Rancho Cordova Events: February 1 - 14, 2018

Thursday, February 1, 4:00 - 5:30 PM: Documentary: The Vietnam War
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Visit your local library to see the 2nd hour viewing of the PBS documentary The Vietnam War by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick and stay for a half-hour discussion of the movie. Details

Saturday, February 3, 8:00 - 10:00 AM: Soil Born Farms - Bird Walk
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
Start your morning off with a pleasant walk around the American River Ranch.  You will experience a variety of resident birds, along with winter and migrant birds. This walk is ideal for beginner to intermediate birdwatchers. Learn more
Saturday, February 3, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Sierra Service Project First Saturday of Service
Rancho Cordova Locations
Business volunteers needed! Spend a day or commit to a week of volunteering to improve the community by getting involved in the Rancho Cordova Neighborhood Beautification Program with the Sierra Service Project. Volunteers are helping senior citizens and others by painting houses and doing yard clean ups. Any group, organization, club, or individuals are welcome to participateLearn more

Saturday, February, 3, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Soil Born Farms - Herbs for Stress Relief & Relaxation
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
Are you stressed and hoping for a more calm and happy 2018? We now know that excess stress affects not only happiness, but the entire body, and may be behind many of our chronic health problems. This class will introduce techniques for addressing stress and improving relaxation with herbal remedies, diet and lifestyle. The class format includes lecture, hands-on medicine-making, and, weather permitting, time enjoyed outdoors. Learn more 

Saturday, February 3, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Sacramento Museum Day
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
The 20th annual Sacramento Museum Day will allow residents to visit more than two dozen museums, libraries and cultural centers at no cost, including Rancho Cordova's Children's Museum! The Children's Museum will feature a ton of interactive stations, such as mini ice hockey, hula hoops, and other educational games and hands-on activities. Learn more

Saturday, February 3, 2:00 - 3:30 PM: Chris Lambert: Healing the Wounds of War
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
If you, or others you love, need hope or encouragement, please join us with Chris Lambert as he shares his healing journey from the military to returning to society back home. Details

Monday, February 5, 4:00 - 10:00 PM: City Council Special Meeting and City Council Regular Meeting
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
The next City Council Meeting will consist of a City Council Special Meeting/Study Session at 4:00 PM, followed by a City Council Regular Meeting at 5:30 PM. Details

Thursday, February 8, 10:00 - 11:00 AM: Sensory Storytime
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
This inclusive storytime program is offered for youth with autism and/or sensory disorders and their families/caregivers. It features songs, stories, sensory activities and interactive materials. For developmental ages two to six years old. Older siblings are welcome. Behaviors and/or noise are no problem! Details

Saturday, February 10, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Soil Born Farms - Meal Prep Hands-On Cooking Workshop
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
Meal Prep makes it easy when you have ready-made delicious and healthy components at the ready to create healthy easy-to-prepare weeknight meals. We'll prepare the building block base recipes in this fun and lively hands-on class. Learn strategies to prep once for healthy meals all week and simplify your life. The class is offered every month with new seasonal recipes. Class includes a light lunch. Learn more

Wednesday, February 14, 3:30 - 5:30 PM: Soil Born Farms - After-School Program
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
This will be an opportunity for young women, ages 13-18, to engage with the outdoor world and deepen their connection to themselves, their environment, their health, and each other. The program will build community and support teens in healthy transitions toward adulthood. Through interactions with the land, we aim to empower young women to build inner strength and confidence, as well as learn valuable leadership and life skills. Learn more

Wednesday, February 14, 6:00 - 7:30 PM: Dinosaurs for Everyone: Updating the Story
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Join us for discussion of the state of the prehistoric, as we bring in fossils and casts, videos and news of new discoveries. Discussion will be geared towards all age and knowledge levels. 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 AM - 1 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 AM - 12 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 AM - 2 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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February 22, 7:00 PM: Navy Band in Concert
Cordova High School, 2239 Chase Drive
The Navy Concert Band, the premier wind ensemble of the U.S. Navy, presents a wide array of marches, patriotic selections, orchestral transcriptions and modern wind ensemble repertoire at Cordova High School. The performance is free and open to the public. Learn more 

March 2, 6:30 - 9:00 PM: Cork & Fork
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
Rancho Cordova's premier wine and food tasting event to benefit the Folsom Cordova Community Partnership. Tickets are on sale now online at  www.CorkFork.org for just $25.  Learn more

March 3, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM: Holi: The Festival of Colors
Stone Creek Park, 3625 Spoto Drive
Come, celebrate Holi: The Festival of Colors with Ankur on March 3rd at Stone Creek Park. Holi announces the arrival of spring and the passing of winter. The event presents a colorful and vibrant sight, with people singing, dancing, and throwing colors on each other. Learn more

March 9, 6:00 PM: Community Volunteer Awards
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
The Cordova Community Council is seeking nominations for the 2018 Volunteer Awards at City Hall.  Each year, inspiring stories emerge about individuals, teenagers, businesses and organizations which are making a big difference in the Rancho Cordova community through extraordinary volunteer effort. The awards range from Outstanding Community Service to Rancho Cordovan of the Year, which often recognizes a lifetime of volunteering. Learn more
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