ries: “Dream Snow,” “Brown Bear, Brown
Bear,” “What Do You See?” and, of course,
“The Very Hungry Caterpillar.” Recommended
for ages 3-8. Tickets $17-$28. Children’s
Creativity Museum Theater, 221 4th St., San
20th Annual El Dia de los Tres Magos. Jan.
12, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Jan. 15, 12 to 5 p.m.
Extend the Christmas festivities with the Three
Kings Day party, a two-day event featuring
rosca de reyes bread, papel picado crafts and
community performers. Enjoy appearances by
the exotically attired Three Kings, who rove
through the museum distributing trinkets
and treats. Tickets $13. Children’s Discovery
Museum of San Jose, 180 Woz Way,
San Jose. 408/298-5437.
Storytime with Samantha
R. Vamos. Jan 12, 11
a.m. Local author Samantha
R. Vamos reads from
her new bilingual picture
book, “The Piñata
That the Farm Maiden
Hung.” The book tells
the story of a young
girl who sets out on
errands for the day,
and while she’s gone,
the farm maiden prepares
a piñata from
scratch with help from
a boy, horse, goose, cat,
sheep and farmer. Free.
Books Inc., 317 Castro
St., Mountain View.
Holiday PJ Storytime.
Jan. 15, 5 to 7 p.m. Get
in the holiday spirit with
this bookish celebration
of the holidays. The event
features readings of “Bear Stays Up for Christmas”
by Karma Wilson and “Llama Llama
Holiday Drama” by Anna Dewdney, holiday
themed snacks and a craft-making session.
(Ages 0-5). Free. Books Inc., 1875 S. Bascom
Ave. #600, Campbell. 650/428-1234.
Cinderella. Jan. 19-20, 10 a.m. and noon.
This version of Cinderella is based on the story
by Charles Perrault, providing a refreshingly
different spin from the ubiquitous Disney fare
and engaging young audiences. Tickets $10-
$12. Palo Alto Children’s Theatre, 1305 Middlefield
Road, Palo Alto. 650/463-4970.
Golden State Warriors. National Basketball
Association. Game times vary. Minnesota,
Dec. 10; Toronto, Dec. 12; Memphis, Dec.
17; Dallas, Dec. 22; LA Clippers, Dec. 23; LA
Lakers, Dec. 25; Portland, Dec. 27; Houston,
de Malicorn, who wants to wed the beautiful
Veronika. But a freedom-loving hunchback
works to free the city and win Veronika’s
heart. Tickets $22-$27. SecondStage, Mountain
View Center for the Performing Arts, 500
Castro St., Mountain View. 650/903-6000.
Louis Pearl: The Amazing Bubble Man.
Dec. 15, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Hailed as the
world’s leading bubble-ologist, Pearl captures
audiences by combining art, magic, science
and the fascination of bubbles with comedy,
artistry and audience participation. From
square-shaped bubbles, double bubbles, bubble
volcanoes and even people inside bubbles,
Pearl’s mesmerizing tricks inspire laughter
and awe. Tickets $18-$25. Oshman
Family JCC-Schultz Cultural
Arts Hall, 3921 Fabian Way,
Palo Alto. 650/223-8649.
The Gingerbread Boy.
Dec. 15-16, times vary.
Based on the tale of a
yet elusive baked
good, “The Gingerbread
Boy” is a
folk tale that delights
Palo Alto Children’s
Theatre, 1305 Middlefield
Family Concert with
Charity Kahn. Dec. 18,
10:30 a.m. Bring an open
heart, wiggly toes and
shiny spirit for a morning
of joyful family music with
Charity Kahn. Presented
by the Mountain View
Public Library, the feel-good singer leads a
jam session with an emphasis on encouraging
mindfulness, kindness and understanding in
kids and grownups alike. For babies and up.
Free. SecondStage, Mountain View Center for
the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain
Frozen Sing-Along. Dec. 22, 1 p.m. and 4
p.m. “Anna” and “Elsa” will be live onstage to
guide the crowd in getting ready for the winter
season by reliving the magic of Disney’s animated
hit “Frozen” in a sing-along event the
whole family can enjoy. Tickets $19. Montgomery
Theatre, 271 S. Market St., San Jose.
“The Very Hungry Caterpillar” Christmas
Show. Through Jan. 6., times vary. Eric Carle’s
beloved stories are the inspiration for this
holiday treat that features colorful giant puppets
in a lavish new production for the whole
family. This show includes Carle’s classic sto-
Opera SAN JOSÉ
Music by JAKE HEGGIE
Libretto by GENE SCHEER
FEBRUARY 9-24, 2019
38 South Bay Accent
for tickets visit
Bruce Munro at Montalvo,
through Mar 17, Montalvo
Arts Center, Saratoga