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Saturday, January 18

Nature Hike with the Family | San Carlos
Saturday, January 18 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Pulgas Ridge Preserve
Nature Hike with the Family | San Carlos
Enjoy a great morning walking with the family in this lovely San Carlos nature spot. Local hiker Tom Davids will explain local history of the preserve. Some interesting links are: San Carlos Trails Specific Information about Pulgas Ridge
Exploring San Bruno Mountain’s Saddle and Bog Trails | Brisbane
Saturday, January 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Bruno Mountain
Exploring San Bruno Mountain's Saddle and Bog Trails | Brisbane
This field trip is a first-of-the-year winter staple so let’s start with an easy walk around the saddle and bog with East Bay and San Francisco views. The saddle features grasslands, monocultures of gorse, a eucalyptus forest, the headwaters of Colma Creek, and a rare ...

Drop-In Bike Workshop & Advice | Mountain View
Saturday, January 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

Summit to Suds: San Bruno Mountain to Broken Record | Daly City
Saturday, January 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Daly City BART
Summit to Suds: San Bruno Mountain to Broken Record | Daly City
This event has been re-scheduled due to sideways rain last month. We will meet at the the Daly City Bart station. From there we will walk through Crocker-Amazon into San Bruno Mountain State Park. We will hike the Summit Loop Trail (ooooh look at that pretty ...

Sunday, January 19

Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, January 19 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Cantor Arts Center
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford

Stanford University’s distinguished outdoor art collection includes nearly 100 sculptures and features important figurative and abstract works in a variety of media by artists of the late 19th century to the present. This tour begins in front of the Cantor Arts Center with marble statues, ...Monthly

Chinese New Year Extravaganza: Lion Dancing, Costumes & Giveaways | San Mateo
Sunday, January 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hillsdale Shopping Center
Chinese New Year Extravaganza: Lion Dancing, Costumes & Giveaways | San Mateo
The Hillsdale Shopping Center Kid’s Club will kick off 2020 with a thrilling Chinese New Year Extravaganza – lion dancing, costumes and crafts. Join the Lunar New Year “Year of the Rat” on Sunday, January 19th at 1 pm. Enjoy Lion Dancers parading from the North ...
49ers Watch Party: Free Chili Dogs & Beer | Pacifica
Sunday, January 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pedro Point Brewing
49ers Watch Party: Free Chili Dogs & Beer | Pacifica
Come watch the 49ers take on the pack this Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 1 pm. Great beer, free chili dogs, family and dog friendly.
SF Chamber Orchestra “World of Woodwinds” Family Concert | Palo Alto
Sunday, January 19 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but seating is first come, first served
| Palo Alto Community Center
SF Chamber Orchestra "World of Woodwinds" Family Concert | Palo Alto
Join us for an entertaining and engaging family concert with the wonderful woodwinds of the Bellavente Woodwind Quintet. Learn and listen to the unique and vibrant colors of the flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and French horn.
Free San Francisco “Bellavente Woodwind Quintet” Family Concerts | Palo Alto
Sunday, January 19 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Palo Alto Community Center
Free San Francisco "Bellavente Woodwind Quintet" Family Concerts | Palo Alto

Join for an entertaining and engaging family concert with the wonderful woodwinds of the Bellavente Woodwind Quintet. Learn and listen to the unique and vibrant colors of the flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and French horn. Concerts: Saturday, January 18, 2020: 2 pm at Noe Valley ...

Monday, January 20

2020 MLK Jr. Mitzvah Day Of Service | Palo Alto
Monday, January 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Schultz Cultural Arts Hall
2020 MLK Jr. Mitzvah Day Of Service | Palo Alto
“Everybody Can Be Great, Because Anybody Can Serve” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Join hundreds of your neighbors for a community-wide day of tikkun olam (repair of the world) as part of a National Day of Service to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin ...
Family Game Day | San Carlos
Monday, January 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| All Over San Carlos
Family Game Day | San Carlos
Since its inception in 1999, the Week of the Family Committee has designated the Monday of the week as a time reserved for families to stay at home and do something specifically with their family. It is hoped that reserving a set time each week ...
Family Day Of Service For MLK Day | San Carlos
Monday, January 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, RSVP not required for most activities.
| Arbor Bay School
Family Day Of Service For MLK Day | San Carlos
Family Day of Service is a day where families can work together to support the community in a series of service projects on Martin Luther King Day. In the morning event, families will assemble easy meal packages and decorate cards and bags for families with kids ...
Free Entrance Days in the National Parks | MLK Jr. Day 2020
Free Entrance Days in the National Parks | MLK Jr. Day 2020

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free admission ...

