NOVEMBER AWESOME LIST 2018

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Friday, November 2, 2018

Movie Night In The Park: Featuring The Lorax

  • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Presidio Community YMCA (map)

Bring a blanket or cushion and enjoy a free family movie night! Sponsored by Supervisor Catherine Stefani, in partnership with the Presidio Trust and the Presidio Y.

Zoovie Night: Coco

  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Oakland Zoo - Zimmer Auditorium (map)

In honor of Dia de Los Muertos, put on your jammies and enjoy an evening of animal close-ups and Zoovie movie with the whole family.

Epic Reads - Meetup

  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Book Passage (map)

So many YA books...so little time. Epic Reads invites readers of all ages to join a round-table where you'll get to strike up conversation.


Saturday, November 3, 2018

Broom Buster Work Day

  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Old St. Hilary’s Preserve (map)

Old St. Hilary’s Open Space Preserve has a friend in the Broom Buster team, a loyal group of volunteers who have worked together to remove French broom on the preserve for the past 20 years. 

Family Campout At Slide Ranch

  • Sat, Nov 3, 10:00 AM - Sun, Nov 4, 1:00 PM

  • Slide Ranch (map)

Our Family Campouts offer the very special opportunity to pitch your tent at our campsite overlooking the ocean, have a campfire and wake up on the farm at Slide Ranch.

The Cat In The Hat / El Gato Ensombrerado

  • 10:30 AM -- 11:30 AM

  • BACT Berkeley Center (map)

Expect a brother, a sister, a much put-upon goldfish, some Things, and tons of clowning around in this new production of Seuss's classic rainy-day tale that brings the Cat in the Hat's outrageous antics--and Dr. Seuss's wondrous rhymes--to life in Spanish and English.

Storytime For Kids: Mary Poppins With Illustrator Genevieve Godbout

  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • The Walt Disney Family Museum (map)

Read by its illustrator, Genevieve Godbout, this event includes a book signing with the illustrator as well as an opportunity for a kid-friendly Q&A session.

Discovery Day At AT&T Park

  • 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM

  • AT&T Park (map)

This FREE event is unlike any other – with dynamic demonstrations, engaging experiments, geeky games and astounding activities for all ages!

Leap's Sandcastle Classic

  • 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM

  • 700 Great HwySF, CA, 94121United States(map)

2018 Theme: Building Bridges

The Cat In The Hat / El Gato Ensombrerado

  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

  • BACT Berkeley Center (map)

Expect a brother, a sister, a much put-upon goldfish, some Things, and tons of clowning around in this new production of Seuss's classic rainy-day tale that brings the Cat in the Hat's outrageous antics--and Dr. Seuss's wondrous rhymes--to life in Spanish and English.

The Cat In The Hat / El Gato Ensombrerado

  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • BACT Berkeley Center (map)

Expect a brother, a sister, a much put-upon goldfish, some Things, and tons of clowning around in this new production of Seuss's classic rainy-day tale that brings the Cat in the Hat's outrageous antics--and Dr. Seuss's wondrous rhymes--to life in Spanish and English.

Marin Charitable Presents... Super Diamond

  • 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

  • The Sweetwater Music Hall (map)

Don't miss Marin Charitable's exciting fall fundraising event featuring Super Diamond, a Neil Diamond tribute band and local favorite!


Sunday, November 4, 2018

Learn To Ride

  • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Stafford Lake Bike Park (map)

Learn to ride pump tracks and rollers with a ranger at the Stafford Lake Bike Park. 

The Cat In The Hat / El Gato Ensombrerado

  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • BACT Berkeley Center (map)

Expect a brother, a sister, a much put-upon goldfish, some Things, and tons of clowning around in this new production of Seuss's classic rainy-day tale that brings the Cat in the Hat's outrageous antics--and Dr. Seuss's wondrous rhymes--to life in Spanish and English.

The Commons' 1st Sundays Block Party

  • Sun, Nov 4, 11:00 AM - Mon, Nov 5, 3:00 AM

  • Civic Center Commons (map)

New this year, the free, 1st Sunday Block Party — July 1, Aug 5, Sept 2, Oct 7 and Nov 4 — on Fulton Street from 11 am to 3 pm is a family-friendly event featuring recreational activities for all ages, brunch-focused food and beverages from Off the Grid, a DJ, retail and local SF Etsy sellers. The event complements the nearby Heart of the City Farmers’ Market, the Asian Art Museum’s FREE first Sundays and outdoor Village Artist Corner events.

