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trained to help with this task. No tax help March 26th. Buddy reading – Mondays at 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.: Practice reading with an older “buddy”. Each child will be paired up with a high school student from the River City High School Interact Club for a 30-minute reading session. Registration Required. English Conversation Group – Fridays at 10 to 11 a.m.: Join our adult Conversation Group and improve your English in a fun and relaxed way with the aid of a group facilitator. No registration is required; drop-in visitors are welcome. Homework center – Tuesdays and Thurst

days at 3 to 5 p.m.: FREE afterschool program for students in grades 3 through 8 to receive homework help. Pre-Registration is required. Hug- a-bye baby – Thursdays at 11 a.m. to noon: A warm and cuddly lap-sit program that will share with parents and caregivers ways to stimulate language development through songs, lullabies, finger plays and books. Mother Goose– Tuesdays at 11 a.m. to noon: Parents with children ages 12 to 36 months are invited to join us for music, movement, visual literacy and language development. Preschool storytime – Wednesdays at 11 a.m. to noon: Parents and

children ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, finger plays, and songs to help develop early literacy skills and encourage children to engage in group participation.

Church at 446-5025, ext. 101. Meetings are Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., 2100 J St. Senior Bowling League Sign-ups Senior League sign-ups begin now for the Fall league at Capitol Bowl, 900 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento. Meet some new friends or bring some old ones. It’s all about getting out and having a good time. Bowling begins, Fridays at 12:30 p.m. For more information about the senior league, call Capitol Bowl, 3714200 or visit, or call Sally, a member of the league, at 372-0341.

Russian story time – Tuesdays at 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Children and their families are encouraged to join us for stories and songs in Russian. Spanish/English storytime – Saturdays at 11 a.m. to noon: Children ages 2 to 6 years and their parents are invited to join us for stories, songs, movement, rhymes and finger plays. Nar-Anon meeting for families and friends The group meets to learn about drug abuse, share problems, encourage the addict to seek help, replace despair with hope, improve the family attitude, help regain your self-confidence. For more information, call the First United Methodist

Volunteers Needed The City of West Sacramento Parks & Recreation Department is recruiting Active Aging Volunteers to work with the new “Generational Bridge” intergenerational program. Volunteers are needed to work with the City’s after school and summer youth programs. For volunteer opportunities, contact jacquelinen@ or call 617-4620.

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of abused and neglected children in the foster care system. Our Next CASA Training Session is October 11th-Nov 3rd. Trainings are held at CASA office from 6pm to 9pm. 724 Main St. Suite 101 Woodland, CA 95695. More info: Family Resource Center classes and food distribution Zumba classes are held regularly at the West Sacramento Community Center, as are free parent education classes and workshops on a variety of topics. Food distribution for families with children takes place every Friday at 10:30 a.m. at 673 Todhunter Avenue in room #21B. West Sacramento Family Resource Center also offers assistance and information about health insurance, WIC, school meal assistance and CalFresh. For more information, call 5720560. Habitat for Humanity has come to West Sacramento Habitat is collaborating with BBCAN and West Sacramento Code Enforcement. If you are a veteran or older homeowner, see if you qualify for exterior home and yard repairs here or

contact Homeowner Services: or (916) 440-1215 ext 1111. Seniors Get-together Want to get together with interested, active seniors to make new friends, share stories, learn from one another, and find out what is going on in West Sacramento? Transportation is available by Yolo Bus and the Senior Shuttle. For more information call 375-6465. Evening Book Club West Sacramento residents are invited to join a monthly book club that meets at the Arthur F. Turner Library. For more information, call Cindy at 731-5504. Cash for Grass and Toilet Rebates Now Offered in West Sacramento Turf and toilet rebates are now available for West Sacramento residents! If you’ve been waiting to tear out your lawn or replace your toilets with water-efficient models, the time is now. California’s Department of Water Resources is offering the rebate programs with funding available on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit for a rebate application.



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