Sacramento Play Summit

Things to do Tsakopoulos Library Galleria , Alkali Flats Saturday September 9 2017
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Fairytale Town says
Play is the most important work of childhood, setting the foundation for a child’s physical, emotional and cognitive well-being. Yet there are growing threats and limitations placed on the time, resources and spaces devoted to play.

The 5th annual Sacramento Play Summit, presented by Fairytale Town and the Sacramento Public Library, aims to highlight the importance of play, the many types of play, ways to incorporate play into daily and school life, and more.

This conference is ideal for adults who work with children: preschool and elementary educators, early childhood education specialists, childcare providers, after-school program administrators and practitioners, parks and recreation professionals, physical education professionals, parents and grandparents.


Early Bird Registration: May 15 – August 14, 2017
$50 per person
$40 per person for students, seniors (65+), members of Fairytale Town or Friends of the Sacramento Library.

General Registration: August 15 – September 5, 2017
$60 per person
$50 per person for students, seniors (65+), members of Fairytale Town or Friends of the Sacramento Library.

Morning coffee service, lunch & afternoon snacks included
Please notify us of any dietary restrictions for lunch at time of registration


Cathy Salit: Playing and Performing Your Way to Growth
CEO of Performance of a Lifetime and author of Performance Breakthrough: A Radical Approach to Success at Work

Jim Gill: A Joyous Way to Learn: Music Play to Promote Readiness, Literacy, and Inclusion
Award-winning children’s musician and author

Helen Hadani, Ph.D.: Reimagining School Readiness: Early Learning in the 21st Century
Head of Research for the Center for Childhood Creativity

Coming soon

A $7 flat rate for parking is available at the Park Tower Garage, located at 8th and J Streets (entrance in Library Alley off J Street). Parking fees are collected upon exit from the lot. Download a map with driving directions and parking information.

Conference may qualify for professional growth credit (7 hours). Certificates of completion will be distributed after the conference ends at 4 PM.

Fairytale Town
Sacramento Public Library
California State Library

Sutter Health
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By: Fairytale Town

Venue name: Tsakopoulos Library Galleria
Address: 828 I St
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