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Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, History/Science
CA State Archives Speaker Series: Mary Helmich on Railroad Shops
Mary A. Helmich will discuss her new book, "A Legacy in Brick & Iron: Sacramento’s Central & Southern Pacific Railroad Shops," co-authored with Kevin V. Bunker, which describes the history of the Central and Southern Pacific Railroad shops – at one time th...
California State Archives
Sacramento, CA

Thu 5/30/19 at 5pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Education, Parents/Parenting
Family Workshop: Summer Safety for Families
Joel Bosserman, M.A., BCBA will cover the basics of Behavior Psychology and core strategies for parents. Childcare is available for a limited number of participants; pay for your childcare at least 48 hours in advance at http://bit.ly/OnsiteChildcare . Tho...
The Makers Place
Sacramento, CA

Thu 5/30/19 at 5:30pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Panel Discussion for the Sixth Annual Sacramento Black Book Fair
Discussion led by the featured authors: Betty Charbonnet Reid Soskin is an author, composer, singer, social and political activist, entrepreneur, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, historian, blogger, public speaker, and National Park Service Ranger ...
The Guild Theater
Sacramento, CA

Fri 5/31/19 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Gay and Lesbian, Signing/Readings
Queer Sacramento Authors Collective Milk & Cookies Reading
Come listen to eight local authors of queer fiction reading their works - and we'll have lots of milk and cookies too.
Lavender Library
Sacramento, CA

Fri 5/31/19 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Stories on Stage Sacramento With Sharma Shields & Simeon Mills
Shields' novel, "The Cassandra," is a re-telling of the Cassandra myth, set in the Hanford nuclear research plant during WWII. Mills's novel "The Obsoletes" is a fable set in the upper Midwest about two boys navigating high school, sibling rivalry, and bas...
CLARA Auditorium
Sacramento, CA

Fri 5/31/19 at 7:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Stories on Stage Sacramento: Sharma Shields & Simeon Mills
Sharma Shields will read from her new novel, "The Cassandra." Her husband, Simeon Mills, will read from his debut novel "The Obsoletes." Both novels plunge us into twisty real worlds: The Cassandra is a modern re-telling of the Cassandra myth, set in the H...
CLARA Auditorium
Sacramento, CA

Fri 5/31/19 at 7:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Social Event
Book Club: Killers of the Flower Moon
The first Saturday of each month we discuss a novel or work of non-fiction title over a cup of coffee or tea. This month we will discuss "Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI" by David Grann. July's book: "Sing, Unburied S...
Sacramento Public Library - Colonial Heights
Sacramento, CA

Sat 6/1/19 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Living History
D-Day Living History & Talk With WWII Triple Ace Col. Bud Anderson
Living History interpretations kick off the day at 11 am. Learn what life was like during D-Day and World War II. At 1 pm, meet Meet National Aviation Hall of Famer and WWII Triple Ace Co. ud Anderson and US Navy Ace Dean “Diz” Laird. Colonel Anderson will...
Aerospace Museum of California
McClellan, CA

Sat 6/1/19 at 11am-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop
Genealogy: Researching Revolutionary War Ancestry
Do you want to trace your Revolutionary War ancestry, but don’t know how? Join us for this presentation by Dr. Melinda Kashuba, which will get you started in researching these valuable records.
Sacramento Public Library - Central
Sacramento, CA

Sun 6/2/19 at 10am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures, History/Science
World War II Sacramento and D-Day
Join SPL library tech Eric Webb and librarian James Scott for an observation of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings with a presentation on the Sacramento experience during World War II and a special look at the impacts of the invasion of Europe on t...
Sacramento Public Library - Central
Sacramento, CA

Sun 6/2/19 at 3pm-4:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Social Event
Sacramento Near-Death Experience Support Group
A new monthly near-death experience (NDE) support group, a local chapter of the International Association for Near-Death Studies (IANDS.org), will begin in Sacramento on October 1, 2018, 7pm - 9pm, at 2820 R Street, Sacramento, CA 95816, located at the Sac...
Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op
Sacramento, CA

Mon 6/3/19 at 7pm-9pm
Mon 7/1/19 at 7pm-9pm
Mon 8/5/19 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Parents/Parenting
Raising Safe Kids Program
In this parenting class, you will learn and use positive discipline, anger management, and conflict resolutions skills. Presented by Certified Psychologist. Everything you need to know about parenting in a simple words.
San Francisco Public Library
San Francisco, CA

Tue 6/4/19 at 6pm-8:30pm
Tue 7/2/19 at 6pm-8:30pm
Tue 8/6/19 at 6pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Animals
Bat Talk & Walk
Did you know that colonies of migratory bats live under the Yolo Causeway during the summer? Following a 45-minute indoor presentation on bats, the group will carpool to the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area to watch the “flyout” of the largest colony of Mexican f...
Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Headquarters
Davis, CA

Fri 6/7/19 at 6:45pm-9:30pm
Sun 6/23/19 at 6:45pm-9:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Animals
Bats in the Library
Come see live bats and learn about them at the Colonial Heights Library. All ages are welcome.
Sacramento Public Library - Colonial Heights
Sacramento, CA

Sat 6/8/19 at 1pm-2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Nature
Bird Walk
Expect to see birds common to a woodland/riparian habitat such as Towhees, Dippers, Various Wood Peckers, Blue Birds, Kinglets, Phoebes, Quail, Bald Eagles during the winter breeding season and the many spring migrants in the park (Warblers, Grosbeaks, Sw...
South Yuba River State Park
Penn Valley, CA

Sat 6/8/19 at 8am-10am
Sat 7/13/19 at 8am-10am
Sat 8/10/19 at 8am-10am
Talks & Readings: Conference, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Live Your Best Life: Advances in Treatment for Blood Cancers
Patients, caregivers and health care professionals are invited to attend this free event focusing on treatments for blood cancers and patient support. New topics and dynamic speakers. Meet hematologist-oncologists who will share information about treatmen...
University of California, Davis – Medical Education Building
Davis, CA

Sat 6/8/19 at 9:30am-2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Education, Parents/Parenting
Free Family Workshop: Understanding & Managing Behavior
Joel Bosserman, M.A., BCBA will cover the basics of behavioral psychology and core strategies for parents. Childcare is available for a limited number of participants; pay for childcare at least 48 hours in advance at http://bit.ly/OnsiteChildcare. Those w...
The Makers Place
Sacramento, CA

Tue 6/11/19 at 5:30pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Local Authors Panel
Connect with a panel of local writers to hear readings from their books and chat with the trio about their writing careers. Join Tim Brown, Squatter’s Gold; Andy Furillo, The First Year; and Bob Sylva, The King of Karaoke and Other Stories for a modera...
Sacramento Public Library – McKinley
Sacramento, CA

Tue 6/11/19 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop
DIY Pest Control
Pest Control Sacramento Pro’s will show you how to combat those little Ants and Mice that get into your home. We will show you the most affordable way without hiring a $400 a hr Pest Control company.
DIY Pest Control Pros
Sacramento, CA

Fri 6/14/19 at 8am-9am
Fri 7/12/19 at 8am-9am
Fri 8/9/19 at 8am-9am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Parents/Parenting
Parenting 101: Understanding Your Child
All you need to know about the proper upbringing of children. A professional child psychologist will answer all possible questions and talk about the best methods of raising children.
Los Banos Library
Los Banos, CA

Fri 6/14/19 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Fri 7/12/19 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Fri 8/9/19 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
    

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