Jekyll and Hyde. March 6-15. Children's Musical Theater San Jose presents this lush, powerful musical that tells the tale of a London doctor who, in a quest to cure his father’s illness, develops a potion that splits his personality in half. $24. San Jose.
Bay Area Parent’s Camp Fair. March 7. Kids can enjoy colorful displays and entertainment while parents explore a wide range of offerings from camps (neighborhood and sleep-away), private schools and other organizations offering great activities for summer. San Jose. FREE.
Hummingbird Days. March 7-8. Enjoy this celebration of hummingbirds and the plants they love, with children's activities, tours, food, art and educational programs. Santa Cruz. $10, under 17 FREE.
19th Century in a Bottle. March 7. Get a historical view of daily life and commerce in San Jose in the 1800s told through the prism of historic glass bottles from the area. Go back to the earliest days of San Jose as California’s first state capitol. FREE. San Jose.
Birding for Kids. March 7. Take a short bird-spotting walk along Coyote Creek and learn tips on how to identify the most common birds. FREE. Morgan Hill.
SF, Marin & Peninsula
All Aboard: A Celebration of Walt's Trains" Exhibit. March 1-15. This comprehensive exhibition explores the influence that railroading had on Walt Disney's life and work. San Francisco. $15-20, under 6 FREE
Chinese New Year Performance. March 7. Celebrate the Chinese New Year by watching a dance performance from the students of Challenge School. FREE. Belmont.
Three Little Birds. March 7-15. Filled with the reggae music of Bob Marley, this modern-day fairytale will fill your children with positive vibrations. Mill Valley. $18-22.
The Scoop on Poop. March 7. Head out to the farm to collect all the ingredients to plant the spring garden. See the many kinds of poop that are important for growing everything from fruits and veggies to milk and ice cream. Ages 3 to 5. Los Altos Hills. $20 adult and first child. $5 additional child.
Buddy Club: Earthcapades. March 8. EarthCapades Environmental Vaudeville brings a fast paced juggling, acrobatics and comedy show to America, while at the same time it shows how kids can take care of the Earth. $8, under 2 FREE. San Francisco.
Delta Moon Student Film Festival. March 6. The 15th annual film festival, presented by Liberty High School, showcases the top films produced by high school students from all over North America. Fri., 8-10pm. $8 adults, $5 students. Walnut Creek.
The Magic Flute for Families. March 7. This 60-minute version of Mozart’s famous opera is good for all ages and follows the charming story of Prince Tamino and bird-catcher Papageno's journey to rescue Pamina, a beautiful princess. 3-4:15pm. FREE. Berkeley Public Library, Claremont Branch, 2940 Benvenue Ave. Also Mon. March 30. 3:30-4:45pm. Walnut Creek Library.
White Elephant Sale. March 7-8. The Oakland Museum Women's Board will hold its annual White Elephant Sale in a 96,000-square-foot warehouse, where shoppers can seek vintage clothing for children and adults, books, jewelry, collectibles, furniture and more. 10am-4pm. FREE. Oakland.
Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Weekend. March 7-8. A big hip, hip hooray for dear Dr. Seuss, whose birthday is this weekend, so let’s all cut loose! Help find his characters hidden here, hidden there, and prizes will go to kids everywhere! 10am-5pm. $15 adults, $10 children and seniors. El Cerrito.
Summer Camps & Programs Fair. March 8. Do you need a summer program for your child? Come to the AAUW Oakland-Piedmont Children's Summer Camps & Programs Fair to meet directors and representatives from more than 80 programs offering sports, music, drama, technology, adventure, tutoring and more. 1-4:30pm. FREE. Oakland.