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Calendar of things to do this week

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Thursday, Nov. 10 Mother Goose on the Loose – Meets at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. at Twelve Bridges Library, 485 Twelve Bridges Drive. For children up to 4-years-old and caregivers. 434-2410. Customer Appreciation Night - The Spa at Kilaga Springs, 1187 Sun City Blvd., has customer appreciation night from 5 to 7 p.m. Info: 408-4290. Lincoln’s new business ribbon cutting – Lincoln Boulevard Home Consignments will celebrate at 5:30 p.m. at 531 G St., Suite A. Info: 209-3800. Celebration of Success – Hosted by a local networking group of professionals. All proceeds will benefit Lighthouse and Acres of Hope. From 5-8 p.m. at Bushnell Gardens Nursery, 5255 Douglas Blvd., Granite Bay. Info: WomensSuccessToday.com. 17th annual Cowpoke Fall Gathering – A four-day event at the Blue Goose Event Center offers the community multiple ways to enjoy cowboy heritage while supporting local nonprofit organizations – western style. Lincoln’s Ride To Walk will be one of the nonprofit organizations benefiting from this event. Info: 652-8341. Friday, Nov. 11 Grand Opening – From 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Lincoln Boulevard Home Consignment, 531 G St., Suite A. Refreshments available. Info: 209-3800. Hawk Talk – Added to the American River Rendezvous, from 6-9 p.m. at Sierra Foothills Unitarian Church, 190 Finley St. Auburn. Special guest and Audubon birder Jay Sheets will feature live raptors at the River Rendezvous. Video, slides, music, art and stories inspired by the American River. Free. Info: Michael Anderson at (530) 820-3778. McLaughlin Theatre Company presents “OZ” – With a cast of 5- to 14 –year-old students. Performances are at 7 p.m. Nov. 11, Nov. 12, Nov. 18 and Nov. 19, and 3 p.m. Nov. 13 and Nov. 20 at McLaughlin Studio Theatre, 3415 Swetzer Road in Loomis. Doors open 30 minutes before performances. Tickets are $10 general and $6 students and can be purchased at mclaughlinstudios.com or by phone at 652-6377. Saturday, Nov. 12 Inaugural Zebras Go Wild – Lincoln High School Cheer fundraiser includes a tri-tip and chicken dinner and dance. Doors open at 6 p.m. and event runs through midnight at Mt. Pleasant Hall, 3333 Mt. Pleasant Rd. in rural Lincoln. Tickets are $25 or $40 per couple. Silent auction and raffle also available. Info: 208-1393 or e-mail jlcllc1@aol.com Community in the Garden Fall Festival – Emmaus Church has a new community garden project, “Community in the Garden.” The fall festival will be from 11 a.m. –3 p.m. at the church property, 1389 Virginiatown Road in Lincoln. Info: info@emmauscommunity.org. Community/Hunter Breakfast – Breakfast benefits the Placer County Fire Department Paige Volunteer Fire Station 75. Breakfast is from 6:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the fire station, 5390 Nicolaus Road (5 miles west of Lincoln). There will also be raffle and door prizes and Cheryl Booth Knic-Nac items for sale. $5 for adults and $3 for children. The DMJ Trio – Performs from 6 to 8 p.m. at Kim’s Country Kitchen, 537 G St. Info: 645-2727. McLaughlin Theatre Company presents “OZ” – See Friday, Nov. 11 listing. Sunday, Nov. 13 Open Mic Sunday – Andy Petro of Lincoln will unveil his book, “Remembering The Light Through Prosetry” during this last open mic event of 2011. From 3 – 5 p.m. at the Twelve Bridges Library, 485 Twelve Bridges Drive in Lincoln. All poets are welcome to read up to three poems. Event is free and open to the public. Doggy Wash RDOG Fundraiser – Call 782-7300 to schedule an appointment at the Animal Nutrition Center, 1805 Cirby Way, Suite 10 in Roseville. $25 includes bath, blow dry, brush, nails and a goody bag. The goal is to raise funds to purchase benches at the Roseville dog parks. Fall Harvest Fruit Tasting & Open House – Tour the orchard, sample fall fruits, tracker hay rides, fall pruning workshop at 11:30 a.m., petting zoo and face painting for kids. Purchase lunch from “Farm to Belly” and wine tasting of Lone Buffalo Vineyards. From 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Twin Peaks Orchard, 6105 State Highway 193, Newcastle. Info: 346-5569. Community/Hunter Breakfast – See Saturday, Nov. 12 listing. Monday, Nov. 14 Mt. Pleasant Women – A workshop starts at 10 a.m. to quilt the Country Store Quilt for March 3 at Barbara Vineyard’s home. Info: 645-2235. See’s Candies Sales – Starts at two locations this year – Orchard Creek Lodge, 965 Orchard Creek Lane from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and at Umpqua Bank, Highway 65 at Safeway Center from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Sales start today through Dec. 23. Proceeds benefit the Kiwanis Family House and local Kiwanis projects. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) of Placer County – Monthly meeting is at 7 p.m. in Conference Room A at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, 118515 Education St., Auburn. Lori Ennis, Greater Placer County PFLAG president, will speak. Meetings are open to the public. Tuesday, Nov. 15 Lincoln Little League Registration – Begins today from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Online registration is available via the Lincoln Little League website at http://www.lincolnllbaseball.org. Fat Fingers - Performs from 5 to 9 p.m. at Kim’s County Kitchen, 537 G St. during Taco Tuesday. 645-2727. Wednesday, Nov. 16 Lincoln Hills Foundation Bingo – Bingo is at Orchard Creek Ballroom, 965 Orchard Creek Lane. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. $20 for six cards for 12 games. 645-5411. Mt. Pleasant Women – A meeting and workshop for the March 3, 2012 Country Store Quilt and Bazaar will be at 10 a.m. Info: 645-2235. Thursday, Nov. 17 Mother Goose on the Loose – Meets at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. at Twelve Bridges Library, 485 Twelve Bridges Drive. For children up to 4-years-old and caregivers. 434-2410. Watercolor workshop with Gayle Rappaport Weiland – From 6 to 9 p.m. at Lincoln Arts, 580 Sixth St. Cost is $59, which includes all materials. To sign up, call 645-9713. Indoor invitational archery shoot and archery flea market – Presented by Yuba-Sutter Archery Association at 5 p.m. at Allyn Scott Youth Center, 1830 B St., Marysville. Entry fee $1 and all styles welcome. Includes pizza and drink. Info: 749-6196.