The Cat In The Hat / El Gato Ensombrerado

  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

  • BACT Berkeley Center (map)

Expect a brother, a sister, a much put-upon goldfish, some Things, and tons of clowning around in this new production of Seuss's classic rainy-day tale that brings the Cat in the Hat's outrageous antics--and Dr. Seuss's wondrous rhymes--to life in Spanish and English.

Redwood City: Dia De Los Muertos

  • 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Courthouse Square (map)

CASA CIRCULO CULTURAL, in partnership with the San Mateo County History Museum and the Friends of the Library, and in collaboration with Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation, hosts the 7th Annual Celebration of Day of the Dead- Dia de los Muertos on Redwood City’s Courthouse Square.


Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Beginning Birding And Fun Walk

  • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Rush Creek Preserve (map)

Join Ranger Lisa Wilson for a fitness adventure. The emphasis of this hike is to get your heart pumping and burn off those extra holiday calories.


Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Coffee With A Ranger

  • 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Baltimore Canyon Preserve (map)

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a Park Ranger? Want to get expert hiking or biking tips? Curious about coyotes and other wildlife in our preserves? Get answers to these questions and more when you stop by and meet your local park rangers.

“TBA” With David Fox Of Electric Eggplant

  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

  • Terra Linda High School (map)

Welcome to Marin Science Seminar. Join us and learn!


Saturday, November 10, 2018

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show

  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Creativity Theatre (map)

An irresistible holiday treat for the whole family featuring colorful giant puppets in a lavish new production inspired by Eric Carle's beloved stories, including Dream Snow, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show

  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Creativity Theatre (map)

An irresistible holiday treat for the whole family featuring colorful giant puppets in a lavish new production inspired by Eric Carle's beloved stories, including Dream Snow, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show

  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Creativity Theatre (map)

An irresistible holiday treat for the whole family featuring colorful giant puppets in a lavish new production inspired by Eric Carle's beloved stories, including Dream Snow, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Pizza Party On Horse Hill

  • 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

  • Entrance gate (map)

We are hosting a broom-busting pizza party and raffle on Horse Hill with The Alto Bowl Horseowners Association. 


Sunday, November 11, 2018

Free Entrance Days In The National Parks

  • 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM

The fee-free days provide a great opportunity to visit a new place or an old favorite, especially one of the national parks that normally charge an entrance fee.

Tree Planting At Stafford Lake Park

  • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Stafford Lake Park (map)

Join fellow community members and Marin County Parks' staff to help plant dozens of trees in the upper picnic areas at Stafford Lake Park. The new trees will beautify the park, provide shade for park users, and enhance native wildlife habitat.

Marine Science Sunday: An Ocean Feast!

  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • The Marine Mammal Center (map)

Our own backyard in the bay is full of amazing marine mammals! 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show

  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Creativity Theatre (map)

An irresistible holiday treat for the whole family featuring colorful giant puppets in a lavish new production inspired by Eric Carle's beloved stories, including Dream Snow, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show

  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Creativity Theatre (map)

An irresistible holiday treat for the whole family featuring colorful giant puppets in a lavish new production inspired by Eric Carle's beloved stories, including Dream Snow, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show

  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Creativity Theatre (map)

An irresistible holiday treat for the whole family featuring colorful giant puppets in a lavish new production inspired by Eric Carle's beloved stories, including Dream Snow, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.


Wednesday, November 14, 2018

“Redwoods, Roots, And Fungi: Exploring Plant Physiology And Ecology” With Claire Willing Of UC Berkeley

  • 7:30 PM  8:30 PM

  • Terra Linda High School (map)

Welcome to Marin Science Seminar. Join us and learn!


Saturday, November 17, 2018

Open Cockpit: Acemaker Weekend

  • Saturday, November 17, 2018

  • 10:00 AM  4:00 PM

  • Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport (map)

Look inside some of our most popular aircraft!

