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Monday, January 1, New Year's Day

Holidays Along the Farm Trails, Sonoma County.

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

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. 

San Francisco Botanical Gardens is open and free!

Polar Bear Skate, 2-3:30pm, skaters of all ages to the return of San Francisco’s take on the popular Canadian tradition! Union Square Ice Skating Rink.

Shen Yun, combine ancient legends with technological innovations, and historically authentic costumes with breathtaking animated backdrops, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco.


Tuesday, January 2, Full Moon

Winter Break Movies and More, 2:30pm, LEGO Ninjago Movie, Mill Valley Library.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.

Shen Yun, combine ancient legends with technological innovations, and historically authentic costumes with breathtaking animated backdrops, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco.


Wednesday, January 3,  Quadrantids Meteor Shower

Movies of the Month, Peter Pan 1pm & Pollyanna 3pm, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun: 1pm; Sat: 4pm, The Walt Disney Family Museum, San Francisco.

"Behind the Scenes Camp" 9 am - 3 pm, Marin Humane, Novato.

Sing & Dance with Miss Kitty, 9:30am, 0-8 years, Larkspur Library.

Winter Break Movies and More, 2:30pm, Game and Puzzle Day, Mill Valley Library.

Afterschool LEGO Club, 3 – 4:30pm, Civic Center Library.

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

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.

Shen Yun, combine ancient legends with technological innovations, and historically authentic costumes with breathtaking animated backdrops, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco.


Thursday, January 4,  Quadrantids Meteor Shower

Silicon Valley Auto Show

Winter Break Movies and More, 2:30pm, My Neighbor Totoro, Mill Valley Library.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.

Sesame Street Live! Let's Party! Paramount Theatre, Oakland.

Shen Yun, combine ancient legends with technological innovations, and historically authentic costumes with breathtaking animated backdrops, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco.


Friday, January 5

Silicon Valley Auto Show

Winter Break Movies and More, 2:30pm, LEGO Play Day, Mill Valley Library.

Board Game Afternoon, 3:30 – 4:30pm, Fairfax Library.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Sesame Street Live! Let's Party! Paramount Theatre, Oakland.

Shen Yun, combine ancient legends with technological innovations, and historically authentic costumes with breathtaking animated backdrops, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco.


Saturday, January 6

Silicon Valley Auto Show

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.

Fit4Mom Marin (free!) Body Back Class! 8-9am, Athleta, Corte Madera Town Center.

Block Calendar, 9am-12pm, Home Depot. 

Learn to Skate – Free Clinic, 10am – 12pm, 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, Meet at the skatepark in McInnis Park in San Rafael.

Parenting Workshop: Understanding Your Child's Difficult Behaviors and How to Help, 11am-12:30pm, San Anselmo Library.

Creek Walk with SPAWN, 12pm, Samuel P. Taylor 'Camp Taylor' Main Entrance, Lagunitas.

Elephant and Piggie's "We Are in a Play!" Children's Creativity Museum Theater,  San Francisco.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Sesame Street Live! Let's Party! City National Civic, San Jose.

Shen Yun, combine ancient legends with technological innovations, and historically authentic costumes with breathtaking animated backdrops, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco.


Sunday, January 7, Golden Globe Awards

Silicon Valley Auto Show

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. This event is ideal for all ages. 

The Story of Marin’s Coho Salmon and Steelhead, 9am – 12pm, ages 7+, Rangers Gabe Ngarangad and Craig Solin will lead a family friendly hike along Lagunitas Creek in San Geronimo. If Mother Nature cooperates, we’ll witness one of Marin’s natural treasures: Steelhead and coho salmon returning from the sea. Learn about the life cycles of these fish, the efforts to restore local populations, and some of the interesting local history.

Tree planting at Stafford Lake Bike Park, 9am – 12pm, ages 12+, planting native trees in select locations. Volunteer work is mildly strenuous and involves bending, pulling, and kneeling.

