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Thursday, Aug. 13

TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting is 10 a.m. at St. James Church, 479 L St. Info: Jackie Burnett at 408-3024.

Mother Goose on the Loose has two sessions available at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at the Twelve Bridges Library. Info: 434-2410 or libraryatlincoln.org.

Lincoln Rotary meeting begins at noon in the Lincoln Woman’s Clubhouse at the corner of 5th and E streets. Info: lincolncarotary.org.

“My Best Friend” exhibit can be viewed from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays through Sept. 12. Reception is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. this Saturday at the Art Center, Spotlight Gallery, 580 6th St. in Lincoln. Info: 209-3499 or info@all4art.net.

Farmers’ Market Summer Nights is from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 27 at Beermann Plaza in downtown Lincoln. Includes farmers, food vendors, kids’ activities, crafts and music. Tonight, Lincoln Highway will play. Info: 645-2035 or lincolnchamber.com.

Voices of Lincoln Toastmasters meets from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at the Twelve Bridges Library, 485 Twelve Bridges Drive in Lincoln. Info: voicesoflincoln.toastmastersclubs.org.

Lincoln Host Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. at the Veteran’s Hall, 541 5th St. in Lincoln. Info: lincolnlionsclub.org.

Karaoke night runs from 7 to 11 p.m. at Sterling Café, 731 Sterling Parkway.

Karaoke night starts at 9 p.m. at Dillian’s Bar & Grill, 605 Lincoln Blvd. Info: 434-8171.

 

Friday, Aug. 14

Lincoln Business Network meets at 7:15 a.m. at Awful Annie’s, 490 Lincoln Blvd. in Lincoln. Business Helping Business. Info: 726-1984.

Sons In Retirement Area 33 play golf at 7:30 a.m. Fridays at Black Oak Golf Course, 2455 Black Oak Road, Auburn. $14 green fee. Info: Ken Hansen at 622-2757.

Roseville Chapter No. 9 of the Widowed Persons Association general meeting and luncheon is at Woodcreek Country Club, 5880 Woodcreek Oaks Blvd., Roseville off Highway 65 between Blue Oaks and Pleasant Grove boulevards. Info and time: Bonnie Garcia at 990-9751.

“Legally Blond” is at 7 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sunday; at 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Sunday at McLauglin Studio Theatre, 3470 Swetzer Road, Suite C in Loomis. Tickets: $15 general, $12 senior, and $8 children 12 and under. Info: 652-6377 or mclaughlinstudios.com.

Fast Friday’s Motorcycle Speedway is at 8 p.m. at the Gold Country Fairgrounds. Admission: $12 adults, $10 juniors (ages 10 to 15) and seniors (62 and older), and free for children ages 9 and under, except for major events. Info: (530) 878-7223 or fastfridays.com.

Friday night karaoke runs from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Orchid Thai Cuisine, 835 Twelve Bridges Blvd. Info: 543-9988.

 

Saturday, Aug. 15

Melon Mania is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Maple Rock Farm, 100 Clark Tunnel Road in Lincoln. Admission is $10. Event includes 52 melon varieties, self-guided garden tours, live music and food. Check website for driving instructions as GPS is wrong. Info: 652-2065 or highhand.com.

Friends of the Loomis Library fundraiser is at 11 a.m. at the Train Depot in downtown Loomis. Cost: $10 non-members (includes membership) and free for members. Mark McLaughlin will present a collection of stories of regional history, including early logging, railroad and steamship eras. Light lunch immediately follows talk. Info: Jan Chimera at 660-1460 or janchimera@aol.com.

The 5 Cities Democratic Club meets from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Round Table Pizza, 6111 Horseshoe Bar Road, Loomis, the third Saturday of each month. Info: Rosie at (530) 886-8199.

Free family movie night is “Home.” Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and movie begins at 6 p.m. at Twelve Bridges Library, 485 Twelve Bridges Drive in Lincoln. Juice, water, soda and popcorn available for 50 cents each. Sponsored by Friends of the Lincoln Library and Lincoln Lions. Info: 434-2408.

