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Light Up the Night at the Governor’s Mansion

Light Up the Night at the Governor’s Mansion

By Rachel Smith

‘Tis the season to give thanks for hanging out with the Governor in his childhood home!

Last month, GOTG had the incredible honor of attending the Governor’s “Light Up the Night” event  at the 16 and H Street Mansion (Facebook).

California State Parks and the California State Historic Governor’s Mansion Foundation held a special unveiling of the completion of the third floor restoration project, the installation of a state-of-the-art outdoor lighting system and a new environmentally-friendly irrigation system for the Mansion gardens. Guests dined on yummy snacks and libations provided by a few neighborhood restaurants including Coyote Tap House, Melting Pot, Lucca and Frank Fat’s... Read More

East Sacramento Volunteer Opportunity—Calling All Pruners

East Sacramento Volunteer Opportunity—Calling All Pruners

Fill out this form to volunteer for Friends of East Sacramento’s Next Volunteer Day. Details follow.

 

Dear McKinley Park Volunteers:

Thanks so much to all of you for your volunteer help in keeping McKinley Park clean and beautiful.

We wanted to let you know that our next volunteer day will be Saturday, January 4, from 10 am to 1 pm in the McKinley Rose Garden. (At H and 33rd Streets) 

We will be joining with the Sacramento Rose Society volunteers for the garden’s annual prune-a-thon.  No experience is required as expert rosarians will be there to teach volunteers how to prune. Help will also be needed in removing the rose bush trimmings, raking where needed in the garden, and pruning the bushes around the garden... Read More

Community Radio Studio Remodeled, Hope for New FM Station Soon

Community Radio Studio Remodeled, Hope for New FM Station Soon

While “The Voice” radio producers eagerly await word on Access Sacramento’s application with the FCC for approval to launch a new Low-Power FM radio station in midtown, their anticipation for even quicker improvements has already come true.

Radio Coordinator Shane Carpenter has completed ordering equipment for a full-remodel of Studio Two, with additional enhancements to upgrade elements of Studio One as well.

Calistoga Invites You to Celebrate the Jubilee of the Holiday Season

Calistoga Invites You to Celebrate the Jubilee of the Holiday Season

Spread some cheer and celebrate the spirit of the season at Calistoga Holiday Village to welcome the extraordinary jubilee of Christmas. From Dec. 6-8, Calistoga is transformed into a winter wonderland filled with fun activities for the whole family.

The entire community is invited to delight in this holiday extravaganza.  Visitors will be greeting by the winter bliss of Christmas, holiday refreshments, and the heart-warming song of Christmas carolers. The weekend will feature a variety of activities for the entire family including gingerbread and ornament decorating, a one-of-a-kind bazaar filled with local arts, crafts, holiday candies and gift items, a pancake breakfast with Santa Claus, and the Lighted Tractor Parade.

Christmas Tree Lighting Kicks Off "Theatre of Lights" on Wednesday Evening!

Christmas Tree Lighting Kicks Off "Theatre of Lights" on Wednesday Evening!

Known as a magical, electrifying and family-friendly holiday tradition in Old Sacramento, the ever-popular and FREE Theatre of Lights performances return on Wednesday evening, November 27, following an official tree lighting ceremony that begins at 6 p.m. and is open to the public.

Help Elder Neighbors Connect to the Community

Caring Neighborhoods Program Encourages Participation of Neighborhood-Based Groups to Help Elder Neighbors

City of Sacramento’s Older Adult Services Program aims to improve the quality of life of Sacramento elders by involving neighborhood residents

The City of Sacramento’s Caring Neighborhoods program is reaching out to Sacramento neighborhood groups and associations to encourage participation of residents in a collaborative effort to promote independence, reduce isolation, and ensure the safety and well-being of elderly neighbors... Read More