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Sacramento Region & Beyond – Dec 2013


DEC 6 – SMSAC* Gold and Green JINGLE BALL, Merry Christmas with Love. This is an elegant event – formal to church attire is appropriate (please no jeans or shorts). Come and enjoy an evening filled with good friends, music, food, fun, and spirit. Time: 6:30pm to midnight. Location: 3001 Wissemann Dr, Sacto 95826. Suggested donation: dinner & dance $15 ($20 at the  door); dance only $8. Make checks payable to Elk Grove  Stake & submit before Dec 1st;  mail to Randy Bachus, 9656 Pasture Rose Way, Elk Grove CA 95624. Additional info: Harry& Betsea Ralph, 916-475-8237, betsea70@yahoo.com .


DEC 5-7 – GRANITE BAY CHRISTMAS NATIVITY EXHIBIT. Come and experience the wonder of Christ's birth depicted in over 550 nativities. Includes special rooms for Latin America, Africa, Asia, Bethlehem, and children. Musical performances daily. Free admission to all members and friends. Noon-9pm daily. Location: 6460 Cavitt Stallman Rd, Granite Bay, 95746. Facebook: Granite Bay Christmas Nativity Exhibit.

DEC 8 – FIRST PRESIDENCY CHRISTMAS DEVOTIONAL BROADCAST. Time: 5PM PST. The First Presidency invites all church members and friends to view the satellite broadcast of the annual Christmas Devotional from Salt Lake City. Check with your Stake for viewing at church buildings or on your LDS cable/satellite channel.

DEC 8 – ELK GROVE STAKE. Time: 7:00PM. Following the First Presidency Christmas Devotional: The Valley Choral Society & Orchestra, directed by Paul Allen presents: “Handel’s Messiah & Festival of Carols.” This is for all members & friends. Location: Vintage Park Bldg, 8925 Vintage Park Dr, Sacramento. Information: Janet McKibben at (916) 753-7114 or Ron Winterton at (916) 834-6635.


DEC 14 – CENTRAL VALLEY REGIONAL SINGLE ADULT FAMILY CHRISTMAS PARTY. Semi-formal family dinner and dance. Time: 6:00pm. Location: Orangeburg building,   

1105 West Orangeburg, Modesto. Dinner, Dancing, Entertainment & Santa. Bring your family & friends for a beautiful evening. For questions or to RSVP, call Melonie at 209-847-8486.


DEC 15 – HANDEL’S MESSIAH SING-ALONG AT TEMPLE HILL. Open to all members and friends. Time: 7pm. Location: Oakland Interstake Center Auditorium, 4780 Lincoln Ave, Oakland 94602. Additional info on this and other events: www.templehillevents.com


NO DEC DANVILLE DANCE (New Years Eve dance instead).


NO SMSAC* FIRESIDE this month – Merry Christmas.


DEC 29 – SEASON FINALE AT TEMPLE HILL. Grand piano & organ concert with up to 60 fingers tickling ivory. Open to all members and friends. Time: 7pm. Location: Oakland Interstake Center Auditorium, 4780 Lincoln Ave, Oakland 94602. Additional info on events: www.templehillevents.com


DEC 31 – SMSAC* NEW YEARS EVE DANCE & BREAKFAST, “New Years Around the World Dancing, games, prizes, refreshments & breakfast. Friends, food, FUN!! Time: 9pm-1am. Location: Stake Center, 2745 Eastern Ave, Sac. Pre-registration by Dec 25th $10 donation, $15 at the door. Make check payable to Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, memo on check New Years Eve Dance, and mail to Dottie Benton, 2621 Fulton Ave #23, Sac, CA 95821. Hosted by Carmichael & East Stakes. Info: Donna Wills 916-410-0567 or Dottie Benton 707-685-0455.


No SMSAC January Dance (New Years Eve dance instead).

*SMSAC = Sacramento Multi-Stake Single Adult Committee (15 stakes)


DANCES – Music by various DJs
Sacramento, Bay Area, & Central Valley


The single adults in attendance should uphold LDS Church standards.

While Sunday dress is not required, neatness and modesty are always expected.


1st Friday – Sacramento.  SMSAC (15-stakes). On I-50, take Watt Ave exit & go south.  Turn right on Folsom Blvd. & right on Wissemann Dr. to 3001 Wissemann Dr., Bldg. is on the right.  Dance 9pm -12:00am  $5 donation. Contact Ruth Ann & David DeCant, RAHoffman21@yahoo.com or decantd@yahoo.com .


