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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.

Friday, May 1

Kent Island Restoration, 10am â€“ 2pm, ages 5+, identify and remove the invasive species, meet at the public dock on Wharf Rd in Bolinas (across from the College of Marin biology lab).

Tiburon CoderDojo, 3:30, ages 7-17, free computer programing club, Belvedere-Tiburon Library.

Film of the Month, 1:30pm & 4pm except Tuesdays, Fantasia, The Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Kids Pajama Party, 6-6:30pm, with Dev Petty, diesel, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

Daddy Daughter Dance, 7-9pm, Corte Madera Rec Center.

Cinco De Mayo Celebration, 4–6pm, Free, Live Oak Social Hall, Berkeley.

Saturday, May 2

Water Safety Day,  8am-11am. Come learn bout safety, enjoy FREE Pancake Breakfast, listen to the Sewer Band! Get your helmet fit, participate in a coloring contest, jump in a bounce house provided by Jubilee Jumps, and meet local police/fire staff as well as the Coast Guard and CHP, Terra Linda Community, San Rafael.

Touch a Truck, 9:30am-12pm, 70 Skyview Terrace, San Rafael.

Marinovators, 10am-3pm, Marin County Office of Education, San Rafael.

Yoga in the Park, 10am â€“ 1pm, a great way to get active while giving to a wonderful park, and giving to yourself! Free lunch provided by Whole Foods Market, McNears Beach, San Rafael.

Family Fun, 10-10:30am, Novato Library.

Junior Chef Class10am, ages 5–13, Brunch for Mom!, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

Kids' Turn: A Workshop for Families Experiencing Separation and/or Divorce (5 - 17 years), 10:30am-12pm, free, Parents Place, San Rafael.

Point Bonita Wildflower Hike, 11am-12:30pm, free, Marin Headlands.

Marin Theatre Company - Miss Nelson is Missing! 11am-12pm, based on the classic children’s book by Harry Allard and James Marshall. Come see this hilarious story of a fed-up teacher and her unusual tactic to make her kids behave! Larkspur Library.

Huckleberry Garden Preschool’s annual May Faire, 11am-2pm, flower wreath making, a Maypole, music, food, lemonade and a raffle of hand-crafted toys. All proceeds benefit the preschool, Livery Stable Lawn behind the Cowgirl Creamery in Point Reyes Station, 

Tour of Novato and Community Fair, a bicycling and walking fundraising event for the Novato public schools, Sherman Avenue in front of the Novato City Hall.

May Madness, 12-6pm, the longest running street rod show and parade in Northern California. Hundreds of hot rods, customs, classics and vintage autos will line the streets of Downtown San Rafael.

Taste of Town Center, 12-2pm, live music, face painting, free samples. and more, The Town Center, Corte Madera.

Point Bonita Light House Tour, 12:30-3:30pm

Nike Missile Site Open House, 12:30-3:30pm

Bay Area Homeschool Fair, 1-8:30pm, screening of "Class Dismissed" followed by Q&A with director Jeremy Stuart,workshops, and more! Golden Gate Learning Center, San Anselmo.

Meet & Greet With Candy Bennici, Stardom Happens, 1pm, Barnes & Noble, Corte Madera.

Read to a Dog2-3pm, Corte Madera Library.

Poolside Jam: Jeff Derby Trio, 2:30pm, Strawberry Rec Center, Mill Valley.

Full Moon Adventure at Indian Tree, 5 â€“ 9:30pm, experience this unique preserve after dark. We’ll discuss nocturnal animals and things that go bump in the night! This activity is moderate to strenuous. Dress in layers and wear sturdy shoes. Don’t forget to bring a flashlight. Meet at the trailhead on Vineyard Rd in Novato.

Moonwatch '15: Family Night Hike & Campfire, 6-8:30pm, NatureBridge, Sausalito.

Mariachi Dinner Dance, fundraiser for the Nicasio School Foundation.

Cinco de Mayo, 7-11pm, Tam High fundraiser, Studio 333, Sausalito.