Point Reyes Christmas Bird Count for Kids, 9:45am-3pm, Gather your fledglings for this half-day event celebrating nature, parks, education and outdoor family fun, The Red Barn at Bear Valley.

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

YBike Learn to Ride Program, 11am-2pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Sandcastle Build, 12 – 2pm, let your creativity run wild! Join ranger staff to build sandcastles and whatever else you can imagine using materials from nature. Sand, seaweed, driftwood, and shells are a few of the materials we can use to create unique masterpieces! Work as a group or solo. The only requirement is having a great time in the beautiful outdoors, Meet at Upton Beach near the north parking lot at Stinson Beach.

Sunday Sampler, 1-3pm, Taught by professional theatre artists, our classes offer people of all ages and abilities an opportunity to explore the craft of theatre and experience the joy of dynamic engagement with their own creativity. Come find the one that’s right for you! Berkeley Rep.

Elephant and Piggie's "We Are in a Play!" Children's Creativity Museum Theater,  San Francisco.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Sesame Street Live! Let's Party! City National Civic, San Jose.

Shen Yun, combine ancient legends with technological innovations, and historically authentic costumes with breathtaking animated backdrops, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco.


Monday, January 8

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

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


Tuesday, January 9

Nature for Kids: Indian Tree, 10am – 1pm, It’s winter, it’s wet, and it’s cold. Salamanders, slugs, and millipedes are easy to find, but where do they go during the dry months? And where are the lizards and butterflies that we see everywhere in the dry season? We’ll look in different habitats and try to answer these questions about the changes in the animal life we encounter as the seasons change. Remember to bring a lunch. Meet at the trailhead on Vineyard Rd in Novato.


Wednesday, January 10

Building Club, 3pm & 4:30pm, Come be an engineer, a construction worker, and an architect all at the same time. We’ll have Duplos in the Children’s Room for kids under 3, Sausalito Library.

Kiddo Crafternoon: Shadows, 3-3:45pm, kindergarten +, San Anselmo Council Chambers.

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


Thursday, January 11


Friday, January 12

The Presidio: San Francisco Started Here, 1-3pm, Juan Bautista de Anza led a diverse group of families and soldiers through some of the most extreme environments on horseback to establish Spain’s northern most colony in Alta California. Thus began San Francisco. To learn more of the story, meet Walter Coe, park volunteer, at his drop-in interpretive session in the Presidio Visitor Center, San Francisco

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

Kids' PJ Party with Peter Stein!, 6-6:30pm, Pull on your PJs and bring your teddy bear to the bookstore! Author Peter Stein will be here to read you a bedtime story from Trucks Galore, Diesel, a Bookstore, Larkspur.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Shen Yun, combine ancient legends with technological innovations, and historically authentic costumes with breathtaking animated backdrops, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley.


Saturday, January 13

Sturgeon Derby, 9am – 1pm, Join rangers for this popular annual fishing contest! Prizes will be awarded for the biggest fish. A valid California fishing license is required when fishing from the shore, not from the pier. All persons fishing for sturgeon must follow all applicable California Fish and Wildlife regulations, Meet at the fishing pier in McNears Beach Park in San Rafael.

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

MLK Day of Revelations, 9:30am, NORCALMLK and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco present a day celebrating the contributions and stories from the African American community with programming in connection with Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday and the special exhibition Revelations: Art from the African American South. Enjoy free programs and gallery admission.*

Crabbing at Fort Baker Pier, 10 am-Noon, Learn about the bounties of San Francisco Bay. See what you can catch! Fort Baker, San Francisco.

SF Sketchfest, 11am, Audible Presents Story Party Live, Marines Memorial Theatre, San Francisco.

Creek Walk with SPAWN, 12pm, Samuel P. Taylor 'Camp Taylor' Main Entrance, Lagunitas.

