Past Events (updated: 8/5/15)
June 27/8, 2015 San Pedro Festa
A very successful Festa. Enjoyed by all. Thanks to the committee and Chair Marissa Sequeira !
Winning the $100 San Pedro "Gold Key" event !
April 26, 2015 "Portuguese in Yolo County"
Sponsored By San Pedro Association and arranged by SPA Historian Sharon Freitas.
Photos by Member Robert Martinez
June 29/30, 2014, San Pedro 92nd Annual Festival
A Great Success!
May 31, 2014
The San Pedro Community Fair/Yard Sale/E-Waste P.U. day went Great. Great food and snocones, lots of bargains, lots of e-waste, weather great, people friendly. A good time was had by all ! A lot of new people introduced to San Pedro and the park. Thanks to all for a Great day!
April 12, 2014
Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Members, Families and Guests!
Prizes, Egg Toss (children/adults), Egg coloring, Hotdogs, Drinks, and more.
A good time was had by all at San Pedro Park.
Easter Basket Raffle prizes!
June 29/30, 2013
- San Pedro 91st Annual Festa, Festa photos by June Vargas
June, 2013 - San Pedro Exhibit featuring the San Pedro Annual Festival and Madeira Island. The Exhibit was in place at the Turner Libray thoughout June,2013. Photos
Mar. 23, 2013 - Annual Membership Meeting & election of SPA Directors, Annual Easter Egg Hunt for all San Pedro Association members and family. photos
Dec. 2, 2012 - Annual Christmas Luncheon for all San Pedro Association members and family.photos
Sept. 15, 2012 - San Pedro Community E-Waste Collection Day, at the Park! photos
June 23/24, 2012 - San Pedro 90th Anniversary Festa, photos
May 17,2012 - 90th Anniversary Proclamation - SPA President Larry Freitas and Vice President Cathy Ingram-Kelly, accepted a Proclamation from the West Sac City Council, 5-16-2012, presented to SPA for being a positive presence in the community for the last 90 years. This is a first for San Pedro to be recognized by our city as one of the oldest, if not the oldest, ongoing non-profit group in the city of West Sacramento
June 9,2012 - Dia de Portugal, San Jose. San Pedro was there with our San Pedro Association booth and also participated in the Procession. Representing our Association: Angie & Bob Martinez, Larry & Carrie Freitas, Dennis & Sharon Freitas. photos
May 16,2012 - SPA President Larry Freitas and Vice President Cathy Ingram-Kelly, accepting a Proclamation from the West Sac City Council for SPA, for being a positive presence in the community for the last 90 years. This is a first for San Pedro to be recognized by our city as one of the oldest, if not the oldest, ongoing non-profit group in the city of West Sacramento
April 7, 2012 - San Pedro Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Thanks to all attending an especially to those involved with seeing it all was put together! photo
March 22, 2012 - Annual Membership Meeting,
elected Board of Directors
Feliz Natal a tudo e
nůs desejamos todo o um muito prospero e feliz Ano Novo!
Merry Christmas and a very prosperous and happy New Year to all!
Dec. 4, 2011 - Annual Christmas Luncheon, Members & Families. A joint affair with the West Sacramento Historical Society held at the West Sacramento Community Center.
Oct. 8, 2011
- Charter Bus Excursion to Portuguese Historical Museam & Kelly Park in San Jose. Included catered lunch in Kelly Park. Sponsored by San Pedro. See Photos
Oct. 1, 2011 - West Sacramento Neighbors Fair- San Pedro Booth PHOTOS
August 2, 2011 - Bryte International Nite Out at San Pedro Park. Hosted by SPA & BBCAN. Photos
July 24, 2011 - Ralph Silva, Celebration of Life- 6/22/1917-7/12/2011 at San Pedro Park. Hosted by the Silva Family. Photos
June 26, 2011 - San Pedro Annual Festa, Thanks to all. Photos
Apr. 9, 2011 - San Pedro Repair Day, Thanks to all. Photos
April 16, 2011 -San Pedro Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Thanks to all attending an especially to those involved with seeing it all was put together! Photos
Dec. 5, 2010 - "Annual San Pedro Christmas Party" at Bryte VFW Hall. Santa was there & Potluck was great! Enjoyed by all. Boas Festas Christmas Party Photos
Oct. 2, 2010 - "Madeiran Heritage Day" at San Pedro Park.
Article From "O Progresso" about the day!
