updated 09/03/2010 AT 5:00 PM ET
•originally published 09/03/2010 AT 6:10 PM ET
She has been filming Arthur in New York, and he is set to begin promotion of his new film, The Town due in theaters Sept. 17, but the couple are making sure to get in some quality family time together.
Garner and Affleck, both 38, along with daughters Violet, 4, and Seraphina, 1, met up with Affleck s brother Casey, his wife, Summer and kids Atticus and Indiana at The Huntington Gardens in Pasadena, Calif. on Thursday.
The adults, along with Affleck s visiting parents, reportedly beat the heat as they lounged in the shade and watched as the little ones splashed around in the children’s garden. The brothers also had some fun laughing and playfully pushing each other. Ahhh, male bonding.