Rancho Cordova Events: March 1 - 14, 2018

Friday, March 2: National Read Across America Day
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
March 2nd is Dr. Seuss's Birthday and National Read Across America Day! To celebrate, the Sacramento Children's Museum will be hosting story times and Dr. Seuss art activities throughout the day. Learn more

Friday, March 2, 6:30 - 9:00 PM: Cork & Fork
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
Cork & Fork, a fundraiser for the Folsom Cordova Community Partnership, is an evening of regional wines and gourmet food from the area's best-known restaurants and caterers, plus live music and a silent auction. Learn more

Saturday, March 3, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Soil Born Farms - The Spring Herbal Workshop
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
Spring brings a multitude of medicinal plants that are our natural allies. Learn to address seasonal allergies and their underlying causes, healthy ways to cleanse, and using herbs to support overall health and vitality. Learn more

March 3-4 & March 10-11, 12:00 - 6:00 PM: Tapigami Gallery
The MACC, 10191 Mills Station Road
Meet Tapigami creator Danny Scheible, and watch him make a Tapigami creation at the Mills Arts and Culture Center (MACC)  inside the historic Mills Station building. 

Saturday, March 3, 1:30 - 4:30 PM: Soil Born Farms - Preparing a Spring Garden
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
Geared towards new gardeners and those new to the region, learn how to plan your garden space and prepare, plant and care for a thriving spring garden. Learn more

Sunday, March 4, 12:00 - 3:00 PM: Holi: The Festival of Colors
Stone Creek Park, 3625 Spoto Drive
Hosted by the nonprofit organization Ankur, "Holi: The Festival of Colors" is a free event that announces the arrival of spring and the passing of winter through singing, dancing and color. Learn more

Monday, March 5, 4:00 PM: City Council Special Meeting/Study Session, City Council Regular Meeting 
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
The City Council Special Meeting/Study Session will begin at 4:00 PM, followed by the City Council Regular Meeting at 5:30 PM. Learn more

Wednesday, March 7, 6:00 - 7:00 PM: Soil Born Farms - Free Composting Workshop
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
In this free class, you will learn the basics of how to start and maintain a thriving vermiculture bin. Learn more

Thursday, March 8, 10:00 - 11:00 AM: Sensory Storytime
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Join us for a special storytime geared towards children with autism and/or sensory disorders, which features books, music, fidget toys, crafts, and more! Learn more

Friday, March 9, 6:00 PM: Community Volunteer Awards
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
The Cordova Community Council will present and celebrate the honorees of the 2018 Volunteer Awards to those who  are making a big difference in the Rancho Cordova community through extraordinary volunteer effort. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Learn more

Saturday, March 10, 9:00 AM: Bear Hollow and Stone Creek Neighborhood Tree Planting 
10842 North Mather Boulevard
To commemorate California Arbor Day, the City of Rancho Cordova in partnership with the Sacramento Tree Foundation, SMUD and community volunteers will be planting 100 new trees in Bear Hollow.

Saturday, March 10, 1:00 - 3:00 PM: Veterans Housing Summit
National University, 10901 Gold Center Drive, Room 102
At the Veterans Housing Summit you will learn about the VA Home Loan Program, importance of good credit, meet with a local housing specialist and more.  Learn more

Tuesday, March 13, 3:30 - 4:30 PM: Read to a Dog
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Bring your own book or read one from the library to a furry friend from the Lend-A-Heart Association. Learn more

Wednesday, March 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. Learn more

Wednesday, March 14, 4:00 - 5:00 PM: STEM Smarts for Kids
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematic concepts are explored during these fun and interactive programs. Learn more

Wednesday, March 14, 6:00 - 7:30 PM: Dinosaurs for Everyone!
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Join us for a discussion of the state of the prehistoric, featuring fossils and casts, and videos and news of new discoveries. 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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March 20, 6:30 - 8:00 PM: Planting in the Dark (AKA Plant Nite)
Rancho Cordova DoubleTree Hotel, 11260 Point East Drive
"Dig" into a creative night out with your friends creating a live table top succulent garden while raising money for the California Council of the Blind (CCB). Optional eye shades will be available for guests who want to experience this event as a person who is blind or low vision would. Learn more

March 24, 5:00 - 6:30 PM: Beethoven & Friends Free Concert
Sacramento Marriott Rancho Cordova, 11211 Point East Drive
Beethoven and Friends Orchestra will hold a FREE community concert. The event is open to the public, but is limited to the first 60 registrants. Learn more

March 28, 5:30 - 8:30 PM: Buzzed at St. Baldrick's
Claimstake Brewing Company, 11366 Monier Park Place
Join this year's St. Baldrick's event, and whether you decide to shave your head, volunteer, or donate, we hope you'll be a part of the excitement! The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a volunteer-powered charity that funds childhood cancer research grants. Learn more   
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