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Sat June 1, 2024, Oakland Ferry Fest at Jack London Square Ferry Lawn
Sat June 15, 2024, Summer on Solano Pop-Up at Solano Avenue
Sat June 15, 2024, Waterfront Flicks: Shrek at Jack London Square

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Sportfishing on the Bay with Kids

If you've ever wanted to take your kid fishing on the Bay, this is how you do it. No experience or worms necessary!
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Where Do You Swim in the East Bay?

We've rounded up all the best places to swim in the East Bay: seasonal pools, water parks, beaches, lagoons, and even private pools you can ...
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What Parents Should Know About Bay Area Water Parks

Your guide to Bay Area waterparks; find the one that works best for your family. From water slide junkies to sprayground newbies, we love ya!
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Alameda’s Sand Castle & Sculpture Contest is June 1

Saturday, June 1 is the Alameda Sand Castle/Sculpture Contest at Crown Memorial Beach. Grab your shovels!
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Everything You Need to Know About Bay Area Amusement Parks

From Six Flags in Vallejo to Happy Hollow in San Jose, which is primarily a Zoo, there are some really cool places that are worth ...
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East Bay Father’s Day Guide

Looking for things to do on Father's Day in Oakland? Here are some local-ish ideas for treating, entertaining, and celebrating Dad.
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Cal Sailing Club Offers Free Boat Rides (Sometimes)

Did you know that Cal Sailing Club offers regular free rides to curious community members (including kids 5+)?

10+ Drop-in Toddler Activities in the East Bay for $10 or Less

A helpful list of toddler activities and outings that don't require advanced planning, for East Bay kids and parents.
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Summer Fairs and Festivals for Bay Area Families

Here is a list of outdoor street fairs, carnivals, county fairs, and festivals to pencil into your Summer plans from May to August.

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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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