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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.

EGUSD high schools to host Animation and Game Design Day

EGUSD high schools to host Animation and Game Design Day

 

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be hired at Cartoon Network?  What about the requirements to start the path to a career in graphic design and electronic gaming?

The answers to these questions and more will be covered at the 1st Annual Animation and Game Design Day from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 16 at Sheldon High School’s Performing Arts Center.  The animation and game design event is co-sponsored by Franklin and Sheldon high schools.  The free event is open to any interested students and their parents.

Animation and Game Design Day includes an animation presentation, game design presentation, a mini-college fair, an art contest and the opportunity to tour Sheldon High School’s Animation Department.  The event will feature the following four guest speakers:

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.

News10 is looking for fashion experts for our post Academy Awards show

News10 is looking for fashion experts for our post Academy Awards show

Do you love fashion? Do you have an eye for design? Do you consider yourself a fashion expert?

If so, you could be the person we’re looking for.

Send us a video explaining why you would make a great addition to our Post-Academy Awards Show coverage on Oscars night.

Make it NO LONGER than 30 seconds.

Email it to us at Fashion@News10.net , or tweet it using #News10Oscars.

Entry deadline is February 15, but the sooner you send it, the better.

If you love fashion and believe you can be our expert, don't wait.  Act NOW!

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Sacramento Museum Day This Saturday, 2/2!

Sacramento Museum Day This Saturday, 2/2!

A record 30 Sacramento area museums will offer free or half-priced admission all day on Saturday, February 2, 2013, during the 15th Annual Sacramento Museum Day.  Twenty-eight of the 30 museums will offer free admission whereas two destinations located in residential areas – the Sacramento Zoo and Fairytale Town – will offer half-priced admission to offset parking control and security costs.  With assistance provided by the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau, this hugely popular community event is presented by the Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) and proudly supported by Umpqua Bank and Chipotle Mexican Grill.  Sacramento Museum Day event hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.