EG Historical Society’s Gigantic Yard Sale June 14-16

There will be a “gigantic” yard sale hosted by the Elk Grove Historical Society on June 14-16 at their museum’s grounds.

Visitors can check out a variety of goods such as antiques, furniture, books, jewelry, garden items, collectibles, and household goods.

The yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day on June 14-16 at 9941 East Stockton Blvd. For more information, visit the Historical Society’s website, ElkGroveHistoricalSociety.com.

Alta Mesa Gun Club anniversary party June 8

The Alta Mesa Gun Club is celebrating their 75th anniversary on Saturday, June 8. The party begins at 10 a.m. at their club in Wilton.

Plans are to have shooting games at 10 a.m., followed by a 11:30 a.m. lunch cooked by JR’s Texas BBQ. Attendees can also get a chance to win a Berretta A-300, 12-gauge, sporting clay shotgun in a raffle.

The costs for tickets are $20 for the gun raffle and $20 for lunch. Diners must preorder their lunch tickets by contacting Iris Ott at (530) 545-0386.

The Alta Mesa Gun Club is at 10100 Reigl Road, Wilton.

EG Historical Society presentation June 17

Dennis Buscher of the Elk Grove Historical Society will deliver a presentation on the history of Russian-German immigrants who settled in the Elk Grove and Franklin regions.

This nearly 200-year history covers the journey of these immigrants who moved from Germany to Russia and then to the Dakotas and California. They also founded the Elk Grove Congregational Church, and the Franklin Baptist Church, which is now Creekside Church.

This presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 17 at the Elk Grove Presbyterian Church, 8153 Elk Grove Blvd., near Big Horn Boulevard.

EG Neuropathy Support Group June 11

The Elk Grove Neuropathy Support Group will have their next meeting on Tuesday, June 11 at the Senior Center of Elk Grove. They welcome community members who have neuropathic issues such as nerve pain, walking and balancing problems, and tingling hands and feet.

The meeting starts at 1 p.m. at 8830 Sharkey Ave. For more information, contact Roger at (916) 686-4719.

‘Granny’s Attic’ sale at St. Joseph’s June 7-8

The annual “Granny’s Attic” yard sale will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on June 7-8. Proceeds will benefit the St. Vincent de Paul Conference, which serves local community members in need.

The sale will be held from 12-7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, and from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 8. St. Joseph’s Catholic Church is at 9961 Elk Grove-Florin Road, across from Elk Grove Regional Park.  

EG-South County Democratic Club meeting June 11

The Elk Grove-South County Democratic Club will have their next meeting on Tuesday, June 11 at the Elk Grove Library.

This meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at 8900 Elk Grove Blvd. in Old Town. For more information, contact Club President Kendra Lewis at egscdems@gmail.com.

Career and Education Fair June 7

A career and education fair will be held at the Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation’s center on Friday, June 7 from 3-6 p.m.

There will be recruiters from more than 30 companies and schools such as the Elk Grove Unified School District, Kaiser Permanente, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, UC Davis School of Medicine, and Golden 1 Credit Union.

Attendees can also get active job listings, learn about internships, and get free reviews of their cover letters and resumes. Admission is free.

For more information, contact the sports foundation at (916) 391-6000 or visit SASFevents.org. The Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation is at 9040 High Tech Ct., Elk Grove.

5G technology and health  symposium June 11

A symposium on 5G technology and its potential health impacts will be held on Tuesday, June 11 at Elk Grove City Hall.

Elk Grove city officials are considering the installation of 5G cellular antennas in Elk Grove. This measure is opposed by activists who believe that technology will create harmful exposure to electromagnetic radiation.

The symposium’s organizers plan to have presentations and a panel discussion on 5G technology. They invited wireless company representatives as well as a medical doctor and an electromagnetic radiation specialist to join the panel.

The event will last from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 8400 Laguna Palms Way. For more information, visit the activist website, http://www.KeepCellAntennasAwayFromOurElkGroveHomes.org.  The same activists are also hosting a 7 p.m. screening of the documentary, “Generation Zapped,” followed by a panel discussion at the Elk Grove Library on Friday, June 7. Admission is free but a $5 donation is requested. The library is at 8900 Elk Grove Blvd. in Old Town.

EG Chamber’s after-hours mixer June 18

The Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce will have their next after-hours business mixer on Tuesday, June 18. This event is being hosted by Jackson Properties Inc. at 9245 Laguna Springs Drive.

