Home » Archive by Category

Kids & Families

Saturday, April 18

CANCELED: Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
CANCELED: Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Every Saturday

Mission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF
Saturday, April 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
| Mission Science Workshop (Excelsior)
Mission Science Workshop: Free Hands-on Science Saturday | SF

Mission Science Workshop is a non-profit community science center that provides hands-on science activities for SF youth and families. Visit their monthly free Saturday open house program, where you can build toys and projects, hold snakes and lizards, and explore the collections of bones, fossils, ...Monthly

50th Anniversary Earth Day Celebration | Berkeley
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*General Admission: FREE, Kids Zone: FREE
| Martin Luther King Jr, Civic Center Park
50th Anniversary Earth Day Celebration | Berkeley
Join on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at MLK Jr. Civic Plaza next to the Berkeley Farmers’ Market and celebrate this 50th Anniversary Earth Day Celebration. Keynote Speakers: Annie Leonard, Greenpeace Martin Bourque, Ecology Center Andres Soto, Communities for a Better Environment Hannah Estrada, Youth vs. the Apocalypse With Performances By: Jennifer Johns, ...
POSTPONED: 2020 Earth Day on the Bay: Live Music & Touch Live Sharks | Redwood City
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free, Discovery Voyage boat tour is $20.
| Marine Science Institute
POSTPONED: 2020 Earth Day on the Bay: Live Music & Touch Live Sharks | Redwood City
Update: Please note that the event is postponed until further notice. The Marine Science Institute is honoring planet Earth with the annual “Earth Day on the Bay” event from 10:30 am to 4 pm on Saturday, April 18, 2020. They’re open to the public just once a year ...
CANCELED: 2020 Berkeley Bay Festival & Free Boat Ride Day | East Bay
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Shorebird Park (Berkeley)
CANCELED: 2020 Berkeley Bay Festival & Free Boat Ride Day | East Bay
UPDATE: Due to Coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled for 2020. Come to the free Berkeley Bay Festival at the Berkeley Marina on Saturday, April 18, 2020. Enjoy hands-on educational activities and learn about organizations helping to protect the Bay and its wildlife. 2020 Berkeley Bay Festival Saturday, ...
CANCELED: 2020 Cherry Blossom Festival | Japantown
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
CANCELED: 2020 Cherry Blossom Festival | Japantown

Due to coronavirus concerns this event has been canceled for 2020. Welcome to the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival®, one of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions and the biggest on the West coast. Since 1968, the Festival serves to cultivate the continued alliance ...

CANCELED: 2020 Earth Day & Arbor Day Festival | Cupertino
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cupertino Civic Center Plaza
CANCELED: 2020 Earth Day & Arbor Day Festival | Cupertino
UPDATE: Due to coronavirus concerns, this event has been canceled for 2020. Come together at the 11th Annual Earth Day & Arbor Day Festival. Cupertino’s Annual Earth & Arbor Day Festival is an interactive event that invites community members of all ages to learn about environmental issues and ...
2020 Earth Day Festival | Danville
Saturday, April 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Danville Library
2020 Earth Day Festival | Danville
UPDATE: Yes, this event was confirmed as still happening (as of 3/16 at 12:12 pm). Things may change rapidly, so please check the website to confirm should you choose to go out. This event may be canceled or postponed at any time without any notice. Bring ...
Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View
Saturday, April 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View

Come get your bike fixed and learn a few things from professional bike mechanic Ryan Murphy who will be available for advice and help with you bike at the Mountain View Library every third Saturday from 11 am to 12:30 pm. Use their tools to work ...Monthly

Sunday, April 19

CANCELED: “Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Tenderloin
Sunday, April 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin
CANCELED: "Sunday Streets" Huge Block Party | Tenderloin
Canceled due to coronavirus concerns With open streets, free activities and plenty of chances to meet your neighbors, Sunday Streets most urban route celebrates the centrally-located and densely-populated Tenderloin, one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods. Blocks of Fulton, Hyde, Larkin, Ellis and Golden Gate Avenue transform into ...
UC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany
Sunday, April 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UC Gill Tract Community Farm
UC Gill Tract Community Farming Party | Albany

Join the Farm for the monthly (3rd Sunday) gathering to work together growing organic vegetables and herbs. Harvest for the weekly Sunday farm stand, prepare beds, plant seedlings, weed, mulch and enjoy our green oasis in the heart of the East Bay. Get your hands ...Monthly

POSTPONED: Orinda Olive & Wildlife Festival | 2020
Sunday, April 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Historic Wagner Ranch Nature Area
POSTPONED: Orinda Olive & Wildlife Festival | 2020
UPDATE: Due to Coronavirus, the festival has been postponed until Fall 2020 with a date TBD. Come enjoy the beautiful historic ranch, 18-acre nature preserve, and Contra Costa County’s oldest-producing olive grove, rarely open to the public. Join a variety of Earth Day activities for all ...
CANCELED: 2020 Cherry Blossom Festival & Grand Parade | Civic Center
Sunday, April 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (Post St.)
CANCELED: 2020 Cherry Blossom Festival & Grand Parade | Civic Center

Due to coronavirus concerns this event has been canceled for 2020. Welcome to the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival®, one of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions and the biggest on the West coast. Since 1968, the Festival serves to cultivate the continued alliance ...