Festa Da Contas meeting is 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. at McBean Park, 65 McBean Park Road in Lincoln. Event is the annual financial report and nomination, election and installations of officers. Info: Laura Faria at 663-2212.

Newcastle Contra Costa Dance’s newcomers’ orientation is at 7:30 p.m. and dance starts at 8 p.m. at Newcastle Portuguese Hall, 690 Taylor Road. $5 for youth, $8 for adults or $20 max for families. Beginners welcome and no partner necessary. All dances taught and prompted. Info: foothilldancers.org or Lonna at (530) 346-0099.

Karaoke night runs from 7 to 11 p.m. at Sterling Café, 731 Sterling Parkway.

 Karaoke night starts at 9 p.m. at Dillian’s Bar & Grill, 605 Lincoln Blvd. Info: 434-8171.

 

Monday, Aug. 17

TOPS meeting weigh-in is 5:15 p.m. and meeting is at 5:30 p.m. at Century 21 office, 801 Sterling Parkway. Meetings are open to everyone. Info: Gina at 645-1256.

 

Rural Lincoln MAC meeting starts at 7 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant Hall, 3333 Mt. Pleasant Road., in Lincoln. Info: Aide to District 2’s supervisor at (530) 889-4010.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 18

Lincoln Kiwanis breakfast meeting is from 7 to 8 a.m. at Buonarroti’s, 460 Lincoln Blvd. Guests are welcome. Info: President Ted Widing at (408) 661-6495 or lincolnkiwanis.org.

Lincoln Dirt Gardeners Club meets at 1 p.m. at Lincoln City Hall, 600 6th St., room 311. Info: Pat Roemer at 408-8026

 

Wednesday, Aug. 19

First day of school for Western Placer Unified School District.

Soroptimist International of Lincoln’s business meeting is from noon to 1 p.m. at Buonarrotti’s, 460 Lincoln Blvd. All women are welcome. Info: President Gay Sprague at 316-6845.

Farmers’ Market at Sun City Lincoln Hills runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Orchard Creek Lodge parking lot, 965 Orchard Creek Lane. Info: 625-4021.

Learn to fly remote control planes with the Associated Modelers of Sacramento (AMOS) at 4 p.m. every Wednesday through Oct. 28 at the AMOS Flying Field, 4015 East Catlett, near Fiddyment Road, in Lincoln. Free. Fly a RC Trainer Plan with an experienced RC pilot using a Buddy Box. All ages welcome. Info: John at 216-0384 or Jim at 212-9397.

“Veterans Mental Health” presentation is at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Veterans Memorial Hall, 541 5th St. Certified peer counselors from Mather VA Hospital, Troy Keath, Justin Lee, Robert Copsey and Nick Garcia will speak about PTSD, alcoholism and mental health issues affecting returning combat veterans. Event is open to all veterans, their families and friends and hosted by the American Legion, James E. Fowler Post No. 264. Info: Jim Beswick at 337-6501 or commander@lincolnlegion.org.

 

Thursday, Aug. 20

Caregiver support group meets 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Lincoln Library every third Thursday of the month. Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and Sutter Hospital. Community is welcome to attend.

 “My Best Friend” exhibit is in the Spotlight Gallery and the Member’s Art Exhibit is in the main gallery from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays through Aug. 29 at the Art Center,  580 6th St. in Lincoln. Info:  209-3499 or info@all4art.net.

Mother Goose on the Loose has two sessions available at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at the Twelve Bridges Library. Info: 434-2410 or libraryatlincoln.org.

TOPS meeting is 10 a.m. at St. James Church, 479 L St. Info: Jackie Burnett at 408-3024.

Lincoln Rotary meeting begins at noon in the Lincoln Woman’s Clubhouse at the corner of 5th and E streets. Info: lincolncarotary.org.

