Ronnie’s Awesome List – March 2013

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It’s nearly time to “spring forward” and the warm weather across the Bay Area is a great reminder that Spring has Sprung. The good news is the sunset will be an hour later. More time outside in the sun!

Don’t miss Ivy + Bean, The Musical playing at the Marin Theatre Company in Mill Valley, March 23 – April 6. Straight from the wildly popular series comes quiet Ivy, who has amazing ideas, and outgoing Bean, who loves to put ideas into action. These mischievous second-grade heroines of the award-winning Ivy + Bean stories will be plotting their exploits onstage in this lively musical. Recommended for ages 4 and up.

JDRF_RoyalBall_STD_R5Tickets are sold out for the dinner to the Royal Ball, a fundraiser for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) on Sunday, March 10. But don’t fret, tickets are still available for the fabulous entertainment which includes a snake charmer, authentic rengoli artist, sword acrobat, Indian folk tale storytelling, a Lego Taj Mahal and more.

Ronnie’s Awesome MNO/Date Night recommendation this month: Live Music and Great Food! Marin’s rich musical heritage continues. Whether you want to go to the Symphony or listen to music at a smaller, more intimate venue, your options are boundless. Best of all, the food and drinks at these places are amazing. Here are some places in Marin worth checking out:


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Friday, March 1

“Shabbat Together”, 9:00 am to 10:30 am, for infants & toddlers, Congregation Kol Shofar, in Tiburon.

Dr. Steven Hughes, PhD Modern Parenting: Tips, Tricks, & Traps, 6:30pm, Marin Civic Center.

Movie of the Month, Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs and Mickey Mouse-a-thon, The Walt Disney Museum.

The Secret Garden, 7:30pm, a unique opportunity for audiences of all ages to see this beloved children’s classic come to life as a fully staged opera, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley.

Saturday, March 2 Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

bird_watchingWinter Bird Walk, 8:30-10:30am, view and learn about the waterfowl, shorebirds, and songbirds, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Tiburon.

Oceans Aglow: Family Night Hike and Campfire, 5:30-8pm, join us for a night hike to Rodeo Beach in search of bioluminescent plankton twinkling in the sand. Gather ’round the campfire with friends and family, sing songs, and roast s’mores by moonlight. $12/person, pre-registration required NatureBridge, Sausalito.

Family Farm Day #2, 10am-2pm, Explore the farm with our new Teachers-in-Residence, and perhaps meet some very new goat kids or lambs on these first family farm days of 2013, Slide Ranch.

presidio_300Presidio Dance, 11am, enjoy an assortment of classical and folk dances from all corners of the globe, Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Read Across America Day, 10am, Pottery Barn Kids, Village at Corte Madera

Rebecah Freeling – Puppet Show for Preschoolers, 11am, Book Passage, Corte Madera

Read to a Dog, school age, call 924-6382 to sign up, Corte Madera Library.

Build a Race Car, 9am-12pm, Home Depot

Exploration Workshops: Inside The Secret Garden, 3:30pm & 5pm, ages 6+, $5, Experience this new opera in an interactive, multi-generational workshop based on the themes, story, characters and music of The Secret Garden, Toll Room, Alumni House, UC Berkeley.

Kol Shofar Young Family Shabbat Experience, 10:30 to 11:30 am, Congregation Kol Shofar, in Tiburon.

Bringing Frankenweenie to Life, 3pm, join producer, Don Hahn, for a presentation about the process of creating and shooting the 3D stop motion comedy-horror film, Frankenweenie, with this classic form of animation, The Walt Disney Museum.

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss,  meet the Cat in the Hat in person and have your picture taken with the famous feline; listen to celebrity guests like the Golden State Warrior Girls and others read beloved Dr. Seuss classics; learn fun facts about our animals from Seuss-themed Keeper Talks; San Francisco Zoo.

Children’s Fairyland, The Enchanted Well, 11am, 2pm, 4pm, Storyteller John Weaver, 1:30pm & 2:30pm. Oakland.

secretGarden copyThe Secret Garden, 7:30pm, a unique opportunity for audiences of all ages to see this beloved children’s classic come to life as a fully staged opera, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley.

Drop-In Science, Electricity and magnetism seem so different, but really are closely related. Find out how by making your own electromagnet! 10:30, Randall Museum.

Afternoon Art, Mark your books with style!  Zentangle, paint and embellish magnificent matboard bookmarks, 1pm, Randall Museum.

