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Strive for Strength offers great opportunity to teenage girls!

Strive for Strength offers great opportunity to teenage girls!

Strive for Strength is hosting a powerful daylong retreat April 14, which addresses some of the issues teenage girls are facing every day, such as family and friend relationships, bullying, social pressures and self-image.  

As part of the day's event, attendees will have the opportunity to listen to leaders, who will bring their own examples of empowerment and what it means to be a young woman today. Scheduled speakers/mentors are:

*Lauren Cook - a recent graduate from UCLA with a double major in communication studies and psychology, and the author of "The Sunny Side Up!", which focuses on gratitude and goal setting.

* Noelle Bean - a singer and songwriter from Los Angeles, who says she writes about real life and wants to inspire young people through her music.  

Waterwise Gardening: Elk Grove Library

Waterwise Gardening: Elk Grove Library
Waterwise Gardening: Elk Grove Library
05-03-2014 - 05-03-2014
Sacramento Public Library
 
Admission: Free
 
(916) 264-2920
 
Start Time(s): Sat 11am-Noon
Learn what you can do to maintain your yard
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2014 Weekly Challenge #12: Declutter and get ready to SWAP!

2014 Weekly Challenge #12: Declutter and get ready to SWAP!

2014 Weekly Challenge #12: Declutter and get ready to SWAP!

This week’s challenge is to de-clutter your closets!

The Mama Bootcamp Clothing Swap is coming soon - Sunday May 4, 2014 to be exact!  Clear your closet and bring clothing to your  Bootcamp Coach.  All the Mamas will be given an opportunity to "shop" through the donated items on May 4 and take what they need to fit their healthier bodies.  You don't need to donate to shop, but the more donations we have, the more variety and opportunity there will be.

Franklin Book Sale and Food Drive

Franklin Book Sale and Food Drive
Franklin Book Sale and Food Drive
05-10-2014 - 05-10-2014
Sacramento Public Library
 
Admission: Free
 
(916) 264-2920
 
Start Time(s): Sat 10am-3pm
Bring two non-perishable food items for a free adult book, or one perishable food item for a children’s book
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Elk Grove to Host Open House on Southeast Planning Area

Elk Grove to Host Open House on Southeast Planning Area

As the City of Elk Grove's last unplanned area, the so-called Southeast Policy Area represents a unique opportunity for the city to plan for its oft-stated goal of attracting employers. As part of the planning for the area, which is located roughly north of the Elk Grove Promenade Mall and west of Highway 99, The City of Elk Grove will host a community open house on March 25 to share draft plans for the 1,200-acre area.   ... Read More

Elk Grove to Hold One Day Youth Fair

Elk Grove to Hold One Day Youth Fair

The City of Elk Grove will host a one day youth fair on Saturday, March 22. The event will showcase of  community service, employment, health and wellness, and entertainment opportunities— for the city's youth. Local teens ages 13 to 19 are encouraged to attend the resource fair hosted by the Elk Grove Youth Commission, and help spread the word.  
The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and provide an opportunity for teens to meet face-to-face with representatives from nearly 20 local organizations offering community service credit, internships and jobs, and activities for teens in Elk Grove.  Teens can earn community service hours for participating in the event.  Lunch will be provided.  Pre-registration is required.  ... Read More

Art of Excellence Show 2014

Art of Excellence Show 2014
Art of Excellence Show 2014
05-03-2014 - 05-04-2014
Elk Grove Artists
 
Admission: Free
 
(916) 402-7987
kelsterbelster@yahoo.com
 
Start Time(s): Sat & Sun 10am-5pm
Elk Grove Artists will be showcasing the work of local creatives in this show juried by Margaret Woodcock, MFA Mediums to be featured include: -Watercolor/gouache -Oils and acrylic painting -Drawing (pencil, ink and charcoal) -Mixed media -Pastels -Photography -3D Sculpture
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