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CannaConvos July Mixer: Fitness/Wellness
Think cannabis enthusiasts are lazy on the couch all day? Think again. There's an emerging market of yoga studios, fitness games, hiking groups, athletes and community runs dedicated to incorporating cannabis (particularly CBD) into their fitness regimen. ...
Antiquite Maison Privee
Sacramento, CA

Tue 7/17/18 at 5:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Alzheimer's Support Group – Roseville
The Alzheimer’s Support Group – Roseville meets the third Wednesday of the month at Christ Community Church. The facilitator is Merry Geil. The organization offers a variety of support groups for all individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease. Groups are ...
Christ Community Church
Carmichael, CA

Wed 7/18/18 at 3pm-4:30pm
Wed 8/15/18 at 3pm-4:30pm
Wed 9/19/18 at 3pm-4:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Swimming
Swimmer Recounts Historic Lake Tahoe Feat
Swimmer Erline Christopherson, the first woman ever to complete a length-wise swim of Lake Tahoe (at the age of 16), will share her memories of that record-setting day in 1962 with historic videos, photos and stories.
El Dorado County Library - South Lake Tahoe
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Wed 7/18/18 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, History/Science
Astronomy on Tap Davis
Hear local scientists give fun, accessible talks about astronomy related topics. There will be discussion of astronomy in the news, Q&A and as well as astronomy trivia with prizes. Astronomy on Tap will take place the third Thursday of every month.
Sudwerk Brewing Company
Davis, CA

Thu 7/19/18 at 6pm-8pm
Thu 8/16/18 at 6pm-8pm
Thu 9/20/18 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Tour, Food/Tasting
Conversations with History: Living at Vikingsholm
Following a “behind the scenes” tour of Vikingsholm castle in Emerald Bay State Park, guests will enjoy wine from Lucchesi Winery and hors d’oeuvres in the courtyard of Vikingsholm. Helen Smith will host an informal conversation about her experiences spend...
D L Bliss State Park
Tahoe City, CA

Thu 7/19/18 at 5pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Ancient China through Readings from The Battle of Chibi
One way to understand and appreciate an old civilization, such as China, is through the lens of its written word, its classical literature. Through stories, based on facts, a people, their culture and evolution are revealed. Community Asian Theatre of th...
Madelyn Helling Library
Nevada City, CA

Sat 7/21/18 at 2pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Green/Environmental, Animals
Cougars & Conservation with Dr. Rick Hopkins
Dr. Hopkins will argue against traditional kill strategies for controlling the cougar population. Hopkins is co-owner and Senior Conservation Biologist at Live Oak Associates, Inc. (LOA), an ecological consulting firm based in California. Complimentary ref...
Donner Memorial State Park Visitor Center
Truckee, CA

Sat 7/21/18 at 5:30pm-6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
The King of Karaoke & Other Stories
Meet Sacramento Bee columnist Bob Sylva as he shares his debut collection of stories. Bob brings a reporter’s eye for detail, a keen sense of irony, and a touch of magical realism to the short stories in his first book of fiction.
Sacramento Public Library - Arden-Dimick
Sacramento, CA

Sat 7/21/18 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Preparing for Your Financial Future
You can never start too early when it comes to preparing for your financial future! Get tips on how to involve the whole family, prepare for emergencies of all sorts, get tips on investing for the long term and most importantly, avoiding fraud. Roy Chastai...
Sacramento Public Library - Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven
Sacramento, CA

Wed 7/25/18 at 6pm-7:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Alzheimer's Support Group – Carmichael
The Alzheimer’s Support Group – Carmichael meets the fourth Thursday of the month in the American River Community Church’s Fireside Room. The facilitator is Merry Geil. The organization offers a variety of support groups for all individuals living with Alz...
American River Community Church
Carmichael, CA

Thu 7/26/18 at 3:30pm-5pm
Thu 8/30/18 at 3:30pm-5pm
Thu 9/27/18 at 3:30pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Goal Setting Workshop
A workshop on how to set successful goals.
Wake-Up Foundation
Sacramento, CA

Thu 7/26/18 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
How to Set Successful Goals
Discover six simple steps to reach your goals that will bring you success, fulfillment, and happiness
Wake-Up Foundation
Sacramento, CA

Thu 7/26/18 at 6pm-8pm
Thu 9/27/18 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Computers/Technology
SQLSaturday Sacramento 2018
SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. The program consists of up to 30 technical sessions of one hour each, presented in five simultaneous tracks. This is a great opportunity to see presen...
Patrick Hays Learning Center
Sacramento, CA

Sat 7/28/18 at 8am-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
World War I Revisited: The Reel Great War: Screening World War I Films
American River College history professor John Allen brings his vast knowledge of World War I and cinema to Central Library on July 29 with “The Reel Great War.” Either through the geometric macabre of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari in 1920 or the tortured eth...
Sacramento Public Library - Central
Sacramento, CA

Sun 7/29/18 at 1pm-2:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Gardening
Carmichael Cactus & Succulent Society Meeting
Debbie Smith will speak about container gardening in the Carmichael Park Clubhouse.
Carmichael Recreation and Park District
Carmichael, CA

Thu 8/2/18 at 10am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Conference
Answer for Cancer Research Symposium
Join the V Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Committee, comprised of some of the nation’s leading physicians and research scientists from prominent universities and cancer centers, as they discuss current advances and discoveries into clinical applications,...
The Estate Yountville – Hotel Villagio & Historic Barrel Room
Yountville, CA

Sat 8/4/18 at 9:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Capturing Wakamatsu: A Poetry Workshop
Taylor Graham, El Dorado County’s first Poet Laureate, and 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 wish ...
Wakamatsu Community Farm
Placerville, CA

Sun 8/5/18 at 10am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
World War I Revisited: The Devil's Paintbrush: Machine Guns of the Great War
One of the most devastating weapons of the war is discussed on August 5 when weapons expert and historian Jacob Graham presents “The Devil’s Paintbrush: Machine Guns and the Great War.” The Nevada-based Graham will provide a bevy of rare images as well as ...
Sacramento Public Library - Central
Sacramento, CA

Sun 8/5/18 at 1pm-2:30pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Read to a Dog
Read to a Dog is a fun and proven method for children to boost their reading skills by reading to trained therapy dogs. This program is great for struggling or reluctant readers – the dogs are great listeners. Children may bring their own books or borrow s...
Sacramento Public Library – McKinley
Sacramento, CA

Tue 8/7/18 at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Tue 9/4/18 at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Tue 10/2/18 at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Brain Party
Come join us for a lively and interesting topic "Your Brain" Every second Wednesday of the month we have discussions regarding your health and the brain and how we can take better of ourselves, with caring for our brain. Do you have trouble sleeping, or fa...
Hope Wellness Institute
Fair Oaks, CA

Wed 8/8/18 at 7pm-8:30pm
Wed 9/12/18 at 7pm-8:30pm
Wed 10/10/18 at 7pm-8:30pm

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