San Francisco History Expo, 11am-5pm, bringing local and neighborhood history groups together under one roof. This is an opportunity for people of all ages to learn about—and participate in—San Francisco history though presentations, photographs, artifacts, children’s activities, and historical reenactments, Old Mint, San Francisco.

Hansel & Gretel, 1pm & 3:30pm, Young Performers Theatre.

Sunday, March 3

Stafford Lake Hike, 9am – 12pm.

Beginning Birding, 9:30am-11:30am, ages 8+, Spring is back! Welcome our avian migrants back to the Marin Headlands, Rodeo Lagoon.

Breakfast with Enzo, 10am & 11am, Mill Valley Golf Course Clubhouse.

Unique Derique, 1-2pm, Juggling and Physical Comedy with World-renowned Comedian, Osher Marin JCC, San Rafael.

cpe-pink-web-smCrosspulse Percussion Ensemble: Family Concert & Dance Party, 4pm, Dance Palace, Point Reyes.

Daniel DaVinci, 1-2pm, World-renowned Comedy Juggler, Berkeley JCC

Children’s Fairyland, The Enchanted Well, 11am, 2pm, 4pm, Storyteller John Weaver, 1:30pm & 2:30pm. Oakland.

The Secret Garden, 3pm, a unique opportunity for audiences of all ages to see this beloved children’s classic come to life as a fully staged opera, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley.

Children’s Storytime and Family Walk, 10:30 AM, Featured book, “The Secret Garden”, San Francisco Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park.

San Francisco History Expo, 11am-5pm, bringing local and neighborhood history groups together under one roof. This is an opportunity for people of all ages to learn about—and participate in—San Francisco history though presentations, photographs, artifacts, children’s activities, and historical reenactments, Old Mint, San Francisco.

Hansel & Gretel, 2:30pm, Young Performers Theatre.

Drop-In Art Making: Papercuts and Portraits, 1-3pm, combine paper-cutting and textured painting to create your own fantastic work of art, Contemporary Jewish Museum.

Tuesday, March 5

Nature for Kids at Baltimore Canyon, 10am – 1pm.

DgAg2zbgzLNhZlBdT4eo*BNcTHE DOCTOR IS “IN” — The All Dr. Seuss Show, 7pm, Storyteller/Ventriloquist Sandi Sylver entertains ages 4 to 9 with material from the Good Doctor! Fairfax Library.

Tyke Explorers: Hairy Mammals, Can you think of any animals with whiskers, hair, or fur? Come learn about this diverse class of animals we call mammals! Chabot Space & Science Center.

Wednesday, March 6

Baby Sings! with Lullaby Expert Julia Norton, 10:30 – 11:00 am, Encourage your baby to develop music skills and a love for musical play in this 6-week series for caregivers with children aged 6 – 18 months. Mill Valley Library.

Thursday, March 7

Homeschool Day, 9:30am-12pm, Explore the art of storytelling by making books, creating 3-dimensional characters, making a zoetrope to take home, and experimenting with digital storytelling. Add ice skating to your day from 12 – 2pm at Snoopy’s Home Ice. RSVP (707) 284-1272, The Schultz Museum.

Friday, March 8

“Shabbat Together”, 9:00 am to 10:30 am, for infants & toddlers, Congregation Kol Shofar, in Tiburon.

San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival

Saturday, March 9

Restoration Work Day, 9:30am-12:30pm, Bring your family and friends for a morning of restoration and clean-up, Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult, FREE program. RSVP: 388-2524. Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Tiburon.

ballet_afsaneh_300Ballet Afsaneh, 11am, featuring traditional dances from Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan, Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Marin Summer Camp Fair, 11am-2pm, free, Dominican University, San Rafael

Exploration Workshops: Inside The Secret Garden, 3:30pm & 5pm, ages 6+, $5, Experience this new opera in an interactive, multi-generational workshop based on the themes, story, characters and music of The Secret Garden, Toll Room, Alumni House, UC Berkeley.

DgBHxvbcAeA2JYRK8mvaAfYAPuss In Boots, 1pm & 3pm, tale of a scoundrel of a cat who finds ways to change the misfortunes of his master to bring him success and wealth equal to that of a prince. Showcase Theater, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael.

