Community Events
This is where you'll find information about local events put on by non-profit organizations. If your organization is having an event, please send the details to

California State Fair Virtual Job Fair

The State Fair will be held July 8-24 at Cal Expo. More than 200 positions are open or will be posted. Current listings include exhibit builders, graphic artists, visual display professionals, barn crew staff, livestock competition staff, farm and floriculture team members, event coordinators, janitors, police officers, dispatchers and clerical positions. For more information, Click Here

Elk Grove Transplant Fundraiser

The cost of a life saving transplant often exceeds $500,000. The Children’s Organ Transplant Association is currently raising funds for local toddler, Mariah Fairgood. Mariah was diagnosed with Restrictive Cardiomyopathy and Stanford doctors have recommended a life-saving heart transplant. Volunteers are needed to assist with fundraising. For more information, call 916.307.3896 or email

5/1 Haute Stuff

A Celebration of All Things Spring to Benefit the Sacramento Children’s Home will be held Sunday, May 1st at Jardin Rue Estate (4475 Garden Highway, Sacramento). Supporting our community’s most vulnerable children and families in a beautiful garden setting on the Sacramento River. Hors d’oeuvres, desserts, wine, craft beer, bourbon bars, fashion show and entertainment. For more information, Click Here

5/2-8 Old Sacramento Chocolate Week

The 2nd Annual Old Sacramento Chocolate Week is May 2-8. Get ready to enjoy chocolate cooked in brandy-cherry cocoa bites, mixed into Godiva Chocolate martinis or drizzled over rich and delicious mud pie. Chocolate lovers of all ages are invited to visit Old Sacramento to experience a variety of delicious and delectable chocolate-related activities throughout the week. For more information, Click Here

5/6 MS Golf Experience

The 8th Annual Terry Rossman MS Golf Experience is Friday, May 6 at the Lincoln Hills Golf Club. Golf, cart, range balls, lunch, putting contest, awards dinner and all kinds of fun. Not a golfer? Come for the awards dinner and you could win fantastic prizes. For more information, Click Here

5/7 Race For The Cure

The Komen Sacramento Race for the Cure is Saturday, May 7 at Cal Expo. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Monies raised will fund vital breast cancer education, screening and treatment programs in our community and will support the search for a cure. For more information, Click Here

5/7 Rock Fest 2016

A free event open to the public featuring 12 hours of music and fun, Saturday, May 7 (noon to midnight) at Strikes Unlimited and Halftime Bar and Grill (5681 Lonetree Blvd in Rocklin). Live music from Radio Heavy, On The Fly, Red Radio, The Tone Monkeys, Paradox Drive and Poparazzi. For more information, call (916) 626-3600 or Click Here

5/7 A Community For Peace Charity Golf

The Fourth Annual Charity Golf Classic, Honoring Our Moms and the special women in our lives, is Mother's Day Weekend (Saturday, May 7) at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex. Benefiting A Community For Peace Children's Programs and Prevention Services. For more information, Email Mike, Call 916-826-5157 or Click Here

5/14 Woof, Wine and Dine

Placer SPCA's dog-friendly food and wine tasting event is Saturday, May 14 at Vernon Street Town Square (311 Vernon St, Roseville). Food samples, beer and wine tastings, basket raffle, Rotary Club of Roseville's Muttini Bar, Music and more. For more information, Click Here

5/14 Boots and Bling

All About Equine Animal Rescue's annual fundraiser, Boots and Bling, will be held Saturday, May 14 at the El Dorado Hill Community Service District (1021 Harvard Way). Celebrating seven years of horse rescue with a DJ, BBQ, Line Dancing, Raffle, Live and Silent Auctions. For more information, Click Here

5/14 Flip For Gymnastics Gala

The event features Olympic Medalist Shawn Johnson and will be held at Technique Gymnastics in Rancho Cordova on Saturday, May 14. The Gala serves as a fundraiser for the GAFO, a non-profit organization that benefits competitive gymnastic teams. Hors d'oeuvres, desserts, gymnastics showcase, silent auction and raffles. For more information, Click Here

5/14-15 Relay For Life Elk Grove

Elk Grove Relay For Life is May 14-15 (9am-9am) at Franklin High School (6400 Whitelock Pkwy). Team-based 24 hour walking event to celebrate the lives of those who've battled cancer and remember loved ones lost. Volunteers are needed.  For more information, email or Click Here

5/14 Catch A Special Thrill for Kids

C.A.S.T. for Kids is Saturday, May 14 at Lake Berryessa. Enjoy a fun, free day of fishing, boating with food and prizes. The C.A.S.T. program is a one-day event designed to accommodate children with a wide range of special needs at Oak Shores Day Use Area (5600 Knoxville Road, Napa, CA 94558). Children ages 5-16 - space is limited. For more intofmation, call (707) 966-2111 or Click Here

