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Come to the Children's area at the Golden Gate Valley branch anytime on the first Friday of the month, and make a craft project! They provide the supplies.
Did you know that in addition to its regularly scheduled free admission days, that the California Academy of Sciences offers free admission throughout the year to residents of select San Francisco neighborhoods? This week residents of zip codes 94
The tall ship Lady Washington is back in the Bay Area offering free walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises. Crews typically are on hand in period costume to answer questions and tell stories.
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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.
Little ones love this peaceful park, full of rides, puppet shows, and live entertaimnent. Check the website for special performances and holiday themes. Winter 2014 Hours: Open Friday through Sunday, January 10 – March 30.
Featuring over 100 original illustrations and works on paper highlighting Lobel's detailed illustration technique and warm, funny tales of love and friendship, mostly among animal friends. This exhibit runs through March 23.
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
Get eye to eye with a butterfly in the exhibit Butterflies & Blooms at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park. The popular exhibit returns to San Francisco’s beloved greenhouse, transforming its Special Exhibits gallery into a a beautiful
The 11th Annual San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival is proud to be North America’s premier cinemaquatic© film event for ocean-related independent films. Offering a carefully curated group of diverse films that capture the beauty, power
Treat your kids to this dreams-come-true, animated fairytale with memorable music and unforgettable characters! Shows start at 1pm and 4pm, daily except for Tuesdays and March 1, 8, and 15. See museum calendar for details.
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After a wanted outlaw hides in a tower and discovers a princess named Rapunzel with magic hair locked inside, he helps her escape the tower and she discovers the outside world. For ages 6 and older.
A diminutive mouse strives to make mammoth change in this adaptation of author Kate DiCamilo's Newbery Medal-winning book. Visit this library branch every first Friday of the month for a family-friendly film and popcorn!
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
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
Want to be a baby whisperer? Stop guessing what your baby is trying to tell you. Baby Sign Language gives babies the opportunity to communicate long before they can verbalize their wants and needs. Signing with babies accelerates language acqui
Stop by for this drop-in group and get tips and support for adjusting to life as a new mom. Ask your breastfeeding questions and more! Offered every Friday except holidays.
Every First Friday of the month from 2:30pm-3:30pm. Whether you are expecting or you’re already blessed with multiples, please join this group for an open exchange of ideas, experiences, resources and other useful information. Issues surrounding f
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
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.
Early Birdles is a hands-on play-based workshop designed to build creative confidence in children ages 5 and under. In addition to independent exploration, each hour-long workshop includes movement, live music, and collaborative storytelling. Ever
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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Come for spectacular night sky viewing and experience a Bay Area secret! The magnificent Chabot telescopes are open for free night viewings each Friday and Saturday, weather permitting, excluding major holidays. Please check the website for weathe
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
Kids ages 6-11 can experience the awesome-ness of yoga! Kids learn how to hold yoga poses through storytelling, animal imitations, art, and games while improving flexibility and mindfulness. Yoga Tikes classes use the power of yoga to foster socia
Pop in and jump at Pump It Up of San Francisco! Pop-in playtimes are Wednesdays, 3:30pm-5pm and Fridays, 10:30am-Noon. For kids ages 3-10.
Please confirm times with Pump It Up in case of holidays or birthday parties.
Stroller Strides fitness classes for moms meet on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays in various parks around San Francisco. Please check the website for a complete schedule. SFkids Tip: The first class is free!
Enzo Garcia, brings his highly acclaimed live family music show, Breakfast with Enzo, to Sports Basement every Thursday and Friday morning! Enzo invites you to join him for a morning of genuine, heartfelt sing-along family fun. He'll bring his ban
Visit the Randall Museum on Friday nights for screenings and discussions of classic films hosted by SF Art & Film. Refreshments are served thirty minutes before the film starts. Please check the website to see the featured films and details about
Roald Dahl’s much-loved story follows the vain attempts of three farmers, Boggis, Bunce and Bean, one fat, one short, one lean, to get rid of the fox who regularly steals food from their farms. Watch as the Fantastic Mr. Fox's plan to ouwit them u
Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy SpamaloMonty Python and the Holy Grail,t retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbi
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