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Things to do this week May 9 - May 15

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Thursday, May 9

Ascension Day

TOPS – Take Off Pounds Sensible meeting is 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 7-11 p.m. at Sterling Café, 731 Sterling Parkway, in the Raley’s Shopping Center. Family fun night by Baughman Productions open to everyone.

Dudley & the Doo Rights - Perform from 5-9 p.m. at Kim’s Country Kitchen, 537 Lincoln Blvd. Info: 645-2727.

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

Voices of Lincoln Toastmasters club – Meeting is 6:30 p.m. at the Twelve Bridges Library. The community is welcome to attend. Meetings are every Tuesday and Thursday.

Sober Grad Night – Tickets on sale now $40 in the high school office, 790 J St. Ticket includes a senior T-shirt, entrance into the party, all the food they want, games and prizes. Party starts at 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. on graduation night.

 

Friday, May 10

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.

Celebrity Waiter Luncheon – Private reception at 11 a.m. and luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Catta Verdera Country Club, 1111 Catta Verdera in Lincoln. Catered by Catta Verdera. $75 per person. Seating is limited. Tickets at door are $85. Info: events@lincolnhousefrc.com.

Will Morebeck, Pete Siegfried and Kathy Barwick – Perform at 8 p.m. at Dave’s Cave, 540 Wall St., Auburn. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets are $12 at the door and $5 for children/students.

 

Saturday, May 11

Twelve annual Tour de Lincoln – Download a rider application at TourdeLincoln.org. Rides available are 10 miles, 20 miles, 40 miles and 100 miles. Info: 645-6254.

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.

City of Lincoln annual spring clean-up day – Runs from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the west side of the Lincoln Regional Airport. Free event for Lincoln residents only. Proof of residence required. Info: city of Lincoln’s public services department at 434-2450.

Placer Pops Chorale – Performs at 7:30 p.m. at Three Stages, Folsom Lake College, 10 College Parkway, Folsom. Tickets are $20 and $35. Info: 608-6888 or threestages.net

Mother’s Day art studio tour – Runs from10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the homes of 16 area artists. For a map of each art studio, visit northauburnartists.com.

Free  e-waste fundraiser – For Kitten Central of Placer County from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Granite Oaks Middle School parking lot, 2600 Wyckford Blvd. in Rocklin. For security, all hard drives are completely shred at the CEAR facility. Info:  Tammi at graniteoakspfc@yahoo.com.

LGBT Awareness Training  – Runs from 10 a.m. to noon at the Auburn Senior Center, 11577 E Ave. Free workshop is open to the public. RSVP for this training by May 7. For information and to RSVP, call Kathy Vieira Hall at (530) 889-5000, extension 219 or e-mail Kathy@seniorsfirst.org.

Karaoke – Runs from 9 p.m. to midnight at NY Pizza, 155 Joiner Parkway, Suite 100. Info: 645-9112.

Spring Fling & Swing – Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for dinner with live music from 7-10 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 7817 Old Auburn Road, Citrus Heights. $25 includes tri-tip dinner. RSVP to Ed Clark at 725-3371.

Howard Williams and Al Sanders Memorial Roping – Sign up at 9 a.m. and rope at 10 a.m. at Lincoln High School Rodeo Grounds. A silent auction will be today. Concessions by the Lincoln Little League.

Placer Pops Spring Concert “American Spirit” – Begins at 7:30 p.m. at Three Stages at Folsom Lake College, 10 College Parkway, Folsom. Cost $20-$35. Info and tickets:  608-6888 or threestages.net.

Lincoln Golden Club Scholarship bingo – Doors open at noon and Bingo starts at 1 p.m. at Veterans Hall, 541 5th St., Lincoln. Cost is $20 buy in for 12 regular games and 2 specials. Bring your own dabber, Refreshments served, must be 21 to play. Info: call Mary Weir at 645-2818.

Jazz Night – Presented by Sierra College Music Department is at 7:30 p.m. in Sierra College’s Dietrich Theater, 5000 Rocklin Road. $6 for students/seniors and $10 general admission. There is a $3 parking fee on campus. Info: sierracollege.edu click events tab.

 

Sunday, May 12

Happy Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day Art Studio tour – See Saturday, May 11 listing for details.

Howard Williams and Al Sanders Memorial Roping – See Saturday May 11 listing for details.

28th Annual Mother’s Day Garden Tour – Runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with seven picturesque gardens in Rocklin, Roseville, Granite Bay and Loomis. $12 per person and free for children under 12. Tickets on sale at Eisley’s Nursery in Auburn, The Flower Farm in Loomis and Green Acres Nursery in Roseville.

Mothers Day Choral concert – Begins at 3 p.m. in Dietrich Theater on Sierra College Campus, 5000 Rocklin Road. Free for mothers, $6 for students/seniors and $10 general admission. There is a $3 parking fee on campus. Info: sierracollege.edu, click on the events tab.

 

Monday, May 13

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.

PFLAG meeting – (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) monthly meeting is 7 p.m. in Conference Room A Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, 11815 Education St., Auburn. Open to the public.

 

Tuesday, May 14

The Art of Clay Pipe display – On display at Lincoln Area Archive Museum through May 17.

Lincoln chamber’s new member orientation – Begins at 8 a.m. at City Hall, 600 6th St. the second Tuesday every other month. Info: 645-2035.

Voices of Lincoln Toastmasters club – Meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at the Twelve Bridges Library. Open to the public. Meetings are every Tuesday and Thursday.

Lincoln Kiwanis Club meeting – Runs from 7-8 a.m. at Buonarroti’s, 460 Lincoln Blvd. Guests are welcome. Info: President Dyann Branch at 316-7724 or lincolnkiwanis.org.

 

Wednesday, May 15

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

A Spring Band Concert – Presented by Sierra College Music Dept. 7:30 p.m. at Dietrich Theater, 5000 Rocklin Road. $6 for students/seniors and $10 for general admission. There is a $3 parking fee on campus. Info: sierracollege.edu.

Art show/fundraiser – Runs from 4– 6 p.m. at Phoenix High School 670 J St., Lincoln. On display are watercolors, ceramics and creative-writing essays. Includes a silent auction and donated works by the Ceramics Arts Group. Info: 645-6395.

Mt. Pleasant Community Women – Meeting is at noon at Norma Williams home, 4280 Mt. Pleasant Road and includes a potluck tea. Hostess will provide crackers, cheese and some meat. Members should bring appetizers. Info: Konnie at 645-1908.

 

Thursday, May 16

Native Sons of the Golden West – Meeting at 7 p.m. is at the second floor of Beermann’s, 645 5th St. Info: 645-3800.

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

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.

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

Single Traveler’s Mixer – Mixer from 4 to 5:30 p.m. is hosted by Club Cruise & Travel, 851 Sterling Parkway near Raley’s shopping center. Free invites open to singles looking to network with future fun travel companions. Info: 543-6020.

Sun City Lincoln Hills community blood drive – Runs from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the bloodmobile located in the Orchard Creek parking lot, 985 Sun City Lane. Info or appointment: Gayle Graves at 416-9922 or e-mail gayle.graves@bloodsource.org. Walk-ins welcome!

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

Voices of Lincoln Toastmasters club – Meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Twelve Bridges Library. The community is welcome to attend. Meetings are every Tuesday and Thursday.

Placer County Juvenile Justice/Delinquency Prevention Commission – Monthly meeting 5:30 p.m. in the Auburn Justice Center (AJC) Community Room, 2929 Richardson Dr. Auburn. Community members and parents welcome.