Sewing guild Meeting
Do you love quilting, knitting, making your own clothes? Join us in monthly group gatherings. We learn, share and enjoy each other’s company. Beginners always welcome. For more info call 295-3631.
Free Classes for Veterans
Free holistic classes and services for Veterans at the Veterans Memorial Bldg., El Dorado County Fairgrounds. A schedule of events is posted on the bulletin boards in the Bldg. The public is invited to some events. For more info call 409-9872 or 866-933-2760.
UCCE/El Dorado County Free Master Gardeners Classes
Hanging Flower Baskets, Sat. 5/18, 9:00am-noon at the Government Center Hearing Room, Bldg. C, 2850 Fair Lane, Placerville; Making Worms Work for You, Sat. 6/1, 9:00am-noon; Love of Lavender, Sat. 6/8, 9:00am-noon at the Veterans’ Memorial Bldg, 130 Placerville Dr, Placerville; Water Efficient Gardening, Sat. 6/22, 9:00am-noon at the Government Center Hearing Room, Bldg. C, 2850 Fair Lane, Placerville; Soil and Fertilizers, Sat. 6/29, 9:00am-noon at the Veterans’ Memorial Bldg, 130 Placerville Dr, Placerville. 621-5502 or http://ceeldorado.ucdavis.edu. Also check out the facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Dorado-County-Master-Gardeners/164653119129.
Child Support Info
Are you struggling to make ends meet? Does someone owe you child
support? Call your local Child Support Services office at 1-866-901-3212 for
information regarding free services, or visit us on line at www.edcgov.us/ChildSupport.
Gold Bug Quilt Guild
The Gold Bug Quilt Guild is a group of about 125 members who meet once a month at Placerville Seventh Day Adventist Church, 6871 Mother Lode Dr., Placerville. Activities include: Show-n-Tell, Workshops, Fabric Basket, Food Basket which is donated to the El Dorado Food Bank, Block of the month, Mystery Quilt, County Fair, Snuggle Quilts which are donated to local organizations, etc. Meetings start at 7:00pm, fourth Tues. of each month, meet members and have coffee and refreshments.
Football & Cheer Sign-ups
El Dorado Junior Cougar Football & Cheer sign-ups are happening now. 5/16, Camino School, 4:30-6:30pm; 5/16, Gold Trail School, 5:00-8:00pm, 5/23, Pinewood Elementary School, 5:00-7:00pm, 5/30, Sierra Ridge Middle School, 6:00-8:00pm. For more info visit: www.edjc.org
FILMFARE at the County main library, 345 Fair Lane, Placerville. Outdoor projector movies start at 8:45 on 5/18 (the moon & beyond), 6/8 (classic documentary), 6/29 (endearing children’s films), 7/20 (Laurel & Hardy), and 7:45 on 8/10, 8/31, 9/21, 10/12. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, etc. Rain or shine (inside screening if not outside). Snack bar. Donations benefit Friends of the Library and keep us going! For titles, pick up a flyer at the library, or call 621-3012.
Senior Nutrition Services offers a casual dining experience, serving fresh homemade entrees weekdays throughout El Dorado County for a suggested donation of only $3.00 for adults 60 years of age or older. Meals include 1/3 of your daily calorie intake, change daily and are served in seven community dining centers located in Placerville, Pollock Pines, Diamond Springs, Greenwood, Somerset, El Dorado Hills, and South Lake Tahoe from 12:00-12:30pm. Mon.-Fri., excluding holidays. Home delivery may be available through the Home-Delivered Meals Program. To learn more about home-delivered meals, call 621-6160. For more info about Senior Programs please visit: www.edcgov.us/Government/Human
Services.aspx or call 621-6369.
EDC Low-income Programs
The El Dorado County Community Action Agency is sponsoring a Public Hearing on the 2014/2015 Community Services Block Grant Community Action Plan (CAP). Residents are encouraged to attend. The planning and funding process for low-income programs will be reviewed, and this is an excellent opportunity to learn about the services that are available to low-income and disabled persons. The Public Hearing is scheduled for Wed., 5/22, 10:15-11:00am, at Mother Lode Rehabilitation Enterprises, 399 Placerville Drive, Placerville. Public comment is invited. For more info, call 621-6255.
May 15 • Fashion Show
“The Roaring Twenties and All That Jazz” at 11:00 am. The newest spring fashions from Off Broadway, Renfro’s and Leah Marie’s. Tickets $25. Call Sharon 644-1530. Placerville Shakespeare Club, 2940 Bedford Avenue, Placerville.
