WHAT’S HAPPENING, POCKET/GREENHAVEN?
SUNDAY, FEB. 19
JR HOME RUN DERBY: The Parkway Little League is hosting a Jr. home derby for boys and girls ages 12 and under and 14 and under at 1 p.m. at 4700 Brookfield Drive. For questions, call Coach Curtis at 868-3189 or visit www.JrHRD.com. Click on PARTICIPATE and print out the forms and sign them and bring a copy of the your child’s birth certificate ,with out those your child can not enter into the contest. This program includes three levels of competition, with top performers from the local level advancing to regional level and ultimately, the national finals prior to Major League Baseball Home Run Derby during MLB All-Star Week.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22:
THE RENAISSANCE SOCIETY PRESENTS EASY MAGIC TRICKS FOR GRANDPARENTS, HARRY MOSSMAN AT ACC: Harry shows ACC and the general public why magic tricks are an easy way for grandparents to entertain, teach life lessons, and demonstrate that they really are cool. And as an added benefit, folks will learn that they keep your mind sharp. WHAT IS RENAISSANCE SOCIETY? An organization for older adults in cooperation with Sacramento State University (CSUS) that provides opportunities for lifelong learning and community engagement. Currently there are over 60 seminars offered Fridays on campus plus another 30+ at various locations in the Sacramento area. If you are interested in becoming a member please contact Allan Keown at (916) 501-8833. There are different weekly topics for the seminars offered at ACC (Asian Community Center). THE PUBLIC IS INVITED. The fee to non-Renaissance members is $5 and free to members. Members be sure to wear your name tag.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1
PLANNING AHEAD FOR THE INEVITABLE: A 25-minute presentation on why everyone should pre-plan funeral arrangements. Eliminate the stress and relieve your family’s burden, know all available choices, learn what you need to know to ensure all detail is covered and save money. Free lunch provided. Pre-registration
THURSDAY, MARCH 2
KOREAN SEAWEED RICE ROLL AND STIR FRIED RICE CAKES WITH BEEF AND VEGETABLES: ACC will teach how to make two popular Korean dishes packed with balanced nutrients, made with a variety of colorful ingredients. This class will provide a hands-on experience as you make your own roll for yourself to enjoy. Pre-payment of $15 and Pre-registration required. Class will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at ACC Senior Services, 7334 Park City Drive. For more information, call 393-9026 ext 330, www.accsv.org
TUESDAY, MARCH 7
WHAT TO DO IF SOMEONE IS HURTING OR CONTROLLING YOU OR SOMEONE YOU LOVE: Are you being hurt by someone? Or is someone you know being hurt or controlled by someone? Come to this workshop to learn steps you can take to change the picture. Pre-registration required and free of charge. Class will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. at ACC Senior Services, 7334 Park City Drive. For more information, call 393-9026 ext 330, www.accsv.org.
SATURDAY, MARCH 11
READ TO A DOG AT ROBBIE WATERS POCKET-GREENHAVEN LIBRARY– Looking for a way to boost school-age reading skills? Join us in the library’s Reading Tower area and practice reading out loud to Marvin, the Wonder Corgi, a registered therapy dog. Kids are invited to bring their own books or borrow one from our collection. 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library, 7335 Gloria Drive.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15
SACRAMENTO HISTORIC CITY CEMETERY AND EAST MEMORIAL PARK: ACC invites you for a field trip to the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery and East Lawn Memorial Park. The City Cemetery is the oldest existing cemetery in Sacramento and is designed to resemble a Victorian garden. East Lawn Memorial Park also holds a wealth of California history. Pre-payment of $10 and pre-registration required. Trip will be from 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. at ACC Senior Services, 7334 Park City Drive. For more information, call (916) 393-9026 ext 330, www.accsv.org.
SATURDAY, MARCH 25
READ TO A DOG AT ROBBIE WATERS POCKET-GREENHAVEN LIBRARY– Looking for a way to boost school-age reading skills? Join us in the library’s Reading Tower area and practice reading out loud to Marvin, the Wonder Corgi, a registered therapy dog. Kids are invited to bring their own books or borrow one from our collection.1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library, 7335 Gloria Drive.
HOMEWORK ZONE AT BELLLE COOLEDGE LIBRARY – Teen and adult volunteer homework coaches will be available to assist students in grades K-8 with homework assignments. Space is available with coaches on a first-come, first-served basis. Wednesdays from 4 to 5 p.m. and Thursdays from 3 to 5 p.m. at Belle Cooledge Library, 5600 South Land Park Drive.
