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Neighbors Build Community With Earth Day Musical Event

Neighbors Build Community With Earth Day Musical Event

In true grassroots style neighbor Josh Hoover is opening up his home as a “musical salon.” This event celebrates music and community. All are welcome.

Celebrate Earth Day with a

House Concert!

Classical & Folk Music

Guitar & Violin “Solos & Duets”

Saturday April 18 at  7:00 pm

$10 suggested donation to musicians

601 San Antonio Way

For more information contact

Josh Hoover at 731-5012... Read More

Excitement builds for Elk Grove running event all to benefit youth sports scholarships

Excitement builds for Elk Grove running event all to benefit youth sports scholarships

As a mom of two boys, Tamra Rickman felt she needed to do more than just remind her sons to do their chores and finish their homework. She wanted something for them to do as family. She encouraged her sons to take up sports and thought there would be plenty of benefits to them being on a team.

“It gave them a sense of responsibility. It gave us something to talk about. Sports also teach time management, teamwork and being prepared,” said Rickman, whose sons have played soccer and baseball.

The challenge was figuring out how to pay for all the expenses associated with playing a team sport. From the registration fees, to the uniforms and gear, and in some cases, the cost of travelling to games and events, the price to play can be in the hundreds or thousands of dollars.

But that’s where the Elk Grove Youth Sports Foundation(EGYSF) comes in.

All Aboard…Steam Train Rides Return to the Sacramento Southern Railroad on 4/11!

All Aboard…Steam Train Rides Return to the  Sacramento Southern Railroad on 4/11!

Soon after the opening weekend of the 32nd consecutive season of excursion train rides on the Sacramento Southern Railroad on Easter weekend (April 4 & 5, 2015), California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are pleased to announce vintage steam locomotive Granite Rock No. 10 will return to service on April 11, 2015.  First introduced in May 1997 by the California State Railroad Museum, Granite Rock No. 10 was taken out of service in 2011 for extensive boiler repairs during which time diesel locomotives pulled the excursion trains. Granite Rock No. 10 is an oil-fired steam engine built by the H.K. Porter Co. for the U.S. Army in 1942.

Arden Hills Presents "Live With the Chef" Cooking Class on 3/25!

Arden Hills Presents "Live With the Chef" Cooking Class on 3/25!

Ahhh...asparagus! 

This wonderful ancient vegetable from the lily family is a great source of essential nutrients and very easy to prepare. Some say that in perfect conditions, the asparagus stalks can grow 12" in a single day and you can actually see them grow!

Come to learn, watch and taste as Wellness Chef Lothar Wakefield takes this amazing early spring vegetable from harvest to table during the next “Live With the Chef” cooking class on Wednesday, March 25 at 6 p.m. at Arden Hills.  This special monthly cooking class is focused on incorporating fresh ingredients designed for a healthy and well balanced diet. You're invited to join this ongoing adult cooking series - couples are welcome, too! Due to the popularity of this class, space is limited and reservations are required.

New Season of Weekend Train Rides & Underground Tours in Old Sac Starts 4/4!

New Season of Weekend Train Rides & Underground Tours in Old Sac Starts 4/4!

Interested in riding the rails along the picturesque Sacramento River?  Or maybe exploring the alluring underground is more your style.  Either way, Old Sacramento State Historic Park has just the ticket with history-rich weekend excursion train rides and crowd-favorite Old Sacramento Underground Tours resuming on April 4 & 5, 2015, with each program offering fun new twists to experience this season.    

Weekend Excursion Train Rides

Free Speaker Series Presents Historian Bill Burg—East Sac History/Our Trolley Car System

Free Speaker Series Presents Historian Bill Burg—East Sac History/Our Trolley Car System

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the East Sacramento Preservation Speaker Series. This month, the fantastic William Burg!! Come on Tuesday, Mar 31, 6:00 PM Clunie Club House 601 Alhambra Blvd. Bill will discuss our local history, and focus on the trolley car system that ran through East Sac. Should we get it back???
Guaranteed raffle winners, including three copies of Bill’s Sacramento history books.
Snacks
Fun
FREE!!!!!!!!!... Read More

Corpse flower to bloom in Sequoia Hall

Corpse flower to bloom in Sequoia Hall

Members of Sac State’s Biology Department are anxiously keeping an eye on the 4-foot-tall corpse flower on display in the lobby of Sequoia Hall... Read More