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Today in Sacramento: Here’s what you need to know for Friday

Ceremony to honor slain children

The Sacramento Chapter of Parents of Murdered Children honors loved ones who have died by violence at an event from 6 to 8 p.m. on the north steps of the state Capitol, 1100 L St. Attendees will read loved ones’ names and hold a candle-lighting ceremony. Go to www.pomc.com/chapters/sacramento.html for more information.

DUI checkpoint on Power Inn Road

The Sacramento Police Department plans a sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint on Power Inn Road near Elder Creek Road. The checkpoint is scheduled from 7:30 p.m. and will last five to seven hours, according to police. Officers will look for signs of alcohol and drug impairment with officers checking drivers for proper licensing.

Homecoming parade in Elk Grove

Pleasant Grove High School in Elk Grove holds its homecoming parade from 2 to 3:15 p.m. between Bond and Bradshaw roads.

Things to do

▪ A screening of the film “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” will be shown at Fremont Park, 1515 Q St., Sacramento. The City of Trees Brass Band will perform at the 6:30 p.m. event, sponsored by CADA and Sacramento City Councilman Steve Hansen’s office.

▪ Bike Party Davis, billed as a non-athletic party on wheels, begins at 8 p.m. The ride is scheduled to begin at Ken’s Bike-Ski Board, 650 G St, and features a 3.5-mile route.

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