What's Up This Weekend 08/12/22
Friday, August 12 Caterpillar Puppets – San Francisco Napa County Fair – Napa Flynn Creek Circus – Sebastopol Summer Music Festival – Point Richmond Model Trains at the Depot – Danville Magic Science Show – San Jose In the Park After Dark Movie Night: Jungle Cruise – San Jose
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Saturday, August 13 Foam Party + Face Painting – Mountain View Kids Foam Party & Face Painting event in Hetch Hetchy Park. Fun, clean, family-friendly foam, kids go wild for it, and adults can’t resist it either. Foam is cool, clean, refreshing and allergy free. Free to attend, event registration is encouraged.
Pixar Family Film Series – San Rafael Celebrate a summer of Pixar! Since 1995 the Pixar name has established the gold standard in family entertainment. Catch these classics again on the big screen. Saturday matinees are all $5 per ticket!
Pistahan Parade and Festival – San Francisco ET in Concert with the Santa Rosa Symphony – Santa Rosa Sonoma County Fair – Santa Rosa Chocolate and Chalk Art Festival – Berkeley World Music Festival – Oakland 100th Anniversary of the Aircraft Carrier – Alameda Pollinator and Friends Day – Walnut Creek Fun on the Farm – San Ramon Mobile Recreation in Greenwood Park – Hayward Second Saturday on the Farm – Watsonville San Jose Giants Fireworks – San Jose Bats: Heroes of the Night – Mt. Hamilton
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Sunday, August 14 Llama Llama Red Pajama Live – Orinda It’s been a big first day of school, and Llama’s happy to be home and wearing his favorite red pajamas. After his bedtime story, Mama Llama tucks him in and pops downstairs. Llama’s toys try to help him relax, but he’s too wiggly. This original, world-premiere musical will have everyone doing the Bedtime Dance!
Golden Gate Park Band Concerts – San Francisco Marine Science Sunday – Sausalito Gravenstein Apple Fair – Sebastopol Habitot Mobile Children’s Museum – Oakland Summer Funday at Lawrence Hall of Science – Berkeley Neon Scorpion Hikes – Clayton Beach Break at Lake Del Valle – Livermore Ride the Rails at Ardenwood – Fremont Bay Area Aloha Concert – San Mateo
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Movies this Weekend
I Am Groot
I Am Groot, a collection of five Original shorts, starts streaming August 10 on Disney+.
Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel
Follows a simple man whose extraordinary journey will fill you with love, warmth and happiness.
Kiran Rao, Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Mona Singh, Chaitanya
Inu-Oh is born with unique physical characteristics, and the horrified adults cover every inch of his body with garments, including a mask on his face. One day, he meets a boy named Tomona, a blind biwa player, and as Tomona plays a delicate song of tangled fate, Inu-Oh discovers an incredible ability to dance. Inu-Oh and Tomona become business partners and inseparable friends, using their creative gifts to survive on the margins of society, as song after song gain them notoriety and propel them to stardom. Through the songs, Inu-Oh mesmerizes his audiences on stage, and gradually begins to transform into someone of unequaled beauty. But why is Tomona blind? Why was Inu-Oh born with unique characteristics? It is a story about the friendship of Inu-Oh and Tomona, who dance and sing to get to the truth and break each other's curse. «
Kenjiro Tsuda, Avu-chan, Mirai Moriyama, Tasuku Emoto, Masaaki Yuasa, Akiko Nogi, Yutaka Matsushige
Outdoor Movie Nights
Outdoor Movies are a great way to spend a summer evening. Movies range from recent blockbusters to family-friendly classics. As an added bonus most are sponsored by cities or community groups and are free. Just bring a blanket and some snacks. View the sites below for movie offerings and times. Starlight Movies in the Park – Alameda, select Fridays, June-September Waterfront Flicks – Alameda, June-July Movie Night at Antioch Water Park – Antioch, select Thursdays, June Lark Drive-In – Corte Madera, select Fridays and Saturdays, May-July Cinema at Sundown – Cupertino, select Thursdays and Fridays, August Movies Under the Stars – Danville, select Fridays, June-August Picnic Flix – Dublin, select Fridays, June-August Outdoor Movies at City Hall Plaza – Hayward, select Fridays, July-September Menlo Park Outdoor Movies – Menlo Park, Fridays, August-September Millbrae Goes to the Movies – Millbrae, 3rd Fridays Summer Outdoor Movie Nights – Mountain View, most Fridays, July-August Movies in the Park – Novato, select Saturdays, June-October Waterfront Flicks – Oakland, select Thursdays, June-August Movies on the Square – Redwood City, most Thursdays, June-September Sundown Cinema – San Francisco, most Fridays, May – October Starlight Cinemas – San Jose, select Saturdays, June-August In the Park after Dark – San Jose, select days, July-September Movies Under the Stars – San Pablo, select Fridays, June-August Summer on the Square Movie Nights – Santa Rosa, select Fridays, July-September
