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Two performances*: 11:00am & 12:15pm repeat

Interactive performing arts for kids under 10 and their adults. School groups and summer day camps welcome! Hats or caps are strongly recommended to protect children from the sun.

*Except when noted, Children’s Garden programs are approximately 25 minutes each and held near the Children’s Creativity Museum and LeRoy King Carousel at Howard/Fourth Streets, San Francisco.

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October 2018

Free
Photo of Halloweenn Hoopla Photographed by David Tau

Halloween Hoopla (Family Event)

Oct 28, 12:00pm2:00pm

September 2018

Free
Photo of families making giant bubbles outdoors.

Creativity Festival 2018

Sep 16, 10:00am4:00pm

August 2018

Free
Photo of music group Ka-Hon

Ka-Hon (Kids’ Show)

Aug 31, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of music group Ka-Hon

Ka-Hon (Kids’ Show)

Aug 31, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of body percussion music group Crosspulse

Crosspulse (Kids’ Show)

Aug 24, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of body percussion music group Crosspulse

Crosspulse (Kids’ Show)

Aug 24, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Venezuelan Music Project, kids show

Venezuelan Music Project (Kids’ Show)

Aug 17, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of Venezuelan Music Project, kids show

Venezuelan Music Project (Kids’ Show)

Aug 17, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Wayne Huey of Red Pandas and a young girls spinning a ball together on their fingers, by Jim Watkins Photography

Red Panda Acrobats (Kids’ Show)

Aug 3, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of Wayne Huey of Red Pandas and a young girls spinning a ball together on their fingers, by Jim Watkins Photography

Red Panda Acrobats (Kids’ Show)

Aug 3, 11:00am11:30am

July 2018

Free
Photo of children's music group Alphabet Rockers by Steve Jennings

Alphabet Rockers (Kids’ Show)

Jul 27, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of children's music group Alphabet Rockers by Steve Jennings

Alphabet Rockers (Kids’ Show)

Jul 27, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Pi Clowns by John Spicer: one clown biting another's arm

Pi Clowns (Kids’ Show)

Jul 20, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of Pi Clowns by John Spicer: one clown biting another's arm

Pi Clowns (Kids’ Show)

Jul 20, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Chelae And Friends Kids Show

Chelle! & Friends (Kids’ Show)

Jul 13, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of Chelae And Friends Kids Show

Chelle! & Friends (Kids’ Show)

Jul 13, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Caterpillar Puppets Photographed by John Spicer

Caterpillar Puppets (Kids’ show)

Jul 6, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of Caterpillar Puppets Photographed by John Spicer

Caterpillar Puppets (Kids’ Show)

Jul 6, 11:00am11:30am

June 2018

Free
Photo of clown Unique Derique by Eric Carmichael

Unique Derique (Kids’ show)

Jun 29, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of clown Unique Derique by Eric Carmichael

Unique Derique (Kids’ show)

Jun 29, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Dwoira Galilea of Circus Bella by David Tau

Circus Bella

Jun 23, 2:15pm3:15pm
Free
Photo of Dwoira Galilea of Circus Bella by David Tau

Circus Bella

Jun 23, 12:00pm1:00pm
Free
Photo of Dwoira Galilea of Circus Bella by David Tau

Circus Bella

Jun 22, 12:00pm1:00pm
Free
Photo of Parangal Dance Company Kids Show

Parangal Dance Company (Kids’ show)

Jun 15, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of Parangal Dance Company Kids Show

Parangal Dance Company (Kids’ show)

Jun 15, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Mahealani Uchiyama Photographed by RJ Muna

Māhealani Uchiyama (Kids’ Show)

Jun 8, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of Mahealani Uchiyama Photographed by RJ Muna

Māhealani Uchiyama (Kids’ Show)

Jun 8, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Non Stop Bhangra Collective

Non Stop Bhangra (Kids’ show)

Jun 1, 12:15pm12:45pm
Free
Photo of Non Stop Bhangra Collective

Non Stop Bhangra (Kids’ show)

Jun 1, 11:00am11:30am

October 2017

Free
Halloween Hoopla. Illustrations of 6 smiling jack-o-lanterns.

