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What's going on in Loomis

For the week of June 30
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Today Thursday Night Familyfest livens up downtown Loomis tonight from 5 to 9 p.m., Thursday, June 30, at the Loomis Depot. Live music will be performed from 5 to 6 p.m. by The Cyprus group, followed by Cheryl T and Billy C, a blues and jazz duo, performing from 6 to 9 p.m. A craft fair, classic car cruise-ins, farmer’s market, kids’fun zone, food court, beer and wine garden are available. For more information, call 835-0989. UPCOMING Session II swim lesson registration is available at the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce, 6090 Horseshoe Bar Rd. Lessons at the Del Oro High School pool run July 5 through July 15. Lessons are Tuesdays through Fridays at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and noon and are sponsored by the Town of Loomis. The cost is $55 for Loomis residents, and $60 for non-residents. For more information, call 652-7252. Cool off at the Del Oro High School Pool from 1 to 3:30 p.m., on Tuesdays through Fridays, until July 15. The cost is $1 per person. Community swim is sponsored by the Town of Loomis. For more information, call 652-7252. Free CPR classes are offered twice monthly, on Saturdays, at the Loomis Fire Protection District. For reservations and class schedules, call 652-6858. Isaac Tennis Camp at Del Oro High School for ages 5 to 18, is 8 a.m., Monday, July 4 to 7. Registration is $95 for 11- to 13-year-olds; and $65 for younger children. Register at Del Oro, or call (530) 823-5313. The Town of Loomis free summer concert series continues with John Skinner’s Band at 7 p.m., Friday, July 8, at the Loomis Train Depot. Azuar performs on Friday, Aug. 12. For more information, contact the town at 652-1840. Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, 4th District, will speak at the Loomis Tea Party Patriots meeting, at 7 p.m., Monday, July 11, at Cattlebaron’s Café, in Penryn. Gaines will discuss the state budget, education, jobs and taxes. The Del Oro boys and girls soccer camp is 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. July 11 to 14. Camp will be on the boys soccer field. Registration is $75. For more information, contact mscamaca@aol.com. Del Oro girl’s volleyball camp for incoming and current high school students will be July 11 to14. Grade nine camp is from 5 to 8 p.m.; grades 10, 11, and 12 camp is 2 to 5 p.m. Players will learn new skills and concepts. The camp fee is $25. Boys of Summer, a Don Henley and Eagles’ tribute band, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, July 23, at the Blue Goose Event Center. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. when food and beverages will be available for purchase. The concert benefits the renovation of the Blue Goose through the South Placer Heritage Foundation. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at bluegooseeventcenter.com, or in Loomis at Main Drug or Blue Goose Produce. The Del Oro High School Class of 1981 will hold its 30th class reunion on Saturday, July 30, at Lions Gate Hotel. Tickets are $75 each and must be purchased by July 14. A picnic barbecue will he held the following day, July 31, at Loomis Park. The classes of 1980 and 1982 are also invited. Tickets for both events are available at deloro1981.com. A kindergarten readiness camp, hosted by kindergarten teachers, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Aug. 1 to 4, at Franklin Elementary School. Introduction to phonics, number exploration, basic math concepts, activities, art, calendar, and more are included. The cost is $80. For applications, email asmith@loomisusd.k12.ca.us. Loomis Youth Soccer Club and Challenger Sports host “British Soccer Camp,” Aug. 1 to 5, at Loomis Park South, for ages 3 to 16. Half-day or full-day camp is offered, with a one-hour session for 3- and 4-year-olds. Prices range from $108 to $202 and include a t-shirt, soccer ball and poster. For registration and information go to challengersports.com. The First United Methodist Church of Loomis, located at 6414 Brace Road, presents an opera original composition by David Rudat at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. Single tickets are $15 each, and children 12 and under admitted free. For more information, call 652-0469. The Del Oro High School Class of 1976 is planning its 35th class reunion at 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Radisson Hotel, in Sacramento. The event includes dinner, dancing, entertainment and prizes. Organizers ask for help in locating missing classmates. Call 786-8008 or 214-6596 for more information. Foster Adoption Information Night will be held at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 28, at Koinonia Family Services, located at 3731 Magnolia St., in Loomis. The event will focus on the adoption requirements, home study process, overview of the court process, foster care and other important topics related to successfully adopting through the foster care system. For more information, contact Stephany Smith, at 577-7980, ext. 105 or ssmith@kfh.org. Reserve booth space now for the 2011 Eggplant Festival to be held on Oct. 1, at the Loomis Depot. For reservations stop by the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce office at 6090 Horseshoe Bar Rd., or email manager@loomischamber.com. Placer County Nikkei, including all generations of Japanese and Japanese Americans, are planning a reunion on Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Thunder Valley Casino Resort, in Lincoln. A golf tournament is slated for 8 a.m., an informal friendship renewal session will be held from 11a.m. to 3:30 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner and a short program. For more information, contact Rich Kawahata, at 652-6650 or richkawa@sbcglobal.net; Homer Yoshizuka, at (408)269-4099 