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Superhero Theme Announced for 2015 Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival

Superhero Theme Announced for 2015 Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival

Elk Grove, Calif. – Grab your cape and gear up for the 21st Annual Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival! The Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD) event organizers have revealed that this year’s festival will be jam-packed with superheroes! You and your sidekick are invited to Elk Grove’s largest family festival, set to take place on October 3 and 4, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Elk Grove Regional Park (9950 Elk Grove-Florin Road).

With the festival less than two months away, CSD staff and participating businesses are activating their super powers to return festival favorites and present new attractions, including:

Pumpkin Growers, Assemble!

Weighing in at nearly one ton, you’ve never seen pumpkins like this before. Watch the monstrous, orange orbs hit the scales on Saturday morning. Entry forms for the pumpkin and produce weigh-off are currently available at yourcsd.com/pumpkinfestival.

The World’s Mightiest Scarecrows!

BINGO!

BINGO!

In March I had the pleasure of attending the SacPal (Sacramento Police Activities League) Bingo Tournament at Florin Road Bingo to research for our upcoming bingo night with some other zoo staffer... Read More

Don't forget your sunscreen!

Don't forget your sunscreen!

Sunscreen...a necessary essential all year long, but especially now.  Before you head to the beach or even your own backyard, double check your sunscreen for an expiration date.  If it has expired, get a fresh bottle.

Don't forget to cover the tops of your feet, your toes and your hands.  Slather up and enjoy your wonderful summer!

 

LEGO Block Party (October-December)

LEGO Block Party (October-December)
LEGO Block Party (October-December)
10-10-2015 - 12-26-2015
Sacramento Public Library
http://www.saclibrary.org/Locations/Franklin/
Admission: Free
 
(916) 264-2920
 
Start Time(s): 2nd & 4th Saturdays 10am-3pm
Join the Lego Block Party! At the Lego Block Party you bring your imagination and creativity, and the library supplies lots and lots of Duplo and Lego blocks to build with 
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Teen Music Jam

Teen Music Jam
Teen Music Jam
07-15-2015 - 07-15-2015
Sacramento Public Library
http://www.saclibrary.org/Locations/Franklin/
Admission: Free
 
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Elk Grove to Celebrate Independence Day With Annual Firework Show

Elk Grove to Celebrate Independence Day With Annual Firework Show

The City of Elk Grove will celebrate Independence Day with the 19th annual Salute to the Red, White and Blue festivities on July 4 at the Elk Grove Regional Park. 

Festivities begin at 4 p.m. with the opening of vendor exhibits followed by the “Let Freedom Ride” Bike and Stroller Parade at 5:30 p.m. and entertainment from the Sacramento Single Squares, beach rock music by Safety Orange, and a glow show by Obsidian Butterfly beginning at 6 p.m.  

Opening ceremonies featuring the presentation of the colors and performance of the national anthem by the winner of the City’s 2nd annual O Say Can You Sing national anthem contest.Fireworks will light up Elk Grove’s southeast skies beginning at 9:30 pm from the Kloss Softball Complex... Read More