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Bank of America & Sacramento Covered Present the 17th Annual “Sacramento Museum Day” on 2/7!

Bank of America & Sacramento Covered Present the 17th Annual “Sacramento Museum Day” on 2/7!

With nearly 25 museums and local destinations participating, the 2015 Sacramento Museum Day is proudly presented by Bank of America and Sacramento Covered. To the delight of the greater Sacramento area community, the participating local museums will offer free or half-priced admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 7, 2015, during the 17th annual event.  Most of the nearly 25 museums will offer free admission whereas two destinations located in residential areas -- the Sacramento Zoo and Fairytale Town -- will offer half-priced admission to offset traffic control and security costs.  

Spotlight: Ricky Nelson's twin sons pay tribute to late father

Spotlight: Ricky Nelson's twin sons pay tribute to late father

During the 1950s, "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" not only established itself as one of the most popular TV shows on the air, it also established Ricky Nelson as a singer and as the first teen i... Read More

Railroad Museum Calls Out for Volunteers in 2015!

Railroad Museum Calls Out for Volunteers in 2015!

Fascinated by railroading history? Interested in working on a train? Enjoy working with visitors, children and school groups? California State Parks, the California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park (SHP) are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering to help communicate the West’s fascinating heritage of railroading and the California Gold Rush.  For those interested but want to find out more information, a special, drop-in Volunteer Open House is scheduled for Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Stanford Gallery located at 111 I Street in Old Sacramento State Historic Park.  Volunteer applications are being accepted now through January 30, 2015.  After an evaluation and interview process, volunteer training will begin on February 9, 2015.



Tell Your Story Through Videos Workshop

Tell Your Story Through Videos Workshop
Tell Your Story Through Videos Workshop
12-19-2014 - 12-19-2014
Nonprofit Resource Center
http://www.nprcenter.org/tellyourstory_afternoon-dec2014
Admission: General $25 Nonprofit Resource Center memebers Free
 
(916) 285-1840
info@nprcenter.org
https://www.z2systems.com/np/clients/nprc/eventRegistration.jsp?event=2093&
Start Time(s): Fri 1pm-3pm
You know what your organization’s inspiring stories are, but to be sustainable and successful the community needs to understand the impact of your services. Videos are one of the quickest and most effective ways to showcase your organization and its programs 
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Jingle Bell Bach!

Jingle Bell Bach!
Jingle Bell Bach!
12-16-2014 - 12-16-2014
Sacramento Valley Concert Choir (SVCC)
http://www.http://svcchoir.org/
Admission: Free
 
(916) 481-3828
 
Start Time(s): Tues 7pm-9pm  
Enjoy a rousing hour of Christmas music with the Sacramento Valley Concert Choir (SVCC)!  Program includes Bach's celebratory "Magnificat," "Carol of the Bells," and "Jingle Bells Rock," and reverent favorites such as "O Holy Night" Multi-harmony, ranging from high soprano to low bass 
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Railroad Museum to Debut Creative Exhibit Titled “Sculpture With a RE-Purpose” on December 19

Railroad Museum to Debut Creative Exhibit Titled “Sculpture With a RE-Purpose” on December 19

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are proud to debut a visually-exciting new exhibit titled “Sculpture With a RE-Purpose: The Found Art of Ray Carrington” on December 19, 2014.  This is a “part two” follow-up exhibit to one that was first introduced at the Railroad Museum in 2013, displaying other creative works by the talented Fairfield artist.  

Historic Old Sacramento Foundation is Now Hiring for Underground Tour Guides

Historic Old Sacramento Foundation is Now Hiring for Underground Tour Guides

Looking for an interactive, engaging and fun part-time job in 2015? The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation (HOSF) is currently accepting applications for paid tour guide positions for its popular Old Sacramento Underground tour program that will resume on April 4, 2015.    

HOSF is looking to fill a minimum of four paid tour guide positions to staff the coveted Old Sacramento Underground tour program, which will start its sixth consecutive season in 2015.  The underground tour program takes visitors into the city’s underground and hollow sidewalk areas created when the streets were raised in the 1860s and 1870s due to devastating floods.