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Community Calendar
Weekend of November 26th, 2021

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Nov 27 / Hooked on Fishing Not On Violence 
The Hooked on Fishing Not On Violence organization offers sport fishing clinics as a vehicle to mentor children. Not only is this activity enjoyable to the children, it is a physical activity that increases health and fitness. You must register to attend the FREE fishing clinic which takes place this Saturday, from 10 a.m-12-noon, click here.  
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Nov 26-27 / 5th Annual Shop Black Friday Sacramento
The holiday season is here and the 5th Annual Shop Black Friday event will be here, Friday & Saturday, November 26 & 27 at the Florin Square - 2251 Florin Road- from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. The shopping event includes entertainment, unique vendors, step dancing, food and more. For more details, click here.
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Nov 27 / SLAM Shoppe Pop-Up
This event is designed to be a digital and physical platform for Small Businesses to offer their products and services as well as network with the local community. The "SLAM Holiday Shoppe" is a free event, this Saturday from 11 a.m.-6 p.m at "COA Elite" located at 5460 Florin Perkins Road in Sacramento. RSVP now for your free tickets, click here!  click here!  
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Nov 28 / LIVE-Christmas Holiday Music
Old Sugar Mill Presents Stevie Mello, performing a variety of Christmas songs this Sunday from 12:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m at the Old Sugar Mill located at 35265 Willow Avenue in Clarksburg. This event is FREE! For more details and registration, click here
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Nov 28 / Community Pop-up Outreach
The Feed Sacramento Homeless organization will be serving a hot homecooked meal at the unhoused encampment on Lathrop Way, along the levy roads behind the Costco near Cal Expo. They will also host a free market for clothing, supplies and hygiene products. The Feed Sacramento Homeless organization is always accepting donations to help out outreach offerings. If you have questions or want to get involved? To send a direct message, click here. 
 

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Nov 29 / Black Men's "Alive and Well" Support Group
A soul-drenched support group of Black men meet to explore a range of issues important to Black men and our communities. The support group meets this Monday, November 29 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The meeting facilitator is Roland Williams, an exceptional licensed counselor, consultant, and author. For more location and general information, click here
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Nov 30 / Jazz Bands of UC Davis
Otto Lee, director and UC Davis lecturer in music conducts the Jazz Bands of UC Davis Tuesday, November 30th at 7 p.m. inside the Ann E. Pitzer Center, Recital Hall on the UC Davis campus located at One Shields Avenue in Davis. For ticket information, click here
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Dec 1/ Cannabis Colloquia - 
Get valuable free knowledge and actionable insight into the current and future landscape of the Cannabis industry, LIVE - online from the comfort of your home, office, or workspace of choice!  Wednesday, Dec 1 from 3pm to 7. For details, click here
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Dec 3 / FIRST FRIDAYS RED DRESS HOLIDAY MIXER
Join us for December FIRST FRIDAYS Red Dress Holiday Mixer on Friday-Dec 3rd from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. at The Original House of Soul, 900 2nd Street, Suite E in Old Sacramento. Enjoy the live jazz band, networking, tasty appetizers, and no host bar. Visit the website for information and tickets, click here
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Dec 4 / A Christmas Musical Journey
Joy to the World: A Christmas Musical Journey takes you through Damien Sneed’s original arrangements of gospel, jazz and classical favorites. Featuring a cast of 10 singers and musicians performing well-known holiday classics. The "Christmas Musical Journey" is 7:30, Saturday, December 2th at the Mondavi Center -One Shields Avenue- in Davis. For details and tickets, click here.
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Dec 4 / Elk Grove Holiday Parade of Lights
Join us for an Annual Elk Grove Holiday tradition with the Elk Grove Holiday Parade of Lights 2021. Enter your organization in the parade at ElkGroveCommunityCouncil.org. The Elk Grove Holiday tradition takes place Saturday, December 4th, 6 p.m. at District 56, located at 8230 Civic Center Drive in Elk Grove. 
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Dec 4 / Comedy Night - Gospel Edition
Comedian Mo Jones -an ordained minister from the Bay Area- headlines Comedy Night-Gospel Edition, Saturday, December 4th from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the Guild Theater - 2828 35th Street in  Oak Park. Comedy Night is hosted by local comedian Dru Burks. For more information and tickets, click here.  
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Dec 6 / SJC Christmas Show with Kenny Washington
The 2021 Grammy Award Jazz vocalist nominee, Kenny Washington preforms at the Dante Event Center- 2330 Fair Oaks Boulevard- in Sacramento, Monday, December 6th from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Kenny Washington recently dubbed “the Superman of the Bay Area jazz scene”. For more information and tickets, click here.
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Dec 7 / FREE Cash for College Workshop
The California Student Aid Commission will be hosting a “Cash for College Workshop” webinar via Zoom on Tuesday, December 7, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. The webinar will focus on helping Black and African students complete the FAFSA and get the financial aid they need to help pay for college. The event is open to students statewide. For details and registration, click here.
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Dec 11 / 1st Annual Holiday Shop
Community vendors are hosting their 1st Annual Holiday Shop. This is an opportunity for you to pick up some holiday gifts from local artisan's selling Sweet Treats, Soy Candles, Kwanzaa decor and Jewelry, pressed juices, designer purses, body scrubs, butters a book signing and more. The 1st Annual Holiday Shop is Saturday December 11 from 11 a.m. until 2:30 at Belle Coolidge Community Center located at 5699 South Land Park Drive. For more information contact Donna Ramos at 916-271-7837
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Dec 11 / Holiday Gift Expo
The Nubian Crafters of Sacramento will host their 11th Annual Holiday Gift Expo Saturday, December 11 from 10 a.m - 4 p.m. at the Brickhouse Art Gallery located at 2837 36th Street, in Oak Park. This is where you shop for African-American Christmas & Kwanzaa Gifts. The "Gift Expo" includes refreshments and door prizes. For more info please call (916) 427-7715
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Dec 11 / Madontrenique Mona Fenner in Concert
Pastor Stefon & First Lady Tye DuBose are hosting Madontrenique Mona Fenner Debut Concert, with songs from her upcoming album ‘I’m Still Here’ and featuring Special Guests: Anthony Washington & Levitical Movement and Citadel of Praise Church Choir. The event is Saturday, December 11 at The Light Christian Church located at 7257 East Stockton Blvd in Sacramento. For details and tickets, click here
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Dec 11 / Jingle Bell 5K Run
The Arthritis Foundation is hosting a 5K Jingle Bell Run through William Land Park, Saturday, December 11th from 7:30 p.m. to 11 a.m. at William Land Park location at 3800 W. Land Park Drive in Sacramento. For more details, click here
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Dec 18 / A Peter White Christmas
Peter White is an extraordinary and fluent acoustic guitarist whose skills are world-renowned, headlines a Christmas show Saturday, December 18th at the Crest Theatre, doors open at 6:30 p.m. Special guest are saxophonist Mindi Abair and Vincent Ingala. For more information and tickets, click here.
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Dec 31 / 97.5 & OSE New Year’s Eve Extravaganza
Join 97.5 and Old School Entertainment for our 10th annual New Year’s Eve Extravaganza. This year’s theme is Gold and White. We have Dj Magic Mel and Racer X providing the vibe for the grown and sexy. Three Rooms, two Djs, and of course our 2022 balloon money drop at midnight! Friday, December 31st from 9 p.m-1:45 a.m. at the Hilton Sacramento Arden West hotel. Get your tickets asap as well as your discounted rooms while they last! For more info, click here

