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The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Camellia Chapter, will meet Monday, May 20, 7 p.m. at SMUD, 6301 S Street, Sacramento. The program will be a colonial blue and white project. Guests welcome. Free. (916) 223-2751.
Carmichael Cactus and Succulent Society 37th Annual Show and Sale Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to 4p.m. and Sunday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Carmichael Park Clubhouse, 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael. There will be displays of plants as well as plants and pottery for sale — One free plant per family for the first 100 visitors. Cost: Free. Info: (916) 729-3475.
Dance & Music
Music at Noon Concert Series. Every Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1300 N St., Sacramento. Free concerts featuring classical, jazz, piano and opera. Free. Info: (916) 442-8939 or www.musicatnoon.org.
Family Fiddle Fun and Country Music. The public is invited to attend the Old Time Fiddlers’ open stage jam session the second Sunday of each month from 1-5 p.m. at the Grange Hall, 5807 Walnut Ave., Orangevale. Sunday, June 9, enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of entertainment and dancing and snack bar. Cost: $1 donation each (kids free). Info: (530) 676-0836 or visit www.fiddlefun.org.
The Western Swing Society presents Jay Riley & Second Shift Sunday, June 2, 1-3 p.m. followed by Bill Enyeart & The Dry Creek Band from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Machinist Hall, 2749 Sunrise Blvd., Rancho Cordova. Cost: $8, members $5. Info: (916) 974-1236 or www.westernswingsociety.org
Tea Dances on Tuesdays and Fridays from noon to 3 p.m. with a lesson from 12:30-1 p.m. at The Ballroom of Sacramento, 6009 Folsom Blvd. Sacramento, Cost: $5 per person. Info: (916) 456-2626.
Senior Tea Dance - Wednesdays with Wes & Jackie. Wednesdays from noon to 3 p.m. at Capital Dance Center, 11270 Sanders Dr., Rancho Cordova. We provide 1/2 hour lesson, refreshments and many styles of dance music. Cost: $5. Info: (916) 635-2600.
Enjoy Ballroom Dance at Mission Oaks Community Center, 4701 Gibbons Drive, Carmichael, on Tuesdays and Fridays from 1:15-3:45 p.m. Live bands. Cost: $5 per person. Info: (916) 972-0336.
Dinner Dance is sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles #9, 4401 Fruitridge Road, Sacramento, on Fridays. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. Dancing begins at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy live western music. Cost: $15 dinner and dance, $8 dance only. Info: To RSVP, call (916) 731-4427.
Sacramento Senior Citizen’s Club Dance will be held every Sunday (except holidays) from 1-3 p.m. at Ethel Hart Center, 915 27th St., Sacramento. Enjoy live music from the 1930s to 1960s. Open to everyone. Cost: $5. Info: (916) 967-8670 or (916) 371-1091.
The Sacramento Capitolaires, a men's Barbershop Harmony group, meets every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at Pilgrim Hall, 890 Morse Avenue, Sacramento. Info: www.capitolaires.org, call 888-877-9806, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday Dance. The Capital Ballroom Club has a dance every Sunday from 7-10:30 p.m. with a free two-hour dance lesson from 5-7 p.m. Dance to the music of DJ Daryl Robin at the Carmichael Elks Lodge, 5631 Cypress Ave., Carmichael. Cost: $8 at door. Info: (916) 366-6501.
Tap Dancing. Learn to tap dance at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St., Davis, on Mondays from 3:30-5 p.m. Join anytime. Cost: Free. Info: (530) 757-5696.
Contra Dance at Coloma Community Center, 4623 T St., Sacramento, on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month from 8-11 p.m. Beginner’s workshop at 7:30 p.m. Cost: $8 general, $4 students. Info: (916) 739-6014.
Recorder Music players meet the first Tuesday of every month at the Friends Meeting House, 890 57th St., Sacramento, 7-9:15 p.m. The Sacramento Recorder Society is an adult education group for all levels of recorder players. Lessons are available for beginners. Please bring your instrument, a music stand and a pencil. Cost: Free. Info: (916) 391-7520 or www.sacrecorders.org.
Bingo on Mondays, at the Carmichael Elks Lodge, 5631 Cypress Avenue, Carmichael. Open to the public. $7 buy-in for 12 regular games. Special $500 progressive blackout game. Early Bird games start at 6:45 pm. Regular games start at 7 p.m. Info: (916) 489-2103.
Bridge at Senior Center at Sierra 2, Room 12, at 2791 24th St., Sacramento, on Thursdays from 1-3:30 p.m. Cost: Free. Info: (916) 455-6339.
Belle Cooledge Senior Bridge Club meets on Fridays at 12:30 p.m. at Belle Cooledge Senior Center, 5699 S. Land Park Drive, Sacramento. Cost: Free. Info: (916) 427-6620 or George at Georgekunkel@earthlink.net.
