Jul 122012
 
Help equip local kids for school

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 11, 2012 –   IKEA West Sacramento is asking the community to help low-income kids start the school year loaded with new backpacks and classroom supplies.  The “Getting Yolo County Kids Ready for School” collection drive is underway through July 29. KATIE VILLEGAS, executive director of the Yolo County Childrens Alliance (News-Ledger/2011) [...]

Apr 012012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Interested in learning more about becoming a foster parent? Attend a free introductory workshop from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, at Woodland Community College, Room 727.  For information, call (530) 574-1964 or visit www.yolofostercare.com. Spanish-speakers may call Marcia, 956-9299.

Feb 212012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Fathers can learn hands-on skills for helping to raise newborns – including the “ever-popular diaper toss,” promises First 5 Yolo. Three “Daddy’s Tool Bag,” workshops are planned, including one from 5:30-7 p.m. on Feb. 22 at West Sacramento’s library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. The free workshops are led by a dad, Ted [...]

Feb 162012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo County Library is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Caldecott Medal-winning children’s book “The Snowy Day,” which “was one of the first books to feature an African-American child in a main role that appeals to all children.” Storytime programs at the West Sacramento branch, 1212 Merkley Avenue, will feature [...]