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

Wynton Thomas, 9, volunteered last year at the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS), where he helped distribute turkeys and an assortment of Thanksgiving side dish items to families in need. The SFBFS will again distribute turkeys and side dishes on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing until the last turkey is handed out, usually around noon.
Wynton Thomas, 9, volunteered last year at the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS), where he helped distribute turkeys and an assortment of Thanksgiving side dish items to families in need. The SFBFS will again distribute turkeys and side dishes on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing until the last turkey is handed out, usually around noon. hamezcua@sacbee.com

Food Bank offering turkey dinners

The Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services will distribute turkeys and Thanksgiving side dishes on Monday morning. The distribution begins at 8 a.m. and continues until the last turkey is handed out around noon. The food bank is at 3333 Third Ave., near 34th Street and Broadway in Oak Park.

All Sacramento County residents in need of a Thanksgiving meal are welcome to attend. Families will enter the SFBFS’ gated parking lot, collect their meals and then exit the grounds. Each family will receive a turkey, two bags of side dishes, gravy, pasta, sauce and fruit.

Roseville seeking commission members

The Roseville City Council is accepting applications from citizens 18 or older who live in the city and are interested in serving on city boards or commissions. Members receive no compensation for their time, although they may attend training workshops or seminars at city expense. Tuesday at 5 p.m. is the deadline for submitting applications to the City Clerk’s Office. The appointments are scheduled to be made at a January City Council meeting. Applications and information may be obtained from the City Clerk’s office at 311 Vernon St., by visiting the City Clerk’s website at roseville.ca.us/clerk, or by calling 916-774-5266.

Things to do

▪ Oakland art rock band Grex and Sacramento-based guitar player Peter Miller perform at Luna’s Cafe, 1414 16th St., starting at 7:30 p.m. The event is described as a “night of songs and sounds at once beautiful, heavy, exotic and strange.”

▪ Writers Doug Rice and Jordan Okumura will do readings of their work at the Sacramento Poetry Center, 1719 25th St., beginning at 7:30 p.m. Rice is the author of “An Erotics of Seeing,” “Dream Memoirs of a Fabulist” and other works. Okumura is a writer and editor whose work has been published in Gargoyle, Black Rabbit and First Stop Fiction.

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