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  • SAMHSA: Substance Abuse Recovery is Possible

    My story is yours. I am a mother... I'm a father, a son... a daughter. I am in recovery from a mental illness... a substance use disorder. With support from family and community, we are victorious. Join the Voices for Recovery: Our Families, Our Stories, Our Recovery! For confidential information on mental and substance use disorders including prevention and treatment referral for you or someone you know, call 1-800-662-4357. Brought to you by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services


    Event Time: call any time CA
    Phone: (800) 662-4357
    Website: http://www.samhsa.gov/

  • Volunteers Age 50+ Needed to Help Sacramento Area Kids Learn to Read

    Start your next chapter today by helping kids in the Sacramento area learn to read. United Way is looking for volunteers ages 50 and up to join AARP’s Experience Corps and become reading tutors in Sacramento-area schools. Help kids in kindergarten through third grade improve their reading skills and start their path toward success in school and beyond. Volunteers are needed by September. Sign up for an information session today at yourlocalunitedway.org. Or volunteer at sccsc.org/experiencecorps

    Sacramento and Yolo County CA
    Phone: (916) 856-3917 or (916) 442-4228
    Website: http://www.aarp.org/experience-corps/experience-corps-volunteer/experience-corps-cities-greater-sacramento.html

  • 'Transfer' Alumni Present Art Exhibit

    Former art students who transferred from Sacramento City College to Sacramento State will be celebrated in “Transfer,” a free exhibit of their works in the Robert Else Gallery on the Sac State campus, 6000 J St. The exhibit runs Sept. 1-30, with a reception 5-7 p.m. Sept. 8. The show includes works by Gregory Kondos, Julia Couzens, Fred Dalkey, Andries Fourie and many more. Regular gallery hours are noon-4:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri.

    Event Date: September 1 - 30, 2016
    Event Time: noon - 4:30 p.m., Mondays - Fridays
    Location: Sac State Robert Else Gallery
    Address: 6000 Sacramento CA 95819
    Phone: (916) 278-6166
    Website: http://www.al.csus.edu/art

  • Sac State Presents 'Sacred' Exhibit

    Sacramento State hosts a retrospective by respected artist and former professor Frank LaPena. “We Are All Sacred” features works from the 1960s to the present in the Library Gallery Annex on campus, 6000 J St., Sept. 6-Oct. 22. LaPena’s works reflect his Native American heritage and have been exhibited worldwide. There will be a reception 5-8 p.m. Sept. 8, and a lecture 6-7 p.m. Sept. 15. All events are free. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tue.-Sat. Contact: (916) 278-4189.

    Event Date: September 6 - October 22, 2016
    Event Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Tuesdays - Saturdays
    Location: Sac State Library Gallery Annex
    Address: 6000 Sacramento CA 95819
    Phone: (916) 278-4189
    Website: http://www.al.csus.edu/sota/ulg

  • 2017 Master Gardener Training, Stockton

    Do you love gardening and want to share your knowledge? The Master Gardener volunteers work under the umbrella of the University of California Cooperative Extension and have the best training available. Training runs from January 25 to May 31, 2017, from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm every Wednesday. Cost for the training is $180. Application deadline is October 14. Interviews will be held in early November. You must be a resident of San Joaquin County. To apply see ucanr.edu/2017sjmg.

    Event Date: Wednesdays, January 25 - May 31, 2017
    Event Time: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    Location: San Joaquin County Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center
    Address: 2101 E. Earhart Ave. Stockton CA 95206
    Phone: (209) 953-6100
    Website: http://sjmastergardeners.ucanr.edu/Becoming_a_Master_Gardener/

  • Cardboard Becomes Art in Sac State Exhibit

    Ann Weber’s unique monumental cardboard sculptures will be displayed in “Beyond Material,” a free exhibit in the Sacramento State Library Gallery on campus, 6000 J St. The show runs Sept.6-Dec. 16 with a reception 5-8 p.m. Sept. 8, and lecture at 1 p.m. Sept. 14. Weber weaves found cardboard into organic forms of “biomorphic abstractions.” Her works have been exhibited worldwide. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tue.-Sat.

