Family Friendly Events in the Bay Area

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A Year with Frog & Toad by Bay Area Children’s Theatre ~ Berkeley, September 3-25
The Tony Award-winning musical, based on Arnold Lobel’s beloved stories, is back in Berkeley at a new venue! Come celebrate friendship in glorious song, as our heroes, Frog and Toad, hop through a season of comic adventures with their animal friends. Recommended for age 3 and up. The show runs 9/3-9/25 at the Berkeley Rep’s Peet’s Theatre.

September
Free First Friday at San Mateo County History Museum – Redwood City, September 2
The Lizard Lady at Bay Area Discovery Museum – Sausalito, September 3
Kids Workshop at Home Depot (Free) – Bay Area-wide, September 3
Creative Family Fun at the Presidio – San Francisco, September 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31
Shakespeare in the Park (Free) – San Francisco, September 3-October 2
Farm Tours at Hidden Villa – Los Altos Hills, September 3, 4, 18, 25
Ardenwood Rail Fair – Fremont, September 3-5
Guide Dogs for the Blind Graduation Ceremony (Free) – San Rafael, September 3 & 17
Y Bike Learn to Ride (Free) – San Francisco, September 4
Mini Maker Faire – San Jose, September 4
Children’s Program at Green Gulch – Sausalito, September 4
Rockridge Ice Cream Tour – Oakland, September 4, 11, 18, 25
Family Sunday at Cantor Arts Center (Free) – Stanford, September 4, 11, 18, 25
Nature Explores at the Gardens and Heather Farms – Walnut Creek, September 6-October 11
Young Naturalists at UC Botanical Garden – Berkeley, September 10
Shanghai Acrobats – Berkeley, September 10
Sunday Streets (Free) – San Francisco, September 11
Antique Autos in History Park – San Jose, September 11
Marine Science Sunday at The Marine Mammal Center – Sausalito, September 11, 18 & 25
Nature in the Garden at Filoli – Woodside, September 11 & 25
Early Birdles Workshop at Children’s Creativity Museum – San Francisco, September 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
Fiesta Patrias (Free) – Redwood City, September 16
Sunset Community Festival – San Francisco, September 17
Lantern Festival at Children’s Discovery Museum – San Jose, September 17
Coastal Cleanup Day – Bay Area-wide, September 17
Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society Weekend Show – Walnut Creek, September 17-18
Kidchella: AndyZ (Free) – Redwood City, September 18
Redwood City Salsa Festival – Redwood City, September 24
Harvest of Gems and Minerals Show – Redwood City, September 24-25
Treasure Island Flea – San Francisco, September 24-25

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