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

Israel, Palestine topic of speaker series

The Dietrich Theatre at Sierra College in Rocklin is the site of the annual Cesar Chavez Speaker Series starting with Thursday’s 12:30 p.m. presentation on Israel and Palestine. Focus for the 90-minute event is Paths to Peace and Reconciliation. Panelists are Omar M. Dajani, professor of law at UOP’s McGeorge School of Law, and Rabbi Michael Lerner of Beyt Tikkun Synagogue. Attendance for the event at 5000 Rocklin Road is free. Parking is $3.

Effort to remove invasive plants

The American River Parkway Foundation, Pacific Gas and Electric Co., the Sacramento Municipal Utility District and Sacramento County Supervisor Phil Serna are co-sponsoring a Cesar Chavez Service Day to remove invasive plants from a habitat restoration site near Northrop Avenue in Sacramento. Volunteers are invited to remove invasive plants that have started to grow in a burn site near mile 6.5 of the American River Bike Trail. The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon at 2103 Northrop Ave., at the far west end of Northrop.

Business law seminar for entrepreneurs

Uduak Oduok, an attorney, journalist and author, speaks at a Business Law for Creative Entrepreneurs seminar. The event is scheduled from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at California Lawyers for the Arts, 2015 J St., Suite 204, Sacramento. The seminar covers the basics of establishing and operating a successful business and preventing and dealing with legal liability. Go to www.calawyersforthearts.org for more information.

Things to do

“KVIE Uncorked: An Evening With Frankie Moreno” begins at 7:30 p.m. at the KVIE studios, 2030 W. El Camino Ave., Suite 100, Sacramento. The singer/entertainer has twice won the Las Vegas headliner of the year award. Go to http://kvie.org/uncorked for more information.