or homeyosh@sbcglobal.net; or Akio Seo , at 443-7746, or aseo@att.net. 30LO Calendar Today Thursday Night Familyfest livens up downtown Loomis tonight from 5 to 9 p.m., Thursday, June 30, at the Loomis Depot. Live music will be performed from 5 to 6 p.m. by The Cyprus group, followed by Cheryl T and Billy C, a blues and jazz duo, performing from 6 to 9 p.m. A craft fair, classic car cruise-ins, farmer’s market, kids’fun zone, food court, beer and wine garden are available. For more information, call 835-0989. UPCOMING Session II swim lesson registration is available at the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce, 6090 Horseshoe Bar Rd. Lessons at the Del Oro High School pool run July 5 through July 15. Lessons are Tuesdays through Fridays at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and noon and are sponsored by the Town of Loomis. The cost is $55 for Loomis residents, and $60 for non-residents. For more information, call 652-7252. Cool off at the Del Oro High School Pool from 1 to 3:30 p.m., on Tuesdays through Fridays, until July 15. The cost is $1 per person. Community swim is sponsored by the Town of Loomis. For more information, call 652-7252. Free CPR classes are offered twice monthly, on Saturdays, at the Loomis Fire Protection District. For reservations and class schedules, call 652-6858. Isaac Tennis Camp at Del Oro High School for ages 5 to 18, is 8 a.m., Monday, July 4 to 7. Registration is $95 for 11- to 13-year-olds; and $65 for younger children. Register at Del Oro, or call (530) 823-5313. The Town of Loomis free summer concert series continues with John Skinner’s Band at 7 p.m., Friday, July 8, at the Loomis Train Depot. Azuar performs on Friday, Aug. 12. For more information, contact the town at 652-1840. Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, 4th District, will speak at the Loomis Tea Party Patriots meeting, at 7 p.m., Monday, July 11, at Cattlebaron’s Café, in Penryn. Gaines will discuss the state budget, education, jobs and taxes. The Del Oro boys and girls soccer camp is 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. July 11 to 14. Camp will be on the boys soccer field. Registration is $75. For more information, contact mscamaca@aol.com. Del Oro girl’s volleyball camp for incoming and current high school students will be July 11 to14. Grade nine camp is from 5 to 8 p.m.; grades 10, 11, and 12 camp is 2 to 5 p.m. Players will learn new skills and concepts. The camp fee is $25. Boys of Summer, a Don Henley and Eagles’ tribute band, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, July 23, at the Blue Goose Event Center. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. when food and beverages will be available for purchase. The concert benefits the renovation of the Blue Goose through the South Placer Heritage Foundation. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at bluegooseeventcenter.com, or in Loomis at Main Drug or Blue Goose Produce. The Del Oro High School Class of 1981 will hold its 30th class reunion on Saturday, July 30, at Lions Gate Hotel. Tickets are $75 each and must be purchased by July 14. A picnic barbecue will he held the following day, July 31, at Loomis Park. The classes of 1980 and 1982 are also invited. Tickets for both events are available at deloro1981.com. A kindergarten readiness camp, hosted by kindergarten teachers, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Aug. 1 to 4, at Franklin Elementary School. Introduction to phonics, number exploration, basic math concepts, activities, art, calendar, and more are included. The cost is $80. For applications, email asmith@loomisusd.k12.ca.us. Loomis Youth Soccer Club and Challenger Sports host “British Soccer Camp,” Aug. 1 to 5, at Loomis Park South, for ages 3 to 16. Half-day or full-day camp is offered, with a one-hour session for 3- and 4-year-olds. Prices range from $108 to $202 and include a t-shirt, soccer ball and poster. For registration and information go to challengersports.com. The First United Methodist Church of Loomis, located at 6414 Brace Road, presents an opera original composition by David Rudat at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. Single tickets are $15 each, and children 12 and under admitted free. For more information, call 652-0469. The Del Oro High School Class of 1976 is planning its 35th class reunion at 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Radisson Hotel, in Sacramento. The event includes dinner, dancing, entertainment and prizes. Organizers ask for help in locating missing classmates. Call 786-8008 or 214-6596 for more information. Foster Adoption Information Night will be held at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 28, at Koinonia Family Services, located at 3731 Magnolia St., in Loomis. The event will focus on the adoption requirements, home study process, overview of the court process, foster care and other important topics related to successfully adopting through the foster care system. For more information, contact Stephany Smith, at 577-7980, ext. 105 or ssmith@kfh.org. Reserve booth space now for the 2011 Eggplant Festival to be held on Oct. 1, at the Loomis Depot. For reservations stop by the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce office at 6090 Horseshoe Bar Rd., or email manager@loomischamber.com. Placer County Nikkei, including all generations of Japanese and Japanese Americans, are planning a reunion on Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Thunder Valley Casino Resort, in Lincoln. A golf tournament is slated for 8 a.m., an informal friendship renewal session will be held from 11a.m. to 3:30 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner and a short program. For more information, contact Rich Kawahata, at 652-6650 or richkawa@sbcglobal.net; Homer Yoshizuka, at (408)269-4099 or homeyosh@sbcglobal.net; or Akio Seo , at 443-7746, or aseo@att.net.