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2/6 Sierra College Crab and Shrimp Feed

Sierra College Patrons Club will hold their annual Crab and Shrimp Feed on Friday, February 6 at 6pm at the Blue Goose Event Center in Loomis. All you can eat salad, pasta, bread, crab and shrimp. Cash bar or BYOB.  $45.00 per person raises money to support the Sierra College Aquatics program. Deadline to reserve tickets is January 30. For more information, call 916-660-8232 or Click Here 

2/6-7 Book Sale

The Friends of Arden-Dimick Library will hold a Book Sale, Friday and Saturday (2/6-7) in the Community Room at the Arden-Dimick Library (891 Watt Ave). Funds from this sale will be used for local library programs. Thousands of books will be offered at incredibly low prices. For more information, call (916) 849-7177 or email

2/7 Sacramento Museum Day

Imagine. Explore. Discover. A variety of participating museums from Woodland to Roseville will offer free or half-priced admission on Saturday, February 7, during the 17th Annual Sacramento Museum Day. It's a popular cultural tradition designed to encourage all members of the community to experience the Capital City’s incredible wealth of art, history, science and wildlife. For more information, Click Here

2/12 PCAR Crab Feed

The 2nd Annual PCAR Foundation Crab Feed is Thursday, February 12 at the PCAR Conference Center (270 Technology Way, Rocklin). Crab, pasta, salad, bread and dessert. No host beer, wine and soda. For more information, Click Here

2/14 Valentine Run and Walk

The 12th Annual Race For Justice Valentine Run and Walk is Saturday, February 14 at Macy’s Country Club Plaza Mall (El Camino Avenue & Butano Drive). Refreshments, entertainment, vendors and a festive Awards Ceremony. Proceeds help empower low income people and help secure basic needs such as health care and a safe place to live. For more information, Click Here

2/16 Chasing the Sun, Heidi Run

The Chasing the Sun, Heidi Run is Monday, February 16 at Spring View Middle School (5040 Fifth Street, Rocklin, CA). It's a 5K Race and 1 Mile Fun Run for Kids in memory of Heidi Greenwood, a Rocklin high school student and cross-country runner. All proceeds of the race benefit scholarships for cross-country runners at Rocklin and Whitney High School. For more information, Click Here 

2/20 One World Food & Dance Festival

Wellness Within is hosting a One World Food & Dance Festival, Friday, February 20 at The Flower Farm (4150 Auburn Folsom Road, Loomis, Ca 95650). Enjoy beer and food from around the world, local wines, and live cultural performances. This event will be held as a celebration of the Lunar New Year and the many cultures of the world. For more information, call 916-788-0333 or Click Here 

2/20 Junior League Crab Feed

The Junior League of Sacramento presents, The Fanatic Crab Feed, Friday February 20 from 6-10pm at The Scottish Rite Masonic Temple (6151 H Street, Sacramento). Sports games, live music, raffle, silent auction and free parking.  Tickets must be purchased in advance. For more information, Click Here 

2/21 Gathering Inn Crab Feed

A Crab Feed will be held to benefit The Gathering Inn Homeless Shelter, Saturday, February 21 at the Roseville Sports Center (1545 Pleasant Grove). All you can eat fresh shrimp and crab, hot appetizers, pasta, bread and dessert. Live and silent auctions, Raffles, Fun and Great Food. For more information, call 916.791.9355 or Click Here

2/21 Mark Twain Returns To The Gold Country

Samuel Langhorne Clemens is returning to Northern California’s Gold Country, Saturday, February 21. The acclaimed American author and humorist, best known by his pen name Mark Twain, who spent nearly three months in this historic Gold Country town during the winter of 1864-1865, will reappear via the world film premiere of 88 Days in the Motherlode: Mark Twain Finds His Voice. For more information, Click Here 

