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May, 2016

 

Tuesday, May 24 – Annual Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights Hearings

If you have ideas, concerns, or suggestions on how the Board could improve services and the taxpayer experience, make sure to attend the annual Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights hearings in Sacramento. For more information, visit boe.ca.gov. Board of Equalization Member George Runner encourages you to participate in these important hearings.

Tuesday, May 24 through Thursday, May 26 – Placer Veterans Stand Down

Placer Veterans Stand Down, a non-profit organization whose mission is to help the Veteran population, is gearing up for its annual event at the Placer County Fairgrounds in Roseville. All Veterans and their families are invited to attend. Veterans Stand Down is partnering with numerous local providers, offering the following FREE services: Meals; Optional overnight stay; Legal, Dental, Medical, Hearing, and Eye Services; Veterinarian Services; Haircuts and Showers; Housing and Employment Assistance; Child Support Services; DMV Assistance; Home Repair Assistance; Clothes and personal care supplies; VA Benefit Assistance; and Health & Human Service Assistance. This event is open to all veterans and their families free of charge. Services will be offered for the first two days of the event. Although walk-ins are welcome, pre-registration is required for some services. To pre-register and make an appointment with one of the assisting groups, please call (916) 969-0320. For more questions about the event, or to make a monetary, in-kind donation, please contact Placer Veterans Stand Down administration at info@placerveteransstanddown.org or visit our the website at placerveteransstanddown.org.

Monday, May 30 – Vettes for Vets

Vettes for Vets Poster 2016

 

Various Dates in May – Rocklin Parks & Recreation

Rocklin Parks & Recreation offers events and activities for the public. In May: Rocklin Ramble April 30 and May 1. For more information and events, please visit their Special Events web page at rocklin.ca.us/depts/parksnrec/special_events, go to their Facebook page at Rocklin Parks & Recreation, e-mail jim.crosthwaite@rocklin.ca.us, or call (916) 625-5215.

Various Dates in May – UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension

UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension offers events and workshops. In May: 31st Annual Mother’s Day Garden Tour May 8; and Creating a Pollinator-friendly Landscape – Why, What, and How? and Eat Locally – Growing Food in Containers Workshops May 21. For more information, please call (530) 889-7385, or visit pcmg.ucanr.org or ceplacernevada.ucanr.edu.

Various Dates in May – Fairytale Town

Fairytale Town in Sacramento is a 2.5-acre children’s play park and outdoor children’s museum that brings fairytales and nursery rhymes to life. They also offer special events and activities. In May: Theater Performance – “Hansel and Gretel” May 7 and 8. For more information, please call (916) 808-7462, or go to fairytaletown.org.

Various dates in MayPlacer Nature Center

Placer Nature Center in Auburn offers activities and classes for people of all ages. In May: Nature Play Hour – Our Day Outside May 2; Big Day of Giving 2016! – Support Placer Nature Center May 3; Grandparents Day – Science Saturday May 7; Tiny Tykes Gardening – Our Day Outside May 9; and Wilderness Survival Skills – Food, and Astronomy and Stargazing May 14. For more information, please call (530) 878-6053, or go to placernaturecenter.org.

Various dates in May – Loomis Basin

Here is what’s happening in May in the Loomis Basin: Town Workshop – Loomis Town Center Implementation Plan May 3; Community Yard Sale May 7; Loomis Art Loop May 7 – 8; Rotary Club of Loomis Sunset annual golf tournament May 12; Del Oro Golf Tournament May 14; Koinonia’s annual golf Tournament May 20; and Meetings for public comments regarding the Environmental Impacts for The Village at Loomis Project May 24 and 31. For more information, please contact the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce at (916) 652-7252 or loomischamber.com.

