Bike to School Week is a yearly event to celebrate the convenience and joy of biking to school. Individual parents or staff sign up their school and promote biking to school on one day during the week of April, 21-25. Sign up your school today!
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Children from toddlers to teens are invited to drop in and explore their imaginations! Classes vary from small-scale projects for little artists to large murals for youth. Please visit the website for a complete schedule. Classes are offered Tuesd
Green Stories! Green Smoothies! Green Fun! Celebrate Earth Day and listen to stories about our world. Create and enjoy a healthy smoothie.
Jugglers! Clowns! Pirates! Magicians! Entertain the kids without breaking the bank at one of the many free shows offered daily at Pier 39, weather permitting. Please check the website for a complete schedule.
Super Kids Save the World gives kids (and their parents) the power to go green! Designed with “green” materials and practices, this super exhibit gives kids real super hero training starting with the four R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Repair, Recyc
Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations as the carnivores return to the Conservatory of Flowers in a new exhibit. Enter a swampy paradise for hundreds of meat-eating plants, and get a bug’s eye view of these
Visit CalAcademy on Earth Day for projects, performances, and more! Please see Academy calendar for a complete schedule of the many fun events happening in honor of our planet.
Enjoy a self-guided visit of The Marine Mammal Center’s hospital, research, and education center nestled in the Marin Headlands in Sausalito at any time during their open hours (no reservation is needed). Enjoy viewing seal and sea lion patients a
Each weekend, the Aquarium will be celebrating a differe
Add a little extra fun to your visit to the California Academy of Sciences and check out these daily ongoing events: Penguin Feedings, Sssnake Encounters, Swamp Talks, and Coral Reef Dives! All programs are free with admission and take place every
From afterschool homework help to chess clubs to preschool movie dates, your local library branch has a lot to offer. Check the SFPL website for your branch and browse their current offerings. These programs are always free, always fun, and often
The San Francisco Recreation and Parks program offers something for wee ones almost every day! Check the website for a full listing of playgroups, tot classes, and toddler and baby-safe play gyms around the city. Play spaces and classes are open m
Learn to make sense of it all – public, private, parochial. Topics include readiness for kindergarten, evaluating schools, and application procedures. The right tips and tools for making informed decisions, and being non-stressed about the proce
This weekly drop-in clinic provides an opportunity to have your baby’s latch assessed, infant weight checks, ask lactation related questions, or just connect with other breastfeeding moms in the area. Please confirm times directly with Sprout.
Now that your baby is eating solid food, this class will help you transition to finger foods, table foods, and advance to three meals a day. The class will also cover milk intake during this transition period and how to prevent picky eating. Both
Learn when and how to introduce solids into your infant's diet, types of food to introduce, milk intake during this transition period, food allergies, and more. Taught by a registered dietitian. Babies are welcome.
Latino parents are invited to monthly meetings hosted by Parents for Public Schools-San Francisco. It provides an opportunity for families to learn about topics related to education, how to participate in your child's success in school, and to mee
Join Rebecca Walsh of Early Childhood Matters and learn more about your child's rapidly developing brain, and positive parenting approaches to navigate tantrums, NO!'s, and other typical toddler behavior. Advance registration is required.
Children and their caregivers create new friendships and reconnect, in a warm and supportive environment. Young children gain social, emotional, and cognitive skills, while caregivers get to know their neighbors and the resources available to help
This language-immersion class teaches kids French while they sing, read books and nursery rhymes, engage in arts and crafts, movement and music, and games.
9am-10am: ages 18-36 months.
10am-11am: ages 2-5 years.
City College of San Francisco offers free child observation classes every weekday except for major holidays, in many convenient locations around the City. Classes are for parents and their children and arranged by the child's age, starting with in
Toddlers and preschoolers can tumble, bounce, roll, ride, climb, and play, as their parents participate and supervise this indoor program. Activities and games are designed for active minds, bodies and spirits, as well as building friendships and
Enjoy a play and learning space for little ones. The Tree House has a safe and fun carpeted climbing structure, plus age-appropriate books and toys. The Tree House is open for drop-in play Tuesdays through Saturdays.
Is the weather outside frightful? Take your shortie (kids must be under 48 inches tall to play) down the road to San Bruno. Drop-in play is available daily at this fab indoor playspace! Mondays through Saturdays, 10am-9pm; Sundays, 11am-7pm.
Join the Klub and enjoy an activity with your child every day of the week. No registration necessary. Simply stop at the Front Desk to buy a KinderKard, good for 10 classes within a four-month period. Or, purchase a drop-in pass.
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Did you know that you can use the Golden Gate Bridge as a thermometer? Or that flags flying at different heights along the San Francisco skyline might double as a wind observatory? The Outdoor Exploratorium features a collection of 20 outdoor inte
You don't have to go to Antarctica to adopt a penguin. Learn to make a Felt Penguin from sheep's wool in the library! This Craftifice project scores off the adorable richter scale. Perfect for crafters of any level. Space is limited; priority is g
What can you do with old bicycle inner tubes? Jewelry? Wristband? Cardholder? Pencil case? It's up to you. Celebrate Earth Day by using recycled materials to create something new. For ages 12-18.
If you like poetry, songwriting, short stories, or performing spoken word, this program is perfect for you. Participants will engage in fun, creative writing exercises that will culminate with a word project in the spring. Find your inner voice a
Ever wanted to dive deep into the true history of North Beach? Or get a good workout on a guided San Francisco stairway walk? From the Sunset to the Embarcadero, San Francisco City Guides has a free tour for everyone! Tours are led by volunteers w