Midtown Farmers Market
What: The Midtown Farmers Market offers locally grown produce, prepared food and arts and crafts. Presented by the Midtown Business Association, the family-friendly event provides a fun gathering spot where residents and business owners can shop and discover area agriculture and artisans. The market accepts WIC and SNAP (EBT/CalFresh).
Where: 2020 J St., Sacramento
When: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday
Yoga for tots
What: Sacramento Children’s Museum offers a yoga class for children 3 and under. Adults will be able to breathe, play and connect with their little ones, who will practice yoga through guided movement, songs, story and play. The museum is a nonprofit organization that seeks to create a learning environment through hands-on activities in a 7,000-square-foot building in Rancho Cordova.
Where: 2701 Prospect Park Drive, Rancho Cordova
When: 10:30 a.m. Saturday
Cost: Yoga class is free, but admission to the museum is $7
Info: (916) 638-7225 and www.sackids.org
Greyhound meet & greet
What: Retired racing greyhounds will be available for adoption at the Greyhound Friends for Life Meet & Greet. The nonprofit greyhound rescue adoption agency looks for homes to place former racing dogs. Most are 2 to 4 years old. The dogs are very quiet, don’t require a large yard or house, are well mannered, and are leash- and house-trained. The majority of the dogs the agency offers are kept at a foster kennel in Auburn.
Where: Whole Foods Market, 4315 Arden Way, Sacramento
When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday
Cost: Free, but adopting a greyhound costs $300
What: Learn about coyotes and why some people call them the “Trickster” during a program at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center. Learn about the animal, hear some coyote stories and examine a coyote pelt, skull and a mounted specimen. After the talk, take a walk around the trails with a naturalist, searching for coyote tracks and scat.
Where: Effie Yeaw Nature Center, 2850 San Lorenzo Way, Carmichael
When: 1:30-3 p.m. Sunday
Cost: Free, but parking is $5
Info: (916) 489-4918