Gloria Glyer

Gloria Glyer: Fundraising events around the Sacramento region

Folsom Women’s Service Club. The Friendship Tea will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 21 in the Fellowship Hall of Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 320 Montrose Drive, Folsom. In addition to tea treats, the event will include artwork by FWSC members and live music. Tickets are $20, with proceeds benefiting seniors graduating from the three Folsom high schools. On the menu will be Chinese cashew chicken and cucumber dill sandwiches, cranberry scones, Mandarin oranges, pecan pumpkin bread, Asian slaw, lemon tarts, orange cupcakes, gluten-free cookies and fortune cookies. Call (916) 847-0691 or go to www.folsomwsc.com/contactus.htm.

The mission of the club is to raise funds to provide college scholarships to graduating seniors from public high schools in Folsom and to assist with other humanitarian charities as the need arises.

Alzheimer’s Association. A private screening of “I’ll Be Me” will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Crest Theater, 1013 K St. The film, which has three Grammy award nominations, features Glen Campbell. The program will include a live performance by Ashley and Shannon Campbell. Co-chairs are Kevin de Leon, Senate president pro tem; Tony G. Atkins, Assembly speaker; Carol Liu, Senate Select Committee On Aging And Long-Term Care chair; and Cheryl R. Brown, Assembly Committee on Aging And Long-Term Care chair. There is no cost to attend, but guests must register by Thursday. Reservations may be made with the Alzheimer’s Association at (916) 447-2731 or rbrainard@alz.org.

Crab/Shrimp Feed. Four organizations will band together to present a cracked crab and shrimp feed beginning at 6 p.m. Feb. 28 in Jones Hall on the Placer County Fairgrounds, 800 All American Blvd., Roseville. Sharing sponsorship will be Rotary Club of Roseville-Sunrise, Roseville Host Lions Club, Kiwanis Club of Roseville and Sacramento Metropolitan Lions Club. In addition to crab and shrimp, the feed will include homemade clam chowder, bread and salad. A live auction will be held for dessert specialties. The event also will include a silent auction and raffle. For sponsor information, contact John Massey at jhmasseymba@yahoo.com.

Wellness Within. The One World food and dance festival will be from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Flower Farm Inn, 4150 Auburn Folsom Road, Loomis. The festival will celebrate the Lunar New Year with food, wine, no-host bar, music and live performances.

Planned for the program are the Chinese lion dance, Italian folk dance, Scottish fiddle, African dance and more. Tickets are $35 before Feb. 15, $45 after that date. Visit wellnesswithin.org or call (916) 788-0333.

Sacramento Fine Arts Center. Animal House – The Exhibit will be Feb. 18 through March 8 at the center, 5330B Gibbons Drive, Carmichael. The 10th annual juried fine art exhibition of animal-themed artworks is themed “It’s a ZOO Out There.” A special ticketed concert will be at 7 p.m. March 7, with “Poetry Art Jazz” as theme. Featured will be Animal House art, Sacramento Poetry Center and Brubeck Institute Quintet.

Sacramento Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will share host duties for the artist award presentation and the show’s closing reception from noon to 3 p.m. March 8. Refreshments and live music are planned. For the exhibit, artists should hand-deliver their works between 1 and 5 p.m. Feb. 6 or between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Feb. 7. Call (916) 716-5951.

Women’s Wisdom Art. The Valentine’s art show and sale will be from Tuesday through Feb. 27 at Sacramento Poetry Center, 1719 25th St. A special reception and crafting day will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Feb. 14.

Since 1991, Women’s Wisdom Art has helped women experiencing hardship in their lives. The WWA offers seven classes a week at Slider Community Center, 7851 35th Ave. For information or to become a board member, visit www.womenswisdomart.org or email helen@womenswisdomart.org. Phone: (916) 482-2608.

Central California Hemophilia Foundation. The 16th annual crab feed will be Feb. 21 at the Elks Lodge. No-host cocktail time will begin at 6 p.m., dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. A donation of $45 is requested for dinner and live music. The event supports the chapter’s 38th annual summer camp at Camp Oakhurst that children in this area with bleeding disorders may attend at no cost to their families. The volunteer chapter also has other programs assisting members.

For tickets or more information, call Sean Hubbert at (916) 448-0370 or visit www.cchfsac.org.

Gloria Glyer focuses on events raising funds for charity. Email announcements four weeks in advance to gglyer@sbbmail.com or mail to Gloria Glyer, The Bee, P.O. Box 15779, Sacramento CA 95852 or call (530) 477-5331.

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