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

Prep students to perform Poetry Out Loud

Sacramento County high school students compete in the 11th annual Poetry Out Loud beginning at 12:30 p.m. at Rosemont High School, 9594 Kiefer Blvd., Sacramento. The students perform before a live audience and a panel of judges. Jeff Knorr, Sacramento’s Poet Laureate, will serve as master of ceremonies. The final round concludes about 3 p.m., with the winner and runner-up to be announced shortly thereafter.

No rain in sight

A string of dry days is forecast for the Sacramento region. No rain is predicted for the next 7 days. Abnormally high temperatures are expected to peak Tuesday when a high of 72 degrees is forecast.

Fundraiser benefits Old Sacramento foundation

“Tale of the City: The Story of Urban Rebirth” is a fundraising event benefiting the Historic Old Sacramento Foundation and its interpretive programs such as the Old Sacramento Underground Tours, Gold Rush Experience Tours, educational programs and more. The fundraiser is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Sacramento History Museum, 101 I St., Old Sacramento. Go to sachistorymuseum.org for more information.

Conversation Club meets in Roseville

The downtown library in Roseville hosts a Conversation Club for people who speak English as a second language. Participants can practice their English speaking skills, learn about American culture and get to know the community while meeting people from other cultures and countries. The club meets from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the library, 225 Taylor St.

Things to do

  • Sacramento Children’s Museum sponsors Sweethearts Trivia Night from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive, Rancho Cordova. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Go to www.sackids.org for more information.