We are pleased to announce another fabulous event for 510Families.com readers! We have partnered with some local baby-loving companies to bring East Bay parents (and their babies!) a fun morning outing from 9 am to 11 am on Thursday, November 12. Please join us at Brushstrokes Studio in Berkeley to make a footprint memento and […]
Berkeley’s Totland is a small park, perfect for those who are more focused on play than relaxation. Located a tad northwest of University and MLK, the name is quite fitting as Totland’s sweet spot is a pretty narrow age range — about 10 months to age 4. In fact, the park is so heavily frequented […]
Bladium Sports & Fitness Club, a unique venue for family fitness in Alameda, has opened up drop-in hours for children of members and non-members alike. Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 9:30 am to 3:30 PM, children 18 months – 8 years are welcome to the Fun Zone. There are two large inflatables, one specifically for […]
Even if you don’t currently reside with a pint-sized train enthusiast, you will want to check out this wonderful holiday adventure right here in the East Bay.
Today we are introducing a beloved sponsor of 510Families.com, Black Pine Circle School, an independent school in Berkeley. First Grade reading cluster Black Pine Circle School, a K-8 private school in Berkeley, is the daytime home to 300 students who enjoy a diversity of inquiry-based learning experiences, all designed to support their journey towards independent […]
Every year, The Crowden School opens their door to the community for a day filled with free hands-on music experiences for children. This is one of my favorite community events, and it’s this Sunday from 10 am to 3 pm. The Crowden School is located on Rose Street and Sacramento Street in North Berkeley, so […]
Our web developer shrieked with surprise and delight when she went digging in our site analytics to reveal what terms readers are searching for on 510Families.com. Based on the time of year, we figured “pumpkin patches” would be number one. But, no. It is “wine”. Okay, East Bay parents. We hear you. You like wine. […]
Imagine a spacious, clean, preschool in which your child can explore at her own pace for hours and you have the pleasure of watching her do it.
Super Franks in Pleasanton worth a trip to 925 for families with kids age 1 to 4. It is a mega-monster-super indoor playspace with plenty of amenities for parents…
El Cerrito mom Lily Jones is the creator of Curiosity Pack, a tool kit for preschool literacy activities at home. She blogs for Teaching Channel and several other sites for parents. Today she’s sharing her tips for fun things to do with kids in the East Bay. Tell us about your family. I have a […]
Save 15% on advance sale mini maker faire tickets with code: 510FAM. On Sunday October 18, the East Bay Mini Maker Faire will be take over the Park Day School campus & Studio One Art Center with all kinds of building, putzing, crafting, swapping, and tinkering. So, what else is going on? Everything. There are more than 20 […]
We are so lucky to live in an epicenter of progressive thought. The two-day Berkeleyside event, UNCHARTED: THE BERKELEY FESTIVAL OF IDEAS, underscores that, and a pair of you will get to experience it first hand, gratis! ($345 value!) Uncharted is two days of provocative conversations with some of the world’s edgiest thinkers, including Tim Caulfield, author of “Is […]
Thanks to Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science for sponsoring our guide to fun activities and destinations for younger kids! We wanted to focus on the amazing indoor spaces and places because the amazing weather can’t last forever. Right? Did you know kids can visit the Lawrence Hall of Science for free? Children under three are […]
Nestled in the 3000 block of Adeline Street in South Berkeley, you’ll find The Rec Room – an indoor family spot geared for the whole gang. From new mama meet-ups to homework help for your third-graders, they’ve got you covered (and then some). I visited last week for a Parent & Tot Yoga Class and […]
We are grateful to have The Asian Art Museum as a sponsor of 510Families.com. The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco has lots of kid-friendly programming coming up. Family Fun Day is Sunday, October 18, and the galleries will be especially welcoming to children, inviting them to take a closer look at the art. Family […]