Ocean Exploration Family Farm Day, 10am-2pm, Enjoy ocean-themed activities and a hike to the tide pools. The low tide will reveal sea stars, anemones, and many other discoveries. Each family will take home a free tide pooling book specific to Northern California, Slide Ranch.

Novato Mother’s Club Rummage Sale, 9am-3pm, Downtown Novato Recreation Center at 950 Seventh Street, Novato, For more information e-mail nmcrummagesale@gmail.com.

Children’s Fairyland, The Enchanted Well, 11am, 2pm, 4pm, Blake Maxam, 1:30pm & 2:30pm. Oakland.

Healthy Parks, Healthy People: Family Fun Fitness! 10-11:30 am, Reservations required; call 561-4323.

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The Secret Garden, 7:30pm, a unique opportunity for audiences of all ages to see this beloved children’s classic come to life as a fully staged opera, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley.

SFJAZZ Education Family Matinees, 11am, with Lemony Snicket, Family Matinees provide a window into the exciting world of live jazz. Each one-hour matinee features live performance, audience participation, Q&A and amazing music.

CowpokeonlineKids Cowpoke Carnival, 11am-2pm, McKinley School, Petaluma.

Drop-In Science, Acids and bases oh my! Red cabbage juice is a natural acidity indicator. Experiment with different household chemicals to determine whether they are an acid or a base! 10:30, Randall Museum.

Afternoon Art, A single button is emplasized as you design around it to make an inspirational gift card to give to that someone special. 1pm, Randall Museum.

Patchwork Series: Gustafer Yellowgold, 10:30am, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Sunday, March 10 Daylight Savings Time

The Royal Ball, Voyage to INDIA, 3 – 7 pm, Mission Bay Center at UCSF.

Marine Science Sunday: Coastline Cuteness: Sea Otters, 10am-5pm, free admission, Marin Mammal Center.

Sunday Special: Jose Luis Orozco, 11am, Tap your feet and sing along to the music of Jose Luis Orozco, internationally known Spanish/English bilingual recording artist, educator, and children’s author, Mill Valley Library.

Children’s Program at Green Gulch, 11:30am, After a short talk, the children leave the zendo to participate in their own special programs. Activities include crafts, seasonal projects on the farm and garden, yoga, and ritual. Please check in before the program at the table near the southwest side entrance of the zendo.

Breakfast with Enzo, 10am & 11am, Mill Valley Golf Course Clubhouse.

Chicken Run, 3pm, The Lark Theatre.

75th Anniversary of Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs on the Big Screen!, 4:14pm, Rafael, San Rafael

031013EmbarcSunday Streets, 11am-4pm, the Embarcadero will be transformed into a space for you to bike, walk, run, do yoga, dance, play and a full lineup of activities, Embarcadero.

Children’s Fairyland, The Enchanted Well, 11am, 2pm, 4pm, Blake Maxam, 1:30pm & 2:30pm. Oakland.

Mystery Hike, 10am-noon, Even if you think you know the Presidio, you’ll be captivated by this moderate three-mile saunter up and down the park. RSVP at 561-4323.

The Secret Garden, 3pm, a unique opportunity for audiences of all ages to see this beloved children’s classic come to life as a fully staged opera, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley.

onthemoveNEW960x453On the Move: Parade of Exhibits, featuring a fleet of moving trucks equipped with museum exhibits and experiences that will travel to the Embarcadero, Bayview, and Mission neighborhoods for an unforgettable event that’s part road show, part street festival, and all Exploratorium.

Kenn Adams’ Adventure Theater, 11am-12pm, Comedy Improv for the Whole Family, The Randall Museum.

TEEN Marin Young Playwrights Festival, 7pm, Featuring Marin County teens acting and directing, these eight ten-minute plays, performed as staged readings, Free, Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley.

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Children’s Celebration of Ethnic Dance, Children’s dance ensembles whose communities have celebrated in festivals and music events at the Croatian American Cultural Center join to present their children dancing for the community.

St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run, Kids Run starts 9:45am, Crissy Field.

Drop-In Art Making: Papercuts and Portraits, 1-3pm, combine paper-cutting and textured painting to create your own fantastic work of art, Contemporary Jewish Museum.

GustaferYellowgold-2Preschool Gallery Hour with Gustafer Yellowgold, Contemporary Jewish Museum.

“Soggy Sundays” Kids’ Series, Octopretzel, 3pm, Ashkenaz, Berkeley.

