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State Indian Museum to Present “Native Two Spirits” Gender Diversity Film & Discussion on October 24

State Indian Museum to Present “Native Two Spirits” Gender Diversity Film & Discussion on October 24

In celebration of national LGBT History Month, California State Parks and the State Indian Museum are proud to present a special showing of the award-winning “Native Two Spirits” documentary about gender diversity on Saturday, October 24, 2015.  Following the documentary showing at 11 a.m., there will be a thoughtful discussion with Perry Two Feathers Tripp (Pomo/Yurok/Tolowa), Cultural Competency Expert for Smith River Rancheria, at noon.

The film is a true and tragic story Fred Martinez, nádleehí, a male-bodied person with a feminine nature, which is considered a special gift in ancient Navajo culture.  The follow-up discussion will include the topic of the “Two-Spirit” experience in America today.

Arden Hills Offers a Complimentary Wellness Seminar Focused on the Feet

Arden Hills Offers a Complimentary Wellness Seminar Focused on the Feet

Even seemingly simple foot pain can actually be serious and even debilitating.

Turns out, you could even be causing injury to your body depending on how your foot touches the ground when you run or walk.   The talented Dr. Barham will demonstrate the use of a 3D imaging machine to measure your Pronation Stability Index at the next complimentary Wellness Education Seminar at Arden Hills on  Thursday evening, October 22.   Plus, guests will learn tips and advice about how to prevent injury and stabilize joints.  

Ongoing Wellness Education Seminars at Arden Hills are designed to provide helpful tips and information to help you achieve and maintain a healthy, happy and well balanced life.  For more information about the next Wellness Education Seminar, please call 916-482-6111 or visit www.ardenhills.me


 

Flap Jacks at Earl Warren School Saturday AM

Flap Jacks at Earl Warren School Saturday AM

Sacramento -- Slip on your flip flops and hippity hop for Flap Jacks (also known as "pancakes") at Earl Warren Elementary School bright and early Saturday morning, October 17, from 8 until 10:30 a.m. Pancake Breakfast Tickets are $3 each. A Family Pack of 4 tickets is a deal at $10. Breakfast proceeds help raise funds for Student Activities, including an educational -- and memorable -- field trip to Sly Park for 6th Graders! Ditch Breakfast at Home and join us Saturday morning at Earl Warren School at 5420 Lowell Street. 95820, for your fill of scrumptious Flap Jack Pancakes! (Thank me later.) P.S. Bring Extra Cash for the School's "Used Stuff Sale" from 8 a.m. until 12 noon.

UC Davis Concussion & Brain Injury Public Forum

UC Davis Concussion & Brain Injury Public Forum

Join us for an event featuring brief presention and dicussion of the ways to identify, prevent and treat concussion and traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Time: 5:30 to 6 p.m. : Refreshments

6 to 7:30 p.m.: Program

Location: UC Davis MIND Institute auditorium, 2825 50th St., Sacramento

Please RSVP by Oct. 15: Contact 916-734-9450 or dpurvis@ucdavis.edu.

For more information, visit: www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/welcome/calendar/events/20151021_concussion-forum....

Dreams and Drivers 4th Annual Prostate Cancer Fundraiser

Dreams and Drivers 4th Annual Prostate Cancer Fundraiser

NOVEMBER 15, 2015:

DREAMS AND DRIVERS  4th ANNUAL PROSTATE CANCER FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER  BENEFITTING ZERO FOUNDATION@ MIKUNI JAPANESE RESTAURANT, ELK GROVE, CA FROM 11-2:30 PM.

LOTS of RAFFLE PRIZES, CAR SHOW/DISPLAY   …

RAIN OR SHINE EVENT. Always FREE event and open to all makes and models of cars, trucks and motorcycles. Cars can arrive at 10:30am..Mikuni opens at 11:30..raffles will be ready for your choosing.

www.dreamsanddrivers.com

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Elk Grove Night at the Kings!

Elk Grove Night at the Kings!

The Sacramento Kings have partnered with the City of Elk Grove for 1 of only 2 City nights at the Arena this season!!  Come show your City pride as the Kings take on the Houston Rockets on this nationally televised game on Friday, November 6th.  Tickets start as low as just $21 and 20% of every ticket sold will benefit the Elk Grove Food Bank Services.  With more than 4,000 residents relying on the help of the Food Bank monthly, these funds will go towards a great cause.

Mayor Gary Davis will be on-site to give out the key to the City to retired NFL player and Elk Grove High School alumni Lance Briggs, there will be special give-aways from the City, Elk Grove services on the concourse and so much more.  Bling out a homemade sign and you could be chosen for a seat upgrade!  Most importantly, bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Elk Grove Food Bank and you could also win an upgraded seat.

Midtown Offers Special 2nd Saturday Art Walk Activities on 10/10!

Midtown Offers Special 2nd Saturday Art Walk Activities on 10/10!

A center for culture, creativity and vibrancy, Midtown Sacramento is an exciting 2nd Saturday Art Walk destination where local art galleries and other participating businesses collaborate to host a popular evening open house each month. 

Midtown guests will enjoy viewing art exhibits, meeting local artists, sampling food and wine, listening to live music and more.  A sampling of a few of the FREE offerings presented by galleries in Midtown on Saturday, October 10, 2015 include the following: