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Public Service Announcements
This is where you'll find information about local events put on by non-profit organizations. If your organization is having an event, please send the details to SacPsa@Entercom.com

Auburn Homeless Shelter (supplies needed)

A new homeless shelter in Auburn (formerly Dewitt Government Center) will be opening soon and needs donations of supplies. Items needed include bath towels, sturdy paper plates, paper cups, paper towels, toilet paper and plastic eating utensils. For more information, Click Here

Blue Star Museums

Seven Sacramento area museums are Blue Star Museums, offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Daythrough Labor Day.  The seven local museums participating in Blue Star Museums include: Aerospace Museum, Automobile Museum, California Museum, Crocker Art Museum, Fairytale Town, Children’s Museum and the History Museum. For more information, Click Here

Moving Wall comes to Roseville

"The Moving Wall", a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C., is at Royer Park in Roseville as part of its nationwide tour. The Moving Wall is on display and open to the public 24 hours a day through 4pm, Monday (6/1). For more information, Click Here

Service Dogs for Disabled Veterans

Alpha K9 is a Combat Disabled Veteran run Non-Profit organization dedicated to the principle of providing highly skilled and effective Service Dogs and Working Dogs to those whose lives depend on them. Research shows that positive social interactions with dogs may offer a safe, effective, and relatively inexpensive way to increase endogenous levels of the neurochemical oxytocin and other important anti-stress agents in humans. For more information, Click Here

Tahoe Celebrity Golf - Free tix for Military

The American Century Championship in South Lake Tahoe is offering complimentary tickets for all U.S. military. All active duty, reservists, National Guard and veterans can receive two complimentary tickets for each detournament. This special offer is available to all service men and women. To apply, Click Here

5/29 Woof, Wine and Dine

The Rotary Club of Roseville and Placer SPCA present Woof, Wine & Dine May 29 at Vernon Street Town Square (311 Vernon Street). Food samples from fine dining restaurants, beer and wine, raffles and live music. For more information, Click Here

5/30 Walk For Life

The Sacramento Walk for Life is May 30th. Enjoy a rally, bounce houses, face painting, balloons and food from Squeeze Inn and Jamba Juice. Kids 12 and under walk free and all walkers receive a free t-shirt. Help raise funds for two local pregnancy centers helping low-income pregnant women and teens get the care they need. For more information, Click Here

5/30-31 Mediterranean Jerusalem Food Festival

The 3rd Annual Mediterranean Jerusalem Food Festival is Saturday and Sunday, May 30-31, at St. Stephen Orthodox Church (11055 Hirschfeld Way, Rancho Cordova). Great food, family entertainment, fun and a chance to win great prizes. For more information, Click Here

6/5 Breakfast on the River 2015

Breakfast on the River is a fundraiser for the Sacramento Regional Conservation Corps, Friday June 5 at Discovery Park (1600 Garden Highway, Sacramento 95822). Enriching the lives of young adults by integrating education, job skills training and work experience on conservation projects and service opportunities that benefit the region and our corpsmembers. For more information, Click Here

6/6 Doggy Dash for the Sacramento SPCA

Doggy Dash is Saturday, June 6th at William Land Park. The day starts with a leisurely 2k walk. Then, it’s back to the starting line to take in the festivities including a talent show and Ruff Mutter. It's a celebration of people coming together to raise much-needed funds that provide the Sacramento SPCA the means to care for more than 11,000 animals each year. For more information, Click Here

6/6 Rocklin Brewfest

Rocklin Brewfest 2015 is Saturday, June 6 at Johnson-Springview Park (5480 Fifth Street - Rocklin). Over 35 breweries and 7 wineries. Proceeds benefit the South Placer Rotary Club Charitable Foundation. For more information, Click Here

6/6-7 Train Days at the Railroad Museum

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are proud to present a special Amtrak Train Days event at the Railroad Museum, June 6 & 7. Taking the place of National Train Day, this expanded and FREE two-day event is one of many happening across the country, designed to celebrate the love of trains through a traveling, community-centric experience. For more information, Click Here

6/13 Top Chef Grill Off

The 2nd Annual Top Chefs Grill Off is coming to Roseville on Saturday, June 13th at California Backyard (1529 Eureka Road in Roseville). Mouthwatering barbeque and beer garden to celebrate the start of the grilling season. Admission is free, donations for tasting events will benefit the Placer Food Bank and Rotary Club of Roseville. For more information, Click Here

