Community Calendar

Weekend of April 9th, 2021

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The California Black Chamber is looking for volunteers, no formal training required however the following skills are beneficial: Teamwork (able to work effectively with others), Communication skills, the ability to follow instructions clearly and efficiently, organization skills, proper handling of confidential information, excellent work ethic, and be flexible. For details and to get started contact the California Black Chamber at 916-467-8878

The California Black Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the "Ambassadors of Compassion" & "Express Feedback for Good" to offer you a creative way to support the California Black Chamber of Commerce without spending your money. The opportunity runs through April 27th. Sign-up, choose any brand and share your opinion about your experience with the brand, repeat this process on a variety of companies to create financial resources for The California Black Chamber of Commerce, your feedback matters, for details visit calbcc.org/supportcalbcc

April 9 / Blood Drive
Schedule your online appointment for the CNH Kiwanis Division 7 Blood Drive. Bring photo ID. For questions call 1-877-258-4825. For details and scheduling instructions, click here

April 10 / Alzheimer for African Americans
The African American volunteer committee at the Sacramento Alzheimer's Association is hosting a free webinar "African American Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer's on Saturday April 10, 2021 from 10am to 12 Noon.  Find out about the legal documents that are needed by caregivers, how to find legal and financial assistance and practical strategies for making long term plans of care.  Register for this webinar by calling 1-800-272-3900.

April 10 / Youth Fishing Clinic
“Hooked on Fishing Not on Violence” is a non-profit organization hosting a series of fishing clinics as a proven option to mentor children. There's a Fishing Clinic this Saturday from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Southside Park located at 2115 6th Street. For details and additional dates, click here. 

April 10 / Florin Sears Store Farmers Market, 
Fresh fruits, vegetables, and other goods can be purchased at the open air Florin Sears Store Farmers Market, this Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The pop-up Market is located on Florin Road near 65th Street, in Sacramento. For additional dates and details, click here

Medicinal Product Delivery
If you're grown and experiencing pain, Anxiety, depression, and / or stress, the Curing Hands medicinal dispensary offers natural organic healing products to address your physical or mental disorders. Contact “Curing Hands” for medicinal product delivery at 916-261-5224 or visit their website curinghands.shop

April 10 / Organic Gardening Online 
Learn how to grow you own food. Sunnyside Nursery is hosting a free online Organic gardening workshop this Saturday at 10am. You’re asked to register in advance, click the link for details. 

April 10 / Free Online Art Class for Kids 
Give your little budding artist at home a chance to set their minds free. Let them explore and enjoy art with us at our online art class for kids this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.. For details and registration, click here.
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April10 / Home Grown Craft Fest
You’re invited to another great Craft Fest supporting the Food Bank. This Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 6483 Main Ave. in Orangevale. For more information, click here. 

April 10 / For Youth by Youth Discussion
The "Escape Velocity Resources Foundation" is hosting a series of "For Youth by Youth Discussions" this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12. p.m. the event is hosted by the Youth Mental Health Ambassador, Valencia D'Amoun and focuses on peer to peer self-advocacy and critical thinking. For dates and details contact tea4change@gmail.com or click here. 

April 10 / Courtyard Concert
“The Self Designs Art Gallery” presents an outdoor Courtyard Concert featuring local art work, poetry & live musical performances from Carnegie Hall musicians and local musical geniuses! The in-person Courtyard Concert is this Saturday from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. in the 1801 L street courtyard located behind Saigon Alley. The award winning clarinetist Brennen Milton is one of the many scheduled performers. To details and the RSVP link, click here.  

April 10 / Soulacoustic Live
Soulacoustic artist Cj Washington performs Live this Saturday from 7 p.m until 10 p.m. at the Brickyard Counter & Bar, 4364 Town Center Blvd. in El Dorado Hills. For free registration, click here.  

Community Conversations
The City of Sacramento and Sacramento County will host monthly virtual community conversations with residents to discuss how fines and fees impact our lives. The virtual conversations occur every third Saturday of the month from 10 – 11:30 a.m. These conversations are part of the Cities & Counties for Fine and Fee Justice reform program. For registration and details, http://www.cityofsacramento.org/fines-fees .  To take the survey, https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MQ8B2GN.

April 11 / California Bridal & Wedding Expo
Wedding professionals ready to help you find the perfect gown, reception venue, invitations, photographer, music, menu, honeymoon destination, and much more! Don’t miss the bridal fashion shows and live DJ demos, this Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Capital Sports Academy/Formerly Jackson Sports Academy, 5209 Luce Avenue, in McClellan Park. Click for details..

April 11 / Healing Black Minds
Your invited to a free in-depth discussion surrounding mental health awareness, defining & redefining the African American mental health care agenda and black Psychological Liberation. The online event is this Sunday from 2 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Get the link to details and free registration by clicking here

April / Black History Studies
Black History Studies have scheduled an online short courses on Black History starting in April 2021. Their short courses provide a unique learning experience with information on the courses designed to inspire, challenge and to provoke serious thought and action. For course enquiries, please call Mark Simpson on 0208 881 0660 or 07951 234233 or email info@blackhistorystudies.com or visit their website
 

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April 16 & 18 / Toastmasters Virtual Annual Conference
District 60 Toastmasters 2021 Virtual Annual Conference is Friday through Sunday, April 16 -18.  Watch the District 60 website www.toastmasters60.com. For details, click here..

Apr 16-18 / The 33rd Annual Virtual Sacramento Black Expo 
For over 32 years the Sacramento Black Expo’s goal has been to level the playing field to impact Black Owned Businesses, providing them equal access to opportunities to prosperity. The 33rd Annual Virtual Sacramento Black Expo is April 16, 17 & 18. For more information, contact Dr. Rick Warren at 916-477-0157 or click here
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April 17 / Let’s Reconnect Sac.
The pandemic has disconnected us from one and other nevertheless efforts to reintroduce Sacramento to Black Owned businesses is happening Saturday, April 17 from 12 p.m. until 4 p.m. at 2741 Fruitridge Road in Sacramento. For more information, click here
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April 17 / Avery*Sunshine in Concert
The Sacramento Chapter of “The Links”, Incorporated is hosting a virtual concert and fundraiser in partnership with The Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for the Arts, home of B Street Theatre. Featuring R&B songstress and pianist Avery*Sunshine, with a special VIP performance and conversation with Haitian-American artist and founding member of Our Native Daughters, Leyla McCalla. For details, click here

April 17 / Vegan for Beginners
More and more people are interested in vegan/plant-based eating. Some are just curious, some want to get their feet wet, and some are ready to come to the V-side!  For more information or to attend the online workshop, click here

Apr 20th / The Active Transportation Plan
The Sacramento County Active Transportation Plan is co-hosting a series of virtual "pop-up" discussion with other Community Based Organization's (CBO's) to share information about the Plan and gather feedback on its draft infrastructure recommendations. The West Arden Arcade Pop-Up is Tuesday, April 20th from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Co-hosted by the International Rescue Committee (Dari/Farsi/Pashto translation will be provided). For other "pop-up" locations, details, or to join a meeting, click here
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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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