog! 11am-2pm, grades K and up, no signup required, South Novato Library. 

Grand Opening VIP Party, 2-5pm, enjoy "mocktails", green drinks, food from our awesome sponsors, clothing from lucy Activewear and raffle prizes (including the OTF orange stand up paddle board, a face painter for the little ones, and get ready for some fitness demos led by our amazing trainers, Orange Theory Fitness, Bon Air Center, Greenbrae.

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

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

Movies of the Month, shown daily except Tuesday, Mary Poppins, The Walt Disney Family Museum. 

Three Classic Fairy Tales, City National Civic Auditorium, San Jose. 

Lemony Snicket's The Lump of Coal, The hilarious and heartburning, uh, heartwarming holiday adventure of a lump of coal who wants to be an artist, Children's Museum, San Francisco.

Panto, Marines’ Memorial Theatre.


Sunday, January 3

Hike with a Ranger, 8am-11 am, come for a special hike to learn about the ecology of our breathtaking redwood forest and all the amazing life within it. We will meet at the entrance by the Visitors Center. Reservations required; please call (415)-388-2596, Muir Woods. 

Fungus Fair, 10am-4pm, free, mycologists will be on hand to talk about mushrooms, their role in the environment, and more! Bear Valley Visitor Center, Point Reyes.

Learn to Skate – Free Clinic, 11am – 1pm, Rangers will offer tips and techniques for beginners as well as ways to attack features that build confidence and skill. This event is geared towards the newbie skateboarder and those looking to cross over from other board sports, but aren’t quite sure how to start. All skill levels are welcome and no experience is necessary. Don’t forget to bring your board, helmet, and pads. McInnis Park, 310 Smith Ranch Rd, San Rafael.

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.

Lemony Snicket's The Lump of Coal, The hilarious and heartburning, uh, heartwarming holiday adventure of a lump of coal who wants to be an artist, Children's Museum, San Francisco.

Panto, Marines’ Memorial Theatre.

Three Classic Fairy Tales, Paramount Theatre, Oakland.


Monday, January 4

Museum Mondays for Little Ones, 10am-12pm, ages 1-5, enjoy stories, movement games, art and craft activities, Schultz Museum. 


Tuesday, January 5

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, January 6

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.

Presidio Shuttle Tour, 12-1pm, free guided shuttle tour introduces visitors to the park’s historic areas, wild open spaces, and hidden nooks, with an emphasis on projects that are shaping the Presidio today. Visit the Main Post, Crissy Field, Fort Winfield Scott, the western coastal bluffs, and more, RSVP is required, Presidio Officers’ Club.

Insect Discovery Lab3-3:45pm, explore the lives of insects, including millipedes, tarantulas, whip scorpions and more! We’ll learn about scientific observation, insect identification and the natural history of bugs’ lives, Sausalito Library.

Knitting Club for Kids, 4-4:45pm, San Anselmo Library.


Thursday, January 7

Club J House Open House, 3-6pm, grades K-6, Games, Bounce House, Zumba, Snacks, Friends and Fun - Free for everyone! Marin JCC, San Rafael.

SHARE A Book - Read to a Dog, 3:30-4:30pm, Kindergarten+, San Anselmo Library.


Friday, January 8

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

deYoungsters Family Art Party, 5:30pm, enjoy a fun-filled evening exploring art and innovation. Creative thinkers will be inspired by Jewel City: Art from San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Activities will include hands-on art making, live performances, cutting edge technology, and more surprises! deYoung, San Francisco.


Saturday, January 9

Mill Valley Family Fun Run and Health & Wellness Fair, 8-11am, Peruse local vendors and explore new ways you and your family can get healthier, happier and more involved in the community! The options are endless! The Fair is a great event to attend after you participate in this year's 4th Annual Family Fun Run/Walk.

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.

SPAWN Coho Salmon Creek Walk Tour, 10am-1pm, naturalists led walk to explore and learn about the ecology of our endangered native population of Coho salmon, native plants and animals, the natural history of the watershed, RSVP required, for questions contact: Education Specialist Catie Clune, email: catie@spawnusa.org  phone: (415) 663-8590.

