Mercy General Hospital sponsors a free informational talk about advance
health care directives, including recent changes in the law, noon, in the
hospital’s Greenhouse Room A, 4001 J St., Sacramento. Documents available.
The California Council of the Alzheimer’s Association co-hosts a free
conference, “Crisis in Long Term Care: Who Will Care?” 9 a.m.
to noon at Trinity Cathedral, Great Hall, 2620 Capitol Ave., Sacramento.
Keynote speaker is Elizabeth Heck, associate director of clinical care at
the Alzheimer’s Association national headquarters in Chicago. Pre-registration
requested, limited seating. (916) 930-9080.
The Organic Gardening Club of Sacramento County meets, 10 a.m., at
the Carmichael Park Administration Building, Room 1, 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael.
Program topic is tree pruning. (916) 635-6724.
The Friendly 45-Plus Club holds its game night, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.,
at the Rusch Park Community Center’s Patio Room, 7801 Auburn Blvd.,
Citrus Heights. Admission is $5 per person. (916) 991-9009.
The Renaissance Society, a learning-in-retirement program, offers a
free lecture on 21st Century China by Richard Shek, CSUS professor of humanities,
3 p.m., Redwood Room, University Union, California State University Sacramento,
6000 J St. (916) 278-7834.
The 15th annual Music Motorcars and Moonlight Memories fundraising
musical revue, “Just Off Broadway” at the Towe Auto Museum, 2200
Front St., Sacramento. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday,
and 1 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door. Group rates
available. (916) 442-6802.
The Country Folk Art Craft Show at the Exposition Center Complex Buildings,
Cal Expo, Sacramento. Hours are 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $6 on Friday, $5 on Saturday
and Sunday. (248) 634-4151.
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church holds its Fall Faire, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.,
at 2958 59th St., Sacramento. Needlecrafts, baked goods, clothing, raffle,
more. (916) 456-0948.
The Eastern Christian Women’s Association of Sacramento presents the
15th annual Christmas Around The World, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Greek Orthodox
Church of the Annunciation Hellenic Center, Alhambra Boulevard and F Street,
Sacramento. Features international delicacies from 10 countries. Free admission.
Eskaton Village hosts its ninth annual Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.,
3939 Walnut Ave., Carmichael. Arts and crafts, food, more. (916) 974-2000.
The Alzheimer’s Aid Society of Northern California hosts its fundraiser, “An
Evening to Reminisce,” at the Sacramento Association of Realtors building,
2003 Howe Ave., Sacramento. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner at 7:15 p.m., live
auction at 8:15 p.m. Event includes silent auction and raffle. Cost is $40
per person, with proceeds going to the Society. Advance reservations required.
A pre-Veterans Day parade around Capitol Park is held to honor Sacramento’s
military veterans. Event starts with a ceremony near the west steps of the
Capitol at 10:15 a.m., and the parade begins at 11 a.m. near 14th and N streets.
Grand marshals are Rep. Robert Matsui and Brig. Gen. Robert Cervantes. (916)
Cordova Lutheran Church hosts its Craft Faire — Unique Boutique at
10400 Coloma Road, Rancho Cordova. The faire opens at 9 a.m. Saturday. Sunday
hours are noon to 3 p.m. Christmas decorations, all-occasion gifts, food
items, more. (916) 635-7021.
A pre-Veterans Day concert is presented by the Sacramento Youth Symphony,
with free admission for active or retired military personnel in uniform or
with military identification. For others, ticket prices are $13 for seniors,
$17.50 for younger adults, $8 for students and free for children 12 and younger.
The Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society holds its monthly concert featuring
the Natural Gas Jazz Band, noon to 5 p.m., at the Dante Club, 2330 Fair Oaks
Blvd., Sacramento. Suggested donation at the door: $10 general, $5 children
age 12-18, free for children under age 11. (916) 372-5277.
The Sacramento Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
meets, 11 a.m., at the Sacramento Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd.,
Sacramento. Program honors DAR military veterans. (916) 967-9347.
The UC Davis Center for Healthy Aging presents a free lecture on diabetes
management, by Dr. Thomas Balsbaugh of the UCD Medical Center, noon to 1:30
p.m., at Sierra Health Foundation, 1321 Garden Highway, Sacramento. Limited
seating. (916) 734-6441.
Veterans Day is observed.
Westminster Presbyterian Church offers its free Brown Bag Concert,
noon to 1:30 p.m., at 1300 N St., Sacramento. First anniversary celebration.
The Root Cellar Sacramento Genealogy Society meets, 6:30 p.m., at
Citrus Heights Elementary School, 7085 Auburn Blvd., Citrus Heights. Speakers
retired Judge Ann Rutherford, who will discuss court records, and
Glenda Lloyd discussing Bible records. (916) 961-1577.
Northern California Arts meets, 7 p.m., at the Sacramento Fine Arts
Center, 5330-B Gibbons Drive, Carmichael. Guest speaker is artist
Merle Sirlin. Guests are welcomed. (916) 971-3713.
Mission Oaks Computer Club meets, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., at the Mission
Oaks Community Center, 4701 Gibbons Drive, Carmichael. Program features
a demonstration on burning compact discs from other sources. Visitors
(916) 483-9685 or http://webs.lanset.com/mocc/comput.htm.
A free forum on the promise and pitfalls of new chemotherapy agents,
5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the UC Davis Cancer Center auditorium, 4501
X St., Sacramento. Speakers are researchers Joseph Tuscano and Primo N.
Lata Jr. (916) 734-5786.
The National Health Federation offers “Personality — The Key
to Unlocking Health, Wellness and Joy,” a free lecture by Susan Rueppel,
7 p.m., at the SMUD building auditorium, 6201 S St., Sacramento. (916) 635-6724.
Through Nov. 16
2003 — A Photo Odyssey,” is on display at the Sacramento Fine
Arts Center, 5330-B Gibbons Drive, Carmichael. Second Saturday reception
is 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 8. (916) 971-3713.
Through Nov. 26
The Sun City Roseville Fine Arts Club presents a display of artwork
by Kathleen Krawec and Linda VanSickel at Timbers Restaurant, 7050
Del Webb Blvd., Sun City, Roseville. (916) 771-4257.
Through Nov. 29
The Pastel Society of the West Coast hosts its 12th Bi-Annual Associate
Membership Show at Gallery One, 291 Auburn-Folsom Road, Auburn. Gallery
hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday
Sunday. (530) 885-3253.
Holiday Faire at the Pinebrook Village Clubhouse, 7900 Folsom Auburn
Road, Folsom. Hours are 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday. (916) 988-7335.
Lakeport Senior Center hosts its Christmas Boutique and White Elephant
Sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the senior center, 527 Konocti Ave., Lakeport.
(707) 263-4218 or www.lakeportsenior.org.
The Senior Center of Elk Grove holds its 20th annual Christmas Bazaar,
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 8830 Sharkey Ave., Elk Grove. Ceramics, quilted
and knitted goods, paintings, baked goods and more. (916) 685-3160.
The Sutter Strutters Volkssports Club holds a walking event, 8 a.m.,
at the El Dorado Orchards, 2881 N. Canyon Road, Camino. Routes are
10 kilometers and 13 kilometers. (916) 207-1109.
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