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Saturday, 12/20/14
  • A Woodland Winter
    Discover the wonder of an old-growth redwood forest in winter on this leisurely walk on the Fern Creek and Alice Eastwood trails.Look for salmon, mushroom displays, winter wildflowers, waterfalls, and more!Dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes as the trails are steep and may be muddy (strollers not advised).Bring ...
    Where:  Mill Valley Cost:  
  • Hayward Fault Walking TourOver the last million years, the natural beauty of Fremont has been shaped by the Hayward Fault. Instructors will be leading these 'ground breaking' tours and exposing the science and beauty of the Hayward Fault. This fault is one of several active faults in the world actually creeping at 5 ...
    Where:  Fremont Cost:  $15
  • How to Grow a Galaxy
    The galaxies of our night sky are as diverse and colorful as any garden-and for the most part, just as tranquil. When we look back at the ancient universe, however, a different picture emerges: a cosmos that buzzes with activity and teems with the fresh growth of stars and black ...
    Where:  Berkeley Cost:  Free
  • BayMobile Visits the Bay Model Visitor CenterAquarium of the Bay's BayMobile is coming to the Bay Model Visitor Center! Visitors will experiment with the science of climate change and meet some of the Aquarium's animal ambassadors.
    Where:  Sausalito Cost:  Free
  • Water you Gonna Do?! Visitors will interact with and learn about the three phases of water, explore how rising global temperatures change the water on our planet, and discuss the effects of rising sea level on wild habitats and people. Target audience: 2nd grade and up.
    Where:  Sausalito Cost:  Free
  • It's Ptough to be a Pteropod! Visitors will measure and observe changing chemistry in an ocean-like environment, explore the complex food web, and discuss potential solutions to slow that change. Target Audience: 4th grade and up.
    Where:  Sausalito Cost:  Free
  • Winter Solstice Night HikeWhat is the Winter Solstice? Come and find out on this family-friendly evening walk that starts at Rob Hill and ends with storytelling around the campfire in the Rob Hill Campground. You'll hear tales from many cultures about the ways people have welcomed back the sun!Meet ranger Fatima Colindres at ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  Free
  • The Science of (Holiday) Light Walking Tour
    A seasonal stroll for inquisitive soulsJoin us on this festive trek and gain a new appreciation for some of the city's most spectacular light displays. We'll stroll along San Francisco stairways, side streets, and scenic vistas, admiring the local holiday handiwork while doing experiments with color mixing and animation, and ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  $25 Adults, $15 Ages 10-18
  • Winter Solstice CelebrationRevel in the magic of the season with Chabot and the Octopus Literary Salon! With the Sun going down early, Chabot is the best place to experience the Winter Solstice sky. Enjoy live music, sing-a-long caroling with the Secret Santas, and sip on cider and mulled wine. Experiment with candy ...
    Where:  Oakland Cost:  $15
Sunday, 12/21/14
  • Winter Solstice CelebrationCelebrate the shortest day of the year with a visit to Muir Woods Wonderland! Weave a solstice crown, hear stories from John Muir, and listen to the sounds of the woods in ways you never have with Dan Dugan.Dress warmly and be prepared for a quiet walk in the woods ...
    Where:  Mill Valley Cost:  Free
  • Salt Marsh Walk - Special King Tide EditionThe salt marsh will be inundated by king tides and it will be a site to behold. Take a walk with docent Gregg Aronson around the wetlands of the wildlife refuge and learn about their history. See examples of salt collection ponds and learn what is being done to convert ...
    Where:  Freemont Cost:  Free
  • The Science of (Holiday) Light Walking Tour
    A seasonal stroll for inquisitive soulsJoin us on this festive trek and gain a new appreciation for some of the city's most spectacular light displays. We'll stroll along San Francisco stairways, side streets, and scenic vistas, admiring the local holiday handiwork while doing experiments with color mixing and animation, and ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  $25 Adults, $15 Ages 10-18
Wednesday, 12/24/14
  • Becomeing a Wildlife DetectiveExplore our local wildlife and how they have adapted to their environment by examining various animal pelts and skulls with Ranger Michelle. Discover various clues animals leave behind that tell us interesting stories about the amazing animals that make Muir Woods their home. This is a family friendly, two-mile walk ...
    Where:  Mill Valley Cost:  Free
  • River Otter Snow Days at Aquarium of the BayThere's snow in the forecast at Aquarium of the Bay!River otters love to frolic in all kinds of environments, and snow is no exception. On two very special days in December, our river otters will delight in a winter white treat as we add over 600 pounds of snow to ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  $11.95 - $21.95
Thursday, 12/25/14
  • The Science of (Holiday) Light Walking Tour
    A seasonal stroll for inquisitive soulsJoin us on this festive trek and gain a new appreciation for some of the city's most spectacular light displays. We'll stroll along San Francisco stairways, side streets, and scenic vistas, admiring the local holiday handiwork while doing experiments with color mixing and animation, and ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  $25 Adults, $15 Youth 10-18
Friday, 12/26/14
  • CuriOdyssey's Winter Break Explorer Days Join us for our drop in activities during Winter Break Explorer Days! Come and explore the science of the world around you in an interactive drop-in program. Activities will change so there's a new experience with science each day.
    Where:  San Mateo Cost:  Included with the cost of admission to CuriOdyssey
  • The Science of (Holiday) Light Walking Tour
    A seasonal stroll for inquisitive soulsJoin us on this festive trek and gain a new appreciation for some of the city's most spectacular light displays. We'll stroll along San Francisco stairways, side streets, and scenic vistas, admiring the local holiday handiwork while doing experiments with color mixing and animation, and ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  $25 Adults, $15 Youth 10-18
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