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7th annual Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services turkey drive

7th annual Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services turkey drive

Help feed thousands of families this Thanksgiving in your area Drive by and drop off a turkey at Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services' Oak Park location and kick off the holidays helping your community!... Read More

State Indian Museum Celebrates Native American Heritage Month with Series of Special Events!

State Indian Museum Celebrates Native American Heritage Month with Series of Special Events!

In honor of national Native American Heritage Month, the State Indian Museum is offering a series of special events and activities each weekend that celebrate and share the lasting heritage, traditions and contributions of Native Americans.  In fact, the State Indian Museum will offer notable Basket Weaving Demonstrations, a compelling Native Literature Showcase, hands-on “Continuing Culture” Skills Workshops, a Native Film Festival and an always-popular Indian Arts & Crafts Holiday Fair.  All Native American Heritage Month activities happening in November at the State Indian Museum are provided free with regular Museum admission.
 
California Indian Basket Weaving Demonstrations -- Saturday, November 1, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

PetSmart CEO, Mayor Johnson & Front Street Shelter Celebrate Opening of Pop-Up Park in Sacramento

PetSmart CEO, Mayor Johnson & Front Street Shelter Celebrate Opening of Pop-Up Park in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO – PetSmart, Inc. has partnered with the City of Sacramento to bring a portable, pop-up park to Sacramento. This portable dog park provides more than 9,000 square feet of space for pet parents to bring their dogs to play. PetSmart’s P.U.P. is a shipping container that contains everything that can be deployed to create an interim dog park, including 340 feet of fencing, three waste clean-up stations, three moveable benches, lighting on and inside the container.

 

While the park has been open to the community since August, a community celebration and official ribbon cutting will take place on Saturday, September 27. Speakers will include Kevin Johnson, Mayor of Sacramento and David Lenhardt, President and CEO of PetSmart.

WHAT: Community celebration and ribbon cutting at Sacramento’s first portable, pop-up dog park

Food Literacy Fair is Sunday

Food Literacy Fair is Sunday

There are a lot of Farm-to-Fork events about to start this weekend. One I will promote is a free event - the Food Literacy Fair happening on Sunday at 9 a.m. at Southside Park.

What's nice is that it is happening at the same time as the farmers market under the freeway. You can get some education on produce and then go buy it across the street! 

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Downtown Plaza Demolition

Downtown Plaza Demolition

 They are wasting no time tearing through walls of Downtown Plaza. Please click on panoramic photos to enlarge. Downtown Plaza Demolition panoramic photo 8-29-2014 Downtown Plaza Demolition 8-29-2014 Downtown Plaza Demolition 8-29-2014 Downtown Plaza Demolition 8-29-2014 Downtown Plaza Demolition 8-29-2014 Downtown Plaza Demolition 8-29-2014 Downtown Plaza Demolition... Read More

Discover Our Diversity This Labor Day Weekend

Discover Our Diversity This Labor Day Weekend

It’s no secret we live in one of the most culturally diverse cities in America, and this Labor Day weekend features many events celebrating our colorful Sacramento community! Below are a few noteworthy happenings that you should check out during your extra long weekend.


Time Travel this Weekend:
Americana in Old Sacramento

Old Sacramento; Thurs-Sun Various Times
In lieu of the annual Gold Rush Days (due to drought concerns), this festival celebrates American history with live music, vintage vehicles, museum fun, and so much more. Plus, there’s a beer garden, so how are you going to say no to that?

Mexican-American Music and Fun: