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What's Up This Weekend 11/04/22



Friday, November 4 First Friday Nights at Curiodyssey – San Mateo Swing into the weekend with music, science, animals and fun! On the first Friday of every month, from 5 pm until 8 pm, where parents and kids celebrate together at CuriOdyssey.

Space Explorers – Richmond Space Explorers makes spaceflight accessible to those with their feet on the ground. Lift off and embark on a journey to the International Space Station to join the astronaut crew. Feel the sensation of being in Space, get swept up in the breathtaking views of Earth, and let your emotions fly! An Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Interactive Program, Space Explorers is the largest production ever filmed in space.

Movie Night: Finding Dory – Larkspur Storytime at Crab Cove – Alameda Ride the Rails at Ardenwood – Fremont Zoppe Circus – Redwood City First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center – Oakland Diwali Celebration – Oakland Science Fun Fest – Redwood City IlluminOdyssey – San Mateo

Saturday, November 5 Día de los Muertos with the SF Symphony – San Francisco Join us for Day of the Dead November 5! A favorite annual tradition at Davies Symphony Hall, the San Francisco Symphony’s Día de los Muertos event is a festive celebration of Latin American music and heritage. Explore fun-filled family-friendly activities and a wide array of spectacular art installations by local artists, followed by a concert performance of traditional and contemporary Latin American music.

Five Little Monkeys Grand Opening Celebration – Pleasanton Join us Saturday, November 5th for the Five Little Monkeys Grand Opening Celebration in Pleasanton from 11AM-3PM! Free to Attend! Featuring: a live animal show, a musical performance by Andy Z, bubble performers, free goodie bags, arts & crafts, hands on toy testing and a raffle to benefit Pleasanton Partnerships in Education! 719A Main Street, Pleasanton. Visit https://5littlemonkeys.com/page/special-events for more information.

SF Jazz Family Matinee – San Francisco Fiesta Alameda – Alameda Matilda the Musical – Berkeley Fun on the Farm – San Ramon Nectar Garden Exploration – Fremont Peter Pan by North Star Academy – Redwood City Low Tide Walk – Pescadero The Ugly Duckling by PYT – Mountain View Fujitsu Planetarium Shows – Cupertino Dia de los Muertos – San Jose Shrek the Musical by Playful People – San Jose

Sunday, November 6 The Impossible Zoo: Immersive Augmented Experience – San Francisco First Sunday at the Presidio – San Francisco Marin MOCA Family Art Day – Novato Doktor Kaboom – Santa Rosa Peace & Kindness Carnival – Orinda Farmyard Storytime – Fremont Dia de los Muertos – Redwood City Holiday LEGO Show – Palo Alto

San Jose Sharks - San Jose

Mousecon - Concrord


NEW MOVIES

The Independent

It’s the final weeks of the most consequential presidential election in history. America is poised to elect either its first female president (Ann Dowd) or its first viable independent candidate (John Cena). Reporting history as it’s made, an idealistic young journalist (Jodie Turner-Smith) teams up with her idol, legendary journalist Nick Booker (Brian Cox), to uncover a conspiracy that places the fate of the election, and the country, in their hands



The Wonder

The Irish Midlands, 1862 - a young girl stops eating but remains miraculously alive and well. English nurse Lib Wright is brought to a tiny village to observe eleven-year old Anna O'Donnell. Tourists and pilgrims mass to witness the girl who is said to have survived without food for months. Is the village harbouring a saint 'surviving on manna from heaven' or are there more ominous motives at work?



Armageddon Time R

From acclaimed filmmaker James Gray, Armageddon Time is a deeply personal story on the strength of family, the complexity of friendship and the generational pursuit of the American Dream.

Robert De Niro, Cate Blanchett, Donald Sutherland, James Gray, Marc Butan, Rodrigo Teixeira, Anne Hathaway, Jeremy Strong




Featured Events Día de los Muertos with the SF Symphony – San Francisco, November 5 Join us for Day of the Dead November 5! A favorite annual tradition at Davies Symphony Hall, the San Francisco Symphony’s Día de los Muertos event is a festive celebration of Latin American music and heritage. Explore fun-filled family-friendly activities and a wide array of spectacular art installations by local artists, followed by a concert performance of traditional and contemporary Latin American music.

Five Little Monkeys Grand Opening Celebration – Pleasanton, November 5 Join us Saturday, November 5th for the Five Little Monkeys Grand Opening Celebration in Pleasanton from 11AM-3PM! Free to Attend! Featuring: a live animal show, a musical performance by Andy Z, bubble performers, free goodie bags, arts & crafts, hands on toy testing and a raffle to benefit Pleasanton Partnerships in Education! 719A Main Street, Pleasanton. Visit https://5littlemonkeys.com/page/special-events for more information.

Aussie Bub’s Great Big Family Play Day – San Jose, November 13 SoCal’s most popular family event, Great Big Family Play Day, is returning to the Bay Area for one day on Sunday, November 13th with an all day takeover at the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose. Enjoy live music, bubble shows, princess meet & greets, face painting, arts + crafts, gear, samples and giveaways plus full access to the Museum floors. Get tickets here. Use code “SURPRISE” for a limited time special ticket offer.

