Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today, Friday, Feb. 12.
Sunny skies ahead
Don’t look for rain on Friday or over the three-day weekend. The National Weather Service predicts high temperatures in the 70s through Tuesday. No rainclouds are expected until Wednesday.
Support group for Alzheimer’s caregivers
Sacramento’s Older Adult Services, partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association, is hosting a free support group meeting for caregivers of loved ones with dementia. The meeting is scheduled from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Cypress Room at the Ethel MacLeod Hart Senior Center, 917 27th St., Sacramento. Support group meetings provide education and emotional support for caregivers. Reserve a spot at (916) 808-6475.
66th Autorama begins at Cal Expo
The 66th Sacramento Autorama runs Friday through Sunday at Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., featuring hundreds of classic cars at California’s indoor car show. Expect live music, awards ceremony, charity arts event and plenty of nostalgia. Doors open at noon Friday and 10 a.m. during the weekend and close at 8 p.m. all days. Go to http://sacb.ee/5rzD for more information.
Traffic control on portion of Highway 193
The state Department of Transportation advises that a section of Highway 193 in El Dorado County will be under one-way traffic control for the next several weeks during emergency repair work. A culvert under the highway near Rock Creek Road failed on Jan. 30 and the southbound lane of the highway was damaged. The location is about 4 miles north of Placerville, 2 miles south of Kelsey, in the American River canyon. Motorists should expect delays of up to five minutes at the signals to get through a construction zone.
Things to do
▪ The Davis Musical Theatre Company’s sixth annual Dessert Auction takes place at 7 p.m. at the Jean Henderson Performing Arts Center, 607 Pena Drive, Davis. In addition to bidding on desserts, attendees can watch performances of Broadway songs from some of the company’s singers and actors. Admission is free. Go to www.dmtc.org for more information.