Dinner in the Park 2022 Thank you

Thank you to all of our sponsors, attendees, donors and volunteers who made the 4th Dinner in the Park a smashing success!

Use link below to complete your Fund a Need Donation

Title Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

Tom Sharp

Table Sponsors

2022 Dinner Program

Take a look inside this year’s program for more information about our sponsors and the Carmichael Parks Foundation here.

Walk the Wine, Appetizer and Music Trail

 Start the evening with a shuttle ride from Carmichael Elementary School on Sutter Avenue to Carmichael Community Garden at Sutter Park where you will enjoy a glass of wine or beer, greet friends, listen to music, and wander the lovely gardens.

 As you stroll the tree-lined trail to dinner in the Charles Jensen Botanical Garden, enjoy wine, sumptuous bites and enjoy the sounds of musical groups along the way.

 At the end of the trail, elaborately dressed dining tables await you and you will discover the summer beauty of Jensen Botanical Garden.

Enjoy a family-style gourmet meal and relax with friends and colleagues in a pleasure-filled atmosphere under the stars.

Arrival at Carmichael Community Garden at Sutter Park at 5:30 p.m.

Dinner begins promptly at 6:30, the Fund-A-Need auction at 7:30, and finally, music and dancing to Todd Morgan and the Emblems.

Photos by Tia Watts

The Carmichael Parks Foundation

The non-profit Carmichael Parks Foundation has been supporting Carmichael Recreation & Park District efforts since 2010. The Foundation is focused on increasing youth recreation opportunities for all through scholarships and park beautification.

Funds have supported many of the eleven fully developed parks and two undeveloped parks in the District. The Foundation has allocated:

 Over $57,000 for 1,130 youth scholarships for sports, after school programs and swimming lessons,

 Support for over 300 swim lessons in cooperation with DART, with this summer’s lessons provided at American River College,

 More that $116,000 for improvements in Carmichael Park including recent construction of the Bocce Courts and remodeling of the Veteran’s all in partnership with SMUD and the Carmichael Rotary,

 More than $103,000 for improvements of Sutter-Jensen Community Park including for the remodel of the Garfield House, a new event center near Sutter-Jensen, and

 Over $30,000 for events and programs for all ages, including Project Lifelong and a number of family activities during the pandemic.