Pop-Up Drive-In, Leonard Nimoy Tribute! 8:30pm, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Old Hamilton Theater Building, Novato.

The Royal Ball, 3-7:30pm, fundraiser for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Mission Bay Conference Center, San Francisco.

Cinco De Mayo Celebration, 10am-6pm, Dolores Park, San Francisco.

Circtopia, 7:30pm, Circus Center's Youth Circus, 755 Frederick Street, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, ages 5-12, Come Fly with Us by Making Mini Bi-Planes, Presidio Officers’ Club, San Francisco.

Healthy Parks, Healthy People, 2pm, RSVP, call (415) 561-4323, Meet at the Presidio Visitor Center, 50 Montgomery at the corner of Lincoln Boulevard.

Children’s Day Festival, 11am-4pm, Japantown. 

Cameron Carnival, 11am-7pm, 920 Sacramento St. San Francisco.

Josephine and the Sheep of Dreams, Children's Creativity Museum, San Francisco.

Snow White and the Seven DwarfsYoung Performers Theater, Fort Mason, San Francisco.

Blossom, Bees & Barnyard Babies, RSVP online to get an itinerary sent, Sonoma Farm Trails. 

GirlVenture Hike, Tilden Park, Berkeley.

Fancy Nancy, The Musical, 11am & 2pm, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Sky Jam Festival, 11am-4pm, kiddie carnival, yummy food, great music, auction, book sale, Skytown Coop Preschool, 1 Lawson Road, Kensington.

Sunday, May 3

Beginning Birding, 9:30-11:30am, Rodeo Lagoon, Sausalito.

Children's Program and Buddha's Birthday Celebration, 10am, Zen Center, Muir Beach.

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk Part 1: Sunday Intensive (3 - 10 years), 10am-4:30pm, Parents Place, San Rafael.

Sunday Special: Indie-folk musician Frances England, 11-11:45am, Mill Valley Library.

Point Bonita Light House Tour, 12:30-3:30pm

Jerusalem Marketplace, 29 A.D., 11:45am-1:30pm, Go back in time and experience middle-eastern food, games and crafts, such as woodworking, making beaded jewelry and working with clay. This is a great free event for the whole family! Costumes provided. Mount Tamalpais United Methodist Church, 410 Sycamore Ave, Mill Valley. 

Battery Townsley Underground Tours, 12-4pm, Marin Headlands.

Full Moon Hike to the Point Bonita Lighthouse, 7:30-9pm

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, 1-3pm, free, Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, San Francisco.

Zim Zoom Family Room Puppet Show, 1-3pm, â€śChallahs in the Ark”: A Shadow Puppet Show with Daniel Barash, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Drop-In Art-Making, 1-3pm, Past and Present Postcard Art, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, ages 5-12, Come Fly with Us by Making Mini Bi-Planes, Presidio Officers’ Club, San Francisco.

Circtopia, 3pm, Circus Center's Youth Circus, 755 Frederick Street, San Francisco.

Josephine and the Sheep of Dreams, Children's Creativity Museum, San Francisco.

Snow White and the Seven DwarfsYoung Performers Theater, Fort Mason, San Francisco.

Blossom, Bees & Barnyard Babies, RSVP online to get an itinerary sent, Sonoma Farm Trails. 

Fancy Nancy, The Musical, 11am & 2pm, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Monday, May 4, Full Moon

Family Storytimes & Concerts, 10:30-11am, ages 0-8, Boyd Memorial Park, Mission Avenue at B Street, San Rafael.

Point Bonita Light House Tour, 12:30-3:30pm

Muir Woods After Hours, 6:30-8:30pm.

SFMadea week-long celebration of San Francisco’s vibrant manufacturing sector: discover locally made products, the people who make them, and where to buy them.

Tuesday, May 5, Cinco de Mayo

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

Cinco de Mayo, 5:30-8:30pm, Join us to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the mariachi band, Mariachis Jalisco! Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

SFMadea week-long celebration of San Francisco’s vibrant manufacturing sector: discover locally made products, the people who make them, and where to buy them.