Various dates in May – Auburn Connections

Auburn Connections, located at 1919 Grass Valley Highway, Suite 100 in Auburn, offers free workshops and other services for job seekers. In May: Job Search/Computers, and Resume Critiquing by Appointment May 3; Job Finders – Networking 101, and Applications & Reference May 4; Resume/Cover Letter, Job Search/Computers, and Dept. Of Rehabilitation by Appointment May 5; Strength Finders May 6; Interviewing Strategies, and Job Search/Computers May 10; Job Search using Social Media May 11; Job Search/Computers, Dept. of Rehabilitation by Appointment, Life Skills, and PC Basics – Internet & Email May 12; Healthy Eating on a Budget May 13; Assessment using Microskills, Job Search/Computers, and Resume Critiquing by Appointment May 17; Job Finders – Soft Skills May 18; Career Exploration/Goal Setting, Job Search/Computers, Dept of Rehabilitation by Appointment, and Life Skills May 19; Self-Marketing, and Job Search/Computers May 24; Resume using CalJOBS, and Job Search using CalJOBS May 25; and Job Search/Computers, PC Basics – Microsoft Word, and Dept. of Rehabilitation by Appointment May 26. For more information or to sign up, call (530) 823-4631.

Various Dates in May – Sierra College

Sierra College offers classes and activities to the public. In May: Dinosaur Day Science Fest May 1; The Sierra College Patrons, a support group of the Sierra College Foundation, invites the public and those interested in becoming members of the organization to attend their meeting featuring a guided tour of Sierra College’s prestigious ceramics department and lab facilities led by Department Chair Casey O’Connor May 2; The Sierra College Music Department presents a Spring Choral Concert May 11; Sierra College Natural History Museum presentation by Sierra College alumnus Bart O’Brien about hiking in the High Sierra May 13; The Sierra College Music Department presents Jazz Night May 14; The Sierra College Music Department presents a Spring Band Concert May 15; and The Sierra College Patrons, a support group of the Sierra College Foundation, invites the public to their Spring Fundraiser, The Vintage Marketplace, May 28. For more information, please visit sierracollege.edu.

Various Dates in May – UCCE Central Sierra

The UCCE Central Sierra; which serves Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, and Tuolumne Counties; offers events and activities to the public. In May: Annual Foothill Grape Day 2016 meeting May 18. For more information, please call (530) 621-5502, or visit cecentralsierra.ucanr.edu.

Now through May – Troopathon

Troopathon is a month-long fundraising event held by Move America Forward to send care packages to the troops overseas for the summer. The goal is to send care packages to every deployed serviceman or woman overseas fighting the War on Terror. After the month-long drive, Troopathon culminates in an 6-hour live broadcast that takes the form of an interview show with dozens of pro-troop celebrity guests. This year’s broadcast will go live from Move America Forward’s headquarters and operations center in Sacramento. Each care package includes a special note written by each donor expressing their appreciation for the sacrifice our troops make. Packages can be sponsored for as low as $25 for a single serviceman, up to $1,000 for a Corps Pack which will serve up to 60 soldiers, marines, sailors, and airmen. You can also sign up a deployed service member to receive a care package, or request care packages if you are a deployed service member. For more information, please visit moveamericaforward.org.

Ongoing – Placer County Poll Workers Wanted

Staffing Placer County’s polling sites each election takes more than 1,600 poll workers, and the office of elections is now accepting applications for all positions for California’s June 7 presidential primary election and the November 8 presidential general election. It’s a great chance to give back to the community, be a part of the excitement of our democratic process, and earn a little money, too. Poll workers must be at least 18 years old (unless participating in the student poll worker program), be registered to vote in California or a permanent legal resident of the United States, provide their own transportation, and be able to work from 6:00 a.m. to around 9:00 p.m. on the days of the elections. Poll worker duties include opening and closing polling sites, verifying voter names on election rosters, and issuing and collecting ballots. Pay ranges from $85 to $100, with an additional $20 for attending poll worker training, required for certain positions. Volunteering can be a great fundraising opportunity for clubs or organizations. For more information or to apply online, visit placerelections.com/become-a-poll-worker.aspx, or call (530) 886-5650 or 1-800-824-8683.

