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Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy

Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy
Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy
01-28-2015 - 01-28-2015
Sacramento French Film Festival
http://www.crestsacramento.com/event/764363-cartoonists-foot-soldiers-sacramento/
Admission: General $11 Students and seniors $10
 
(916) 476-3356
 
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Start Time(s): Wed 6:30pm *Doors at 5:30pm
The Sacramento French Film Festival is hosting a special screening of Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy, byStéphanie Valloatto, to honor the memory of the victims of the attacks in Paris and to stand for freedom of speech and democracy 
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Bank of America & Sacramento Covered Present the 17th Annual “Sacramento Museum Day” on 2/7!

Bank of America & Sacramento Covered Present the 17th Annual “Sacramento Museum Day” on 2/7!

With nearly 25 museums and local destinations participating, the 2015 Sacramento Museum Day is proudly presented by Bank of America and Sacramento Covered. To the delight of the greater Sacramento area community, the participating local museums will offer free or half-priced admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 7, 2015, during the 17th annual event.  Most of the nearly 25 museums will offer free admission whereas two destinations located in residential areas -- the Sacramento Zoo and Fairytale Town -- will offer half-priced admission to offset traffic control and security costs.  

Railroad Museum Calls Out for Volunteers in 2015!

Railroad Museum Calls Out for Volunteers in 2015!

Fascinated by railroading history? Interested in working on a train? Enjoy working with visitors, children and school groups? California State Parks, the California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park (SHP) are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering to help communicate the West’s fascinating heritage of railroading and the California Gold Rush.  For those interested but want to find out more information, a special, drop-in Volunteer Open House is scheduled for Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Stanford Gallery located at 111 I Street in Old Sacramento State Historic Park.  Volunteer applications are being accepted now through January 30, 2015.  After an evaluation and interview process, volunteer training will begin on February 9, 2015.



Railroad Museum to Debut Creative Exhibit Titled “Sculpture With a RE-Purpose” on December 19

Railroad Museum to Debut Creative Exhibit Titled “Sculpture With a RE-Purpose” on December 19

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are proud to debut a visually-exciting new exhibit titled “Sculpture With a RE-Purpose: The Found Art of Ray Carrington” on December 19, 2014.  This is a “part two” follow-up exhibit to one that was first introduced at the Railroad Museum in 2013, displaying other creative works by the talented Fairfield artist.  

Historic Old Sacramento Foundation is Now Hiring for Underground Tour Guides

Historic Old Sacramento Foundation is Now Hiring for Underground Tour Guides

Looking for an interactive, engaging and fun part-time job in 2015? The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation (HOSF) is currently accepting applications for paid tour guide positions for its popular Old Sacramento Underground tour program that will resume on April 4, 2015.    

HOSF is looking to fill a minimum of four paid tour guide positions to staff the coveted Old Sacramento Underground tour program, which will start its sixth consecutive season in 2015.  The underground tour program takes visitors into the city’s underground and hollow sidewalk areas created when the streets were raised in the 1860s and 1870s due to devastating floods.  

Sutter's Fort "Hands On History: A Simple Emigrant Christmas" on 12/13!

Sutter's Fort "Hands On History: A Simple Emigrant Christmas" on 12/13!

To help get Fort visitors in a festive holiday spirit, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) will present an interactive and fun “Hands on History: A Simple Emigrant Christmas” event on Saturday, December 13. 

In John Sutter’s day, people from around the world passed through the gates of Sutter’s Fort, each with their own customs and traditions for the holiday season.  On this special day in December, friends and families are encouraged to visit the Fort to step back in time to holidays past and enjoy docents in period attire as they interpret and demonstrate a variety of early holiday traditions and cultural activities similar to what early emigrants did in the 1840s.  Entertaining vignettes will be set up that showcase a few of the diverse holiday scenes that will include food, music, decorations and other holiday traditions. 

Annual West Sacramento Tree Lighting Celebration

Annual West Sacramento Tree Lighting Celebration

Hosted by the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce, City of West Sacramento and sponsored by Capitol Yards, the 2014 West Sacramento Tree Lighting will include a program of music and carols by local community groups and holiday refreshments of coffee, hot cocoa and cookies.

Performing choirs include the River City High School Choir, West Sacramento Community Singers, and the Russian Evangelical Baptist Church Youth Choir. This event also marks the first appearance of the season for jolly old Santa, who will pose for free family photos from 6:30p – 8:00p... Read More