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Citrus Heights This Month: what’s happening in March

Citrus Heights Marching Band Spaghetti Fundraiser
The Citrus Heights Marching Band plays for a sold-out crowd during their 2015 Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser. The Band’s 2016 fundraiser is set for March 19. // CH Sentinel

Local events and activities on tap this month in Citrus Heights include free film showings, a choir concert, several dinner fundraisers, an Easter egg hunt, and more.

Here’s a few highlights of what’s on schedule in March:

‘Movie Madness’ Inside Out, March 1 — Sylvan Oaks Library will host its monthly “Tuesday Night Movie Madness” at 6 p.m., with a showing of Pixar’s PG-rated “Inside Out” movie. (Link)

Little League Opening Day, March 5 — The Citrus Heights Little League will kick off the season at Rusch Park with a team parade, barbecue, junior game, carnival games, raffle, and more. The event is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. (Link)

Mesa Verde Crab Feed, March 5 — A crab feed with a raffle and auction will be held at the Citrus Heights Community Center to benefit Mesa Verde’s “Safe & Sober Grad Nite.” The event begins at 6 p.m. Tickets run $45 in advance, or $55 at the door. (Link)

REACH Potluck, March 7 — The Residents’ Empowerment Association of Citrus Heights will hold its annual potluck at the Citrus Heights Community Center, with the theme of goal-setting and volunteerism. The event is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m., with anyone in the community invited to bring a dish to share and “enjoy and evening of laughter, good food, and great people.” (Event flier)

‘Best of Citrus Heights’ Awards Luncheon, March 8 — Winners of the Citrus Heights Chamber of Commerce’s business competition will be honored at a luncheon at the Community Center on Fountain Square Drive. The event is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., with registration required. (Registration link)

Coffee, Donuts & a Movie, March 11 — Sylvan Oaks Library invites the community to “bring a friend” and enjoy “a classic movie, fresh donuts and coffee or tea,” with the film on tap this month being Warner Brothers’ “Little Nellie Kelly” (96 min, 1940). The event is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. and conclude by 3:15 p.m. (Link)

County Supervisor Candidate Debate, March 15 — Candidates for Sacramento County Supervisor District 4, which covers Citrus Heights, have been invited to a debate hosted by the Folsom Chamber of Commerce at the Harris Center. The debate is open to the public and will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at 10 College Parkway in Folsom. (Link)
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Education Documentary, March 15 — A documentary exploring education in the modern world will be shown at the San Juan High School Theater, followed by a panel discussion. The free showing of “Most likely to succeed” is put on by the San Juan Unified School District’s office of Community Relations, and is scheduled for 6 p.m. at 7551 Greenback Ln. (Movie trailer) (Register)

Spaghetti Fundraiser, March 19 — The Citrus Heights Community Marching Band will hold its annual Spaghetti Feed fundraiser at the Community Center, beginning at 5 p.m. Tickets are limited, and the event has sold out in the past. The band can be contacted regarding tickets at (Band events page)

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Choir Concert, March 19 — The Minnesota-based Martin Luther College Choir will hold a concert at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Citrus Heights, during a 10-day tour of Nevada, Arizona and California. The concert is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. at 7869 Kingswood Dr.

Community Meeting, March 25 — County Sup. Roberta MacGlashan is scheduled to hold a “community cabinet” meeting at the Denny’s restaurant on Sunrise Boulevard near Greenback Lane. The supervisor’s monthly meetings are held at 7:30 a.m. on the fourth Friday of most months, and typically feature a guest speaker and a county government update from MacGlashan.

Easter Egg Hunt, March 26 — The Kiwanis Club of Citrus Heights will hold its annual Easter egg hunt at Rusch Park from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the community. (Event page)

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