Halloween Hoopla (kids’ show)

Sun, Oct 29, 2017, 12:00pm2:00pm

September 2017

Free
Photo of kids making paper crafts.

2017 Creativity Festival

Sun, Sep 17, 2017, 10:00am4:00pm

August 2017

Free
Photo of Venezuelan Music Project

Venezuelan Music Project (2 kids’ shows)

Fri, Aug 25, 2017, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Non-Stop-Bhangra

Non Stop Bhangra (2 kids’ shows)

Fri, Aug 18, 2017, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Unique Derique by Cristina Ibarra

Unique Derique (2 Shows)

Fri, Aug 11, 2017, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Joe Leon and the Caterpillar Puppets

Caterpillar Puppets (2 kids’ shows)

Fri, Aug 4, 2017, 11:00am11:30am

July 2017

Free
Photo of Unique Derique by Cristina Ibarra

Unique Derique (2 kids’ shows)

Fri, Jul 28, 2017, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Pi Clowns

Pi Clowns (2 kids’ shows)

Fri, Jul 21, 2017, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Joe Leon and the Caterpillar Puppets

Caterpillar Puppets (2 kids’ shows)

Fri, Jul 14, 2017, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Crosspulse

Crosspulse (2 kids’ shows)

Fri, Jul 7, 2017, 11:00am11:30am

June 2017

Free
Photo of Ka-Hon

Ka-Hon (2 kids’ shows)

Fri, Jun 30, 2017, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Circus Bella. Bay City Rhapsody.

Circus Bella – Bay City Rhapsody (2 shows)

Sat, Jun 24, 2017, 12:00pm1:00pm
Free
Circus Bella. Bay City Rhapsody.

Circus Bella – Bay City Rhapsody

Fri, Jun 23, 2017, 12:00pm1:00pm
Free
Photo of Wayne Huey of Red Panda Acrobats

Red Panda Acrobats (2 kids’ shows)

Fri, Jun 16, 2017, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Black and white photo of Chelle! & Friends

Chelle! & Friends (2 kids’ shows)

Fri, Jun 9, 2017, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Alphabet Rockers

Alphabet Rockers (2 shows)

Fri, Jun 2, 2017, 11:00am11:30am

November 2016

Free
Illustration of a mummy-wrapped bear and child skeleton with a party of creatures.

Halloween Hoopla – Rescheduled

Sat, Nov 5, 2016, 12:00pm2:00pm

August 2016

Free

Chelle! & Friends (2 shows)

Fri, Aug 26, 2016, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Venezuelan Music Project

Venezuelan Music Project (2 shows)

Fri, Aug 19, 2016, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Illustration of Unique Derique with Yerba Buena Gardens Festival mascot Bearnice

Unique Derique (2 shows)

Fri, Aug 12, 2016, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Crosspulse

Crosspulse (2 shows)

Fri, Aug 5, 2016, 11:00am11:30am

July 2016

Free
Photo of Ka-Hon

Ka-Hon (2 shows)

Fri, Jul 29, 2016, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Illustration of Unique Derique with Yerba Buena Gardens Festival mascot Bearnice

Unique Derique (2 shows)

Fri, Jul 22, 2016, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Leah and Andrew of Pi Clowns

Pi Clowns (2 shows)

Fri, Jul 15, 2016, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Wayne Huey of Red Panda Acrobats

Red Panda Acrobats (2 shows)

Fri, Jul 8, 2016, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Joe Leon and the Caterpillar Puppets

Caterpillar Puppets (2 shows)

Fri, Jul 1, 2016, 11:00am11:30am

June 2016

Free
Photo of Circus Bella cast standing single file with juggling clubs spread out

Circus Bella – Out of Line! (2 shows)

Sat, Jun 25, 2016, 12:00pm1:00pm
Free
Photo of Circus Bella cast standing single file with juggling clubs spread out

Circus Bella – Out of Line!

Fri, Jun 24, 2016, 12:00pm1:00pm
Free
Photo of Leah and Andrew of Pi Clowns

Pi Clowns (2 shows)

Fri, Jun 17, 2016, 11:00am11:30pm
2016 Creativity Festival. Sunday, June 12, 2016.