Outdoor spaces, including parks, gardens, trails, and beaches, provide opportunities to be active, enjoy nature, and learn about local ecosystems. Nature Centers & Farms Little Farm at Tilden Park– Berkeley Coyote Hills Regional Park – Fremont Ardenwood Historic Farm – Fremont Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge – Fremont Biking and Hiking Trails Iron Horse Regional Trail – Concord to San Ramon Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail – Lafayette, Moraga Los Gatos Creek Trail – Los Gatos Contra Costa Canal Bike Trail – Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Concord Stevens Creek Trail – Mountain View Point Pinole Regional Shoreline – Richmond Golden Gate Park – San Francisco Lake Merced – San Francisco Crystal Springs Trail – San Mateo Iron Horse Regional Trail – San Ramon Mt. Diablo State Park – Walnut Creek San Francisco Bay Trail – Bay Area Gardens Hayward Japanese Garden – Hayward Gamble Garden – Palo Alto Golden Gate Park – San Francisco Guadalupe River Park and Gardens – San Jose Chinese Cultural Gardens – San Jose Japanese Friendship Garden in Kelly Park – San Jose San Mateo Japanese Garden in Central Park – San Mateo Villa Montalvo – Saratoga County and Regional Parks San Francisco Parks East Bay Parks, Trails and Open Spaces Hayward Area Park District Peninsula Open Space Trust San Jose Regional Parks San Mateo County Parks Santa Clara County Parks Santa Cruz County Parks Solano County Parks Sonoma County Parks Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness Beaches Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach – Alameda Sonoma Coast State Beach – Bodega Bay New Brighton State Beach – Capitola Half Moon Bay State Beach – Half Moon Bay Stinson Beach – Marin County Gray Whale Cove State Beach – Montaro Montara State Beach – Montara Pacifica State Beach – Pacifica Pomponio State Beach – Pacifica Ano Nuevo Reserve – Pescadero Bean Hollow State Beach – Pescadero Pescadero State Beach – Pescadero Pt. Reyes National Seashore Beaches – Pt. Reyes Seacliff State Beach – Rio Del Mar San Gregorio State Beach – San Gregorio Lighthouse Field State Beach – Santa Cruz Natural Bridges State Beach – Santa Cruz Twin Lakes State Beach – Santa Cruz Manresa State Beach – Watsonville Sunset State Beach – Watsonville State Parks Forest of Nisene Marks – Aptos Benicia State Recreation Area – Benicia Big Basin State Park – Boulder Creek San Bruno Mountain State Park – Brisbane Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area – Byron Bothe-Napa Valley State Park – Calistoga Mt. Diablo State Park – Clayton Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park – Felton Armstrong Redwoods State Park – Guerneville Austin Creek State Recreation Area – Guerneville Salt Point State Park – Guerneville Burleigh H. Murray Park – Half Moon Bay Tomales Bay State Park – Inverness Fort Ross State Historic Park – Jenner Kruse Rhododendron State Reserve – Jenner Sugarloaf Ridge State Park – Kenwood Portola Redwoods State Park – La Honda Carneige State Vehicle Recreation Area – Livermore Lake Del Valle – Livermore Castle Rock State Park – Los Gatos Mt. Tamalpais State Park – Mill Valley Point Montara State Park – Montaro Henry W. Coe State Park – Morgan Hill East Shore State Park – Oakland Samuel P. Taylor State Park – Olema Butano State Park – Pescadero Candlestick Point Recreation Area – San Francisco China Camp State Park – San Rafael Wilder Ranch State Park – Santa Cruz Annadel State Park – Santa Rosa State Historic Parks Benicia Capitol State Historic Park– Benicia Jack London State Historic Park – Glen Ellen Marconi Conference Center State Historic Park – Marshall Olompali State Historic Park – Novato Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park – Petaluma Pigeon Point Lighthouse State Historic Park – Pescadero Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park – St. Helena Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park – Santa Cruz Sonoma State Historic Park – Sonoma National Parks Point Reyes National Seashore – Inverness Golden Gate National Recreation Area – Marin Presidio Trust – San Francisco San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park & Historic Ships – San Francisco City Parks Golden Gate Park – San Francisco Kelley Park – San Jose Joaquin Miller Park – Oakland Vasona Park – Los Gatos Alameda Antioch Belmont Benicia Berkeley Brentwood Brisbane Burlingame Calistoga Campbell Concord Cupertino Daly City Danville Dixon Dublin El Cerrito Emeryville Fairfield Foster City Fremont Gilroy Half Moon Bay Hayward Healdsburg Hercules Lafayette Larkspur Livermore Los Altos Hills Los Gatos Martinez Menlo Park Mill Valley Millbrae Milpitas Monterey Moraga Morgan Hill Mountain View Napa Newark Novato Oakland Oakley Orinda Pacific Grove Pacifica Palo Alto Petaluma Piedmont Pinole Pittsburg Small World Park Pleasant Hill Pleasanton Portola Valley Redwood City Richmond Rohnert Park St. Helena San Anselmo San Bruno San Carlos San Francisco San Jose San Leandro San Mateo San Rafael San Ramon Santa Clara Santa Cruz Santa Rosa Saratoga Sausalito South San Francisco Suisun City Sunnyvale Union City Vacaville Walnut Creek Watsonville Windsor Yountville