Issue December 30 2010

Issue December 30 2010 - Sac Cultural Hub
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Things To Do, Places To Go & People To Meet December 30, 2010

Tax Time is Here! Call for an appointment to see Will "The Tax Man"
Will "The Tax Man"

WERE YOU THERE! Kwanzaa Family Festival at Crocker Museum Are you looking for something to do or somewhere to go on New Year's Eve? >>browse events. Check out the EVENTS page of Sacculturalhub.com at www.sacculturalhub.com/events to see where the gospel watch nights will take place and where many NYE celebrations will be taking place in Sacramento, LA, and in Vegas. Add your events to Sacculturalhub.com for FREE. Visit and bookmark www.sacculturalhub.com/events.

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WalMart GrantHelp fight hunger in your community! Sacramento is in 7th place to win a Walmart grant of $100k. Click "LIKE" to support the Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA area so that we can move up in the race to win $1 million dollars.  The community with the most support will receive $1 million to fight hunger from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation. The next five most supported communities will each receive $100,000.>>read more

WERE YOU THERE! Kwanzaa Family Festival at Crocker MuseumWERE YOU THERE!!! Sacramento Press and photography Kati Garner captured the essence of the Kwanzaa Family Festival where over 2,000 people celebrated at the Crocker Art Museum on Sun-12/26, the first day of Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa, honored worldwide, focuses on family, community, creativity, and the cultural traditions found in the African diaspora.  The Crocker celebrated its new collection of African art with music and dance performances by Umoja, Afia Walking Tree and Spirit Drumz, PROJECT, Phoenix Park Multicultural Kids Choir.  There was storytelling by Culture Co-op and a special puppet production, “Hamissi the Brave.”   >>read more

NAACP JusticeNAACP reports Justice At Last for the Scott Sisters. Gladys and Jamie Scott are returning home for the first time in 16 years.  This evening (12/29/10), Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour suspended their sentences -- handed down in the extreme and biased ruling of Judge Marcus Gordon that condemned each of the women to double life sentences for an $11 robbery. > >read more

Community news report from Pleshette Robertson, Chief EditorPrayers and donations are needed for the step son of Bishop Yardley Griffin, who was killed Monday, 12/20/10. He was only 20 years old. Please pray for their entire family. They are also in need of assistance for expenses of the funeral services. You may send monetary donations to the Antonne Ray Nelms Memorial Account at Bank of America. For more information please contact Vanessa Griffin at (916) 529-3286 as soon as possible. I, Pleshette Robertsion, am so saddened by continued reports of our young Black men dying in the streets as I have brothers who are the sons of my mother and grandsons of their grandparents. Let us pray everyone for the goodness and mercy of those who we are BLESSED with in our lifetime.  > >read more

Development in SacramentoStay updated on city and community development in Sacramento with what's happening on the scene with "The Railyards", "Sacramento Arena", "K Street Mall", "Docks Area Riverfront Promenade", and the "River District". It's all about what you know and who you know in staying ahead of the game so that you can move forward with your business with expanding in growth, partnerships, marketing, investments, and increasing your profit margin. >>read more

CPLTCYou've planned for your family.  Now make sure you've made plans for your future.  The California Partnership for Long-Term Care is giving you the assurances and choices you deserve as you plan ahead for your  future long-term care needs. >>read more

Housing Authority Waitlists Now OpenHave you applied for the Housing Authority Waitlists? The Waitlists are now open!  The Sacramento City and County Housing Authority housing programs serve very low income families and individuals (public housing and elderly only project based HCV, formerly Section 8).  Eligible families will receive rental assistance.  >>read more



Dec 31-Jan 2 - NYE Comedy Show at Tommy T's
Don't miss the NYE Comedy Show at Tommy T's. Laugh with "EARTHQUAKE" of BET, Comedy Central, and HBO.Also featuring Dezz White and hosted by Mo Jones.  >>read more

NYE Comedy Show at Tommy T's

EVERY FRIDAY - Live Jazz at Jazzyblues Cafe

Live music EVERY FRIDAY from 7 pm to 9 pm at Jazzyblues Cafe.  Get the best soul food in town at Jazzyblues Cafe located at 319 6th Street in West Sacramento. Don't miss the special event, relationship discussion "For Colored Girls & Boys..." on Thurs-12/16 at 7 pm. For more info call (916) 372-8897 or visit www.jazzybluescafe.com.

Live Jazz at Jazzyblues Cafe in West Sacramento

Every 2nd & 4th Saturdays: Live Scan Fingerprint Services
Offering Livescan Fingerprints needed for certification and licensing. 2nd & 4th Saturday and by Appt only. Mobile and group discounts available for 4 or more.  Regular $20 rolling fee. 7300 Lincolnshire Drive, #100-27, Sacramento CA 95823 Florin Rd/ Franklin Blvd.  For more info call (916) 395-7004.

