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

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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15 Things to do Outdoors this Spring

15 Things to do Outdoors this Spring

Spring is all about rediscovering Mother Nature! Right now is the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors in our area. I have rounded up 15 of the best places to see nature, breathe fresh air, get some exercise…and have tons of fun! 1. Effie Yeaw Nature Center 2. Gibson Ranch 3. Sacramento Zoo 4. […]

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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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Win a Family 4-Pack of Tickets to The Sound of Music!

Win a Family 4-Pack of Tickets to The Sound of Music!

| May 1, 2015 | 10 Comments

The 24th Street Theatre will be alive with the sound of Young Actor’s Stage’s experienced and talented youth from Friday, May 15 to Saturday, May 23! Did you know that this year marks the 50th Anniversary of The Sound of Music? So it’s an extra fun time to see the final collaboration between Rodgers & […]

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Weekend Top 10: April 24th – 26th

Weekend Top 10: April 24th – 26th

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Build towers and forts, try design challenges, and watch The LEGO Movie during $4 FRIDAY: BLOCKS NIGHT at Sacramento Children’s Museum. Friday Look for BUGS! BUGS! with an insect net at the Placer Nature Center. Saturday FREE Meet dinosaurs up close, go on rides, and check out the Dino Den when DISCOVER THE DINOSAURS comes […]

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Weekend Top 10: April 17th – 19th

Weekend Top 10: April 17th – 19th

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Enjoy music and dance at a family CULTURAL CONCERT. Friday FREE See a shadow puppet performance and then make your own at SHADOW PUPPETS WITH ARTBEAST. Saturday FREE Listen to live music and see a Mad Science show at the CELEBRATE THE EARTH FESTIVAL in Roseville’s Mahany Regional Park. Saturday FREE Play games and be […]

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Weekend Top 10: April 11th – 12th

Weekend Top 10: April 11th – 12th

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Build a See-It-Grow planter at Lowe’s BUILD AND GROW CLINIC. Saturday FREE Sing along with Music Matt, learn something new and get your face painted at Sacramento Parent’s 7th Annual BABIES & BUMPS. Saturday FREE (additional info here) Bounce, play games and watch a talent show at the annual MEGA FAMILY EXPO. Saturday FREE (get […]

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Toddler Time at Nimbus Fish Hatchery

Toddler Time at Nimbus Fish Hatchery

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

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

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

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

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

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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Weekend Top 10: March 21st – 22nd

Weekend Top 10: March 21st – 22nd

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Celebrate active and healthy living as you play at Fairytale Town during the Sutter Children’s Center WELLNESS FESTIVAL. Saturday FREE Take a farm tour and meet young lambs during Full Belly Farm’s OPEN FARM DAY. Saturday FREE more info Experience what it was like to journey in a wagon train during Sutter’s Fort’s HANDS ON […]

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