Ongoing – The Art Revealed Show Goes to College

Award-winning local artist and teacher Gayle Rappaport-Weiland hosts this mini interview with Ridley Gallery Director Lisa Massaro at Sierra College in Rocklin. Ridley Gallery compliments and expands the educational environment of Sierra College and the community by featuring an exceptional range of artwork and artifacts. The gallery exhibits cutting-edge work of leading regional, national, and international artists as well as faculty artists, alumni, and students in seven shows throughout the year. The gallery is named in memory of Robert Ridley, art professor, who long believed a college gallery would enrich the cultural experience and understanding of students through exposure to local and nationally-recognized artists. This “mini-view” can be seen at Art Revealed on You Tube, and at facebook.com/artrevealedshow. You can also see other episodes, and subscribe to upcoming episodes. The Art Revealed Show features Northern California artists and those who influence art on a global basis. Each on-location episode is about 3 minutes long. Gayle Rappaport-Weiland is a Northern California artist, teacher, and entrepreneur. For more information about Gayle, visit grappaport.com.

 

June, 2016

 

Thursday, June 2 – 11:00 a.m. – SONS in Retirement Branch 37 Lunch Social

“Retired?” Join SONS in Retirement (SIRS) Branch 37 for their Lunch Social at the Auburn ELKs Lodge, 195 Pine Street. The speaker will be Robert Rohwer. He is an instructor for docent training with the California State Railroad Museum. He has over 1,000 hours of service with the museum, and has been there since 1999. He is also a narrator for the Amtrack program. He retired from Xerox with 33 years of service. He has been a railroad enthusiast for over 30 years, and is the VP of the Sacramento Model Railroad Historical Society. He will be speaking on the history and many activities of the Railroad Museum. For more information, please e-mail Paul McDaniel at papamike1937@gmail.com.

Friday, June 3 – Women’s Fund Gala

Six West Slope nonprofits will receive $60,000 in grants from Women’s Fund El Dorado (WFED) at its annual Grants Gala at Lakehills Covenant Church, El Dorado Hills; all community members are welcome. The $25 ticket price ($30 after May 27) includes a buffet dinner. For tickets or information, visit womensfundeldorado.org. Community Focus Grants recipients are: Boys and Girls Club of El Dorado County Western Slope; Only Kindness, Inc.; and 3 Strands Global, Inc. Three Impact Grants will be awarded. The recipient in the Acorn category, for organizations that have never received a WFED grant, is Windows To My Soul. A grant in the Human Services category for organizations that meet human needs will go to The Center for Violence-Free Relationships. Master Gardeners of El Dorado County (UCCE) will receive a grant in the Community Benefit category to help sustain its Sherwood Demonstration Garden. The recipients of WFED’s Wickline Scholarships for women overcoming challenges to pursue further education will be announced as well, and attendees will also be inspired by accounts from some of last year’s grant recipients.

Saturday, June 4 – 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Book Sale

The Friends of the Nevada County Libraries’ next monthly Book Sale will be held at the Doris Foley Historical Library, 211 N. Pine Street, Nevada City. Most books cost between 25¢ and $3. Thousands of paperback and hardback books are included: Fiction, nonfiction, children’s, collectible, etc. This month’s sale features the following books: Gardening, foreign travel, and cookbooks.  In addition, there is a large selection of very old books. Your gently-used books can be donated at any Nevada County library branch or outside Raley’s grocery in Grass Valley. This is a great way to support your local libraries. Proceeds go toward library materials, programs, and equipment. For additional information, phone (530) 265-1407, or e-mail friends@ncfol.org.

Saturday, June 4- 1:00, 4:00, and 7:30 p.m. – Auburn Silver Screen Classic Movie Series Presents “All About Eve”

Auburn Silver Screen Classic Movie Series presents “All About Eve” from 1950. Fasten your seat belts. As legendary actress Margo Channing, Bette Davis defends herself against friends, enemies, and her ambitious rival. This movie is shown in the Beecher Room of the Auburn Library, 350 Nevada Street, in Auburn. Presented by the Library, the movie is free. For information, call (530) 878-7938, or visit auburnsilverscreen.com.

