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Event listings are checked at the time of posting but schedules may change without notice. Links are available below to all venues for your convenience. Please confirm information with the website.

Event listings are checked at the time of posting but schedules may change without notice. Links are available below to all venues for your convenience. Please confirm information with the website.

March Awesome List

Tuesday, March 1

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, March 2, Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss, National Read Across America Day

Film of the Month, The Parent Trap, every Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, 1:30pm & 4pm, The Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Builders Club, 2-4pm, ages 5+, San Rafael Library.


Thursday, March 3

Creativity Forum, 11am, The Science of Creativity, benefit for the Bay Area Discovery Museum, The Fairmont, San Francisco.

Screenagers, 6:30-8pm, San Domenico, San Anselmo.

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


Friday, March 4

Learn & Play Date! 9am-4pm, Discover how free play unlocks a child's imagination and creativity while building social skills, collaboration, confidence, problem solving, determination, and more, Bay Area Discovery Museum.

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

Sing & Dance with Miss Kitty, 10:30am, space is limited, call for free tickets, San Rafael Public Library.

The King & I, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Kids' Pajama Party with Steve Goetz!, 6-7pm, ages 2+, diesel, a Bookstore, Larkspur.


Saturday, March 5

Novato Mothers Club Annual Rummages & Bake Sale, 9am-3pm, Downtown Novato Recreation Center.

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

Learn & Play Date! 9am-5pm, Discover how free play unlocks a child's imagination and creativity while building social skills, collaboration, confidence, problem solving, determination, and more, Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Build a Toy Wagon, 9am-12pm, Home Depot, San Rafael.

Toddler Days, 9am-12pm, Enjoy milking a goat, holding a warm, freshly-laid chicken, and hearing the baa of our sheep, and we use all of our senses to explore the farm during this family-friendly farm day, Slide Ranch.

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. CANCELED

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

Santa Venetia Marsh Stroll, 10am-1pm, Meet at the Vendola Drive entrance (across from the old McPhails School). CANCELED

Free Family Bike Safety Ride, 10am-12pm, Tam Valley Community Center, Mill Valley.

Junior Chef Class, 10am, Easter Cookies, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

50th Anniversary Community Weekend, 10-5pm, free, art, music, dance, artist demonstrations and more, Asian Art Museum.

Jack and the Beanstalk, and the Giant, and the Goose, and the Really Truly-Uly Rotten Day, 10am, 1pm & 3pm, Showcase Theater, San Rafael.

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

Film Screening: Rethinking Dyslexia, 10:30am & 12:30pm, film followed by panel discussion, Corte Madera Library.

Aaron Reynolds reads his new picture book 'President Squid,' 11am, ages 4+, DIESEL, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

San Francisco History Expo, 11am-5pm, The Old Mint, San Francisco.

Kids Cowpoke Carnival, 11am-2pm, McKinley School, Petaluma.

Mine, Craft, Build Adventure Game, 11am-12:30pm, ages 5-7, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Read to a Dog, 11am-2pm South Novato Library, 2-3pm Corte Madera Library.

History of the Headlands Hike, 11am-12:30pm, free with optional lunch, Point Bonita YMCA, Sausalito.

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

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

Music for Families with the San Francisco Symphony, 2pm, Discover the wonders of live orchestral music at this family-friendly concert series with members of the San Francisco Symphony.

Family Biking Workshop Series, 3:30-5:30pm, contact Peggy Clark at or call 456-3469, 8#, Mill Valley Middle School. CANCELED

Owl Wars, 4:30-7:40pm, Reservations required; call (415) 388-2596, Muir Woods.

Sunset Exploration: A Centennial Celebration, 5:30-8pm, Sausalito.

The King & I, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Charlotte's Web, 1pm & 3:30pm, Young Performers Theatre, San Francisco.

Bad Kitty On Stage, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Children’s Fairyland

'According to Her', 6:30pm, a feature film by Estelle Artus, will premiere at Cinequest film festival,Q&A with the director and cast will follow, Camera 12 Cinema, 201 South Second St, San Jose.

Whale Festival, Mendocino


Sunday March 6

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

Marin Summer Activities & Camp Fair, 10am-1pm, free pizza lunch, Dominican University, San Rafael.

Children’s Program at Green Gulch, 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, Muir Beach.

