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Ticket Alert: VR Space Explorers Experience for 8+

This NASA-inspired experience is the first-of-its-kind virtual reality odyssey into Space, right here in the East Bay. Ages 8+

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Chabot Space & Science Center is a Gem in Oakland’s Redwoods

Chabot Space & Science Center reopened and we have the full scoop on what’s new and what’s still great for families.

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Play Tourist at San Francisco’s Aquarium of the Bay & Pier 39

Aquarium of the Bay at SF Pier 39 for a fun day trip that’s all about sea creatures and the waters of the Bay. Oakland Zoo members save half.

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Visiting Oakland (Overnight!) With Kids

Where to stay, eat, and play in Oakland with little kids. An itinerary with a jam-packed 2 days & 1 night plus tons more ideas.

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Now Open: The Lawrence Hall of Science with Outdoor Nature Lab

Families can explore and discover at their own pace in the new Outdoor Nature Lab at The Lawrence Hall of Science. Plus, don’t miss the indoor exhibits.

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Hikes for Tykes: Exploring the Regional Parks

Hikes for Tykes offers guided toddler-friendly nature walks and exploration in various East Bay Regional Parks.

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The Oakland Zoo For Families

The Oakland Zoo is open by reservation with lots of animals and the gondola. No indoor places or playgrounds though, so manage expectations.

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Home Depot FREE workshops for kids

Spend a FREE morning at Home Depot building craft projects with your kid on the first Saturday of each month.

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