Thursday, Oct. 18 Lincoln Rotary – Noon meeting is at the Lincoln Woman’s Club, 499 E St. Info: President Clark Osterhout at 543-5294. Karaoke night – Runs from 7-11 p.m. at Sterling Café, 731 Sterling Parkway, in the Raley’s Shopping Center. Family fun night open to everyone. South Placer Women’s Networking Group – Meet 8:30 a.m. at Mimi’s Café, on Groveland Lane, Lincoln. Info: Kristin at 295-9025. Rocklin Fine Arts – Regular meeting is 10 a.m. at Finn Hall, 4090 Rocklin Road. Painter and teacher Robert Dvorak will demonstrate and conduct a workshop following the meeting from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Cost is $49 per person. Pre-register at email@example.com. 2012 election forum at William Jessup University — Forum will be held from 6-9 p.m. in William Jessup University’s Bernardoni Lecture Hall to provide voters with information about candidates and issues for the November elections. Focuses on regional issues and features a number of candidates running for local offices from 6-7:30 p.m. There will also be a proposition forum to review various ballot initiatives. Representatives of both sides of the issues for Prop. 30 (temporary tax education funding), Prop. 34 (the death penalty in California) and Prop. 37 (requiring labeling for genetically modified foods) will attend. Free and open to the public. TOPS Club (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) – Meets 10 a.m. at St. James Episcopal Church social hall, 479 L St. The group meets every Thursday and visitors are welcome. Info: Jackie Burnett at 408-3024 or tops.org. Lincoln Community Foundation – Annual grant application packets are available in the Lincoln city manager’s office, 600 6th St. or at ci.lincoln.ca.us. Deadline to submit grant application is 5 p.m. Oct. 26. Friday, Oct. 19 Friday night karaoke – Runs from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Orchid Thai Cuisine, 745 Lincoln Blvd. Features karaoke and dancing provided by KJ “Papa Gene” & Baughman Productions. Info: 543-9948. Eagle Radio Station benefit concert – Held at Beermann’s Restaurant, 645 5th St. Info: call 209-3544. Party in Pink – Zumbathon Charity event is from 6-8 p.m. at Lincoln Community Center, 2010 1st St., Lincoln. Cost is $10. Moving to end breast cancer benefits the Susan H. Komen for the Cure foundation. Hosted by Jovelyn Dattolico. Info: 494-3721 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Rooster Tails Fishing Club fundraiser sale— Fundraiser runs from 7-10 a.m. at the Auburn Elks Lodge, 195 Pine St., Auburn, in conjunction with the monthly breakfast meeting. Public can buy, sell or donate fishing items, including rods, reels and tackle for a 10-percent donation to the club. Club members and visitors can enjoy a $12 buffet breakfast served between 8-9 a.m. Reservations are required for breakfast and free display space by e-mailing Jim at email@example.com. Info: Jim at (530) 887-0479. Saturday, Oct. 20 Lincoln Boulevard Celebration – Runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Lincoln. Discover Lincoln’s charm with bands, food and craft booths, pet parade, store specials, kid zone and car show. There will also be a dedication ceremony at 9 a.m. and parade at 9:30 a.m. Info: 303-3661. See special section in today’s paper. Free family movie night – Showtime is 6 p.m. at Lincoln Twelve Bridges Library. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Movie will be “Madagascar 3.” Admission is free. Popcorn, soda and water will be available for 50 cents each. Sponsored by Friends of Lincoln Library. Karaoke night – Runs from 7-11 p.m. at Sterling Café, 731 Sterling Parkway, in the Raley’s Shopping Center. Family fun night open to everyone. Glen Edwards Middle School Washington, D.C. trip fundraiser —Eighth-graders will have a booth during the Lincoln Boulevard Celebration festivities. They will sell $1 raffle tickets for a gift basket. They will also sell water and soda. Old Town Pizza donates 15 percent of customers’ bills to GEMS students on the second Tuesday of each month. Students will also sell Beerman’s “dinners to go” tickets for $10 each and, on Nov. 7, students will help package the dinners for pick up. Dinners will include either slow roasted tri-tip or barbecued chicken with rice pilaf, dinner salad and a roll. Tickets available now through Nov. 2. Cripple Creek Band – Performs at Beermann's, 645 5th St. Info: 209-3544. Knights of Columbus Oktoberfest – Doors open at 4:30 p.m. at McBean Park Pavilion, 65 McBean Park Drive. No-host bar, buffet style German dinner with Alpendancers performing German, Swiss and Austrian folk dances and band playing polka, waltzes and big band music. $20. Info: Jerry Zimmerman at 408-1726. Hoedown for Hay Country Dance and Chili Cook off – Doors open 6 p.m. at Old Fruitvale Community Hall, 3425 Fruitvale Road. The country dance and chili cook-off benefits Wind Song Animal Sanctuary. Wear your