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Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Please sign up on the Walk Alert email list and get timely reminders before each event.
 
View Don's 2018 Friendship Walk and Bike Schedule
 
See more information and links below the calendar. SWSW?
 
How to use the MapQuest Links to the start location.
How to find events on the AVA website.
 
 

2018

Date Day Regis-
stration
SWSW?
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Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
Feb 20, 2018 Tue 9:00 am
Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 20, 2018 Tue 12:00 pm
Fremont Park Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 21, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - Sac State
Meet At
Raley's
2075 Fair Oaks Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:15 pm registration, 6:30 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Feb 22, 2018 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Arden Park Starbucks Coffee Company 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 22, 2018 Thu 9:15 am     
Sacramento - Arden
(Margaret Thornburg Memorial Tour)
Starbucks Coffee Company 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 23, 2018 Fri 9:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Lane MapQuest Map To Start
Feb
24 & 25,
2018
Sat & Sun 8:00 am   Traditional Event
Stockton - Scavenger Hunt Walk

View/Print the brochure.
Swenson Park Golf Course Cafe 6803 Alexandria Pl. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 27, 2018 Tue 9:30 am
Sacramento - North Natomas
Meet At
Jack's Urban Eats
Park Place 2 Shopping Center
4730 Natomas Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 28, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Ashton Park Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:15 pm registration, 6:30 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Mar 1, 2018 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - American River Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 1, 2018 Thu 8:00 pm
Full Worm Moon Walk
Sacramento - Pocket Area
CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 2, 2018 Fri 9:00 am
Sacramento - Campus Commons/Sierra Oaks
Starbucks Coffee Company 458 Howe Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 3, 2018 Sat 8:30 am - Noon   Traditional Event
Walnut Creek - East

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The Orchards at Walnut Creek 2800 Ygnacio Valley Road MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 6, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     Fair Oaks - Historic Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 7, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm
Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch
SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Ln MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:15 pm registration, 6:30 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Mar 8, 2018 Thu 9:00 am     
Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail
Starbucks Coffee Company 2095 Golden Centre Ln. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 8, 2018 Thu 9:15 am     Lincoln - Lincoln Tour Starbucks Coffee 110 Ferrari Ranch Road MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 8, 2018 Thu 7:00 pm
Meeting Begins
Sticks Membership Meeting
Everyone Welcome!

Crestwater Garden Homes Clubhouse 790 Crestwater Lane
Sacramento
MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 9, 2018 Fri 10:00 am     Sacramento - South Natomas Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Rd. MapQuest Map
Mar 10, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Davis Dynamos

Davis - University
Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second Street MapQuest Map To Start
Please note that walks labeled as a "Friendship Walk" will normally start registration at 9:15 but will be seasonally adjusted to avoid heat. Sign up for the emailed Walk Alerts (see above) and you will get timely information for each walk.
Mar 11, 2018 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Galt - Cosumnes River Preserve
Book:  Last Child in the Woods:
Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder

by Richard Louv
Cosumnes River Preserve 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 13, 2018 Tue 10:00 am
Davis - Southeast Tunnels & Bridges
Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 14, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm     Fair Oaks - Historic Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:15 pm registration, 6:30 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Mar 15, 2018 Thu 9:00 am
Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial
McDonald's 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 16, 2018 Fri 9:00 am     Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park 24 Hr. Fitness 5114 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 17, 2018 Sat 9:00 am - 1:00pm   Traditional Event  
Healdsburg - St. Patrick's Day Walk

Bear Republic Brewing Company 345 Healdsburg Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 20, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     
Roseville - Peggy Plummer Memorial
Food Court Near
Fleet Feet Sports Store
1850 Douglas Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 20, 2018 Tue 12:00 pm
Governor's Mansion State Historic Park Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 21, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Pocket Area CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Drive MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:15 pm registration, 6:30 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Mar 22, 2018 Thu 9:15 am     Folsom - Historic Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 22, 2018 Thu 9:15 am
Folsom - Humbug Willow Creek Tour
Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 23, 2018 Fri 9:00 am     Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Starbucks Coffee 12195 Tributary Point Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar
24 & 25,
2018
Sat & Sun 9:00 am - Noon   Traditional Event
Roseville - "West" Roseville

Roseville Aquatic Complex 3051 Woodcreek Oaks Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 27, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 28, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm
    Sacramento - N. Laguna Creek Wildlife Area
24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, 6:15 pm registration, 6:30 pm start time. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Mar 29, 2018 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sac State Meet at Glenn Hall Park 5415 Sandburg Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 30, 2018 Fri 10:00 am
~Sticks Road Adventure to Petaluma~
Petaluma - Historic

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 7:30 am)
CVS Drug Store 365 E. Washington St. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 31, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Sacramento Walking Sticks

Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Please note that walks labeled as a "Friendship Walk" will normally start registration at 9:15 but will be seasonally adjusted to avoid heat. Sign up for the emailed Walk Alerts (see above) and you will get timely information for each walk.
Mar 31, 2018 Wed 8:00 pm
Full Blue Moon Walk
Sacramento - N. Laguna Creek Wildlife Area
24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
 

 
** So what's SWSW About? SWSW stands for Sticks Walk Stick's Walks. This is a book that is available to any Sacramento Walking Sticks member for free. When you walk an event for credit that is sponsored by the Sacramento Walking Sticks, stamp this book and when you get 10 different events, you receive a free "Stick's Buck" (a $3 coupon that will pay the credit fee for any Sacramento Walking Sticks walk). The symbol lets you know which walks are eligible for this program.
 
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The Compass is another good way to find out about upcoming events. The Compass is a magazine published by the California Volkssport Association and describes traditional walks in the Pacific region. To subscribe to the Compass, you can complete the subscription/donation form and receive this information-packed publication in your mailbox quarterly.
 
The American Wanderer is the bi-montly publication of the American Volkssport Association (AVA) that gives you the word on what's going on around the nation. You can subscribe to The American Wanderer by becoming a member of AVA.
 
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