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  • Mary Poppins at Sierra Repertory Theatre

    Somethin' is brewin' and 'bout to begin at Sierra Repertory Theatre. Located in the heart of the Mother Lode hills near Yosemite, Sierra Rep presents Disney’s Mary Poppins at its East Sonora Theatre, through May 3. Mary Poppins takes you on magical, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious experiences where anything can happen if you let it. For tickets and information, visit www.sierrarep.org or call 209-532-3120.

    Event Date: Feb 28 - May 3
    Event Time: Wed, Sat, Sun at 2 - Fri, Sat at 7 - Some Thursdays
    Location: Sierra Rep East Sonora Theatre
    Address: 13891 Mono Way Sonora CA 95370
    Phone: (209) 532-3120
    Website: http://sierrarep.org/

  • Sac State Hosts Stremmel Art

    Sac State’s Library Gallery opens the spring semester with works from Reno’s Stremmel Gallery. The Stremmel features contemporary paintings, drawings and sculptures by mid-career and established American and European artists. The Sac State exhibit, 6000 J St., will include works by Deborah Butterfield, Charles Hickey Arnoldi, and Manuel Neri. The exhibit runs Feb. 5-May 16 with a reception 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.

    Event Date: Feb. 5 - May 16
    Event Time: 10am - 5pm, Tue. - Sat.
    Location: Sac State Library Gallery
    Address: 6000 J. St. Sacramento CA 95819
    Phone: (916) 278-4189
    Website: http://www.al.csus.edu/sota/ulg/

  • Calling Woodwinds, Brass, Strings, & Percussion! Sacramento Youth Symphony is holding Open Auditions for their 2015-2016 Season!

    The Sacramento Youth Symphony, which recently produced Symphony of 1000, and will celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2016, is holding Open Auditions for all woodwind, brass, string, and percussion players, for the 2015-2016 season. Applications are available online at www.sacramentoyouthsymphony.org, and are due by May 4. Auditions will be held at Sacramento State University in Capistrano Hall on May 23, 24, 30, & 31. Scholarships available on select instruments. Call to apply.

    Event Date: May 23, 24, 30, & 31
    Event Time: 8am-6pm
    Location: Capistrano Hall at Sacramento State University
    Address: 6000 J Street Sacramento CA 95819
    Phone: 916.731.5777
    Website: www.sacramentoyouthsymphony.org

  • 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

  • The Sacramento Youth Symphony Premier Orchestra Performs Its Spring Concert!

    The Sacramento Youth Symphony Premier Orchestra Performs its Spring concert on April 26. In this season finale, Artistic Director Michael Neumann conducts pieces by Tchaikovsky, Noel-Gallon, and Shostakovich. Guest Conductor Dr. Robert Halseth from Sacramento State University, leads a performance of “Crater Lake,” commissioned by the Youth Symphony in 2013. Tickets available at box office or by calling 916.731.5777.

    Event Date: Sunday, April 26, 2015
    Event Time: 7pm
    Location: Sacramento City College Performing Arts Center
    Address: 3835 Freeport Blvd. Sacramento CA 95822
    Phone: (916) 731-5777
    Website: http://sacramentoyouthsymphony.org/

  • California Telephone Access Program Resource Fair

    The California Telephone Access Program, a state-mandated program which distributes free phones to Californians with difficulty seeing hearing speaking moving or remembering, is hosting its 2nd Annual Resource Fair on Saturday April 25th. There will be free hearing vision glucose and blood pressure screenings haircuts door prizes and more. Free CTAP phones with proper certification will be available to attendees the same day.

    Event Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015
    Event Time: 10am - 1pm
    Location: CTAP Sacramento Parking Lot
    Address: 1300 Ethan Way Sacramento CA 95825
    Phone: (800) 806-1191
    Website: http://www.californiaphones.org/

  • Annual Poetry Conference and Writers Workshop

    On Saturday, April 25th, the Sacramento Poetry Center presents a Poetry Conference in midtown Sacramento from 9am to 4pm. Nationally-known poets will lead workshops and share their work that day, including Julie Bruck, Peter Campion, Alan Soldofsky, and Susan Gubernat. The event is $30 for the full day, and $20 for SPC members. Sacramento Poetry Center is at 1719 25th Street, in the R25 Arts Complex. sacramentopoetrycenter.org

