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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.

East Sacramento News and East Sac Give Back Host Candidate Debate

East Sacramento News and East Sac Give Back Host Candidate Debate

East Sacramento News and East Sac Give Back will hold a debate tonight at Theodore Judah School, auditorium. The debate will start at 6:00. First up, School Board Area 2 candidates Ellen Cochrane and Jeff Cuneo and then City Council candidates Jeff Harris and Cyril Shah. This will be a traditional debate, moderated by a speech professor from Sac State... Read More

Theodore Judah is Popping

Theodore Judah is Popping

Calling all you fall partiers. TJ is bursting with events. All proceeds to go to the students!

Taste & Toast Block Party at Compton’s Market!-Oct 4th, 12:00-4:00 Purchase tickets online!... Read More

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

Neighbor Steps Up to Fund Judah Landscaping

Neighbor Steps Up to Fund Judah Landscaping

Paige Dunsmore, a 19-year resident of McKinley Park and children’s book author, frequently walks her dogs past Theodore Judah Elementary.

It was on one of these summer strolls that she realized she could have an impact on her neighborhood.

“The front of the school obviously needed help,” said Dunsmore. “Although I don’t have kids, I have a vested interest in Theodore Judah. This is my community. I wanted the children attending to feel proud of where they went to school.”... Read More

Sutter's Fort Presents "Hands on History" Event This Saturday!

Sutter's Fort Presents "Hands on History" Event This Saturday!

As part of an ongoing focus to provide high-energy, interactive and educational activities, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) is proud to present a special “Hands on History: Harvest – the Real Gold in California” event on Saturday, September 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. scheduled to coincide with the culinary-focused “Feast at the Fort” fundraising event happening that same evening (ticketed separately).