Saturday, April 19

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Join us on Earth Day to celebrate the natural beauty of our environment.  Every day, the Museum seeks to inspire the next generation of environmental stewards by encouraging children to immerse themselves in our unique place by the Bay. All activities included with admission unless noted otherwise.

Schedule of Events

11 a.m., Discovery Theatre: The Corner Laughers $

The Corner Laughers perform their super fun and danceable pop music filled with clever wordplay, catchy melodies and lovely harmonies that celebrate poppies, grasshoppers and the beauty of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Noon - 3 p.m. Face Painting

1 p.m., Festival Plaza: Snail People

Multi-instrumentalists Mindy Dillard and Eric McEuen perform re-imagined classics and creative originals that encourage slowing down, being at home wherever you are, and caring about our earth. Snail People shows are interactive, with singing and dancing and on-the-spot song creation.

1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Satterlee Way, Worm Exploration

Feel the earth between your fingers and get your hands dirty while you make friends with our very own worms in this program led by our new Teen Council

3 p.m., Lookout Cove: Story Telling

Alicia Retes will be telling stories about the natural world inspired by her Mayo, Yaqui and Cherokee heritage. Her work is influenced by personal wildlife adventures combined with respect and appreciation for Native cultural art. Alicia’s mission is to inspire people of all ages to experience meaningful, nurturing relationships with nature through the joy of discovery and interactive experiences guiding to greater respect for all life.

2 – 4 p.m., Patterson Grove in Lookout Cove: Create-with-Nature 

Join our staff and make temporary creations from stones, leaves, shells, pods, branches, flowers, and other wonders of nature. We’ll be using a nature cart that environmental artist Zach Pine created for the Museum. Children and adults alike will have a blast while appreciating and connecting with nature in a new way.  

All Day, Art Studios: Rock Art
Paint colorful patterns and designs to bring life to rocks of all shapes and sizes.

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