    Event Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015
    Event Time: 9am - 3pm
    Location: Sacramento Poetry Center
    Address: 1719 25th St, between Q and R Sacramento CA 95816
    Phone: (916) 240-1897
    Website: http://www.sacramentopoetrycenter.org/

  • The Roarin' Twenties: A 1920s Concert Experience

    Come Join the Johansen Performing Arts at the The Sate theatre in Downtown Modesto April 25th at 7:30 as they present a collaborative concert experience. "The Roarin' Twenties" will feature the jazz and concert bands, class projects from around campus and feature a special premier of a student silent film with music by Johansen Music students. Tickets are available at thestate.org

    Event Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015
    Event Time: 7:30pm
    Location: The State Theatre
    Address: 1307 J Street Modesto CA 95354
    Phone: (209) 527-4697
    Website: http://thestate.org/calendar/event/481

  • Race for the STARS

    Run or walk in the 5K Race for the STARS on the morning of Sunday, April 26. The race, which begins and ends at Rio Americano High School, supports educational programs in science, technology, arts, and reading. A family festival follows the race with food, live music, and activities for all ages.

    Event Date: Sunday, April 26, 2015
    Event Time: 8am
    Location: Rio Americano High School
    Address: 4540 American River Drive Sacramento CA 95864
    Phone: (916) 989-0852
    Website: http://raceforthestars.com/

  • The Vocal Art Ensemble Presents 'Mostly Madrigals' – An Age of Refined Musical Pleasures

    The Vocal Art Ensemble presents MOSTLY MADRIGALS, a musical feast tracing the heritage of the madrigal, an art form beloved among monarchs and peasants alike. VAE will join forces with the Baroque and Beyond recorder ensemble to transport listeners into the heart of the Renaissance. May 1st through 3rd, in Sacramento and Davis. www.vae.trug.com

    Event Date: May 1-3, 2015
    Event Time: 7:30pm Friday and Saturday, 4pm Sunday
    Location: 5/1 - Trinity Episcopal Cathedral; 5/2 - Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis; 5/3 - Davis United Methodist Church
    Address: 5/1 - 2620 Capitol Ave, Sac; 5/2 - 27074 Patwin Rd, Davis; 5/3 - 1620 Anderson Rd, Davis Sacramento and Davis CA
    Phone: (530)757-2396
    Website: http://www.vae.trug.com/home.html

  • Folsom Garden Club's Annual Garden Tour

    Attend a self-guided tour of 7 Folsom gardens, April 25th and 26th, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The tour includes a variety of garden styles and hardscape features, plus a plant sale, a bake sale, artists painting in the gardens, and Master Gardeners to answer your gardening questions. Tickets are $15 for ages 16 and over, and the event will be held rain or shine. Information and tickets available at www.folsomgarden.org, or 916-221-2457.

    Event Date: Saturday and Sunday, April 25-26, 2015
    Event Time: 11am - 4pm
    Location: Garden Number 1
    Address: 400 N Lexington Dr Folsom CA 95630
    Phone: (916) 221-2457
    Website: http://www.folsomgarden.org/

  • Moods of Raga & Rhythm 8th Annual Sohini Sangeet Academy Concert

    Moods of Raga & Rhythm: Indian Classical Vocal, Sitar & Tabla, 8th Annual Concert, Students of Sohini Sangeet Academy & guest artists Sangam Hall, West Sac.,May 3rd. Special duet performance by Academy founder, Pt. Binay Pathak, vocal, & guest artist Trisha Chhaganlal, Kathak Dance. Concludes in group sitar recital, composed by Pt Pathak, guest musicians accompany sitars on cello, flute, guitar, banjo, tabla & arabic tambourine, unique blend of East & West. Admission is free.

    Event Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015
    Event Time: 3:30 - 6:30pm
    Location: Sangam Hall
    Address: 2920 West Capitol  Avenue West Sacramento CA 65691
    Phone: (916) 217-3259 (Sohini Sangeet Academy)
    Website: http://www.sohinisangeet.org/SohiniSangeet/Welcome_2015.html

  • Lincoln Wine Fest

    Lincoln Rotary sponsors the Lincoln Wine Fest on May 2nd from 1 to 5PM. Chance to sample award winning wine from 19 Placer County wineries, includes food, live music, all in beautiful, Historic Downtown Lincoln. Proceeds go back to our Community.

