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Disney/KaBOOM! Playground transforms Bryte Park

Disney/KaBOOM! Playground transforms Bryte Park

It’s done!

What was once a barren corner of West Sacramento’s Bryte Park is now the site of a Tom Sawyer-themed playground, built is just one day, May 31, by more than 400 community volunteers.

The playground is a result of a partnership between Disney, KaBOOM!, the Yolo County Children’s Alliance, and the City of West Sacramento.

This is Disney’s 62nd KaBOOM! playground nationwide, and first in Northern California. The 9,745-square-foot playground, designed with inspiration from drawings by sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade West Sacramento students is Disney’s largest to date and features a zip line, rock climbing wall and, of course, swings and slides... Read More

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KaBOOM! and Disney magic in West Sacramento park


A West Sacramento park had a massive transformation, in just a matter of hours over the weekend. Hundreds of people came together Sunday to build a new, nearly 10,000-square-foot community playground at Bryte Park, with the help of Disney VoluntEARS and KaBOOM!

The playground includes a zipline, rock climbing wall, artistic inspiration from local kids and adults, and a lot of Disney magic.

The Bryte Park structure is Disney's 62nd KaBOOM! playground around the country, and their first in Northern California. It will officially open to the public on Friday, June 5.

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New in June at the Arthur F. Turner Community Library

New in June at the Arthur F. Turner Community Library

 

Check out what’s happening at the Turner Library:

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  • The 2015 Summer Reading Program starts June 1. To participate, sign up at the Turner Library. All ages are welcome. Special events and programs occur all summer long.
  • Computer Class, Tuesday, June 2, 9 a.m. No experience necessary. Call the Turner for the class topic, for questions or to register (916) 375-6465. You may also register at the Turner.

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