Berkeley’s Fourth Street has the food, fun, and stuff to please folks of all ages. Up early? Love trains? Reptiles? Coffee? Toys? Come on.
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Here are our top things to do with our kids at University of California at Berkeley’s “Cal” Campus: climb, sing, dinosaurs, research, run, and play!
There are so many features to explore at Codornices Park in Berkeley that my experience of it has changed completely as my kids have grown older. We find new parts to enjoy with every visit.
Pedalfest at Jack London Square — Oakland’s free celebration of bikes, family, fun, and food — is back on August 3rd from 11am to 6pm.
We’ve rounded up our favorite splash pads in the East Bay – perfect for pre-swimmers and toddlers to get cool in the summer heat.
This Oakland playground is filled on Sundays with folks who have walked over from the Farmer’s Market. Try it any day of the week!
Lake Temescal and Lake Anza are open weekends until Memorial Day, then daily all summer. But wait! Check the water quality before you go.