Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today, Saturday, April 2, 2016:
Weekend weather in the 70s
Picture-perfect weather is forecast for the weekend in Sacramento when abnormally warm temperatures are expected. The high temperature Saturday is forecast to reach near 75 degrees, then rise to near 77 degrees on Sunday.
SMUD’s trout derby this weekend
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Sacramento Municipal Utility District’s annual trout derby begins a two-day run Saturday at the Rancho Seco Recreational Area, 14960 Twin Cities Road, Herald. Anglers recording the heaviest catches will win cash and prizes, including a grand prize for the heaviest trout caught – an aluminum boat, trailer and electric motor package. Gates open at 6 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. both days. Derby tickets are $5 per person, plus a daily park fee of $10 per vehicle, $8 for seniors. A valid California state fishing license is required for those 16 or older. Anglers hoping to win a cash prize must check in their fish before 5 p.m. on the day of the catch. For more information, go to smud.org/ranchoseco.
Swim lessons for adults in Folsom
Sac Swim 4 Life is partnering with the Sierra Masters Swim Team to teach area adults the basics of swimming. The event is scheduled from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Folsom Aquatic Center, 1200 Riley St. Sac Swim 4 Life was launched by a grant from the Swimming Lives Foundation, the charitable arm of U.S. Masters Swimming. Go to www.sacswim4life.com for more information.
Meet Master Gardeners in Elk Grove
Meet the University of California Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners of Sacramento County from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Cancer Society Discovery Shop Yard and Garden Day, 8470 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove. The event is free. Go to http://ucanr.edu/sites/sacmg for more information.
Walk among the trees in McKinley Park
The Sacramento Tree Foundation is sponsoring a guided walk from 10 a.m. to noon through McKinley Park in East Sacramento. Attendees can learn about the diverse and historic trees in the park, 601 Alhambra Blvd. The tour is free but space is limited and registration is required. Go to www.sactree.com for more information.
Things to do
My Way Matinee sensory-friendly screening of the film “Zootopia” takes place at 10:30 a.m. at the Regal Natomas Marketplace 16, 3561 Truxel Road, Sacramento. The sound will be turned down and lights turned up at the event, at which spectators are invited to sing and dance with the movie. Cost is $6.50. Go to www.regmovies.com/mywaymatinee for more information.
Sacramento Republic FC vs. Arizona United SC, 7:30 p.m., Bonney Field