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Brave The Shave for Kids with Cancer

Join the Bell Brothers at Raley Field, Saturday, March 5 (2-5p) for this St. Baldrick's event. Whether you decide to shave your head, volunteer, or donate, you'll be a part of an exciting day. Get involved and you'll be giving hope to infants, children, teens and young adults fighting childhood cancers. For more information, Click Here

Give Your Sprinklers a Winter Break

You've done a great job conserving water by limiting landscape watering, fixing leaks, taking shorter showers and other actions that made a big difference. Keep up the great work this winter by turning your sprinklers off and leaving them off until spring. With winter’s shorter and rainy days, your landscape typically doesn’t need any extra water. For more information, Click Here

State Fair Scholarships

Friends of the California State Fair are accepting scholarship applications for the 2016-2017 academic school year. Scholarships will be awarded in the following areas: agriculture, animal science, arts, business, culinary, education, enology, event planning, fair industry management, international studies, teaching and viticulture. For more information, Click Here

2/9 Job Fair

HireLive is holding a job fair Tuesday, February 9 (9a-12:30p) at the Embassy Suites (100 Capitol Mall, Sacramento). It's an opportunity to interview face to face with 15+ Fortune 500 and Industry Leading companies seeking talented, experienced and enthusiastic sales, retail and management candidates. For more information, Click Here

2/13 A Chocolate Affair

Soroptimist International of Cameron Park/El Dorado Hills and Placerville present A Chocolate Affair 2016, Saturday, February 13 (6-9:30p) at the El Dorado Fair Grounds. Funds raised will be used for important local community projects. For more information, Click Here

2/19 Sierra College Crab & Shrimp Feed

Sierra College Patrons annual Crab and Shrimp Feed is Friday, February 19 at the McBean Pavilion in Lincoln. All you can eat salad, pasta, garlic bread, Crab and Shrimp. Cash bar or BYOB ($5 corkage fee). Proceeds benefit the Sierra College Aquatics program. For more information, call 916.660.8232 or Click Here

2/20 Tattoo's For The Kids

Wild Bill's 15th Annual Tattoo-A-Thon to benefit UC Davis Children's Hospital is Saturday, February 20th. 20 volunteer tattoo artists have raised over $184,000 and part of the new hospital is named after the tattoo shop. For more information, Click Here

2/20 Hands On History: By Land and By Sea

Sutter's Fort presents, "Hands on History: By Land and By Sea", Saturday, February 20. Step back in time to the 1840s to understand the two different ways emigrants originally came to California. The day will feature demonstrations of black powder weaponry and the firing of Sutter’s cannon. For more information, Click Here

2/20 Sac Children's Home Crab Feed

The Sacramento Children's Home Guild's 18th annual Crab Feed is Saturday, February 20th at the Folsom Community Center (52 Natoma Street, Folsom). Fresh Crab, Salad, Pasta & Dessert, Live and Silent Auctions. Doors open at 5pm, Dinner at 6:30pm. Sponsorships are available. For more information, call (916) 941-8312 or Click Here

2/20 African American History - Cemetery Tour

The Old City Cemetery Committee presents a tour that celebrates the contributions of Sacramento’s African Americans, Saturday, February 20 at the     Sacramento Historic City Cemetery (1000 Broadway). African-American soldiers returning from the Civil War found more struggles waiting for them in California. Meet their families buried here, and learn how their fragile community was strengthened by bonds of church, school, work, family, and activism. For more information, Click Here

2/20 Ducks Unlimited

Yolo County Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will be hosting its annual fundraising banquet on February 20th at the Yolo County Fair Grounds Home Arts Hall. Ducks Unlimited is the spearhead for many wetland conservation efforts all over the country. Over $440 million is spent in the Pacific Fly Way region with more than 50% being spent in California alone.  For more information, Click Here

2/20 Marysville Winter Pow Wow

The Marysville Winter Pow Wow is Saturday, February 20 at Allyn Scott Youth Civic Center (1830 B Street, Marysville, CA). The public is welcome, all drums and dancers are welcome. No admission fee. For more information, call (530) 749-6196 or email

2/26 Free Singles Self Defense Clinic

Singles are invited to learn conflict avoidance, personal safety and individual self-defense in this 60 minute clinic Friday February 26 at Robonson's Taekwondo. Registration is required. For more information, Click Here

