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Velo Ball Saturday, Nov 12

Velo Ball Saturday, Nov 12

SABA's turning 20 and we're having a party!

Join us for Velo Ball on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at the West Sacramento City Hall Galleria, for a lively and stylish evening of cocktails, dinner, music and an auction.

 You've helped make the Sacramento region a better place to ride a bicycle. Please plan to attend this very special evening to help launch the next 20 years of success for SABA.

See you there!

Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates

Free Movies at West Sacramento Library on Mondays and Saturdays

Free Movies at West Sacramento Library on Mondays and Saturdays

Free movies are now being screened on Mondays and Saturdays at Yolo County’s Arthur F. Turner Community Library, located at 1212 Merkley Avenue in West Sacramento.  Monday showings at 5:30 p.m. are geared for adults, while Saturday showings at 2:00 p.m. are geared for children.

“This movie series, made up of recent releases and popular titles, has been made possible thanks to the generosity of the West Sacramento Friends of the Library,” said Yolo County Librarian Patty Wong.

These movie screenings for children and adults are expected to run through August 2012.  Screenings in October will have a “book-to-movie” focus.

All movies are free to the public and will be screened in the Community Room.  Visit the Arthur F. Turner Community Library, located at 1212 Merkley Avenue in West Sacramento, for a listing of movie titles.

Source: Beth Gabor, Yolo County Manager of Public Affairs

West Sacramento Community Center Comedy Sportz Improv Show

West Sacramento Community Center Comedy Sportz Improv Show

Come enjoy a great night of Improv comedy where two teams compete for your points and laughs by making up scenes based on your suggestions. Like the great hit television show “Who’s Line Is It Anyway?”.

Friday, Sept. 9

6:00 P.M. Doors & Café LA BOUtique open

7:00 P.M. Show Starts

Purchase tickets by Sept. 7at the Community Center or Recreation Center

Adults $10

Student/ Seniors $9

Children under 13 $8

West Sacramento Community Center
1075 West Capitol Avenue
West Sacramento, CA 95691 

For more information please call (916) 617-4620.

Movies on a Big Screen Celebrates Celebrates 5 Years of Sacramento Microcinema

Movies on a Big Screen Celebrates Celebrates 5 Years of Sacramento Microcinema

SACRAMENTO - Sacramento's longest running weekly microcinema, Movies on a Big Screen (MOBS), will celebrate its fifth anniversary on September 11, 2011, at the historic Guild Theater in Oak Park.   In the world of microcinemas, where the funding is lean and the venues often temporary, five years of continuous operation is unusual.  With the economic challenges that arts organizations currently face nationally, its practically unheard of.

Since MOBS’ inception in 2006, when Robert McKeown and his wife DeeAnn Little conceived the idea of a locally operated screening series for alternative films made on shoestring budgets and with limited distribution, MOBS has been the region’s only continuously operating microcinema, showing hard-to-find fare not typically showcased at mainstream theaters, and rarely viewed theatrically outside of larger metropolitan areas such as San Francisco and Los Angeles.

“The films we show are the products of passion--they’re not

Call Out for Volunteers at State Indian Museum This Fall!

Call Out for Volunteers at State Indian Museum This Fall!

For the upcoming fall season, the State Indian Museum needs positive and enthusiastic community volunteers to embark on an exciting and educational journey as State Park docents. The State Indian Museum is located on the grounds of Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park.  Applications are now being accepted for volunteer positions and comprehensive training is provided.  Interested volunteers must apply and be interviewed in advance.

Trains & Tripods Photography Opportunity and Lighting Seminar at the Railroad Museum!

Trains & Tripods Photography Opportunity and Lighting Seminar at the Railroad Museum!

Lights, Camera, Action! The California State Railroad Museum is proud to host a unique “Trains & Tripods Photo Opportunity & Lighting Seminar” on Friday evening, September 16 and Saturday morning, September 17.   The two-part program includes an optional seminar on existing light photography and a photographers-only photo session inside the visually-enticing museum before it opens to the public for the day.  

Amateur photographers of all skill levels can choose to attend one or both of the activities. Conducted by former Sacramento Bee photographer and Canon USA consultant Dave Henry, the fast-paced and information-packed lighting seminar is scheduled for Friday evening with the “bring your own tripod” photography opportunity scheduled for Saturday morning.

Space is limited to 50 participants and advance registration for “Trains & Tripods” is required.