May 15 • Swim Clinic
Join AquaSol’s Summer Swim Clinic at UMHS scheduled 5/15-7/26. Levels for all ages and stages with experienced USA and ASCA certified coaches. Practice times in late afternoon, Monday-Thursday. Register at www.aquasolswimteam.com
May 16 • Newcomers Club
Placerville Fellowship & Newcomers Club program for May will be Bob Rawleigh. Described as the “Ultimate Crooner” by Teo Torres of KCRA News. Recording artist Bob Rawleigh delights audiences everywhere sharing classics from the Great American Songbook. Bob’s style blends legendary greats like Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole with today’s favorites, Michael Buble and Josh Groban. Bob is a fresh voice in the music industry bringing a “touch of class” wherever he goes. He has recorded six CDs including “Classic Songs for the Love of My Life”. Check out Bob’s music at www.bobrawleigh.com. Meeting at 1:00pm at Cold Springs Country Club, 6500 Clubhouse Dr., Placerville. For more info call Marie at 644-8459.
May 17 • Taco Night
All you can eat Tacos and fun from 5:00-8:00pm at the Pollock Pines/Camino Community Center. Adults are $6 and Kids under 12 are $3. See ad for coupon and additional savings in the Dining Guide. For more info call the Community Center at: 647-8005.
May 18 • Dog-A-Thon
El Dorado Center for the Visually Impaired fund raiser. Register before 4/25 for $22 and your dog’s name will appear on the event T-shirt. Registration $10 without T-shirt. Registration at Schnell School at 8:00am, walk on the El Dorado Trail at 9:15am. The dog owner who raised the most money from pledges will be featured on next year’s T-shirt. Pledge money due on May 18. Sponsored by the local Lions Club. For an entry form or more info contact: 626-6715, email@example.com or visit: www.edcvi.org.
May 18 • Concert Series
“Capitol Pops Concert Band,” from 6:00-9:00pm at the Cameron Park Community Center Gymnasium; The Capitol Pops symphony has been performing since 1977. The concert band has provided high quality music for thousands of concert-goers throughout Northern California. Based in Citrus Heights, the band has been under the leadership of Jerry Lopes since its inception, 71 musicians represent a cross section of the area ranging from high school to age 99. Food and beverages available. Advance tickets $10 / $18 for 2 $12 at the door. Tickets are available at the Cameron Park CSD office, Fire Station 89, Walgreens, Bel Air and the Shingle
Springs/Cameron Park Chamber of Commerce and online at www.showclix.com.
May 18 • Walking Tours
Docents in historic costume will lead walking tours of historic Main Street, Placerville, 3rd Saturdays; 5/18, 6/15, 7/20 & 8/20. Starting at 11:00am from the Fountain-Tallman Museum, 524 Main St. To arrange tours at other times call the museum at 626-0773
May 18 • Enjoy a Walk
It’s that time of year again when the Sacramento Walking Sticks host a walk to the in the beauty of our rivers and the American River Bike Trail. This event will start in front of the Lotus Fusion Restaurant, 1620 W. El Camino Ave., Ste. 148, Sacramento. People can register anytime between 9:00am-12:00 noon; all walkers must be finished by 3:00pm. There are two routes available, one is a 5K (3.1 miles) and the other is a 10K (6.2 miles), both are rated a 1A. The Sacramento Walking Sticks have a monthly membership meeting on the second Thursday of each month at 7:00pm at the SMUD Headquarters Building, Conference Center, 6201 S Street Sacramento. Next meeting 6/13/13. For more info call Barbara at 916-283-4650.
May 19 • Arts Meeting
the Placerville Arts Association General Meeting meets monthly at the El Dorado Senior Center, 935 Spring St., Placerville. Each month there is a different special guest speaker/demonstrator. Art is ageless all are invited. Free event. Meeting from 1:30-3:30pm. Short business meeting followed by meet-and-greet with refreshments, then the guest speaker. For more info call 344-7333 or visit: www.placervillearts.com.
May 21 • Roots & Gold Dust
This meeting of the Roots and Gold Dust Genealogical Society will be a tour of the El Dorado County Historical Museum, 104 Placerville Drive, Placerville, at 1:00 pm. Bring a sack lunch and we will meet and eat in the garden area adjacent to the museum prior to the tour. The docents who lead the tours are very knowledgeable and informative. You will learn about the research room which is packed with information about the county. Don’t miss this meeting. Visitors are always welcome. For more info call Paul Hodel 622-3299.
May 21 • Senior of the Year
The “Senior of the Year” award will be presented by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors at the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 330 Fair Lane, Placerville, hosted by the El Dorado County Area Agency on Aging and the Commission on Aging. The Board of Supervisors Meeting starts promptly at 9:00am, and the Senior of the Year award ceremony will begin shortly thereafter. The following people have been nominated as candidates for the 2013 Senior of the Year award, they include: Harry Harper, Joe Wilson, Ruth Ann Morris, Tom Schultz, Ken Harper, Joel Willis, Eldon Bogh, Edward Kaufmann, Luana Zylla, Ken Sands, Roger Barragan, Gail McGonigle and Art Molho. Come join us and support these wonderful-dedicated seniors. For more info call 621-6255.