2/27 Baseball & Field Day

The 2016 Ripken Baseball and Sports Authority Field Day is Saturday, February 27 (Session 1 is 9a-12. Session 2 is 1-4p) at Whitney Community Park (1800 Whitney Ranch Pkwy, Rocklin). For more information, call (443) 864-4246 or Click Here 

2/28 Red Carpet Black Tie Ball

A Watch Party to Celebrate Hollywood’s Biggest Night will be held Sunday, February 28 at the Citizen Hotel (926 J Street Sacramento). Walk the red carpet, get your picture taken by paparazzi, take a selfie with a guy painted like a gold statue and watch the telecast on a big screen. Eat, drink and be merry to benefit UC Davis Children’s Hospital. For more information, Click Here

3/2 West Sacramento Small Business Workshops

Do you dream of opening a small business? The City of West Sacramento and Opening Doors, a local non-profit, offer FREE business workshops for income-qualifying West Sacramento residents. Workshop topics include business plan development, branding, marketing and more. Classes begin March 2nd at West Sacramento City Hall. For more information, Click Here

3/5 Crab Feed & Mardi Gras Cajon Boil

Firefighter's Burn Institute presents their 2016 Crab Feed & Mardi Gras Cajun Boil, Saturday, March 5 at St. John Vianney Parish (10497 Coloma Road Rancho Cordova). Wear Your Best Mardi Gras Costumes for all-you-can-eat tossed green salad, Cajun Boil, bread, and fresh, cracked Dungeness crab. No Host Cocktails, Raffle, Silent Auction, Dessert Auction, Music & Dancing. For more information, Click Here

3/5 St. Patrick's Day Dinner

The 2nd Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner to benefit Seniors in Placer County will be held Saturday, March 5 at the Auburn Elks Lodge (195 Pine Street). Family fun night with dinner, drinks and raffle prizes. For more information, Click Here

3/12 Girls Night Out

Blessings in a Backpack’s 2nd Annual Girls Night Out Fundraiser is Saturday, March 12 at Rancho Cordova City Hall (2729 Prospect Park Dr). Vendors, Drawings, Wine & Beer, Cash Bar, Appetizers and Live Music. For more information, Click Here

3/12 PHS Music Boosters Crab Feed

Placer High School Music Boosters 12th Annual Crab Feed &  Silent Auction is Saturday, March 12 at the Gold Country Fairgounds in Auburn. An evening of fun, food, and great entertainment provided by PHS Jazz Band. All-You-Can-Eat Crab, Clam Chowder, Shrimp Louie, Pasta, Salad, Dessert. Proceeds benefit the PHS Music program. For more information, Click Here

3/27 Sketch It at the Crocker

Visitors ages 5 and older can sketch at their own pace while receiving drawing instruction, Sunday, March 27 (11a-1p). This drop-in program meets in a different gallery each month. No experience necessary and all supplies are provided. Free for Museum members and free with general admission for nonmembers. This program takes place every fourth Sunday of the month. For more information, Click Here

4/5 Artful Tot

Toddlers explore art-making with different materials in new ways, from printmaking and color mixing to clay and fabric. Adults learn how to encourage experimentation and self-expression while nurturing their child’s creativity. Families are welcome to arrive anytime during this drop-in program. Please dress for mess. This program is for children from 19 to 36 months old and their caregivers. For more information, Click Here

4/9 Babies & Bumps

Sacramento Parent invites you to celebrate babies, motherhood and families, Saturday, April 9th at the Citrus Heights Community Center. Over 50 exhibitors, Babies & Bumps Boutique, live entertainment, fairies, clowns, face painters & more. Partial proceeds benefit Chicks In Crisis. For more information, Click Here

4/15 Sea Otter Fund

California’s endangered sea otters need your help. Pollution, parasites and disease are preventing full recovery of their natural population. You can support research to help them by donating to the California Sea Otter Fund on line 410 of your state income tax return or ask your tax preparer to do it. Even a small amount can help save these iconic marine mammals. For more information, Click Here

5/21 ECO Invitational Charity Golf

The Sixth Annual Charity Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, May 21 at Whitney Oaks Golf Club in Rocklin (2305 Clubhouse Drive, Rocklin, CA). All proceeds will support "Love, Olivia", a local non-profit outreach organization helping low-income families with special needs children. For more information, Click Here

A Community For Peace

Providing compassionate service for anyone dealing with a domestic violence situation. They offer a safe place to connect to information, resources, education, support and understanding that comes from those who've walked in your shoes. It's difficult to leave someone you love who hurts you. It will not get better by waiting. For more information, call their 24-hr Crisis line 916-728-7210 or Click Here