Attendees can network, and enjoy appetizers and drinks at this mixer that lasts from 5:30-7 p.m. Admission is free for Chamber members and $15 for non-members. No registration is required.

Widowed Persons Social Club activities for June

The Widowed Persons Social Club (WPSC) is hosting the following gatherings in June. A widowed person can attend up to three club events before joining. The scheduled events: June 7 – 10 a.m. Hand and Foot card game at Steve’s Pizza, 9135 West Stockton Blvd., contact is Lorna at (916) 686-5964; June 10 – 10:45 a.m. at Big Lots to have lunch at Peter’s Steak House, 203 2nd St., Galt, contact is Barbara at (916) 533-1546; June 11 – noon lunch and game at La Bou, 8694 Elk Grove Blvd., contact is Jennie at (916) 684-1040; June 12 – noon lunch and Beginners’ Pinochle at Original Mike’s, 9139 East Stockton Blvd., contact is Evelyn at (916) 685-9669; June 14 – 10 a.m. Pinochle at Logan’s Roadhouse, 9105 West Stockton Blvd., contact is Evelyn at (916) 685-9669; June 17 – movie and early dinner to be determined, contact is Maxine at (916) 479-2801; June 20 – 11:45 a.m. general meeting at Valley Hi Country Club, 9595 Franklin Blvd., $22 for lunch, reservations must be made a week in advance by contacting Brenda at (916) 647-4555; June 21 – 10 a.m. Hand and Foot card game at Steve’s Pizza, 9135 West Stockton Blvd., contact is Lorna at (916) 686-5964; June 24 – 11:30 a.m. lunch at Wonderful Chinese, 9163 East Stockton Blvd., contact is Lois at (916) 685-8710; June 25 – 4:30 p.m. meet-up at Big Lots for a rideshare to Brewster’s, 201 4th St., Galt for dinner, contact is Mary at (916) 421-4570; June 26 – 1 p.m. book club meeting at Nana’s home, contact is Nana at (916) 684-5459; June 27 – 11:30 a.m. lunch and 1 p.m. Bunco at The Barn Café, 8976 Grant Line Road, contact is Marian at (916) 366-6406; June 28 – 10 a.m. Pinochle at Logan’s Roadhouse, 9105 West Stockton Blvd., contact is Evelyn at (916) 685-9669.

Volunteers needed for annual ChildSpree

The 26th annual Kohl’s ChildSpree will be held on Saturday, July 27, and the organizers are seeking volunteers to help chaperone elementary school students in a back-to-school shopping visit.

This program provides $150 for the purchase of clothing and shoes for underprivileged children. These recipients were identified by the Elk Grove Unified School District’s student support center and foster youth services. They will also be offered free haircuts, vision exams and a free backpack full of school supplies. The Elk Grove Optimist Club leads this annual tradition, with support from numerous local nonprofits.

The shopping spree lasts from 5:30-8 a.m. at the Kohl’s store at 9650 Bruceville Road. Adults who would like to volunteer can contact Cheryl Rindflesh at (916) 392-9081. Volunteers must be registered by July 21.  

Classes at Elk Grove Community Garden

Local gardening enthusiasts are invited to free classes this spring and summer at the Elk Grove Community Garden.

Attendees are asked to bring a non-expired can or box of food for the Elk Grove Food Bank. Seating is limited and preregistration is recommended. Every class runs from 10 a.m. until noon, except where otherwise noted. Gardening students are advised to wear comfortable shoes, clothing and gloves.

The following is this year’s schedule: Saturday, June 22 – “Water Efficient Landscaping” with Green Acres Nursery, email sjones@egwd.org for reservations; Saturday, July 27 – “Composting” with the city of Elk Grove and Republic Services, 10 a.m. until noon, email register@republicservices.com for reservations; Saturday, Sept. 28 – “Composting” with the city of Elk Grove and Republic Services, email register@republicservices.com for reservations.

The Elk Grove Community Garden is at 10025 Hampton Oak Drive, next to McConnell Park. For more information about the garden, visit http://ElkGroveCommunityGarden.org.

County Supervisor Nottoli’s State of the County address July 26

Sacramento County Supervisor Don Nottoli, who represents Elk Grove in District 5, will deliver his annual State of the County address on Friday, July 26.

He will speak about county issues and projects during his speech that is being presented by the Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce.

The address will be held at 11:30 a.m. at the Valley Hi Country Club, 9595 Franklin Blvd., Elk Grove. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased by visiting the Chamber’s website, ElkGroveCA.com.