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ArtBeast: Decorate Your Own Tambourine

ArtBeast: Decorate Your Own Tambourine
ArtBeast: Decorate Your Own Tambourine
07-03-2015 - 07-03-2015
Sacramento Public Library
http://www.saclibrary.org/Home/Events/?eventId=133139
Admission: Free
 
(916) 264-2920
askus@saclibrary.org
 
Start Time(s): Fri 4pm-5pm
Assemble and decorate your own durable tambourine that is a real musical instrument Use paint and other decorative embellishments to make a beautiful, personalized tambourine that you can keep
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Sutter’s Fort Celebrates 4th of July Weekend With a Bang!

Sutter’s Fort Celebrates 4th of July Weekend With a Bang!

California State Parks and Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) are proud to present special celebratory activities sure to grab the attention of guests who visit the Fort over the 4th of July holiday weekend, July 4 & 5, 2015.   Black powder demonstrations of muskets, rifles and other historic fire arms will be offered periodically throughout the day on Saturday and the crowd-favorite firing of Sutter’s cannon is scheduled at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Sunday.

In addition to the weapon demonstrations and “big booms” happening both days of the holiday weekend, guests will be treated to readings of the US and Bear Flag Declarations of Independence plus docents in period attire will perform and help Fort visitors participate in interpretive activities such as gold panning, laundry duties and using a carry-yoke to haul water.

Midtown’s Sutter District Presents 2nd Annual Sacratomato Week & Festival - 7/20-25!

Midtown’s Sutter District Presents 2nd Annual Sacratomato Week & Festival - 7/20-25!

Get ready to savor the tomato when Midtown Sacramento’s Sutter District presents the second annual “Sacratomato Week” July 20-25, 2015.  New this year, the food-focused week will culminate with a FREE family friendly festival that will take place on the grounds outside of Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) on Saturday, July 25, from 4 to 8 p.m.   The weeklong celebration of Sacramento’s signature commodity is presented by the Sutter District and sponsored by SMUD (Sacramento Municipal Utilities District) with support provided by the Midtown Business Association (MBA).

All Sutter District bars and restaurants are participating in “Sacratomato Week,” including:  Barwest, Biba, Cafe Bernardo, Centro Cocina Mexicana, Harlow’s Restaurant & Nightclub, INK Eats & Drinks, Monkey Bar, Paragary’s Midtown and Red Rabbit Kitchen & Bar.

Sacratomato Week -- July 20-25

Discount VIP tickets for TBD Fest Sacramento 2015

Discount VIP tickets for TBD Fest Sacramento 2015

3 Day VIP PASS + Access to ARTIST INTERVIEW LOUNGE

$200 discounted from $500 via Sac Perks

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"Live With the Chef" at Arden Hills on Wednesday Evening!

"Live With the Chef" at Arden Hills on Wednesday Evening!

Amazing appetizers help to kick-start any party, family gathering or summer get-together! 

To learn some fresh and fun new ideas for those summer socials, mark your calendar to attend  the next “Live With the Chef” cooking class at Arden Hills on Wednesday evening, June 24, when Wellness Chef Lothar Wakefield shares his recipes and preparation techniques to get your culinary and creative juices really flowing.  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 and couples are welcome, too!

Due to the popularity of this class, space is limited and reservations are required. For reservations, please call 916-482-6111; for more information or visit http://www.ardenhills.me/calendar.php?display=FullCalendar&id=1432674043
 

Railroad Museum to Debut Interactive & New “A Shift in Power” STEM Learning Experience on June 26

Railroad Museum to Debut Interactive & New  “A Shift in Power” STEM Learning Experience on June 26

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are proud to debut an interactive and new STEM Learning Experience titled “A Shift in Power: Railroad History Meets Changing Technology” on Friday, June 26, 2015.  Funded by a National Science Foundation grant, the hands-on learning experience is part of a joint effort with five other history museums across the nation designed to introduce prototype STEM learning centers in historic settings.  STEM -- which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math -- is an integrated learning system that utilizes play and other informal activities designed to encourage and stimulate problem-solving abilities.   Elements of the new learning experience at the Railroad Museum will include a toy train layout that is perpetually under construction, large format photographs, a flipbook showing examples of innovation in railroading, test benches with simple low voltage components for both alternating and direct