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Disney's Aladdin Jr by CMTSJ ~ San Jose, May 2-5
CMT Rising Stars (ages 8-14) performs Disney's Aladdin Jr. May 2 through May 5 at the Montgomery Theater in San Jose. Filled with magic, mayhem, and flying carpet rides, audiences' spirits will soar with excitement. Most of all, the tuneful, Academy award-winning score with songs including "A Whole New World" and "Friend Like Me" will certainly make this musical a favorite of the season!
Knuffle Bunny by Bay Area Children's Theater ~ Berkeley, May 4-5 and San Ramon, May 11-19
Prepare for the clothes to fly in this musical version of the hilarious picture book about the adventures of toddler Trixie and her beloved stuffed animal, a certain Knuffle Bunny, when they go off to the laundromat with her somewhat distracted dad. You'll love the antics, as Mom raises a seasoned eyebrow, and Dad learns it can be tricky to do the laundry with Trixie.
Children's Musical Theater Auditions ~ San Jose, May 7-9
CMT Rising Stars (Ages 8-14) will be auditioning for The Music Man, a five time Tony Award-winning musical theatre classic. This toe-tapping production will put a spring in your step and a song in your heart. Children's Musical Theater is the longest thriving arts organization in San Jose, the number one youth theater in the country, and boastfully casts every child who auditions.
Mother-Daughter Creative Writing Workshops ~ Berkeley, May 5 & San Francisco, May 11
We have just the panacea for the hustle and bustle of a busy week - spend an afternoon leaping into your imagination and swimming around in your creativity! Our adventure with pencil and paper is for mothers, daughters, grandmothers and nieces alike, and will lead both of you to little-explored places and give you the satisfaction that comes from creating something new. $99 per pair | Suggested ages 8-11
Pony Rides and Petting Zoo at Play Cafe ~ Oakland, May 4
Come see, pet and adore ponies, goats, rabbits, chickens, ducks, geese, pot belly pig, sheep and turkeys. Admission $10 per child.
Mother's Day Tea Party at Color Me Mine ~ Daly City, May 12
Hey Moms! It's your special day! We invite you to bring your children, enjoy each others company and relax while you paint on this very special Mother's Day. Tea Cups with Saucers for each. Tea & Biscuits will be served.
Green Kids Conference ~ Mountain View, June 1
A conference dedicated for children – 3 to 18 years. Our goal is to educate kids and their families on environmental issues, make them aware of available resources and opportunities, and also to promote, encourage, and reward new innovative ideas. For details and registration go to http://greenkidsconference.org. Come and explore your passion for our planet! ***Admission Free***
SF Youth Ballet Presents "Copellia" ~ San Francisco, June 1 & 2
"Copellia" is wonderfully enchanting story, perfect for young audiences! A beautiful doll sits posed on a balcony reading, and a boy named Franz falls deeply in love with her believing she is a real girl. Franz's fiancé, Swanhilda uncovers the dolls identity and hysterical chaos ensues! All is soon forgiven and the ballet concludes with a beautiful wedding celebration. You will not want to miss this family favorite. Tickets $15 http://www.sanfranciscoyouthballet.org
Free Family Day at SFMOMA ~ San Francisco, June 2
It’s TIME to move! Take part in inventive art projects, hands-on gallery activities, and loads of family fun on SFMOMA’s last day in this building. What a way to spend the day! Sunday, June 2, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission is FREE for everyone.