Junior Chef Class, 10am, ages 8–13, Spiralizer, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

Jelly Jam Time, 10:45 - 11:30 a.m. & 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., welcome the arrival of winter in this interactive puppet show! Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito. 

Launch Party for picture book Cockatoo, Too, 11am-12pm, Bethanie Deeney Murguia will read and sign her new kids' picture book, enjoy crafts, snacks and a live, trained cockatoo in the store. DIESEL, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

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

History for Half Pints, 11:30am-2pm, with a fun activity where we tie dye tote bags, RSVP required, Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco.

Peet's Theatre Grand Opening, 12-3pm, free, food trucks, workshops, sound demo, costume photo booth, and more, Berkeley Rep Theatre.

Opening Day Celebration: Sublime Beauty: Raphael's Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn, 12pm, celebrate the opening of special exhibition Sublime Beauty: Raphael's Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn, the Legion of Honor hosts an afternoon program featuring a scholarly lecture, Italian opera, art-making activities for all ages, and more. 

Love2Dance, Winter Performance “Night at the Movies”, 4pm, performing a variety of dance styles including jazz, hip hop, tap, musical theater, contemporary, acrobatics, ballet and lyrical to songs from all genres, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael. 

Oceans Aglow : Family Night Hike and Campfire, 5:30-8pm, discover one of the most amazing natural phenomenon, bioluminescence, NatureBridge, Sausalito.

Narnia, Berkeley Playhouse Kidstage. 


Sunday, January 10

The Story of Marin’s Salmon and Steelhead, 9am – 12pm, all ages, Rangers Gabe Ngarangad and Craig Solin will lead a family friendly hike along Lagunitas Creek in San Geronimo, Meet at the Leo T. Cronin Fish Viewing Area west of Lagunitas.

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, Animals of the Arctic, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito. 

Preschool Super Fun Sundays: Robot Hullabaloo 10–11:30am, family fun includes robot-making in the art studio, robot story time in the Yud gallery, and the upbeat, down home folk sounds of Hullabaloo!  Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. 

Sunday Special: Circus of Smiles, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM, The circus is coming to the Library!  These clowns know how to make your whole family smile using juggling, acrobatics, and comedy. Audience participation guaranteed as they engage you through songs, dance and zany antics, Mill Valley Library.

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

The Comedy Magician Robert Strong, 11:30am-12:30pm, Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts, San Rafael. 

OMOCHITSUKI! Mocha Pounding, 12-1pm, Asian Art Museum. 

Love2Dance, Little Feet/Mini/All-Star Performance “Ticket to Fame”, 1pm & 3pm, showcasing its youngest dancers (ages 2-6) dancing to a wide variety of popular kids’ songs, this fun and entertaining performance will feature ballet, jazz, tap, acrobatics and hip hop, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael. 

Narnia, Berkeley Playhouse Kidstage. 


Monday, January 11

NEW Maker Space Opens, 2:30-6pm, 931 C Street, Hamilton Field, Novato.

4th-6th Grade Book Club, 3:30-4:30pm, Fablehaven by Brandon Mull, Sausalito Library.

Museum Mondays for Little Ones, 10am-12pm, ages 1-5, enjoy stories, movement games, art and craft activities, Schultz Museum. 


Tuesday, January 12

Drawing Trees in Pen and Ink, 10-11:30am, learn how to draw broadleaf and evergreen trees both from a distance and up close details (leaves, acorns, seed pods, and fruit). In addition to studying details of structure, we will explore shortcuts to help you get the form on paper and tricks to suggest dimension and volume, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Tiburon.


Wednesday, January 13

First Art for Toddlers, 9:30-10:15am, ages 18mo-3y, hands-on messy projects you may not want to do at home, Fairfax Community Center (next to Peri Park).

LEGO Play, 3-4:30pm, ages 3+, Sausalito Library.

Knitting Club for Kids, 4-4:45pm, San Anselmo Library.