Wednesday, May 6

Presidio Shuttle Tour, free guided travel through time, hear stories spanning the centuries, 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.

SFMadea week-long celebration of San Francisco’s vibrant manufacturing sector: discover locally made products, the people who make them, and where to buy them.

Thursday, May 7

Nature for Kids: Stafford Lake, 10am â€“ 1pm, we’ll visit a pond, a permanent creek, and a marsh, and talk about the animals that live in these wet habitats. Then we’ll explore a shady forest and have lunch in a beautiful meadow where we can look out over the lake, Stafford Lake, Novato.

Read to a Dog, 3:30-4:30pm, San Anselmo Library.

King Salmon Journey, 4pm, ages 5+, Author visit with Debbie S. Miller, Belvedere-Tiburon Library.

Infant CPR, 7-9pm, Parents Place, San Rafael.

SFMadea week-long celebration of San Francisco’s vibrant manufacturing sector: discover locally made products, the people who make them, and where to buy them.

Friday, May 8

Aramburu Island Enhancement: International Migratory Bird Day, 9am â€“ 12pm, Richardson Audubon Center, Tiburon.

Shuttle Through Time, 1:30-3pm, San Francisco.

Plant a Posy or Strawberry for Mom, 3-6pm, The Poppy Store, Larkspur.

Tiburon CoderDojo, 3:30, ages 7-17, free computer programing club, Belvedere-Tiburon Library.

Seussical, The Musical, 7:30pm, The Playhouse, San Anselmo.

Playdate 2015: White to Bright, 6:30pm, fundraiser for Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Circtopia, 7:30pm, Circus Center's Youth Circus, 755 Frederick Street, San Francisco.

SFMadea week-long celebration of San Francisco’s vibrant manufacturing sector: discover locally made products, the people who make them, and where to buy them.

Snow White and the Seven DwarfsYoung Performers Theater, Fort Mason, San Francisco.

Saturday, May 9

Save Springs Hill, 9am â€“ 1pm, help with the Goatgrass Removal Project on the Terra Linda/Sleepy Hollow Preserve, Meet at the end of Wintergreen Terrace in San Rafael.

Mother’s Day Art in the Park, 10am â€“ 12pm, create your own piece of art to give to your mom on Mother's Day, we'll provide supplies, smocks, and healthy snacks McInnis Park, 310 Smith Ranch Rd, San Rafael.

Let’s Celebrate Migratory Birds at Muir Woods! 10am-12:30pm, Stroll around Redwood Creek in search of migratory birds such as Wilson’s Warblers and Violet-green Swallows, or just enjoy the majestic redwoods.

Remodelista & Gardenista Market, 10am-5pm, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Play-Well LEGO Workshop, 10am, free, 216 Greenfield Avenue, San Anselmo.

Festival of Fun, 10am-9pm, Carnival Rides, Games, Music, BBQ, St. Anselm School, San Anselmo.

Family Fun, 10-10:30am, Novato Library.

Junior Chef Class10am, ages 5–13, Kitchen Gifts for Mom, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

Kids' Turn: A Workshop for Families Experiencing Separation and/or Divorce (5 - 17 years), 10:30am-12pm, free, Parents Place, San Rafael.

Marin Theatre's Youth Company performs "Miss Nelson is Missing!" 11am, Corte Madera Library.

Rad American Women A-Z, 11am, meet authors Kate Schatz & Mirian Klein Stahl, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Point Bonita Light House Tour, 12:30-3:30pm

The Flying Hand of Marco B., 1:30pm, meet author Richard Leiter, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Undertow, 3pm, meet author Michael Buckley, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Marin Human Race

Mother Daughter Tea Party, 3-5pm, Corte Madera Rec Center.

Share-a-book Dogs, 1pm, K+, Mill Valley Library.

Mother's Day Family Campout, Slide Ranch.

Seussical, The Musical, 7:30pm, The Playhouse, San Anselmo.

Rock the Casbah, 5:30pm, kick fundraiser, San Rafael.

Circtopia, Circus Center's Youth Circus, 755 Frederick Street, San Francisco.

