Today is the last day to buy See’s Candy from a local service club, and help send some deserving West Sacramento kids to summer camp in the Sierras. The West Sacramento Kiwanis bring back their annual holiday sale of See’s Candy gift boxes. Proceeds will help send local kids to summer camp. Visit the candy [...]
IKEA in West Sacramento will host a free holiday crafts activity for kids today (Sat., Dec. 17) from 2-4 p.m. in the store’s ‘Smaland’ area. First come, first serve at 700 Ikea Court. For info, call 371-4532 From the News-Ledger
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.