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Spring Break Inspiration: Joshua Tree and Palm Springs

A family-friendly trip adventure in Southern California, covering Joshua Tree and Palm Springs in one week.
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Sat March 16, 2024, Free Selfies with the Easter Bunny at Jack London Square
Sun March 17, 2024, Women’s Gymnastics: Cal vs. Stanford & Sac State at Haas Pavilion, UC Berkeley
Sat March 30, 2024, Easter Bunny Visits and Self-Photos at South Shore Center

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Spring Break Ideas for East Bay Families

Ideas for Spring Break trips from the Bay Area, staycation outings, and other ways to spend your week off.

The Ultimate Guide to Weekend Getaways For Bay Area Families

Kids will love these vacation spots just as much as their parents -- and they're all less than half-a-day's drive from the East Bay. Get ...
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Best Things to Do With Kids in March

What to do in March with Bay Area Kids: search for spring flowers, watch a parade, cheer for the home team and 28 more ideas!
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5 Scenic Hotels Less than Two Hours from the East Bay

These special places make you feel like you hopped on a plane to get there & how to best experience them with kids
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The Black Joy Parade Returns to Oakland on Feb 25

The Black Joy Parade in Oakland, the largest free, family-friendly event of its kind in California, celebrates the Black experience and the culture.

Oakland’s Kindergym Is Utopia for Babies and Toddlers

Kindergym is a wonderful toddler play program offered at Temple Beth Abraham (TBA) in Oakland (but it’s not exclusive to Oakland or any one faith ...
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Oakland Zoo For Families (Is Membership Worth It?)

Oakland zoo membership for families pays for itself in less than two visits. We break it down for you.
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How to Get in FREE to Dozens of Bay Area Museums, Science Centers, + Gardens

Many of the Bay Area's very best museums are free at least one day each month. If you arrive early, you can visit world-class museums ...

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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.

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