Category Archives: Faces and Places

Faces and Places:
Nutcracker at the Clunie Center

On Saturday, Nov. 21, the Sacramento Ballet put on a special preview of the Nutcracker for the community at the Clunie Center. The ballet will take stage this year from Dec. 12-22. Best-known and most beloved of all Sacramento traditions,

Faces and Places: Treasures of the Valley

Folks celebrated the 25 anniversary of the Sacramento Valley Conservancy with a party at Camp Pollock on Thursday, Oct. 22. The theme, Building on the Next 25 Years, went hand in hand with the Camp Pollock Lodge undergoing a partial

Alice Birney Waldorf School Candlelit Path of Wonder

Alice Birney Waldorf School celebrated an evening of wonder on Friday, Oct. 30 with a candlelit path and magical stories and skits. There was also delicious food, Waldorf-inspired art, a petting zoo and a pumpkin patch.

Personal Journeys photo project

What’s the magic equation for aging well? Is it about health? Exercise? Attitudes and perspectives? Staff members at Hart Senior Center in midtown Sacramento think it’s actually the sum of all these things, plus a lifetime of experiences to build

Boy Scouts and Elks co-sponsored scholarship fundraising event

Photo courtesy On Saturday, Sept. 26, Boy Scout Troop 259 and the Elks Lodge #6 sponsored a shredding event. This joint effort was a fundraiser, with proceeds benefiting the Elks Scholarship Fund and Troop 259 scouting activities. Boy Scouts, Elks,

Faces and Places: St. Anthony Parish Annual Fall Festival

St. Anthony Parish Annual Fall Festival had international food booths from cuisines of the world. There were also fun and games for the entire family including: carnival style games, 50/50, bingo, cake spin, a country store, pull tabs, wine spin,

Faces and Places: Chalk It UP

This year’s Chalk It Up Festival over Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5, 6, and 7, marked the event’s 25th year at Fremont Park. For 25 years Chalk It Up has hosted the free chalk-art and music festival, inviting artists to

Faces and Places: 20th annual concert in Tahoe Park

The Tahoe Park Neighborhood Association put on one fun party at the park on Friday. Aug. 28. Neighbors enjoyed music, food and fun at the 20th annual concert in the park, which featured music by Soul Shakers. Don’t miss the

Happy 5th birthday to Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

The Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library celebrated its fifth birthday on Saturday, Aug. 29 with music, special guests, games and prizes, as well as catering by Farrell’s! Additionally, there was music provided by kids musician, Brazilian Felipe Ferraz who entertained with

Faces and Places: National Night Out in East Sacramento

A heavily armored SWAT vehicle pulls up in front of an East Sacramento craftsman house. There’s also a fire truck, a police car, and an officer strolling the sidewalk with a police dog. Yes, it’s the canine unit. More than