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Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings, Family/Child (Books)
"Another" With Author Christian Robinson
In his debut as author-illustrator, Christian Robinson brings young readers on an imaginative journey into another world. It's a thought provoking celebration of imagination and wonder that is wide open to interpretation and a joy to read. Join us for a family art activity following the author's presentation. Copies of the book, 'Another' will be available for purchase and signing by the author.
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For the Family, History/Science
"Dolores Huerta: Revolution in the Fields/Revolucón en los Campos"
Debuting at the California Museum, “Dolores Huerta: Revolution in the Fields / Revolución en Los Campos” is a new traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution exploring the life and legacy of the legendary Latina activist who broke barriers for more than six decades, starting with her work advocating for farm workers’ rights in the 1960s and 1970s. Inspired by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery’s exhibition “One Life: Dolores Huerta,” the bilingual touring exhibition includes reproductions of historic photographs, a smart phone audio tour app and a documentary video. As part of the inaugural installation, the California Museum’s presentation features hands-on civic engagement activities and supplemental artifacts on loan from Huerta’s personal collection and other institutions further illustrating her ground-breaking but often overlooked achievements and the history of California’s farm worker movement. On view Mar. 9 through July 7, 2019 – only at the California Museum in downtown Sacramento. Open Tues. - Sat. 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and Sun. 12:00-5:00 p.m. Admission: $7-9. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/dolores-huerta.
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Variety Show, Magic, Magic Show, Benefit/Fundraiser
"Mind Hack" An Evening of Award Winning Magic & Mysteries of the Mind
See the award winning magic of Mark Schaefer in his new show "Mind Hack". Proceeds of the show benefit the Roseville Community. Mark uses a combination of psychology, magic and mentalism to get inside your mind and fool your senses. Mark's shows have thrilled crowds from all walks of life and are engaging, energizing, and laugh-out-loud funny. Get ready for a highly interactive, fun, thought-provoking night that will have you thinking about what you’ve experienced for days.
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Stand Up Comedy
#HellaFunny Comedy Night
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Community Event, For the Family, Holiday, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Benefit/Fundraiser, Food/Tasting, Other
'Lil Mud Runner Kids & Family Mud Run 2019
Hey kids, want to play in the mud and not get in trouble? Join the 'Lil Mud Runner Kids & Family Mud Run on Mudder's (Mother's) Day Weekend again this year. Run, duck, climb, slide and crawl through the muddiest 1-mile obstacle course you’ve ever seen. Afterwards, join the family in activities such as a tube ride on the like and in the Kids Party Zone sponsored by Central Valley Party. Fill up on delicious food and treats from our food truck vendors. Shop kid-friendly vendors. Grab your favorite cocktail or a craft beer at the Barefoot Bar.
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Choral
“# Free to Be” Sacramento Women’s Chorus Spring Concert
The SWC Spring concert honors those qualities that make each person distinct and encourages everyone to be truly who they are. As one of the songs says, “We’re all born super-stars.” Matinee 2:00 pm / Evening 7:00 p.m. Tickets available at www.sacramentowomenschorus.com, or call the box office, (916) 443-5300.
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Community Event, For the Family, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
11th Annual Sac State 5K Fun Run
The Sac State 5K Fun Run is an event for every physical level and ability! This is a run that you will love as you make your way through the California State University, Sacramento campus. This race is open to everyone! Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members of all ages are welcome to sign up to be a part of this University tradition. This year’s theme is “Saved by the 90s!” We are expected to have 1000+ runners ranging from competitive 5K enthusiasts to casual run/walkers. 2019 Race Day Festivities include a pre-race Zumba warm up and an award for the Largest Team Participation We hope that you join us for this annual event, and have a great 5K experience at Sac State!
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History/Science,Conference
1900–1910: Tycoons & Trailblazers History Symposium
Come explore the first decade of the 20th Century with national and regional authors, historians and experts. Our rural nation was about the business of peace, prosperity and progress. Americans were optimistic and self-confident. In the 35 years since the Civil War the United States had become the first among the world’s industrial powers. The rise of new technologies was transforming America and the world from the good old days to complex modern times. Muckraking journalists published exposes on many moral problems: child labor, teeming slums, widespread offenses by corrupt politicians and ruthless corporations. This history symposium will explore some of the stories of this new century.
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Community Event, Living History
1906 Earthquake Living History Day
This interpretive Living History event is designed to re-enact some little known events connected to what is known as California’s “Big One” – the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire. Visitors will be surrounded by docents in period attire as they re-create the memorable scenes of the recovery efforts. Some key moments in time include local dignitaries as they assisted refugees – many of whom camped out on the Capitol grounds or at Sutter’s Fort – and Sacramento women as they aided Bay Area families in need by providing meal tickets, clothing and blankets. And, guests will be close-at-hand when then-California Governor George Pardee receives an important telegram – not a text, email or phone call – from President Theodore Roosevelt offering a staggering sum of $1 million for disaster relief.
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Class/Workshop, Gardening, For the Family, Community Event
2019 Capay Valley Mother's Day Farm & Garden Tour
Visit the beautiful gardens of the Capay Valley. Stroll through many of the Valleys’ finest gardens. See how California native shrubs are integrated into lovely annual and perennial gardens. Talk to the gardeners themselves. New gardens have been added this year as well as several points of interest along the drive though the valley. Many of the gardens are also showcases for agricultural production. You are welcome to picnic in the gardens – delicious box lunches will be for sale at the Guinda Grange Hall using local ingredients. Art and plants will be for sale at the Grange Hall. A floral design demonstration will be available – with Mother’s Day bouquets to purchase. All proceeds from this tour will go towards establishing and enhancing garden projects in the communities of Esparto and the Capay Valley, including the historic Guinda Grange Hall’s restoration project.
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