Things to do, place to go in Loomis

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The Loomis Farmers’ Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Those who 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. Call 652-8341. 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. Coming Up Readers young and old can earn prizes when they participate in “Make a Splash – Read,” the annual Placer County Library summer reading program. Visit the Loomis Library and the Penryn Library to set a reading goal, get program materials and pick up books. Wild Things! will make a visit at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 10, to the Loomis Library, and at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 24, to the Penryn Library. Ventriloquists Roger and Aileen Carroll will perform at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 1, at the Loomis Library. For more information, call the Loomis Library at 652-7061 or the Penryn Library at 663-3621. Summer Baseball Camp is open to incoming eighth- and ninth-graders. It will run from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, through June 17, at Del Oro High School. Camp director is Bret Lachemann, Del Oro head baseball coach. Clinic fee is $80. To pre-register, contact Lachemann at 412-7600. GreenTree Dance Studio presents “Dance to Express” at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 19, in the Del Oro Performing Arts Center. The dance troupe will perform ballet, jazz, tap and modern dances. General admission is $8, in advance tickets or at the door. For more information, call 652-0830. The community pool at Del Oro High School opens Monday, June 14, for open swim and lessons. For pool hours and lesson schedule, call Loomis Town Hall at 652-1840. Rejuvenate Day Spay’s Kaera Anzalone and Judy Steele of Summit Wealth Management will co-host a Loomis Basin Chamber mixer at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 17, at 3431 Taylor Road. For more information, call 652-4024. 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. Sign up now for the Jim Kellner Golf Classic, to be hosted Friday, June 25, at the Indian Creek Golf Club by the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce. For reservations, call the chamber at 652-7252. A book sale to benefit A Chance for Bliss, a home for special needs and end-of-life animals, will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday and Sunday, June 26 and 27, at 2166 Swetzer Rd. in Penryn. Donations of books, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes and audio books are welcomed. For more information, call 663-1608. See the band Pablo Cruise live at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed Friday or Saturday, July 9 or 10. Doors open at 6 p.m.; the show is at 8 p.m. General admission tickets are $40 each, or $65 for a VIP ticket that includes a backstage after-party, a dessert and coffee lounge and an event T-shirt. Tickets available at the chamber office, U.S. Bank or Blue Goose Produce. For more information, call 652-7252. A free summer outdoor concert, sponsored by the Town of Loomis, starts at 7 p.m. Friday, July 2, at the Loomis Depot. Temporary Jazz will perform 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 Five Cities Girls Fundraiser Golf Tournament on July 17 at Lincoln Hills Orchard Course will help raise funding 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.