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Today Lifeline Screening at Grace Lutheran Church – Grace Lutheran Church hosts Life Line Screening, which provides preventive screenings to help residents identify their risk of stroke, vascular disease and osteoporosis before the catastrophic effects of these conditions can occur. The event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. is open to residents at Grace Lutheran Church, 625 Second St. in Lincoln (across the street from the former Rainbow Market). To pre-register for a screening, call 1 (888) 653-6441. Pre-registration is required. Soroptimist International of Lincoln is hosting an informational social for professional and also retired professional woman who would like to find out about this service club that focuses on helping women and girls. The social will be at 5:30 p.m. at Ciao Vino at Buonarrotti’s Ristorante, 460 G St. (Highway 65). Appetizers and wine will be served. There is no charge for this event. Call Jean Lund at 774-7971 for more information. Friday, Feb. 20 Live music featuring Boogiemen at Dillian’s Bar & Grill – Tonight from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dillian’s Bar & Grill is at 605 G St. (corner of Sixth and G streets) in Lincoln. For more information, call Dillian’s at 434-8171. Saturday, Feb. 21 Volunteer Training Session for Lincoln Libraries – 10 a.m. at the Twelve Bridges Library, 485 Twelve Bridges Drive. Call 434-2410 for more information. Live music featuring Never Too Late at Dillian’s Bar & Grill – From 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dillian’s Bar & Grill is at 605 G St. (corner of Sixth and G streets) in Lincoln. For more information, call Dillian’s at 434-8171. Kim’s Country Kitchen in Lincoln will donate a portion of breakfast and lunch proceeds to the Glen Edwards Middle School Boston/New York Education Tour. The fundraiser is from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday. The fundraiser will also be held Feb. 28, March 14, March 28, April 11 and April 25. Kim’s Country Kitchen is at 537 G St. Planting bare root trees, roses and shrubs – This rain-or-shine event is from 10 a.m. to noon at the Demonstration Garden, 1036 W. Main St. in Grass Valley. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of planting bare-root plants, how to select the highest- quality plants and where, when and how to plant them. Sponsored by the UCCE Placer and Nevada Counties. For more information, call 273-4563. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 21 and Feb. 22 Lincoln Firefighters “Fill the Boot for Burns” event –The Lincoln Professional Firefighters Association Local 4356 and Placer County Fire/Cal Fire will hold their annual Fill The Boot For Burns both days. The event will be at the intersections of Joiner Parkway and Ferrari Ranch Road, and East Joiner Parkway; as well as the intersection of Joiner Parkway and Sterling Parkway from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day. Placer County Fire/Cal Fire will be located at the Thunder Valley Casino from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. both days. Sixth annual Fine Art Show and Sale – The Artists of Lincoln Hills presents its sixth annual Fine Art Show and Sale from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and from 9 am to 5 p.m. Sunday at The Ballroom in Orchard Creek Lodge, 956 Orchard Creek Lane in Lincoln. Work by professional and student artists to include acrylics, watercolors, pastels and oil paintings, fine-art photography, sculpture and other three-dimensional media. For more information, call Joyce Bisbee at 408-0240, Diane Barkey at 645-5460 or Loraine Markey at 408-7819. Monday, Feb. 23 Neighborhood Watch – An information meeting for Neighborhood Watch is at 7 p.m. at Police Headquarters, 540 Fifth St. Call 645-4040 for more information. Tuesday, Feb. 24 Lincoln Woman’s Club “Say it with Poetry” – “Say it with Poetry” will be the program by Sue Clark, Lincoln Poets Club founder, at 1:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Woman’s Club house, 499 E St. (corner of E and Fifth streets). Hostesses will be Eleanor Johnson and Mary Lou Smith and their committee members. The meeting includes refreshments and a social hour. For more information, call 645-2633. Dudley and the Doo-Rights – will perform at Kim’s Country Kitchen during Taco Tuesday from 5 to 9 p.m. Kim’s Country Kitchen is at 537 G St. Sierra Club Placer Group hosts “Smart-Growth Discussion” – The Sierra Club Placer Group’s meeting will feature a smart-growth presentation by Mark Dempsey of the Environmental Council of Sacramento (ECOS). Free to the public, the meeting is at 7 p.m. at the Auburn Library, 350 Nevada St. For more information, call 652-7005. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27 and Feb. 28 Lincoln High School’s drama club presents “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” – The shows starts at 7 both nights at the Lincoln High School Theater, 790 J Street. Admission is $5 per adult and $3 per student. Friday, Feb. 27 Dudley and the Doo Rights play at Dillian’s Bar and Grill – from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dillian’s Bar & Grill is at 605 G St. (corner of Sixth and G streets) in Lincoln. For more information, call Dillian’s at 434-8171. Saturday, Feb. 28 Art class at Lincoln Arts – Lincoln Arts offers a tombo/water brush class taught by David Lobenberg, at the Lincoln Arts gallery on 580 Sixth St. The class will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Class admission is $65, which includes all materials. Call Lincoln Arts at 645-9713 for more information or to register. Walk along Auburn Ravine – with Lincoln Open Space Committee members who will start at 11 a.m. at the Moore Road parking lot for the Auburn Ravine Park. The walk ends at Highway 65. The walk’s purpose is to check the heritage oak, which the committee reports are in danger and being damaged and felled due to an increase in the beaver population. This walk is open to the public. Composting and Preparing Your Soil – See different methods of composting and a variety of bin styles, and also learn how to feed your soil at the Placer Nature Center’s demonstration garden, 3700 Christian Valley Road, in Auburn at 10 a.m. The UCCE Placer County Master Gardeners presents gardening workshops on the fourth Saturday of the month through April. The workshops teach techniques for successful gardening in a sustainable way that benefits humans as well as the environment. For more information, call the Master Gardeners at (530) 889-7388. Spring Craft Fair fundraiser for Twelve Bridges Middle School 8th grade trip – A group of Twelve Bridges Middle School eighth-graders are trying to raise money for a Washington D.C./New York summer trip. They are asking the community for help. The Spring Craft Fair is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Twelve Bridges Middle School, 770 Westview Drive in Lincoln. There will also be raffle prizes (raffle tickets are $1 each). Live music featuring Tom Foolery at Dillian’s Bar & Grill – Tonight from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dillian’s Bar & Grill is located at 605 G Street (corner of Sixth & G streets) in Lincoln.For more information, call Dillian’s at 434-8171. Help Support GEMS Education Tour – at Kim’s Country Kitchen in Lincoln. See Saturday, Feb. 21’s listing Lincoln’s eighth annual Dessert Extravaganza and Auction – at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Community Center (corner of First Street and Joiner Parkway). All proceeds benefit Community Christian Schools in Lincoln. Your $20 event ticket allows you to sample desserts and cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award. Buy an additional $20 “I bought it” ticket and you can take home a whole dessert. Also, bid on silent and live auction items, including vacations, sporting event tickets, gift baskets and golf. Enter a dessert for tasting and judging by a panel of “Celebrity Judges.” Entry forms are online at www.ccslincoln.com. Tickets are available in advance or at the door. For ticket information, call 645-6280 or e-mail hccs@psyber.com. Loomis Art n’ Craftacular – is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Hall, 5945 Horseshoe Bar Road in Loomis. Admission and parking are free. The art and craft fair includes free souvenir tote bags to the first 100 guests through the door, free food and demonstrations. Vendor tables and sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information, visit the Web at www.artncraftacular.-com or call 644-6879. Do you have an event or activity that you would like to place in the Lincoln News Messenger’s Community Calendar? Mail the annoucement to 553 F St., Lincoln, CA 95648; e-mail to messenger@goldcountrymedia.com or send by fax to 645-2776. Deadline to submit events or activities for next Thursday’s paper is by noon that Monday. If you have any questions, please call Shoni Jones at 645-7733.