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Loomis Basin events calendar

Week of July 19, 2012
By: Staff Report
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Thursday 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. The Loomis Thursday Night FamilyFest is held from 6 to 9:30 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. Saturday Visit the Loomis Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.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. For more information, call Mark at Blue Goose Produce, 652-8341. The free Taylor?s Classic Car Show is 4 to 8 p.m., Saturday, July 21 at the Loomis Train Depot, behind Taylor?s Restaurant and will feature cool classic and muscle cars.. Contra Dance will be held from 8 to 11 p.m., Saturday, July 21, at Newcastle Portuguese Hall, 690 Taylor Road. A newcomer orientation starts at 7:30 p.m. Live music is by Piney Creek Weasels, with Lynn Ackerson calling. Beginners and all ages are welcome, with no partner required. The cost is $8, $7 for members. For more information, call (530) 346-0099, or go to foothilldancers.org. ONGOING Community Open Swim, sponsored by the Town of Loomis, will be from 12:30 to 3 p.m., on Tuesdays through Fridays, at the Del Oro High School Pool, through Aug. 2, closed July 21 to 29. Admission is $2, and the snack bar will be open. For more information, call the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce at 652-7252. 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 earn prizes when they reach half their goal and at completion. For more information, call 652-7061 or go to placer.ca.gov/library. UPCOMING Loomis Friends of the Library book sale runs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, July 27; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, July 28, at the Loomis Library. Linda Paine, president and founder of the Election Integrity Project, will be the featured speaker at the Placer Tea Party Patriots meeting at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 25, at at the Rocklin Event Center, 2650 Sunset Blvd, Room 107, Rocklin. For more information, call 218-9411, or e-mail placerteaparty@yahoo.com. Randy Richardson and Band performs at 7 p.m., Friday, July 27, at the Loomis Train Depot, in the free Town of Loomis Summer Concert Series. The group will perform easy rock, impersonations and a little bit of country. Bring your own chairs and picnic dinners. 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 story time 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. Stadust Cowboys will perform from 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 4, at First United Methodist Church in the fellowship hall. Dessert and dancing Fire In the Kitchen will perform Celtic, country and folk music in the final free Town of Loomis summer concert at 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 10, at the Loomis Train Depot. Bring your own chairs. 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. The free Taylor?s Classic Car Show is 4 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug.18, at the Loomis Train Depot, behind Taylor?s Restaurant. The free Taylor?s Classic Car Show is 4 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Sep.15, at the Loomis Train Depot, behind Taylor?s Restaurant. The free Taylor?s Classic Car Show is 4 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Loomis Train Depot, behind Taylor?s Restaurant.