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Here's where you'll find information about local events put on by non-profit organizations. If your organization is having an event, please send us the details via e-mail or fax it to 916-339-4559 at least 3 weeks prior to the event. Thank you. 

Camp Sweet Dreams

Entercom Sacramento and Sleep Train have partnered up with local organizations to provide an experience of a lifetime for local foster kids by sending them to camp! Foster children often miss the traditional childhood experiences, such as going away to camp, due to financial limitations. Camp Sweet Dreams partners with local foster agencies to make the dream of camp a reality, through community donations. For more information, Click Here 

Me One Camp Challenge

If you or someone you know is an adult fighting cancer, the Me-One Foundation invites you to Camp Challenge, an awesome, FREE weekend getaway for adult cancer patients and their families the last weekend in June. Zip lines, archery, swimming, hiking, arts & crafts a full service spa, fantastic food and accommodations  and tons more …for FREE!!  For more information, Click Here 

Moms In Training program

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Moms In Training is a flexible 8-week workout program held Saturday mornings at 8am in the Roseville/Folsom and Modesto areas. Training is for ALL fitness levels. Walkers, runners, joggers, beginner to advanced. Benefits include Certified coaching, Training & Race day t-shirt, Race entry, Personalized fundraising webpage and fundraising tips, Get fit with other local Moms and connect with local Moms who want to make a difference in the fight against cancer. For moreinformation, Click Here 

Team Will

Team Will is a community of cyclists of all skill levels and ages committed to raising public awareness and funds for childhood cancer research and family resources through a mixture of cycling activities and events. Team Will's mission focuses on providing a coherent, credible voice to educate society about childhood cancer. We achieve this by working with cycling communities and interested individuals. For more information, Click Here 

Bear Creek Summer Camp

Bear Creek Community Church presents nine weeks of Summer Day Camp for children entering first through eighth grade. From June 2 through August 1, 2014, full day or extended day. Fun and games, crafts, sports, skits, devotionals, music, friendships, weekly field trips and indoor swimming. Register for one week or all nine. Conveniently located between Stockton and Lodi. For more information, Click Here

4/1-26 Greeks on the Road to WW I

Sacramento State University and the Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collention present, "The Greeks on the Road to WW I", April 1 - 26 in the University Library Gallery (6000 J Street - Sacramento, CA 95819). For more information, Click Here 

4/19 Free Easter Carnival

Bring the whole family to a Free Easter Carnival with games, crafts, face-painting and more from 9am-12:30pm. Plus, "all you can eat pancakes" with bacon or sausage, eggs, orange juice and coffee for only $5 from 9-11:30am. It's all happening April 19 at Bear Creek Community Church (11171 N Lower Sacramento Road, Lodi, CA) For more information, Click Here

4/20 Earth Day E-Waste Fundraiser

Join the LCHS Band Boosters in Celebrating Earth Day 2014 by bringing your eWaste and shredding to the school (9050 Vicino Drive, Elk Grove) on April 20 from 9am-3pm. Documents will be shredded on site from 9am to 1pm for a donation of $10 for two banker’s boxes. In addition, household batteries (AA, AAA, C, D and 9 volt) will be collected for a small donation. Proceeds will to to repair musical instruments. For more information, call Sheron at (916) 715-9003

4/26-5/4 Sac Film Fest

The Sacramento Film Festival will run from April 26 - May 4. Northern California's premiere showcase for independent and world cinema and the centerpiece of local film art. As a "premiere" festival, with the exceptions of special features and retrospectives, the Sacramento Film Festival features only work that has not previously screened in this region. For more information, Click Here

4/26 Zafia's Family House Fundraiser

3rd Annual Dinner Dance Fundraiser. "Enchantment in Paris" is Saturday April 26 at Morgan Creek Golf Club (8791 Morgan Creek Lane, Roseville, CA 95747 (916) 786-4653) from 5:30 - 11p.m. It will be an evening of fun and delights, raising funds to help support Zafia's Family House, a non-profit organization, that will provide temporary housing for families of children hospitalized while undergoing treatment at Kaiser, Sutter, and other facilities in the Roseville region. For more information, Click Here 

4/26 Poker Run to benefit local Veterans

The 4th Annual High Five Poker Run to benefit local Veterans and their families is Saturday, April 26 starting at American Legion Post 521. It's a fun. 100 mile ride through the Sacramento countryside, followed by a tri-tip lunch and raffle with live music and dancing. For more information, call (916) 873-5007, email or Click Here