Saturday, June 4 – 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Eighth Annual Rocklin Brewfest

 The South Placer Rotary Club will host the eighth annual Rocklin Brewfest at Johnson-Springview Park in Rocklin. The community event will feature live music, great food, and samplings from more than 30 microbrews and various wineries. This is the largest fundraiser of the year for the South Placer Rotary Club, one of leading charitable organizations in the region. Proceeds will benefit the South Placer Rotary Foundation, which raises funds for college scholarships, programs to help families in need during the holidays, a special Hooked on Fishing program to introduce elementary school students to fishing, and a program to get 40-plus children excelling in math and science to the Aerospace Museum. Rocklin Brewfest tickets cost $30, and can be purchased in advance online, or at Dragas Brewing or Primo’s restaurant. Day-of-event tickets are $35 at the door. Designated driver tickets are $15 and can only be purchased at the event. No one under 21 years old will be admitted, and no pets are allowed inside the event (with the exception of service animals). For more information, and to purchase tickets, please visit rocklinbrewfest.com.

Sunday, June 5 – Noon to 4:00 p.m. – Family Fun Day at C-Horse Ranch

June 5 Family Fun Day

 

Sunday, June 26 – 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. – Nevada County Concert Band Presents Musical Safari

Nevada County Concert Band (NCCB) presents Pioneer Park Picnic Pops Series Concert #1, with the theme “Musical Safari.” Every year, the non-profit NCCB brings back to life an era in American history when the local Sunday Band Concert was a grand social occasion. Located in Grass Valley/Nevada City, the NCCB performs concerts at public parks and local events. All concerts are free, with non-profit donations accepted. For more information, please visit nccb.org.

Various Dates in June  – UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension

UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension offers events and workshops. In June: Beyond Zucchini and Tomatoes, and Add Zest to Your Yard – Citrus Tree Growing June 18. For more information, please call (530) 889-7385, or visit pcmg.ucanr.org or ceplacernevada.ucanr.edu.

Various Dates in June – Fairytale Town

Fairytale Town in Sacramento is a 2.5-acre children’s play park and outdoor children’s museum that brings fairytales and nursery rhymes to life. They also offer special events and activities. In June: Theater Show “Animal Olympics” June 4 and 5; Family Campout at Fairytale Town June 17 and 18; Farmer Brown’s Junior Farmers Camp for ages 4 – 6, and Drama Rama Camp for ages 7 – 9 June 20 – 24; Afternoon Adventures Camp for ages 4 – 9 June 20 – August 19 (no camp the week of July 4); A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Crystal Ice Cream Fantasy June 25; and Storybook Stage Camp for ages 4 – 6, and Culture Craft Club Camp for ages 7 – 9 June 27 – July 1. For more information, please call (916) 808-7462, or go to fairytaletown.org.

Various dates in JunePlacer Nature Center

Placer Nature Center in Auburn offers activities and classes for people of all ages. In June: Gardening – Science Saturday, and Composting & Vermiculture – Green Gardening Series June 4. For more information, please call (530) 878-6053, or go to placernaturecenter.org.

Various Dates in June – Rocklin Parks & Recreation

Rocklin Parks & Recreation offers events and activities for the public. In June: Rocklin Night at River Cats for Austism Speaks June 17. For more information and events, please visit their Special Events web page at rocklin.ca.us/depts/parksnrec/special_events, go to their Facebook page at Rocklin Parks & Recreation, e-mail jim.crosthwaite@rocklin.ca.us, or call (916) 625-5215.

Various Dates in June – UCCE Central Sierra

The UCCE Central Sierra; which serves Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, and Tuolumne Counties; offers events and activities to the public. In June: The El Dorado County & Georgetown Divide Resources Conservation Districts, Cal Fire, and Society of American Foresters are co-sponsoring a workshop on Tree Mortality June 17. For more information, please call (530) 621-5502, or visit cecentralsierra.ucanr.edu.

