The Widowed Persons Association of California offers its Recover From
Grief workshop series from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursdays, April 1 through
22, and concluding May 6, at 2628 El Camino Ave., Suite D-18, Sacramento.
Reservations requested. (916) 972-9722.
Through May 15
The Golden State Museum presents “Louder Than Words,” an exhibit
on California’s Black Panther Party, 1020 O St., Sacramento. Hours
are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.
Admission is $4 for seniors, $5 for younger adults, $3.50 for children 6
to 15, free for children age 5 and under. www.goldenstatemuseum.org.
The Children’s Receiving Home Guild of Sacramento holds its general
membership luncheon, 11:30 a.m., at Lucca Restaurant, 1615 J St., Sacramento.
Cost is $23. Guests are welcomed. Speaker is Stephanie Ewing, a registered
dietician with the California State University Foundation. Reservation deadline
is April 23. (916) 421-4393.
The Sacramento German Genealogy Society meets, 1 p.m., at St. Mark’s
United Methodist Church, 2391 St. Mark’s Way, Sacramento. Speakers
Suzanne Hanson and Emily Gann from Brigham Young University present a talk
on German Lutheran Church records in the United States. Guests are welcomed.
Allied Arts Club of Sacramento meets, 11 a.m., at the Dante Club, 2230
Fair Oaks Blvd., Sacramento. Entertainment by the Sacramento Banjo Band.
Reservations requested. (916) 482-4101.
Westminster Presbyterian Church offers its free Brown Bag Concert,
noon to 1 p.m., at 1300 N St., Sacramento. Featured artists are cello ensembles
led by Susan Lamb Cook. (916) 442-8939.
Eskaton Village hosts its 10th annual Senior Wellness Fair, 1 p.m.
to 3 p.m., 3939 Walnut Ave., Carmichael. Low-cost or free health testing,
samples and more. Free admission. (916) 974-2000.
The Sacramento County Adult and Aging Commission meets, 1 p.m. to 3
p.m., at Office Building 3, 3701 Branch Center Road, Community Room, Sacramento.
(916) 447-7063, ext. 314.
Crocker Art Museum presents “The Piranesi Project: A Stratigraphy of
Views of Rome,” utilizing video, digital imaging, the music of Respighi
and live readings, 7 p.m., at 216 O St., Sacramento. Free with museum admission
of $4 for seniors, $6 for younger adults, $3 for students. (916) 264-5423.
The Easter Seal Guild hosts its annual fundraiser, “A Taste of the
Vine IV,” 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at East Ranch Clubhouse, 150 Munroe St.,
Sacramento. Cost is $20 per person. Proceeds go to Easter Seals programs.
Reservations due by April 25. (916) 441-3466.
The Renaissance Society, a learning-in-retirement group, offers a free
lecture on hoaxes by Robert Carroll, co-chair of the Sacramento City College
Philosophy Department, 3 p.m., at the Redwood Room, University Union, California
State University Sacramento, 6000 J St. (916) 278-7834.
The Wednesday Seniors Club of the Mission Oaks Park and Recreation
District serves a pancake breakfast, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., 4701
Gibbons Drive, Carmichael. Cost is $2.50 per person. Open to the
benefit local non-profit agencies. (916) 481-7784.
The Carmichael Geranium Society and Carmichael Recreation and Park
District present their 12th annual Geranium Festival and Sale, 10
a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Carmichael Park Clubhouse, 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael.
admission. (916) 332-1493.
Towe Auto Museum hosts its May Day Corvette Show, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
in the parking lot under I-5 near the museum, 2200 Front St., Sacramento.
Museum admission is $6 for seniors, $7 for younger adults, $3 for
high school students and $2 for grade school students. (916) 442-6802.
The Society of Military Widows, Sacramento Chapter 5, holds a joint
meeting and luncheon with the Fairfield Chapter, noon, at the Lion’s
Gate, 5312 Arnold Ave., McClellan. Cost is $20 per person. (916) 635-6724.
The Sine Nomine Consort of the Sacramento Recorder Society performs
a free concert of Renaissance-period music, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.,
at Sylvan Oaks Library, 6700 Auburn Blvd., Citrus Heights. (916) 264-2920.
The Gerontology Department at American River College offers “Caregiving,” a
mini-course approved for 8 hours of continuing education credits. Cost is
$9. Register at www.arc.losrios.edu. (916) 484-8512.
The Capital Woodcarvers Association holds its 32nd annual woodcarving
show, “Wonders in Wood,” 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 1 and 9 a.m. to
4 p.m. May 2 at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 6151 H St., Sacramento.
Admission is $5 for adults, free for students. Free parking. (916) 392-8247.
