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: August 6th – 7th

Weekend Top 10: August 6th – 7th

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Enjoy live music at a CONCERT IN THE PARK in Fair Oaks. Friday FREE Watch the Fratello Marionettes bring beloved characters to life in MOTHER GOOSE LAND at Fairytale Town. Saturday – Sunday Meet firefighters, tour Station 7 and climb on a fire truck during a FIRE STATION OPEN HOUSE. Saturday FREE Build a skateboard […]

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Weekend Top 10: July 23rd – 24th

Weekend Top 10: July 23rd – 24th

| July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Enjoy live entertainment, treats, rides and more at the CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR. Daily – Sunday Use your imagination to create your own playground at Fairytale Town’s POP UP ADVENTURE PLAY DAY. Saturday FREE Meet firefighters, tour Station 13 and climb on a fire truck during a FIRE STATION OPEN HOUSE. Saturday FREE Build your own […]

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Weekend Top 10: July 16th – 17th

Weekend Top 10: July 16th – 17th

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Watch Inside Out under the stars at Natomas at Nite MOVIE IN THE PARK. Friday FREE Learn safety rules while biking around a miniature town on FAMILY BIKE NIGHT at Safetyville USA. Friday FREE See the Fairytale Troupers perform Disney‘s THE LITTLE MERMAID at Fairytale Town. Saturday – Sunday Watch the classic, A WRINKLE IN TIME, on stage […]

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Independence Weekend Top 10: July 1st – 4th

Independence Weekend Top 10: July 1st – 4th

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Celebrate Independence Day at a family-friendly 4TH OF JULY EVENT. Friday – Monday  Swim and catch a flick at Cottage Pool’s MOVIE NIGHT. Friday Learn safety rules while biking around a miniature town on FAMILY BIKE NIGHT at Safetyville USA. Friday FREE Watch the classic, A WRINKLE IN TIME, on stage at the Sutter Street Theatre. Saturday FREE Enjoy activities and entertainment […]

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