Friday, October 30
Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty, 10:30am, ages 0-8 years, San Rafael Library.
Preschool Discovery Lab, 11a-12p, ages 3-6, South Novato Library.
Halloween Celebration, 4-6p, costume contest, trick-or-treating, and more, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.
Voices in the Dark, 6-9p, Join us for a special dusk/night hike (relatively flat) in search of the two inhabitants whose nightly sounds "haunt" many of our human visitors: The coyote and the great horned owl. Along the way, we will learn more about the secret lives of these reclusive creatures.
Explorer Days – Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour, 10a-12p, ages 10+, 750 Phelps Street San Francisco.
Saturday, October 31, Halloween
Halloween Celebrations, 9a, pup parade, arts & crafts, autumn treats, old fashion apple pressing, and much more! Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.
Family-Friendly Presidio Park Stewards, 9- 10:30 am (Families are invited to stay until 11 am to make Native Animal masks), help by watering and mulching young plants, removing unwanted weeds, and assisting in other stewardship activities, meet at the intersection of Mountain Lake Trail and the Juan Bautista De Anza National Historic Trail (at the foot of West Pacific Avenue), also known as the East Arm of Mountain Lake, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hike to Hill 88, 10a-12p, launch site for nuclear missiles, Marin Headlands.
Junior Chef Class, 10am, ages 8–13, Soups & Mini Desserts, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.
Biofest 4, 10a4p, Explore job opportunities in the fields of biotechnology, and the training opportunities in fields such as genomics, microscopy, and histotechnology at Merritt College, Oakland.
Discover Amazing Northern California Bats, 10-11a, UC Botanical Garden, Berkeley.
Dia De Los Muertos Celebration, 10:30a-1p, free, decorating sugar skulls, face painting, snacking on traditional pastries and creating our own memory box, Mill Valley Community Center.
Kids' Turn: A Workshop for Families Experiencing Seperation and/or Divorce, 10:30-12p, Parents Place, San Rafael.
Celebration of the Mind, ages 8+, 11a-3p, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, 17 Gauss Way, Berkeley.
Cascada De Flores: Celebration All Souls' Day! 11-11:30a, music, dancing and laughter! Festeja Dia de Muertos con musica! Novato Library.
Happy Creepy Halloween, 11am, Enjoy a scientifically spooky time at the Hall this Halloween including pumpkin catapults, creepy critters, pumpkin lifts, and more, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.
Burton Butler's Great Stuffed Animal Giveaway, 12pm, free, Mill Valley resident Burton Butler offers kids a stuffed animal instead of Halloween candy, please be careful when driving, this is a residential area with lots of kids, 31 Lomita Drive, Mill Valley; 383-1402.
Pirate Halloween, 12pm & 3pm, Falkirk Center, San Rafael.
Halloween Trick-or-Treating Event, 12-3pm, Village at Corte Madera.
Halloween Bash – A Community Arcade, 12-4pm, A mashup of Halloween and makers, celebrating community-made arcade games, with free trick-or-treating and a food drive, Bon Air Center, Greenbrae.
Build a Minecraft Torch! 12-4pm, MV Code Club, Greenbrae.
Hawk Talk & Banding Demo, 12-2pm, Hawk Hill, Sausalito.
Halloween Hoopla, 12-1:30p, Yerba Buena Gardens.
Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, Marin City Library.
All Hallows' Read for Teens, 2-3p, Pick up a copy of the highly rated new YA thriller/horror anthology “Slasher Girls & Monster Boys ” and join us on Halloween for snacks, costumes and a book talk. Come in costume! Fairfax Library.
The Greatest Halloween Family Magic Show of all time!, 2-3pm, 4 huge International Stars of Magic all coming together to do one FAMILY show for The Buddy Club in San Francisco! This will be a Halloween to be remembered! Brava Theater Center, Street San Francisco.
Halloween Sausalito, 4:15p.
Haunted Stinson Beach Boardwalk, 5:30-10p, fortune teller, vortex tunnel, costume parade, games, trick or treating and more! Stinson Beach Community Center.
SuperNatural, Enjoy magic shows, face painting, photo booths, giant pumpkin carving and more. Children in costume receive a reusable trick-or-treat bag, and all proceeds support Academy education initiatives.California Academy of Science.
Hound of the Baskervilles- Sherlock Holmes, Young Performers Theatre, Fort Mason, San Francisco.
Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.
Sunday, November 1, Daylight Savings
Green Gulch Farm Sunday Children’s Program, 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.
Build a Veterans Day Jet, 9am-12pm, Home Depot.
Kayak Voyage, 12-3pm, Join Ranger staff in exploring the beautiful White House Pool area where Lagunitas Creek meets Tomales Bay, White House Pool nature area on Sir Francis Drake Blvd (just south of Inverness Park).
¡Conociendo Los Gigantes! 1-2pm, Muir Woods.
Dia de los Muertos, Bolinas Community Center.
Day of the Dead, 4-9pm, Albert Boro Community Center, live music, art workshops, face painting, food, cultural performances, procession, and more, San Rafael.
Film of the Month, 1:30pm & 4pm, Peter Pan, films vary, every day except Wednesday, Walt Disney Museum.
Target First Free Sundays, Asian Art Museum
Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.
Peter Pan, Berkeley Playhouse.