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Friday, June 17, 2005

Open House

There are a couple open house events coming up soon. From Dave Tamayo, one of Sacto's finest environmental crusaders:


I'm on the Board of Trustees of the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District. If you live in the City of Sacramento, I represent you.

This Saturday, we are having an open house at the District headquarters, at 8631 Bond Road. 10-3.

Besides free food, activities for kids, and raffle prizes (portable screened shelter), you can learn about District services and how to avoid West Nile Virus and mosquitoes.

If you want to talk about District policies or plans to control WNV, please contact me.

Hope to see some of you there.

Dave Tamayo

And next Saturday, the open house farm dance and potluck at Sacto's only urban farm, Soil Born:

Farm Dance and Potluck Fundraiser
June 25, 2005
Come out for a family day and evening on the farm of fun, food, live music, and dancing! Organic Sacramento is putting on a fundraiser event for Soil Born Farm Urban Agriculture Project. Proceeds go towards development of Soil Born’s second site in Rancho Cordova.
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2005 Time: 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Location: Goethe Ranch - 2140 Chase Dr., at the entrance of Hagan Park in Rancho Cordova Potluck: Side dishes provided, but please bring a potluck dish to share as well as individual place settings. (A free raffle ticket for those who bring their own flatware and eating utensils!) Bring your favorite meats and veggies for barbecuing.

Family activities will include, but are not limited to:
A petting zoo
Nature and plant walks
Farm tours
Bio-diesel presentations
Open-mic music from local musicians Sustainable living presentations
Screenings of The Future of Food
River access for swimming
Raffle . . And much, much more … Much dancing and live music for evening enjoyment.
Schedule: Family Activities: 1~5pm, Potluck: 5~6:30pm, Dance: 6:30 ~ 11:00pm

Requested donations of $10 to $25 - adults and $5 - children 12 to 18 years old are appreciated. (Note: children under 12 years old are free, and no one will be turned away for lack of funds.) Call (916) 486-9686 for further information.

thus spake Maya 8:30 AM