Learn to Freshwater Fish, 10am – 12pm, rangers will teach the basics of freshwater fishing at the park’s pond. All skill levels are welcome and no experience is necessary. Stafford Lake Park, 3549 Novato Blvd., rain will cancel, Novato.

Nature for Kids: Indian Valley, 10am – 1pm, learn about the frogs, toads, salamanders, and insects that live in the ponds at the upper end of the valley, and then we’ll walk up to the waterfall, which is a perfect place to enjoy lunch and let the kids explore the shallow pools. Rain may cancel. If questionable weather, call (415) 893-9527, Meet at the College of Marin Indian Valley Campus in Novato, parking lot 6 (1800 Ignacio Blvd).

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

Spring-A-Long Family Concert, 10:30-11:30am, free, featuring all of our Mini Music teachers on one stage! Be ready to sing & dance along to the music we know and love, contact Carol Buchholz at (415) 388-6393 or email at parkandrec@tcsd.us, Tam Valley Community Center, Mill Valley.

Children's Story time, 10:30am, ages 4-8, Jo MacDonald Hiked in the Woods, San Francisco Botanical Gardens.

Sunday Special: SF Opera: Sing a Story, Hansel and Gretel, 11-1145am, Young imaginations take flight in this award-winning, interactive program. A professional opera singer will engage children in the musical telling of Hansel and Gretel magically unveiling props and costumes for audience members to help act out the opera and sing excerpts, Mill Valley Library.

San Francisco History Expo, 11am-4pm, The Old Mint, San Francisco.

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

Charlotte's Web, 1pm & 3:30pm, Young Performers Theatre, San Francisco.

50th Anniversary Community Weekend, 10-5pm, free, art, music, dance, artist demonstrations and more, Asian Art Museum.

The King & I, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Whale Festival, Mendocino

Bad Kitty On Stage, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Children’s Fairyland


Monday, March 7

'According to Her', 6:30pm, a feature film by Estelle Artus, will premiere at Cinequest film festival – Hammer Theatre Ceter, San Jose.


Tuesday, March 8

Walking with Fish: A Coho Hike, 10am-12:30pm, Reservations required; please call (415) 388-2596, Muir Woods.

Introduction to Sketchnoting, 10am-4pm, with John Muir Laws & Kate Rutter, Visual note-taking (aka “sketchnoting”) is a powerful and fun way to capture and remember information and share it effectively. With a set of simple techniques, you can visually capture key points of a lecture, video or book, so that you can quickly recall the ideas and put what you’ve learned into action, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Tiburon.

Star Viewing Party, 6:30pm, Fairfax Library.

Poetry Platform, 7-9pm, for poets of all ages, contact Carol Buchholz at (415) 388-6393 or email at parkandrec@tcsd.us, Tam Valley Community Center, Mill Valley.

IHOP Pancake Day, free short stack.

UniverSoul Circus, Oakland.


Wednesday, March 9, New Moon, Total Solar Eclipse

Professor Smart's Fun with Physics Show, for school age kids, 3:30-4:30pm Marin City Library & 7-8pm Corte Madera Library.

'According to Her', 6:30pm, a feature film by Estelle Artus, will premiere at Cinequest film festival – Camera 12, San Jose.

UniverSoul Circus, Oakland.


Thursday, March 10

Weird Science Thursdays, 3:30-4:30pm, Point Reyes Library.

UniverSoul Circus, Oakland.


Friday, March 11

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

The King & I, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, The Musical, San Rafael Community Center.

UniverSoul Circus, Oakland.


Saturday, March 12

🍀 St. Patrick's Day Festival, 10am-5pm, Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco.

Marshmallows in Space, 10am-4:30pm, Engineering with marshmallows and toothpicks. You can create constellations, buildings, or space vehicles, Marin City Library.

Crabbing at Fort Baker, 10am-12pm, Reservations required; please call (415) 331-1540.

San Francisco Summer Resource Fair, 10 am to 2 pm, Pier 70, San Francisco.

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

Launch Party for 'Los Pollitos/Little Chickies,' 11am, We'll celebrate with a reading from the author, crafts, snacks and a bilingual sing-along, DIESEL, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

Flamenco Moderno, 11am, celebrating the women on Jazz, SFJAZZ Center, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun - Winged Windsocks, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.

