Family Appreciation Day
Sunday, January 7, 2007
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
35 Locations in San Francisco
Sunday, January 7 is San Francisco’s second annual Family Appreciation Day. For one special day, every San Francisco family with children ages 0 to 18 years old receives FREE ENTRANCE to 35 amazing museums and attractions. I cannot thank these organizations enough for making Family Appreciation Day possible. By opening their doors to our own families, they truly show the hospitality that our city is known for around the world.
There is something for every one in every corner of the city, including Fisherman’s Wharf, Presidio, Golden Gate Park, Downtown, and Civic Center venues. In addition to all the usual museum suspects—deYoung, SF MOMA, Exploratorium, Zoo, and Academy of Sciences—families can tour boats at the Hyde Street Pier, see a free magic show at the Main Library, go behind-the-scenes at Symphony Hall, and ride the elevator to the top of Coit Tower. There is a list of participating locations at the end of this message, and complete details (including special programming information) at www.dcyf.org or in the Friday, January 5, Examiner. I want to thank the SFUSD, SFPL, and RPD for their assistance in publicizing the event.
We’ve tried to make it easy for families to take part in the day. Families simply arrive at a participating location between 11:00 and 4:00 and look for the Family Appreciation Day check-in table. One adult in each family must show proof they live in San Francisco and be accompanied by at least one child. The entire family gets into as many sites as they want to visit that day. Plus, kids ride free on MUNI when accompanied by a paying adult. Thank you MTA for making this a “public transit friendly” event.