SFMadea week-long celebration of San Francisco’s vibrant manufacturing sector: discover locally made products, the people who make them, and where to buy them.

Snow White and the Seven DwarfsYoung Performers Theater, Fort Mason, San Francisco.

Park Stewardship Wildflower Walks, Lands End, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, ages 5-12, Start Your Engines and Create a Car, Presidio Officers’ Club, San Francisco.

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, free, Electric Squeezebox Orchestra, San Francisco.

Mountain Lake Senses Walk, 2-3:30pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Listen To Your Mother, 7:30pm, Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco.

Living History Day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park. 3325 Adobe Road.

Lamb Day at Windrush Farms, $20/adult, children free, farm tour, bring a picnic, wool activities, milk goats, play with chickens and enjoy a pond full of tadpoles, 2263 Chileno Valley Rd, Petaluma.

Fancy Nancy, The Musical, 4:30pm, San Ramon.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Sunday, May 10, Mother's Day

West Point Inn, yummy Mother's Day pancake breakfast!

Mother’s Day Picnic, in Stinson Beach

Mother's Day, 9am-5pm, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito.

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, Back from the Brink: Saving Species, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito.

Mother’s Day Mt Tam Hike and BBQ at the Asbo’s, 10:30am, join us for a great hike on nearby Mt. Tamalpais and BBQ, RSVP required, hersson@ aol.com – Phone 415-775-9328.

Point Bonita Light House Tour, 12:30-3:30pm

Sleeping Beauty, 2pm, free, Amphitheater at Old Mill Park.

Seussical, The Musical, 2pm, The Playhouse, San Anselmo.

Sunday Streets, Mission, San Francisco.

SFMadea week-long celebration of San Francisco’s vibrant manufacturing sector: discover locally made products, the people who make them, and where to buy them.

Grove on the Road, 11am-3pm, Enjoy admission-free performances by local artists, interactive arts workshops for all ages, and more! Noe Valley Town Square, San Francisco.

Drop-In Art-Making, 1-3pm, Past and Present Postcard Art, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, ages 5-12, Start Your Engines and Create a Car, Presidio Officers’ Club, San Francisco.

Snow White and the Seven DwarfsYoung Performers Theater, Fort Mason, San Francisco.

Fancy Nancy, The Musical, 11am, 2pm & 4:30pm, San Ramon.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Monday, May 11

Point Bonita Light House Tour, 12:30-3:30pm

Atlanta's in Peril & The Wisdom of Merlin, 3pm, meet author T.A. Barron, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Tuesday, May 12

How to Draw Wildflowers - Part II, 10-11:30am, Richardson Audubon Center, Tiburon.

CPR, Recess, San Francisco.

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, free, Litquake, San Francisco.

Hitting, Biting, and Pushing: Managing Aggressive Behavior in Young Children (1 - 5 years), 7pm, Parents Place, San Rafael.

Wednesday, May 13

Read to a Therapy Dog, 3-4pm, Belvedere-Tiburon Library.

Arduino, 6pm, a hands-on workshop on this powerful micro controller, Belvedere-Tiburon Library.

Peter Pan, 6:30pm, Del Mar Middle School, Tiburon.

Is That Me Yelling? (all ages), 7-9pm, Parents Place, San Rafael.

Thursday, May 14, Bike to Work Day

Peter Pan, 6:30pm, Del Mar Middle School, Tiburon.

Baby-Proofing Your Relationship (expectant parents - 18 months), 7-9pm, Parents Place, San Rafael.

Friday, May 15

Red Engine Tour, 10-11am, Fire Department and their big Red Fire Engine at the Novato Library.

Infant Sleep Solutions (birth-12 months), 10am-12pm, Parents Place, San Rafael.

Author Visit Alexandra Boiger, 3:30-4:30pm, award winning children’s books Poor Doreen: a Fishy Tale, Tallulah’s Toe Shoes, and the author of Max and Marla, San Anselmo Library.

Tiburon CoderDojo, 3:30, ages 7-17, free computer programing club, Belvedere-Tiburon Library.