2/22 Peace and Hope at The Crocker Art Museum

Foundation For Peaceful Communities, A Community For Peace and the Crocker Art Museum present the 2015 "Peace and Hope"  Exhibition, now through February 22 at the Crocker Art Museum. Artist gala reception is Sunday, February 22nd from 1-3pm. The online gallery gives you an opportunity to purchase one of the select works of art expressing Hope and Peace. For more information, Click Here

2/26 Career Fair

The SacJobs Winter Career Fair is Thursday, February 26 from 11am to 3pm at the Sacramento Inn and Suites in Sacramento (1401 Arden Way). Whether you’re looking for a better job, re-entering the workforce or just starting out, plan to visit the Winter Career Fair. For more information, Click Here 

3/7 Mardi Gras Crabfeed and Cajun Boil

Firefighters Burn Institute & Sacramento Fire Reserve Association are hosting a Mardi Gras Crabfeed and Cajun Boil Saturday, March 7 at St. John Vianney Parish (10497 Coloma Road, Rancho Cordova CA 95670). Food, Spirits & Friends, Raffle & Dessert Silent Auction, Music & Dancing and a Mardi Gras Costume Contest. For more information, Click Here 

3/14 Placer HS Crab Feed

Placer High School Music Boosters will be hosting their 11th Annual Crab Feed & Silent Auction Saturday, March 14. An evening of fun, food, and great entertainment provided by PHS Jazz Band. All-You-Can-Eat Crab, Clam Chowder, Shrimp Louie, Pasta, Salad and Dessert. Proceeds benefit the PHS Music program. For more information, Call (530) 820-5022 or Click Here 

3/17 Colton's Race To Win

A raffle to win a custom Victory Road Bike will be held to raise money to benefit Colton Nelson and other children suffering from Job's Syndrome. A rare, one in a million, life threatening, imune deficiency disorder. The winner will be drawn at a St. Patrick's Day party at Dingus McGee's, March 17, 2015. For more information, Click Here 

3/21 Free Children's Wellness Festival

The FREE Sutter Children’s Center Wellness Festival is Saturday, March 21 from 11am–3pm at Fairytale Town. Enjoy fun games, free play, gardening activities, health screenings and more at this free celebration of active and healthy living. For more information, call (916) 808-7462 or Click Here 

4/4 Easter Fun Run and Carnival

The Eleventh Annual Easter Run & Fun is Saturday, April 4 at beautiful Lodi Lake. 5k and 10k runners and walkers receive a Custom Shirt; Pancake Breakfast; and raffle entry. Free Easter Carnival and a Kids Fun Run. Proceeds benefit the Lodi Salvation Army’s Hope Harbor Family Service Center. For more information, Click Here

$500 Gift Card for your non profit organization

Would you like to have a $500 Gift Certificate donated to your non profit organization? The prize includes a Family Portrait session at the studio, plus an additional $250 towards the winners selection of Portraits. They will provide you with everything you need. (A Portrait, a sign describing the Gift Certificate, the sign up sheets and Winner’s card). For more information, contact Charity Director, Laura McGill at 916.797.1002

925 Non-profit Thrift Boutique

925 Boutique is a nonprofit thrift boutique open to the public in Roseville. They feature new and gently used professional attire for women at affordable prices, ensuring the next business step for customers is done in style. Nothing in the store is priced more than $9. They are currently accepting donations of both clothing and cash. For more information, Click Here 

African Refugees Relief

The African Refugees Relief Agency assists European and African refugees and Syrians coming into the local region and Northern California in general. They help refugees find housing and jobs and help to transport them form regional airports to their destinations such as San Jose and Sacramento. For more information, Email

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 

Bear Creek Community Church

Family Faith Nights are held at Bear Creek Community Church on Wednesday Evenings. A $3 home cooked dinner served from 5:30 – 6:00; then Kids Connect Clubs, Youth Groups, and Parent Groups are offered from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Bear Creek Community Church is conveniently located between Lodi and Stockton. 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 

