Obama’s half sister to speak about conflict resolution
Maya Soetoro-Ng, President Barack Obama’s half sister, speaks about leadership and conflict resolution at 10 a.m. at the University Union’s Redwood Room at Sacramento State. Soetoro-Ng is the director of community outreach and global learning for the University of Hawaii’s Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace & Conflict Resolution. Go to sacb.ee/5xem for more information.
Fundraiser for fire-damaged church communities
Arden Christian Church is hosting a Families Surviving Fires fundraiser dinner and silent auction at 6 p.m. at 4300 Las Cruces Way, Sacramento. The goal is to raise more than $5,000 to provide help and support for the fire-ravaged communities of two sister churches in Lake and Calaveras counties – United Christian Parish in Lakeport and Community Covenant Church in San Andreas. Go to families-surviving-fires.bpt.me for more information.
Handmade bicycles to be celebrated
The North American Handmade Bicycle Show begins a three-day run Friday at the Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J St. The show provides an interactive forum for frame builders and cycling enthusiasts to share new products, ideas and support. Event times are 10 a.m to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Go to www.2016.handmadebicycleshow.com for more information.
Things to do
- The free Rock the Mic for Teens event invites poets, rappers, dancers, singers and storytellers to share their art and speak their truth. The event is scheduled from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Franklin Community Library, 10055 Franklin High Road, Elk Grove. Go to saclibrary.org (click on Events) for more information.
- Sacramento Kings vs. Los Angeles Clippers, 7 p.m., Sleep Train Arena