Tag: kids

4th of July Event Roundup 2017

4th of July Event Roundup 2017

| June 29, 2017

Looking for things to do with the family on the 4th of July? Spend the day hanging out at one of these kid-friendly events, neighborhood parades and celebratory festivals. Then end the evening with a patriotic bang of dazzling fireworks in the night sky! Arden-Arcade 15th Annual Spirit of Freedom Parade Parade route – south […]

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Weekend Top 10: July 1st – 2nd

Weekend Top 10: July 1st – 2nd

| June 29, 2017

Swim and watch Moana at Cottage Pool’s DIVE-IN MOVIE NIGHT. Friday Play rodeo-themed games, listen to live music and meet the stars of the Folsom Pro Rodeo at the FAMILY ROUNDUP. Friday FREE   Learn to fish during a FREE FISHING CLINIC at Howe Park Pond. Saturday (note: first come, first served) Build a Bug House […]

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Weekend Top 10: June 24th – 25th

Weekend Top 10: June 24th – 25th

| June 22, 2017

Watch “Finding Dory” under the stars at Rancho Cordova’s MOONLIGHT MOVIE. Friday FREE ….OR see “Secret Life of Pets” at Natoma’s MOVIE IN THE PARK. Friday FREE Go on rides, eat treats and be entertained at the PLACER COUNTY FAIR. Thursday – Sunday Dress up, eat all the ice cream you can eat, see Shakespeare […]

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Father’s Day Weekend Top 10: June 17th – 18th

Father’s Day Weekend Top 10: June 17th – 18th

| June 15, 2017

Roast marshmallows and enjoy Native American stories around the CAMPFIRE at the Maidu Indian Museum. Friday Watch “Sing” under the stars at Fair Oaks’ MOVIE IN THE PARK. Friday FREE See a magic show, bounce and play games at the ZOO’s 90th BIRTHDAY BASH. Saturday Climb inside all kinds of aircrafts during OPEN COCKPIT DAY […]

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Weekend Top 10: June 10th – 11th

Weekend Top 10: June 10th – 11th

| June 5, 2017

Watch “Pirates of the Caribbean” under the stars at Rancho Cordova’s MOONLIGHT MOVIE. Friday FREE See “Moana” at Natoma’s MOVIE IN THE PARK. Friday FREE Learn about safety while playing in a miniature city during FAMILY DAY  at Safetyville USA. Saturday FREE Use your imagination and create your own play space at Sacramento Adventure Playground’s […]

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Weekend Top 10: June 2nd – 4th

Weekend Top 10: June 2nd – 4th

| May 31, 2017

Watch “Up!” under the stars at a MOONLIGHT MOVIE in Village Green Park. Friday FREE Build a TIC TAC TOE game at Home Depot’s KIDS WORKSHOP. Saturday FREE See Puppet Art Theater’s nutty version of LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD at Fairytale Town. Saturday – Sunday “Rainbow up” for the Sacramento Pride Parade at Crocker Art Museum’s […]

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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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