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Community Calendar

June 25 | 97.5 & OSE "Black & Gold Cancer Ball"
Join 97.5 KDEE & Old School Ent. for our (astrological) Cancer Ball this Saturday! The Black & Gold themed event is all about celebration and partying with a purpose. DJ Magic Mel & Racer X have the music covered from 9 p.m. until 1:30 inside the Hilton Sacramento Arden West, 2200 Harvard Street. For tickets, click here.

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June 23 | Crocker Art Museum Jazz Summer
Vivian Lee and Friends with the Vivian Lee Quartet and special guests Darius Babazadeh, Beth Duncan and Carol Manson. The event is this Thursday night from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. outdoors in the courtyard at the Crocker Art Museum 216 O Street. To register online, click here
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June 25-26 | Banana Sundaes: The Steet’s Block Party
Banana Sundaes, is a two day Block Party featuring three areas of music, and vendors. The event is this Saturday and Sunday from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Flamingo House, 2315 K Street in Sacramento. For details and tickets. click here.
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June 25 | Family Wellness Fest
The Family Wellness Fest is a one-day free event bringing together community organizations, community service providers, and the public to promote and celebrate healthy living, innovation, and community. In partnership with the City of Sacramento, Family Wellness Fest is designed for people of all ages and is this Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at North Laguna Creek Park, 6400 Jacinto Avenue in Sacramento. For details, click here.
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June 25 | Family Craft Fair
The Family Craft Fair is happening this Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 3995 North Freeway Boulevard in Sacramento. This free outdoor event has lots of vendors, plus games and crafts for the entire family. For more information, click here.
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June 25 | Breathe
"BREATHE" is a free/donation based event hosted at California's State Capitol Museum. You will be guided through a meditation and light stretching exercise. "BREATHE" is bringing community together and with an emphasis on mental wellness. This event is Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the California State Capitol Museum, 1315 10th Street, Sacramento. For more information, click here.
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June 25 | Taco & Margarita Festival
"The Taco & Margarita Fest" is happening this Saturday at Heart Health Park in Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd. from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. There will be live music, pro wrestling, food trucks, restaurant pop-ups and a custom margarita menu! Children under 12 get in for free. For details and tickets, click here.
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June 25 | Summer Kick Off
BOSS Church is hosting a family fun "Summer Kick Off" event for everyone this Saturday from 2 p.m.-6 at BOSS Church located at 2326 Florin Road in Sacramento. The event includes food trucks, a Jump House, music, vendors, family games nd more
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Now-June 26 | Ricochet: When Gun Violence Rebounds Back on the Community
The Brickhouse Art Gallery is proud to present an artistic act of resistance in their newest show, Ricochet: When Gun Violence Rebounds Back on the Community. Different artists will come together to show their own interpretation of how gun violence impacts communities. The art exhibition is FREE. For dates, details and schedule, click here.
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June 25 |"A Night of Worship, Catching Fire"
Greater Grace Church is hosting "A Night of Worship, Catching Fire", Saturday, June 25th, doors open at 5:30pm, concert starts at 6:30pm. The anointed powerhouse singer and minister, Gospel Artist Maranda Curtis headlines the concert. Featured opening artists include Darius Braxton, Sean Dodson, Olevia Williams, Timothy Crenshaw, and Anthony Washington and Levitical Movement!  General Admission is on sale for $30 with PROMO CODE CATCHINGFIRE! VIP is almost sold out! For tickets, click here.
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June 25 | NCNW -Golden Jubilee Celebration
The National Council of Negro Women, Sacramento Valley Section is hosting a Golden Jubilee Celebration on June 25th from 2-6PM at the South Sacramento Christian Center.  The Gospel concert will feature local artists and the renowned Stellar Award winner Beverly Crawford!  Join us for an afternoon of music, food, vendors and fellowship. Tickets are only $35 and $25. To purchase tickets or for more information go to:  https://svs-ncnw.org/.
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June 25-26 | BROTHERS, Can We Talk?
A moderated panel of health professionals has been selected to have a community conversation that is focused on Wellness. The "BROTHERS, Can We Talk?" event is this Saturday & Sunday from 12:30 p.m. 3:30 at Skills Barbershop located at 1393 Florin Road in Sacramento. For free ticket information, click here.
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June 26 | Curtis Fest Artisan Fair
The Sierra Curtis Neighborhood Association at William Curtis Park, is hosting "Curtis Fest,"  an outdoor celebration of the arts and community Artisans, live music and food trucks. "Curtis Fest" will take place on this Sunday from 10am to 4pm in William Curtis Park, near Sutterville Road and Franklin Blvd. in Sacramento. For details, click here.
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June 26 | The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience `
The longest-running Michael Jackson tribute band "Who's Bad" is said to bring pure magnetic energy, first-rate musicianship and precision inspired dance moves to the stage. The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience is happening this Sunday at the Crest Theatre, doors open at 6:30 p.m. For details and tickets, click here.
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NOW - July 23 | 2022 Bibilical Champions Invitation
Genesis Church is inviting students Kindergarten through Twelfth grade to participate in their Biblical Champions competition. The top achiever in each of the three age groups, K-2nd, 3rd-6th and 7th-12th will receive an award for writing the best essay and giving the best speech on the annual topic. The actural competition is July 23rd. Register to receive study material and more details by contacting Carolyn Murdock at biblicalchampions@gmail.com or visit their website,   
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June 27 | Resmaa Menakem Discussion and Book Signing
Underground Books is hosting a discussion and book signing event for New York Times bestselling author Resmaa Menakem ( therapist and trauma specialist) on the release of his new book, "The Quaking of America," is a unique and perfectly timed guide to help us navigate our widespread upheaval and build an antiracist culture. For details and free tickets, click here.
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June 27 | Sacramento Jazz Coop says Good-bye
The Joe Gilman Trio headlines Sacramento Jazz Coop's final event is Monday, June 27th from 7 p.m to 9 at Dante Event Center, formerly The Dante Club located at 2330 Fair Oaks Boulevard in Sacramento. For details and tickets, click here.

