Public Service Announcements (PSAs)
Selected PSAs To Be Read On-Air
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
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! **Location of practices subject to change. Please call or email to confirm site: (916) 541-2729 - firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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.
United Way's 3rd Annual Day of Caring
Spend one day caring for your community at United Way’s Day of Caring on September 11. Join hundreds of volunteers for a delicious breakfast as you get motivated to start on a volunteer project! Last year, 662 volunteers completed 32 projects across five counties. This year, we need 1,000 volunteers for 37 projects! Let’s spend one day caring for our community. Sign up at yourlocalunitedway.org.
Event Date: September 11, 2015
Event Time: All Day
Location: Cal Expo
Address: 1600 Exposition Boulevard Sacramento CA 95815
Phone: (916) 368-3000
Open Lodi Art Commission Positions
The Lodi Art Commission currently has two positions open and is actively seeking applicants
Event Date: On going
Event Time: N/A
Location: Lodi Arts Commission
Address: City of Lodi Art Commissioner Openings CA 95240
Phone: (209) 333-6732
International Overdose Awareness Day Rally, August 31, 2015
FEDUP & Hope Without Limits want to bring attention to the need for More Federal Financial support for effective drug treatment programs and wide spread access to Naloxone training & over the counter access to reduce occurrences of death by overdose.
Event Date: Monday, August 31, 2015
Event Time: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: California State Capitol south side steps
Address: 1315 10th street Sacramento CA 95814
Phone: (916) 479-1201
Calling All Women, Transgender, and Gender Non-Conforming Artists!
Creative Queens is bi-monthly art space focused on promoting art and art skills for women, transgender, and gender non-conforming individuals.The main objectives of the space are to foster community, share skills, and nurture a creative space to grow in. Lab space, workshops, and classes are held every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the Sol Collective downtown at 2574 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 95817. Admission is free. Please find us on Facebook for more information or join us!
Event Date: July 21 - December 31, 2015
Event Time: 6 - 9 p.m.
Location: Sol Collective
Address: 2574 21st Street Sacramento CA 95817
Phone: (916) 800-2986
Sac LGBT Center Book Fair and Author Book Signing
Barnes & Noble Arden Fair will host local author Jack Deveny for a discussion and signing of his new book "Blind Triangle" on Thursday, August 27th at 5:30pm. This event kicks off the Sacramento LGBT Community Center Book Fair which starts Thursday and continues through Sunday the 30th. All in-store and online purchases made during this time will benefit the Center. Call 916-565-0644 for details.
Event Date: Thursday, August 27, 2015
Event Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Barnes & Noble Arden Fair
Address: 1725 Arden Way Sacramento CA 95815
Phone: (916) 565-0644
New One-of-a-Kind Museum Launches Friday, September 11th -- The Museum of Wonder & Delight...Where Wonders Never Cease
The Family of Folsom Historical Society Museums is adding a new delight to its roster of museums -- the Museum of Wonder & Delight designed by Dolph Gotelli. Slated for a three-day grand opening beginning Friday, September 11th this one-of-a-kind museum is located in Historic Folsom and features three distinctly diverse galleries with whimsical settings appealing to all ages and a unique gift shop. For more information visit the Folsom Historical Society website www.folsomhistoricalsociety.org
Event Date: Friday, September 11, 2015
Event Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Museum of Wonder & Delight
Address: 905 Leidesdorff Street, Suite 100 Folsom CA 95630
Phone: (916) 985-2707
Trails & Vistas World Concert: A Peace Project of Truckee Tahoe
On September 12, 2015, the Trails & Vistas World Concert will feature the big band horns, percussion, piano, and vocals of 2014 Grammy winning Pacific Mambo Orchestra. The final performance of Lake Tahoe Shakespeare’s Encore Series will have you dancing under the stars in the breathtaking Sand Harbor Amphitheatre as PMO brings contemporary vitality to the tradition of the 1950’s mambo craze. Tickets for the World Concert start at $23 and are available from www.TrailsandVistas.org.
