The Sacramento German Genealogy Society meets, 1 p.m., at St. Mark’s
United Methodist Church, 2391 St. Mark’s Way, Sacramento. Program topic
is “DNA and its relation to family history research.” Visitors
are welcomed. (916) 782-5704.
Westminster Presbyterian Church offers its free Brown Bag Concert,
noon to 1 p.m., at 1300 N St., Sacramento. Featured artist is guitarist John
Pearce. (916) 442-8939.
Public Art Tours 2004 on display, noon to 1 p.m., at the Embassy Suites
Hotel, 100 Capitol Mall, Sacramento. (916) 566-3992.
Orientation and class registration for SeniorNet classes, 10:30 a.m.,
at the Hart Multipurpose Senior Center, 915 27th St., Sacramento. Classes
begin the week of Aug. 9. (916) 264-5462.
American River College offers a mini-course, “Effective Leadership
Skills,” approved for nine hours of continuing education credits. Cost
is $9. Register online at www.arc.losrios.edu or at the ARC E-Center, 4700
College Oak Drive, Sacramento. (916) 484-8512.
“Mongolian Art: A Living Landscape” opens at the Crocker Art
Museum, 216 O St., Sacramento. Display runs through Oct. 17. (916) 264-5423.
Carmichael Park hosts a free concert featuring the John Skinner Band,
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Danny Bishop Memorial Pavilion for the Performing
Arts, 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael. (916) 485-5322.
The Western Swing Society holds its monthly dance, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.,
at the Skyroom, Country Club Lanes, 2600 Watt Ave., Sacramento. Music by
the Bud Duncan/Red Gillean All-Stars. Admission is $5. (916) 974-1236.
Westminster Presbyterian Church offers its free Brown Bag Concert,
noon to 1 p.m., at 1300 N St., Sacramento. Featured artist is classical pianist
Hitomi de la Fuente. (916) 442-8939.
The California Hospice Foundation holds its annual fundraiser, the “Warm
August Nights” used book sale, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Hospice Thrift
Shop, 3257 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento. Theme is “World Traveler and History
Lessons.” (916) 457-1877.
The Carmichael Cactus and Succulent Society meets, 10 a.m., at Carmichael
Park Clubhouse, 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael. Visitors are welcomed. (916)
Public Art Tours 2004 on display, 11 a.m. to noon, at the Cal-EPA Building,
1001 I St., Sacramento. (916) 566-3992.
The 18th annual August Women’s Peace Event, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at
the Sacramento City College cafeteria, 3835 Freeport Blvd., Sacramento. Keynote
speaker is Inga Olson of Tri-Valley Communities Against a Radioactive Environment.
Tickets range from $3 to $15. (916) 448-7157.
The Friendly 45-Plus Social Club, for people 45 and older, meets from
6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Rusch Park Community Center, 7801 Auburn Blvd., Citrus
Heights. Admission is $5 per person. (916) 991-9009.
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. Proceeds benefit non-profit
agencies. (916) 481-7784.
The 16th annual Gospel Music Concert, noon to 6 p.m., Hagginwood Park,
3271 Marysville Blvd., Sacramento. Free admission. Arts and crafts, food,
more. (916) 566-6439.
The Society of Military Widows, Chapter No. 5 meets, noon, at the Lion’s
Gate Hotel, 3410 Westover, McClellan. Guest speaker is Israel Valdez of InfoLine,
followed by the installation of officers. (916) 635-6724.
Carmichael Park hosts a free concert featuring the Carmichael Kiwanis
Club Big Band, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Danny Bishop Memorial Pavilion
for the Performing Arts, 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael. (916) 485-5322.
Mercy General Hospital sponsors a free talk about advance directives
and living wills, noon, in the hospital’s Greenhouse Room A, 4001 J
St., Sacramento. Documents available. (916) 733-6330.
The Alzheimer’s Aid Society of Northern California’s Support
Group for the Memory Impaired meets, 10:30 a.m., 2641 Cottage Way, Suite
4, Sacramento. (916) 448-7001.
The Mission Oaks Computer Club meets, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., at the Mission
Oaks Community Center, 4701 Gibbons Drive, Carmichael. Discussion topic is
networking, PDAs and cellular phones. Visitors are welcomed. (916) 489-5514.
Old City Cemetery Committee offers “Squatter’s Riots (1850),” a
free public tour, 10 a.m., beginning at the cemetery’s main gate, Broadway
at 10th Street, Sacramento. Free parking across the street. Donations accepted
to fund ongoing restoration programs. (916) 448-0811.
Eskaton’s Senior Connection hosts an informational workshop on the
Medicare Prescription Drug Program, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., at Raley’s Event
Center, 6845 Douglas Blvd., Granite Bay. (916) 334-1072.
