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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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Free Eye Exams for Oak Park-Area Residents Saturday

On Saturday, October 26, Assemblymember Roger Dickinson, Sacramento City Councilmember Jay Schenirer, and the California Optometric Association will host a free community eye health fair for Sacramento residents. Optometrists and other volunteers from across Northern California will provide screening for vision problems and other eye health concerns to neighborhood children, adults, and seniors. The event will also feature free hot dogs provided by Sacramento Area Fire Fighters Local 522, a live DJ, and children’s activities.

Who:                    

Assemblymember Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento)

Sacramento City Councilmember Jay Schenirer

California Optometric Association                            

When:

October 26, 2013

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:

Fast Food for Tweens

Fast Food for Tweens

Paige Schilt

Feeding a tween is like riding a rollercoaster. Some days it’s exhilarating: we’re intrepid explorers, discovering new flavors together! Other times it’s the pits: we’re stuck in a rut and we’re going to be eating mac and cheese for the rest of our lives!

My 10-year-old son is by turns adventurous and avoidant. He loves sushi but hates sandwiches. He’s into spicy foods but refuses to taste bananas or mashed potatoes. As a busy parent, I’ve developed a few strategies to help my temperamental tween try new things and get the nutrients he needs:

 

1. Salad first. Late afternoon is prime grazing time, so I make sure I’ve got plenty of prepped fruits and veggies on hand. At our house, the favorites are apples, carrots, snap peas, avocado, cantaloupe and grapes. On a typical day, the kid has already consumed a couple of servings before the grown-ups sit down to dinner... Read More

Spooktacular Halloween treats

Spooktacular Halloween treats

Stash the bowls of bagged candy and instead hand out these treats at your Halloween bash... Read More

4 Tips to Teach Kids About Shopping and Spending Money Wisely

4 Tips to Teach Kids About Shopping and Spending Money Wisely

1. Teach and Lead by Example 2. Use the GISS System – Give, Invest, Save, and Spend 3. Empower kids with age-appropriate financial experiences. 4. Encourage kids to make their own wise purchases with money they have earned.

 How do you teach your kids about money? Don’t be shy, share your ideas with others by commenting below! Spread the word about financial literacy for kids and families by posting on your favorite social media sites!! ... Read More

Railroad Museum Presents "Spookomotive" Moonlight Train Ride This Saturday!

Railroad Museum Presents "Spookomotive" Moonlight Train Ride This Saturday!

Moon gazers will just love the unique opportunity to view the Full Hunter’s Moon during a special one-night-only “Spookomotive” Moonlight Train Ride on the Sacramento Southern Railroad on Saturday, October 19, departing at 6:30 p.m. 

The Full Hunter’s Moon -- which once marked the time to hunt in preparation for the coming winter -- officially takes place the day prior and should be in its full and glorious view for this special, family-friendly six-mile roundtrip train ride.  To add to the fun, the Halloween-themed train is pulled by the whimsically decorated and diesel-powered “Spookomotive” that is crawling with spiders, cobwebs and cornstalks and staffed by a spirited “skeleton crew”.  Plus, passengers are invited to wear their favorite Halloween costumes and will enjoy hot cider and a Halloween treat during the special train ride.  

WEEKLY CHALLENGE: Eat Your Break(fast)!!!

WEEKLY CHALLENGE: Eat Your Break(fast)!!!