What’s new at Sierra 2: October 2018

Celebrate diverse community

Join Opening Doors from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 13 in Curtis Hall for their annual Festival of Flavors. They will mark 25 years of pathways to self-sufficiency, safety and freedom. Celebrate the region’s diversity and sample donations from local restaurants featuring international foods, regional wineries and local breweries.

Proceeds benefit Opening Doors’ programs allowing them to continue empowering refugees, immigrants and survivors of human trafficking.

Tickets are $60 for unlimited food and alcohol, $45 for food only, and can be purchased online via their website. For more information, contact Neda Awwad at 916 492-2591, ext. 210 or neda@openingdoorsinc.org.

Pop-up dinners

Enjoy this rare opportunity to experience an eight-course tasting menu created by local chef Russell Middleton (formerly of Grange Restaurant and Bar) accompanied with refreshments crafted by Brett Heyer to match each course.

This exclusive two-day ticketed event opportunity will be Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. and Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Garden Room. Tickets are $120 per person per dinner with a maximum of 40 diners each service.

For tickets and information, contact Russell at Middleton.r87@gmail.com.

Kid’s yoga

Little Namaste and Sing teaches kid’s yoga for children ages 4-10 years old. Classes begin soon and will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in Room 9. Teacher Gary Austin is a certified yoga instructor and licensed kid’s yoga instructor.

Students are introduced to physical fitness, flexibility, team building and mindfulness. Classes are one hour long, engaging and fun. Students learn yoga poses, stories, games and meditation. If you’re looking for the chance for your kids to unplug and learn about physical and mental fitness, this is the class.

The cost is $60 ($15 a session) for four (once-a-week) classes. The drop-in cost is $20. Ask about multiple-children discounts. To reserve your spot, contact Gary Austin at lilnamasteandsing@gmail.com or 916 502-6535.

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