Faith

Community Briefs

A book sale fundraiser will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 27 and 28, at 2166 Swetzer Road in Penryn. The sale will benefit Scooter’s Pals, an animal-rescu ...

Community Briefs

A Clothes Swap will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, in the H. Clarke Powers School gymnasium. All clothing is free, even for those ...

Oktoberfest anyone? Take your pick from local celebrations

You don’t have to fly to Germany to soak in the Oktoberfest festivities this year. Gold Country Rotary’s Oktoberfest takes place 5-10 p.m. Friday in the Placer Building of the ...

Community Calendar

Black Bear Outdoors, located at 3587 Taylor Road, will hold a free class on paintball tricks and techniques at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18. At 8 a.m. the following day, meet at the sto ...

Community Calendar

The Loomis Farmers’ Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Those who have farm or homegrown fruits, vegetables, nuts, value-added products or ...

Enjoying the art of Japanese dance

Members and friends of the Placer Buddhist Church joined in traditional dances Saturday evening during the Obon Odori festival in Penryn. The annual event commemorates the spirit o ...

Community Briefs

Marcelle, a jazz group that plays “silky, sultry” music, will be featured in the final summer outdoor concert, sponsored by the Town of Loomis at the Loomis Depot. Music starts ...

Quilted Blessings sews comfort

Quilted Blessings, a quilting outreach program of the Loomis Basin Congregational United Church of Christ, will hold a workshop from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 18, at 6440 King Ro ...

Buddhist relics on display at First Congregational Church in Auburn

A collection of sacred relics of the Buddha and other Buddhist masters will be presented by the Maitreya Project July 9 through 11 at the First Congregational Church, located at 71 ...