Health calendar for Nov. 21

Published: Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 - 12:00 am

Friday

Covered California Workshop

A program discussing the California Health Benefit Exchange. An educational workshop sponsored by UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities. 2 p.m. Southgate Library, 6132 66th Ave., Sacramento. Free. (916) 264-2920.

Saturday

Covered California Workshop

Learn about Covered California, presented by the UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities. 1 p.m. South Natomas Public Library, 2901 Truxel Road, Sacramento. Free. (916) 264-2920.

Davis Turkey Trot

Offers eight events and distances, for every age group and ability. Along with the run or walk through Davis’ neighborhoods and greenbelts there will be a post-race expo; an interactive area for both kids and adults, live music and arts, and crafts for kids. 8 a.m. Civic Center Park, 23 Russell Blvd., Davis. $25-$57. (530) 757-2012.

Mustache Dache

Participants must wear a mustache (real, drawn or stuck on) and conquer the obstacles such as jumping cars, scaling walls and climbing stairs, to reach the finish line. 10 percent of the proceeds will go to ZERO, a nonprofit with a mission of zero prostate cancer deaths. 8 a.m. Placer County Fairgrounds, 800 All American City Blvd., Roseville. $65. 888-505-1792.

Sunday

MandaRUN

The seventh annual MandaRUN featuring a half-marathon (8 a.m.) and 5K run (9 a.m.) presented by the Loomis Basin Education Foundation, supporting the Loomis Union School District. Loomis Train Depot Plaza, 3640 Taylor Road, Loomis. $12-$60. 800-204-3324. Register at mandarun.com.

Thanksgiving

Run to Feed the Hungry

A 5K and 10K run/walk to help raise funds for families in need. 7 a.m. California State University, Sacramento, 6000 J St., Sacramento. $35. (916) 456-1980. Register at www.runtofeedthehungry.com.

Turkey Trot for Teal

Third annual Turkey Trot for Teal 5K. All proceeds go to Strong-as-Steele, a children’s cancer foundation. Race starts at 8:30 a.m. (rain or shine). $30. 8:30 a.m. Herald Community Barn, 12746 Ivie Road, Galt. $15-$30. (209) 625-5296. Register at active.com.

Dec. 1

World AIDS Day Bike Ride

A ride to raise funds to support the HIV/AIDS Client Services. Registration required. Schedule (subject to change): check-in, 7-9:45 a.m.; Course A opens (to Clarksburg), 8 a.m.; Course B opens (to Winters), 9 a.m.; all courses close, 3:30 p.m.; post-ride reception, noon-5 p.m.; World AIDS Day program, 2-3:30 p.m. International House, 10 College Park, Davis. $40-$55. (916) 447-2437.

Dec. 3

Widows and widowers

Workshop addresses the sadness and feelings of loss that can accompany the holiday season. 7 p.m. Widowed Persons Association, Sacramento Chapter, 2628 El Camino Ave., Suite D-18, Sacramento. Free. (916) 972-9722.


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