The Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., Sacramento, hosts Teddy Bear Tea, commemorating the 100th birthday of the Teddy bear, 1 p.m. (916) 264-5423 or www.crockerartmuseum.org.
The Renaissance Society, a learning-in-retirement group, offers a free lecture on religion and world affairs by Jeffrey Brodd, a professor in the CSUS Department of Humanities and Religious Studies, 3 p.m., at Mendocino Hall, Room 1003, California State University Sacramento campus, 6000 J St. (916) 278-7834.
The Carmichael Cactus and Succulent Society meets at 10 a.m. at the Carmichael Park Clubhouse, 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael. Program topic is preparing plants for show. Free admission, visitors are welcomed. (916) 729-3475.
Effie Yeaw Nature Center offers its Paradise Beach Nature Hike, 8 a.m. to noon, at Ancil Hoffman County Park, 2850 San Lorenzo Way, Carmichael. Free with park entrance fee of $4. (916) 489-4918.
Mary Youngblood, a Grammy award-winning American Indian flautist, offers a free performance and lecture, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Serna Plaza, California State University Sacramento, 6000 J St. (916) 278-6997.
Mission Oaks Recreation and Park District offers a free physical activity workshop for seniors, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., at the Mission Oaks Community Center, 4701 Gibbons Drive, Carmichael. (916) 972-0336.
The Renaissance Society, a learning-in-retirement group, offers a free lecture, World Religions Shaping the Future, by CSUS professor Jeffrey Brodd, 3 p.m., at Mendocino Hall, Room 1003, California State University Sacramento, 6000 J St., Sacramento. (916) 278-7834.
The Organic Gardening Club of Sacramento County meets at 10 a.m. at the Carmichael Park Administration Building, Room 1, 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael. Program includes a panel discussion on organic gardening. (916) 635-6724.
The Wednesday Seniors Club of the Mission Oaks Community Center serves a pancake breakfast, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., at the Centers auditorium, 4701 Gibbons Drive, Carmichael. Cost is $2.50 per person. Open to the public. (916) 481-7784.
The Carmichael Geranium Society and Carmichael Recreation and Park District presents the 11th annual geranium show and sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Carmichael Park Clubhouse, 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael. Free admission. (916) 332-1493.
The Society of Military Widows, Sacramento Chapter No. 5, holds a joint luncheon meeting with the Fairfield Chapter. For details, call (916) 635-6724.
Capital Woodcarvers Association offers Wonders in Wood, with woodcarving competitions, displays, a silent auction and more, at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 6151 H St., Sacramento. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. (916) 392-8247.
The Nifty 50s Singles Club holds its monthly meeting, 10 a.m., at Cirol Restaurant, corner of A and Watt avenues, North Highlands. (916) 331-6689.
Cinco de Mayo celebration, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Serna Plaza, California State University Sacramento, 6000 J St. Free admission. (916) 278-6997.
Entry deadline for most events of the California Senior Games Sacramento Sports Classic, which will be held May 16-18 at various sites. Senior Games hotline is (916) 277-6046, fax (916) 277-6155, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.seniorgamesssac.org.
Registration deadline for AARP Californias Caring Counts Conference for caregivers. See May 12-13 listing for details.
The UC Davis Center for Healthy Agings Coming of Age series presents a free lecture on Internet use for older adults, caregivers and professionals, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the UCD Cancer Center Auditorium, 4501 X St., Sacramento. (916) 734-6441 or (916) 734-4560.
Connie Kishbaugh, a registered nurse and teiki therapist, gives a free lecture on energy-based alternative healing techniques, noon to 1 p.m., at the UC Davis Cancer Center Auditorium, 4501 X St., Sacramento. Reservations requested for complimentary lunch. (916) 734-5935.
Students of violin teacher Jeanette Bajorek perform a free concert, noon, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1300 N St., Sacramento. (916) 202-2181.
Effie Yeaw Nature Center offers its Sailor Bar Hike, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ancil Hoffman County Park, 2850 San Lorenzo Way, Carmichael. Free with park entrance fee of $4 per vehicle. (916) 489-4918.
