Sacramento Children’s Home Guild. “Down by the Sea” themes the 2015 crab feed slated for Feb. 21 at Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma St., Folsom. Doors open at 5 p.m. for no-host cocktails; dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. A silent auction will be from 5 to 8:30 p.m., with the live auction/raffle from 8 to 11 p.m. Michele Kane will be emcee.
Reservations must be made in advance: $50 per person, $400 table for eight, $3,000 for grand sponsor. Sponsorship for the admiral’s table for 12 is $1,200; captain’s table for 10 is $1,000; and commander’s table for eight is $800. For tickets online, visit www.kidshome.org or call (916) 941-8312.
Junior League of Sacramento. Themed “Fan-atic,” the 10th annual crab feed will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 6151 H St. In keeping with the “fan” theme, those attending are encouraged to don team gear for the River Cats, Giants, 49ers, Sacramento Republic or any favorite sports team. Décor and games will follow the theme: Look for a mini-golf game and a football toss to win magnums of wine or an iPad.
Dessert will be auction style and the top prize in a raffle will be a beach cruiser bicycle. Unlicensed Therapy will provide music for dancing. A single ticket is $55; an MVP-VIP table for eight to 10 people is $400. (Must be 21 to attend). Proceeds will support the JL’s mission of promoting volunteerism, improving communities and developing the potential of women in the Greater Sacramento area. For details, visit jlsac.org.
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East Sacramento Kiwanis. The Super Bowl (of Crab) IX will be presented by the Kiwanians on Jan. 31 in All Hallows Hall, 5606 14th Ave. Social hour will begin at 5 p.m.; dinner will be served at 6 p.m. On the menu: All you can eat crab with tri-tip. Additional festivities will include a raffle and silent auction from 7 to 8 p.m.; dancing/mingling from 8 to 9 p.m. Major sponsor is Hoppy Brewing Co.
Tickets are $50 single; table for eight is $380. Proceeds will benefit community endeavors, including reading books to kindergartners. For more information, call Gary Christensen at (916) 215-1460 or Charles Bussey at (916) 837-0162. Or go online to www.eastsacmidtownkiwanis.com. Last day to purchase tickets: Jan. 27.
National Women’s Political Caucus of California. The public is invited to a public reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Sutter Place Condominiums Community Room, 1800 K St. Attendees will be officers and board members attending a state meeting in Sacramento to meet NWPC members and others who support increasing the number of women in elected and appointed offices.
Admission to the reception is $30, payable at the door. Advance registration is requested, but not required. Send email inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (916) 498-0527 or (916) 730-3419.
Music in the Mountains. “River Music” will be shown Friday at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley as part of the 2015 Wild and Scenic Film Festival. String Sisters will open the musical part of the program at 7 p.m. Following the film, MIM musicians will perform excerpts from the film. All of the music has been composed by subjects in the film. Visit
Artists Collaborative Gallery. Featured through Feb. 8 is “I Can Do That: Arts for all Abilities.” Artwork created by special-education kids is being featured. Allison Sertic and Alice Parente conduct fundraising projects to continue the program that hires outside artists to work with public school special-ed teachers (and art teachers, if available) to mix mainstream kids with special-ed kids into an arts program. The gallery is exhibiting the art, which is on sale for donations. Louise Schiele is president of the gallery at 129 K St.; call (916) 361-8958.
Greater Sacramento Chapter of Quail Forever. The next organizational meeting will be at 7 p.m. today; for location call (916) 893-4815. Conservation efforts of the chapter will focus on conserving critical wildlife habitat for quail and ring-necked pheasants in surrounding Sacramento County. In an official announcement, Dan Connelly, regional field representative in California for Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever, said: “Sacramento is a dividing line in the state for pheasant and quail habitat, and this chapter is unique because it will deliver habitat projects to multiple species of upland game birds.”
Sacramento Breakfast Optimist Club. Children of Sacramento County will benefit from the electronic e-waste, e-shred and e-clothes collection from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 21 in the parking lot of Kohl’s Department Store, 1896 Arden Way. Among items accepted will be monitors, televisions, desktop and notebook computers, VCRs, stereo equipment, keyboards, PDAs, digital cameras, zip drives, telephones, cellphones, printers, copiers, laser and multi-functional scanners and Fax machines. But no household appliances, furniture or hazardous household waste. Call (916) 402-2675 with specific questions.
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