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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 workshops are hosted at the Utility Exploration Center (1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd) unless otherwise noted.
All our Exploration Events have free activities based around our concepts of energy and water efficiency, watershed protection and waste reduction. We welcome explorers of all ages to drop by and discover the ways our daily decisions impact the world around us. No registration necessary! For more information, give us a call 916.746.1550.
Saturday, May 13th, 2017, 10am - 2pm
Summer is here, time to get energized! 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.
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 your run the gauntlet of hands-on experiments in the Energy Olympics to learn more about how we interact with electricity every day.
Free family event.
*solar car build-it activity require $10 materials fee.
Big Trucks Summer
Thursdays in July, 2017, story time 9:30am, truck visits 10am - 11am
Climb in and sit behind the wheel of our amazing utility trucks. Hear a story, play games and get an inside scoop on how our city works. A different truck and utility will be featured each week!
Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd.
Thursday, July 6 - Electric Line Truck
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 13 - Vactor Truck and Pipe Scope Truck
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.
Maidu Regional Park, 1550 Maidu Drive
Thursday, July 20 - Garbage Trucks
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 27 - Dump Truck and Vactor Truck
How fast can you dig a hole? Watch the vactor truck suck dirt like a vacuum and help expose our pipes in seconds flat.
Free family event.