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    Family Movie Night: A Summer Reading Program

    Presented by Sacramento Public Library at Franklin Community Library, Elk Grove

    June 4 - August 13, 2015

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    Join the Franklin Library for a free movie and popcorn. This free program is hosted by Franklin Community Library.

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    You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

    Presented by Free Fall Stage

    July 31 - August 1, 2015

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    Charles Schulz’s beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner’s classic musical, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The whole gang is here: bossy Lucy is hopelessly in love with...more

    Cinderella

    Presented by Fairytale Town at Fairytale Town, Sacramento

    August 1 - August 2, 2015

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    Puppet Art Theater Company will perform the classic tale of Cinderella. Cinderella wants to attend the ball and dance the night away. Unfortunately her stepmother and awful stepsisters...more

    Cat & the Fiddle Music Festival

    Presented by Fairytale Town at Fairytale Town, Sacramento

    August 1 - August 2, 2015

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    Hey diddle diddle! Celebrate music and fun in the summer sun with a two-day music festival at Fairytale Town. Families can enjoy rockin’ daytime concerts on the Mother Goose Stage each day. ...more

    Beaks, Claws and Jaws

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Carmichael

    August 2, 2015

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    Who eats whom and how? Join a naturalist and find out how animals have adapted for survival.


    Solar System Sticker Scene

    Presented by Discovery Museum Science & Space Center at Discovery Museum Science & Space Center, Sacramento

    August 1 - August 2, 2015

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    Blast off into some fun by visiting the Discovery Museum this weekend. Explore the Space Quest! exhibit to try hands-on activities, costumes, and play spaces to gain outer space...more

    California Kids Triathlon 2015

    Presented by A Change of Pace

    August 2, 2015

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    As one of the first kids-only triathlons to take place in all of California, this event offers a supportive, non-competitive atmosphere. Participants in the California Kids Triathlon get some...more

    Fiddler on the Roof

    Presented by Davis Musical Theatre Company at Davis Musical Theatre Co. Performing Arts Center, Davis

    July 24 - August 2, 2015

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    Fiddler on the Roof, one of the most beloved musicals ever created, is this summer's Young Performers production.

    Fiddler on the...more

    Mary Poppins

    Presented by Crest Theatre at Crest Theatre, Sacramento

    August 2, 2015

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    Mary Poppins is an all-time favorite among adults and children alike. Julie Andrews Is perfect as Mary Poppins, floating...more

    You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

    Presented by Free Fall Stage at Capital Christian Center, Sacramento

    July 30 - August 2, 2015

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    Charles Schulz’s beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner’s classic musical, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The whole gang is here: bossy Lucy is hopelessly in love...more

    KinderCooks and Books: Pie in the Sky

    Presented by Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op at Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op, Sacramento

    August 5, 2015

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    Story time meets snack time. Guest reader, Nate Halsan (Sacramento Public Library) will read Pie in the Sky and make fruity hand pies together.


    Big Trucks Summer: Garbage Truck

    Presented by Roseville Utility Exploration Center

    August 6, 2015

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    Does your child love big trucks? Climb in and sit behind the wheel of a garbage truck, electric line truck, and more. Play games, hear a story, and get an inside scoop on how your city works.


    Dive-In Movie Night (August)

    Presented by Fulton-El Camino Recreation and Park District at Cottage Pool, Sacramento

    August 7, 2015

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    Enjoy an evening swim. Bring a picnic dinner, popcorn, or purchase available concessions, then settle in for the evening to enjoy a screening of Big Hero 6. Grass seating will be available,...more

    Summer Day Camp (Gardeners 3)

    Presented by Soil Born Farms Urban Agriculture & Education Project at Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, Rancho Cordova

    August 3 - August 7, 2015

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    Soil Born Farms Summer Day Camps, which take place at the 55-acre American River Ranch along the American River Parkway, are a great way for young people to make the connection between their food,...more

    Family Overnight Safaris (August)

    Presented by Sacramento Zoo at Sacramento Zoo, Sacramento

    August 1 - August 7, 2015

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    This fun-filled educational evening will guide you through all that the Zoo has to offer at nighttime. This is a perfect opportunity to see animal behaviors you may not have seen...more

    Family Friday (June-August)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    June 19 - August 7, 2015

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    It’s summertime, so the Crocker kicks it up a notch with Family Friday! Join other families in the E. Kendell Davis Courtyard for performances, playtime, and art-making inspired by...more

    Summer Clay Camp (Early August)

    Presented by Allied Ceramics Arts Institute at Allied Ceramics Art Institute Studios & Gallery, Fair Oaks

    August 3 - August 7, 2015

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    ACAI’s Sacramento Summer Art Clay Camp is taught by expert clay artists who have experience providing interactive and fun educational experiences for your children. Your child will learn about...more

    Read With a Friend (August)

    Presented by Sacramento Public Library at Franklin Community Library, Elk Grove

    August 8, 2015

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    Did you know the library has friends? They love the library and reading stories together. Boost reading ability by reading to/with a Friend of the Franklin Community Library, enjoy some...more

    Deer Toes and Coyote Paws

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Carmichael

    August 8, 2015

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    Learn to read the tracks of rabbit, deer, coyote, turkey, and the clues that animals leave behind.


