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Junior Golf Camp to start

Junior Golf Camp to start

Cordova Recreation and Park District's annual Junior Golf Camp is coming up July 11-15 form 10am to noon.  This camp is for juniors 8-17 that have played a little golf but would like to get to a new level. 

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FREE Movie in the Park

FREE Movie in the Park

Saturday, July 30

How to Train Your Dragon-PG

Location: Rosemont Park, 9326 Americana Drive, Sacramento

Bring your whole family for a free movie night under the stars!  A young Viking defies convention when he befriends a ferocious dragon. Humans and dragons are mortal enemies, so this unlikely pair must overcome many obstacles to save both their worlds. Sponsored by Cordova Recreation and Park District and “We Are Rosemont”.  Movie starts at 8:30pm.  Movie is free, but all children must be accompanied by a parent.  Bring a blanket, towel or low lawn chair to sit in.  Alcohol prohibited.  Snacks will be available for purchase.  Call 362-1841 for more information.


How to win FREE gas from News10

SACRAMENTO -- Summer vacations are here and News10 is giving you a little break at the pump with our Summer of Free Gas Sweepstakes.

On Friday, July 1, visit the News10 Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/News10#!/News10?sk=app_142973449096741 and sign up for daily deals from News10's Deal Chicken FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A $50 GAS CARD.

If you are on our Facebook page, and don't see the entry form, look for the link in the left hand column under our logo.

We'll be drawing one winner each weeknight in July during the 11 p.m. newscast. The first drawing will be on July 4.

News10's My Neighborhood Amazing Viral Race

News10's My Neighborhood Amazing Viral Race

Join in on My Neighborhood’s Amazing Viral Race!

This contest pits My Neighborhood content-contributors against each other in an online posting and viewing contest and everyone wins! 

You have to be a contributor; RSS Feeds don't count.  If you aren’t a CCP (Community Content Provider) already, you need to sign up ASAP by emailing us at writer@news10.net.  Just state that you want to be a CCP and we will email you back and sign you up.  It’s that easy!

If you don’t know how to post an article, we will show you how.  Honestly it’s really easy to do.

Each time you post an article, you get 1 point.
Each time someone clicks on the Facebook or Twitter share button in your article, you get a point.

You win a prize when you reach your first 5 points.
You win a prize each time you reach increments of 20 points.<

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4th of July parades, fireworks and more

Ready to celebrate the nation's 235th birthday? Following are events happening on Monday, July 4 (In general, personal fireworks, alcohol and pets are not allowed):

Cal Expo Fireworks

Day of event tickets purchased at the East Gate Box Office by Parking Lot D, beginning at 3 p.m.
Enter Grandstand or East entrance beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Music and dancing in the grandstand area
Limited reserved seating tickets for $10 sold online
Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Salute to the Red, White and Blue
Elk Grove Regional Park
9950 Elk Grove-Florin Road

Free admission, parking is $10
Live music and food beginning at 6 p.m.
Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Hagan Community Park
2197 Chase Drive

4th of July parades and fireworks shows

4th of July parades and fireworks shows

Parades, picnics, fireworks! There are lots of ways to get out with your family and enjoy your community this Independence Day.

MomsLikeMe has put together a list of events in towns up and down the Valley. Find one near you!

See 4th of July events ...

All July 4th Activities for the Sacramento Area - July 4


Everything listed below happens on July 4, 2011

Giant 4th of July Display at Cal Expo! July 4th
Enter at 6pm fireworks at 9:30pm
Cal Expo (Enter at the Grandstand Entrance, East Entrance)
Visit http://www.tickets.com  

Tour de Mourvedre 'I love Wine' Sweepstakes

Tour de Mourvedre 'I love Wine' Sweepstakes

If you love wine, then this is your chance to tell the world about it, PLUS have the chance to win a wine gift from News10's My Neighborhood as well.


El Dorado's Tour de Mourvedre is happening July 1 to 4. Each winery will have a special incentive or pairing for customers who come to taste their Mourvedre throughout the weekend. Find out more by visiting, the Tour de Mourvedre's website

Now that you've tasted the wine and checked out what the wineries have to offer, it's time to tell everyone else about it by doing any of the following: 

--  Writing an article or blog about the event, wine or wineries. Entries can be up to 750 words. 

Looking for Some Summer Fun?

Looking for Some Summer Fun?

Cordova Recreation and Park District is currently offering a variety of fun, exciting programs that suit many different interests and age groups!

·         Keep up with trendy networking sites by taking our Facebook/Twitter Training class. This is a one day class on Saturday, July 23, 2011 from 9am-1pm. Cost is $32. This class is open to persons 18 years and older. Space is limited, so sign up ASAP!

·         If you love HGTV and want to learn how to redesign your home without spending a cent, the One Day Decorating class is for you! The class will be on Thursday, July 28, 2011 from 6:00PM-9:00PM. The cost is $29.

·         Bring your child to the Tiny Tot play group! Tiny Tots is a fun, structured play group for your little one(s). This class runs every Tuesday/Thursday from 10-11am.

I Can't Sleep!

I Can't Sleep!

Like many nights, I have the hardest time sleeping. I can either fall asleep, but will wake up three to four hours later. Or I have trouble falling asleep. I've tried lemon verbena (it works really well). I've also tried melatonin (it leaves me groggy). The last time I took an Ambien, I woke up after 5 hours and was miserable for the entire day. Below, is  advice  from some of my FaceBook friends. What are some of your remedies for those restless nights?

Heather  Sorry to hear you can't sleep. Sometimes a good book and a cup of tea helps me. I'm just always a nite owl and feel like I have to complete everything before I can go to bed. Otherwise I lay there and think of all the things I didn't do. Maybe this is a mom thing.