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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.
 
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.
 

2017

Date Day Regis-
stration
SWSW?
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Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
Jul 23, 2017 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Davis - University
Book:  The Man Who Planted Trees: A Story of Lost Groves, The Science of Trees and a Plan to Save the Planet
by Jim Robbins
Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second Street MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 25, 2017 Tue 8:00 am
Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 26, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park 24 Hour Fitness 5114 Arden Way 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.
Jul 27, 2017 Thu 8:00am
Auburn - Placer County Museums
Four Garden Bakery 340-C Elm Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 28, 2017 Fri 11:00am to 1:00pm   Boating Traditional Event
Tahoma - Lake Tahoe Kayak
View/Print the brochure.
Marie Sluchak Park 225 Pine St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 29, 2017 Sat 9:00am to 12:00pm   Traditional Event
Tahoma - 30th Anniversary Walk at the Lake
View/Print the brochure.
Marie Sluchak Park 225 Pine St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jul 30, 2017 Sun 8:00 am
Adjusted Time
FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Tahoe Trail Trekkers

Tahoe City - Lake Forest
Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet 625 W. Lake 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.
Aug 1, 2017 Tue 10:00 am     Davis - University Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second St. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 2, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Land Park Meet at La Bou 4400 Del Rio Road 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.
Aug 3, 2017 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - Curtis Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 3, 2017 Thu 8:15 am
Sacramento - Sacramento Riverfront Tour
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 5, 2017 Sat 8:00 am
Adjusted Time
FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Placer Pacers

Roseville - Sculpture
Food Court Near
Fleet Feet Sports Store
1850 Douglas
TJ Max Shopping Center
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.
Aug 7, 2017 Mon 8:00 pm
Full Sturgeon Moon Walk
Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial
McDonalds 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 8, 2017 Tue 8:00 am     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Sacramento Walking Sticks Traditional Event!
Aug 9 & 10, 2017 Wed & Thu Wed
5:30 to 6:30 pm

Thu
9:00 to 10:00 am
      


Sacramento - Hot Walkin' Nights Ice Cream Walk


View/Print the brochure.
Vic's Ice Cream 3199 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 10, 2017 Thu Sticks Membership Meeting
Everyone Welcome!

To Be Determined
Aug 12, 2017 Sat 8:00 am
Adjusted Time
FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Placer Pacers

Roseville - Bea Griffin Memorial
Food Court Near
Fleet Feet Sports Store
1850 Douglas
TJ Max Shopping Center
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.
Aug 13, 2017 Sun Walk starts
8:30 am - Noon
  Traditional Event
Berkeley - Berkeley Rose Garden
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Berkeley Rose Garden 1200 Euclid Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 15, 2017 Tue 8:00 am     Sacramento - Land Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 15, 2017 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
Aug 16, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista
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.
Aug 17, 2017 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 17, 2017 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area Tour CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 18, 2017 Fri 10:00 am
~Sticks Adventure in Foster City~
Foster City - San Mateo County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 7:30 am)
William E Walker Recreation Center 650 Shell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 19, 2017 Sat 8:00 am
Adjusted Time
FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Davis Dynamos

Davis - South Davis/El Macero
Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell 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.
Aug 20, 2017 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

San Francisco - Highlights
Book:  Tales of the City
by Armistead Maupin

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 7:30 am)
San Francisco Maritime
National Historical Park
Visitor Center
499 Jefferson St. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 22, 2017 Tue 8:00 am     Sacramento - Midtown/East Sac CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 23, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Capitol Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. 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.
Aug 24, 2017 Thu 8:30 am     Yuba City - Historic

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 7:15 am)
CVS Drug Store 906 E St. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 26 & 27, 2017 Sat & Sun Saturday
8:30am-1:00pm
Sunday
8:00am-12:00pm
  Traditional Event
Shingletown - Stroll Lassen/Alpine Lake Hike

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Lassen Volcanic National Park Lost Creek Group Campground MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 26 & 27, 2017 Sat & Sun Saturday
8:30am-1:00pm
Sunday
8:00am-12:00pm
  Traditional Event
Shingletown - Stroll Lassen/Meadow Hike

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Lassen Volcanic National Park Lost Creek Group Campground MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 29, 2017 Tue 8:00 am     Sacramento - The Fab 40's CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 30, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm
W. Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
Meet at Nugget Market 2000 Town Center Plaza 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.
Aug 31, 2017 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Capitol Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 31, 2017 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - American River Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 2, 2017 Sat 8:00 am
Adjusted Time
FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Placer Pacers

Roseville - Peggy Plummer Memorial
Meet at Downtown Roseville Parking Garage 421 Oak 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.
Sep 5, 2017 Tue 8:30 am     Zamora - Rural Yolo County
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 7:30 am)
Zamora Mini-Mart 9920 County Road 99-W MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 6, 2017 Wed 8:00 pm
Full Corn Moon Walk
Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area
24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 7, 2017 Thu 8:30 am
Roseville - Bea Griffin Memorial
Food Court Near
Fleet Feet Sports Store
1850 Douglas Blvd. MapQuest Map to Start
Sept
9 & 10,
2017
Sat & Sun 8:00 am - Noon   Traditional Event
Colfax - Historic Colfax
AVA Sign at Railroad Depot 99 Railroad St. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 12, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Lodi - San Joaquin County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 7:45 am)
McDonald's Restaurant 200 W. Lodi Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 13, 2017 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.
Sep 14, 2017 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Arden Park Starbucks Coffee Company 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 14, 2017 Thu 9:15 am     
Sacramento - Arden
(Margaret Thornburg Memorial Tour)
Starbucks Coffee Company 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 14, 2017 Thu Sticks Membership Meeting
Everyone Welcome!

To Be Determined
Sept 16, 2017 Sat 8:00 am - Noon   Traditional Event
Brentwood - Los Vaqueros Walk
Los Vaqueros Watershed
Kellogg Picnic Area
100 Walnut Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 19, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Placerville - Old Hangtown

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 7:45 am)
Buttercup Pantry 222 Main Street MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 19, 2017 Tue 12:00 pm
Fremont Park Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 20, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm
Elk Grove - Elk Grove Creek Watershed
Peet's Coffee & Tea 8234 Laguna 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.
Sep 21, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Elk Grove - Old Town Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond Road MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 22, 2017 Fri 10:00 am
~Sticks Adventure in Olympic Valley~
Olympic Valley - John Daegling Memorial Walk

Carpool Meets 7:30 am
Brookfields Restaurant
1817 Taylor Road, Roseville, 95661
The Village at Squaw Valley 1750 Village East Rd. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 26, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Marysville - Historic

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 7:45 am)
CVS Drug Store 906 E St. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 27, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm
Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail
Starbucks Coffee Company 2095 Golden Centre 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.
Sep 28, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - American River Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 28, 2017 Thu 9:15 am     Lincoln - Lincoln Tour Starbucks Coffee Company 110 Ferrari Ranch Road MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 30, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Sierra Gold Striders

Jackson - Historic

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 8:00 am)
Best Western Amador Inn 200 S Hwy. 49 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.
 

 
** 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.
 
If you can't view PDF documents, you probably need to download the Acrobat Reader Get Adobe Acrobat button < here.
 
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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