Enjoy SCNA-sponsored annual events. Read below for brief descriptions. SCNA welcomes volunteers, please email or call Faith Johnstone , Events Coordinator, at 452-3005 x201 if you would like additional information or to volunteer for any of these fun events!
Spring Egg Hunt
April 12, 2014
Pajama Parade: 9:30am
Bunny Photos/Crafts: 10am
Egg Hunt: 10:30am
The egg hunt is held annually in March or April at Sierra 2. This free event includes activities such as a pajama parade, bag decorating and pictures with the Bunny. The egg hunt is divided into two age groups (0-3 and 4-12) so that all children have the opportunity to search for eggs. Photos with the Easter Bunny are 5x7 and cost $5 (cash only please).
Home & Garden Tour
April 26, 2014
The Home & Garden Tour held annually in April is one of SCNA’s largest fundraising activities. Each year several homes in the Curtis Park neighborhood open their doors to the public. The featured houses honor the pre-war built neighborhood, which include bungalow, Spanish revival, Tudor and Storybook style homes.
Neighborhood Yard Sale
May 17, 2014
Held annually in May, the Neighborhood Yard Sale was established in 2007. SCNA advertises the event in the Sacramento Bee, Viewpoint, Craig's List and other community news outlets including e-mail announcements.
Music in the Park
June 29, 2014
July 27, 2014
August 24, 2014 (Curtis Fest day too!)
Held the last Sunday of June, July and August, Music in the Park is a free summer concert series at the north end of Curtis Park. This annual event is the perfect time to relax with your family, friends and neighbors. With a blanket and picnic basket you can enjoy the music in a wonderful outdoor venue. Thank you to all our sponsors for their support of this event.
Curtis Fest Artisan Festival in the Park
August 24, 2014
Curtis Fest was established in 2007 to give local artists a venue to exhibit and sell their work. The event often draws up to 50 fine artists, photographers and crafters. This free event also has musicians, food trucks, a petting zoo and the Happily Ever After Fairy for the kids. Curtis Fest is held at William Curtis Park.
Curtis Park Wine Tasting & Silent Auction
October 4, 2014
The 24th Annual Curtis Park Wine Tasting, Silent Auction & Beer Garden, will take place Saturday, October 4, 2014, 4pm-7pm, at Sierra 2 Center. As one of SCNA’s largest fundraisers, the event brings local wineries, breweries and restaurants to Sierra 2 Center for tastings. Attendees enjoy delicious food and beverages along with the exciting silent auction and raffle drawings. Items available for bid include original art, spa packages, beach rentals, dance lessons and much more. $35 for SCNA Members, $45 for Non-members.
Jewelry & Holiday Ornament Fair
Rooms 9, 10 and 12
This annual Sierra 2 Senior Center event is held every December, from 11am-4pm, with all proceeds supporting the Senior Center. The Senior Center accepts donations of jewelry for this sale year round. To donate jewelry and obtain information, please call the Senior Center at (916) 455-6339.
Dinner and A Movie
Friday, June 27: Beach Blanket Bingo
Friday, July 25: Blazing Saddles
Friday, November 21: Memoirs of a Geisha
Sunday, December 21: Polar Express (matinee)
Welcome to the most entertaining movie experience around! Dinner and A Movie combines classic movies of the past with a dinner experience that takes its inspiration from the movie. Culinary arts meet Performing arts! Dinner guests will enjoy the movie-inspired menu and décor in the Garden Room and enchanting courtyard. Following dinner,with the mood set, guests will wander next door to the historic 24th Street Theatre to take in the classic movie. Popcorn is included for all attendees and additional beverages (beer, wine, nonalcoholic) will be available for purchase. Examples include “Blue Hawaii” with Hawaiian inspired dinner; “Julie and Julia” with French cuisine catered by Le Cordon Bleu; “Casablanca” featuring unique Moroccan fare. Admission: $25 Dinner and the movie or $10 Movie only (includes popcorn and a beverage). Times are generally between 6pm-9pm.
First Friday Neighborhood Dinners
Dates: Monthly (except July)
Held on the First Friday of the month, SCNA welcomes neighbors and friends for dinner. The event is held in Curtis Hall and the adjoining outdoor courtyard. A nominal fee is charged for a delicious and healthy meal that includes an entree, salad and dessert. In addition, beer, wine and other drinks are available to purchase.
Best Friend Fridays
May 23: Sacramento Vegan Society
June 13: Environmental Voices
July 11: Premier Dance & SPCA
August 8: Nor Cal Cocker Rescue
Bring your Best Friend and kick start your weekend at the Sierra 2 Center! Held on Fridays, from 5:30-7pm, in the Garden Room and Courtyard. This fun event features Hors d'oeuvres, Wine & Beer, Games, Raffle Drawings and Door Prizes in a no-pressure, no-risk networking environment. Each event is hosted by a different non-profit group with all proceeds from the raffle donated.
SCNA has many community sponsors that help make these annual events a success.
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