Upcoming Community Events
By David Stewart
With August ending and September right around the corner, 2013 brings a number of events that community members may find interesting, educational and fun. This line up of events will certainly have something for everyone young and old.
The BloodSource Blood Drive at Regal Natomas brings a heartwarming ending to August. For any who may be unfamiliar with BloodSource, this organization is committed to working with communities in providing a readily supply of safe blood. Participants who attend the drive will also receive a free Regal Cinemas movie pass, good for one use.
Location: Regal Natomas @ 3561 Truxel Rd. 95834
When: August 30th from 1pm-6pm
Have you wanted to get a pet for a while? Have your children been asking you for a kitten? Or a puppy? Well you are in luck! September 13-15th is National Adoption Weekend! Now you can get that cat you think looks like Simba from The Lion King, or get that cute puppy your kids have been asking for.
Location: All PetSmart store locations
When: Sep. 13-15th
Home gardening has started to gain more popularity. According to a survey done by the National Gardening Association shows “a welcome increase of 2 million more households (2%) in 2012 compared with the year before (Garden Market Research, par. 2).” This is nationwide!! If home gardening interests you then you will really find this event to your liking; Composting for the Home Gardener.
Location: North Natomas Library @ 4660 Via Ingoglia 95835
When: Sep. 14th from 1pm-3pm
As shown, the upcoming events will definitely have something for everyone and will bring a level of enjoyment to all who attend. For more information on these events follow the links below.
Info regarding the National Adoption Weekend:
Info regarding BloodSource and Upcoming Blood Drives:
Info regarding Composting for the Home Gardener: