Here's where you'll find information about local events put on by non-profit organizations. If your organization is having an event, please send us the date, location, time, and contact phone/email/website via e-mail to email@example.com or fax 916-339-4559 at least 3 weeks before the event.
Do you know an adult who is battling cancer? The Me-One Foundation is currently accepting applications for Camp Challenge 2013, an awesome, COMPLETELY COST FREE weekend getaway for adult cancer patients and their families. Enjoy fabulous accommodations, delicious meals, a full spa, top of the line arts and crafts, live music and much more all set in the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountain town of Scotts Valley. Dates are June 28, 29 and 30th. For more information, Click Here
The 12th Annual Swingin’ Safari Golf Tournament at El Macero Country Club, benefitting the Sacramento Zoo, is Monday, May 20. The goal is to raise funds for the Zoo’s educational programs that reach students of all ages with onsite programming and community outreach. For more information, call 916-808-5166 or Click Here
The Big Big Bounce, an Open House to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation, is Wednesday, May 22 from 4-8pm at Bounce U of Roseville and Rancho Cordova. Bouncing, Food, Crafts, Entertainment, Vendors and tons of great raffle prizes. All proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish. For more information, Click Here
5/23 - 5/27
The Sacramento Blue Star Moms are sponsoring the traveling Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall, May 23-27. The viewing of the traveling Vietnam Wall is free to the community (24-hours a day) at Mt Vernon (8201 Greenback Lane, Fair Oaks). This is the last stop; the traveling wall will retire to Fort Benning, Georgia. For more information, Click Here
The Tee It Up For ALZ, Kaye Siler Golf Classic to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association is Thursday, May 23rd at Morgan Creek Golf Club in Roseville, California. The proceeds will benefit the 5.4 million Americans of every race, gender, and culture affected by Alzheimer’s disease. For more information,call 916-599-5156.
Students could receive up to $35,000 in scholarship funding for college! Who should apply? Sacramento County academically strong 10th grades students from historically low-income families that lack the experience of a college education and are motivated to work with a mentor are encouraged to apply. Selection is based on 5 criteria. For more information, Click Here
Del Oro High School’s 13th Annual Memorial Day Tribute Ceremony will honor the service and sacrifice of our country’s veterans on Monday, May 27 at Del Oro High School. Breakfast for veterans and their families starts at 7:30. At 9am, the ceremony is open to the public and begins in Golden Eagle Stadium with a helicopter flying the flag in, followed by student presentations, guest speakers, and more. To attend the breakfast, please RSVP to DelOroMemorialDay@gmail.com or call (916) 626-7023
Don't miss out on the experience of a lifetime. C.I.E.E. is looking for volunteer host families to welcome international high school students into their community. To open their hearts and share their life and their country. To participate in this rewarding intercultural experience and get more information, Click Here
The Annual Canned Food Drive and Robinson’s Taekwondo Family Appreciation Day Open House is Saturday, June 1. The event helps keep regional food closets stocked with canned vegetables. Please bring one can of healthy vegetables to donate. Food donated will be given directly to local food banks. Enjoy the show, play games, win prizes and have the opportunity to try out a variety of healthy fitness choices including Zumba, Cardio-Kickboxing, Muy Thai and the rigors of Robinson’s MMA Fitness Challenge. For more information, Click Here
Tickets on Sale Now for the Sacramento Dream House Raffle! Win a $2.4 Million Dream House or Choose $1.4 million in Cash. All proceeds benefit the children and families of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northern California. For more information, Click Here
Literary fans rejoice! American River College will bring noted author T.C. Boyle to Sacramento as the keynote speaker at SummerWords, the college's annual creative writing event, May 30th through June 2nd. SummerWords will also feature a wide variety of workshops on fiction, poetry, screenplays, and much more. For more information, Click Here
Rockin' Rides II, an all day, all ages car, bike and music festival is Sunday, June 2 at Hemlock Square (5555 Hemlock Street in Sacramento). It's a fundraiser for the American Red Cross, Capitol Region Chapter. Live music, food and vendors. For more information, call (916) 331-8352
The John Muir Geotourism Center presents the 4th annual John Muir Festival, Saturday, June 8th from 10am to 5pm (Coulterville Park, Highway 49 and 132). This year’s event takes visitors on a family-friendly journey sharing all things Muir with a full day of activities, presenters, music, food, handcrafted goods and more. For more information Call (209) 878-3501 or Click Here
In July 2012, about one-third of the beloved McKinley Playground in East Sacramento was burned. The community responded with calls to rebuild the entire playground. Please volunteer your time for a community build to take place June 4-9, 2013. For more information, Click Here
The 2nd Annual FISH TO WALK event is Saturday, June 15 from 9am-2pm at Ride To Walk Ranch (1630 Hwy. 193, Lincoln, CA 95648). Children and Young Adults with disabilities and their families will enjoy A Free Day of, Fishing, Amazing Animals, Clowns, Scavenger Hunt, Face Painting and Lots of Fun Activities. Lunch will include Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Popcorn and Ice Cream. For more information, Click Here
Mercy Neurological Institute wants you to know that when it comes to stroke care, immediate medical attention can make all the difference. Know the signs of stroke. And call 911 at the first sign. Learn about stroke warning signs by Clicking Here
The Superheroes 5K Fun Run will take place on Father's Day, Sunday, June 16 on Capitol Mall in downtown Sacramento. The all-ages 5K will bring together thousands of “Caped Crusaders For A Cause” to raise money for their favorite charity, while dressed as their favorite comic book Superhero. For more information Click Here
Placerville Fleet Reserve Association is having their "1st Annual Hangtown Motorcycle Show & Competition", June 22nd from 10am to 2pm at the Veteran's hall in Placerville (130 Placerville Drive). With music, food. Trophies will be awarded for four classifications. All proceeds to benefit El Dorado County veteran programs. For more information, call 530-350-8121
A Classic Car and Bike Show will be held in Historic Downtown Marysville, Saturday, June 22. On D Street between 1st and 3rd Streets. For more information, call 916.224.7467.
The 11th Annual Sacramento Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma 5k & 10k runs & 2m walk will be held on June 29th at William Land Park. The event raises money for chapter support services, education and funds national research and to promote awareness Scleroderma. It also serves as an annual opportunity for those afflicted with this disease to join together with friends and family. For more information, Click Here
Don’t let your child be bored this summer! Bear Creek Community Church presents nine weeks of Summer Day Camp for children entering first through eighth grade! From May 28 through July 26, full day or extended day, your child will enjoy fun and games, crafts, sports, skits, devotionals, music, friendships, weekly field trips and indoor swimming. Register for one week or all nine! Conveniently located between Stockton and Lodi. For more information, Click Here
The Sacramento Public Library hosts more than 5,200 free library programs each year for kids, teens, adults and families at its 28 library branches. For details, call the Sacramento Public Library at (916) 264-2920 or Click Here