Monday, March 11, New Moon

Pajama Story Time, 6:30 pm, Get the kids ready for bed with stories new and old, rhymes, and maybe even a song or two. Put on your PJs, grab your best stuffed friend (or blanket), Mill Valley Library.

Tuesday, March 12, Park Advocacy Day

St. Patrick’s Day Story Time, 11am, Pottery Barn Kids, Village at Corte Madera

Persian New Year Festival, 6-10pm to shake off the darkness of winter and welcome the lightness of spring, Persian Center, 2029 Durant Avenue, Berkeley.

Tyke Explorers: Scaly Fish, Flying through the water with the greatest of ease. Come join us as we get a little wet observing the life of our scaly, gilled friends, Chabot Space & Science Center.

Wednesday, March 13

Share a Book: Read to a Dog, Belvedere-Tiburon Library.

Baby Sings! with Lullaby Expert Julia Norton, 10:30 – 11:00 am, Encourage your baby to develop music skills and a love for musical play in this 6-week series for caregivers with children aged 6 – 18 months. Mill Valley Library.

The-Gruffalo-160x300The Gruffalo, 6:30pm, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa.

Thursday, March 14

The Buzz on Brains and Babies, A lecture by Nadine Burke Harris, 7 – 8:15 p.m., This event is complimentary. Space is limited, RSVP required. For more information, please contact Zuzy Martin Lynch at 339-3958, Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Performing Arts Academy of Marin Presents Peter Pan, Marin Civic Center, 7pm.

Pi Day, 1-3pm, Free, to honor the never-ending number π (3.14159…), enjoy slices of pie, share pi-related activities, host a Pi Parade, and ceremoniously install our new Pi Shrine into a fittingly circular site outside Pier 15, Exploratorium.

Innovative Lab: Einstein’s Birthday, 11am-1pm, Albert Einstein took creative risks and made great discoveries because of them. Join us for scientific experiments, Children’s Creativity Museum.

Friday, March 15

Dabbling & Diving Ducks, 9:30-11:30am, NatureBridge, Sausalito.

Performing Arts Academy of Marin Presents Peter Pan, Marin Civic Center, 7pm.

“Shabbat Together”, 9:00 am to 10:30 am, for infants & toddlers, Congregation Kol Shofar, in Tiburon.

presidio_msnd_620x390A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 11a.m. & 12:30p.m. Children’s Fairyland.

Saturday, March 16

Theatre Company Presents: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, 11am, ages 5 & up in the Founder’s Room. Through the magic of theater, Peter and Lucy will take you to Narnia, where the White Witch has cast a spell that makes it always winter. See them meet Mr. Tumnus the faun and conspire with talking animals to save Narnia. Come face to face with Aslan the Great Lion and cheer as Peter, Susan, Lucy and Edmund courageously battle the forces of evil and discover that Love is the deepest magic of all. Belvedere-Tiburon Library.

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Spring Gala, Kiddo!

Kids Origami Workshop, 2pm, Ages 8 & up please call 924-6382 to sign up, Corte Madera Library.

By Gravity Car to Muir Woods! 9am-1pm, Track history with docent Evelyn Rose and embark on a moderate round-trip hike that will trace the lower reaches of the Mount Tamalpais and Muir Woods Railway. RSVP 388-2596. * This event has been CANCELED.

St. Patrick’s Dance with the Strawberry Social Dance Group, 7pm Lesson 8-11pm Dance, $10/$9, Strawberry Recreation Center.

National Geographic Kids Club Event, 11am-noon, Join us for educational games, activities and music, Northgate, San Rafael.

St. Patrick’s Day BBQ, Dance Palace, Point Reyes.

Rebecah Freeling – Puppet Show for Preschoolers, 11am, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Children’s Fairyland, The Enchanted Well, 11am, 2pm, 4pm, Owen Baker Flynn, 1:30pm & 2:30pm. Oakland.

Nowruz Celebration, 11am–4pm, celebrate the Persian New Year and mark the first day of spring. Listen to Persian stories, watch a presentation of Rumi x 7 by Golden Thread Productions, and making your own haft-seen (a traditional table setting) to take home, Asian Art Museum.

Drop-In Science, Explore how fun physics can be in this activity where you will make your own cartesian diver bottle game that explores how variable water pressure can make items either float or sink! 10:30, Randall Museum.

Afternoon Art, Make a set of fabulous, fun face glass refrigerator magnets. 1pm, Randall Museum.

