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

Earth Day at children’s museum

Assemblyman Ken Cooley, D-Rancho Cordova, and the Sacramento Children’s Museum host their Annual Earth Day Celebration from 5 to 7 p.m. at the museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive, Rancho Cordova. There will be live music and interactive, Earth-friendly activities in the parking lot next to the museum. The event is free. Go to www.sackids.org for more information.

Rainy Friday

Showery conditions are expected to prevail most of the day. Lunchtime could be wet and windy. Gusts are forecast to eventually reach more than 30 mph this afternoon in Sacramento.

Alumni Challenge at Encina High

The 16th annual Encina High School Alumni Challenge takes place at the school, 1400 Bell St., Sacramento. A barbecue dinner is scheduled at 5:30 p.m., followed by a basketball game featuring a team of alumni taking on the Encina varsity. The dinner and game are free. Pledges can be made at encinahighschool.com. According to event organizers, the event has raised more than $600,000 for Encina programs. Call 916-419-9483 for more information.

Things to do

▪ The Peace of Art Gallery Showing is a family-friendly event featuring local artists from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Woodland Community and Senior Center, 2001 East St. The art was created by teens, children and adults inspired by an earlier workshop held by the Yolo Conflict Resolution Center on working through conflict and building peaceful communities. Go to www.cityofwoodland.org/cals for more information.

Local sports

  • Sacramento River Cats vs. Las Vegas 51s, 7:05 p.m., Raley Field