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You're invited to the Ultimate Baby Shower!

You're invited to the Ultimate Baby Shower!

Moms2Be! Save June 9th at 6 p.m. for the Arden Fair Mall/MomsLikeMe Baby Shower! There will be refreshments, great prizes, gift bags and wonderful tips for expectant moms on how to prepare for your new little ones. And it's FREE!

See current and trendy fashions for moms-to-be, including celebrity lines from Pea in the Pod, and tips for everything you will need as a new mother, from the perfect nursery to the perfect announcements!
 
Receive special offers, great gifts and raffle prizes from Pottery Barn Kids, Papyrus, Pea in the Pod & More!

When: June 9, 6 p.m.

Where: Arden Fair Mall

Click here to sign up now
 

Just Between Friends to host mega consignment sale, donate to Sac Food Bank

Just Between Friends to host mega consignment sale, donate to Sac Food Bank

ELK GROVE - Just Between Friends (JBF) will host its largest bi-annual children’s and maternity consignment sales event the SES Hall in Elk Grove (10427 East Stockton Boulevard) on Saturday, May 14 from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 15 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. for a half price sale event.

Admission on Saturday is $2 per person, and the event is free on Sunday. The mega sale features over 10,000 sq ft. of children’s, junior’s and maternity clothing, toys and baby equipment, with an estimated 30,000 items. Following the sale to the public, unsold items will be donated.

In addition to the donation of unsold product, JBF is accepting donations of baby food, clothing and diapers for Sacramento Food Bank’s Mother-Baby Program that is committed to enhancing the lives of families in need. For details visit www.jbfsale.com/elkgrove.

Dressbarn to offer 30 percent off this weekend!

Dressbarn to offer 30 percent off this weekend!

ELK GROVE - Clothing retailer Dressbarn will host its Spring 2011 Friends & Family event this Thursday, April 28 through Sunday, May 1. All shoppers will receive 30 percent off their entire regular priced purchase, by simply printing out the coupon above.

Dressbarn offers stylish clothes, accessories and jewelry for all shapes and sizes. The store is located at 9630 Bruceville Road. For more information, call (916) 685-0887.

'Think, Shop, Live Elk Grove' launches new online directories

'Think, Shop, Live Elk Grove' launches new online directories

ELK GROVE - The "Think, Shop, Live Elk Grove" committee Thursday launched new online directories that will make it more convenient to shop, dine and have fun in Elk Grove. Every month, new categories will be introduced to make local spending easier and more convenient. Easter and Spring Cleaning are the categories featured this month.

Dozens of local churches, restaurants, gourmet and apparel shops, and recreational opportunities are highlighted for Easter shopping. Elk Grove’s housecleaning and window washing services, recycling programs and donation sites are included in the Spring Cleaning category.

"From shopping and services to restaurants and recreation, all you need is right here in Elk Grove," said Mayor Steven Detrick. "Support your local economy and spend your dollars here.

CalVet to provide career, benefit workshops for veterans April 2

CalVet to provide career, benefit workshops for veterans April 2

ELK GROVE - About 30,000 veterans are expected to leave military service and return to California this year. The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) is committed to helping veterans transition from the battlefront to the home front.

CalVet will hold free workshops on Saturday, April 2 beginning at 10 a.m., designed to provide veterans with the necessary skills to assist in the transition from military duty to civilian life. The workshops will be held at 2216 Kausen Drive in Elk Grove, and will focus on job searching, resume building, interview skills and dressing for success. CalVet will also offer workshops to educate veterans about financial aid, scholarships and veteran benefits. The workshops are open to all veterans.

California is home to 2 million veterans, the largest veterans population in the United States, with this number expected to grow by 30,000 annually.

CSD offers new places to picnic

CSD offers new places to picnic

ELK GROVE - A picnic in the park is a great way to spend a sunny Spring day. In 2011, Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD) has expanded its picnic reservation program. Reservations are now being accepted for dates from March through October.

There are now seven additional picnic sites that can be reserved at Elk Grove Regional Park. With its ancient oaks, playground, swim center, dog park, and lush landscaping, the park is one of the region’s best spots for holding a family reunion, company picnic, birthday party, or picnic with friends. Spaces can accommodate groups from 25-500 people.

If you’re looking for a great spot on the west side of town, Morse Park now has a picnic area available to rent for parties of up to 200 people. This popular park site offers a shaded picnic pavilion area, a large BBQ grill, playground, dog park, and close proximity to the District’s largest water sprayground.

Rental costs vary per site.

CSD to host 3rd Annual Girls Night Out event

CSD to host 3rd Annual Girls Night Out event

ELK GROVE - Makeup, shopping, a fashion show, big hair, prizes and a chocolate fountain all under one roof can only mean one thing -- the return of Girls Night Out. This special event is a decadent evening for girls ages 6 to 106 presented by the Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD) and Kaiser Permanente. Mark your calendar and join us Friday, March 18 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Wackford Community Complex in Elk Grove, 9014 Bruceville Road.

Bring your gal pals, daughters, mother, grandmother or even your mother-in-law for a night of girlish delights.