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Discover & Go with the Yolo County Library

Discover & Go with the Yolo County Library

Are you looking for new places to take your family that are educational and inexpensive?  Then come check out the award-winning Discover & Go program that offers Yolo County Library cardholders free and low-cost passes to over 40 museums, science centers, zoos, theatres and other cultural venues throughout Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area!

This unique partnership between cultural venues and libraries was launched in 2011 to provide California library cardholders with discounted admission to cultural institutions in their own backyard.  In Yolo and Sacramento County alone, library card holders will have access to the Gibson House Museum, Sacramento Children’s Museum and the Croker Art Museum. In addition, cardholders can choose from over 35 destinations including:

Whole Foods 5% Day to Benefit Food Literacy Center

Whole Foods 5% Day to Benefit Food Literacy Center
Whole Foods 5% Day to Benefit Food Literacy Center
09-16-2015 - 09-16-2015
Food Literacy Center
http://www.foodliteracycenter.org/featured-event/whole-foods-5-day
Admission: Free to participate  
 
(916) 476-4766
 
Start Time(s): Wed 7am-9pm Sunbutter demos 11am-2pm Meals: Breakfast at Whole Foods Sacramento 7am-9am Lunch at all three locations 11:30am-1:30pm Happy Hour at Whole Foods Folsom 4pm-6pm Dinner at Whole Foods Roseville 6:30pm-9pm
Shop at participating Whole Foods Market locations on September 16 and Whole Foods will donate 5% of the days net sales 
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Reading Volunteer opportunities available through Reading Partners

Reading Volunteer opportunities available through Reading Partners

Launched in 2009, ​Reading Partners empowers students to succeed in reading and in life by engaging volunteers from the Sacramento community to provide one-on-one tutoring. With the help of almost 800 volunteers, Reading Partners provided individualized literacy tutoring to more than 480 elementary school students in 9 schools in low-income communities across Sacramento County in the 2014-15 school year. Using a highly effective, evidence-based program, Reading Partners has helped tens of thousands of children across the country master the fundamental reading skills they need to succeed in school and beyond. 

Reading Volunteer opportunities available through Reading Partners

Reading Volunteer opportunities available through Reading Partners

Launched in 2009, ​Reading Partners empowers students to succeed in reading and in life by engaging volunteers from the Sacramento community to provide one-on-one tutoring. With the help of almost 800 volunteers, Reading Partners provided individualized literacy tutoring to more than 480 elementary school students in 9 schools in low-income communities across Sacramento County in the 2014-15 school year. Using a highly effective, evidence-based program, Reading Partners has helped tens of thousands of children across the country master the fundamental reading skills they need to succeed in school and beyond. 

Reading volunteer opportunities available through Hands on Sacramento

Reading volunteer opportunities available through Hands on Sacramento

SACRAMENTO -- Hands on Sacramento is a program of Community Link (formerly Community Services Planning Council) and offers countless opportunities for residents to lend a hand and volunteer. Through their online matching system, Hands On Sacramento strives to inspire, equip and mobilize individuals and groups for meaningful volunteer experiences that change our community!

As the regions full-service volunteer action center, Hands on Sacramento welcomes new community partners looking for volunteers.  Whether your agency has one time or ongoing needs for volunteers, you can post opportunities on the Hands on Sacramento website.  Over 16,000 Sacramento residents are registered and looking to help!

Leo's Tales Story Time (April)

Leo's Tales Story Time (April)
Leo's Tales Story Time (April)
04-07-2015 - 04-28-2015
Sacramento Children's Museum
http://www.sackids.org/
Admission: Free
 
(916) 638-7225
info@sackids.org
 
Start Time(s): Tuesdays 10am-10:30am & 2pm-3pm
Get ready to read every Tuesday!
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Creative Art Class (April)

Creative Art Class (April)
Creative Art Class (April)
04-03-2015 - 04-24-2015
Sacramento Children's Museum
http://www.sackids.org/
Admission: Free with admission Admission: -General $7 -Seniors (Ages 60+) and military $6 -Children (Under 1 year) Free *All materials are provided
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