Health calendar events

04/18/2013 12:00 AM

04/17/2013 1:43 PM

FRIDAY

"Crabby About Cancer," a night of music, food and wine to benefit Wellness Within. Wellness Within provides mind-body-medicine in the form of yoga, nutrition, meditation and writing programs for cancer patients. 6-10 p.m. The Flower Farm, 4150 Auburn Folsom Road, Loomis. $50. (916) 788-0333. Space is limited, register at http://wellnesswithin.org.

ARTS Museum Tours, designed for people with dementia and their care partners. 10:30 a.m. Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., Sacramento. Free. (916) 792-3281. Registration required.

Student Nursing Conference, hosted by The Learning Oasis. Learn ways to succeed in the classroom and pass the NCLEX nursing license examination in workshops and through educational materials. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. A. Jones Career and Educational Center, 5451 Lemon Hill Ave., Sacramento. Free. (888) 766-1770. Registration required.


SATURDAY

Electric Run, a 5K run, show and participation art. Artists and lighting technicians create lighting experiences. Stay and dance to music provided by a DJ. 8 p.m. Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento. $50; free for children ages 7 and younger. (855) 353-2786. Registration required.


SUNDAY

ArtSpark: A Festival for Children with Special Needs, presented by the Crocker Art Museum's Access Committee, Short Center South and the MIND Institute. The visual and performing arts celebration will feature the El Dorado Dance Academy, AIM Higher, Afia Walking Tree, and more. There will be hands-on fun stations for visitors of all abilities. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., Sacramento. Free. (916) 808-7000.

Walk MS: National MS Society 1 mile/5K walk. Benefits the National MS Society, Northern California Chapter. Participants raise donations before walk. 8 a.m. California State Capitol, west steps (10th Street, between L and N streets), Sacramento. (800) 344-4867. Register at http://walkmsnorcal.org.

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