WIND Youth Services. “Spring Fresh” is the theme of the charity dinner and art show at 6 p.m. April 11 on the rooftop patio at Capital Dime, 1108 L St. Featured will be a four-course family-style dinner by Capital Dime & Country Kitchen, performance and art opening with Kyle Lawson and Marquise Scott, guest winery, local craft beers and the live American root music acoustic duo Manzanita. One hundred percent of the $100 per person ticket price will support WIND and the homeless youth drop-in center providing safety from the streets and positive environment along with meals, clothing, access to medical care and supportive services for at-risk youth between 12 and 24 with basic safety net and survival services, a safe place to stay and access to ongoing supportive services. To purchase tickets, visit www.windyouth.org.
East Sacramento Kiwanis Club. The 28th annual pancake breakfast and Easter egg hunt will beApril 4 at the Clunie Community Center in McKinley Park. Unlimited pancakes with sausage, fruit, juiced and coffee will be served from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.; $6 for adults and $4 for children. Carnival games and face painting for the children at 50 cents a tickets will be part of the event. The Easter egg hunt has been divided by age groups with the youngest up to 1 year at 9:30 a.m., 1 and 2 at 9:45 a.m., 3 and 4 at 10 a.m., 5 and 6 at 10:15 a.m., 7 and 8 at 10:30 a.m. and 9 and 10 at 10:45 a.m. Proceeds will benefit community service projects, including local schools and the Kiwanis Family House at the UCD Medical Center. For information, contact Charles Bussey at (916) 837-0162.
Encina High School. The 15th annual Alumni Challenge basketball game will beApril 24 at the school, 1400 Bell St. Barbecue dinner time will be 5:30 p.m. with the game to follow. On the court: a team of alumni vs. the Encina varsity. The dinner and game are free; pledges will be accepted at www.encinahighschool.com. Since its inception in 2001, the event has raised more than half a million dollars for Encina. Call Bob Goosman at (916) 419-9483.
Folsom Women’s Service Club. The fashion show and Greek kabob luncheon will be April 9 in the East Room at the Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma St., Folsom. The lunch, provided by the Kabob House, will be served from noon to 1 p.m. Tickets are required for the luncheon; April 6 is the deadline; call (916) 205-0305. Fashions by Cho Cho’s of Fair Oaks will be shown beginning at 1 p.m. (there is no charge to attend the fashion show). All proceeds benefit the FWSC scholarship fund.
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National Rifle Association. The Roseville/Rocklin Friends will sponsor a dinner fundraiser April 25 at the Sunset Event Center, 2650 Sunset Blvd. The event will include dinner, games and silent and live auctions with items to include shooting accessories. Tickets are $60. Contact Jennifer Wilson at (916) 276-3223.
A Community for Peace. “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” is the theme of the Earth Day yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 18 at 6060 Sunrise Vista Blvd., Citrus Heights (in a parking lot on the Fair Oaks boulevard side of the building). The Kids Zone will have free activities. Also featured will be graffiti chalk art competition, earth-friendly arts and crafts and interactive drumming and percussion ... those attending are encouraged to bring their drums and rattles. For information or to rent a space for $15, visit Outreach@ACommunityforPeace.org or call (916) 728-5613.
UC Davis Student Fashion Association. “Silver Screen Style” is the theme for the annual fashion show from 6 to 8:30 p.m. April 4 at the Veteran’s Memorial Center in Davis. Fashions will be from Davis boutiques, Sacramento fashion week designers and UCD student designers. Among recipients of proceeds from the show will be St. John’s Program for Real Change in Sacramento, a group encouraging women to rise up and fight against domestic violence, homelessness and poverty. Visit bit.ly/SilverScreenSFA.
Snowline. The volunteer service department of Snowline is being expanded with an open house at 2 p.m. April 9 at the offices, 100 Howe Ave., Suite 2065. Light snacks will be provided. Snowline, founded 35 years ago, provides hospice and palliative care in Sacramento, El Dorado and Placer counties. Volunteers provide emotional and social support to patients and families by being a companion, reading aloud, playing music or games, running errands and providing family caregivers a break. To RSVP or learn more, call (916) 584-5704 or visit www.snowlinehospice.org.
Boy Scout Troop 31. A pancake breakfast fundraiser will be from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at Divine Savior Catholic Church, 9079 Greenback Lane, Orangevale. Desserts made by the Scouts will be on sale. The event also includes door prizes and a silent auction. Tickets are $5 with all proceeds benefiting the troop’s summer camp and other programs. For information or to donate to the silent auction, contact Denise Smit at (916) 997-4602.
Access Sacramento. The third annual “Sacramento Has Talent” show will be at 7 p.m. April 2 at the Crest Theatre, 1013 K St. A prelude concert will be from 6:15 to 6:45 p.m. at Cesar Chavez Plza, 10th and I streets, featuring the University of California Davis Marching Band before the one-block march to the Crest. Onstage judges will be Michael Hargis, Alexandra Cunningham and Shelly Willis. Prize for first place is $500; with $250 for second, $100 for third. Show tickets are $25 general admission at the Crest or at www.crestsacramento.com/event/793293-sacramento-has-talent-sacramento. Access Sacramento is a non-profit cable, internet and radio broadcaster.
DOVIA. Directors of Volunteers in Agencies will have a half-day workshop, “Corporate Connections,” from 9 a.m. to noon April 9 at United Way, 10389 Old Placerville Road, Sacramento. The workshop will focus on local leaders in volunteer management and business to work together more effectively. Cost for members is $35; non-members $50. To register, visit www.doviasacramento.org.
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