Category: Sierra Moms News

12th Annual Children’s Activity & Preschool Expo

We’re proud to present the Sierra Moms 12th Annual
Children’s Activity & Preschool Expo (CAPE) on_M7A6170 January 28, 2018 from 12 to 3 p.m at the Folsom Community Center.

The event will be jam-packed with reps from more than 60 preschools and children’s activity businesses (from Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Granite Bay and other local areas) ready to educate attendees about their programs. It’s a one-stop info-gathering for all your tot to big kid activity and educational needs!

Admission is FREE and the event is open to the public. Bring the whole family (and help spread the word to other families!). You’ll enjoy a wide range of hands-on activities, crafts and entertainment. The target age is 0 through 6 years of age, though many exhibitors will have activities suitable for older children too.


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As seen in the March Style Magazine!


Thank you to Style Magazine for the full page article about Sierra Moms! The generous coverage included descriptions of the fantastically fun seasonal parties, a photoshoot at a playgroup meet-up, and underscored Sierra Moms’ commitment to giving back to our community through philanthropic endeavors. We are grateful for the shout outs, as well as the adorable pictures of some of our members and their children.

Now is a great time to join Sierra Moms! Membership is just $45 per year, and includes access to all that Sierra Moms offers. There’s no better deal around for so many kid-friendly activities, as well as activities for moms such as book club, cooking club, mom’s night out, fitness events and monthly member socials. Sierra Moms is a member-led nonprofit organization...

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Back 2 School Backpack Drive

Thank you to everyone who donated backpacks, school supplies, and money for Twin Lakes Food Bank’s Back 2 School – Give a Kid a Backpack fundraiser at the Summer Splash party. We raised $150, collected 30 backpacks, 17 pencil cases, over 100 glue sticks, 46 packs of crayons, 18 pairs of scissors, and much more! The organizer of the backpack drive said this year was their highest demand so far for school supplies and the Sierra Moms donation really made a difference. 


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Summer Splash was a Blast!


Our Summer Splash party was last month and it was SO much fun! Sierra Moms families enjoyed a wonderful evening swim at the Folsom Aquatic Center. We noshed on delicious hot dogs from Doggiestyle Hot Dogs and yummy ice cream from the Pink Ice Cream Cart (keep both amazing vendors in mind for your next party!). Thank you to all who came out to play! A special thanks to our party planners, Melissa Ores and Chandra Kramer, and our volunteers who helped out at the event! 

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2016 Children’s Activity and Preschool Expo date announced!

psfaire2015The date is set and exhibitor registration is now open for the 10th annual Children’s Activity and Preschool Expo. It will be held Sunday, January 24, 2016. The Expo, which is free to attend and open to the public, is jam packed with representatives from local area (Folsom / El Dorado Hills and surrounding communities) preschools and businesses specializing in children’s activities who are ready to inform visitors about their programs. It’s one stop shopping for all your tot to big kid scholastic needs.

For more information about this event or to register your business as an exhibitor, visit here

Join our Facebook event to help spread the word about this fun event to your friends!


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The Crier October issue is here


The October issue of The Crier is now available. 

We are gearing up for participation in the annual Twin Lakes Food Bank Dinner and Auction, which will next be held on November 7, 2015. Each year Sierra Moms members provide volunteers for event registration and dessert service as well as donating all desserts for the 500 guests who attend this sell-out event each year. If you would like to help Sierra Moms support this critical fundraising event for our local food bank, you can sign up in Big Tent or send a message to info/at/ Also, TLFB would greatly appreciate donations of items that can be sold in the silent and/or live auctions. Contact Twin Lakes Food Bank directly if you can help with items for the auction portion of the event or to purchase tickets to attend the eve...

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July Crier

Happy July! The July Crier hit members’ email inboxes today. There’s lots of great info about the start of the new leadership term, camping with kids, summer safety and more.

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Spring Fling

Thank you to the Goddard School for hosting the annual Sierra Moms Spring Fling event. Members and families enjoyed playtime, breakfast, bubbles and games, coloring and stickers, and a colorful and delightful egg hunt. Thank you to organizers Sarah Ford and Stacie Banks, and to all the volunteers who pitched in at the event. View our gallery of photos on the Sierra Moms private Facebook group. It was a gorgeous day, and a delight to spend it with our wonderful member families!

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7811e2e8-736d-4e7d-a3b4-9e9168c5459cThis year we collected donations for local non-profit, Hands 4 Hope Youth. Hands 4 Hope aims to empower youth to make a positive difference in the world around them...

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Spring Fling Donations to Chicks in Crisis

Thank you to everyone who brought donations to the Spring Fling. Thanks to your generosity, we collected $25 in cash, 1 baby carrier, 12 containers of formula, 280 diapers, 7 packages of wipes, a crib sheet, 2 infant toys, 19 pieces of children’s clothing, 1 pair of shoes and a bag filled with samples of baby lotion.

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All Member Social

Thank you to Ken and Joan Masegian from We Olive for hosting our February All-Member Social. On February 23rd our members experienced a private tasting event at We Olive’s new Folsom location and sampled a variety of California extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars. Ken and Joan shared how extra virgin olive oils are produced and certified as well as the health benefits associated with using them. This event was both informative and fun as We Olive provided a lot of useful information, delicious appetizers and samples, and a great social setting for members to enjoy. Thank you We Olive for a great event!

Stay tuned for upcoming All-Member Socials: -BusyKidz playdate social- Tuesday, May 6th

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