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May 2015

“Voyages…with an International Flair”

May 7 @ 10:00 am - May 10 @ 3:30 pm
Filoli,
86 Canada Rd., Woodside, CA 94062 United States
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“NBC Bay Area”–Broadcast Media Sponsor of Filoli’s 2015 Flower Show This year, Filoli celebrates its 27th Anniversary of their Flower ... Find out more »

Nature for Kids: Stafford Lake

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Stafford Lake Park,
3549 Novato Blvd, Novato, CA United States
Free
We’ll visit a pond, a permanent creek, and a marsh, and talk about the animals that live in these wet ... Find out more »

Wingding Family Fest: A Celebration of Spring and All Things Winged!

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve,
Free
Come explore, learn, discover, and share the wonder of nature with the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District and the Santa ... Find out more »

Laguna Environmental Center Open House: Edible and Medicinal Plants of California

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Laguna Environmental Center,
900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
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Free
Edible and Medicinal Plants of California: A Bioregional Exploration, floristic table displays with Tellur Fenner, 11:00am-2:00pm (as part of our ... Find out more »

Edible and Medicinal Plants of California: A Bioregional Exploration Presentation with Tellur Fenner

May 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Laguna Environmental Center,
900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
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$10
California is home to a diverse array of edible and medicinal plants long valued for their nutritional and therapeutic effects. ... Find out more »

Start a New Tradition-Make Memories with Mom

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Ruth Bancroft Garden,
1552 Bancroft Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 United States
Admission: $10/adults; $8/students and seniors; free for RBG members and accompanying children up to age 18
Come make memories with Mom. Relax in the Garden on a beautiful Spring day. Dad, pull together a picnic for ... Find out more »

Mother’s Day Tea in the Garden

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UC Botanical at Berkeley,
200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
65/55 Garden Members
Invite mom for a lovely tea-style breakfast followed by a botanical crafting session where you’ll use Tillandsia air plants to ... Find out more »

Nature for Kids: Indian Tree

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Indian Tree Open Space,
Vineyard Rd, Novato, CA United States
Free
We’ll head up the hill and visit several different forest habitats. We’ll go through one area that is completely shaded ... Find out more »

Annual Family Fun Festival

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Downtown Berkeley Farmers Market,
Martin Luther King, Jr. Civic Center Park,, Berkeley, CA 94704
Free
The annual FREE Family Fun Festival is back this year on Saturday, May 30th at the Downtown Berkeley Farmers’ Market ... Find out more »

Music @ the Mission: Mylo Jenkins Concert

May 30 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park,
144 School St., Santa Cruz, CA, CA 95060
Free
Enjoy Music @ the Mission with the Mylo Jenkins, a Santa Cruz-based Americana band. Picnic with the family during the ... Find out more »
June 2015

First Friday: PIVOT Fashion

June 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park,
144 School St., Santa Cruz, CA, CA 95060
Free
Experience PIVOT Fashion at this Summer Series/First Friday event at the Santa Cruz Mission. The free and family-friendly Summer Series at ... Find out more »

BioBlitz: Millerton Creek Ranch

June 27 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Millerton Creek Ranch,
Highway 1, Pt. Reyes Station, CA 94956
Free
Get out on the land with purpose: spend a day as a citizen scientist, collecting plant and wildlife data that ... Find out more »
July 2015

Movies @ the Mission: Soul Surfer

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park,
144 School St., Santa Cruz, CA, CA 95060
Free
Watch Soul Surfer under the stars at the Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park. Doors open at 7 p.m.; the movie ... Find out more »

Summer Nature Adventures: Outdoor Exploration for Grades 2-6

July 20 @ 9:00 am - July 24 @ 3:00 pm
McClellan Ranch Preserve,
22221 McClellan Rd, Cupertino, CA 95014 United States
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$300
Bugs, Birds, Plants, Creeks, and more! Join SCVAS, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (MROSD) and Shoreline at Mountain View ... Find out more »
August 2015

Movies @ the Mission: Soul Surfer

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park,
144 School St., Santa Cruz, CA, CA 95060
Free
Watch The Gnome-Mobile under the stars at the Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park. Doors open at 7 p.m.; the movie starts ... Find out more »
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