Elephant and Piggie's "We Are in a Play!" Children's Creativity Museum Theater,  San Francisco.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Shen Yun, combine ancient legends with technological innovations, and historically authentic costumes with breathtaking animated backdrops, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley.


Sunday, January 14

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

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

Second Sunday Stories, 11am, Jess Hong - Lovely, Book Passage, Sausalito.

Bay Area Youth Orchestra Festival, 3pm, showcasing young talent as youth orchestras from around the Bay Area, San Francisco Symphony.

Mill Valley Chamber Music Society, 5pm, free admission for youth, teen and college students studying classical music, Claremont Trio, Mt. Tamalpais United Methodist Church, Mill Valley.

Elephant and Piggie's "We Are in a Play!" Children's Creativity Museum Theater,  San Francisco.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Shen Yun, combine ancient legends with technological innovations, and historically authentic costumes with breathtaking animated backdrops, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley.


Monday, January 15, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade and Festival, 11am, experience the MLK2018 commemorative march/parade from San Francisco's Caltrain Station to Yerba Buena Gardens. The 1.5 mile journey crosses the Lefty O'Doul Bridge and stops at Willie Mays Plaza at AT&T Park to commemorate the crossing of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, a symbol of violence and victory in the civil rights movement.

MLK Day of Service

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, 9am – 12pm, The Corporation for National and Community Service promotes MLK Day of Service as "a day on, not off!" This important call to service is a way to honor the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr, and support projects that empower and strengthen local communities. Our focus will be to do just that as we work together to spruce up landscaped areas at the Marin County Civic Center. Volunteer work is mildly strenuous and involves bending, pulling, and kneeling. Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael.

Museum of the African Diaspora, free admission, San Francisco.

Nature for Kids: Mt Burdell, 10am – 1pm, We’ll take a winter walk at this beautiful preserve looking for cold weather critters. If we’re feeling adventurous, we might even head up to Hidden Lake to see if we can find newts and frogs. Remember to bring lunch. Mount Burdell Preserve., Meet at the gate on San Andreas Dr in Novato.

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

Children's Creativity Museum, 11am-3pm, design a square for the peace quilt, collaborate on  peace sign mural, and more, San Francisco.

Dreaming a World in Story and Song, 11:30 am–12pm, In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. and his dreams for a better world, join us for a family time that rejoices in stories and songs from a myriad of cultures. Storyteller Muriel Johnson will take you on an amazing journey into other places and possibilities, while you gather within the exhibition Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

NorCal MLK, The marquee event of the celebration day brings THe Urgency of Now to life and features a Grade-A Social Justice panel, featuring a leading activist, actor, athlete, academic, and artist, live music, health festival,  Black Comix Arts Festival children's comix, games, and interactive events give kids the opportunity to engage in comic and animation activities Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Bringing the Noise for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 7pm, There is no better way to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King than through the voices of young poets and writers, Youth Speaks, Nourse Theater, San Francisco.


Tuesday, January 16

Library LEGO Crew, 3:30-4:30pm, San Anselmo Library.


Wednesday, January 17, New Moon

Preschool Storytime Special Guest, 11am, Corte Madera Firefighter, Corte Madera Library.

Afternoon Tea, 3-4pm, Mingle with your friends and neighbors and the Library staff for homemade sandwiches and sweets served from a silver tea service, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Beauty and the Beast, 7pm, The Playhouse, San Anselmo.


Thursday, January 18

Muir Woods After Hours, 4-6 pm, Hike through Muir Woods after dark! Reservations required, Muir Woods National Monument.

Mega Challah Bake, 6:30pm, JCCSF, San Francisco.

Beauty and the Beast, 7pm, The Playhouse, San Anselmo.

Parenting Your Strong-Willed Child, 7-9pm, Parents Place, San Rafael.


Friday, January 19

Sara Zaske author of Achtung Baby!, 6-8pm, Book Passage By-the-Bay, Sausalito.