4/26 Day Of Community Service

"A Day of Community Service" is happening Saturday, April 26th. 5,000 volunteers are needed to help improve the community into a healthier, safer place to live, shop and thrive in the South Sacramento Area along the Mack Road corridor. Working to improve the health & safety of 10 dilapidated homes, painting street murals, improving children’s play areas, community gardens, pedestrian and bicycle access, fencing and renovating a new community center. Regardless of your age, ability, or level of experience, there is a place for you at the Day of Community Service. For more information, Call 916 454-1423

May is National Mobility Awareness Month

Mobility Works Sacramento is the 1# Wheelchair Accessible Auto Dealer. They're joining the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association for the third annual, National Mobility Awareness Month. They've created an online contest that will award three lucky winners with wheelchair accessible vehicles tailored to meet their specific needs. Voting closes on May 9. Winners will be announced the last week of May. For more information, Click Here  

5/1 Vintage 2014, A Magical Night in the Emerald City

Stanford Youth Solutions presents Vintage 2014, A Magical Night in the Emerald City, Thursday, May 1 at Northridge Country Club. The event supports nearly 2,400 local young people and family members who benefit from programs and services throughout the year. Guests can follow the Yellow Brick Road and enjoy tasty farm-to-fork treats, fabulous wines, live music, DJ entertainment and an auction hosted by the Great and Powerful Oz. For more information, Click Here

5/2 Placer ARC

Placer ARC is holding a fundraiser Friday, May 2 at the Roseville Adult Center (531 Vernon Street, Roseville). Live music, street tacos with beans and rice supplied by El Pollo De Oro. Margaritas and a wide variety of beers supplied by Mendocino brewing company. Raffle will include items from local businesses. For more information, Click Here 

5/2 Keaton Raphael Memorial Golf

The Keaton Raphael Memorial (KRM) is hosting their 17th Annual ‘Chipping Away at Childhood Cancer’ Charity Golf Tournament on Friday, May 2 at Lincoln Hills Golf Club. Proceeds go to provide emotional, educational, and financial support to children battling cancer and their families across Northern California. For more information, Click Here

5/2-3 Friends of Arden-Dimick Library

The next Friends of Arden-Dimick Library book sale is Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3 in the Community Room at the Arden-Dimick Library(891 Watt Avenue).  Funds from this sale will be used for local library programs. For more information, email or call (916) 849-7177

5/3 Oak Park Farmer's Market

The Oak Park Farmer's Market opens May 3rd and runs through October. Every Saturday from 9a to 1p, you can pick up fresh, organically grown produce and enjoy weekly activities from free yoga and live music to chef demonstrations and crafts for the kids. The market is located in McClatchy Park on 35th Street and 5th Avenue off of Broadway. The market accepts WIC and provides a dollar for dollar match on EBT purchases. Support your local farmer and spend local at the Oak Park Farmers Market. For more information, Click Here

5/3 Cruise-in For Kids

Cruise-in For Kids is an exciting, fun and wholesome experience for the entire family, Saturday, May 3 at Folsom Pavilions Mall (6610 Folsom-Auburn Road, Folsom) from 2 to 6pm. 30 Hot Rods & Cruisers, Game Truck - Video Game Tournament,  Door Prizes,  Silent Auction,  Delicious Foodie Food and specialty beverages available for purchase. Proceeds benefit our local Children's Miracle Network Hospital... U.C. Davis Children's Hospital. For more information, Click Here 

5/4 Sacramento Children's Home

"Haute Stuff", a benefit for The Sacramento Children's Home, is Sunday May 4 at Jardin Rue Estate (4475 Garden Highway, Sacramento). Raffle will feature a weekend package in Napa Valley Wine Country and a Closet Makeover. The Sacramento Children’s Home has been providing services and care to the most vulnerable children and families in Sacramento for nearly 150 years. For more information, Click Here 

5/1-4 Banjo-Rama 2014

Sacramento Banjo Band presents Banjo-Rama 2014, May 1-4 at the Clarion Inn & Conference Center (1401 Arden Way Sacramento). There will be free workshops Friday and Saturday morning. Vendors and jamming all weekend long.  Come join us and bring your banjo. For more information, Click Here 

5/5 Child Advocates of Placer County Golf Classic

The Third Annual Child Advocates of Placer County Golf Classic is Monday, May 5 at Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln. Child Advocates of Placer County connects foster youth, former foster youth, at-risk youth and at-risk parents with well-trained and caring adult volunteer mentors and Court Appointed Special Advocates. They are a bridge between the most vulnerable in our community and caring individuals who want to help, and the results are life changing for everyone. For more information, email or call (530) 887-1006. 