    Fun on the Farm

    Presented by Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op at Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, Rancho Cordova

    August 8, 2015

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    Explore the American River Ranch! Meet the farm animals, dig in the garden soil, plant seedlings, make a farm fresh snack, and create something special to take home.


    Get Active Scavenger Hunt

    Presented by Roseville Parks, Recreation & Libraries at Maidu Park, Roseville

    August 8, 2015

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    Bring the family out to the free Get Active Scavenger Hunt. Family members race through ten interactive challenges in hopes of declaring besting the hunt. Each station provides clues and/or...more

    Movie Night in the Park: Big Hero 6

    at Southside Park, Sacramento

    August 8, 2015

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    District 4 hosts another movie night in the park. This time they will be playing Big Hero 6, so come out and have...more

    Nature Story Time

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Carmichael

    August 9, 2015

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    Come relax and enjoy some nature tales. This program recommended for children and those young at heart.


    Design a Planet

    Presented by Discovery Museum Science & Space Center at Discovery Museum Science & Space Center, Sacramento

    August 8 - August 9, 2015

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    Visit the Space Quest! exhibit at the Discovery Museum Science and Space Center to learn about the solar system. Once you have the basics down, use your knowledge to design your own planet...more

    DIY Music Makers with Art Beast

    Presented by Sacramento Public Library at Franklin Community Library, Elk Grove

    August 12, 2015

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    Join Art Beast to assemble and decorate your very own tambourine that can be used as a real musical instrument. You will use...more

    Beary Special Playdate (August)

    Presented by Sacramento Children's Museum at Sacramento Children's Museum, Rancho Cordova

    August 12, 2015

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    Beary Special Playdate is a monthly event for special needs children and their families. Join the Sacramento Children's Museum to enjoy all the museum activities and light...more

    Reel Kids Summer Movie Series (June-August)

    Presented by Reading Cinemas at Tower Theatre, Sacramento

    June 17 - August 13, 2015

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    Celebrate summer at the Tower Theatre! See some of your favorite family films back on the big screen.

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    Big Truck Summer: Pipe Scope Truck

    Presented by Roseville Parks, Recreation & Libraries at Roseville Utility Exploration Center, Roseville

    August 13, 2015

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    Does your child love big trucks? Climb in and sit behind the wheel of a garbage truck, electric line truck, and more. Play games, hear a story, and get an inside scoop on how your city works.


    Family Campout (August)

    Presented by Fairytale Town at Fairytale Town, Sacramento

    August 14, 2015

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    Spend the night in Fairytale Town’s storybook park. This exciting overnight adventure includes a theater performance, arts and crafts activities, a scavenger hunt, bedtime stories, and a...more

    Friday Flicks: Strange Magic

    Presented by Roseville Parks, Recreation & Libraries at Vernon Street Town Square, Roseville

    August 14, 2015

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    Grab a blanket, lawn chair, and the family and come to the Vernon Street Town Square to enjoy watching Strange...more

    Rattlesnakes: Myths and Truths

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Carmichael

    August 13 - August 15, 2015

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    This fascinating lecture and field study where you will learn about the ecology and behavior of local rattlesnakes, myths, and bite prevention/treatment. Then join Mike Cardwell on Saturday to...more

    Wizard of Oz

    Presented by Runaway Stage Productions at West Sacramento Black Box Theater, West Sacramento

    July 18 - August 15, 2015

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    The Wizard of Oz is a beloved story that teaches a beautiful lesson: sometimes your heart’s desire is in your own backyard. This production is based on the MGM movie The...more

    Ice Cream Safari

    Presented by Sacramento Zoo at Sacramento Zoo, Sacramento

    August 15, 2015

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    At the 31st annual Ice Cream Safari where you can get all-you-can-eat Baskin Robbins Ice Cream in cones, sundaes, and floats along with all-you-can-drink Coca-Cola beverages. Explore the 14-acre...more

    Let the River Run Clean

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Carmichael

    August 15, 2015

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    Take a hike to the river and learn some ways you can help take care of it and the salmon, egrets, beavers, and other wildlife that depend on its clean water. As you learn, you’ll put on some...more

    Hands on History: Fun on the Frontier

    Presented by Sutter's Fort State Historic Park at Sutter's Fort State Historic Park, Sacramento

    August 15, 2015

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    While daily life of pioneer families was filled with hard work, they certainly found time to have fun and connect with each other as a community. The special Hands on History: Fun on the...more

    Kids and Company Gallery Adventure (August)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    August 1 - August 16, 2015

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    Wildly amusing and surprisingly educational, this tour is the perfect way to introduce art to children (Ages 5+) and the adults that tag along with them, in a fun and playful manner.

