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Weekend Top 10: January 20th – 21st

Weekend Top 10: January 20th – 21st

| January 19, 2018

Explore instruments and music making at Sacramento Children’s Museum’s SOUND EXPLORERS. Saturday See the quirky story of JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH come to life on the Woodland Opera House stage. Saturday – Sunday Take a nature walk led by a naturalist during BIRDING FOR FAMILIES or meet NOR-CAL SNAKES up close at the Effie […]

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WEEKEND TOP 10: January 13th – 15th

WEEKEND TOP 10: January 13th – 15th

| January 12, 2018

Join a robot dance party, learn about robots in space and prototype a robotic arm during RAD ROBOTS Weekend at the Powerhouse Science Center. Saturday – Monday See the quirky story of JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH come to life on the Woodland Opera House stage. Saturday – Sunday Become a nature detective and look […]

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WEEKEND TOP 10: January 14th – 16th

WEEKEND TOP 10: January 14th – 16th

| January 12, 2017

See a Trevor Wyatt MAGIC SHOW at Arden Fair Mall. Saturday FREE Laugh out loud during the fairytale adventure, SHREK THE MUSICAL, performed by Sacramento Theatre Company’s Young Professionals. Friday – Sunday Become a nature detective and look for ANIMAL TRACKS AND SIGNS or learn about BLACK-TAILED DEER at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center. Saturday, […]

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Weekend Top 10: January 7th – 8th

Weekend Top 10: January 7th – 8th

| January 4, 2017 | 126 Comments

Build your own wooden tool box at Home Depot’s KIDS WORKSHOP. Saturday FREE Check out model trains during the GREAT TRAIN SHOW at Cal Expo. Saturday KIDS FREE Enjoy a reading of Clifford’s Good Deeds and Clifford the Big Red Dog at a Barnes & Noble STORYTIME. Saturday FREE Practice rocket launches for your vacation […]

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10 Things for Kids to Do over Winter Break

10 Things for Kids to Do over Winter Break

| December 15, 2016 | 3,278 Comments

The kids will be out of school for their two week winter break soon! I’m sure part of your time will be spent celebrating the holidays and cuddling up at home but inevitably there will come a point when everyone gets cabin fever. When that happens, you may need a quick reference, so here are ten things to […]

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Weekend Top 10: January 22nd – 24th

Weekend Top 10: January 22nd – 24th

| January 20, 2016 | 2 Comments

See YAMATO‘s traditional Taiko drumming with theatrical staging at the Mondavi Arts Center in Davis. Friday Learn about BEAVERS VS. OTTERS or capture nature on paper during NATURE’S ART BOX at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center. Saturday, Sunday FREE Get your face painted, play games and become a bugologist at WOW Museum’s BUGOLOGY. Saturday Go […]

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Weekend Top 10: January 3rd – 4th

Weekend Top 10: January 3rd – 4th

| January 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

See life-size dinosaurs, hear them roar and marvel at their story during WALKING WITH DINOSAURS at the Sleep Train Arena. Saturday – Sunday Take a NEW YEAR’S STROLL through the nature preserve with a naturalist at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center. Saturday Enjoy illuminated landscapes from around the world, live entertainment and rides at GLOBAL […]

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5 Favorite Things To Do on a Rainy Day

5 Favorite Things To Do on a Rainy Day

| March 31, 2014 | 117 Comments

Whether you have little ones with cabin fever or your older kids need to get out after school, finding places to go on a rainy day can sometimes be tricky.  Here are my kids’ favorite things to do when I tell them we are done jumping in the puddles! 1.  Storytimes 2.  Library Events 3.  […]

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The Conductor: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad [Review & Giveaway]

The Conductor: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad [Review & Giveaway]

| January 23, 2014 | 706 Comments

A story of strength and inspiration What a fabulous “girls day”! My friend Kristy and I, along with our 9 and 10-year-old daughters, went to see B Street Theatre’s Family Series show, The Conductor: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. Dare I admit that our girls expected it to be simply educational…and maybe a little […]

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Weekend Top 10: January 25th – 26th

Weekend Top 10: January 25th – 26th

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Take a guided walk at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center and see how nature protects herself by playing HIDE AND SEEK. Saturday FREE Experience how cars have different shapes over the years and then build your own car at California Automobile Museum’s CLAY MODELING FOR MINI CAR DESIGNERS. Saturday Follow the journey of an incredible […]

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