Today in Sacramento: Here’s what you need to know for Aug. 13

Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today, Thursday, Aug. 13:

Sizzler on the way

Temperatures are mild this morning, a prelude to a Thursday that won’t get especially hot. The National Weather Service expects the afternoon temps will be in the low 90s. Weekend peak temperatures are expected to be about 10 degrees hotter. Get ready for a mini-Sacramento heat wave.

San Juan district schools open

The San Juan Unified School District begins classes. See www.sanjuan.edu/enrollment for more details.

Food bank seminar in West Sac

The Yolo Food Bank will give a presentation on food insecurity in Yolo County at the Washington Unified School District Board of Education meeting. Food bank staff will explain their programs and what opportunities exist for working with the school district in West Sacramento. The board meets starting at 6 p.m., West Sacramento Civic Center, 1110 W. Capitol Ave.

Things to do

  • The free Concerts in the Park series continues at Village Park in Fair Oaks. The group Unlicensed Therapy is scheduled to perform from 7 to 9 p.m. at the park, 4238 Main St.
  • The Sacramento Choral Society presents its Summer Sing at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 17th and L streets, Sacramento. Dan Forrest’s “Requiem for the Living” is scheduled to be one of the featured performances.