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

Four presenters at human trafficking forum

A forum on human trafficking in the region is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 2391 St. Mark’s Way, Sacramento. The event features four presenters – Jenny Williamson, CEO of Courage Worldwide; Jan Scully, director of the Family Justice Center and former Sacramento County district attorney; Holly Gibbs, trafficking survivor and health educator; and Sonia Satchell, Sacramento County deputy district attorney. They will make individual presentations, then the panel will answer questions from the audience. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. The event is free, but registration is required. Go to sacramento-ca.aauw.net for more information.

Open house for young musicians

The Sacramento Youth Symphony holds an open house for interested young musicians and their parents from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Rosemont High School, 9594 Kiefer Blvd., Sacramento. Musicians are invited to listen and observe rehearsals and learn more about the youth symphony. Go to www.sacramentoyouthsymphony.org or call 916-731-5777 for more information.

Cake walk fundraiser at CSUS

Tasty treats from Sacramento’s finest bakeries are offered at the The Great Cake Walk, a fundraiser to close the achievement gap for area students. The event, scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Harper Alumni Center at Sacramento State, helps high school students fund their dreams of going to college by supporting local organizations. There will also be a live auction, celebrity guests and music. Go to bit.ly/1MsK8LI for more information.