Category: Education

Learn Essential Computer Skills at Tech Camp

You’re invited to attend FREE workshops to learn computer, Facebook, email and FaceTime skills. Participants will be guided through each step of a computer based task by Summer STEPS Interns and Teen Heroes. Location Arthur F. Turner Library, 1212 Merkley Avenue, … Continue reading »

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West Sacramento Library Book Sale

The West Sacramento Friends of the Library will host a summer book sale at the Arthur F. Turner Community Library, 1212 Merkley Ave., West Sacramento on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Prices are as follows: children’s books 25 cents, paperbacks … Continue reading »

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Children’s Recycled Art On Display at Community Center

Stop by Gallery 1075 to see the transformation of ordinary household objects into a large, interactive art installation. Learning Ladder Preschool students constructed numerous sculptures and displays to reiterate the importance of recycling and sustainability. All projects were created using recycled material … Continue reading »

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Summer Student Internships Throughout the City-Apply Now!

Summer STEPS (Strides Towards Entering Public Service) Student Internship Program: The City of West Sacramento is offering paid summer internships to provide students with practical work experience related to their academic area of interest. High school juniors and seniors at … Continue reading »

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WSPD Boxing Camp a Big Hit with Kids

30 students participated in a week long boxing camp over spring break, where they were awarded medals for their accomplishments. The camp was organized by the West Sacramento Police Department for students in the Washington Unified School District. This was … Continue reading »

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Time To Sign Up for Swimming Lessons and Summer Camp

Summer Camps: Thursday 4/20 8:30 a.m. To stay up to date on all summer camp registration info please join this event: https://www.facebook.com/events/429712790704924 Register for: Sports Camp (Kinder-5th grade) Camp Lakeside (Kinder-5th grade) KIDS Camp (Kinder-5th grade) Tennis Camp (5-17 yrs) Skate … Continue reading »

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Preschools Awarded 500k In Sustainability Funding From Waste Management

The City of West Sacramento’s nationally recognized preschool program has received a $500,000 dollar award to fund sustainability education from refuse company Waste Management. The money will be used over the next two years to help educate young students about … Continue reading »

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2017 Arthur F. Turner Library Adult Programs Schedule

JANUARY 2017   January 3, 2017 through February 28, 2017 – National Archives Traveling Exhibits –The Bill of Rights and You! The Bill of Rights and You! is part of Amending America, a national initiative exploring the power of the … Continue reading »

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Conserve Water and Save Money

The City of West Sacramento is offering the Irrigation Efficiency Rebate Program. This program reimburses residents up to $500 for upgrading their old irrigation system to a new water-wise one. The rebate applies to the purchase and installation of irrigation … Continue reading »

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Statewide Plastic Bag Ban in Full Effect

The California law, Proposition 67, is in effect and most grocery and convenience stores will no longer be providing single-use, plastic carry-out bags to customers. Instead, these stores may provide a reusable grocery bag or recycled paper bag to a … Continue reading »

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