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    KIDS & FAMILY

    Into the Water: Exhibit and Reception

    Presented by My Sister's House

    August 21 - September 30, 2014

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    Enjoy paintings by Yan Yin Choy and Fan Dai, and photography from  Rebecca DeLaRosa. There will also be live music from J.R. DeLaRosa, Miguel Lopez, and Rebecca Lee and tasty appetizers to enjoy!  

    Proceeds from the art sale and event will go to My Sister's House, which provides 24-hour help for women and children impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking in ...more



    Artful Tot

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    October 7, 2014

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    Every month, toddlers explore art making with different materials in new ways; from printmaking and color mixing to clay and fabric. Adults learn how to encourage experimentation and...more

    A Future for Cheetahs

    Presented by Sacramento Zoo at Sacramento Zoo, Sacramento

    October 9, 2014

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    Listen to cheetah expert and director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund, Dr. Laurie Marker, as she discusses living in Africa and introduces her...more

    Preschool Program

    Presented by Roseville Utility Exploration Center at Roseville Utility Exploration Center, Roseville

    October 9, 2014

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    Inspire your child to be a future Planet Protector! Drop in for free hands-on crafts, fun, and discovery. Created specifically with preschoolers in mind, this program offers engaging and age...more

    Homeschool Program: Energy Efficiency (September)

    Presented by Roseville Utility Exploration Center at Roseville Utility Exploration Center, Roseville

    October 9, 2014

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    Join Roseville Utility Exploration Center for a curriculum-based program where students explore conservation choices and hands-on experiments involving energy-efficiency. This class is appropriate...more

    Family Movie Nights

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

    October 9, 2014

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


    Last Call Vintage Car Show Fundraiser

    Presented by Heidrick Ag History Center at Heidrick Ag History Center, Woodland

    October 11, 2014

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    The Heidrick Ag History Center is hosting one of its largest fundraising events of the year! Spectators can enjoy music, food, raffles and prizes, beer and wine, awards and...more

    Art Blast: Global Cardboard Challenge

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    October 11, 2014

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    Families with children (Ages 7-12) are invited to participate in the Global Cardboard Challenge! Come create at this worldwide celebration of child creativity and the role communities play in...more

    Clay Modeling for Mini Car Designers

    Presented by California Automobile Museum at California Automobile Museum, Sacramento

    October 11, 2014

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    Do your kids love to play with clay? Well, this class will take that love to a whole new level! For generations, automakers have designed their cruising masterpieces from everyday modeling clay,...more

    Book Sale

    Presented by Advent Lutheran Church

    October 11, 2014

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    The Advent Lutheran Church is holding a book sale benefiting local charities! Paperbacks will be $0.50 each and hardbacks will be $1 each. The genres of books to choose from include mystery,...more

    Nature Detectives

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

    October 11, 2014

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    Put your detective skills to use as you explore many of the different signs animals leave behind. You'll go on a tracking adventure and examine pelts, tracks, teeth, and bones from a variety...more

    Dia De Los Muertos Celebration

    Presented by JKLM Nterprises at ARTHOUSE - Gallery & Studios, Sacramento

    October 11, 2014

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    Yoli Manzo, LaLa Ortiz, Kelly O'Neill and ...more

    47th Annual Oktoberfest

    Presented by Sacramento Turn Verein and Sacramento Turn Verein at Sacramento Turn Verein, Sacramento

    October 10 - October 11, 2014

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    The Sacramento Turn Verein will hold its 47th Annual Oktoberfest at Turner Hall, a celebration patterned after the world-famous Oktoberfest in Munich. The largest folk festival in the world has...more

    The I Hate Children Children's Show

    at Laughs Unlimited, Sacramento

    October 11 - October 12, 2014

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    The I Hate Children Children's Show is the ultimate magic show for families. The show stars the meanest man in the world played by Paul Nathan. Nathan is one of the top magicians...more

    Going Batty

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

    October 12, 2014

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    Explore the mysteries of bats and get eye to eye with some bat biofacts! Discover why these beneficial animals have been so misunderstood.


    Origami

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

    October 14, 2014

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    Join Glenn Sapaden and Susan Nonaka to learn some easy origami figures. We’ll supply the paper and help you learn to fold some delightful things. Program requires dexterity and is meant for...more

    Eco Safari at the Library

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

    October 16, 2014

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    Interact with live animals, learn about their habitats, their habits and the world we all share! This is a free kids program hosted by Franklin Community Library.