Peter Pan, 6:30pm, Del Mar Middle School, Tiburon.

Seussical, The Musical, 7:30pm, The Playhouse, San Anselmo.

Snow White and the Seven DwarfsYoung Performers Theater, Fort Mason, San Francisco.

Saturday, May 16

Paradise Park Fishing Derby, 9am-1pm, Paradise Park, Tiburon.

Shoe Tying Class, 9-9:30am, ages 5+, Nordstrom, Corte Madera.

Annual Neighborhood Yard Sale, 9am-2pm, Multi-Family Neighborhood Yard Sale with over 40 homes participating, Mariner Cove, Corte Madera.

Ben Franklin's Colonial Printing Shop, 10am-12pm (Civic Center Library) & 2-4pm (Marin City Library), learn about the Gutenberg’s printing press, print your own keepsakes on antique presses, set their name in type, make a small book and print the front page of an historic Marin County newspaper.

Mystery of White Hill, 10am â€“ 3pm, hike to find the crash site of the B-17 Flying Fortress, a bomber aircraft from World War II, discuss the history, context, and mystery surrounding the site. This activity is moderate to strenuous. Meet at the roadside parking area near the top of White Hill Grade on Sir Francis Drake Blvd.

Salmon Release, 10am-2pm, come join the fun as we release 2000 young salmon into the San Francisco Bay, Blackie’s Pasture, Tiburon.

Safe Boating EXPO, 10am-2pm, free life jackets, helicopter demos, Coast Guard dog demos, behind the scenes tour of Coast Guard boats and much more! U.S. Coast Guard Station Golden Gate.

Family Fun, 10-10:30am, Novato Library.

Junior Chef Class10am, ages 9–13, Top Your Tacos, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

Kent Island Restoration, 10am â€“ 2pm, ages 5+, identify and remove the invasive species, meet at the public dock on Wharf Rd in Bolinas (across from the College of Marin biology lab).

Kids' Turn: A Workshop for Families Experiencing Separation and/or Divorce (5 - 17 years), 10:30am-12pm, free, Parents Place, San Rafael.

Yoga for Evey Lifestyle, 11am-12pm, San Anselmo Library.

Water Safety Day, 12:30-3:30 PM, Free for the whole family! Mill Valley Community Center, 180 Camino Alto.

Fashion Foolery, Wacky & Unique Fashion Show for the whole family. Lunch and Show, $15 adults, $8 children, see website for details, Mill Valley Community Center, 180 Camino Alto.

Point Bonita Light House Tour, 12:30-3:30pm

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

Mt. Tam History Walk, 1:30pm, Enjoy spectacular, panoramic views and learn about the fascinating history of Mt. Tam on a 0.7-mile walk on the Verna Dunshee trail.

Fun Baseball Skills Clinic, ages 6-9, $50, You must register in advance to attend. If you are interested, please email jackvanhooser@gmail.comLine Drive Baseball and Softball, San Rafael.

Bees and Birds Family Campout, Slide Ranch.

Seussical, The Musical, 7:30pm, The Playhouse, San Anselmo.

Peter Pan, 6:30pm, Del Mar Middle School, Tiburon.

North Bay Mobile Drive-In, 8:30pm, Akira Kursawa's Dreams, Old Hamilton Theater Building, Novato.

SPARK Spring Fundraiser,  6-11pm.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, ages 5-12, Saddle Up for Miniature Horse Making, Presidio Officers’ Club, San Francisco.

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, free, Venezuelan Music Project + Las Bomberas, San Francisco.

Asian Heritage Street Celebration, 11am-6pm, Asian Art Museum.

Park Stewardship Wildflower Walks, Lands End and Fort Funston, San Francisco.

Carolina Chocolate Drops, 11am, SFJAZZ Center, San Francisco.

Bay Area Teen Animation Festival, Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Snow White and the Seven DwarfsYoung Performers Theater, Fort Mason, San Francisco.

Fancy Nancy, The Musical, 11am, 2pm & 4:30pm, San Ramon.

Makers Faire, 10am-8pm, A family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement, San Mateo County Event Center.