Thursday, January 14


Friday, January 15

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

Anniversary of the Sea Lions’ Arrival at PIER 39, 11am-4pm

Royally Fun Reads, 6pm, meet middle grade school authors Jennifer Alvarez (Guardian Herd: Stormbound), Kristen Kitschier (The Tiara on the Terrace), and Anne Nesbit (The Wrinkled Crown), Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Frosted BINGO, 6-9pm, BINGO and buffet style spaghetti dinner fun for the whole family, Corte Madera Community Center.

Family Film Night: McFarland, 6:30-10pm, Bring your sleeping bags and camp out on the gym floor while you enjoy a fun, free movie on a big screen. Free popcorn and It's It ice-creams, Presidio Community YMCA.

San Francisco Boat Show, activities for all ages, Pier 48 & McCovey Cove.


Saturday, January 16

Suddenly January, did El Nino arrive in Muir Woods? 9:30am-12pm, Coho salmon, fetid adder’s tongue, mushrooms, and spiders, follow Ranger Lou on this woodsy expedition to find clues of the season in the forest. People of all ages and abilities welcome. Reservations required; please call (415) 388-2596. 

Los Vaqueros, 10am, the story of the first American cowboys is told by Ranger Al Blank on an easy stroll through Ft. Baker. Remember the days of wanting to be a cowboy and throw a lariat? Find out the real story! Reservations required; please call (415) 331-1540. 

Junior Chef Class, 10am, ages 5–13, Sweet & Savory Crepes, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

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

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

Anniversary of the Sea Lions’ Arrival at PIER 39, 11am-4pm

Susan Katz - All Year Round, 1pm, Follow two friends as they explore the changing seasons through the beauty of each month's iconic shapes and celebrations--from January to December--all year round, Book Passage, Corte Madera. 

Narnia, Berkeley Playhouse Kidstage. 

San Francisco Boat Show, activities for all ages, Pier 48 & McCovey Cove.


Sunday, January 17

Beginning Birding, 9:30-11:30 am, ages 8+, Experience the birds of summer in the Marin Headlands by joining volunteer Jane Haley for an easy walk along Rodeo Lagoon. Bring field guides and binoculars. Dress in Layers. Reservations required; please call (415) 331-1540. 

Mount Burdell's Geomorphology and Historic Quarries, 10am – 2:30pm, explore how and why Mount Burdell came to look the way it does today. We’ll focus on the geology and mass movements that have shaped the mountain then we’ll take a look at three different quarry sites from different time periods. Meet at the end of Butterfield in Novato.

The Adventures of Pinnochio, 10:30am & 1pm, Cowell Theater, San Francisco. 

The Bubble Lady, 11am-12pm, delights her audiences with bubble space ships, bubble trumpets, baby bubbles, bubbles inside of bubbles, volunteers inside of really BIG bubbles…you get the idea. It’s fun, amazing and captivating entertainment – and yes, the volunteer does get CLEAN at the same time! Mill Valley Community Center.

Anniversary of the Sea Lions’ Arrival at PIER 39, 11am-4pm

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

Narnia, Berkeley Playhouse Kidstage. 

San Francisco Boat Show, activities for all ages, Pier 48 & McCovey Cove.


Monday, January 18, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, 9am – 12pm, Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium (10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael).

MLK Day Of Service, Muir Beach, Stinson Beach and Civic Center Caretaking RSVP (415) 561-3044 or volunteer@parksconservancy.org.

MORE MLK JR. DAY EVENTS

Nature for Kids: Buck Gulch Falls, 10am – 1pm, This canyon comes to life in the wet season; ferns, mosses, and mushrooms are all around, banana slugs and newts are on the move, and there are lots of insects and other interesting animals hiding under logs and rocks. Meet at the end of Fairway Dr in Novato.

Anniversary of the Sea Lions’ Arrival at PIER 39, 11am-4pm

San Francisco Boat Show, activities for all ages, Pier 48 & McCovey Cove.

Narnia, Berkeley Playhouse Kidstage. 


Tuesday, January 19


Wednesday, January 20

First Art for Toddlers, 9:30-10:15am, ages 18mo-3y, hands-on messy projects you may not want to do at home, Fairfax Community Center (next to Peri Park).

