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Sacramento Museums Extend into Evenings With Special Events & Activities in May!

Sacramento Museums Extend into Evenings With Special Events & Activities in May!

In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science, and wildlife treasures all year long.  In May, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) are celebrating the season and warmer weather by extending into evening activities, a sampling of which follows:

Adults Only Underground Tours – Every Thursday Evening Thru Summer
The Sacramento Historic Old Sacramento Foundation is proud to offer weekly “adults only” tours of the underground on Thursday evenings throughout the summer. Entertaining and knowledgeable guides lead tour guests on walking tours that explore some of the dark secrets and racy tales lurking in Old Sacramento’s underground history.

Lube up the chain, dust off the seat, 'Bike to Work Month' has arrived

Lube up the chain, dust off the seat, 'Bike to Work Month' has arrived

SACRAMENTO: May is officially "Bike Month" in the Sacramento region and several events are planned to help cyclists gear up.

On Tuesday, April 30th, cyclists can get free bike inspections and repairs courtesy of the Bike Doc at the Heron Elementary School Quad at 5151 Banfield in Natomas from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. .

There will also be other events including the following snack stations set up to fuel bikers throghout the month:

April 30th

  • A.M. hours at West Capitol Ave.
  • Afternoon hours in East Sacramento at 48th St. and M St.

Wednesday May 1:

  • Fremont Park from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Afternoon hours  I-80 Bike in South Natomas

Thursday May 2:

SAKrescue at Pet-A-Palooza, & Bake Sale at Incredible Pets in Carmichael!

SAKrescue at Pet-A-Palooza, & Bake Sale at Incredible Pets in Carmichael!

SAKrescue is going to be out at Pet-A-Palooza in Citrus Heights Saturday! We will be having adoptions at the annual pet day at the park, located at 7301 Antelope Rd, 10-4. Come on out and say hi, listen to the music, and get lots of goodies for your fur babies!

Also, we will be having a HUGE BOOK AND BAKE SALE at the Incredible Pets in Carmichael, 4005 Manzanita, from 9-4. We have everything under the sun, and then some! Lemon bars, brownies, cookies, cupcakes, and more! Hardbacks are $1 and paperbacks are $0.50 each or 3 for $1.

Arden Hills Hosts First-Ever Resort Open House this Wednesday!

Arden Hills Hosts First-Ever Resort Open House this Wednesday!

Setting the standard for wellness in the greater Sacramento region, Arden Hills is proud to host the first-ever complimentary Open House this Wednesday afternoon, April 24, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.  

Open to everyone, guests will have the opportunity to tour the gorgeous Resort, enjoy relaxing chair massages, watch cooking demonstrations, sample olive oils, meet special guest and author of The Passionate Olive Carol Firenze, watch thrilling youth tennis and swim workouts, meet the talented team of coaches and Resort staff and even enter to win great prizes valued up to $3,000.  The grand prize will be a one-year membership to the Resort (that does not include monthly dues) that will be drawn randomly at the conclusion of the Open House event.  

A complimentary “Live With the Chef” cooking class will follow the Open House beginning at 6 p.m.

SEA Spring Showcase

SEA Spring Showcase

WHO: Sacramento Entrepreneurship Academy

WHEN: Monday, April 22, 5PM-7PM

WHERE: California State University, Sacramento Alumni Center, 600 J St., 95819

The Sacramento Entrepreneurship Academy, a nonprofit, is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs replicate themselves. Local entrepreneurs and business leaders commit their time to train and mentor students. People of all ages and from all walks are welcome to apply for our program.

Keynote Speaker Michael Marks, a founding partner of Riverwood Capital, is an entrepreneur with a long track record of successful leadership. Prior to establishing Riverwood, a private equitey firm focused on technology companies, hew was a partner and senior advisor at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.

Ticket prices: Individual: $50. Alumni: $25.

Bicycles, Boxing and Baseball at the Cemetery

Bicycles, Boxing and Baseball at the Cemetery

Sacramentans have always worked hard—and played hard, too! Join us on Saturday, May 4 at 10:00 am, to learn about boxers and baseball players from the old days, and how bicyclists helped spur the development of our modern highway system. Bicycles and velocipedes encouraged.

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 or 916-264-7839.

 

Kiehl's Celebrates Grand Opening with Edible Sac High Benefit

Kiehl's Celebrates Grand Opening with Edible Sac High Benefit

Kiehl’s Since 1851, the venerable New York-based purveyor of fine quality skin and hair care preparations, will celebrate the grand opening of its modern apothecary retail store at Arden Fair, the first in the greater Sacramento area, with a special event featuring its local charity partner, “Edible Sac High”, coordinated by Greenwise Joint Venture, which is modeled after Alice Waters’ Edible Schoolyard.

It is the only program of its kind at a high school level in the U.S.