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21st Multicultural Ed Conference is April 25

21st Multicultural Ed Conference is April 25

Sacramento State’s College of Education will host its 21st annual Multicultural Education Conference from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25, in the University Union under the theme “Identity and Experience: Intersections in Multicultural Education.”... Read More

State Indian Museum Presents “Just for Kids” Native American Book Sale – 4/21-25

State Indian Museum Presents “Just for Kids” Native American Book Sale – 4/21-25

In celebration of the Museum’s 75th anniversary happening this year, the State Indian Museum and California State Parks are proud to present a “Just for Kids” Native American Book Sale on Tuesday, April 21 through Saturday, April 25, 2015.

Given the important role books and reading play in shaping the lives of youngsters, this is an important opportunity to provide education about Native American culture -- for now and for the future.  These books help youngsters learn Native stories and legends, and are suitable for storytelling both at home and in the classroom.  With special discounts offered only during the sale, this is a great opportunity for teachers and parents to stock up and save.

Tower Records Project to Present Sacramento Premiere Party for Documentary Film - 4/25!

Tower Records Project to Present Sacramento Premiere Party for Documentary Film - 4/25!

 

The Tower Records Project, an effort by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH), will present a hometown party following the premiere of the documentary film All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records on Saturday evening, April 25, 2015, at 9 p.m.   The event will take place at Verge Center for the Arts located at 625 S Street.  Sacramento natives, film director Colin Hanks and producer Sean Stuart, along with Tower founder Russ Solomon will be in attendance. Advance tickets for the fundraiser are $30 each and only available online at www.centerforsacramentohistory.org.  With limited capacity, tickets are expected to sell out quickly; 21 and over only please.

Indian Museum “Native Education for All” Event Explores Use of Unrealistic Native American Images

Indian Museum “Native Education for All” Event Explores Use of Unrealistic Native American Images

In recognition of the Museum’s 75th anniversary this year, the State Indian Museum and California State Parks will present a thought-provoking Native Education for All Series lecture: The Cultural Sabotage of Native American Iconography on Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

As a special guest, Dr. Brian Baker, Professor of Native American Studies at California State University, Sacramento, will explore and explain why fictionalized, commercial representations (i.e. Indian princess or maidens, Redskins, warriors) of Native Americans are offensive and damaging to Native Americans and their culture.

Sutter’s Fort Sets Up Shop and Recreates California’s First Mall During Traders’ Faire - April 17-19

Sutter’s Fort Sets Up Shop and Recreates California’s First Mall During Traders’ Faire - April 17-19

California State Parks and Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) are proud to present a vibrant, educational and fun three day event -- “Traders’ Faire - California’s First Mall” -- on Friday, April 17 through Sunday, April 19, 2015.  Offered just once a year, this lively and highly anticipated interpretive event takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day and offers unique insights into the early days of the Fort when it served as a central and critically important trading post.
   

Sacramento Museums & Destinations Offer Summer Camps for Kids!

Sacramento Museums & Destinations Offer Summer Camps for Kids!

From learning more about art to archery or creepy crawlers to deep space, a dozen Sacramento area museums and destinations are offering special summer classes, camps and activities for kids.  

Below is a listing of activities available this summer at various Sacramento area museums in 2015 but space is limited and camps are filling up fast.  Parents are encouraged to connect with the individual museum(s) of interest to explore availability.

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Aerospace Museum of California
916-564-3437
www.aerospaceca.org


Four-Day Aviation Camp
June 15-18; July 6-9; July 20-23
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$225
Students ages 13-17

Summer campers will visit the United States Coast Guard Station at McClellan Field. Museum staff will also arrange for each student to take a free flight with a registered pilot.

Flight and Space Camp
June 22-25
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Vertical dancers, street faire top Festival of Arts

Vertical dancers, street faire top Festival of Arts

The most ambitious Festival of the Arts yet bursts onto – and even off – the Sacramento State campus this spring with dancers performing on the sides of buildings, a new arts street faire in downtown Sacramento, plus the traditional Family Sunday Funday, and all the attractions that make up the University’s Arts Experience... Read More