Looking for family-friendly events to keep the kids busy this week?

From ice skating downtown to a California-inspired children’s festival to an adventurous scavenger hunt, there’s plenty to do when it comes to opportunities for learning and fun. Read on for a rundown of what to do this week.

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Celebrate California with the kids

On Sunday, join Governor-Elect Gavin Newsom for a family-friendly event celebrating all things California. A beach-themed dance party is on deck, along with kid DJs, workshops, desserts and more.

When: Sunday, Jan. 6, 12-3 p.m.
Where: California State Railroad Museum, 125 I St.
Price: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

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Enjoy winter ice skating downtown

This weekend, head over to downtown Sacramento for some ice skating fun with the whole family. Skates are provided with ticket purchase and add-ons such as socks and gloves are available at an additional cost.

When: Friday, Jan. 4 and Saturday, Jan. 5, 10 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 701 K St., Sacramento, CA 95814
Price: $13 (Regular Skate)
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Scavenger hunt through the city

Last but not least, embark on a self-guided scavenger hunt around town, solving riddles and challenges along the way. Discover hidden gems as a family, while gaining insights and learning stories at many Sacramento historical sites.

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Where: 980 Ninth St., Downtown Sacramento
Price: $24 (40 percent discount off regular price)
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