6/13 Marina Day and Nautical Swap Meet

Sacramento Marina Day and Nautical Swap Meet is June 13th (8a-Noon) in the main parking lot (2710 Ramp Way). A free event for the family to promote the boating lifestyle. The public can set up space at no cost to buy/sell/trade their unwanted nautical gear (fishing poles, nets, life-jackets, diving gear, etc.). Live music, kid’s activities, food truck, and free vessel safety checks. For more information, Click Here

6/15 Charity Golf to benefit the Matt Redding Foundation

Matt Redding became a Rocklin Police Officer in 2001 and was dedicated to keeping the community a safer place for all of us. He was fatally injured by a drunk driver on Highway. The Matt Redding foundation encourages the pursuit of education in Protective Services related to police, fire and medical. For more information, Click Here

6/19 Cheers for Children

Cheers for Children 2015 is Friday, June 19th at a private residence in Granite Bay. Presented by Junior Achievement of Sacramento, the event benefits economic empowerment education programs in the Greater Sacramento Area. Great food, fancy cocktails and a fabulous live auction under the stars. For more information, Click Here

6/19 Family Campout at Fairytale Town

Spend the night in Fairytale Town’s storybook park. The exciting overnight adventure includes a theater performance, arts and crafts activities, a scavenger hunt, bedtime stories and a sing-along. Wake up the next morning under Fairytale Town’s canopy of trees to a light continental breakfast. For more information, call (916) 808-7462 or Click Here

6/20 Folsom Rhythm and Brews

The 3rd Annual Folsom Rhythm and Brews is Saturday, June 20 at Palladio. Great music, family-friendly atmosphere, a Kid Zone, two stages of entertainment, 40+ craft breweries, great food choices and more. Free entry with fee-based craft beer tasting. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Folsom Chamber of Commerce. For more information, Click Here

6/22-26 Bear Creek Bible School

Vacation Bible School at Bear Creek Community Church is June 22–26 for children ages 4 through 6th grades.  Enjoy a week of Fun with Drama, Crafts, Bible Teaching, Music, Games, Snacks and much more. For more information, Click Here  

6/26-28 Me One Camp Challenge

The Me-One Foundation invites you to Camp Challenge, an amazing, completely cost free weekend get away for adult cancer patients and their families, June 26-28 at Mission Springs in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Zip lining, archery, hiking, full service spa, terrific food and accommodations. For more information, go to their Facebook Page or Click Here

6/27 A Tropical Affair

A Tropical Affair, to benefit the Firefighter's Burn Institute, is Saturday, June 27 at Shriners Hospital (2425 Stockton Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95817). An evening with Sacramento’s finest restaurants, breweries and wineries. The outdoor event includes live music, hula performances and a variety of local foods and beverages. For more information, Click Here

6/27 Elk Grove Run For Hunger

The 11th Annual Run For Hunger is Saturday, June 27 at Elk Grove Regional Park to benefit Elk Grove Food Bank Services. The run includes 5K and 10K courses, disposable chip timing for the 5K/10K race, age group awards, team awards, race shirts for all participants, a flat course and post run food and entertainment. For more information, Click Here

6/28 Red Show Crawl

The 6th Annual Red Shoe Crawl is Sunday, June 28. Sample culinary delights from the best restaurants in the region while leisurely strolling from restaurant to restaurant in the downtown and midtown areas of Sacramento. Guests are encouraged to wear red shoes in honor of Ronald McDonald’s trademark footwear. For more information, Click Here

7/6-17 Teen Acting Camp

California Stage will hold a Teen Acting Camp, July 6-17 in the California Stage Theater at the R25 Arts Center (1721 25th Street in Midtown Sacramento). Students will perform Friday, July 17th at 8pm in the California Stage Theater.  Space is limited and enrollment is open now. For more informaiton, Click Here

7/11 Art Rx

People living with chronic pain and family/caregivers are invited to enjoy group conversations about select pieces of art. The goal of Art Rx is to encourage positive experiences that reduce the burden of chronic pain. No prior art knowledge is necessary. Advance registration is required. For more information, Click Here

7/11 Arts for All Day

The annual, 'Arts for All Day' is Saturday, July 11 at Fairytale Town. Bringing together children of all abilities to interact through, create and enjoy the arts. Art “funshops”, rhumba shakers, pipe cleaner jewelry, spiral mobiles and more. Free with paid park admission. For more information, Click Here

7/18 Eppies's Great Race

Eppie’s Great Race, the world’s oldest triathlon, will take place on the American River Parkway on July 18th. The event benefits Therapeutic Recreation Services, helping the children and adults of Sacramento County with physical and mental disabilities. For more information, Click Here