    Two Rivers Elementary School Harvest Festival

    Presented by Two Rivers Elementary PTA

    October 17, 2014

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    Come and support Two Rivers Elementary School at the Harvest Festival. Enjoy carnival games, a cake walk, a haunted house, food, a silly string war, glo wear, prizes and more.

    This is a...more

    Campfire (September-October)

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

    September 19 - October 17, 2014

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    Storytelling has been an important part of Native American culture for thousands of years. Sit under the stars at this outdoor amphitheater to enjoy native stories around the campfire. They...more

    Halloween Haunt

    Presented by Safety Center Incorporated (Safetyville USA) and Safety Center Incorporated (Safetyville USA) at Safety Center (Safetyville USA), Sacramento

    October 18, 2014

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    Safetyville USA will be decorated in "Spook-tacular" fashion with a harvest-festival theme. There will be live entertainment, games,  face painters, magic show, staw bale maze,...more

    Third Annual Monster Bash

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

    October 18, 2014

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    Join for a night of ghoulish fun at Sacramento Children's Museum's Monster Bash! Gear up for Halloween and wear your best costume and come play the night away at the museum. There will be...more

    Rachel Coleman Signing Time Concert

    Presented by Signing For Everyone

    October 18, 2014

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    Emmy nominated, co-creator and star of Signing Time, Rachel Coleman will perform to benefit the Signing Time Foundation which helps make...more

    South Sacramento Youth Talent Showcase Gala

    at Cosumnes River College Performing Arts Center (formerly River Stage Theatre), Sacramento

    October 18, 2014

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    The South Sacramento Youth and Performing Arts Gala event has served as a mechanism to unite members of the arts community and to showcase the wonderful talent and diversity that makes Sacramento...more

    Puppet Ruckus

    at Infinite Potential: Academy of Body and Mind, Elk Grove

    October 18, 2014

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    Come see the best variety of family-friendly puppet performances the Sacramento Area has to offer at the Puppet Ruckus. Amateurs...more

    Dr. Who's Halloween

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

    October 18, 2014

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    Please join in for a Dr. Who themed Halloween event. There will be fun crafts, face painting, and story time by a campfire. Due to space limitations, this event will be limited to the first 30...more

    Birding for Families

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

    October 18, 2014

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    Bring the family out and join for a birding and nature walk led by a naturalist and special guest guides from the Sacramento Audubon. Birdwatchers of all levels are welcomed. Make sure to bring...more

    Sunday Crafternoon

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    October 19, 2014

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    This monthly gathering will inspire your family’s creativity and help you enjoy quality time together. Make simple crafts that celebrate the season, using a variety of beautiful materials,...more

    Hunters of the Night

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

    October 19, 2014

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    Take an eye-opening look at these amazing nocturnal hunters. Find out when owls are most active, what an owl pellet is, and meet a resident owl up close!


    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    Presented by Sutter Street Theatre at Sutter Street Theatre, Folsom

    September 26 - October 19, 2014

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    This family musical contains a zany, wisecracking mirror who will only answer if spoken to in rhyme, as well as a whole court full of funny and bubbling characters. It hums with 14 lively songs,...more

    Old Sacramento Magic Festival

    at Delta King Riverboat, Old Sacramento

    October 17 - October 19, 2014

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    The first major magic festival ever on the West Coast featuring a stellar international cast: SAM President, Ice McDonald, World Champion, Daryl, 2 time Magic Castle Award Winner, Andrew...more

    Music and Movement (September-October)

    Presented by Sacramento Children's Home at Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Sacramento

    September 25 - October 23, 2014

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    Bring your two to five year old for music, movement, and crafts. There will plenty of active fun at the Martin Luther King Jr. Library!


    XP Moonlight Madness Stomping Out Skin Cancer

    Presented by XP Family Support Group at The Pavilion - Elk Grove Regional Park, Elk Grove

    October 24, 2014

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    XP Moonlight Madness 5K times run and family fun run/walk will be at Elk Grove Park.  Festivities will include vendors, bounce houses, food, music, and more!  Wear you favorite costume...more

    The Haunted Fort

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

    October 24 - October 25, 2014

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    Looking for something ghoulishly unique to do this Halloween? For a spirited good time, check out the fifth annual The Haunted Fort. Back by popular demand, the historic site will offer special...more

    Count Watts' SPOOktacular

    Presented by Roseville Utility Exploration Center at Roseville Utility Exploration Center, Roseville

    October 25, 2014

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    Meet Roseville Electric Utility’s Count Watts at the SPOOKtacular. Take a walk through the Phantom House — warning: your energy waste may be shocking. Round out your day with pumpkin...more