Buy It Where You Burn It

Help protect California’s trees by buying and burning wood for campfires from local sources. If you transport firewood, you may also be unknowingly moving around harmful insects and diseases, putting the trees and forests at risk.  Those hitchhiking pests can take hold in new areas and have devastating impacts to trees, natural resources, and local communities. For more information, Click Here 

California Victim Compensation Program

California Victim Compensation Program provides financial assistance for victims of violent crimes like rape, assault, DUI, domestic violence and human trafficking. Most victims aren’t aware of the services and resources available to them. If you or someone you know needs assistance, Click Here 

Check Before You Burn

Residents and businesses are restricted or prohibited from using indoor or outdoor fireplaces, wood stoves, firepits and chimneys that burn wood, pellets, manufactured logs or any other solid fuel, when fine particle pollution is forecast to be elevated. It is your responsibility to Check Before You Burn. First time violations will result in a $50 fine or an option to complete and pass a wood smoke awareness course. Fines for subsequent violations are higher. For more information, Click Here

Domestic Violence and Firearms

Many people don't think about guns in the context of domestic violence. When a gun is present in a domestic violence situation, the chances a woman will die increases by 500%. Current law doesn’t protect women who aren’t married to their abusers or victims of stalkers. Thousands of stalkers and abusers can easily buy or own a gun and many aren’t subject to background checks. The law needs to change to protect women who face domestic abuse. For more information, Click Here 

Earned Income Tax Credit

You’ve earned it, now claim it, and keep it! If you earned less than $52,427 last year, you may qualify for an Earned Income Tax Credit and receive a refund of over $6,000. If you are entitled to a refund you can even file your taxes after April 15 and not be penalized. To locate the nearest Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) location for no-cost tax help, use the VITA Locator Tool on or call 800-906-9887. 

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 

Housing Homeless Veterans

We must take care of our own. There are over 57,000 homeless veterans on the streets of our nation. Many of them qualify for voucher-assisted living provided by HUD-VASH, but they lack the initial rental deposits necessary to secure their housing. That’s where Veterans Matters comes in. They raise money and work directly with HUD and the VA. For more information, Click Here 

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Someday there’ll be a cure. Someday we won’t lose the people we love. But when is someday? Someday is today. Thanks to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, hundreds of thousands diagnosed with blood cancer are today living a normal life. We’re making cures happen. For more information, call 888-HELP-LLS or Click Here 

Matching Donors

One social networking site stands apart for a special reason - it saves lives. Matching Donors 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 

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 

River Cats - Cats Care

The Sacramento River Cats have created an easy way to volunteer in the greater Sacramento community through Cats Care, a program designed for fans, players, front office members, and partners to make a difference in the community without having to spend time searching where and how. The Cats Care program is easy to join at the top of Section 112 of the Concourse Level at Raley Field during all home games or by Clicking Here 

Sacramento Suburban Writers Club

The Sacramento Suburban Writers Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving writers in the Sacramento region. Meetings are open to the community. Membership is $40.00 a year. Meeting held at Crossroads Christian Fellowship Church (5501 Dewey Dr., Fair Oaks, CA)  from 7-9 pm. For more information, Click Here 

Shop A Holic for The Gathering Inn

The Gathering Inn Homeless Shelter is now the proud owner of Shop A Holic, where you can find department store clothing at bargain prices. Shop A Holic buys pallets of clothing from Macy's and passes the savings on to their customers. They're also looking for volunteers. For more information, Click Here 

Shriners Hospitals for Children

Shriners Hospitals for Children is devoted to transforming the lives of children through excellence in treatment, teaching and research. They provide care to children with orthopedic conditions, spinal cord injuries, burns, cleft lip, scars from any cause, and other complex surgical needs. There are no barriers to care as admission is based on age and diagnosis. For more information call (916) 453-2000 or Click Here 

Spring Day Camp

Bear Creek Community Church presents two weeks of Spring Day Camp for children six years old through eighth grade. From March 16-27, full day or extended day, your child will enjoy fun and games, crafts, sports, skits, devotionals, music, friendships, and weekly field trips. 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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