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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

Halloween ghost cake pops

Halloween ghost cake pops

We've yet to meet anyone who doesn't love cake pops. And we're certain that these frightfully cute ghost pops will delight your little ones this Halloween!... Read More

WEEKLY CHALLENGE: Eat Your Break(fast)!!!

WEEKLY CHALLENGE: Eat Your Break(fast)!!!

GIANT pumpkins invade Elk Grove

GIANT pumpkins invade Elk Grove

GIANT pumpkins are back in Elk Grove at the 19th Annual GIANT Pumpkin Festival this weekend, Oct. 5-6 at Elk Grove Regional Park. This year’s theme is The Great & Powerful GIANT Pumpkin.

The event opens at 10 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. each day. Admission is free and parking is $5.

For additional information, visit the Cosumnes Community Services District’s website here.