Events and Outings

Weekend Family-fun for April 4, 5 & 6

April 3, 2008

Friday, April 4

  • The Snell Children’s Fundraiser Day at Playtime Safari will be on Friday from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm. Playtime Safari is donating 50% of the proceeds from admissions on this day to The Snell Children's Fund. Come play in the bounce house, tents, crafts corner, train table, and Dusty's Puppets will be performing at 10:30am. Playtime Safari is located at 5470 Nave Drive in Novato. For more info, go to www.playtimesafari.com to read more about the Snell family, go here.

Family-Friendly Events for March 28, 29 & 20

March 27, 2008

Friday, March 28

Movies at the Model: Foul Play and Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius, 7 to 9 pm. Movies are presented by Sausalito Parks & Recreation along with the Bay Model Visitor Center. Bring the family, eat popcorn, and enjoy a relaxing evening. Kids are welcome to wear PJs, bring a blanket, and cozy up to their own, age-appropriate film. Refreshments are sold at the concession stand. Free; sponsored by Peg Copple & Associates. Chaperones are present in the kids’ theatre. The Bay Model Visitor Center is located at 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito. Info: (415) 332-3871.

 

Conservatory of Flowers: The Butterfly Zone

March 22, 2008

Fly on over to the Conservatory of Flowers this spring because the butterflies are back. The popular exhibit "The Butterfly Zone" returns to San Francisco's beloved greenhouse March 18–November 2, 2008 with double the number of butterflies and special new Night Safaris, starting in May, that let you search with flashlights for nocturnal moths.

Weekend Family Events for March 21, 22, and 23

March 19, 2008

For information on the various Easter egg hunts taking place around the county this weekend, please check our Easter Egg Hunt Guide.

Friday, March 21

Bring the kids (ages 2–5) to “Fantastic Fridays: Wind and Solar Energy Extravaganza,” this Friday from 10 am to noon. Take advantage of bright sunlight and the strong westerly winds from the Golden Gate. Make pinwheel that’ll spin in the spring breeze, relax with cup of solar tea, or make a sundial. Go on a short hike to witness the different things that depend on solar and wind power. To register call (415) 561-7752, or download the form at www.parksconservancy.org. The cost is $10 per child, accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Family-friendly Weekend Events for March 14, 15 & 16

March 13, 2008

Friday, March 14

Bring the kids (ages 2–5) to Fantastic Fridays: Nature Detectives II, this Friday from 10 am to noon. There's another mystery to be solved at Crissy Field Center and we need you and your Toddlers help. Today we will be using all of our five senses to help Crabby the Crab find his missing shell.  To register call (415) 561-7752, or download the form at www.parksconservancy.org. The cost is $10 per child, accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Family-Friendly Events for the Weekend of March 7, 8, and 9

March 6, 2008
Bay Area Discovery Museum
Bay Area Discovery Museum

Friday, March 7

Bring the kids (ages 2–5) to “Fantastic Fridays: Rainbows,” at San Francisco's Crissy Field, this Friday from 10 am to noon. Make art with colorful bubble prints, find a rainbow, and go on a Drop-ins accepted on a space-available basis. To register call (415) 561-7752, or download the form at www.parksconservancy.org. The cost is $10 per child, accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Family-friendly Weekend Events for February 22, 23 & 24

February 21, 2008

Friday, February 22


Bring the kids (ages 2–5) to Fantastic Fridays: Birds, Birds Everywhere this Friday from 10 am to noon. In this program, you and your toddler will explore the beautiful bird habitat that is Crissy Field Marsh. Take a bird watching hike and learn ways that we can keep the marsh healthy for years to come. Drop-ins accepted on a space-available basis. To register call (415) 561-7752, or download the form at www.parksconservancy.org. The cost is $10 per child, accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Family-friendly Weekend Events for February 8, 9 & 10

February 7, 2008

Friday, February 8


Bring the kids (ages 2–5) to Fantastic Fridays: Chinese New Year, this Friday from 10 am to noon. Celebrate Chinese New Year and usher in the year of the Rat with a fun-filled program that includes fireless fireworks, wonton making, and traditional Chinese New Year stories. Drop-ins accepted on a space-available basis. To register call (415) 561-7752, or download the form at www.parksconservancy.org. The cost is $10 per child, accompanied by a parent or caregiver (stay as long as you like!)

Family-friendly Weekend Events for January 18, 19 & 20

January 17, 2008

Friday, January 18


Bring the kids (ages 2–5) to Fantastic Fridays: Let’s Go Fly a Kite, this Friday from 10 am to noon, and explore all things that fly from birds to planes to kites. The highlight of the program will be making and flying your own kite. Parents and tots will get the chance to make their own jumping frog. Drop-ins accepted on a space-available basis. To register call (415) 561-7752 or download the form at www.parksconservancy.org.  The cost is $10 per child, accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

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