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Elk Grove Night at the Kings!

Elk Grove Night at the Kings!

The Sacramento Kings have partnered with the City of Elk Grove for 1 of only 2 City nights at the Arena this season!!  Come show your City pride as the Kings take on the Houston Rockets on this nationally televised game on Friday, November 6th.  Tickets start as low as just $21 and 20% of every ticket sold will benefit the Elk Grove Food Bank Services.  With more than 4,000 residents relying on the help of the Food Bank monthly, these funds will go towards a great cause.

Mayor Gary Davis will be on-site to give out the key to the City to retired NFL player and Elk Grove High School alumni Lance Briggs, there will be special give-aways from the City, Elk Grove services on the concourse and so much more.  Bling out a homemade sign and you could be chosen for a seat upgrade!  Most importantly, bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Elk Grove Food Bank and you could also win an upgraded seat.

Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival

Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival
Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival
10-03-2015 - 10-04-2015
Cosumnes Community Services District
http://www.yourcsd.com/pumpkinfestival
Admission: Free entry Parking $10 Note: You can pre-register for many of the events throught the buy tickets link
 
(916) 405-5600
 
http://www.yourcsd.com/pumpkinfestival/
Start Time(s): Sat & Sun 10am-5pm
The Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival started as a small harvest celebration in 1994 and is now one of the region's biggest fall festivals Some of California's heftiest pumpkins will weigh off at the festival In fact, the festival is the current World Record holder of the average Top 10 Giant Pumpkins The festival has something for everyone with attractions including the Elk Grove World Pumpkin Pie-Eating Championship, pumpkin derby, scarecrow contest, kids zone, pumpkin patch, live entertainment, an art walk, and a race across the lake between giant pumpki
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Win Free Tickets to Fairytale Town Tales & Ales on Saturday

Win Free Tickets to Fairytale Town Tales & Ales on Saturday

Tales & Ales - A Red Solo Cup Anniversary Party, a fundraiser for Fairytale Town, will feature 9 different breweries where guests will be given the iconic red solo cup to sample these great local brews. In addition, food trucks..... Read More

Elk Grove to Celebrate Independence Day With Annual Firework Show

Elk Grove to Celebrate Independence Day With Annual Firework Show

The City of Elk Grove will celebrate Independence Day with the 19th annual Salute to the Red, White and Blue festivities on July 4 at the Elk Grove Regional Park. 

Festivities begin at 4 p.m. with the opening of vendor exhibits followed by the “Let Freedom Ride” Bike and Stroller Parade at 5:30 p.m. and entertainment from the Sacramento Single Squares, beach rock music by Safety Orange, and a glow show by Obsidian Butterfly beginning at 6 p.m.  

Opening ceremonies featuring the presentation of the colors and performance of the national anthem by the winner of the City’s 2nd annual O Say Can You Sing national anthem contest.Fireworks will light up Elk Grove’s southeast skies beginning at 9:30 pm from the Kloss Softball Complex... Read More

Annual Run 4 Hunger Next Saturday at Elk Grove Regional Park

Annual Run 4 Hunger Next Saturday at Elk Grove Regional Park

The 11th Annual Run 4 Hunger benefiting the Elk Grove Food Bank will take place next Saturday at the Elk Grove Regional Park. The event includes a flat, 5k, 10k courses for adults, as well as quarter and half mile runs for kids 12 and under. 

Participant in the the Run 4 Hunger are supporting Elk Grove Food Bank Services in providing nutritious food, clothing and support services to people in need.  Join us as we work towards eliminating hunger in south Sacramento County, specifically in our senior community.  ... Read More

Kaiser Permanente awards nearly $140,000 to nonprofit organizations serving the Elk Grove area

Kaiser Permanente awards nearly $140,000 to nonprofit organizations serving the Elk Grove area

Kaiser Permanente has awarded 56 grants totaling nearly $1.5 million to 54 local not-for-profit organizations, schools and government entities serving the greater Sacramento community. That includes $140,000 in funds to organizations serving the Elk Grove area.

The Community Benefit grants – which range in individual amounts from $5,000 to $97,304 – are part of a longstanding practice for Kaiser Permanente, the region’s leading integrated health-care provider, which works to improve the health of the communities it serves in Sacramento, Yolo, Placer and El Dorado counties. Overall, the grants seek to improve access to medical care, support mental health services, reduce violence, develop the workforce and promote healthy eating and active living.

The largest allocation of funding will help the uninsured and underinsured access health care programs and services at various community clinics and organizations.