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    Cultural Connections: Sweden

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

    June 2 - June 30, 2016

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    A weekly class exploring cultures from all over the world. This month's country is Sweden!

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    Wee Wednesday (April-June)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    April 6 - June 29, 2016

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    Bring your little one and yourself to this gallery-based art experience for young children.

    Note: This program is designed for ages 3 to 5.


    Baby Bloomers Story Time (June)

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

    June 1 - June 29, 2016

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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

    Ceremonies of Death presented by Faith Fitzgerald

    Presented by Sierra Sacramento Valley Museum of Medical History

    June 29, 2016

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    With physician-assisted suicide in the news, the many varied and interesting death rituals around the world will be discussed.


    Summer Crafts and Cocktails

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    June 30, 2016

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    Join the Crocker in the courtyard for an evening of refreshing cocktails and festive crafting. The Crocker will provide a variety of supplies to create summer treasures and 4th of July...more

    Artful Tot (July)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 2, 2016

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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

    American River the Beautiful

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

    July 2, 2016

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    Come celebrate the beauty of the American River this 4th of July weekend. Join a naturalist for a walk and learn about this historic and beautiful waterway.


    Dinos Everywhere

    Presented by Powerhouse Science Center (Discovery Museum Science & Space Center) at Powerhouse Science Center (Discovery Museum Science & Space Center), Sacramento

    July 2 - July 3, 2016

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    Explore the Blast from the Past! exhibit with rocks, fossils, and dinosaurs; then use the Center's large collection of dinosaur stamps to make your own souvenir dino notebook.

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    Pond Paint

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

    July 3, 2016

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    Snag a spot in the shade and take time to notice all beauty of the Nature Center's pond. Using water colors and water from the pond create unique pieces of art to take home.

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    International Celebration

    Presented by Fairytale Town at Fairytale Town, Sacramento

    July 3, 2016

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    Join Fairytale Town for a day of international music, dance, and fun on the Mother Goose Stage. Enjoy back-to-back performances from local artists as they showcase unique dances from around the...more

    Two Rivers Music Together Class

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

    July 6, 2016

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    Come sing and dance with Two Rivers Music Together! This 30-minute class includes songs, rhythmic rhymes, movement, and instrument play.


    Polyester

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 7, 2016

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    This summer, cool off in the Setzer Foundation Auditorium and celebrate the art of camp, with campy films that are exuberant, playful, dramatized, and hilarious (though not always intentionally)....more

    Book Fair

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

    July 6 - July 7, 2016

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    Discover new stories and purchase new books during the Museum's two-day Book Fair with Usborne Books


    Classical Concert: Brennen Milton and Michael Dale

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 10, 2016

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    Celebrate the gusto of 20th-century American composers in a concert featuring rising clarinetist Brennen Milton accompanied by Michael Dale of the ...more

    Sunday Playday

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 10, 2016

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    A new monthly program designed for children (Ages 4-6) and their caregivers, Sunday Playday is a gallery-based artmaking experience designed to support school readiness. Led by a museum educator,...more

    Tyrannosaurus Rex: King of the Dinosaurs

    Presented by Powerhouse Science Center (Discovery Museum Science & Space Center) at Powerhouse Science Center (Discovery Museum Science & Space Center), Sacramento

    July 9 - July 10, 2016

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    T-rex is the undisputed "King of the Dinosaurs." Visit the Blast from the Past! exhibit to learn more about this ancient predator. Explore fossils from other prehistoric animals, and study...more

    Hawk Talk

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

    July 10, 2016

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    Do you wonder which hawks you are seeing in your neighborhood? Come learn some tips on identifying the most common hawks in the area and get close up with one of the Center’s resident...more

    Art Service Group Evaluation Day

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 12, 2016

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    The Art Service Group (ASG) will sponsor an evaluation day focusing on paintings, Asian art, art glass, pottery, sculpture, old costume jewelry, and decorative arts. These informal appraisals...more

    Beary Special Playdate (July)

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

    July 13, 2016

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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

    Aviation Summer Camp (July)

    Presented by Aerospace Museum of California at Aerospace Museum of California, McClellan

    July 11 - July 14, 2016

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    Aviation Summer Camp activities include flying aircraft using simulators, visit the U.S. Coast Guard Station, and short flight with a registered pilot.


    Modes of Motion Summer Camp (Week 2)

    Presented by California Automobile Museum at California Automobile Museum, Sacramento

    July 11 - July 15, 2016

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    Cars, trains, boats, planes, and even space shuttles have all shaped the way we live and think. In this camp, students will explore them all by studying how they work and how they are designed....more

    Beat the Heat

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

    July 16, 2016

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    Take time to appreciate trees for all the shade they provide by enjoying a morning hike on the Preserve trails. Join a naturalist as you watch for deer, hawks, woodpeckers, and much more before...more

    Kids and Company Gallery Adventure (June-July)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    April 3 - July 17, 2016

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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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    Architecture Tour

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    June 19 - July 17, 2016

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    Explore the distinct architectural elements, inside and out, of the Teel Family Pavilion and the historic building.