Scribble Bots!, 2:30pm, ages 6-9, make a scribbling machine using a motor, a battery, and your imagination. Space is limited, call 485-3322, San Rafael Library.

Objects of the Greek Gods: Hermes’ Winged Shoes, 3-4:30pm, Hermes—the Greek god of travel, language, & writing—had winged sandals that let him fly through the air. Come make a pair of wings for your feet!, Sausalito Library.

Marin Theatre Company's The Little Mermaid, 4-5pm, Marin Theatre Company presents Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid for school-age children. Corte Madera Library.

Knitting Club for Kids, 4-4:45pm, San Anselmo Library.

Tarzan, Berkeley Playhouse Kidstage.


Thursday, January 21

SHARE A Book - Read to a Dog, 3:30-4:30pm, Kindergarten+, San Anselmo Library.

Narnia, Berkeley Playhouse Kidstage. 


Friday, January 22

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

Narnia, Berkeley Playhouse Kidstage. 


Saturday, January 23

Olompali Bird Walk, 8:30am-Noon, Olompali State Park.

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.

Back to Bahia, 9am – 12pm, help wipe out the remaining invasive French broom, Meet at the Bahia trailhead near the end of Bahia Dr in Novato.

Family-Friendly Presidio Park Stewards, 9-10:30am, water and mulch young plants, remove unwanted weeds, are the perfect activities for young families to help enhance native habitat.  Snacks provided at 10:30 am break.  Story read from 10:30-11 am.  Please wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Meet at El Polín Loop at the end of Macarthur Avenue. Please RSVP to rberkov@presidiotrust.gov

Marin County Chess Championship Tournament, 9:30am3:30pm, Corte Madera Recreation Center.

2016 Summer Camp Fair at French American International School, 9:30a,-12pm, free, meet over 60 camps for preK-12th grade, San Francisco.

SPAWN Coho Salmon Creek Walk Tour, 10am-1pm, naturalists led walk to explore and learn about the ecology of our endangered native population of Coho salmon, native plants and animals, the natural history of the watershed, RSVP required, for questions contact: Education Specialist Catie Clune, email: catie@spawnusa.org  phone: (415) 663-8590.

Marincello Walk, 10am-12pm, learn about the infamous Marincello Development was that was planned for this area. See remnants of this once popular idea. We will leave from Tennessee Valley and walk up to the Miwok Trail. 

Junior Chef Class, 10am, ages 5–13, Wafflemania!, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

Free Demon Class: Introduction to Relief Printmaking with Linoleum, 11am-1pm, learn some key tricks and tools for relief printing, carving techniques, and how to ink, print your block and some hands-on exploration, Riley Street Art Supply, San Rafael.

Escape from AT&T Park 11am /3pm / 7pm (PDT) San Francisco faces its first ever monster attack. Save our ballpark!It’s finally time for the first game of the baseball season! While waiting for the opening pitch, you feel a low rumble shake the stands, followed by an unnerving, roaring sound. A scientist inexplicably appears to warn you that a sea monster is closing in on the stadium. You have 60 minutes to discover the secret behind the monster’s attack and escape from AT&T Park before it’s destroyed beyond repair! 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco

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

Octopalozza!, 11:30am-2pm, celebrate cephalopods of the world with fun activities, crafts, and presentations! Experiment with market squid dissections using squids from the sustainable seafood we feed our animals at Aquarium of the Bay. Plus, we’ll have an “octopus course” with fun challenges to find the inner cephalopod in all of us! Bay Model, Sausalito.

History for Half Pints: Hippie Crafts, 11:30am-1:30pm, In celebration of exhibition, Experiments in Environment: The Halprin Workshops, 1966–1971, we will be designing, creating, and building different crafts inspired by "hippie culture." Activities include: making far out jewelry, designing brightly colored lanterns, crafting paper flower crowns, constructing tissue box guitars, and creating political posters, California Historical Society, San Francisco.

Full Moon Hike to the Point Bonita Lighthouse, 4:45-6:15pm, arrive early as parking is limited. Meet at the Point Bonita Lighthouse trailhead. Dress warmly and bring a flashlight. Limited to 50 people; program fills quickly. Reservations required; call (415) 331-1540. 

