Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today, Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016:
Sunny day, slight chance of wet night
The day in Sacramento is expected to be mostly sunny, with a high near 68 degrees, the National Weather Service reports. A 20 percent chance of rain is forecast Saturday night, according to the weather service.
International Day at church
International Day at the Capitol City Seventh-day Adventist Church culminates with speaker Lecia Brooks, outreach and director of the Civil Rights Memorial Center Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Ala. The event begins at 11 a.m. at the church, 7401 Lemon Hill Ave., Sacramento. Brooks is scheduled to speak at 4:30 p.m. Go to https://capitolcitysda.adventistfaith.org for more information.
Re-creating African American artists’ works
An African American Artists Showcase with artist Daphne Burgess begins at 11 a.m. at the Valley Hi-North Laguna Library, 7400 Imagination Parkway, Sacramento. Participants will look at various African American artists’ work and re-create a painting inspired by those artists. A variety of artists from the Harlem Renaissance to more contemporary artists will be included. Participants will paint, collage, use pen and ink or draw their artwork. Go to www.saclibrary.org (click on Events) for more information.
Things to do
▪ The Cirque de la Symphonie features aerialists, acrobats, contortionists, jugglers and the Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera. Performers will swirl and swoop above and over the audience at the event, scheduled at 8 p.m. at the Sacramento Community Center Theater, 1301 L St. Doors open at 7 p.m. Go to http://sacphilopera.org for more information.
▪ At the Future Engineers Clay Modeling event, children will learn how cars were designed using clay in the early days of the automobile industry and how that design method continues to be used. The activity is planned from noon to 2 p.m. at the California Automobile Museum, 2200 Front St., Sacramento. Participants will keep their models as a souvenirs. Go to www.calautomuseum.org for more information.