What's Happening this Weekend (April 24-26)

Friday, April 24

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

Bay Area Dance Week

Bay Area Storytelling Festival, Orinda Community Center, Richmond.

Saturday, April 25


Mill Valley CERT, 7:30am-5:30pm, $45, scholarships available, Fire Station 9, 308 Reed Blvd. in Strawberry.

Point Reyes Birding and Nature Festival

Walk Your History, 9am-12pm, Boardwalk Shopping Center, Tiburon.

Spring Fling, 10am-4pm, Celebrate springtime on the farm with live music, local organic cuisine, and hands-on farm and craft activities for all ages. Milk goats, feed chickens, tour the organic garden, make fresh food, watch sheep shearing, learn about nature crafts, go on a coastal hike and more! Slide Ranch.

The Girls Design Day, 10am-4pm, girls 10-18, Girls! Learn to design for the 3D printer and laser cutter on this fun one-day workshop at Marin's awesomest makerspace, Intel Computer Clubhouse in San Rafael.

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

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! Belvedere-Tiburon Library.

Kids LEGO Club, 1-2pm, ages 5+, Belvedere-Tiburon Library.

Cartooning Workshop with Brian Kolm, 2-4pm, grade 6-8, Learn to draw your own characters, develop stories, and create your own comic. San Rafael Library. 

Andean Village Music by Chaskinakuy: A One Book One Marin Program, 7pm, Fairfax Library.

Family Biking Workshop Series, 3:30-5:30pm, contact Peggy Clark at or call 456-3469, 8#, Brookside School, San Anselmo.

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

Mount Tamalpias Astronomy Programs, bring a chair and picnic, stargaze and learn about “Stepping Out of the Nest” at the Mountain Theatre.

Astronomy Day, California Academy of Science.

Gerald Clayton Trio, 11am, SFJAZZ Center, San Francisco.

March for Babies, fundraiser for the March of Dimes, San Francisco.

Bay Area Dance Week

Afternoon Art, 1pm and 4pm, Randall Museum.

Drop-In Science, 10:30, Randall Museum.

Doing and Viewing Art, ages 4-12, 10am, deYoung Museum.

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

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Bay Area Storytelling Festival, Orinda Community Center, Richmond.

Butter & Eggs Parade, Petaluma.

Sunday, April 26

Point Reyes Birding and Nature Festival

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, Magnificent Migrations, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito.

Sunday Special: Bubble Gal, 11am-12pm, high-energy presentations entertain and inform kids about the science of bubbles. Music and theatrics blend with science in this artistic bubble demonstration. Audience participation guaranteed! Mill Valley Library.

Brian Scott Award-winning Illusionist and Magician, 11am-12pm, Mill valley Community Center.

Magical Garden Faire, 12-4pm, enjoy music, great food, crafts, games, pie eating contest and more, Mill Valley Children's Garden, Edna Maguire Elementary School.

Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour, 12:30-3:30pm, Marin Headlands.

Mother's Day Stepping Stone, 1-2pm, RSVP 388-6233, Goodman's Hardware, Mill Valley.

William Kent Society Family Campfire, 3-6pm, Gourmet BBQ & Beach Bar, S’more Making, Beach Musik, Tug-o-War, Sandkastle & Driftwood Fort Building, Land Wind-Surfing, Kite Making and Flying, Beach Krafts, Tidepool Kreatures, and more! Baker Beach.

Mill Valley Village Presents a Special Free Screening of: "The Dipsea Movie" by Sam Lueck, 6pm, Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley.

Bay Area Dance Week

How Weird Street Faire, the city’s streets will be transformed into a celebration of peace and creativity, as thousands of people journey to the “Mythical Realms”, Howard & 2nd Streets, San Francisco. There will be loud music, earphones are recommended for young children.

Glen Park Festival, 10am-4:30pm, live music, food and more, Diamond Street, San Francisco.

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

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Bay Area Storytelling Festival, Orinda Community Center, Richmond.

Pacific Coast Dream Machines, 10am-4pm, Half Moon Bay.