Nov / Public Health Advocates Job Postings
Public Health Advocates (PHA) brings a public health lens to today’s most pressing problems, helping communities to pass laws, reform systems, and establish norms that foster justice, equity, and health. P.H.A. is looking for candidates to fill positions. Full job postings can be found by clicking here
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Nov / Wellbeing Resources for our Community
Public Health Advocates and All Children Thrive (ACT) strive to educate and share resources with the community and individuals in elected positions to ensure the safety of the kids is always a top priority. The organizations are sharing new resources that could help give insight on how to provide the children in our community with the opportunity to thrive. For details, click here.
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Nov / FREE Medicare Benefits Review
You still have time to make changes to your healthcare plan for 2022 during the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period. Call today for FREE Medicare benefits review with local, licensed health insurance agent and senior health plan specialist Kerri Sanford at (916) 330-4001 or find her online at lawlenins.com.

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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. Visit “calbcc.org” and click on “Sacramento emergency Rental Assistance” to apply, or visit our office at 1600 Sacramento Inn Way Suite 232.
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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. There is no formal requirement to become a volunteer. For more information, please call our office at 916-467-8878.

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

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Interested in working in the manufacturing or healthcare industry? Check out the Sacramento Regional Veterans’ Energy Employment Project. The Sacramento Employment and Training Agency (SETA) is accepting applications now. Program enrollment is limited and eligibility requirements apply. Due to the volume of applications received, only those who meet eligibility requirements will be contacted. You must be an Honorably Discharged veteran or military spouse. Get to work, fill out the application by clicking here.  
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Better Life Children Services, we are dedicated to providing a safe, nurturing, family environment giving children the opportunity to fulfil their dreams. You can make the differences by becoming a resource parent. Call us today at 916-641-0661.  That’s 916-641-0661.
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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 CosumnesRiver145@gmail.com for details.
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New Kids on the Block announce the ultimate party with the Mixtape 2022 Tour. The Mixtape Tour at the Golden 1 arena features Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley and En Vogue. Tickets are on sale now for the June 2, 2022 concert. For tickets, click here.

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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.   https://www.snowlinehospice.org/
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November / Culture Collection
Bettys Davis, owner of the Culture Collection at Florin Square, 2251 Florin Road, #107 is open for business from 12-noon until 6 p.m. Wednesday 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.

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