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Loomis Basin Events Calendar

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Thursday Wild Things will bring rescued animals to share during a free children?s program at the Loomis Library at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 14. For more information, call 652-7061 or go to placer.ca.gov/library. The Loomis Thursday Night FamilyFest is held from 6 to 9 p.m., every Thursday, at the Loomis Train Depot, 5801 Taylor Road. The event features craft and business vendors, food, classic car cruise-in, farmers market, kids zone, beer and wine garden, and activities. For more information, email loomisfamilyfest@gmail.com. Online voting for Loomis Basin Has Talent runs through this Sunday, June 17. Go to www.facebook.com/LoomisBasinHasTalent to vote for your favorite performers who will compete for prizes at the event finale on June 29, at Blue Goose Event Center. Saturday Visit the Loomis Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 1p.m., Saturdays through August, in front of Blue Goose Produce. Those who will have farm or homegrown fruits, vegetables, nuts, value-added products or handcrafted items can get information about a free vendor booth at the Loomis Farmers Market. Contact Mark at Blue Goose Produce, 652-8341. UPCOMING The Loomis Library and Penryn Library Summer Reading Program is underway now through Aug. 1. Children can pick up a reading log at the library, keep track of their reading and win earn prizes when they reach half their goal and at completion. For more information, call 652-7061 or go to placer.ca.gov/library. Rex Ruth, author of "Blood, Fire and Faith; How Liberty Became a Country" will speak at the Placer Tea party meeting at 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 13, at the Rocklin Event Center, 2650 Sunset Blvd., in Rocklin. For more information, call 218-9411 or go to placerteaparty@yahoo.com. FieldHaven Feline Rescue presents the 4th Annual Classics, Cats and Cabernet from 2 to 7 p.m., Saturday, June 16, at the rescue center in Lincoln. Guests can view classic cars and antique wooden boats and the residents of the feline center. Small plate appetizers, wine, beer, sangria or non-alcoholic beverages are available. The Rhythm Vandals, a Santana tribute band, perform from 3 to 5 p.m. A live and silent auctions and a raffle will be held. Tickets are $45 at fieldhaven.com. Gold Country Wildlife Rescue will hold benefit concert from 6 to 10 p.m., Saturday, June 16, at 8250 Macargo Ct, in Granite Bay. The nine-piece band AfterShock, will play jazz, rock and R&B. The winged Wildlife Ambassadors will be featured during intermission. Tickets are $20 in advance, and $25 at the door. For tickets and more information, go to goldcountrywildliferescue.org. Del Oro High School Basketball Camps for third- to sixth-graders is 8 to 10:30 a.m., June 18 to 21. Individual Offense Camp for seventh- to ninth-graders is 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., June 25 to 28. The cost is $75 per child per camp, and includes a t-Shirt. Camps are run by Del Oro Varsity, JV, and Frosh Boys Coaches. To enroll, download a flier from the Del Oro High School Website, or call 652-7243, etx. 1703. Signup for Summer Dance Camp at Del Oro High School for incoming first to eighth graders. Jazz, hip hop, and musical theater dance are included. Session 1 is June 18 to 21; and Session 2 is June 25 to 28. Cost is $40 for one session or $60 for both. Camps will be directed by Halley Cutts. For more information, call Dawn Kenniston at 652-7243, ext. 1100. Registration form download at puhsd.k12.ca.us/delorodance/ The 7th annual Matt Redding Memorial Golf Tournament is Monday, June 18, at Whitney Oaks Golf Club, in Rocklin. Cost is $135 per person, which includes green fees, cart, range balls, barbecue lunch, and awards dinner.Dinner only is $35. All proceeds go to the nonprofit Matt Redding Foundation, which supports education in protective services and provides financial support each year to graduating seniors at Del Oro, Whitney and Rocklin high schools. It also provides scholarships to Sierra College and William Jessup University each year. For more information, call 624-0789. Three sessions of Isaac Tennis Camp, for children age 5 and up, will be held June 18, July 2, and July 16, at Del Oro High School. The 4-day camps for 5- to 7-year-olds are at 8 a.m. and cost $65; for 7- to 11-year-olds are from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and cost $95; for 11- to 13-year-olds are from 8 to 11 a.m., and cost $160; and for high school students are from 8 to 11 a.m. and cost $160. Register at Del Oro High School. For more information call (530) 823-5313. Girls Volleyball Camp for fifth- to tenth-graders is June 18 to 21 in the Del Oro High School Bonner Gym. Camp time is 9 to 10:30 a.m. for grades five and six; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for grades seven and eight; and 2 to 4:30 p.m. for grades nine and 10. The preregistration cost is $55 for grades five and six and $75 for all others. Cost includes a t-shirt, instruction, refreshments and incentives. Register at Del Oro, for information call 205-3848. A Del Oro Baseball Clinic for first- to