Event Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015
Event Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Sand Harbor State Park
Address: 2005 Highway 28 Incline Village NV 89451
Phone: (800) 747-4697
Colusa Crawdad Festival
The 10th Annual Colusa Crawdad Festival is on Saturday, September 5, at the Colusa County Fairgrounds, from 1 to 10 PM. Two bands are playing: CZ and the Bon Vivants and Mark St. Mary. Admission is $10. Kids 13 and under are free. Tickets available at the gate. Free parking. For more information call 530-788-3118 or visit us on Facebook. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus to support local charities.
Event Date: Saturday, September 5, 2015
Event Time: 1 - 10 p.m.
Location: Colusa County Fairgrounds
Address: 1303 10th St. Colusa CA 95932
Phone: (530) 458-2641
Trails & Vistas Art Hike: Spooner Lake - A Unique Way to Experience Tahoe's Beauty
This year’s Trails & Vistas Art Hikes will inspire attendees along a guided path past live music, art, storytelling, and dance performances around the theme "Finding Beauty". The hike features art installations spread along a route overlooking some of Tahoe's most scenic terrain. Local and regional artists have been commissioned to create original works for the hikes, incorporating the scenery and natural environment of their particular location along the path.
Event Date: September 12, 2015
Event Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Spooner Lake
Address: Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Incline Village NV 89452
Phone: (775) 749-5980
Trails & Vistas Art Hike: Donner Summit - A Unique Way to Experience Tahoe's Beauty
This year’s Trails & Vistas Art Hikes will inspire attendees along a guided path past live music, art, storytelling, and dance performances around the theme "Finding Beauty". The hike features ten installations spread along a 2.5 mile route atop Donner Summit, overlooking some of Tahoe's most scenic terrain. Local and regional artists have been commissioned to create original works for the hikes, incorporating the scenery and natural environment of their particular location along the path.
Event Date: September 19, 2015
Event Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Donner Summit by Donner Ski Ranch
Address: 19320 Donner Pass Road Norden CA 95724
Bassoon Takes Center Stage at Sac State
Sac State’s first faculty recital of the year features bassoonist David Wells, at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, in the Capistrano Concert Hall, on campus, 6000 J St. The program includes works by Camille Saint-Saens, Rossini, Gabriel Pierne, Francisco Mignone, and Philippe Hersant. Wells will be joined by John Cozza on piano, and Dorian Antipa on bassoon. Tickets are $10 general, $7 seniors and $5 students, available at (916) 278-4323 or www.csus.edu/hornettickets.
Event Date: Friday, September 18, 2015
Event Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Sac State Capistrano Concert Hall
Address: 6000 J. St. Sacramento CA 95819
Phone: (916) 278-5191
Dance Kicks Off Sac State Arts Season
Sac State’s dance students have been rehearsing all summer for “Choreographers Collective 2015.” Directed by Professor Philip Flickinger, the dance concert is a riveting mix of dance styles featuring original student works in Solano Hall Dancespace, on campus, 6000 J St. Performances are at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 and 10; 8 p.m. Sept. 11 and 12; and 2 p.m. Sept. 13. Tickets are $5-$12, available at (916) 278-4323 or www.csus.edu/hornettickets.
Event Date: Sept. 9 - 13, 2015
Event Time: varies (see detail)
Location: Sac State Solano Hall Dancespace
Address: 6000 J. St. Sacramento CA 95819
Phone: (916) 278-6368
Alphonse Mucha: The Golden Age of Art Nouveau
Alphonse Mucha: The Golden Age of Art Nouveau, Selections from the Dhawan Collection includes more than 70 original works by the artist many consider the creator of the Art Nouveau style. Vintage lithographs, including some unique proof copies, original drawings and paintings, books and advertising ephemera, make up one of the largest private collections of Mucha’s work.
Event Date: September 13, 2015 - January 10, 2016
Event Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday - Sunday
Location: Carnegie Arts Center
Address: 205 N. Broadway Turlock CA 95382
Phone: (209) 632-5761