Give Thanks To Food Family Farm Day

  • Saturday, November 17, 2018

  • 10:00 AM  2:00 PM

  • Slide Ranch (map)

Family Farm Days are exciting four-hour programs, 10am-2pm, featuring a wide variety of activities related to the day's theme. 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show

  • Saturday, November 17, 2018

  • 10:30 AM  11:30 AM

  • Creativity Theatre (map)

An irresistible holiday treat for the whole family featuring colorful giant puppets in a lavish new production inspired by Eric Carle's beloved stories, including Dream Snow, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Wonderland: Alice's Rock And Roll Adventure

  • Saturday, November 17, 2018

  • 10:30 AM  11:30 AM

  • BACT Berkeley Center (map)

Grab your flamingo and tumble into Wonderland with Alice to meet all of Lewis Carroll’s irresistible characters in this lively rock and roll re-imagining of his beloved tales.

Wonderland: Alice's Rock And Roll Adventure

  • Saturday, November 17, 2018

  • 1:30 PM  2:30 PM

  • BACT Berkeley Center (map)

Grab your flamingo and tumble into Wonderland with Alice to meet all of Lewis Carroll’s irresistible characters in this lively rock and roll re-imagining of his beloved tales.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show

  • Saturday, November 17, 2018

  • 1:30 PM  2:30 PM

  • Creativity Theatre (map)

An irresistible holiday treat for the whole family featuring colorful giant puppets in a lavish new production inspired by Eric Carle's beloved stories, including Dream Snow, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show

  • 4:00 PM  5:00 PM

  • Creativity Theatre (map)

An irresistible holiday treat for the whole family featuring colorful giant puppets in a lavish new production inspired by Eric Carle's beloved stories, including Dream Snow, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Wonderland: Alice's Rock And Roll Adventure

  • 4:30 PM  5:30 PM

  • BACT Berkeley Center (map)

Grab your flamingo and tumble into Wonderland with Alice to meet all of Lewis Carroll’s irresistible characters in this lively rock and roll re-imagining of his beloved tales.


Sunday, November 18, 2018

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show

  • Sunday, November 18, 2018

  • 4:00 AM  5:00 AM

  • Creativity Theatre (map)

An irresistible holiday treat for the whole family featuring colorful giant puppets in a lavish new production inspired by Eric Carle's beloved stories, including Dream Snow, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Open Cockpit: Acemaker Weekend

  • Sunday, November 18, 2018

  • 10:00 AM  4:00 PM

  • Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport (map)

Look inside some of our most popular aircraft!

Nature For Kids: Birds At Las Gallinas

  • Sunday, November 18, 2018

  • 10:00 AM  1:00 PM

  • Las Gallinas Sanitary District (map)

Join Shannon Burke, Interpretive Naturalist with Marin County Parks, and WildCare’s bilingual Naturalist, Marco Berger, for a stroll around Las Gallinas Ponds to observe the waterfowl that inhabit the area.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show

  • Sunday, November 18, 2018

  • 10:30 AM  11:30 AM

  • Creativity Theatre (map)

An irresistible holiday treat for the whole family featuring colorful giant puppets in a lavish new production inspired by Eric Carle's beloved stories, including Dream Snow, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Wonderland: Alice's Rock And Roll Adventure

  • Sunday, November 18, 2018

  • 10:30 AM  11:30 AM

  • BACT Berkeley Center (map)

Grab your flamingo and tumble into Wonderland with Alice to meet all of Lewis Carroll’s irresistible characters in this lively rock and roll re-imagining of his beloved tales.

Family Mini Golf

  • Sunday, November 18, 2018

  • 11:00 AM  1:00 PM

  • McInnis Park (map)

Rangers will host a fun afternoon of miniature golf at the McInnis Park Golf Center. Prizes will be given for anyone who gets a hole-in-one! Please meet rangers at the Hillside Picnic area for Q&A and healthy snacks.

Wonderland: Alice's Rock And Roll Adventure

  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

  • BACT Berkeley Center (map)

Grab your flamingo and tumble into Wonderland with Alice to meet all of Lewis Carroll’s irresistible characters in this lively rock and roll re-imagining of his beloved tales.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show

  • 1:30 PM  2:30 PM

  • Creativity Theatre (map)

An irresistible holiday treat for the whole family featuring colorful giant puppets in a lavish new production inspired by Eric Carle's beloved stories, including Dream Snow, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.


Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Birds At Bothin Marsh

  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

  • Mill Valley Community Center (map)

Join us for a leisurely walk along Bothin Marsh where we’ll identify and discus various species of waterfowl in their resplendent winter plumage as well as a variety of shorebirds who should be foraging on the exposed shore as the tide recedes. 


