Home » Archive by Category

Kids & Families

Saturday, September 28

24th Annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch: 10,000+ Pumpkins | Palo Alto
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Palo Alto Art Center
24th Annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch: 10,000+ Pumpkins | Palo Alto

“The grounds at the Palo Alto Art Center turn into the most colorful glass pumpkin patch every year,” said Damon Gustafson, executive director of BAGI. “The artists really go all-out to create the most creative and unique pumpkins of all sizes and shapes. It’s a ...

Health & Arts at the Park | SF
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fillmore Turk Mini Park
Health & Arts at the Park | SF

Come join at Health & Arts at the Park at Fillmore & Turk Mini Park every last Saturday from September to December 2019, 10 am to 2 pm. Featuring arts & crafts, healthy juices, and Tai Chi activities. 2019 Schedule:  September 28 October 26 November ...Monthly

Cupertino Carnival: Live Music, Art Making & Family Games | 2019
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for rides, games and food
| St. Joseph of Cupertino
Cupertino Carnival: Live Music, Art Making & Family Games | 2019

The Cupertino Carnival is a free, three-day festival featuring carnival rides, fun games, food trucks, drinks and lots of entertainment, such as talking birds, magic shows, music, dance, and martial arts performances by community groups. 2019 Cupertino Carnival Friday, Sept 27, 5 pm to 10 ...

Sharktoberfest at the Sanctuary | The Presidio
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free. Special Programs $15/person.
| Great Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
Sharktoberfest at the Sanctuary | The Presidio
Join Greater Farallones Association, Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, and Shark Stewards in celebrating the annual return of the white sharks to the Gulf of the Farallones. Enjoy shark science, shark experts, shark art, shark films, shark conservation, food and live music. Event Schedule (Main Event) 11am: All ...
1st Annual Jibaro de Hawaii Festival | Union City
Saturday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Registration via Eventbrite
| Pruma Center
1st Annual Jibaro de Hawaii Festival | Union City
Join the Puerto Rican Union of Mutual Aid (PRUMA) for its first annual Jibaro de Hawaii Festival this September 28, 2019 from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm. There will be a Hula dance performance, live music, and DJing honoring the great Puerto Rican cuatro players of ...
15th Annual San Francisco Black Family Day | SF
Saturday, September 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hamilton Park
15th Annual San Francisco Black Family Day | SF
Join for a day of fun, family, and fellowship at the park on Saturday at noon. 15th Annual San Francisco Black Family Day Saturday, September 28, 2019 | Noon to 5 pm Hamilton Park (Aquatic Center), 1900 Geary Blvd, San Francisco FREE Enjoy games, health resources, reentry support services, raffles jumpers, ...
Oakland’s Brand New Waterfront Festival Under the Bay Bridge | 2019
Saturday, September 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Judge John Sutter Regional Shoreline
Oakland's Brand New Waterfront Festival Under the Bay Bridge | 2019
Oakland’s brand new waterfront will host FAM Fest, Fall Arts and Music Festival at the Judge John Sutter Regional Shoreline on September 28th from 1 pm to 5 pm. Featuring, interactive arts exhibits, local music and performers. There will be food trucks, beer and wine ...
Free Oakland A’s Kids Tix + Kids Run the Bases | vs. Texas Rangers
Free Oakland A's Kids Tix + Kids Run the Bases | vs. Texas Rangers

The Oakland A’s are in the thick of the playoff hunt and kids can get free tickets all September down the stretch (as long as they attend with one paying adult). Fans ages 12 and younger can attend home games in September free of charge. ...