5/19 Independence Gala

Women’s Empowerment’s 15th Anniversary Celebration of Independence Gala is May 19 at The Red Lion Woodlake Hotel. Witness a hundred women once homeless enter the room wearing ballgowns and their heads held high. Formal dinner, live and silent auctions, live music and stories from the graduates. For more information, Click Here

5/21 ECO Invitational Charity Golf

The Sixth Annual Charity Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, May 21 at Whitney Oaks Golf Club in Rocklin (2305 Clubhouse Drive, Rocklin, CA). All proceeds will support "Love, Olivia", a local non-profit outreach organization helping low-income families with special needs children. For more information, Click Here

5/22 Intergalactic Expo

The Out-Of-This-World event will be held at the West Sacramento Civic Center (1110 West Capitol Avenue) Sunday, May 22. It's a community fundraiser and celebration of local fan communities. Celebrating Star Wars, Star Trek, Firefly, Farscape, and Doctor Who, the expo offers vendors, artists, special guests, panels, live music and more. For more information, Click Here

5/24-26 Veterans Stand Down

The Annual Veterans Stand Down is May 24-26 at the Roseville Fairgrounds (800 All America City Blvd). All services are FREE! Meals & optional overnight accommodations, haircuts and showers, Pet Services, Employment counseling, housing referral, clothing and personal care supplies. Transportation is available upon Request. Pre-register for vision, dental, hearing exams and legal services. You do NOT have to live in Placer County. For more information, Click Here

5/25 Senior Day Wellness Event

The Roseville Health & Wellness Center (1650 Lead Hill Blvd) presents a free Senior Health and Fitness Day, Wednesday, May 25. Health screenings, chair yoga, joint effort aqua arthritis class, functional balance training, strength training, bingo, great food and door prizes. For more information, Call (916) 677-1200

5/26 Corporate Run

The second annual Corporate Run is Thursday, May 26 on Capitol Mall. The race begins at 6:30 and the after-party goes until 9. This year’s 3.1-mile course takes you on a scenic tour of downtown Sacramento, Old Sacramento and the waterfront. Walkers are welcome. Participate as a team or an individual. For more information, Click Here

5/28 Vintage Marketplace

The Sierra College Patrons host The Vintage Marketplace on Saturday, May 28 at the Rocklin campus (5000 Rocklin Road). Vintage dealers and some of the Sacramento area’s best food trucks. Whether your home is a vintage showplace or you are looking for that special accent piece, this is the event to attend. For more information, Click Here

6/7 Artful Tot

Toddlers explore art-making with different materials in new ways, from printmaking and color mixing to clay and fabric. Adults learn how to encourage experimentation and self-expression while nurturing their child’s creativity. Families are welcome to arrive anytime during this drop-in program. Please dress for mess. For more information, Click Here

6/25 A Tropical Affair

The 5th Annual Firefighter's Burn Institute's "A Tropical Affair" is Saturday, June 25 at Shriners Hospitals for Children (2425 Stockton Blvd). An evening with Sacramento’s finest restaurants, breweries and wineries. Live music, hula dancers, photo booth, wine raffle, silent auction, and a variety of local food, wines and beers. For more information, Click Here

7/8-10 Me One Foundation Camp Challenge

If you or someone you know is an adult battling cancer, the Me-One Foundation invites you to Camp Challenge, July 8, 9 and 10th at Mission Springs in the Santa Cruz Mountains. It's a completely cost free weekend get away for adult cancer patients and their families. Zip lining, archery, hiking, a full service spa, terrific food and accommodations and more. For more information, Click Here

8/8 Aly and Izy Foundation Golf

A day on the green, Monday, August 8 at Catta Verdera, to raise funds to help families who have a premature or critically ill infant in a local neonatal intensive care unit. The event includes refreshments and snacks on the course, games at several holes, golf on a beautiful course and just some good ole' fun with friends for a great cause. 9am Shot Gun Scramble with a continental breakfast, putting contest and catered lunch awards banquet. For more information, Click Here

A Community For Peace

Providing compassionate service for anyone dealing with a domestic violence situation. They offer a safe place to connect to information, resources, education, support and understanding that comes from those who've walked in your shoes. It's difficult to leave someone you love who hurts you. It will not get better by waiting. For more information, call their 24-hr Crisis line 916-728-7210 or 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

Alpha K9 - Service Dogs for Disabled Veterans

Alpha K9 is a Combat Disabled Veteran run Non-Profit organization dedicated to providing Service Dogs and Working Dogs to those whose lives depend on them. Research shows that positive social interactions with dogs may offer a safe and effective way to relieve stress. For more information, Click Here

Answered Prayers Horse Riding Therapy

Answered Prayers Therapeutic Riding Program offers year round sessions for people of all ages and all disabilities. The founder and instructor of the program is Katherine Griffin, a UC Davis student studying Psychology and Animal Science. She has been involved with horses since a young girl and has been instructing professionally for therapeutic riding for 4 years. Answered Prayers provides a personal and encouraging experience for riders of the program. For more information, Click Here