Sunday, March 17 St. Patrick’s Day

Learn to Ride a Skateboard! 11am – 1pm.

Birds of Bolinas, 9:30am

Passover Preparation, 9:30-11:30am, for families with children ages Birth-3 and their siblings – Free! Learn about the Jewish holidays and traditions through music, art, cooking and parent education. Come nosh and schmooze with new friends! JCC Preschool, San Rafael or Kol Shofar Tiburon.

St. Patricks Day Story Time and Craft, Pottery Barn Kids, Village at Corte Madera.

Breakfast with Enzo, 10am & 11am, Mill Valley Golf Course Clubhouse.

shapeimage_13Performing Arts Academy of Marin Presents Peter Pan, Marin Civic Center, 2pm.

Sunday Sampler, treat yourself to the wide variety of programming offered at the Berkeley Rep School of Theatre, including acting, improvisation, stage combat and clowning.

St. Patrick’s Day Workshop, 10am-2pm, test your luck at catching a leprechaun and build your own leprechaun trap, Children’s Creativity Museum.

Children’s Fairyland, The Enchanted Well, 11am, 2pm, 4pm, Owen Baker Flynn, 1:30pm & 2:30pm. Oakland.

Children’s Storytime and Family Walk, 10:30 AM, Featured book, “The Secret Garden”, San Francisco Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park.

Drop-In Art Making: Papercuts and Portraits, 1-3pm, combine paper-cutting and textured painting to create your own fantastic work of art, Contemporary Jewish Museum.

“Soggy Sundays” Kids’ Series, Asheba, 3pm, Ashkenaz, Berkeley.

Monday, March 18

RTN_postcard_FRONT9.20.12(1) copy 2“Race to Nowhere”, door open at 7:15, is an education documentary that challenges current thinking about how to best prepare our students for success, tickets $10 online and $15 at the door, Lark Theatre, Larkspur.

Wednesday, March 20, First Day of Spring (Spring Equinox) and Nowruz

San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, Looking for something that will make the kids happy? Our children’s hall is full of great hands-on activities and demonstrations that are fun for the younger ones and entertaining for the whole family. “Sproutopia! A place for Kids” is a place that will engage your budding gardeners. San Mateo Event Center.

Thursday, March 21

Birds at Cascade Canyon, 9am.

DgDIRYX83jo*JpxvESVEbky6Farm Day, 9am-12pm, Marin Civic Center.

Concerts in the Presidio, 7:30pm, enjoy music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Golden Gate Club, 135 Fisher Loop, Presidio.

San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, Looking for something that will make the kids happy? Our children’s hall is full of great hands-on activities and demonstrations that are fun for the younger ones and entertaining for the whole family. “Sproutopia! A place for Kids” is a place that will engage your budding gardeners. San Mateo Event Center.

Friday, March 22

Movie Night for Kids, grades 3-5, 5:30pm, Agent Cody Banks 2, Suggested donation $10, Belvedere-Tiburon Library.

Marin Primary & Middle School Presents The Odyssey, 7pm, Marin Civic Center.

Concerts in the Presidio, 7:30pm, enjoy music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Golden Gate Club, 135 Fisher Loop, Presidio.

San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, Looking for something that will make the kids happy? Our children’s hall is full of great hands-on activities and demonstrations that are fun for the younger ones and entertaining for the whole family. “Sproutopia! A place for Kids” is a place that will engage your budding gardeners. San Mateo Event Center.

Saturday, March 23

Fling on Ring in the Spring, 9am – 1pm.

tehani_300Merahi O Tehani, 11am, traditional and contemporary Polynesian dance of Hawaii, Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Children Toy & Clothing Sale, 10am-4pm, Marinwood Community Center.

Easter Egg Hunt, 1-2pm, RSVP required, ask for Cindy or Carol, 388-6233, Goodman’s Hardware, Mill Valley.

Spring Eggstravaganza, 8:30am-12pm, breakfast $4/$6, egg hunt is free, Mill Valley Community Center.

Easter Egg Cookie Decorating, 2:00pm – 3:00pm & 3:00pm-4:00pm, each child will get one free cookie to decorate, RSVP required, 472-3212, Panera, Northgate Mall, San Rafael.

