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Roseville, CA- Having a great time can get expensive. It doesn't always have to be. If you're looking to cut back or have a growing family, it's time to get a little creative when planning your fun.  We've prepared our list of Top 10 Free Things To Do (or almost free!) in Roseville and Rocklin.

Top 10 Free Things To Do

1: Explore the Trails
Roseville and Rocklin maintain a growing network of paved and unpaved trails. As suburban sprawl expands so does this fun maze of trails that help keep neighborhoods and parks connected. Explore on bike or by foot during Spring for beautiful displays of wildflowers, vernal ponds and roaring creeks. Popular home for turkeys, owls, rabbits, squirrels, deer and snakes.

2. Music
Sometimes you just want to listen to some music and chill out without your wallet taking a beating. Toss a couple water bottles and snacks into your pack and check out the plethora a free music opportunities around town. Free music happens regularly during the warmer months in dowtown, local parks and shopping plazas. Fun, inexpensive and nearby!

3.Movies
Grab the young ones for free movies at local parks. Mingle with neighbors, invite friends and let the kids have a ball. Bring a blanket and popcorn.

4. Library
It's 2016 and libraries are cooler than ever! It's still fun to explore aisle after aisle of books in a quiet and relaxed setting. Now with a wealth of entertainment videos and music to check out, there's something for everyone. Look into free programs for the little ones.

5. Model Home Tours
You may not be looking to move, but model home tours can be a great idea starter for your next project. If you're planning a move in the future, touring new homes and neighborhoods just might help jumpstart the planning process. There are numerous new developments around town.

6. Take a History Tour
Gain a greater appreciation of your community by learning a little bit of history. Self guided tours in Rocklin & Roseville are a breeze. Contact the local Historical Society for details.

7. Go to the Park
Sure, it's the most obvious suggestion and perhaps one that is also most overlooked. There's something restorative about spending a few hours at a local park. Play, unwind, enjoy!

8. Catch a Sporting Event
From the competitive to the recreational, indoor to outdoor, South Placer sporting events are on the rise. Sit back and watch the competition heat up at local fields, high schools sports and aquatic centers as the next generation of superstars take the field.

9. Photography
You don't need to be Ansel Adams to capture life that surrounds you. Grab your camera or smartphone, try something different while having fun. Make memories and share the best moments on social media.

10. Plan a Meal Together
Try something completely new. Scour the Internet for a unique dish, head to the local farmers market or grocer and spend some time together preparing for mealtime. Throw on some tunes, open a bottle of... and enjoy!

BONUS

11. Have a Yard Sale
Stay home and compile all the stuff you no longer want or need and have a yard sale. Congratulations! You've just completed 11 Things To Do for Free.

Take some of that extra cash you just earned and spend it at one of the small, locally owned businesses in your neighborhood.

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