State hosts surplus auction
The state Department of General Services is holding its quarterly surplus property auction at 10 a.m. at its warehouse at 1700 National Drive in the North Natomas area of Sacramento. Items include computers and office furniture from state agencies, as well as property seized by the California Highway Patrol and confiscated by the national Transportation Security Administration. There will be a pre-auction preview from 8 to 9:45 a.m. Go to www.dgs.ca.gov and click on the “Quick Links” listing on the right side of the page.
Horses, mules for sale
The 24th annual horse Production Sale at UC Davis will benefit the Animal Science Department’s equine management program. The free event is scheduled from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the university’s Animal Science Horse Barn, 448 La Rue Road. Featured will be a preview of the foals and a barbecue dinner (available for purchase), then the auction. The sale will showcase 11 horses and two mules – all bred, raised and trained by the Animal Science students. Go to http://220.127.116.11/HorseBarn for more information.
DUI checkpoint on Folsom Boulevard
The Sacramento Police Department will be conducting a sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint on Folsom Boulevard near Hornet Drive. The checkpoint begins at 7:30 p.m. and will last five to seven hours. Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment and checking drivers for proper licensing.
Open house at Fire Station 8
Station 8 of the Sacramento Fire Department will host a free open house for residents from 2 to 4 p.m. at 5990 H St. in East Sacramento. Visitors can meet firefighters and medics, tour the station and take a close look at the trucks, engines, ambulances, equipment and gear. The event is part of the Fire Station Open House series.
Things to Do
▪ Sacramento Councilman Jeff Harris will host Pops in the Park, a free concert series at parks in the council’s District 3 area every Saturday in June. Saturday’s concert, featuring Walking Spanish and Joy and Madness, is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. at McKinley Park, 601 Alhambra Blvd. No outside alcohol is permitted. Go to http://eastsacpopsinthepark.com for more information.
▪ Mick Martin and his Blues Rockers will perform at Carmichael’s Concert In The Park series. The free concert begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Daniel Bishop Memorial Pavilion at Carmichael Park, 5750 Grant Ave. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Go to http://carmichaelpark.com for more information.
- Sacramento River Cats vs. El Paso Chihuahuas, 7:05 p.m., Raley Field
- Sacramento Republic FC vs. Rio Grande Valley Toros, 8 p.m., Bonney Field