Sheep to Shawl Family Farm Day, 10am-2pm, Our clothing comes from animals and plants! Learn the whole process, from sheep shearing demonstrations in our pasture to wool spinning in the yurt. Watch a live demonstration of how sheep get a haircut, and local wool expert Christie Collins will teach us fun activities to show how that wool eventually becomes a sweater. Everyone will get a chance to spin wool and take home some soft memories of the day! Slide Ranch.

Screen shot 2013-02-27 at 2.36.07 PMEaster Egg Hunt and Tasting Fair, 12:30-3:30, bring your baskets and we’ll provide bunny ears, face painting, balloons, storytime, and the Easter Bunny! Whole Foods, Miller Ave., Mill Valley.

Spring Fling, 11am-3pm, kids activities, music, raffles, and more. Whole Foods, Blithedale, Mill Valley.

Peter Rabbit Story Time and Craft, 10am, Pottery Barn Kids, Village at Corte Madera

Pinnipeds at Point Bonita, 1-4pm, It’s pinniped pupping season in the Headlands! Grab the family and your binoculars and join us on a 4 mile round trip hike in search of Harbor Seals at Point Bonita. We’ll conclude our day with a visit to The Marine Mammal Center where pinniped patients are nursed back to health and released into the ocean. $12 per person, NatureBridge, Sausalito.

Healthy Kids, Healthy Planet, Creating Healthy lunches that your family & the Planet will love! Learn how to create zero waste lunches that your kids will love with Point Bonita YMCA! Enjoy an interactive day filled with games, nature, gardening, and learning to make a positive impact through our food choices. We will also make a delicious and nutritious lunch together, $10 adults, $5 youth, $20 families, Contact Kyyio Cecil-Raditz for questions or to register at kcecil-raditz@ymcasf.org or call 331-9622 x480.

Marin Primary & Middle School Presents The Odyssey, 7pm, Marin Civic Center.

IVY + BEAN, THE MUSICAL, 10:30am, $15 children (under 14), $20 adults, Marin Theatre Company, 388.5208.

Swan Lake, 1 pm & 5pm, Stapleton School of Performing Arts, Marin Civic Center.

Children’s Fairyland, The Enchanted Well, 11am, 2pm, 4pm, Buki the Clown, 1:30pm & 2:30pm. Oakland.

Drop-In Science, Participate in a fun chemistry experiment that uses household chemicals to make a fun color changing chemistry experiment called the iodine time clock! 10:30, Randall Museum.

Afternoon Art, Join us and create a beautiful, unique button bracelet. 1pm, Randall Museum.

San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, Looking for something that will make the kids happy? Our children’s hall is full of great hands-on activities and demonstrations that are fun for the younger ones and entertaining for the whole family. “Sproutopia! A place for Kids” is a place that will engage your budding gardeners. San Mateo Event Center.

Sunday, March 24

Nature for Kids at Indian Valley, 10am – 1pm.

Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Ware-rabbit, 3pm, The Lark Theatre

IVY + BEAN, THE MUSICAL, 10:30am & 12:30pm, Come meet quiet Ivy, who has amazing ideas, and outgoing Bean, who loves to put ideas into action. The mischievous second-grade heroines of the award-winning Ivy + Bean stories will be plotting their exploits onstage in this lively musical. Recommended for ages 4 and up. $15 children (under 14), $20 adults, Marin Theatre Company, 388-5208.

IMG_0519b-MAdventure Sails,  11am-1pm, two-hour family-oriented tour features a living history experience with demonstrations of tall ship handling, sea shanty singing, and maritime storytelling, Sausalito.

Marin Primary & Middle School Presents The Odyssey, 1pm, Marin Civic Center.

Breakfast with Enzo, 10am & 11am, Mill Valley Golf Course Clubhouse.

Children’s Fairyland, The Enchanted Well, 11am, 2pm, 4pm, Buki the Clown, 1:30pm & 2:30pm. Oakland.

Robert Strong, 11am-12pm, Comedy Magician, The Randall Museum.

Marin Girls Chorus Presents Sing, Dance, Play, Celebrating Marin’s Performing Youth, 4pm, Marin Civic Center.

San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, Looking for something that will make the kids happy? Our children’s hall is full of great hands-on activities and demonstrations that are fun for the younger ones and entertaining for the whole family. “Sproutopia! A place for Kids” is a place that will engage your budding gardeners. San Mateo Event Center.

Drop-In Art Making: Passover Freedom Papercuts and Portraits, 1-3pm, Explore symbols of Passover, freedom, and spring as you combine paper-cutting and textured painting to embellish portraits of freedom heroes past and present, Contemporary Jewish Museum.

