FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 30, 2011 – The Chamber of Commerce presents the annual lighting ceremony for the city Christmas tree from 6-8:30 p.m. on Friday, in front of city hall at 1110 West Capitol Avenue. It’s free, and hundreds attended last year’s event. There will be holiday music and refreshments, and kids can [...]
The Camellia Symphony Orchestra will return to West Sacramento for its annual free family concert as well as a “Funshop” and “instrument petting zoo,” meant to introduce kids to orchestral instruments including strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion. The interactive music activities begin at 1 p.m. and the one-hour family concert begins at 2 p.m. on [...]
NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 19, 2011 – Kids can decorate a pumpkin with a baseball theme, and bring it to Raley Field on Oct. 28 between 4-4:30 p.m. for a contest. Winning artist gets to spend Halloween trick-or-treating with Dinger, the River Cats mascot, in your neighborhood anywhere within 50 miles of the field. All participants [...]
The West Sacramento Aquatics Foundation will bring back its “Pumpkin Run” fundraiser this year on Sat., Oct. 29. There will be 5k and 10k runs/walks, and a 1 mile fun run for kids, with a course through Dave’s Pumpkin Patch and along the river trail. The event is scheduled for 8 a.m. at the pumpkin [...]
NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT 28, 2011 – The Yolo County Library now subscribes to a new reading program that can be accessed by parents, teachers and children from home. “Scholastic BookFlix” pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks. There are Spanish-language versions of some pairings. For information, visit www.yolocountylibrary.org.