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Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Class/Workshop
Herbs for Acute Ailments
Often we don’t know what to do for ourselves or for those we love when a cold, flu, bronchitis or other acute ailment afflicts us. Learn various herbal baths, foot baths, aromas, foods and how to make nourishing soups that can help you heal from an illness...
Soil Born Farms
Rancho Cordova, CA

Sat 1/19/19 at 10am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Art Talk, Gallery
Holding Breath Artists' Talk
The video artists with work in the Holding Breath show will talk about their work.
Aggregate Space Gallery
Oakland, CA

Sat 1/19/19 at 11am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Great War in America: World War I and Its Aftermath
Join us as historian and board member of the Woodrow Wilson House, Garrett Peck, presents his new book "The Great War in American: World War I and Its Aftermath," a chronicle of the American experience during World War I and the unexpected changes that roc...
Sacramento Public Library - Central
Sacramento, CA

Sun 1/20/19 at 1pm-2:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop
Write The Short Story
Sometimes a few prompts and some professional feedback is all you need to get your writing game going strong again. In this short story writing workshop, you will receive guidance and tips from a writing professional with a background in both rhetoric...
Verge Center for the Arts
Sacramento, CA

Mon 1/21/19 at 6pm-8pm
Wed 1/23/19 at 6pm-8pm
Mon 1/28/19 at 6pm-8pm
Wed 1/30/19 at 6pm-8pm
Mon 2/4/19 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Conference
39th Annual EcoFarm Conference
The Ecological Farming Association (EcoFarm) presents the 39th annual EcoFarm Conference January 23 - 26, 2019 in Pacific Grove, CA - Featuring over 70 workshops, intensives, keynote speakers, an exhibitor marketplace, seed swap, live entertainment, mixers...
Asilomar Conference Grounds
Pacific Grove, CA

Wed 1/23/19 - Sat 1/26/19
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Conference
2019 Global Tea Initiative Colloquium
Scholarly talks will be transdisciplinary, delving into the health, psychology, and spirituality around tea. Confirmed speakers this year include Dr. Ping Chung Leung from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Dr. Weronica Ek from Uppsala University, as wel...
University of California, Davis – Conference Center
Davis, CA

Thu 1/24/19 at 10am till 12pm, 1pm till 5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Gardening
Sacramento Perennial Plant Club: A Vision of Paradise
Anamaria Pasquiers presents A Vision of Paradise to the Sacramento Perennial Plant Club. Pasquiers amused herself with vines, flowers, and harvesting fruit as she grew up in a Mexican village. She lost her vision by age three, but pursued an education in...
Shepard Garden & Arts Center
Sacramento, CA

Thu 1/24/19 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Stories on Stage Sacramento 10th season Opening
Stories on Stage Sacramento is excited to announce the opening of its 10th season! On January 25 we'll feature Tom Barbash and a reading from his bestselling new novel The Dakota Winters. We'll also feature a short story from Sacramento writer Shelley Bla...
CLARA Auditorium
Sacramento, CA

Fri 1/25/19 at 7:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Introduction to Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy is the practice of using the natural oils extracted from plants for healing body, mind and spirit. This class will give you the foundation of using essential oils: extraction techniques, categories and properties, common uses and the types of ...
Soil Born Farms
Rancho Cordova, CA

Sat 1/26/19 at 9am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Introduction to Urban Backyard Beekeeping
This class focuses on natural beekeeping practices in an urban setting and strategies to keep bees healthy. Learn the practical skills you will need to prepare your own backyard beehive and discuss bee biology, beekeeping equipment, maintenance and basic t...
Soil Born Farms
Rancho Cordova, CA

Sat 1/26/19 at 1pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Class/Workshop
Capturing Wakamatsu: A Poetry Workshop
Taylor Graham, El Dorado County’s first poet laureate, and the award-winning Sacramento-area poet Katy Brown will lead an exploration of farmhouse, barn, and surroundings, then ask participants to write a poem inspired by what they’ve experienced. Any who ...
Wakamatsu Community Farm
Placerville, CA

Sun 1/27/19 at 12pm-2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Nature
A Day in the Life of a Salmon Stream
Salmon are born and nourished in our western waters, but raised and nourished in marine environments until their reproductive instincts drive them to return home, binding the water and land environments together in intimate bonds. Come learn about these ma...
American River Conservancy and Nature Center
Coloma, CA

Wed 1/30/19 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Basics of Herbal Medicine
Learn how to bring medicinal plants into your everyday life to promote overall wellness and address minor illnesses and injuries. We will discuss the healing properties of several common herbs, and how to incorporate them through cooking, everyday herbal t...
Soil Born Farms
Rancho Cordova, CA

Fri 2/1/19 at 1pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, History/Science
Genealogy: African American Research
Join us for this lecture by genealogist and author Denise Griggs, in which she will discuss resources available for tracing African American ancestry. Strategies to overcome challenges in researching your family history will be covered, as well as the use...
Sacramento Public Library - Central
Sacramento, CA

Sun 2/3/19 at 10am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Social Event
Sacramento Near-Death Experience Support Group
A new monthly near-death experience (NDE) support group, a local chapter of the International Association for Near-Death Studies (, will begin in Sacramento on October 1, 2018, 7pm - 9pm, at 2820 R Street, Sacramento, CA 95816, located at the Sac...
Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op
Sacramento, CA

Mon 2/4/19 at 7pm-9pm
Mon 3/4/19 at 7pm-9pm
Mon 4/1/19 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Cooking Out of the CSA Box
Explore and master simple vegetarian recipes that will fill your bellies and the whole family will enjoy. Learn the nutritional benefits and a variety of techniques to cook the veggies we love. Perfect for anyone who receives a CSA box or people who are lo...
Soil Born Farms
Rancho Cordova, CA

Wed 2/6/19 at 6pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Gardening
Carmichael Cactus & Succulent Society Meeting
Membership participation at Carmichael Park Clubhouse.
Carmichael Park
Carmichael, CA

Thu 2/7/19 at 10am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Nature
Bird Walk
Expect to see birds common to a woodland/riparian habitat such as Towhees, Dippers, Various Wood Peckers, Blue Birds, Kinglets, Phoebes, Quail, Bald Eagles during the winter breeding season and the many spring migrants in the park (Warblers, Grosbeaks, Sw...
South Yuba River State Park
Penn Valley, CA

Sat 2/9/19 at 8am-10am
Sat 3/9/19 at 8am-10am
Sat 4/13/19 at 8am-10am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Signing/Readings
Refugee: A Conversation with Author Alan Gratz
The Napa County Reads program invites the community to a special evening with author Alan Gratz. Gratz will be discussing his action-packed novel "Refugee", which tackles topics both timely and timeless: courage, survival, and the quest for home. The novel...
Lincoln Theater
Yountville, CA

Mon 2/11/19 at 6:45pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Local Authors Panel
Connect with a panel of local writers to hear readings from their books and chat with the trio about their writing careers. Join Tim Brown, "Squatter’s Gold"; Andy Furillo, "The First Year"; and Bob Sylva, "The King of Karaoke and Other Stories" for a ...
Sacramento Public Library – McKinley
Sacramento, CA

Tue 2/12/19 at 6pm-7pm

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