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FAB Five for the Weekend

By Jackie Burrell
Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 at 12:33 am in Family Outings.

Sendak on Sendak (Photo by Ray Chavez, Contra Costa Times)
The entire Yerba Buena arts district turns into a free family block party for Target Family Day this Sunday, Oct. 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Among the offerings:

Suddenly Sendak: Celebrate wild things and enjoy hands-on art activities and live music at the new Maurice Sendak exhibit at the Contemporary Jewish Museum of San Francisco. Free.

Creepy Crawly Sculptures: Cruise SFMOMA’s exhibits and new rooftop garden, then make your own mobiles, creepy crawly creatures and foil sculptures, and watch acrobats create living sculptures. Free.

Rock Out, MTV-style: Make a music video, do stop-action animation and other hands-on arts and crafts at Zeum, San Francisco’s Children’s Museum. Free.

Circus Bella: Check out the acrobatic, trapeze action when Circus Bella performs at the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival at noon and 2:15 p.m. Plus, there’s Venezuelan music, clowns, hands-on art and more. Free.

Bebop & Hip Hop: Design your own screen print, groove to live jazz by the Terrence Brewer Sextet and Oaktown Jazz Ensemble, then take a hip hop workshop at the Museum of the African Diaspora. Free.

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