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SING (and DANCE)
What: The charming musician who recorded Songs for Children of All Ages plays kids’ parties in Central SF.
Why: Let him entertain you.
When: You need a helping hand.
Where: To book, call 415-648-9519.
What: Little botanists (ages 2-4) get acquainted with nature in a ten-week program packed with games and projects.
Why: Dig a little deeper.
When: Thru May 21. Thurs., 9:30-11 a.m.
Where: Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, 376 Greenwood Beach Rd., Tiburon. To book, call 415-388-2524 ext. 103.
What: A neat way to share pics of little ones with family and friends.
Why: You’re on candid camera.
When: You can’t visit the in-laws.
Where: Online at mybabyourbaby.com.