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How to Visit the Obama Portraits in San Francisco This Summer

See the stunning Obama portraits up close and in person from 6/18 – 8/14 at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. Reserve your spot!

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Best Bay Area Beaches You Can Visit Today

Bay Area beaches are perfect for a mini getaway or day trip. Here are 15 of our favorites within two hours of Oakland with tips for visiting with kids!

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The Wave Waterpark in Dublin

The Dublin Wave is a water park with slides and water play areas for all ages.

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$1.50 Summer Movies in Walnut Creek

The Century 14 Walnut Creek will show eight kid-friendly movies for the summer with a deal on admission and snacks.

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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 for Imaginative play.

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East Bay Ice Cream: 5 Hidden Gems For Parents Who Want to Stay Cool

Do you love ice cream and trying new things? Check out this list of surprising underground-esque grab-and-go spots.

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Soak Up the Summer Solstice in the East Bay

This year the summer solstice takes place on Tuesday, June 21 at 5:14 am in Oakland. Soak it in.

Aqua Adventure in Fremont

Now Open: Fremont’s Aqua Adventure Water Park

Fremont’s Aqua Adventure features lazy river, splashy water play structure, a few big water slides. Kids over age six can navigate the park while you relax.

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The Urban Edge Farm — U-Pick Flowers in Brentwood

The Urban Edge Farm in Brentwood is a 34-acre organic farm. Fill your baskets, buckets, and boxes with flowers or apricots.

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How to Visit the Obama Portraits in San Francisco This Summer

See the stunning Obama portraits up close and in person from 6/18 – 8/14 at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. Reserve your spot!

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Exploring Oakland’s Jack London Square with Kids

Things to do with kids in Oakland’s Jack London Square, from food to play, there’s a lot to do and see.

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U-Pick Raspberries at Boring Farm in Sebastopol

About an hour from the East Bay, Boring Farm offers U-Pick organic raspberries from June through to September. Advance tickets are required.

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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