Weekend Family Fun

3/29 – Hawk Talk at the Nature Center – Do you wonder which hawks you are seeing in your neighborhood this season? Come learn some tricks of the trade about how to identify the most common hawks in the area and get close up with one of the Center’s resident hawks.

3/29 – Mister Cooper in Concert at Busy Kids – Looking for ideas for fun indoor activities for your children? BusyKidz is the place! We are an indoor play-city-in-miniature located in Folsom, CA, providing kids with interactive activities designed to spark their imagination and creative ideas. BusyKidz is not only fun, but develops your children’s creativity while they are playing AND learning. We offer unique, hands-on activities in an indoor environment that encourage children and toddlers aged ten and under to pretend, to develop imaginative activities, to form original ideas, to play with other children and to have fun!

3/29 – Fun on the Farm at Soil Born – Join the fun & explore the American River Ranch, meet the farm animals, make a farm fresh snack and create something special to take home.

3/29-3/30 – Nano Days at the Discovery Museum – Nano Days is a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and the potential impact on the future. The Museum is a member of the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network and is offering a nano-celebration–museum classrooms will be full of hands-on activities to help your family understand the nano-world and its importance to our society.

3/30 – Science Sundays at the Aerospace Museum – This spring, there is something new at the museum.  Science Sundays.  Come out and learn something new with Mad Science’s Galactic Show.  Bring the whole family and experience flight and space travel in an exciting way.  See how hot air balloons, rockets and space travel affect the human body.  Free with museum admission.

3/30 – Turtle Talk at the Nature Center – What is turtle island? What’s the difference between a turtle and a tortoise? Learn about these shelled critters with a hands-on approach to these amazing reptiles. Find out what’s in the shell with Elaine from the Sacramento Turtle and Tortoise Club.

Thru 3/31 – Blast from the Past: Rockin’ Rocks& Diggin’ Dinos – Rocks are a fascinating artifacts from the past that have a lot to tell you about Earth’s ancient–and not-so-ancient–history. Interactive displays will give visitors a real science encounter with rocks, crystals, and fossils of all kinds. The basics of sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks are presented in an engaging, hands-on style using large, attractive specimens. Displays include volcanoes, floating rocks, magnetism, fluorescence, and rocks under different magnifications.

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