Free Things to do with Kids

Exploring WPA Rock Garden

Exploring WPA Rock Garden

So we all know that William Land Park is Sacramento’s hot spot for families with the Sacramento Zoo, Fairytale Town, Funderland, pony rides, a duck pond, playground, play pool, and picnic areas galore. But…did you know that there is a HIDDEN TREASURE as well? The WPA Rock Garden sits undiscovered by most visitors. Right next […]

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Kids Eat Free Every Day of the Week

Kids Eat Free Every Day of the Week

Whether you want to go out because you do not feel like cooking or simply to have fun, Kids Eat Free Days at local restaurants sure make it more affordable to go out as a family!  I have rounded up lots of great places to eat and most of these restaurants offer one Kid’s Meal […]

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Storytimes in Sacramento

Storytimes in Sacramento

Whether your child is a baby, toddler or school-age, they probably love storytime just like mine do!  Not only is it a fun outing, but it plays an important role in introducing kids to the magic of books.   Another plus is that storytimes are FREE!  We are lucky in Sacramento to have so many […]

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A Capitol Adventure

A Capitol Adventure

The California State Capitol is beautiful…and a must-see for all that come to visit Sacramento.  But even if you are not a tourist, this is an awesome place to take your kids! Our Experience: When my dear friend and her son came up from San Diego to visit us this summer, the Capitol was at […]

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Hiking at the Cosumnes River Preserve

Hiking at the Cosumnes River Preserve

Are you in the mood to get some fresh air, some exercise…and explore nature with the kids?  Here’s a place you’ll want to check out! For quite a while I had been wanting to take my little ones to the Cosumnes River Preserve after seeing some pictures of a friend and her teenagers hiking there.  […]

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Spring Fun

Campfires at Maidu Museum

Campfires at Maidu Museum

Would your family like to have the fun of a campfire without going camping?  The Maidu Indian Museum has started their their annual Family Campfires! Every 3rd Friday from 7:30-8:30pm they recreate the peaceful evenings of earlier days.  Gather around the campfire at their outdoor amphitheater for songs and native stories.  They provide roasting sticks […]

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Toddler Time at Nimbus Fish Hatchery

Toddler Time at Nimbus Fish Hatchery

The Nimbus Fish Hatchery is offering a FREE Toddler Time again this Spring! This is such a fantastic outing for little ones since it combines stories, music, crafts, and nature. There will even be fish feeding and the fish food is provided. Toddler Time is Mondays & Tuesdays through mid-June, from 10:30 – 11:00am. Each week […]

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Spring Break Family Fun at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Spring Break Family Fun at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

A couple weeks ago we spent the day with one of our very favorite families at one of our very favorite places, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. No matter how many times we have been, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom never fails to impress me with their combination of rides, shows, and animals. I love the variety! We […]

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Easter Guide 2015

Easter Guide 2015

The Easter Bunny is on his way to help you celebrate the season! There are plenty of egg hunts, arts & crafts, pancake breakfasts, chances to meet the bunny, and even Easter train rides in Sacramento! I’ve compiled a list of some of the coolest events in and around the county happening this weekend through Easter […]

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Maidu Playground in Roseville

Maidu Playground in Roseville

We went back in time to the old west at the Maidu Regional Park playground! My kids and I were in the Roseville area and I thought it would be fun to try out a new park. I had recently discovered the 68 Parks in 68 Days facebook page and photos of this playground got […]

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Memorial Day Weekend Top 10: May 22nd – 25th

Memorial Day Weekend Top 10: May 22nd – 25th

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Celebrate the Red, White and Blue with rides, food and entertainment at the SACRAMENTO COUNTY FAIR. Thursday – Sunday Enjoy all your favorite songs from THE SOUND OF MUSIC when the talented youth of Young Actor’s Stage hit the 24th Street Theatre stage. Friday – Sunday See fire trucks and marching bands during the Sacramento […]

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Sacramento County Fair 2015

Sacramento County Fair 2015

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The “Celebrate the Red, White and Blue” themed Sacramento County Fair will run Thursday, May 21 through Monday, May 25 at Cal Expo and is filled with fun for the whole family! Besides the carnival rides and cotton candy, there’s a great line-up of entertainment and some awesome exhibits! Capt’n Jack Spareribs Chinese Acrobats Duck […]

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Weekend Top 10: May 15th – 17th

Weekend Top 10: May 15th – 17th

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

See how wool is spun into yarn and meet live barnyard buddies at FARMS, FRIENDS & FAIRYTALES. Saturday Enjoy all your favorite songs from THE SOUND OF MUSIC when the talented youth of Young Actor’s Stage hit the 24th Street Theatre stage. Friday – Sunday Get your face painted, see a magician, and meet Dinger, […]

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Campfires at Maidu Museum

Campfires at Maidu Museum

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Would your family like to have the fun of a campfire without going camping?  The Maidu Indian Museum has started their their annual Family Campfires! Every 3rd Friday from 7:30-8:30pm they recreate the peaceful evenings of earlier days.  Gather around the campfire at their outdoor amphitheater for songs and native stories.  They provide roasting sticks […]

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Farms, Friends & Fairytales

Farms, Friends & Fairytales

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Have your kids ever seen wool spun into thread? This Saturday at Fairytale Town’s Farms, Friends & Fairytales event, they’ll have the chance! Twin Babydoll sheep will be sheared at 11am & 1pm, then everyone can watch as the wool is spun into thread using an old fashioned spinning wheel. Farmer Brown will also be […]

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Mother’s Day Weekend Top 10: May 9th – 10th

Mother’s Day Weekend Top 10: May 9th – 10th

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Climb on unique vehicles, bounce and play games at MEET THE MACHINES at Mathers Sports Center. Saturday FREE Stroll beautiful gardens and eat a catered lunch with Mom during the annual East Sac GARDEN TOUR. Saturday – Sunday Sing and dance together at a FAMILY CONCERT with Jim Gill in the Central Library. Saturday FREE  […]

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Weekend Top 10: May 2nd – 3rd

Weekend Top 10: May 2nd – 3rd

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

See Puppet Art Theater‘s zany version of THE BOY WHO CRIED WOLF at Fairytale Town. Saturday Enjoy a reading of What Do You Do With An Idea? at Barnes & Noble STORYTIME. Saturday FREE Learn about Folsom’s history through activities at different sites during HERITAGE LOLLAPALOOZA. Saturday Build a Picket Fence Photo Frame for Mother’s […]

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