Wednesday, June 1 through Thursday, June 30 (Second Saturday Reception June 11 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.) – Comrades in the Heart Art Show

Susan Kelly DeWitt and Helen Plenert, two artists and instructors of Women’s Wisdom ART, will be showing and selling their artworks at their “Comrades in the Heart” Art Show. This show will be in the Sacramento Poetry Center Art Gallery at 1719 – 25th Street, Sacramento. Gallery hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. during regular class time. Susan Kelly De Witt was one of the original founders of Women’s’ Wisdom ART in 1991. After pursuing other career choices, she returned to lead the Acrylics classes in 2012, and remains as the most popular instructor. Susan continues to create and show her own pieces of art, and recently published a new poetry book. Helen Plenert was asked to take over directorship of Women’s Wisdom ART in 2006. Her art career has led her down many paths, but this has been one of the most challenging and the most rewarding. Helen never stops creating her own works, and displays her work at various venues throughout Sacramento and Yolo Counties. For more information, please visit womenswisdomart.org.

Various dates in June – Auburn Connections

Auburn Connections, located at 1919 Grass Valley Highway, Suite 100 in Auburn, offers free workshops and other services for job seekers. In June: Job Finders – Job Retention June 1; Applications/Resume/Cover Letter, Job Search/Computers, and Dept. of Rehabilitation June 2; Strength Finders June 3; Interviewing Strategies, Job Search/Computers, and Resume Critiquing  by Appointment June 7; Job Search using Social Media June 8; Job Search/Computers, Dept. of Rehabilitation, Life Skills, and PC Basics – Internet & Email June 9; Healthy Eating on a Budget June 10; Assessment Using Microskills, Job Search/Computers, and Resume Critiquing by Appointment June 14; Job Finders – How to Work a Job Fair June 15; Career Exploration/Goal Setting, Job Search/Computers, Dept. of Rehabilitation, and Life Skills June 16; Self-Marketing, Job Search/Computers, and Resume Critiquing by Appointment June 21; Resume using CalJOBS, and Job Search using CalJOBS June 22; and Job Search/Computers, PC Basics – Microsoft Word, and Dept. of Rehabilitation June 23. For more information or to sign up, call (530) 823-4631.

Various dates in JuneLoomis Basin

Here is what’s happening in June in the Loomis Basin: Friday Family Fests. For more information, please contact the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce at (916) 652-7252 or loomischamber.com.

Various Dates in June – Sierra College

Sierra College offers classes and activities to the public. In June: The Sierra College Patrons, a support group of the Sierra College Foundation, invites those interested in becoming members of the organization to attend their meeting June 6 at which they will celebrate the year just past, and install the officers who will guide the group during the 2016/2017 academic year. For more information, please visit sierracollege.edu.

Various dates through Monday, August 29 – Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee Meetings

Throughout the summer, the El Dorado County Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee will be meeting to discuss different topics regarding medical marijuana. The following are the dates and topics of the meetings: June 20 – Cultivation (e.g. indoor, outdoor, and larger grows); June 27 – Dispensaries, Transportation, and Manufacturing; August 8 – Taxation; August 22 – Compliance (e.g. issues with administering possible policies); and August 29 – Recreational Use. Each meeting will take place from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors Meeting Room at 330 Fair Lane, Placerville, in County Building A. The committee is comprised of two members of the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. The committee members will be collecting information at each of the meetings from different stakeholder groups, members of the public, and County departments regarding each meeting topic. For more information, please visit edcgov.us/pressreleasedetail.aspx?id=30064772586.

Ongoing – Placer County Poll Workers Wanted

Staffing Placer County’s polling sites each election takes more than 1,600 poll workers, and the office of elections is now accepting applications for all positions for California’s June 7 presidential primary election and the November 8 presidential general election. It’s a great chance to give back to the community, be a part of the excitement of our democratic process, and earn a little money, too. Poll workers must be at least 18 years old (unless participating in the student poll worker program), be registered to vote in California or a permanent legal resident of the United States, provide their own transportation, and be able to work from 6:00 a.m. to around 9:00 p.m. on the days of the elections. Poll worker duties include opening and closing polling sites, verifying voter names on election rosters, and issuing and collecting ballots. Pay ranges from $85 to $100, with an additional $20 for attending poll worker training, required for certain positions. Volunteering can be a great fundraising opportunity for clubs or organizations. For more information or to apply online, visit placerelections.com/become-a-poll-worker.aspx, or call (530) 886-5650 or 1-800-824-8683.

