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2014 Weekly Challenge #15: STRETCH!

2014 Weekly Challenge #15: STRETCH!

2014 Weekly Challenge #15: STRETCH!

Taking care of your body is an essential part of any exercise program. And yet it is one of the things we are most likely to skip. Everyone knows they should stretch before and/or after exercise, and that it is a good habit to have just as a part of daily living. But really...how often do YOU do it?

Stretching keeps you flexible, prepares your muscles for exercise and helps your body heal after a tough workout. Besides being good for you, it has the extra benefit of feeling GOOD (usually).

Old Sacramento is Where it’s At over Easter Weekend!

Old Sacramento is Where it’s At over Easter Weekend!

Searching for something fun and unique to do over Easter weekend?   Look no further than Old Sacramento State Historic Park, which will be offering a number of family-friendly events and activities such as weekend excursion train rides, underground tours and even a Spring Ball & Promenade, just to name a few.

California State Railroad Museum & Weekend Excursion Train Rides

The California State Railroad Museum – North America’s most popular rail museum -- is open as usual from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday over Easter weekend, April 19 & 20, 2014. 

LegiSchool Project seeks photo contest entries

LegiSchool Project seeks photo contest entries

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Make Plans for Summer 2014! Local Museums Offer Fun Camps & Special Activities for Kids!

Make Plans for Summer 2014! Local Museums Offer Fun Camps &  Special Activities for Kids!

Get your kids all set for a summer to remember!   Below is a listing of fun summer camps and activities for children at various Sacramento area museums in 2014.   Please note space is limited, please connect with the individual museum(s) of interest to explore availability.    For updated Summer Camp information, please visit http://sacmuseums.org/summer-camps/

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Aerospace Museum of California
916-564-3437
www.aerospaceca.org
Amazing Aerospace Camp
June 9 - 13; June 23 - 26; July 14 - 17 & August 11 - 14
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
$225 per person (space is limited to 10 students per class)
Ages 13 - 17

PG&E empowers youth through employment

PG&E empowers youth through employment

Applications can be turned in at the Raley Teen Center in Downtown or the Teichert Branch in South Sacramento.

This summer, many students in the Sacramento area will be taking advantage of a wonderful opportunity sponsored by PG&E and the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Sacramento. The PG&E Summer Jobs Program is back for a second time to teach Sacramento’s youth skills in job readiness and employ 55 of them over the course of 6 weeks... Read More

Oak Park Community Center: Teen Scene Program Avaliable to Local Youth

Oak Park Community Center: Teen Scene Program Avaliable to Local Youth

The Oak Park Community Center, located at 3415 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, is a place where all Oak park residents can come together.   One of its many community-oriented programs, called the Teen Scene, provides local teens the opportunity to spend time in a safe, enjoyable environment.   The Teen Scene is a free program for all local youth, available Monday through Friday, from... Read More

Obesity rates in children going down

Obesity rates in children going down

Obesity rates in America’s youth have been declining in certain states for years.

With more than one-third of adults in America suffering from obesity (cdc.gov), many would agree that we are experiencing an epidemic in this country. This silent killer is connected to diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and other conditions which plague our nation. However, researchers have made a surprising discovery that suggests a trend towards a healthier future for the next generation... Read More