Coming up this week in Elk Grove November 4, 2019

Elk Grove Week at a Glance

Week of November 4, 2019

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.

Don’t Pile On

On-street Leaf Piles Violate City Code and Could Lead to Flooding and Fines

Place leaves and other yard debris in your green waste container—not in the street. The City of Elk Grove operates a containerized green waste program but does not offer an on-street “claw” pickup service. If you have more green waste than container space, request an additional container by calling Republic Services at 916-635-2500. Residents can have up to three green waste carts without additional charge. Green waste can also be taken to the Recycle Area at the Special Waste Collection Center (9255 Disposal Lane) free of charge. For more information, visit www.elkgrovecity.org/recycle.

Fill the Need, Feed the Hope

Elk Grove Food Bank Services will begin collecting turkeys and holiday trimmings on Tuesday, November 12 through November 22. Help the Food Bank reach their goal of 1,000 turkeys. Donations can be dropped off at the Elk Grove Food Bank during regular business hours, Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Turkey distribution will take place on Saturday, November 23 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon at City Hall (8401 Laguna Palms Way). For details, contact the Food Bank at (916) 685-8453 or www.elkgrovefoodbank.org.


Key Dates

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              City Hall Closed for Veterans’ Day

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

11/12/19              Elk Grove Food Bank Turkey Drive (9820 Dino Drive, Suite 140, 10:00 a.m.)

11/12-13/19        Tire Collection Event (Special Waste Collection, 9:00 a.m.)

11/13/19              City Council Meeting (Council Chambers, 6:00 p.m.)

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