Capitol Weekly’s Calendar

April 7

One-woman art exhibition, “Portals”

Vera Ximenes,

Large-format, oil-on-canvas abstracts

Solomon Dubnick Gallery,

720 Rhodin Lane, between R and S Streets, downtown

Preview: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

April 9: Second Saturday reception, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Through May 28, Wed-Sat, noon – 5 p.m.


Press conference, financial literacy fair

Assemblymember Mike Eng

11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Capitol North Steps


Photo display,

Pictures of Sen. Kehoe, staff members

Capitol West Steps

10 a.m.


April 10


Soprano Rebecca Plack:Jewish Voices:  Songs from the Old World, Tunes from the New.”

Performing songs originally composed or performed by Jewish performers in a solo concert of classical, opera, traditional folk melodies, and Broadway show tunes. Composers range from Gustav Mahler to George Gershwin to Stephen Sondheim.

3 p.m.

The Center at Twenty-Three Hundred

2300 Sierra Boulevard, Sacramento

Cost: $20; Limited VIP tickets available

Contact: 916 488-1122


Classical concert, William Feasley, guitar

Crocker Art Museum

3 p.m.

216 O Street

Cost: $6 – $12

Contact: 916 808-7000


April 11

Rally for Education

California School Employees Association

Capitol South Steps

11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Memorial march,

California Correctional Peace Officers Association,

Capitol West Steps

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.



National Association of Social Workers, California Chapter

Capitol West Steps

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.


Gathering, rally

Support for immigration reform

California Nevada Conference of United Methodist Women

1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.


April 12

Medical screenings,

University of the Pacific, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy

Capitol North Steps

11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.



Check-out scanner


Capitol South Steps

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.


April 13


John Buck: Iconography from the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Folundation

Crocker Art Museum

216 O Street

Tues-Wed, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Thurs, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Fri-Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Contact: 916 808-7000


Press conference, rally

Vision y Compromiso

Capitol North Steps

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Press conference,

Assemblymember Tom Ammiano,

Domestic worker Bill of Rights

Capitol South Steps

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.



Rally to celebrate Sikhs

All Sikhs Education Day

Senate Leader Darrell Steinberg

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Capitol West Steps


April 15


The Coffee Party

Rally to promote civility in public discourse

Capitol West Steps

Noon – 3 p.m.



American River College Symphonic Band,

Concert of light and music

Capitol South Steps

1:30 p.m. – 2 :30 p.m.



Make-A-Wish Foundation of Sacramento and Northern California

Walk for Wishes – A Pancake and Pajamas Event for Children

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Capitol West Steps


April 16


Sacramentans for Palestinian Human Rights

Rally for human rights in the Middle East

Capitol North Steps

Noon – 5 p.m.


April 17

Gathering, human chain

Foundation for California Community Colleges

Create human chain up and down the state linking the 112 community colleges

Capitol South Steps

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.



Tea Party United

Capitol North and West Steps

Noon – 7 p.m.


April 19


California Automobile Museum

American Muscle

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

2200 Front Street

Cost: $4 – $8

Contact: 442-6802


April 22


22nd Annual Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art

John Natsoulas Gallery

521 First Street, Davis

Wed.-Thurs, 11 a.m . – 5 p.m; Friday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m; Sunday, Noon – 5 p.m.

Contact: 530 756-3938


April 30 

Exhibition, guided tours

Living History Day

The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

State Capitol,

10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Sponsored by the California State Capitol Museum Volunteer Association and the State Capitol Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: 916 324-0333

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