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

History for Half Pints: Sea Ranch, Your City, and Dance Workshop, 11:30am-1:30pm, Ages 3–9, Design your own Sea Ranch, Dance Workshop, class focused on developing self-awareness and problem-solving skills, and fun through movement exploration, California Historical Society - 678 Mission Street, San Francisco.

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

Explore the Art of Henna, 1-2pm, grade 6-8, San Rafael Library.

Charlotte's Web, 1pm & 3:30pm, Young Performers Theatre, San Francisco.

The King & I, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, The Musical, San Rafael Community Center.

Bad Kitty On Stage, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Children’s Fairyland

UniverSoul Circus, Oakland.

Whale Festival, Little River.


Sunday, March 13, Daylight Savings Time Begins at 2am

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

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, The Big, The Small, and The Weird, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito. 

Beginning Birding, 9:30-11:30am, ages 8+, Reservations required; please call 415-331-1540, Rodeo Lagoon.

The King & I, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

45th Avenue Block Party, 11am-4pm, music, food and fun.

Creative Family Fun - Winged Windsocks, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.

Charlotte's Web, 1pm & 3:30pm, Young Performers Theatre, San Francisco.

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

Whale Festival, Little River.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, The Musical, San Rafael Community Center.

Bad Kitty On Stage, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Children’s Fairyland

UniverSoul Circus, Oakland.


Monday, March 14, Albert Einstein's Birthday & Pi Day

Book Club, The Name of this Book is Secret, grades 4-6, Sausalito Library.

Pi Day, participate in pi-related activities and enjoy a piece of pie. Founded at the Exploratorium by our own Prince of Pi, physicist Larry Shaw, Pi Day has become an international holiday, celebrated all around the world, Exploratorium Free Day.

UniverSoul Circus, Oakland.


Tuesday, March 15

Build-It Club, 3:30pm, ages 5+, San Anselmo Library.

Persian New Year Festival, 6-10pm to shake off the darkness of winter and welcome the lightness of spring, Persian Center, 2029 Durant Avenue, Berkeley.

Pajama-rama, 6:30-7:30pm, Fairfax Library.

🍀 Meet the Author, A.E. Conran, 7pm, author of The Lost Celt, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

UniverSoul Circus, Oakland.


Wednesday, March 16

ustyme, 11am,  meet eAuthor Lisa Levin Katz and eIllustrator Nick Balian, Corte Madera Library.

🍀 St. Patrick's Day Stories, 2:30pm, listen magical stories of Ireland told by Maureen Kalbus, a storyteller originally from Northern Ireland. Dress in green and catch a little luck of the Irish! San Anselmo Library.

UniverSoul Circus, Oakland.


Thursday, March 17, Saint Patrick's Day

Farm Day & 4-H, free, Marin County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall, San Rafael.

🍀 Bilingual Storytime Plus St. Patrick's Day (El dia de San Patricio) Papercraft, 10-10:45am, Enjoy bilingual storytime by our very own John Elison, followed by a hands-on papercraft workshop where participants will be guided in the creations for St. Patrick's Day, Corte Madera Library.

🍀 Irish Tunes with John Pedersen, 12pm, Celebrate St. Paddy's Day with Irish banjo and fiddle tunes by John Pedersen of Amazing Grace Music who will whisk you away to the land of shamrocks and leprechauns. Everyone is welcome to attend! San Anselmo Library.

UniverSoul Circus, Oakland.


Friday, March 18

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

Sing & Dance with Miss Kitty, 10:30am, space is limited, call for free tickets, San Rafael Public Library.

Dr. Seussical Community Twilight Egg Hunt, 5-8, free, face painting, cooking decorating, arts & crafts, movie and snacks, and more! Hamilton Community Center, San Francisco.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, The Musical, San Rafael Community Center.

Family Film Night: Cars 2, 5:30-9:30pm, Presidio YMCA.

STEAM at CuriOddyssey, 6-9pm, activities celebrating science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Dance with digital fire and rain by Kinetech Arts, contribute to an artful dream catcher installation by Bay Area artist Joyce Nojima, meld science and art with Museum of Craft + Design, find out about machining and observe live demos from the Bay Area Garden Railway Society + more! 

Château La Roach, 7pm, presented by Marin Primary & Middle School, Showcase Theatre, San Rafael.

Poetry Platform, 7-9pm, free, a place for poetry, pictures, and sound, Tam Valley Community Center, Mill Valley.

