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7th annual Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services turkey drive

7th annual Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services turkey drive

Help feed thousands of families this Thanksgiving in your area Drive by and drop off a turkey at Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services' Oak Park location and kick off the holidays helping your community!... Read More

PetSmart CEO, Mayor Johnson & Front Street Shelter Celebrate Opening of Pop-Up Park in Sacramento

PetSmart CEO, Mayor Johnson & Front Street Shelter Celebrate Opening of Pop-Up Park in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO – PetSmart, Inc. has partnered with the City of Sacramento to bring a portable, pop-up park to Sacramento. This portable dog park provides more than 9,000 square feet of space for pet parents to bring their dogs to play. PetSmart’s P.U.P. is a shipping container that contains everything that can be deployed to create an interim dog park, including 340 feet of fencing, three waste clean-up stations, three moveable benches, lighting on and inside the container.

 

While the park has been open to the community since August, a community celebration and official ribbon cutting will take place on Saturday, September 27. Speakers will include Kevin Johnson, Mayor of Sacramento and David Lenhardt, President and CEO of PetSmart.

WHAT: Community celebration and ribbon cutting at Sacramento’s first portable, pop-up dog park

Nominate Human Services Heroes

Nominate Human Services Heroes

Nominate individuals who have demonstrated outstanding dedication, involvement and commitment to human services throughout Sacramento County. 

Sacramento Museums Celebrate & Commemorate With Special Events & Activities in August!

Sacramento Museums Celebrate & Commemorate With Special Events & Activities in August!

Imagine. Explore. Discover.  In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science, and wildlife treasures all year long.  In August, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) are featuring celebratory events and activities, a few of which include the following:

LEO’s Birthday Bash at the Sacramento Children’s Museum -- 8/2!
Get ready for the biggest party of the summer at the Sacramento Children's Museum for a night of family fun celebrating their mascot LEO’s birthday!  Activities include carnival games, face painting, dancing and the very first appearance of LEO himself!  The event raises funds for all of the exhibits, programming and activities for the Children’s Museum.  For more, visit www.sackids.org

Assemblyman Ken Cooley Hosts Community Career Fair in Arden-Arcade

Assemblyman Ken Cooley Hosts  Community Career Fair in Arden-Arcade

On Friday, August 15, Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) and 10 local employers will host a community career fair in Arden. Starting at 9:00 am inside the Conzelmann Community Center, attendees will meet with local employers, and hear from CalHR on how they can search and apply for state jobs. During the second half of the event, Crossroads Diversified Services will host an application and interview workshop. This event is free and open to the public. Attendees should bring copies of their resumes and cover letters.

 

WHO:            

Assemblyman Ken Cooley

Bonney Plumbing, LLC

CalHR, including representatives from the CHP and Dept. of Corrections

CVC Construction Corp

Crossroads Diversified Services

Home Instead Senior Care

National Air Traffic Controller Association

Sacramento County

Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Department

 

Hot August Bites

Hot August Bites

Hot August Bites is a brand new special event in Citrus Heights Sponsored by The City of Citrus Heights, Sunrise Recreation and Park District, 101.9 The Wolf and Hot 103.5. Come out to this great new event with your entire family. Bring out a blanket or lawn chairs to enjoy the FREE live music by The Tone Monkey's. There will also be a Car Show with 40 classic cars presented by Auto's for Alzheimer's. 

A variety Sacto MoFo Food Trucks will be at the event with food available for purchase. 

Event Highlights Include:

  • Live Music by The Tone Monkey's
  • Classic Car Show
  • Sacto MoFo Food Trucks
  • Bounce House & Climbing Wall
  • Local Vendors
  • Entertainment by 101.9 The Wolf and Hot 103.5