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Exploring Baja: Ancient Rock Art, Whales, Murals and Sculptures

Exploring Baja: Ancient Rock Art, Whales, Murals and Sculptures

On Friday, November 9, Bill Drake offers a slide presentation based on a month of traveling in Mexico’s Baja peninsula. The free public event, offered by Friends of Sierra Rock (FSRA), is at Nevada City’s Helling library at 7pm. Drake is the co-founder of FSRA, and ancient petroglyphs (images pecked…

Redbud Native Plant Sale – October 13

Redbud Native Plant Sale – October 13

Fall is the best time for planting. So, attend the Native Plant Sale on Saturday, October 13 at North Star House in Grass Valley, organized by the Redbud Chapter of the California Native Plant Society. Find native plants for helping heal the land — for soil enrichment, erosion control, moisture…

Local Dentists offer Free Services to Veterans

Local Dentists offer Free Services to Veterans

Local dentists and dental specialists from the Placer Dental Academy will be offering complimentary dental services to Veteran’s on November 9 and 10 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 3113 Professional Dr.#5 in Auburn. For more  information contact Erik Matson at (530)823-4696 or e-mail: ematsondmd@gmail.com…

Master Gardener Calendars Available

Master Gardener Calendars Available

Auburn, CA – UC Master Gardeners of Placer County are pleased to announce publication of their 2019 Calendar and Gardening Guide, a 13-month calendar written, designed and produced by Placer County master gardeners. The 27th anniversary edition, this year’s colorful calendar is titled “A Garden Sampler: 13 Months of Inspiration.”…

Lawyers Golf Tourney – Sept 21 – To Help Legal Aid Program

Lawyers Golf Tourney – Sept 21 – To Help Legal Aid Program

Funds raised from a charity golf tournament sponsored by the Placer County Bar Association will be used for veterans services, disability rights assistance and self-help legal services. The event will be held  on Friday, September 21, with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start at the Turkey Creek Golf Club in Lincoln.  The…

Annual Yuba River Cleanup Set for Sept 15

Annual Yuba River Cleanup Set for Sept 15

The Twenty-First Annual Yuba River Cleanup will be held on September 15 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.within the Yuba River watershed (see map  at https://yubariver.org/annual-events/yuba-river-cleanup-sites-map/) Join the South Yuba River Citizens League and the community for the 21st Annual Yuba River Cleanup! With nearly 90 miles of rivers, creeks and shoreline to…

Native Plant Society Talks Monarch Butterflies – August 29

Native Plant Society Talks Monarch Butterflies – August 29

“Monarchs and Milkweed” an evening about one of the special treasures of life in Nevada and Placer Counties  – the native Monarch butterflies found here – will be held August 29 at 7:00 p.m. in the Madelyn Helling Library at 980 Helling Way in Nevada City. Learn how to raise…

Auditions at Rocklin Sierra College for Laramie Project – September 4/5

Auditions at Rocklin Sierra College for Laramie Project – September 4/5

Rocklin Sierra College Theatre Arts Department will hold auditions for its fall production of The Laramie Project by Moisés Kaufman and The Members of The Tectonic Theater Project, directed by Debra Hammond on September 4 and 5  at 3:30 both days on a first-come, first-served basis. Parts are available for 4-6…

Outdoor Film Fest Screening – August 23

Outdoor Film Fest Screening – August 23

Join the South Yuba River Citizens League and Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Thursday, August 23rd at 7:30 p.m. in the North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival an outdoor screening of ten inspiring films about outdoor adventures, local food, beautiful rivers, environmental activism and…

Twenty-ninth Annual Polish Festival Set in Roseville – Sept 8th

Twenty-ninth Annual Polish Festival Set in Roseville – Sept 8th

The Twenty-Ninth Annual Polish Festival will be held Saturday, September 8, 2018 from Noon until 6:00 p.m. at the Polish American Community Hall, 327 Main Street in Roseville. Addmission to the long-running, family-friendly, celebration of Polish culture with traditional food, drink, shopping and song is free. “The best part of the Festival…