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Stranger Danger Alert - EGUSD School District

Stranger Danger Alert - EGUSD School District

ELK GROVE, CA - The Elk Grove Police Department is investigating another report of a stranger approaching and offering a ride to a youth in our community. The incident took place at 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, near the corner of Matina Drive and Gilliam Drive.

A Toby Johnson Middle School student was walking home from a relative's house when a man pulled up alongside him and asked if he wanted a ride. The boy went onto the bike trail and the man drove away. The student did the right thing and reported the incident when he got home. His father reported the incident to the Elk Grove Police Department.

The man described as an African-American adult in his 40's with close-shaved hair, a scar under his right eye, a thin moustache and patches of facial hair. He was driving a full-sized utility-style van, with two front doors and a 3rd sliding door. The van appeared to be model from between 2000 to 2013.

New Personal Belief Exemption Form for Childhood Vaccination to Encourage Health Education

New Personal Belief Exemption Form for Childhood Vaccination to Encourage Health Education

October 30, 2013 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today made available the Personal Belief Exemption (PBE) form parents or guardians are required to use ..... Read More

H.O.P.E's 2nd Annual Coat and Sock Drive

H.O.P.E's 2nd Annual Coat and Sock Drive

SAC H.O.P.E

(HEART OPEN, PEACE EVERYWHERE)

With HOPEs of uniting for a cause, we are coming together once again for our 2nd annual coat and sock drive. While all of us are striving each day to provide for and pave a better future for our children, we recognize that it is important that we lead by example. This is one of many example we have chosen to portray: giving back to the community. In unifying ourselves for this one cause we HOPE to inspire others to join us on this day and bring whatever they can so we can extend our helping hands to those who are in need.

CD Scratch Art for Teens

CD Scratch Art for Teens
CD Scratch Art for Teens
11-06-2013 - 11-06-2013
Sacramento Public Library
http://www.saclibrary.org/home/events/?eventId=96417
Admission: Free
 
(916) 264-2920
 
Start Time(s): Wed 4pm-5pm
Come find a use for your old CD's Try your hand at up-cycling cds to create scratch art Scratch art is produced by scratching or engraving onto a surface that has been covered in ink or paint You can then engrave a design, exposing the original surface and creating your work of art All materials and instructions are provided You can take home your artwork to decorate your room or even give it away as a gift
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Family Origami

Family Origami
Family Origami
10-29-2013 - 10-29-2013
Sacramento Public Library
 
Admission: Free
 
(916) 264-2920
 
Start Time(s): Tues 5:30pm-7:30pm
Origami is the ancient art of folding paper into beautiful shapes It can be simple or sophisticated, but it is always transformative Sacramento Public Library's origami teachers have a passion for origami and they will teach you the basics, show you how to make holiday origami, and find the magic in folding paper
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Easy Halloween DIY No Carve Glow In The Dark Pumpkins

Easy Halloween DIY No Carve Glow In The Dark Pumpkins

DIY Glow Pumpkins The Design Confidential

I'm always stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to the difficult decision between pretty holiday decor and fun kid centric Halloween decor, or any holiday decor for that matter. For those of you with kids, you know what I mean... it's definitely a tricky balance. On the one hand I want to see the look on their faces when the excitement takes over, and they get to help decorate for an occasion, but on the other hand there is a very fine line between chic and tacky when it comes to holiday decor, and finding the right side of that line isn't always easy... Read More

Fast Food for Tweens

Fast Food for Tweens

Paige Schilt

Feeding a tween is like riding a rollercoaster. Some days it’s exhilarating: we’re intrepid explorers, discovering new flavors together! Other times it’s the pits: we’re stuck in a rut and we’re going to be eating mac and cheese for the rest of our lives!

My 10-year-old son is by turns adventurous and avoidant. He loves sushi but hates sandwiches. He’s into spicy foods but refuses to taste bananas or mashed potatoes. As a busy parent, I’ve developed a few strategies to help my temperamental tween try new things and get the nutrients he needs:

 

1. Salad first. Late afternoon is prime grazing time, so I make sure I’ve got plenty of prepped fruits and veggies on hand. At our house, the favorites are apples, carrots, snap peas, avocado, cantaloupe and grapes. On a typical day, the kid has already consumed a couple of servings before the grown-ups sit down to dinner... Read More