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Special Event: Museum
Off the Clock: Sports Clubs of the Southern Pacific
California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum present a timely exhibit, “Off the Clock: Sports Clubs of the Southern Pacific.” The playful new exhibit is focused on the wide variety of sports clubs, teams and athletic competitions that ma...
California State Railroad Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 2/22/17 - Fri 6/1/18 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: For the Family, Fair/Festival
Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Sacramento
Combine the excitement of “The Amazing Race” with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smartphone, teams make their way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. Available 365...
California State Capitol
Sacramento, CA

Wed 2/22/17 - Sun 12/31/17 at 10am-6pm
Special Event: Seminar, Class/Workshop, Classes/Clinics
Professional Speaker's Academy
Public speaker training to help people become better presenters in front of groups and companies. Speaker training helps people's self-confidence and helps them get their message across, creates a comfort to their group and helps people in leadership posit...
Steve Sapato's Professional Speakers Academy
Sacramento, CA

Wed 2/22/17 - Sat 4/29/17
Special Event: Museum, History/Science
Leonardo da Vinci Machines in Motion International Traveling Exhibit
On display for the very first time in California, the interactive Leonardo da Vinci “Machines in Motion” international traveling exhibit makes its way to the Aerospace Museum of California. Forty machine replicas will be on display, occupying nearly 9,000 ...
Aerospace Museum of California
McClellan, CA

Wed 2/22/17 - Mon 9/4/17 at 9am-5pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
Sleep Train’s Pajama Drive for Foster Kids
When foster children transition into a new and unfamiliar home, comfort items like a new pair of PJs can make the move a little easier. To help, Sleep Train is hosting its annual Pajama Drive for Foster Kids now through Feb. 26. Donations of new PJs in all...
Sleep Train Mattress Center - Modesto Sisk Road
Modesto, CA

Wed 2/22/17 - Sat 2/25/17 at 10am-8pm
Sun 2/26/17 at 11am-7pm
Special Event: Museum
10th Annual California Hall of Fame Artifact Exhibit
Highlighting the lives and legacies of inductees into the 10th class of California Hall of Fame inductees, this all new exhibit features artifacts and ephemera on loan from the inductees’ personal collections. Notable artifacts include Harrison Ford’s Indi...
California Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 2/22/17 - Sat 2/25/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 2/26/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 2/28/17 - Sat 3/4/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 3/5/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 3/7/17 - Sat 3/11/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Museum, History/Science
Kokoro: The Story of Sacramento's Lost Japantown
“Kokoro: The Story of Sacramento’s Lost Japantown” is a new exhibit surveying the experience of local Japanese-Americans in the early 20th century. Featuring rare family photographs drawn from the personal collections of community members and never before ...
California Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 2/22/17 - Sat 2/25/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 2/26/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 2/28/17 - Sat 3/4/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 3/5/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 3/7/17 - Sat 3/11/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Museum, Ethnic, Living History
Legacy Continues: California Legislative Black Caucus at 50
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the California Legislative Black Caucus for Black History Month, this all-new exhibit highlights California’s place at the forefront of African-American political participation. Highlights include photographs, art, artif...
California Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 2/22/17 - Sat 2/25/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 2/26/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 2/28/17 - Sat 3/4/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 3/5/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 3/7/17 - Sat 3/11/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Art Show, Museum, Film, Living History
Light & Noir: Exiles & Emigres in Californa, 1939-1950
Co-created by the Skirball Cultural Institute and Academy Museum Motion Pictures, "Light & Noir: Exiles & Émigrés in Hollywood, 1939-1950" highlights the history of émigrés in the American film industry who fled Europe as refugees of Nazi persecution and t...
California Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 2/22/17 - Sat 2/25/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 2/26/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 2/28/17 - Sat 3/4/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 3/5/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 3/7/17 - Sat 3/11/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Film
2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentary Part A
The Oscar nominees for Short Film - Documentary have been broken into two nights. The first part will feature "Extremis" (dir. Dan Krauss, USA, 24 minutes), "4.1 Miles" (dir. Daphne Matziaraki, USA, 22 minutes) and "Joe’s Violin" (dir. Kahane Cooperman, US...
Crest Theatre
Sacramento, CA

Wed 2/22/17 at 7pm
Special Event: Children, Ice Skating
Disney On Ice: Worlds of Enchantment
Disney moments will come to life at Disney’s Worlds of Enchantment with dazzling skating, special effects and beloved characters certain to create a lifetime of memories. "Worlds of Fantasy" showcases beloved characters from four popular animated films: Di...
SAP Center (formerly HP Pavilion at San Jose)
San Jose, CA

