“Spend Some Time at the Park”
 
This week LiveWire features The Sacramento Zoo and Morris League baseball. Spend a liitle time at William Land Park and tour the zoo and then catch a baseball game at a local baseball field. 
 
Sacramento Zoo is celebrating it’s 85th birthday this year and has many fun and educational events you can be part of. Local teens are organizing “I <3 Animals” , an interactive event that features stations at each animal’s section where you can ask questions and learn about each animal. They will also be talking about “Bloomin’ Crazy Plant Fest”, “Earthfest”, and “Zoo Zoom”. If you log onto their website www.SacZoo.org you can find out about all of these events and more. There’s also a downloadable and printable self guided art walk. Art in the zoo is everywhere and features work from lots of artists including Phil Schuster and David Gilhooly. There’s even rare and interesting architecture including the 1950’s hyperbolic paraboloid entrance designed by Grant D. Caywood. There is so much to discover in Sacramento Zoo! Tune in to LiveWire to learn more!
 

Also joining us this week on LiveWire is Donte and Dominic Morris of the Morris League. They will be on the show to talk about their upcoming event and game. They will be showcasing the Morris league at their exhibition game against and outside league, Cal Berkeley club team on February 4th.  We will also learn about their upcoming event, The Negro League Conference. Morris league will be hosting this historical event that will be a panel discussion about the history of the Negro League and African American baseball. The panel will include former members of the Negro League, the Major Leagues, and also local high school coaches. The event takes place at Sacramento State on February 24th. For more information about the Morris League and their games and events log on to www.MorrisLeague.com and tune in to LiveWire on Wednesday, January 25th at 5pm.
 

LiveWire featuring The Sacramento Zoo and the Morris League will air Wednesday, January 25th at 5pm on Access Sacramento channel 17 or watch the simulcast online at www.AccessSacramento.org