Rancho Cordova Events: April 1 - 14, 2018

Thursday, April 5, 3:00 - 5:00 PM: VINS Meeting
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
Volunteers in Neighborhood Services (VINS) meets on a monthly basis to discuss volunteer activities. Learn more

April 6-14: Creek Week
Various Rancho Cordova locations
Be part of an area-wide volunteer effort to improve and enhance our urban waterways. Sign up for fun activities during Creek Week or volunteer on the clean-up day. 

Saturday, April 7, 9:00 - 11:00 AM: Soil Born Farms - Bird Walk
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
Start your morning off with a pleasant walk around American River Ranch and experience a variety of resident birds. This walk is ideal for beginner to intermediate birdwatchers. Learn more 

Saturday, April 7, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM: Soil Born Farms - Spring Gardening Clinic & Plant Sale
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
Learn how to grow vibrant, tasty, and healthy plants from Soil Born Farms' knowledgeable staff and community educators. Learn more

Saturday, April 7, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Sierra Service Project First Saturday of Service
Various Rancho Cordova locations
Sierra Service Project needs volunteers to complete home repair projects for families in need. Clubs, organizations or individuals are welcome to participate! Learn more

Saturday, April 7, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Soil Born Farms - American River Herb Walk
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch (Oak Shelter), 2140 Chase Drive
Join Candis Cantin for a fascinating herb walk on the farm and American River Parkway. You will discuss and identify more than 25 edible and medicinal plants during this walk. Learn more

April 7-8 & April 14-15, 12:00 - 6:00 PM: David Hockney: Six Fairy Tales
The MACC, 10191 Mills Station Road
Join us at the MACC for an art exhibit featuring etchings from six of the Brothers Grimm fairy tales. The exhibit is free to the public. Learn more

Saturday, April 7, 4:00 - 6:30 PM: Mather Field Centennial Celebration - Spring Concert
River City Christian Church, 10933 Progress Court
The Rancho Cordova Civic Light Orchestra will celebrate the centennial of Mather Field with a spring concert that features the Sacramento choral ensemble Camerata California and other special guests. The concert is free to the public.  Learn more

Tuesday, April 10, 6:00 - 8:00 PM: Soil Born Farms - Succulent Terrarium Workshop
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
Learn about the tiny world of terrariums and design your own sweet garden of wonder in a beautiful hanging glass globe. The event will also include a demonstration and hands-on help. The workshop is $25 plus a $45 materials fee. Learn more

Wednesdays, April 11-May 2, 5:30 - 8:00 PM: Soil Born Farms - Homegrown Herbalism Course
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
This course is an opportunity to explore herbal medicine from soil to teacup. Participants will learn the basics of planning, starting and maintaining an herb garden, and more. The price is $125 for the course. Learn more

Saturday, April 14, 10:00 - 11:30 AM: Life as a Caregiver
Summerset Senior Living, 2341 Vehicle Drive
Join Summerset Senior Living for brunch and receive advice from Geriatric Specialist Kristina Blocker on how to help build your emotional well-being and more. Learn more

Saturday, April 14, 2:00 - 4:00 PM: Prom Drive - Giveaway Event
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
The Rancho Cordova Library will be holding a prom giveaway event, where teens can browse a selection of prom and formal attire to help make that special event even more magical. Learn more


These events and more may be found on the City's online Events Calendar .


Ongoing Events 

Tuesdays - Saturdays: Veterans Resource Station 
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Trained volunteers are available to help connect veterans to their benefits at various times between Tuesday and Saturday each week. 

Wednesdays, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM: VA Mather Farmers' Market
Sacramento VA Medical Center, 10535 Hospital Way
The VA Mather Farmers' Market occurs year-round every Wednesday and offers special deals for veterans. 

Saturdays, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Sunrise Station Farmers' Market
Sunrise Light Rail Station Parking Lot, Sunrise at Folsom Boulevard
The Sunrise Station Farmers' Market occurs year-round every Saturday.

Fridays, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM: SactoMoFo Food Truck Friday
3180 Kilgore Road
Choose from a range of food trucks serving unique street food options every Friday near the intersection of White Rock and Kilgore Roads.

These events and more may be found on the City's online Events Calendar.


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April 20-21, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM: Rebuild Days
Lincoln Village Neighborhood
Volunteers needed for a half, full or two-day shift. Tasks may include painting, yard improvement, clean-up, electrical, plumbing, carpentry
and more. The event will be followed by a celebratory BBQ held at A.M. Winn Elementary School. Learn more

Saturday, April 28, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM: Kids Day in the Park: High Flyers!
Hagan Park, 2197 Chase Drive
Join us for Kids Day in the Park, a festival geared towards families of  small children. The  event will include fun activities, including cupcake decorating at the City's booth for our 15th birthday, as well as a health and resource fair with providers on hand. Admission is free to the public.  Learn more 
 
 
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