Beauty and the Beast, 7pm, The Playhouse, San Anselmo.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

de Youngsters Party, 6-9pm, Interactive digital activities, Hands-on art making inspired by the works on view, An animated flip-book photo booth station, and more! de Young Museum, San Francisco.


Saturday, January 20

Creekside Restoration with One Tam, 9am – 12pm, Be a part of a community based effort to install a diverse palette of native plants at a site once dominated by nonnative grasses and weeds. Volunteer work is mildly strenuous and involves bending, pulling, kneeling, and hiking on steep and uneven terrain. Meet across from Marin General Hospital at Hal Brown Park at Creekside.

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

Magic: The Gathering Tournament, 10am-5pm, grades 4-8, Registration includes: pizza lunch, a new deck of cards, prizes and a guarantee of at least 3 matches, registration required, Dairy Knoll, 600 Ned's Way, Tiburon. 

Los Vaqueros, 10 am-Noon, Join Ranger Al Blank on an easy walk through Fort Baker and hear the story of the true first American cowboys! Fort Baker, Sausalito.

Around the World with American Girl™, 10am, In this fun class, we’ll teach you how to make some amazing global dishes like Veggie Sushi Hand Rolls and German Black Forest Cake. $30 per child includes a copy of Around the World with American Girl, Williams Sonoma, Corte Madera.

Build an ROV, 10am & 1pm, ages 4-10, learn the important parts of an ROV (remotely operated vehicle) and how they help scientists discover the mysteries of the deep ocean. Participants will also put together and build their own ROV's and test drive them in the water off our pier classroom. Contact Courtney Buel @ courtney.buel@noaa.gov

OMOCHITSUKI! Mocha Pounding, 11-2pm, Asian Art Museum. 

Creek Walk with SPAWN, 12pm, Samuel P. Taylor 'Camp Taylor' Main Entrance, Lagunitas.

Beauty and the Beast, 1pm & 4pm, The Playhouse, San Anselmo.

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra Family Concerts, 2pm, age 3+, feature fun-filled collaborations with local professionals and young musicians, Noe Valley Ministry, San Francisco.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.


Sunday, January 21

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

Sunday Special: Magician Brian Scott, 11am–12pm, Who doesn't love magic? Brian Scott's blend of misdirection, sleight of hand, and comedy will thrill and amuse audience of all ages, Mill Valley Public Library.

SF Sketchfest, 11am, The Groundlings Children’s Show, Marines Memorial Theatre, San Francisco.

Ohlone: Past and Present, 11:15-12:15 pm, Ranger Desiree will be taking you on a two-mile hike starting at the Presidio Visitor Center to El Polin Spring. She will take you back to where her ancestors once stood and share how Ohlone people use this park today, Presidio Visitor Center, Presidio of San Francisco.

Kanbar Kids: Around The World With The Marin Symphony, 11:30am, Join four Marin Symphony musicians as they take you around the world with music from China, Ireland, Russia, Mexico, and the USA. This interactive, classical music performance teaches about different cultures & language, Osher Marin JCC, San Rafael.

Beauty and the Beast, 7pm, The Playhouse, San Anselmo.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.


Monday, January 22

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

May I Have Your Attention Please! Parenting Your Child with ADHD, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, Parent's Place, San Rafael.


Tuesday, January 23

Pizza Party with Judd Winick, 4pm, check out the latest installment in his best-selling graphic novel series! Hilo #4 is chock full of more monsters, more action, more laughs and more fun! Copperfields, Petaluma.


Wednesday, January 24

Kids Craft, 4 – 5pm, grades K-8, Enjoy an hour of laid-back crafts in our community room. For kids . All materials provided, Fairfax Library.

Amphibians of Marin County: presented by Marin County Parks Naturalist David Herlocker, 5:45 – 6:45pm, ages 6+, Join us for a fun and fascinating presentation and hands-on learning activity with Marin County Parks Naturalist David Herlocker. This is a family friendly activity, Novato Library.


