Get creative on this rainy day by making a St. Patrick's Day friendship bracelet. They're super easy to make, even for littler children, and are a perfect way to wear your green on St. Patrick's Day.
Spring Break for most public school students in Marin County takes place the week of April 9 to 13. Northern and Central California have no shortage of fantastic destinations for families—from the Pacific beaches to the High Sierra mountains, there's something for everyone! Here are our picks for 6 fantastic places to visit during Spring Break, all of which are only a few hours away from Marin and the Bay Area.
Easter Day is on Sunday, April 1. Brunch is always a popular Easter outing and here are a few of our favorite family friendly spots for a Easter brunch in Marin. All information is correct at time of publishing, but please check with the restaurant to confirm. You should also make your reservations soon, as brunches fill up pretty quickly. Click on highlighted links for more info.
St. Patrick's Day is coming up, and for many that means it's time to cook that quintessential Irish-American dish: corned beef and cabbage. It's the perfect thing to prepare in your slow cooker.
Here are some of the farms in Marin and Sonoma County that offer public tours. Some are free, and some require advance reservations. Please keep in mind that these are all real working farms, some of which raise animals for human consumption. All these tours are suitable for families.
Here are our picks for great events and activities for children and families in Marin and beyond for this weekend, March 9–11.
You can literally get everything you need for your family: cribs, strollers, children’s clothing, maternity wear, toys, books, shoes, nursing items, and more. It's a favorite shopping event for Marin families.
Tiny Turtles provides an early introduction to swimming for ages 8 months–3 years. The course is directed towards improving the child’s comfort level in water while training parents in water safety and drowning prevention. Parents are taught how to work with their own child on water adjustment and basic swimming skills. One parent or guardian must be in the water with each child. Swim Diapers required.
SwimAmerica offers swimming to kids of all ages. They also offer an Aqua Babies program is for infants 6 months–3 years in Petaluma only. Infants do not learn to "swim" but become comfortable with the water, float on their backs, and get a breath of air.
Strawberry's Seedlings Program is a parent/child water orientation class for ages 6 months–3.5 years old. Through songs, games, and safety skills children learn to enjoy the water with their parent. Children are not expected to learn to swim in this class.