    Event Date: September 6 - December 16, 2016
    Event Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Tuesdays - Saturdays
    Location: Sacramento State Library Gallery
    Address: 6000 J St. Sacramento CA 95819
    Phone: (916) 278-4189
    Website: http://www.al.csus.edu/sota/ulg

  • Sierra College 'Insights' Series is Open to the Community

    Sierra College Insights is an enlightening speaker series that takes place on select Friday evenings on the Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee campus. The events are open to the community, and there is no cost to participate.

    Event Date: Fridays, Sept. 9, Oct. 14, Nov. 4, 2016
    Event Time: Complimentary refreshments 6:30 - 7 p.m., program 7 - 8:15 p.m.
    Location: Sierra College Insights
    Address: 11001 College Trail Truckee CA 96161
    Phone: (530) 550-2225
    Website: https://sierracollege.ticketleap.com/

  • End Of Summer Celebration & 108 Sun Salutation Experience: Free Yoga Class at McKinley Park

    Join us for a fun but challenging class consisting of 108 sun salutations. Yoga teachers from the region have volunteered to teach parts of the class. No yoga experience no problem-Move sit watch rest meditate or see how many you can do & there will be raffles, a kirtan band, DJ photo booth & more! The purpose is to raise awareness around nonprofit: Yoga Moves Us that was founded to support & grow the Yoga in the Parks program. Yoga in the Parks holds free yoga classes in Northern California.

    Event Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016
    Event Time: 8:30 a.m.
    Location: McKinley Park (near rose garden)
    Address: H street between Alhambra & 33rd street Sacramento CA 95816
    Website: http://YogaMovesUs.org/

  • Math Tutors Needed in San Joaquin

    Volunteers are needed for San Joaquin County Office of Education Math Easy Tutoring, which provides free tutoring to any sixth- through 12th-grade student at the Troke Library in Stockton. Tutors share their love of mathematics while offering individual attention and encouragement to struggling math students. Volunteer positions are open to students, retirees, and other community members. For more information call (209) 468-9177 or go to sjcoe.org and search for “Math Easy Tutoring.”

    Event Date: Tuesdays - Thursdays, on-going
    Event Time: 4 - 6 p.m.
    Location: Troke Library
    Address: 502 W. Benjamin Holt Drive Stockton CA 95207
    Phone: (209) 468-9177
    Website: http://sjcoe.org/

  • Carmichael Founder's Day Celebration

    Carmichael celebrates 107 years! Car show, live music, food trucks, hands-on activities and more!

    Event Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Event Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Location: Carmichael Park
    Address: 5750 Grant Avenue Carmichael CA 95608
    Phone: (916) 483-7826
    Website: http://carmichaelpark.com/

  • Pollack Begins Sac State's Piano Series

    Sacramento State’s Piano Series starts off the fall with a performance by Daniel Pollack at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 in the Capistrano Concert Hall on campus, 6000 J St. Pollack has played at Beijing’s National Concert Hall, Moscow’s Bolshoi Zal, Carnegie Hall and more. Tickets are $20 general and $15 students and seniors, at (916) 278-4323 or www.csus.edu/hornettickets.

    Event Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Event Time: 7:30 p.m.
    Location: Sac State Capistrano Concert Hall
    Address: 6000 J St. Sacramento CA 95819
    Phone: (916) 278-5191
    Website: http://www.csus.edu/music

  • International Festival

    International House Davis celebrates Unity in Diversity with a free admission family event including international culture tables, arts and crafts, food vendors and activities for children. Two entertainment stages will be alive with dance groups, drummers, musical entertainers and a fashion show An international parade of flags will start the event. A fabulous home-made bake sale is not to be missed and families will be able to enjoy lunch at tables in the park or picnic on the grass.

    Event Date: Sunday, October 2, 2016
    Event Time: Noon - 5 p.m.
    Location: Central Park
    Address: 401 C Street Davis CA 95616
    Phone: (530) 753-5007
    Website: http://www.internationalhousedavis.org/

  • Cellist Amit Peled

    Cellist Amit Peled, a musician of profound artistry and charismatic stage presence, is acclaimed as one of the most exciting instrumentalists on the concert stage today. The pianist Noreen Cassidy-Polera ranks among the most highly-regarded and diverse chamber artists performing today; she has collaborated with leading soloists including David Shifrin, Matt Haimovitz, and Yo-Yo Ma.