Thursday, January 25

Novato's Family Birthday Party, 1-3pm, enjoy food, activities, music and cake! Novato City Hall.

LEGO Club, 3:30-4:40pm, ages 4-12, Novato Library.

Strech It, Shape It, Grow It | STEM Workshop, 4-5pm, ages 5-8, Be a nueroscientist for a day! You'll learn about your amazing brain through stories, movement, and creative activities, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Boys and Discipline, 7:00 – 9:00 PM, parent's Place, San Rafael.

Good Shepherd Lutheran School presents, Disney’s Alice In Wonderland Jr., 5pm, Showcase Theater, San Rafael.


Friday, January 26

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

Good Shepherd Lutheran School presents, Disney’s Alice In Wonderland Jr., 5pm, Showcase Theater, San Rafael.

Little Mermaid, 7pm, A delightful update to the classic Hans Christian Andersen story, designed especially for young performers, brought to you by 23 Elephants, The Playhouse, San Anselmo.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.


Saturday, January 27

Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show

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

Back to Bahia, 9am – 12pm, ages 5+, We’re back to Bahia at Rush Creek Preserve to wipe out the remaining invasive French broom. The great news is that after 13 years of hard work we are nearing complete eradication. All skill levels are welcome and no previous experience is necessary.

Marin Waldorf School Open House, 10 am–1 pm, Come learn more at Marin Waldorf's Open House, where the FLUID format allows you to drop in anytime to tour the classrooms, meet the teachers and check out presentations on Waldorf education, San Rafael.

Waterbird Festival, 10am-4pm, for naturalist-led bird walks, exclusive field trips, and fun bird-themed activities. Bring a pair of binoculars or use our spotting scopes to see the waterbirds that call Richardson Bay home, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Tiburon.

Fort Point Living History Day, 10am-5pm, 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, Fort Point, San Francisco.

Oakland A's FanFest, 10am-2pm, Admission is free, as well as many of the activities, including autograph and photo sessions, Jack London Square, Oakland.

LumaCon, 10am-4pm, Petaluma’s fourth annual comic festival!

Tu’Bishvat Celebration of the Trees, 10:30am-2:00pm, Celebrate the Birthday of the Trees with an ecological birthday party and tree-hugging activities. Everyone will receive admission to the Discovery Museum and may stay to explore after our event, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Creative Family Fun - Lunar Eclipse Experiments, Presidio, San Francisco.

SMMC Maker Faire, 1-4pm, ages 5+,  hands-on activities to build a spinning robot, create digital art and animation, make slime, sew, build a fidget spinner, make glass art, learn about coding, identify computer parts, play in your own Minecraft world with Microsoft and more! Corte Madera Community Center.

Little Mermaid, 7pm, A delightful update to the classic Hans Christian Andersen story, designed especially for young performers, brought to you by 23 Elephants, The Playhouse, San Anselmo.

Pete the Cat Preschool Party, 1pm, Preschoolers will have fun with all things Pete the Cat! Come for groovy crafts, cool songs, awesome snacks, and a celebration of reading, Mill Valley Library.

Good Shepherd Lutheran School presents, Disney’s Alice In Wonderland Jr., 1pm & 6pm, Showcase Theater, San Rafael.

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

Special Children's Event: Ian Lendler, 2pm, meet author of Little Sid, a heart-warming account of the childhood of the Buddha, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Hairspray Junior, 2pm & 6pm, a family-friendly musical piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs, Skyline College Theatere, San Bruno.

"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.

Presidio Stargazing Party, 7-10pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Oceans A Glow: Family Night Hike and Campfire, 5:30-8pm, hike out to Rodeo Beach and explore the sands for twinkling plankton, Sausalito.

Marin Horizon School Presents: Little Shop of Horrors, 6:30pm, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Animal Film Festival, 7-9pm, Marin Humane Society, Novato.

