The upcoming holiday season can be a time of waste, but it doesn’t need to be. Visit the Utility Exploration Center now through December 24 to see our Greening Your Holidays temporary exhibit. Learn how to reduce waste when giving gifts, decorating and entertaining.
Do the holidays leave you with unwanted electronics? Bring your electronic waste to the Utility Exploration Center Saturday, January 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to have it recycled for free. Representatives from Sims Recycling Solutions will be on-hand to help, so simply drive up and let us do the rest!
Have you been stuck indoors all winter? Blast away those winter blues at the free Winter Blues Bash Saturday, January 17 from 10am to 2pm. Learn about bluebirds, bugs and all the other things that help make the winter a little brighter.
Join us one Thursday night a week for 10 weeks starting January 15 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Gain a wealth of information through presentations by Master Gardeners, landscape professionals and other experts who can help you learn how to save money, be water efficient and sustain a healthy and beautiful landscape.
Style readers voted, and the results are in! The Roseville Utility Exploration Center has been voted the Favorite Museum of 2014 by readers of the Roseville-Granite Bay-Rocklin edition of Style Magazine. The annual Readers’ Choice Awards highlight the favorite restaurants, professional services, shopping and more that our region has to offer. Find out more.
The Fall 2014 through Spring 2015 Green Living Guide is available to pick up at the Utility Exploration Center starting in September! Read about our gardening workshops taught by Master Gardeners and other experts. See our schedule of Exploration Events, special events and other exciting activities for the whole family.
Looking for an easy way to take care of a few of the requirements for your girl scouts Journeys? Register for a girl scout program through the Utility Exploration Center and have our trained educators do the work for you!
Ever wondered how much energy that old freezer in the garage uses? Want to know the wattage coming from your entertainment system when it’s in standby mode? Stop by your local Roseville Public Library and check out our new Watts Your Energy Usage meter loan kit. Inside, you’ll find everything you need to measure the energy your appliances use.
2014-15 COMING SOON! The Green Living Guide is available to pick up at the Utility Exploration Center! Read about our gardening workshops taught by Master Gardeners and other experts. See our full schedule of recycled craft workshops for adults and children. Find out more about special events and temporary exhibits coming to the Center this year. Download a copy or stop by the Center to grab your Guide today!
Be sure to pick up a FREE copy of our limited edition Planet Protector's comic book the next time you visit the Utility Exploration Center. Illustrated by DC and Marvel Comics artist Bernard Chang, and sponsored by our utility partners Rosevlle Electric and Environmental Utilities, this comic book serves as our visitors guide - helping guests navigate the unique exhibit hall experience.
At “Disassemble It! Explore It! Rebuild It!” summer camp, the Roseville Utility Exploration Center will enable 12-17 year old makers to repurpose electronics, learn to solder circuit boards, assemble speakers and visit Sims Recycling Solutions to introduce advanced manufacturing careers with support from the Sierra College STEM Collaborative.
It is with a tremendous sense of loss that we share the sad news that Bob Garrison, supervisor of the Utility Exploration Center since it opened in 2007, was killed in a car crash on July 21. (See obituary here.) Bob has been an incredible leader of this center and effective environmental advocate in the community, raising awareness of the Utility Exploration Center to a statewide level. His legacy lives on in the work of the Center and his friendship will always remain in our hearts. We wanted to share with you the impact that Bob had in his work at the Center.