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June 28 | Health4life Series
In recognition of Black Music Appreciation Month and Brain Health Awareness Month, CBHN will host a Health4Life event this Tuesday to discuss the how music and movement can be therapeutic healing techniques for brain health and healthy aging. For the free Webinar link, click here.  

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July 1 | USPS Job Fair/ Sacramento
The United States Postal Service (USPS) will be hiring "City Carrier Assistant and Rural Carrier Associates." Online REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED seating and computers will be limited so register now and get your ticket before all spots are taken. The USPS sessions are at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m. walk-ins will be accepted on a first come-first service basis, Friday, July 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Get the details and registration by clicking here.

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Aug 27 | Stockton Jazz Festival
SMA Entertainment present it's annual "Stockton Jazz Festival" Saturday, August 27th at the Weber Point Event Center / 221 N Center Street in Stockton. Jazz artist include Jeanette Harris, Lin Rountree, Joel Del Rosario, the Braxton Brothers and more. For details and tickets, click here.
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Sept 3 / R&B Festival
The Greater Sacramento NAACP's R&B Festival featuring the Delfonics & Blue Magic is Saturday, September 3rd in Southside Park, 2115 6th Street in Sacramento. The general admission early Bird special is available now. To secure your ticket, click here.

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State workers you can choose where you want your charitable contributions to go. All you have to do is get a "Giving at Work" pledge form from your supervisor, HR department or download the form from the ourpromiseca.org website.

Once you have the form drop down to section 9 and "Write Us In" Us is the California Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation, it’s the non-profit organization that owns 97.5. The form will ask for an organization code its, 120-55 that's 120-55. Include the amount you'd like to give per-month, sign and date the "Giving at Work" pledge form and turn it in to the appropriate person or department ... and tell your co-worker to Write Us In, That's the CBCC-foundation the organization code its 120-55. support the station that supports you ... write us in Family.
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SMUD's Shine Awards
SMUD's Shine Awards are available to incorporated nonprofit organizations located in and serving communities within SMUD’s service area for projects such as community education relating to energy efficiency and renewable energy; services provided to low-income electricity customers; and community and workforce development, particularly for diverse and under-served communities – but these are just examples! Applications are open from June 1, 2022, to August 1, 2022, at 5 PM. To learn more about this program, upcoming webinars, program eligibility, guidelines, and more, click here.

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2022 Summer Landscape & Learning (L&L) Crew Leader Summer Employment Opportunity!
Crew Leaders mentor & supervise a crew of 5-10 Youth Aides during this summer youth employment program. Each L&L Crew is responsible for providing general park maintenance and clean up in city parks while focusing on the positive development of young people 14-17 years of age. Crew Leaders are assigned a vehicle utilized to transport tools and Youth Aide crew members to various park worksites. Learn more and apply here.
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The City of Festivals 2022-2023 Citywide Special Event Support Program (“Program”) is a grant program, made possible for a limited time by a federal allocation of funds to the City of Sacramento through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”). For details and application, click here.

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