As the tragedies and lasting damages from the earthquake and ensuing tsunami in Japan continue to unfold, Sacramento is doing its part to contribute to relief efforts. Here are a few events happening this April where you can get out and do your part to help Japan!


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Food & Wine: Sacramento Bake Sale for Japan

Sat, Apr 2, 10am-2pm at Café Au Lait
Free admission + cost of purchases
Cafe Au Lait is hosting Sacramento's Bakesale for Japan. Donated goods (cakes, pies, bread, cupcakes, cookies, and more!) will be for sale as part of a nationwide event! All proceeds go to the relief organization Peace Winds Japan. Come buy something sweet and learn how to fold an origami crane.



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Comedy: 2nd Saturday Comedy Night for Japan Disaster Relief
Sat, Apr 9, 7pm-9pm at Memorial Auditorium
Free admission; donations requested
How did Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, and Chris Kattan get their start before they became stars on SNL? They studied improv at the Groundlings in L.A.! Start your 2nd Saturday this April on the right foot--with laughter! The Gym Improv Troupe and Trust Fall Sketch Comedy will provide comic relief to midtown so we can all provide disaster relief to Japan.


Sacramento Nightlife: Japan XOXO Dance for Japan

Sacramento Nightlife: Japan XOXO: Dance for Japan

Fri, Apr 29, 9pm-2am at Blue Lamp Lounge

$5; Ages 21+

Japan XOXO is a benefit dance party for Japan. All proceeds go to The Red Cross. Join local DJs Shaun Slaughter, Adam J, Sam I Jam, and Taylor Cho as they do what they love to support an amazing cause.

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