RoCo Dance On Stage and “PETER”, 7:30 pm, a modern twist on the classic story of Peter Pan, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael. 

Whalefest, live entertainment, face painting, educational exhibits, historic walking tours, chalk art and much more, Monterey.

Bad Kitty On Stage, straight from the pages of the wildly popular Bad Kitty comic book series, here she sprawls, in solitary splendor, until one day . . . (loud hissing) PUPPY! Uh oh.  And then . . . (hair on back standing on end) MOUSE! And then. . . well, let’s just say life gets complicated.  A world premiere. Recommended for age 4 and up. Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Narnia, Berkeley Playhouse Kidstage. 


Sunday, January 24

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, Animals of the Arctic, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito. 

Hilarious Ventriloquist Steve Chaney and his puppet partner Cornelius Crowe, JCC, Berkeley.

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

Pelican Dreams, 1pm, free, documentary (Rated G, 80 minutes) follows a wayward California brown pelican that lands on the Golden Gate Bridge, stopping traffic, from her "arrest" on the bridge into care at a wildlife rehabilitation facility and beyond, Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley.

Picture Book author Salina Yoon reads and signs her new book "Be a Friend", 2pm, Salina discusses and signs her new picture book, DIESEL, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

RoCo Dance On Stage and “PETER”, 7:30 pm, a modern twist on the classic story of Peter Pan, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael. 

Bad Kitty On Stage, straight from the pages of the wildly popular Bad Kitty comic book series, here she sprawls, in solitary splendor, until one day . . . (loud hissing) PUPPY! Uh oh.  And then . . . (hair on back standing on end) MOUSE! And then. . . well, let’s just say life gets complicated.  A world premiere. Recommended for age 4 and up. Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Whalefest, live entertainment, face painting, educational exhibits, historic walking tours, chalk art and much more, Monterey.


Monday, January 25

Museum Mondays for Little Ones, 10am-12pm, ages 1-5, enjoy stories, movement games, art and craft activities, Schultz Museum. 


Tuesday, January 26


Wednesday, January 27

First Art for Toddlers, 9:30-10:15am, ages 18mo-3y, hands-on messy projects you may not want to do at home, Fairfax Community Center (next to Peri Park).

Movie: Minions, 3-4:30pm, Sausalito Library.

Knitting Club for Kids, 4-4:45pm, San Anselmo Library.


Thursday, January 28

Creative Writing Circle with Karen Benke, 7-8pm, Grades 6 - 8, experiment and explore your wild wonderings and wanderings from the safety of a blank page, Advance registration required,  Mill Valley Library.


Friday, January 29

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

Once Upon A Mattress, 7:30 pm, Showcase Theater, San Rafael.


Saturday, January 30

Maker Space Community Celebration, 10am-2pm, 931 C Street, Hamilton Field, Novato.

SPAWN Coho Salmon Creek Walk Tour, 10am-1pm, naturalists led walk to explore and learn about the ecology of our endangered native population of Coho salmon, native plants and animals, the natural history of the watershed, RSVP required, for questions contact: Education Specialist Catie Clune, email: catie@spawnusa.org  phone: (415) 663-8590.

New Year of the Trees Celebration! 10am-1:30pm, all ages, join in an experiential Tu Bishvat brunch, explore tree ecology and tracking skills with our environmental educators, and enjoy a morning of community in the outdoors together, Stafford Lake Park in Novato, RSVP contact elana@makormarin.org.

Junior Chef Class, 10am, ages 5–13, Apple Snacks!, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

Labyrinth, 10am, Fifteen-year-old Sarah accidentally wishes her baby half-brother, Toby, away to the Goblin King Jareth who will keep Toby if Sarah does not complete his Labyrinth in thirteen hours, Lark Theatre.

Living History Day, 10am-5pm, free, Fort Point is called to action once again! Experience first-hand the momentous era of the American Civil War from live re-enactors, through infantry and artillery demonstrations, medicine in the 1800's, music, Victorian dance, and exhibits displaying the lives of men, women, and children of days past. 

Flower Market Fair, 10am-8pm, Chinatown, San Francisco.

