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Mobalizing America Quilt Unveiled During Opening Ceremonies

Mobalizing America Quilt Unveiled During Opening Ceremonies

Artful Tribute to Young Crime Victims Set To Travel Cross Country

Guests attending the 50 state National Child Abuse Prevention Month campaign Opening ceremonies in Sacramento, CA. will be amongst the first to lay eyes on the Army of Angels Mobilizing America Quilt Project, an artful tribute to young crime victims and their family members. The 9 plus panel captivating collage of children who have suffered at the hands of abusers has been created to help compel more Americans to become involved in protecting our youngest and most vulnerable citizens.

Railroad Museum Calls Out for Volunteers in 2013!

Railroad Museum Calls Out for Volunteers in 2013!

Fascinated by railroading history? Interested in working on a train? Enjoy working with visitors, children and school groups? The California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park (SHP) are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering in early 2013 to help communicate the West’s fascinating heritage of railroading and the California Gold Rush.  The volunteer orientation will begin on Monday, February 11, but interested volunteers must apply and be interviewed in advance. Volunteer applications are being accepted now through Monday, February 4.  Community members are encouraged to get involved in this worthwhile program that offers an opportunity to support the local community while learning more about California’s rich history, meeting new people and developing friendships with those who share similar interests.   

Sacramento Museums Get in the Holiday Spirit in December!

Sacramento Museums Get in the Holiday Spirit in December!

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 December, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) are celebrating the holidays with special events and activities, including:

Holiday Music Program at the California State Capitol Museum - Through December 23
Get ready for some holiday fun on your next visit to the California State Capitol Museum in December!   To set a festive stage and spread holiday cheer, beautiful vintage decorations create a lovely backdrop for a variety of diverse, amazing and free live holiday musical performances in the Capitol Rotunda each day.

"Around the World in 90 Days!"

"Around the World in 90 Days!"

Bring the entire family to this exhilarating concert entitled "Around the World in 90 Minutes!" at the La Sierra Community Center in Carmichael. The Sacramento Symphonic Winds, conducted by Dr. Les Lehr, features instrumental soloist Keith Bohm, saxophone, playing Pequeña Czarda, by Pedro Iturralde.  

Other selections will include Variations on a Korean Folk Song by John Barnes Chance; Wyoming by Thurman Douglass, a world premiere performance; Molly on the Shore by Percy Grainger and more!

Visit our web site at <http://www.sacwinds.org

Placer Theatre Ballet's 15th Nutcracker Opens Dec. 1 in Auburn

Placer Theatre Ballet's 15th Nutcracker Opens Dec. 1 in Auburn

 

PTB’s HOLIDAY MAGIC Program Offers Sponsorship Opportunity to Provide

Tickets to Area Children and Seniors in Need

 

WHAT:      Placer Theatre Ballet (PTB) presents The Nutcracker, a lively and colorful rendition of this holiday favorite that has become an annual tradition for many loyal patrons in the greater Sacramento and Placer areas for more than a decade.

Auburn Screening Event: Sundance Festival Award Winner

Auburn Screening Event: Sundance Festival Award Winner

WHEN: September 29

WHERE: Historic State Theatre, Auburn

Source: Becci Angell, The Soldiers Project