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    Gem Faire

    at Scottish Rite Center, Sacramento

    August 14 - August 16, 2015

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    Get ready to be overwhelmed by all things sparkly -- the Gem Faire brings a wide array of quality crystals, beads, gems and more straight from importers, wholesalers and manufacturers to the...more

    Bookworm Pencils

    Presented by Discovery Museum Science & Space Center at Discovery Museum Science & Space Center, Sacramento

    August 15 - August 16, 2015

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    It is time to go back to school and the Museum is celebrating with a “bookworm” pencil craft. Color your worm and have it crawl up your new pencil. Have one more weekend of fun with...more

    Critter Corner

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Carmichael

    August 16, 2015

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    Have you ever wondered where the animals in the Nature Center come from? Join in for this program to meet some critters and learn why these animals are unable to return to the wild.


    Movie Night in the Park: The Incredibles

    August 16, 2015

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    District 4 hosts another movie night in the park. This time they will be playing The...more

    All Aboard for Story Time (August)

    Presented by California State Railroad Museum at California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento

    August 3 - August 17, 2015

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    The ongoing All Aboard for Story Time reading program, introduced in 2014 by California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum, is offered on the first and third Monday of each...more

    Fruit and Veggie Orchestra

    Presented by Sacramento Public Library and Food Literacy Center at Franklin Community Library, Elk Grove

    August 20, 2015

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    Join the Franklin Library for a special summer reading program with the Food Literacy Center. What are the different parts of...more

    Campfires at Maidu Museum (July-August)

    Presented by Maidu Museum & Historic Site at Maidu Museum & Historic Site, Roseville

    July 17 - August 21, 2015

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    Sit under the stars at this outdoor amphitheater to enjoy native stories around the campfire every 3rd Friday of the month. They will provide roasting sticks and marshmallows for a sweet...more

    Movie at The Park (Bohemian Park)

    Presented by Fulton-El Camino Recreation and Park District

    August 21, 2015

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    Bring the whole family to see movies they are guaranteed to love. This meeting of Movie at the Park will feature ...more

    Skye is the Limit

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Carmichael

    August 22, 2015

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    Come to the Nature Center to meet resident red-shouldered hawk, Skye. Take a peek into the amazing world of birds of prey that live in and around the Nature Center.


    Friction Fun

    Presented by Discovery Museum Science & Space Center at Discovery Museum Science & Space Center, Sacramento

    August 22 - August 23, 2015

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    Kids can have fun with friction by taking the museum's “race cars” for a test drive down four different ramps made with different surfaces. Time your car for each heat and discover how...more

    Shrek The Musical Jr.

    Presented by Sutter Street Theatre at Sutter Street Theatre, Folsom

    July 25 - August 23, 2015

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    In a faraway kingdom, the green ogre Shrek finds his swamp invaded by banished fairytale misfits, runaways who've been cast off by Lord Farquaad, a tiny terror with big ambitions. When Shrek sets...more

    Nature’s Gifts

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Carmichael

    August 23, 2015

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    Spend a morning in the Maidu village crafting an abalone necklace inspired by nature's beauty and Valley Nisenan Maidu traditions.


    Leo's Tales Story Time (August)

    Presented by Sacramento Children's Museum at Sacramento Children's Museum, Rancho Cordova

    August 4 - August 25, 2015

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    Get ready to read every Tuesday! The museum will be exploring a different story every week and would love for you to join them.


    Baby and Me, Music, and Art (August)

    at ArtBeast Children's Studio, Sacramento

    August 4 - August 25, 2015

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    Connect with your baby beastie through songs, books, and art exploration. Relying heavily on repetition and close adult/child interaction, the carefully selected components of this class are...more

    Baby Bloomers Story Time (August)

    Presented by Sacramento Children's Museum at Sacramento Children's Museum, Rancho Cordova

    August 5 - August 26, 2015

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    Every Wednesday morning, the museum hosts its interactive story time, specially tailored for the museum's youngest visitors -- infants and toddlers. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to join...more

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