Monday, March 25, Passover begins in the evening

WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines, FREE screening, traces the fascinating birth, evolution, and legacy of Wonder Woman and introduces a dynamic group of fictional and real-life superheroines fighting for positive role models for girls, both on screen and off, Rafael Theatre. San Rafael.

Museum Monday for Little One’s, 10am-Noon, Schultz Museum

Tuesday, March 26

Peter Rabbit Story Time and Craft, 11am, Pottery Barn Kids, Village at Corte Madera.

April Fools Workshop, 3:30pm, ages 5+, Prepare yourself for the big day! Learn Tricks, Gags, Pranks, and other Shenanigans so you can hoodwink your friends, Corte Madera Library.

Pajama Rama! 7-8pm, A family program of bedtime stories & songs, Come in your pajamas and slippers! Bring your favorite stuffy! Fairfax Library.

Knitting Club for Kids and Teens, 3:45-4:45pm, learn how to get started or join us to practice your knitting with an experienced high school student, San Anselmo Library.

Tyke Explorers: Cold-blooded Reptiles, Did you know that snakes shed their skin? Or that they bask in the sun to keep warm? This week we’ll learn more about snakes and other cold-blooded reptiles, Chabot Space & Science center.

Wednesday, March 27, Full Moon

Musical Interactive Storytime with Youth in Arts, 11am, featuring stories by Elisa Kleven and will be led by YIA team members, based on YIA original stage productions! Barnes & Noble, Corte Madera.

Thursday, March 28

Raptor Courtship Walk, 10am.

Friday, March 29

Flashlight Egg Hunt, ages 8+, 8:15pm, Bring your Easter Basket and flashlights! FREE! San Anselmo Library.

wbhp_commedia-finlSweatshop: Made in Commedia, 7:30pm, bawdy style of theater. Some material may not be suitable for children, Circus Center, San Francisco.

Saturday, March 30

Wildflower and Waterfall Photography, 10am – 12:30pm.

Spring Easter Egg Hunt, 10am-12pm, Dunphy Park, Sausalito

Breakfast with Bunny & Egg Hunt, 8-10:30am, $10 adult/$6 child, registration to participate in egg hunt required, 927-5072, Corte Madera Community Center.

MCM_Easter_5x7Postcard2013Marin Country Mart Easter Celebration, 9:00-2:00pm, Welcome Spring in all its glory by meeting the Easter bunny while doing a fun naturally dyed egg activity at the Marin Country Mart Farmers’ Market. Adults and children will dye eggs in such exotic colors as Turmeric Yellow, Cabbage Blue, and Beet pink. Take home your organic treat to snack on or save it for your own Easter Hunt. Baby bunnies and chicks will be on display at Victoria’s Fashion Stable’s small animal petting zoo. Children’s entertainment will be from 9:30-10:30 am, with an easter egg hunt to follow. The easter egg hunt commences at 10:30 am at Poppy Store which is just steps away from the farmers’ market, Larkspur.

Breakfast with Bunny & Egg Hunt, Egg Hunt starts at 10am sharp at Marinwood Park, San Rafael.

Childrens’ Egg Hunt & Camp Faire & Magic Show, ages 7 and under, 10:30am Camp Faire, eggs hunt starts at 11am, magic show 11:30am, Memorial Park, San Anselmo.

Spring Celebration, 11am-2pm, Easter Bunny, Egg Hunt, treats and specials from local businesses, Downtown Novato.

Easter Bunny Brunch, 10 am-noon, Easter egg hunt, crafts, face painting, music, jump house, and life-sized Candy Land game!, RSVP 435-4355, Belvedere Community Center.

Spring Faire and Candy Hunt, 10am-12:30pm, $8 per child, Strawberry Recreation Center

Easter Bunny Breakfast, 9-10am, meet the Easter Bunny, listen to music by Tim Cain, balloon animals, a raffle and more!, $7 per person and all donations benefit Community Action Marin Child Development Programs, RSVP required 924-8921, The Cheesecake Factory, Village at Corte Madera.

Easter Egg Hunt, 10am,  separate areas for big kids and toddlers, golden eggs for a special prize, egg trade in prizes, pictures with the Easter Bunny, Free, bring your own basket, San Clemente Park, Corte Madera.

