Alice Birney Waldorf-Inspired K-8 school held a third grade pie sale and Friday market on Nov. 22. Every Friday after school, parents and the AB community comes together to raise funds for various programs at the markets. At this recent market, some brought home whole apple and pumpkin pies and others enjoyed a slice on the spot.
Delicious barbecue ribs were cooked up along Folsom Boulevard on Saturday, Oct. 26 benefiting a great local cause, the Albie Aware Breast Cancer Foundation. The late Albie Carson was a Sacramento resident who lost her battle with breast cancer in 2002. Albie Aware is a local breast cancer foundation that was founded in her memory.
The Sacramento Zoo put on two nights of ghoulish family fun, on Wednesday, Oct. 30 and on the following day, Halloween. Children trick-or-treated around the lake at 25 different candy stations! Other activities included magic shows, costume dance party, and ghoulish games.
On Oct. 25, the Friends of the Library held its annual fundraiser dinner at the Sacramento Elks Lodge, No. 6. According to a message from the Library Director Rivkah Sass, the 2013 summer reading program broke all previous records. They set a goal of 30,000 participants for the summer and met that goal before the end of July. They also set a goal of participants reading 100,000 books and saw that goal reached as well. The Third Annual One Book Sacramento Dinner celebrated Edgar Allan Poe, which sold out.
On Sept. 27, the Central YMCA will have workshops where the public can come and learn from local vendors about nutrition, health, fitness, diabetes prevention, health care, dance, art, animal adoption, housing, childcare services, gardening, transportation, communication, legal services, volunteerism, and So Much MoreTM. The Sacramento Central YMCA is located at 2021 W St.
Neighbors enjoyed each other’s company and good food from various food trucks on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at Tahoe Park. Just along the perimeter of the park was a large banner informing neighbors that the event will be held every fourth Wednesday of the month. The monthly events are organized by Councilmember Kevin McCarty, Supervisor Phil Serna, SactoMoFo and the Tahoe Park Neighborhood Association. Tahoe Park is located at 3501 59th St., Sacramento.
Families enjoyed beautiful fall weather at Greenhaven Lutheran Church’s “Children’s SONSHINE Celebration” on Saturday, Sept. 28. The free community event included pony rides, a petting zoo, a bounce house, carnival games, face painting and an opportunity to have fun and meet neighbors.
Obsidian Butterfly fire troupe celebrated fire in all its artistic forms with fire breathers, fire eaters, fire dancers, fire hoopers, and more on the Fall Equinox, Saturday, Sept. 21. It was the sixth annual fire spectacular which included four hours of the hottest hours of fire on the West Coast with troupes from California to Alaska: Copper Lantern Theater, Luna Roots, Brotherhood of Fire Benders, Flux, The Roma Flame, Nuska Tribe, Hillbilly, Nataraia, Omi Mahini. Plus, there was music by DrumSum, hoopers, vendors and more.
Congregation Beth Shalom has been serving up wonderful Jewish Food and fun at their annual food Fair for more than 37 years. Using recipes from years gone by, the food, company and fun were some of the best on Sunday, Sept. 22.
Hot August Nights Car Show on Friday, Aug. 23 featured more than 30 classic cars and hot rods as well as an Elvis Impersonator who impressed visitors and residents with the rock star’s hits.
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