May 23 • Spring Tea
Dogwood Garden Club Spring Tea and Fashion Show, 12:00 noon, at the Smith Flat House Restaurant, Placerville. Fashion Show by Off Broadway Fashions. Wonderful Drawing Prizes. Price $25.00 per person. For info call, 644-0672.
May 25 • Free Swim Day
Welcome to Summer, from 12:00pm to 5:00pm at the Cameron Park Community and Aquatic Center. This is a Free Swim Day! And lots of activities! Cameron Park Community Services District will feature the Cameron Park Community and Aquatic Center with a free swim day. Plan your summer at this event and register for a variety of new summer adventures including pool passes, swim lessons, summer camps, summer programs, special events and more. Save your spot and purchase your Summer Spectacular wrist bands! Also, enjoy food and vendor booths, giveaways, and a thank you to our community sponsors. For more info please call 677-2231 or visit us online at www.cameronpark.org.
May 23 • Free Seminar
EDC Health and Human Services Agency invites you to attend “Yes I Can” workshops, the 4th Thur. of each month at the Placerville Senior Center, 937 Spring Street, Placerville, 10:00-11:45am. May’s workshop will feature a presentation on the California Telephone Access Program (CTAP). If you or a loved one have difficulty using the phone, take the opportunity to learn more about devices that can help. Advanced reg. is requested but not required. Call the EDC Family Caregiver Support Program at 621-6151 or (800) 510-2020. FREE in-home respite care is available to qualified caregivers; call 621-6151 or (800) 510-2020 for scheduling. Class is sponsored by the EDC Health and Human Services Agency Family Caregiver Support Program, In-Home Supportive Services, Public Authority and the Senior Health Education Program. For info call 621-6369.
May 25 • Mining Research
Join us for mining history research at the El Dorado County Historical Museum, 104 Placerville Dr., Placerville. Bring the name of a mine to research, 10:00am-4:00pm, $2 donation per person. Thousands of digitized mining photos, largest dredge photo collection in CA, historical maps, mining artifacts. Call or email in advance with specific questions: 621-5865 (ask for Bill) or firstname.lastname@example.org
May 25 • Rummage Sale
El Dorado Humane Society volunteers are sponsoring a rummage sale and cat/kitten adoption event on Saturday, between 9:00am-3:00pm. We are located in Diamond Springs, 777 Pleasant Valley Road. 100% of the proceeds from the sale will go to the cats. Donations for the cats are always welcome. Please stop by and see our wonderful facility. For more info call 642-2738.
June 1 • Sheriff’s Posse Fund Raiser
The First Annual Posse Fund Raiser will be held from 11:00am-4:00pm. This event will be at Zac Jack’s Trading Post, 1821 Pleasant Valley Rd., Placerville and includes a French style bar-b-que, roasted meats with baguettes. Cost is $40/per person, includes two beverage tickets for beer, wine or sodas. There will be three bands, a silent and live auction. For tickets or more info contact Laura Lyons at 621-6529, email@example.com or Cathy Nerwinski at 916-337-1180, firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 1 • Garage Sale
The Friends of Cameron Airport (FOCA) may have just what you are looking for. They are holding their annual Airpark Yard Sale in the Airpark from 8:00am-2:00pm, at 3171 Boeing Rd. Proceeds at the FOCA sale are being used to help purchase safety equipment - an AWOS, Automated Weather Observation System. Among many of the residents selling garage sale items, The “Sew 4 Vets” group will be selling items to help buy supplies to make items the Veterans need. Also participating is the P. E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) an international organization committed to offering financial support for women pursuing an advanced education. Chapter PI, one of three P.E.O. chapters in El Dorado County, is using this garage sale opportunity to raise funds on behalf of women in El Dorado County. Chapter PI administers “Reach for the Stars,” a scholarship for women over 30 attending Folsom Lake College, both in Folsom and Placerville.
June 7 • Dance Night
The Shingle Springs Community Center is hosting a dance night with a focus on Folk Dancing. A short lesson and light refreshments will be provided. Come to 4440 South Shingle Road, Shingle Springs from 7:00 to 9:00p.m. A $5 donation is welcome. For more info contact Maria Brugger at 306-4614.
June 7 • Wagons in the Pines
Flapjack breakfast at the Pollock Pines Fire Station at 8:00am. Activities include games and vender booths in the CVS shopping center until the wagons arrive.
June 7 & 8 • Barn Sale
Barn sale at the Rescue Community Center. Donations greatly needed: antiques, books, crafts, furniture, garden, household, sewing, sporting goods, toys and more or rent a 10x10 space for $25 for both days. Rain or shine. Or just come and shop. For more info call 676-8740.