By Nicholas Ibarra | OBSERVER Staff Writer

Young couple watching a film at the cinema.
Young couple watching a film at the cinema. Courtesy of istockphoto

All listed events, and more, can be viewed online on The OBSERVER’s community events calendar at 

  1. 4th Saturday: It’s All About Her – Noon-6 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at Florin Square. Join us as we celebrate Women’s History Month with retail shopping, R&B/old-school music, good fun and good vibes! There will be women’s clothing, jewelry, custom gifts, hair supplies, body butters, waist beads, and more available for purchase.
  2. The Truth About Dyslexia – 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at Jessup University Lecture Hall. Learn more about the way a dyslexic brain processes differently and how that affects all aspects of learning. Expand your knowledge of research-based instruction/strategies to support students, employees and friends with dyslexia.
  3. California Reparations Task Force Public Hearings – 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 29, and Thursday, March 30, at California Environmental Protection Agency’s (CalEPA) Byron Sher Auditorium. Stay up to date with current and accurate information on California Reparations and the California Reparations Task Force.
  4. Daddy’s Here: Fatherhood is Not Easy – 7- 8 p.m. Thursday, March 30, via Zoom. Mr. Kyle Draper, the Sacramento Kings’ play-by-play announcer, will be the special guest, plus a message from Terry Moore, director of adult services at the nonprofit Center for Fathers and Families. Please call 916-568-3237 to register. 
  5. 2023 2-RAW SK8RS Annual Spring Jam – Midnight-5 a.m. Friday, March 31, and Saturday, April 1, as well as 7-11 p.m. Sunday, April 2, at Sunrise Rollerland. The events will be DJ’d by DJ D from New York, DJ Joe Bowen from Chicago and DJ Wayne D from Los Angeles, respectively.
  6. Fairytale Town Volunteer Orientation – 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 1, at Fairytale Town. Become a Fairytale Town volunteer! Our new volunteer orientation sessions provide an in-person showcase of our different volunteer programs, how to navigate our volunteer online database, Better Impact, and a tour of Fairytale Town.
  7. Special Storytime and Book Signing with Author JaNay Brown-Wood – 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 1, at Barnes & Noble Birdcage. Dr. JaNay Brown-Wood is an award-winning children’s author, poet, educator and scholar. She has three renowned children’s books, “Imani’s Moon,” “Grandma’s Tiny House: A Counting Story!” and “SHHH! The Baby’s Asleep.”
  8. National Poetry Month with CA Poet Laureate Lee Herrick – 2-5 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at the Sacramento Poetry Center. Kick off National Poetry Month with three powerful poet laureates, Herrick is featured alongside Sacramento Poet Laureate Andru Defeye and Stockton Poet Laureate Tama Brisbane, and a whole bunch of fun, spoken word and surprises.
  9. Guild Theater Family Movie Matinee – 2 p.m. Sunday, April 2, at the Guild Theater. Join us for free family movies every first Sunday. This month it’s “Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse.”