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25 Free Things to Do for Families in March

Explore the outdoors with the kiddos and a Marin Park's Ranger at Mount Burdell on March 8 from 10 am–1 pm.

It's already March, and you don't have to break the bank to have a great time with the kiddos! Here are 25 free activities and outings in Marin and the Bay Area this month. Keep in mind some of these activities require advance registration, so check before you go.

  1. Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration, Barnes & Noble, Corte Madera, March 2, 6:30 pm.
  2. Find clues at the Treasure Hunt at Point Bonita YMCA, Marin Headlands, March 3, 10:30 am–noon.
  3. Sunday Special: Circus of Smiles, Mill Valley Library, Main Reading Room, March 3, 11 am.
  4. Explore, play and picnic at the Sonoma Square.
  5. Get hands-on at the Bay Area Discovery Museum free day, March 7, 9 am–5 pm.
  6. Take a Nature for Kids hike to Mount Burdell in Novato, March 8, 10 am–1 pm.
  7. Outdoor Movie Night, Back to the Future, Gabrielson Park, Sausalito, March 9, 6:30–9 pm.
  8. Enjoy the music at Novato Live at City Hall–for all ages, March 10, 6–8 pm.
  9. Stop in and visit the Wildlife Ambassador animals at Wildcare, San Rafael, open 7 days a week, 9 am–5 pm.
  10. Sing and dance at Music & Movement at the Fairfax Library, March 13, 10:30–11 am.
  11. Get hands-on at the Exploratorium's free Community Pi Day, March 14, 10 am–5 pm
  12. Customize a Car (ages 6–12) using the LEGO Building System, Belvedere Tiburon Library, March 15, 4–5 pm. RSVP
  13. Free Family Movie Night: Coco, Presidio Community YMCA, San Francisco, March 16, 5:30–9 pm.
  14. Sing and dance to Music with Melissa, Cooperfields Books, Novato, March 17, 10:30 am.
  15. View the stars at the Robert Ferguson Observatory, Kenwood, March 17, 8 pm.
  16. Gather around the campfire for stories, songs and a marshmallow roast, Petaluma Adobe, March 17, 5:30 pm.
  17. Visit Mr. E Bunny at the Spring Eggstravaganza, Mill Valley Community Center, March 24, 8:30–11 am.
  18. Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty! San Rafael Public Library, March 23, 10:30 am.
  19. Spring Fireworks at Pier 39, March 24, 8:30 pm.
  20. Learn to Saltwater Fish at McNear's Beach Park, San Rafael, March 24, 10 am–noon.
  21. Enjoy a family bird walk with a Ranger, Crissy Field, San Francisco, February 24, 8:30–10:30 am
  22. Little ones can sing, dance and play instruments at Baby Time! San Rafael Library. March 27, 10:30–11 am.
  23. Grab your basket for the Egg Hunt at Marinwood Comunity Center, San Rafael, March 31, 10 am.
  24. Celebrate spring with Sausalito Easter Parade and Egg Hunt, Dunphy Park, Sausalito, March 31, 10 am–noon.
  25. Kids free day at Charles M. Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa, March 31, 10 am–5 pm.

Today's Events

Saturday, June 23, 2018
Stafford Lake Park
7:30 am
Marin Country Mart Farmers Market
9:00 am
Childrens Museum of Sonoma County
9:00 am
Habitot Children's Museum
9:30 am
Bay Area Discovery Museum
10:00 am