You successfully talked her out of a princess birthday bash, but she’s still set on something that sparkles.
Look no further than a one-of-a-kind jewelry-making party with Dragonfly Designs.
Founder Stacee Gillelen knows exactly how to pull together a real gem. Her staff of Mary Poppins-like artisans packs an astounding array of glass beads and metal findings into their travel bags and arrives at your home ready to dazzle.
Projects range from beaded bracelets and cuffs to necklaces and earrings. Each child takes home her creations in a ribbon-tied favor bag.
Dragonfly Designs, 55 Nursery Way, at Chestnut Avenue (650-303-1900 or jewelrybydfly.com).
Mothering the Mother: a Mama Bliss Party
What: Preggos learn about postpartum self care from the SF Doula Collective and leave with homemade healing balms.
Why: Last chance.
When: Sun., noon-3 p.m.
Where: Bu Tong Acupuncture, 2390 Mission St., b/t 19th & 20th Sts., ste. 301. Registration (required) at 415-762-0732.
Seeking California Treasure Hunt
What: Fams snag free guides at the arboretum’s main gate and follow the trail to explore the garden’s native Californian plants.
Why: Spring to it.
When: Sat., 1-3 p.m.
Where: San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 9th Ave., near Lincoln Way.
Sunday Streets on the Great Highway
What: A four-mile swath of scenic blacktop closes to cars and opens to outdoor festivities and pedestrians.
Why: Hit the road, Jack.
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Along JFK Dr., in Golden Gate Park, and Great Hwy., b/t Lincoln & Sloat Blvds.