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World of Wonders Science Museum

World of Wonders Science Museum

| February 6, 2012 | 247 Comments

By Guest Contributor Jennifer Bell My kids love Science.   LOVE it.  They probably don’t grasp a lot of the concepts yet, but how can you resist hands-on (and often messy) exhibits??? In order to feed their Science fixation, I’m always on the lookout for new experiences.  That’s how we stumbled across World of Wonders in […]

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Free Admission at Explorit

Free Admission at Explorit

| September 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

The 3rd Tuesday of each month is Free Admission Day at the Explorit Science Center!  So tomorrow you can check out all that Explorit has to offer.  This museum features interactive exhibits, a Discovery Room, and a Wet Lab. My kids had a wonderful time there and you can see the post about our fun […]

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California Automobile Museum

California Automobile Museum

| September 17, 2010 | 1,521 Comments

My parents came to visit recently and I wanted to take them on an outing that I thought they might enjoy as well as the kids.  My dad loves cars and so the California Automobile Museum came to mind.  We hadn’t been there yet but I was pretty confident that he and my boys would […]

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Explorit Science Center

Explorit Science Center

| August 13, 2010 | 118 Comments

This is the place for hands-on science discovery!  The Explorit Science Center in Davis features interactive exhibits, a Discovery Room, and a Wet Lab.  Their mission is to “engage people in science experiments that touch all our lives.” Whether your kids are already interested in science or you want to get them interested, there is […]

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Weekend Top 10

Weekend Top 10

| July 23, 2010 | 2 Comments

Fri, July 23rd – Sun, July 25th 1. Enjoy an enchanting night of dancing and fireworks at THE STRAUSS FESTIVAL of Elk Grove. 2.Sit under the stars to see ALIENS IN THE ATTIC at Gibson Ranch. 3.Watch THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA at the 24th Street Theatre. 4. Examine a 14 foot CROCODILE skin at […]

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Weekend Top 10

Weekend Top 10

| June 18, 2010 | 6 Comments

Fri, June 18th – Sun, June 20th 1. Listen to Native American stories under the stars at Maidu’s FAMILY CAMPFIRE. 2. Jump, eat pizza & ice cream at Bounce Spot’s FAMILY BOUNCE NIGHT. 3. See YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN! at Civic Theatre West. 4. Enjoy Curious George STORY TIME at the Arden Faire […]

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Art Safari

Art Safari

| April 27, 2010 | 114 Comments

A few weeks ago, I wrote about a weekly event called Art Safari that is held at the Valley-Hi North Laguna Library.  It’s presented by the Crocker Art Museum and geared for school-age kids.  You can see the post with the details here. Last Tuesday we checked it out for ourselves and had a great […]

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5 Favorite Rainy Day Outings

5 Favorite Rainy Day Outings

| April 21, 2010 | 1 Comment

1. Spend hours exploring your creativity at ARTBEAST STUDIO. 2. Get your wiggles out at FUNTASTIC’s indoor playground. 3. Relax and enjoy entertaining activities or storytime at the LIBRARY. 4. Meet up with friends to jump and play at BOUNCETOWN or LAGUNA’S AWESOME PARTY PALACE. 5. Explore the RAILROAD MUSEUM or the DISCOVERY SCIENCE MUSEUM […]

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Gold Panning at Discovery Museum

Gold Panning at Discovery Museum

| April 8, 2010 | 573 Comments

Stake your claim at the Discovery Museum’s gold panning event this weekend.  Rent a pan for $3 per person and try your luck at finding gems and semi-precious stones to keep!  A real gold miner will show you the ropes and answer gold-hunting questions.  Don’t miss seeing the large gold specimens in their Gee Whiz […]

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Rainy Day Fun This Weekend

Rainy Day Fun This Weekend

| March 3, 2010 | 146 Comments

Looks like this weekend we’ll need to find our fun indoors!  Here are three great events you may want to check out with the kids… Prehistoric Fish Prints Did you know that fish have been around even longer than dinosaurs? Learn about these prehistoric creatures, touch real fish fossils and make a fish print poster […]

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