Wool Festival, 10am-5pm, free, Valley Ford, Sonoma.

Luther Burbank Rose Parade and Festival, Santa Rosa.

Himalayan Fair, Live Oak Park in Berkeley.

Dr. Christine Carter - How to Help Kids Achieve More and Stress Less, 8-9:30pm, $85 (includes dessert, drinks and dialogue) a benefit for Prospect Sierra School, The Berkeley City Club 2315 Durant St. Berkeley.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Sunday, May 17

Maifest, 9am-3pm, A polka band, folk and popular group dances in traditional dress, a menu of authentic German/Austrian foods, and of course, excellent beers and other drinks, complete a fun-filled day that is sehr gemĂĽtlich for all ages. Tourist Club, Mill Valley.

Community Garage Sale, 9am-2pm, free, Tam Valley Community Center, Mill Valley.

Pixie Park Spring Fair, 10am-2pm, Marin Art & Garden Center.

Culinary Hike at Mount Burdell, 10am â€“ 1pm, join Ranger Charlie Schonwasser and Native Foods Chef John Farais lead this culinary hike on beautiful Mount Burdell. Meet at the gate on San Andreas Dr in Novato.

Annual Heritage Day, 10am-4pm, The day will feature guided walks to learn about Olompali’s birds, plants, and archaeology, as well as talks by experts who will discuss the park’s historical structures and the Burdell Victorian Garden. Olompali State Historic Park.

Point Bonita Light House Tour, 12:30-3:30pm

Seussical, The Musical, 2pm, The Playhouse, San Anselmo.

Storybook Ball, 4-7pm, Seuss on the Loose, Mill Valley Community Center.

Bay Area Teen Animation Festival, Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Drop-In Art-Making, 1-3pm, Tzedakah Box Design Challenge, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, ages 5-12, Saddle Up for Miniature Horse Making, Presidio Officers’ Club, San Francisco.

Snow White and the Seven DwarfsYoung Performers Theater, Fort Mason, San Francisco.

Bay to Breakers

Makers Faire, 10am-8pm, A family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement, San Mateo County Event Center.

Fancy Nancy, The Musical, 11am, 2pm & 4:30pm, San Ramon.

Himalayan Fair, Live Oak Park in Berkeley.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Monday, May 18, New Moon

Family Storytimes & Concerts, 10:30-11am, ages 0-8, Boyd Memorial Park, Mission Avenue at B Street, San Rafael.

FREE Ticket to the Marin County Fair, play the Musical Mystery Quiz, Corte Madera Library.

Point Bonita Light House Tour, 12:30-3:30pm

Tuesday, May 19

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

Wednesday, May 20

Kids' Literary Karaoke! 4pm, diesel, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

Thursday, May 21

Read to a Dog, 3:30-4:30pm, San Anselmo Library.

Carnival of Chaos, 4pm, ages 5+, audeville style show which Includesjuggling, live music, physical comedy, chaotic humor and theatrical flair that's interactive with audience, Belvedere-Tiburon Library.

American Crown CircusSt. Vincent's Grounds, San Rafael.

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, free, JesĂşs DĂ­az y Su QBA, San Francisco.

Toddler Sleep Class (12 - 36 months), 7-9pm, Parents Place, San Rafael.

Friday, May 22

Meet Kelly Jones, Author of Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer, 3:30pm, San Anselmo Library.

Tiburon CoderDojo, 3:30, ages 7-17, free computer programing club, Belvedere-Tiburon Library.

Kiddo! Carnival, Mill Valley Middle School.

Marin Greek Festival, Nativity of Christ Greek Orthodox Christian Church, 1110 Highland Drive, Novato; 883-1998.

American Crown CircusSt. Vincent's Grounds, San Rafael.

Off the Page, 3pm, meet authors Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

SuperPets, 3:30pm, meet author Kelly Jones, San Anselmo Library.

West Side Story, 7:30pm, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Owl Extraordinaire, 7-8:30pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Saturday, May 23

Aramburu Island Enhancement: Native Plan Nursery, 9am â€“ 12pm, Richardson Audubon Center, Tiburon.

