Special Events

Leo's Family Fun Night

JUNE 27, JULY 11 & AUGUST 5, 2019, 4PM - 7PM

Join us for 3 fun nights of museum play and games this summer! We will have board games, puzzles, and light refreshments. This program is FREE with the donation of a children's book for Leo's Lending Library.

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Member Exclusive Family Science Night

JULY 18, 2019: 5PM - 7PM

We love to offer our Museum Members fun and exclusive experiences! Join us for our next Members-Only special event: our Member Exclusive Family Science Night! NASA is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, so to celebrate, please join us for an evening of hands-on scientific exploration and discovery, and of course, Museum play! Light snacks provided.

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Teacher Family Fun Day

JULY 22, 2019, 10AM - 2PM

All educators are invited to spend a day at the Museum with their families during our summer Teacher Family Fun Day! All of our hands-on exhibits will be open for play, and we'll have information about our Field Trips and VAN GO! Mobile Museum program. This event is FREE with the donation of a children's book for Leo's Lending Library.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED as space is limited. For more information, please contact our Education Team at [email protected]

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Members-Only Music Festival

AUGUST 3, 2019, 10AM - 12PM

We love to offer our Museum Members fun and exclusive experiences! Groove along to the beats of local and kid-approved musicians and bands. This FREE Member event will take place at Rancho Cordova City Hall, just across the parking lot from the Museum. Check out the lineup!

10:00am - 10:45am - Music Matt

10:45am - 11:15am - Music and Movement

11:15am - 12:00pm - Musical Robot

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Grandparents Day Butterfly Release

SEPTEMBER 8, 2019, 11:30 AM

Please join Sacramento Children’s Museum and Snowline Hospice for a special Grandparents Day Butterfly Release. Purchase your own locally sourced Monarch butterfly for just $10. Or, if you'd like to stay and play, make sure to purchase the butterfly and museum admission combo for $15.

Proceeds from the event benefit SCM's educational programming and Snowline's Healing All Together (HAT), a program for children dealing with grief. This unique event is an incredible way for families to honor grandparents and the special role they play in the lives of children. Please contact Meghan Toland at [email protected] with any questions.

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Buccaneer Ball

SEPTEMBER 14, 2019, 6PM - 8PM

We cordially invite moms and their sons* to the Museum to dance the night away at our annual Buccaneer Ball! Guests will enjoy visiting with pirates, face painting by Whimsy, DJ dancing, and Museum play! Pirate dress-up is enthusiastically encouraged! Light refreshments and dessert will be served.

*PLEASE NOTE: ALL are welcome to attend.

Tickets are $25 per Member Couple ($4 for every additional Member guest), and $35 per Non-Member Couple ($5 for every additional non-Member guest). Space is limited, so sign up early!

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