Event Calendar

Winter scene

 

Every Tues. & Wed. Mother Goose on the Loose. Infants to three years, story time 10:30-11 am. Auburn Library. 886-4516

Every Thurs.: Preschool Story Time. Bring your three-to-five-year-old children to the Auburn Library from 11-11:30 am. Auburn Library. 886-4516

Every Fri.: Time for Twos. 10-10:30 am. For two-year olds and caregivers.

2nd Wed. of the Month. Paws to Read. Children are invited to polish their reading skills by reading a book of their choice to Sweetie, a furry reading coach. 3:30-4:30 pm. Register to guarantee a reading time at 886-4510. Auburn Library. 886-4516

3rd Sat. of the Month: LEGO Club. Build to the theme or create your very own Kronkiwongi. Bricks are provided. 1-3 pm. Auburn Library. 886-4516

JANUARY

27: Nature Explorers. Join the Zoo and the Sacramento Library in an open play environment. Read stories, play, and explore the wonders of the natural world with a new topic each month. Free with Sac. Zoo admission. 19 am-2 pm. 916-808-5888

27: Alice in Wonderland Day.  Go down the rabbit hole for a day of fun and games in Wonderland in honor of author Lewis Carroll’s birthday. Join us for Story Time and make a wonderland-themed craft at 11 am and 1 pm. Free with paid park admission. Fairytale Town, Sac. 916-808-7462. Weather permitting.

29: Trouper Auditions. The Elly-Award Winning Fairytale Town Troupers will be holding auditions for actors and singers, ages 5-18, for an exciting season of original and innovative entertainment. No theatrical experience is required. 4-7 pm. Fairytale Town, Sac.

FEBRUARY

3: Sacramento Museum Day. Enjoy half-price admission to the Sacramento Zoo, Fairytale Town and free admission to 25 local museums! 10 am-4 pm. sacmuseums.org.

7: Wells Fargo Wednesdays: Thanks to the generous support of up to four children ages 2-11 will receive free admission to the Sac. Zoo with a paid adult. 9 am-4 pm. 916-808-5888.

9-11: Sierra Harvest’s Sustainable Food and Farm Conference: Experts in the field will speak about regenerative farming practices, no-till sustainable farming, and the importance of healthy soil. Over 20 food and farm workshops, suitable for all levels of farming and gardening experience. GV. sierraharvest.org

10: Community Day at the Sacramento Community Playground. All ages are invited for a day of play. The Playground is a fun and safe environment where children can use their imagination and creativity to direct their own play! Wear closed-toe shoes and clothes that can get messy. The event will take place rain or shine. Admission to the Sacramento Adventure is free. 11 am.-4 pm. Sac

12: Lincoln’s Birthday.  Fairytale Town will be open for play on Lincoln’s Birthday, weather permitting. Holiday admission is $5.75 for adults and children ages 2 and older. Members and children ages 1 and under are free.

15-19: Disney on Ice: Follow Your Heart. Call for times. Golden 1 Center, Sac. 866-848-8499

18: Mardi Gras Parade and Street Faire.  Mardi Gras Parade begins at 2 pm. Merry spectators of all ages line the parade route while gaily masked societies parade through the historic district handing out beads, toys, trinkets, bangles, and more. NC. 11 am-4 pm. 265-2692

19: Presidents’ Day.  Fairytale Town will be open for play on Presidents’ Day, weather permitting. Holiday admission is $5.75 for adults and children ages 2 and older. Members and children ages 1 and under are free.

24: Nature Explorers. See January listing.

25: Nevada City Chinese Lunar New Year Festival and Parade: A family-friendly celebration honoring the early Chinese pioneers of the Sierra Foothills. See ceremonial Lion Dancers and a 72 foot Chinese Dragon, as well as taiko drummers and martial artists in the parade. Food from Kaliko’s Hawaiian Kitchen and home-made desserts by Xiao Mao will be available for purchase. Parade begins 12 pm, NC. Catsweb.org

28: Planning for the Future of Your Child With Special Needs. This course provides information about estate planning and establishing a special needs trust. 6-8 pm, Roseville Vernon Center, Rsvl. 916-781-6280 or sccommed.org

MARCH

5: St. Piran’s Day. GV

7: Planning for the Future of Your Child With Special Needs. This course provides information about estate planning and establishing a special needs trust. 6-8 pm, Sierra College NC Campus, GV. 916-781-6280 or sccommed.org

7: Wells Fargo Wednesdays.  See February listing.

10: Community Day at the Sacramento Community Playground. See February listing.

17: Bowl for Kids’ Sake. A bowlathon to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. Prosperity Lanes, GV. bigsofnc.org

24: Family Fun Day: The Center for the Arts presents another day of arts and crafts, face painting, balloon making, and a stage show. Free. 10 am-3 pm. 530-274-8384  or the centerforthearts.org

30: Springtime at Ananda:   Enjoy the glorious color & serenity of 19,000 tulips, over 90 varieties, in bloom for Springtime at Ananda at Crystal Hermitage. The tulips are blended with a rainbow of pansies, wisteria, rhododendrons, and more. 10 am-5 pm. 478-7574. 

31: Nature Explorers. See January listing.

31: Free Easter Egg Hunt.  Arrive by 9am, hunt at 9:30. Prizes and 4000 eggs! Coffee, hot chocolate, and other breakfast items will be available for purchase. Bring your own Easter basket. PV. 530-432-1802.

APRIL

1-30: Springtime at Ananda.  See March listing

4: Wells Fargo Wednesdays:  See February listing.

14: Community Day at the Sacramento Community Playground. See February listing.

15: ZooZoom: Join the stampede as thousands of runners raise funds to benefit the Zoo. Race starts at 8 am. There are options for everyone from a 5K to a 10K to Kid’s Fun Runs. Sac. Zoo. 916-808-5888

21: Earth Fest – It’s a Party for the Planet! Learn how to protect and preserve the earth with environmental, wildlife, and conservation organizations, rummage sale, games, crafts, and face painting.
9 am-4 pm. Sac. Zoo, 916-808-5888

MAY

5: The 7th Annual Summer Camp and Activities Fair. Find the perfect activities for your child to enjoy this summer. Talk with representatives of camps, classes, and workshops, all in one place. 10 am – 2 pm. Veteran’s Hall, NC 265-2496 x129.