3rd Friday - Danville.  Danville Stake Center, 655 Old Orchard Rd.  Take Hwy. 680 to Sycamore Valley Rd. East Exit.  Turn left at Old Orchard Rd (4th light) turn left into stake center parking lot. $5 donation. Dance: 9:00pm – 12:30am  $5 donation. 



5th Friday - Modesto — Modesto Central Valley. 4300 Dale Rd., Modesto, CA 95356. (from 99 freeway exit East on Pelandale, turn left on Dale Rd., Stake is ½ block up, Right into the north parking lot.)  8:30pm – Midnight. Info: Melonie: (209) 404-1165, meloniel@hotmail.com. Alan: (209) 830-9465. No Charge



 SACRAMENTO & VICINITY, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. (unless noted)
Attire: church dress   -   Refreshments served afterwards

NOTE: Firesides are subject to cancellation the 1st Sunday in April, October and December

1st Sunday – Citrus Heights Stake, 8056 Oak Avenue, Citrus Heights. Break-the-Fast Potluck 6 p.m.(Cultural Hall); Fireside at 7pm (Chapel). Contact: Jerry Anderson @ 916-899-1780 or Jeanne Coen @ 916-723-7852. (Important: No Firesides held in Dec.

*Auburn Stake, 6:15 p.m.  Nevada City building (north end), 615 Hollow Way, Nevada City, CA  95959. Information, call  (see potlucks below)

                          *Auburn Stake, 6:15 p.m., Auburn Stake Center, 1255 Bell Rd, Auburn, CA 95603.  Information, call (see potlucks below)



2nd Sunday - Elk Grove Stake, 8925 Vintage Park Drive, Elk Grove. Contact: Ron Winterton, (916)834-6635, vfrrfv40@yahoo.com or Janet McKibben, (916)753-7114 janetmckibben@yahoo.com .


4th Sunday – SMSAC MONTHLY FIRESIDE – 15 Stakes take turns hosting.  2745 Eastern Avenue, Sacramento. Contact: Kathy Hanford, kh8135@yahoo.com  




CARMICHAEL STAKE – First Monday of every month at the Ruggles home, 5769 Hoffman, Fair Oaks. Potluck at 6:30 pm.  Please bring something to share. Lesson begins at 7:30 pm and will be from the current issue of the Ensign. This is geared for those without local family, however all are welcome.  Come be edified and mingle awhile. 


CARMICHAEL STAKE – Fourth Monday of every month at 4612 Jan Dr, Carmichael 95608. Potluck at 6:00pm. Please  bring main dish or salad for 4 or $5.00, Drinks and dessert provided. Home evening starts at 7:00pm.


ELK GROVE STAKE: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. As of August 6th, 2013, the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays. The 1st Tuesday will be guest speakers, movies, lessons, refreshments. The 3rd Tuesday will be food and fun activities. Please bring your favorite snack.  Vintage Park Building, located at the corner of Elk Grove Florin Road and Vintage Park. Contact: Ron Winterton 916-834-6635 or Janet McKibben 916-753-7114.


CORDOVA STAKE: Each Wednesday from 6:30 – 8:00pm at the Wissemann building, 3001 Wissemann Dr, Sacramento. The first Wednesday is a pot luck. Fellowship and fun - come and join us.  Contact: Sheryl A Reeder,



   Please bring a dish  -  Note various times

1st SUNDAY - FAST SUNDAYS  (Call to verify during General Conference weekends)


CORDOVA STAKE: First Wednesday - see the Home Evening groups above.


CITRUS HEIGHTS, Potluck in Cultural Hall 6:00 pm, followed by Fireside (Chapel) at 7 pm. 8056 Oak Avenue, Citrus Heights.; Jerry Anderson @ 916-899-1780 or Jeanne Coen  (916)723-7852 . (Important: No Potlucks/Firesides in Dec)

EAST STAKE, 5pm, 2745 Eastern Avenue, Sacramento. Children welcome. Contact:


EL DORADO STAKE, 5:30 p.m., Break-the-Fast Potluck – Every Fast Sunday, Stake Center, Hacienda Dr., Cameron Park. Children are welcome. Important: Contact Bro. Nigel Taylor, taylors@zetabb.com  if this is being held: (530) 677-8404.


AUBURN STAKE, TWO LOCATIONS & TIMES: Every fast Sunday there are two potlucks, Auburn at 5 p.m., Nevada City at 5:30 p.m. and both firesides start at 6:15 p.m. Whenever Break-the-Fast conflicts with church-wide events, i.e., general conference, these activities are bumped up a week, holding it the last week in March/September. Auburn Stake Center, 1255 Bell Rd, Auburn, CA 95603.  Nevada City building (north end), 615 Hollow Way, Nevada City, CA 95959.