Coming up this week in Elk Grove October 28, 2019

Student Safety the Focus of Operation Crosswalk

Routes to school will be just a little bit safer on Wednesday morning when Elk Grove Police Department launches their annual Operation Crosswalk campaign. Officers will be present at several Elk Grove elementary schools to educate drivers about traffic laws around school zones beginning at 7:30 a.m.

Helicopter Simulation Noise Study for CNU Hospital Project

California Northstate University (CNU), as part of their environmental review process for the proposed medical center campus expansion, has tentatively scheduled a helicopter simulation this Friday afternoon for a noise study with an FAA approved and certified aircraft charter company.  This simulation is tentatively scheduled to occur over a period of approximately one hour at the proposed helistop location on the CNU Medical Center Project site at 2505 West Taron Court. The simulation may be rescheduled for an alternate date if weather conditions are not appropriate for such testing.

Community members are being asked to refrain from using the multi-use trail adjacent to the property during this operation as it will be closed for safety purposes during the simulation.

Should you have specific questions about this simulation, please contact CNU’s representative, Brian Holloway at (916) 731-4435 or brian@holloway.co or visit www.cnuhealth.com.

Join Elk Grove’s Dia de los Muertos Celebration!

The Cosumnes CSD Parks & Recreation and the City of Elk Grove are hosting a Dia de los Muertos Celebration & Movie Night this Saturday, November 2 at Derr-Okamoto Park (9550 Mainline Drive). Come together to celebrate with festive activities, including entertainers, arts and crafts, food trucks, face painting, and a showing of Disney-PIXAR’s film “Coco.” Bring a picture or memento of a loved one to remember and honor their memory at the community ofrenda. For more information about this free family event, visit www.yourcsd.com/503.

We love a parade, don’t you?

Join the tradition of honoring those who have selflessly served our nation during Elk Grove’s annual Veterans Day parade on Monday, November 11. The opening ceremony commences at 10 a.m. in the parking lot of the Elk Grove Shopping Center (9408 Elk Grove-Florin Road). At 11 a.m., the parade will proceed south on Elk Grove-Florin Road, ending at Elk Grove Regional Park. Streets will be closed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for this important tribute to our service members. Questions? Contact Sophia Scherman at 916-718-9631 or scherman@sophia-elkgrove.com. Want to participate? Parade entry forms are available online at elkgrovecity.org. Register before November 6.


Key Dates

10/30/19              Operation Crosswalk (Various School Sites, 7:30 a.m.)

11/01/19              CNU Helicopter Simulation Noise Study (2505 West Taron Ct., Afternoon TBD)

11/02/19              Animal Adoption Event (Petsmart @ E-Florin Rd., 10:00 a.m.)

11/02/19              Dia de los Muertos Celebration (Derr-Okamoto Park, 4:00 p.m.)

11/06/19              Food Truck Mania (Old Town Plaza, 5:00 p.m.)

11/09/19              Pups and Pies (Lifepointe Christian Church, 1:00 p.m.)

11/10/19              Tire Collection Event (Special Waste Collection, 9:00 a.m.)

11/11/19              Elk Grove Veteran’s Day Parade (Elk Grove Shopping Center, 10:00 a.m.)

11/11/19              City Hall Closed in Observance of Veterans Day Holiday

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