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Summer Fun Guide 2017

Summer Fun Guide 2017

| May 24, 2017

Summer is both a magical time of memory making and a daunting time for parents as we try to find ways to keep the kids busy. 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 […]

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Memorial Day Weekend: May 27th – 29th

Memorial Day Weekend: May 27th – 29th

| May 24, 2017

Pet farm animals, make jumbo bubbles at the Wild Science exhibit and go on rides at the SACRAMENTO COUNTY FAIR. Thursday – Monday KIDS FREE Cool off under fountains and slipping down water slides at an AQUATIC CENTER. Saturday – Monday Listen to stories and play as you learn about water during Sacramento Zoo’s NATURE EXPLORERS. […]

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Spraygrounds in Sacramento 2017

Spraygrounds in Sacramento 2017

| May 24, 2017

If you’ve been following Sacramento Sidetracks through the years, then you know I am always enthusiastic about the spraygrounds we have in our area! They offer the most fabulous FREE way for kids to cool off in the summer! Most of the “spraygrounds”, “splash pads” and “fountains” on this list are located within a park […]

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Weekend Top 10: May 20th – 21st

Weekend Top 10: May 20th – 21st

| May 16, 2017

Take a mini train ride, see a fire truck and listen to the Musical Robot band at Sacramento Children’s Museum’s WHEELS DAY. Saturday FREE Go on a BIRDING FOR FAMILIES nature walk or learn the myths of SNAKES ALIVE! at Effie Yeaw Nature Center. Saturday, Sunday FREE Listen to a reading of the new book, […]

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Mother’s Day Weekend Top 10: May 13th – 14th

Mother’s Day Weekend Top 10: May 13th – 14th

| May 9, 2017

Touch, climb on and explore unique vehicles at MEET THE MACHINES. Saturday FREE Enjoy rides, a petting zoo, entertainment, and food at BERRY FEST. Saturday – Sunday Use your imagination and create your own play structure during Community Day at SACRAMENTO ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND. Saturday FREE Go on rides together on Mother’s Day at FUNDERLAND’s MOMS […]

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Weekend Top 10: May 6th – 7th

Weekend Top 10: May 6th – 7th

| May 2, 2017

Watch Puppet Art Theater perform THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF inside the Children’s Theater at Fairytale Town. Saturday – Sunday Build a flower pot at Home Depot’s KIDS WORKSHOP. Saturday FREE Watch the magical tale of PETER PAN at Davis Musical Theatre Company. Saturday – Sunday Enjoy games, activities and entertainment during HEALTHY KIDS DAY at […]

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Weekend Top 10: April 29th – 30th

Weekend Top 10: April 29th – 30th

| April 27, 2017

Enjoy the stage adaptation of an endearing book, JUNIE B. JONES IS NOT A CROOK, at B Street Theatre. Saturday – Sunday Get your picture taken with your favorite Star Wars characters during STAR WARS DAY at Sacramento Zoo. Saturday See the magical tale of PETER PAN the musical at Davis Musical Theatre Company. Saturday […]

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Weekend Top 10: April 22nd – 23rd

Weekend Top 10: April 22nd – 23rd

| April 21, 2017

Enjoy the magic and mischief of SNOW WHITE & ROSE RED at Fairytale Town. Saturday – Sunday Watch cultural dance performances, get your face painted and have your teddy bear fixed during EARTHFEST at Sacramento Zoo. Saturday Enjoy a reading of WE ARE THE DINOSAURS at Barnes & Noble Storytime. Saturday FREE Listen to live […]

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Weekend Top 10: April 8th – 9th

Weekend Top 10: April 8th – 9th

| April 5, 2017

Hunt for Easter eggs, meet the Easter Bunny and go on rides during Funderland’s EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA. Friday – Sunday (FREE ride tickets with new games or art supplies donation for River Oak Center for Children) Enjoy live entertainment, get your face painted and enter Sacramento Parent’s Cover Search at the 9th Annual BABIES & BUMPS. […]

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Weekend Top 10: April 1st – 2nd

Weekend Top 10: April 1st – 2nd

| March 31, 2017

Meet Mr. Cottontail, listen to live music and play carnival games at the annual LAND PARK EGG HUNT & HAT PARADE. Saturday FREE Watch Puppet Art Theater Company’s TALE OF THE DRAGON’S TAIL in Fairytale Town’s Children’s Theater. Saturday – Sunday Take a ride on a MINIATURE STEAM TRAIN through Hagan Community Park. Saturday FREE […]

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