Special Events

Literacy Month

March 2018 is Literacy Month! All activities are included with Museum admission.

MARCH 2, All day: Dr. Seuss Day

March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’s Birthday and National Read Across America Day! To celebrate, we’ll have Story Times and Dr. Seuss art activities throughout the day.

MARCH 9, 12PM: Author Story Time - Trina Burnette

Meet local author Trina Burnette and hear a read aloud of her book "A Little Bug Named Flu."

MARCH 10-11: Book Fair with Usborne Books

Discover new stories during our two-day Book Fair with Usborne Books! On March 10th, books will be available for purchase 10 a.m.-1 p.m. On March 11th, books will be on sale beginning at 11 a.m. for our Members-Only Hour, and will end at 1 p.m.

MARCH 14, 12PM: Author Story Time - Trina Burnette

Meet local author Trina Burnette and hear a read aloud of her book "A Little Bug Named Flu."

MARCH 16, 12PM: Librarian Story Time - Susanna Wesenfeld

Rancho Cordova Youth Librarian Susanna Wesenfeld will be leading a special Story Time at the Museum on March 16th.

MARCH 17, 12:30PM: Author Story Time - Janet Ann Collins

Author Janet Ann Collins will read one of her picture books at the Museum on March 17th! Her books include "Slime & All" and "Signs of Trouble."

MARCH 23, 10AM-12PM: Sacramento Public Library Bookmobile

The Sacramento Public Library Bookmobile is coming to the Museum! Guests will be able to check out books and sign up for library cards on the spot!

MARCH 24, 11AM: Author Story Time - Nicole Juarez

Hear author Nicole Juarez read aloud her book "Hi! My Name is Jack. Autism is My Special Gift. What's Yours?"

MARCH 27, 10AM: Author Story Time - JaNay Brown-Wood

Author JaNay Brown-Wood will be taking over our Tuesday morning Story Time on March 27th with her book "Imani's Moon."

MARCH 30, 12PM: Author Story Time - Erin Dealey

Join us for an interactive Story Time with author Erin Dealey, author of "K is for Kindergarten," "Little Bo Peep Can't Get to Sleep," and more! Story Time will be followed up with a meet and greet and book signing.

Spring Break Camp

MARCH 26-30, 9AM-12PM Daily

Spend your Spring Break at Sacramento Children's Museum! Join us for Around the World Spring Break Camp. Enjoy themed crafts, activities, food, and games from various countries: We'll do a little Mexican hat dancing, African folktale Storytelling, Egyptian hieroglyphic secret message decoding, and so much more! Daily activities will take place 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; children can be dropped off at the Museum beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Registration fees are $115/Member child, and $125/Non-Member child.


Animals Month

Coming in April 2018: Animals Month! All activities are included with Museum admission.

APRIL 5, 1PM: Animal Class with Guest Nature's Critters

Learn about and interact with animals during a live animal presentation with guest Nature's Critters.

APRIL 18, 11:30AM: Animal Class with Guest Amazing Animal World

Get up close to live, exotic animals during our second animal class this month, this time with guest Amazing Animal World!


Dogs with Jobs

APRIL 14, 10AM-12PM

Sacramento Children's Museum is excited to announce our inaugural Dogs with Jobs event! Dogs with Jobs is a family-friendly event that highlights working dogs and the important roles these animals play in our community. Come meet police dogs, service dogs, and comfort dogs, as well as adoptable dogs from the SPCA.

This event is free for all guests and will be held outdoors in the Museum’s parking lot.




Please join Sacramento Children's Museum for the fifth annual Inspire! Each spring, SCM honors an inspirational woman for the work she has done to make a positive impact on the lives of young children in the Sacramento area. The 2018 honoree is no exception. We are excited to announce that the 2018 Inspire! nominee is Kellie Randle, Director of Community Relations, Randle Communications. Her philanthropy is truly inspiring and we are looking forward to an incredible evening celebrating her work. This year's event includes our signature table-top design competition, dinner, a silent auction and a look inside the museum. 

Tables on sale now. Limited individual tickets go on sale in 2018.