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FAB Five for the Weekend

By Jackie Burrell
Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 at 5:30 am in Family Outings.

Circus Spire (Photo by Luiza Silva)
Eemax and Zurno: Acrobats, puppets and contortionists cavort at Oakland’s Kinetic Arts Center stage when Eemax and Zurno’s Amazing Circus Humans take the stage for evening and matinee performances March 13-28. Tickets $10-$15.

Johnny Appleseed Day: Ardenwood, Fremont’s Gold Rush era historic farm, celebrates Johnny Appleseed Day on March 14 with old-fashioned family fun, crafts and farm activities. Tickets: $5-$8.

Pi Day: San Francisco’s Exploratorium honors the most perfect of numbers – 3.14159, et al – with its 22nd annual Pi Day on March 14 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Make terrible Pi puns, indulge in Pi-inspired antics and activities, and, of course, have some pie. Free with regular museum admission.

Allemande Left: Do-si-do your way down to Berkeley’s Ashkenaz on March 14 at 3 p.m. for a family square dance with clogging master and banjo player Evie Ladin. Tickets $4-$6.

Percussion Discussion: Slam, bam, crash – anywhere else your mother would holler, but onstage at Walnut Creek’s Lesher Center for the Arts, that’s a family-friendly arts event by percussionist Ken Bergmann. Bergmann’s “Percussion Discussion” features drums, cowbells, chairs and other noisemakers now through March 13. Tickets $13.

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