McKinley Park prune-athon
Where: McKinley Park rose garden, H and 33rd streets, Sacramento
When: 9 a.m.-noon next Saturday, Jan. 9
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Details: 916-452-8011; email firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the Friends of East Sacramento as they prune more than 1,000 roses at McKinley Park’s renovated rose garden. Bring gloves and pruning shears; dress warmly and wear closed-toe shoes.
Winter rose care workshop
Where: Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville
When: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. next Saturday, Jan. 9
Details: 916-774-5950, sactorose.org
Want beautiful roses in spring? Start now with pruning and other winter care. Learn how at this popular indoor workshop, hosted by the Sierra Foothills Rose Society. The event culminates with a chili cook-off.
Total Health & Fitness Expo
Where: Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. next Saturday, Jan. 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 10
Admission: $7; seniors age 55 and up, $4; children age 12 and under admitted free
Thinking about a home gym? This expo is the place to start with all the latest equipment plus expert advice.