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

Volunteers saluted in Rancho Cordova

Rancho Cordova hosts the 17th annual Community Volunteer Awards beginning at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 2729 Prospect Drive. The Rancho Cordovan of the Year will be announced and the council will recognize outstanding contributions to the community in categories ranging from business to faith leadership. Go to www.cordovacouncil.org for more information.

Celebrities compete at chili cook-off

More than 20 area community leaders will compete in a fundraising celebrity chili cook-off to help fund anti-bullying programs in South Placer County schools. The event, featuring Roseville Mayor Carol Garcia, Roseville City Council members Bonnie Gore and Pauline Roccucci, William Jessup University President John Jackson, Roseville police Chief Daniel Hahn and more, is scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville. Go to www.rosevillechili.com for more information.

Things to do

▪ Davis Downtown’s 2nd Friday ArtAbout is a free self-guided artwalk, exploring 24 art exhibits. The event, hosted by Davis businesses and galleries, takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. downtown. Go to http://davisdowntown.com for more information.

Local sports

  • Sacramento Kings vs. Orlando Magic, 7 p.m., Sleep Train Arena.