Julie Herson, Author at 510 Families

Julie Herson

Preschooler playing at Habitot in Emeryville

Date Night: 18 East Bay Parents’ Night Out (PNO)

PNO is a drop-off kid party hosted in which children eat pizza, have dessert, and play with other kids of a similar age until way ...
toddler playing at beach

A Daycation at Don Castro Swimming Lagoon in Hayward

The clear blue water, sandy toddler-friendly beach and shallows, and affordable price all make for the perfect East Bay daycation with your family.
boy fishing

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!

Now Open: Swimming at Cull Canyon in Castro Valley

A swimmable lake within a stones throw from Oakland, perfect for little kids.
lake anza swimming area crowded

Lake Anza is Best for a Hot Day (Closed for June 2024)

Berkeley in summer is unpredictable weather-wise. For the hot days, I recommend packing up the requisite beach gear and heading for Lake Anza.
fingers picking blueberries

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.
hand and strawberries

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
Toddler wading Contra Loma Anioch

Contra Loma Lagoon is Closed for 2024

Closed Summer of 2023 for needed repairs.

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