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15 Fun Things to do With the Kids the Week of September 14–20

Up House with Balloons

See Pixar's Up Friday at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma.

Here's our weekly list of 15 fun things to do with the kids this week, September 14–20. From story times and live music to drive-in movies and outdoor dining, there's something for everyone.

Keep in mind that some of these activities require advance registration, so check the organizer's website before you attend. If you have something fun you'd like to share, please let us know and we'll consider it for next week's list!

  1. Fall is almost here! Have the kiddos help bake a fresh batch of fall pumpkin oatmeal cookies.
  2. Cal Academy's virtual celebration of Claude's 25th "hatchday," with a reading of Claude: The True Story of a White Alligator , Tuesday, September 15, noon.
  3. Bonjour! Gather the little ones for virtual French Storytime with Emilia with Belvedere Tiburon Library.
  4. Sing and dance with family entertainer Megan Schoenbohm for live and interative music 7 days a week at 9 am.
  5. Check out one of our 5 fall family hikes in Marin.
  6. Tune in daily at 10:30 am and 3 pm for live penguin feeding at Cal Academy of Sciences.
  7. Join online Monkey Storytime with the classic book Caps For Sale from the Oakland Zoo.
  8. Make a changing color chameleon with PBS Kids.
  9. Get your organic tomatoes at the farmers market and make a Italian-inspired Caprese salad.
  10. Mother Goose with Iris online offers rhymes, songs, and stories for preschool and toddlers, presented by Marin County Library.
  11. Learn how to film a Lego Stop Motion movie.
  12. Take a virtual family hike with the Chabot Space & Science Center, Friday, September 18, 8–9 pm.
  13. The Petaluma Drive-in Movie presents Pixar's Up at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds. Friday, September 18, 7:30 pm.
  14. Experience the adventure of The Goonies at the Lark Theater Drive-in. Saturday, September 19, 7:30 pm.
  15. Join North Bay Drive-In for animated fun with Space Jam outside the old Hamilton Theater in Novato. Saturday, September 19, 8:30 pm.

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