Input sought on general plan update
The city of Elk Grove is hosting a listening session as part of its general plan update. The public is encouraged to offer feedback in the meeting, scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. in the City Council chambers, 8400 Laguna Palms Way. This meeting will focus on potential land-use alternatives for areas that have a range of development options. Go to www.elkgrovecity.org for more information.
Work continues on Capitol Mall overcrossing
The state Department of Transportation alerts northbound motorists to expect lane restrictions from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Friday on Interstate 5 at the Capitol Mall overcrossing to the Tower Bridge. There will also be daytime closures near the Capitol Mall overcrossing and Third Street. Work will include sidewalk ramps, bridge railing, electrical and signal installations, according to Caltrans. The work is part of a $13.5 million project by Caltrans and the city known as the I-5 Riverfront Reconnection Project that will provide improved connections to the riverfront near Old Sacramento, Crocker Art Museum and Capitol Mall.
Things to do
▪ Houghton Mifflin Harcourt presents the Curious World Tour, which will be in Sacramento from 10 a.m. to 5 a.m. Monday and Tuesday at the west steps of the state Capitol. A vehicle will unfold to create a mobile playful learning environment for children and families. Visitors are invited to learn about characters like Curious George, whose 75th birthday is this year.
▪ The California State Railroad Museum offers story time at 11 a.m. for children 2 to 5. Staffers read a different railroad-themed book each week, then allow youngsters and their parents to tour the museum at 125 I St.
▪ The Sacramento Kings Foundation sponsors a three-day camp aimed at enhancing basketball skills for children ages 6 to 14. The camp costs $150 and is held at St. Michael’s Episcopal Day School in Carmichael. For more information, call 916-928-6954 or email JuniorKings@Kings.com.
▪ The 50th National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships get underway at Sacramento State beginning at 8 a.m. The five-day event is sponsored by the Sacramento Sports Commission and is regarded as a top showcase for future track and field standouts. Tickets are $15 each day.