Events & Calendar


Events & Calendar

Community Event

Free Lions Special Kids Day 2017

This event is free for students with special needs, children (ages 0 to 99) with  and families!

This is a day of food, fun and friendship, including arts & crafts, games, music, demonstrations, food, treats and much more!

Food and beverages will be provided at no cost to registered guests.

Special Kids Day will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Ride to Walk Facility, 1630 Highway 193 in Lincoln. 


Community Event

Special Education Workshops – Free Trainings

Disability Rights California’s (DRC) Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy is hosting a series of 4 workshops covering various topics relating to special education.

Overview of Special Education Rights and Responsibilities on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 9 to noon.

Understanding Your IEP Document and Writing Effective Goals on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 9 to noon.

Community Event

Know Your Immigrant Rights

Please plan to attend this information session on Immigrant Rights at McGeorge School of Law on March 30, 2017

  • March 30, 2017 at 5:30 PM
  • McGeorge School of Law, Student Center
  • 3200 5th Avenue, Sacramento  CA  95817

Topics to be covered:

  • Legal rights when stopped by immigration officers
  • Ways to obtain legal status
  • How to protect children and property if you are facing deportation

RSVP by sending an email to or by calling (916) 340-6080.


MIND Institute Distinguished Lecturer Series

The UC Davis MIND Institute presents the 2016-17 Distinguished Lecture Series.  On December 14th  Steve Silberman, an author, will discuss “Great Minds Don’t Always Think Alike” at 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute 2825 50th Street, Sacramento, CA 95817.  See details on the link below as well as the schedule  for the rest of the series.  

Community Event

Social Network for parents and caregivers of an African American child with a disability

This group has the goal of empowering parents to become strong advocates for the needs of their child.  This group meets monthly at the UC Davis MIND Institute from 6-8 pm.

This is a free event and dinner and childcare will be provided.  

Please pre-register by emailing  Please call (916) 703-0403 for more information.

Community Event

Free Sibling Workshops

A Sibling Workshop is a place and time to play games and mingle with friends who “get it” about the good (and sometimes not-so-good) parts of having a sibling with special needs.

Registration links will open 60 days prior to workshop date.  Call (916) 455-9500 for more information or for assistance with online registration.

Community Event

Workshop Series in Spanish

This series of workshops held in February, March, April, and May, are sponsored by the MIND Institute, the Center for Excellence is Developmental Disabilities (CEDD) and the WarmLine Family Resource Center- they will be provided in Spanish.

The events will be held at the UC Davis MIND Institute Auditorium in Sacramento.  Please call their Spanish line at (916) 703 0439 or email to register.

General information

Elk Grove Youth Baseball-Champion Division

Registration is open to enroll in the Elk Grove Champion Division of their Youth Baseball program.  The Champion Division is open to children and young adults between the ages of 6 and 21 (as long as they are enrolled in high school) who have a cognitive or physical disability.

The season is 8 games played on Sundays at Rau Park.  

Anyone interested in coaching or being a buddy to a player, you can sign up to volunteer  Click on the link below and scroll down to the Champions Division information!