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Colfax Community Calendar

Things to do, places to go in the Colfax area
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THURSDAY, SEPT. 29 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599. Zumba Fitness Class from 6 to 7 p.m. at Sierra Vista Center, 55 School St. zumbainthehills.com Karaoke offered from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Red Frog, on Highway 174. No cover. 346-1010. FRIDAY, SEPT. 30 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. Zumba Fitness Class from 6 to 7 p.m. at Sierra Vista Center, 55 School St. zumbainthehills.com Karaoke offered from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Red Frog, on Highway 174. No cover. 346-1010. Fast Fridays National Speedway Championship. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., racing starts at 8 p.m. at the Gold Country Fair Grounds, 1273 High St. in Auburn. 878-7223. SATURDAY, OCT. 1 Used book sale, hosted by Colfax Friends of the Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the “Friends Shed” in the parking lot of the library, 2 W. Church St. For more information or to arrange donations of books, call 346-2218. Sierra Vista Saturday free classes and free café begin with a free breakfast at 9 a.m., sessions on healthy cooking at 10 a.m., followed by free lunch at noon, a facilities discussion on community needs and options at 12:30 p.m., and ending with a session on organic gardening at 1:30 p.m. Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School St. For more details, call 346-8726. Tom Wernigg will feature railroad music, to fit the theme of the weekend, at 3 p.m. at the Mix & Mingle 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 SATURDAY & SUNDAY, OCT. 1 & 2 Railroad Days Celebration activities include a Business Fair, Outdoor Quilt Show, Barbecue Dinner, Vintage Car Show, Garden Club Plant Sale,, Historic Locomotive Display and Tours, Railroad Art Show, Railroad Film Festival, Motor Car and Steam Train rides, Beer Garden, Depot Street Dance and more. SUNDAY, OCT. 2 Open Mic session – Show your talent during Music Matinee at 4 p.m. at the Mix & Mingle Greek Bistro, 30 N. Main St. 305-4050 MONDAY, OCT. 3 Classes for youth in musical theatre, jazz, tap, ballet and beginning ballet, pre-dance, and Nutcracker participation are being offered Monday through Thursday by the Center Stage dance studio at the Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School Street. An adult “on core” workout is also held Monday mornings. 530-271-1200 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 Zumba Gold for seniors scheduled at 8:30 a.m. at Sierra Vista Center, 55 School St. Lyrical Locos practice from 10:30 a.m. to noon at United Methodist Church, 59 W. Church St. TUESDAY, OCT. 4 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 Zumba Fitness Class from 6 to 7 p.m. at Sierra Vista Center, 55 School St. zumbainthehills.com WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5 Gold Country Farmers Market open from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, through Oct. 26, near passenger depot, Grass Valley and Railroad streets. Local farmers and crafters wanted. For details, call Bob Hicks, market owner/manager, at (916) 663-2025. 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 Painting Classes at Sierra Vista Center, 55 School St. Acrylics from 9 a.m. to noon, Watercolor from 1 to 3:30 p.m. 389-8718. Salvation Army open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 320 S. Canyon Way. 346-2722 THURSDAY, OCT. 6 Zumba Fitness Class from 6 to 7 p.m. at Sierra Vista Center, 55 School St. zumbainthehills.com FRIDAY, OCT. 7 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. Zumba Fitness Class from 6 to 7 p.m. at Sierra Vista Center, 55 School St. zumbainthehills.com SATURDAY, OCT. 29 The Colfax High Parents’ Club and Falcon Foundation are joining forces to host a casino night from 7-10:30 p.m. The night of gaming will include appetizers and desserts. Drinks will be available at a no-host bar. Tickets sold out prior to the event last year. To purchase tickets visit TJ Roadhouse, in Colfax, Café Vista, in Meadow Vista, or call Suzanne Likarich, at 346-8480. SATURDAY, JAN. 28 The Colfax High School Grad Night committee will host a Crab Feed, an adult evening of food and beverages, dancing, an auction and more. It's a huge amount of fun and only it’s the only fundraiser for Grad Night. Crab feed tickets sell out every year, so purchase early. Tickets on sale in October. For more information, visit http://sites. google.com/site/chsgradnight/.