Tuesday, April 21

$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl
Tuesday, April 21 – All Day | Cost: $2 | Diablo Valley Bowl
$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl

Having a fun night out with family and friends shouldn’t cost you an arm and a leg. That’s why we offer great prices and daily specials on bowling, food, and fun. $2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | All Day Diablo Valley Bowl, 1500 Monument ...Every Tuesday

The Free TV Studio Experience | Palo Alto
Tuesday, April 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for all ages.
| Midpen Media Center
The Free TV Studio Experience | Palo Alto
Want to try being a crew-member in a professionally equipped television studio? Ideas for making your own show or film? Want to help others make TV or videos? The Studio Experience is your ticket. Sign up and show up, and you can expect to have ...

Friday, April 24

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, April 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
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 ...Monthly

Free SF Giants Post-Game Fireworks Show | AT&T Park
Friday, April 24 – 10:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks from outside the stadium
| AT&T Park
Free SF Giants Post-Game Fireworks Show | AT&T Park
There’s no need to pay to get into AT&T Park just to see the fireworks. As soon as the San Francisco Giants hopefully defeat the Washington Nationals in AT&T Park on Friday, April 15, 2020 (game ends approx. 10:15 pm), enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over ...

Saturday, April 25

2020 Volunteer at Presidio Earth Day | SF
Saturday, April 25 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Registration is required.
| 1216 Ralston Ave
2020 Volunteer at Presidio Earth Day  | SF
Join this volunteer day of service is part of Earth Week festivities happening all around the Golden Gate National Recreational Area. This event is free and open to all ages. Registration is required. 2020 Volunteer at Presidio Earth Day Saturday, April 25, 2020 | 9 am to ...
CANCELED: Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
CANCELED: Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Every Saturday

2020 Opening Day On The Bay: Free Sail Boat Rides | Treasure Island
Saturday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Treasure Island Sailing Center
2020 Opening Day On The Bay: Free Sail Boat Rides | Treasure Island
Celebrate Opening Day & National Safe Boating week at Treasure Island Sailing Center with free educational sailing, kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding on the Bay. 2020 Opening Day & National Safe Boating Day Saturday, April 25, 2020 | 11 am to 4 pm Treasure Island Sailing Center, 698 ...
DogFest 2020: Pet Festival, Carnival & Parade | Duboce Park
DogFest 2020: Pet Festival, Carnival & Parade | Duboce Park
UPDATE: As of 3/22 at 8:15 pm  it “appears” this event is still taking place, but there have been no recent updates by the promoter, so we can’t 100% confirm it. Please check the website for event updates or contact the promoter directly. This event ...
CANCELED: Dutch “King’s Day” Windmill Festival 2020 | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Murphy Windmill
CANCELED: Dutch "King's Day" Windmill Festival 2020 | Golden Gate Park
UPDATE: Due to coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled for 2020. The Dutch community in San Francisco invites you to celebrate King’s Day 2020 near the Murphy Windmill on the south end of Golden Gate Park. 2020 King’s Day Saturday, April 25, 2020 | Noon – 5 pm Murphy ...
POSTPONED: Grand Opening Celebration Visitor Center | Concord
Saturday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Concord Visitor Center
POSTPONED: Grand Opening Celebration Visitor Center | Concord
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been postponed. Join the Grand Opening Celebration of the Concord Visitor Center on Saturday, April 25th from 12 pm to 4 pm. Tour the Center, view displays from all the new partners and enjoy some light appetizers while ...

Sunday, April 26

POSTPONED: 22nd Annual Glen Park Festival & Street Fair | SF
Sunday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Glen Park
POSTPONED: 22nd Annual Glen Park Festival & Street Fair | SF
UPDATE: Due to Corona Virus concerns, this event has been postponed for 2020. A new date will be announced so please check their website for updates. One of the earliest street fairs of the season takes place in Glen Park with live music, local artists, vendors, ...
2020 Día de Los Libros: Free Books, Music & Family Fun | Mission Dist.
Sunday, April 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Parque Ninos Unidos
2020 Día de Los Libros: Free Books, Music & Family Fun | Mission Dist.
San Francisco’s Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros: A Celebration of Children & Books is rooted in a longtime Latin American tradition of celebrating children. San Francisco’s first Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros was held in 1999 with the goal of ...
Sunday Local Makers Market | Final Day
Sunday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ghirardelli Square
Sunday Local Makers Market | Final Day

Ghirardelli Square, home to several Bay Area brands such as San Francisco Brewing Co, The Cheese School and ElizabethW, is hosting a weekly makers market featuring a rotating selection of Bay Area artisans. Each Sunday, from February 16th through April 26th, visitors will discover a ...Every Sunday

Tuesday, April 28

$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl
Tuesday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: $2 | Diablo Valley Bowl
$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl

Having a fun night out with family and friends shouldn’t cost you an arm and a leg. That’s why we offer great prices and daily specials on bowling, food, and fun. $2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | All Day Diablo Valley Bowl, 1500 Monument ...Every Tuesday

Friday, May 1

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, May 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Connect with nature at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, a place for learning, explorationand building community located in a beautiful building right on the beach in Santa Cruz. Permanent exhibits include wildlife and habitat displays, artifacts and cultural exhibits of the Ohlone, a ...Monthly

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, May 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City

Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor. 2 pm General Tour: ...Monthly