This is our weekly guest-blog post from the moms behind Red Tricycle, a site that focuses on the "lighter side" of parenting. Every week, they'll be bringing us their picks of stuff to do around the Bay Area with kids.

Venturing out to catch the latest kids’ releases on the Big Screen seems unthinkable with the company of little monkeys who love to climb and chatter, even as the plot unfolds. That’s why movie nights usually mean getting cozy in jammies and popping in a DVD while the kids wiggle around on the sofa.

But wait – the following kid-friendly movie theaters cater to the whole gang, with special screenings that include mommy-baby matinees and family nights showcasing a much-anticipated animated film or 3-D movie, with graphics and surround sound your living room just can’t offer. Get out for movie night and rest assured you won’t be the only family spilling popcorn on the floor!

Click here for the full list from Red Tricycle!