Fresh food drive seeks record
To kick off the 2016 Farm-to-Fork Celebration, Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services and Visit Sacramento host a fresh food drive. Sacramento Valley farmers and produce companies will deliver produce to the food bank campus at 1951 Bell Ave., Sacramento, starting at 6 a.m. Wednesday. Items such as fresh pears, mushrooms, squash and potatoes will be officially weighed at the warehouse, then distributed over the next few days. A representative from Guinness World Records is scheduled to be on site to weigh donated produce. Last year, a record 170,923 pounds of food was collected in a 24-hour period. According to event organizers, this year’s goal is 250,000 pounds. Go to www.sacramentofoodbank.org for more information.
Express bus service on agenda
The Roseville City Council meets at 7 p.m. in council chambers, 311 Vernon St. Among the items to be discussed is the possible approval for the Alternative Transportation Division to offer a new express bus service between Roseville and Golden 1 Center in Sacramento. Go to www.roseville.ca.us for more information.
West Sacramento council meets
The West Sacramento City Council meets at 7 p.m. in council chambers, 1110 W. Capitol Ave. The 2016 strategic plan trails initiative and parks master plan are among the items to be discussed. Go to www.cityofwestsacramento.org for more information.
Things to do
- The Multicultural Business Expo takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Citrus Heights Community Center, 6300 Fountain Square Drive. The free event offers resources in business development, career advancement and education. Call 916-299-1777 for more information.
- Food Truck Mania returns from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Old Town Plaza, 9015 Railroad St., Elk Grove. The monthly food truck roundup, presented by SactoMoFo, includes live entertainment. Go to www.sactomofo.com for more information.