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2021 East Bay Mother’s Day Guide

We love and appreciate you, Moms! Inspiration for celebration activities, places to eat, and tasty treats for Mother’s Day.

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Best East Bay Summer Camps

Family Fun in the East Bay

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Toddler Pick: A Short Hike Around Jewel Lake

The small hike around Jewel Lake in Tilden Park is a wonderful trek for toddlers and the parents who love them.

Baby's Day Out

Special Event: Baby’s Day Out in the Garden at Brushstrokes Studio

Parents with pre-crawling babies: Drop by Brushstrokes Studio for a footprint-making session at a special 510 Families timeslot.

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Get your kid riding

Ride with Your Kids! May is Bike Month

Bike to School day is May 5 and is lots of fun; the message is to get more kids riding for fun and transit. Put on your helmet.

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Reopening June 15: San Ramon Indoor Play Space: PlayStar Kids

PlayStar is like a fab preschool you enjoy together. Take off your shoes and move through activities, imagination centers, and infant space.

The ball pit was by far a favorite feature at KPZ. | Photo: Julia Gidwani

Just Opened: Kids Play Zone in West Oakland

Playing indoors at Kids Play Zone was a much-needed change of pace with a ball pit, imaginary play, and new things to explore. And it is clean!

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2021 East Bay Mother’s Day Guide

We love and appreciate you, Moms! Inspiration for celebration activities, places to eat, and tasty treats for Mother’s Day.

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Knowland Park: Behind The Oakland Zoo (Cloudy With a Chance of Spotting Animals)

The walking paths of Knowland Park lead to spectacular views of the Bay, and if you go at the right time, you can see into the Zoo through a back fence.

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Tilden Park Steam Trains

Tilden Park Steam Trains Now Open

The Tilden Park steam trains in the Berkeley hills are open on weekends and holidays. Wonderful fun for toddlers. Plan your visit.

Sunsets and snacks on the pier

Not Your Basic Toddler Bike Path: Judge John Sutter Regional Shoreline in Oakland

The shoreline right near the Oakland Bay Bridge has been outfitted with a new path, parking lot, plenty of bathrooms, and an observation pier.

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Owner Kelinda Shintell Gastinell-Crenshaw, founder of the Kids Play Zone. | Photo: Julia Gidwani

COVID-19 East Bay Reopenings for Kids: What to Do & Where to Go

Where to get up-to-date information about all the great places re-opening, including museums, classes, and theaters.

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.

Discover our never-ending calendar of fun stuff to do with kids in the East Bay!
– Heather & Whitney

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Even as we are social-distancing, we're sending out kid-friendly activities to East Bay parents every Friday.
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