Wed 2/22/17 - Thu 2/23/17 at 7pm
Fri 2/24/17 at 10:30am and 7pm
Sat 2/25/17 at 11am, 3pm, and 7pm
Sun 2/26/17 at 11am, 3pm, and 6:30pm
Special Event: Museum
Ghosts of Merced County: Recreating Historical Moments Exhibit
Merced County Courthouse Museum will open “Ghosts of Merced County: Recreating Historical Moments” exhibit on Thursday, October 20 at 5:00 p.m. In the spirit of this Halloween season, we are going to have some fun with vintage photos by recreating historic...
Merced County Courthouse Museum
Merced, CA

Wed 2/22/17 at 1pm-4pm
Thu 2/23/17 at 1pm-4pm
Fri 2/24/17 at 1pm-4pm
Sat 2/25/17 at 1pm-4pm
Sun 2/26/17 at 1pm-4pm
Special Event: Education
Goal Setting Support Group
Join a support group for advice on how to stay motivated and achieve your goals.
Wake-Up Foundation
Sacramento, CA

Wed 2/22/17 at 6pm-7pm
Sat 2/25/17 at 11am-12pm
Wed 3/1/17 at 6pm-7pm
Sat 3/4/17 at 11am-12pm
Wed 3/8/17 at 6pm-7pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Italian Language Class
Whether you are a complete beginner, someone who wants to prepare for that dream trip to Italy, or if you have the previous Italian language experience, there's a course for you. Students learn Italian in small and supportive classes designed to maximize c...
Murer House & Learning Center
Folsom, CA

Wed 2/22/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Thu 2/23/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Mon 2/27/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Tue 2/28/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Wed 3/1/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Special Event: General, Social Event
Questionable Trivia
Questionable Trivia. Where the hosts are questionable. Not the trivia. This is a regular happening at Shine every second and fourth Wednesday.
Shine
Sacramento, CA

Wed 2/22/17 at 8pm-10:30pm
Wed 3/8/17 at 8pm-10:30pm
Wed 3/22/17 at 8pm-10:30pm
Wed 3/29/17 at 8pm-10:30pm
Wed 4/12/17 at 8pm-10:30pm
Special Event: Nature, Volunteer Event, Seniors
Raptor Surveys at the Cosumnes River Preserve
Would you like to learn about raptor identification and gain valuable field experience? The Cosumnes River Preserve is looking for volunteers to participate in their Spring/Summer Raptor Surveys beginning in March. No previous experience needed, but volunt...
Cosumnes River Preserve
Galt, CA

Wed 2/22/17 at 6pm-9pm
Special Event: Children, Family/Child, For the Family
Toytopia
“Toytopia” is an immersive, hands-on adventure through 100 years of classic toys, games, dolls and more. Visitors will learn about the origins of toys, who made them, and why they are fun or dear to us. Discover why some toys succeeded and some failed, whi...
Wilbur D. May Museum
Reno, NV

Wed 2/22/17 at 10am-4pm
Thu 2/23/17 at 10am-4pm
Fri 2/24/17 at 10am-4pm
Sat 2/25/17 at 10am-4pm
Sun 2/26/17 at 12pm-4pm
Special Event: Gardening
UC Master Gardeners of Placer County Open Garden Day
Master Gardeners will be on site to talk about the Demonstration Garden and to answer questions home gardeners have about their own gardens. The Demonstration Garden was created to showcase a wide array of planting methods and the many varieties of vegetab...
Placer County Master Gardener Demonstration Garden
Auburn, CA

Wed 2/22/17 at 11am-1pm
Wed 3/22/17 at 11am-1pm
Special Event: Film
2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentary Part B
The second of two nights of Oscar-nominated short-film documentaries features two entries about the war and strife in Syria. "Watani: My Homeland" (dir. Marcel Mettelsiefen, German/Syrian, 39 minutes) follows the young children of Free Syrian Army Cmdr. Ab...
Crest Theatre
Sacramento, CA

Thu 2/23/17 at 7pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
The Daddy's Here Men's Parenting Class
Do you have questions about custody issues, divorce, family court or raising children? This class helps men work together and learn how to build a strong family.
The Center for Fathers and Families
Sacramento, CA

Thu 2/23/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Thu 3/2/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Thu 3/9/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Thu 3/16/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Thu 3/23/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
    

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