Community Calendar
Weekend of July 30th, 2021

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The Sacramento emergency Rental Assistance Program is open. The California Black Chamber of Commerce is providing assistance to anyone needing help applying for the Sacramento Emergency Rental Assistance. Please visit calbcc.org and click on “Sacramento emergency Rental Assistance” to apply, or visit our office at 1600 Sacramento Inn Way Suite 232.
The California Black Chamber of Commerce is accepting volunteers. Volunteers need to be empathetic, great communicators (including bi-lingual), and comfortable working as part of a team towards shared goals and targets. There is no formal requirement to become a volunteer. For more information, please call our office at 916-467-8878.

Want to learn about stock investing? The Greater Sacramento Financial Literacy Group meets via zoom every 1st and 3rd Wednesday each month at 7 p.m. To sign up visit https://gsflg.org/ and click the ‘Sign Up” link to get the zoom ID for classes

July 30 / Family & Friends Together
Councilmember Rick Jennings invites you and your family to the first in a series of monthly events through-out the summer. “The Family & Friends Together Again” event is Saturday. July 30 at 5pm at Garcia Bend Park-7654 Pocket Road from 6-8 p.m., no cover, and features food trucks, a jazz concert featuring the Vivian Lee Quartet, and a showing of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse!  Announcement for an August event in Valley Hi coming soon!  For more information about District 7 happenings, click here
July /30/ Umoja (Unity) In Black Communities
Elite Financial planner Mack "MAJIC" Anderson Jr is hosting and online event for 
students, professionals, families, entrepreneurs, and business owners that will move you closer to building financial wealth and sustainable health Join the discussions this Friday online at 3 p.m. To register, click here
July 30 / Youth Sports-Mentoring League Basketball Championship Tournament This Friday from 4:30 to 5:30 the Sacramento Kings will host the final basketball games of the season for the Kings and Queens Rise Co-Ed Youth Sports and Mentoring League at Golden 1 Center. The league goal is to interrupt violence by providing an opportunity for young people to engage in an intercommunity sports activity. For more information, visit http://www.blackchildlegacy.org.
July 30 / FREE Suzuki Violin Workshop for age 3-6 Years Old 
The Natomas Music Square - 2219 Del Paso Road / suite F  - is offering In group violin, that means, both parents and their children (Ages 3-6) will learn together and get an introduction to the violin this Friday at 1:30 p.m. for details and registration, click here.
July 31 / Sacramento's Soul
BluPrynt Entertainment presents Sacramento's Soul featuring Joe Leavy. With guest the Ladies of BluPrynt and Saxophonist Dee Lucas. The in-person concert is Saturday, July 31st from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in The Sofia, home of B Street Theatre located at 2700 Capitol Avenue in Sacramento. For tickets, click here
July 31 / Backpack & School Supply Giveaway Day, 
The Yolo County Children's Alliance is hosting their 6th Annual Back to School Backpack & Supplies Giveaway! The event is from 9 a.m-12-noon at 1200 Anna Street, West Sacramento. This year will be drive-thru style, For detail, click here
July 31 / NUSD Health Fair
The Natomas Unified School District is conducting a Heath Fair this Saturday from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. to ensure your student starts the 2021-2022 school year off right! Current sign up page offers immunizations and more!  Go through the health fair and receive a free bag of groceries! Please note, one bag of groceries per family.   For important details, click here
July 31 / Upcycle Pop Eco Art Market
This Eco-Art Market known as Upcycle Pop is a kid-friendly outdoor art market for eco-friendly art and creatively upcycled items located in the historic district of the Old Sacramento Waterfront. The market happens every Saturday and Sunday at the Atrium located at 1020 Front Street, Sacramento, the event is from 10:30 a.m-1:30 p.m.  For details, click here
On Going / Girl Scouts Volunteers Needed
The Cosumnes River Service Unit of Girl Scouts Heart of Central California serves girls residing in Meadowview, Florin, Fruitridge Manor, Lemon Hill, Oak Park among other neighborhoods need committed adult volunteers – of any gender identity – who are willing and able to serve as troop leaders. Please note that all volunteers will be required to first pass a background check.  Girl Scouts will provide any and all of the training you will need to succeed. Email A. Marie at mailto:CosumnesRiver145@gmail.com for details.
August / Exodus Project Mentor Opportunity
The "Exodus Project" is looking for one-on-one mentors to work with men and women during the final months of their incarcerations and for six-months post-release. We are looking for mentors from all walks of life. Men and women who were criminal justice impacted or are in recovery are strongly encouraged to apply. It is a 6 to 8 hour a month commitment for a year. Our next mentor training is scheduled for August 2021. If you have any questions, please email exodus@svdp-sacramento.org or visit our webpage, https://www.svdp-sacramento.org/exodus
July  / Culture Collection 
Bettys  Davis the owner of the Culture Collection at Florin Square, 2251 Florin Road, #107 is open for business from 12-noon until 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday  This is where you'll find African & African American Art, Collectibles, Clothing, Jewelry, Puzzles, Greeting Cards, Home Décor, African Fabric, Crafts.  For details, call, (916) 427-7715 or click here
Aug 1 / Historic Folsom Peach Festival
The Historic Folsom Peach Festival, take place Sunday, August 1st from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at  915 Sutter Street in Folsom. This annual favorite is back. Peach centric games, peach dessert contests, peach eating contest, peachy beer and wine tasting, loads of peaches and live music! Great fun for the whole family.  Free Admission, click here.
Aug 7 / African Market Place
The Florin Square - 2251 Florin Road- is home of the "African Market Place" every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 12-noon-6 pm. The African Market Place is a unique cultural pop-up that happens inside and outside of Florin Square in addition to the established cultural business' that have been doing good work at this location for years. Entry is always free and everyone is welcome. Enjoy shopping, vendors, food, and live entertainment.  For more info. call (916) 730-6386
Aug 7 / Family Park Day
Volunteers are needed for "Family Park Day" Saturday, August 7th from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Howe Park located at 2201 Cottage Way. The event includes lots of activities, music and food. To volunteer contact the outreach coordinator at: mailto:ssmith@projectoptimism.org or call 916-621-7406

