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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

Thursday, March 1

Purimpalooza! 4-8:30pm, Congregation Beth Sholom, San Francisco.

Purim in the Stadium, 4:30pm, Please join us as we celebrate the joyous day of Purim! Experience a sports themes "Purim in the Stadium" to hear the Megillah! Meet the SF Giants mascot! Come in costume! AT&T Park, San Francisco.

Purim at the Campgrounds, 5pm, food, crafts, s'mores, Hamantashen making and more, Chabad of Mill Valley.

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

Movies of the Month, shown daily except Tuesdays, Tarzan & Darby O’Gill and the Little People, The Walt Disney Family Museum. 


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

Mill Valley Middle School Cabaret, The Wizard of Oz, enjoy traditional and unexpected twists and turns down the yellow brick road, Mill Valley Middle School, Mill Valley.

Kent Island Restoration, 10am – 2pm, volunteers as young as 5 years old, Be a part of the team working to restore the unique ecosystem on Kent Island in Bolinas Lagoon! Meet at he public dock on Wharf Rd in Bolinas (across from the College of Marin biology lab).

Kids' PJ Party with Gianna Marino! 6-6:30, diesel, A BOOKSTORE, Larkspur.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.


Saturday, March 3

Aramburu Island Enhancement, 9am – 1pm, ages 12+, volunteer work is mildly strenuous and involves bending, pulling, and kneeling, Meet at Richardson Bay Audubon Center.

Pizza Party on Horse Hill, 9am – 1pm, broom-busting pizza party on Horse Hill, Horse Hill Preserve. Meet at the entrance gate across from address 49 Lomita Dr, near the intersection of Lomita Dr and Greenfield Ct.

Periscope, 9am-12pm, Home Depot, San Rafael.

Purim Celebration for Families with Young Children! 10:30am-12pm, Jewish Community Center of the East Bay, Berkeley.

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

Science on the Screen: War Games, 6pm, Gamers, don’t miss this chance to peek behind the scenes! Dive in to the real-life impact of gaming with game developer Jane McGonigal, author of Reality is Broken and the creator of SuperBetter, a game that has helped nearly half a million players tackle real-life health and wellness challenges. She explains the technology of video game development behind the 1983 classic WarGames (PG) starring Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy, JCCSF.

Mill Valley Middle School Cabaret, The Wizard of Oz, enjoy traditional and unexpected twists and turns down the yellow brick road, Mill Valley Middle School, Mill Valley.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Whale Festival, Mendocino

Children’s Fairyland


Sunday, March 4, The Oscars

Learn to Ride, 9 – 11am, Learn to ride pump tracks and rollers with a ranger at the Stafford Lake Bike Park, Novato.

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.

Sunday Special: Circus of Smiles, 11am-12pm, These clowns know how to make your whole family smile with juggling, comedy, music, and feats of incredible strength.  Audience participation guaranteed! Mill Valley Library.

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

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

Pump Track Party, 2 – 5pm, Race against the clock using skills acquired in the Learn to Ride event. Enjoy a casual race atmosphere with snacks, shade, and prizes! Stafford Lake Bike Park, Novato.

Participatory Creations at the Albany Bulb, 2-4pm, create together using our imaginations, body movements, and human-made and nature-made objects from the Bulb.

Mill Valley Middle School Cabaret, The Wizard of Oz, enjoy traditional and unexpected twists and turns down the yellow brick road, Mill Valley Middle School, Mill Valley.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Whale Festival, Mendocino

Marin Headlands Treasure Hunt, 10:30am-12:30pm, Find clues and explore fun! Say goodbye to Google Maps & experience the Marin Headlands as explorers of the past! Find your way to fun clues and challenges as you explore, Point Bonita YMCA, Sausalito.

Children’s Fairyland


Monday, March 5


Tuesday, March 6

Candy Sushi, 3:30-4:30pm, grades 5-8, San Rafael Library.


Wednesday, March 7


Thursday, March 8

Just Between Friends Kids Consignment Sale, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa.

Nature for Kids: Mount Burdell, 10am – 1pm, The pond here is called “Hidden Lake” because it dries up and disappears every year. But during the rainy season thousands of newts, treefrogs, and different kinds of insects gather in the water. Sometimes we can even find other animals waiting nearby to feed on all of these tasty treats. Remember to bring lunch. Mount Burdell Preserve. Meet at the gate on San Andreas Dr in Novato.

Book Swap, 12-1pm, Corte Madera Community Center.

Just Between Friends Kids Consignment Sale, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa.


Friday, March 9

Just Between Friends Kids Consignment Sale, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa.

Creativity Forum, 12-1:30pm, Raising Brilliant Kids, The Fairmont, San Francisco.

Just Between Friends Kids Consignment Sale, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa.

Beautiful Oops! Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.


Saturday, March 10

Novato Mothers Club Annual Rummage and Bake Sale, 9-3pm, Downtown Novato Recreation Center.

Just Between Friends Kids Consignment Sale, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa.

The Super Fun Run, San Francisco.

Terwilliger Trail Hike, 9 – 11am, Join a ranger for a hike on the beautiful Terwilliger Trail at Stafford Lake Park, Novato.

Cascade Canyon Fire Hazard Reduction, 9am – 1pm, ages 5+, Cascade Canyon Preserve. Meet at Doc Edgar Park on Cascade Dr in Fairfax.

Spring Toddler Days, Slide Ranch.

Junior Chef Class, 10am, ages 8–13, Peter Rabbit Easter Baking Party, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

San Francisco Summer Resource Fair, 11am-3pm at the County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park.

Mission Youth Arts Festival, 1-4pm, family friendly events features work by Grrrl Brigade, Loco Bloco, Cuicacalli, Abada Capoeira, and many more! Potrero del Sol Park, San Francisco.

World's Fair Nano, hands-on technology playground, talks, art, food and more, Pier 48, San Francisco.

Opera in an Hour Film Festival: The Magic Flute for Families, 10am, free, The story of a prince and a bird catcher’s journey to rescue a beautiful princess. Along the way they find their true loves and discover wisdom and forgiveness, Wilsey Center for Opera, San Francisco.

Exploration Workshop: Opera for Families! 11:30am, ages 6+, sing and dance, learn about libretto creation and composition, and discover the vibrant world of opera with fun and engaging Teaching Artists, Wilsey Center for Opera, San Francisco.

Opera in an Hour Film Festival: The Barber of Seville for Families, 1pm, free, In this classic opera, Figaro, Seville's favorite barber, helps two young lovers find their happily everafter. Join them in a series of disguises, tricks and comic twists and turns, Wilsey Center for Opera, San Francisco.

Opera in an Hour Film Festival: Cinderella for Families, 2:30pm, free, With an open heart and determination, Cinderella triumphs over her mean-spirited relatives. The opera is sung in Italian with English subtitles, Wilsey Center for Opera, San Francisco.

Novato Live, 6-8pm, free, SOULFUL ACOUSTIC R&B...with Ezekiel McCarter & Benjamin Andrews, Novato City Hall.

Just Between Friends Kids Consignment Sale, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa.

Beautiful Oops! Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Children’s Fairyland


Sunday, March 11, Daylight Savings Time Begins at 2am

World's Fair Nano, hands-on technology playground, talks, art, food and more, Pier 48, San Francisco.

Just Between Friends Kids Consignment Sale, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa.

Workday at Stafford Lake Bike Park, 9am – 1pm, help maintain various features of Stafford Lake Bike Park, Novato.

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

Lamb Day, 10am-1pm, 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.

Sunday Streets, 11am-4pm, Mission, San Francisco.

Just Between Friends Kids Consignment Sale, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa.

Beautiful Oops! Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Children’s Fairyland

 


Monday, March 12


Tuesday, March 13

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

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.


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

Pi Day, Exploratorium Free Day.

Kiddo Crafternoon: Mothers of Science, 3-4pm, grades K-2, Celebrate Women’s History Month with mad science activities and stories about the mothers of science, including Ada Lovelace, Marie Curie, and Rachel Carson. Snacks included! San Anselmo Library.


Thursday, March 15

Customize a Car, 4-5pm, ages 6-12, Join Play-Well TEKnologies for a workshop using the LEGO Building System. We’ll explore concepts in physics, mechanical engineering, structural engineering, and architecture while playing with your favorite creations! This program builds problem-solving skills, and encourages inquisitiveness, self-reliance, and self-confidence, RSVP required, Belvedere Tiburon Library.  