Halloween costumes. $20 per person or $25 at the door. Tickets available at hoedownforhay.eventbrite.com. Women Democrats of Placer County —Twentieth-anniversary celebration at the annual Eleanor Roosevelt luncheon at The Old Spaghetti Factory, 731 Sunrise Ave., Roseville. Registration opens at 11:30 a.m. with lunch at noon. Keynote speaker is Tam M. Ma with the Women’s Foundation of California, with Carol Norberg and past presidents of the Women Democrats of Placer County. Reservations should be made in advance. Info: Della Sharief at 408-5028. Val Starr & The Blues Rocket — Performs at Roseville Station, 1100 Orlando Ave., starting at 9 p.m. The Five Cities Democratic Club – Meeting is from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Loomis Round Table in the Raley’s Shopping Center. Guest speaker will be a representative from the League of Women Voters offering an explanation of different propositions. Info: Noreen Aguilar at 663-3897. Sunday, Oct. 21 45th annual Fall Antiques and Collectibles Street Fair – All-day event with some vendors setting up before dawn, in downtown Auburn. Info: Linda Robinson at (530) 888-1585 or firstname.lastname@example.org. InConcert Sierra – Presents J.Y. Song, piano at 1 p.m. and a preconcert forum at 1:15 p.m. at Seventh-day Adventist Church, 12889 Osborne Hill Road, Grass Valley. $26 general and free for youth 17 and under. Info: (530) 273-3990 or inconcertsierra.org. Monday, Oct. 22 Drive “Fore” Dough – Lincoln Hills Lions Club annual Charity Golf Classic, registration is at 7:45 a.m.; shot gun starts at 9 a.m., with luncheon following play at Lincoln Hills Golf Club, Orchard course. Info: Mary Sue Case at 253-3925 or e-mail email@example.com. Klubstyle Zumba – Doors open at 6:10 p.m., Klubstyle Boost 6:20 p.m. party starts 6:30 p.m. at Beermann’s, 645 5th Street, upstairs. Party yourself into shape. $8. Info: klubstyle.com. TOPS – Meeting weigh-in is 5:15 p.m. and meeting is 5:30 p.m. at Century 21 office, 801 Sterling Parkway. Meetings open to everyone. Info: Gina at 645-1256. Tuesday, Oct. 23 Branding & Marketing meeting – Held from 1:30 -4:30 p.m. at Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce. This Small Business Development Center workshop is $40. Info or reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org. FranNet – Online webinar for entrepreneurial women from11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Info: Cari Vinci at 517-1612. Political Awareness Day – Runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sierra College campus, 5000 Rocklin Road. Political Science Club presents Sen. Darrell Steinberg as keynote speaker. Lincoln Kiwanis Club – Meeting is from 7-8 a.m. at Buonarroti’s, 460 Lincoln Blvd. Lincoln. Guest speaker Dick Fowler will talk about the history of Fowler Nursery. Info: President Dyann Branch at 316-7724 or visit lincolnkiwanis.org. Wednesday, Oct. 24 Chamber monthly breakfast - Info: 645-2035. Cooking classes – Starts at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the Amazing Grace Seventh-day Adventist Church, 600 McBean Park Drive. Sample and learn to cook for a healthier lifestyle. Sponsored by Newstart Global. $10 fee to cover costs of material and food. Info: Jim Rouse at 645-1709. Roseville Chapter No. 9 of the Widowed Persons Association – Holds support meeting. For times, call Bill Hanson at 783-4376. Grief and loss workshop – Runs from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Fifth Street Recreation Center, 5984 5th St., Rocklin. Sponsored by Senior’s First, this first workshop will focus on identifying the stages of grief and loss. The second workshop is Nov. 28. RSVP or info: Kathy at Seniors First at (530) 889-9500 , extension 129. Thursday, Oct. 25 Lincoln Rotary – Noon meeting is at the Lincoln Woman’s Club, 499 E St. Info: President Clark Osterhout at 543-5294. Karaoke night – Runs from 7-11 p.m. at Sterling Café, 731 Sterling Parkway, in the Raley’s Shopping Center. Family fun night open to everyone. South Placer Women’s Networking Group – Meet 8:30 a.m. at Mimi’s Café on Groveland Lane, Lincoln. Info: Kristin at 295-9025. Women’s Business Showcase – Meets 8:30 a.m. inside the Raley’s grocery store on Lincoln Boulevard the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. Women in business who are interested in networking and growing their business are invited to attend. Info: Mary at 768-2778. Lincoln High School Zebra Tales Carnival— Runs from 4-8 p.m. at Lincoln High School, 790 J St. Admission is free and tickets are 50 cents, 20 for $8 or unlimited bracelet for $20. This is an “old-tyme” Halloween carnival with games and vendors. Info: 645-6360 or zebratales.com. TOPS Club (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) – Runs from 10 a.m. at St. James Episcopal Church social hall, 479 L St. The groups meets every Thursday and visitors are welcome. Info: Jackie Burnett at 408-3024 or tops.org.