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

RT seeks feedback on fares

The public is invited to provide feedback on a proposed Regional Transit rate fare increase at an open house from noon to 7 p.m. at the Winn Center at Cosumnes River College, 8401 Center Parkway, Sacramento. The public can also provide comments via an online survey, email, mail or phone. Go to www.sacrt.com for more information.

Beer celebration on tap

The Sacramento Brewers’ Showcase kicks off festivities for Sacramento Beer Week, which runs through March 6. The showcase features more than 30 local breweries and begins at 6 p.m. Thursday at Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento. To learn more, go to sacbeerweek.com.

Oscar short animation films at Crest

The Crest Theatre screens this year’s Oscar-nominated short animation films beginning at 7:30 p.m. at 1013 K St., Sacramento. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Go to www.crestsacramento.com for more information.

Things to do

▪ The Sacramento Poetry Center hosts a Thursday night poetry workshop at the Valley Hi-North Laguna Library, 7400 Imagination Parkway, Sacramento. Designed for adult poets of any level, the program begins at 6 p.m. and features moderator Rhony Bhopla, a local writer and representative of the Sacramento Poetry Center. Participants are asked to bring up to 15 copies of their one-page poem. Go to www.saclibrary.org (click on Events) for more details.