Cruise on into this summer weekend with your family. We hope that our recent stories about encouraging inclusivity and diversity in toys and books have opened up some powerful discussions in your home. Keep up the good work, parents!

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Take the Family on a Bike Ride
With the beautiful weather, now is the perfect time to check out a nearby bike path. There are loads of flat options that work great for little ones just learning on two wheels.

Waterfalls Are Flowing
If hiking is more your game, these waterfall hikes offer beautiful views and water for splashing.

Get Ready to Celebrate Dad
Next weekend is Father’s Day and we’ve got lots of local businesses offering sweet treats, cool gear and more to celebrate Bay Area dads.

Stuck-at-Home Science
The California ScienCenter is offering science activities for families using household supplies every weekday. Tune in! Fri. 10 a.m.

Hook Up the Backyard Sprinklers
A giant corgi, a towering T-Rex, a pink elephant and a purple gorilla! You have to see these huge inflatable sprinklers that will turn your yard into a wonderland this summer.

If You Build It, They Will Come
We’re showing you how to plant a butterfly garden no matter how much space you have, and no matter where you live!

Take an Animal Sanctuary Tour
Join us for a kid approved virtual tour of Pasado’s Safe Haven. This family-friendly experience leads you on an adventure around our 85-acre sanctuary–all from the comfort and safety of your own home. You will meet pigs, chickens, donkeys, goats and even cows.

—Kate Loweth

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