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Check out these family friendly events and activities happening this weekend in San Diego! To find more kid-friendly fun, head on over to SoCal Kids San Diego, a website dedicated to keeping parents in-the-know about family friendly events and activities in San Diego.
Friday, March 2
Circus Vargas: The new production is full of musical magnitude and is the most exciting, innovative edition ever! Westfield Parkway Plaza, El Cajon. 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Price: $20-$60. More Info.
The Flower Fields: 50 acres of color! Attractions include antique tractor wagon rides, sweet pea maze, a colorful playground, festivals throughout the season, and more. Carlsbad Ranch. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Price: $6-$11. More Info.
Year of the Dragon: This exciting new show features dragons of many sorts, from the size of your hand to over 20 Feet long! Special guest artists performed by the Asian Story Theater. Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theatre. 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Price: $3-$5. More Info.
Westfield Family Fun Days: Each Westfield Family Fun Day has a story time by the El Cajon Public Library, healthy snacks, a fun craft, and more. Westfield Parkway Plaza. 1 – 2 p.m. Free. More Info.
The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley JR.: In a whirlwind musical travelogue, Stanley — the ultimate exchange student — scours the globe for a solution to his unusual problem. Casa del Prado Theatre. 7 p.m. Price: $8-$14. More Info.
Saturday, March 3
Home Depot’s Kids Workshop: Home Depot’s Kids Workshop offers useful and fun projects for kids from the creation of toolboxes and fire trucks to a window birdhouse and bughouse. Your local Home Depot. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Free. More Info.
FIRST Robotics Competition: Under strict rules, limited resources, and deadlines, high school teams of approximately 25 students design, build, and program robots in 6 weeks to compete in this local supercharged event. Valley View Casino Center. 9 a.m. – 6:45 p.m. Free. More Info.
Guided Nature Walk: Meet at the Ranger Station for a 90-minute led walk along a 1 ¾ mile loop trail. Louis Stelzer Park. 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Free. More Info.
Reading Day: Celebrate Read Across America with a fun-filled day of storytelling, music, special workshops, and even a book sale with Warwick’s. New Children’s Museum. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Included with admission. More Info.
KinderTots: The learning blocks all connect to animal facts and green practices, making each program unique and fun. Program is geared for children ages 18 months to 3 with an adult. San Diego Zoo. 10 – 11 a.m. Price: $12 plus Zoo admission. More Info.
Secret of the Cardboard Rocket: Two young adventurers turn an old cardboard box into a rocket for an amazing journey to the Solar System. Reuben H. Fleet Science Center. 11 a.m. Price: $15.75/$12.75. More Info.
The Story of Johnny Appleseed: Professional storytellers spin the beloved campfire story of an adventurous young man born during the Revolutionary War who, for 49 years, sowed appleseeds all across America. Rancho Peñasquitos Branch Library. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Free. More Info.
Nature Discovery Tours: Get in touch with nature during guided tours of the Nature Center and surrounding area. Chula Vista Nature Center. 2 – 3 p.m. Included with admission. More Info.
Sunday, March 4
Wacky Science Sundays: Get ready to explore the wild and wacky worlds of mysterious creatures, fascinating habitats, and phenomenal hands-on science with Ms. Frizzle™ San Diego Natural History Museum. 12:15 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. Included with admission. More Info.
Free Family Art Day: Inspired by the mixed-media nautical sculptures of John Taylor on view in the Oceanside Museum of Art Lobby, kids will use a variety of materials to create, decorate, name and float their own boats. Oceanside Museum of Art. 1 – 4 p.m. Free. More Info.
Thoroughly Modern Millie: Catch this Tony award-winning, high-spirited musical romp that will have the whole audience dancing the Charleston. David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre. 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Price: $16/$14. More Info.
Organ Concerts: Enjoy an afternoon at Balboa Park and take in a concert! Spreckels Organ Pavilion. 2 – 3 p.m. Free. More Info.
Sunday Lawn Programs: Enjoy music and dance from the House of Mexico. The entertainment varies from Mariachi musicians to folklorico dance groups representing different regions of Mexico. International Cottages, Balboa Park. 2 – 3 p.m. Free. More Info.
*It’s always a good idea to check with the venue before heading out as cancellations, postponements, and date/time changes do occur on occasion.
About SoCal Kids San Diego
SoCal Kids San Diego was founded by Kathie Zaccaria, an East County Mom dedicated to providing families all over San Diego with events and activities that are kid-friendly. From science to festivals, concerts to crafts – SoCal Kids San Diego aims to be your one-stop shop for family fun.