Tag Archives: Pocket Greenhaven

Upcoming events at the Pocket Library

In Creative Company at Pocket Library (Adult) Friday, June 19 at 9:30 a.m.: In Creative Company is a series of watercolor classes geared toward older adults (55-plus). Artist Kathy Lemke Waste will demonstrate wetting and stretching paper — how to

Upcoming events at the Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

The Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library, located at 7335 Gloria Dr. is closed Sunday and Monday, and open Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday: noon to 8 p.m.; Thursday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday: 1 to 6 p.m.; Saturday:

Bike or Walk to Church Sunday

Pocket Area Churches Together held its Second Annual Bike or Walk to Church event Sunday, May 25. Everyone was encouraged to ride their bike or walk to church for exercise and to do their part as good stewards of the

In the Pocket

Kick starters: Our kids move. That’s one of the best features of life in the Pocket-Greenhaven community – very few sedentary youngsters. Adding to the athletic mix this fall is the Olympic sport of taekwondo. From its origins in 1950s-era

Pocket churches provide food closet with 400 bags of food

Elaine Lederer volunteers at the food closet behind Bethany Church on Fruitridge Road every Tuesday and she reported that the Pocket Area Churches Together donated 400 bags of food to The SSIP (South Sacramento Interfaith Partnership) Food Closet in March.

Faces and Places: Free nature program at Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

The Sacramento Public Library helped families learn to classify birds and reptiles by their special characteristics at a free nature program last month at the Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Effie Yeaw Nature Center representatives invited participants

WaZoBia: Children and families learn about Nigerian culture during library event

On Feb. 23, the Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library played host to Mr. Sunny as he introduced children and families to Nigerian culture during WaZoBia. The name is derived from three different Nigerian dialects, with each part being a way of

Sacramento’s Michael Neumann to conduct ‘Of Joy & Fate’ holiday concert

Curtis Park resident Michael Neumann is a deep gentleman of many talents. Neumann is the artistic director and conductor for both the Sacramento Youth Symphony and the Folsom Symphony. For the past nine years, the latter symphony has grown in

Know your neighbor: Land Park resident invites everyone to learn more about “proud Americans”

Land Park resident Judie Fertig Panneton was born the child of immigrants. Her mother was from Poland and her father was from Holland. Both her parents were also Holocaust survivors. Growing up in Pennsylvania, all Panneton wanted was to be

Silva family history in the Pocket began more than a century ago

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series regarding the history of the Antone “Tony” Luiz Silva and Joao “John” Luiz Silva families and their descendents. Among the many early Portuguese families of the Pocket area were the