Winter Nights: LATIN DANCE PARTY - LOS PINGUOUS, 7:40pm Salsa class from Santa Rosa Salsa, 8:00pm Live Music & Dancing, brings multicultural flavors, movement, live music and fun indoors, The Kanbar Center, San Rafael.

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

Peking Acrobats, 2pm & 8pm, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley.


Sunday, January 28, Grammy Awards

Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show

Indoor Triathlon, 6am-12pm, Participants will compete based upon distance completed within an allotted time frame, competing against athletes of all ages for overall placement, Marin Y, San Rafael.

Family Connections Presents: Tu B' Shevat - Celebrate Trees, 9:30am, Enjoy holiday art, music & healthy snacks! Tiburon.

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

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

Pop Up Studio: Illustrated Maps, 10am, grade 5+, hands-on workshop teaches you how to develop an imaginary land of your own and how to illustrate its accompanying map, Walt Disney Museum.

Family ArtBash Sundays: Enchant, 10am–3pm, a day-long celebration accessible for all families filled with art-making, music, live storytelling, and a family dance party, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Discover Plankton, 10am & 1pm, ages 4-10, exciting exploration of the weird and wonderful world of plankton in the waters just off Crissy Field. Contact Jean Alupay @ jean.alupay@noaa.gov

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

Mill Valley LiVE, 11am-12pm, The Bubble Lady 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, Mill Valley Community Center.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

SF Sketchfest, 11am, Mo Willems & Friends: Don’t Let the Comedians Do Storytime!, Marines Memorial Theatre, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun - Lunar Eclipse Experiments, Presidio, San Francisco.

Reaching Out With Robotics, 12:30-2:30pm, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Little Mermaid, 7pm, A delightful update to the classic Hans Christian Andersen story, designed especially for young performers, brought to you by 23 Elephants, The Playhouse, San Anselmo.

Tu B'Shevat in the Park, 2pm, Live Musical Performances and Special Programming to Include: Paula Frazer, Zach Rogue and more, Heroes Grove in Golden Gate Park (Located between Fulton Street and John F Kennedy Drive).

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

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

Peking Acrobats, 3pm, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley.


Monday, January 29

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

Beginner Foxtrot Class--Learn to Dance!, 4-5pm, San Anselmo Library.


Tuesday, January 30

Bookmaking Art Workshop, 3:30pm, 5th grade+, Join us for a fun art workshop to create your own mixed-media book. No art experience necessary! San Anselmo Library.

Fancy Nancy Party with Robin Preiss Glasser, 4pm, Dress up, and join the fun! Copperfields, Petaluma.


Wednesday, January 31, Full Moon, Supermoon, Blue Moon

The Moon will be located on the opposite side of the Earth as the Sun and its face will be will be fully illuminated. Since this is the second full moon in the same month, it's sometimes referred to as a blue moon. This is also the last of two supermoons for 2018. The Moon will be at its closest approach to the Earth and may look slightly larger and brighter than usual.

Make a Button!, 2:30-4pm, ages 4+, Sausalito Library.

Kids Craft, 4 – 5pm, grades K-8, Enjoy an hour of laid-back crafts in our community room. For kids . All materials provided, Fairfax Library.

Meet Authors Kenneth and Sarah Jane Wright, 4pm, authors introduce the unstoppable Lola Dutch. You’ll love her so much! Copperfields, Petaluma.

Live Tech Lab: Connecting to Your Values, Boundaries & Agreements, 6:30pm, What is essential to know? How do I protect them from harm? How do I protect our relationship? How do I secure our home wifi? How much tech is too much? Greenwood School, Mill Valley.

Corte Madera Library Kids Book Club, 7 – 8pm, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J K Rowling. Hosted by Debbie Toizer. For 4th & 5th graders. Please sign up and reserve a copy of the book, Corte Madera Library.