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What's Up This Weekend with Fonseca 081823



Friday, August 18 MakeArt – San Francisco Circus Vargas – Corte Madera Days of Pioneers – Livermore Foster City Summer Days – Foster City Half Moon Bay State Beach Campfire – Half Moon Bay Brian Scott Magic Show – San Jose

Saturday, August 19 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!

San Francisco 49ers - San Francisco

Sunday, August 20 Kids Rock! ~ Redwood City 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.



This Weekend

  • Blue Beetle (2023)

  • Strays (2023)

  • Back on the Strip (2023)

  • Landscape with Invisible Hand (2023)

  • Beauty and the Beast (1991) – Disney100 Special Engagement.

  • birth/rebirth (2023)

  • Coraline (Remastered)

  • The Adults (2023)



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.

August 2023 Circus Vargas – Corte Madera, August 2-21 Musical Storytime in the Park – Berkeley, August 17, 24, 31 Musical Storytime – Half Moon Bay, August 18 Catch a Beat – San Jose, August 18 Brian Scott Magic Show – San Jose, August 18 Half Moon Bay State Beach Campfire – Half Moon Bay, August 18 Summer Family Sleepovers at Happy Hollow – San Jose, August 18, 26 Foster City Summer Days – Foster City, August 18-20 West African Music with Keenan D. Webster – San Francisco, August 19 On-the-Go at Scientific Adventures for Girls’ STEAM night – Berkeley, August 19 Reptiles, Amphibians, and You – Berkeley, August 19 Family Mural Art Walk – Walnut Creek, August 19 Family Campout – Hayward, August 19 Math Festival – San Jose, August 19 Regal Raptors – San Jose, August 19 Nocturnal Animal Adaptations Campfire – Saratoga, August 19 Storytime: Miss Spider’s Tea Party – Los Gatos, August 19 Wilder Ranch Tour – Santa Cruz, August 19 Family Rangers at Big Basin Redwoods State Park – Boulder Creek, August 19 Brian Scott Magic Show – San Jose, August 19 Open Cockpit Saturday – Santa Rosa, August 19 Storytime Science for Kids at the Exploratorium – San Francisco, August 19, 20, 26, 27 Fun on the Farm – San Ramon, August 19, 26 Summer Block Party – San Ramon, August 20 Cal Sailing Open House – Berkeley, August 20 Summertime Block Party – San Ramon, August 20 Kids Go Mandarin Family Music – Redwood City, August 20 San Jose Giants Fireworks – San Jose, August 20 Mike Della Penna Magic Show – San Jose, August 20 Pet Adoption Day at The Zoo – Oakland, August 20 Family Art Day – Walnut Creek, August 20 Kids Rock! – Redwood City, August 20 Family Fun Fest – Mill Valley, August 21 Inspired Silliness with Owen Baker Flynn – San Francisco, August 21 Chinese Poetry and Songs – Union City, August 22 Japanese Storytime – Foster City, August 22 Perry the Magician – San Jose, August 22 Puppet Art Theater: Jack and the Beanstalk – Foster City, August 23 Evening Yoga for Families – Dublin, August 24 Insect Discovery Lab – Portola Valley, August 24 Perry the Magician – San Jose, August 24 Brian Scott Magic Show – San Jose, August 25 Friday Family Cattle Relay – San Jose, August 25 San Jose Giants Fireworks – San Jose, August 25 Circus Vargas – Petaluma, August 25-September 4 Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales – Santa Rosa, August 26 Little Explorers’ Petting Zoo – Berkeley, August 26 Summer Singalong with Tamsen Fynn – Berkeley, August 26 Kid Size Concert Series: Mr. Elephant – Moraga, August 26 Bay Area Lebanese Festival – Redwood City, August 26 Backyard Sanctuaries – Los Gatos, August 26 On the Go Science – Livermore, August 26 Slime Time – San Francisco, August 26 Puppet Art Theatre: Tale of the Dragon – Woodside, August 26 Heroes of the Night – Bats in County Parks – San Jose, August 26 Puppet Fair at Children’s Fairyland – Oakland, August 26, 27 Kids Carnival at Hiller Aviation Museum – San Carlos, August 27 Party in the Park – San Carlos, August 27 Sean’s Music Factory – San Jose, August 27 Persian Storytime and Music – San Jose, August 27 Museum Mondays for Little Ones – Santa Rosa, August 28 Silly Library Puppet Show – Woodside, August 30 Creative Drawing Party – Foster City, August 31 Puppet Art Theater: Tommy’s Pirate Adventure – Portola Valley, August 31




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