Charles M. Schulz Museum at LumaCON • 10am - 4pm Visit the Schulz Museum at LumaCon, Petaluma’s second annual comic festival! 

Alice in Wonderland's Mad Tea Party, 11am-12pm, Ages 6-12. The Mad Hatter and the March Hare cordially invite you to tea. Enjoy a madcap tea party, create your own paper crown, and listen to the story of Alice in Wonderland’s Mad Tea Party by Lewis Carroll. Advanced registration required, Ahayley@townofsananselmo.org, San Anselmo Library. 

STEM Superhero Series, Extreme Water: Super Solving for Drought, Storms & Floods, new STEM Superhero Series invites young visitors to use their STEM superpowers to solve real world challenges. All STEM Superheroes will receive capes to adorn with badges earned at each event; attend all four to complete the mission! Events include special facilitated programs for all ages and performances, all free with admission, Bay Area Discovery Museum.

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

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

Learn to Freshwater Fish, 12 – 2pm, McInnis Park, San Rafael.

Kidgits Family Tailgate Event, 1-3pm, face painting, a football toss station, arts and crafts, exclusive retailer discounts, Kidgits football-themed treat bags, and a super prize pack drawing! Great Mall, Milpitas.

Royal Hawaiian Featherwork: Nā Hulu Ali‘i Community Day, 2:30-3pm, free, Tahitian dance and hula performance by Te Mau Tamari'i A Tiare / Nā Kamali'i a Kiele, deYoung Museum, San Francisco.

Once Upon A Mattress, 7:30 pm, Showcase Theater, San Rafael.

Bay Area International Children's Film Festival, Bring the whole family for an amazing weekend of films and workshops, Chabot Space & Science Center, Oakland.

Bad Kitty On Stage, straight from the pages of the wildly popular Bad Kitty comic book series, here she sprawls, in solitary splendor, until one day . . . (loud hissing) PUPPY! Uh oh.  And then . . . (hair on back standing on end) MOUSE! And then. . . well, let’s just say life gets complicated.  A world premiere. Recommended for age 4 and up. Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show, Cow Palace, San Francisco.

Russian Festival


Sunday, January 31

Flower Market Fair, 9am-6pm, Chinatown, San Francisco.

Nature for Kids: Exploring Indian Valley, 10am-1pm, look for winter-active wildlife, including frogs, toads, and salamanders, College of Marin Indian Valley Campus, 1800 Ignacio Blvd, Novato. 

Lunar New Year Celebration: The Year of the Monkey, 10:30am-4pm, storytelling, activities, calligraphy, martial arts, dancers, musicians, stilt walkers, and author Oliver Chin’s story about Chinese zodiac animals’ characteristics and discover something new about yourself, Asian Art Museum.

Sausalito Herring Festival, 11am-3pm, Gabrielson Park, in case of rain the festival will be at the Bay Model, Sausalito. 

Creative Family Fun: Scaly Sidekicks11am-4pm, at  Drop in for imaginative craft-making based on the Presidio’s natural and cultural heritage. Registration not required, but preferred. Presidio Officers’ Club.

Circus Bella, 11am & 2pm, non-stop kaleidoscope of thrilling feats of balance and strength, elegant demonstrations of grace and poise, outrageous humor and slapstick antics, JCC, San Francisco.

Super Bowl City, 11am-9pm, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

Labyrinth, 1pm, Fifteen-year-old Sarah accidentally wishes her baby half-brother, Toby, away to the Goblin King Jareth who will keep Toby if Sarah does not complete his Labyrinth in thirteen hours, Lark Theatre.

Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show, Cow Palace, San Francisco.

Bay Area International Children's Film Festival, Bring the whole family for an amazing weekend of films and workshops, Chabot Space & Science Center, Oakland.

Bad Kitty On Stage, straight from the pages of the wildly popular Bad Kitty comic book series, here she sprawls, in solitary splendor, until one day . . . (loud hissing) PUPPY! Uh oh.  And then . . . (hair on back standing on end) MOUSE! And then. . . well, let’s just say life gets complicated.  A world premiere. Recommended for age 4 and up. Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.