Tuesday, October 25
2016 Halloween Spooktakular Family Fun Fest | Santana Row
Dress up your children in their cutest Halloween costumes for pumpkin decorating, Halloween photos and trick or treating at Park Valencia, Santana Row in San Jose from 10 am to noon on Tuesday, October 25, 2016.
Halloween Family Fun features free entertainment, interactive games, hands-on activities and educational activities designed ...
Halloween Costume Swap | Hayward
Bring your clean, gently-used costumes and accessories for children age 5-16 to our annual Halloween Costume Swap at 4:30 p.m. to trade it for a new-to-you costume.
No costume? No problem! You can come to the Costume Swap at 5:30 p.m. to receive a free costume ...
Wednesday, October 26
Final $1 Book Sale of the Season | SF Main Library
From April – October, the San Francisco Public Library host weekly Wednesday Steps Sales, located at the Larkin Street entrance to the Main Library. All books and media are just $1 or less each and all proceeds from Steps Sales benefit the San Francisco Public ...
Art of Bunraku: Japanese Puppetry Free Performance | SF
Come and learn about the art of Bunraku, Japanese puppetry, by world-renowned puppeteer Kanroku and the Mokugu-sha Company form Osaka, Japan at this free community performance.
This presentation of bunraku will be part demonstration with a short performance. Be prepared for a rare treat, filled with dramatic myths ...
2016 Halloween Extravaganza: Circus & Haunted House | North Beach
The Friends of Joe DiMaggio Playground invite you to their 8th annual Halloween Extravaganza on Sunday, October 26, 2016.
Every year this free event has grown, and it is now anticipated as “the neighborhood event” of the season – attracting scores of local families, as well as ...
Pumpkin Carving at the Library | Hayward
Carve your own Jack-o-lantern at the Weekes Branch Library. Make it silly or scary, and they’ll supply the pumpkins and carving tools.
Free but an RSVP is required.
Capes and Costumes Craft Lab & Open Sewing Workshop | SSF
This is an open sewing/craft lab where DIY patrons will bring their own supplies and half done costumes for creative advice and other help.
Ideas can be swapped with other patrons and there will be at least one staff member experienced with costuming in attendance. ...
Win Tix: Disney on Ice | Oracle Arena
Be a part of the world of Disney, at Disney on Ice! You’ll enjoy all your favorite characters as they double axel and Salchow their way across the ice to the sounds of songs your kids (or you) have been singing and singing and singing ...
Thursday, October 27
Opening Day: Bay Area Science Festival | 2016
Created by the Bay Area’s scientific, cultural, and educational institutions, the Bay Area Science Festival returns to San Francisco for 10 days of science and technology lectures, games, art exhibits, workshops, hand-on activities and more at a locations throughout the Bay Area. 2016 Bay Area Science Festival October ...
Anime & Manga Club: Your Favorite Anime & Pizza | South SF
This month they will be reviewing Naruto episode 474, Alderamin on the Sky, ReLife, and talking about the conclusion of Blood Lad with 14 volumes.
As always, they will have pizza. Who doesn’t love Pizza? Embrace your inner otaku and share your fan sketches or writings related to the ...
Friday, October 28
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Join the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) and Off the Grid on 10th Street every Friday for a family-friendly take on a festive night market. Savor California beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak café pop-up. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, extended OMCA Store hours, family-friendly ...
“Spooktacular” Halloween Twilight Hike | Fremont
Spend a SPOOKtacular evening hiking the hills looking for hobgoblins, witches and ghosts during sunset.
Find out the ancient origins and modern traditions of Halloween.
Don your costume to seek out wandering souls along the trail. Return for treats and a campfire story. Fee: $4. Parent participation ...
Library After Hours: Halloween Movie Night | Mountain View
Stay after hours in the Library for the worst movie ever made: the legendary “Plan 9 from Outer Space”. Thrill to the cheap special effects, wooden acting, and nonsensical script. Win silly prizes. Decide for yourself: is it really that bad?
They’ll serve popcorn, soda, and junk ...
Annual Halloween Carnival: Games & Cookie Decorating | Albany
They are terrified to present the annual Halloween Carnival. Bring the whole family down to the Albany Community Center for games, activities, cookie decorating, and prizes galore. It’s sure to be a scary good time for all.
Spooky Arts & Crafts
Creepy Cookie Decoration
Paranormal Photo ...
Haunted Walk-through Maze of Terror | Peninsula
Haunting your souls for nearly two decades, the Haunted House of Moss Beach is a spooky, walk-through maze of terror. Please note, arrive early to avoid long lines. Only two people are allowed per a tour. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. This ...
Saturday, October 29
North Bay Science Discovery Day | Santa Rosa
North Bay Science Discovery Day is designed to inspire children to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers; to showcase local STEM businesses and organizations; and to raise awareness of the importance of STEM in everyday life.
The North Bay event is part of the ...
Munchkin Masquerade & Jelly Belly Factory Tour | Fairfield
Open to the public with no ticket required, join in the fun with the Munchkin Masquerade at 10:30 a.m., a parade for children that takes them through the Jelly Belly factory with Mr. Jelly Belly and friends to show off their costumes.
The first 300 children will ...
Halloween Festival & Playground Opening: Free Lunch & Games | SF
This exciting Halloween Festival and kick-off event marks the grand re-opening of the schoolyard for the public to use on weekends.
The event will include free lunch for the whole neighborhood, a wide variety of halloween games and activities for all ages, a ribbon cutting ceremony, ...
Oink-A-Ween: Trick-or-treat & Animal Feeding | Grass Valley
Join them at Animal Place sanctuary in Grass Valley, CA, for trick-or-treating on the sanctuary and be sure to bring a pumpkin to feed to the pigs.
The barns will be open and you’ll get vegan goodies every time you visit a new pasture. Costumes are encouraged.