Kara Walker exhibit
Running out of time
What: The days are dwindling to a precious few to see the powerful exhibit by one of Time magazine’s most influential people. By Monday it will be too late to see Kara Walker’s powerful “Tales of Slavery and Power,” 60 pieces that explore the ongoing impact of this nation’s legacy of slavery.
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., today through Sunday
Where: Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., Sacramento
Cost: $5-$10, children 6 and under free
Information: crockerartmuseum.org; (916) 808-7000
Parade, concerts and … tea
What: Thousands of animé enthusiasts, many of them costumed, are expected at convention organized around Japanese-influenced animé. The activities include a cosplay parade, live concerts and a Lolita Morning Tea.
When: 10 a.m.-12:30 a.m. today-Saturday; 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J St., Sacramento
Finding the elusive ones
What: Certified genealogist Jim Baker will share his seven strategies for finding the most challenging genealogical data. He uses collaboration, search engines, family organizations, property records, print copies found on-site, and DNA evidence.
When: 1-2:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: West Meeting Room, Sacramento Central Library, 828 I St., Sacramento
Information: (916) 264-2920
What: It’s not too late to glide across the ice at The Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink. The Downtown Sacramento Partnership offers promotional days and themed nights to keep it interesting. Bring your own skates or rent them there.
When: Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 2-8 p.m.; through Jan. 20.
Where: Rose of Lima Park, Seventh and K streets, Sacramento
Cost: $8; skate rental $2; children 4 and under free
Information: (916) 442-8575; downtownsac.org/events/ice-rink
Not too early to start
What: To encourage literacy from the earliest stages, Sacramento Children’s Museum hosts an
interactive story time tailored for infants and toddlers. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to listen in as their little ones are read stories and sung to.
When: 10 a.m. Wednesday
Where: Sacramento Children’s Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive, Rancho Cordova
Information: (916) 638-7225