Chess for Beginners and Intermediate Students – Fremont, Starting October 22 Chess for all levels. No chess experience? No problem! Join our beginner class, students will learn the basic rules of chess, and will play independently. Our intermediate class, students know the rules of chess, instructor will help develop fundamentals so they play well. Classes meet Saturday mornings, for students in 1st to 5th grade. Save $50 by using promocode Bayareafun50

Diwali – The Festival of Lights with Non Stop Bhangra Alameda, November 19 Take a trip to India in this family-friendly Diwali celebration! Experience a vibrant, joyful evening that will have you bouncing your shoulders and smiling ear-to-ear ­– like you just stepped into a scene from a Bollywood film! Enjoy dance lessons, performances, photobooth, arts/crafts and open dance party. Henna, food, & drinks available for purchase. All ages welcome! Sat. Nov 19th, 5:00–7:30pm. www.rhythmix.org

The Nutcracker by San Francisco Youth Ballet – San Francisco, December 3 & 4 The holiday magic continues as San Francisco Youth Ballet presents its 21st annual, full length production of “The Nutcracker.” It is geared toward families and a perfect introduction to classical ballet for children. Seats are reserved and “Supar Plum” VIP and “Clara’s Guest” admission includes a special gift for children and a character meet and greet 30 minutes prior to curtain. Buy your tickets early since this is a sold out production year after year.

First Friday Nights at Curiodyssey – San Mateo, November 4, December 2 Swing into the weekend with music, science, animals and fun! On the first Friday of every month, from 5 pm until 8 pm, where parents and kids celebrate together at CuriOdyssey.

Space Explorers – Richmond, October 13 – November 23 Space Explorers makes spaceflight accessible to those with their feet on the ground. Lift off and embark on a journey to the International Space Station to join the astronaut crew. Feel the sensation of being in Space, get swept up in the breathtaking views of Earth, and let your emotions fly! An Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Interactive Program, Space Explorers is the largest production ever filmed in space.

November 2022 also see Holiday Fun Shrek the Musical by Playful People – San Jose, November 4-13 Matilda the Musical – Berkeley, November 4-December 23 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center – Oakland, November 4 Diwali Celebration – Oakland, November 4 Science Fun Fest – Redwood City, November 4 The Ugly Duckling by PYT – Mountain View, November 4, 5 Peter Pan by North Star Academy – Redwood City, November 4-6 IlluminOdyssey – San Mateo, November 4 – January 16 SF Jazz Family Matinee – San Francisco, November 5 Low Tide Walk – Pescadero, November 5 Dia de los Muertos – San Jose, November 5 Fiesta Alameda – Alameda, November 5 Fujitsu Planetarium Shows – Cupertino, November 5, 12, 19 Marin MOCA Family Art Day – Novato, November 6 First Sunday at the Presidio – San Francisco, November 6 Doktor Kaboom – Santa Rosa, November 6 Meet Mo Williams – Santa Rosa, November 6 Dia de los Muertos – Redwood City, November 6 Family Camp Out at Slide Ranch – Muir Beach, November 6, 13 Zoppe Circus – Redwood City, through November 27 The Impossible Zoo: Immersive Augmented Experience – San Francisco, through November 18 Veteran’s Day Parade – Antioch, November 11 Indigenous People’s Celebration – Oakland, November 11 Glowfari – Oakland, November 11 – January 29 The Wizard of Oz – San Jose, November 11-20 The Jungle Book: Rudyard Revised – San Francisco, November 11-20 Disney Descendants The Musical by Pied Piper Players – San Mateo, November 11-20 Art Workshop – Berkeley, November 12 Second Saturday at Gamble Garden – Palo Alto, November 12 Family Farm Days at Slide Ranch – Muir Beach, November 12 Second Saturday on the Farm – Watsonville, November 12 Discovery EcoVoyage – San Francisco, November 12 Little Red Riding Hood – Palo Alto, November 12 Sesame Street Live – San Jose, November 12-13 The Spongebob Musical by PYT – Mountain View, November 12-20 Cinderella by Opera San Jose – San Jose, November 12-27 Cal Sailing Open House – Berkeley, November 13 Create the Change – Palo Alto, November 13 Marine Science Sunday – Sausalito, November 13, 27 Glow at the Exploratorium – November 17-January 29 Frozen: The Musical – San Francisco, November 18-December 30 Open Cockpit Day at Pacific Coast Aviation Museum – Santa Rosa, November 19 MOCHA Open Studio – Oakland, November 19 Where’s Rodney Storywalk – San Francisco, November 19 Frog and Toad by Bay Area Children’s Theater – Berkeley, November 19-December 24 The Great Dickens Christmas Fair – San Francisco, November 19-December 18 Holidays at Filoli – Woodside, November 19-January 8 San Jose Sharks Day on the USS Hornet – Alameda, November 20 Winter Wonderland at the Boardwalk – Santa Cruz, November 24 – January 1 Family Fun Day – Santa Rosa, November 25 Happy Birthday Charles M. Schulz – Santa Rosa, November 26 The Velveteen Rabbit – San Francisco, November 26-December 11 Holiday Lights Train – Felton, November 26 – December 23 WinterFest at Great America – Santa Clara, November 25 – January 1 Kids Carnival at Hiller Aviation Museum – San Carlos, November 27 The Pout-Pout Fish – Santa Rosa, November 29 Holiday LEGO Show – Palo Alto, through January 15 Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs – San Francisco, through February 12, 2023



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