Kingsley Art Club. Chris Daubert will open the 2015 series of programs for Kingsley on Jan. 21 in the Setzer Auditorium of the Crocker Art Museum. Auditorium doors open at 1 p.m.; the program is at 1:15 p.m. An integral part of the Northern California art scene since the early 1980s, Daubert is an artist, author, curator/administrator, college professor and builder of gamelan instruments. (The dictionary describes gamelan as an Indonesian orchestra made up of percussion instruments such as gongs, xylophones and drums).
Daubert, professor of art at Sacramento City College and former director of SCC’s Gregory Kondos Gallery, has worked in a variety of mediums. Most recently, he is focusing on large art installations. In addition, he was associated with composer Lou Harrison from 1974-2003. Among the five books he has authored is “Episodes With Wayne Thiebaud.” For information regarding Kingsley, visit www.kingsleyartclub.org or email email@example.com.
CASA. Tickets may still be available for the annual crab feed from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Jan. 17 in Giovanni Hall at St. Mary’s Church, 1333 58th St. The $60 ticket includes one beverage coupon. A “Roaring ’20s” theme will prevail. The feed includes a no-host bar, all you can eat crab, a wall of wine, raffle, DJ and dancing. Proceeds support CASA’s mission to ensure consistency and support for children in the foster care system through volunteer advocates advancing the best interests of the child. Visit www.sacramentocasa.org or call (916) 875-6606.
American Association of University Women. Sacramento Branch will offer four scholarships of $2,000 for the 2015/2016 academic year for women 25 years or older who are working on their first baccalaureate degree. The women need to live in Sacramento County and be attending American River College, Cosumnes River College or Folsom Lake College, and apply by no later than Feb. 14. To obtain an application, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://sacramento-ca.aauw.net.
Nonprofit Resource Center. The 2015 annual conference will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 28 at KVIE Public Television, 2030 W. El Camino Ave. The full-day session will be targeted to executive leadership of nonprofit organizations in the Greater Sacramento region. Among participants will be Jeanne Bell, CEO of CompassPoint Nonprofit Services; Nell Edgington, CEO of Social Velocity; Robert Egger, founder and president of L.A. Kitchen and C Forward Inc.; and Jan Masaoka, CEO of California Association of Nonprofits. Call the center at (916) 285-1840 or visit www.nprcenter.org.
Northern California Arts. A free art exhibit open to new artists who have never shown in a juried exhibition will be Jan. 27 through Feb. 14 at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center, 5330B Gibbons Drive, Carmichael. All media will be accepted, from artists of high school age through adult. For consideration, artwork must be hand-delivered on Jan. 17 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. For more information, visit www.sacfinearts.org/nca. Show chair is Sally Durante (email@example.com).
California State University, Sacramento, Alumni. The Forever Green and Gold Gala will be March 27. The signature fundraising event will honor partnerships between the college and the community. In addition, the event will be the formal farewell recognition for Gloria and Alexander Gonzalez – he is retring in June as president. To support the gala, visit csus.edu/gala.
California Waterfowl. The America’s Freedom Fighter banquet will be Feb. 13 at McBean Pavilion, 65 McBean Park Drive in Lincoln, with cocktails at 5 p.m., dinner at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $60 per person, $100 couple, $40 sprig and $35 active military. Table sponsorship for eight is $700; platinum table sponsor is $1,250. Contact Diane Ferrari at (916) 202-7272.
The Gold Rush Valentine’s banquet will be Feb. 14 on the Gold Country Fairgrounds in the Placer Hall Building,1273 High St.,Auburn. Tickets are $65 per person, $1,000 couple, $45 life member, $40 sprig; $700 or $1,300 table sponsorships. Contact Mara Nursement at (530) 389-9112 or (916) 803-1205.
The Davis Aggies CWA Hunter Party will be Feb. 21 at the Senior Center, 646 A St., Davis. Dinner will be at 6:30 p.m,. with doors opening at 5 p.m. Tickets are $40 single, $25 sprig, $500 table sponsor, $1,000 gun table sponsor. Contact Corey Mulhair at (408) 504-8241 or Justin Dowdle at (707) 975-1692. California Waterfowl is a nonprofit, hunter-supported conservation organization; call (916) 648-1406, ext. 104; or fax (866) 850-1922.
Gloria Glyer focuses on events raising funds for charity. Email announcements four weeks in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Gloria Glyer, The Bee, P.O. Box 15779, Sacramento CA 95852 or call (530) 477-5331.