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Sutter’s Fort to Present “Hands on History: A Community of Many Faces” on 5/16!

Sutter’s Fort to Present “Hands on History:  A Community of Many Faces” on 5/16!

Continuing a popular series of interactive and fun “Hands on History” activities each month,  Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) will present a special “Hands on History: A Community of Many Faces” event on Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The special “Hands on History: A Community of Many Faces” event will celebrate and honor the richly diverse cultures represented at the Fort.  In fact, the Gold Rush of 1849 brought tens of thousands of people to California from all over the world.  But even before the first gold seekers arrived, Sutter’s Fort was already a melting pot of ethnic, social and cultural diversity.  In the New Helvetia Diary (the daily log book of Sutter’s Fort), there are at least 30 different groups of Native people mentioned as having visited the Fort and/or provided labor for John Sutter.  

Arden Hills Presents Wellness Seminar about Managing Stress

Arden Hills Presents Wellness Seminar about Managing Stress

Stress is a fact of life for many in today’s fast paced world. 

But keep in mind, stress isn’t always a bad thing and in small doses can even help us perform better under pressure if we know how to use it to our advantage. Of course, constant or elevated stress can cause all sorts of health and wellness problems.  Don’t miss the next complimentary Wellness Education Seminar on Wednesday evening, May 13, at Arden Hills to learn how to identify causes of needless stress plus learn strategies, tips and techniques to convert stress into positive energy.

For more information about this helpful Wellness Education Seminar at Arden Hills, please call 916-482-6111 or visit http://ardenhills.me/calendar.php?display=FullCalendar&id=1424976965

 

BIG Day of Giving May 5th - Won't you please help us save lives!

BIG Day of Giving ~ May 5

Will you partner with us on May 5 for the BIG Day of Giving online challenge?  We are hoping to raise funds and awareness for Sierra Pacific Great Pyrenees Rescue and other local nonprofits.

Support Sacramento Area Museums During the BIG Day of Giving on May 5!

Support Sacramento Area Museums During the BIG Day of Giving on May 5!

Interested and involved community members are encouraged to support their favorite Sacramento area museums and/or popular destinations during the BIG Day of Giving on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.  Presented by GiveLocalNow, Sacramento Region Community Foundation, Placer Community Foundation and Yolo Community Foundation, the BIG Day of Giving is a local initiative designed to increase philanthropy in the Greater Sacramento region.  The fundraising effort will take place from midnight to midnight on that one special day. For those 24 hours, online donations will be accepted through www.bigdayofgiving.org with a goal to inspire and unite our community in supporting hundreds of local nonprofits.

News10 hosts 'Breakfast on the Job' at UC Davis Children's Hospital next Friday!

News10 hosts 'Breakfast on the Job' at UC Davis Children's Hospital next Friday!

News10's popular morning segment 'Breakfast in My Neighborhood' is morphing into 'Breakfast on the Job' during the next few weeks, when we'll be bringing breakfast to you on the job.

It's our way of honoring those that serve our community, while letting our viewers learn about potential job opportunities.

Indian Museum Presents Special Native American Basketweaving Demonstration on May 2

Indian Museum Presents Special Native American Basketweaving Demonstration on May 2

California State Parks and the State Indian Museum are pleased to present a special Native American Basketweaving Demonstration with Dixie Rogers, Karuk, on Saturday, May 2, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Museum guests will be mesmerized by watching Dixie as she skillfully demonstrates how to use a variety of materials and techniques while sharing Native stories and showing basket artistry.  

Dixie is a talented and respected basketweaver who served on the California Indian Basketweavers Association Board of Directors and is the great-niece of renowned weaver Florence Harrie who demonstrated her skills at the California State Fair for many years.