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St. Patrick’s Day Round-Up

St. Patrick’s Day Round-Up

| March 8, 2017

Pull out the green clothes, brush up on your Irish brogue and celebrate the luck of the Irish at one of these family-friendly events around town! An Irish Tale Puppet Show and Leprechaun Traps When: Friday, March 10; 4:30-5:15pm Where: Rio Linda Library What: An Irish Tale is the story of three brothers, and their […]

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Spring Activities Guide 2017

Spring Activities Guide 2017

| March 1, 2017

“It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want—oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!” – Mark Twain The anticipation of spring this year is more intense. The sun just […]

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Spring Activities Guide 2016

Spring Activities Guide 2016

| March 1, 2016

Spring is my favorite season in Sacramento! Green is popping up everywhere. Flowers are blooming. The sun is shining and it feels amazing. Along with the fall, it is the most comfortable and beautiful time to be outdoors exploring nature in our region. I have a feeling that you and your kids may be feeling […]

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Campfires at Maidu Museum

Campfires at Maidu Museum

| May 13, 2015 | 107 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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Toddler Time at Nimbus Fish Hatchery

Toddler Time at Nimbus Fish Hatchery

| April 8, 2015 | 134 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 | 117 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 | 127 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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Maidu Playground in Roseville

Maidu Playground in Roseville

| February 4, 2014 | 128 Comments

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

| April 23, 2013 | 589 Comments

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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Exploring WPA Rock Garden

Exploring WPA Rock Garden

| August 28, 2012 | 127 Comments

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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