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Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

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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
Jan 18, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Arden Park Starbucks Coffee Company 4301 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.
Jan 19, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - The Fab 40's CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 19, 2017 Thu 9:15 am     Roseville - NW Roseville Bike Tour Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 21, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Delta Tule Trekkers

Stockton - NW Stockton, Trinity Parkway
Panera Bread Restaurant 10718 Trinity Parkway 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.
Jan 22, 2017 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac
Book:  Liberty's Quest: The Compelling Story of the Wife and Mother of Two Poetry Prize Winners, James Wright & Franz Wright  by Liberty Kovacs
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 24, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area CVS Pharmacy 7465 Rush River Dr #500 MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 25, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     
Sacramento - Midtown to East Sac
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom 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.
Jan 26, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Citrus Heights - Stock Ranch SAS Shoe Store 7247 Greenback Lane MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 28, 2017 Sat Carpool meets
7:30 am
Walk starts
8:30 am - Noon
    
San Jose - Holly's Hot Chocolate Walk



Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Chris and Holly's House 15680 Alum Rock Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jan 31, 2017 Tue Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts
9:00 am
    Zamora
Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Zamora Mini-Mart 9920 County Road 99-W MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 1, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Land Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside 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 2, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Starbucks Coffee Company 458 Howe Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 2, 2017 Thu 9:15 am
Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Tour
Starbucks Coffee 12195 Tributary Point MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 4, 2017 Sat Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts
8:30 am - Noon
    
San Francisco - Presidio - Lovers Lane & Hidden Hearts

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Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Presidio Visitors Center 36 Lincoln Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 7, 2017 Tue 9:00 am
Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial
McDonald's 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 8, 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.
Feb 9, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - American River Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 10, 2017 Fri 8:00 pm
Full Snow Moon Walk
Davis Fleet Feet to Arboretum
Davis - University
Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second St. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 11 & 12, 2017 Sat & Sun Carpool meets
8:30 am
Walk starts
9:00 am - Noon
    
Mare Island - SF Flyway Festival

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Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Mare Island
Building TBA
Walnut Ave. & Connolly Street MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 14, 2017 Tue 9:00 am
W. Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 15, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm
Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreational Trails
Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond 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.
Feb 16, 2017 Thu 9:00 am
Elk Grove - Elk Grove Creek Watershed
Peet's Coffee & Tea 8234 Laguna Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 16, 2017 Thu 9:15 am
Vacaville - South Recreational Trail Tour
Diggers Deli 876 Alamo Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 18, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Davis Dynamos

Davis - Southeast Tunnels & Bridges
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.
Feb 19, 2017 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Sacramento - Capitol
Book:  Down to a Soundless Sea  by Thomas Steinbeck
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 20, 2017 Mon Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts
10:00 am
~Sticks Adventure in Mill Valley~

Mill Valley - Marin County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Mill Valley Community Center 180 Camino Alto MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 21, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Fair Oaks - Historic Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 21, 2017 Tue 12:00 pm     Victorian Homes Walk West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 22, 2017 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.
Feb 23, 2017 Thu 10:00 am
Roseville - Peggy Plummer Memorial
Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas Blvd. MapQuest Map to Start
Feb 25 & 26, 2017 Sat & Sun 8:00 am - Noon
Ripon - Almond Blossom Festival

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Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Ripon Recreation Area Parallel Avenue at Reynolds Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Feb 28, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 1, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Elk Grove - Old Town Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond 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.
Mar 2, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Midtown/East Sac CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 2, 2017 Thu 9:15 am
Rancho Cordova - Lake Natoma Tour
Starbucks Coffee Company 12195 Tributary Point MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 4, 2017 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 7, 2017 Tues 9:00 am     Sacramento - Ashton Park Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 8, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Curtis Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside 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.
Mar 9, 2017 Thu 9:00 am    Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park 24 Hour Fitness 5114 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 12, 2017 Sun 8:00 pm
Full Worm Moon Walk
W. Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 14, 2017 Tue 9:00 - 10:00am & 3:00 - 4:00pm
Citrus Heights - Celebrate Pi Day 2017!