5/5 San Juan Soccer Club

San Juan Soccer Club is starting a Co-ed soccer academy for all boys and girls aged 4-8. There are four three-month sessions throughout the year for all academies. Learn fundamental soccer rules, develope technical skills, agility, balance, and coordination. Inspire passion for the game of soccer. For more information, call Tim at (916) 230-6482 or email

5/9 Miss Northern Sierra

Miss Northern Sierra, a preliminary pageant to Miss California USA, is Friday, May 9 at the Holiday Inn in Auburn (120 Grass Valley Highway). There is still room for contestants to compete for the first Miss Northern Sierra Teen and Miss titles. For more information, cal (619) 778-7051 or email

5/9 Terry Rossman MS Golf Experience

Golf to fight Multiple Sclerosis. Registration is now open for the 6th annual Terry Rossman MS Golf Experience. It's a day of golfing shenanigans for a great cause, Friday, May 9th at The Lincoln Hills Golf Club. 1pm Shotgun start. For more information, Click Here 

5/10-11 El Dorado Hills Art & Wine

The 11th Annual El Dorado Hills Art & Wine Affaire will be held at the El Dorado Hills Town Center over Mother’s Day weekend (5/10-11). Nearly 100 fine-art artisans will bring their creative wares, 25+ wineries will be on site for tastings throughout the weekend and there will be a craft beer area. Live music will be featured both days at the Center’s amphitheater. For more information, Click Here 

5/10 First Tee Of Greater Sacramento

The First Tee of Greater Sacramento is doing all they can to help grow girl's golf. They are offering free girls golf clinics (ages 9 to 17) at Haggin Oaks, March 8, April 12 and May 10. All clinics will be at 1:00 pm on the Academy Holes at Haggin Oaks. For more information, please call the Haggin Oaks Appointment Office at 916-808-2531

5/16 Charity Golf - Gathering Inn

The Seventh Annual Charity Golf Tournament to benefit The Gathering Inn Homeless Shelter will be held Friday, May 16 at Rocklin Golf Club. For more information, call Barbara Fleck (916) 791-9355

5/17 Sacramento Stork Walk

Come walk for mothers and babies at the Sacramento Stork Walk on May 17. A family friendly event with bounce houses, face painting, balloons and food trucks. Kids 12 and under walk for free. Help low-income pregnant women and teens get the care they need. Funds raised will support the Sacramento Life Center, Alternatives Pregnancy Center and New Life Pregnancy Center. For more information, Click Here

5/17 Sacramento Stork Walk

Come walk for mothers and babies at the Sacramento Stork Walk on May 17th. This event is family friendly and will feature bounce houses, face painting, balloons and food trucks. Kids 12 and under walk for free. Help low-income pregnant women and teens get the care they need. Funds raised will support the Sacramento life center, alternatives pregnancy center and new life pregnancy center. For more information, Click Here 

5/17 Texas Hold 'em Charity Poker

The 9th annual Texas Hold ’em Charity Poker Tournament to benefit DDSO is Saturday, May 17 at the St. Mark’s Campus. Compete in a professionally run tournament with friends, family and co-workers. Barbecue dinner and drinks at 4:30pm. Tournament beins at 6pm. Raffles, silent auctions and a full bar. For more information, call (916) 456-5166, email or Click Here 

5/25 Roseville Fiestaval and Family Fiesta Fun Day

Roseville Fiestaval Benefit Concert and Family Fiesta Fun Day is Sunday May 25th at the Vernon Street Town Square in Downtown Roseville. Family Fiesta Fun Day runs from 10a-1pm. Concert starts at 4:30 with Los Lobos, Malo, The Rhythm Vandals Viva Santana and Mariachi los Gallos. Proceeds benefit Blue Heart International, UC Davis Children's Hospital and Big Brothers-Big Sisters. For more information, Click Here