    Event Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015
    Event Time: 1pm - 5pm
    Location: Beermann Plaza, Lincoln, CA
    Address: 640 Fifth St, Lincoln CA 95648
    Phone: (916) 408-0346
    Website: http://www.lincolnwinefest.org/

  • Intergalactic Expo

    Intergalactic Expo is an "out-of-this-world", family-friendly and charitable community event in West Sacramento on May 2-3, 2015 (details at www.intergalacticexpo.com). It’s a sci-fi convention and fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Foundation, and will be held in the West Sacramento Civic Center (held in the 2 buildings across the street from each other, the Community Center and City Hall).

    Event Date: May 2-3, 2015
    Event Time: Saturday 1pm-9pm, Sunday 11am-6pm
    Location: West Sacramento Civic Center
    Address: 1110 West Capital Avenue West Sacramento CA 95691
    Phone: (530) 417-3365
    Website: http://westsacscifi.wix.com/westsacscifi

  • Sacramento Turn Verein Maifest

    Every May, the Sacramento Turn Verein German Language School hosts the Maifest, a family-friendly celebration of the arrival of spring! This festive event includes German Maypole dancers, German music and food, face painting, crafts, coffee and cake, a biergarten for the adults, and the famous “Maibowle” drink, which contains strawberries soaked in brandy. Admission is free.

    Event Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015
    Event Time: 12 noon - 5pm
    Location: Sacramento Turn Verein
    Address: 3349 J Street Sacramento CA 95816
    Phone: (916) 442-7360
    Website: http://www.stv-germanlanguageschool.org/

  • Carson City Ducks Unlimited Annual Banquet

    Carson City Banquet Carson City Ducks Unlimited is proud to announce our 2015 Ducks Unlimited Dinner/banquet. This year we will be having our event at Fuji Park and as always, there will be great food, plenty of raffle and games along with a number of great live auction items. We hope to see you all there and thank you for supporting Ducks Unlimited.

    Event Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015
    Event Time: 5pm
    Location: Fuji Park Exhibit Hall
    Address: 601 Old Clear Creek Rd Carson City NV 89701
    Phone: (775) 885-9715
    Website: http://www.ducks.org/nevada/events/37787/carson-city-annual-dinner

  • Friends of the Arden-Dimick Library Book Sale

    Friends of the Arden-Dimick Library will sponsor a Community Book Sale on Friday, May 1 from 1 - 6 AND on Saturday, May 2 from 10 - 5 in the Community Room of the Arden-Dimick Library, 891 Watt Avenue in Sacramento. Thousands of books will be available at low, low prices, including some from the Frank Rose Collection. Library Friends Membership information will be available at the sale and members will be afforded a 10% discount (except during the bag sale).

    Event Date: May 1 and 2, 2015
    Event Time: Friday from 1 - 6pm, and Saturday from 10am - 5pm
    Location: Arden-Dimick Library
    Address: 891 Watt Avenue Sacramento CA 95864
    Website: http://www.saclibrary.org/home/events/?eventId=139510

  • Davis Pride Returns to Davis

    The Davis Phoenix Coalition, a non-profit organization, committed to promoting an inclusive culture will be holding their inaugural Davis Pride Festival and 5k Run for Equality on Sunday, May 3rd in Central Park Davis located at 401 C St. Davis. The festival, which runs from 11 am to 5 pm with a 5k run at 9am, is free and open to the public and will feature Entertainment, food and activities for all ages, For further information visit www.davispride.org.

    Event Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015
    Event Time: 9am-5pm
    Location: Central Park, Davis
    Address: 401 C St Davis CA 95616
    Phone: (530) 756-9304
    Website: http://www.davispride.org/

  • Beggar's Opera Plays Sac State

    Sac State’s Opera Theatre presents John Gay’s "The Beggar’s Opera," a fully staged operatic production, at 8 p.m. May 1 & 2, and 2 p.m. May 3, on the main stage of the University Theatre, 6000 J St. A satire of Italian opera, the work was the basis for The Threepenny Opera. Tickets are $15 general admission, $12 for seniors and $8 for students, and are available at Sacramento State’s Ticket Office, (916)278-4323 or www.csus.edu/hornettickets.

