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Citrus Heights This Week: what’s happening around town (Apr. 27 – May 3)

Updated April 27, 2:08 p.m. —
Events and activities going on around Citrus Heights this week include several “SWAT team up close” presentations, a community marching band yard sale, an international writer’s event at the community center, and more.

Kicking off the week on both Monday and Tuesday night, the Citrus Heights Police Department’s SWAT team will be finishing off their April tour of neighborhood association meetings around the city. SWAT members will show a video highlighting the team’s training and leaders, and will also display tactical equipment used in emergencies and answer any questions from the community.

The Sylvan Old Auburn Road neighborhood meeting will be on April 27 at 7 p.m. in the Sylvan Community Center at 7521 Community Drive, and the Sunrise Ranch Neighborhood meeting will be on April 28 at 7 p.m. at Twin Oaks Avenue Baptist Church at the corner of Mariposa Avenue and Twin Oaks. Both meetings will highlight the SWAT team presentation, along with covering regular business.

[Fliers: April 27 meeting, April 28 meeting]

In addition to the weekly Farmer’s Market held behind Sunrise Mall each Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., this Saturday will feature the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators’ annual 2015 Spring Spirit conference at the Citrus Heights Community Center. According to the international organization’s website, the 11th annual conference is open to non-members and will feature Dreamworks animator Colin Jack this year.

Also this weekend, the Citrus Heights Community Marching Band will be holding its annual Spring Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 1-3 and May 8-10 at 7620 Linden Ave. in Citrus Heights. Proceeds from the sale go directly to support the band, helping provide for items like uniforms, instruments and liability insurance, according to CHCMB Program Director Kathy Cook.

[Also on The Sentinel: Citrus Heights’ 2015 Red, White & Blue Parade seeks entries]

Check back next week for more May events, including free outdoor movie nights, a Building Safety Month kick-off event, and upcoming Police Activites League events.

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