5/31 Hot Rod & Classic Car Show

The Rotary Club of Ione is hosting a benefit Hot Rod & Classic Car Show on May 31 on the Eagle’s Nest Airport. Features include a live air show with a prize drawing for a ride in a WWII P-51 Mustang. Pancake breakfast with Boy Scout Troop 477, pulled pork lunch with the Native Sons and tri-tip lunch with the Ione Volunteer FD, Boy Scout Troop 581 will be serving hot fudge sundaes and our Rotary Club will be selling wine, beer and soft drinks.  Proceeds benefit local youth groups, the food bank, local school programs and several community projects. For more information, call 209-274-9160 or email 

6/21 Classics, Cats and Cabernet

The FieldHaven Feline Center presents the “Classics, Cats and Cabernet” gala to be held at the rural Lincoln horse ranch, Saturday June 21st. Enjoy live and silent auctions, wine, beer and a fabulous dinner as you wander amid displays of classic boats, cars and motorcycles. Proceeds will benefit FieldHaven’s community programs and services: spay and neuter, adoptions, community assistance and more. For more information, Click Here

6/26 Free Planning Event For Seniors

Tom Nakashima along with Deborah Short of Planning For Seniors, LLC are hosting a FREE informational get-together for Boomers With Aging Parents. Thursday, June 26 at 7pm at ACC Senior Services Center (7375 Park City Drive, Sacramento, CA 95831). Only 25 seats are available. For more information, call (530) 671-3308

7/14 Golfing for NICU Babies

The Golfing for NICU Babies Charity Golf Tournament to raise money for the Aly and Izy Foundation is July 14 at Catta Verdera Country Club. For more information, Click Here

7/17-19 Solar Cooking Convention

Solar Cookers International invites you to attend the SCInet Solar Cooking Convention July 17-19 in Sacramento. This Convention encourages participation by solar cooking researchers, promoters, advocates, designers, project directors, and manufacturers with experience in the transfer of solar cooking technologies. For more information, Click Here 

American Cancer Society

Want to do a lot of good with a little of your time? Whether it’s giving a cancer patient a ride to chemotherapy, putting together a team for Relay For Life, or sending an email to friends and family about our cancer screening guidelines, there are multiple ways you can join the fight against cancer. For more information, Click Here 

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular diseases and stroke. They fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies and provide lifesaving tools and information to save and improve lives. They are the nation’s leader in CPR training. For more information, Click Here 

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters, supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood, teaches skills that save lives, provides international humanitarian aid and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, Click Here 


Roll up your sleeve and give the gift of life. If you're in generally good health, at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds, you're qualified. One donation can save as many as 3 lives. 3 teaspoons can save a baby's life. For more information, Click Here 

California Veterans Holistic Healthcare

California Veterans have a new resource in healthcare.  RISING VALOR is providing holistic healthcare to all veterans, active duty, reservists, and spouses, for FREE in gratitude for the tireless service to their country. They believe in "skills, not pills" and their providers give you the tools to heal yourself without added medication or any invasive therapy. For more information, Click Here 

Gathering Inn

The Gathering Inn Homeless shelter in Roseville provides  hope, dignity and a secure place to rest at night, in addition to a wide range of services that help clients get back on their feet again. For more information, Click Here 

Matching Donors

One social networking site stands apart for a special reason - it saves lives. links organ donors with people in need of kidney and other transplants. 19 people in this country die each day waiting for an organ transplant. If you’ve ever considered becoming a living organ donor or if you are someone in need of an organ transplant, Click Here 

Me-One Foundation

Cancer may be diagnosed in one person, but it radiates to the whole family. The Me-One Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to lightening the load that cancer inflicts. They offer a FREE weekend of fun and pampering for adult cancer patients and their families. Their annual Camp Challenge focuses on bringing joy and laughter back into campers' lives. For more information, Click Here 

Placer SPCA

The Placer SPCA has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, six years in a row. If you have room in your heart and your home for a forever friend, the Placer SPCA is there for you. For more information, Click Here 

Wellness Within

Wellness Within’s mission is to provide a healing oasis for patients, survivors, caregivers, and families affected by the trauma, stress and anxiety brought on by cancer. They provide a wide range of free services to enhance the ability to experience quality of life through physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing.  For more information, Click Here 

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