Stanford Settlement holds its spring rummage sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 450 W. El Camino Ave., Sacramento. Proceeds benefit Stanford Settlement programs. (916) 927-1303.
The Laguna/Elk Grove Fibromyalgia-Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndromes Support Club meets from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Mimis Cafe, 9195 W. Stockton Blvd., Elk Grove. Suggested newcomers donation is $5. (916) 681-5679.
Mission Oaks Computer Club meets from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., at the Mission Oaks Community Center, 4701 Gibbons Drive, Carmichael. Discussion topic is online genealogy. Visitors are welcomed. (916) 483-9685 or http://webs.lanset.com/mocc/comput.htm.
Sacramento Christian Writers meets at 6:45 p.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church, 7607 Garden Gate Drive, Citrus Heights. Guest speakers are authors William Nesbitt Jr. and his son, Bill Nesbitt III. (916) 681-6503.
The Sacramento Storytellers Guild presents Gatherings and Get-Togethers, 7:30 p.m., at the Hart Multipurpose Senior Center, 915 27th St., Sacramento. Free admission. Donations are accepted. (916) 331-5523.
The Sacramento Chapter of the National Health Federation presents a free lecture by Dr. Kathryn Picoulin on information about mandatory smallpox vaccinations, 7 p.m., at the SMUD Building Auditorium, 6201 S St., Sacramento. (916) 635-6724.
The Towe Auto Museum hosts its inaugural Family Film Festival, 2200 Front St., Sacramento. A Wurlitzer pipe organ concert precedes each evenings film, beginning at 7 p.m. Suggested donation for admission is $8 adults, $4 children under 12, package discounts available. (916) 442-6802.
Life Center offers a free lecture on stress management by Kathy Martinez, of the CSUS Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, noon to 1 p.m., at the Julia Morgan House, 3731 T St., Sacramento. (916) 227-5518.
The Alzheimers Aid Society of Northern Californias Sacramento Evening Support Group meets at 7 p.m. at the Hart Multipurpose Senior Center, Redwood Room West, 915 27th St., Sacramento. (916) 448-7001.
The 2003 Ben Ali Shrine Circus performs at the Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento. Show times are 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children. Proceeds benefit the Ben Ali Shrine Center. (916) 264-5181.
Archery competition, California Senior Games Sacramento Sports Classic, 9 a.m., Discovery Park, Sacramento. Park entrance fee is $4 per vehicle. (916) 277-6064.
The Old City Cemetery presents a re-creation of a New Orleans-style jazz funeral procession and memorial, 12:30 p.m., commencing at Eighth Street and Broadway. Music by the Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society Street Band, the Black Tuesday Six and the Public Apology Barbershop Quartet. (916) 448-0811.
The Viewpoint Gallery, 551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd., Sacramento, hosts the Second Saturday reception for its fifth annual Fine Print Auction and Drawing, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Exhibit on display through May 31. (916) 441-2341 or www.viewpointgallery.org.
The Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society presents a concert featuring jazz and ragtime pianist Butch Thompson, noon, at the Dante Club, 2330 Fair Oaks Blvd., Sacramento. Suggested donation at the door is $10 for adults, $5 for children. (916) 372-5277.
Towe Auto Museum presents a Wurlitzer Organ concert by Australian keyboardist Scott Harrison, 2 p.m., at the musuem, 2200 Front St., Sacramento. Admission is $7 adults, $6 seniors. (916) 442-6802.
The UC Davis Center for Healthy Aging presents a free lecture on chronic disease management, by Dr. Anthony Jerant, noon to 1:30 p.m., at the Sierra Health Foundation, 1321 Garden Highway, Sacramento. (916) 734-6441.
Dr. Michael J. Powell offers a free lecture on metabolic therapy for fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and post traumatic stress disorder, noon to 1:30 p.m., at the Fibromyalgia Treatment and Learning Center, 650 University Ave., Suite 200, Sacramento. (916) 922-8400 or www.FMTLC.com.
