Coming up this week in Elk Grove September 9, 2019

Elk Grove Week at a Glance

Week of September 9, 2019

Community Workshop for Civic Center Playground and Fitness Amenities

The Public Works Department will host a community workshop to review the Civic Center’s nature area design development drawings on Monday, September 9 at the Aquatic Center’s Captains Quarters (9701 Big Horn Blvd.) at 6 pm. This meeting will offer the community a chance to provide input on the design of the playground and workout areas planned for the space, as well as ask questions about the project. Visit the City’s Facebook event page for details.

Learn More About Elk Grove’s Heritage – History Week is Coming!

Started as a stage stop along the historic Lincoln Highway in 1850, Elk Grove has become a vibrant city home to more than 174,000 people. The last full week in September is recognized as Elk Grove Area History Week. Join local organizations in celebrating Elk Grove’s storied past and pioneers at events at activities throughout the week that promote our proud heritage. Details about dinners, cemetery tours, an Old Town walking tour and more are available at www.elkgrovecity/historyweek.

Support the Animal Shelter at Paws for a Purpose

Take a “paws” in your busy schedule next Saturday to help our four-legged friends by attending a new fundraiser supporting the Elk Grove Animal Shelter, schedule to open this fall. This event will be held at the Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation on Saturday, September 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. Guests will enjoy a delicious prime rib or vegetable lasagna dinner, auction, vendors, and entertainment, and the proceeds will provide funding for medical and dental expenses for the animals in our community. For tickets and event details, visit fegas.org/paws-for-a-purpose/, or call June LaVine at 916-806-7296.


Key Dates

09/08-11              Tire Collection Event (Special Waste Collection Center, 9:00 a.m.)

09/09/19              Historic Preservation Committee Meeting (Council Chambers, 6:30 p.m.)

09/09/19              Community Workshop: Civic Center Nature Area (Aquatics Center, 6:00 p.m.)

09/10/19              Youth Commission Meeting (Council Chambers, 6:00 p.m.)

09/10/19              Arts Commission Special Meeting (8380 Laguna Palms Way, 6:30 p.m.)

09/11/19              City Council Meeting (Council Chambers, 6:00 p.m.)

09/13/19              Comedy Under the Stars (Laguna Town Hall, 8:00 p.m.)

09/14/19              Animal Adoption Event (Pets to Go East, 10:00 a.m.)

09/14/19              Quilt Show (SES Hall, 10:00 a.m.)

09/14/19              Harvest of Hope (Sheldon Inn, 6:00 p.m.)

09/15/19              Quilt Show (SES Hall, 10:00 a.m.)

09/16/19              Elk Grove Historical Society: The Life of Arnie Zimbelman (8153 EG Blvd. #50, 6:00 p.m.)

09/16/19              Trails Committee Meeting (Council Chambers, 6:00 p.m.)

09/17/19              Diversity & Inclusion Commission Meeting (Council Chambers, 6:00 p.m.)

09/18/19              Disability Advisory Committee Meeting (Council Chambers, 6:00 p.m.)

09/19/19              Planning Commission Meeting (Council Chambers, 6:00 p.m.)

09/21/19              Paws for a Purpose (Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation Center, 5:00 p.m.)

09/21/19              Elk Grove History Week: Plow to Plate Dinner (EG Stage Stop Museum, 6:00 p.m.)

09/22/19              Elk Grove History Week: Pinkerton Picnic in the Park (Elk Grove Park, 12:30 p.m.)

09/22/19              Elk Grove History Week: Live Play Reading (Sunshine Event Center, 2:00 p.m.)

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