Aug. 3, 2010 - City of West Sac/Broderick/Bryte/SPA National Night Out 2010 celebration at San Pedro Park PHOTOS
Our San Pedro Association gets a "Letter of Appreciation" for participating Read it (1pg/.pdf)
Aug. 1, 2010 - Rio Vista Festa 111th Annual Festa, Rio Vista PHOTOS
June 27, 2010 - San Pedro 88th Annual Festa, San Pedro Park, Bryte. PHOTOS
June 12, 2010 - Dia de Portugal, San Jose. San Pedro was there.
May 30, 2010 - Clarksburg Festa. San Pedro was there.
May 16, 2010 - Elk Grove Festa. San Pedro was there.
May 1, 2010 - San Pedro Community Yard Sale at the "Park"
Apr. 17, 2010 - San Pedro Repair Day, Thanks to all. Great Crew ..Great Lunch! PHOTOS
April 3, 2010 -San Pedro Easter Egg Hunt. A GREAT success! Thanks to all attending an especially to those involved with seeing it all was put together! The Fish making was also GREAT! All had a chance at being creative. These will be a beautiful addition to our Memorial Tile project. Watch for more info on this as we go on to the next steps of the project.
March 7, 2010 - Annual general
membership meeting and election of the 2010 directors.
2010 SPA Directors
Dec. 6, 2009 -San Pedro Annual Christmas Dinner, VFW Hall in Bryte. Thanks to all that were able take part, it was a "VERY" enjoyable afternoon. Happy Holidays to all our Members, Friends and Family! More photos
Board Member Camilo Cervantes Receiving Award for
his mural at San Pedro Park!
Oct. 24, 2009 - San Pedro Fall Event - Open House
See photos! (photos by member Jack Schwab)
Sept. 13, 2009 - PHCS 30th Anniversary Dinner, SPHSS Hall. San Pedro members and directors were there. See photos!
Sunday, August 16, 2009 - Madeiran Festa, Nos Senora do Monte, Hayward. Carne Espita the way its done on the Island!
See Photos & Parade Video
Sunday, August 2, 2009 - Holy Ghost Festa in Rio Vista. San Pedro was there with flags & Queen.
Sunday, June 28, 2009 - San Pedro 87th Annual Festa, San Pedro Park, Bryte.
View photos (photos by photographer/member Jack Schwab)
Saturday, June 13, 2009 - "Dia de Portugal", San Jose. Historical exhibits, parade, food, drinks and entertainment. San Pedro, representing our Madeiran heritage, was there. see photos!
Saturday, May 2, 2009 Community Yard Sale at San Pedro Park. It was a "WET" but very social..and successful day. Photos!
Saturday, April 18, 2009 Our Historical "Walk About" in Bryte. About historic homes, people and places.
Saturday, April 11, 2009
Annual Easter Event - games and egg hunt for the kids. Light lunch and drinks provided for all.
Saturday, March 28 & April 4, 2009
Repair and Fixit day at San Pedro Park. It was a very successful two days, lots of help, Thanks to all!. Still more to do! If you can help with some carpentry, painting or electrical give me a call.....Dennis Freitas, 916.421.5768.
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Tino & Dennis Freitas & Thom Lewis, President of WSHS, at photo op. for jointly sponsored SPA/WSHS historical "Walk About" in Bryte, April 18.Photo!. Tino, Dennis & Sharon were there also representing San Pedro at the WSHS plaque dedication for the historic Broderick Salmon Canning Factory located on the West Sacramento bank of the Sacramento River.
Saturday, March 21, 2009
San Pedro Board of Directors elections for 2009/2010 were held at the March 21st meeting. Two new directors, Colleen Ybarra and Jack Hutson were chosen to replace outgoing directors, Sharon Freitas and Randy Freitas. Larry Freitas was elected by the Board to replace outgoing president Mary Fischer. Congratulations to our two new directors and president. A big " THANK YOU/ MUITO OBRIGADO" to Mary, Sharon and Randy for dedicated and deligent service to San Pedro! Photos!
Sunday, December 7, 2008
San Pedro 2008 Annual Christmas Party at Bryte VFW Hall. It was a full house. Good folks and good food. Santa showed up with gifts for the children. Great raffle prizes and table decorations. Photos!
Saturday, October 11, 2008.