Live Scan Fingerprint Services

Make an Appointment to see Real Estate Income Property
Are you interested in receiving a list of available income properties that include: homes, apartments, land, office buildings, shopping centers, and restaurants? Contact Chuck Starks at (916) 206-2485. 

ReMax Gold

December 31: New Year's Eve Party
New Years Eve Party Affair. Join the Young Professionals of the Greater Sacramento Urban League at Haggin Oaks Golf Course for a sexy and upscale evening affair!  Taking place at Haggin Oaks, 3645 Fulton Avenue in North Sacramento.  Cost: $50/person or $40 if you participate in our "Day of Service" by donating 1 hour of your time feed the hungry. For more info, call (916) 286-8694. >> read more
NYE Party

December 31: Spend New Year's Eve in Vegas
New Year's Eve Glitz n' Glamour Viva Las Vegas. Get your party package now >>read more

Spend New Year's Eve in Las Vegas

January 9: Brunch and Dinner
Get registered now for the Dad & Son Brunch and the Mom & Daughter Dinner  >> read more

Dad & Son Brunch & Mom and Daughter Dinner

January 16: Soul Chi Table Session
Join the next Soul Chi Table Session at Jazzy Blues Cafe in West Sacramento>>read more

Soul Chi

January 16: Legends of Motown

Don't the miss the Legends of Motown Old School Tribute Show with ...... music of Marvin Gaye, Al Green, Stevie Wonder, and more on Sun-1/16 at 7 pm at Thunder Valley Casino Resort.  Ticket prices are just $19 and $29. >>read more

January 14-17: Black Ski Weekend

Don't miss Black Ski Weekend - Lake Tahoe Winter Jam 2011.  Taking place MLK Weekend Jan 14-16, 2011 Last year, over 800 people attended this annual winter getaway. This upcoming event, we expect over 1,000 adventurers from all over the world to represent the LARGEST ski weekend for urban professionals. Make reservations now and get your weekend passes at www.renegadeweekend.com. >>read more

January 23: Wedding and Special Events Show
Diversity Wedding & Special Events Show at the Citrus Heights Community Center, 6300 Fountain Square Drive in Citrus Hieghts on January 23, 2011 from 11 am to 4 pm.  Interested in vendor booth and sponsorship info call (916) 613-3284. Brides register at www.diversityweddingshow.com.  >> read more

Wedding and Special Events Show

January 29: The Journey Lunch
SAVE THE DATE! "Get Lifted" at The Journey Lunch.  Taking place on Sat-1/29 from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Radisson Hotel, 500 Leisure Lane in Sacramento.  >> read more

The Journey Lunch

Feb 4, 2011: Black Physicians Mixer
You're invited to join us for the Black Physician's Social Networking Mixer & Health Forum taking place on Fri-2/4 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm at Sierra Health Foundation, 1321 Garden Highway in Sacramento.  This is an invitation only to physicians, clinicians, health care educators/administrators, clinic managers, and medical students. To register, scroll down to complete the registration form at www.sacculturalhub.com/events/black-physicians-mixer. >>see more

Feb 2011: Super Bowl Cruise

Join Mydas Touch Entertainment for their 2011 Super Bowl Cruise aboard the Carnival Destiny. Your first stop is downtown Key West, Florida, where there are shops, museums, and lively bistros and bars. From there, you're off to Cozumel, Mexico, the most beautiful island on the Yucatan. You'll enjoy the many beaches, coral reefs, and supreme water-sport activities. Best of all you can watch the Super Bowl onboard on the big screen.  Call 707-567-3293 for pricing and availability. >>see more

Oct 2011: Caribbean Cruise

Feel The Allure Eastern Caribbean Cruise - October 16-23, 2011. Sailing from Ft. Lauderdale aboard Royal Caribean's newest and largest ship The Allure of The Seas. The revolutionary design of Allure of the Seas will fill your days at sea with wonder: wake to ocean views, hop onto a classic, full-sized carousel in the Boardwalk neighborhood, spend some quiet time in the adults-only Solarium, and let the kids' imaginations run wild in the Youth Zone - the largest dedicated youth area at sea. Jump right into the Pool Zone, where you'll find the H2O Zone, cantilevered whirlpools, FlowRiders and a thrilling zip-line view of the ship and sea below. When it's time to unwind, go for a stroll in Central Park - a meandering garden and lush public space lined with foliage and fine restaurants - or take in the majestic view from any of the multiple balconies overlooking the Aqua Theater, the first amphitheater at sea. >>see more

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JANUARY 17, 2011
30th MLK March & Celebration

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