 

July, 2016

 

Saturday, July 2 – 1:00, 4:00, and 7:30 p.m. – Auburn Silver Screen Classic Movie Series Presents “Take the Money and Run”

Auburn Silver Screen Classic Movie Series presents “Take the Money and Run” from 1969, Woody Allen’s mock documentary about incompetent petty criminal Virgil Starkwell. He robs 16 banks. He gets caught 16 times. His record is perfect. At least we can applaud his consistency – this clumsy guy keeps his eye on the prize.  This movie is shown in the Beecher Room of the Auburn Library, 350 Nevada Street, in Auburn. Presented by the Library, the movie is free. For information, call (530) 878-7938, or visit auburnsilverscreen.com.

Saturday, July 23 – Lunar Lunacy

July 23 Lunar Lunacy

 

Various Dates in July  – UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension

UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension offers events and workshops. In July: Tour the Garden/Ask a Master Gardener, and Maximizing Your Veggie Potential – Fall/Winter Vegetable Gardening July 16. For more information, please call (530) 889-7385, or visit pcmg.ucanr.org or ceplacernevada.ucanr.edu.

Various Dates in July – Nevada County Concert Band

Every year, the non-profit Nevada County Concert Band (NCCB) brings back to life an era in American history when the local Sunday Band Concert was a grand social occasion. Located in Grass Valley/Nevada City, the NCCB performs concerts at public parks and local events. In July: Independence Day Pops Concert as part of Mohawk Valley Independence Day events in Graeagle July 2; Independence Day curbside concert in downtown historic Nevada City July 4; Pioneer Park Picnic Pops Series Concert #2 with the theme “Strange New Worlds” July 24; and Annual Fundraiser “Afternoon of Jazz” at North Star House Grass Valley July 31. All concerts are free, with non-profit donations accepted. For more information, please visit nccb.org.

Various Dates in July – Fairytale Town

Fairytale Town in Sacramento is a 2.5-acre children’s play park and outdoor children’s museum that brings fairytales and nursery rhymes to life. They also offer special events and activities. In July: Afternoon Adventures Camp for ages 4 – 9 June 20 – August 19 (no camp the week of July 4); Storybook Stage Camp for ages 4 – 6, and Culture Craft Club Camp for ages 7 – 9 June 27 – July 1; Artsy Adventurers Camp for ages 4 – 6, and Comic Connections Camp for ages 7 – 9 July 11 – 15; Earthworks Garden Camp for ages 4 – 6, and Buggin’ Out Camp for ages 7 – 9 July 18 – 22; and Music Makers Camp for ages 4 – 6, and Map Quest Camp for ages 7 – 9 July 25 – 29. For more information, please call (916) 808-7462, or go to fairytaletown.org.

Various dates in JulyLoomis Basin

Here is what’s happening in July in the Loomis Basin: Friday Family Fests. For more information, please contact the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce at (916) 652-7252 or loomischamber.com.

Various dates through Monday, August 29 – Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee Meetings

Throughout the summer, the El Dorado County Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee will be meeting to discuss different topics regarding medical marijuana. The following are the dates and topics of the meetings: June 20 – Cultivation (e.g. indoor, outdoor, and larger grows); June 27 – Dispensaries, Transportation, and Manufacturing; August 8 – Taxation; August 22 – Compliance (e.g. issues with administering possible policies); and August 29 – Recreational Use. Each meeting will take place from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors Meeting Room at 330 Fair Lane, Placerville, in County Building A. The committee is comprised of two members of the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. The committee members will be collecting information at each of the meetings from different stakeholder groups, members of the public, and County departments regarding each meeting topic. For more information, please visit edcgov.us/pressreleasedetail.aspx?id=30064772586.

