Filed Under: Eye on the City
- Powerhouse Science Center Groundbreaking CeremonyMay 31st marks the ground breaking ceremony for the new Powerhouse Science Center at the historic power station on the Sacramento waterfront. Gathered to celebrate the newest addition to the urban core were numerous elected officials, sponsors, architects, board members and community supporters. “With a target opening date in late 2020, Powerhouse Science Center will be a premier institution for informal science education in Sacramento and the Northern California Region. The new Powerhouse will serve as a dynamic regional hub for STEM education with a mission to engage and inspire people of all ages to explore the wonders, possibilities and responsibilities of science through dynamic exhibits and education programs. “ The new Powerhouse will include: · A 50,000 square foot campus that incorporates the 100-year-old Pacific Gas & Electric power plant currently located on the property. · 22,000 feet of exhibition space. · A state-of-the-art, 120-seat, full-dome digital planetarium theater. · Aesthetic improvements to the Robert T. Matsui Waterfront Park. · Iconic grounds on the Sacramento River that will serve as a unique backdrop for corporate and private events.
Bounty and Beast Restaurant Kickoff Party in Midtown SacramentoBounty and Beast Restaurant VIP kickoff was on July 28th at the newest midtown venue on R & 17th Street at the end of the Ice Blocks Development. Congratulations to the co-owner Michel Hargis and Executive Chef Brock Macdonald and Pastry chef Edward Martinez.
WIND Youth Services Summer Soiree and FundraiserWind Youth Services’ Summer Soiree was celebrated at the new Wind Youth Center at 815 S Street on Friday, July 27th. The fun evening of local food and drink was emceed by Rob Stewart of KVIE’s Rob on the Road. Wind Youth Services provides supportive services and opportunities to youth experiencing homelessness. It is estimated that on any given night in Sacramento, there are 250 homeless youth on the streets. Wind Youth Services aims to end the cycle of youth homelessness. The new Wind Youth Center will offer wrap around services for youth; it is here they can enter one front door and access case management, crisis counseling, a warm meal, clothes, respite and a hot shower. SMUD presented Wind a check for $100,000 as the largest grantee of the inaugural SMUD Shine Awards. The money from SMUD will fund the restrooms, solar and showers at the Wind Youth Center.
Border Patrol Monitors The US-Mexico Border
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American River Parkway Foundation Summer Solstice Dinner and Auction On June 23, the Summer Solstice Dinner and Auction benefiting the American River Parkway Foundation was held at William B Pond Park.