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  • Foster Care Awareness

    You don’t have to be perfect to be a perfect parent to a foster child. Every child deserves the chance to be part of a loving family. All kinds of people have the potential to make a positive impact on a child’s life. There are many misconceptions on what it takes to be a foster parent. Attend an orientation with Mountain Circle Family Services and find out what it takes to become a foster parent. It may be easier than you think to make a difference in the life of a child.

    Event Date: Ongoing
    Location: Foster Parent Orientation
    Address: 4600 Kietzke Lane Reno NV 89502
    Phone: (775) 825-9995
    Website: http://mountaincircle.org/home.htm

  • "We Also Served: African Americans in the Military"

    "We Also Served: African Americans in the Military" is a month-long multimedia exhibit that showcases the African American military experience. Afternoon discussions and evening presentations throughout the month are detailed at TheBrickhouseArtGallery.com

    Event Date: July 1-31, 2015
    Event Time: Gallery hours Thurs-Fri noon - 6 p.m., Sat noon - 7 p.m.
    Location: Brick House Gallery and Art Complex
    Address: 2837-36th Street Sacramento CA 95834
    Phone: (916) 475-1240
    Website: http://thebrickhouseartgallery.com/events.php?page=event

  • Using Android Smartphones

    Class for beginners or with some experience. For smartphones and tablets from Samsung, LG, HTC, Motorola and others. Learn basic phone operation, text messaging, surfing the Internet, taking photos, sending emails, keeping a calendar, and other topics. Classes will have short lectures and time for individual questions. Sorry, iPhones are not covered. Class at Senior Center, Room 12 at Sierra 2, 2791 24th Street, Sacramento. Classes intended for those over age 50.

    Event Date: June 5 and following Fridays to 7/17/15
    Event Time: 11:15 a.m. -- 12:45 p.m.
    Location: Sierra 2 Senior Center Room 12
    Address: 2791 24th Street Sacramento CA 95818
    Phone: (916) 455-6339

  • DCI Capital Classic Drum Corps Show

    The Sacramento Mandarins and S.O.M.E (Sponsors of Musical Enrichment) presents The DCI Capital Classic, an evening of Drum Corps competition Sunday July 5th at Monterey Trail High School in Elk Grove. Featuring drum and bugle corps from throughout California. Guest appearances by the Citrus Heights Community Marching Band and the Jim Ott Brass Ensemble. Entertainment for the entire Family. Gates open at 4pm, Show starts at 6pm. General admission $17, Student with valid id $12.

    Event Date: Sunday, July 5, 2015
    Event Time: 6 p.m.
    Location: Monterey Trail High School
    Address: 8661 Power Inn Rd Elk Grove CA 95624
    Phone: (916) 771-6769
    Website: http://www.mandarins.org/

  • Summer Movie Nights

    Looking for some Friday Night Fun for the whole family? Bear Creek Community Church presents Family Movie Nights on the last Friday of June and July: June 26, and July 31. Come watch a movie under the stars. The BBQ dinner begins at 7:00 p.m. for $5. The free movie starts at sunset. Candy, Nachos, Popcorn, Ice Cream Sundaes and more for only $1. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs! Don’t miss out on all of the fun! Conveniently located between Stockton and Lodi.

    Event Date: Fridays, June 26 and July 31, 2015
    Event Time: 7 p.m.
    Location: Bear Creek Community Church
    Address: 11171 N Lower Sacramento Rd Lodi CA 95242
    Phone: (209) 951-9229
    Website: http://www.bearcreekchurch.us/

  • Music on the Beach 2015, Kings Beach

    Start your summer weekend off right by listening and dancing to free, live music performances featuring a variety of genres on the beautiful North Shore of Lake Tahoe. Concerts take place at Kings Beach State Recreation Area and start at approximately 6:30 pm, Friday nights, June 19th – August 7th, featuring local and regional acts that are "family friendly." (No concert July 3 - Beach Party and Fireworks instead!)

    Event Date: Every Friday from June 19 to August 7 (excluding July 3), 2015
    Event Time: 6:30 - 9 p.m.
    Location: Kings Beach State Recreation Area Kings Beach CA 96143
    Phone: (530) 546-9000
    Website: http://www.northtahoebusiness.org/music-on-the-beach/

  • Host a High School Exchange Student with AFS Intercultural Programs/USA

    Host a High School Exchange from one of 50 countries. They have medical insurance and spending money. Host families provide room and board for 11 months. Students must be enrolled in a local high school for their time here (August 2015 - June 2016). They become a part of your family and you theirs.

    Event Date: Ongoing CA
    Website: http://www.afsusa.org/

  • July 3rd Fireworks and Beach Party, Kings Beach

    The 2015 July 3rd Fireworks & Beach Party will take place 4-10pm at the North Tahoe Event Center right on the beach at Kings Beach State Recreation Area. The event will include food vendors, a beer/wine and mixed drink garden, free watermelon eating, sand castle building and patriotic costume contests, games, music, fireworks glow toys, souvenirs and more.

    Event Date: Friday, July 3, 2015
    Event Time: 4 - 10 p.m.
    Location: North Tahoe Event Center
    Address: 8318 N Lake Blvd Kings Beach CA 96143
    Phone: (530) 546-9000
    Website: http://www.northtahoebusiness.org/july-3rd-fireworks-beach-party/

  • Women's Recreational Fastpitch Softball

    "Sacramento Fastpitch" is recruiting players and teams for the only women's adult recreational fastpitch softball league in Sacramento. We are struggling to get the word out. We are currently holding practices this Summer and Fall at 6pm on Wednesdays at Stonecreek Park in Rancho Cordova. (3625 Spoto Drive off Zinfandel Drive). It is FREE to join and participate!

