Friday, March 31 Space Explorers – Richmond Visit the world’s largest immersive VR experience about life in space at The Craneway Pavilion on the Richmond waterfront.
Spring Festival at Cal Academy – San Francisco Storytime at Crab Cove – Alameda Free Telescope Viewing at Chabot Space & Science Center – Oakland
Saturday, April 1 Eggstravaganza at SF Zoo – San Francisco Khmer New Year Festival – Oakland Fun on the Farm – San Ramon Family Day at the Park – Newark Big Bunny Scramble – Milpitas Planetarium Shows for Kids – Cupertino Fun Run at the Boardwalk – Santa Cruz
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Sunday, April 2 Family Day at Marin MOCA – Novato This free program provides art-making opportunities to parents with their children. A fun and educational alternative to “screen time,” the program is taught by professional art instructors in a variety of media – from painting to mixed media to clay.
Dye Hard Easter Egg Hunt – San Francisco Spring Fling – Ross Tales from the Briar Patch – a New Mini Opera – Walnut Creek Easter Egg Hunt at Gamble Garden – Palo Alto Historic Days at Ardenwood – Fremont OMG Festival – Milpitas Holi Festival of Colors – Cupertino Eggastravaganza at History Park – San Jose Free First Sunday at NUMU – Los Gatos
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Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves (2023)
His Only Son (2023)
A Thousand and One (2023)
Spinning Gold (2023)
Air Sneak Peek (2023)
Featured Events MadSadGlad by SF Symphony – San Francisco, May 6 Share the joy of music with all your loved ones! Join the SF Symphony for a fun-filled Music for Families program that explores the many emotions that music can make us feel, just like magic! Conducted by Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, you’ll hear the Orchestra perform works that take us from stormy to joyful and everything in between—a fascinating musical journey for listeners ages 5–12 and longtime fans alike. Kids’ tickets are half off!
Family Day at Marin MOCA – Novato, April 2 This free program provides art-making opportunities to parents with their children. A fun and educational alternative to “screen time,” the program is taught by professional art instructors in a variety of media – from painting to mixed media to clay.
Urban Ed Academy SMART+ Saturday Program – San Francisco, April 8, 15, 22 The Urban Ed Academy SMART+ Saturday Program is FREE and open to all middle school students. Programming will be held from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM at Wille L. Brown Jr. Middle School located in the Bay View area in San Francisco, CA. Children will participate in fun lessons and projects with the goal of helping them become their own entrepreneur. Children will also explore hands on/interactive STEAM activities and outdoor/PE time.
Bug Day at Randall Museum – San Francisco, April 8 Hurray! The bugs are back! Check out the incredible extravaganza of insects at the Randall Museum’s popular Bug Day event celebrating everything insect with hands-on science and art activities, games, live music, movies and more. Learn how important these little creatures are to the earth and to our survival here. Kids and their families can make their own fabulous bug-related crafts to take home, see and touch live exotic insects, take a scientific look at insects through microscopes, and compete in the Insect Olympics.
Marine Science Sunday – Sausalito, April 9 & 23 Interactive presentations hosted by our award-winning educators feature multimedia, pictures, video and more to share the stories of amazing marine mammals and the Center’s efforts to ensure the health of these animals and our ocean.
Eggster Egg Hunt and Learning Festival – Berkeley, April 15 The largest annual egg hunt and learning festival in the Bay Area. A fun, free educational event with activity booths, performances, and egg hunts to inspire young children.
Giraffes Can’t Dance by Bay Area Children’s Theatre – Berkeley, April 15 – June 4 All the animals in the jungle know their own special dance, but Gerald the Giraffe can’t seem to move without a clumsy step. But with the help of a wise cricket, he finds his own song, and dances to the beat of his own drum! In this stage adaptation of the beloved children’s book, with puppets, African rhythm, and lots of dancing, Gerald learns that his differences are what make him special.