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    Penguin Feeding

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    Meet Pierre, Howard, Ocio and the rest of ...

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    Kid's Play Night

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    Meet lizards, frogs, snakes & tortoises an...

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    Planetarium Shows

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    How did life on Earth begin? This tantaliz...

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    Swamp Talk

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    Learn about some of the Academy’s most p...

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  • Out and About with Banana Slugs

    Laure Latham - San Francisco

    You've seen them on the trail and barely realized they were moving - banana slugs may be slow but they're also pretty darn cool animals. Sporting wild colors such as vibrant lime yellows or brown-spotted ripe-banana coats, banana slugs are th... read more

  • Rocking Out: The Best Places to See Kid-Friendly Concerts

    Ana Picazo - San Francisco

    Bay Area parents who want to treat their child to a live performance never have to look very far. The Bay Area hosts numerous family-friendly performances, from musical theater to lavish music concerts to puppet shows to ice shows to monster truck... read more

  • Top Five Outdoor Adventures in the Bay Area

    Ana Picazo - San Francisco

    There's nothing quite like the great outdoors to quiet your children's squabbles, exhaust their seemingly endless reservoir of energy and get them thinking outside of the box. A trip to the zoo can become a safari as you search for animals. An outing... read more

Today's Activity

Bobbing for Apples

You remember this old standard, don't you? Fill a large tub with water and put in some apples. Have the children gather round and try to catch an apple with their teeth. No hands are allowed (and you may tie the players’ hands behind their backs to prevent cheating if desired). According to some historians, this game goes all the wa...read more

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