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Smart Excursions to Beat Brain Drain

From stargazing to bug watching to fish dissecting, we’ve rounded up the best activities around to pique a kid’s curiosity and encourage them to pull on their thinking caps.

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Roy’s Redwoods

Explore These Secret Redwood Groves Close to Home

No need to trek out to Muir Woods to see the majestic Redwoods—there are plenty of places close to home. Here are our favorite mini forests to explore now.

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Beers and Babes: Kid-Friendly Bars

Sure, you really should be at Music Together, but a cold one sounds perfect right now. We round up the best places to grab a pint with your half-pint in tow.

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2. Catch an Outdoor Flick

10 Things To Do Before School Starts

Summer is slipping away and school is sneaking up fast. Make the most of these last weeks by checking off this list of essential summertime activities.

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This New Birthday Party Craze Is Totally Poppin’

Bubble parties are poppin’ off around the Bay Area. We tell you where to find the local bubble masters and how to throw the best bubble party possible.

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The Biggest and BEST List Of Bay Area Ice Cream Shops

Time to switch up your tired old ice cream routine. Study our list of the Bay’s 23 best ice cream shops and try something new today!

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Best Pools To Plunge Into This Summer

Time to dunk those little ones and let ‘em splash to their heart’s content. We’ve rounded up the best pools in the Bay Area so you can take your pick and dive in.

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Explore This ‘Hood: Secrets of San Anselmo

Just 20 miles north of San Francisco, San Anselmo is a great sunny escape from the fog of SF summers. We’ve singled out the town’s must-see spots.

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4. Pick Some Summer Tomatoes

The New U-Pick You Have to Try This Summer

The Smith Family Farm in Brentwood is known for their popular U-Pick fruits, but this summer they are offering something new: cherry tomatoes!

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Museum Without Walls: Public Art for Pint-Sized Patrons

Did you know San Francisco’s public art collection is worth more than $90 million? No need to wait for Free Tuesdays—check out these outdoor masterpieces today.

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Taking the Cake: Top Bay Area Bakeshops for Birthday Treats

Your little one wants an Evil Purple Minion-themed birthday cake? Done. How about Octonauts cupcakes? No sweat. Check out our list of the best cake shops in the Bay Area.

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Don’t Hunt for Your Lunch

Academy of Sciences Survival Guide Told in 6 Amazing Nature Shots

We’ve created the Academy of Sciences Survival guide, told in jaw-dropping images from their upcoming exhibit, Big Picture, running Aug 1–October 31.

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Pop Nation

The Hunt for the Perfect Popsicle: We Round Up SF’s 7 Best

We’ve rounded up the most delicious popsicles in San Francisco, from vegan bars to the creamiest gelato pops. Find the cool creation that will satisfy your (and your kiddo’s) craving!

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Dig It: 7 Community Gardens to Visit Now

No yard? No problem! These community gardens are free, open to the public, and in need of your little ones shoveling services every day of the week. No waiting lists—we promise!

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We’re hiring for 4 key positions. Click through to learn more!

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