Free concert at Chavez plaza
The free Concerts in the Park series continues at Cesar Chavez Plaza at Ninth and J streets, Sacramento. Scheduled to perform from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday are Cemetery Sun, Life in 24 Frames, The Color Wild, Zach Van Dyck and Robbie (HOF). Go to www.godowntownsac.com/events for more information.
Star gaze at Yolo library
The Yolo County Library and the Astronomy Club of UC Davis host a Star Party beginning at 8:30 p.m. at the Yolo Branch Library, 37750 Sacramento St., Yolo. All ages are welcome to star gaze through telescopes, which will be provided, and listen to a guest speaker from UC Davis. The event is free and no reservations are required. Go to www.yolocountylibrary.org and click on “Events” for more information.
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Ice cream, books stars of social
A Summer Reading Ice Cream Social is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. at Belle Cooledge Park, 5900 S Land Park Drive, Sacramento. The event, a chance to sign up for a summer reading challenge, features music, ice cream and a book sale. Go to www.saclibrary.org and click on “Events” for more information.
Food trucks, fun in park
River Cats host A’s affiliate
The Sacramento River Cats play the Nashville Sounds, the Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland A’s, at 7:05 p.m. at Raley Field.