Coming up this week in Elk Grove July 22, 2019

Elk Grove Week at a Glance

Week of July 22, 2019

Opening Celebration for Kammerer Family Park

Elk Grove’s newest play space will officially open singing the praises of one of Elk Grove’s pioneer farming families, the Kammerers, during a grand opening celebration this Tuesday, July 23, at 6:00 p.m. Opening festivities will include a dedication ceremony, complimentary refreshments, games, and music by the School of Rock. Kammerer Family Park is the 98th park constructed in Elk Grove and one of 7 parks jointly owned and operated in Laguna Ridge by the City and Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD). Visit the park at 8801 Upbeat Way.

Enjoy a Fairytale by the Lake. Strauss Festival Returns this Thursday

Beautiful music, traditional dance, and gorgeous costumes will take you on an enchanting journey of Princess and the Pea at the 32nd annual Strauss Festival, July 25-28. Gather your friends and family for this FREE nightly performance in Elk Grove Park accompanied by a live orchestra. Bring a picnic or purchase food and drinks from licensed vendors. Parking is $10. Reserved bleacher seating may be purchased online at straussfestival.com. The promenade begins at 7:30 p.m., show begins at 8:15 p.m. For more information, call 916-714-2527 or visit straussfestival.com.

Diversity Awareness Month

August is Diversity Awareness Month in Elk Grove. Join the City’s Diversity and Inclusion Commission, Elk Grove City Council, and local organizations in celebrating the many cultures in Elk Grove with activities and events throughout the month. Next week will include a free Kitemaking Workshop for kids on August 3 and an Interfaith Prayer event for peace, justice and unity on August 4. Details on these and other events are available on the City of Elk Grove’s Facebook page.


Key Dates

7/23/19              Kammerer Park Grand Opening Celebration (8801 Upbeat Way, 6:00 p.m.)

7/24/19              City Council Meeting (Council Chambers, 6:00 p.m.)

7/25/19              Animal Adoption Event (Dreaming Dog Brewery, 5:00 p.m.)

7/25/19              Strauss Festival (Elk Grove Regional Park, 7:30 p.m.)

7/26/19              Strauss Festival (Elk Grove Regional Park, 7:30 p.m.)

7/26/19              State of the County Address (Valley Hi Country Club, 11:30 a.m.)

7/27/19              Strauss Festival (Elk Grove Regional Park, 7:30 p.m.)

7/28/19              Animal Adoption Event (Petco @ 7715 Laguna Blvd., 11:00 a.m.)

7/28/19              Strauss Festival (Elk Grove Regional Park, 7:30 p.m.)

All Month           Diversity Awareness Month

8/01/19              Planning Commission Meeting (Elk Grove City Hall Council Chambers, 6:00 p.m.)

8/02/19              CSD Hot Summer Nights Concert Series (Laguna Town Hall, 6:30 p.m.)

8/03/19              Kite Making Workshop (Wackford Coummunity & Aquatics complex, 1:00 p.m.)

8/03/19              First Saturday Art Reception (Elk Grove Fine Arts Center, 4:00 p.m.)

8/04/19              Interfaith Prayer for Peace, Justice, and Unity (Bodhi Buddhist Temple, 3:00 p.m.)

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