    Event Date: Wednesday evenings
    Event Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
    Location: Stonecreek Park
    Address: 3625 Spoto Drive Rancho Cordova CA 95670
    Phone: (916) 541-2729
    Website: http://www.sacramentofastpitch.com/

  • USDA Information on Soil Health and Drought Conditions

    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has created a web page with information to help increase awareness of the soil's role in retaining moisture and helping crops grow during the ongoing drought. There are many resources to help get the most out of your water and soil at USDA.gov, part of their Natural Resources Conservation Service.

    Website: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/soils/health/

  • "To Catch A Thief" Screening, Auburn

    "To Catch a Thief" starring Cary Grant and Grace Kelly is a 1955 romantic thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock. This film tells the story of a reformed jewel thief John Robie (Cary Grant) who is accused of returning to his past ways. This multi Academy Award nominated film which won in the Best Cinematography category, is an American classic which the entire family will enjoy!

    Event Date: Thursday, July 16, 2015
    Event Time: 7 p.m.
    Location: Auburn State Theatre
    Address: 985 Lincoln Way Auburn CA 95603
    Phone: (530) 885-0156
    Website: http://www.livefromauburn.com/

  • Squaw Valley Celebrates Summer with Art, Wine & Music

    The Art Wine & Music Festival, benefitting Disabled Sports USA Far West, will be held on July 11 & 12 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm and features 30 fine artisan vendors from around the West, live music, wine tasting and family friendly activities.

    Event Date: Saturday & Sunday, July 11 & 12, 2015
    Event Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Location: The Village at Squaw Valley
    Address: 1985 Squaw Valley Road Olympic Valley CA 96146
    Phone: (530) 584-6267
    Website: http://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/art-wine-music-festival

  • Dixon's Grillin & Chillin Car & Truck Show

    Come to Dixon for a Free Family Friendly Day. Over 250 beautiful Classic Cars & Trucks, Pork Rib & Chili Contest, Kids Park, Artisans & Crafters, Live Music by local bands including The Terry Sheets Band. proceeds goes toward local charities.

    Event Date: Saturday, July 18, 2015
    Event Time: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    Location: Downtown Dixon
    Address: Hwy 113 & A Street Dixon CA 95620
    Phone: (707) 470-9464
    Website: http://dixonribcookoff.com/

  • Young Musicians Showcase

    The Young Musicians Showcase on July 18th will feature original music crafted and performed by local youth. All genres of music by high school and college level performers. The show is open to all! Submit application, two musical samples, brief bio and a picture to appac@att.net

    Event Date: Saturday, July 18, 2015
    Event Time: 7:30 p.m.
    Location: Auburn State Theatre
    Address: 985 Lincoln Way Auburn CA 95603
    Phone: (530) 885-0156
    Website: http://www.livefromauburn.com/

  • Build A Buzz: Marketing and Branding Panel

    Discover the best techniques in social marketing and branding to grow your business. Hosted by Universal Recording Artist J Ross Parrelli, with Expert Panel including Jennifer Montgomery (Supervisor, District 5), Tina Reynolds (Uptown Studio), Roni Deutch, Cynthia Tweed (KVMR), and Paul Cambra (Auburn Journal).

    Event Date: Wednesday, July 8, 2015
    Event Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
    Location: Auburn State Theatre
    Address: 985 Lincoln Way Auburn CA 95603
    Phone: (530) 885-0156
    Website: http://www.livefromauburn.com/

  • Lake Tahoe Dance Fest Returns July 22-24

    Come experience the magic of modern, contemporary, and classical dance under the Sierra skies at the Lake Tahoe Dance Festival in Tahoe City. Bring a picnic and a blanket and enjoy this unique and experience on the shores of Lake Tahoe, with dancers and choreographers from across the nation. Opening night and gala reception is Wednesday, July 22 with performances following the evenings of July 23 and 24. For more information, go to www.LakeTahoeDanceFestival.org

    Event Date: Wednesday - Friday, July 22 - 24, 2015
    Event Time: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Thursday & Friday
    Location: Gatekeeper's Museum
    Address: 130 West Lake Blvd. Tahoe City CA 96145
    Phone: (530) 613-4363
    Website: http://www.laketahoedancefestival.org

  • Tech Tuesday Theater Workshops in Auburn

    Experience what it’s like to work behind the scenes with these hands-on workshops on how to use theater equipment. Technical training on lighting, sound and projection. Open to the public and free. July 14: Lighting – Instruments, functions and qualities of light, and design terms. July 21: Sound - Explore basics in sound reinforcement: equalization, delay, volume, speaker and microphone placement. Sound reinforcement ensures the performance can be heard and understood by the audience.

    Event Date: Tuesdays, July 14 - 28, 2015
    Event Time: 5:30 p.m.
    Location: Auburn State Theatre
    Address: 985 Lincoln Way Auburn CA 95603
    Phone: (530) 885-0156
    Website: http://www.livefromauburn.com/

  • Albie Survivin' Concert at the Torch Club

    Join Mick Martin and The Blues Rockers, The Hucklebucks, Lew Fratis & Jimmy Pailer, The Daniel Castro Band, Aaron King and The Imperials and The Jeff Watson Band as they rock The Torch Club in support of Albie Aware, a charity supporting those with breast cancer (albieaware.org). Music, fun and a raffle to raise money for a good cause.

    Event Date: Sunday, July 19, 2015
    Event Time: 3 - 9 p.m.
    Location: The Torch Club
    Address: 904 15th St Sacramento CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 443-2797
    Website: http://albieaware.org/event/fifteen-year-anniversary-blues-for-life/