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What's Up This Weekend - with Fonseca 08/11/23



Friday, August 11 Play. Observe. Wonder. Enjoy: ViewPoint at CuriOdyssey ~ San Mateo Take in the new ViewPoint at CuriOdyssey, a brand new, hands-on exhibition inspired by science and nature throughout the Bay Area. Located in the museum’s newly built Bay Gallery with unobstructed vistas of the San Francisco skyline, ViewPoint at CuriOdyssey is the perfect outing for littles and their adults!

Red Panda Acrobats – San Francisco Sonoma County Fair – Santa Rosa Days of the Pioneers – Livermore San Jose Giants Fireworks – San Jose

San Francisco Giants - San Francisco


Saturday, August 12 Lion Dance Festival – San Francisco Waterfront Circus – Richmond Family Nature Adventures – Oakland World Music Festival – Oakland Summer Science Fun Days – Berkeley Movie Night at Ardenwood: Lightyear – Fremont Second Saturday at Gamble Garden – Palo Alto Planes, Trains, and Cool Cars – San Carlos Bay Area Aloha Festival – San Mateo Second Saturday on the Farm – Watsonville

San Francisco Giants - San Francisco


Sunday, August 13 Marine Science Sunday ~ Sausalito Interactive presentations hosted by 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.

Circus Vargas – Corte Madera Second Sundays for Families with SFMOMA – San Francisco 30th Annual Pistahan Parade and Festival – San Francisco Gravenstein Apple Fair – Sebastopol Family Nature Fun – Alameda Historic Days at Ardenwood – Fremont Storytime with Anna – Palo Alto Sunday STEAM – San Jose

San Francisco Giants - San Francisco



Featured Events Play. Observe. Wonder. Enjoy: ViewPoint at CuriOdyssey ~ San Mateo, Now Open! Take in the new ViewPoint at CuriOdyssey, a brand new, hands-on exhibition inspired by science and nature throughout the Bay Area. Located in the museum’s newly built Bay Gallery with unobstructed vistas of the San Francisco skyline, ViewPoint at CuriOdyssey is the perfect outing for littles and their adults!

Rogue Rhythms at Seaplane Lagoon Promenade ~ Alameda, August 26 Rogue Rhythms will get you dancing, playing shakers, & grooving to the beats of drumming traditions from around the world! Experience thrilling examples of sound, beats, and rhythms from different cultures and countries in the final concert of the Rhythmix Performance, Art & Learning “PAL” in the Parks summer series. Free! Bring the whole family. RSVP recommended.

Marine Science Sunday ~ Sausalito, August 13, 27 Interactive presentations hosted by 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.

Kids Rock! ~ Redwood City, August 20 Andy Z is a multiple award-winning children’s performer, singer/songwriter, and educator who combines music, movement, storytelling, and colorful characters to create an experience that keeps kids engaged and families entertained.

Kids Carnival at Hiller Aviation Museum ~ San Carlos, August 27 Join the excitement with special activities just for kids! Aircraft checkouts, cockpit exploration, glider and helicopter construction and more are just some of the activities available at Kids’ Carnival.

First Friday Nights at CuriOdyssey ~ San Mateo, September 1 Swing into the weekend with live music, a food truck, animals and fun! On the first Friday of every month, from 5 pm until 8 pm, parents and kids celebrate together at CuriOdyssey. Dance to some of your favorite pop and rock hits, while enjoying animal presentations and science activities.

Ardenwood Rail Fair ~ Fremont, September 2 Enjoy train rides, operating model trains, historic railroad equipment displays, live music, and more.

Family Day at Marin MOCA ~ Novato, September 3 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.


This Weekend

  • The Last Voyage of the Demeter (2023)

  • Jules (2023)

  • Jailer (2023)

  • Bhola Shankar (2023)

  • Gadar 2 (2023)

  • OMG-2 (2023)

  • The Pod Generation (2023)

  • One and Only (2023)




August 2023 Circus Vargas – Corte Madera, August 2-21 Sonoma County Fair – Santa Rosa, August 3-13 Happy Birds Performance at Hiller Aviation Museum – San Carlos, August 9 Alphabet Rockers Concert – San Francisco, August 10 Napa County Fair – Napa, August 10-13 Red Panda Acrobats – San Francisco, August 11 Port of Oakland Harbor Tours – Oakland, August 11 San Jose Giants Fireworks – San Jose, August 11, 25 Family Nature Adventures – Oakland, August 12 Movie Night at Ardenwood: Lightyear – Fremont, August 12 Planes, Trains, and Cool Cars – San Carlos, August 12 Bay Area Aloha Festival – San Mateo, August 12 Second Saturday at Gamble Garden – Palo Alto, August 12 Second Saturday on the Farm – Watsonville, August 12 World Music Festival – Oakland, August 12 Summer Science Fun Days – Berkeley, August 12 Storytime with Anna – Palo Alto, August 13 Second Sundays for Families with SFMOMA – San Francisco, August 13 Habitot Mobile Museum – Richmond, August 14 Summer Family Sleepovers at Happy Hollow – San Jose, August 18, 26 Foster City Summer Days – Foster City, August 18-20 Summer Block Party – San Ramon, August 20 Cal Sailing Open House – Berkeley, August 20 Summertime Block Party – San Ramon, August 20 San Jose Giants Fireworks – San Jose, August 20 Pet Adoption Day at The Zoo – Oakland, August 20 Kids Rock! – Redwood City, August 20 Family Fun Fest – Mill Valley, August 21 Circus Vargas – Petaluma, August 25-September 4 Kid Size Concert Series: Mr. Elephant – Moraga, August 26 Bay Area Lebanese Festival – Redwood City, August 26 Kids Carnival at Hiller Aviation Museum – San Carlos, August 27 Museum Mondays for Little Ones – Santa Rosa, August 28



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