Community Briefs

Things to do and places to go in Loomis
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The season of free summer outdoor concerts, sponsored by the Town of Loomis, opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 4, at the Loomis Depot. The Station Pickers will perform bluegrass music on June 4. Coming up July 2 will be Temporary Jazz, presenting a variety of music styles, including classic rock, big band, bluegrass, Latin and jazz. The Aug. 6 concert will be a talent contest. For more information, call town hall at 652-1840. The Loomis Basin Education Foundation will hold a Golf Ball Drop at 6 p.m. Friday, June 4, at the Home on the Range driving range in Newcastle. Grand prize is $1,000; and a variety of other prizes will be given way. Golf balls are $5 each or $20 for five balls; proceeds benefit the foundation’s Music Booster Program. Tickets are available through any school in the Loomis district. Del Oro High School commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2010 will be a 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 5, in Golden Eagle Stadium. The Loomis Farmers' Market opens at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 5, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Those who will have farm or homegrown fruits, vegetables, nuts, value-added products or handcrafted items can get information about a free vendor booth from Mark at Blue Goose Produce, 652-8341. Summer Baseball Camp is open to incoming eighth- and ninth-graders. It will run from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, June 7 to 17, at Del Oro High School. Camp director is Bret Lachemann, Del Oro head baseball coach. Clinic fee is $80 To pre-register, contact Lacheman at 412-7600. Commencement ceremonies for the Loomis Union School District start at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, on the Del Oro High School football field. For more information, call the district office at 652-1800. Free tennis for kids ages 6 through 14 starts at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 12, at Del Oro High School, as part of the RWI Pro Circuit Loomis Futures Tennis Tournament. The Kids Day includes drills, games, prizes, lunch and the Quik Start method of learning tennis basics. To register, go to Don’s Classic Car Show takes place from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at the Loomis Depot. Cars from 1974 or older will be displayed, and there will be raffle prizes and music. Admission is free. For more information, call Don at 652-5433. Sponsorships for the Jim Kellner Golf Classic are sought by the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce. The annual golf tournament will be held Friday, June 25, at the Indian Creek Golf Club. For more information, and to sign up for the tournament, call the chamber at 652-7252. The Five Cities Girls Fundraiser Golf Tournament on July 17 at Lincoln Hills Orchard Course will help raise fundss for community restrooms at Loomis Park on the girls softball side (north) of King Road. There will be a shotgun start at 8 a.m. and the format will be a four-person scramble. Prizes will be given for both men and women longest drive and closest to pin. A barbecue and raffle will be held at Loomis Memorial Hall following the tournament. Entry is $100 per person or $500 per sponsor (includes 4 golfers and sign). For businesses without golfers, sponsorship of $100 and includes barbecue for two and sign. Barbecue tickets for non-golfers are $15; a hot dog or hamburger plate for children 12 and under is $5. For more information, contact Tom Millward 652-0273 or Russ Kelley at 652-6836. Reserved seating for Del Oro High School 2010 home football games is being offered to benefit the football program. Packages are $150 for the Golden Eagle Pass, which includes free reserved parking, and $100 for the Eagle Pass. A season ticket pass for all Del Oro athletic sports home games can be added for $50. Applications are due Sept. 3 and are available at the Del Oro front office. Summer basketball camps for boys and girls will be held at Del Oro High School Monday through Thursday, June 14 through 17. The fee is $80 per athlete. The girls camp is from 9 a.m. to noon grades 3 - 7, and from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. for grades 8 through 10; contact camp director Michael Takayama, Del Oro girls varsity coach, at 607-1497. There is a boys camp for grade 9 and a boys camps for grades 10 – 12; contact camp director Geoff Broyles, Del Oro varsity head coach, at 652-7243.