UniverSoul Circus, Oakland.


Saturday, March 19, Earth Hour

🐰 Spring Eggstravaganza! 8:30-11am, Bunny Breakfast and Egg Hunt, Mill Valley Community Center.

Mill Valley Little League Opening Day Parade, 9am, Winds through downtown, then along Sunnyside, ending at Minor League field at Boyle 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.

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

First Act: Papageno’s Pop-Up Adventure, 9:30–10:30am, 11:00am–12:00pm, ages 3-5, $5, explore music, rhythm, visual arts, and movement, designed to foster social-emotional development, increased language, and fine-gross motor skills, Bryan Education Studio, Veterans Building, Fourth Floor, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco.

Tiburon Uplands Wildflower Hike, CANCELED

Hike to Dawn Falls in Baltimore Canyon, 10am-1pm, RSVP required, Marco (415) 453 1000 ext. 17 or marco@wildcarebayarea.org, Larkspur.

Junior Ranger Day, 10am-3pm, kid friendly activities and more, Muir Woods.

Discover Plankton! 10am & 1pm, ages 4-10, $10 per participant, Join us for an exciting exploration of the weird and wonderful world of plankton in the waters just off Crissy Field. Be dazzled by diatoms, dinoflagellates and copepods. Discover bizarre larvae from barnacles, crabs and mussels. Participants get their own samples and use their own microscopes. Contact mark.oates@noaa.gov to register. 991 Marine Drive, The Presidio, San Francisco. 

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, The Musical, San Rafael Community Center.

Family Farm Days, 10am-12pm, Sheep to Shawl, Slide Ranch.

Mission Murals, 10:30-11: 30am, Families are invited to join Museum educators at this off-site Art Journey in the Mission District of San Francisco to discuss the “Maestra Peace” mural and its creation by seven female artists. Art Journeys are a unique opportunity to explore off-site art installations around the Bay Area, including an engaging discussion and art making activity, Admission is free, however space is limited. Registration is required. RSVP to Christina Sheils at csheils@badm.org, Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Bambi, 10:30am, The Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

The Hipwaders, 10:45 - 11:30 a.m. & 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Free with admission, Award-winning children’s band, The Hipwaders, are playing their irresistible blend of witty lyrics and pop-rock songs like “Educated Kid” and “Hey Josie.” Come dance and sing along! Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Creative Family Fun - Retro Recycle Racecars, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.

Sean Jones Quartet, 11am, Family Matinee, Herbst Theatre, San Francisco.

Fiber Dying Day, 11am-3pm, Botanical Garden, Berkeley. 

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

🐰 Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs, 12-2pm, eggs filled with treats and prizes, local vendors, Easter Bunny photos, and more, Sharon Meadow, Golden Gate Park, Old Speedway Meadow,  San Francisco.

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

Château La Roach, 1pm & 7pm, presented by Marin Primary & Middle School, Showcase Theatre, San Rafael.

Charlotte's Web, 1pm & 3:30pm, Young Performers Theatre, San Francisco.

A Tea Party at Tutu School, 2:30-4pm, ages 2-6, $125 per child + parent, includes a lovely tutu or princely cape to keep, benefit Raphael House, dancing, crafts, & treats for participating children, plus champagne for parents. RSVP to: info@tutuschool.com.

Whale Festival, Fort Bragg.

Tiburon Peninsula Little League Opening Day Parade, 3-6pm, Belvedere Park.

CarTUNE Afternoon, 4:30-5:45pm, Grab some popcorn and join San Francisco Opera for an afternoon of beloved cartoons filled with classical music. Narrated by kindly storyteller Joshua Raoul Brody, we will watch a variety of Looney Tunes, Animaniacs, Pink Panther, and more, Bryan Education Studio, Veterans Building, Fourth Floor, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco.

Novato Live, 6-8pm, all ages, David Luning, Sherman Ave, Novato.

Bad Kitty On Stage, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Children’s Fairyland

UniverSoul Circus, Oakland.


Sunday, March 20, March Equinox, Palm Sunday

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

Purim Palooza9:30am-2:30pm, free, face painting, carnival, music and more, Osher Marin JCC, San Rafael.