Marie Callender's Restaurant 5525 Sunrise Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 15, 2017 Wed 6:00pm
Citrus Heights - Celebrate Pi Day 2017!
Marie Callender's Restaurant 5525 Sunrise Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
EVENING WALK: 5K only, Registration 6:00-6:45pm. Bring your flashlight. Contact: Barbara Nuss, 916.283.4650, nussb@surewest.net for more information.
Mar 16, 2017 Thu 9:30 am     Woodland - Historic Nugget Market 157 Main St. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 16, 2017 Thu 9:15 am
Sacramento - Sacramento Riverfront Tour
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 18, 2017 Sat Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    
Healdsburg - Traditional Event



Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Bear Republic Brewing Company 345 Healdsburg Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 19, 2017 Sun Carpool meets
8:30 am
Walk starts
10:00 am
FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Sonoma County Stompers

Prince Greenway/Historic Santa Rosa

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Lucky Market 915 Village Ct. 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 20, 2017 Mon Carpool meets
8:00 am
Walk starts
10:00 am
~Sticks Adventure in Alameda~

Alameda - Bay Farm Island AND/OR
Alameda - Victorian

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Cafe au Lait 3215 Encinal Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 21, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Land Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 21, 2017 Tue 12:00 pm
California State Capitol Museum Walk
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 22, 2017 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 23, 2017 Thu 10:00 am
Galt - Consumnes River Preserve
McDonald's Restaurant 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 25, 2017 Sat 9:00 am - Noon    Traditional Event
Herald - Rancho Seco Park/Howard Ranch Trail

Rancho Seco Park 14962 Twin Cities Road MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 26, 2017 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Roseville - Bea Griffin Memorial
Book:  The Color of Lightning or News of the World  by Paulette Jiles
Fleet Feet Sports Store 1850 Douglas Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 28, 2017 Tue 9:30 am     Davis - University Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second St. MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 29, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Starbucks Coffee Company 458 Howe 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 30, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sac State Starbucks Coffee Company 1420 65th Street MapQuest Map To Start
Mar 30, 2017 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area Tour CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 1, 2017 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Placer Pacers

Auburn - Placer County Museums Walk
Flour Garden Bakery 304-C Elm Ave. 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.
Apr 4, 2017 Tue 9:30 am     Davis - South Davis/El Macero Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 5, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm
    Sacramento - North 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.
Apr 6, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 8 & 9, 2017 Sat & Sun 8:30 am - Noon
Davis - West Davis

Lamppost Pizza 1260 Lake Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 10, 2017 Mon 8:00 pm
Full Pink Moon Walk
Sacramento - Pocket Area Walk on the Levee
CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Drive MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 11, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Curtis Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 12, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Folsom - Historic Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake 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.
Apr 13, 2017 Thu 10:00 am     
Roseville - New Balance Fountains
New Balance Shoe Store 1198 Roseville Pkwy Fountains Shopping Center MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 13, 2017 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - American River Tour Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 14, 2017 Fri Carpool meets
8:30 am
Walk starts
10:00 am
~Sticks Adventure in Oakdale~

Oakdale - Stanislaus County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
Motel 6 825 East F St. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 18, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     
Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area
24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 18, 2017 Tue 12:00 pm
Old Sacramento State Historic Park Walk
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 19, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     West Sacramento - River Walk La Bou Bakery & Cafe 849 Jefferson 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.
Apr 20, 2017 Thu 9:00 am     
Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail
Starbucks Coffee Company 2095 Golden Centre Ln. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 25, 2017 Tue 9:00 am     
Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 26, 2017 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - American River 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.
Apr 27, 2017 Thu Carpool meets
9:00 am
Walk starts
10:00 am
    Lodi - San Joaquin County

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
McDonald's Restaurant 200 W. Lodi Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 27, 2017 Thu 9:15 am     
Sacramento - Margaret Thornburg Memorial Tour
Starbucks Coffee Comapny 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 30, 2017 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Berkeley Rose Garden Fun Walk
Book:  Oleander Girl: A Novel  by Chitra Divakaruni
Berkeley Rose Garden 1200 Euclid Ave. 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.
 
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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