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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 11/25/17 at 9am-10:30am
Sat 12/2/17 at 9am-10:30am
Sat 12/9/17 at 9am-10:30am
Sat 12/16/17 at 9am-10:30am
Sat 12/23/17 at 9am-10:30am
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 11/27/17 at 11am-11:30am
Mon 12/4/17 at 11am-11:30am
Mon 12/11/17 at 11am-11:30am
Mon 12/18/17 at 11am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop
Financial Literacy Workshop Series
The MoneyWorks$ program is a financial literacy course offered by Opening Doors on: Living within a Budget, Credit, Credit Cards, Credit Scores, etc….Savings Account, a Receipt (& it's value), and much more. The course is a 6 month program. There are 13 we...
Opening Doors
Sacramento, CA

Mon 11/27/17
Mon 12/4/17
Mon 12/11/17
Mon 12/18/17
Mon 12/25/17
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 11/30/17 at 3:30pm-5pm
Thu 12/28/17 at 3:30pm-5pm
Thu 1/25/18 at 3:30pm-5pm
Thu 2/22/18 at 3:30pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Photography, Talks/Lectures, Politics
Pete Souza
Pete Souza extensively documented Barack Obama’s first year in the Senate and accompanied the former president to seven countries, including Kenya, South Africa and Russia in 2005–06. Since Obama left office, Souza has made waves with his Instagram account...
Mondavi Center
Davis, CA

Fri 12/1/17 at 8pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Hooray for Honey Bees!
Bring your little ones for Storytime at the Nature Center. Author Lori Mortensen will share her storybook, her experiences, and even don a beekeeping suit, all in an effort to share her passion for honey bees. Lori, who is an award-winning children’s book ...
American River Conservancy and Nature Center
Coloma, CA

Sat 12/2/17 at 10am-11am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Genealogy-Preserving Letters & Family Documents
What do you do when you suddenly get all of your relative’s genealogy research from the last 30 years? How do you preserve family documents and avoid being overwhelmed with piles of family mementos? This presentation by genealogist Deborah Sweeney will sh...
Sacramento Public Library – Central
Sacramento, CA

Sun 12/3/17 at 1pm-2:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Help! I Just Inherited Over 1,000 Letters and Other Family Documents
What do you do when you suddenly get all of your relative’s genealogy research from the last 30 years? How do you preserve family documents and avoid being overwhelmed with piles of family mementos? This presentation by genealogist Deborah Sweeney will sho...
Sacramento Public Library – Central
Sacramento, CA

Sun 12/3/17 at 1pm-2:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Lecture: Star Trek/Human Rights: To Boldly Go to Human Rights for All
The talk will explore how the ideas and topics raised by the “Star Trek” television series and movies can be a teaching tool for human rights topics and barometer of where we stand on human rights. Keith David Watenpaugh, professor and director of the UC D...
Crocker Art Museum
Sacramento, CA

Mon 12/4/17 at 7pm-9pm
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 12/6/17 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 12/7/17 at 1pm-2pm
Thu 1/4/18 at 1pm-2pm
Thu 2/1/18 at 1pm-2pm
Talks & Readings: Conference
New Year Employment Law Update for California Employers
SHLC Attorneys will discuss important employment law updates for California employers. Participants will be eligible for 1 HRCI and 1 SHRM Credit.
Sutton Hague Law Corporation
Fresno, CA

Thu 12/7/17 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Milk & Cookies Queer Author Reading
Queer writers and writers of queer fiction will stage a holiday reading of their works at the Lavender Library. Milk and cookies will be provided.
Lavender Library
Sacramento, CA

Fri 12/8/17 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
An Evening with Writer Bridget Mabunga
Bridget Mabunga will read from her book "Obedience." Set in the Philippines during the Vietnam War, the novel tells the story of two young people who make the decision to follow the desires of their parents over following the call of their dreams. Mabunga ...
Sacramento Public Library – Belle Cooledge
Sacramento, CA

Sat 12/9/17 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Understanding Myths and Fears of Foster Care
Bring your questions about the needs of Sacramento area children in foster care! We are here to support you as you take the first steps into your journey as a foster or resource family.
Stanford Youth Solutions
Sacramento, CA

Wed 12/13/17 at 6pm-7:30pm
Wed 1/10/18 at 6pm-7:30pm
Wed 2/14/18 at 6pm-7:30pm
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 12/20/17 at 3pm-4:30pm
Wed 1/17/18 at 3pm-4:30pm
Wed 2/21/18 at 3pm-4:30pm
Talks & Readings: Education, Class/Workshop
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 12/28/17 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Carmichael Cactus & Succulent Society Meeting: Tasmanian Flora & Fauna
A slide presentation by JoEllen Arnold of Tasmanian flora and fauna in Carmichael Park Clubhouse, 5750 Grant Ave, Carmichael.
Carmichael Park
Carmichael, CA

Thu 1/4/18 at 10am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Timeless Traditions Native Storytelling
Kimberly ShiningStar will share an evening engaging the imagination in the ageless art of traditional storytelling. Prepare to leave with a better understanding of indigenous culture that can only be experienced in the presence of traditional culture keepe...
American River Conservancy and Nature Center
Coloma, CA

Sat 1/6/18 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Genealogy - Do You Have a Friend in Your Tree? Early Quaker Research
The records of The Society of Friends are an important source of genealogical information for early American records. Quakers kept meticulous records of births, marriages, deaths, and much more. In this presentation, Rev. Judson Gears will discuss the pr...
Sacramento Public Library – Central
Sacramento, CA

Sun 1/7/18 at 1pm-2:30pm
    

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