n Boswick the Clown: The Buddy Club presents a performance by Boswick the Clown at the Berkeley Jewish Community Center. Boswick is a former Ringling Bros. performer known as "the Clown's Clown" who now performs family-friendly shows filled with physical comedy, juggling and magic. All ages will enjoy this full-filled show. Details: 1-2 p.m. March 9. Berkeley JCC Theater, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. Free-$7. 510-236-SHOW, www.thebuddyclub.com.

  • Saturdays Are Special: Each Saturday afternoon, families are invited to stop by the Randall Museum for a fun and educational drop-in workshop. This week, participants will recycle old newspapers and fliers into beautiful handmade paper. Sign up at the front desk upon arrival; kids under 8 must be with a paying adult. Details: 1-4 p.m. March 8. $3-$5. 199 Museum Way, S.F. 415-554-9600, www.randallmuseum.org.

  • Get Crafty: Drop by the Lafayette Library and create a craft in anticipation of St. Patrick's Day. Participants will have some good "green" fun while creating a leprechaun craft. Parents are encouraged to take part in the fun as well, since little hands usually require some assistance. Details: 3 p.m. March 13. Lafayette Library, 952 Moraga Road, Lafayette. Free. 925-283-3872, www.ccclib.org.

  • Egg-Ceptional: Kids ages 4-17 are invited to sign up for Tilden Nature Area's Naturally Egg-Ceptional workshop. Come learn about chickens and enjoy some springtime crafting, including naturally dying eggs. Registration is required. Details: Noon March 9. Tilden Nature Area, North End of Central Park Drive, Berkeley. $5-$7. 888-327-2757, www.ebparks.org.

    n Potatoes 'n' Shamrocks: Ardenwood Historic Farm offers an arts and crafts workshop celebrating St. Patrick's Day. Use potato stamps shaped like shamrocks to create a festive piece of art. Remember to wear clothing that you don't mind getting dirty. All ages welcome; no registration required. Details: 1 p.m. March 8. Ardenwood Historic Farm, Fremont. Free. 510-796-0199, www.ebparks.org.