Carmichael Library holds its White Elephant Bazaar, noon to 4 p.m.,
5605 Marconi Ave., Carmichael. Proceeds benefit the library’s expansion
and remodeling project. (916) 264-2920.
Organist Tom Thompson and percussionist Michael Bayard perform in
concert, 1 p.m., at the Grant Union High School Auditorium, 1400 Grand
The pipe organ concert is part of the Grant Union Class of 1954 reunion.
Tickets are $8 at the door. (916) 485-9033.
Sacramento Works Resource Center hosts its “Community Resource Fair,” 11
a.m. to 6 p.m., at Sunrise Mall, Citrus Heights. Information on housing,
senior programs, health screenings and more. Dinger, the Sacramento River
Cats’ mascot, appears from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Sacramento Zoo offers its seniors-only Tea and Tours, 10:30 a.m.,
beginning at the front entrance of the zoo, 3930 W. Land Park Drive,
Sacramento. Fee of $7 covers the tea, tour, and zoo admission. Reservations
by mail or at www.saczoo.com. (916) 264-5889.
The UC Davis Retirees Association meets, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the
Rec Pool Lodge. Agenda includes election of new officers and a tour of
UCD Activities and Recreation Center. (530) 756-1672.
The Carmichael Cactus and Succulent Society meets, 10 a.m., at the
Carmichael Park Clubhouse, 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael. Program includes
a slide show. Visitors are welcomed. (916) 729-3475.
The UC Davis Center for Healthy Aging offers a free lecture on creating
nurturing environments by Celia Esquivel, a certified feng shui practitioner,
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the UCD Cancer Center Auditorium, 4501 X
St., Sacramento. (916) 734-6441.
The Roseville Fibromyalgia/ Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction
Syndromes/ Arthritis and Chronic Pain Support Group meets from 9:30
a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Maidu Community Center, Senior Meeting Room, 1550
Drive, Roseville. Requested donation is $5 for first-time visitors
or non-members. (916) 681-5679.
Mercy Hospice offers “Special Stresses: Anniversaries, Holidays and
Other Rough Spots,” a free class for people experiencing the loss of
a loved one, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Holiday Inn, 1900 Hilltop Drive, Redding.
The California Commission on Aging meets, beginning 10:30 a.m. Tuesday
at the Hilton Hotel, 1970 Diamond Blvd., Concord. (916) 322-5630.
Stanford Settlement’s Las Senoras group hosts a Cinco de Mayo celebration
at the senior center, 520 W. El Camino Ave., Sacramento. Reservations requested
for lunch. (916) 927-1819.
California State University Sacramento hosts a Cinco de Mayo celebration,
noon to 2 p.m., at Serna Plaza, CSUS, 6000 J St. Speakers, mariachi
band, dancing by Raices de Mi Tierra and more. Free. (916) 278-6997.
Westminster Presbyterian Church offers its free Brown Bag Concert,
noon to 1 p.m., at 1300 N St., Sacramento. Featured artists are flutist
Tracy Doyle and pianist Teri Yumae. (916) 442-8939.
Through May 6
Eskaton’s Senior Connection offers “Yes I Can: Caring for the
Caregiver,” a six-week series of classes, 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays,
at Eskaton Lodge Granite Bay, 8550 Barton Road, Granite Bay. Reservations
requested. (916) 334-1072.
Through July 18
Folsom History Museum offers an exhibit on the Portuguese population
of the Sacramento area dating back to the 1850s, 823 Sutter St.,
Folsom. Museum hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Admission
$2 for adults, $1 for teenagers, free for children age 12 and under.
Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center offers “Retiring the Champ,” a
free storytelling performance by Judith Black, 8:30 a.m. to noon at Hutchins
Street Square, 125 South Hutchins St., Lodi. Registration requested. (209)
Cordia Senior Residence holds its “Bluegrass Ball,” 7 p.m. to
9 p.m., at 5161 Foothills Blvd., Roseville. Free admission, open to the public.
Evening wear encouraged, not required. (916) 780-3330.
The Sacramento Post-Polio Support Group meets, 11 a.m., at Fairvale
Baptist Church, 8660 Madison Ave., Fair Oaks. Dr. Marion TeSelle
of Kaiser Permanente speaks on Post-Polio Syndrome. (916) 624-0448.
Bella Vista Band Boosters hosts “Java & Jazz,” 5 p.m. to
10 p.m., at the Bella Vista High School cafeteria, 8301 Madison Ave., Fair
Oaks. Performances by the drill team, winter guard and winter percussion,
jazz band, concert band and parent/alumni band. Admission is $20. (916) 971-5031.
The San Joaquin Dixieland Jazz Society presents the Tuleburg Jazz
Band Revisited, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the Elks Lodge, 8900 Thornton Road,
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