Spotlight Dance and Fitness offers its Matinee Dance and Dine Program, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at 646 North Market Blvd., Suite 100, Sacramento. Cost is $4 per week, or $15 for five weeks. Includes free dance lesson. (916) 649-3269 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Sunrise Macular Degeneration Association meets the third Friday of every month, noon to 2 p.m., at Dennys, 6215 Sunrise Blvd., Citrus Heights. Open to those who have macular degeneration, their mates or caregivers, or anyone interested in the subject. (916) 721-1441.SeniorNet offers computer classes for seniors at the beginning of each month at Rio Americana High School, 4540 American River Drive, Sacramento. Classes include introduction to computers, word processing, spread sheets, data bases, and the Internet. Participants must pay a $40 annual membership fee, and a $20 fee for each eight-session class. (916) 485-9572.
The City of Sacramento 50+ Wellness Program sponsors ongoing neighborhood walks at various times and locations, many on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The program is free and open to people of all ages. (916) 277-6190.
The UC Davis Department of Internal Medicines Mini Medical School presents Aging and Medical Science, an eight-week series of lectures through May 13, 6:30 p.m., at the Sunset Community Center, 2650 Sunset Blvd., Rocklin. (916) 734-8045.
Towe Auto Museum celebrates Ford Motor Co.s centennial, through July 31, at 2200 Front St., Sacramento. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. (916) 442-6802 or www.toweautomuseum.org.
AARPs Auburn chapter meets at noon at the Multipurpose Senior Center, DeWitt Complex, 11577 E Ave., Auburn. Bingo begins at 10 a.m., potluck at noon. (530) 885-2170.
The Roseville Community Band performs a free concert to kick off Older Americans Month, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., at Roseville High School cafeteria, 1 Tiger Way, Roseville. (916) 774-5960.
Studio 700 Center for the Arts presents its Spring Art Show at 700 Douglas Blvd., Roseville. Hours are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on May 2, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 3. (916) 781-6911.
The Sacramento Post-Polio Support Group meets at 11 a.m. at Fairvale Baptist Church, 8660 Madison Ave., Fair Oaks. Guest speaker is Dr. Carol Vandenakker of the UC Davis Post-polio Clinic. (916) 624-0448 or (916) 332-8265.
The Suisun Waterfront Antique, Art and Street Fair, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on the Waterfront, Suisun City. Free parking and admission. (707) 258-5700 or www.suisun.com.
Gibson Ranch County Park presents The Civil War Experience, a living history reenactment of events circa 1863, at 8556 Gibson Ranch Park Road, Elverta. Performance times are 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. (916) 991-2686 or www.gibson-ranch.com.
Soccer competition, California Senior Games Sacramento Sports Classic, Cherry Island Soccer Complex, Elverta. (916) 277-6064.
The Vallejo Coin Club hosts its 31st annual Vallejo Coin and Collectibles show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Vallejo Elks Lodge No. 559, 2850 Redwood Parkway, Vallejo. Free admission and parking. (510) 547-0518.
The UC Davis Retirees Association holds its spring meeting, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the Rec Pool Lodge, UCD. Guest speaker is Michael L. Spezio, of the Center for Neuroscience, UC Davis campus. (530) 756-1672.
The Roseville Fibromyalgia-Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndromes, Arthritis and Chronic Pain Support Group meets from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Maidu Community Center, Senior Meeting Room, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville. Suggested donation for first-time visitors is $5. (916) 681-5679.
Mercy Hospice of Redding offers a free loss and grief class, Special Stresses: Anniversaries, Holidays and Other Rough Spots, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Holiday Inn, 1900 Hilltop Drive, Redding. (530) 245-4070.
The Area 4 Agency on Aging and AARP offer Second Time Around, a workshop for grandparents parenting again, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St., Davis. Subject is The Legal System and Advocacy for Grandparents. Free admission. (916) 486-1876.
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Last Updated 4/29/03