Family Fun, 10-10:30am, Novato Library.

Junior Chef Class10am, ages 5–13, Ice Cream Shop, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

Fancy Nancy, The Musical, 10:30am, 12:30pm & 3pm, Mill Valley Theatre Company.

Ocean Exploration Family Farm Days, 10am-2pm, Slide Ranch.

Point Bonita Light House Tour, 12:30-3:30pm

West Side Story, 2pm, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Peter Pan & The Marin Symphony, 2pm, benefit performance, call 479-8100 for tickets.

American Crown CircusSt. Vincent's Grounds, San Rafael.

Kiddo! Carnival, Mill Valley Middle School.

Mount Tamalpias Astronomy Programs, bring a chair and picnic, stargaze and learn about â€śExploring Our Solar System” at the Mountain Theatre.

Marin Greek Festival, Nativity of Christ Greek Orthodox Christian Church, 1110 Highland Drive, Novato; 883-1998.

Wildflower Walk, 10-11:15am, Enjoy the dune wildflowers and pollinators in full display during this hike on the Lobos Creek Valley boardwalk. RSVP required.

Crissy Field Aviation Walk, 10am-12pm, Explore Crissy Field and learn about its role in early aviation history on this easy, one-mile walk.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, ages 5-12, Honor Memorial Day with Paper Poppies, Presidio Officers’ Club, San Francisco.

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, free, KulArts' MasĂ©g Typhoon, San Francisco.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Sunday, May 24

FREE Ticket to the Marin County Fair, play the Musical Mystery Quiz, Corte Madera Library.

Mill Valley History Walk, take a tour of the estate of  Joseph Eastland, founder of the town of Mill Valley and stop at century old mansions of  pioneer families, The Outdoor Art Club, Mill Valley.

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, Back from the Brink: Saving Species, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito.

Fancy Nancy, The Musical, 10:30am, 12:30pm & 3pm, Mill Valley Theatre Company.

Muir Beach Firemen's BBQ, 12-5pm, dancing, food, and fun for the whole family, Santos Meadow on Muir Road.

Mountain Play“Peter Pan“, All shows start at 2:00pm. Get your tickets, grab a picnic and get ready to be enchanted. For more information call 383-1100.

West Side Story, 2pm, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Award Ceremony: Letters About Literature, 2-5pm, national annual competition that asks students in grades four through twelve to look inside themselves and write from the heart, Mill Valley Library.

American Crown CircusSt. Vincent's Grounds, San Rafael.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Kiddo! Carnival, Mill Valley Middle School.

Marin Greek Festival, Nativity of Christ Greek Orthodox Christian Church, 1110 Highland Drive, Novato; 883-1998.

Point Bonita Light House Tour, 12:30-3:30pm

Buddy Concert Benefit, 6-9pm, The San Rafael Pacifics team up with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the North Bay at Fenix to kick off the third annual season of the Baseball Buddy Program. San Rafael.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, ages 5-12, Honor Memorial Day with Paper Poppies, Presidio Officers’ Club, San Francisco.

Drop-In Art-Making, 1-3pm, Tzedakah Box Design Challenge, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Monday, May 25, Memorial Day

Marin Memorial Day Races

Mill Valley Volunteer Firefighters Pancake Breakfast, 7-10am

Mill Valley Memorial Day Parade

Nature for Kids: Indian Tree, 10am â€“ 1pm, explore several different forest habitats. Meet at the trailhead on Vineyard Rd in Novato. CANCELED

Kiddo! Carnival, Mill Valley Middle School.

American Crown CircusSt. Vincent's Grounds, San Rafael.

Point Bonita Light House Tour, 12:30-3:30pm

Tuesday, May 26

Wednesday, May 27

Thursday, May 28, Doyle Drive Closure Postponed

Concert at the Library, 7-8pm, classical guitar, San Anselmo Library.

Contra Costa County Fair

Friday, May 29, Doyle Drive Closure Postponed

Sing & Dance with Miss Kitty, 10:30-11:15am, San Rafael Library.