🐰 Bunny Hop and Egg Scramble, 10am-12pm, $1 Activity Tickets, $5 Egg Hunt Bracelet, $20 All Inclusive Bracelet (includes 1 Egg Hunt, 2 rounds of Candyland and UNLIMITED Carnival Games, Bounce House, Crafts & Face Painting), Belvedere Community Center Park.

Children's Story time, 10:30am, ages 4-8, Jo MacDonald Hiked in the Woods, San Francisco Botanical Gardens.

Mill Valley LiVE -Daniel Davinci, 11am-12pm, Mill Valley Community Center.

Flying Angels Chinese Dance, 11 a.m., Free with admission, Enjoy an interactive, traditional Chinese dance performance by the Flying Angels Chinese Dance Company, a San Francisco-based youth dance troupe, Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Creative Family Fun - Retro Recycle Racecars, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.

🐰 Egg Dying and Water Games, 12-1:30pm, King Pool, Berkeley.

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

Château La Roach, 1pm & 7pm, presented by Marin Primary & Middle School, Showcase Theatre, San Rafael.

Charlotte's Web, 1pm & 3:30pm, Young Performers Theatre, San Francisco.

Sunday Sampler, 1pm, free, sample 3-4 classes at the Berkeley Rep.

Bambi, 3pm, The Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Children’s Fairyland

Bad Kitty On Stage, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, The Musical, San Rafael Community Center.

UniverSoul Circus, Oakland.

Whale Festival, Fort Bragg.


Monday, March 21


Tuesday, March 22

Walking with Fish: A Coho Hike, 10am-12:30pm, Reservations required; please call (415) 388-2596, Muir Woods.


Wednesday, March 23, Full Moon, Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, Purim

🐰 Eggy Storytime, 11pm, Corte Madera Library.

Pinwheels! 3-4:40pm, Sausalito Library.

Muir Woods at Night, 4:30-6:30pm, ages 8+.

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial—Feature Film with the SFS performing the score live, 7:30pm, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.


Thursday, March 24, Purim

Tamar Rescues Nazar the Brave, ages 5+, featuring two of the most popular Armenian fables: the love story of Princess Tamar, and the adventures of the brave Nazar, a beloved comedic hero of Armenian folk literature with Golden Thread Fairytale Players, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Putting the Fun in Fungi: A Wild Mushroom Exploration for Kids, 3:30pm, Grades 1-4, Join mushroom expert David Gardella to learn the basics of understanding mushrooms, where to find them, how to identify them, and why they are one of the most important organisms on the planet. Participants will make oyster mushroom kits to take home, San Anselmo Library.

Drop In Game Day, 3:30-6:30pm, 6-12 graders, South Novato Library.

Weird Science Thursdays, 3:30pm, Point Reyes Library.

Purim in the Wild West, 4:30pm, Purim is on the way, so saddle up your party horse and celebrate this amazing holiday at the best party Petaluma has ever seen! Chabad Jewish Center of Petaluma.

Muir Woods After Hours, 6-8pm, Registration required.

Creative Writing Circle with Karen Benke, 7-8pm, grades 6-8, Mill Valley Library.

The Addams Family, 7pm, Berkeley Playhouse.


Friday, March 25, Good Friday

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

Sing & Dance with Miss Kitty, 10:30am, space is limited, call for free tickets, San Rafael Public Library.

Marscape! An Adventure in Creation, 3:30pm, South Novato Library.

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial—Feature Film with the SFS performing the score live, 7:30pm, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

🐰 Egg Hunt, 8:15pm, Children 8+, bring flashlights and baskets, Memorial Park, San Anselmo.

🐰 Flashlight Egg Hunt, 8:30pm, free, ages 9+, Grab your flashlight and find eggs stuffed with goodies, Piper Park, Larkspur.


Saturday, March 26

🐰 Marin Country Mart, 9am-2pm, free, ages 0-5, Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny in the courtyard on the green. Bring your Easter basket ready to search for eco-friendly eggs filled with Easter treats. Spring/Easter inspired crafts, face painting, the Easter Bunny, and several other fun things, Farmers’ Market, Larkspur.

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

🐰 Spring Egg Hunt Extravaganza, 9:30am-1pm, $6/youth, all ages, fun activities, including a petting zoo, a visit with the Spring Bunny, arts and crafts, an carnival and Bunny Hop dance lessons! Youth participants will receive a basket to collect all their spring goodies. Youth ages 11+ can participate in a fun scavenger hunt for prizes! Willard Park, Berkeley.

