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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 9/25/17 at 11am-11:30am
Mon 10/2/17 at 11am-11:30am
Mon 10/9/17 at 11am-11:30am
Mon 10/16/17 at 11am-11:30am
Mon 10/23/17 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 9/25/17
Mon 10/2/17
Mon 10/9/17
Mon 10/16/17
Mon 10/23/17
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Reynolds School Speaker Series: Jennifer Sizemore
Jennifer Sizemore leads content strategy and manages Starbucks’ in-house Newsroom team, which is tasked with telling authentic stories about the company’s social responsibility initiatives, innovation and business practices. She'll be speaking about mainta...
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV

Mon 9/25/17 at 4pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Conference
Empowering Adults to Prevent Child Abuse
Learn how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The Exchange Club of Sacramento, in cooperation with Capsity, presents a special evening, “Empowering Adults to Prevent Child Abuse,” featuring Katelyn Brewer, CEO of Darkness to ...
Sacramento, CA

Tue 9/26/17 at 5:30pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Gardening
How to Grow Flowering Bulbs with UCCE Master Gardeners of Yolo County
UCCE Master Gardeners of Yolo County Erin McDermand and Elizabeth Van Nest will make a presentation on how to choose, grow, and store flowering bulbs, corms, and tubers. Plus tips on forcing blooms!
West Sacramento Community Center
West Sacramento, CA

Tue 9/26/17 at 10:30am-12:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Road to TEDx
The Road to TEDx is a student speaker competition where speakers will share their big ideas. The winning student will go on to speak at TEDx UniversityofNevada in January. This is a free event so make sure to arrive early as space is limited in the theater...
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV

Tue 9/26/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
My Sister's House Book Read Night
The author of TigerFish will be presenting at My Sister’s House Friends Book Read Night. My Sister’s House works with Asian/Pacific Islander victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. Each year My Sister’s House Friends hosts a B...
Sacramento Public Library – Belle Cooledge
Sacramento, CA

Wed 9/27/17 at 6:15pm-8pm
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 9/28/17 at 3:30pm-5pm
Thu 10/26/17 at 3:30pm-5pm
Thu 11/30/17 at 3:30pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Butterflies of the Interior Valley
UC Davis Arboretum spokesperson, Ellen Zagory, will identify butterflies commonly encountered in valley gardens along with ornamental and weedy plants leading to a successful butterfly garden.
Shepard Garden & Arts Center
Sacramento, CA

Thu 9/28/17 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Steve Murphy & Javier Peña: The True Story of Pablo Escobar
The inspiration for the Golden-Globe nominated series "Narcos" comes to Stage One. Former DEA special agents Steve Murphy and Javier Peña were at the center of the largest, most complex and highest-profile investigation of its time. With tactful humor and ...
Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake
Folsom, CA

Thu 9/28/17 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 9/29/17 at 10am-11am
Fri 10/27/17 at 10am-11am
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
devorah major, Indigo Moor, and Alejandro Murguía at the Open Book
On Friday, September 29th at 7 p.m., devorah major, Alejandro Murguía, and Indigo Moor will grace the stage of the Open Book to read from their current works. $10 tickets are available at and at the door. devorah major is San Francis...
The Open Book
Grass Valley, CA

Fri 9/29/17 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Politics
Paul and Gwen Leonard Ethics & Politics Lecture: Prof. Elizabeth Anderson
Professor Elizabeth Anderson (University of Michigan) address fake news, conspiracy theories and authoritarian politics.
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV

Fri 9/29/17 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Stories on Stage Sacramento: The Los Rios Writers at CLARA
An evening of readings of outstanding stories from the literary journals and creative writing programs of the four Los Rios Community Colleges: Sacramento City College, American River College, Cosumnes River College and Folsom Lake College. Featuring write...
CLARA Auditorium
Sacramento, CA

Fri 9/29/17 at 7:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Book Signing for Kathey Norton
Sacramento author, Kathey Norton, will sign copies of her new memoir, "Diary of a Fast Food Worker."
Dimple Books and Vinyl on Broadway
Sacramento, CA

Sat 9/30/17 at 1pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Gardening
Extending Color in the California Native Garden with UCCE Master Gardeners of Yolo County
The California native garden does not have to be drab in the summer after the spring floral show is over. UCCE Master Gardener of Yolo County, Sue Fitz, will talk about several species that are willing to flower all summer with a bit of extra effort.
Woodland Community College
Woodland, CA

Sat 9/30/17 at 9am-10am
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 9/30/17 at 9am-10:30am
Sat 10/7/17 at 9am-10:30am
Sat 10/14/17 at 9am-10:30am
Sat 10/21/17 at 9am-10:30am
Sat 10/28/17 at 9am-10:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Gardening
What to Plant in Fall? With UCCE Master Gardeners of Yolo County.
Fall is prime planting season! This presentation will cover how to select and plant ornamentals, succulents, vegetables, fruits, and perennials that will thrive in Yolo County for a healthy and well-established year round garden.
Central Park Gardens
Davis, CA

Sat 9/30/17 at 9:30am-11am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Genealogy-Autosomal DNA Tests: So Good You Can Hardly Believe It!
This presentation by popular lecturer James Baker illustrates the use of DNA results to solve genealogy puzzles regarding ancestors as far back as the 6th or 7th generation. Case studies offer a “how-to” approach showing step-by-step procedures to merge t...
Sacramento Public Library – Central
Sacramento, CA

Sun 10/1/17 at 1pm-2:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Genealogy: Autosomal DNA Tests So Good You Can Hardly Believe It
This presentation by popular lecturer Dr. James Baker illustrates the use of DNA results to solve genealogy puzzles regarding ancestors as far back as the sixth or seventh generation. Case studies offer a “how-to” approach showing step-by-step procedures t...
Sacramento Public Library – Central
Sacramento, CA

Sun 10/1/17 at 1pm-2:30pm

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