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Upcoming Events at the Senior Multi Use Center

Community Connections
(sponsored by Richard Peterson, Realtor)

New! Meet community representatives from different departments/service group during Community Connections held the first Tuesday of the month from 10:00am-11:00am.

These are informal gatherings that give the public the opportunity to meet various individuals that work for the city or provide services to residents in the city. Come spend an hour with us or just a few minutes. Unless indicated there is no formal presentation, just casual conversation.

March 7

Glen E. Weeks, Fire Chief

April 4

Ruth Ocon-Quintanilla,

Senior Helpers Representative

May 2

Police Chief Tracy Stuart &

Community Resource Officer Jeffrey Scott

June 6

Brenda Burke,

Jameson Animal Ranch Rescue Representative

July 4

Not meeting due to Independence Day Holiday

August 1

Dana Shigley, City Manager

September 5

Dr. Mason, Kaiser Permanente Presentation*

October 3

Mandy Le, American Canyon Chamber of Commerce


Chocolate Chip Baking Contest
Monday, May 1st, 2017
Judging begins at 11:30AM 

In honor of National Chocolate Chip Day we will be hosting a contest for any food item made with chocolate chips. Categories include: Cookies, Breads/Brownies/Bars, Cakes/Cupcakes, No-Sugar Added, Other.

Categories that do not receive a minimum of four entries will be combined.

Prizes will be given for the 1st place in each category and People's Choice. In order to have more bakers recognized, one person cannot win both prizes. Call (707)647-5350 to register.

Grandparents/Grandchildren Literary Event
Saturday, May 13, 2017

May is "Get Caught Reading Month". May 1st is "Mother Goose Day", and May 1st – 7th is "National Children’s Book week". A great month for a literary event! Participants will be able to choose 2 activities to participate in. There will be time at the end to purchase a book or other item from our visiting authors. Refreshments will be served. Participants are encouraged to dress like their favorite author or literary character! 

Please register by calling 707-647-5350, by May 1st, 2017. Thank you! 

Tentative Schedule – the schedule for 1st & 2nd activity could change based on the number that register  
10:00am Welcome 
10:15am 1st Activity
10:45am 2nd Activity
11:15 Guest Authors presentation 
Meet Karen Sanders-Betts & Hannah Howerton the mother/daughter author/illustrator duo of The Little Lemon that Leapt. Come hear the inspiration and purpose for their story. There will also be a reading of their book, which will be available for purchase, $20 hardbound and $12 softbound. Find out the meaning for weird is wonderful! 
11:45 Refreshments  

Activity Choices:
Assembly Room 10:15 & 10:45 – Literature & Science
Read Snow ages 3-7
Read Snow ages 4-7 
Then make snow 
Even though the book is for younger grades the snow making is for any age

Recreation Center 10:15 & 10:45 – Literature & Art
Read Blue So Blue grade 1-4
Then an art activity with shades of blue
Even though the book is for younger grades the story and illustrations are beautiful and the art project is for any age

Multi-Use Room 10:15 
Book Review for ages 11-14 – if you love to read come to this presentation 
Readings from a variety of books
Attend this presentation and you may win a book!
Lois Duncan 
K.L. Armstrong
Lois Lowry 
Ray Bradbury

Multi-Use 10:45 Literature & Interactive Activity
Read The Knight and the Dragon  
Read Lucky Pennies and Hot Chocolate ages 2-5
Then make a scrapbook with the things grandchild and grandparents love and hate
(this ties in with the story)
Even though the book is for younger ages the scrapbook is for any ages