Fairfax’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt, 10 am–noon, for children 8 and below, music by James K from 11-12. Bolinas Park.

Spring Eggstravaganza, featuring carnival rides, games, egg hunts, live entertainment, and a BBQ competition between Rec and Park, SF Police and SF Fire departments.  $8 per person, Golden Gate Park.

IVY + BEAN, THE MUSICAL, 10:30am & 12:30pm, $15 children (under 14), $20 adults, Marin Theatre Company, 388.5208

Ring Mountain Family Walk, 10am, Come and explore Ring Mountain with your family. We’ll look for birds, insects, spiders, plants and more. We’ll also visit the site of an ancient kitchen used by Native Americans several hundred years ago. Meet at the Ring Mountain gate off Paradise Drive in Corte Madera. 453-1000 x17 or juancarlos@wildcarebayarea.org.

1_Natural_dye_eggs_close_up_2012_smallNaturally Dyed Eggs, hands-on workshop will introduce children to the joy of natural dyes while they make their own patterns on eggs with brilliant plant-based colors. Price includes 4 eggs per participant. Two session times available: 2 – 2:45 pm or 3 – 3:45 pm. Registration required: Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. $15, $12 members, Botanical Garden, Berkeley.

Children’s Fairyland, Bunny Weekend, Tap Dancing Bunny, 11:30am, Jacqueline Lynaugh as Mother Goose, 1:30pm & 2:30pm. Oakland.

Kids get in free all day, 1am-5pm, kids and hands-on crafts and activities, The Schultz Museum.

Sweatshop: Made in Commedia, 7:30pm, bawdy style of theater. Some material may not be suitable for children, Circus Center, San Francisco.

Drop-In Science, Discover the physics used in medieval machinery when making an actual catapult! 10:30, Randall Museum.

Afternoon Art, Assemble and decorate your own custom designed yo-yo! 1pm, Randall Museum.

Sunday, March 31 Easter

Easter Egg Hunt, 11:45am, Mt. Tamalpias Methodist Church, Mill Valley.

Breakfast with Enzo, 10am & 11am, Mill Valley Golf Course Clubhouse.

ghhsa_logo-SAdventure Sails,  11am-1pm, two-hour family-oriented tour features a living history experience with demonstrations of tall ship handling, sea shanty singing, and maritime storytelling, Sausalito.

Children’s Fairyland, Bunny Weekend, Jacqueline Lynaugh as Mother Goose, 1:30pm & 2:30pm. Oakland.

2013_easter_poster_250Spring Celebration & Easter Parade, variety of children’s and family activities are the focus of the event and include; large inflatable bounces, kids’ rides and games, a climbing wall, a hands-on children’s activities area, costumed characters, a petting zoo, a pony ride and entertainment from some of the Bay Area’s best musicians, Union Street (Gough to Fillmore, San Francisco.

Drop-In Art Making: Passover Freedom Papercuts and Portraits, 1-3pm, Explore symbols of Passover, freedom, and spring as you combine paper-cutting and textured painting to embellish portraits of freedom heroes past and present, Contemporary Jewish Museum.

Sweatshop: Made in Commedia, 7:30pm, bawdy style of theater. Some material may not be suitable for children, Circus Center, San Francisco.

Easter STEAM Photo Scavenger Hunt, 1:45-3:30pm, What do the holidays and STEAM have in common? Find out at the Easter STEAM Photo Scavenger Hunt. Be on the lookout for vinegar dyed eggs, families from Leporidae and other figures hatched from mathematically calculated clues encapsulated in digital pixelated perspectives of your photographic artistry. We will meet by the waterfall. Email squidbait@ymail.com or call 846-3553

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3 Responses to Ronnie’s Awesome List – March 2013

  1. caren orum says:

    I really dont know how you do it. This list is unbelievable. Thank you!

    From: Marinhood Reply-To: Marinhood Date: Thursday, February 28, 2013 9:20 AM To: caren orum Subject: [New post] Ronnies Awesome List March 2013

    WordPress.com marinhood posted: ” It’s nearly time to “spring forward” and the warm weather across the Bay Area is a great reminder that Spring has Sprung. The good news is the sunset will be an hour later. More time outside in the sun! Don’t miss Ivy + Bean, The Musical playing at”

  2. Hi, I wanted you to know about Point Bonita YMCA’s Healthy Kid, Healthy Plant event on SAturday March 23rd from 10-1pm

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