Big Trucks Summer              Kids making crafts

Join us for our next fun-filled and educational family event! 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. These events offer something for both children and adults, and there is a different theme at each event. No registration necessary. For more information, give us a call (916) 746-1550.   

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Big Trucks Summer

Wednesdays in July (July 10 - 31) • 9:30 - 11am • FREE 

Keep on truckin' with Big Trucks Summer! Your little driver has the green light to sit behind the wheel of our big utility trucks and imagine what it would be like to provide reliable utility services to the City of Roseville. Each Big Trucks Summer event will feature story time, truck demonstrations, games and activities for truck lovers of all ages. We will feature a different utility each week.

Please make note of the dates and locations for each utility!
9:30 a.m. - storytime, 10 - 11 a.m. - truck demonstrations and exploration

Maidu Regional Park - 1550 Maidu Dr.
Wednesday, July 10 - Vactor and Dump Trucks
Wednesday, July 17 - Garbage Trucks

Utility Exploration Center/Mahany Park - 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd.
Wednesday, July 24 - Pipescope and Vactor Trucks
Wednesday, July 31 - Electric Line Trucks

people with garbage truckboy playing outside








What will you see?

July 10 - Vactor and Dump Trucks - Maidu Regional Park - 1550 Maidu Dr.
Slurp, slurp, slurp goes the vactor truck as it sucks up the dirt to reach the water pipes. Our Water Utility team will unload a mountain of sand, slurp some up then leave some sand behind for you to hop on top and have some fun!

July 17 - Garbage Trucks  - Maidu Regional Park - 1550 Maidu Dr.
One, two, three, four....how many different kinds of garbage trucks are there? Seven! You’ll get to see them all as they razzle dazzle you with the dirty work they handle. They’ll be crushing furniture and crushing it good!

July 24 - Pipescope and Vactor Trucks - Utility Exploration Center/Mahany Park - 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd.
Blast that clog! How does our Wastewater crew keep our sewer pipes running smoothly? They use high tech equipment to monitor what’s going on under the ground and bring out the vactor truck when they need to clear a blockage. Can you hit the spinning target with their water gun?

July 31 - Electric Line Trucks - Utility Exploration Center/Mahany Park - 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd.
Hello up there! Watch our award-winning linemen climb up, up and up on that pole! How high will they go? Use their tools and equipment to see what it’s like to fix the line yourself. Experience what happens when a Mylar balloon gets tangled in the power lines. It’s a shocker!
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Curby's Waste-a-Palooza

kids crawling through tunnel     robot trash can with people







Saturday, August 24 • 10am - 2pm • FREE

Where can you talk trash with a recycling robot, slide into the sewer and play a game called FOG Buster Relay? You can do all that and more at Curby's Waste-a-Palooza! Join us for games, prizes, build-it activities and a quiz show as we tackle solid waste and wastewater messages in a fun, interactive way. And keep this between us, but there just might be a garbage truck outside too!

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