October 2018 Guide to Kid-Friendly Events in San Francisco


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Happy October! Fall is in the air and pumpkins are on our front steps. Scroll below to find out what kid-friendly events are happening around San Francisco this month. We also have a list of Bay Area pumpkin patches and trick-or-treating hotspots.

Pumpkin Patches

Trick-or-Treating Hot Spots

If you find yourself on the Peninsula, check out things to do in the area from Mid-Peninsula Moms Blog, and Wine Country Moms Blog has you covered for trips up north.

Know of something else fun going on around town? YOU can add it directly to our community calendar! These can be activities that you or your business are sponsoring or they can simply be activities that you love and want to spread the word to other local families. 

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November 2018

Pre Natal and Post Natal Fitness Classes

November 27, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:20 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Yubalance, 2860 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join our weekly Pre Natal and Post Natal Fitness Classes at Yubalance Neighborhood Fitness Studio, located in the Mission District and Inner Sunset. We are training in a small group setting (five clients max.). All workout classes are lead by professional trainers who will offer a personalized fitness experience for your current needs and demands. We will support you to feel safe and confident in your workouts and movements. To all Mamas: you can bring your baby. Please note that…

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March 2021

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Presents Ailey All Access March 17 – June 24

March 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - June 24, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world’s most popular dance companies, will continue to inspire audiences virtually with a spring series of free programs through Ailey All Access from March 17- June 24. Ailey All Access free programs will premiere on select nights at 7pm ET from March through June and be available online for a two-week period. In addition to performances, Ailey virtual workshops and classes will invite people of all ages around the world…

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May 2021

TADA! Youth Theater Online Spring Classes & Workshops

May 3, 2021 - June 28, 2021

This May & June, experience one of TADA! Youth Theater’s interactive, fun online musical theater classes or workshops, available for ages 4-14! Starting on May 3, TADA! is offering a 4-session Song and Dance Mini Series; 1-time Workshops, and 4-session Theater Games for families to select the online education program that suits their children’s needs for a short-term and affordable commitment. With smaller class sizes, TADA! Professional Teaching Artists provide personalized attention and offer one-on-one coaching and solo opportunities for…

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Summer Mindfulness Class for Teens

May 26, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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12-week Zoom mindfulness class

Drs. Tony Yang with UCSF Psychiatry and Olga Tymofiyeva with UCSF Radiology are conducting research with healthy adolescents ages 14-18 to improve their emotional well-being through a free virtual mindfulness meditation class. The goal of our UCSF BrainChange study is to use MRI imaging to observe brain changes in young people who participate in our class. Through this, we hope to learn more about how meditation positively changes the brain in developing adolescents! Participating teens will get to undergo a…

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Kids Online Hindi Language Camp

May 27, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

This camp will introduce you to a beautiful popular language Hindi. If you enjoy the camp you can even continue learning this language on weekly basis. Students will get introduced to Hindi with introduction to popularity and learning the most commonly used words in Hindi. Topics that will be covered in the 5 day camp.(HINDI) Day 1: 1. Introduction of Hindi and basic information 2. Greetings 3. अ - अं vowels Day 2: 1.Numbers 1-10 2.क- न Hindi Alphabets 3.…

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June 2021

Summer Spanish For Kids

June 8, 2021 @ 9:30 am - June 12, 2021 @ 11:00 am

¡Imagínate! Summer Spanish Immersion 8 weekly sessions | Jun 7 – Aug 2 Mon/Wed/Fri 9:30am – 11:00am (Pacfiic – PDT) Our Summer Spanish Immersion for kids 5-8 years old gets children engaged with age-appropriate interactive activities; traditional Latin-American games, songs, rhymes, poetry, drama, art, stories and more – with the focus on familiarization with the language through fun!

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June CampToons Session 1 (Online)

June 9, 2021 @ 9:00 am - June 11, 2021 @ 5:30 pm
Cartoon Art Museum, 781 Beach St
San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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$180 – $377

The Cartoon Art Museum invites students to take part in 3-day workshops dedicated to exploring the art of cartooning. Make your break adventurous with CampToons half & full days of drawing excitement! Students will get up and move to explore and learn elements of acting for a better understanding of storytelling elements like body language, expressions and scene composition and to learn how our environments contribute to storytelling with mini at-home scavenger hunts. Ages: 7-13 (Contact education@cartoonart.org about programs for…

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AWỌ presents HUEmankind Fest 2021: Our Community. Our Story.

June 10, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

To celebrate Juneteenth and promote HUEman kinship and kindness in our diverse communities of Santa Clara County, AWỌ is pleased to launch our inaugural HUEmankind Fest, a two-day groundbreaking FREE festival bringing together unheard voices from local communities to unpack the different shades of our shared HUEmanity, featuring a rich tapestry of African-American, African and immigrant storytelling artists including Spoken Word Artist Tyson Amir, Dance Artist Antoine Hunter, Festival Speaker Dr. Natoschia Scruggs, Storyteller Quyenzi Dang Pham, an interactive social…

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Rainbow Tot Shabbat for LGBT Pride Month

June 11, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Dress in your brightest rainbow colors and join us for some stories, songs and movement as we celebrate Shabbat and Pride! We invite you to make a Rainbow Crafts before the event with your littles to share with other families during the event! You can make your rainbow with crayons, markers, chalk, play-doh, scrap paper and glue, the possibilities are endless! We can't wait to see what you create! With Rabbi Mychal Copeland of Sha'ar Zahav, Rabbi Batshir of the…

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Cartoon Camp: June 14-18 (ONLINE)

June 14, 2021 @ 9:00 am - June 18, 2021 @ 5:15 pm
Cartoon Art Museum, 781 Beach St
San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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$300 – $560

Make summer spectacular! Join Cartoon Camp for half days or full days of drawing excitement! The Cartoon Art Museum invites students to take part in week-long workshops dedicated to learning the art of cartooning. Complementary Cartooning Kit included for campers thanks to Sakura of America and General Pencil! Ages: 10-15 Level: Young Intermediate (enjoy drawing and looking to build skills). Time: 9am-12:30pm and/or 2pm - 5:30pm, Pacific Time, M-F (Dates listed by class) Location: Online (See Learn More for details)…

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