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.
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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.