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Thursday, Feb. 23 Zebra Showcase – 6:30 p.m. at Dale Pence Gym LHS, 790 J St. Learn about “The Fighting Zebras” academics, athletics and activities. Immediately following the orientation will be a Zebra Showcase, spotlighting departments, classes and curriculum, and staff. Info: 645-6360. Smooth Jazz music – With Darin Houser from 7 -10:30 p.m. at Ava’s Lounge, 3129 Penryn Road, Penyrn. Info: 740-0131. Mother Goose on the Loose – Offered at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at Twelve Bridges Library, 485 Twelve Bridges Drive. For children up to 4-years-old and caregivers. 434-2410. Mt. Pleasant Community women – 7 p.m. final meeting for Country Store committees. Info: Barbara at 645-2235. Meeting to discuss class action lawsuit – Against Northern Energy Propane at 8 p.m. at Kim’s County Kitchen, 537 G St. Info: 343-2005 or 645-2727. Friday, Feb. 24 Community Christian School’s – STEM Expo and Open house starts at 6:30 p.m. at Community Christian School, 2010 First St. Info: 645-6280. Old Time Family Nites – From 7-9 p.m. at Old Fruitvale School, 3425 Fruitvale Road in rural Lincoln for the whole family to play games together. Includes bonfire to roast marshmallows. Info: 645-3517 or visit oldfruitvaleschool.org. Blood drive – Sponsored by the Lincoln Rotary at the Veteran’s Hall, 541 Fifth St. Info. 453-3042. K-Pop America Tour – Performance by Aziatix and Blush at Thunder Valley Casino at 8 p.m. Tickets available at the Thunder Valley Rewards Center or call (800) 745-3000. Saturday, Feb. 25 Ohio Players – Featuring Sugarfoot performs at Thunder Valley Casino at 8 p.m. Tickets available at the Thunder Valley Rewards Center or call (800) 745-3000. Songbird Trio – Performs 5:30-7 p.m. at Kim’s Country Kitchen, 537 G St. Info: 645-2727. Free composting and vermiculture workshop – From 9-11 a.m. at Senior Garden in Dewitt Center, 11477 E Ave. in Auburn. Presented by Placer County Master Gardeners. Basic Poultry Keeping with Brita Wynn, M.A. – From 10 a.m. to noon at Sierra Hay & Feed, 150 Flocchini Circle. Learn how to raise chickens, turkeys or geese naturally for fun and food. To reserve seat or for more information, call 645-3638. Book sale fundraiser – Benefitting Scooter’s Pal from 8 a.m. to noon at 2166 Swetzer Road in Penryn. CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes and audio books also sold. Info: 663-1608. Sunday, Feb. 26 Open Mic – Starts 7 p.m. at Ava’s Lounge, 3129 Penryn Road in Penryn. Info: 740-0131. Acoustic Open Mic – Bruce Tuttle hosts an acoustic open mic at Dillian’s Bar and Grill from 6 to 9 p.m. Dillian’s is at 605 G St. Phone number is 434-8171. Book sale fundraiser – See Saturday, Feb. 25 listing. Monday, Feb. 27 Early release school day – 1:40 p.m. Rural Lincoln MAC – Meeting begins at 7 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant Hall, 3333 Mt. Pleasant Road in rural Lincoln. Tuesday, Feb. 28 Lincoln Kiwanis Club – Meeting 7-8 a.m. at Buonarroti’s, 460 G St. Rich Kocher will be the guest speaker. Info: President Dyann Branch at 316-7724 or visit lincolnkiwanis.org. Fiesta Night – 6 – 9 p.m. at Glen Edwards Middle School, 204 L St. Dinner with taco bar, nachos, rice and beans and dessert. Silent and live auction, live entertainment and more. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. Proceeds to benefit eighth-grade Washington, D.C. trip. For tickets, visit fiestanight.wordpress.com or call Mary Laroche at 768-3911 or merrimerchant@yahoo.com. Womans Club of Lincoln – Special meeting today with a “Fashion Show – wearable art” program. Models will show new creations and collections of Bonnie Dunlap and Jane Delmo. The community is invited at 1:30 p.m. at the Womans Clubhouse, 499 E St. Info: Dorothy Nowak at 773-5976. Wednesday, Feb. 29 – Players’ “Disappearance of the Three Little Pigs” production - At 7 p.m. at Orchard Creek Lodge, 965 Orchard Creek Lane. Info: 625-4022. Lincoln Toastmasters - Business and community members are invited to join Voices of Lincoln Toastmasters every Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 155 Ferrari Ranch Road. Info: Jeannine Balcombe at 625-4020. Lincoln Golden Club - Meets the first Wednesday of every month at Lincoln Veterans Hall, 541 Fifth St. in Lincoln. These scheduled meetings start at noon and are followed with a potluck luncheon and Bingo. Info: Mary Weir at 645-2818. Lincoln Open Space Committee meets - The Open Space Committee meets the second Wednesday of each month at the Willow Room, Twelve Bridges Library at 6 p.m. Residents meet with city staff and elected officials to discuss future open space planning and current concerns. Info: John Williams at 390-5111. Open house at Lincoln Fish Passage project – Hosted by NID at 2 p.m. at Auburn Ravine Fish Passage Project located in the Lincoln Crossing Nature Preserve just west of Highway 65. Access is via Mossdale Court. Info: Keane Sommers at (530) 271-6864. Thursday, March 1 Players’ “Disappearance of the Three Little Pigs” production – See Wednesday, Feb. 29 listing. Show times are 2 and 7 p.m. today. Opening Day fishing season – Will be at Big M Fishery. Info: 645-0802. Smooth jazz music – With Darin Houser from 7 -10:30 p.m. at Ava’s Lounge, 3129 Penryn Road, Penryn. Info: 740-0131. Friday, March 2 Frank Caliendo - Performs at Thunder Valley Casino Resort. Tickets available online at thundervalleyresort.com/entertainment or at the Thunder Valley Ticket Sales office between 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday, March 3 Mt. Pleasant Country Store – Starts at 5 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant Hall, 3333 Mt. Pleasant Road. Includes dinner, bazaar, raffle, silent auction and live auction with Don Derobertis. Carnival type games for the younger set too. Fun for all ages. Info: 645-2235. “Night for the Library” – Second annual fundraising dinner for Friends of Lincoln Library at 5:30 p.m. in McBean Park Pavilion, 65 McBean Park Drive. $50 ticket will include a sit-down dinner, catered by Simple Pleasures, music by Wild Duc, a live auction and a silent auction. Info: 434-2404 or e-mail FOLL@live.com. 88th annual Camellia Society show – Admission is free from 3-6 p.m. at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, 1515 J St. Wings & Wine at High Hand – 5:30 – 8 p.m. at High Hand Nursery, 3750 Taylor Road in Loomis. Tickets are $15 in advance and $25 at the door. Benefits Gold Country Wildlife Rescue. Spend an evening with birds of prey from Gold Country Wildlife Rescue, enjoy a complimentary glass of wine with light hors d’oeuvres. Tickets can be bought online at highhand.com; goldcountrywildliferescue.org or at High Hand Nursery. Info: 652-2065. First United Methodist Church food bazaar – Runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Del Oro High School, 3301 Taylor Road, Loomis. This is the First United Methodist Church’s 58th annual Oriental Food Bazaar. Special demonstration of a Japanese tea ceremony at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Fifth annual Gardeners Gathering – Runs from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed, 3550 Taylor Road in Loomis. Presented by Placer County Master Gardeners. Featuring five speakers and includes lunch. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by credit card online at http://pcmg.ucanr.org or in person at the UCCE office in Auburn, 11477 E Ave. (Dewitt Center). Info: (530) 889-7388.