Speakeasy’s 22nd Anniversary Beer Party | SF
Speakeasy's 22nd Anniversary Beer Party | SF
Hometown favorites Speakeasy Ales & Lagers are celebrating 22 years of brewing great craft beer in San Francisco, and your presence is requested. Expect rare and unreleased beers, live music and food pop-ups. 22nd Anniversary at Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Saturday, September 28, 2019 | 2-6pm (VIP ...
SF Hispanic Heritage Festival: Free Interactive Puerto Rican Bomba Music & Dance | Main Library
Saturday, September 28 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Children 10 years old & up must be accompanied by an adult.
| San Francisco Main Public Library
SF Hispanic Heritage Festival: Free Interactive Puerto Rican Bomba Music & Dance | Main Library
A presentation of Puerto Rican Bomba music and dance in interactive style, along with the history and context of the musical tradition and why its importance endures today. Program in Spanish with English translation. Best for ages 10 and older and accompanying adults.
2019 Sumo Champions Meet & Greet | Japantown
Saturday, September 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Japan Center East Mall
2019 Sumo Champions Meet & Greet | Japantown

Sumo is a Japanese style of wrestling and Japan’s national sport. It originated in early Japan as a performance to entertain the Shinto deities. Watch demonstrations, meet real sumo wrestlers, learn about sumo wrestling and watch actual matches from Sumo champions, weighing up to 600 lbs, outdoors in the Japantown ...

Movies in Creek Park: Jurassic Park | San Anselmo
Saturday, September 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Anselmo Creek Park
Movies in Creek Park: Jurassic Park | San Anselmo

Come to San Anselmo for Movies in Creek Park run every Saturday Night from June 1 until October 26, 2019. Seating begins around 7 pm, with pre-movie slide show, announcements, movie-themed trivia competition at 7:45 pm, nightly raffle at 8 pm, with movies starting by ...

Free Family Outdoor Movie Night w/ Free Popcorn: “Back to the Future” | Albany
Saturday, September 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Intersection of Solano and Cornell
Free Family Outdoor Movie Night w/ Free Popcorn: "Back to the Future" | Albany
Bring a lawn chair and a blanket and join them for a Free Outdoor Movie with free Popcorn Presented by As You Wish Frozen Yogurt. They will close down a portion of Cornell Avenue (cross street Solano Ave) and set up a movie screen. Together with your friends ...

Sunday, September 29

2019 Pacific Coast Fog Fest | Pacifica
Sunday, September 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Palmetto Street
2019 Pacific Coast Fog Fest | Pacifica

Say goodbye to summer with a two day festival celebrating the sun, sand & surf. With over 200 arts & crafts booths, three stages of live music, a Saturday morning parade, a Sunday morning Fog Jog and great festival food. Fog Fest 2019 September 28-29, ...

24th Annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch: 10,000+ Pumpkins | Palo Alto
Sunday, September 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Palo Alto Art Center
24th Annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch: 10,000+ Pumpkins | Palo Alto

“The grounds at the Palo Alto Art Center turn into the most colorful glass pumpkin patch every year,” said Damon Gustafson, executive director of BAGI. “The artists really go all-out to create the most creative and unique pumpkins of all sizes and shapes. It’s a ...

SF Lawn Bowling Club Open House: Free Lessons & Snacks | GG Park
Sunday, September 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lawn Bowling Club
SF Lawn Bowling Club Open House: Free Lessons & Snacks | GG Park
Come to a special Open House for prospective bowlers ages 12+ with free lessons, short games, refreshments and clubhouse tours will be held on Sunday, Sept. 29 a.m. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wear flat-soled shoes, enjoy a blissful time on the green, and discover why ...
Cupertino Carnival: Live Music, Art Making & Family Games | Final Day
Sunday, September 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for rides, games and food
| St. Joseph of Cupertino
Cupertino Carnival: Live Music, Art Making & Family Games | Final Day

The Cupertino Carnival is a free, three-day festival featuring carnival rides, fun games, food trucks, drinks and lots of entertainment, such as talking birds, magic shows, music, dance, and martial arts performances by community groups. 2019 Cupertino Carnival Friday, Sept 27, 5 pm to 10 ...

2019 Downtown Redwood City Oktoberfest | Final Day
Sunday, September 29 – All Day | Cost: $19*
*$19 Adv/$21 Door for Adults & $102Adv/$14 Door for Kids
| Courthouse Square
2019 Downtown Redwood City Oktoberfest | Final Day

For the sixth year, Redwood City celebrates Oktoberfest Downtown Redwood City, featuring a fabulous traditional German Oktoberfest setting with over 1,100 feet of “family style” bench seating; lots of fun and merriment; music; dancing; contests; cold beer and other beverages; food and more. 2019 Downtown ...

