Nicholas Ibarra | The Sacramento Observer

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

  1. COVID-19 Testing Clinic – 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. every Tuesday in May, at the Cordova Neighborhood Church. The Folsom Cordova Community Partnership, in partnership with the California Department of Public Health, is offering free COVID-19 testing. Community members do not need an appointment but must register to receive test results by visiting or calling 916.361.8684.
  2. Chamber Luncheon – 12 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, at Scottish Rite. Come and meet new people interested in business in East Sacramento, have some fun and make new friends. Get to know what’s going on in our community, learn something new and network with other business owners. 
  3. Showcase at The Guild Theater – 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, at The Guild Theater. They are proud to announce their upcoming Showcase at The Guild Theater, a talent competition that will allow competitors a chance to win $200. 
  4. Legal Document Workshop – 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, May 11, via Zoom. Get assistance with family law court legal documents, guidance with the best family law court practices, ask family law court questions and get solid answers. Contact Ms. Maia to register at (916) 821-6466.
  5. BBB Sacramento Women’s Conference – 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, May 12, at The Guild Theater. The Better Business Bureau of Northeast California will celebrate an inspiring group of innovative women who successfully own and operate their own businesses, work towards actionable solutions to build a better future and are continuing to challenge the status quo. Hear inspiring stories of their successes, the lessons learned from their failures and come away with expert secrets to empower your own entrepreneurial spirit.
  6. Mother’s Day Love Picnic or Pick-Up – 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Friday, May 12, at Glenn Hall Park. Stop by and pick-up your hot meal, fresh off of some of Sacramento’s finest food trucks. Stay a few minutes to meet other local single moms, or bring a blanket and your kiddos and make an evening of it, while enjoying a picnic in the park. Your dinner and first child’s meal are free, with additional kids’ meals available for just $7/ each.
  7. Filling My Tank: A Sure-Fire To Thrive In Your Relationship – 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Friday, May 12, at The Roberts Family Development Center. This upcoming workshop, led by Author, Speaker & Self-Love Expert Anita Ross, will be a refreshing, inspiring and empowering CO-ED experience. We’re going to talk about it! We’ll dive into what truly creates the magic of Black Love and really hear from one another. 
  8. Authors of Diversity Exposition 2023 – 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at Florin Square. This event is for the book lover and the book author inside you. Starting with hot coffee and pastry, local authors will be on site to read and discuss their books, meet and greet you, autograph their books and invite you to join their fan clubs. Children’s reading section available as well where young people can Make Their Own Book.
  9. ‘No Safe Art’ Art Show – 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at The Art Studios. Huge, awesome, super rad Art Show featuring four wildly creative artists: Monsters In Suits, DTale, Donutman_Art and Terry Chunn, as well as music from Flip a Beat Club. 
  10. Mother’s Day Brunch – 11 a.m. Sunday, May 14, at Esther’s Park. Relax with music featuring DJ MadSticks and enjoy a full buffet provided by Fixins Soul Kitchen. Specialty cocktails including mimosas are also available.