Free music series in Alameda: Summer Beats

Alameda summer concert series

Alameda is hosting a summer concert series and everyone’s invited. Summer Beats is a series of free live outdoor concerts, presented by Alameda’s South Shore Centre, in our very own East Bay beach town!  Bands will be playing from 5-7 pm on select Saturday nights. Bring your family and enjoy local wine, gorgeous sunsets, free beach balls, a professional face painter, […]

99 Days of Summer for Bay Area Kids {2015}

99days of summer in the Bay Area by 510 Families

Never run out of family fun ideas with our 99 destinations for summer fun! We have selected one outing for each day between Memorial Day through the end of August. Whether you like to add them to your calendar right now (go on, we fact-checked*), bookmark this page for inspiration, or print it out and stick it on your […]

Parents’ Guide to Oakland’s Jack London Square

Family movies at Jack London Square: waterfront flicks

Oakland’s Warehouse District has officially transformed into a beautiful sophisticated bustling waterfront with great restaurants, wineries and coffee roasters. Move over San Francisco Embarcadero! Jack London Square (AKA JLS) has become a great place to bring the kids any day of the week for fun and sight-seeing. Where to play for play dates and date nights Jack […]

See you at Cal Day?

visting the bug doctor

There really is something for everyone as UC Berkeley, AKA Cal, opens its doors to the families of the East Bay for Cal Day. My husband and fourth grader have their eyes on auditing another physics class while my second grader and toddler want to run around the grounds making slime and looking for doggies and birdies […]

Ticket Alert: Fancy Nancy, Hairspray, and ANNIE

ANNIE at SHN San Francisco

Three delightful musicals are coming to town and here’s enough warning to buy tickets for your family. Bay Area Children’s Theatre presents Fancy Nancy at Freight & Salvage Nancy loves glitter and big words and everything embellished. Nancy and her dance class friends will soon perform Deep Sea Dance, their first recital (fancy for show)! She […]

{Giveaway} Summer camp at Brushstrokes Studio

Win a week of Camp at Brushstrokes

We are so excited that one of our lucky readers will win a free week of summer camp at Brushstrokes Studio! Brushstrokes Summer Camp offers weekly Art Camps for Kids (ages 6-9), Mini Matisse Camps (ages 4-5), Summer Workshops for Teens & Tweens (ages 10 & up), Afternoon Camp, and a CIT Program (ages 14-18). […]