African Refugees Relief

The African Refugees Relief Agency assists European and African refugees and Syrians coming into the local region and Northern California in general. They help refugees find housing and jobs and help to transport them form regional airports to their destinations such as San Jose and Sacramento. For more information, Email

Alpha K9 - Service Dogs for Disabled Veterans

Alpha K9 is a Combat Disabled Veteran run Non-Profit organization dedicated to providing Service Dogs and Working Dogs to those whose lives depend on them. Research shows that positive social interactions with dogs may offer a safe and effective way to relieve stress. For more information, Click Here

California Sea Otter Fund

California’s endangered sea otters need your help. Pollution, parasites and disease are preventing full recovery of their natural population. You can support research to help them by donating to the California Sea Otter Fund, on line 410 of your state income tax return. Even a small amount can help save these iconic marine mammals. For more information, Click Here 


Twenty-first Century learning prepares our kids to succeed by giving them the skills necessary to thrive, communicate, collaborate, and think creatively. Camp EDMO features hands-on activities that further develop these life skills and inspire curiosity, confidence, kindness, and leadership. For more information, Click Here

Dudley Elementary School Events

Dudley Elementary School (8000 Aztec Way, Antelope, CA) has several family friendly events planned: Fall Harvest Festival, Friday October 16th. Polar Express Movie Night, December 18th. Movie Night, January 29th. Family Dance and Raffle, February 26th. Movie Night, March 11th. Family Fun Night and Raffle, April 22nd. For more information, Click Here

Each Child Counts

Education is a basic human right. Yet those who need education the most - children living in poverty - are the least likely to attend school. Each Child Counts Foundation has been working since 1998 to provide educational scholarships, clean water wells and a school in a remote community for children in Liberia and service leadership opportunities and training for children in the United States. For more information, Click Here

Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue

Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue takes in over 150 fawns every year and releases them when they're healthy enough to survive on their own in the wild. The non-profit organization can't run without the support of generous donors and grants. For more information, Click Here

Lazarus Project

The Lazarus Project's mission is to meet the needs of the impoverished in Placer County by providing housing and comprehensive support services. Participants are provided with the information and support to restore and redesign their lives so they can experience a successful integration back into their community with the ability to live independently. For more information, Click Here

National Federation of the Blind Vehicle Donation Program

The NFB benefits by receiving a cash donation to fund new and existing programs and increase community awareness through local events. You benefit by being able to reduce your taxable income when taxes are itemized. Plus, you avoid the costs associated with selling your car. For more information, call 855-659-9314 or Click Here

Project Reboot

Welcome Home Vets presents, "Project Reboot", helping returning Veterans readjust to civilian life. Those who've served our country in war come home to a society with different norms and standards than those they experienced in the military. Fitting in can be difficult. Welcome Home Vets is an organization committed to providing psychological services to veterans and their families. Your contribution is tax deductible. For more information, Click Here

Save The Bees

Bees are responsible for one out of every three bites of food we eat, but they’re dying at alarming rates. A growing body of science has found that the world's most widely-used insecticides are a leading driver of their decline. Without bees to pollinate our crops and flowering plants, our entire food system and fragile ecosystem is at risk. For more information, Click Here

Snowline Hospice

Snowline is a nonprofit community-based hospice care provider. Snowline volunteers offer the compassion of a gentle friend who listens, laughs and lends a hand. And in return, they experience a true sense of connection. If you'd like to become a Snowline volunteer, training opportunities are ongoing. For more information, Click Here


24-hour Suicide Prevention Crisis Line 800-281-8255 or 916-368-3111 
Crisis Chat by text: Text the word HOPE to 916-668-4226 
24-hour Parent Support Line 888-281-3000

Dedicated to the memory of Nick McKillip, Rocklin, CA

Welcome Home Vets

Welcome Home Vets offers support and transitional services for Veterans and their Families. Providing mental health services, referrals and advocacy for veterans, active duty military and families. The mission is to provide veterans of all service eras and their families with comprehensive support and transitional services— at no cost to the veteran. For more information, Click Here

Wildlife Care Association

You don’t have to go to Africa to have a wildlife adventure! The Wildlife Care Association offers adventure, challenge and satisfaction when you volunteer to care for injured birds and small animals. The non-profit group is forming classes now for volunteers to assist Mother Nature in returning wildlife to our communities. For more information, call 916.965.WILD or Click Here
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