 

August, 2016

 

Various dates through Monday, August 29 – Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee Meetings

Throughout the summer, the El Dorado County Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee will be meeting to discuss different topics regarding medical marijuana. The following are the dates and topics of the meetings: June 20 – Cultivation (e.g. indoor, outdoor, and larger grows); June 27 – Dispensaries, Transportation, and Manufacturing; August 8 – Taxation; August 22 – Compliance (e.g. issues with administering possible policies); and August 29 – Recreational Use. Each meeting will take place from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors Meeting Room at 330 Fair Lane, Placerville, in County Building A. The committee is comprised of two members of the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. The committee members will be collecting information at each of the meetings from different stakeholder groups, members of the public, and County departments regarding each meeting topic. For more information, please visit edcgov.us/pressreleasedetail.aspx?id=30064772586.

Various Dates in August  – UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension

UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension offers events and workshops. In August: Tour the Garden/Ask a Master Gardener, and Keeping Your Fruit Trees in Form – Summer Pruning August 20. For more information, please call (530) 889-7385, or visit pcmg.ucanr.org or ceplacernevada.ucanr.edu.

Various Dates in August – Nevada County Concert Band

Every year, the non-profit Nevada County Concert Band (NCCB) brings back to life an era in American history when the local Sunday Band Concert was a grand social occasion. Located in Grass Valley/Nevada City, the NCCB performs concerts at public parks and local events. In August: Pine Tree Stage Pops Concert at the Nevada County Fair August 13; and Pioneer Park Picnic Pops Series Concert #3 with the theme “Last But Not Least” August 28. All concerts are free, with non-profit donations accepted. For more information, please visit nccb.org.

Various Dates in August – Fairytale Town

Fairytale Town in Sacramento is a 2.5-acre children’s play park and outdoor children’s museum that brings fairytales and nursery rhymes to life. They also offer special events and activities. In August: Afternoon Adventures Camp for ages 4 – 9 June 20 – August 19 (no camp the week of July 4); Storybook Science Camp for ages 4 – 6, and Paint, Draw, Create Camp for ages 7 – 9 August 1 – 5; Puppet Power Camp for ages 4 – 6, and Imagination Engineers Camp for ages 7 – 9 August 8 – 12; Superhero Summer Camp for ages 4 – 6, and Farmer Brown’s Junior Farmers Camp for ages 7 – 9 August 15 – 19. For more information, please call (916) 808-7462, or go to fairytaletown.org.

 

September, 2016

 

Sunday, September 18 – 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. – Blue Jean Ball 2016

September 18 Blue Jean Ball

 

Various Dates in September – UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension

UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension offers events and workshops. In September: Spice It Up – Harvesting and Preserving Herbs, and Landscaping with California Native Plants for Beauty, Diversity, and Durability September 24. For more information, please call (530) 889-7385, or visit pcmg.ucanr.org or ceplacernevada.ucanr.edu.

Various Dates in September – Nevada County Concert Band

Every year, the non-profit Nevada County Concert Band (NCCB) brings back to life an era in American history when the local Sunday Band Concert was a grand social occasion. Located in Grass Valley/Nevada City, the NCCB performs concerts at public parks and local events. In September: Labor Day Concert for Lake Wildwood Residents Only September 4; Pops Concert as part of Constitution Day Celebration in Nevada City September 10; and Pops Concert open to the public at Alta Sierra Country Club September 11. All concerts are free, with non-profit donations accepted. For more information, please visit nccb.org.

 


October, 2016

 

Various Dates in  October – UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension

UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension offers events and workshops. In October: Eureka! Mining Garden Gold – Composting Tips, and Solving Garden Pest Problems with IPM (Integrated Pest Management) October 15. For more information, please call (530) 889-7385, or visit pcmg.ucanr.org or ceplacernevada.ucanr.edu.