Rancho Cordova Events: January 1 - 14, 2019
 
January 3 - 5 & 8 - 10: Bricking Bad: Art Made from the Iconic Brick
The MACC, 10191 Mills Station Road
Stop by for the artist reception and opening of The MACC's 2019 season, featuring Artist David Tracy and his Lego creations. Exhibit times vary. Learn more
 
Thursday, January 3, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: Chamber Networking Breakfast
Casa Ramos Mexican Restaurant, 10717 White Rock Road
Stay connected and join Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce members for networking and breakfast! Learn more and register
 
Friday, January 4, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Frosty's Magic Hat
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Magician and Ventriloquist, Tony Borders, will be hosting a wintry puppet show full of wonder, laughter, and adventure. Learn more
 
Friday, January 4, 5:45 PM - 7:30 PM: Movie Night
The MACC, 10191 Mills Station Road
Bring the kids for FREE popcorn and watch "The Lego Movie," inspired by the Bricking Bad art exhibit. Learn more
 
Saturday, January 5, 8:30 AM: 5th Annual Polar Bear Plunge
Lincoln Village Community Pool, 3480 Routier Road
Dress up in your wildest costume and take the 5th Annual Polar Bear Plunge. Afterwards, enjoy a pancake breakfast at the Neil Senior Orchard Activities Center. $10 to participate (breakfast included). Register by December 17 to receive a FREE event t-shirt. Learn more
 
Saturday, January 5, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Final Senior Social 
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Have friendly conversation with seniors from the community and enjoy FREE coffee, tea, light refreshments and games. Ages 55+ program.  Learn more

Sunday, January 6, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM: ExplorABILITY
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
This FREE bi-monthly program facilitated by Sacramento-area therapists, offers children on the autism spectrum, ages 2 to 10, an opportunity to play, explore sensory equipment, and work on social skills. Learn more
 
Tuesday, January 8, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: New Chamber Member Orientation
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
Join the Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce for a complimentary breakfast and discussion of membership benefits. Learn more and register
 
Tuesday, January 8, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Library Insiders
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
This program offers adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities or spectrum disorders an opportunity to feel comfortable with library resources, facilities, and staff. Learn more
 
Tuesday, January 8, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM: Read to a Dog
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Read a book to a furry pal from the Lend-A-Heart Association. Lend-A-Heart members bring a variety of friendly dogs to hear children read. Learn more

Tuesday, January 8, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Updated time): City Council Special Meeting/Work Session
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
The next City Council Special Meeting/Work Session will occur on January 8. The topic is Code Enforcement Priorities. Learn more

Wednesday, January 9, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Garden Fun for Families
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Kids get their hands dirty gardening, as well as learning about growing food and healthy eating. Learn more
 
Wednesday, January 9, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: STEM Smarts for Kids
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Improve grades by transforming science, technology, engineering, and math into games. These programs are great for ages 7-12. Learn more
 
Thursday, January 10, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Sensory Storytime Explorers
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Enjoy a special story time for kids with sensory disorders who are on the autism spectrum. This program will feature books, music, crafts, and more! Learn more
 
Friday, January 11, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: New Volunteer Orientation
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Monthly meeting for new volunteers. Orientation includes filling out applications, overview of the volunteer program, and a safety tour of the library. Learn more
 
Friday, January 11, 5:45 PM - 7:30 PM: Movie Night
The MACC 10191 Mills Station Road
Bring the kids for FREE popcorn and watch "The Lego Batman Movie," inspired by the Bricking Bad art exhibit. Learn more
 
Saturday, January 12, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM: English Conversation Group
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Practice speaking English in a friendly, small group led by a trained facilitator. Learn more

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


Ongoing Events 
 
October 29 - January 26, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM: Fall Show Art Exhibit
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
Enjoy the FREE Fall Show Art Exhibit highlighting the art of local Rancho Cordova artists. 
 
Tuesdays, 10:00 AM: Story Time for Children
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
Get ready to read! Story time features a different book each week.   
 
Tuesdays, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM: Theater Play Story Time
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
Theater Play features a different activity each week. 
 
Tuesdays, 3:00 PM: Mystery Lovers Book Club
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
This book club is for those who love to read mysteries. Stop by for lively discussions every third Tuesday of each month. This month, we are meeting to discuss The Snowman by Jo Nesbø
 
Tuesdays, 3:30 - 5:30 PM: Homework Zone
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Blvd
Students in grades 1 - 8 can stop by the library for free, in-person homework help from trained Homework Zone coaches. 

Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:30 PM: Chess Club
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Blvd
Drop by for free, informal, fun chess playing every first and last Tuesday of the month. Ages 7+.  
 
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. 
 
Wednesdays, 10:00 AM: Baby Bloomers Story Time
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
This interactive weekly program is tailored for infants and toddlers. Adults are encouraged to join their little ones as we read stories and sing songs.
 
Thursdays, 10:00 AM: Cultural Connections
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
Cultural Connections is a weekly class exploring cultures from all over the world! In January, we are "traveling" to Australia!
 
Fridays, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM and 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Music and Movement
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
This class is the perfect opportunity to get up and dance to music with museum staff every Friday morning!
 
Thursdays, 3:00 PM: Yoga Play
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
This class on Wednesday afternoons uses games, stories, and play to explore posture, balance, and breath. Yoga Play is designed for ages 4 and up, but all ages are welcome!
 
Fridays, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM: SactoMoFo Food Truck Friday
3180 Kilgore Road
Every Friday, choose from a range of food trucks serving unique street food options near the intersection of White Rock and Kilgore Roads. Also, check out some lunchtime events during the week and food truck news.
 
Fridays, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM: Creative Art Class for Kids
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
Bring your children for a fun and creative art class! All ages program.
 
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.
 
Saturdays 10:00 AM: Sound Explorers
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
Explore instruments, sounds, and music-making during this weekly program. 

Saturdays, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Autism-Friendly Family Movie
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Every first Saturday of the month, enjoy a FREE movie presentation designed especially for kids with developmental disorders and their families, but all preschoolers are also welcome. Fidget toys and closed captioning will be available. This month's movie is Captain Underpants. Learn more
 
Sundays, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Sakuramento Anime Society
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Make anime music videos, play the CCG card game, watch old and new anime videos, and practice your art skills for FREE! Adult program. 
 
Sundays: Science Sunday
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
This all-day program offers hands-on opportunities for children to conduct their own science experiments. 

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


Save These Dates! 

Friday, January 18, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM: The Rancho Cordova Luncheon
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
To start the New Year, Cordova Community Council and the Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce will be honoring former Mayor Linda Budge and welcoming new Mayor Robert J. McGarvey. Learn more
 
Thursday, January 31, 7:30 AM: 2019 Business Outlook & Economic Forecast
River City Christian Church, 10933 Progress Court
This must-attend event for business leaders will offer research and insight into the economic development of the City and region. Learn more and purchase tickets
 
 
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