    North Highlands Jubilee

    Presented by The Rotary Club of Foothill-Highlands

    October 25, 2014

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    The North Highlands Jubilee is a community festival that brings together the entire North Highlands community to celebrate all the neighborhood has to offer. The festival is community-run by a...more

    Lego Block Party

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

    October 11 - October 25, 2014

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    Come build and join the Lego Block Party! You bring your imagination and creativity, they’ll supply lots and lots of Duplo and Lego blocks to build with the second and fourth Saturday each...more

    Spooky Story Time

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

    October 25, 2014

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    Gear up for Halloween at the Nature Center with some spooky stories told by the Sacramento Storytellers Guild. Don't worry, these stories are guaranteed not to cause nightmares!


    Sketch It

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    October 26, 2014

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    Visitors (Ages 5+) can sketch at their own pace while receiving drawing instruction. This drop-in program meets in a different gallery each month. No experience necessary, and all supplies are...more

    28th Annual Safe and Super Halloween: The Adventures of Percy Jackson

    Presented by Fairytale Town at Fairytale Town, Sacramento

    October 24 - October 26, 2014

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    Enter the mythological world of Rick Riordan’s “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” for three nights of trick-or-treating and family fun! Young heroes can go on a quest to Mount...more

    California Capital Book Festival

    at Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento

    October 25 - October 26, 2014

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    Hundreds of authors and thousands of book lovers of all ages will attend the first California Capital Book Festival, produced in partnership with the Sacramento Public Library Foundation. The...more

    Disney On Ice: Worlds of Fantasy

    at Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento

    October 22 - October 26, 2014

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    Rev-up for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy. Thrill to high-speed stunts as Lightning McQueen, Mater, and the crew of...more

    There’s No Scent Like Home

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

    October 26, 2014

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    The annual migration of Chinook salmon has arrived. Join a naturalist and hike to the river to catch a glimpse of these impressive fish as they swish and swirl in the shallows.


    Trunk or Treat

    Presented by California Automobile Museum at California Automobile Museum, Sacramento

    October 26, 2014

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    Only at the California Automobile Museum can you enjoy the unique experience of Trunk or Treating out of the back of rare and vintage classic cars from the early 1900′s to present day....more

    Spookomotive Train Rides

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

    October 11 - October 26, 2014

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    This delightful, not frightful train is just the ticket for the family. Ride the train along the levees of the river and listen to a whimsical Halloween story while the "skeleton" crew...more

    Pumpkin Patch, Draft Horse and Vintage Tractor Show

    October 25 - October 26, 2014

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    Steamboat Acres will have pumpkins for sale and will showcase draft horses and vintage tractor at this special day at the farm. There will also be tours, a pie eating contest, field...more

    Tuesday Train Rides (October)

    Presented by Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot at California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento

    October 7 - October 28, 2014

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    All aboard! The California State Railroad Museum now offers excursion train rides to the general public on pre-determined Tuesdays in 2014. Weekday guests can delight in the sights, smells and...more

    Wee Halloween

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    October 29, 2014

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    Children (Ages 0-5) and their grown-ups are invited to come in costume to the Crocker for this special event. Decorate treat bags before being guided in small groups through the galleries. Along...more

    Boo at the Zoo

    Presented by Sacramento Zoo at Sacramento Zoo, Sacramento

    October 30 - October 31, 2014

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    Enjoy two nights of ghoulish family fun. Kids can safely trick-or-treat around the lake at 25 different candy stations! Other activities include magic shows, costume dance party, ghoulish...more

    ARTober 2014: Fall for the Arts

    Presented by For Arts' Sake and Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission at Midtown, Sacramento

    October 1 - October 31, 2014

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    For the fifth year, local arts organizations and arts partners will jointly showcase the best of Sacramento’s regional arts with ARTober. A series of special programs will open and punctuate...more

    Lorzo's Magical Halloween Carnival

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

    October 31, 2014

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    Join Lorzo's Magical Halloween Carnival! Enjoy candy, costumes, and fun for kids of all ages. Come participate in this year’s Trunk-or-Treat festivities, enjoy the numerous autumn...more

    Bi-lingual Children's Puppet Show

    Presented by Teatro Nagual and Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission at Coloma Community Center, Sacramento

    October 18 - November 1, 2014

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    Teatro Nagual is doing a Bi-lingual Children's Shadow puppet show. Teatro Nagual has partnered with Puppets in Motion to bring Manuelito, the Lion Tamer. Written by Claire Hurni, actors...more

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