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Family Origami

Family Origami
Family Origami
10-29-2013 - 10-29-2013
Sacramento Public Library
 
Admission: Free
 
(916) 264-2920
 
Start Time(s): Tues 5:30pm-7:30pm
Origami is the ancient art of folding paper into beautiful shapes It can be simple or sophisticated, but it is always transformative Sacramento Public Library's origami teachers have a passion for origami and they will teach you the basics, show you how to make holiday origami, and find the magic in folding paper
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State Indian Museum Presents Basket Weaving Demonstrations this Saturday!

State Indian Museum Presents Basket Weaving Demonstrations this Saturday!

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the State Indian Museum is pleased to present a full day of special California Indian Basket Weaving Demonstrations on Saturday, November 2, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

Guests will enjoy watching Native weavers as they demonstrate how to use a variety of materials and techniques, and also share stories in a day long showcase of basketry art.  This is a rare opportunity to observe and learn from the masters; special guest weavers include Dixie Rogers, Karuk; Diana Almandariz, Ardith Read and (new this year!) Susan Billie, Hopland Band of Pomo Indians; and Kathy Wallace – Yurok/Karuk Member of the Hoopa Valley Tribe.

For more information about this event or other activities happening at the State Indian Museum, call 916-324-8112 or visit www.parks.ca.gov/indianmuseum

Annabel Lee Shadow Puppets @ Valley Hi-North Laguna

Annabel Lee Shadow Puppets @ Valley Hi-North Laguna

 

A fun Children’s Event Hosted by the Sacramento Public Library and ArtBeast Studio:

Anabel Lee Shadow Puppets @ Valley Hi-North Laguna

Valley Hi-North Laguna 
October 24, Thursday, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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“Whiskey & Stitches”

“Whiskey & Stitches”

“Whiskey & Stitches”

 

Are you in the mood for a really cool band you can sing along to? If so, Whiskey & Stitches is for you. This band has 6 very talented members and they will not let you down. James Wilson rocks the mandolin while Steve MooreWeathers jams on the accordion along with traditional rock instruments including drums played by Jay Raney and guitar and vocals by Mike McCarrick and Pete Barker and Doug Vincent on the bass. Their music is a mix of punk and Irish mixed together.

For more information about Whiskey & Stitches log on to www.WhiskeyandStitches.com

This episode of Listen Up! Sacramento airs Tuesday, November 5th at 11 p.m. on Access Sacramento channel 17 or watch online the same time it airs at www.AccessSacramento.org and click ‘watch 17’... Read More

Sutter's Fort Presents "The Haunted Fort" this Weekend!

Sutter's Fort Presents "The Haunted Fort" this Weekend!
Looking for something ghoulishly unique to do this Halloween?  For a spirited good time, check out the fourth annual “The Haunted Fort” at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) this Friday, October 25 & Saturday, October 26 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Back by popular demand, the historic site will offer special lantern-lit guided tours -- for two evenings only – that are based in fact but with a decidedly creepy twist.  Sutter’s Fort SHP was once a portal for weary pioneers and served as the gateway to their restless spirits, who return to tell the tales of their lives and melancholy deaths at this special family-friendly event.

Governor's Mansion Presents "Mansion After Dark" this Weekend!

Governor's Mansion Presents "Mansion After Dark" this Weekend!

If you’re looking for safe, spooky and fun alternatives to trick-or-treating this Halloween, consider visiting the Governor’s Mansion State Historic Park (SHP) for “Mansion After Dark” self-guided tours on Friday, October 25 & Saturday, October 26 from 6 to 9 p.m.  

E-commerce software vulnerable to hackers

E-commerce software vulnerable to hackers

A popular open-source software for e-commerce is vulnerable to being cheated, computer security researchers at the University of California, Davis, have found. By exploiting vulnerabilities in the widely used osCommerce software, the researchers were able to purchase items from online stores for free or substantially less than their correct prices. "The majority of the payment modules in osCommerce are vulnerable to logic attacks that allow you to pay less or even pay nothing at all," said Fangqi Sun, a graduate student working with Professor Zhendong Su in the UC Davis Department of Computer Science. The researchers have been attempting…... Read More