Tag Archives: Carmichael Park

A Parade of Umbrellas: Colorful display of art took center stage at Carmichael Park

A Parade of Umbrellas / Photos by Monica Stark A colorful display of art took center stage at Carmichael Park at the Parade of the Umbrellas on Saturday, May 16. From the professional artist to the budding preschool-age painter, 65

Businesses, residents to join together to beautify Carmichael

This Saturday, Oct. 26 will be a special day for Carmichael, as local businesses and residents will participate in the inaugural Carmichael Community Pride Day. Sponsored by Sacramento County Supervisor Susan Peters, the Carmichael Chamber of Commerce and the Sacramento

CRPD administrator to retire May 31

Carmichael Recreation and Park District Administrator Jack Harrison will be retiring – again – on the last day of this month. Harrison, 70, who retired from the state in 2000, continued to work for another 13 years, during which time

Faces and Places: Volunteers clean up Arcade Creek

Volunteers cleaned up Arcade Creek, filling bags with trash on Saturday, April 13. Some even made art sculptures out of some of the garbage that was found. They were welcome to enjoy a barbecue afterward at Carmichael Park. The following

Artist speaks about “The Great Wall of Carmichael,” other works

Many Carmichael residents are undoubtedly familiar with “The Great Wall of Carmichael,” with its colorful, 100-foot-long mural, which sits near a portion of the Fair Oaks Boulevard side of Carmichael Park. But a far greater number of these people are

Former Carmichael Park pool manager, swim coach shares memories of pool

Editor’s Note: This is part three of a series regarding the old Carmichael Park pool, which was recently demolished. Back in the early 1970s, when Richard Nixon was still president and bell bottoms and disco were the rage, a young

Carmichael Recreation and Park District has rich, eventful history

Considering that the Carmichael Recreation and Park District was organized on Oct. 29, 1945, many people grew up enjoying the district’s parks and many program offerings. In celebration of the district’s dedication to enhancing the lives of people in the

‘Gathering of Patriots’ at Carmichael Parade

Patriots young and old gathered to mark an annual Carmichael tradition – the annual Carmichael Gala Parade – on Monday, July 4. The morning began with a community pancake breakfast by the Carmichael Kiwanis Club. The parade, which has been

‘Boulevard Brush Up’ very successful

Members of the community all showed up at Carmichael Park in their work clothes with sleeves rolled up and work gloves on for the Carmichael Chamber of Commerce’s “Boulevard Brush Up” on April 10. Volunteers enjoyed beautiful weather and a

Carmichael Recreation and Park District Foundation making strides

The Carmichael Recreation and Park District, which was recently featured in this newspaper in celebration of its 65th anniversary, will celebrate another significant accomplishment this month when the district’s nonprofit 501(c)3 foundation turns two years old. Foundation established in 2009 Organized