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Colfax Area Community Calendar

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Thursday, June 21 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599 Center Stage Dance Studio offers classes in ballet, jazz, and modern jazz for ages 5 through adult on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. For times and fees, visit the Colfax Studio at the Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. or call 271-1200. Learn how to research family history at a workshop hosted by Melody Aslin from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 21 at the Colfax Greek Bistro, 30 N. Main St. 305-4050 Karaoke offered from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Red Frog, on Highway 174. No cover. 346-1010 Friday, June 22 Storytime from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Colfax Library, 2 W. Church St. 346-8211. Seniors First serves lunch Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St. Donation $5. 889-9500, ext. 2010 Badminton from 9 to 11 a.m. at Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. 346-8750 Saturday, June 23 Group class on leadership dog training, offered by Ken Westeren of Bark Avenue Westeren, from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturdays in Room C-4 at Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. Open to everyone and to all breeds, ages and abilities of dogs. Fee is $25 per class; call 305-2504 to register. ?Save the Last Dance for Trom,? the Trombetta Scholarship Falcon Fling, celebrating Colfax High School teaching career of Steve Trombetta, 6 to 10 p.m. June 23, at Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. Sponsored by the Falcon Foundation to benefit CHS students and programs. Dancing to Recovery Road, appetizers by Mountain Chef Catering, no-host refreshments. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door; must be age 21 or older. Tickets available at Colfax High office, TJ?s Roadhouse in Colfax, or Café Vista in Meadow Vista. Betty Wells, 388-8048 Open Mic/Jam Session ? Show your talent with other musicians from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Colfax Greek Bistro, 30 N. Main St. 305-4050 Wayne Everett performs on the acoustic guitar and harmonica at 7 p.m. at the Colfax Greek Bistro, 30 N. Main St. 305-4050 Farmers Market open from 8 a.m. to noon at the Old Town parking lot, Auburn Folsom Road in Auburn. Rain or shine. 823-6183 Sunday, June 24 Robert Ludgate performs on the accordion from 4 to 6 p.m., during the Second Colfax Art Walk, at Colfax Greek Bistro, 30 N. Main St. 305-4050 Monday, June 25 Seniors First serves lunch Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church of Colfax, 59 W. Church St. Donation of $5. 889-9500, ext. 2010 Lyrical Locos practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon at United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St. Kids? arts and craft classes and adult and teen art classes are offered Monday through Sunday all summer by the Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. For class dates, times, cost and offerings, call Cathy Kiefer at 530-346-7820. Tuesday, June 26 Storytime from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Meadow Vista Library, 16981 Placer Hills Road. 878-2647 Salvation Army open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 320 S. Canyon Way. 346-2722 Current Events group, discussions from the economy to education, 9 a.m. in the back room at T.J. Roadhouse. (916) 660-0718 Tuesday Social. Work on whatever project you wish, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Whistle Stop Quilt and Sew, 54 N. Main Street. $5 class fee. 346-8482 Summer Used Book Sale, sponsored by Friends of the Meadow Vista Library from 12 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, and 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at the Meadow Vista Library, 16981 Placer Hills Road, Meadow Vista. On Wednesday, a shopping bag full of paperbacks goes for $1. All proceeds benefit the Meadow Vista Library. Virginia Parker, 878-7804 Wednesday, June 27 Seniors First serves lunch Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St. Donation $5. 889-9500, ext. 2010 Salvation Army open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 320 S. Canyon Way. 346-2722 The Gold Country Farmers Market has opened for the season on the lawn next to the Colfax Passenger Depot, 99 Railroad St. 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, through October. Contact owner/operator Bob Hicks at 863-7330. A Support Group for community members and caregivers meets Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn about stress reduction techniques and self-care as well as share their experiences as a way to support and be supported by others. Facilitators are Laurie Sanders LMFT and DeBora Miller MFT Intern. The Colfax Area Scientific Society will meet at 6 p.m. June 27 in the meeting room at TJ?s Roadhouse, 529 S. Auburn St. The meeting is open to anyone interested in science, technology and philosophy. 346-6960 Friday, June 29 Storytime from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Colfax Library, 2 W. Church St. 346-8211 Seniors First serves lunch at 11:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St. Donation $5. 889-9500, ext. 2010 Badminton from 9 to 11 a.m. at Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. 346-8750. Karaoke at the Red Frog. See Thursday Tuesday, July 3 Old-fashioned Colfax Independence Day Celebration, noon a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday, July 3. Parades, Doxie Races, Downhill Derby, bands, food and drink, fun, and fireworks. 320-9305 or colfaxprideinc.org Wednesday, July 4 The annual 4th of July Oddfellows and Rebekah Breakfast will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. July 4, at the Oddfellows Lodge in Dutch Flat. On the menu will be eggs, bacon or sausage, hot cakes, orange juice and coffee. Admission is $6 for adults or $4 for children 12 and under. There will be no bake sale but a raffle will be held. Canned food for the Salvation Army food closet is also requested. Saturday, July 7 Class reunion for 1982 and 1983 Colfax High School graduates, 5:30 p.m. July 7, at Colfax Veterans Memorial Hall. $35 per person. Contact Jan McCullough-DeBates at (480) 296-5517.