🐰 Breakfast with Bunny & Egg Hunt, 10am, Breakfast $7 adult; $5 child, free Easter Egg Hunt, immediately after the egg hunt, join us at the Marinwood Community Center for a hearty breakfast, Marinwood Park, San Rafael.

🐰 Spring Egg Hunt, 10am, free, keep an eye out for the Golden Eggs which are filled with gift certificates to local businesses! Small petting zoo, crafts, hot cocoa and the Bunny to take photos with, Piper Park, Larkspur.

🐰 Easter Egg Hunt with Easter Bunny, 10am-12pm, ages 8 and under, Bolinas Park, Fairfax.

Space Books, 10am-4pm, make books and guides about space, planets, and constellations, Marin City Library.

🐰  Community Easter Egg Hunt, 10am, San Clemente Park, Corte Madera.

🐰  Spring Easter Egg Hunt, 10am-12pm, parade, egg hunt, music with Tim Cain, and Easter bonnet contest, Dunphy Park, Sausalito.

Albany Preschool Spring Fair, 10am-2pm, Memorial Park, Albany.

🐰  Naturally Dyed Eggs: 10-11, Naturally Dyed Eggs: 12-1pm, $15 Adult, $15 Child, $12 Member Adult, $12 Member Child, hands-on workshop will introduce children to the joy of natural dyes while they make their own patterns on eggs with brilliant plant-based colors. Price includes 4 eggs per participant (adults included). Two session times available, UC Berkeley Botanical Garden.

Lamb Day, Bring a lunch to enjoy at the pond. Spinning demonstration at 11am. Purchase Windrush roving and yarns. Take home a child’s loom from recycled materials, Windrush Farms, 2263 Chileno Valley Rd, Petaluma.

🐰  Egg Hunt, Magic Show & Camp Fair, 10:30-12:30am, 7 and under, Memorial Park, San Anselmo.

🐰  Spring Faire and Candy Hunt, 10:30am-12pm, $8 per child (adults are free), get your photo taken with the bunny, play carnival games, make a basket, bounce in the jump house and gear up for the candy hunt, Strawberry Recreation Center.

🐰  Egg Hunt, Magic Show & Camp Fair, 11am (egg hunt for children 7 and younger), bring camera and basket, bouncy house, Easter bunny appearance, Memorial Park, San Anselmo.

Creative Family Fun - Feathered Friends, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.

🐰  Eggstravaganza, 11am-3pm, $8 per person, egg hunts, games, carnival, rides, food trucks, entertainment, and more, Sharon Meadow, Golden Gate Park.

🐰  Angel Island Spring Festival, 11:30am-4pm, see website for prices, Egg Hunt with prizes in the eggs, Easter Bunny Photo Opportunities, Live Music, and more.

🐰  Hopping Spree, 12-2pm, the Easter Bunny will be hopping throughout the Town Center in Corte Madera passing out goodie-filled eggs.

🐰 Ghirardelli Square's Easter Festival, 12-4pm. Shine bright with glitter tattoos, channel your inner butterfly with face painting, and indulge in chocolate while listening to the sweet sounds of smooth jazz. Hang with the Easter Bunny, who will hoppily pose for photo opps and selfies.

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

The Addams Family, 1pm & 6pm, Berkeley Playhouse.

Family Special Event: Hamlet, 2-4pm, free but space is limited, Q&A and PLAYSHOP, a one-hour, hands-on experience with the cast members to deepen your appreciation of the performance and the play, Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, The Musical, San Rafael Community Center.

Kids Free Day, Shultz Museum, Santa Rosa.

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial—Feature Film with the SFS performing the score live, 7:30pm, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

🐰 Brunch with the Easter Bunnies, Jelly Belly Visitor Center, Fairfield.

Bad Kitty On Stage, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

🐰 Children’s FairylandBunny Weekend, Come meet Fairyland's own bunny star! Spend time with Critters By The Bay's walk-around bunny characters, Come see The Tap Dancing Easter Bunnies dance their way into your holiday weekend celebrations, puppet shows and more.

🐰 Easter Weekendhop through Pinball Alley, peep through our Carousel Carnival, hunt our exhibitions of Americana and eggs-change what you find for prizes, Playland-Not-at-the-Beach.

