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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Summer Fun

Summer Fun Guide 2016

Summer Fun Guide 2016

Summer means ice cream, splashing in the pool, experiencing new outdoor adventures, and doing all the carefree things we don’t have time (or the weather for) the rest of the year. I have a feeling that you all are as excited as my family is to start making some awesome new summer memories! This guide […]

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The 16 Best Places to Cool Off for Free in 2016

The 16 Best Places to Cool Off for Free in 2016

We all need a place to take the kids to cool off when it is hot and are extremely lucky that throughout Sacramento, there are 16 wonderful spraygrounds open this summer! Most of these are located within a park that also has a playground and picnic areas, so we are talking hours of fun for […]

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Summer Camp Guide 2016

Summer Camp Guide 2016

Summer Camps in Sacramento If you’re searching for summer camps, you’ve come to the right place!  Here you can explore a vast variety of half-day, full-day and overnight camps offered in the greater Sacramento area. Choosing a camp for your child As you are planning out your summer and trying to make decisions on camps […]

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Summer $1 Movies

Summer $1 Movies

[updated for 2016] This is always a great way to stay cool and treat the kids to the big screen without breaking the bank! Both Regal and Cinemark theaters are offering a fun lineup of kid-friendly movies this year, beginning in June. Check out their schedules so you can add the movies your kids will […]

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5 Aquatic Centers in the Greater Sacramento Area

5 Aquatic Centers in the Greater Sacramento Area

[updated for 2016] Photo: My boys and I at the Wackford Aquatic Complex in Elk Grove! Aquatic Centers are like mini water parks with amazing play structures and water slides that kids go crazy for! For just a fraction of a large water park’s price, you can have a ton of fun cooling off! Here […]

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Weekend Top 10: June 25th – 26th

Weekend Top 10: June 25th – 26th

| June 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Help fight childhood cancer with $5 wristbands for unlimited rides at FUNDERLAND. Friday Listen to a live Celtic band, watch a Shakespeare Lite performance and eat all the ice cream you want during A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM & CRYSTAL ICE CREAM FANTASY. Saturday Play games, bounce and enjoy live entertainment at the MEGA FAMILY EXPO. […]

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4th of July Event Roundup 2016

4th of July Event Roundup 2016

| June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Looking for things to do with the family on the 4th of July? Spend Independence Day hanging out at one of these kid-friendly events, neighborhood parades and celebratory festivals. The best part about most of these 4th of July events? You can end the evening with a patriotic bang of dazzling fireworks in the night […]

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Summer Camp Spotlight: Sac United Soccer

Summer Camp Spotlight: Sac United Soccer

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sac United has presented a variety of day camps for Summer 2016! Held in Granite Regional Park, these camps are structured for players of all levels.  Dedicated coaches strive to provide all campers with a fun experience while maximizing player touches on the ball, encouraging dynamic foot skills and developing coordination. Ages: Kids born in 2009 […]

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Weekend Top 10: June 10th – 12th

Weekend Top 10: June 10th – 12th

| June 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Enjoy a SUMMER CONCERT IN THE PARK in El Dorado Hills. Friday FREE Watch Inside Out under the stars at Roseville’s MOVIE IN THE PARK. Friday FREE Learn, play and be entertained at Safetyville USA’s annual FAMILY HEALTH & SAFETY EXPO. Saturday FREE Tour Fire Station 5 and meet fire fighters during a FIRE STATION […]

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