Sierra Club Seniors takes a hike at Carson Pass near Lake Winnemucca.
Group meets at 8:30 a.m. in the Safeway parking lot at Howe and University
avenues. Bring water, lunch, rain gear. (916) 925-0700.
John Skinner and his eight-piece band perform a free concert, 8 p.m.
to 10 p.m., at Rosemont Park, on Contempo Drive in Rancho Cordova.
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, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville.
donation is $5 for first-time visitors or non-members. (916) 681-5679.
Fair Oaks Horticulture Center presents “Harvest Day 2004,” 8
a.m. to 2 p.m., at Fair Oaks Park, Madison Avenue and Fair Oaks Boulevard.
Speakers, demonstrations, educational booths and more. Donations requested.
The California State Old-Time Fiddlers Association features free
stage performances and jam sessions, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the Orangevale
5807 Walnut Ave., Orangevale. (916) 966-9067.
Sierra Club Seniors takes a hike along Indian Creek Trail, a 3-mile
loop west of Weimar following the north fork of the American River.
Group leaves at 8:45 a.m. at Breuner’s parking lot, near the Madison Avenue
exit off Interstate 80; or at 9:30 a.m. from the Foresthill exit on Lincoln
Way. (916) 925-0700.
The National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Elkhorn Chapter
1680, meets, 11:30 a.m., at Cherry Island Golf Course, 2360 Elverta
Road, Elverta. (916) 332-3071.
The Alzheimer’s Aid Society of Northern California’s Roseville
Support Group meets, 7 p.m., at Somer Park Residence, 1 Somer Ridge Drive,
Roseville. (916) 448-7001.
The Widowed Persons Association of California, Elk Grove Chapter
24, holds its monthly breakfast, 9 a.m., at Cornerstone Restaurant, 8511
Grove Blvd., Elk Grove. (209) 748-1966.
The Roseville and Sacramento Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue and Immune
Dysfunction Syndrome, Arthritis and Chronic Pain Support Group meets,
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Living Grace Center for Conscious Living, 8909
Gate Ave., Orangevale. Registration requested. Requested donation
is $5. (916) 987-9935.
Solutions Through Education and Patient Support meets, noon to 1:30
p.m., 670 Placerville Drive, second floor, in Placerville. Speaker
is Donna Geiger, family nurse practitioner. Reservations requested. (530)
Fire on the Mountain Blues Festival 2004 at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds,
Highway 49 at Downtown, Sonora. Gates open at 10 a.m. Twelve acts,
including blues singer/guitarist Jackie Greene. Cost is $35, with proceeds
the Visiting Nurses Association-Hospice. (209) 533-3473.
The Dance for Life Senior Wellness Program offers two Senior Tea
Dances a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon to 3 p.m., at The Ballroom
6009 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento. Admission is $5, partners not required.
Getting Back Into Life, a social group for widowed, divorced, single
or lonely seniors, meets 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays at Bruceville Terrace,
8151 Bruceville Road, Sacramento. (916) 395-6003.
The Gray Eagles, a military aviation educational group, meets at
noon on the second Monday of each month at the Hometown Buffet, 4300 Florin
Sacramento. (916) 441-0811.
The Irish-American Club Ceile Dancers hold dances 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
on the first and third Fridays of every month at the Hart Multipurpose
Senior Center, 915 27th St., Sacramento. Fee is $2. (916) 444-3181.
Bridge is played from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the 49ers
Plus Senior Center, Room 12 at Sierra II, 2791 24th St., Sacramento. (916)
Bridge Club Midtown offers classes and games for beginners or experienced
players, singles or doubles. (916) 492-0723.
Capital Singles offers a dance for single seniors, 7 p.m. to 10:30
p.m. Sundays at the Elks Lodge No. 2103, 5631 Cypress Ave., Carmichael.
No membership is required, dance lessons included with admission. (916)
The Foothills Senior Golf Club plays at 8 a.m. every Friday at Foothill
Golf Center, 7000 Verner Ave., Citrus Heights. (916) 338-4733.
Senior Gleaners, a local outlet for the Second Harvest Food Bank,
has open enrollment and tours on the second and fourth Fridays of each
9:30 a.m., 1951 Bell Ave., Sacramento. (916) 925-3240, ext. 107.
West Sacramento Senior Center, 664 Cummins Way, offers easy exercise
classes for seniors at 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cost is a $1
donation. (916) 373-5819.
The City of Sacramento 50+ Wellness Program sponsors ongoing neighborhood
walks at various times and locations, most on Mondays, Wednesdays
and Fridays. The program is free and open to people of all ages. (916)
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