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Find Adventure in 4 Local Neighborhoods

Find Adventure in 4 Local Neighborhoods

| September 4, 2014 | 97 Comments

I was thrilled when Sacramento Parent magazine asked me to write a series of articles through the summer months. (I have been a fan of Sacramento Parent magazine since I moved to Sacramento ten years ago with my first baby.) They asked if I would feature four local neighborhoods and highlight some unique ways to […]

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Free Multicultural Festival in Elk Grove Regional Park

Free Multicultural Festival in Elk Grove Regional Park

| August 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

An international petting zoo, origami and piñata making are just a few of the new children’s activities at the 3rd annual Multicultural Festival in Elk Grove Regional Park this Saturday, August 23rd! The festival will feature ethnic food, music, entertainment, fashion shows, artwork and activities for children. Its two stages will feature more than 20 […]

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Ultimate Summer Fun Guide 2014

Ultimate Summer Fun Guide 2014

| June 10, 2014 | 620 Comments

Are you ready? I have IDEAS for you! Over 100 ways to make summer in Sacramento AWESOME! My mission: to round up all the very best things to do around town in order to ensure you have solutions when you hear “I’m bored” or better yet – avoid ever hearing it! If you’re a planner, […]

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Free Elk Grove Go Fest

Free Elk Grove Go Fest

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

  You’ll find a FREE rock wall, zipline, human foosball, inflatable slides, and other extreme fun at May 31’s Go Fest in Elk Grove! I can’t think of a more fun way to celebrate active, healthy living with our kids! There will be live musical entertainment for all ages. I am most excited about a […]

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Elk Grove Spraygrounds Open May 15

Elk Grove Spraygrounds Open May 15

| May 12, 2014 | 139 Comments

The forecast for this Thursday, May 15, is 100 degrees! Whoah! How perfect that it happens to also be opening day for all Elk Grove Spraygrounds. Pull out those bathing suits and surprise your kids! The best FREE way to cool off! My kids have been chomping at the bit and keep asking when we […]

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19th Annual Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival

19th Annual Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival

| October 1, 2013 | 110 Comments

There’s no place like Elk Grove the first weekend in October. CSD organizers are planning to whisk guests away to the mystical land of Oz for the 19th Annual Elk Grove GIANT Pumpkin Festival, October 5-6, from 10 am to 5 pm at Elk Grove Regional Park. Staff and participating businesses have begun planning for […]

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Derr-Okamoto Sprayground in Elk Grove

Derr-Okamoto Sprayground in Elk Grove

| June 17, 2013 | 717 Comments

THIS is how we celebrated the last day of school…an afternoon at Derr-Okamoto Community Park! I picked the kids up from school, had them immediately change into their bathing suits and we took off! The JUNGLE THEMED sprayground and play structure had them giddy with excitement! It takes us about 25 minutes from where we […]

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Children’s Theater Weekend Workshop Giveaway

Children’s Theater Weekend Workshop Giveaway

| January 4, 2013 | 129 Comments

Musical Mayhem Productions Two Day Theater Workshop – First Weekend of Every Month Do you not have the time to commit to a full 10 week theater class? Are you not sure if your child will like performing? Do you need a fun weekend activity? Check out these Weekend Workshop classes! The classes will include: […]

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Stephenson Family Park in Elk Grove

Stephenson Family Park in Elk Grove

| May 21, 2012 | 134 Comments

We just visited Stephenson Family Park in Elk Grove for the first time. This EGYPTIAN themed park was a fantastic change of pace with its snake-featured sprayground and really modern playground equipment. I took my three-year-old son and met up with guest blogger, Jennifer Bell, and her three kids. When my son saw the giant […]

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Weekend Top 10

Weekend Top 10

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Sat, Oct 22nd  – Sun, Oct 23rd 1. Join a Costume Parade and see a magic show at Safetyville’s HALLOWEEN HAUNT. Sat 2. Watch a Hula Competition during the 1st Annual ALOHA FESTIVAL at Cal Expo. Sat Free 3. Build a MONSTER HALLOWEEN TRUCK at Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinic. Sat Free 4. Get in […]

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