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Calendar of events for this week Feb. 7 - Feb. 13

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Thursday, Feb. 7

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

Lincoln Rotary – Noon meeting is at the Lincoln Woman’s Club, 499 E St. Info: President Clark Osterhout at 543-5294.

Roseville Chapter No. 9 of the Widowed Persons Association – Newcomers get together from noon to 3 p.m. at Sizzler’s Restaurant, 1850 Douglas Blvd. Roseville the first Thursday of each month. Info: Linda Tellez at 783-3555.

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

South Placer Women’s Networking Group – Meets 8:30 a.m. at Mimi’s Café on Groveland Lane, Lincoln. Info: Kristin at 295-9025.

Leadership Encounter – A one-day workshop is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at William Jessup University, 333 Sunset Blvd. Rocklin. Cost is $40, which includes materials and lunch. Sponsored by ACTS Group. Sign up at LeadLikeJesusRocklin.EventBrite.com.

Bible talks – Runs from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the Woman’s Club of Lincoln, 499 E St. Everyone welcome to an hour of listening to the Gospel of Christ. No collections taken. Info: 267-4282 or (805) 757-2689.

Lincoln Democratic Club – Meeting is at 6:45 p.m. at Placer Room, Kilaga Springs Lodge. Jeff Darlington, executive director of Placer Land Trust, will be guest speaker. Info: June Paquette at 408-2263.

 

Friday, Feb. 8

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.

The Brazen Hussies & the Bad Boyz – Performs from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Club Car, 836 Lincoln Way Auburn. Info: call 530-887-9732.

 

Saturday, Feb. 9

Gold Country Wildlife Rescue – Volunteer orientation is from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with registration at 8:45 a.m. at Canyonview Community Center, Sierra Room, 471 Maidu Drive, Auburn. Program includes continental breakfast and lunch, guest speakers, live animal ambassadors and more. $45 at the door. Registration forms online at GoldCountryWildlifeRescue.org or call Janey at (530) 477-1937.

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

Book talk with Jerri Chase Ferris – From 1-3 p.m. at Twelve Bridges Library, award-winning children’s book writer Jerri Chase Ferris will give a brief talk. Refreshments served. Info: Friends of Lincoln Library at 434-2404 or friendsofthelincolncalibrary.org.

The Melodies and Memories of Laura Ingalls Wilder – Starts at 7:30 p.m. at Lincoln High School theater, 790 J St. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at door. Performed by the Take Note Troupe Theatre. Info: 652-8888 or visit takenotetroupe.org.

Canyon Keepers – Will hike the Western States/Robie Point Fuel Break Trails. The group meets at 9 a.m. at the overlook parking area off Pacific Avenue, Auburn. This will be an out and back hike that is approximately six miles long with an elevation climb of about 500 feet at the end. Info: Charlene at (530) 346-7032 or canyonkeepers.org.

Annual Lincoln High School Band spaghetti dinner – Food service begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Lincoln High School Café, 790 J St. Tickets to this family-friendly event are $7 a person. Includes pasta, salad, dessert and beverage. Raffle prizes and live music provided by the Lincoln High School Jazz Band. Tickets available from band members or at the door.

18th annual Active 20-30 Club crab and shrimp feed – Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner is at 7 p.m. at McBean Park Pavilion. $40 ticket includes all-you-can-eat-crab, shrimp, pasta, salad and bread. Cash bar features local breweries and fine wines, raffle, silent auction, live dessert auction, music and dancing. Tickets available at rose-2030.org/events/crabfeed2013.

 

Sunday, Feb. 10

Chinese New Year

Open Mic Sunday – Runs from 3-5 p.m. at the Willow Room Twelve Bridges Library. All poets are welcome to read up to three poems. This free event is open to the public. Sponsored by The Friends of the Lincoln Library and presented by The Poets Club of Lincoln.

 

Monday, Feb. 11

Railroad crossing closure – Third and Seventh streets close at 6 this morning and reopen 6 p.m. Feb. 15.

PFLAG – Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays monthly meeting is at 7 p.m. in Conference Room A at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, 11815 Education St. Meetings are open to the community.

Free business seminar –Runs from 4-6 p.m. at FranNet West, 970 Reserve Drive, Suite 100 Roseville. “Don’t climb the corporate ladder, create one” with speaker Cari Vinci, FranNet West president. Info: Cari at 517-1612 or cvinci@frannet.com.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 12

Lincoln’s Birthday

Lincoln Highway Band - Will perform from 5-8:30 p.m. at Kim’s Country Kitchen, 537 Lincoln Blvd. Info:  645-2727.

Friends of the Lincoln Library – Board meeting is at 2 p.m. at Fir Room at the library. All Friends of the Lincoln Library members and those interested in joining are invited to attend. Info: 434-2404 or friendsofthelincolncalibrary.org.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 13

Ash Wednesday

Lincoln Open Space Committee meets - Open Space Committee meets on 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.

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.

Lincoln Montessori Community Cooperative – Hosts an open house from 4:30 -6:30 p.m. at the school, 873 First St. The Open House is a student-led event. As independent learners, you will see students leading parents through their classrooms, demonstrating jobs and classroom activities. For students K-8. Info: 408-5225 or lmcc@hcs.k12.ca.us.

SBA Financing Options – Runs from 1:30-3 p.m. at Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce Office on F Street. No fee for this workshop. Info: chamber office at 645-2035