Sunday, April 23, 11 AM-4 PM: Annual "Earth Day" Celebration at Southside Park, 2115 6th Street, in Sacramento
The annual Earth Day celebration, organized by the Environmental Council of Sacramento, features educational exhibits, environmentally friendly cuisine, live music, handcrafted items for sale from local artisans, activities for kids, and more.
PSR/Sacramento is a co-sponsor of this event. Come by the PSR table and say hello.
Admission is free, and there is also free bicycle valet parking.
Saturday, April 22, 10 AM-12 noon: March for Science from Southside Park, 2115 6th Street, to the State Capitol
The Sacramento March for Science is being held in conjunction with similar events across the country and around the world, highlighting the importance of science in rational policy making and the need to protect the scientific community from attacks by science deniers.
Sunday, April 30, 6:00-9:00 PM: Make your reservations now to attend the finals dinner of the annual PSR/Sacramento High School Scholarship Essay Contest
The prompt for this year's essay contest is a quotation by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt:
“Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.”
The scholarship essay contest finals dinner will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 2001 Point West Way, in Sacramento. Doors open for social hour at 5:00 PM, dinner begins at 6:00, and the presentations of the 10 student finalists begin at 7:00.
At the essay contest finals dinner, a distinguished panel of judges from the community will choose the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. A total of $15,000 in scholarships will be awarded.
The cost to attend the scholarship finals dinner is $40 per person ($20 for students). Salmon, chicken, and vegetarian entrees are available.
Disclaimer: Events are listed based on their potential interest to PSR/Sacramento members, but the listing of an event that is not directly sponsored or organized by PSR/Sacramento does not necessarily represent endorsement of that event.