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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 2019 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.
 
 
 
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2019

Date Day Regis-
stration
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Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start
Apr 19, 2019 Fri 8:00 pm
Full Pink Moon Walk
Sacramento - Sac State
Meet at Glenn Hall Park 5415 Sandburg Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 23, 2019 Tue 9:00 am     Sacramento - The Fab 40's CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 24, 2019 Wed 6:15 pm
Sacramento - Hidden Murals
Meet At
Rite-Aid
2211 F 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.
Apr 25, 2019 Thu 9:00 am
Elk Grove - Elk Grove Creek Watershed
Peet's Coffee & Tea 8234 Laguna Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 27, 2019 Sat 9:00 am - Noon   Traditional Event
Lincoln - Lincoln Walk

Sprouts 115 Ferrari Ranch Road MapQuest Map To Start
Apr 30, 2019 Tue 9:30 am     Davis - University Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second St. MapQuest Map To Start
May 1, 2019 Wed 6:15 pm   
Woodland - Historic
Nugget Market 157 Main 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.
May 2, 2019 Thu 9:30 am
Vacaville - Joe Sutter/Jo Hefner Memorial - Lagoon Valley
Digger's Deli 876 Alamo Drive MapQuest Map To Start
May 2, 2019 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area Tour CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Drive MapQuest Map To Start
May
3,4, & 5
2019
Fri, Sat, Sun Friday
Noon - 6:00pm
Saturday
8:00am-6:00pm
Sunday
8:00 am - Noon

View/Print the Convention Brochure.

CVA Convention Walk #1
San Diego - Mission Bay East
Crowne Plaza Hotel 2270 N. Hotel Circle
San Diego, CA 92108
MapQuest Map To Start
May
3,4, & 5
2019
Fri, Sat, Sun Friday
Noon - 6:00pm
Saturday
8:00am-6:00pm
Sunday
8:00 am - Noon

View/Print the Convention Brochure.

CVA Convention Walk #2
San Diego - Seven Historical Bridges
Crowne Plaza Hotel 2270 N. Hotel Circle
San Diego, CA 92108
MapQuest Map To Start
May
3,4, & 5
2019
Fri, Sat, Sun Friday
Noon - 6:00pm
Saturday
8:00am-6:00pm
Sunday
8:00 am - Noon

View/Print the Convention Brochure.

CVA Convention Walk #3
San Diego - Exploring Ocean Beach
Crowne Plaza Hotel 2270 N. Hotel Circle
San Diego, CA 92108
MapQuest Map To Start
May 6, 2019 Mon 9:00 am     Sacramento - American River Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
May 7, 2019 Tue 6:30 am
Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista

After Walk - Breakfast at Boudin SF, Loehman's Plaza
2573 Fair Oaks Blvd.
Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
May 8, 2019 Wed 9:00 am
Sacramento - North Natomas
Meet at
North Natomas Public Library
4660 Via Ingoglia St. MapQuest Map To Start
May 8, 2019 Wed 6:15 pm   AND  
Sacramento - North Natomas
Meet at
North Natomas Public Library
4660 Via Ingoglia 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.
May 9, 2019 Thu 9:00 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
May 9, 2019 Thu 7:00 pm
Meeting Begins
Sticks Membership Meeting
Everyone Welcome!
Fair Oaks Public Library 11601 Fair Oaks Blvd.
Fair Oaks
MapQuest Map To Start
May 11, 2019 Sat 8:00 am - Noon   Traditional Event
San Bruno - Exploring San Bruno - Our Peninsula Neighbor
San Bruno Public Library 701 Angus Ave W MapQuest Map To Start
May 13, 2019 Mon 10:00 am
~Sticks Road Adventure to Campbell~
Campbell - Los Gatos Creek

Read the Carpool Guidelines document.
(Carpool Meets 8:00 am)
Campbell Inn 675 E Campbell Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
May 14, 2019 Tue 9:30 am     
Roseville - Peggy Plummer Memorial
Meet at Downtown Roseville Parking Garage 421 Oak Street MapQuest Map To Start
May 15, 2019 Wed 6:15 pm     Carmichael - Hidden Parks of Carmichael SaveMart
Crestview Village Shopping Center
4708 Manzanita 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.
May 16, 2019 Thurs 9:00 am

West Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
Nugget Market 2000 Town Center Plaza MapQuest Map To Start
May 16, 2019 Thu 9:15 am
Sacramento - American River Tour
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
May 18, 2019 Sat 8:00 pm
Full Flower Moon Walk
Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area
24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
May
18 & 19,
2019
Sat & Sun 8:30 am - Noon   Traditional Event
Arnold - Walk Among the Tall, Tall Trees
Calaveras Big Trees
State Park
North Grove Parking Lot
1170
E. State Hwy 4
MapQuest Map To Start
May 21, 2019 Tue 9:00 am
Sacramento - Sacramento--Hidden Murals
Meet At
Rite Aid
2211 F St. MapQuest Map To Start
May 22, 2019 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.
May 23, 2019 Thu 9:30 am
Davis - Southeast Tunnels & Bridges
Common Grounds Coffee 2171 Cowell Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
May 25, 2019 Sat 9:15 am

FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Vaca Valley Volks

Alameda - Bay Farm Island
Cafe au Lait 3215 Encinal 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.
May 27, 2019 Mon 9:00 am     
Sacramento - River and Miller Park
Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
May 28, 2019 Tue 9:30 am
Galt - Cosumnes River Preserve
Meet at
Cosumnes River Preserve
13501 Franklin Blvd.- Visitor Center MapQuest Map To Start
May 29, 2019 Wed 6:15 pm     
Sacramento - Midtown/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.
May 30, 2019 Thu 9:15 am     Sacramento - Arden Park Starbucks Coffee Company 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
May 30, 2019 Thu 9:15 am
Sacramento - Arden
Margaret Thornburg Memorial Tour
Starbucks Coffee Company 4301 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 1, 2019 Sat 9:15 am
hosted by Delta Tule Trekkers

Galt - Sacramento County
McDonald's 324 Pine St. 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.
Jun 3, 2019 Mon 8:30 am     Sacramento - Land Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 4, 2019 Tue 6:30 am
Carmichael - Hidden Parks

After Walk - Breakfast at Hungry Hollow Cafe
4766 Manzanita Ave.
SaveMart
Crestview Village Shopping Center
4708 Manzanita Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 5, 2019 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.
Jun 6, 2019 Thu 8:30 am     
Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail
Starbucks Coffee Company 2095 Golden Centre Ln. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 7, 2019 Fri 8:30 am     Sacramento - Curtis Park Land Bark Pet Supplies 3200 Riverside Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 8, 2019 Sat 9:15 am
hosted by Sacramento Walking Sticks

Sacramento - Hidden Murals
Meet At
Rite-Aid
2211 F St. 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.
Jun 9 - Jun 16, 2019 Convention Schedule
21st AVA Biennial Convention Details
Red Lion Hotel Albany 205 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205 MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 11, 2019 Tue 9:00 am     Placerville - Old Hangtown Buttercup Pantry 222 Main Street MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 12, 2019 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.
Jun 13, 2019 Thu 8:30 am
Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial
McDonald's 2733 Elk Grove Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 13, 2019 Thu 9:15 am     Lincoln - Lincoln Tour Starbucks Coffee 110 Ferrari Ranch Road MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 17, 2019 Mon 8:00 pm
Full Strawberry Moon Walk
Sacramento - Pocket Area
CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 18, 2019 Tue 8:30 am
Sacramento - Midtown/East Sac
CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 19, 2019 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.
Jun 20, 2019 Thu 8:30 am     Folsom - Historic Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 22, 2019 Sat 9:15 am
hosted by Bay Bandits Volksmarch Club

San Francisco - Fort Scott

Presidio Visitor's Center 210 Lincoln 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.
Jun 23, 2019 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

San Francisco - 5k Walk in Golden Gate Park

Book:  The Dangerous Ladies Affair: A Carpenter and Quincannon Mystery
by Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini
Seal Rock Inn 545 Point Lobos Avenue MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 25, 2019 Tue 8:30 am
Sacramento - Capitol - Wayne Holloway Memorial Walk
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 26, 2019 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.
Jun 27, 2019 Thu 8:30 am    Carmichael - Ancil Hoffman Park 24 Hour Fitness 5114 Arden Way MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 27, 2019 Thu 9:15 am
Folsom - Humbug Willow Creek Tour
Karen's Bakery & Cafe 705 Gold Lake Dr. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 28, 2019 Fri TBD
~Sticks Road Adventure to Etna~
Etna - Historic - Siskiyou County
Bob's Ranch House Restaurant 585 Collier Way (Hwy 3) MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 29, 2019 Sat 9:15 am FRIENDSHIP WALK
hosted by Placer Pacers

Roseville - Maidu Park
Food Court Near
Fleet Feet Sports Store
1850 Douglas 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.
 

 
** 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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