Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015:
Warm weekend and beyond
The weekend looks like it could be a little cooler in Sacramento, with National Weather Service forecasters calling for 85 degrees on Saturday and Sunday. Temperatures are expected to stay in the mid-80s to low-90s through next week, the weather service reports.
Anniversary bash at Crocker museum
A birthday bash celebrating the Crocker Art Museum’s five-year anniversary of the Teel Family Pavilion begins at 10 a.m. at 216 O St. The pavilion opened in 2010, tripling the size of the museum. There will be free admission to the museum until 5 p.m. Visitors can enjoy exhibitions, live music, dance performances and hands-on art making from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The celebration continues with Neo-Crocker 2015 from 8 p.m. to midnight, featuring dancing, live music and more. Go to www.crockerartmuseum.org for admission prices and details about the night event.
Rainbow Crosswalks project celebrated
The unveiling of the Rainbow Crosswalks project is scheduled at 9 a.m. at 20th and K streets in Sacramento during the Midtown Farmers Market. City Councilman Steve Hansen, the Sacramento Rainbow Chamber and the Midtown Business Association are sponsoring the celebration. Designed to celebrate the region’s LGBT community, the crosswalk is similar to those installed in other U.S. cities.
Access free health, vision care
Bayside Church is sponsoring a free medical clinic from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its midtown Sacramento campus at 2225 19th St. It’s part of the church’s larger Serve Day, which includes a variety of volunteer projects on Saturday and Sunday. Elica Health Centers will offer free health screenings, physical exams and treatment for minor illnesses. VSP will provide vision care, including glasses, for people meeting income qualifications and without vision insurance. A tattoo removal company, Inkoff.me, will remove gang or hate-related tattoos on the hands, face or neck. Availability is limited to 50 patients for health care, 40 for vision and 60 for tattoo removal. Care will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
Bicycle auction at UC Davis
The public is invited to attend the biannual UC Davis Bicycle Auction, where more than 400 bikes will be available for sale to the highest bidder. Bicycles of many sizes, types and conditions are available for sale. A preview begins at 7:30 a.m, followed by the auction from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m at the Pavilion Parking Structure, Hutchison Drive and Dairy Road, Davis.
Rally targets violence against women, children
The 2015 Sacramento Women Take Back The Night rally and march is an evening of remembrance, celebration, and activism to end violence and oppression against women and children. The free event takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Sacramento Native American Health Center, 2020 J St.
Things to do
▪ The 25th annual Curtis Park Wine Tasting, Silent Auction and Beer Garden fundraising event showcases more than 50 wineries, 20 restaurants and craft brews. Proceeds benefit the Sierra Curtis Neighborhood Association, Bret Harte Elementary School and McClatchy High School. The event is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. at Sierra 2 Center, 2791 24th St., Sacramento. Go to www.sierra2.org for admission prices and more information.
▪ California State Parks and the State Indian Museum are hosting an Acorn Day community event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2618 K St., Sacramento. The gathering celebrates the acorn, a traditional dietary staple of California Indians. Go to www.parks.ca.gov/indianmuseum for more information.
- College football: UC Davis vs. Northern Arizona, 4 p.m., Aggie Stadium.
- NBA preseason: Sacramento Kings vs. Portland Trail Blazers, 7 p.m., Sleep Train Arena.