Category: Education

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 at City Hall-Apply Now!

Summer STEPS (Strides Towards Entering Public Service) Student Internship Program: The City of West Sacramento is offering a paid student summer internship program to provide students with practical work experience related to their academic major. 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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Water with the Weather Tips

Water conservation should be a year-round habit. The shorter days and rains of winter mean your lawn needs less watering or no watering at all. Consider the tips below when transitioning your forms of water usage into the fall and … Continue reading »

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Participate in America Recycles Day Nov 12th

America Recycles Day is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. The local America Recycles Day event at the transfer station is an opportunity for residents to learn how their recyclables are sorted. The … Continue reading »

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