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Sun April 28, 2024, $5 Admission Day at Lawrence Hall of Science
Sat May 11, 2024, East Bay Regional Park's ParkFest at Lake Chabot Regional Park
Sat May 11, 2024, Chalk Art Festival at Jack London Square

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Family Fun in the East Bay

Park Profile: Updated Montclair Park

Montclair Park in Oakland is a fantastic park for kids of all ages. There are two playgrounds, a skate park and unique Wild West area ...
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Bay Area Fruit Picking Guide

Fruit picking is a year-round activity in California. Here's your guide to the what/where/when/how of Bay Area farms and orchards.
Orinda Sign

Orinda: A Single BART Stop Past Rockridge

Start your morning at Orinda Village for a cafe, park, library, bookstore, and even a pizza joint if you make it until lunchtime. Here's a ...
Fairyland kid running through the card maze, Oakland photo by Sally Mason

Children’s Fairyland Membership: Is it Worth it?

Fairyland membership costs a family of five $159; we would only need to visit twice to break even. We do the math for you.
child in new parkway movie theatre with couches and big chairs.

Movie Theater Fun for ALL Ages at The New Parkway

See new movies with your baby in tow or bring your child to enjoy classic cartoons with sweet cereal at Oakland's beloved movie theater.

Most Affordable (Cheap!) East Bay Summer Camps

East Bay Summer camps can still be found for less than $250 per week if you know where to look plus tips on finding more ...
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U-Pick Strawberries & Other Berries in the Bay Area

The warmer days of Spring and early Summer (from April to July) bring the prospect of juicy sweet strawberries and other yummy berries
High Scores Alameda with kids

Old-School Fun at High Scores Arcade Alameda

Located on Alameda’s fun section of Park Street, High Scores has 45 game cabinets with the capability to play over 400 classic 80’s games.

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Welcome to {510} Families

For parents looking for more fun with their kids in the East Bay, this is your online guide. You’ll find free and cheap activities for babies and kids in Oakland, Berkeley and surrounding areas.

Discover what you can do this weekend, where you can play, and how to find everything an East Bay family needs. Help us build this community: submit tips and make comments. Thank you for visiting.

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– Heather & Whitney

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