Community Calendar

Weekend of May 7th, 2021

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Thanks to those who made time Thursday to participate in the Big Day of Giving. There are 100’s of non-profits in Sacramento that need your support.

…a very special Thank You to all the of family that made The California Black Chamber of Commerce drive up donation event a success. 

The California Black Chamber of Commerce is now assisting the community in applying for the Sacramento Rental Assistance Program. For more information, call our office at 916-467-8878.

If you're looking for a COVID Vaccine clinic in your neighborhood, call the NNACP Health Line at 916-750-5625

May 7 / Irene B. West Memorial Service
The memorial service for the beloved and brilliant Irene B. West is this Friday at 11 a.m.Services will be held virtually over Zoom and Facebook Live. Zoom will be limited to the first 1,000 attendees. Please click the following link to access the stream on May 7. Pre-registration is not required. For details,  click here.
May 8 / High School Senior Hiring Event
Companies representing a variety of trades are coming together to offer graduating high school seniors internships in construction! This "Hiring Event" ask that you bring copies of your resume and follow the online instructions this Saturday from 10 a.m. - 2 at Villara Corporation, located at 4700 Lang Avenue, McClellan Park, registration is required.  Details
May 8 / Hooked on Fishing
"Hooked on Fishing not on Violence," a local children mentorship organization has planned another fishing clinic this Saturday, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Southside Park, 2115 6th Street. Registration is required. For more information, click here

May 8 / Upcycle Pop Eco Art Market
This Eco-Art Market known as Upcycle Pop-up is an outdoor art market for eco-friendly art, and creatively upcycled items. The market happens every Saturday 11:30 a.m-4:40, at the Atrium, 1020 Front Street in Old Sac. For details, click here
May 8 / Let’s Talk
The Sojourner Truth Heritage Museum continues its monthly community discussion on Saturday, May 8. This month’s topic is mother-daughter relationships and asks “are we passing down the right things?” The event is in-person and via Zoom from 9:30 to 11 a.m. this Saturday. For more information, call (916) 710-2127 or to participate online, use the Zoom ID: 847.6082.9283.
May 8 / Mother’s Day Pop Up

Come celebrate an early Mother’s Day and support local small businesses. This celebration and community vendor fair is this Saturday from 9 a.m. - 3 at 5840 Santa Fe Way in North Highlands. For details, click here.
May 8/ Mom’s Day
Sparkle Skyy and Sacs Helping Hand presents a Mother’s Day celebration at McClatchy Park in Oak Park on Saturday, May 8. The event is set to run from 12 noon to 5 p.m. and feature live entertainment, tributes to moms and free food. Host Sparkle Skyy says with all the loss of late, the event is a chance to show love and appreciation for the undying strength and beauty of motherhood. For more information, call (916) 561-9565.
May 8 / For Mom’s
The Center for Fathers & Families presents its "Mom Love,” event on Saturday, May 8. The free event will be presented via Zoom from 7-8 p.m. as a way to say “We Love You Moms & Thank You for All You Have Done.” Entertainment by singer Melanie Owens, poets Anna Marie, Michael Baldwin, Terry Moore, and Claudia Epperson and comedian Tristan Johnson.  Meeting ID: 778 6314 2276 Password: 5Rxl3K. For more information, call (916) 208-7638.
May 8 / A Day at the Beach
Every mother deserves a day of relaxation. It doesn’t matter if you are a mother by birth or a mother by love, you are invited to join Higher Heights Community Church’s Women of Faith for a Mother's Day Beach Party on Saturday, May 8. Enjoy some sand, sun and relaxation. The day starts with breakfast at 7 a.m. Cost is $20. Participants will park at the church, located at 2230 Arden Way, Suite H, and ride together by van to the beach. To sign up online, visit or for more information, call (916) 723-0440.


May 8 / “Roll Wit It” Skate-Nite 
If you’re 18 or older and like to roller-skate your invited to “Skate-Night” this Saturday- 8 p.m. until 11 p.m. at Foothill Skate Inn located at 4700 Auburn Boulevard. For details and ticket info visit our website.
May 8 / Courtyard Concert
The Self Designs Art Gallery host its Second Saturday event includes Carnegie Hall musicians and local musical geniuses from 4 p.m. – 10, behind the Saigon Alley restaurant located at 1801 "L" street in the outdoor. Feel free to bring chairs as the seating area and tables will be first come first serve. Admission is $20. For tickets and details, click here.
May 9 / Spa in the Park
You're invited to a 45-minute yoga session, live DJ, bottomless mimosas, and A LOT of self-care. The self-care event is this Sunday from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in Esther's Park located at 3408 3rd Avenue in Oak Park. The admission is $30. Yoga mats and great vibes required! For details and tickets, click here.  
May 9 / COVID-FREE Bootcamp in the Park!
Christina Rio, a certified personal trainer is offering a 100% free outdoor workout. All Fitness Level are encouraged to attend. The workout space includes a chair section where active agers are able to participate from the chair, this Sunday at 9 a.m. in McKinley Park located at 601 Alhambra Boulevard in Sacramento. To RSVP, click here

May 9 / Evening Market @ 1913
Local Black entrepreneurs, vendors and local artisans bring the unique products to the "Evening Market @ 1913." Admission is free, this Sunday from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. The location is 1913 Del Paso Blvd in Del Paso Heights.  For more information and register, click here

Food Distribution
The Sunshine Academy Preschool in Del Paso Heights continues to distribute food, Monday – Thursday from 11:30 – 2:30 and Sat from 7:30 – 9:00. Sunshine Academy also provides baby food, pampers, and baby clothes when its available.  The Sunshine Academy Preschool is located at 3340 Marysville Blvd. for more information contact Jennifer @ 916-335-4300 

May 12 / BWOPA Sacramento
Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA) who’s mission is to activate, motivate, promote, support, and educate African-American women about the political process, encourage involvement, and commit to solving problems affecting the African-American community. BWOPA invites you to an important free online opportunity to learn and engage with our legislative leaders. The online event is from 10:30 a.m.-12 noon, Wednesday, May 12th, Register today, click here.
May 13 / Peers Helping Peers
The Health Education Council along with the Sacramento Employment and Training Agency will launch "Peers Helping Peers" a 7-week community health training and paid internship program for youth and young adults ages 17-24. Application deadline is May 13. for more information, click here
May 15 / IAMHOPE
The "Increase Access to Mental Health Opportunities, Programs, and Education" (IAMHOPE) organization's outreach team in addressing disparities regarding access to mental health services among African American and minority communities in and around Sacramento County. For details and free registration, click here
May 22 / Malcom X Festival
The 1st Annual Malcom X Festival is happening Saturday May 22nd at 1913 Del Paso Blvd. There will be vendors, resources and opportunities for showcasing and sponsorships.  Reach out to Dana Maeshia, founder of Escape Velocity Resources Foundation, Inc. for more information 916.710.2127

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