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Family Events


Join us for these fun filled and educational Family Events and activities, each showing you how to protect our resources while having fun and saving money. These events offer something for both children and adults, and there is a new theme each at each event.
All our Exploration Events have free activities based around our concepts of energy and water efficiency, watershed protection and waste reduction.


get energized

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Summer is here, time to get energized! Drop by with the whole family for an energy fueled day of excitement and exploration. Build your own solar race car and challenge your friends to a duel for a chance to get your photo taken with our trophy in the Winner’s Circle. Be dazzled as you run the gauntlet of hands-on experiments in the Energy Olympics to learn more about how we interact with electricity every day. Find out what your family can do to keep cool in the hot summer sun and how Roseville Electric Utility can save you money doing it!
Free event — solar car build-it activity requires $10 materials fee.

10am - 2pm

FREE*

Big Trucks Summer

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Does your child love big trucks? Climb in and sit behind the wheel of a garbage truck, electric line truck or other amazing utility truck. Hear a story, play games and get an inside scoop on how our city works. A different truck and utility featured each week!

Thursday, July 7 - Electric Line Truck at the Utility Exploration Center
How does a lineman reach our electric lines? With an amazing electric line truck! Watch the big bucket reach high in the sky.

Thursday, July 14 - Pipe Scope Truck at the Utility Exploration Center
Can you see what caused the clog in your drain? Our pipe camera can! Drive the camera and check out the scene when the pipe scope truck visits.

Thursday, July 21 - Garbage Truck at the Maidu Community Center
How much trash fits in a garbage truck? You will be amazed! Sit behind the wheel of a garbage truck and watch the dirty work.

Thursday, July 28 - Vactor Truck at the Maidu Community Center
How fast can you dig a hole? Watch the vactor truck suck dirt like a vacuum and help expose our pipes in seconds flat.

story time at 9:30am, truck visits 10am-11am

FREE

Curby's Waste-a-Palooza

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You know where it comes from, but where does it go? Come check out Curby’s Waste-a-Palooza to find out. What happens when you throw stuff away or send it down the drain? Squeeze through the sewer crawl as you discover where backups can occur and help unclog the “pipes”. Watch out for those sticky wipes. Talk trash with Curby the recycling robot, testing your knowledge in our quiz show as you compete for prizes. Challenge yourself in the game room where you can flip one of the “three Ps” into a toilet and knock out excess waste. Build your own keepsake to remind you to reuse, rethink and recycle every day.
Free event — build-it activity requires materials fee.

10am - 2pm

FREE*