Friday, November 23, 2018

Kentfield Evening Hike

  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Baltimore Canyon Preserve (map)

Join Ranger Mike Warner for a relaxing evening hike through the tree-filled Baltimore Canyon Preserve to a view point on Blithedale Ridge.


Saturday, November 24, 2018

TreasureFest

  • Sat, Nov 24, 10:00 AM  Sun, Nov 25, 4:00 PM

  • Pier 1, Treasure Island SF CA (map)

One part shopping, one part feasting, and one part music and entertainment. TreasureFest (formerly Treasure Island Flea), is a unique monthly festival that showcases the best of the bay area. 

Ecology Of Tennessee Hollow Watershed

  • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Fort Winfield Scott (map)

Led by park experts, these walks offer immersive experiences in the Presidio’s extraordinary natural areas.

Wonderland: Alice's Rock And Roll Adventure

  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • BACT Berkeley Center (map)

Grab your flamingo and tumble into Wonderland with Alice to meet all of Lewis Carroll’s irresistible characters in this lively rock and roll re-imagining of his beloved tales.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show

  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Creativity Theatre (map)

An irresistible holiday treat for the whole family featuring colorful giant puppets in a lavish new production inspired by Eric Carle's beloved stories, including Dream Snow, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Exploration Workshops For Families: All About It's A Wonderful Life

  • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Wilsey Center for Opera Veterans Building, 4th Floor (map)

Interactive family workshops to accompany performances of San Francisco Opera’s It’s A Wonderful Life.

Wonderland: Alice's Rock And Roll Adventure

  • 1:30 PM -- 2:30 PM

  • BACT Berkeley Center (map)

Grab your flamingo and tumble into Wonderland with Alice to meet all of Lewis Carroll’s irresistible characters in this lively rock and roll re-imagining of his beloved tales.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show

  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Creativity Theatre (map)

An irresistible holiday treat for the whole family featuring colorful giant puppets in a lavish new production inspired by Eric Carle's beloved stories, including Dream Snow, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Howl’s Moving Castle

  • 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive University of California, Berkeley (map)

An encounter with the wicked Witch of the Wastes forces Sophie, the village hatmaker, into the clouds, a world where fires talk, dogs spy for their wizard owners, and a ramshackle castle flies through the air.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show

  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Creativity Theatre (map)

An irresistible holiday treat for the whole family featuring colorful giant puppets in a lavish new production inspired by Eric Carle's beloved stories, including Dream Snow, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Wonderland: Alice's Rock And Roll Adventure

  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • BACT Berkeley Center (map)

Grab your flamingo and tumble into Wonderland with Alice to meet all of Lewis Carroll’s irresistible characters in this lively rock and roll re-imagining of his beloved tales.

Kentfield Evening Family Hike

  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Baltimore Canyon Preserve (map)

Join Ranger Mike Warner for a relaxing evening hike through the tree-filled Baltimore Canyon Preserve to a view point on Blithedale Ridge.


Sunday, November 25, 2018

Marine Science Sunday: An Ocean Feast!

  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • The Marine Mammal Center (map)

Our own backyard in the bay is full of amazing marine mammals! 

Wonderland: Alice's Rock And Roll Adventure

  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • BACT Berkeley Center (map)

Grab your flamingo and tumble into Wonderland with Alice to meet all of Lewis Carroll’s irresistible characters in this lively rock and roll re-imagining of his beloved tales.

Wonderland: Alice's Rock And Roll Adventure

  • 1:30 PM  2:30 PM

  • BACT Berkeley Center (map)

Grab your flamingo and tumble into Wonderland with Alice to meet all of Lewis Carroll’s irresistible characters in this lively rock and roll re-imagining of his beloved tales.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show

  • 1:30 PM  2:30 PM

  • Creativity Theatre (map)

An irresistible holiday treat for the whole family featuring colorful giant puppets in a lavish new production inspired by Eric Carle's beloved stories, including Dream Snow, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.


Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Heart Healthy Hike To The Top

  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Indian Tree Preserve (map)

Join Ranger Lisa Wilson for a fitness adventure. The emphasis of this hike is to get your heart pumping and burn off those extra holiday calories.


Thursday, November 29, 2018

Coffee With A Ranger

  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Santa Margarita Preserve (map)

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a Park Ranger? Want to get expert hiking or biking tips? Curious about coyotes and other wildlife in our preserves? Get answers to these questions and more when you stop by and meet your local park rangers.