Calendar of events for week of April 11 - April 18

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Thursday, April 11

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

Women’s Business Showcase – Meets 8:30 a.m. inside the Raley’s grocery store on Lincoln Boulevard the second and fourth Thursday of the month. Women in business who are interested in networking and growing their business are invited to attend. Info: Mary at 768-2778.

Karaoke night – Runs from 7 to 11 p.m. at Sterling Café, 731 Sterling Parkway, in the Raley’s Shopping Center. Family fun night by Baughman Productions open to everyone.

Lincoln Highway - Will perform from 5 to 9 p.m. at Kim’s Country Kitchen, 537 Lincoln Blvd. Info: 645-2727.

2013 Auburn Art Walk Season kicks off – From 6 to 9 p.m. in businesses throughout Old Town and downtown Auburn. A free shuttle connects all venues every 20 minutes from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Downtown Business Association and the Old Town Business Association. This free family event features art and music.


Friday, April 12

Friday night karaoke – Runs from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Orchid Thai Cuisine, 835 Twelve Bridges Blvd. Features karaoke and dancing provided by KJ “Papa Gene” & Baughman Productions. Info: 543-9948.

Kyleen Austin – Performing 8-10 p.m. at Dave’s Cave, 540 Wall St. Auburn.


Saturday, April 13

Lincoln Area Archive Museum estate-sale fundraiser – Runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 931 First St. More than 300 items for sale. Info: Shirley Russell at 645-3470 or 645-3800.

Karaoke night – Runs from 7 to 11 p.m. at Sterling Café, 731 Sterling Parkway, in the Raley’s Shopping Center. Family fun night by Baughman Productions open to everyone.

Parkinson’s Awareness Golf Tournament – Starts at noon at Plumas Lake Golf Course. 2-person scramble, $90 per person, includes green fees cart, tee prizes, closest to the pin and dinner. Info:  Joe Camrona at (530) 751-2509, Fred Okimoto at 673-7084 or Robert Buman 673-2084.

Vicki Lawrence - Will perform at Thunder Valley Casino. Tickets available online at or at the Thunder Valley ticket office between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m.

Book Sale – Runs from 1 to 4 p.m. at Twelve Bridges Library. Sponsored by the Friends of Lincoln Library. Info:  434-2404 or friendsofthelincolnlibrary.

Drip irrigation workshop – Runs from 10 a.m. to noon at the Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 11477 E Ave. (DeWitt Center) in Auburn. Presented by Placer County Master Gardeners. Info:

13th annual Pasta Feed – A taste of Italy is from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at McBean Park Pavilion. Tickets are $30 each and include appetizers, dinner (family style), live auction, dessert auction, full no host bar, music, 50/50 raffle and more. Presented by Lincoln Rotary. All proceeds benefit Lincoln youth groups, scholarships and other community projects. Tickets and info: Claire at 253-3711 or ask any Rotarian. No tickets sold at door and no one under 21 allowed in.

DJ/KJ Dudley DooRight – Plays your favorite songs starting at 8 p.m. during karaoke at New York Pizza, 155 Joiner Parkway, No. 100.


Sunday, April 14

Poet’s Club of Lincoln Open Mic – Runs from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Willow Room, Twelve Bridges Library. Poets are welcome to read up to three poems. This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by Friends of  the Lincoln Library.


Monday, April 15

TOPS – Night 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.

A champagne reception and cruise presentation – Runs from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Solarium at Orchard Creek Lodge. Hosted by Artistico Travel Consultants and Crystal Cruises.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous – Meets at 7 p.m.  at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 2351 Pleasant Grove Blvd. Roseville. Info or list of additional meetings: 759-5765 or 761-3009 or visit

Rural Lincoln MAC – Meeting is at 7 p.m. Mt. Pleasant Hall, 3333 Mt. Pleasant Road. Info: Placer County Board of Supervisors at (530) 889-5225 and ask for District 2 aide.


Tuesday, April 16

Lincoln Kiwanis meeting – Meets from 7 to 8 a.m. at Buonarroti’s, 460 Lincoln Blvd. Guest speaker will be Suzanne Await regarding Heifer International. Info: President Dyann Branch at 316-7724 or visit

Old Fruitvale Schoolhouse Spring Potluck dinner – Starts at 6:30 p.m. at Fruitvale School house, 3425 Fruitvale Road, Lincoln. Step back in time and enjoy good old family fun. Info:

The Gloves and Shovels Garden Club – Meeting  is at 10 a.m. at Telefunken Semiconductors, 7501 Foothills Blvd. Roseville. Elaine Applebaum, a certified environmental horticulturist, UCCE Placer County Master Gardener and Gardening Educator, will discuss companion planting for your garden. Info: or call Bev Brown 434-6666.

Lincoln Dirt Gardeners meeting – Starts at 1 p.m. at Lincoln City Hall, 600 6th St., room 311. Guest speaker is from the Native Trading Company on Fruitvale Road in Newcastle, covering organic sustainable gardening.


Wednesday, April 17

Soroptimist International of Lincoln – Business meeting is at noon at Mimi’s Café on Groveland Drive. Info:  Jean Lund at 774-7941.

Lincoln Toastmasters - Business and community members are invited to join Voices of Lincoln Toastmasters every Wednesday from 5:30-6:45 p.m. in the Lincoln Raley’s community meeting room, 765 Lincoln Blvd. Info: Sondra Nunez at 559-5975

Career Coaching Symposium – Runs from 9 a.m.  to 3 p.m. Hosted at Bayside Church campus in Roseville. Features keynote speaker Carleen Mackay. Cost is $15 before April 11 or $25 after. Register at

Make yourself heard – Presented by Gold Country Writers from 10 a.m. to noon at the Arts Building, 808 Lincoln Way, Auburn. Admission is free. How to use your laptop and the Internet to create events, generate publicity and engage the imagination of your audiences. Info: (510) 329-5594 or

Mt. Pleasant Community Women – Meeting is 11:45 a.m. at the Lincoln Chinese Restaurant, corner of 5th and F streets. Following lunch, members will visit downtown shops. RSVP and info: Pat Wenstrom at 645-3488.

SCLH Spring Home, Health & Business Showcase –Runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Orchard Creek Lodge, 965 Orchard Creek Lane. Ninety businesses from throughout Placer County will showcase their products and services. This bi-yearly showcase is open to the public. Info: Judy Olson at 625-4014.