Cribbage Club. Join this cribbage club that meets at Denny’s, 122 Sunrise Ave., Roseville, on Mondays at 6:15 p.m. Cost: $2. Info: (916) 783-4128.
Cribbage. Tuesdays: 6 p.m. at Mission Oaks Senior Center, 4701 Gibbons Drive, Carmichael. Info: (916) 722-6636; Wednesdays: 6:30 p.m. at El Dorado Hills Senior Center, 990 Lassen Lane, El Dorado Hills. Info: (916) 933-1282; Thursdays: 6:15 p.m. at the VFW Post #8762, 11th and Soule St., West Sacramento. Cost: $2 or $3. Info: (916) 825-9806.
Play Pinochle on Thursdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and Sundays 12:30 -3 p.m. at Hart Senior Center, 915 27th St., Sacramento. Cost: Free. Info: (916) 8085462.
Social Ping Pong. Come to Ethel Hart Senior Center, 915 27th St., Sacramento, for Social Ping Pong on Tuesday and Thursdays from 12:30-3 p.m. It is great exercise and lots of fun. Cost: Free. Info: (916) 808-5462.
Mahjong Club. Every Friday, 1-4 p.m., Asian Community Center, 7375 Park City Drive, Sacramento. Cost: Free. Info: (916) 393-9026 Ext. 322.
Ginasta is a game combining elements of Gin and Canasta. Mondays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Senior Center at Sierra 2, 2791 24th St, Rm. 12. Cost: Free. Info: (916) 455-6339.
North Highlands Pinochle Group. Join us on Tuesdays and Fridays from 12:30-5 p.m. at North Highlands Recreation and Park District, 6040 Watt Ave., North Highlands. Cost: Free. Info: (916) 332-4551.
Social Bridge. Join this fun group on Wednesdays from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:30-12:30 p.m. at Hart Senior Center, 915 27th St., Sacramento. No partner needed. Cost: Free. Info: (916) 456-4869.
Roller Skating. Join the seniors at Sunrise Rollerland Tuesday and Thursday mornings 10 a.m. to Noon. The price is $4.50 which includes skate rental and coffee/tea. Good music, great fun and active group of senior skaters. Located at 6001 Sunrise Vista Dr. just east of Sunrise Mall. Info: (916) 446-2772.
Arts & Crafts Club – Share ideas and tips on a variety of arts and crafts projects. Bring unfinished project or learn something new. Every Tuesday, 1-3:30 pm. Asian Community Center, 7375 Park City Drive, Sacramento. Cost: Free. Info: (916) 393-9026 Ext. 322.
Gray Eagles is a social group sharing the history of military and/or civilian aviation. Former air, ground or carrier crew, or anyone interested, will enjoy the monthly speakers. Meetings are the second Monday of each month at Hometown Buffet (private dining room), 4300 Florin Road, Sacramento, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Cost: Free. Info: www.grayeagles.net or call Lou at (916) 421- 0844.
Carmichael Senior Citizens Club meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Carmichael Park Club House, 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael. The club offers friendship, potlucks, casino bus trips, speakers and local theater productions. Bingo is played at the end of each meeting. Info: (916) 487-5525.
Cottage Senior Club meets the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Conzelmann Center in Howe Park, 2201 Cottage Way, Sacramento (on the corner of Howe Ave. and Cottage Way). Come enjoy the companionship and fun. Bingo is played after each meeting. Info: Contact Barbara at (916) 486-1338 or Millie at (916) 447-1262.Walk. City of Sacramento 50+ Wellness Program sponsors ongoing neighborhood walks at various times and locations, mostly on Mon., Wed. and Fri. Cost: Free for all ages. Info: (916) 808-1593.
Chair Exercise. This is a low-impact way for folks to exercise. Classes are held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. at Senior Center of Elk Grove, 8830 Sharkey Ave., Elk Grove. Cost: $1 for members, $2 for non-members. Info: (916) 685-3160.
Mission Oaks Senior Wednesday Club meets from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the first four Wednesdays of each month at Mission Oaks Community Center, 4701 Gibbons Drive, Carmichael. Desserts are served twice a month and a potluck is held on the second Wednesday. Coffee and tea are provided each meeting. Join the fun and make friends while eating, playing bingo, pinochle or other games. Cost: $2 per year plus 50¢ per meeting. New members: first two meetings free. Info: (916) 410-0506 or (916) 214-4889.
Widowed Persons Association of California will hold a Newcomer’s Buffet and Social every third Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the private dining room at the Plaza Hof Brau at the corner of El Camino and Watt avenues. Cost: Varies (no-host buffet). Info: (916) 972-9722.
Community Breakfast. The Orangevale Grange invites the public to breakfast every month on the second Sunday at the Orangevale Grange, 5807 Walnut Ave. Cost: $5 adults, $3 children. Info: (916) 988-8871.
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