Special Events


Special Events

Our annual Celebrate the Earth Festival in April features a local green vendors, live music, face painting and other free family entertainment. Take the self-guided Greener Gardens Tour in May, featuring local homes that showcase water-efficient gardens, then visit the free Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Expo featuring gardening professionals and industry experts.

These are just two examples of the great activities happening at the Center all year long. From e-waste recycling drop-offs to Roseville Electric Utilities' popular LED Holiday Light Exchange, events at the Utility Exploration Center build on the investment of Roseville’s Utilities in the community. Check back in to find out about all the latest events coming up. Come explore with us!


Call us at 916.746.1550 for more information.


E-Waste and Paper Shredding Drop-Off — Saturday, September 12, 2015
At Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive in Roseville

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Drive Up and Let Us Do the Rest! Bring your e-waste to us and we will recycle it for free. E-waste is recycled by SIMS Recycling Solutions, an international recycling company with a sorting and shredding facility in Roseville. Bring your secure documents and have up to three file boxes shredded for free (additional boxes of documents may be shredded for $6 per box). Make sure your bank statements, tax documents and other important information doesn’t fall into the hands of identity thieves. Secure shredding provided by Stay Safe Solutions.

9am-noon

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FREE


LED Holiday Light Exchange Program Begins — Tuesday, November 3, 2015

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The popular holiday LED light exchange is back, thanks to your Roseville Electric Utility. Customers of Roseville Electric Utility can bring in up to 3 strands of old incandescent lights to the Utility Exploration Center during normal hours and exchange them for brand new strands of LED bulbs. This program is popular, so be sure to get your bulbs while supplies last!

10am-5pm

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FREE


Post-holiday E-Waste Drop-Off Event — Saturday, January 2, 2016

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Drive Up and Let Us Do the Rest! Bring your e-waste to us and we will recycle it for free. E-waste is recycled by SIMS Recycling Solutions, an international recycling company with a sorting and shredding facility in Roseville.
NOTE: No paper shredding at this event

9am-noon

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FREE


Celebrate the Earth Festival — Saturday, April 16, 2016

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Bring your family out and spend a day Celebrating the Earth at the larget Earth Day event in Placer County! Visit local green vendors, then swing by the stage for live entertainment and animal shows. Stop in and sample local food and grab a bite to eat from one of the fabulous food trucks. Enjoy free face painting, eco-themed games and other fantastic and fun activities for the whole family.

10am-3pm

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E-Waste and Paper Shredding Drop-Off — Saturday, May 7, 2016

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Drive Up and Let Us Do the Rest! Bring your e-waste to us and we will recycle it for free. E-waste is recycled by SIMS Recycling Solutions, an international recycling company with a sorting and shredding facility in Roseville. Bring your secure documents and have up to three file boxes shredded for free (additional boxes of documents may be shredded for $6 per box). Make sure your bank statements, tax documents and other important information doesn’t fall into the hands of identity thieves. Secure shredding provided by Shred-it.

9am-noon

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FREE


Greener Gardens Tour & DIY Expo — Saturday, May 14, 2016

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Greener Gardens Tour
Integrating water conservation into your home does not have to impact style, beauty, comfort or lifestyle! Tour these All-Star, River-friendly gardens, featuring participants in Roseville’s Cash for Grass Rebate Program and gardens that highlight a variety of water-wise and River-friendly criteria. Find out more.

9am - 3pm

$5 per family

DIY Expo
Learn to create, install, and care for your water-efficient, River-friendly garden from the experts -- University of California Master Gardeners, EcoLandscapers, industry professionals, and exhibitors of water-wise and eco-friendly products and services. Don’t miss demonstrations and workshops about how to use water efficiently in your garden, create healthy soil for healthy plants, change your unused lawn to a heavenly haven for you, your family, and friends. Tour the Greener Gardens Photo Gallery to view current and past All-Star gardens.

9am - 3pm

FREE