Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today, Thursday, March 3, 2016:
Cloudy with a chance of rain
There could be a few sprinkles today in Sacramento. The National Weather Service is forecasting a less than a tenth of an inch of rain for Thursday.
Author’s take on drought at Crocker
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Journalist James Workman, author of “Heart of Dryness,” plans to discuss how lessons learned from the Kalahari desert can apply to California’s persistent drought. The talk begins at 6 p.m. at the Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., Sacramento. Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. Go to www.crockerartmuseum.org (click on Calendar) for more information.
Business awards, barbecue in Rancho Cordova
The Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce will be host of a Hawaiian-style barbecue at the Sunrise Event Center, 11167 Trade Center Drive. The Best in Business Awards for 2015 will be revealed at the the event, which will feature a Polynesian dance troupe. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Go to www.RanchoCordova.org for more information.
Conversation Club meets in Roseville
The Conversation Club invites people who speak English as a second language to practice their English skills, learn about American culture and meet people from other cultures and countries. The club meets from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the downtown Roseville Library, 225 Taylor St. Call (916) 774-5221 for more information.
Things to do
▪ The Carmichael Recreation and Park District hosts Food Truck Mania from 5 to 8 p.m. at Carmichael Park, 5750 Grant Ave. The evening features food, music and fun for children. Go to http://sactomofo.com/calendar/ for more information.