Krispy Kreme’s “Free Mini Doughnut Days” | Every Monday
Monday, January 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free every Monday in January 2020 from 4 pm to 7 pm.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Krispy Kreme's "Free Mini Doughnut Days" | Every Monday

Did you know a small cheat is proven to help keep your New Year’s resolutions on track? Krispy Kreme’s New Minis are the tastiest solution for your resolution. Four of your favorites doughnut flavors are now available in mini form – The Original Glazed ®, ...Every Monday

Tuesday, January 21

Family Adopt-A-Grandparent Night | San Carlos
Tuesday, January 21 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Carlos Elms
Family Adopt-A-Grandparent Night | San Carlos
Calling all Middle School kids. Come down with your family and spend an evening with the residents of The Elms. Many fun activities including making Valentines cards for veterans, reading or playing games with the residents, and making lunches for the homeless. Feel free to bring ...
Trivia Night w/ the Brewer & Free Taco Bar | Pacifica
Tuesday, January 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pedro Point Brewing
Trivia Night w/ the Brewer & Free Taco Bar | Pacifica
Meet the brewer! Free trivia night with free taco bar! Every Tuesday with over a dozen house brewed craft beers on tap. Family and dog friendly!
Vinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame
Tuesday, January 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vinyl Room
Vinyl Room Standup Comedy Show | Burlingame

Every third Tuesday of the month is a standup comedy show at Vinyl Room called Standup Comedy at Vinyl Room, featuring funny people from the Bay Area who do standup comedy. It’s the only comedy show in Burlingame, maybe ever. This event occurs every third ...Monthly

Friday, January 24

Dunkin’s Free Oatmilk Latte | Every Friday in January
Friday, January 24 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Dunkin Donuts (Bay Area)
Dunkin’s Free Oatmilk Latte | Every Friday in January

Calling all oatmilk lovers: Dunkin’ is bringing a whole new way to add a little creamy to your day. This spring Dunkin’s new Oatmilk Latte is comin’ in hot (or iced!) to restaurants nationwide. Made from rich, handcrafted espresso and creamy oatmilk, this new drink offers ...

SAJJ Mediterranean’s San Bruno Grand Opening | Peninsula
Friday, January 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP on Facebook
| Sajj Street Eats (San Bruno)
SAJJ Mediterranean's San Bruno Grand Opening | Peninsula
SAJJ Mediterranean, the popular Mediterranean fast casual eatery, is celebrating the Grand Opening of its newest location in San Bruno’s Bayhill Shopping Center! Festivities will include a free entree for the first 50 people in line at 11 am and 50% off orders all day ...
Free Friday Night at the Art Center | Palo Alto
Friday, January 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
| Palo Alto Art Center
Free Friday Night at the Art Center | Palo Alto
Join the Palo Alto Art Center for Friday Night at the Art Center on January 24, 7-9 p.m. This free event celebrates the opening of our latest exhibition, Rooted: Trees in Contemporary Art. Friday Night at the Art Center will feature opportunities to meet the artists, ...

Saturday, January 25

Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show | SF
Saturday, January 25 – All Day | Cost: $19*
*Children under 4 Free, Family Package 2 adults 2 Children $59
| Cow Palace
Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show | SF
Get up close and personal and meet the best of breeds as 1,000 dogs from over 100 breeds from around the world compete at the largest benched dog show in the West. It’s your chance to ask questions from owners, breeders and adoption groups on ...
Family Geochaching Adventure | San Carlos
Saturday, January 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Carlos Museum of History
Family Geochaching Adventure | San Carlos
Come join the fun as a family to find various geocache treasures all over San Carlos. Meet in front of the San Carlos Museum. REI will again be sponsoring this event, and will bring some GPS units to check out and use or use your own ...
Family Scavenger Hunt | San Carlos
Saturday, January 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Carlos Museum of History
Family Scavenger Hunt | San Carlos
Enjoy a leisurely walk through the downtown area as you search for items in the windows of local merchants listed on the Scavenger Hunt Sheet. Your entire family will share in the fun as you scan windows seeking the hunt objects. The hunt begins at the ...

Sunday, January 26

2020 Millbrae Lunar New Year Festival
Sunday, January 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza (Millbrae)
2020 Millbrae Lunar New Year Festival
Come celebrate Lunar New Year with cultural performances, street fair and parade in Millbrae downtown on January 26, 2020. Be part of the team to share in the community’s common values and culture. And above all, to share in a commitment to each other as well ...

Monday, January 27

Krispy Kreme’s Final “Free Mini Doughnut Monday” of 2020 | Bay Area
Monday, January 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free every Monday in January 2020 from 4 pm to 7 pm.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Krispy Kreme's Final "Free Mini Doughnut Monday" of 2020 | Bay Area

Did you know a small cheat is proven to help keep your New Year’s resolutions on track? Krispy Kreme’s New Minis are the tastiest solution for your resolution. Four of your favorites doughnut flavors are now available in mini form – The Original Glazed ®, ...Every Monday