KidsView – 20 Things to do with Kids

20 Things to Do with Kids.
There are so many things to do this spring now that it has sprung. We have so much variety of places to go and things to do. Most of these are free and the rest are really affordable. Please share your other things to do with kids at<> so we can spread the word.

1. Tour downtown with a camera/phone and film a scavenger hunt of subjects.
2. The Great Valley Museum at MJC West
3. Create pottery art at the Chartreuse Muse.
4. Take a picture under the Modesto Arch.
5. Observe the stars at the MJC Observatory.
6. Attend a city council meeting and watch government in action.
7. Play at Graceada Park.
8. Spend a day browsing books at the one of the Stanislaus County Libraries.
9. See a matinee at the Brenden Theatre.
10. Check out the statues in Downtown. Paper Boy, Chief Estanislao, Lucas Plaza
11. Do a rubbing on historic headstones at the Cemetery
12. Take a tour of the tree varieties in Graceada Park
13. Ride bikes on the Mensinger Trail on Dry Creek
14. Go visit Sciabica Olive Oil facility and do some tastings.
15. Take a ride to Knights Ferry and walk on the covered bridge
16. Pick a project at Love Modesto on April 13.
17. Order a Root Beer and Coney Dog at A & W on Friday night with Elvis (summer)
18. Enjoy Earth Day at Graceada Park on April 20
19. Visit the McHenry Museum
20. Walk the Modesto Historic Cruise Route tour.

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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.