By Jackie Burrell
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 5:25 am in Family Outings.
One Fish, Two Fish: San Franciscoâ€™s Aquarium of the Bay is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Dr. Seussâ€™ famous book with a â€śOne Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fishâ€ť salute June 6-8, with naturalist-led demonstrations, scavenger hunts and other hands-on activities. Tickets: $8-$16.95.
Family Fun Fest: The Berkeley Farmers Markets are hosting their sixth annual Family Fun Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 5, with hip hop and aerial dancers, live music by Caribbean singer Asheba and Earthcapades Environmental Vaudeville, and a DOOF â€” thatâ€™s F-o-o-D spelled backwards â€” healthy eating workshop for kids. Free. Civic Center Park, Berkeley.
Beaucoup Bernstein: The San Francisco Symphonyâ€™s latest Music for Families concert features narrator Jamie Bernstein and her â€śBernstein Beat!â€ť The curtain rises at 2 p.m. June 6 at Davies Symphony Hall on a show inspired by her famous father, Leonard Bernstein. Tickets $7.50-$56.
Red carpet glamour: Oaklandâ€™s Museum of Childrenâ€™s Art is hosting a red carpet gala to honor its youngest artists and raise funds for this kid-friendly art gallery. Enjoy live music by the Ethiopian Dance Troupe and Berkeley Highâ€™s Hep Cats jazz ensemble, and check out the new â€śWhat the World Needs Nowâ€ť exhibit. Tickets $5 for kids, $50 for grown-ups.
Ratty in Fairyland: Mr. Toad, Badger, Ratty and Mole come to vivid life on the Childrenâ€™s Fairyland stage in Oakland in this puppetry version of â€śThe Wind In The Willows.â€ť The fun starts at 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. every weekendin June. Fairyland admission is $7 per person, including rides and entertainment.