7/18 Motorcycle Ride For Vets

The 5th Annual 111 Mile Motorcycle Ride & Fundraiser for Veterans is Saturday, July 18. Ride starts in Auburn, ends in Foresthill. Registration: 8:30 with breakfast goodies and coffee. Kickstand's up at 9:45 for the Poker Run. Ride ends with a Color Guard Ceremony followed by BBQ lunch with Music, Raffle, 50/50, Tattoo Contest and a Best of Ride award. For more information, Click Here

8/3 Charity Golf to benefit The Aly & Izy Foundation

The Fourth Annual Golfing For NICU Babies Charity Golf Tournament is Monday, August 3 at Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln. Supporting families with critically ill babies in local neonatal intensive care units throughout the region. For more information, Click Here

8/28 Paws To Party

The Front Street Animal Shelter invites you to their 3rd Annual Paws to Party event, Friday, August 28, at the California Automobile Museum (2200 Front Street, Sacramento, CA  95818). Celebrating the work which saves thousands of animals each year. Guests will enjoy celebrated food, exceptional wine and beer, live music, a large silent auction and the chance to help save lives. For more information, Click Here

9/19 Bad Ass Beer Run

The Bad Ass Beer Run will be held September 19 to benefit Garden Valley Fire Protection District. The 5K is run through beautiful rolling hills with great views. The 1K includes an obstacle course. The finish line offers up a taste of beer in a souvenir glass as you cross the finish line with live music and food trucks. For more information, Click Here

10/3 Poker Run to benefit Children's Hospital

The 19th Annual Black Widows Poker Run to benefit the Shriners Hospitals for Children of Northern California, Sacramento is Saturday October 3. The ride starts at Morgan's Bar and Grill (3348 S Street Sacramento, CA) and include 75 miles of beautiful, scenic views and Delta roads. The ride ends with a Prime Rib or Chicken dinner. For more information, Click Here

10/17 Jeff Keith Ride for Reason 2015

The ride starts at Folsom Harley, October 17th and benefits Foster Kids. Ride with Jeff Keith from Tesla and Throttle Girl, Live Music, Raffle Prizes, Vendors, Food, and Ride pins for the First 500 Registered Riders. For more information, Click Here

11/7 Light the Night Walk

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Walk is Saturday, November 7th. The annual fundraiser brings together friends, families and communities to honor patients and survivors, honor lives lost to cancer and further the fight to find a cure to blood cancers. For more information, Click Here

$500 Gift Card for your non profit organization

Would you like to have a $500 Gift Certificate donated to your non profit organization? The prize includes a Family Portrait session at the studio, plus an additional $250 towards the winners selection of Portraits. They will provide you with everything you need. (A Portrait, a sign describing the Gift Certificate, the sign up sheets and Winner’s card). For more information, contact Charity Director, Laura McGill at 916.797.1002

925 Non-profit Thrift Boutique

925 Boutique is a nonprofit thrift boutique open to the public in Roseville. They feature new and gently used professional attire for women at affordable prices, ensuring the next business step for customers is done in style. Nothing in the store is priced more than $9. They are currently accepting donations of both clothing and cash. For more information, Click Here 

African Refugees Relief

The African Refugees Relief Agency assists European and African refugees and Syrians coming into the local region and Northern California in general. They help refugees find housing and jobs and help to transport them form regional airports to their destinations such as San Jose and Sacramento. For more information, Email africanrefugees2@yahoo.com

American Cancer Society

Want to do a lot of good with a little of your time? Whether it’s giving a cancer patient a ride to chemotherapy, putting together a team for Relay For Life, or sending an email to friends and family about our cancer screening guidelines, there are multiple ways you can join the fight against cancer. For more information, Click Here 

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular diseases and stroke. They fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies and provide lifesaving tools and information to save and improve lives. They are the nation’s leader in CPR training. For more information, Click Here 

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters, supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood, teaches skills that save lives, provides international humanitarian aid and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, Click Here 

Bear Creek Community Church

Family Faith Nights are held at Bear Creek Community Church on Wednesday Evenings. A $3 home cooked dinner served from 5:30 – 6:00; then Kids Connect Clubs, Youth Groups, and Parent Groups are offered from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Bear Creek Community Church is conveniently located between Lodi and Stockton. For more information, Click Here


Roll up your sleeve and give the gift of life. If you're in generally good health, at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds, you're qualified. One donation can save as many as 3 lives. 3 teaspoons can save a baby's life. For more information, Click Here 

Buy It Where You Burn It

Help protect California’s trees by buying and burning wood for campfires from local sources. If you transport firewood, you may also be unknowingly moving around harmful insects and diseases, putting the trees and forests at risk.  Those hitchhiking pests can take hold in new areas and have devastating impacts to trees, natural resources, and local communities. For more information, Click Here 

California Sea Otter Fund

California’s endangered sea otters need your help. Pollution, parasites and disease are preventing full recovery of their natural population. You can support research to help them by donating to the California Sea Otter Fund, on line 410 of your state income tax return. Even a small amount can help save these iconic marine mammals. For more information, Click Here 

California Victim Compensation Program

California Victim Compensation Program provides financial assistance for victims of violent crimes like rape, assault, DUI, domestic violence and human trafficking. Most victims aren’t aware of the services and resources available to them. If you or someone you know needs assistance, Click Here 

Check Before You Burn

Residents and businesses are restricted or prohibited from using indoor or outdoor fireplaces, wood stoves, firepits and chimneys that burn wood, pellets, manufactured logs or any other solid fuel, when fine particle pollution is forecast to be elevated. It is your responsibility to Check Before You Burn. First time violations will result in a $50 fine or an option to complete and pass a wood smoke awareness course. Fines for subsequent violations are higher. For more information, Click Here

Domestic Violence and Firearms

Many people don't think about guns in the context of domestic violence. When a gun is present in a domestic violence situation, the chances a woman will die increases by 500%. Current law doesn’t protect women who aren’t married to their abusers or victims of stalkers. Thousands of stalkers and abusers can easily buy or own a gun and many aren’t subject to background checks. The law needs to change to protect women who face domestic abuse. For more information, Click Here 

Foreign Student Exchange

Forte International Exchange Association is looking for volunteer host families for incoming high school students for the upcoming school year. Students speak English, are covered by medical insurance & bring their own spending money. For more information, Click Here

Gathering Inn

The Gathering Inn Homeless shelter in Roseville provides  hope, dignity and a secure place to rest at night, in addition to a wide range of services that help clients get back on their feet again. For more information, Click Here 

Housing Homeless Veterans

We must take care of our own. There are over 57,000 homeless veterans on the streets of our nation. Many of them qualify for voucher-assisted living provided by HUD-VASH, but they lack the initial rental deposits necessary to secure their housing. That’s where Veterans Matters comes in. They raise money and work directly with HUD and the VA. For more information, Click Here 

Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue

Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue takes in over 150 fawns every year and releases them when they're healthy enough to survive on their own in the wild. The non-profit organization can't run without the support of generous donors and grants. For more information, Click Here

Lazarus Project

The Lazarus Project's mission is to meet the needs of the impoverished in Placer County by providing housing and comprehensive support services. Participants are provided with the information and support to restore and redesign their lives so they can experience a successful integration back into their community with the ability to live independently. For more information, Click Here

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Someday there’ll be a cure. Someday we won’t lose the people we love. But when is someday? Someday is today. Thanks to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, hundreds of thousands diagnosed with blood cancer are today living a normal life. We’re making cures happen. For more information, call 888-HELP-LLS or Click Here 

Making Emily's Wish Come True

Emily lives in Sacramento with her family. She was diagnosed in January 2011 with Muscular Dystrophy. Despite her health struggles, Emily stays strong and finds joy in many things. She would love to go on a Disney Cruise with her family. This will be a once in a lifetime experience and will create a memory she will cherish forever. For more information, Click Here

Matching Donors

One social networking site stands apart for a special reason - it saves lives. Matching Donors links organ donors with people in need of kidney and other transplants. 19 people in this country die each day waiting for an organ transplant. If you’ve ever considered becoming a living organ donor or if you are someone in need of an organ transplant, Click Here 

Oak Park Farmer's Market

The Oak Park Farmers Market is open every Saturday from May through October from 9a-1p. Pick up organic produce and enjoy weekly activities including free yoga, live music, chef demonstrations and kid’s crafts. The market (McClatchy Park - 35th St and 5th Ave) accepts WIC and provides a dollar for dollar match on EBT purchases. For more information, Click Here

Placer SPCA

The Placer SPCA has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, six years in a row. If you have room in your heart and your home for a forever friend, the Placer SPCA is there for you. For more information, Click Here 

