Tag Archives: Carmichael

Something to Bark About: Carmichael Library Helps Kids Learn Reading Through “Read to a Dog” Programs

Every Tuesday, about 25 children ranging in ages from five to 10 come to the Carmichael Library after school to work on their reading skills. They’re not reading to a librarian, or a tutor or a teacher. Instead, they’re reading

Chautauqua Playhouse to open ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ Jan. 18

Chautauqua Playhouse, in association with Celebration Arts, announces its production of “Driving Miss Daisy” by Alfred Uhry, opening on January 18th at the Playhouse.  The show will run on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.

American Watercolor Traveling Watercolor Exhibit now showing at Sacramento Fine Arts Center

The American Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition has made its way from New York to Carmichael at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center, the only venue on the West Coast. World class artists, Vangeli, Wiegardt, Birnbaum and California’s own Frank Eber, whose

Volunteers work to restore Jensen Botanical Garden

The volunteer group Friends of Jensen Botanical Garden was asked by the Carmichael Recreation and Park District to restore/rejuvenate Charles C. Jensen Botanical Garden and since January 2004, when FJBG went into action, the volunteers have logged more than 6,051

Jack’s House of Music served local musical needs for multiple generations

Editor’s note: This is the eighth part of a series regarding the history of the “four corners” of Watt and El Camino avenues. The northwest corner of Watt and El Camino avenues has for many years included a wide variety

33 years of Scrooge at the Chautauqua Playhouse

Northern California’s favorite holiday musical, Scrooge, will be presented at the Chautauqua Playhouse, 5325 Engle Rd. in the La Sierra Community Center in Carmichael. This is the 33rd year that Scrooge will be presented during the holiday season. Scrooge opened

Carmichael Landscape Professionals Learn New Niche Through Green Gardener Program

Top names in the sustainable landscaping industry recently gathered to celebrate new Green Gardener graduates, including Carmichael-based Rebecca Wright and Steve Hauser of o2ocompost. Green Gardeners are landscape professionals that undergo an intensive, 10-week training course in sustainable, River-Friendly landscaping.

Faces and Places: 6th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

The Fulton Avenue Association decked the halls and brought good cheer to families on a wet and cold Christmas tree lighting ceremony, held annually for the sixth time on Saturday, Saturday, Dec. 1. Santa was there taking notes from children

Faces and Places: Arden Neighborhood Planting 

Volunteers participated in the 11th Annual Tree Planting and Care event where they planted trees in Arden Park neighborhoods. This is one of dozens of re-greening efforts throughout the county with the Sacramento Tree Foundation’s NeighborWoods Program. Lunch was provided.

Thousands to participate in 19th annual ‘Run to Feed the Hungry’

What has 56,000 legs, over 28,000 smiles and is the biggest “happening” in Sacramento every year? If you guessed the 19th annual “Run to Feed the Hungry” for Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services, you guessed correctly. For nearly two