West Side Story, 7:30pm, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Tiburon CoderDojo, 3:30, ages 7-17, free computer programing club, Belvedere-Tiburon Library.

Friday Nights on Main, 6-9pm, Tiburon.

Contra Costa County Fair

Saturday, May 30, Doyle Drive Closure Postponed

Toddler Days, 9am-12pm, milk a goat, hold a warm egg from the chickens, and hear the baa of the sheep, Slide Ranch.

Explore Bay Ecology at Creekside Park, 9am-12pm, space is limited and RSVP is requested, Larkspur.

Family Fun, 10-10:30am, Novato Library.

Junior Chef Class10am, ages 5–13, Eat Your Veggies, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

Fancy Nancy, The Musical, 10:30am & 12:30pm, Mill Valley Theatre Company.

Kids' Turn: A Workshop for Families Experiencing Separation and/or Divorce (5 - 17 years), 10:30am-12pm, free, Parents Place, San Rafael.

Coleman Carnival & International Festival, 11am-4pm, Free Admission, enjoy music and dance, including a performance by Ballet Folklorico and an international car show,  proceeds of the event benefit music, art, technology, and physical education at Coleman Elementary, San Rafael.

Novato Multicultural Festival, 12-5pm, music food and more, Miwok Park, Novato.

Point Bonita Light House Tour, 12:30-3:30pm

West Side Story, 1pm, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

An Evening at Stafford Lake, 7 â€“ 9:30pm, Join rangers for an evening of fun around the campfire! There will be a short hike, stories, and sing-a-longs. Stafford Lake Park, 3549 Novato Blvd., Novato.

North Bay Drive-In, 9pm, Flash Gordon, Old Hamilton Theater Building, Novato.

Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival

Family Friendly Restoration, 9-10:30am, help restore the beauty of the Presidio by planting native plants, removing unwanted weeds, and various other activities to help preserve native habitat.  Snacks are provided and we will close the day with a story. Please wear close-toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. RSVP nature@presidiotrust.gov Workday meets at East Arm of Mountain Lake at end of West Pacific Ave. Free parking is available on West Pacific Ave.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, ages 5-12, Decorate Your Own Presidio Post Card, Presidio Officers’ Club, San Francisco.

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, free, AndrĂ© Thierry + Chelle! and Friends, San Francisco.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Treasure Island Flea 4th Birthday

Contra Costa County Fair

Sunday, May 31, Doyle Drive Closure Postponed

Fancy Nancy, The Musical, 10:30am & 12:30pm, Mill Valley Theatre Company.

Mountain Play“Peter Pan“, All shows start at 2:00pm. Get your tickets, grab a picnic and get ready to be enchanted. For more information call 383-1100.

Little Red's Riding 'Hood, 11am, meet author Peter Stein, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Community Day Celebration, free, daylong celebration that features family activities including games, giant puppets and a sing-a-long; a variety of docent-led walking tours; a special stage featuring world music and dance performances reflecting the global nature of the collection, a photo booth and much more, San Francisco Botanical Gardens.

Point Bonita Light House Tour, 12:30-3:30pm

West Side Story, 1pm, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Manga and Anime Club for Teens, 2-3pm, Come hang out and talk about your favorite Manga and Anime! There will be fun projects, a manga book club, adventures and of course, yummy snacks (like Pocky!), Fairfax Library.

Poolside Jam: Roem Baur, 2:30pm, Strawberry Rec Center, Mill Valley.

Got 'Dem Breast Cancer Blues Fundraiser with the Blue Devils, 3-6pm, music, food, kids activities and more, San Geronimo Valley Community Center.

North Bay Drive-In, 9pm, Flash Gordon, Old Hamilton Theater Building, Novato.

Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival

Drop-In Art-Making, 1-3pm, Tzedakah Box Design Challenge, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, ages 5-12, Decorate Your Own Presidio Post Card, Presidio Officers’ Club, San Francisco.

San Francisco Botanical Garden's 75th Anniversary Celebration

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Treasure Island Flea 4th Birthday

Contra Costa County Fair