The first annual European Heritage Festival was held at the VFW Hall/Park at Kruitof Way, Fair Oaks. San Pedro was there with a display booth
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008
"Madeiran Heritage Day at San Pedro Park"
Carne Espeta, Portuguese deserts, Drinks, Silent and Live Auction with Portuguese items, dancing, folcloric entertainment ("Grupo Folclorico Tradicoes da Nossa Terra" & "Grupo Folcorico Luso-American" ). Featured were wines from the Carvalho Family Winery, Clarksburg. It was a great success. Thanks to all those who attended and many, many thanks to all those who helped with the all the tasks! (Uma tarde divertida num ambiente de alegria, amizade e folclore )
Photos taken at the event! (photos by photographer/member Jack Schwab)
Sunday, August 3 - Rio Vista Festa - San Pedro members with banner and flags (Portuguese, US & Madeiran) walked in the parade to church and then enjoyed sopas
Sunday, June 29 - San Pedro Festa, San Pedro Park, Bryte.
View photos (photos by photographer/member Jack Schwab)
Saturday, June 14 - Dia de Portugal, Kelley Park, San Jose. We were there!
"Dia de Portugal" photos
You Tube special filming of the event
Sunday, May 18 - Clarksburg Festa San Pedro was there. View photos.
Saturday, May 3, 8am - 3pm - Community Yard Sale at the Park. A great success. Over 15 vendors took part. Included were the West Sacramento Historical Society, the West Sacramento Friends of the Library and U.P.P.E.C Portuguese Womens Society.
Saturday, March 22, 2008 - General members meeting, election of Directors & Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny, view photos
Election News! Current directors were relected for the 2008/09 term!
Sunday, December 9 - IDES Clarksburg, Annual Christmas Party.
Click here for Photos!
Sunday, December 2 - Annual SPA Christmas Party with Santa Claus.
Click here for Photos!
Saturday, August 18, 2007 - Fadista Ramana Vieira and group performed at The Carvalho Family Winery in Clarksburg at the first "Portuguese Festa" afternoon with Portuguese foods (Carne/Galinha Espeta, etc.) and wine tastings. San Pedro assisted with a display of our vintage redwood wine vat & grape crusher and San Pedro Banner, flags and photos.
Sunday, August 5, 2007 - Rio Vista Festa - San Pedro members with banner and flags (Portuguese, US & Madeiran) walked in the parade to church and then enjoyed sopas - Baby queen, Paloma Freitas and Madison Freitas-peasant girl/aide also participated. Everyone along the parade route were pleased to see our Madeiran group in the parade.
NOTE:This is the first time since 1979 that San Pedro flags/banner, Queen & Aide have walked at a Festa.
View Photos taken at the Rio Vista Festa!
Saturday, August 4, 8am - 3pm - Community Yard Sale at the Park. A great success. Over 10 vendors took part.
June 24, Sunday, 11am
San Pedro Park! Annual Family Festa
View Photos taken at the Park! (photos by member Jack Schwab)
Dia de Portugal, June 9, Saturday,
2007, Kelley Park, San Jose
Dia de Portugal" photos
San Pedro was there
April 7, Saturday, 2pm
Easter Egg Hunt at the park. The Easter Bunny was there!
Photos of the event!
Dec. 3, 2006, Sunday, VFW Hall, Bryte.
Our Annual Christmas Dinner. A visitor from the North Pole was there with gifts for the children. It was an enjoyable afternoon.
Oct. 8, 2006
"A Madeiran Afternoon at San Pedro Park" (Posted by Sharon Freitas on Oct 12, 2006)
(Uma tarde divertida num ambiente de alegria, amizade e folclore )
On Sunday, October 8, 2006 an exciting event took place at the San Pedro Park in Bryte, California. Over 150 people gathered to share food, drink and music originating from the Island of Madeira where many of the early Portuguese settlers in Bryte were born. Begining with wine sampling from the Carvalho Family Wines in Clarksberg, followed by appetizers of "old fashioned" linguicia and imported Portuguese cheese then a full dinner of Carne no Espeto, bay flavored red potatoes, etc. When finished with dinner, entertainment was provided by "Grupo Folclorico Tradicoes da Nossa Terra" with many of the local folks joining in for the dancing. Dessert was Madeiran Honey Cakes, Reid Hotel Fruit Cake, Sweet Bread and Fruit soaked in White Port. What a meal and What a day! Many thanks to all those who attended, many, many thanks to all those who helped with the many tasks!
June 25, 2006, Sunday, 11am
Annual Family Festa & Chapel Service
April 8, 2006, Saturday, 1pm.
Annual Easter Egg Hunt for members children and guests. San Pedro Park, refreshments served.
Saturday, March 25, Tree Planting Day - San Pedro Park
The City of West Sacramento provided 12 trees to plant; 5 chinese pistace & 7 London Plane.