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

Future of exploration center to be discussed

The public is invited to a planning meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd. The center is midway through a planning process that began this year to update the 3,000-square-foot exhibit hall and develop a new, 1-acre outdoor extension. The event is free, but an RSVP is required. For more information, call 916-746-1550.

No rain ahead

Don’t look now, but we are heading into another dry spell. After a little rain over the weekend, the Sacramento region starts a 7-day period of sunny skies and temperatures around 80 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

McKinley Park pond improvements explored

Sacramento City Councilman Jeff Harris hosts a community discussion about improvements to the McKinley Park pond. The meeting is scheduled at 6 p.m. in the Alhambra Room at Clunie Community Center at the park, 601 Alhambra Blvd. A consultant will be making recommendations for improvements. According to Harris, several neighbors have raised the possibility of surrounding the pond with a fence. That idea will also be discussed. For more information, call 916-808-7003.

Padilla to speak at naturalization ceremony

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Sacramento Field Office and California Secretary of State Alex Padilla host a naturalization ceremony at 10 a.m. at the auditorium of the Secretary’s of State Office, 1500 11th St., Sacramento. Ninety-nine immigrants will be sworn in. Padilla will provide the keynote remarks.

Evenings of sight and sound

Weeknight evenings of sight and sound will pair musical performance and the visual work of more than a dozen artists in “Sound Splat, Voice Hands” on the CSU Sacramento campus. Opening evening includes interactive painting games to the music of Silver Spoons. Other activities Tuesday-Friday will showcase other art activities and musical groups. Free; 7-9 p.m., R.W. Wilt Gallery, 185 Kadema Hall, 6000 J. St., Sacramento. For information, call 510-705-3567.

Things to do

  • Metal and LED lighted sculptures are part of the free “Circles of Light” exhibit, 9 a.m-5 p.m. at Gallery at 48 Natoma, 48 Natoma St., Folsom; 916-355-7285.
  • Images from the annual Tamkaliks Celebration and Friendship Feast, which honors Nez Perce traditions, are on display in the “Celebrating the Nez Perce Art Show,” 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Union Hall Gallery, 2126 K. St., Sacramento; 916-448-2452