Friday, March 16

Marin Maintenance - Nike Missile Site9:30 am-12:30 pm, Help with the preservation of historic artifacts, structures, and landscapes at the Nike Missile Site and surrounding area, Marin Headlands

How to Draw a Leprechaun, 12:30pm & 2:30pm, Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Beautiful Oops! Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

In The Heights, Throckmorton Theater, Mill Valley.

Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt, BACT Berkeley Center.


Saturday, March 17, New Moon, Saint Patrick's Day

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

🍀 Irish Tunes with John Pedersen, 11am-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, San Anselmo Library.

🍀 Shamrock Day/Gold HuntHabitot Children's Museum, Berkeley.

🍀 St. Patrick's Day Parade, Old Sacramento.

🍀 Flying Leprechaun Skydive!, Hiller Aviation Museum.

🍀 St. Patrick's Day Celebration, Dublin Civic Center.

Engineering Day for Kids, UC Berkeley.

Mill Valley Little League Opening Day Parade, winds through downtown, then along Sunnyside
ending at Minor League field at Boyle Park.

Basics of Freshwater Fishing, 9 – 11am, join us at McInnis Park where rangers will teach tips and tricks of the trade of freshwater fishing at the park’s pond, San Rafael.

Golden Gate Beaches, 9 am-noon, Enjoy a day at the beach while helping to improve wildlife habitat both locally and globally, San Francisco, Ocean Beach.

Creekside Restoration with One Tam, 9am – 12pm, Meet across from Marin General Hospital at Hal Brown Park at Creekside.

Aramburu Island Enhancement, 9:30am – 1:30pm, ages 12+, Meet at Richardson Bay Audubon Center.

Hike to China Camp Point Picnic Area, 10am-1pm, San Rafael.

Kent Island Restoration, 10am – 2pm, ages 5+, restore the unique ecosystem on Kent Island in Bolinas Lagoon! Meet at the public dock on Wharf Rd in Bolinas (across from the College of Marin biology lab).

Open Cockpit Weekend, 10am-4pm, Pacific Coast Air Museum, Santa Rosa.

Resonance @ First Church Berkeley: Peter and the Wolf, 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm & 2:30pm, Join the First Church Festival Orchestra for a special presentation of Sergei Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf". This family-friendly production will feature narrators presenting in several languages, as well as an instrument petting zoo! First Congregational Church of Berkeley, Berkeley.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Headlands Nightlife: Family Night Hike and Campfire, 6-8:30pm, Explore the mysterious lifestyle of nocturnal animals that start their day just as you're going to bed! Learn about special adaptations that allow owls, bats and other nighttime critters to hunt by moonlight. Naturesbridge, Sausalito.

Beautiful Oops! Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Whale Festival, Fort Bragg.

In The Heights, Throckmorton Theater, Mill Valley.

Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt, BACT Berkeley Center.

Children’s Fairyland


Sunday, March 18

🍀 St. Patrick's Day Celebration, Dublin Civic Center.

🍀 St. Patrick’s Day 5K & Kid’s Run, Crissy Field East Bech Parking Area, San Francisco.

Pop Up Studio: Imaginary Creatures, 10am, grade 6+, To honor the legacy and 30th anniversary of My Neighbor Totoro (1988), join us in a world of fantasy by using needle felting techniques and wool to create your own imaginary creatures, Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Open Cockpit Weekend, 10am-4pm, Pacific Coast Air Museum, Santa Rosa.

Kanbar Kids: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 11:30am, Experience Shakespeare through performance and explanation of scenes from A Midsummer Night’s Dream… followed by Director Jackson Currier leading theater games with the entire audience! Marin Shakespeare Company, Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts, San Rafael.

Beautiful Oops! Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Whale Festival, Fort Bragg.

In The Heights, Throckmorton Theater, Mill Valley.

Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt, BACT Berkeley Center.

Children’s Fairyland


Monday, March 19


Tuesday, March 20, March Equinox


Wednesday, March 21


Thursday, March 22

Farm Day & 4-H, free, 9am-12pm, Marin County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall, San Rafael.


Friday, March 23

Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty, 10:30-11:15am, San Rafael City Hall.

Beautiful Oops! Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

In The Heights, Throckmorton Theater, Mill Valley.

Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt, BACT Berkeley Center.


Saturday, March 24, Earth Hour

Learn to Saltwater Fish at McNears, 10am – 12pm, McNears Beach Park, San Rafael.

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

Passover at Green Gulch Farms, 10:30am-2pm, Green Gulch farms is one of the most beautiful places in Marin! Don’t miss this exciting event as we explore the farm and garden and enjoy an experiential ecological Seder and storytelling. Stay and enjoy a walk to Muir Beach!

SFJAZZ Family Matinee, 11am, Pamela Rose & Friends, SFJAZZ, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Novato Live, 6-8pm, free, SINGER SONGWRITER NIGHT...featuring Emily Elbert and Jessie Bridges, Novato City Hall.

Spring Fireworks at Pier 39, 8:30pm, illuminate the skies with a dazzling fireworks display in celebration of the Spring Equinox.  

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live, Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.

Spring Family Farm Days, Slide Ranch.

Beautiful Oops! Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

In The Heights, Throckmorton Theater, Mill Valley.

Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt, BACT Berkeley Center.

Children’s Fairyland


Sunday, March 25

Lucky Run 5K/10K, Novato.

Marin Teen Girl Conference, 9am-3:30pm, exciting and unique conference provides a safe place for Marin’s teenage girls to find the support they need to lead the lives they want. Workshops are designed by teen ambassadors, and presented by professional women. The Conference has a Teen Exhibit Mall, featuring booths with information and resources from local service organizations, Embassy Suites, San Rafael.

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

Wildflowers to Waterfalls, 10am – 12pm, look for spring wildflowers as we make our way through the various habitats of this beautiful preserve. Cascade Canyon Preserve. Meet at Doc Edgar Park on Cascade Dr in Fairfax.

Mill Valley LiVE, 11am-2pm, Prop Comic and Juggler Fred Anderson, One of the fastest and funniest performers in the country, Fred has performed in Las Vegas, New York, Los Angeles and around the country. His off-beat style and audience participation is a big hit with any ages! Fred has won numerous awards for his one man show, and performs yearly at The Fringe Festival in Scotland! Mill Valley Community Center.

Marin Symphony Family Concert, 3pm, Join Maestro Neale and the Marin Symphony for a concert of family-friendly favorites including Prokofiev’s Immortal Peter and the Wolf, and featured soloists from our celebrated Marin Symphony Youth Orchestra, Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael.

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live, City National Civic, San Jose.

Beautiful Oops! Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

In The Heights, Throckmorton Theater, Mill Valley.

Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt, BACT Berkeley Center.

Children’s Fairyland


Monday, March 26

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


Tuesday, March 27


Wednesday, March 28


Thursday, March 29


Friday, March 30

Beautiful Oops! Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt, BACT Berkeley Center.


Saturday, March 31, Full Moon, Blue Moon, Cesar Chavez Day

Big Trees Trek, 8am – 12pm, ages 12+, hike the Big Trees Trail to the top of the preserve and back down (Approx. 6 miles). The emphasis of the hike is to spend more time with nature and to get your heart pumping. Indian Tree Preserve. Meet at the trailhead on Vineyard Rd in Novato.

Ring Mountain Grassland Restoration, 10am – 1pm, Ring Mountain Preserve. Meet at the gate at the end of Taylor Rd in Tiburon.

Kids Free Day, 10am-5pm, Charles Schultz Museum.

The "Jumpin Bunny" Festival, 10am, features jumpers for tiny tots and older kids alike. The event includes great egg hunts, games, entertainment, face-painting and crafts; as well as pet-adoption, petting zoo, Mansion Tours, gift shop, food, entertainment by Prescott clowns, tap dancing bunnies and the celebrated appearance of the Bunny himself! Dunsmuir-Hellman Historic Estate, Oakland.

Lamb Day, 10am-1pm, 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.

Easter Egg Hunt, 10:30am, The Easter Bunny, Ducklings, chicks and bunnies will be at Poppy.   Organic Easter Egg dying at the farmers market.  Tons of fun.  Kids should bring their own basket for the eco eggs filled with Miette candy.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Beautiful Oops! Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt, BACT Berkeley Center.

Inside Out & Back Again, ages 8+, BACT Berkeley Center.

Children’s Fairyland