Roy’s Redwoods Nighttime Adventure, 7:30 – 9pm, experience this unique preserve after dark. We’ll discuss nocturnal animals and things that go bump in the night! Meet at the Roy’s Redwoods Loop trailhead on Nicasio Valley Rd in San Geronimo.


Sunday, March 27, Easter

🐰 Peek-a-Boo Factory, 9:30-4pm, Free face painting from 10-12pm! 2 West Portal Avenue, San Francisco.

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, Celebrating the Ocean: The Big, The Small, and The Weird, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito. 

Build a Shark! 10am & 1pm ages 4-10, $10 per participant, Come join the Greater Farallones Visitor Center for a naturalist-led shark workshop! Participants will interact with real shark specimens, teeth, and skin as well as watch footage of white sharks at the Farallon islands. The program also features our hands-on “Build-a-Shark” activity, where participants will assemble a life-size white shark model, piece by piece. Contact courtney.buel@noaa.gov to register. 991 Marine Drive, The Presidio, San Francisco.

🐰 Easter at the Clubhouse, 10am, brunch, bunny visit and free egg hunt, $50 adults / $22 children (ages 2 - 12), Peacock Gap Clubhouse, San Rafael.

🐰 Ricky's Restaurant, 10am-2pm, $39.95/Adults, $33.95/Seniors, $21/Kids (Ages 7-12), Free for Kids 6 and Under, includes Easter Brunch, face painting, crafts, Easter bunny arrives at 11am, 4 egg hunts at 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm, Novato. 

🐰 Spring Celebration & Easter Parade, 10am-5pm, rain or shine, parade starts at 2pm, large inflatable bounces, kids' rides and games, a climbing wall, a hands-on children's activities area, costumed characters, a petting zoo, a pony ride and entertainment from some of the Bay Area's best musicians, and more, Union Street (Gough to Fillmore), San Francisco.

🐰 Easter Kids Eggstravaganza, 11am-4pm, $20, ages 12 and under. Enjoy egg hunts throughout the day, a magic show and balloon animals with Mr. Shap, cookie decorating and coloring. Plus a special appearance by the Easter Bunny! Cavallo Point, Sausalito.

Creative Family Fun - Feathered Friends, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.

Bring Your Own Big Wheel, 4-6pm,  race down Lombard Street on a Big Wheel, enjoy a kids only run at 5pm, San Francisco.

🐰 Easter Egg Hunt, 11:30am, free, bring a basket if your child wishes to join the hunt, Easter worship service at 10:30 am prior to egg hunt. All are welcome, Mount Tam United Methodist Church, 410 Sycamore Avenue, Mill Valley.

🐰 Easter Weekend, Playland-Not-at-the-Beach

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

🐰 Easter Weekendhop through Pinball Alley, peep through our Carousel Carnival, hunt our exhibitions of Americana and eggs-change what you find for prizes, Playland-Not-at-the-Beach.

🐰 Children’s FairylandBunny Weekend

🐰  Hunt for the Hare Easter, $75 for adults; $40 for children (ages 4-12) – Price is all inclusive! join the animals of Safari West (and their human companions) for our eleventh annual Hunt for the Hare, an egg-straordinary Easter celebration and brunch.


Monday, March 28

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


Tuesday, March 29


Wednesday, March 30

Public Safety Day, 9am-12pm, free, get an up close and personal look at our local emergency response agencies, including the coast guard, fire department, police department, sheriff department and more, Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Nature for Kids: Mount Burdell, 10am – 1pm, The pond here is called “Hidden Lake” because it dries up and disappears every year. When that happens thousands of newts, treefrogs, and different kinds of insects that grew up in the water are still nearby. The flowers that bloom around the drying pool attract lots of interesting insects, and there will probably be plenty of other animals nearby waiting to feed on all of these tasty treats. Meet at the gate on San Andreas Dr in Novato.

The Good Dinosaur, 3-4:40pm, Sausalito Library.


Thursday, March 31, Cesar Chavez Day

Writing Workshop with Laura Resau, 4:30-5:30pm, grades 6-12, Novato Library.

FOR PARENTS: Meet Author Julie Lythcott-Haims - How to Raise an Adult, Relevant to parents of toddlers as well as of twentysomethings—and of special value to parents of teens—this book is a rallying cry for those who wish to ensure that the next generation can take charge of their own lives with competence and confidence, Book Passage, Corte Madera.