Rancho Cordova Events: January 15 - 31, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 5:30 - 10:00 PM: City Council Regular Meeting
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
The next City Council meeting will take place the day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Details

Friday, January 19, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM: The Rancho Cordova Luncheon
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
Join Mayor Linda Budge for the first Rancho Cordova Luncheon of the new year, hosted by the Cordova Community Council and Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce. The Luncheon is our primary civic networking event, where all three sectors of our community turn out in force. Learn more

Saturday, January 20, 8:00 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, January 20, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Soil Born Farms - Seed Saving Workshop
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
Find out how to save seeds from your favorite crops. We will discuss the importance of seed saving, how to care for the plants to assure a good seed supply, and how to create the right environment to save seeds. You will learn the difference between open pollinated plants and hybrid seeds, and you will get hands-on experience cleaning and storing seeds. Learn more

Saturday, January 20, 12:00 - 8:00 PM: Festival of Knowledge
Hagan Park, 2197 Chase Drive
As a result of a grant from the Community Enhancement Fund, the Bengali Cultural Organization is hosting the Festival of Knowledge this year in Hagan Park - a free event! The festival includes a quiz for kids, Ankur dance, a music competition and more. 

Wednesday, January 24, 5:30 PM: Soil Born Farms - Basics of Herbal Medicine
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
Learn how to bring medicinal plants into your everyday life to promote overall wellness and address minor illnesses and injuries. We will discuss the healing properties of several common herbs, and how to incorporate them through cooking, everyday herbal tonics and simple home remedies to use when ailments arise. Learn more

Wednesday, January 24, 5:45 - 8:30 PM: Raja Yoga: 12-Week Class Series
Ananda Sacramento, 10450 Coloma Road
This 12-week immersion offered once a year, constitutes a scientific approach to the spiritual life, with in-depth study into the ancient science of "The Royal Path" of yoga.  Learn meditation techniques for stilling the mind and expanding the awareness of spiritual realities, as well as ways of approaching life that will bring you more freedom and joy. Learn more

Thursday, January 25, 4:00 - 5:00 PM: Sensory Storytime: Magic Show for All
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
This inclusive storytime program is developed for youth with autism and/or sensory disorders and their families/caregivers. It features songs, stories, sensory activities and interactive materials. It is targeted for a development age of 2 to 6 years old. Older siblings are welcome. Behaviors and/or noise are no problem! Learn more

Friday, January 26, 1:00 PM: Discussion of the Art and Story of Frankenstein
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Join the discussion of the lasting impact of the book, the process of illustrating the novel and more with artist Stephanie Taylor and blogger/author Carrie Sessarego. Enjoy European pastries, tea and coffee from Hi Coffee while we talk. Learn more

Saturday, January 27, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Soil Born Farms - Savor Your Life
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
In this class, learn the essential elements of savoring. Additionally, you'll have an opportunity to put your newfound skills into practice. You'll go for a savoring walk on the farm, practice mindful eating, and learn how to incorporate a "gratitude practice" into your everyday life. Learn more

Tuesday, January 30, 1:00 PM: City Council Special Meeting/Work Session
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
The City Council of Rancho Cordova will hold a Special Meeting/Work Session at City Hall. Details

Wednesday, January 31, 6:00 PM: Soil Born Farms - Cooking Out of the CSA Box
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
Explore and master simple vegetarian recipes that everyone in your family will enjoy. Learn the nutritional benefits of the veggies we love. Perfect for anyone who receives a CSA box or people who love to cook with fresh seasonal produce. 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.

Save These Dates! 

February 3, 9:00 AM: Sierra Service Project First Saturday of Service
Rancho Cordova Locations
Sierra Service Project needs volunteers to complete home repair projects, such as building fences, painting homes, and cleaning up yards for elderly, disabled and low-income residents of Rancho Cordova. Clubs, sororities, fraternities or individuals are welcome to serve! Open volunteer dates are the first Saturday of the month. Free lunch and a t-shirt will be provided. 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
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