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Cool Sounds of Summer Fest

Cool Sounds of Summer Fest
Cool Sounds of Summer Fest
08-21-2015 - 08-21-2015
Colonial Heights Neighborhood Association
httnp://www.colonial-heights.org
Admission: Free
 
(707) 350-6026
sandra_a_young@yahoo.com
 
Start Time(s): Fri 5pm-8pm
The Colonial Heights Neighborhood Association and the City of Sacramento present Cool Sounds of Summer Fest in Colonial Park This is a family-friendly event with live music, food, children's games, crafts, drawings with prizes, 
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LET'S PRACTICE TOGETHER.

LET'S PRACTICE TOGETHER.

Dining News: What I'm Excited to do at the State Fair

Dining News: What I'm Excited to do at the State Fair

I probably like state fairs a little too much. When I travel to other states for weddings, work or vacation, I check to see if their State Fair's going on at the same time so I can go. (While I..... Read More

Midtown Business Association Partners with Food Literacy Center to Offer Kids Farmers Market Tours

Midtown Business Association Partners with Food Literacy Center to Offer Kids Farmers Market Tours

In an effort to introduce, educate and inspire children to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables, the Midtown Business Association has teamed up with the local Food Literacy Center to provide free Kids Market Tours on the 3rd Saturday of the Midtown Farmers Market each week.  The 20-minute kid-friendly tours start at the Budding Foodies children’s area and are available every half-hour from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Kids of all ages are welcome and parents often enjoy strolling along with the tours as well.

4th of July in the Pocket 2015

4th of July in the Pocket 2015
4th of July in the Pocket 2015
07-04-2015 - 07-04-2015
City of Sacramento
 
Admission: Free
 
(916) 808-7007
garciabend.july4@gmail.com
 
Start Time(s): Sat 10am-3pm Parade 10am Neighborhood Concert Noon-3pm
The annual 4th of July Pocket Parade brings together members of the Pocket-Greenhaven community to display their hand-crafted, patriotic floats in honor of America's celebration of independence
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ENCOURAGEMENT AND APPRECIATION ARE CONTAGIOUS

ENCOURAGEMENT AND APPRECIATION ARE CONTAGIOUS

This week, notice the people around you (young and old).  The clerk at the grocery store.  Your next door neighbor.  A co-worker.  A barista at your favorite coffee house.  Offer a few words of encouragement or appreciation...

Women Making History: Nilda Valmores, My Sister’s House

Women Making History: Nilda Valmores, My Sister’s House

By Erica Root

Erica Root

It takes twenty seconds of courage to change a life.

Earlier this month I sat down with Nilda Valmores, Executive Director for My Sister’s House, a local non-profit here in Sacramento that helps women and children impacted by domestic violence. She told me a story – which she admitted was not her own, but that stuck with her – about an Indian man who overheard a violent screaming match next door. He breathed deep and remained courageous for twenty seconds, long enough for him to ring his neighbor’s doorbell. Long enough to distract the screaming couple from their fight.

It’s these little acts of courage that could make the difference in cases of domestic violence. In twenty seconds the scales can tip: It can make the difference in saving a neighbor, a family member, a friend, or a co-worker... Read More