Events & Calendar

Overview
Community Event

Disability Pride Resource Fair

All are welcome to participate in the Disability Pride Resource Fair on Wednesday, July 31 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm to learn about disability resources available throughout Sacramento. There will be educational workshops, community resource tabling, and CalFresh screening. 

Workshops will be held in person and remotely. View the workshop schedule.

Please contact eve.banas@saccenter.org to request accommodations, the Zoom link for workshops, or with any questions. 

Alta Sponsored Event

Direct Service Professional Stipend Training Workshop

Direct Service Professionals (DSPs) are invited to attend a Stipend Training Workshop on Wednesday, July 31 or Thursday, August 29.

In this workshop, Alta California Regional Center (ACRC) will assist DSP’s in registering to complete the online trainings. These courses are approved by the Department of Developmental Services (DDS).

The workshops on July 31 and August 29 are offered at:

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Community Event

Disability Awareness Lunch

Hosted by Miller's Ace Hardware in Citrus Heights

Join Miller’s Ace Hardware in Citrus Heights on Wednesday, July 31 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm for a disability awareness lunch in honor of Disability Awareness Month. Enjoy food, interact with the community, learn and share about disability awareness. 

RSVP by email to miller@millersaceistheplace.com.
Address: 8077 Madison Ave., Citrus Heights, CA 95610

 

Community Event

Hansel and Gretel

Presented by Sensory Friendly Dance

Sensory Friendly Dance, now in its eighth year of producing inclusive and engaging dance events in Sacramento, will present a new story ballet of Hansel & Gretel. Based on the classic Grimms’ Fairy Tale, this live dance performance of Hansel & Gretel will be choreographed by Christopher Nachtrab, a former Sacramento Ballet dancer who went on to dance for the San Francisco Opera and New York City Metropolitan Opera.

Alta Sponsored Event

Community Meetings

Join Alta California Regional Center for our Community Meeting taking place on a quarterly basis! These meetings are open to clients, families, and the community at large as an opportunity to learn about regional center activities and initiatives, as well as to provide an opportunity for public input. 

Registration not required. Join the meeting by clicking this link

Vendor Events

Early Intervention Vendor Fair

Service Providers are welcome to join us on Wednesday, August 14 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm for an Early Intervention Vendor Fair held in Brenda Smith and Redwood conference rooms.

Address: 2241 Harvard St., Sacramento, CA 95815

Community Event

Art on the Spectrum

Join the Crocker Art Museum for Art on the Spectrum on Saturday, August 17 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. This is a free event designed for families to have fun and connect through art while building bonds with others in the autism community. Enjoy tactile artmaking, live performances, and more.

Space is limited and advance registration is recommended

Alta Sponsored Event

Training for the Community on Supported Decision Making

What is Supported Decision Making? 

A process that allows adults with disabilities to make choices about their own lives with support from a team of people they choose. Individuals with disabilities choose people they know and trust to be part of a support network to help with decision-making.

Alta Sponsored Event

Training for Clients and Families on Supported Decision Making

What is Supported Decision Making? 

A process that allows adults with disabilities to make choices about their own lives with support from a team of people they choose. Individuals with disabilities choose people they know and trust to be part of a support network to help with decision-making.

Community Event

Southside Park Play Dates

Join Access Leisure and community organizations for Playdates at Universal Universe, the city’s most accessible playground at Southside Park. Universal Universe playground is solar themed with adaptable structures for all abilities. Youth ages 3-12 are welcome to join the fun! Registration is required.

Community Event

Self-Advocacy Meetings

Week of May 20

This week’s meetings are open to all self-advocates!

Tuesday, May 21 at 4:15 pm: Placerville People First Chapter Meeting
Placerville Library
345 Fair Lane
Placerville, CA

Alta Sponsored Event

Self-Determination Advisory Committee Meeting

The Self-Determination Advisory Committee (SDAC) plays an important role in the implementation and oversight of the Self Determination Program. Alta California Regional Center (ACRC) and the SDAC work collaboratively to prioritize the use of implementation funds to meet the needs of participants in our catchment area. SDAC membership is comprised of clients, family members and community members appointed by ACRC and the State Council on Developmental Disabilities.

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REACh Sunrise Support Groups

Resources, Education, and Advocacy for Children

REACh sponsors support groups for families of children with special needs. Their support groups are designed to help families connect with other caregivers in similar situations. Families with children of all ages and abilities are welcome. 

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Coffee with Community Services

Service Providers are welcome to join us every Friday from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm for Coffee with Community Services!

Join the meeting with this link
Meeting number: 852 1101 1300
Passcode: 649515

Join by phone
1 669 444 9171 US United States

Vendor Events

Residential Vendor Forum

Vendors, please mark your calendar for the Residential Vendor Forum for March 19, 2024, from 10:00 am – 11:00 am and September 17, 2024, from 10:00 am – 11:00 am.

The March forum will be held virtually. The September forum will be held in person in the Brenda Smith Conference Room at 2241 Harvard St., Suite 100, Sacramento, CA 95815.

Vendor Events

Independent Living Services Vendor Forum

Vendors, please mark your calendar for the Independent Living Services Vendor Forum for April 16, 2024, from 10:00 am – 11:00 am and October 15, 2024, from 10:00 am – 11:00 am.

The forum in April will be held virtually. The forum in October will be held in person in the Brenda Smith Conference Room at 2241 Harvard St., Suite 100, Sacramento, CA 95815.

Vendor Events

HCBS Vendor Forum

Vendors, please mark your calendar for the HCBS Vendor Forum for May 21, 2024, from 10:00 am – 11:00 am and November 13, 2024, from 10:00 am – 11:00 am.

These forums will be led by Community Services Specialists Aliesia Gautschi, agautschi@altaregional.org, and Kylee Draper, kdraper@altaregional.org.