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
"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
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
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
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
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.
Sierra Stages Presents Mel Brooks' "The Producers"
Sierra Stages presents Mel Brook’s “The Producers” from July 16 through August 8 at the the historic Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. For tickets and information, visit www.SierraStages.org or call 530.346.3210.
Event Date: July 16 - August 8, 2015
Event Time: Thursdays at 7 pm; Fridays & Saturdays at 8 pm; Sundays (7/26 & 8/2) at 2 pm
Location: Nevada Theatre
Address: 401 Broad Street Nevada City CA 95959
Phone: (530) 346-3210
2015 Civics Summit and Screening of "Wait Till It's Free"
The Institute for Principle Studies is hosting the 2015 Civics Summit titled: “Critical Condition: Can American Healthcare be Saved?” on July 31st-August 1st at Modesto Centre Plaza from 9am-5pm. In addition, IPS is kicking off the Civics Summit by hosting the California premier of the documentary film; “Wait Till It’s Free” on July 30th at the Modesto State Theatre at 7pm. For tickets and more information go to www.principlestudies.org or call IPS at 209-575-2005.
Event Date: Thursday, July 30, 2015
Event Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Modesto State Theatre
Address: 1307 J Street Modesto CA 95354
Phone: (209) 527-4697
MYACT "New Beginnings" Fundraiser
Mountain Youth and Community Theatre (MYACT) of Sonora is holding its annual house party fundraiser with the theme of "New Beginnings". Catered by Any Event. Open Bar. Silent and Live Auctions. Live performances by theatre actors.
Event Date: Saturday, August 8, 2015
Event Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Immanuel Lodge
Address: 23613 Confidence So Fork Road Twain Harte CA 95383
Phone: (209) 533-8633
Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe's 15th Annual Brews, Jazz & Funk Fest at The Village in Squaw Valley
Forty different breweries from throughout the western states showcase their best brews while funk and jazz bands, including the Grammy winning Rebirth Brass Band, bring the funk, making this weekend event one of the most popular in the Tahoe region. And your canine companions are welcome to join you. $5 entry donation benefits the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe.
Event Date: August 8 & 9, 2015
Event Time: 2 - 8 p.m., Saturday & Sunday
Location: The Village at Squaw Valley
Address: 1960 Squaw Valley Road · Olympic Valley, CA 96146 Olymic Valley in North Lake Tahoe CA 96146
Phone: (530) 587-5948
Second Life Community Blood Drive
BloodSource and H&R Block have partnered to host a community blood drive. There will be free t-shirts for each participant from BloodSource. H&R Block will be giving away prizes along with free hot dogs and face painting. Everyone is welcome to come give blood and save a life. Any reason is a good reason to give blood.
Event Date: Monday, August 3, 2015
Event Time: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Second Look Second Life Community Blood Drive
Address: 2620 Hurley Way Suite C Sacramento CA 95864
Phone: (916) 822-0137
16th Annual Children’s Environmental Science Day, Tahoe City
Looking for something fun to do with the family? Sunday, August 2nd is the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center’s 16th annual Children’s Environmental Science Day at Commons Beach in Tahoe City. This free festival is an afternoon full of science games and activities—from measuring lake level to face painting and exploring inside a giant inflatable fish! The fun starts at 12:30 and goes until 3:30, followed by a Mumbo Gumbo concert on the beach at 4 p.m. Hope to see you there!
Event Date: Sunday, August 2, 2015
Event Time: 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Commons Beach, East Lawn
Address: Commons Beach Rd. Tahoe City, CA CA 96145
Phone: (775) 881-7560 ext. 7483
29th Annual August Peace Event
The 70th anniversary of the atom-bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki will be commemorated Sunday, Aug. 2, from 3-5 PM, in the social hall, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1701 L St, Sacramento. Andrew Lichterman, lawyer and senior policy analyst with Oakland-based Western States Legal Foundation, will speak on “Nuclear Weapons and the Dangers of Great Power Wars Today.” The event is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 2:45.
Event Date: Sunday, August 2, 2015
Event Time: 3 - 5 p.m.
Location: St. John's Lutheran Church
Address: 1701 L Street Sacramento CA 95811
Phone: (916) 536-9956