NOW | FREE MENTAL WELLNESS TREATMENT, THERAPY & COUNSELING
Yes2Kollege Educational Resources, Inc invites Sacramento County African American & minority youth, ages 12-26 years old experiencing problems with substance abuse disorders or any mental wellness treatment, therapy & counseling from African American professionals. These FREE virtual and in-person sessions are on a first come, first served bases. Sign up now, sessions begin October 1st. For details, click here.
SEPT 22 | FILM SCREENING & PANEL DISCUSSION- THE YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS
California’s Mental Health Commission invites you to a screening & panel discussion around a youth mental health film presented by Ken Burns. For details and free registration, click here.
SEPT 23 | DIAPER & CLOTHING DISTRIBUTION
Every 4th Friday, the Mutual Assistance Network gives out a limited number of free Diaper, Wipes and clothing to families in need. The giveaway is happening this Friday at the Robertson Community Center located at 3525 Norwood Avenue in Del Paso Heights. For dates and details, click here.
SEPT 23 | IN-PERSON "BINGO"
The Asian Community Center (ACC) has a long history of Bingo, and they are bringing it back! Join ACC every Friday from 3 p.m.-4 p.m. in the ACC Senior Services building- 7334 Park City Drive in Sacramento for some FREE Bingo fun, prizes, and social engagement. To sign up to play, click here.
SEPT 23 | OPEN NIC NIGHT
Whether you're a seasoned veteran or novice stand-up comedian you're invited to show us what you got. The event is free and open to the public, this Friday from 7:30 p.m. until 10 at the Cornerstone Café & Bar - 2326 J Street in Sacramento. For dates and details, click here.
Sept 23 | GOAPELE
Indie music artist, social change influencer and role model, Goapele performs at the Crest Theatre - 1013 K Street, Friday, September 23rd. For details and tickets, click here.
Sept 23-24 | FRAM TO FORK FESTIVAL
The harvest season’s most anticipated music and food festival will return to Sacramento’s Capitol Mall on September 23-24, 2022. Japanese Breakfast and Gregory Porter will headline the festival’s two-day concert series and visitors will find local food, regional wines, craft beer, cooking demonstrations and much more. The festival is admission-free. For more information, click here.
Sept 24 | GENOA BARROW BOOK RELEASE
Sacramento journalist, author and editor Genoa Barrow presents her first book of poetry, 7x7 Kudos and Kwansaas / Something for My Sistahs. The Book release takes place from 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Saturday, September 24 at the Brickhouse Gallery & Arts Complex located at 2837 36th Street in Oak Park. For more information, click here.
SEPT 24 | HOOKED ON FISHING NOT ON VIOLENCE FISHING CLINIC
The Hooked on Fishing Not On Violence - non-profit organization continues to offer a unique approach to health & wellness using free sport fishing clinics as vehicle to mentor children, reduce barriers and re-direct destructive behavior. The next free "Fishing Clinic" is this Saturday from 10 a.m. until 12-noon at Southside Park, 2115 6th Street in Sacramento. You must pre-register to attend, click here.
SEPT 24 |KIDS FUN ZONE, MAGIC AND MORE!
The Kids Fun Zone series continues this Saturday with a live magic show from Amasingh! The Southgate Plaza event, located at 4242 Florin Road in south Sacramento starts at 10 a.m. Show starts at 10:30 a.m. and will last for 45 minutes. Kids will also have access to the bounce house and games before and after the show. For free registration, click here.
SEPT 24 | YOUTH ENTREPRENUER & LIFE SKILLS SYMPOSIUM
The Florin Square Community Development Corporation is hosting the 1st Annual Youth Entrepreneur Symposium for young folks ages 7-19 who want to receive first-hand experience from entrepreneurs cross many different industries. symposium is this Saturday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 2251 Florin Road in Sacramento. For details, click here.
SEPT 24 | FREE FITNESS BOOTCAMP
Core Athletics is bringing another FREE "Fitness Bootcamp" to Doc Oliver Field at William Land Park-1500 11th Avenue in Sacramento. The "Bootcamp" is from 9 a.m.-10 a.m. this Saturday. For FREE registration, click here.
SEPT 24 |TASTE OF NORTH SACRAMENTO LIBRARY FUNDRAISER
Join the Friends of the North Sacramento-Hagginwood Library for their third annual, Taste of North Sacramento Fundraiser. Sample great food and beverages from throughout North Sacramento and help support programing at our local library. The event is being held at 1023 Del Paso Blvd 1023 Del Paso Boulevard in Sacramento. For ticket information, click here.
SEPT 24 | BATTLING MENOPAUSE WHILE BLACK
Would you like a little help understanding the menopausal transition and what you might be doing wrong? Prescriptions not matching or fixing the ailment? Questions not being answered? Doctor Teresa Diaz.is hosting a FREE an informative meeting on how to battle Menopause this Saturday starting at 10 a.m. in the Staxxd Studio-8345 Folsom Boulevard Suite #117 in Sacramento. For details and FREE registration, click here.
