Day of the Child • Día Del Niño:
Locations and Activities

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 11am-3pm

Most activities FREE, parking or specific activity fees may apply. No reservations necessary.

Click the location names below to visit individual activity websites.


West County

Westside Water Education Center 9703 Wohler Road, Forestville
Open house &nature walks – hosted by Sonoma County Water Agency

Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve 17000 Armstrong Woods Road, Guerneville
Naturalist led and hands-on activities, Mobile Marine Van, horse & carriage rides, entertainment, & food for sale – hosted by Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods

Westminster Woods Camp and Conference Center 6510 Bohemian Highway, Occidental
Open exploration and scavenger hunt, creek explorations at noon and 2pm, ziplines, treehouse, & cargo net

Santa Rosa

Environmental Discovery Center Spring Lake Regional Park, 393 Violetti Road, Santa Rosa
Kids crafts, family hikes, bird walks, face painting, live reptiles, “story walk”, story time with author Matthew Gollub  – hosted by Sonoma County Regional Parks, Reptile Rescue, & SC Libraries/Bookmobile

Laguna Environmental Center 900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa
Pond explorations, bird watching, field sketching, weaving with plant fibers, nature games, & willow tree tunnel

Pepperwood Preserve 2130 Pepperwood Preserve Road, Santa Rosa (10am – 4pm)
Family nature walks, make a bird box, nature crafts, insect explorations, face painting, & El Coyote taco truck

Rancho Mark West 7125 St. Helena Road, Santa Rosa
Create a dream catcher, conifer cone bird feeder, seed bomb, and/or homemade walking stick, meet billy goats, garden scavenger hunts, “story walk” around the garden, & explorations from the creek to the Redwood grove – hosted by Landpaths

Children’s Museum of Sonoma County 1835 West Steele Lane, Santa Rosa
Explore bees, visit with Sonoma County Beekeepers, & launch seed balls with catapults you make

South County

Fairfield Osborn Preserve Sonoma State University, 6543 Lichaua Road, Penngrove
3 hour guided tours of the Preserve at noon & 2pm

Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue 403 Mecham Road, Petaluma
Visit the Predator Prevention Educational Barnyard, animal crafts, & tour the facility to see native wildlife

Sonoma Valley

Maxwell Farms Regional Park 100 Verano Avenue, Sonoma
Guided hikes along creek, watershed activities, indoor games, rock climbing wall, & food truck – hosted by Sonoma Ecology Center, Sonoma Land Trust, & La Luz

Sonoma Mission & Vallejo Home California State Parks, 114 East Spain Street & 3rd Street West, Sonoma
Activities include candle making, basket weaving, wool spinning, tortilla and butter making, & leather tooling; the Pomo Youth Dance Group kicks off the day at 11am at the Mission, hike at 11am leaving from the Vallejo Home


End the day with concert by Zun Zun from 4pm to 5:30pm at the Roseland Village Neighborhood Center, 665 Sebastopol Road, Santa Rosa


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