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All aboard for story time With B Street Theatre Company’s Amy Kelly on 3/27

All aboard for story time With B Street Theatre Company’s Amy Kelly on 3/27

It’s All Aboard for Story Time! with B Street Theatre Company Member Amy Kelly as a celebrity guest reader on Monday, March 27, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the California State Railroad Museum.  Amy, a talented local actress, comedian, voice-over artist and impersonator, will read the book “The Transcontinental Railroad” by John Perritano. The book is especially timely given B Street Theatre is currently presenting an engaging and original play titled “Going West: The Story of the Transcontinental Railroad” running through April 2. Amy performs a key role in the play that celebrates the men and women who made history by joining our vast nation together.

Sacramento History for Kids

Sacramento History for Kids

Who says history has to be boring? Come hear tales of floods, fires, revolts, and even a story that almost ended in death by duck! The kicker is that all of these stories are true and taken from the residents of the Old City Cemetery. Come see why truth is stranger than fiction. This tour is designed for kids in FOURTH GRADE and up.

 

Railroad Museum announces Tuesday train rides on the Sacramento Southern Railroad

Railroad Museum announces Tuesday train rides on the Sacramento Southern Railroad

Offered as an expansion of the well-established weekday train ride program for local school groups, California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are once again offering excursion train rides to the general public on 10 pre-determined Tuesdays in Spring 2017. Tuesday Train Rides are available on the following dates: February 28, March 7, 14, 21 & 28, April 4, 11, 18 & 25 and May 2. Two train ride times will be available at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on the scheduled Tuesdays when the trains are running.

"Images in Sound"

"Images in Sound"

The Gift of melody

The Gift of melody

Auto Museum Introduces New Interactive Programs and Enhancements for Kids, Teens and Adults

Auto Museum Introduces New Interactive Programs and Enhancements for Kids, Teens and Adults

he California Automobile Museum is pleased to introduce a number of new interactive programs and exhibits of special appeal to children, teens and guests of all ages. The Museum recently launched a monthly reading program for young children, a distracted driving simulator for teens, and now has a dozen iPads available for guests of all ages to easily access additional content and information about exhibits on display. These exciting new programs and interactive features are all offered free with Museum admission.

Story Time – First Friday of Each Month from 10:30 to 11 a.m.  

Sutter’s Fort to Present “Hands on History: A Simple Emigrant Christmas on December 10

Sutter’s Fort to Present “Hands on History: A Simple Emigrant Christmas on December 10

California State Parks and Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) are proud to present an interactive, fun and festive “Hands on History: A Simple Emigrant Christmas” event on Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.