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Talks & Readings: Meeting
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
This is a meeting for food addicts in recovery maintaining anonymity.
St. Andrews United Methodist Church
Sacramento, CA

Sat 7/22/17 at 9am-10:30am
Sat 7/29/17 at 9am-10:30am
Sat 8/5/17 at 9am-10:30am
Sat 8/12/17 at 9am-10:30am
Sat 8/19/17 at 9am-10:30am
Talks & Readings: Class/Workshop, Social Event, Tour
Vineyard Tours
Naggiar Vineyards presents its standard vineyard tours, which lasts 45 minutes and allow visitors to get up-close and personal with the vines. Learn a bit about how varietals differ in growing condition, ripening style and harvesting technique. Capture mem...
Naggiar Vineyards
Grass Valley, CA

Sat 7/22/17 at 1pm-3pm
Sat 7/29/17 at 1pm-3pm
Sat 8/5/17 - Sun 8/6/17 at 1pm-3pm
Sun 8/13/17 at 1pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Tour
Behind the Scenes Vineyard & Winery Tour
Naggiar Vineyards presents 2 ½-hour Behind the Scenes vineyard and winery tour for wine-lovers who would like to experience something more in depth. Learn how wines are grown, produced, cellared and bottled. This tour takes you from “vine to wine,” literal...
Naggiar Vineyards
Grass Valley, CA

Sun 7/23/17 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Sat 8/12/17 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Museum, Family/Child (Books)
All Aboard for Story Time
All Aboard for Storytime is held on the first and third Monday of each month. Books and activities in the Museum change each month but all with a railroad theme. Docents read books about the railroads to our youngest visitors at 11 am and 11:30 am. Good Da...
California State Railroad Museum
Sacramento, CA

Mon 7/24/17 at 11am-11:30am
Mon 7/31/17 at 11am-11:30am
Mon 8/7/17 at 11am-11:30am
Mon 8/14/17 at 11am-11:30am
Mon 8/21/17 at 11am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Baseball
Modesto Nuts at San Jose Giants
The Giants, San Francisco's Advanced-A affiliate, host the Nuts, the Seattle Mariners' club, in a California League contest.
San Jose Municipal Stadium
San Jose, CA

Mon 7/24/17 - Tue 7/25/17 at 7pm
Wed 7/26/17 at 12:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Patrick Hunt: Hannibal
In "Hannibal," historian Patrick N. Hunt brings the incredible story of one of the greatest commanders of the ancient world — the general who successfully brought Rome to its knees — to life. Hunt is also the author of "Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History...
Book Passage
Corte Madera, CA

Mon 7/24/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Health, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Stop Back Pain University, Dr. Barry Triestman D.C., A.R.T.
Stop Back Pain University is a comprehensive course that will enable you to heal your back. With a combination of deep understanding in your mind and body of how, why, a what to do.We will do this through physical practice & lecture Back pain affect 80...
Truckee Donner Community Recreation Center
Truckee, CA

Tue 7/25/17 at 6pm-8pm
Tue 8/1/17 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Conference
Understanding the Stages of Dementia
Day One of a two-day series, this informative workshop outlines the seven stages of dementia or Alzheimer’s. The information provided in this session will help those who care for loved ones living with dementia. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask q...
Silver Pathways
Auburn, CA

Tue 7/25/17 at 10am
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Vanessa Grubbs: Hundreds of Interlaced Fingers
When Vanessa Grubbs fell for Robert, a man suffering from end-stage kidney disease, she had no idea that the relationship would thoroughly transform her life. "Hundreds of Interlaced Fingers" is a clarion call to consider the dualities of both loving and l...
Book Passage
Corte Madera, CA

Tue 7/25/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures, Shakespeare
Barry Kraft: All Things Shakespeare
Join Barry Kraft for a celebration of all things Shakespeare. Kraft has acted in all 38 of Shakespeare’s plays, playing more than 100 roles in 86 full productions. He spent 28 seasons as an actor and dramaturg at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
Book Passage
Corte Madera, CA

Wed 7/26/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Conference
Life as a Caregiver
Day Two of Silver Pathways' two-day series on caring for seniors will take an in-depth look at life as a caregiver. Experts will discuss the importance of self-care, and explore resources and support services available for those caring for loved ones livin...
Silver Pathways
Auburn, CA

Wed 7/26/17 at 10am
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Andrew Sean Greer
Andrew Sean Greer will discuss and sign copies of his new book, "Less," the tale of a failed novelist whose escapades through Paris to Morocco, Southern India to Arabian Sea keep him on the run … from turning 50.
Book Passage
Corte Madera, CA

Thu 7/27/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Tour, History/Science
Behind-the-Scenes California State Archives Tour
The State Archives’ collections of historic records include more than 100 million documents, 20,000 maps and architectural drawings, 250,000 photographs, and thousands of video and audio recordings. Each guided tour provides a close encounter with the Arch...
California State Archives
Sacramento, CA

Fri 7/28/17 at 10am-11am
Fri 8/25/17 at 10am-11am
Fri 9/29/17 at 10am-11am
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Rhys Bowen: On Her Majesty's Frightfully Secret Service
New York Times bestselling author and an Edgar-award nominee Rhys Bowen will read from her latest novel, "On Her Majesty’s Frightfully Secret Service." Royal sleuth Georgie Rannoch must help her dearest friend Belinda, who’s awaiting the birth of her illeg...
Book Passage
Corte Madera, CA

Tue 8/1/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Michelle Richmond: The Marriage Pact
Michelle Richmond, the author of "The Year of Fog," will read from, and sign copies of, her latest novel, "The Marriage Pact." After receiving an odd gift at their wedding, a couple are initiated into a mysterious organization. The book is a relentlessly p...
Book Passage
Corte Madera, CA

Wed 8/2/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
The Moth Story Slam
The Moth is an acclaimed not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art of storytelling. It celebrates both the raconteur who breathes fire into true tales of ordinary life, and the storytelling novice who has lived through something extraordinary and ye...
Freight & Salvage Coffee House
Berkeley, CA

Wed 8/2/17 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Health & Wellness/Nutrition
49er Lost Chords Club
The 49er Lost Chords, a throat cancer support group, meets the first Thursday of each month in the UC Davis Medical Center's Glassrock Building.
University of California, Davis – Medical Center Glassrock Bldg.
Sacramento, CA

Thu 8/3/17 at 1pm-2pm
Thu 9/7/17 at 1pm-2pm
Thu 10/5/17 at 1pm-2pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Augustus Rose: The Readymade Thief
Novelist and screenwriter Augustus Rose will read from his latest novel, "The Readymade." The story follows Lee — tough as nails, a natural grifter and fiercely loyal — as she navigates a world of abandoned structures, illegal raves, designer drug labs, an...
Book Passage
Corte Madera, CA

Thu 8/3/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Carmichael Cactus & Succulent Society Meeting -on 8/3/2017
Speaker to be Debbie Arrington of The Sacramento Bee Newspaper at Carmichael Park Clubhouse, 5750 Grant Avenue, Carmichael.
Carmichael Park
Carmichael, CA

Thu 8/3/17 at 10am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Conference
Venus vs. Mars: The Original Female and Male Panel Relationship Forum
Laughs Unlimited presents “Venus vs. Mars,” the original female/male panel relationship forum. This is not men against women, but meant as a productive conversation together. There will also be performances by singers Charles Baxter Jr., Jennifer Barton an...
Laughs Unlimited
Sacramento, CA

Thu 8/3/17 at 8pm-10pm

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