Lots of laughs at Saturday Cereal Cinema - 510 Families

Lots of laughs at Saturday Cereal Cinema

On Saturday December 10, 2016, Close5 hosted another fun {510} Families party for our readers and friends. This time we hid from a rainy morning in the eclectic New Parkway for Cereal Cinema.

Cereal Cinema at the New Parkway in Oakland
We filled up the New Parkway with East Bay families | Photos by Wendy Copley
Cereal Cinema at the New Parkway in Oakland
The mega cereal bar in action

Our guests at the New Parkway’s Saturday Cereal Cinema found a cozy spot to spend the morning together. We watched vintage cartoons as diverse as the Fraggles and Animaniacs for 90 minutes while enjoying the never-ending cereal bar.

Cereal Cinema at the New Parkway in Oakland

Cereal Cinema at the New Parkway in Oakland

Cereal Cinema at the New Parkway in Oakland

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Many of us stayed in pajamas.

Cereal Cinema at the New Parkway in Oakland

I visited the cereal bar a few times to scope it out before making my choices. I was pleasantly surprised at the range of the offerings from healthy-looking granola to chocolate strawberry surprise puffs.

Cereal Cinema at the New Parkway in Oakland

These fun photos were taken by Wendy Copley of Wendolonia.com. Wendy is a local parent, blogger, cookbook author, and friend. My kids think she’s a rockstar because they love her book AND she makes amazing paper snowflakes.

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Close5 was on-hand to raffle off some adorable toddler toys. Close 5 is a free resale app by eBay that makes it easier to raise your family on a budget. Buy, sell and donate within your own community. Clean those closets and Cash out! Find the things your family needs at a great price. Available for iPhone and Android, Close5 is free to download & free to use.

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The New Parkway is an independent movie theater in Oakland’s Uptown district. Expect a full menu in the lobby cafe with seat service during films, cozy couches, and thematic showings. Various family-friendly films, matinees, and baby brigade showings round out the New Parkway’s schedule.

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We’re bringing fun to our 510families community one event at a time. Be sure to keep an eye out for other fun events like this one from 510families.com. Our next epic playdate is January 11.

[All photos by Wendy Copley; used with permission]

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