Lincoln Hills Lions Club meets at noon the Lincoln Veterans Memorial Hall, 541 5th St. in Lincoln. Info: Sue or Bob 543-0002.

Rods & Relics of Lincoln Hills dinner meeting starts at 5 p.m. with business meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Strikes, 5681 Lonetree Blvd. Rocklin. Owners of 1972 and older American-made cars and American-powered vehicles are welcome. Info: rodsnrelics.net or Ray Geiger at 543-0464.

Lincoln Rotary Sunset meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at Buonarroti’s Ristorante, 460 Lincoln Blvd. in Lincoln. Info: 844-CLUB (2582).

Loomis, Auburn, Roseville, Lincoln, Rocklin and Roseville chambers networking mixer is from 5 to 7 p.m. at Gold Country Fairgrounds, 1273 High St. in Auburn. Info: loomischamber.com.

Farmers’ Market Summer Nights is from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 27 at Beermann Plaza in downtown Lincoln. Includes farmers, food vendors, kids’ activities, crafts and music. Tonight, KMZ Band will play. Info: 645-2035 or lincolnchamber.com.

Silver Star Parlor No. 63, Native Sons of the Golden West meets at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Area Archives Museum, 640 5th St in Lincoln. Info: President Tom Jones at 645-1644.

Lincoln Host Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. at the Veteran’s Hall, 541 5th St. in Lincoln. Info: lincolnlionsclub.org.

Lincoln Democratic Club meets at 6:45 p.m. at Kilaga Springs Lodge, Placer Room, 1167 Sun City Blvd. in Lincoln. Program features guest speaker from Common Cause talking about voting and elections. Open to the public. Info: Martha Hanley at (310) 351-5112.

Karaoke night runs from 7 to 11 p.m. at Sterling Café, 731 Sterling Parkway.

Karaoke night starts at 9 p.m. at Dillian’s Bar & Grill, 605 Lincoln Blvd. Info: 434-8171.

 

Friday, Aug. 21

Lincoln Business Network meets at 7:15 a.m. at Awful Annie’s, 490 Lincoln Blvd. in Lincoln. Business Helping Business. Info: 726-1984.

Sons In Retirement Area 33 play golf at 7:30 a.m. Fridays at Black Oak Golf Course, 2455 Black Oak Road, Auburn. $14 green fee. Info: Ken Hansen at 622-2757.

Widowed Persons Association of California, Auburn Chapter meets at 11:30 a.m. at the Sizzler Restaurant, 13570 Lincoln Way, Auburn for a business luncheon and to socialize. RSVP: (530) 888-6880. Membership info: (530) 823-5321. No-cost confidential grief support: Sandy at (530) 885-8298.

Kiwanis of Lincoln Foothills lunch meeting is from noon to 1 p.m. the first and third Fridays at Turkey Creek Country Club, 1525 Highway 193 in Lincoln. Lunch available for $13. Guests welcome. RSVP and info: Rae at 434-8046.

Gary Lewis and the Playboys perform at 7:30 p.m. at Sun City Lincoln Hills, Orchard Creek Amphitheater, 965 Orchard Creek Lane in Lincoln. Tickets: $30. Info: 408-4013, suncity-lincolnhills.org.

Open mic is from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Beach Hut Deli, 880 Sterling Parkway, Suite 30. Info: 543-0101.

Fast Friday’s Motorcycle Speedway is at 8 p.m. at the Gold Country Fairgrounds. Watch motorcycles race 0 to 60 miles per hour in just three seconds with no brakes on Auburn’s tricky dirt oval.  Admission: $12 adults, $10 juniors (ages 10 to 15) and seniors (62 and older), and free for children ages 9 and under, except for major events. Info: (530) 878-7223 or fastfridays.com.

Friday night karaoke runs from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Orchid Thai Cuisine, 835 Twelve Bridges Blvd. Info: 543-9988.

Deejay Bad Boy karaoke starts at 9 p.m. at Dillian’s Bar & Grill, 605 Lincoln Blvd. Info: 434-8171.