Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today, Saturday, March 26, 2016:
Warm weather for Easter eve
It is forecast to be a pleasant early-spring day in Sacramento, with a near 73 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Northwest wind should register about 10 mph, the weather service reports.
Chavez march begins at Southside Park
Union Civica Primero de Mayo joins labor groups, community organizations, students, teachers, clubs and the general public in celebrating Cesar Chavez’s birthday during the 16th annual Cesar Chavez March. The event starts at 10 a.m. at Southside Park, corner of Eighth and T streets, Sacramento, and follows with a noon program at the state Capitol.
Impact Conference at CRC
The 2016 Impact Conference, presented by MLK365, is for volunteers serious about applying the principles of Martin Luther King Jr. to address modern social problems. The event is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cosumnes River College, 8401 Center Parkway, Sacramento. There will be youth and adult speakers, breakouts, panel discussions and speed meetings with representatives of area nonprofit organizations. Go to www.facebook.com/MLK365/ for more information.
Neighborhood cleanup in Rancho Cordova
The city of Rancho Cordova and community volunteers are hosting the third of three Neighborhood Clean-Ups in the White Rock community. Crews will pick up trash and e-waste for free from 9 a.m. to noon. Neighbors and volunteers are then invited to a free community barbecue from noon to 1 p.m. at White Rock Neighborhood Park, 10488 White Rock Road, Rancho Cordova.
Things to do
▪ A Roseville Movie Night Sing Along to the film “Jersey Boys” takes place at 7:30 p.m. at Vernon Street Square, 311 Vernon St. Spectators are invited to dress up and play a part or sit back and enjoy the free movie, which is played on a 30-foot screen. Concessions and beverages are available for purchase. Go to http://roseville.ca.us for more information.
▪ Denio’s Farmers Market and Swap Meet, 1551 Vineyard Road, Roseville, is celebrating “National Something on a Stick Day” with its seventh annual Dog Day of Fun event. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. and include wiener dog races and small dog races, a Wanna-be-a-Wiener Dog costume parade and a corn dog eating contest. Event proceeds benefit the Placer County SPCA. Go to http://deniosmarket.com for more information.
- CIF state basketball championship: Division II girls – Elk Grove vs. Cajon, 2 p.m., Sleep Train Arena.