SEPT 24 | FALL FOOD & CRAFT FAIR
The "Fall Food and Craft Fair" offers delicious food, raffle prizes, and shopping with local small businesses. The "Food & Craft Fair" is from 11 a.m.-3p.m. at the Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation, 9040 High Tech Court in Elk Grove. All proceeds from the games and raffle will be donated to Unravel Pediatric Cancer. For details and directions, click here.
SEPT 25 | FEARLESS FINANCES-BOOK TOUR
Cassandra Cummings, author of Fearless Finances: A Timeless Guide to Building Wealth is bringing her book tour to the Bartley Cavanaugh Golf Course, located at 8301 Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento. The wealth and investment strategist, financial thought-leader, speaker and mother will shares nuggets of her personal financial journey as she gives readers the blueprint to wealth. The event is this Sunday from 1 p.m.- 3 p.m. for details and tickets, click here.
SEPT 25 | CARNAVAL! A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF SANTANA
After 23 years of performing as the Original Santana Tribute band in Northern California. The group has loss some personnel and changed their name to Carnaval! You will recognize and appreciate the repertoire of hits and their Tribute to the Music of Santana, this Sunday from 2 p.m.- 5 p.m. at Swabbies Restaurant & Bar - 5871 Garden Highway in Sacramento. For ticket information, click here.
SEPT 24 | A FREE R&B DAY PARTY
Rare Breed present an exclusive R&B only music themed Day Party hosted by Case and J. Holiday this Saturday at 3 p.m. on the River Walk Park- 651 2nd Street in West Sacramento. This "Day Party" is a free to the public, but you must be 21 to enter. For more information, click here.
SEPT 25 | A KING & HIS PRINCESS-FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE
T-Mo Entertainment present "A King & His Princess" Father Daughter Dance this Sunday from 4 p.m-5:30 p.m. at 1913 Del Paso Blvd. in Del Paso Heights. This FREE event includes games, hula hoops, words of affirmation, and snacks. For FREE registration, click here.
SEPT 25 | WATER TO WINE BENEFIT CONCERT
The Moms Rock organization is hosting a fundraiser to raise awareness of families with children with special needs and terminal illness. The event includes live music, worship and words of inspiration from the Moms Rock Community. The benefit concert is this Sunday from 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. in Esther's Park, located at 3408 3rd Avenue in Oak Park. For more information, click here.
Sept 30-Oct 1 | FREE ECONOMIC BUSINESS SUMMIT
The California Black Chamber of Commerce "Business Economic Summit" is bringing change makers together with minority owned businesses. The mission is to create meaningful economic opportunities and strengthen the conversation of small business diversity, equity, and inclusion. For details and free registration, click here.
Oct 15 |GOD IS TRYING TO TELL YOU SOMETHING
God Is Trying to Tell You Something is a theatrical masterpiece that highlights and celebrates the journey of African Americans from slavery to the auction block to freedom. This spirit driven Play is being performed October 15th in the SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center located at 1301 L Street in Sacramento. For details and tickets, click here.
OCT 26 | CeCe WINANS "BELIEVE FOR IT TOUR"
The best-selling and most-awarded female gospel artist of all time, CeCe Winans ministers the "word" through music, Wednesday, October 26th at Capital Christian Center - 9470 Micron Avenue in Sacramento. For details and tickets, click here
Every Second Tuesday | MONEY MANAGEMENT WORKSHOPS
The California Black Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Greater Sacramento Financial Literacy Group will be hosting monthly "Money Management" workshops for Del Paso Heights residents in the 95838 zip code. Classes are via Zoom or in person at Highland Community Charter School. Register before August 9th to get in. Class time, 7pm - 8:30pm. For more information call 916-467-8878 or click here.
NEW RECYCLING PROGRAM
The city's new recycling program is law and mandates all organic waste be diverted from the landfill and recycled waste. That means all food scraps, food-soiled paper, and yard trimmings must be placed together in your organic waste container and to help us get with the program the City of Sacramento is offering City customers a free kitchen countertop food waste pail. You're not required to have a kitchen organic waste pail but if you'd like one, click here to register.
SQUARE BIZ MAGAZINE
The September/October digital issue of SquareBiz magazine the official publication of Florin Square - Sacramento's Black Wall Street! Stories include: Melanin Day School Academy, Escape Velocity, Project, Optimism. To check out the magazine, click here.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento is looking for enthusiastic, hard-working professionals to join their team of community advocates and changemakers. The organization is building a Sacramento region where everyone has a safe, decent, and affordable housing. For job opportunities with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento, click here.
SEPT - NOW | CITY OF SACRAMENTO CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
The scriptures say, "Seek and Ye shall find .." but with the City of Sacramento, you must fill out a form and pass a test before you find your career opportunity as a Neighborhood Resources Coordinator I &II, Veterinarian, Building Inspector, Arts Program Coordinator, Program Specialist, Park Maintenance Worker and lots more! To see the complete list, click here.