Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today, Saturday, March 19:
Spring arrives; weather fits right in
As spring debuts at 9:31 p.m. Saturday, the weather in Sacramento is expected to be spring-like. The forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high near 72 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
Viewing for CHP officer this weekend
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The California Highway Patrol, on behalf of Officer Nathan Daniel Taylor’s family, invites the community to a closed-casket viewing for Taylor from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Chapel of the Valley, 97 Vernon St., Roseville. The CHP officer died March 13 of of injuries suffered when he was hit by a sport-utility vehicle on snowy Interstate 80 in the Gold Run area. According to the CHP, the family respectfully requests that no videos or photographs be taken during the viewing.
U.S. citizen workshop in Folsom
A free U.S. citizen workshop is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Folsom Public Library, 411 Stafford St., Folsom. The event includes information about the naturalization process, the new naturalization test, and rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship. No registration is required. Go to www.folsom.ca.us (click on the Calendar) for more information.
Things to do
▪ “Hands on History: Hard Working Women on the Frontier” is offered from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park, 2701 L St., Sacramento.
▪ “Night Out at the Museum” features art receptions and cultural presentations at 6:30 p.m. at the Maidu Museum and Historic Site, 1970 Johnson Ranch Drive, Roseville. Free.
▪ Sisters Quilting Collective holds a quilt show, including lectures, children’s activities, wearable art, dolls and vendors, this weekend. The show is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Event Center at the Oak Park Community Center, 3425 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Sacramento.