Creativity Festival

Sun, Jun 12, 2016, 10:00am4:00pm
Free
Photo of Alphabet Rockers

Alphabet Rockers (2 shows)

Fri, Jun 10, 2016, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Wayne Huey of Red Panda Acrobats

Red Panda Acrobats (2 shows)

Fri, Jun 3, 2016, 11:00am11:30am

October 2015

Free
Photo of Unique Derique at Halloween Hoopla

Halloween Hoopla

Sat, Oct 31, 2015, 12:00pm1:30pm

September 2015

Free
Bay Area Bold, Presented by The San Francisco Foundation

Bay Area Bold Festival

Sat, Sep 26, 2015, 11:00am4:00pm

August 2015

Free
Photo of PiClowns

Pi Clowns (2 shows)

Fri, Aug 21, 2015, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Unique Derique

The Unique Derique (2 Shows)

Fri, Aug 14, 2015, 11:00am11:30pm
Free
Photo of crosspulse

Crosspulse (2 shows)

Fri, Aug 7, 2015, 11:00am11:30am

July 2015

Free
Photo of Venezuelan Music Project

Venezuelan Music Project (2 shows)

Fri, Jul 31, 2015, 11:00am11:30am
Free

Chelle! & Friends (2 shows)

Fri, Jul 24, 2015, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Unique Derique

The Unique Derique (2 shows)

Fri, Jul 17, 2015, 11:00am11:30pm
Free
Photo of PiClowns

Pi Clowns (2 shows)

Fri, Jul 10, 2015, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of caterpillar puppets

Caterpillar Puppets (2 shows)

Fri, Jul 3, 2015, 11:00am11:30am

June 2015

Free
Photo of Circus Bella members juggling in formation

Circus Bella’s Mighty! (2 shows)

Sat, Jun 27, 2015, 12:00pm1:00pm
Free
Photo of Circus Bella members juggling in formation

Circus Bella’s Mighty!

Fri, Jun 26, 2015, 12:00pm1:00pm
Free
Photo of red panda acrobats

Red Panda Acrobats (2 shows)

Fri, Jun 19, 2015, 11:00am11:30pm
Free

Ka-Hon (2 shows)

Fri, Jun 12, 2015, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of red panda acrobats

Red Panda Acrobats (2 shows)

Fri, Jun 5, 2015, 11:00am11:30am

October 2014

Free
Illustration of trick or treating bear

Halloween Hoopla

Sun, Oct 26, 2014, 12:00pm1:30pm

August 2014

Free
Photo of the Unique Derique with Children's Program label.

The Unique Derique (2 shows)

Fri, Aug 15, 2014, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of the Pi Clowns with Children's Program seal.

Pi Clowns (2 shows)

Fri, Aug 8, 2014, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Chelle! & Friends with Children's Program seal.

Chelle! & Friends (2 shows)

Fri, Aug 1, 2014, 11:00am11:30am

July 2014

Free
Photo of Crosspulse with Children's Program seal.

Crosspulse (2 shows)

Fri, Jul 25, 2014, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of the Caterpillar Puppets with Children's Program sticker.

Caterpillar Puppets (2 shows)

Fri, Jul 18, 2014, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of the Pi Clowns with Children's Program seal.

Pi Clowns (2 shows)

Fri, Jul 11, 2014, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Crosspulse with Children's Program seal.

Crosspulse (2 shows)

Thu, Jul 3, 2014, 11:00am11:30pm

June 2014

Free
Photo of Circus Bella

Circus Bella (2 shows)

Sat, Jun 28, 2014, 12:00pm1:00pm
Free
Photo of Circus Bella

Circus Bella

Fri, Jun 27, 2014, 12:00pm1:00pm
Free
Photo of the Unique Derique with Children's Program label.

The Unique Derique (2 shows)

Fri, Jun 20, 2014, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of Venezuelan Music Project with Children's Program seal

Venezuelan Music Project (2 shows)

Fri, Jun 13, 2014, 11:00am11:30am
Free
Photo of the Red Panda Acrobats with Children's Program seal.

Red Panda Acrobats (2 shows)

Fri, Jun 6, 2014, 11:00am11:30am
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