Here are some lovey happenings you can do with your kids this Valentine's Day.
San Francisco Zoo: Shower the zoo's new hippo with hearts and hugs. Bring a card for the hippo and get $1 off admission. This is no 7 pound baby. No, this one weighed 3,700 pounds, and was born on January 7th.
When: February 12 and 13 from 10-4.
Habitot: Bring art supplies to make Valentines and receive a free adult admission during Habitot’s Week of Valentines. Young kids can make heart-themed art for their loved ones at different interactive stations. Come during regular hours (Monday-Thursday 9:30-12:30; Friday-Sunday 9:30-4:30) to share the love. Free adult admission with art supply donation; otherwise, regular admission rates apply ($8.50 per person). Habitot is in Berkeley.
Laurel Street Arts - you and your kids can paint your own heart shaped vases, boxes and more. An afternoon of fun - for half price (studio time for kids) on Valentine's Day! Laurel Street Arts is in San Carlos. If you can't make it there, other paint-your-own pottery places probably have some fun stuff too. Here are their weekly specials: half price studio fee for kids all day Monday. Two people can paint for one studio fee all day Thursday, (kids and/or adults). All day Sunday, two adults and two kids can paint for only $14 plus the cost of the pottery.
Children's Fairyland - February 13-14th, Children's Fairyland has a number of fun programs. Check out shows like Buki the Clown, the Gingerbread Boy puppet show, crafts and animal of the day.
Michael's Arts & Crafts - has many Valentine's crafts scheduled this month. Low cost. Make a Valentine's Day Candy Photo Holder on February 4th, decorate a Valentine's Box on February 6th and create candy melt pops on February 5th,
Kids Night Out - put the kids with Habitot, the Exploratorium and Tree Frog Treks so you can enjoy a Valentine's Day out with your honey.