California Sea Otter Fund

California’s endangered sea otters need your help. Pollution, parasites and disease are preventing full recovery of their natural population. You can support research to help them by donating to the California Sea Otter Fund, on line 410 of your state income tax return. Even a small amount can help save these iconic marine mammals. For more information, Click Here 


Twenty-first Century learning prepares our kids to succeed by giving them the skills necessary to thrive, communicate, collaborate, and think creatively. Camp EDMO features hands-on activities that further develop these life skills and inspire curiosity, confidence, kindness, and leadership. For more information, Click Here

Each Child Counts

Education is a basic human right. Yet those who need education the most - children living in poverty - are the least likely to attend school. Each Child Counts Foundation has been working since 1998 to provide educational scholarships, clean water wells and a school in a remote community for children in Liberia and service leadership opportunities and training for children in the United States. For more information, Click Here

Foreign Exchange Students

Cultural Homestay International is looking for volunteer American host families for incoming high school foreign exchange students (Age 15-18) for the upcoming school year. CHI is a non-profit educational organization promoting international understanding and goodwill through people-to-people exchanges. For more information, Call (877) 737-0409 or Click Here

Free Mattress Disposal

Is it time to say goodbye to your old mattress? Don’t throw it out – send it to a mattress recycler where old mattress components become carpet padding, home insulation, biomass fuel and all kinds of other great stuff. It’s easy and it’s free. For more information, Click Here

Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue

Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue takes in over 150 fawns every year and releases them when they're healthy enough to survive on their own in the wild. The non-profit organization can't run without the support of generous donors and grants. For more information, Click Here

Lazarus Project

The Lazarus Project's mission is to meet the needs of the impoverished in Placer County by providing housing and comprehensive support services. Participants are provided with the information and support to restore and redesign their lives so they can experience a successful integration back into their community with the ability to live independently. For more information, Click Here

Matching Donors links organ donors with people in need of kidney and other transplants. In the U.S. 22 people die each day waiting for an organ transplant. Most of them for kidneys. If you’ve ever considered becoming a living organ donor or if you are someone in need of an organ transplant, Click Here

Midtown Farmers Market

Midtown Farmers Market has expanded to accommodate even more farmers, growers and vendors. Open year-round on Saturdays from 8a-1p. Midtown Farmers Market takes place on 20th Street from J Street to midway down K Street. For more information, Click Here

National Federation of the Blind Vehicle Donation Program

The NFB benefits by receiving a cash donation to fund new and existing programs and increase community awareness through local events. You benefit by being able to reduce your taxable income when taxes are itemized. Plus, you avoid the costs associated with selling your car. For more information, call 855-659-9314 or Click Here

Project Reboot

Welcome Home Vets presents, "Project Reboot", helping returning Veterans readjust to civilian life. Those who've served our country in war come home to a society with different norms and standards than those they experienced in the military. Fitting in can be difficult. Welcome Home Vets is an organization committed to providing psychological services to veterans and their families. Your contribution is tax deductible. For more information, Click Here

Save The Bees

Bees are responsible for one out of every three bites of food we eat, but they’re dying at alarming rates. A growing body of science has found that the world's most widely-used insecticides are a leading driver of their decline. Without bees to pollinate our crops and flowering plants, our entire food system and fragile ecosystem is at risk. For more information, Click Here

Snowline Hospice

Snowline is a nonprofit community-based hospice care provider. Snowline volunteers offer the compassion of a gentle friend who listens, laughs and lends a hand. And in return, they experience a true sense of connection. If you'd like to become a Snowline volunteer, training opportunities are ongoing. For more information, Click Here


24-hour Suicide Prevention Crisis Line 800-281-8255 or 916-368-3111 
Crisis Chat by text: Text the word HOPE to 916-668-4226 
24-hour Parent Support Line 888-281-3000

Text for your Heart Health

Uncontrolled high blood pressure is serious and your heart can quit whenever it wants. When it quits…you quit. Listen to your heart and don’t let it quit on you. High blood pressure can lead to a stroke, heart attack or death. Get your blood pressure to a healthy range before it’s too late! For more information, text “pressure” to 97779

Welcome Home Vets

Welcome Home Vets offers support and transitional services for Veterans and their Families. Providing mental health services, referrals and advocacy for veterans, active duty military and families. The mission is to provide veterans of all service eras and their families with comprehensive support and transitional services— at no cost to the veteran. For more information, Click Here

Wildlife Care Association

You don’t have to go to Africa to have a wildlife adventure! The Wildlife Care Association offers adventure, challenge and satisfaction when you volunteer to care for injured birds and small animals. The non-profit group is forming classes now for volunteers to assist Mother Nature in returning wildlife to our communities. For more information, call 916.965.WILD or Click Here

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