Heat wave in capital region
Temperatures will heat up to the high 70s before expected rain comes later in the week.
American Heritage Day in Fair Oaks
Mount Vernon Memorial Park in Fair Oaks invites the public to the 13th annual American Heritage Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 8201 Greenback Lane. Visitors can meet George and Martha Washington and learn about American history. The event is free and open to all ages. Call 916-969-1251 for more information.
Alert for Highway 49 drivers
Motorists can expect one-way traffic for utility work from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday on Highway 49 from Coloma School House to Mt. Murphy Road in El Dorado County, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Have a Heart weekend
The Powerhouse Science Center Discovery Campus is marking Valentine’s Day with an exhibit about the science of the heart featuring hands-on displays. Visitors ages 12 and under will receive a plaster heart cast to paint and take home.
The center is at 3615 Auburn Blvd. in Sacramento, and the exhibition runs from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Call 916-808-3942 for more information.
Things to do
▪ Disney on Ice presents “Frozen” at noon and 4 p.m. at Sleep Train Arena, 1 Sports Parkway in Sacramento. Go to www.sleeptrainarena.com for more information.