Coming up this week in Elk Grove January 6, 2020

Elk Grove Week at a Glance

Week of January 6, 2020

Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten Registration Opens January 9

Did your child turn 5 years old on or before December 1, 2019? Registration for the 2020–2021 school year begins on Thursday, January 9. For details, visit www.egusd.net/enrollment/how-to-register.

Recognizing Outstanding Elk Grovians

The Elk Grove Community Council will honor six Elk Grove community members who have a lifetime of outstanding contributions to the community during their annual Elk Grove Hall of Fame Ceremony on Thursday, January 9 at the Armaans Palace Event Hall (2301 Longport Drive). Kay and Gil Albiani, Yvonne Bonacci, Dennis Buscher, Jay DeWald, and Elizabeth Pinkerton will be honored. Tickets to attend are $25 per person and can be purchased online at Eventbrite.com.

Elk Grove Honors Dr. Martin Luther King

The Elk Grove community has a chance to participate in local and regional events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King later this month. On Saturday, January 18, the second annual Elk Grove MLK Community Breakfast will be held at Laguna Town Hall (3020 Renwick Avenue). Doors open at 8:30 a.m. with the breakfast and program scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Cost is $25 for adults and $10 for students/youth. Tickets can be purchased online through EventBrite. On Monday, January 20, city leaders will join the community in the March for the Dream, a regional event honoring Dr. King starting at Sacramento City College at 9:00 a.m. Details on how you can participate in both events can be found on the city’s website at www.elkgrovecity.org.

Recycle Your Tree

Place your tree curbside next to your green waste container by 6 a.m. during the weeks of January 13, or January 27.All ornaments, lights, tinsel, metal rod supports, and tree stand must be removed. Trees taller than 6 feet must be cut into 3-foot or shorter pieces and placed in your green waste container, ensuring pieces fit completely with the lid closed. Artificial, flocked, or “live” trees with root balls will not be accepted. You can also take your tree of any size, FREE of charge, to either the Special Waste Collection Center (9255 Disposal Lane) or Elder Creek Transfer and Recovery Station (8642 Elder Creek Road).


Key Dates

01/08/20              Food Truck Mania (Old Town Plaza, 5:00 p.m.)

01/08/20              City Council Meeting (Council Chambers, 6:00 p.m.)

01/09/20              EGUSD Kindergarten Registration Opens for 2020-21 School Year

01/09/20              Elk Grove Hall of Fame Ceremony (Armaans Palace Event Hall, 6:00 p.m.)

01/13/20              Historic Preservation Committee Meeting (Council Chambers, 6:30 p.m.)

01/14/20              Youth Commission Meeting (Council Chambers, 6:00 p.m.)

01/15/20              Disability Advisory Committee Meeting (Council Chambers, 6:00 p.m.)

01/16/20              Planning Commission Meeting (Council Chambers, 6:00 p.m.)

01/16/20              Arts Commission Meeting (8380 Laguna Palms Way, 6:30 p.m.)

01/18/20              MLK Community Breakfast (Laguna Town Hall, 9:00 a.m.)

01/20/20              City Hall Closed for MLK Day Holiday

01/20/20              March for the Dream (Sac City College, 9:00 a.m.)

01/23/20              Grand Opening Celebration (The Center at District56, 4:00 p.m.)

01/25/20              Shape Your Future Teen Event (Wackford Complex, 10:00 a.m.)

01/31/20              Lunar New Year Celebration (The Center at District56, 6:00 p.m.)

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