Free Outdoor Family Fun: Rotating Shows & Exciting Stories | Salesforce Park
Sunday, September 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Outdoor Family Fun: Rotating Shows & Exciting Stories | Salesforce Park

Enjoy the outdoors with exciting activities including rotating shows, stories, and more at the Central Lawn. All ages are invited!Every Sunday

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2019. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...Every Sunday

2019 Sumo Champions Exhibition | Japantown
Sunday, September 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2019 Sumo Champions Exhibition | Japantown

Sumo is a Japanese style of wrestling and Japan’s national sport. It originated in early Japan as a performance to entertain the Shinto deities. Watch demonstrations, meet real sumo wrestlers, learn about sumo wrestling and watch actual matches from Sumo champions, weighing up to 600 lbs, outdoors in the Japantown ...

2019 Black Tie Beach Party | Ocean Beach
Sunday, September 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Please bring a dish/snacks to share plus BYO Booze and Blanket.
| Ocean Beach Parking Lot
2019 Black Tie Beach Party | Ocean Beach
Fight the bitter cold summers of SF by throwing on your classiest outfit and spending a fun afternoon at Ocean Beach. Bust out that fabulous colorful dress, tie, suit, or socks on Sunday, September 29, 2019. Bring normal beach items (e.g. towel, blankets, sandcastle building tools, ...

Tuesday, October 1

First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum
Tuesday, October 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
| Cartoon Art Museum
First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum

The Cartoon Art Museum has returned and so has their Pay What You Wish Days. Pay What You Wish Days create affordable experiences for all to ignite imaginations and foster the next generation of visual storytellers by celebrating the history of cartoon art, its role in ...Monthly

Brand New “Painted Pianos” Musical Art & Live Performance | Walnut Creek
Tuesday, October 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather Permitting.
| Broadway Plaza
Brand New "Painted Pianos" Musical Art & Live Performance | Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek Downtown is proud to announce a new musical art project called, “Painted Pianos.” Eight pianos will be donated by Steinway Piano Gallery and hand-painted by local artists on site, in downtown Walnut Creek and the Center for Community Arts’ Shadelands campus courtyard. Artists ...

Cinema Under The Stars “The Muppet Movie” | Napa
Tuesday, October 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | CIA at Copia
Cinema Under The Stars "The Muppet Movie" | Napa

Warm summer nights and starry skies will set the scene every Tuesday evening at Copia presenting Cinema Under the Stars, a delightful combination of film, food, and fun in the garden. Bring a blanket and cozy up with friends or loved ones as you enjoy ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, October 2

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, October 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bay Area Discovery Museum (Fort Baker)
Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor children’s museum at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Museum is the only children’s museum in the U.S. to be located in a national park and is known for its emphasis on creativity through ...Monthly

Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa
Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa

Come and walk-in every first Wednesday of every month from 3-5 pm in the spring, summer and fall, and from 2-4 pm in the winter. Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day Every First Wednesday Connolly Ranch, 3141 Browns Valley Road, Napa FREE (RSVP requested but not required) $5 ...Monthly

“Rainbow Family Night”: LGBTQ Parents Support Group | Berkeley
"Rainbow Family Night": LGBTQ Parents Support Group | Berkeley

LGBTQ parents are invited to join their facilitated support group to connect, share experiences, swap tips, and discuss issues relevant to their families, while kids have a great time playing in the Habitot Children’s Museum. Rainbow Family Night takes place on the first Wednesday of ...Monthly

Friday, October 4

Free First Friday Tour at the Museum of Art & History | Santa Cruz
Friday, October 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Normal price admission is $10.
| Museum of Art & History (Santa Cruz)
Free First Friday Tour at the Museum of Art & History | Santa Cruz

Come experience the 3rd Annual Sculpture on Wheels Car Show at the MAH as a stop on the First Friday Art Tour, beginning August 2, 2019. Event Highlights: Check out all the sickest cars and coolest low riders up in Abbott Square and down Cooper ...Monthly

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, October 4 – 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