    Event Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016
    Event Time: 4 p.m.
    Location: Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center
    Address: 985 Lincoln Way Auburn CA 95603
    Phone: (530) 885-0156
    Website: http://www.livefromauburn.com/

  • International Rescue Committee's 2nd Annual Refugee Art Exhibition

    The International Rescue Committee helps families uprooted by crisis survive and rebuild their lives. In Sacramento, IRC has assisted 15000 refugees rebuild their lives. IRC is holding its 2nd Refugee Art Exhibition on 9/29. The exhibit will showcase refugee artists & musicians and feature food and drinks catered by Sacramento’s finest restaurants. To learn more please visit our website or contact the International Rescue Committee in Sacramento.

    Event Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
    Event Time: 6:30 p.m.
    Location: Warehouse Artist Lofts
    Address: 1108 R Street Sacramento CA 95811
    Phone: (916) 482-0120
    Website: https://www.rescue.org/event/art-humanity

  • San Juan High All Class Reunion Picnic

    SAN JUAN HIGH SCHOOL REUNION PICNIC-On Saturday, October 1st, the San Juan Alumni Association will have an ALL-CLASS Reunion Picnic at Rusch Park in Citrus Heights from 10 am to 4 am. No fee to attend. Food will be provided by The Playmakers. There will be entertainment & Raffle. In addition, there will be a Public Car Show, to include Cars, Motorcycles and Tractors. Register your ‘ride’ from 8 am to 10 am. Contact Jerry Still at whiskeystill@comcast.net.

    Event Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016
    Event Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Location: Rusch Park
    Address: 7801 Auburn Blvd Citrus Heights CA 95610
    Website: http://www.sanjuanalumniassociation.org/

  • Sac State Music Students Put it Together in MOSAIC

    The popular MOSAIC School of Music Gala Concert returns for a second year featuring great music by Sacramento State music students. A variety of styles will be presented by orchestras & bands, ensembles, and soloists, covering jazz, classical, folk, vocal, instrumental, and much more. The concert is at 5 p.m. Sunday Oct. 2 in the Capistrano Concert Hall, on campus, 6000 J St. Tickets: $10 general, $7 seniors, $5 students, at (916) 278-4323 or www.csus.edu/hornettickets. Contact: (916) 278-5191.

    Event Date: Sunday, October 2, 2016
    Event Time: 5 p.m.
    Location: Sac State Capistrano Concert Hall
    Address: 6000 J St. Sacramento CA 95819
    Phone: (916) 278-5191
    Website: http://www.csus.edu/music

  • Twain Harte 'Pints in the Pines'

    Twain Harte Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its 11th annual Pints in the Pines on October 1 and 2 at Eproson Park in Twain Harte. Craft and Food Booths 10 am to 4 pm. Beer Garden, $25, opens at noon as does the Beer, Wine and Water Booth. Call 209-586-4482 for more information.

    Event Date: Saturday - Sunday, October 1 - 2, 2016
    Event Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Location: Eproson Park
    Address: Meadow Drive Twain Harte CA 95383
    Phone: (209) 586-4482
    Website: http://www.twainhartecc.com/

  • 33rd Annual Sacramento Scandinavian Festival

    Music, food, and fun at The 33rd Annual Sacramento Scandinavian Festival! Saturday, October 1st from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Divine Savior Catholic Church in Orangevale. Check out the food, the art, and the Nordic culture with a Scandinavian fashion show. Even train to be a Viking at an authentic Viking camp! Get your tickets at the door. They're just $5 for adults and kids 12 and under get in free. Join the fun at the 33rd Annual Sacramento Scandinavian Festival!

    Event Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016
    Event Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Location: Divine Savior Church
    Address: 9079 Greenback Lane Orangevale CA 95662
    Phone: (916) 759-6750
    Website: http://www.facebook.com/SacramentoScandinavianFestival

  • 'I Love You, You Drive Me Crazy' Relationship Workshop

    "I Love You, You Drive Me Crazy" is a workshop with relationship experts Sonika Tinker and Christian Pedersen, Sunday, October 2nd at 12 noon at Unity of the Valley, 350 N. Orchard in Vacaville. They teach how to have happier, more harmonious relationships for couples and singles. Proceeds benefit Unity! See loveworksforyou.com

