There’s always something going on at Golden Gate Park. This weekend, you can show your support and enjoy the festivities at the Girls on the Run of the Bay Area family-friendly event on Saturday, and at the Sharon Arts Studio Winter Sale on Sunday.

Saturday (Dec 5) – Fun Run

The semi-annual Lollipop Family Fun Run Event consists of 5K and 1-mile events – the perfect outing for families and budding track stars. The event takes place at the Music Concourse Bandshell with a 10 a.m. start for the 5K and 10:05 a.m. start for the 1-mile run. Families, friends and neighbors of the Bay Area are encouraged to come out and cheer for the runners, as well as indulge in a variety of fun activities, including face painting, scavenger hunting and DJ music. Keep in mind that check-in and race day registration begins at 8:45 a.m. For additional details, contact Natalie Stack at (415) 863-8942.

Sunday (Dec 6) – Art Sale

Pay a visit to the largest public community art center in San Francisco (the Sharon Arts Studio) to take advantage of a magical Winter Sale offering an assortment of handmade pottery and jewelry. The majority of pieces are reasonably priced between $5 and $25. The art studio in the Sharon building is located at the east end of Golden Gate Park – adjacent to Sharon Meadow and the Children’s Playground and Carousel. For more information, contact Lani Rovzar at (415) 753 -7004 or [email protected]