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Sacramento libraries celebrate Black History Month

SACRAMENTO - February is Black History Month and libraries around Sacramento are hosting a variety of events to celebrate.  

Following are a list of events and the libraries at which they will be held throughout the remainder of February: 

Ashanti Printed Cloth with ArtWorks (for teens)
The Ashanti people of Ghana paint and stamp patterns on fabric used for garments. Create a cloth wall handing using fabrics, spools, bottle caps, cookie cutters and vegetable stamps.
Thursday, February 14, at 4 p.m.: Arcade Library, 2443 Marconi Avenue, Sacramento

Arden Hills to Host Bridal Open House this Sunday!

Arden Hills to Host Bridal Open House this Sunday!

If wedding bells are in your future, be sure to attend a complimentary “Bridal Open House” happening this Sunday, 2/17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Arden Hills! 

Newly engaged couples and event planners are invited to the breathtaking Resort where they will enjoy tasty appetizers and refreshments while touring the gorgeous site with three elegant ballrooms, two lush wedding courtyards, the luxurious overnight Villas and award-winning spa and salon.  Known as the area’s premiere wedding destination, Arden Hills is well suited for creating events to remember. 

For more, call 916-482-6111 or visit www.ardenhills.net

Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Accomplishments

Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Accomplishments

Celebrate historic women of yesteryear on a tour of the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery on Saturday, March 2 at 10:00 AM.  From homemakers to politicians to teachers, this tour highlights the extraordinary accomplishments of some of Sacramento’s notable women. Hear their stories and learn about the background of these local residents.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance. Tours are free; however, donations are appreciated and benefit cemetery preservation.

For more information, call 916-448-0811.

California State Capitol Museum Showcases “Contemporary Native American Art” Exhibit

California State Capitol Museum Showcases “Contemporary Native American Art” Exhibit

Visitors to the California State Capitol Museum now have the opportunity to experience a vibrant new exhibit titled “Contemporary Native American Art” that showcases baskets, jewelry, sculptures and paintings created by various tribal artists that embrace the Native culture and heritage.  In addition to intricate art pieces and hand-crafted artifacts, this special exhibit includes contemporary paintings created by Native artists that serve to tell a story and honor Native tradition.  The “Contemporary Native American Art” exhibit showcases approximately 20 pieces of Native California art and is the result of a collaborative effort by the California State Capitol Museum, California State Parks, the State Indian Museum, the California Indian Heritage Center, the City of Roseville, and the Maidu Museum & Historic Site.

The exhibit elements are on loan from the Maidu Museum & Historic Site in Roseville that is committed to protecting, preserving and accurately i

Sutter's Fort "Hands on History" Event this Saturday!

Sutter's Fort "Hands on History" Event this Saturday!

Continuing a popular series of interactive and fun “Hands on History” activities, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park will present a special “Hands on History: By Land and By Sea” event on Saturday, February 16, from 10 a.m.

Valentine's Tennis Social at Arden Hills!

Valentine's Tennis Social at Arden Hills!

It’s time to get your game on at Arden Hills!

Perfect for couples or individuals looking to meet new people on the court, sign up for the Valentine’s Tennis Social on Thursday evening, 2/14, at Arden Hills.  Led by Head Tennis Pro Kati Kocsis and Tennis Coach Martin Kosan, this is a wonderful opportunity to spend  an evening playing tennis on the spectacular outdoor courts, meet new people and also enjoy a wonderful meal in The Lounge provided by the culinary team at Arden Hills.   Cost for the Valentine's Tennis Social is $25 and includes dinner. 

For more, call 916-482-6111 or visit www.ardenhills.net.