“Building Healthy Communities” is a video created by the California Endowment to showcase youth driven community media projects throughout California. The program also includes clips from right here in Sacramento County by a 13 year old with a flip camera during the Martin Luther King Celebration March and a little editing help from a community member. Sit back and enjoy what is going on statewide and at Access Sacramento’s “Neighborhood News Bureaus” in South Sacramento.
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With Easter fast approaching, families can bring their kids (all ages, toddlers to elementary school age) to Meadowview Park for an Easter egg hunt. There will be 3 separate age categories for the children including prizes!
This annual event is sponsored by Vice Mayor Bonnie Pannell and is on Saturday, April 23rd from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The egg hunt starts at 11:30 AM sharp, so don’t forget your basket! Families can also look forward to meeting with the Easter Bunny, face painting, balloon creations and Easter games.
Don’t miss out on the fun!
Where: Meadowview Park – 7760 24th Street
When: Saturday, April 23, 2011 [11:00 AM – 1:00 PM]
For more information, call 808-7008
Players, from ages 7 to 17, of all skill levels are invited to join Mr. Yuke and learn new chess moves and brush up on your chess strategy skills. If you have always wanted to learn how to play chess, stop by and get started with Mr. Yuke! It’s fun, and it’s free! This program occurs the Second Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
“Never Again for Anyone” (92 minutes)
Speaking to a capacity crowd during his visit to Sacramento on February 16, Dr. Hajo Meyer shared the lesson of his experience in Auschwitz. Dr. Meyer was joined by UC Berkeley professor, Dr. Hatem Bazian, chairman of the American Muslims for Palestine. In the face of the on-going ethnic cleansing of Palestine, attacks and persecution of Muslim and Arab communities in the U.S., and on-going attacks against the rights of other communities and immigrants, they asserted a commitment to collective humanity.
“The Story of Stuff” (21 minutes)
With over 12 million on-line views, “The Story of Stuff” — an animated documentary about the lifecycle of material goods — is one of the most widely viewed environmental-themed short films of all time. Since its release in December 2007, The Story of Stuff has been shown in thousands of schools, houses of worship, community events and businesses around the world.
This week LiveWire features the local sports team, The Sacramento Gold. They play Futbol, or ‘soccer’ as it is known in the U.S. This championship team is ready for the new season, which begins in April and will run through the summer. For more details about this great local sports team, log on to www.AztecPromotions.TV .
Also on Livewire, this week’s featured local artist is Nelson. This artist and tattooist made a splash in Italy and won a coveted award at the Italian Tattoo Convention, gaining world wide appreciation. We’ll get to see some of his artwork on paper as well as some of his ‘skin’ work. He puts very unique twist on the classic tattoo and adds that something extra in his artwork. To see some of his art ‘like’ him on
Tune in Wednesday, April 6th at 5pm on Access Sacramento channel 17 or watch the simulcast at www.AccessSacramento.org click ‘watch 17’ so on Livewire, this week’s featured local artist is Nelson. This artist and tattooist made a splash in Italy and won a coveted award at the Italian Tattoo Convention, gaining world wide appreciation. We’ll get to see some of his artwork on paper as well as some of his ‘skin’ work. He puts very unique twist on the classic tattoo and adds that something extra in his artwork. To see some of his art ‘like’ ‘watch 17’
This episode of LiveWire will feature The 20th annual Festival De La Familia and a Latin American dance troupe. The festival which is being held on Sunday, April 3rd, at Cal Expo, will feature arts and entertainment from around Sacramento. In addition celebration of over 20 Latin cultures, the festival will include information on these cultures. There will be food to sample, arts and crafts for the whole family, and plenty of eye-catching dance, music, and demonstrations.
After we learn about the festival facts, we’ll get a chance to meet some of the dancers performing at the event. We will learn about their culture and what inspirations are behind their performing art. The dancers will also do a performance, so you get a little taste of what will be offered at the festival.
For more information about Festival De La Familia log on to
Tune in Wednesday, March 30th at 5pm on Access Sacramento channel 17 or watch online at the same time at
www.AccessSacramento.org click ‘watch 17’