Aug 6 / The HUB's Business Mixer
The HUB's Business Mixer is riday, August 6th from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Seasons 52 restaurant at Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento. Get advance tickets online at eventbrite.com – search, THE HUB's First Friday Business Mixer 

Aug 7 / Just for Fun Art Craft & Vendor Fair
Crafts Creations is hosting a vendors fair, Saturday, August 7th from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m, at 3995 N Freeway Boulevard, The event includes music as you shop local vendors and direct dealers for clothing, jewelry, candles, beauty products, home decor, kids items and much more! For details, click here.
Aug 14 & 15 / Back to School Pop Up 
Sisters Inspiring Sisters ("S.I.S."), is a women’s movement created for Women and ran by Women. The organization is hosting a Back to School Pop Up Carnival Style to support our school-aged youth, "S.I.S." is combining their Pop Up Shop with a School Supply Drive. The event is Sat. & Sun August 14 & 15, from 12-noon until 6 at 6150 Watt Avenue in North Highlands. For more information, call, 916-542-8822. Pre-register to receive school supplies by clicking here. https://form.jotform.com/211814596903157 ..... 
Aug 14 / 2nd Saturday
2nd Saturday at Florin Square -from 12-noon to 7:30 p.m.- is a celebration of Art, Culture, Music, and Food! The event features live art painting, a kid zone, vendors of various unique goods and services, as well as retail shops and the Sojourner Truth Museum. The is no admission fee to enter The Florin Square at 2251 Florin Road however, there is a fee to attend the Battle of the Bands composition, hosted by Damani Sukumu. Tickets are available at retail outlets inside Florin Square! For vendor opportunities contact Tracy Shaw at tracyshaw36@yahoo.com or call / text  925.819.8118
Aug 15 /  Reggie Graham Quartet
The Dreaming Dog Brewery, 2501 West Taron Court in Elk Grove presents the Reggie Graham Quartet, Sunday, August 15 from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. For details, click here
Aug 20 / St Paul's Food distribution
The St. Paul Church's food distribution ministry and Foodlink present Food Box Giveaway every 3rd Friday (Aug 20th). Food will be available first come, first served. The food box distribution will occur in the St. Paul Baptist Church parking lot and gates will open at 9:30 a.m. Masks are required. For additional information please contact the church office at 916.737.7070
Aug 28 / Small Business Success Summit
The Florin Square Community Development Corporation a non-profit 501c 3. is hosting a Small Business Success Summit, Saturday, August 28th from 10am - 5pm, with an "After 5 Wine and Jazz Mixer" The fundraising event will be held at Florin Square, 2251 Florin Road and will include workshops that will help to propel your business into the future with intent, purpose, success.  For registration and details, click here
Sep 4 / Dave Koz & Friends | Summer Horns 2021
Enjoy a night of Jazz under the stars with 9-time GRAMMY nominee, Dave Koz & Friends - Kirk Whalum, Mindi Abair and Vincent Ingala! September 4 at Quarry Park Amphitheatre -4000 Rocklin Road in Rocklin- doors open at 6 p.m. Summer Horns begin at 7 p.m.  For ticket information, click here
Sep 11 / 3rd Annual Black Food Fest
Black Friday Coalition is hosting a celebration of food, culture and traditions, Saturday, Sep 11th from 12pm to 7pm.  There will be good music, good food and good vibrations.  This event is put on by the Black Friday Coalition.  For more details, click here..  
Snowline Hospice Clinical helps terminally patients live their best life’s and is looking volunteer's reflective of the community the serve. Individuals willing to visit someone in a Nursing Home and listen to the resident's story(s). One hour a week can make a difference in a patient or family's life.    For more information, call 916-817-2338 or click here.