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Calendar of Events

Please sign up on the Walk Alert email list and get timely reminders before each event.
 
 
View Don's 2020 Friendship Walk and Bike Schedule As of March 5, 2020
 
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.
 
 

2020

Date Day Regis-
stration
SWSW?
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WWW?
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Event Name (Link to Details) Start Point Start Address Map to Start

Since the Coronavirus has been deemed a pandemic by the World Health Organization, and a National Emergency in the United States, the CVA Convention that was scheduled for May 1, 2, & 3, 2020, at Mt. Shasta City has been postponed. The CVA State Executive Council, CVA President, Betsy McDevitt and Cynthia Turbin, Shasta Sundial Strollers (SSS) President, hope to reschedule the 2020 CVA Convention to possibly August 28, 29 & 30, or October 2, 3 & 4.
Check the CVA website for further details and future updates.


May 27, 2020 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.
May 28, 2020 Thu 9:00 am     Elk Grove - Charlie Fowble Memorial Meet At
Tea Garden Restaurant
9109 Laguna Main St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 2, 2020 Tue 8:15 am     
Sacramento - North Laguna Creek Wildlife Area
24 Hour Fitness 8785 Center Parkway MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 3, 2020 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.
Jun 4, 2020 Thu 10:00 am     Davis - University Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 4, 2020 Thu 8:15 am
Sacramento - Sacramento Riverfront Tour
Sandman Motel 236 Jibboom St. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 5, 2020 Fri 8:00 pm
Full Strawberry Moon Walk
West Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
Nugget Market 2000 Town Center Plaza MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 6, 2020 Sat 8:30 am - 11:30 am   Traditional Event
San Jose - Rose Garden and University Walk


Zanotto's Family Market 1970 Naglee Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 7, 2020 Sun 10:00 am Book Club Walk (Everyone Welcome)

Carmel - Mission
Book:  The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and a Girl Saved by Bees  
by Meredith May
Lopez Taqueria & Liquor 500 Del Monte Ave.
Monterey, CA
MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 9, 2020 Tue 8:15 am     Sacramento - Sierra Oaks Vista Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 10, 2020 Wed 6:15 pm     Sacramento - Sac State Meet At
Glenn Hall Park
5415 Sandburg Dr. 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 11, 2020 Thu 8:15 am
Sacramento - North Natomas
Meet At
Planet Fitness
Park Place 2 Shopping Center
4750 Natomas Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 12, 2020 Fri 6:30 am
Gold River - Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail

After Walk - O Cafe Bakery Bistro
10131 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks
Starbucks Coffee Company 2095 Golden Centre Ln. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 13, 2020 Sat 8:15 am
hosted by Sacramento Walking Sticks

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.
Jun 16, 2020 Tue 8:15 am     Sacramento - Midtown/East Sac CVS Pharmacy 5039 Folsom Blvd. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 17, 2020 Wed 5:30 pm     Davis - University Fleet Feet Sports 615 Second 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.
Jun 18, 2020 Thu 8:15 am     Zamora - Rural Yolo County Zamora Mini-Mart 9920 County Road 99-W MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 18, 2020 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Pocket Area Tour CVS Drug Store 7465 Rush River Drive, #500 MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 20, 2020 Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 pm   TRADITIONAL EVENT

Nevada City - Nevada City Forest & Town

Nevada County Government Center 950 Maidu Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 23, 2020 Tue 8:15 am     
West Sacramento - Clarksburg Branch Line Trail
Nugget Market 2000 Town Center Plaza MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 24, 2020 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.
Jun 25, 2020 Thu 8:15 am     Sacramento - Ashton Park Starbucks Coffee Company 610 Watt Ave. MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 26, 2020 Fri 8:15 am
hosted by Tahoe Trail Trekkers

Squaw Valley - Tahoma
Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet 625 W. Lake Blvd.
Tahoe City, CA
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 27, 2020 Sat 9:00am to 1:00pm   TRADITIONAL EVENT

South Lake Tahoe - Emerald Bay/Rubicon Trail South
Campfire Center at Upper Eagle Point Campground Parking Lot Emerald Bay State Park MapQuest Map To Start
Jun 28, 2020 Sun 8:15 am
hosted by Tahoe Trail Trekkers

Olympic Valley - John Daegling Memorial Walk
The Village at Squaw Valley 1750 Village East Rd. 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 30, 2020 Tue 9:00 am     Woodland - Historic Nugget Market 157 Main St. 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.
*** So what's WWW About? WWW stands for Walking With Woody. This program is for anyone (member or not) who walks for credit and who wants to explore California. Take the initial of the city you are walking in (California only) and spell out "Sacramento Walking Sticks". See the Special Programs page for more details about how to get this book.
 
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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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