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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
Aug 15, 2018 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.
Aug 16, 2018 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - American River Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 16, 2018 Thu 7:00 pm
Meeting Begins
Sticks Membership Meeting
Everyone Welcome!

Arden-Demick Library 891 Watt Ave.
Sacramento
MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 18, 2018 Sat Adjusted
8:15 am
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 19, 2018 Sun 8:00 am - Noon   Traditional Event
San Francisco - South of South of Market

View/Print the brochure.

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 7:30 am)
Mission Creek Park Pavilion 290 Channel St. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 21, 2018 Tue 8:00 am     Fair Oaks - Historic Fair Oaks Coffee House & Deli 10223 Fair Oaks Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 21, 2018 Tue 12:00 pm
Southside Park Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 22, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - Elmhurst 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.
Aug 23, 2018 Thu 8:00 am     Sacramento - Ashton Park Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 23, 2018 Thu 8:15 am
Folsom - Humbug Willow Creek Tour
Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 25, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Vaca Valley Volks

Pittsburg - Pittsburg - Contra Costa County
Steeltown Coffee and Tea 695 Railroad 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.
Aug 26, 2018 Sun 8:00 pm
Full Sturgeon Moon Walk
Sacramento - North Natomas
Meet at
Jack's Urban Eats
4730 Natomas Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 28, 2018 Tue 8:00 am     Sacramento - South Natomas Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Aug 29, 2018 Wed 6:15 pm
West Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
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 30, 2018 Thu 8:00 am
Sacramento - Elmhurst to East Sac
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 1, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Delta Tule Trekkers

Ione - Amador County
Ione Plaza Market 313 Preston 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.
Sep 4, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     
Elk Grove - East Elk Grove Recreational Trails
Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond Road MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 5, 2018 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.
Sep 6, 2018 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 6, 2018 Thu 9:15 am     Davis - Circle Davis Tour Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 7, 2018 Fri 10:00 am
~Sticks Adventure to Carson City~
Carson City - Capital Neighborhoods

Carpool Meets 7:00 am
Brookfields Restaurant
1817 Taylor Road, Roseville, 95661
Hardman House Hotel 917 N. Carson St. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 8, 2018 Sat 9:15 am 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
10 - 16
2018
Mon thru Sun Refer to Brochure
California Coastal Adventure

Hosted by:
South Bay Striders and
San Francisco Bay Bandits


View/Print the brochure.
(Large file/Print Double Sided/Short Side Flip)


View/Print 2 Page Flier
Various Coastal Locations Refer to Brochure Refer to Brochure
Sep 11, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - Land Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 12, 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.
Sep 13, 2018 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - South Natomas Natomas Bike Shop 3291 Truxel Road MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 18, 2018 Tue 9:00 am
Sacramento - Campus Commons/Sierra Oaks
Starbucks Coffee Company 458 Howe Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 18, 2018 Tue 12:00 pm
California State Capitol Museum Walk
City Walks Brochure
West side of the Capitol 10th Street and Capitol Mall MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 19, 2018 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.
Sep 20, 2018 Thu 9:00 am     Elk Grove - Old Town Starbucks Coffee Company 8868 Bond Road MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 20, 2018 Thu 9:15 am
Roseville - NW Roseville Tour
Meet at
Veteran's Memorial Park
10021 Crocker Ranch Road MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 22, 2018 Sat 9:00 am - Noon    Traditional Event
Carmichael - Hidden Parks of Carmichael

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SaveMart Parking Lot
Crestview Village Shopping Center
4708 Manzanita Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 23, 2018 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

San Francisco - Presidio

Book:  Time of Fog and Fire: A Molly Murphy Mystery
by Rhys Bowen

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 8:00 am)
Presidio's Visitor's Center 210 Lincoln Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 24, 2018 Mon 8:00 pm
Full Harvest Moon Walk
Zamora - Rural Yolo County

6:00 PM Meet at Black Bear Diner
1530 E. Main St., Woodland
Zamora Mini Mart 9920 County Road 99-W MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 25, 2018 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - American River Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 26, 2018 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 27, 2018 Thu 9:00 am     Woodland - Historic Nugget Market 157 Main St. MapQuest Map To Start
Sep 29, 2018 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Delta Tule Trekkers

Jackson - Town
Best Western Amador Inn 200 S Highway 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.
 
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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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