Railroad Museum Volunteers

The California State Railroad Museum is recruiting adults interested in volunteering. A drop-in Volunteer Open House will take place Saturday, May 30 from 1-3p in the Stanford Gallery (111 I Street in Old Sacramento). Volunteer applications are being accepted through Friday, June 5. Volunteer training classes begin on Saturday, June 13. For more information, Click Here

River Cats - Cats Care

The Sacramento River Cats have created an easy way to volunteer in the greater Sacramento community through Cats Care, a program designed for fans, players, front office members, and partners to make a difference in the community without having to spend time searching where and how. The Cats Care program is easy to join at the top of Section 112 of the Concourse Level at Raley Field during all home games or by Clicking Here 

Sacramento Suburban Writers Club

The Sacramento Suburban Writers Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving writers in the Sacramento region. Meetings are open to the community. Membership is $40.00 a year. Meeting held at Crossroads Christian Fellowship Church (5501 Dewey Dr., Fair Oaks, CA)  from 7-9 pm. For more information, Click Here 

Shop A Holic for The Gathering Inn

The Gathering Inn Homeless Shelter is now the proud owner of Shop A Holic, where you can find department store clothing at bargain prices. Shop A Holic buys pallets of clothing from Macy's and passes the savings on to their customers. They're also looking for volunteers. For more information, Click Here 

Shriners Hospitals for Children

Shriners Hospitals for Children is devoted to transforming the lives of children through excellence in treatment, teaching and research. They provide care to children with orthopedic conditions, spinal cord injuries, burns, cleft lip, scars from any cause, and other complex surgical needs. There are no barriers to care as admission is based on age and diagnosis. For more information call (916) 453-2000 or Click Here 

Summer Museum Camps

Sacramento Area Museums Offer Fun Camps, Classes & Special Activities for Kids. From art to archery or creepy crawlers to deep space, a dozen Sacramento area museums and destinations are offering special summer classes, camps and activities for kids. Space is limited and camps are filling up fast.  Parents are encouraged to connect with the individual museum(s) of interest to explore availability. For more information, Click Here

Superhero Summer Outdoor Movies

The Cordova Community Council presents, "Moonlight Movies: Superhero Summer". Showing your favorite heroes in action every Friday night in June. (6/5 Superman, 6/12 Batman, 6/19 Spiderman, 6/26 Ironman). Movies will be shown at Village Green Park (3141 Bridgeway Drive). Food trucks and snack vendors arrive at 7 p.m.. Movies start at 8:30 p.m. For more information, Click Here

US Senior Open Volunteers

The First Tee of Greater Sacramento is looking for Concession Sales volunteers (adults and juniors 15 or older) for the 2015 U.S. Senior Open, June 22-28th at Del Paso Country Club. The First Tee will receive proceeds from the event in exchange for providing volunteers. For more information, Click Here

Watch a movie under the stars (6/26 & 7/31)

Bear Creek Community Church presents Family Movie Nights on June 26, and July 31. 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 on Lower Sacramento Road. For more information, Click Here 

Watering Days

Before 10am or after 7pm, addresses ending with an ODD number (1, 3, 5, 7, or 9) may water on Tuesday AND Saturday. Addresses ending with an EVEN number (0,2, 4, 6, or 8) may water on Wednesday AND Sunday. Other tips to help save water include: Turn off sprinklers when rain is in the forecast. Use a broom or rake to move leaves off of sidewalks, driveways, and streets. Call 311 to report water misuse. For more information, Click Here

Welcome Home Vets

Welcome Home Vets offers support and transitional services for Veterans and their Families. Providing mental health services, referrals and advocacy for veterans, active duty military and families. The mission is to provide veterans of all service eras and their families with comprehensive support and transitional services— at no cost to the veteran. For more information, Click Here

Wellness Within

Wellness Within’s mission is to provide a healing oasis for patients, survivors, caregivers, and families affected by the trauma, stress and anxiety brought on by cancer. They provide a wide range of free services to enhance the ability to experience quality of life through physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing.  For more information, Click Here 

Wildlife Care Association

You don’t have to go to Africa to have a wildlife adventure! The Wildlife Care Association offers adventure, challenge and satisfaction when you volunteer to care for injured birds and small animals. The non-profit group is forming classes now for volunteers to assist Mother Nature in returning wildlife to our communities. For more information, call 916.965.WILD or Click Here

Wounded Warriors

Some wounds of war are visible. Others, like traumatic brain injury, are not. While these invisible wounds can’t be seen, they can cause lasting struggles for our returned heroes. For most, that pain will last a lifetime. Their only hope is to figure out a way to cope. That often comes with the help of caring people like you. For more information, Click Here

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