DROP-IN TECHNOLOGY HELP AT BELLLE COOLEDGE LIBRARY– Experts are on hand to help with your computer and technology related questions. Staff will be available during this time to help you with eBooks, social media, software training or anything else you bring to the table. Wednesdays from 2 p.m. at Belle Cooledge Library, 5600 South Land Park Drive.
SING ALONG WITH MISTER COOPER AT BELLLE COOLEDGE LIBRARY– Neighborhood favorite Mister Cooper will provide 30 minutes of music time and freeze dancing for families, Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Belle Cooledge Library, 5600 South Land Park Drive.
JOB COACH APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE AT ROBBIE WATERS POCKET-GREENHAVEN LIBRARY– Make an appointment to meet one-on-one with a volunteer job coach and get help with online job searching, using library databases, interviewing tips, resume writing, and more. For questions or to schedule an appointment, please ask at the library service desk or call 916-264-2920 during open hours. Appointment times are available for most Wednesdays between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. at Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library, 7335 Gloria Drive.
TECH HELP APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE AT ROBBIE WATERS POCKET-GREENHAVEN LIBRARY– Have a technology question or problem? You can sign up for a one-on-one technology help session with library staff. They can help with basic computer, Internet or e-mail questions, and/or get you started with library services like e-books or e-magazines! Stop by the service desk or call 916-264-2920 during open hours to make an appointment. Appointment times are available for most Wednesdays between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., Thursdays between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., and Saturdays between 10 a.m. and noon, at Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library, 7335 Gloria Drive.
BABY/TODDLER STORYTIME AT ROBBIE WATERS POCKET-GREENHAVEN LIBRARY– Babies and toddlers (ages 0 to 3 years) and their caretakers are invited to the library for songs and rhymes. Arrive extra early or stay later for extra social time with other children and parents. Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 11 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. at Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library, 7335 Gloria Drive.
KNIT TOGETHER AT ROBBIE WATERS POCKET-GREENHAVEN LIBRARY– Love to knit? Want to learn? Join this group for expert advice, great conversation and more. All crafters are welcome, not just knitters! Every Friday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library, 7335 Gloria Drive.
SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF SACRAMENTO SOUTH MEETING: The club welcomes women and girls to the club’s lunch meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. at the Aviators Restaurant, at Executive Airport, 6151 Freeport Blvd.
WEDNESDAY COFFEE AND CONVERSATION GATHERING: Every Wednesday morning from 7 to 11 am., join neighbors at Caffe Latte, 7600 Greenhaven Drive, for conversation and fun. Find the group back near the piano.
TEA DANCE: Every first Sunday of the month from 2 to 5 p.m, dance to the music of the ’30s, ’40s, ’50s, played by a live 16-member orchestra. A touch of class is yours for $8 at the Elks Lodge, No. 6, located at 6446 Riverside Blvd. That includes tea/coffee, crumpets, scones, cucumber sandwiches, and other delicacies to grace your afternoon experience. Enjoy quaint conversation and dance music. It’s a romantic chance to recapture the magic of the past and fall in love all over again. For tickets, contact the Lodge at 422-6666.
ACC PRESENTS ‘BODY WISDOM BREATH AND MOVEMENT’: Perform easy to follow seated and standing exercises for health and well-being. Most movements are based on eastern techniques for relaxing and re-energizing the body. Use simple Qigong postures to stimulate vitalizing “Chi”. Discover the joy of self-massage and acupressure. Slow down with guided imagery and meditative breath-work. Improving your health and be simple and fun. Pre-registration and Pre-payment of $20 @ $5 per class required. $7 Drop-in rate per class. Class will be held from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at ACC Senior Services, 1180 Corporate Way. For more details, call (916)393-9026 ext 330, www.accsv.org.
ACC PRESENTS YOGA-NEW: This yoga class introduces the lyengar method of hatha yoga. Basic standing, sitting, forward extension, introductory inversion, and restorative postures will be taught. This class will build upon prior class and will use props to assist the students. You will need a yoga mat and possibly blocks, belts and blankets. Pre-payment is $6 per class or $8 drop-in rate. Pre-registration required. Class is now held from 7 to 7:30 p.m. at ACC Senior Services, 7334 Park City Drive. for more details, call (916)393-9026 ext 330. www.accsv.org