    Event Date: Sunday, October 2, 2016
    Event Time: noon
    Location: Unity Church of the Valley
    Address: 350 N. Orchard St. Vacaville CA 95688
    Phone: (530) 575-1873
    Website: http://loveworksforyou.com/live-events/

  • Calaveras International Soroptimists to Offfer Cash Grant to Women Seeking Financial Assistance for Educational or Training Expenses

    Women living in Calaveras County, who serve as primary wage earners & seek financial assistance to continue their education or receive training can apply for Soroptimist Live Your Dream Award. The Calaveras chapter is accepting applications until November 15th & will award up to $3,000. Award recipient(s), will then be eligible to advance to SPR level, where they could receive additional $5,000. Applications are available. Please contact: Vickie Smith-Becker LYDCalaveras@gmail.com.

    Event Date: on-going 'til November 15, 2016
    Event Time: N/A
    Location: N/A
    Address: N/A Angels Camp CA 95222
    Phone: (209) 753-9700
    Website: http://sicalaverascounty.org/

  • Volunteer for United Way's Week of Caring

    You can spend a day caring for the community October 3rd through 8th by signing up for United Way’s Week of Caring, sponsored by Nationwide. The week begins with a kickoff breakfast and rally at the new Golden 1 Center Plaza. There will be dozens of volunteer projects at nonprofits, schools and community parks across the region throughout the week. Will you join more than 1,500 volunteers in caring for your community? Visit YourLocalUnitedWay.org for a list of projects and to sign up.

    Event Date: Monday - Saturday, October 3 - 8, 2016
    Event Time: various
    Location: Various Locations Across the Region CA
    Phone: (916) 368-3000
    Website: http://www.yourlocalunitedway.org/week-caring

  • Gypsy Jazz with a Twist at Sac State

    Sac State professor David A. Wells brings the hot Gypsy jazz of 1930s Paris to campus when the bassoonist performs with his group Hot Club Faux Gitane. Guitars and acoustic bass are joined by the bassoon, mandolin and others for a unique twist on music inspired by Django Reinhardt. At 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in the Capistrano Concert Hall on campus, 6000 J St. Tickets are $10 general, $7 seniors, $5 students, available at (916) 278-4323 or www.csus.edu/hornettickets.

    Event Date: Friday, September 30, 2016
    Event Time: 7 p.m.
    Location: Sac State Capistrano Concert Hall
    Address: 6000 J St. Sacramento CA 95819
    Phone: (916) 278-5191
    Website: http://www.csus.edu/music

  • 'Mantra of Good People' Screening

    A song and music video of love and peace, unity for all humanity. A screening presented by the Center for Multicultural Cooperation.

    Event Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Event Time: 5 p.m.
    Location: 24th Street Theater
    Address: 2791 24th Street Sacramento CA 95818
    Phone: (916) 710-4089
    Website: http://www.cmcweb.org/#about

  • Lewis & Clark History Event - 'The Times of Alexander Hamilton Willard' - Seminar and Living History Encampment

    Lewis and Clark History Special Event at Franklin Elementary School, on 8 and 9 October, 2016. On Saturday and Sunday the living history encampment will feature reenactors in period costume. Sunday will also feature a seminar on Lewis and Clark Expedition geology, plants and animals, and California in 1852 when Willard arrived in Elk Grove.

    Event Date: Saturday - Sunday, October 8 - 9, 2016
    Event Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday; 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sunday)
    Location: Franklin Elementary School
    Address: 4011 Hood-Franklin Road Elk Grove CA 95757
    Phone: (916) 223-2548
    Website: http://www.calcthf.org/Calendars/2016.html

  • California Women's Music Festival, Modesto

    California Women's Music Festival is a celebration of Women in Music. This year 30% of the proceeds go to Without Permission, an anti-human trafficking organization. Remaining proceeds benefit women throughout California. The festival will be at The Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto on October 22 2016. Headliners Grammy winner Paula Cole, Blues Guitarist Samantha Fish, Dilana, Zeparella, Urban Pioneers, Big Earl and the Crying Shame, and more. 10:00am - 11:00pm. cwmusicfest.com/tickets

    Event Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016
    Event Time: 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.
    Location: Gallo Center for the Arts
    Address: 1100 I Street Modesto CA 95354
    Phone: (209) 277-2221
    Website: http://cwmusicfest.com/