Today in Sacramento: Here’s what we need to know for Saturday

April 23, 2016 - Picnic Time

Good morning. Here’s what we need to know today, Saturday, Apr 23, 2016:

Back to a 70s

After a inclement Friday, warmer open continue is approaching to lapse to Sacramento on Saturday. The National Weather Service predicts balmy skies, with a high nearby 73 degrees for a collateral city area.

Homelessness subject of mayoral forum

Sacramento mayoral possibilities are scheduled to take partial in a Mayor’s Candidate Forum on Homelessness from 4:30 to 6 p.m. during Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Great Hall, 2620 Capitol Ave., Sacramento. The Sacramento Regional Coalition to End Homelessness is sponsoring a event. For some-more information, go to

Day of service, cleanups in area

Many area communities are formulation cleanup events, or those commemorating Earth Day, including:

▪ The Cosumnes Community Services District and JustServe devise a Community Day of Service commencement during 8 a.m. The open cleanup eventuality will embody some-more than 30 park encouragement and stadium portrayal projects in Elk Grove. Volunteers are invited to attend a Volunteer Appreciation Picnic during Rotary Grove in Elk Grove Regional Park, 950 Elk Grove Florin Road, commencement during 11:30 a.m.

▪ The city of Rocklin’s EarthFEST! jubilee is designed from 8 a.m. to noon. The jubilee starts with a Community Garage Sale during Johnson-Springview Park. Proceeds advantage nonprofit groups. Also, Rocklin residents are speedy to drop their neglected domicile items, including e-waste, by bringing them to one of 3 collection sites: City of Rocklin Corporation Yard, 4081 Alvis Court, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Kathy Lund Park, 6101 W. Oaks Blvd., from 8 a.m to 3 p.m.; and Sierra College Overflow Parking Lot, Rocklin Road and El Don Drive, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

▪ The city of West Sacramento’s Earth Day Celebration is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during 1110 W. Capitol Ave. inside City Hall and outward between City Hall and a Community Center. The giveaway family eventuality includes vendors charity earth-friendly home alleviation information, products and services. There will also be food, workshops and live entertainment.

▪ The Mack Road Partnership hosts “ReBuild, ReStore, ReVitalize” from 8 a.m. to noon on a Mack Road Corridor. Projects embody cleaning adult Stockton Boulevard, portrayal fences along Mack Road and a accumulation of projects during a Mack Road-Valley Hi Community Center, 7833 Center Parkway, to boost reserve and village involvement. A retard celebration with village members, giveaway food, music, entertainment, services and some-more follows from 1 to 6 p.m. during St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 7839 Center Parkway, Sacramento.

▪ The Fruitridge Manor area celebrates Earth Day and Arbor Day from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. during Peter Burnett Elementary School, 6032 36th Ave., Sacramento. There will be a campus cleanup, garden revitalization, tree planting and mulching. Lunch, giveaway for a initial 200 attendees, starts during noon.

Big day for bees

The Davis Science Collective, a organisation of STEM connoisseur students during UC Davis who do scholarship overdo in their gangling time, hosts a giveaway “Native Bee Day” from 2 to 4 p.m. during a Mary L. Stephens Branch of a Yolo County Public Library, 315 E. 14th St., Davis. There will be a pollen display, live mason and carpenter bees.

Contestants, start we grass mowers

▪ The Lawn Mower West Nationals bark into Prairie City Vehicular Recreation Area this weekend. Presented by a United States Lawn Mower Racing Association and Big Time Speedway, a eventuality facilities grass mower racers from Arizona, Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho, Utah, and British Columbia. Beginning eventuality times are 5 p.m. Saturday and noon Sunday during 13300 White Rock Road. Go to for some-more information.

Local sports

  • Sacramento Republic FC vs. St. Louis FC, 7:30 p.m., Bonney Field

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