    Event Date: May 1-3, 2015
    Event Time: 8pm Friday and Saturday, 2pm Sunday
    Location: Sac State University Theatre
    Address: 6000 J. St. Sacramento CA 95819
    Phone: (916) 278-5191
    Website: http://www.csus.edu/music/

  • Relay For Life of Roseville

    Be part of the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Roseville as hundreds of participants gather at this free community event to celebrate cancer survivors, remember those lost to the disease, and take action to finish the fight against cancer. The opening ceremony, which includes a Survivors Lap, will begin Sat. at 9:00am. A Luminaria Ceremony to honor cancer survivors and remember those we’ve lost will take place at 9:00pm. The closing ceremony will be Sun. morning at 8:30am.

    Event Date: May 2-3, 2015
    Event Time: 9am Saturday to 9am Sunday
    Location: Robert C. Cooley Middle School
    Address: 9300 Prairie Woods Way Roseville CA 95747
    Phone: (916) 742-4995
    Website: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?pg=entry&fr_id=68400

  • Free Water Conservation Workshops

    The City of West Sacramento, Yolo County Resource Conservation District and the Sacramento Valley Urban Forest Council are offering free workshops on outdoor water conservation. Wednesday 4/22 on irrigation management and converting sprinklers to drip; 4/29 on how to remove your lawn and replace it with drought tolerant plants.

    Event Date: Wednesdays, April 22 & 29, 2015
    Event Time: 7pm - 9pm
    Location: West Sacramento Community Center
    Address: 1075 West Capital Avenue West Sacramento CA 95691
    Phone: (916) 617-4590
    Website: http://www.cityofwestsacramento.org/city/depts/pw/public_works_operations/environmental_prog/default.asp

  • Women's Empowerment's Annual Gala

    Tickets are on sale for Women’s Empowerment’s Annual Gala on May 14 in Sacramento. Witness a hundred women once homeless enter the room wearing ballgowns and their heads held high. Enjoy a formal dinner, live and silent auctions, live music and stories from the graduates. Help fund the most comprehensive job training program for women who are homeless in Sacramento so they can support their families. You can also sponsor a graduate to attend! For tickets, visit womens-empowerment.org.

    Event Date: Thursday, May 14, 2015
    Event Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm
    Location: Red Lion Woodlake Hotel
    Address: 500 Leisure Lane Sacramento CA 95815
    Phone: (916) 669-2307
    Website: http://www.womens-empowerment.org/

  • Win An All-Access Trip to the Calaveras County Fair

    The Calaveras Visitors Bureau offers a sweepstakes to the Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee. One of California’s oldest attractions dating to 1893, the weekend blends classic Americana events like Rodeo, and Demolition Derby with something unique – a bullfrog jumping contest. Until May 1, you can enter to win a three-night getaway for four people to Angels Camp on the weekend of May 15-17. Visit the website gocalaveras.com for full contest details.

    Event Date: May 15-17
    Event Time: All day
    Location: Calaveras County Fairgrounds
    Address: 2465 Gun Club Rd Angels Camp CA 95222
    Phone: (209) 736-2561
    Website: http://www.frogtown.org/

  • 23rd 'Kidder Klassic'Tees Off for El Dorado County Charities

    The 23rd Kidder Klassic Charity Golf Tournament will be held at the Cameron Park Country Club on May 11, 2015 starting at 10:00 a.m. Every year our tournament provides funds to charities such as The Upper Room, HELP and SHARE. These charities provide an important safety net for vulnerable families and individuals in our community.

    Event Date: Saturday, May 11, 2015
    Event Time: 11am
    Location: Cameron Park Country Club
    Address: 3201 Royal Drive Cameron Park CA 95682
    Phone: (530) 864-5859
    Website: http://www.holytrinityparish.org/ministry/view.php?uc=Home_Page.htm&lvl=Kidder_Klassic

  • Sacramento Theatre Company's 'The Pirates of Penzance'

    "The Pirates of Penzance," one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most popular operettas, makes its Sacramento Theatre Company debut this spring. Swashbuckling pirates, the very model of a modern major-general, true love, and a young man’s overwhelming sense of duty set the stage for mishaps, mayhem, and merriment. Playing from April 22 - May 17. Tickets are $34 - 38, with discounts available for groups, students, and seniors. Visit sactheatre.org or call 916-443-6722 for tickets.