seventh-graders is from 9 a.m. to noon, June 18 to 22. The cost is $110 and includes a skilled staff, position instruction, t-shirt and prizes. Registration forms are available at delorobaseball.com or at the school office. For more information call 752-7354. A special storytime and outdoor activity from Placer Nature Center highlights the free children?s program at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 21 at the Loomis Library. For more information, call 652-7061 or go to placer.ca.gov/library. McLaughlin Theatre Company presents ?Seussical the Musical? at 8 p.m., June 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 and 30 at Newcastle School Amphitheater, 8951 Valley View Dr., in Newcastle. Tickets are $12 general and $8 for students with $2 child tickets, for 12 and under, with the purchase of an adult ticket. Purchase tickets online online at mtctheatre.org. Friends of the Penryn Library will hold a book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 23, at 2215 Rippey Road Penryn. Sign up for the Summer Reading Program that day and take home a free book. For more information, call 663-3621. The First United Methodist Church of Loomis will have a Vacation Bible School from 4 to 6:30 p.m., June 25 to 28, with an optional dinner from 6:30 to 7 p.m., for children ages 3 years old through 4th grade. The cost is $6 per child per night, including dinner. Adults can join them for dinner for $3 per night. For children in 5th grade to adult, the church offers a recorder class for $25, plus $10 for a recorder. To register call church office at 652-0469. Girls basketball camp for grades three to 10 will be June 25 to 28 at Del Oro High School Bonner Gym. Grades three to seven are 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., and grades eight to 10 are 1 to 4 p.m. Cost is $75 with family discounts for additional children. Camp includes instruction, refreshments and snack. Register at the front office or 30 minutes prior to first day camp. For more information, call 652-7243. A free, Nature?s Critters program for children will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 27 at the Penryn Library. For more information, call 663-3621 or go to placer.ca.gov/library. Finals for Loomis Basin Has Talent are at 7 p.m., Friday, June 29, at the Blue Goose Event Center. From the Gridiron To The Green is the slogan for the 1st Annual Del Oro Football Golf Tournament, on Monday, July 2, at Sierra View Country Club, in Roseville. It will benefit both Del Oro High School football and the Del Oro Jr. Golden Eagle program. Registration is at 4 p.m., with a shotgun start at 5 p.m. The twilight nine-hole scramble is followed at 8 p.m. by a social hour and dinner. Entry fee is $100 for golf, dinner, dance and auction ticket; for dinner, dance and auction only the cost is $50. Tickets can be purcjased at the Del Oro office or at Snotopia. A PJ Storytime will entertain children at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 10, at the Penryn Library, 2215 Rippey Road. For more information, call 663-3621 or go to placer.ca.gov/library. Magician and ventriloquist Roger Carroll will entertain at the free children?s program at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 12 at the Loomis Library. For more information, call 652-7061 or go to placer.ca.gov/library. Soccer Camp for boys and girls will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., July 9 to 12, at the boys soccer field. The cost is $75. Register at the school office. For more information, call 652-7243. Junior Golden Eagle Football Camp is from 5 to 7 p.m., July 16 and 17, at Del Oro High School, for ages six to 14. The cost is $50. Register at the front office. For more information, call 652-7243. Del Oro Boy?s Volleyball Camp for grades seven to 10 will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon, July 16 to 20, in the Bonner Gym. Cost is $50 in advance or $60 at the door. Register in the front office. For more information, call 765-0502. A free, super craft session for children will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 19, at the Loomis Library. For more information, go to placer.ca.gov/library. Children can enjoy a free Sky Full of Crafts program at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 31, at the Penryn Library, 2215 Rippey Road. For more information, call 663-3621 or go to placer.ca.gov/library. The Loomis Union School District will offer a free Kindergarten Summer Prep Camp from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., July 30 to Aug. 3. at H. Clarke Powers Elementary and Loomis Basin Charter School to kindergarten students enrolled in the Loomis district for the 2012-13 school year. Registration forms are available at the district office. For more information, call 652-1800. The Placer Nature Center presents a free, special storytime at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1, at the Penryn Library, 2215 Rippey Road. For more information, call 663-3621 or go to placer.ca.gov/library. Children are invited to a free, Final Fling and Ice Cream party at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Penryn Library, 2215 Rippey Road. For more information, call 663-3621 or go to placer.ca.gov/library.