    Guest Curators Talk and Gallery Walk-Through: Little Dreams in Glass and Metal

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 17, 2016

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    Join guest curators Bernard Jazzar and Harold Nelson to gain insight and appreciation for the art of enameling. Enjoy an expert talk in the Setzer Foundation Auditorium followed by a gallery...more

    Beach Fun for Everyone

    Presented by Powerhouse Science Center (Discovery Museum Science & Space Center) at Powerhouse Science Center (Discovery Museum Science & Space Center), Sacramento

    July 16 - July 17, 2016

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    What is sand? Find out about different types of sand and how they are made. In the Blast from the Past! exhibit, you can pick up and explore samples of the various stones that are the...more

    Story Time

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

    July 17, 2016

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


    Meet Me at the Museum (July)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 19, 2016

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    Art observation and conversation serve as a gateway to memories and social interaction during this tour designed for visitors living with dementia and Alzheimer’s.


    ExplorAbility Program (July)

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

    July 5 - July 19, 2016

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    ExplorAbility is a once-monthly early-morning program for children on the autism spectrum. The ExplorAbility program offers opportunities for children on the...more

    Jazz Night: Greg Chambers and The Bumptet

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 21, 2016

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    Sax-man Greg Chambers offers smooth jazz perfect for “grown folk” on the Crocker’s main stage; while ...more

    Family Campout (July)

    Presented by Fairytale Town at Fairytale Town, Sacramento

    July 23, 2016

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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

    Fawn Frolic

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

    July 23, 2016

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    It’s fawn season! Get out in the preserve in hopes of “spotting” one of these secretive babies.


    Minerals, Crystals, and Gems

    Presented by Powerhouse Science Center (Discovery Museum Science & Space Center) at Powerhouse Science Center (Discovery Museum Science & Space Center), Sacramento

    July 23 - July 24, 2016

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    Learn about gemstones and view a fabulous crystal display in the Blast from the Past! exhibit. Kids (Ages 12 and under) can make a beautiful “gemstone” necklace with colorful...more

    Byrne and Kelly

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 24, 2016

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    What began as Celtic Thunder's Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly performing a series of shows together called Acoustic By Candlelight back in 2012 has turned into what is now known as ...more

    Disney’s The Little Mermaid

    Presented by Fairytale Town at Fairytale Town, Sacramento

    July 16 - July 24, 2016

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    The Fairytale Town Troupers bring you the The Little Mermaid live on...more

    Bark-Rubbing

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

    July 24, 2016

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    Come explore the varieties of trees found in the Nature Center’s village and create your own colorful bark-rubbing art. Learning how each tree’s bark pattern is the key to identifying the many...more

    Leo's Tales Story Time (July)

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

    July 5 - July 26, 2016

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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 Bloomers Story Time (July)

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

    July 6 - July 27, 2016

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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

    Yoga Play

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

    July 13 - July 27, 2016

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    This class uses games, stories, and play to explore posture, balance, and breath. 


    New on View Tour (June-July)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    June 2 - July 28, 2016

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    Never the same tour twice, the New on View Tour dives into the Crocker’s latest special exhibitions and newest works of art.


    In Conversation: Lisa Rybovich Crallé

    Presented by Verge Center for the Arts at Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento

    July 28, 2016

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    Join in for a conversation with artist Lisa Rybovich Crallé about her work in Verge Center for the Arts’ exhibition...more

    Cultural Connections: Greece

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

    July 7 - July 28, 2016

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    A weekly class exploring cultures from all over the world. This month's country is Greece!


    Behind-the-Scenes Archives Tour (July)

    Presented by California State Archives

    July 29, 2016

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    Looking for a “cool” encounter with California history? Then take a behind-the-scenes tour of the California State Archives.

    State Archives staff provide this guided tour of their...more

    Family Fridays (July)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 1 - July 29, 2016

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    This summer, Family Fridays are hands on. Explore a different artistic material every week, with interactive artist demonstrations, exciting performances, and creative fun you can take home....more

    Family Overnight Safaris (July)

    Presented by Sacramento Zoo at Sacramento Zoo, Sacramento

    July 9 - July 30, 2016

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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

    Nature Explorers: Music and Art

    Presented by Sacramento Zoo at Sacramento Zoo, Sacramento

    July 30, 2016

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    Get wild about nature at the Sacramento Zoo! Thanks to a grant from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the Zoo is excited to offer a new way for young nature explorers and their grownups to...more

    Creature Feature

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

    July 30, 2016

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    Meet some of the animal residents at the Nature Center up close. Learn about each of their unique journeys and how they became an educational ambassador for the Nature Center. 


    Highlight Tour (June-July)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    June 4 - July 31, 2016

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    Discover the essence of the Crocker’s permanent collection in this introductory tour of the Museum.


    Living on Shaky Ground

    Presented by Powerhouse Science Center (Discovery Museum Science & Space Center) at Powerhouse Science Center (Discovery Museum Science & Space Center), Sacramento

    July 30 - July 31, 2016

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    Did you know Sacramento has a high earthquake risk? In short family-oriented presentations, licensed California Professional Geologist with the California Geological Survey, Cindy...more

    Cat and the Fiddle Music Festival

    Presented by Fairytale Town at Fairytale Town, Sacramento

    July 30 - July 31, 2016

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    Hey Diddle, Diddle, the cat and the fiddle are at Fairytale Town this summer. Families will be over the moon listening to rockin’ daytime concerts on the Mother Goose stage.

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    Critters of the American River

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

    July 31, 2016

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    Reptiles, mammals, and birds are found all along the American River. How can you tell these three groups apart? Is it by eggs, skin, or flight? Examine some biofact evidence and meet an animal...more

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