    Event Date: April 22 - May 17, 2015
    Location: Sacramento Theatre Company's Main Stage
    Address: 1419 H Street Sacramento CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 443-6722
    Website: http://www.sactheatre.org/

  • 24th Annual 'Feast in the Streets,' May 9

    Francis House Center is taking the Feast to the streets this year in celebration of 45 years of serving those living on the streets. Join us for the 24th Annual Feast IN the Streets, May 9, 2015, 5 – 9 p.m. at 15th and C Streets. This street festival will feature food from some of the area’s “hottest” food trucks and restaurants. There will be live music by The Vintage Vandals, dance by Nusku Tribe and fire performance with Up in Smoke! Get more information and tickets at FrancisHouseCenter.org.

    Event Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015
    Event Time: 5pm - 9pm
    Location: Street Festival
    Address: 15th and C Streets Sacramento CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 443-2646
    Website: http://www.francishousecenter.org/

  • Young Strings Celebrate Spring

    One of the most charming orchestras around – Sac State’s String Project – presents its annual spring concert at 7 p.m. Monday, May 11, in the campus Music Recital Hall, 6000 J St. Admission is free to this concert performed by children and young people who receive music lessons on violin and cello from Sac State music students. Stop by and enjoy spring music from a child’s perspective.

    Event Date: Monday, May 11, 2015
    Event Time: 7pm
    Location: Sac State Music Recital Hall
    Address: 6000 J. St. Sacramento CA 95819
    Phone: (916) 278-5191
    Website: http://www.csus.edu/music

  • Pianist Gliadkovsky Plays Sac State

    Sac State’s Piano Series closes its season with a concert by Kirill Gliadkovsky at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 9, in the campus Music Recital Hall, 6000 J St. Gliadkovsky combines a busy concert schedule with teaching at USC and Santa Monica College. The program includes works by Bach, Brahms, Liszt and Schumann. Tickets are $20 general and $15 for students and seniors, available at the University Ticket Office, (916) 278-4323 or www.csus.edu/hornettickets.

    Event Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015
    Event Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Sac State Music Recital Hall
    Address: 6000 J. St. Sacramento CA 95819
    Phone: (916) 278-5191
    Website: http://www.csus.edu/music

  • Sierra Nevada Winds Spring Concert

    Join the Sierra Nevada Winds Orchestra, Dr. Robert Halseth conducting, for a musical journey to the British Isles. Enjoy all-time favorites, including “Lincolnshire Posy” and Holst’s “Jupiter,” Saturday, May 9th, 7:30 pm, Dietrich Theatre, Sierra College Rocklin. Tickets are available at the door and parking is free.

    Event Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015
    Event Time: 7:30 pm
    Location: Dietrich Theatre, Sierra College
    Address: 5000 Rocklin Road Rocklin CA 95677
    Phone: (530) 269-0395
    Website: http://sierranevadawinds.org/

  • McHenry Mansion Foundation Mothers' Day Tea, Modesto

    Enjoy Mothers' Day Tea with traditional tea sandwiches and desserts. Tour the completely restored Victorian Mansion built in 1883 in Modesto. Reservations required. $30 per person. Call 209-522-1739.

    Event Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015
    Event Time: Two seatings - 11:30am and 2pm
    Location: McHenry Mansion
    Address: 906 15th Street Modesto, CA CA 95354
    Phone: (209) 522-1739
    Website: http://www.mchenrymansion.org/

  • Friends of the Fox Presents 'The Great Escape,' Classic WWII Film

    “The Great Escape” will be at the Fox/Bob Hope Theatre located in Downtown Stockton on Friday, May 15, with Steve McQueen & James Garner. This true WWII action picture will be shown in widescreen on the BIG screen in the splendor of the magnificently restored 1930 Fox Theatre! Pre-show entertainment at 6pm, Dave Moreno at the Mighty Morton organ starting at 6:30pm with your host, Matias Bombal. Tickets: $8 adults; $4 children & students with IDs; $6 each for groups of 10 or more.

    Event Date: Friday, May 15,2015
    Event Time: 6:30pm
    Location: Fox/Bob Hope Theatre
    Address: 242 East Main Street Stockton CA 95202
    Phone: (209) 607-5337
    Website: https://www.facebook.com/stocktonfox

  • Banjo-Rama 2015

    A banjo music festival with happy music for the entire family featuring 4-string banjos playing jazz from the '30s & '40s

    Event Date: Friday through Sunday, May 15-17, 2015
    Event Time: afternoon & evenings (tbd)
    Location: Lion's Gate Hotel
    Address: 3410 Westover St. McClellan CA 95652
    Phone: (916) 412-3020
    Website: http://banjo-rama.com/2015/