San Francisco

Ideas for this weekend

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    Kids Yoga


    Bring your kids out to the Presidio locati...

  • 2

    Science Story Adventures


    Come explore the natural world through sto...

  • 3

    Planetarium Shows


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

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    Swamp Talk


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

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  • Three Treasured Bay Area Holiday Traditions

    Ana Picazo - San Francisco

    Every family has its own holiday traditions. The Thanksgiving football game, the turkey carving ceremony, the eggnog recipe, the special ornaments for the tree, the lighting of the menorah, the schedule of events on Christmas Eve.... we look forward ... read more

  • Urban Wildlife: Elephant Seals in Ano Nuevo

    Laure Latham - San Francisco

    They are built like bean bags. They sound funny. The largest species of seals counts some of the world's best deep water divers. Elephant seals are an impressive winter sight on Bay Area protected beaches and an opportunity for children to ad... read more

  • Room to Run, Even on a Cold, Rainy Day

    Ana Picazo - San Francisco

    Just like Paul Revere, parents are roaming the countryside, going from playdate to playdate, warning anyone they can find: The Rains Are Coming, The Rains Are Coming! It's getting colder and wetter, and that means bundling up at the park, cut... read more

Today's Activity

A Sweet Ornament

Form a heart by facing two candy canes in towards each other. Glue the candy canes to sturdy card stock at the top and bottom. Let dry, then make a small hole at the top of the heart and run ribbon through the hole. (It's a good idea to glue the ribbon to the top of the candy canes to hold it straight.) Cut out a small picture of your more

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